Kirk I Erickson

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Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Training-induced functional activation changes in dual-task processing: an FMRI study
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61810, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:192-204. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of dual-task performance after minimizing task-preparation
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61810, USA
    Neuroimage 28:967-79. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Selective sparing of brain tissue in postmenopausal women receiving hormone replacement therapy
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 61801, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:1205-13. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint A structural equation modeling analysis of attentional control: an event-related fMRI study
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute and University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 22:349-57. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Behavioral conflict, anterior cingulate cortex, and experiment duration: implications of diverging data
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute and University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana Champaign, Illinois
    Hum Brain Mapp 21:98-107. 2004
  6. pmc Greater intake of vitamins B6 and B12 spares gray matter in healthy elderly: a voxel-based morphometry study
    Kirk I Erickson
    Psychology Department, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Res 1199:20-6. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Interactive effects of fitness and hormone treatment on brain health in postmenopausal women
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 N Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 28:179-85. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Training-induced plasticity in older adults: effects of training on hemispheric asymmetry
    Kirk I Erickson
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Department of Psychology, Urbana, IL, United States
    Neurobiol Aging 28:272-83. 2007
  9. doi request reprint A neuroimaging investigation of the association between aerobic fitness, hippocampal volume, and memory performance in preadolescent children
    Laura Chaddock
    Department of Psychology and Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Res 1358:172-83. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Dedifferentiation in the visual cortex: an fMRI investigation of individual differences in older adults
    Michelle W Voss
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Res 1244:121-31. 2008

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Training-induced functional activation changes in dual-task processing: an FMRI study
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61810, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:192-204. 2007
    ..These results are discussed in relation to the efficacy of training protocols for modulating attention and executive functions, dual-task processing, and fMRI correlates of plasticity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of dual-task performance after minimizing task-preparation
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61810, USA
    Neuroimage 28:967-79. 2005
    ..These results are discussed in relation to current conceptions of the neural correlates of dual-task performance...
  3. ncbi request reprint Selective sparing of brain tissue in postmenopausal women receiving hormone replacement therapy
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 61801, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:1205-13. 2005
    ..HRT should be considered a possible mediator of age-related neural decline in both grey and white matter tissues...
  4. ncbi request reprint A structural equation modeling analysis of attentional control: an event-related fMRI study
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute and University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 22:349-57. 2005
    ..Additionally, we found that the paths were significantly lateralized to the right hemisphere. These results are discussed in relation to theories of the function of each region in attentional control...
  5. ncbi request reprint Behavioral conflict, anterior cingulate cortex, and experiment duration: implications of diverging data
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute and University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana Champaign, Illinois
    Hum Brain Mapp 21:98-107. 2004
    ..In addition, we discuss the implication of our results with current conceptions of conflict and of its instantiation in the brain. Hum. Brain Mapping 21:96-105, 2004...
  6. pmc Greater intake of vitamins B6 and B12 spares gray matter in healthy elderly: a voxel-based morphometry study
    Kirk I Erickson
    Psychology Department, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Res 1199:20-6. 2008
    ..These results are discussed in relation to a growing literature on vitamin intake on age-related neurocognitive deterioration...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interactive effects of fitness and hormone treatment on brain health in postmenopausal women
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 N Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 28:179-85. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Training-induced plasticity in older adults: effects of training on hemispheric asymmetry
    Kirk I Erickson
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Department of Psychology, Urbana, IL, United States
    Neurobiol Aging 28:272-83. 2007
    ..These results provide evidence for plasticity in old age and are discussed in relation to an alternative argument for the role of reduced asymmetry in performance improvements...
  9. doi request reprint A neuroimaging investigation of the association between aerobic fitness, hippocampal volume, and memory performance in preadolescent children
    Laura Chaddock
    Department of Psychology and Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Res 1358:172-83. 2010
    ..The findings are the first to indicate that aerobic fitness may relate to the structure and function of the preadolescent human brain...
  10. doi request reprint Dedifferentiation in the visual cortex: an fMRI investigation of individual differences in older adults
    Michelle W Voss
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Res 1244:121-31. 2008
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  11. doi request reprint A functional MRI investigation of the association between childhood aerobic fitness and neurocognitive control
    Laura Chaddock
    Department of Psychology and Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, United States
    Biol Psychol 89:260-8. 2012
    ..We suggest that higher fit children are better at activating and adapting neural processes involved in cognitive control to meet and maintain task goals...
  12. doi request reprint Performance gains from directed training do not transfer to untrained tasks
    Hyunkyu Lee
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, United States
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 139:146-58. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Effects of training strategies implemented in a complex videogame on functional connectivity of attentional networks
    Michelle W Voss
    University of Illinois, Department of Psychology, Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Neuroimage 59:138-48. 2012
    ..Our approach and findings also provide a foundation for exploring the brain plasticity involved in transfer of trained abilities to novel real-world tasks such as driving, sport, or neurorehabilitation...
  14. pmc Cardiovascular fitness, cortical plasticity, and aging
    Stanley J Colcombe
    The Beckman Institute, and Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:3316-21. 2004
    ..These data suggest that increased cardiovascular fitness can affect improvements in the plasticity of the aging human brain, and may serve to reduce both biological and cognitive senescence in humans...
  15. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness, hippocampal volume, and frequency of forgetting in older adults
    Amanda N Szabo
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neuropsychology 25:545-53. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that age, sex, education, body composition, and physical activity were direct determinants of fitness, which, in turn, influenced frequency of forgetting indirectly through hippocampal volume and spatial working memory...
  16. ncbi request reprint The neural correlates of an expanded functional field of view
    Paige E Scalf
    Beckman Institute and Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 N Mathews, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:32-44. 2007
    ..Practice with the FFOV task improves older adults' attentional function by increasing their recruitment of regions traditionally associated with orienting visual attention...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive aging and cardiovascular fitness: recent findings and future directions
    Stan J Colcombe
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    J Mol Neurosci 24:9-14. 2004
    ..In this manuscript, we will briefly review some of our recent research on the effects of CVF on brain function, structure, and behavior in older adults. We will then outline some of our current and future directions in this area...
  18. pmc Basal ganglia volume is associated with aerobic fitness in preadolescent children
    Laura Chaddock
    Department of Psychology, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Dev Neurosci 32:249-56. 2010
    ..Because children are becoming increasingly overweight, unhealthy and unfit, understanding the neurocognitive benefits of an active lifestyle during childhood has important public health and educational implications...
  19. pmc Functional connectivity: a source of variance in the association between cardiorespiratory fitness and cognition?
    Michelle W Voss
    Beckman Institute and Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neuropsychologia 48:1394-406. 2010
    ..We provide the first evidence for functional connectivity as a source of variance in the association between aerobic fitness and cognition, and discuss results in the context of neurobiological theories of cognitive aging and disease...
  20. ncbi request reprint Aerobic exercise training increases brain volume in aging humans
    Stanley J Colcombe
    Beckman Institute, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1166-70. 2006
    ..The present study examined whether aerobic fitness training of older humans can increase brain volume in regions associated with age-related decline in both brain structure and cognition...
  21. ncbi request reprint Aerobic fitness reduces brain tissue loss in aging humans
    Stanley J Colcombe
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana 61801, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:176-80. 2003
    ..We examined the relationship between aerobic fitness and in vivo brain tissue density in an older adult population, using voxel-based morphometric techniques...
  22. pmc Top-down attentional control in spatially coincident stimuli enhances activity in both task-relevant and task-irrelevant regions of cortex
    Kirk I Erickson
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Behav Brain Res 197:186-97. 2009
    ..These results support predictions made by models of selective attention and suggest an important mechanism of top-down attentional control in spatially contiguous stimuli...
  23. pmc Resting hippocampal blood flow, spatial memory and aging
    Susie Heo
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    Brain Res 1315:119-27. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate a region-specific CBF-cognition relationship and thereby offer new insight into the complex connection between the aging brain and behavior...
  24. pmc White matter microstructure is associated with cognitive control in children
    Laura Chaddock-Heyman
    Department of Psychology and Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Biol Psychol 94:109-15. 2013
    ..Fiber tracts in a frontal-parietal-striatal-motor circuit seem to play a role in cognitive control in children...
  25. ncbi request reprint Capitalizing on cortical plasticity: influence of physical activity on cognition and brain function
    Arthur F Kramer
    Beckman Institute and Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 11:342-8. 2007
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  26. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness: A predictor of cortical plasticity in multiple sclerosis
    Ruchika Shaurya Prakash
    Beckman Institute and Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Neuroimage 34:1238-44. 2007
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  27. ncbi request reprint Exercise, cognition, and the aging brain
    Arthur F Kramer
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, 405 North Mathews Ave, Urbana, 61801, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 101:1237-42. 2006
    ..Finally, we conclude with a summary and brief discussion of important future directions of research on fitness cognition and brain...
  28. ncbi request reprint The implications of cortical recruitment and brain morphology for individual differences in inhibitory function in aging humans
    Stan J Colcombe
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:363-75. 2005
    ..Morphological analyses revealed that frontal white matter tracts differed as a function of performance in older adults, suggesting that hemispheric connectivity might impact both patterns of recruitment and cognitive performance...
  29. ncbi request reprint Fitness, aging and neurocognitive function
    Arthur F Kramer
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:124-7. 2005
    ..In general, the results are promising and suggest that fitness may serve a neuroprotective function for aging humans...
  30. ncbi request reprint Executive function processes predict mobility outcomes in older adults
    Neha P Gothe
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:285-90. 2014
    ..To examine the relationship between performance on executive function measures and subsequent mobility outcomes in community-dwelling older adults...
  31. pmc Predicting individuals' learning success from patterns of pre-learning MRI activity
    Loan T K Vo
    Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16093. 2011
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  32. ncbi request reprint Attentional control in the aging brain: insights from an fMRI study of the stroop task
    Michael P Milham
    The Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 61801, USA
    Brain Cogn 49:277-96. 2002
    ..g., detecting potential for error), showed age-related increases in its sensitivity to the presence of competing color information. These findings are discussed in terms of newly emerging models of attentional control in the human brain...
  33. ncbi request reprint Be smart, exercise your heart: exercise effects on brain and cognition
    Charles H Hillman
    Charles H Hillman is at the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, 213 Louise Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 9:58-65. 2008
    ..A growing number of studies support the idea that physical exercise is a lifestyle factor that might lead to increased physical and mental health throughout life...
  34. doi request reprint Cortical recruitment during selective attention in multiple sclerosis: an fMRI investigation of individual differences
    Ruchika Shaurya Prakash
    Beckman Institute and Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, United States
    Neuropsychologia 46:2888-95. 2008
    ..Future studies specifically investigating the nature of additional activation seen in MS patients in a wider variety of cognitive tasks would provide insight into the specific cognitive decline in MS...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of physical activity on cognition, well-being, and brain: Human interventions
    Arthur F Kramer
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 3:S45-51. 2007
    ..Although there are currently few human intervention studies that have examined fitness effects on human brain function and structure, the studies that have been conducted report promising results...
  36. ncbi request reprint Memory enhancement by a semantically unrelated emotional arousal source induced after learning
    Kristy A Nielson
    Department of Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 84:49-56. 2005
    ..Potential reasons for contradictory findings in some previous studies, such as the timing of "delayed" memory tests, are discussed...
  37. pmc Brain anatomy differences in childhood stuttering
    Soo Eun Chang
    Laryngeal and Speech Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroimage 39:1333-44. 2008
    ..These findings point to the importance of considering the role of neuroplasticity during development when studying persistent forms of developmental disorders in adults...