BRADLEY POSTLE

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The positional-specificity effect reveals a passive-trace contribution to visual short-term memory
    Bradley R Postle
    Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e83483. 2013
  2. ncbi Nonvisual codes and nonvisual brain areas support visual working memory
    Bradley R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:2151-62. 2007
  3. ncbi Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation dissociates working memory manipulation from retention functions in the prefrontal, but not posterior parietal, cortex
    Bradley R Postle
    University of Wisconsin, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:1712-22. 2006
  4. pmc The selective disruption of spatial working memory by eye movements
    Bradley R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 59:100-20. 2006
  5. ncbi Distraction-spanning sustained activity during delayed recognition of locations
    Bradley R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1202 West Johnson St, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Neuroimage 30:950-62. 2006
  6. pmc Working memory as an emergent property of the mind and brain
    B R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1202 West Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Neuroscience 139:23-38. 2006
  7. pmc Delay-period activity in the prefrontal cortex: one function is sensory gating
    Bradley R Postle
    University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1679-90. 2005
  8. pmc Effects of verbal and nonverbal interference on spatial and object visual working memory
    Bradley R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, 1202 West Johnson St, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Mem Cognit 33:203-12. 2005
  9. pmc Prefrontal cortex and the mediation of proactive interference in working memory
    Bradley R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 4:600-8. 2004
  10. ncbi Spatial working memory activity of the caudate nucleus is sensitive to frame of reference
    Bradley R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 3:133-44. 2003

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Publications28

  1. pmc The positional-specificity effect reveals a passive-trace contribution to visual short-term memory
    Bradley R Postle
    Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e83483. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi Nonvisual codes and nonvisual brain areas support visual working memory
    Bradley R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:2151-62. 2007
    ..These results indicate that nonvisual processes supported by nonvisual brain areas contribute importantly to "visual" working memory performance...
  3. ncbi Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation dissociates working memory manipulation from retention functions in the prefrontal, but not posterior parietal, cortex
    Bradley R Postle
    University of Wisconsin, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:1712-22. 2006
    ..In the SPL, they illustrate the importance of supplementing the fundamentally correlational data from neuroimaging with a disruptive method, which affords stronger inference about structure-function relations...
  4. pmc The selective disruption of spatial working memory by eye movements
    Bradley R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 59:100-20. 2006
    ..Third, they can be isolated to the storage/maintenance components of working memory (e.g., to the delay period of the delayed-recognition task). These facts have important implications for models of visual working memory...
  5. ncbi Distraction-spanning sustained activity during delayed recognition of locations
    Bradley R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1202 West Johnson St, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Neuroimage 30:950-62. 2006
    ..They are consistent, however, with the view that spatial working memory functions are the product of the operation of spatial selective attention and motor preparatory processes...
  6. pmc Working memory as an emergent property of the mind and brain
    B R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1202 West Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Neuroscience 139:23-38. 2006
    ..Evidence from behavioral, neuropsychological, electrophysiological, and neuroimaging studies, from monkeys and humans, is considered, as is the question of how to interpret delay-period activity in the prefrontal cortex...
  7. pmc Delay-period activity in the prefrontal cortex: one function is sensory gating
    Bradley R Postle
    University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1679-90. 2005
    ..These results are consistent with the view that processes related to sensory gating account for a portion of the delay-period activity that is routinely observed in the dlPFC...
  8. pmc Effects of verbal and nonverbal interference on spatial and object visual working memory
    Bradley R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, 1202 West Johnson St, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Mem Cognit 33:203-12. 2005
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  9. pmc Prefrontal cortex and the mediation of proactive interference in working memory
    Bradley R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 4:600-8. 2004
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  10. ncbi Spatial working memory activity of the caudate nucleus is sensitive to frame of reference
    Bradley R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 3:133-44. 2003
    ..This model accounts for the empirical evidence that motor distraction disrupts spatial working memory performance...
  11. ncbi Seeking the neural substrates of visual working memory storage
    Bradley R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    Cortex 39:927-46. 2003
    ..Rather, working memory storage of faces is mediated by a domain-specific network in posterior cortex...
  12. ncbi Context in verbal short-term memory
    Bradley R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706 1696, USA
    Mem Cognit 31:1198-207. 2003
    ..These demonstrations of the robustness and generality of context effects in STM are consistent with the predictions of the episodic coding model of STM...
  13. ncbi The where and how of attention-based rehearsal in spatial working memory
    B R Postle
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 20:194-205. 2004
    ..No frontal regions (including frontal eye fields) demonstrated lateralized activity consistent with a role in attention-based rehearsal...
  14. pmc The neural bases of the effects of item-nonspecific proactive interference in working memory
    Bradley R Postle
    University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 4:379-92. 2004
    ..They also revealed a negative trend, across trials, in the transient probe-evoked component of the global signal. A common PFC-based mechanism may mediate many forms of PI...
  15. pmc Prefrontal control of familiarity and recollection in working memory
    Eva Feredoes
    University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:323-30. 2010
    ..These results suggest that left IFG-based control may bias the influence of familiarity- and recollection-based signals on recognition decisions...
  16. pmc The interaction of concreteness and phonological similarity in verbal working memory
    Daniel J Acheson
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 36:17-36. 2010
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  17. pmc Superior parietal cortex is critical for the manipulation of information in working memory
    Michael Koenigs
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53719, USA
    J Neurosci 29:14980-6. 2009
    ..These results indicate that superior parietal cortex is critically important for the manipulation of information in working memory...
  18. pmc Using EEG to explore how rTMS produces its effects on behavior
    Jeffrey S Johnson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53719, USA
    Brain Topogr 22:281-93. 2010
    ..Simultaneous recording of the EEG thus offers an important means of directly testing assumptions about how rTMS exerts its effects on behavior...
  19. pmc Evaluating the role of prefrontal and parietal cortices in memory-guided response with repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Massihullah Hamidi
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Neuropsychologia 47:295-302. 2009
    ..These findings confirm that the dlPFC plays an important role in memory-guided response, and suggest that the nature of this role varies depending on the processes required for making a response...
  20. pmc Temporary activation of long-term memory supports working memory
    Jarrod A Lewis-Peacock
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    J Neurosci 28:8765-71. 2008
    ..We conclude that the short-term retention of information can be supported by the temporary reactivation of LTM representations...
  21. pmc Evaluating frontal and parietal contributions to spatial working memory with repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Massihullah Hamidi
    University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    Brain Res 1230:202-10. 2008
    ..Possible factors underlying rTMS-induced behavioral facilitation are considered...
  22. ncbi The neural bases of the short-term storage of verbal information are anatomically variable across individuals
    Eva Feredoes
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    J Neurosci 27:11003-8. 2007
    ..They also suggest that the brain bases of some cognitive functions may be better detected by SS than by SNGA approaches to fMRI data analysis...
  23. pmc Localization of load sensitivity of working memory storage: quantitatively and qualitatively discrepant results yielded by single-subject and group-averaged approaches to fMRI group analysis
    Eva Feredoes
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1202 West Johnson St, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Neuroimage 35:881-903. 2007
    ..Our results highlight how the selection of fMRI analysis methods can produce discrepant results, each of which is consistent with different, incompatible theoretical interpretations...
  24. pmc Direct evidence for a prefrontal contribution to the control of proactive interference in verbal working memory
    Eva Feredoes
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53703, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19530-4. 2006
    ..These results demonstrate that unpredictable, phasic disruption of the left IFG selectively disrupts control of responses to high-conflict verbal working memory probes, and they conclusively reject nonspecific alternative accounts...
  25. ncbi On having one's data shared
    Bradley R Postle
    University of Wisconsin Madison, 1202 West Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 14:838-40. 2002
  26. pmc Brain responses evoked by high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation: an event-related potential study
    Massihullah Hamidi
    Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Brain Stimul 3:2-14. 2010
    ..ObjectiveIn this study, TMS-related artifacts were removed with independent component analysis (ICA), which allowed for the investigation of the neurophysiologic effects of rTMS with simultaneous electroencephalographic (EEG) recordings...
  27. pmc Context-dependent interpretation of words: evidence for interactive neural processes
    Silvia P Gennari
    University of York, Department of Psychology, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Neuroimage 35:1278-86. 2007
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  28. ncbi Is the prefrontal cortex necessary for delay task performance? Evidence from lesion and FMRI data
    MARK D'ESPOSITO
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California Berkeley, 132 Barker Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:248-60. 2006
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Research Grants7

  1. Investigating Cognitive & Neural Bases of Working Memory
    BRADLEY POSTLE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..b. Hypothesis addressing internal interference: An inhibitory control mechanism supported by left inferior PFC mediates the effects of proactive interference. ..
  2. Investigating Cognitive and Neural Bases of Working Memory
    Bradley R Postle; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  3. Investigating Cognitive and Neural Bases of Working Memory
    BRADLEY POSTLE; Fiscal Year: 2009
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