Peter E Wais

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The limited usefulness of models based on recollection and familiarity
    Peter E Wais
    UCSF MC 0444, 675 Nelson Rising Way, San Francisco, CA 94158
    J Neurophysiol 109:1687-9. 2013
  2. pmc Distractibility during episodic retrieval is exacerbated by perturbation of left ventrolateral prefrontal cortex
    Peter E Wais
    Department of Neurology, W M Keck Center for Integrative Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
    Cereb Cortex 22:717-24. 2012
  3. pmc The impact of visual distraction on episodic retrieval in older adults
    Peter E Wais
    Departments of Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry, W M Keck Center for Integrative Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Brain Res 1430:78-85. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The impact of auditory distraction on retrieval of visual memories
    Peter E Wais
    Department of Neurology, W M Keck Center for Integrative Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94158 2330, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 18:1090-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Hippocampal signals for strong memory when associative memory is available and when it is not
    Peter E Wais
    Department of Psychology, University of California San Diego, CA, USA
    Hippocampus 21:9-21. 2011
  6. pmc In search of recollection and familiarity signals in the hippocampus
    Peter E Wais
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:109-23. 2010
  7. doi request reprint FMRI signals associated with memory strength in the medial temporal lobes: a meta-analysis
    Peter E Wais
    Department of Psychology, 9500 Gilman Drive 0109, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0109, USA
    Neuropsychologia 46:3185-96. 2008
  8. pmc Neural mechanisms underlying the impact of visual distraction on retrieval of long-term memory
    Peter E Wais
    Department of Neurology, W M Keck Center for Integrative Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94158 2330, USA
    J Neurosci 30:8541-50. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Strong memories are hard to scale
    Laura Mickes
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 92093 0109 USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 140:239-57. 2011
  10. pmc The hippocampus supports both the recollection and the familiarity components of recognition memory
    Peter E Wais
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Neuron 49:459-66. 2006

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint The limited usefulness of models based on recollection and familiarity
    Peter E Wais
    UCSF MC 0444, 675 Nelson Rising Way, San Francisco, CA 94158
    J Neurophysiol 109:1687-9. 2013
    ..The usefulness of interpreting neural data according to psychological models based on recollection and familiarity is discussed...
  2. pmc Distractibility during episodic retrieval is exacerbated by perturbation of left ventrolateral prefrontal cortex
    Peter E Wais
    Department of Neurology, W M Keck Center for Integrative Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
    Cereb Cortex 22:717-24. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc The impact of visual distraction on episodic retrieval in older adults
    Peter E Wais
    Departments of Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry, W M Keck Center for Integrative Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Brain Res 1430:78-85. 2012
    ..More generally, these findings explicate a mechanistic basis for selective impairment of recollection in normal aging...
  4. doi request reprint The impact of auditory distraction on retrieval of visual memories
    Peter E Wais
    Department of Neurology, W M Keck Center for Integrative Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94158 2330, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 18:1090-7. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Hippocampal signals for strong memory when associative memory is available and when it is not
    Peter E Wais
    Department of Psychology, University of California San Diego, CA, USA
    Hippocampus 21:9-21. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc In search of recollection and familiarity signals in the hippocampus
    Peter E Wais
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:109-23. 2010
    ..Similar results were obtained in the parahippocampal gyrus. Unlike in the medial temporal lobe, activation in prefrontal cortex increased differentially in association with source recollection...
  7. doi request reprint FMRI signals associated with memory strength in the medial temporal lobes: a meta-analysis
    Peter E Wais
    Department of Psychology, 9500 Gilman Drive 0109, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0109, USA
    Neuropsychologia 46:3185-96. 2008
    ..The fMRI data alone cannot distinguish between these two models, so other methods are needed to resolve the issue...
  8. pmc Neural mechanisms underlying the impact of visual distraction on retrieval of long-term memory
    Peter E Wais
    Department of Neurology, W M Keck Center for Integrative Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94158 2330, USA
    J Neurosci 30:8541-50. 2010
    ..We conclude that bottom-up influences from irrelevant visual information interfere with top-down selection of episodic details mediated by a capacity-limited frontal control region, resulting in impaired recollection...
  9. doi request reprint Strong memories are hard to scale
    Laura Mickes
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 92093 0109 USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 140:239-57. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc The hippocampus supports both the recollection and the familiarity components of recognition memory
    Peter E Wais
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Neuron 49:459-66. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the component processes that determine the shape of the ROC are operative in the absence of the hippocampus, and they argue against the idea that the hippocampus selectively supports the recollection process...
  11. doi request reprint Recollection is a continuous process: implications for dual-process theories of recognition memory
    Laura Mickes
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0109, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:509-15. 2009
    ..Because recollection, like familiarity, is a continuous process, dual-process theory is more compatible with signal detection theory than previously thought...
  12. ncbi request reprint A direct test of the unequal-variance signal detection model of recognition memory
    Laura Mickes
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 14:858-65. 2007
    ..Moreover, across subjects, the ratio S(lure)/ S(target) correlated highly with the estimate of sigma(lure)/ sigma(target) obtained from ROC analysis, and both estimates were, on average, approximately equal to 0.80...
  13. ncbi request reprint Remember/know judgments probe degrees of recollection
    Peter E Wais
    Department of Psychology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:400-5. 2008
    ..As such, dissociations involving remember/know judgments in fMRI studies and in studies involving amnesic patients should not be construed as dissociations between recollection and familiarity...