Caroline R Mahoney

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of breakfast composition on cognitive processes in elementary school children
    Caroline R Mahoney
    Tufts University, Department of Psychology, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Physiol Behav 85:635-45. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of movement and physical exertion on soldier vigilance
    Caroline R Mahoney
    U S Army Soldier Center, AMSRD NSC SS P, Natick, MA 01760 5020, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:B51-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of an afternoon confectionery snack on cognitive processes critical to learning
    Caroline R Mahoney
    Tufts University, Department of Psychology, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Physiol Behav 90:344-52. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Tyrosine supplementation mitigates working memory decrements during cold exposure
    Caroline R Mahoney
    US Army Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Kansas Street, Natick, MA 01760 5020, USA
    Physiol Behav 92:575-82. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Moving through imagined space: Mentally simulating locomotion during spatial description reading
    Tad T Brunye
    Tufts University, Department of Psychology, Medford, MA, United States
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 134:110-24. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Simulating an enactment effect: Pronouns guide action simulation during narrative comprehension
    Tali Ditman
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA
    Cognition 115:172-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Caffeine enhances real-world language processing: evidence from a proofreading task
    Tad T Brunye
    Cognitive Science Team, U S Army NSRDEC, 15 Kansas Street, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    J Exp Psychol Appl 18:95-108. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Caffeine-induced physiological arousal accentuates global processing biases
    Caroline R Mahoney
    Tufts University, Department of Psychology, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 99:59-65. 2011
  9. doi request reprint You heard it here first: readers mentally simulate described sounds
    Tad T Brunye
    U S Army NSRDEC, Cognitive Science, Natick, MA, USA
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 135:209-15. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Differential cognitive effects of energy drink ingredients: caffeine, taurine, and glucose
    Grace E Giles
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 102:569-77. 2012

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of breakfast composition on cognitive processes in elementary school children
    Caroline R Mahoney
    Tufts University, Department of Psychology, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Physiol Behav 85:635-45. 2005
    ..These results have important practical implications, suggesting the importance of what children consume for breakfast before school...
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of movement and physical exertion on soldier vigilance
    Caroline R Mahoney
    U S Army Soldier Center, AMSRD NSC SS P, Natick, MA 01760 5020, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:B51-7. 2007
    ..To address relationships between movement, physical exertion, and cognitive performance, vigilance performance while soldiers walked with a heavy (40 kg) load was examined...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of an afternoon confectionery snack on cognitive processes critical to learning
    Caroline R Mahoney
    Tufts University, Department of Psychology, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Physiol Behav 90:344-52. 2007
    ..Overall results indicate that a confectionery snack, ingested in the afternoon, generally improves spatial memory, but has a mixed effect on attention performance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tyrosine supplementation mitigates working memory decrements during cold exposure
    Caroline R Mahoney
    US Army Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Kansas Street, Natick, MA 01760 5020, USA
    Physiol Behav 92:575-82. 2007
    ..05). This study demonstrates cold exposure degrades cognitive performance and supplementation with TYR alleviates working memory decrements...
  5. doi request reprint Moving through imagined space: Mentally simulating locomotion during spatial description reading
    Tad T Brunye
    Tufts University, Department of Psychology, Medford, MA, United States
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 134:110-24. 2010
    ..Taken together these results demonstrate that route description readers mentally simulate a journey through a described world, and these simulations and the resulting spatial memories can be guided by auditory information...
  6. doi request reprint Simulating an enactment effect: Pronouns guide action simulation during narrative comprehension
    Tali Ditman
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA
    Cognition 115:172-8. 2010
    ..Results demonstrate that readers spontaneously mentally simulate actions during language comprehension and take different mental perspectives, even when doing so is not necessary to perform the task...
  7. doi request reprint Caffeine enhances real-world language processing: evidence from a proofreading task
    Tad T Brunye
    Cognitive Science Team, U S Army NSRDEC, 15 Kansas Street, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    J Exp Psychol Appl 18:95-108. 2012
    ..Implications for understanding the relationships between caffeine consumption and real-world cognitive functioning are discussed...
  8. doi request reprint Caffeine-induced physiological arousal accentuates global processing biases
    Caroline R Mahoney
    Tufts University, Department of Psychology, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 99:59-65. 2011
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  9. doi request reprint You heard it here first: readers mentally simulate described sounds
    Tad T Brunye
    U S Army NSRDEC, Cognitive Science, Natick, MA, USA
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 135:209-15. 2010
    ..Mentally simulating described events is not limited to visual and action-based modalities, further demonstrating the multimodal nature of the perceptual symbols spontaneously activated during reading...
  10. doi request reprint Differential cognitive effects of energy drink ingredients: caffeine, taurine, and glucose
    Grace E Giles
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 102:569-77. 2012
    ..Caffeine, not taurine or glucose, is likely responsible for reported changes in cognitive performance following consumption of energy drinks, especially in caffeine-withdrawn habitual caffeine consumers...
  11. doi request reprint Emotional state and local versus global spatial memory
    Tad T Brunye
    Tufts University, Department of Psychology, 490 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 130:138-46. 2009
    ..The present study is the first investigation of emotional effects on spatial memory, and has implications for theories of emotion and spatial cognition...
  12. doi request reprint Keeping your eyes on the prize: anger and visual attention to threats and rewards
    Brett Q Ford
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:1098-105. 2010
    ..These findings demonstrate that anger increases attention to potential rewards and suggest that the effects of emotions on visual attention are motivationally driven...
  13. doi request reprint Acute caffeine consumption enhances the executive control of visual attention in habitual consumers
    Tad T Brunye
    US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Kansas St, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Brain Cogn 74:186-92. 2010
    ..These results carry implications for the theorized interactions between caffeine, adenosine and dopamine in brain regions mediating visual attention...
  14. doi request reprint The fabric of thought: priming tactile properties during reading influences direct tactile perception
    Tad T Brunye
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University
    Cogn Sci 36:1449-67. 2012
    ..Results are discussed with regard to the nature and scope of multimodal mental simulation during reading...
  15. doi request reprint Acute exercise increases oxygenated and deoxygenated hemoglobin in the prefrontal cortex
    Grace E Giles
    aDepartment of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford bCognitive Science Team, US Army NSRDEC, Natick, Massachusetts cDepartment of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Neuroreport 25:1320-5. 2014
    ..The present results add to the growing body of literature showing that at submaximal levels, increasing exercise intensities reliably promote prefrontal cerebral oxygenation. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Voluntary dehydration and cognitive performance in trained college athletes
    Kristen E D'Anci
    Tufts University Department of Psychology, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 109:251-69. 2009
    ..Results for negative mood and thirst ratings were similar, but for cognitive performance the results were mixed. Effects of glucose on cognition were independent of dehydration...
  17. doi request reprint North is up(hill): route planning heuristics in real-world environments
    Tad T Brunye
    U S Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Natick, Massachusetts, USA
    Mem Cognit 38:700-12. 2010
    ..S. cities. Results are discussed with regard to predicting wayfinding behavior, the mental simulation of action, and theories of spatial cognition and navigation...
  18. doi request reprint Increasing breadth of semantic associations with left frontopolar direct current brain stimulation: a role for individual differences
    Tad T Brunye
    aUS Army Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center, Natick bDepartment of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA
    Neuroreport 26:296-301. 2015
    ..They also provide novel evidence that individual differences in creative potential may modulate the influence of brain stimulation on the breadth of generated semantic associations. ..
  19. doi request reprint Happiness by association: breadth of free association influences affective states
    Tad T Brunye
    U S Army NSRDEC, Cognitive Science, Natick, MA, USA
    Cognition 127:93-8. 2013
    ..These findings carry implications for theories positing interactions between brain areas mediating associative processing and affect, and may hold promise for enhancing affect in clinical contexts...
  20. doi request reprint Mitigating cutaneous sensation differences during tDCS: comparing sham versus low intensity control conditions
    Tad T Brunye
    US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center, RDNS SEW THC, 15 Kansas St, Natick, MA, USA Tufts University, Department of Psychology, 490 Boston Ave, Medford, MA, USA Electronic address
    Brain Stimul 7:832-5. 2014
    ..Cutaneous sensations at electrode sites during the administration of direct current brain stimulation may inadvertently influence participants' subjective experience and task performance...
  21. doi request reprint Direct current brain stimulation enhances navigation efficiency in individuals with low spatial sense of direction
    Tad T Brunye
    aUS Army Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center, Natick bDepartment of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA
    Neuroreport 25:1175-9. 2014
    ....
  22. pmc Stress effects on mood, HPA axis, and autonomic response: comparison of three psychosocial stress paradigms
    Grace E Giles
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e113618. 2014
    ..In this way, the TSST would allow the investigator a longer window to administer tasks of interest. ..
  23. doi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acids influence mood in healthy and depressed individuals
    Grace E Giles
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutr Rev 71:727-41. 2013
    ....
  24. pmc Get in my belly: food preferences trigger approach and avoidant postural asymmetries
    Tad T Brunye
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America Cognitive Science, United States Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Natick, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e72432. 2013
    ..Results carry implications for two-factor (homeostatic versus hedonic) neurobehavioral theories of hunger and appetitive motivation, and carry applied clinical implications for the measurement and management of abnormal eating behavior. ..
  25. doi request reprint When you and I share perspectives: pronouns modulate perspective taking during narrative comprehension
    Tad T Brunye
    U S Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:27-32. 2009
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Variable transmission lens influences on the dynamics of pupillary light reflexes
    Tad T Brunye
    a Cognitive Science Team, RDNS WSH S, United States Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Ergonomics 56:1745-53. 2013
    ..Critically, automatically transitioning between low- and high-light filtering reduced the magnitude (approximately 0.2 mm) and duration (approximately 360 ms) of the pupillary response relative to constant low-light filtering. ..
  27. doi request reprint Horizontal saccadic eye movements enhance the retrieval of landmark shape and location information
    Tad T Brunye
    US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center, Kansas St, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Brain Cogn 70:279-88. 2009
    ..These results support recent work suggesting increased interhemispheric brain activity induced by bilateral horizontal eye movements, and extend this literature to the encoding and retrieval of landmark shape and location information...
  28. doi request reprint Paths with more turns are perceived as longer: misperceptions with map-based and abstracted path stimuli
    Tad T Brunye
    1 Cognitive Science Team, U S Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Natick, MA
    Percept Mot Skills 120:438-61. 2015
    ..Furthermore, because the route-angularity effect was shown with paths plotted against blank backgrounds, route-angularity effects are not specific to understanding environments and may arise at the level of visual perception...
  29. doi request reprint Body-specific representations of spatial location
    Tad T Brunye
    US Army NSRDEC, Cognitive Science, Natick, MA, United States
    Cognition 123:229-39. 2012
    ..e., zoomed in); they did not. Overall we support the hypothesis that handedness affects the coding of affective information, and better specify the scope and nature of body-specific effects on spatial memory...
  30. pmc High and Mighty: Implicit Associations between Space and Social Status
    Stephanie A Gagnon
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University Medford, MA, USA
    Front Psychol 2:259. 2011
    ..These associations may prove influential in guiding daily judgments and actions...
  31. pmc The catecholamine neurotransmitter precursor tyrosine increases anger during exposure to severe psychological stress
    Harris R Lieberman
    Military Nutrition Division, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Kansas Street, Natick, MA, 01760, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 232:943-51. 2015
    ..Increasing CA activity by administration of the dietary amino acid CA precursor tyrosine may increase responsiveness to stress. This study determined whether tyrosine enhances the ability of humans to respond to severe stress...