Jessica L Paxton

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cognitive control, goal maintenance, and prefrontal function in healthy aging
    Jessica L Paxton
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, Campus Box 1125, One Brookings Drive, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63139, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:1010-28. 2008
  2. ncbi Effects of environmental support and strategy training on older adults' use of context
    Jessica L Paxton
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63139, USA
    Psychol Aging 21:499-509. 2006
  3. pmc Age-related changes in neural activity during performance matched working memory manipulation
    Lisa Emery
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO 63139, USA
    Neuroimage 42:1577-86. 2008
  4. pmc Flexible neural mechanisms of cognitive control within human prefrontal cortex
    Todd S Braver
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:7351-6. 2009
  5. ncbi Deterioration of visual-perceptual organization ability in Alzheimer's disease
    Jessica L Paxton
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    Cortex 43:967-75. 2007

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Cognitive control, goal maintenance, and prefrontal function in healthy aging
    Jessica L Paxton
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, Campus Box 1125, One Brookings Drive, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63139, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:1010-28. 2008
    ..These results are consistent with the hypothesis that age-related impairments in goal maintenance abilities cause a compensatory shift in older adults from a proactive (seen in young adults) to a reactive cognitive control strategy...
  2. ncbi Effects of environmental support and strategy training on older adults' use of context
    Jessica L Paxton
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63139, USA
    Psychol Aging 21:499-509. 2006
    ..These results suggest that age-related differences in context processing can be ameliorated by directed strategy training or extended practice...
  3. pmc Age-related changes in neural activity during performance matched working memory manipulation
    Lisa Emery
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO 63139, USA
    Neuroimage 42:1577-86. 2008
    ..The results suggest that activation and age-differences in lateral PFC engagement during WM manipulation conditions may reflect strategy use and controlled processing demands rather than reflect the act of manipulation per se...
  4. pmc Flexible neural mechanisms of cognitive control within human prefrontal cortex
    Todd S Braver
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:7351-6. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi Deterioration of visual-perceptual organization ability in Alzheimer's disease
    Jessica L Paxton
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    Cortex 43:967-75. 2007
    ..This deficit may not be a particularly salient early marker of the disease, but it may be useful in tracking disease course...