Marcia Johnson

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neuroimaging a single thought: dorsolateral PFC activity associated with refreshing just-activated information
    Carol L Raye
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Neuroimage 15:447-53. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The cognitive neuroscience of true and false memories
    Marcia K Johnson
    Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Nebr Symp Motiv 58:15-52. 2012
  3. pmc Medial cortex activity, self-reflection and depression
    Marcia K Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, PO Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 4:313-27. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint The relation between source memory and episodic memory: comment on siedlecki et Al. (2005)
    Marcia K Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:529-31. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Using fMRI to investigate a component process of reflection: prefrontal correlates of refreshing a just-activated representation
    Marcia K Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 5:339-61. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Memory and reality
    Marcia K Johnson
    Department of PsychologyYale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am Psychol 61:760-71. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Mental rubbernecking to negative information depends on task context
    Marcia K Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, P O Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:614-8. 2006
  8. pmc Dissociating medial frontal and posterior cingulate activity during self-reflection
    Marcia K Johnson
    Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 1:56-64. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Introduction to the special section on integrative approaches to source memory
    Marcia K Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 205, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 34:727-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Second thoughts versus second looks: an age-related deficit in reflectively refreshing just-activated information
    Marcia K Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Psychol Sci 13:64-7. 2002

Research Grants

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Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint Neuroimaging a single thought: dorsolateral PFC activity associated with refreshing just-activated information
    Carol L Raye
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Neuroimage 15:447-53. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The cognitive neuroscience of true and false memories
    Marcia K Johnson
    Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Nebr Symp Motiv 58:15-52. 2012
    ..The chapter also considers how neuroimaging findings, especially from functional magnetic resonance imaging studies, are contributing to our understanding of the relation between memory and reality...
  3. pmc Medial cortex activity, self-reflection and depression
    Marcia K Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, PO Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 4:313-27. 2009
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  4. ncbi request reprint The relation between source memory and episodic memory: comment on siedlecki et Al. (2005)
    Marcia K Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:529-31. 2005
    ..Conversely, source memory tasks are designed to investigate episodic memory. No task is special, but each may be useful, depending on the focus of interest...
  5. ncbi request reprint Using fMRI to investigate a component process of reflection: prefrontal correlates of refreshing a just-activated representation
    Marcia K Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 5:339-61. 2005
    ..We suggest that refreshing accounts for some neural activity observed in more complex tasks, such as working memory, long-term memory, and problem solving, and that its disruption (e.g., from aging or emotion) could have a broad impact...
  6. ncbi request reprint Memory and reality
    Marcia K Johnson
    Department of PsychologyYale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am Psychol 61:760-71. 2006
    ..g., recognition, source memory) and subjective (e.g., ratings of memory characteristics) measures and neuroimaging findings are helping to clarify the complex relation between memory and reality. ((c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mental rubbernecking to negative information depends on task context
    Marcia K Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, P O Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:614-8. 2006
    ..How expectations might modulate the impact of emotional distraction is discussed...
  8. pmc Dissociating medial frontal and posterior cingulate activity during self-reflection
    Marcia K Johnson
    Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 1:56-64. 2006
    ..Another, not necessarily mutually exclusive, possibility is that medial prefrontal cortex is associated with a more inward-directed focus, while posterior cingulate is associated with a more outward-directed, social or contextual focus...
  9. doi request reprint Introduction to the special section on integrative approaches to source memory
    Marcia K Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 205, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 34:727-9. 2008
    ..The investigations in this special section demonstrate the promise of such an integrative approach for advancing theories of source memory...
  10. ncbi request reprint Second thoughts versus second looks: an age-related deficit in reflectively refreshing just-activated information
    Marcia K Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Psychol Sci 13:64-7. 2002
    ..Impairment in such a process potentially has a wide-ranging impact on all higher-order cognition...
  11. ncbi request reprint An age-related deficit in prefrontal cortical function associated with refreshing information
    Marcia K Johnson
    Yale University, USA
    Psychol Sci 15:127-32. 2004
    ..Such a refresh deficit could contribute to poorer performance of older than young adults on a wide range of cognitive tasks...
  12. ncbi request reprint Implicit and explicit evaluation: FMRI correlates of valence, emotional intensity, and control in the processing of attitudes
    William A Cunningham
    Yale University, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:1717-29. 2004
    ..These results highlight that evaluations are the consequence of complex circuits that vary depending on task demands...
  13. pmc The relation between race-related implicit associations and scalp-recorded neural activity evoked by faces from different races
    Yi He
    Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Soc Neurosci 4:426-42. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint Separable neural components in the processing of black and white faces
    William A Cunningham
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, USA
    Psychol Sci 15:806-13. 2004
    ..These results provide evidence for neural distinctions between automatic and more controlled processing of social groups, and suggest that controlled processes may modulate automatic evaluation...
  15. pmc Implicit perceptual anticipation triggered by statistical learning
    Nicholas B Turk-Browne
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, USA
    J Neurosci 30:11177-87. 2010
    ..Overall, these findings show that future-oriented processing can arise incidentally during the perception of statistical regularities...
  16. ncbi request reprint Preserved spatial memory over brief intervals in older adults
    Ingrid R Olson
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Psychol Aging 19:310-7. 2004
    ..Together, these data suggest that initial encoding of spatial information for relatively small numbers of items is largely preserved in healthy older adults and that representations of spatial information persist over short intervals...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal cortex activity associated with source monitoring in a working memory task
    Karen J Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:921-34. 2004
    ..The findings also provide evidence for the continuity of evaluative processes recruited in WM and LTM...
  18. pmc Neural evidence of statistical learning: efficient detection of visual regularities without awareness
    Nicholas B Turk-Browne
    Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1934-45. 2009
    ..Overall, our findings help elucidate the underlying nature of statistical learning...
  19. doi request reprint Refreshing one of several active representations: behavioral and functional magnetic resonance imaging differences between young and older adults
    Carol L Raye
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:852-62. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal activity associated with working memory and episodic long-term memory
    Charan Ranganath
    Department of Psychology, Center for Neuroscience, University of California, 1544 Newton Ct, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Neuropsychologia 41:378-89. 2003
    ..These results support the view that the same prefrontal regions implement reflective processes that support both WM and LTM...
  21. doi request reprint Neuroimaging evidence for agenda-dependent monitoring of different features during short-term source memory tests
    Karen J Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 34:780-90. 2008
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  22. doi request reprint The influence of self-regulatory focus on encoding of, and memory for, emotional words
    Sharon R Touryan
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Soc Neurosci 2:14-27. 2007
    ..Such preferential processing may help explain why events are remembered differently by different individuals, which subsequently may influence interpersonal interactions...
  23. pmc Top-down enhancement and suppression of activity in category-selective extrastriate cortex from an act of reflective attention
    Matthew R Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:2320-7. 2009
    ..This suggests that different category-selective extrastriate areas preferring the same class of stimuli may contribute differentially to reflective processing of one's internal representations of such stimuli...
  24. pmc The consequence of refreshing for access to nonselected items in young and older adults
    Julie A Higgins
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Mem Cognit 37:164-74. 2009
    ..The pattern of findings suggests that the negative impact of refreshing comes from increased competition from the refreshed item, rather than from inhibition of the nonrefreshed items...
  25. pmc Young and older emotional faces: are there age group differences in expression identification and memory?
    Natalie C Ebner
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Emotion 9:329-39. 2009
    ..There was no evidence of an own age bias in memory, but self-reported frequency of contact with young and older adults and awareness of own emotions played a role in expression identification of and memory for young and older faces...
  26. pmc Age-group differences in medial cortex activity associated with thinking about self-relevant agendas
    Karen J Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:438-49. 2009
    ..Differences also may be related to an age-associated deficit in controlled cognitive processes that are engaged by complex self-reflection and mediated by prefrontal cortex...
  27. pmc Source monitoring 15 years later: what have we learned from fMRI about the neural mechanisms of source memory?
    Karen J Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Psychol Bull 135:638-77. 2009
    ..g., feature binding, retrieval, monitoring), prior knowledge (e.g., semantics, schemas), and specific features (e.g., perceptual and emotional information) and of how they combine to create true and false memories...
  28. pmc Similar and dissociable mechanisms for attention to internal versus external information
    Jennifer K Roth
    Magnetic Resonance Research Center, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, 300 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06520 8043, USA
    Neuroimage 48:601-8. 2009
    ..These findings help account for the similarity in areas activated across different cognitive tasks and may help specify the particular executive processes engaged in more complex tasks...
  29. pmc Age differences in brain activity during perceptual versus reflective attention
    Karen J Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, PO Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Neuroreport 21:293-7. 2010
    ..However, older adults showed less deactivation than young adults when cued to refresh the face, providing evidence for greater age-related disruption of reflective than perceptual selective attention...
  30. pmc A brief thought can modulate activity in extrastriate visual areas: Top-down effects of refreshing just-seen visual stimuli
    Matthew R Johnson
    Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Neuroimage 37:290-9. 2007
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  31. ncbi request reprint Memory for emotional and neutral information: gender and individual differences in emotional sensitivity
    Suzanne M Bloise
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, P O Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Memory 15:192-204. 2007
    ..A measure of emotional sensitivity mediated the gender difference in emotional recall suggesting that memory for emotional information is not solely a function of gender...
  32. ncbi request reprint Age-related binding deficits and the content of false memories
    Keith B Lyle
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Psychol Aging 21:86-95. 2006
    ..4 s) reduced both location memory for seen objects and congruent attributions for false memories. Thus, binding deficits may influence the specific content of false memories...
  33. ncbi request reprint Importing perceived features into false memories
    Keith B Lyle
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Memory 14:197-213. 2006
    ..Thus, perception may be even more pernicious than imagination in contributing to false memories...
  34. ncbi request reprint A functional magnetic resonance imaging investigation of short-term source and item memory for negative pictures
    Karen J Mitchell
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    Neuroreport 17:1543-7. 2006
    ..Visual processing areas (middle occipital and lingual gyri) showed greater activity for negative than for neutral trials, especially on picture-only trials...
  35. ncbi request reprint Neural components of social evaluation
    William A Cunningham
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:639-49. 2003
    ..Whereas automatic processes are sensitive to simple valence, controlled processes are sensitive to attitudinal complexity...
  36. ncbi request reprint An fMRI investigation of short-term source memory in young and older adults
    Karen J Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Neuroimage 30:627-33. 2006
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  37. ncbi request reprint Refreshing: a minimal executive function
    Carol L Raye
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Cortex 43:135-45. 2007
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  38. ncbi request reprint FMRI evidence for an organization of prefrontal cortex by both type of process and type of information
    Marcia K Johnson
    Departments of Psychology and Diagnostic Radiology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Cereb Cortex 13:265-73. 2003
    ..Furthermore, the distribution of activation in left or right PFC varied with type of information. Thus, at the component process level, PFC shows functional organization by both process and type of information...
  39. ncbi request reprint Frontal activations associated with accessing and evaluating information in working memory: an fMRI study
    John X Zhang
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Neuroimage 20:1531-9. 2003
    ..It is suggested that the multiple frontal areas involved in the test phase of this task may reflect several component processes that underlie more general frontal functions...
  40. ncbi request reprint A memory-based, Simon-like, spatial congruence effect: evidence for persisting spatial codes
    John X Zhang
    Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol A 57:419-36. 2004
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  41. ncbi request reprint The development of explicit memory for basic perceptual features
    Michelle Gulya
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8020, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 81:276-97. 2002
    ..Because explicit memory typically reflects a composite of different features, age-related changes in explicit memory will not necessarily correspond to the function for any single one...
  42. pmc Long-term memory for the terrorist attack of September 11: flashbulb memories, event memories, and the factors that influence their retention
    William Hirst
    Department of Psychology, New School for Social Research, New York, NY 10011, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 138:161-76. 2009
    ..The results are discussed in terms of community memory practices...
  43. ncbi request reprint Assessing a minimal executive operation in schizophrenia
    Marie Laure Grillon
    INSERM 0117, Service Hopitalo Universitaire de Santé Mentale et Thérapeuthique, Hopital Sainte Anne, Universite Paris V, Paris, France
    Psychiatry Res 137:37-48. 2005
    ..These results suggest that although patients may have some difficulty engaging the refresh process, they show significant long-term memory benefits when induced to do so...
  44. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of evaluation associated with promotion and prevention regulatory focus
    William A Cunningham
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 5:202-11. 2005
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  45. ncbi request reprint Emotional arousal can impair feature binding in working memory
    Mara Mather
    University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:614-25. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that arousal (and perhaps negative valence for depressed people) recruits attention to items thereby disrupting working memory processes that help bind features together...
  46. pmc When a thought equals a look: refreshing enhances perceptual memory
    Do Joon Yi
    Department of Psychology, Yonsei University, Seodaemun gu, Seoul, South Korea
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1371-80. 2008
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  47. ncbi request reprint Affective review and schema reliance in memory in older and younger adults
    Mara Mather
    University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
    Am J Psychol 116:169-89. 2003
    ..In addition, when they were induced to focus on their feelings and reactions when reviewing an event, both older and younger adults' later memory of the event was strongly affected by their schematic knowledge...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal and parietal contributions to refreshing: an rTMS study
    Brian T Miller
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, 132 Barker Hall, MC 3190, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    Neuroimage 39:436-40. 2008
    ..In contrast, SMG stimulation slowed participants in both refreshing and repeating words, indicating a more general role of SMG in verbal processing...
  49. ncbi request reprint Source misattributions may increase the accuracy of source judgments
    Keith B Lyle
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Mem Cognit 35:1024-33. 2007
    ..Thus, consistent with the source-monitoring framework, imperfect source-attribution processes underlie false and true memories...
  50. ncbi request reprint Comparing effects of perceptual and reflective repetition on subjective experience during later recognition memory
    Marie Laure Grillon
    INSERM 796, University Paris Descartes, Faculty of Medecine, Paris Descartes, Sainte Anne Hospital, Paris, France
    Conscious Cogn 17:753-64. 2008
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  51. ncbi request reprint Impaired performance in a working memory binding task in patients with schizophrenia
    Franck Burglen
    INSERM U 405, Psychopathologie et Pharmacologie de la Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Hopital Civil, 67091 Strasbourg Cedex, France
    Psychiatry Res 125:247-55. 2004
    ..This finding demonstrates that processes that establish coherent and temporary episodic representations in working memory are impaired in schizophrenia...
  52. ncbi request reprint Remembering chosen and assigned options
    Mara Mather
    Psychology Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Mem Cognit 31:422-33. 2003
    ..This vividness heuristic leads to systematic misattribution of new features to unassigned alternatives, but not in a manner supportive of the assigned option. Some implications of these findings are discussed...

Research Grants7

  1. EFFECTS OF AGING ON MEMORY FOR SOURCE OF INFORMATION
    Marcia Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. EFFECTS OF AGING ON MEMORY FOR SOURCE OF INFORMATION
    Marcia Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. fMRI Studies of Age-related Changes in Executive Processing
    Marcia K Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2010
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