Susan M Courtney

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Spatial relations and spatial locations are dissociated within prefrontal and parietal cortex
    Christopher M Ackerman
    Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218 2686, USA
    J Neurophysiol 108:2419-29. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Information Storage and Executive Control May Not Be So Separate after All
    Susan M Courtney
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 North Charles Street, Ames Hall, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA Electronic address
    Neuron 87:681-3. 2015
  3. pmc Development of orthogonal task designs in fMRI studies of higher cognition: the NIMH experience
    Susan M Courtney
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 204 Ames Hall, 3400 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Neuroimage 62:1185-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Understanding cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis: integrating a first-person perspective with neuropsychological testing, neuroimaging, and cognitive neuroscience research
    Susan M Courtney
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 24:227-30. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Attention and cognitive control as emergent properties of information representation in working memory
    Susan M Courtney
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 4:501-16. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional topography of working memory for face or voice identity
    Pia Rämä
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Neuroimage 24:224-34. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased neural efficiency with repeated performance of a working memory task is information-type dependent
    Seema Sayala
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Cereb Cortex 16:609-17. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Control of object-based attention in human cortex
    John T Serences
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University JHU, Baltimore, MD 21218 2686, USA
    Cereb Cortex 14:1346-57. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Neural system for controlling the contents of object working memory in humans
    Jennifer K Roth
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Cereb Cortex 16:1595-603. 2006
  10. pmc Object working memory performance depends on microstructure of the frontal-occipital fasciculus
    Megan Walsh
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Brain Connect 1:317-29. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Specialization & Integration in Human Working Memory
    SUSAN COURTNEY FARUQEE; Fiscal Year: 2006

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Publications22

  1. pmc Spatial relations and spatial locations are dissociated within prefrontal and parietal cortex
    Christopher M Ackerman
    Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218 2686, USA
    J Neurophysiol 108:2419-29. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Information Storage and Executive Control May Not Be So Separate after All
    Susan M Courtney
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 North Charles Street, Ames Hall, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA Electronic address
    Neuron 87:681-3. 2015
    ..In this issue of Neuron, Ester et al. (2015) demonstrate it also stores precise stimulus-specific information, questioning assumed neuroanatomical distinctions between storage and control...
  3. pmc Development of orthogonal task designs in fMRI studies of higher cognition: the NIMH experience
    Susan M Courtney
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 204 Ames Hall, 3400 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Neuroimage 62:1185-9. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Understanding cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis: integrating a first-person perspective with neuropsychological testing, neuroimaging, and cognitive neuroscience research
    Susan M Courtney
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 24:227-30. 2011
    ..Because the patient's cognitive impairments have been her primary manifestations of multiple sclerosis, she illustrates the importance of physicians attending to and helping patients manage their cognitive deficits...
  5. ncbi request reprint Attention and cognitive control as emergent properties of information representation in working memory
    Susan M Courtney
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 4:501-16. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional topography of working memory for face or voice identity
    Pia Rämä
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Neuroimage 24:224-34. 2005
    ..Moreover, within the nonspatial information-type domain, there is a subtle across-modality dissociation within the ventral prefrontal cortex during working memory maintenance of faces and voices...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased neural efficiency with repeated performance of a working memory task is information-type dependent
    Seema Sayala
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Cereb Cortex 16:609-17. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Control of object-based attention in human cortex
    John T Serences
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University JHU, Baltimore, MD 21218 2686, USA
    Cereb Cortex 14:1346-57. 2004
    ..The timecourse of activity provides insight into the functional role that these brain regions play in attentional control processes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Neural system for controlling the contents of object working memory in humans
    Jennifer K Roth
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Cereb Cortex 16:1595-603. 2006
    ..The current study suggests that updating WM results from a combination of increased attention to the visual stimulus and a change in the system's interference protection state...
  10. pmc Object working memory performance depends on microstructure of the frontal-occipital fasciculus
    Megan Walsh
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Brain Connect 1:317-29. 2011
    ..The results demonstrate the importance of interactions between specific regions of the prefrontal cortex and sensory cortices for a nonspatial working memory task that preferentially activates those regions...
  11. pmc Differential neural activation for updating rule versus stimulus information in working memory
    Caroline A Montojo
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218 2686, USA
    Neuron 59:173-82. 2008
    ..The results suggest that both numbers and rules are maintained in WM but that they are different types of information that are controlled independently...
  12. pmc Selective involvement of superior frontal cortex during working memory for shapes
    Lydia T S Yee
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    J Neurophysiol 103:557-63. 2010
    ..These results suggest that superior frontal cortex contributes to performance on tasks requiring working memory for object identities, but it represents different information about those objects than does the ventral frontal cortex...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dissociable functional cortical topographies for working memory maintenance of voice identity and location
    Pia Rämä
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cereb Cortex 14:768-80. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the magnitude of this dissociation seems to be dependent on the cognitive operations required at different times during task performance...
  14. ncbi request reprint Functional topography of a distributed neural system for spatial and nonspatial information maintenance in working memory
    Joseph B Sala
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Ames Hall, 3400 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Neuropsychologia 41:341-56. 2003
    ..However, objects may contain both spatial and nonspatial information and, thus, have a distributed but not equipotent representation across both dorsal and ventral prefrontal cortex...
  15. pmc Deconstructing spatial working memory and attention deficits in multiple sclerosis
    Leon Gmeindl
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218 2686, USA
    Neuropsychology 26:57-70. 2012
    ..To investigate whether spatial working memory (WM) is impaired in multiple sclerosis (MS), and, if it is, to localize impairment to specific cognitive subprocess(es)...
  16. pmc Binding serial order to representations in working memory: a spatial/verbal dissociation
    Leon Gmeindl
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218 2686, USA
    Mem Cognit 39:37-46. 2011
    ..Alternatively, there may be fundamental differences in how effectively temporal information can be bound to different types of stimulus features in WM...
  17. pmc Tracking the will to attend: Cortical activity indexes self-generated, voluntary shifts of attention
    Leon Gmeindl
    Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N Charles Street, Ames Hall, Baltimore, MD, 21218 2680, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 78:2176-84. 2016
    ....
  18. pmc Neural mechanisms of goal-contingent task disengagement: Response-irrelevant stimuli activate the default mode network
    Brian A Anderson
    Johns Hopkins University, USA Electronic address
    Cortex 81:221-30. 2016
    ..Our findings reveal a role for the DMN in goal-directed cognitive control, facilitating active disengagement based on contextually-specific task demands. ..
  19. pmc A neural mechanism of cognitive control for resolving conflict between abstract task rules
    Yi Shin Sheu
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Cortex 85:13-24. 2016
    ..However, the frontal cortex can also be the target of these bias signals in order to enhance abstract representations that are independent of particular stimuli or motor responses...
  20. pmc The Role of Dopamine in Value-Based Attentional Orienting
    Brian A Anderson
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA Electronic address
    Curr Biol 26:550-5. 2016
    ..More broadly, the present study highlights the value and feasibility of using PET to relate changes in the release of a neurotransmitter to learning-dependent changes in healthy adults...
  21. ncbi request reprint Transient neural activity in human parietal cortex during spatial attention shifts
    Steven Yantis
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    Nat Neurosci 5:995-1002. 2002
    ..This result suggests that activation of the parietal cortex is associated with a discrete signal to shift spatial attention, and is not the source of a signal to continuously maintain the current attentive state...
  22. ncbi request reprint fMRI evidence that the neural basis of response inhibition is task-dependent
    Stewart H Mostofsky
    Developmental Cognitive Neurology, Kennedy Krieger Institute, 707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 17:419-30. 2003
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Research Grants1

  1. Specialization & Integration in Human Working Memory
    SUSAN COURTNEY FARUQEE; Fiscal Year: 2006
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