Barbara Knowlton's lab is focused on the study of the neural bases of memory. They use a number of different approaches, including neuroimaging and neuropsychology to describe functional differences between memory systems and the brain regions that support different memory processes.
Eich, T.S., Murayama, K., Castel, A.D., & Knowlton, B.J. (2014). The dynamic effects of age-related stereotype threat on explicit and implicit memory performance in older adults. Social Cognition, 32:559-570.
Knowlton, B.J. (2014) Habit formation. In D. Jaeger & R. Jung (eds.) Encyclopedia ofComputational Neuroscience doi 10.1007/978-1-4614-7320-6_517-1, pp. 1-17, Springer Reference, New York.
Wagshal D., Knowlton, B.J., Cohen, J.R., Bookheimer, S.Y., Bilder, R.M., Fernandez, V.G & Asarnow R.F. (2015). Cognitive correlates of gray matter abnormalities in adolescent siblings of patients with childhood-onset schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research. 161:345-350.
Suthana, N.A., Donix, M., Wozny, D.R., Bazih, A., Jones, M., Heidemann, R.M., Trampel, R., Ekstrom, A.D., Scharf, M., Knowlton, B, Turner, R., & Bookheimer S.Y. (2015). High-resolution 7T fMRI of human hippocampal subfields during associative learning. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27:1194-1206
Carr, V.A., Castel, A.D., & Knowlton, B.J. (2015). Age-related differences in memory after attending to distinctiveness or similarity during learning. Aging, Neuropsychology, & Cognition. 22:155-69.
Haut, K.M., van Erp. T.G.M., Knowlton, B., Bearden, C., Subotnik, K., Ventura, J., Neuchterlein, K., & Cannon, T.D. (2015) Contributions of feature binding during encoding and functional connectivity of the medial temporal lobe structures to episodic memory deficits across the prodromal and first-episode phases of schizophrenia. Clinical Psychological Science. 3:159-174.
Suthana, N.A., Parikshank, N.N, Ekstrom, A.D., Ison, M.J., Knowlton, B.J., Bookheimer S.Y., & Fried, I. (2015). Specific responses of human hippocampal neurons are associated with better memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112:10503-10508.
Cohen, M.S., Rissman, J., Suthana, N.A., Castel, A.D., & Knowlton, B.J. (2016). Effects of aging on value-directed modulation of semantic network activity during verbal learning. Neuroimage 125:1046-1052.