Jesse Rissman's laboratory investigates the influence of goal-directed attention on memory at both short and long timescales. Rather than simply using fMRI to isolate the functional contributions of individual brain regions, their work has also sought to elucidate the role of dynamic interactions between brain regions, as well as to decode the informational content of distributed brain activity patterns.
Cohen, M.S., Rissman, J., Suthana, N.A., Castel, A.D., and Knowlton, B.J. (2014) Value-based modulation of memory encoding involves strategic engagement of fronto-temporal semantic processing regions. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 14, 578–592.
Gordon, A.M., Rissman, J., Kiani,, R., and Wagner, A.D. (2014) Cortical reinstatement mediates the relationship between content-specific encoding activity and subsequent recollection decisions. Cerebral Cortex, 24 (12), 3350-3364.
Rissman, J. and Wagner, A.D. (2012) Distributed representations in memory: Insights from functional brain imaging. Annual Review of Psychology, 63, 101-128.
Fidelity of neural reactivation reveals competition between memories. Kuhl BA, Rissman J, Chun MM, Wagner AD. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Apr 5;108(14):5903-8. Epub 2011 Mar 21.
Rissman, J., Greely, H.T., and Wagner, A.D. (2010) Detecting individual memories through the neural decoding of memory states and past experience. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 107, 9849-9854.
Rissman, J., Gazzaley, A., and D'Esposito, M. (2009) The effect of non-visual working memory load on top-down modulation of visual processing. Neuropsychologia, 47, 1637-1646.
Rissman, J., Gazzaley, A., and D'Esposito, M. (2008) Dynamic adjustments in frontal, hippocampal, and inferior temporal interactions with increasing visual working memory load. Cerebral Cortex, 18, 1618-1629.
Rissman, J., Gazzaley, A., and D'Esposito, M. (2004) Measuring functional connectivity during distinct stages of a cognitive task. NeuroImage, 23, 752-763.