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Hebscher M, Bainbridge WA, Voss JL. Neural similarity between overlapping event memories at learning differentially affects reinstatement across the cortex. NeuroImage. Pubmed.



Lurie SM, Kragel JE, Schuele SU, Voss JL. Human hippocampal responses to network intracranial stimulation vary with theta phase. eLife. Pubmed

Dave S, VanHaerents S, Mesulam M-M, Voss JJ. Stimulation of distinct parietal locations differentiates frontal versus hippocampal network involvement in memory formation. Current Research in Neurobiology. Pubmed

Freedberg MV, Reeves JA, Fioriti CM, Murillo J, Voss JL, Wassermann EM. A direct test of competitive versus cooperative episodic-procedural network dynamics in human memory. Cerebral Cortex. Pubmed

Kragel JE, Voss JL. Looking for the neural basis of memory. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. Pubmed

Hermiller MS, Dave S, Wert SL, VanHaerents S, Riley M, Weintraub S, Mesulam M-M, Voss JL. Evidence from theta-burst stimulation that age-related de-differentiation of the hippocampal network is functional for episodic memory. Neurobiology of Aging. Pubmed



Kragel JE, Schuele S, VanHaerents S, Rosenow JM, Voss JL (2021). Rapid coordination of effective learning by the human hippocampus. Science Advances, 7(25), eabf7144. Pubmed

Siddiqi S, Schaper F, Horn A, Hsu J, Padmanabhan JL, Brodtmann A, Cash RF, Corbetta M, Choi KS, Dougherty DD, Egorova N, Fitzgerald PB, George MS, Gozzi S, Irmen F, Kuhn A, Johnson KA, Naidech AM, Pascual-Leone A, Phan TG, Rouhl RP, Taylor SF, Voss JL, Zalesky A, Grafman JH, Mayberg HS, Fox MD (2021). Brain stimulation and brain lesions converge on common causal circuits in neuropsychiatric disease. Nature Human Behavior, 5, 1707-1716. Pubmed

Zhou G, Olofsson J, Zoubeissi MZ, Menelaou G, Rosenow J, Schuele SU, Xu P, Voss JL, Lane G, Zelano C (2021). Human hippocampal connectivity is stronger in olfaction than other sensory systems. Progress in Neurobiology, 201, 102027. Pubmed

Hebscher M, Kragel JE, Kahnt T, Voss JL (2021). Enhanced reinstatement of naturalistic event memories due to hippocampal-network-targeted stimulation. Current Biology, 31, 1428-1437. Pubmed

Kragel JE, Voss JL (2021). Temporal context guides visual exploration during scene recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 150, 873-889. Pubmed



Wang F, Howard J, Voss JL, Schoenbaum G, Kahnt T (2020). Targeted stimulation of an orbitofrontal network disrupts decisions based on inferred, not experienced outcomes. Journal of Neuroscience, 40, 8726-8733.

Hermiller MS, Chen YF, Parrish TB, Voss JL (2020). Evidence for immediate enhancement of hippocampal memory encoding by network-targeted theta-burst stimulation during concurrent fMRI. Journal of Neuroscience, 40, 7155-7168.

Hebscher ME, Voss JL (2020). Testing network properties of episodic memory using non-invasive brain stimulation. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 32, 35-42.

Dave S, VanHaerents S, Voss JL (2020). Cerebellar theta and beta noninvasive stimulation rhythms differentially influence episodic memory versus semantic prediction. Journal of Neuroscience, 40, 7300-7310.

Howard JD, Reynolds R, Smith DE, Voss JL, Schoenbaum G, Kahnt T (2020). Targeted stimulation of human orbitofrontal networks disrupts outcome-guided behavior. Current Biology, 30, 490-498.

Freedberg M, Toader A, Wassermann E, Voss JL (2020). Competitive and cooperative interactions between medial temporal and striatal learning systems. Neuropsychologia, 136, 107257.

Freedberg M, Reeves JA, Toader AC, Hermiller MS, Kim E, Haubenberger D, Cheung YK, Voss JL, Wassermann EM (2020). Optimizing hippocampal-cortical network modulation via repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation: A dose-finding study using the continual reassessment method. Neuromodulation, 23, 366-372.



Warren KN, Hermiller MS, Nilakantan AS, Voss JL (2019). Stimulating the hippocampal posterior-medial network enhances task-dependent connectivity and memory. eLife, 8, e49458.

Hermiller MS, Karp E, Nilakantan AS, Voss JL (2019). Episodic memory improvements due to noninvasive stimulation targeting the cortical-hippocampal network: A replication and extension experiment. Brain and Behavior, e01393.

White SF, Voss JL, Chiang JJ, Wang L, McLaughlin KA, Miller GE (2019). Exposure to violence and low family income are associated with heightened amygdala responsiveness to threat among adolescents. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 40, 100709.

Freedberg M, Reeves J, Toader A, Hermiller MS, Voss JL, Wassermann EM (2019). Persistent enhancement of hippocampal network connectivity by parietal rTMS is reproducible. eNeuro, 6, 5.

Padmanabhan JL, Cooke D, Jousta J, Siddiqi SH, Ferguson M, Darby RR, Soussand L, Horn A, Kim NY, Voss JL, Naidech AM, Brodtmann A, Egorova N, Gozzi S, Phan TG, Corbetta M, Grafman J, Fox MD (2019). A human depression circuit derived from focal brain lesions. Biological Psychiatry, 86, 749-758.

Schwarb H, Johnson CL, Dulas MR, McGarry MDJ, Hotrop JL, Watson PD, Wang JX, Voss JL, Sutton BP, Cohen NJ (2019). Structural and functional MRI evidence for distinct medial temporal and prefrontal roles in context-dependent relational memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 31, 1857-1872.

Nilakantan AS, Mesulam M-M, Weintraub S, Karp EL, VanHaerents S, Voss JL (2019). Network-targeted stimulation engages neurobehavioral hallmarks of age-related memory decline. Neurology, 92, e2349-e2354.

Carbajal I, O’Neil JT, Palumbo RT, Voss JL, Ryals AJ (2019). Hemisphere-specific effects of prefrontal theta-burst stimulation on visual recognition memory accuracy and awareness. Brain and Behavior, 9, e01228.

Kim S, Voss JL (2019). Large-scale network interactions supporting item-context memory formation. PLoS One, 14, e0216195.

Austad SN, Wood MA, Villeda SA, Voss JL, Sahay A, Albert M (2019). Innovative approaches in cognitive aging. Neurobiology of Aging, S0197-4580(19)30127-7.

Hermiller MS, VanHaerents S, Raij T, Voss JL (2019). Frequency-specific noninvasive modulation of memory retrieval and its relationship with hippocampal network connectivity. Hippocampus, 29, 595-609.



Kim S, Nilakantan AS, Hermiller MS, Palumbo RT, VanHaerents S, Voss JL (2018). Selective and coherent activity increases due to stimulation indicate functional distinctions between episodic memory networks. Science Advances, 4, eaar2768.

Nilakantan AS, Bridge DJ, VanHaerents S, Voss JL (2018). Distinguishing the precision of spatial recollection from its success: Evidence from healthy aging and unilateral mesial temporal lobe resection, Neuropsychologia, 119, 101-106.

Warren KN, Hermiller MS, Nilakantan AS, O’Neil J, Palumbo RT, Voss JL (2018). Increased fMRI activity correlations in autobiographical memory versus resting states. Human Brain Mapping, 39, 4312-4321.

Ryals AJ, O’Neil JT, Mesulam M-M., Weintraub S, Voss JL (2018). Memory awareness disruptions in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: Comparison of multiple awareness types for verbal and visuospatial material. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, 6, 1-22.

Apple AC, Schroeder MP, Ryals AJ, Wagner LI, Cella D, Shih P, Reilly J, Penedo FJ, Voss JL, Wang L (2018). Hippocampal functional connectivity is related to self-reported cognitive concerns in breast cancer patients undergoing adjuvant therapy. NeuroImage: Clinical, 20, 110-118.

Marin BM, VanHaerents SA, Voss JL, Bridge DJ (2018). Prefrontal theta-burst stimulation disrupts the organizing influence of active short-term retrieval on episodic memory. eNeuro, 5, 347.



Bridge DJ, Cohen NJ, Voss JL (2017). Distinct hippocampal versus frontoparietal-network contributions to retrieval and memory-guided exploration. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29, 1324-1338.

Voss JL, Cohen NJ (2017). Hippocampal-cortical contributions to strategic exploration during perceptual discrimination. Hippocampus, 27, 642-652.

Apple AC, Ryals AJ, Alpert KI, Wagner LI, Shih PA, Dokucu M, Cella D, Penedo FJ, Voss JL, Wang L (2017). Subtle hippocampal deformities in breast cancer survivors with reduced episodic memory and self-reported cognitive concerns. Neuroimage: Clinical, 14, 685-691.

Voss JL, Bridge DJ, Cohen NJ, Walker JA (2017). A closer look at the hippocampus and memory. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 21, 577-588.

Nilakantan AS, Voss JL, Weintraub S, Mesulam MM, Rogalski EJ (2017). Selective verbal recognition memory impairments are associated with atrophy of the language network in non-semantic variants of primary progressive aphasia. Neuropsychologia, 100, 10-17.

Nilakantan AS, Bridge DJ, Gagnon EP, VanHaerents SA, Voss JL (2017). Stimulation of the posterior cortical-hippocampal network enhances precision of memory recollection. Current Biology, 27, 465-470.



Ryals AJ, Rogers LM, Gross EZ, Polnaszek KL, Voss JL (2016). Associative recognition memory awareness improved by theta-burst stimulation of frontopolar cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 26, 1200-1210.

Demir-Lira OE, Voss JL, O’Neil JT, Briggs-Gowan MJ, Wakschlag LS, Booth JR (2016). Early-life stress exposure associated with altered prefrontal resting-state fMRI connectivity in young children. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 19, 107-114.

Briggs-Gowan MJ, Grasso D, Bar-Haim Y, Voss J, McCarthy KJ, Pine DS, Wakschlag LS (2016). Attention bias in the developmental unfolding of post-traumatic stress symptoms in young children at risk. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57, 1083-1091.

White SF, Briggs-Gowan MJ, Voss JL, Peticlerc A, McCarthy K, Blair J, Wakschlag L (2016). Can the fear recognition deficits associated with callous-unemotional traits be identified in early childhood? Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 38, 672-684.

Naidech AM, Polnaszek KL, Berman MD, Voss JL (2016). Hematoma locations predicting delirium symptoms after intracerebral hemorrhage. Neurocritical Care, 24, 397-403.



Wang L, Apple AC, Schroeder MP, Ryals AJ, Voss JL, Gitelman D, Sweet JJ, Butt ZA, Cella D, Wagner LI (2015). Reduced prefrontal activation during working and long-term memory tasks and impaired patient-reported cognition among cancer survivors postchemotherapy compared with healthy controls. Cancer, 122, 258-268.

Seckin M, Mesulam M-M, Voss JL, Huang W, Rogalski EJ, Hurley RS (2015). Am I looking at a cat or a dog? Gaze in the semantic variant of primary progressive aphasia is subject to excessive taxonomic capture. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 37, 68-81.

Voss JL, O’Neil JT, Kharitonova M, Briggs-Gowan M, Wakschlag LS (2015). Adolescent development of context-dependent stimulus-reward association memory and its neural correlates. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 581.

Bridge DJ, Voss JL (2015). Binding among select episodic elements is altered via active short-term retrieval. Learning & Memory, 22, 360-363.

Ryals AJ, Wang JX, Polnaszek KL, Voss JL (2015). Hippocampal contribution to implicit configuration memory expressed via eye movements during scene exploration. Hippocampus, 25, 1028-1041.

Wang JX, Voss JL (2015). Long-lasting enhancements of memory and hippocampal-cortical functional connectivity following multiple-day targeted noninvasive stimulation. Hippocampus, 25,877-883.

Seckin M, Mesulam M-M, Rademaker A, Voss JL, Weintraub S, Rogalski E, Hurley R (2015). Eye movements as probes of lexico-semantic processing in a patient with primary progressive aphasia. Neurocase, 22, 65-75.

Wakschlag LS, Estabrook R, Peticlerc A, Henry D, Burns JL, Perlman SB, Voss JL, Pine DS, Leibenluft E, Briggs-Gowan M (2015). Clinical implications of a dimensional approach: The normal:abnormal spectrum of early irritability. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 54, 626-634.

Gao C, Hermiller MS, Voss JL, Guo C (2015). Basic perceptual changes that alter meaning and neural correlates of recognition memory. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 49.

Briggs-Gowan MJ, Pollak SD, Grasso D, Voss J, Mian N, Zobel E, Wakschlag LS, Pine DA (2015). Attention bias and anxiety in young children exposed to family violence. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56, 1194-1201.

Wang JX, Cohen NJ, Voss JL (2015). Covert rapid action-memory simulation (CRAMS): A hypothesis of hippocampal-prefrontal interactions for adaptive behavior. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 117, 22-33.



Bridge DJ, Voss JL (2014). Active retrieval facilitates across-episode binding by modulating the content of memory. Neuropsychologia, 63, 154-164.

Wang JX, Rogers LM, Gross EZ, Ryals AJ, Dokucu ME, Brandstatt KL, Hermiller MS, Voss JL (2014). Targeted enhancement of cortical-hippocampal brain networks and associative memory. Science, 345, 1054-1057.

Wang JX, Voss JL (2014). Brain networks for exploration decisions utilizing distinct modeled information types during contextual learning. Neuron, 82, 1171-1182.

Bridge DJ, Voss JL (2014). Hippocampal binding of novel information with dominant memory traces can support both memory stability and change. Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 2203-2213.

Brandstatt KL, Voss JL (2014). Age-related impairments in active learning and strategic visual exploration. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 6, 19.

Yee LT, Warren DE, Voss JL, Duff MC, Tranel D, Cohen NJ (2014). The hippocampus uses information just encountered to guide efficient ongoing behavior. Hippocampus, 24, 154-164.

Briggs-Gowan MJ, Nichols SR, Voss J, Zobel E, Carter AS, McCarthy KJ, Pine DS, Blair J, Wakschlag LS (2014). Punishment insensitivity and impaired reinforcement learning in preschoolers. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55, 154-161.



Watson PD, Voss JL, Warren DE, Tranel D, Cohen NJ (2013). Spatial reconstruction by patients with hippocampal damage is dominated by relational memory errors. Hippocampus, 23, 570-580.

Ryals AJ, Voss JL (2013). Connections between mechanisms for anosognosia and implicit memory. Cognitive Neuroscience, 4, 3-4.


2012 (The lab was born)

Chen H, Voss JL, Guo C (2012). Event-related brain potentials that distinguish false memory for events that occurred only seconds in the past. Behavioural and Brain Functions, 8, 36.

Hauner KK, Mineka S, Voss JL, Paller KA (2012). Exposure therapy triggers lasting reorganization of neural fear processing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 109, 9203-9208.

Voss JL, Federmeier KD, Paller KA (2012). The potato chip really does look like Elvis! Neural hallmarks of conceptual processing associated with finding novel shapes subjectively meaningful. Cerebral Cortex, 22, 2354-2364.

Vargas IM, Voss JL, Paller KA (2012). Implicit recognition based on lateralized perceptual fluency. Brain Sciences, 2, 22-32.

Westerberg CE, Voss JL, Reber PJ, Paller KA (2012). Medial temporal contributions to successful face-name learning. Human Brain Mapping, 33, 1717-1726.

Paller KA, Lucas HD, Voss JL (2012). Assuming too much from “familiar” brain potentials. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 16, 313-315.

Voss JL, Lucas HD, Paller KA (2012). More than a feeling: Pervasive influences of memory without awareness. Cognitive Neuroscience, 3, 193-207.

Lucas HD, Paller KA, Voss JL (2012). On the pervasive influences of implicit memory: A response to commentaries on Voss, Lucas, and Paller (2012). Cognitive Neuroscience, 3, 219-226.

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