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Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Submitted/ Under review
30.  Basak, C., Boot, W.R., & Kramer, A.F. (submitted). On the relationship between focus switching, working memory capacity and attentional (dis)engagement. 

In Press
29.  Basak, C., & Zelinski, E. (in press). A Hierarchical Model of Working Memory and its Change in Healthy Older Adults. In N. Cowan & D. Balota (Eds.). Working memory: The new intelligence. New York: Psychology Press

28. Baniqued, P.L., Lee, H., Voss, M.W., Basak, C., Cosman, J., DeSouza, S., Severson, J., Salthouse, T., & Kramer, A.F. (2013). Selling points: What cognitive abilities are tapped by casual video games? Acta Psychologica, 142(1), 74-86. 10.1016/j.actpsy.2012.11.009

27.  Verstynen, T. , Lynch, B., Miller, M., Voss, M., Prakash, R., Chaddock, L., Basak, C., Szabo, A., Olson, E., Wojcicki, T., Fanning, J., Gothe, N., McAuley, E., Kramer, A., & Erickson, K. 1.(2012). Caudate nucleus volume mediates the link between cardiorespiratory fitness and cognitive flexibility in older adults. Journal of Aging Research. (Epub 2012, July 31).

26.  Mathewson, K.E., Basak, C., Maclin, E.L., Low KL, Boot, W.R., Kramer, A.F., Fabiani, M., & Gratton, G. (2012). Different slopes for different folks: Alpha and Delta EEG power predict subsequent video game learning rate and improvements in cognitive control tasks. Psychophysiology, 49(12), 1558-1570. 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2012.01474.x

25.  Prakash, R.S., Leon, A., Mourany, L., Lee, H., Voss, M., Boot, W.R., Basak, C., Fabiani, M., Gratton, G., & Kramer, A.F. (2012). Examining neural correlates of skill acquisition in a complex videogame training program. Frontiers of Human Neuroscience, 6, 115. 10.3389/fnhum.2012.00115

24.  Lee, H., Voss, M., Prakash, R.S., Boot, W.R., Vo, L., Basak, C., VanPatter, M., Gratton, G., Fabiani, M., & Kramer, A.F. (2012). Videogame training strategy-induced change in brain function during a complex visoumotor task. Behavioral Brain Research, 232(2), 348-357. 10.1016/j.bbr.2012.03.043

23.  Lee, H., Boot, W.R., Basak, C., Voss, M.W., Prakash, R.P., Neider, M., Erickson, K.I., Simons, D.J., Fabiani, M., Gratton, G., Low, K.A., & Kramer, A.F. (in press). Performance gains from directed training do not transfer to untrained tasks. Acta Psychologica.

22.  Voss, M.W., Prakash, R.P., Erickson, K.I., Boot, W.R., Basak, C., Neider, M., Simons, D., Fabiani, M., Gratton, G., & Kramer, A.F. (2012). Effects of training strategies implemented in a complex videogame on functional connectivity of attentional networks. Neuroimage, 59(1), 138-148. 

21.  Scalf, P., Basak, C., & Beck, D. (2011). Attention does more than modulate suppressive interactions: Attending to multiple items. Experimental Brain Research, 212(2), 293-304.

20.  Basak, C., & Verhaeghen, P. (2011). Aging and switching the focus of attention in working memory: age differences in item availability but not in item accessibility. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 66(5), 519-526. 10.1093/geronb/gbr028

19.  Basak, C., Voss, M.W., Erickson, K.I., Boot, W.R., & Kramer, A.F. (2011). Regional differences in brain volume predict the acquisition of skill in a complex real-time strategy video game. Brain and Cognition, 76(3), 407-414. 10.1016/j.bandc.2011.03.017

18.  Erickson, K., Voss, M., Prakash, R., Basak, C., Szabo, A., Chaddock, L., White, S., Wojcicki, T., Mailey, E., McAuley, E., & Kramer, A. F. (2011). Reply to Coen et al.: Exercise, hippocampal volume, and memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(18), E90-E90. 10.1073/pnas.1103059108

17.  Erickson, K.I., Voss, M.W., Prakash, R.S., Basak, C., Szabo, A., Chaddock, L., et al. (2011). Exercise training increases size of hippocampus and improves memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(7), 3017-3022.10.1073/pnas.1015950108

16.  Basak, C., & Verhaeghen, P. (2011). Three Layers of Working Memory: Focus-Switch Costs and Retrieval Dynamics as Revealed by the N-Count Task. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 23(2), 204-219. 10.1080/20445911.2011.481621

15.  Stine-Morrow, E.A.L., & Basak, C. (2011). Cognitive Interventions. In K.W. Schaie & S.L. Willis (Eds.). Handbook of the Psychology of Aging (Seventh Edition). New York: Elsevier. 153-171.

14.  Boot, W.R., Basak, C., Erickson, K.I., Neider, M., Simons, D.J., Fabiani, M., Gratton, G., Voss, M.W., Prakash, R., Lee, H., & Kramer, A.F. (2010). Strategy, Individual Differences, and Transfer of Training in the Acquisition of Skilled Space Fortress Performance. Acta Psychologica, 135, 349-357. 10.1016/j.actpsy.2010.09.005  

13.  Basak, C. (2010). Can older adults enhance their cognitive skills with video game interventions? CyberTherapy and Rehabilitation, 3(2), 33.

12.  Voss, M.W., Prakash, R.S., Erickson, K.I., Basak, C., Chaddock, L., Kim, J.S., et al. (2010). Plasticity of brain networks in a randomized intervention trial of exercise training in older adults. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 2, 12.

11.  Erickson, K.I., Boot, W.R., Basak, C., Neider, M., Prakash, R.S., Voss, M.W., Graybiel, A.M., Simons, D.J., Fabiani, M., Gratton, G., Kramer, A.F., & Greybeil A. (2010). Is bigger better? Striatum volume predicts the level of video game skill acquisition. Cerebral Cortex, 20 (11), 2522-2530.

10.  Szabo, A.N., Basak, C., Voss, M., White, S.M., Wojcicki, T.R., mailey, E., Kramer, A.F., &     MacAuley, E. (2010). Physical Activity as an influence of change in self efficacy and cognitive performance in older adults. Annals of behavioral Medicine, 39(1), 190-190. 

9.   Voss, M.W., Kramer, A.F., Basak, C., Prakash, R.S., & Roberts, B. (2010). Are expert athletes “expert” in cognitive laboratory? A meta-analytic review of basic attention and perception and sport expertise. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 24, 812-826. 10.1002/acp.1588

2003 - 2008
8.   Basak, C., Boot, W.R., Voss, M.W., & Kramer, A.F. (2008). Can training in a real-time strategy videogame attenuate cognitive decline in older adults? Psychology and Aging, 23, 765-777. 10.1037/a0013494

7.   Vaughan, L., Basak, C., Hartman, M., & Verhaeghen, P. (2008). Aging and working memory inside and outside the focus of attention: Dissociations of availability and accessibility. Aging, Neuropsychology & Cognition, 15(3), 1-22. 10.1080/13825580802061645

6.   Verhaeghen, P., Cerella, J., Basak C, Bopp, K.L., Zhang, Y., & Hoyer, W.J. (2007). The ins and outs of working memory: Dynamic processes associated with focus switching and search. In Osaka, N., Logie, R. & D’Esposito, M. (eds.). Cognitive Neuroscience of Working Memory. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. 81-97. 

5.   Verhaeghen, P., Cerella, J., & Basak C (2006). Aging, task complexity, and efficiency modes: The influence of working memory involvement on age differences in response times for verbal and visuospatial tasks. Aging, Neuropsychology & Cognition, 13, 254-280. 10.1080/138255890969267

4.   Verhaeghen, P., Cerella, J., Bopp, K.L., & Basak, C. (2005). Aging and varieties of cognitive control: A review of meta-analyses on resistance to interference, coordination and task switching, and an experimental exploration of age-sensitivity in the newly identified process of focus switching. In R. W. Engle, G. Sedek, U. von Hecker, & D. N. McIntosh (Eds.). Cognitive Limitations in Aging and Psychopathology: Attention, Working Memory, and Executive Functions. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press. 160-179.

3.   Verhaeghen, P., & Basak, C. (2005). Aging and Switching of the Focus of Attention in Working Memory: Results from a Modified N-Back Task, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology A, 58(1), 134-154. 10.1080/02724980443000241

2.   Verhaeghen, P., Cerella, J., & Basak, C. (2004). A Working-Memory Workout: How to expand the focus of serial attention from one to four items, in ten hours or less, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 30(6), 1322-1337. 10.1037/0278-7393.30.6.1322

1.   Basak, C., & Verhaeghen, P. (2003). Subitizing speed, subitizing range, counting speed, the Stroop effect, and aging: Capacity differences, speed equivalence, Psychology and Aging, 18, 240-249. 10.1037/0882-7974.18.2.240