Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory of Memory

Research Publications

Semantic Memory

Chiang, H.S., Eroh, J., Spence, J., Motes, M., Maguire, M., Krawczyk, D., Brier, M., Hart, J., Kraut, M. (2016). Common and differential electrophysiological mechanisms underlying semantic object memory retrieval probed by features presented in different stimulus types. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 106, 77-86.

Chiang H-S., Mudar, R., Pudhiyidath, A., Spence, J., Womack, K., Cullum, C.M., Tanner, J., Kraut, M., Hart, J. (2015). Altered neural activity during semantic object memory retrieval in amnestic mild cognitive impairment as measured by event-related potentials. Journal of Alzheimer’s disease, 46(3), 703-17.

Hart, J., Maguire, M., Motes, M. Mudar, R., Chiang, H-S., Womack, K., Kraut, M. (2013). Semantic memory retrieval circuit: Role of pre-SMA, caudate, and thalamus. Brain and Language, 126(1), 89-98.

Kraut, M., Cherry, B., Pitcock, J., Li, J., Vestal, L., Pippenger, M., Henderson, V., Hart, J. (2007). The Semantic Object Retrieval Test (SORT) in Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment. Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, 20(1), 62-7.

Kraut, M., Cherry, B., Pitcock, J., Vestal, L., Henderson, V., Hart, J. (2006). The Semantic Object Retrieval Test (SORT) in normal aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, 19(4), 177-84.

Slotnick, S., Moo, L., Kraut, M., Lesser, R., Hart, J. (2002). Interactions between thalamic and cortical rhythms during semantic memory recall in humans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 99(9), 6440-6443.

Kraut, M., Calhoun, V., Pitcock, J.A., Cusick, C., Hart, J. (2003). Neural hybrid model of semantic object memory: Implications from event-related timing using fMRI. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 9, 1031-1040.

Calley, C., Motes, M., Chiang, H-S., Buhl, V., Spence, J., Abdi, H., Anand, R., Maguire, M., Estevez, L. Briggs, R., Freeman, T., Kraut, M., Hart, J. Jr. (2013). Threat as a feature in visual semantic object memory. Human Brain Mapping, 34(8), 1946-55.

Maguire, M., Brier, M., Moore, P., Ferree, T., Ray, D., Mostofsky, S., Hart, J., Kraut, M. (2009). The influence of perceptual and semantic categorization on inhibitory processing as measured by the N2-P3 response. Brain and Cognition, 71, 59.

Kraut, M., Kremen, S., Segal, J., Calhoun, V., Moo, L., Hart, J. (2002). Object activation from features in the semantic system. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 14, 24-36.

Hart, J., Gordon, B. (1992). Neural subsystems for object knowledge. Nature, 359(6390), 60-64.

Hart, J., Berndt, R.S., Caramazza, A. (1985). Category-specific naming deficits following cerebral infarction. Nature, 316, 439-440.

Chiang, H.S., Motes, M.A., Mudar, R.A., Rao, N.K., Mansinghani, S., Brier, M.R., Maguire, M.J., Kraut, M.A., Hart, J., Jr. (2013). Semantic Processing and response inhibition. NeuroReport, 24, 889-893.

Motes, M.A., Gamino, J.F., Chapman, S.B., Rao, N.K., Maguire, M.J., Brier, M.R., Kraut, M.A., Hart, J., Jr. (2014). Inhibitory control gains from higher-order cognitive strategy training. Brain and Cognition, 84, 44-62.

DeLaRosa, B.L., Spence, J.S., Shakal, S.K.M., Motes, M.A., Calley, C.S., Calley, V.I., Hart, J. Jr., Kraut, M.A. (2014). Electrophysiological spatiotemporal dynamics during implicit visual threat processing. Brain and Cognition, 91, 54-61.

Chiang, H.-S., Mudar, R.A., Spence, J.S., Pudhiyidath, A., Eroh, J., DeLaRosa, B., Kraut, M.A., Hart, J. (2014). Age-related changes in feature-based object memory retrieval as measured by event-related potentials. Biological Psychology, 100, 106-114.

Brier, M., Maguire, M., Tillman, G., Hart, J., Kraut, M. (2008). Event-related potentials in semantic memory retrieval. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 14(5), 815-822.

Gulf War Illness

Tillman, G.D., Calley, C.S., Buhl, V.I., Chiang, H-S., Haley, R.W., Hart, J. Jr., Kraut, M.A. (2017). Electro-physiological correlates of semantic memory retrieval in Gulf War syndrome 2 patients. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 373, 66-72.

Moffett, K. L., Crosson, B., Spence, J., Case, K., Levy, I. F., Gopinath, K. S., Shah, P., Goyal, A., Fang, Y., Briggs, R., Hart, J., Moore, A., Haley, R. (2015). Word-finding impairment in veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf War. Brain and Cognition, 98, 65-73.

Tillman, G. Calley C., Green, T., Buhl, V., Biggs, M., Spence, J., Briggs, R., Haley, R., Kraut M., Hart, J., Jr. (2013). Visual event-related potentials as markers of hyperarousal in Gulf War illness: evidence against a stress-related etiology. Psychiatric Research: Neuroimaging, 211(3), 257-67.

Tillman, G., Calley, C., Green, T., Buhl, V., Biggs, M., Spence, M., Briggs, R., Haley, R., Hart, J., Kraut, M. (2012). Event-related potential patterns associated with hyperarousal in Gulf War illness syndrome groups. Neurotoxicology, 33(5), 1096-105.

Tillman, G., Green, T., Ferree, T., Calley, C., Maguire, M., Briggs, R., Hart, J, Haley, R., Kraut, M. (2010). Impaired response inhibition in ill Gulf War veterans. Journal of Neurological Sciences, 297(1-2), 1-5.

Calley, C.S., Kraut, M.A., Spence, J.S., Briggs, R.W., Haley, R.W., Hart, J. Jr. (2010). The neuroanatomic correlates of semantic memory deficits in patients with Gulf War illnesses: a pilot study. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 4(3-4), 248-55.

Traumatic Brain Injury

Fratantoni, J., DeLaRosa, B., Didehbani, N., Hart, J., Kraut M. (2017). Electrophysiological correlates of word retrieval in traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurotrauma, 34(5), 1017-1021.

Strain, J., Didehbani, N., Spence, J., Conover, H., Bartz, E., Mansinghani, S., Jeroudi, M., Rao, N., Fields, L., Kraut, M., Cullum, C.M., Hart, J., Womack, K. (2017). White matter changes and confrontation naming in retired aging National Football League athletes. Journal of Neurotrauma, 34(2), 372-379.

Strain, J., Womack, K., Didehabani, N., Spence, J., Conover, H., Hart, J., Kraut, M., Cullum, C.M. (2015). Imaging correlates of memory and concussion history in retired NFL athletes. JAMA Neurology, 72(7), 773-80.

Didebhani, N., Cullum, C.M., Mansinghani, S., Conover, H., Hart, J. (2013). Depressive symptoms and concussions in aging retired NFL players. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 28(5), 418-24.

Strain, J.F., Didebhani, N., Cullum, C.M., Mansinghani, S., Conover, H., Kraut, M., Hart, J., Womack, K.B. (2013). Depressive symptoms and white matter dysfunction in retired NFL players with concussion history. Neurology, 81(1), 25-32.

Hart, J., Kraut, M., Womack, K., Strain, J., Didebhani, N., Bartz, E., Conover, H., Mansinghani, S., Lu, H., Cullum, C.M. (2013). Neuroimaging of cognitive dysfunction and depression in aging retired NFL players: A cross-sectional study. JAMA Neurology, 70(3), 326-35.

LoBue, C., Wilmoth, K., Cullum, M., Rossetti, H., Lacritz, L., Hynan, L., Hart, J., Womack, K. (2016). Traumatic brain injury history is associated with earlier onset in Frontotemporal dementia. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 87(8), 817-820.

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Kozel, F.A., Didehbani, N., DeLaRosa, B., Bass, C., Schraufnagel, C., Morgan, C., Jones, P., Spence, J., Hart, J. (2015). Factors impacting functional status in Veterans of Recent Conflicts with PTSD. The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 28(2), 112-117.

Kozel, F.A., Motes, M.A., Didehbani, N., DeLaRosa, B., Bass, C., Schraufnagel C., Jones, P., Morgan, C., Spence, J., Kraut, M.A., Hart, J., Jr. (2018). Repetitive TMS to augment cognitive processing therapy in combat veterans of recent conflicts with PTSD: A randomized clinical trial. Journal of Affective Disorders, 229, 506-514.


Motes, M.A., Rao, N.K., Shokri-Kojori, E., Chiang, H.-S., Kraut, M.A., Hart, J. Jr. (2017). Trial-level regressor modulation for fMRI designs requiring strict periodicity of stimulus presentations: Illustrated using a Go/No-Go task. Magnetic Resonance Insights, 10, 1-7.

Ferree, T.C., Brier, M.R., Hart, J., Jr., Kraut, M.A. (2009). Space–time–frequency analysis of EEG data using within-subject statistical tests followed by sequential PCA. Neuroimage, 45(1), 109–121.

Spence, J.S., Brier, M.R., Hart, J., Jr., Ferree, T.C. (2013). Removing an intersubject variance component in a general linear model improves multiway factoring of event-related spectral perturbations in group EEG studies. Human Brain Mapping, 34(3), 651–664.