Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2023 Resilience resources may buffer some middle-aged and older Black Americans from memory decline despite experiencing discriminationSocial Science and Medicine.  316. 2023
2022 Young Adults with a Parent with Dementia Show Early Abnormalities in Brain Activity and Brain Volume in the Hippocampus: A Matched Case-Control StudyBrain Sciences.  12. 2022
2022 Intra-individual cognitive variability in neuropsychological assessment: a sign of neural network dysfunction 2022
2022 Sources of Nonreplicability in Aging Ethnoracial Health Disparities ResearchPsychology and Aging.  37:60-71. 2022
2021 Ethnoracial disparities in cognition are associated with multiple socioeconomic status-stress pathways 2021
2021 Using transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex to promote long-term foreign language vocabulary learningBrain and Cognition.  154. 2021
2021 Is there more to metamemory? An argument for two specialized monitoring abilitiesPsychonomic Bulletin and Review.  28:1657-1667. 2021
2021 Structural complexity is negatively associated with brain activity: a novel multimodal test of compensation theories of agingNeurobiology of Aging.  98:185-196. 2021
2021 Cellphone addiction explains how cellphones impair learning for lecture materialsApplied Cognitive Psychology.  35:123-135. 2021
2021 Is the Future Bright or Bleak? Assessing Past and Future Outlooks Across the Adult LifespanGerontology and Geriatric Medicine.  7. 2021
2020 Risk for Alzheimer's disease: A review of long-term episodic memory encoding and retrieval fMRI studiesAgeing Research Reviews.  62. 2020
2020 Refining the metamemory in adulthood questionnaire: a 20-item version of change and capacity designed for research and clinical settingsAging and Mental Health.  24:1054-1063. 2020
2020 The association between the number of chronic health conditions and advance care planning varies by race/ethnicityAging and Mental Health.  24:453-463. 2020
2020 Linear and nonlinear relationships between cognitive subdomains of ability discrepancy and Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers.Neuropsychology.  34:211-226. 2020
2019 Evidence for maintained post-encoding memory consolidation across the Adult Lifespan Revealed by network complexity 2019
2019 Biological markers of aging and mental health: A seed and soil model of neurocognitive disordersAging and Mental Health.  23:793-799. 2019
2019 Do older adults with Alzheimer's disease engage in estate planning and advance care planning preparation?Aging and Mental Health.  23:872-879. 2019
2019 Cognitive reserve moderates older adults' memory errors in an autobiographical reality monitoring task. 2019
2019 What makes us busy? Predictors of perceived busyness across the adult lifespan 2019
2019 A review on the trajectory of attentional mechanisms in aging and the alzheimer’s disease continuum through the attention network test 2019
2019 Dementia Risk Elevates Brain Activity During Memory Retrieval: A Functional MRI Analysis of Middle Aged and Older AdultsJournal of Alzheimer's Disease.  70:1005-1023. 2019
2019 Memory training for adults with probable mild cognitive impairment: a pilot studyAging and Mental Health.  23:1433-1441. 2019
2018 Addicted to cellphones: exploring the psychometric properties between the nomophobia questionnaire and obsessiveness in college studentsVaccine Reports.  4. 2018
2018 The relation between white matter microstructure and network complexity: Implications for processing efficiencyFrontiers in Integrative Neuroscience.  12. 2018
2018 The effect of cellphones on attention and learning: The influences of time, distraction, and nomophobiaComputers in Human Behavior.  86:52-60. 2018
2018 Individual differences in math anxiety and math self-concept promote forgetting in a directed forgetting paradigm 2018
2018 Mindcontrol: A web application for brain segmentation quality controlNeuroImage.  170:365-372. 2018
2018 The Relation Between White Matter Microstructure and Network Complexity: Implications for Processing Efficienc 2018
2017 Classroom stress promotes motivated forgetting of mathematics knowledgeJournal of Educational Psychology.  109:812-825. 2017
2017 The Effects of Cell Phone Use and Emotion-regulation Style on College Students' LearningApplied Cognitive Psychology.  31:360-366. 2017
2017 Beta-amyloid and Cortical Thickness Reveal Racial Disparities in Preclinical Alzheimer's DiseaseNeuroImage: Clinical.  16:659-667. 2017
2016 Discrepancies between fluid and crystallized ability in healthy adults: a behavioral marker of preclinical Alzheimer's diseaseNeurobiology of Aging.  46:68-75. 2016
2016 Corrigendum to: The Busier the Better: Greater busyness is associated with better cognition [(2016). Front. Aging Neurosci. 8:98. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2016.00098]Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.  8. 2016
2016 Social-Class Differences in Consumer Choices: Working-Class Individuals Are More Sensitive to Choices of Others Than Middle-Class IndividualsPersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin.  42:430-443. 2016
2016 Cortical amyloid burden and age moderate hippocampal activity in cognitively-normal adultsNeuroImage: Clinical.  12:78-84. 2016
2016 The busier the better: Greater busyness is associated with better cognitionFrontiers in Aging Neuroscience.  8. 2016
2015 The Synapse Project: Engagement in mentally challenging activities enhances neural efficiencyRestorative Neurology and Neuroscience.  33:865-882. 2015
2015 Retrieval monitoring is influenced by information value: The interplay between importance and confidence on false memoryActa Psychologica.  161:7-17. 2015
2014 Network complexity as a measure of information processing across resting-state networks: Evidence from the Human Connectome ProjectFrontiers in Human Neuroscience.  8. 2014
2014 Memory's aging echo: Age-related decline in neural reactivation of perceptual details during recollectionNeuroImage.  98:346-358. 2014
2013 False memory and importance: Can we prioritize encoding without consequence?Memory and Cognition.  41:1012-1020. 2013
2013 Impaired retrieval monitoring for past and future autobiographical events in older adultsPsychology and Aging.  28:457-466. 2013
2013 Age-related differences in prefrontal cortex activity during retrieval monitoring: Testing the compensation and dysfunction accountsCerebral Cortex.  23:1049-1060. 2013
2013 The Dynamic Aging Mind: Revelations From Functional Neuroimaging ResearchPerspectives on Psychological Science.  8:62-67. 2013
2012 Illusory expectations can affect retrieval-monitoring accuracyJournal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.  38:391-404. 2012
2011 Quality trumps quantity at reducing memory errors: Implications for retrieval monitoring and mirror effectsJournal of Memory and Language.  65:363-377. 2011
2011 Age-related positivity effects and autobiographical memory detail: Evidence from a past/future source memory taskMemory.  19:641-652. 2011
2010 Dissociating source memory decisions in the prefrontal cortex: FMRI of diagnostic and disqualifying monitoringJournal of Cognitive Neuroscience.  22:955-969. 2010
2010 Learning by analogy: Discriminating between potential analogsContemporary Educational Psychology.  35:28-43. 2010
2010 Separating past and future autobiographical events in memory: Evidence for a reality monitoring asymmetryMemory and Cognition.  38:3-12. 2010
2008 Autobiographical Elaboration Reduces Memory Distortion: Cognitive Operations and the Distinctiveness HeuristicJournal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.  34:1430-1445. 2008

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Psychology, University of Chicago 2011
  • Master of Psychology, University of Chicago 2008
  • Full Name

  • Ian McDonough