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  1. Rodrigue KM, Daugherty AM, Foster CM, Kennedy KM. Striatal iron content is linked to reduced fronto-striatal brain function under working memory load. NeuroImage. 2020 Apr 15;210:116544. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116544
  2. Daugherty AM, Sutton BP, Hillman CH, Kramer, AF, Cohen NJ, Barbey AK. In press. Individual differences in the neurobiology of fluid intelligence predict responsiveness to training: Evidence from a comprehensive cognitive, mindfulness meditation, and aerobic fitness intervention. Trends in Neuroscience and Education.
  3. Zwilling C, Daugherty A, Hillman CH, Kramer AF, Cohen NJ, Barbey AK. In press. Enhanced decision-making through multimodal training. Nature Science of Learning.
  4. Daugherty AM, Hoagey DA, Kennedy KM, Rodrigue KM. Genetic predisposition for inflammation exacerbates effects of striatal iron content on cognitive switching ability in healthy aging. 2019 Jan 15;185:471-478. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.10.064. Epub 2018 Oct 25. PubMed PMID: 30395929; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6301022.
  5. Arble E, Daugherty AM, Arnetz BB. Models of first responder coping: Police officers as a unique population. Stress Health. 2018 Dec;34(5):612-621. doi: 10.1002/smi.2821. Epub 2018 Jun 8. PubMed PMID: 29882624.
  6. Hect JL, Daugherty AM, Hermez KM, Thomason ME. Developmental variation in regional brain iron and its relation to cognitive functions in childhood. Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2018 Nov;34:18-26. doi: 10.1016/j.dcn.2018.05.004. Epub 2018 May 22. PubMed PMID: 29894887; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6250585.
  7. Yu Q, Daugherty AM, Anderson DM, Nishimura M, Brush D, Hardwick A, Lacey W, Raz S, Ofen N. Socioeconomic status and hippocampal volume in children and young adults. Dev Sci. 2018 May;21(3):e12561. doi: 10.1111/desc.12561. Epub 2017 May 2. PubMed PMID: 28464381; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5668203.
  8. Bender AR, Keresztes A, Bodammer NC, Shing YL, Werkle-Bergner M, Daugherty AM, Yu Q, Kühn S, Lindenberger U, Raz N. Optimization and validation of automated hippocampal subfield segmentation across the lifespan. Hum Brain Mapp. 2018 Feb;39(2):916-931. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23891. Epub 2017 Nov 23. PubMed PMID: 29171108; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5861710.
  9. Raz N, Daugherty AM. Pathways to Brain Aging and Their Modifiers: Free-Radical-Induced Energetic and Neural Decline in Senescence (FRIENDS) Model – A Mini-Review. 2018;64(1):49-57. doi: 10.1159/000479508. Epub 2017 Sep 1. Review. PubMed PMID: 28858861; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5828941.
  10. Rajesh A, Cooke GE, Monti JM, Jahn A, Daugherty AM, Cohen NJ, Kramer AF. Differences in Brain Architecture in Remote Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. J Neurotrauma. 2017 Dec 1;34(23):3280-3287. doi: 10.1089/neu.2017.5047. Epub 2017 Oct 27. PubMed PMID: 28726543.
  11. Awick EA, Ehlers DK, Aguiñaga S, Daugherty AM, Kramer AF, McAuley E. Effects of a randomized exercise trial on physical activity, psychological distress and quality of life in older adults. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2017 Nov;49:44-50. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2017.06.005. Epub 2017 Jun 15. PubMed PMID: 28662897; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5681423.
  12. Daugherty AM, Raz N. Incident risk and progression of cerebral microbleeds in healthy adults: a multi-occasion longitudinal study. Neurobiol Aging. 2017 Nov;59:22-29. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2017.07.003. Epub 2017 Jul 18. PubMed PMID: 28800410; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5612885.
  13. Raz N, Daugherty AM, Sethi SK, Arshad M, Haacke EM. Age differences in arterial and venous extra-cerebral blood flow in healthy adults: contributions of vascular risk factors and genetic variants. Brain Struct Funct. 2017 Aug;222(6):2641-2653. doi: 10.1007/s00429-016-1362-2. Epub 2017 Jan 24. PubMed PMID: 28120105; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6548544.
  14. Raz N, Daugherty AM, Sethi SK, Arshad M, Haacke EM. Erratum to: Age differences in arterial and venous extra-cerebral blood flow in healthy adults: contributions of vascular risk factors and genetic variants. Brain Struct Funct. 2017 Aug;222(6):2919-2920. doi: 10.1007/s00429-017-1398-y. PubMed PMID: 28378224.
  15. Daugherty AM, Flinn R, Ofen N. Hippocampal CA3-dentate gyrus volume uniquely linked to improvement in associative memory from childhood to adulthood. 2017 Jun;153:75-85. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.03.047. Epub 2017 Mar 22. PubMed PMID: 28342999; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5477670.
  16. Schwarb H, Johnson CL, Daugherty AM, Hillman CH, Kramer AF, Cohen NJ, Barbey AK. Aerobic fitness, hippocampal viscoelasticity, and relational memory performance. 2017 Jun;153:179-188. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.03.061. Epub 2017 Mar 30. PubMed PMID: 28366763; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5637732.
  17. Banducci SE, Daugherty AM, Biggan JR, Cooke GE, Voss M, Noice T, Noice H, Kramer AF. Active Experiencing Training Improves Episodic Memory Recall in Older Adults. Front Aging Neurosci. 2017;9:133. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2017.00133. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28536521; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5422432.
  18. Ehlers DK, Daugherty AM, Burzynska AZ, Fanning J, Awick EA, Chaddock-Heyman L, Kramer AF, McAuley E. Regional Brain Volumes Moderate, but Do Not Mediate, the Effects of Group-Based Exercise Training on Reductions in Loneliness in Older Adults. Front Aging Neurosci. 2017;9:110. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2017.00110. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28487648; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5403947.
  19. Daugherty AM, Raz N. A virtual water maze revisited: Two-year changes in navigation performance and their neural correlates in healthy adults. 2017 Feb 1;146:492-506. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.09.044. Epub 2016 Sep 19. PubMed PMID: 27659539; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5322178.
  20. Ehlers DK, Banducci SE, Daugherty AM, Fanning J, Awick EA, Porter GC, Burzynska A, Shen S, Kramer AF, McAuley E. Effects of Gait Self-Efficacy and Lower-Extremity Physical Function on Dual-Task Performance in Older Adults. Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:8570960. doi: 10.1155/2017/8570960. Epub 2017 Feb 1. PubMed PMID: 28255557; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5309416.
  21. Wisse LEM, Daugherty AM, Olsen RK, Berron D, Carr VA, Stark CEL, Amaral RSC, Amunts K, Augustinack JC, Bender AR, Bernstein JD, Boccardi M, Bocchetta M, Burggren A, Chakravarty MM, Chupin M, Ekstrom A, de Flores R, Insausti R, Kanel P, Kedo O, Kennedy KM, Kerchner GA, LaRocque KF, Liu X, Maass A, Malykhin N, Mueller SG, Ofen N, Palombo DJ, Parekh MB, Pluta JB, Pruessner JC, Raz N, Rodrigue KM, Schoemaker D, Shafer AT, Steve TA, Suthana N, Wang L, Winterburn JL, Yassa MA, Yushkevich PA, la Joie R. A harmonized segmentation protocol for hippocampal and parahippocampal subregions: Why do we need one and what are the key goals?. 2017 Jan;27(1):3-11. doi: 10.1002/hipo.22671. Epub 2016 Nov 15. PubMed PMID: 27862600; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5167633.
  22. Daugherty AM, Bender AR, Yuan P, Raz N. Changes in Search Path Complexity and Length During Learning of a Virtual Water Maze: Age Differences and Differential Associations with Hippocampal Subfield Volumes. Cereb Cortex. 2016 Jun;26(6):2391-401. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhv061. Epub 2015 Apr 1. PubMed PMID: 25838036; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4869801.
  23. Daugherty AM, Raz N. Accumulation of iron in the putamen predicts its shrinkage in healthy older adults: A multi-occasion longitudinal study. 2016 Mar;128:11-20. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.12.045. Epub 2015 Dec 30. PubMed PMID: 26746579; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4762718.
  24. Persson N, Ghisletta P, Dahle CL, Bender AR, Yang Y, Yuan P, Daugherty AM, Raz N. Regional brain shrinkage and change in cognitive performance over two years: The bidirectional influences of the brain and cognitive reserve factors. 2016 Feb 1;126:15-26. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.11.028. Epub 2015 Nov 14. PubMed PMID: 26584866; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4733615.
  25. Daugherty AM, Bender AR, Raz N, Ofen N. Age differences in hippocampal subfield volumes from childhood to late adulthood. 2016 Feb;26(2):220-8. doi: 10.1002/hipo.22517. Epub 2015 Sep 4. PubMed PMID: 26286891; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4718822.
  26. Raz N, Daugherty AM, Bender AR, Dahle CL, Land S. Volume of the hippocampal subfields in healthy adults: differential associations with age and a pro-inflammatory genetic variant. Brain Struct Funct. 2015 Sep;220(5):2663-74. doi: 10.1007/s00429-014-0817-6. Epub 2014 Jun 20. PubMed PMID: 24947882; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4272678.
  27. Daugherty AM, Raz N. Appraising the Role of Iron in Brain Aging and Cognition: Promises and Limitations of MRI Methods. Neuropsychol Rev. 2015 Sep;25(3):272-87. doi: 10.1007/s11065-015-9292-y. Epub 2015 Aug 7. Review. PubMed PMID: 26248580; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4565753.
  28. Daugherty AM, Raz N. Erratum to: Appraising the Role of Iron in Brain Aging and Cognition: Promises and Limitations of MRI Methods. Neuropsychol Rev. 2015 Sep;25(3):288. doi: 10.1007/s11065-015-9299-4. PubMed PMID: 26337715.
  29. Daugherty AM, Yuan P, Dahle CL, Bender AR, Yang Y, Raz N. Path Complexity in Virtual Water Maze Navigation: Differential Associations with Age, Sex, and Regional Brain Volume. Cereb Cortex. 2015 Sep;25(9):3122-31. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhu107. Epub 2014 May 23. PubMed PMID: 24860019; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4537448.
  30. Daugherty AM, Ofen N. That’s a good one! Belief in efficacy of mnemonic strategies contributes to age-related increase in associative memory. J Exp Child Psychol. 2015 Aug;136:17-29. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2015.02.008. Epub 2015 Apr 5. PubMed PMID: 25854595.
  31. Sethi SK, Utriainen DT, Daugherty AM, Feng W, Hewett JJ, Raz N, Haacke EM. Jugular Venous Flow Abnormalities in Multiple Sclerosis Patients Compared to Normal Controls. J Neuroimaging. 2015 Jul-Aug;25(4):600-7. doi: 10.1111/jon.12183. Epub 2014 Oct 15. PubMed PMID: 25316522; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4398578.
  32. Yushkevich PA, Amaral RS, Augustinack JC, Bender AR, Bernstein JD, Boccardi M, Bocchetta M, Burggren AC, Carr VA, Chakravarty MM, Chételat G, Daugherty AM, Davachi L, Ding SL, Ekstrom A, Geerlings MI, Hassan A, Huang Y, Iglesias JE, La Joie R, Kerchner GA, LaRocque KF, Libby LA, Malykhin N, Mueller SG, Olsen RK, Palombo DJ, Parekh MB, Pluta JB, Preston AR, Pruessner JC, Ranganath C, Raz N, Schlichting ML, Schoemaker D, Singh S, Stark CE, Suthana N, Tompary A, Turowski MM, Van Leemput K, Wagner AD, Wang L, Winterburn JL, Wisse LE, Yassa MA, Zeineh MM. Quantitative comparison of 21 protocols for labeling hippocampal subfields and parahippocampal subregions in in vivo MRI: towards a harmonized segmentation protocol. 2015 May 1;111:526-41. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.01.004. Epub 2015 Jan 14. PubMed PMID: 25596463; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4387011.
  33. Daugherty AM, Haacke EM, Raz N. Striatal iron content predicts its shrinkage and changes in verbal working memory after two years in healthy adults. J Neurosci. 2015 Apr 29;35(17):6731-43. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4717-14.2015. PubMed PMID: 25926451; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4412893.
  34. Daugherty AM, Yu Q, Flinn R, Ofen N. A reliable and valid method for manual demarcation of hippocampal head, body, and tail. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2015 Apr;41:115-22. doi: 10.1016/j.ijdevneu.2015.02.001. Epub 2015 Feb 7. PubMed PMID: 25660945.
  35. Adamo DE, Daugherty AM, Raz N. Grasp force matching and brain iron content estimated in vivo in older women. Brain Imaging Behav. 2014 Dec;8(4):579-87. doi: 10.1007/s11682-013-9284-6. PubMed PMID: 24363212.
  36. Persson N, Ghisletta P, Dahle CL, Bender AR, Yang Y, Yuan P, Daugherty AM, Raz N. Regional brain shrinkage over two years: individual differences and effects of pro-inflammatory genetic polymorphisms. 2014 Dec;103:334-348. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.09.042. Epub 2014 Sep 28. PubMed PMID: 25264227; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4312187.
  37. Yuan P, Daugherty AM, Raz N. Turning bias in virtual spatial navigation: age-related differences and neuroanatomical correlates. Biol Psychol. 2014 Feb;96:8-19. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.10.009. Epub 2013 Nov 2. PubMed PMID: 24192272; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3946712.
  38. Bender AR, Daugherty AM, Raz N. Vascular risk moderates associations between hippocampal subfield volumes and memory. J Cogn Neurosci. 2013 Nov;25(11):1851-62. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00435. Epub 2013 Jun 14. PubMed PMID: 23767922.
  39. Rodrigue KM, Daugherty AM, Haacke EM, Raz N. The role of hippocampal iron concentration and hippocampal volume in age-related differences in memory. Cereb Cortex. 2013 Jul;23(7):1533-41. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhs139. Epub 2012 May 29. PubMed PMID: 22645251; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3673172.
  40. Daugherty A, Raz N. Age-related differences in iron content of subcortical nuclei observed in vivo: a meta-analysis. 2013 Apr 15;70:113-21. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.12.040. Epub 2012 Dec 28. PubMed PMID: 23277110; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3580001.