Michael A. Yassa, Ph.D. - Publications

Neurobiology and Behavior University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 
memory, learning, hippocampus, aging, dementia, neuropsychiatry, depression, neurophysiology, imaging, ECoG, fMRI, computational psychiatry, clinical neuroscience,

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2019 Yaros JL, Salama DA, Delisle D, Larson MS, Miranda BA, Yassa MA. A Memory Computational Basis for the Other-Race Effect. Scientific Reports. 9: 19399. PMID 31853093 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-55350-0  1
2019 Stevenson RF, Reagh ZM, Chun AP, Murray EA, Yassa MA. Pattern separation and source memory engage distinct hippocampal and neocortical regions during retrieval. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. PMID 31748377 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0564-19.2019  1
2019 Nguyen DM, Yassa MA, Tustison NJ, Roberts JM, Kulikova A, Nakamura A, Ivleva EI, Van Enkevort E, Brown ES. The Relationship Between Cumulative Exogenous Corticosteroid Exposure and Volumes of Hippocampal Subfields and Surrounding Structures. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. PMID 31688386 DOI: 10.1097/JCP.0000000000001120  1
2019 Tustison NJ, Holbrook AJ, Avants BB, Roberts JM, Cook PA, Reagh ZM, Duda JT, Stone JR, Gillen DL, Yassa MA. Longitudinal Mapping of Cortical Thickness Measurements: An Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative-Based Evaluation Study. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease : Jad. PMID 31356207 DOI: 10.3233/JAD-190283  1
2019 Sherwood Brown E, Kulikova A, Van Enkevort E, Nakamura A, Ivleva EI, Tustison NJ, Roberts J, Yassa MA, Choi C, Frol A, Khan DA, Vazquez M, Holmes T, Malone K. A randomized trial of an NMDA receptor antagonist for reversing corticosteroid effects on the human hippocampus. Neuropsychopharmacology : Official Publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. PMID 31181564 DOI: 10.1038/s41386-019-0430-8  1
2019 Márquez F, Yassa MA. Neuroimaging Biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease. Molecular Neurodegeneration. 14: 21. PMID 31174557 DOI: 10.1186/s13024-019-0325-5  0.52
2019 Zheng J, Stevenson RF, Mander BA, Mnatsakanyan L, Hsu FPK, Vadera S, Knight RT, Yassa MA, Lin JJ. Multiplexing of Theta and Alpha Rhythms in the Amygdala-Hippocampal Circuit Supports Pattern Separation of Emotional Information. Neuron. PMID 30979537 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2019.03.025  1
2019 Montchal ME, Reagh ZM, Yassa MA. Precise temporal memories are supported by the lateral entorhinal cortex in humans. Nature Neuroscience. PMID 30643291 DOI: 10.1038/s41593-018-0303-1  1
2018 Suwabe K, Byun K, Hyodo K, Reagh ZM, Roberts JM, Matsushita A, Saotome K, Ochi G, Fukuie T, Suzuki K, Sankai Y, Yassa MA, Soya H. Reply to Gronwald et al.: Exercise intensity does indeed matter; maximal oxygen uptake is the gold-standard indicator. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115: E11892-E11893. PMID 30559331 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1818247115  1
2018 Cunningham TJ, Leal SL, Yassa MA, Payne JD. Post-encoding stress enhances mnemonic discrimination of negative stimuli. Learning & Memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 25: 611-619. PMID 30442769 DOI: 10.1101/lm.047498.118  1
2018 Sinha N, Reagh ZM, Tustison NJ, Berg CN, Shaw A, Myers CE, Hill D, Yassa MA, Gluck MA. ABCA7 Risk Variant in Healthy Older African Americans is Associated with a Functionally Isolated Entorhinal Cortex Mediating Deficient Generalization of Prior Discrimination Training. Hippocampus. PMID 30318785 DOI: 10.1002/hipo.23042  1
2018 Suwabe K, Byun K, Hyodo K, Reagh ZM, Roberts JM, Matsushita A, Saotome K, Ochi G, Fukuie T, Suzuki K, Sankai Y, Yassa MA, Soya H. Rapid stimulation of human dentate gyrus function with acute mild exercise. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 30249651 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1805668115  1
2018 Stevenson RF, Zheng J, Mnatsakanyan L, Vadera S, Knight RT, Lin JJ, Yassa MA. Hippocampal CA1 gamma power predicts the precision of spatial memory judgments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 30224452 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1805724115  1
2018 Sinha N, Berg CN, Tustison NJ, Shaw A, Hill D, Yassa MA, Gluck MA. APOE ε4 status in healthy older African Americans is associated with deficits in pattern separation and hippocampal hyperactivation. Neurobiology of Aging. 69: 221-229. PMID 29909179 DOI: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2018.05.023  1
2018 Reagh ZM, Noche JA, Tustison NJ, Delisle D, Murray EA, Yassa MA. Functional Imbalance of Anterolateral Entorhinal Cortex and Hippocampal Dentate/CA3 Underlies Age-Related Object Pattern Separation Deficits. Neuron. 97: 1187-1198.e4. PMID 29518359 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2018.01.039  1
2018 Kraguljac NV, Carle M, Frölich MA, Tran S, Yassa MA, White DM, Reddy A, Lahti AC. Mnemonic Discrimination Deficits in First-Episode Psychosis and a Ketamine Model Suggests Dentate Gyrus Pathology Linked to N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Hypofunction. Biological Psychiatry. Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging. 3: 231-238. PMID 29486864 DOI: 10.1016/j.bpsc.2017.02.005  0.01
2018 Yassa MA. Brain Rhythms: Higher-Frequency Theta Oscillations Make Sense in Moving Humans. Current Biology : Cb. 28: R70-R72. PMID 29374447 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.11.045  0.01
2018 Leal SL, Yassa MA. Integrating new findings and examining clinical applications of pattern separation. Nature Neuroscience. PMID 29371654 DOI: 10.1038/s41593-017-0065-1  1
2017 Suwabe K, Hyodo K, Byun K, Ochi G, Fukuie T, Shimizu T, Kato M, Yassa MA, Soya H. Aerobic fitness associates with mnemonic discrimination as a mediator of physical activity effects: evidence for memory flexibility in young adults. Scientific Reports. 7: 5140. PMID 28698596 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-04850-y  1
2017 Stark SM, Reagh ZM, Yassa MA, Stark CEL. What's in a context? Cautions, limitations, and potential paths forward. Neuroscience Letters. PMID 28529173 DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2017.05.022  1
2017 Snigdha S, Yassa MA, deRivera C, Milgram NW, Cotman CW. Pattern separation and goal-directed behavior in the aged canine. Learning & Memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 24: 123-131. PMID 28202716 DOI: 10.1101/lm.043422.116  0.01
2017 Zheng J, Anderson KL, Leal SL, Shestyuk A, Gulsen G, Mnatsakanyan L, Vadera S, Hsu FP, Yassa MA, Knight RT, Lin JJ. Amygdala-hippocampal dynamics during salient information processing. Nature Communications. 8: 14413. PMID 28176756 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14413  1
2017 Leal SL, Noche JA, Murray EA, Yassa MA. Disruption of amygdala-entorhinal-hippocampal network in late-life depression. Hippocampus. PMID 28085210 DOI: 10.1002/hipo.22705  1
2016 Suwabe K, Hyodo K, Byun K, Ochi G, Yassa MA, Soya H. Acute Moderate Exercise Improves Mnemonic Discrimination in Young Adults. Hippocampus. PMID 27997992 DOI: 10.1002/hipo.22695  1
2016 Wisse LE, Daugherty AM, Olsen RK, Berron D, Carr VA, Stark CE, Amaral RS, Amunts K, Augustinack JC, Bender AR, Bernstein JD, Boccardi M, Bocchetta M, Burggren A, Chakravarty MM, ... ... Yassa MA, et al. A harmonized segmentation protocol for hippocampal and parahippocampal subregions: Why do we need one and what are the key goals? Hippocampus. PMID 27862600 DOI: 10.1002/hipo.22671  1
2016 Reagh ZM, Murray EA, Yassa MA. Repetition reveals ups and downs of hippocampal, thalamic, and neocortical engagement during mnemonic decisions. Hippocampus. PMID 27859884 DOI: 10.1002/hipo.22681  1
2016 Leal SL, Noche JA, Murray EA, Yassa MA. Age-related individual variability in memory performance is associated with amygdala-hippocampal circuit function and emotional pattern separation. Neurobiology of Aging. 49: 9-19. PMID 27723500 DOI: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2016.08.018  1
2016 Leal SL, Noche JA, Murray EA, Yassa MA. Positivity effect specific to older adults with subclinical memory impairment. Learning & Memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 23: 415-21. PMID 27421893 DOI: 10.1101/lm.042010.116  1
2015 Reagh ZM, Ho HD, Leal SL, Noche JA, Chun A, Murray EA, Yassa MA. Greater loss of object than spatial mnemonic discrimination in aged adults. Hippocampus. PMID 26691235 DOI: 10.1002/hipo.22562  1
2015 Leal SL, Yassa MA. Neurocognitive Aging and the Hippocampus across Species. Trends in Neurosciences. PMID 26607684 DOI: 10.1016/j.tins.2015.10.003  1
2015 Cunningham CA, Yassa MA, Egeth HE. Massive memory revisited: Limitations on storage capacity for object details in visual long-term memory. Learning & Memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 22: 563-6. PMID 26472646 DOI: 10.1101/lm.039404.115  1
2015 Chang A, Murray E, Yassa MA. Mnemonic discrimination of similar face stimuli and a potential mechanism for the "other race" effect. Behavioral Neuroscience. 129: 666-72. PMID 26413724 DOI: 10.1037/bne0000090  1
2015 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, ... ... Yassa MA, et al. Quantitative comparison of 21 protocols for labeling hippocampal subfields and parahippocampal subregions in in vivo MRI: towards a harmonized segmentation protocol. Neuroimage. 111: 526-41. PMID 25596463 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.01.004  1
2014 Anderson BA, Leal SL, Hall MG, Yassa MA, Yantis S. The Attribution of Value-Based Attentional Priority in Individuals with Depressive Symptoms. Visual Cognition. 22: 1014-1017. PMID 25642133 DOI: 10.1080/13506285.2014.960  1
2014 Reagh ZM, Watabe J, Ly M, Murray E, Yassa MA. Dissociated signals in human dentate gyrus and CA3 predict different facets of recognition memory. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 34: 13301-13. PMID 25274810 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2779-14.2014  1
2014 Reagh ZM, Yassa MA. Object and spatial mnemonic interference differentially engage lateral and medial entorhinal cortex in humans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111: E4264-73. PMID 25246569 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1411250111  1
2014 Leal SL, Yassa MA. Effects of aging on mnemonic discrimination of emotional information. Behavioral Neuroscience. 128: 539-47. PMID 25150544 DOI: 10.1037/bne0000011  1
2014 Reagh ZM, Yassa MA. Repetition strengthens target recognition but impairs similar lure discrimination: evidence for trace competition. Learning & Memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 21: 342-6. PMID 24934334 DOI: 10.1101/lm.034546.114  1
2014 Anderson BA, Leal SL, Hall MG, Yassa MA, Yantis S. The attribution of value-based attentional priority in individuals with depressive symptoms. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience. 14: 1221-7. PMID 24874421 DOI: 10.3758/s13415-014-0301-z  1
2014 Roberts JM, Ly M, Murray E, Yassa MA. Temporal discrimination deficits as a function of lag interference in older adults. Hippocampus. 24: 1189-96. PMID 24811482 DOI: 10.1002/hipo.22303  1
2014 Leal SL, Tighe SK, Jones CK, Yassa MA. Pattern separation of emotional information in hippocampal dentate and CA3. Hippocampus. 24: 1146-55. PMID 24796287 DOI: 10.1002/hipo.22298  1
2014 Leal SL, Tighe SK, Yassa MA. Asymmetric effects of emotion on mnemonic interference. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. 111: 41-8. PMID 24607286 DOI: 10.1016/j.nlm.2014.02.013  1
2014 Yassa MA. Ground zero in Alzheimer's disease. Nature Neuroscience. 17: 146-7. PMID 24473258 DOI: 10.1038/nn.3631  1
2014 Borota D, Murray E, Keceli G, Chang A, Watabe JM, Ly M, Toscano JP, Yassa MA. Post-study caffeine administration enhances memory consolidation in humans. Nature Neuroscience. 17: 201-3. PMID 24413697 DOI: 10.1038/nn.3623  1
2014 Reagh ZM, Roberts JM, Ly M, DiProspero N, Murray E, Yassa MA. Spatial discrimination deficits as a function of mnemonic interference in aged adults with and without memory impairment. Hippocampus. 24: 303-14. PMID 24167060 DOI: 10.1002/hipo.22224  1
2013 Schwab E, Cetingül HE, Afsari B, Vidal R. Rotation invariant features for HARDI. Information Processing in Medical Imaging : Proceedings of the ... Conference. 23: 705-17. PMID 24684011 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-38868-2_59  1
2013 Yassa MA, Reagh ZM. Competitive Trace Theory: A Role for the Hippocampus in Contextual Interference during Retrieval. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 7: 107. PMID 23964216 DOI: 10.3389/fnbeh.2013.00107  1
2013 Ly M, Murray E, Yassa MA. Perceptual versus conceptual interference and pattern separation of verbal stimuli in young and older adults. Hippocampus. 23: 425-30. PMID 23505005 DOI: 10.1002/hipo.22110  1
2013 Kim J, Yassa MA. Assessing recollection and familiarity of similar lures in a behavioral pattern separation task. Hippocampus. 23: 287-94. PMID 23401187 DOI: 10.1002/hipo.22087  1
2013 Leal SL, Yassa MA. Perturbations of neural circuitry in aging, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer's disease. Ageing Research Reviews. 12: 823-31. PMID 23380151 DOI: 10.1016/j.arr.2013.01.006  1
2013 Stark SM, Yassa MA, Lacy JW, Stark CE. A task to assess behavioral pattern separation (BPS) in humans: Data from healthy aging and mild cognitive impairment. Neuropsychologia. 51: 2442-9. PMID 23313292 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.12.014  1
2013 Schurgin MW, Reagh ZM, Yassa MA, Flombaum JI. Spatiotemporal continuity alters long-term memory representation of objects Visual Cognition. 21: 715-718. DOI: 10.1080/13506285.2013.844969  1
2012 Bakker A, Krauss GL, Albert MS, Speck CL, Jones LR, Stark CE, Yassa MA, Bassett SS, Shelton AL, Gallagher M. Reduction of hippocampal hyperactivity improves cognition in amnestic mild cognitive impairment. Neuron. 74: 467-74. PMID 22578498 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2012.03.023  1
2012 Yassa MA, Hazlett RL, Stark CE, Hoehn-Saric R. Functional MRI of the amygdala and bed nucleus of the stria terminalis during conditions of uncertainty in generalized anxiety disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 46: 1045-52. PMID 22575329 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2012.04.013  1
2012 Segal SK, Stark SM, Kattan D, Stark CE, Yassa MA. Norepinephrine-mediated emotional arousal facilitates subsequent pattern separation. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. 97: 465-9. PMID 22498686 DOI: 10.1016/j.nlm.2012.03.010  1
2011 Yassa MA. Searching for novel biomarkers using high resolution diffusion tensor imaging. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease : Jad. 26: 297-305. PMID 21971469 DOI: 10.3233/JAD-2011-0005  1
2011 Yassa MA, Stark CE. Pattern separation in the hippocampus. Trends in Neurosciences. 34: 515-25. PMID 21788086 DOI: 10.1016/j.tins.2011.06.006  1
2011 Yassa MA, Mattfeld AT, Stark SM, Stark CE. Age-related memory deficits linked to circuit-specific disruptions in the hippocampus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108: 8873-8. PMID 21555581 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1101567108  1
2011 Lacy JW, Yassa MA, Stark SM, Muftuler LT, Stark CE. Distinct pattern separation related transfer functions in human CA3/dentate and CA1 revealed using high-resolution fMRI and variable mnemonic similarity. Learning & Memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 18: 15-8. PMID 21164173 DOI: 10.1101/lm.1971111  1
2011 Yassa MA, Lacy JW, Stark SM, Albert MS, Gallagher M, Stark CE. Pattern separation deficits associated with increased hippocampal CA3 and dentate gyrus activity in nondemented older adults. Hippocampus. 21: 968-79. PMID 20865732 DOI: 10.1002/hipo.20808  1
2010 Yassa MA, Muftuler LT, Stark CE. Ultrahigh-resolution microstructural diffusion tensor imaging reveals perforant path degradation in aged humans in vivo. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107: 12687-91. PMID 20616040 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1002113107  1
2010 Stark SM, Yassa MA, Stark CE. Individual differences in spatial pattern separation performance associated with healthy aging in humans. Learning & Memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 17: 284-8. PMID 20495062 DOI: 10.1101/lm.1768110  1
2010 Yassa MA, Stark SM, Bakker A, Albert MS, Gallagher M, Stark CE. High-resolution structural and functional MRI of hippocampal CA3 and dentate gyrus in patients with amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment. Neuroimage. 51: 1242-52. PMID 20338246 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.03.040  1
2010 Gallagher M, Bakker A, Yassa MA, Stark CE. Bridging neurocognitive aging and disease modification: targeting functional mechanisms of memory impairment. Current Alzheimer Research. 7: 197-9. PMID 20088811 DOI: 10.2174/156720510791050867  1
2010 Bonekamp D, Yassa MA, Munro CA, Geckle RJ, Yousem DM, Barker PB, Schretlen DJ, Brandt J, Horská A. Gray matter in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: voxel-based morphometry. Neuroreport. 21: 259-63. PMID 20042900 DOI: 10.1097/WNR.0b013e328335642a  1
2009 Yousem DM, Yassa MA, Cristinzio C, Kusevic I, Mohamed M, Caffo BS, Bassett SS. Intelligence and medial temporal lobe function in older adults: a functional MR imaging-based investigation. Ajnr. American Journal of Neuroradiology. 30: 1477-81. PMID 19474122 DOI: 10.3174/ajnr.A1634  1
2009 Yassa MA, Stark CE. A quantitative evaluation of cross-participant registration techniques for MRI studies of the medial temporal lobe. Neuroimage. 44: 319-27. PMID 18929669 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2008.09.016  1
2009 Cuzzocreo JL, Yassa MA, Verduzco G, Honeycutt NA, Scott DJ, Bassett SS. Effect of handedness on fMRI activation in the medial temporal lobe during an auditory verbal memory task. Human Brain Mapping. 30: 1271-8. PMID 18570207 DOI: 10.1002/hbm.20596  1
2008 Yassa MA, Stark CE. Multiple signals of recognition memory in the medial temporal lobe. Hippocampus. 18: 945-54. PMID 18493928 DOI: 10.1002/hipo.20452  1
2008 Yassa MA, Verduzco G, Cristinzio C, Bassett SS. Altered fMRI activation during mental rotation in those at genetic risk for Alzheimer disease. Neurology. 70: 1898-904. PMID 18474845 DOI: 10.1212/01.wnl.0000312288.45119.d1  1
2007 Bazin PL, Cuzzocreo JL, Yassa MA, Gandler W, McAuliffe MJ, Bassett SS, Pham DL. Volumetric neuroimage analysis extensions for the MIPAV software package. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 165: 111-21. PMID 17604116 DOI: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2007.05.024  1
2006 Bassett SS, Yousem DM, Cristinzio C, Kusevic I, Yassa MA, Caffo BS, Zeger SL. Familial risk for Alzheimer's disease alters fMRI activation patterns. Brain : a Journal of Neurology. 129: 1229-39. PMID 16627465 DOI: 10.1093/brain/awl089  1
2006 Assaf M, Rivkin PR, Kuzu CH, Calhoun VD, Kraut MA, Groth KM, Yassa MA, Hart J, Pearlson GD. Abnormal object recall and anterior cingulate overactivation correlate with formal thought disorder in schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry. 59: 452-9. PMID 16199012 DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2005.07.039  1
2005 Reading SA, Yassa MA, Bakker A, Dziorny AC, Gourley LM, Yallapragada V, Rosenblatt A, Margolis RL, Aylward EH, Brandt J, Mori S, van Zijl P, Bassett SS, Ross CA. Regional white matter change in pre-symptomatic Huntington's disease: a diffusion tensor imaging study. Psychiatry Research. 140: 55-62. PMID 16199141 DOI: 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2005.05.011  1
2005 Bassett SS, Kusevic I, Cristinzio C, Yassa MA, Avramopoulos D, Yousem DM, Fallin MD. Brain activation in offspring of AD cases corresponds to 10q linkage. Annals of Neurology. 58: 142-6. PMID 15984011 DOI: 10.1002/ana.20515  1
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