Publications

 

Uncapher MR, Gordon AM, AD Wagner (in press) Parietal lobe mechanisms subserving episodic memory retrieval. In MS Gazzaniga & GR Mangun (Eds.), The Cognitive Neurosciences, 5th ed. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.


Hutchinson JB, Uncapher MR, Weiner KS, Bressler DW, Silver MA, Preston AR, AD Wagner. Functional heterogeneity in posterior parietal cortex across attention and episodic retrieval. Cerebral Cortex. Epub ahead of print.


Uncapher MR, Hutchinson JB, and AD Wagner (2011) Dissociable effects of top-down and bottom-up attention during episodic encodingJournal of Neuroscience. 31(35):12613-12628.


Uncapher MR, Hutchinson JB, and AD Wagner (2010) A Roadmap to Brain Mapping: Toward a functional map of human parietal cortex. Neuron. 67(1):5-8.


Gottlieb L, Uncapher MR, and MD Rugg (2010) Dissociation of the neural correlates of visual and auditory contextual encoding. Neuropsychologia. 48(1): 137-144.


Uncapher MR, and MD Rugg (2009) Selecting for memory? The influence of selective attention on the mnemonic binding of contextual information. Journal of Neuroscience. 29(25):8270-8279.


Hutchinson JB*, Uncapher MR*, AD Wagner (2009) Posterior parietal cortex and episodic retrieval: Convergent and divergent effects of attention and memory. Learning & Memory. 16(6):343-356.

              *first two authors contributed equally to this review


Uncapher MR, and AD Wagner (2009) Posterior parietal cortex and episodic encoding: Insights from fMRI subsequent memory effects and dual attention theory. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. 91(2):139-154.


Park HK, Uncapher MR, and MD Rugg (2008) Effects of study task on the neural correlates of encoding operations supporting successful source memory. Learning & Memory. 15(6):417-425.


Rugg MD, Johnson JD, Park HK, MR Uncapher (2008) Encoding-retrieval overlap in human episodic memory: A functional neuroimaging perspective. Belleville S, Castellucci V, Lacaille JC, W Sossin (eds.), The Essence of Memory, Elsevier, pp 339-352.


Uncapher MR, and MD Rugg (2008) Fractionation of the component processes underlying successful episodic encoding: a combined fMRI and divided attention study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 20(2):240-254.


Uncapher MR, Otten LJ and MD Rugg (2006) Episodic encoding is more than the sum of its parts: an fMRI investigation of multifeatural encoding. Neuron. 52(3):547-556.


Woodruff CC, Uncapher MR and MD Rugg (2006) Neural correlates of differential retrieval orientation: Sustained and item-related components. Neuropsychologia.  44(14):3000-3010.


Uncapher MR and MD Rugg (2005) Effects of divided attention on fMRI correlates of memory encoding. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 17(12):1923-1935.


Uncapher MR and MD Rugg (2005) Encoding and the durability of episodic memory: an fMRI study. Journal of Neuroscience. 25(31):7260-7267.


Woodruff CC, Johnson JD, Uncapher MR, Rugg MD. (2005) Content-specificity of the neural correlates of recollection. Neuropsychologia. 43(7):1022-1032.


Cahill LF, Uncapher MR, Kilpatrick L, Alkire MT, Turner J. (May-Jun 2004) Sex-related hemispheric lateralization of amygdala function in emotionally-influenced memory: an fMRI investigation. Learning & Memory. 11(3):261-266.


Haier RJ, Alkire MT, White NS, Uncapher MR, Lott IT, Head E, Cotman CW. (Dec 2003) Temporal cortex hyper-metabolism in Down syndrome prior to the onset of dementia. Neurology. 61(12):1673-1679.



Manuscripts in preparation



Uncapher MR, DuBrow S, Hutchinson JB, AD Wagner. Remembering to attend: Separating memory and attention signals in posterior parietal cortex.


Uncapher MR, Smith APR, Woodruff CC, MD Rugg. Changes in effective connectivity during differential retrieval orientation.

conference presentations

Uncapher MR, Chow T, Rissman J, Eberhardt J, Wagner AD (2012, October) Strategic influences on memory expression: Effects of countermeasures and memory strength on the neural decoding of past experience. To be presented for: Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA.


Gonzalez-Barbosa A, Hutchinson JB, Uncapher MR, Parvisi J, Wagner AD (2012, October) Decoding of recognition memory states from ECoG local field potentials in human parietal cortex. To be presented for: Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA.


Uncapher MR, DuBrow S, Hutchinson JB, Wagner AD (2011, November) Temporal interplay of attention and memory during associative retrieval. For: Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC.


Uncapher MR, DuBrow S, Hutchinson JB, Wagner AD (2011, August) Associative retrieval exhibits a dynamic temporal interplay between attention and memory. For: 8th Annual Bay Area Memory Meeting, Davis, CA


Uncapher MR, DuBrow S, Hutchinson JB, Wagner AD (2010, April) Remembering to attend: Separating memory and attention signals in posterior parietal cortex. For: Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Montreal, CAN.


Hutchinson JB, Uncapher MR, Wagner AD (2010, April) Parietal contributions to episodic retrieval: Effects of memory and decision criteria. For: Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Montreal, CAN.


Uncapher MR, Rugg MD (2009, August) Selecting for memory? The influence of selective attention on the mnemonic binding of contextual information. For: 6th annual Bay Area Memory Meeting, San Francisco, CA.


Uncapher MR, Wagner AD (2009, March) What does the posterior parietal cortex (PPC) tell us about episodic encoding? A meta-analysis of PPC subsequent memory effects. For: Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA.


Hutchinson JB, Uncapher MR, Wagner AD (2009, March) Contributions of parietal cortex to attention and memory: Divergent processes of visual attention and episodic retrieval. For: Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA.


Uncapher MR, Hutchinson JB, Wagner AD (2008, November) Attentional capture increases mnemonic capture: episodic encoding is modulated by the ventral parietal attention system. For: Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC.


Hutchinson JB, Uncapher MR, Bressler DW, Silver MA, Wagner AD (2008, November) Episodic memory retrieval and parietal cortex: relating memory to topographic maps of visuo-spatial attention and reflexive orienting. For: Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC.


Gottlieb LJ, Uncapher MR, Rugg MD (2008, November) Neural correlates of within- and across-modality contextual encoding. For: Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC.


Uncapher MR, Hutchinson JB, Wagner AD (2008, August) From negative to positive: Harnessing the ventral attentional system to promote rather than detract from episodic encoding. For: 5th annual Bay Area Memory Meeting, Davis, CA.


Hutchinson JB, Uncapher MR, Bressler DW, Silver MA, Wagner AD (2008, August) Parietal contributions to episodic memory retrieval and visuo-spatial attention. For: 5th annual Bay Area Memory Meeting, Davis, CA.


Uncapher MR, Rugg MD (2007, November) Attentional modulation of the neural correlates of episodic encoding. For: Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.


Uncapher MR, Smith APR, Woodruff CC, Rugg MD (2007, May) Changes in effective connectivity during differential retrieval orientation. For: Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, NY.


Uncapher MR, Rugg MD (2006, October) The nature of divided attention tasks affects fMRI correlates of episodic encoding. For: Society for Neuroscience, Atlanta, GA.


Uncapher MR, Rugg MD (2006, August) Modulation of the fMRI correlates of episodic encoding by divided attention depends on the nature of the secondary task. For: 3rd annual Bay Area Memory Meeting, Palo Alto, CA.


Park HK, Uncapher MR, Rugg MD (2006, August) Determinants of successful recollection – study task vs. study context. For: 3rd annual Bay Area Memory Meeting, Palo Alto, CA.


Uncapher MR, Otten LJ, Rugg MD (2006, April) Neural correlates of encoding multiple contextual attributes: an fMRI study. For: Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA.


Uncapher MR, Otten LJ, Rugg MD (2006, March) Episodic encoding: more than the sum of its parts? An fMRI investigation of multifeatural encoding. For: 8th Conference on the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, Irvine, CA.


Uncapher MR, Rugg MD, McReynolds J, Miller J, Alkire MT (2005, November) Rapid and repeatable pharmacological blockade of human emotional memory: an fMRI investigation. For: Society for Neuroscience, Washington D.C.


Woodruff CC, Johnson J, Uncapher MR, Rugg MD (2005, November) Double-dissociation of fusiform activity in the recollection of words and pictures. For: Society for Neuroscience, Washington D.C.


Uncapher MR, Rugg MD (2005, April) Effects of study-test delay on the neural correlates of episodic encoding as indexed by fMRI. For: Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, NY.


Uncapher MR, Rugg MD (2004, November) Dual-task interference effects on neural correlates of episodic encoding. For: Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA. 


Uncapher MR, Alkire M, Kilpatrick L, Turner J, Cahill L (2004, April) Subsequent forgetting? Brain regions positively correlated with later failure to remember neutral and emotional pictures. For: Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA.


Uncapher MR, Kilpatrick L, Turner J, Alkire M, Cahill L (2003, November) Functional anatomy involved in failure to remember emotional material. For: Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA. 


Uncapher MR, Kilpatrick L, Alkire M, Turner J, Cahill L (2003, October) Subsequent forgetting: Brain regions positively correlated with later failure to remember neutral and emotional pictures. For: 5th UC Irvine Society for Neuroscience Symposium, Irvine, CA. 


Uncapher MR, Kilpatrick L, Turner J, Alkire M, Cahill L (2003, June) Sex-related differences in encoding of emotionally influenced memory: a whole-brain functional analysis. NeuroImage. 19; 2(S1):S22. For: Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference, New York, NY.


Uncapher MR, Le SQ, Kinyamu R, Opole I, Fallon J (2002, April) Hematopoetic stem cells may play a role in normal neurogenesis in the adult mammalian olfactory bulb. For: Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference; Society: American Association of Anatomists, New Orleans, LA.


Le SQ, Uncapher MR, Kinyamu R, Opole I, Fallon J (2002, April) The role of hematopoetic stem cells in normal neurogenesis in hippocampus of the adult rat brain. For: Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference; Society: American Association of Anatomists, New Orleans, LA.



  1. Invited Presentations at Conferences, Symposia, and Workshops


  2. United States Dept of Veteran’s Affairs, War-related Illness and Injury Study Center speaker series. ‘When clinicians and neuroimagers unite, the brain becomes more mysterious: The puzzling case of the parietal cortex.’ Palo Alto, CA. May, 2012. 


  3. Fifth International Conference on Memory, Panelist. ‘Functional heterogeneity in posterior parietal cortex: A multi-pronged story’. University of York, York, United Kingdom. July, 2011.


  4. Stanford University, Dept of Psychology seminar series. ‘The contributions of parietal attention mechanisms to memory formation’. Stanford University, Stanford, CA. June, 2009.


  5. Memory Disorders Research Society, Annual Meeting, Postdoctoral Award ceremony. ‘Dual attention theory and encoding:  Investigating the role of the parietal lobe in episodic encoding’. Washington University, St. Louis, MO. September, 2008.


  6. University of California Irvine, Dept of Cognitive Sciences faculty colloquium. ‘From experience to memory: characterizing the neural correlates of episodic encoding’. University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA. February, 2008.


  7. Renee Harwick Advanced Graduate Student Award ceremony. ‘Episodic encoding is more than the sum of its parts’. University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA. June, 2006.


  8. University of California Irvine 2006 Medal Awards ceremony. Featured graduate fellowship recipient in a film to promote philanthropy for the university, shown during the ceremony. University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA. October, 2006.


  9. Society for Neuroscience, Irvine chapter symposium. Co-organizer and panel moderator. ‘From molecules to behavior: Neuroimaging of learning and memory’. University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA. October, 2003.