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Deason RG, Hussey EP, Flannery S, Ally BA. Using conceptual implicit memory to understand the picture superiority effect in Alzheimer's disease.

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Molitor RJ, Ko PC, Ally BA. (in press). Eye movements in Alzheimer's disease. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease

Ko PC, Duda B, Hussey EP, Mason EJ, Molitor RJ, Woodman GF, Ally BA. (in press). Understanding age-related reductions in visual working memory capacity: examining the stages of change detection. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics.



Donahue MJ, Hussey EP, Rane S, Prochak T, van Osch M, Hartkamp N, Hendriske J, Ally BA. (2014). Vessel-encoded arterial spin labeling (VE-ASL) reveals elevated flow territory asymmetry in older adults with substandard memory performance. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 39, 377-386.

Donahue MJ, Rane S, Hussey EP, Mason EJ, Pradhan S, Waddell K, Ally BA. (2014). y-aminobutric acid (GABA) concentration inversely correlates with basal perfusion in human visual cortex. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 34, 532-541.

Rane S, Mason EJ, Hussey EP, Gore JC, Ally BA, Donahue MJ. (2014). The effect of echo time and post-processing procedure on blood oxygenation level dependent (BOLD) functional connectivity analysis. NeuroImage, 95, 39-47.

Molitor RJ, Ko PC, Hussey EP, Ally BA. (2014). Memory-related eye movements challenge behavioral measures of pattern completion and pattern separation. Hippocampus, 24, 666-672.

Ko PC, Duda B, Hussey EP, Mason EJ, Ally BA. (2014). The temporal dynamics of visual object priming. Brain and Cognition, 91, 11-20.



Ko PC, Duda B, Hussey EP, Ally BA. (2013). Electrophysiological dissociation between recogntion memory with and without awareness. Neuropsychologia, 51, 642-655.

Ally BA, Hussey EP, Ko PC, Molitor RJ. (2013). Pattern separation and pattern completion in Alzheimer's disease: Evidence of rapid forgetting in patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment. Hippocampus, 23, 1246-1258.

Rane S, Ally BA, Hussey EP, Wilson T, Thornton-Wells, Gore J, Donahue MJ. (2013). Inverse correspondence between hippocampal perfusion and verbal memory performance in healthy older adults. Hippocampus, 23, 213-220.

Ally BA, Hussey EP, Donahue MJ. (2013). A case of hyperthymesia: Rethinking the role of the amygdala in autobiographical memory. Neurocase, 19, 161-181.

Mason EJ, Donahue MJ, Ally BA. (2013). Using magnetic resonance imaging in the identification of biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease. In Zerr, I. (Ed.) Alzheimer's Disease. InTech Publishing. ISBN 980-953-307-740-1.



Deason RG, Hussey EP, Ally BA, Budson AE. (2012). Reliance on familiarity leads to a liberal response bias: Evidence from young adults, older adults, and patients with Alzheimer's disease. Neuropsychology, 26, 119-126.

Ally BA. (2012). Using pictures and words to understand recognition memory deterioration in the course of Alzheimer's disease: A review. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, 12, 687-694.

Deason RG, Hussey EP, Budson AE, Ally BA. (2012). Gist-based conceptual processing of pictures remains intact in patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment. Neuropsychology, 26, 202-208.

Hussey EP, Smolinsky JG, Piryatinski I, Budson AE, Ally BA. (2012). Using mental imagery to improve memory in patients with Alzheimer's disease: Trouble inspecting or remembering the mind's eye? Alzheimer's Disease and Associated Disorders, 26, 124-134.

Embree LM, Budson AE, Ally BA. (2012). Memorial familiarity remains intact for pictures but not for words in patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairement. Neuropsychologia, 50, 2333-2340.

Simmons-Stern NR, Deason RG, Brandler BJ, Frustace BS, Ally BA, Budson AE. (2012). Music-based memory enhancement in Alzheimer's disease: Promise and limitations. Neuropsychologia, 50, 3295-3303.

Deason RG, Simmons-Stern NR, Frustace BS, Ally BA, Budson AE. (2012). Music as a memory enhancer: Differences between healthy older adults and patients with Alzheimer's disease. Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, 22, 175-179.



Dodson CS, Spaniol M, O’Connor MK, Deason RG, Ally BA, Budson AE. (2011). Alzheimer's disease and memory-monitoring impairment: Alzheimer's patients show a monitoring deficit that is greater than their accuracy deficit. Neuropsychologia, 49, 2609-2618.

Quiroz YT, Ally BA, Celone K, McKeever J, Ruiz-Rizzo, Lopera F, Stern CE, Budson AE (2011). Event-related potential markers of brain changes in preclinical familial Alzheimer's disease. Neurology, 77, 469-475.

Ko PC, Ally BA. (2011) Visual cognition in Alzheimer's disease and its functional implications. In De La Monte S. (Ed) Alzheimer's Disease: Book 1. In Tech Publishing. ISBN 978-953-307-993-6.

Werheid K, McDonald RS, Simmons-Stern NR, Ally BA, and Budson AE. (2011). Familiar smiling faces in Alzheimer's disease: Understanding the positivity-related recognition bias. Neuropsychologia, 49, 2935-2940.

Hussey EP, Ally BA. (2011). Examining the characteristics of episodic memory using event-related potentials in Alzheimer's disease. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 54, 2715. doi: 10.3791/2715.

Ally BA. (2011) Using EEG and MEG to understanding brain physiology in dementia. In Kowall NW and Budson AE. (Eds) The Handbook of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4051-6828-1.


Simmons-Stern NR, Budson AE, and Ally BA. (2010). Music as a memory enhancer in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Neuropsychologia, 48, 3164-3167.

O'Connor MK and Ally BA. (2010). Using stimulus form change to understand memorial familiarity for pictures and words in patients with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. Neuropsychologia, 48, 2068-2074.


Beth EH, Waring JD, Budson AE, and Ally BA. (2009). Response bias for picture recognition in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, 22, 229-235.

Addis DR, Sacchetti D, Ally BA, Budson AE, and Schacter DL. (2009). Episodic simulation of future events is impaired in mild Alzheimer's disease. Neuropsychologia, 47, 2660-2671.

Ally BA, McKeever JD, Waring JD, and Budson AE. (2009). Pictures preserve frontal memorial processes in patients with mild cognitive impairment. Neuropsychologia, 47, 2044-2055.

Ally BA, Gold CA, and Budson AE. (2009). An evaluation of recollection and familiarity in Alzheimer's disease and mild Cognitive impairment using receiver operating characteristics. Brain and Cognition 69, 504-513.

Ally BA, Gold CA, and Budson AE. (2009). The picture superiority effect in patients with Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment. Neuropsychologia 47, 595-598.


Ally BA, Simons JS, McKeever JD, Peers PV, and Budson AE. (2008). Parietal contributions to recollection: Electrophysiological evidence from aging and patients with parietal lesions. Neuropsychologia 46, 1800-1812.

Simons JS, Peers PV, Hwang DY, Ally BA, Fletcher PC, and Budson AE. (2008). Is the parietal lobe necessary for recollection in humans? Neuropsychologia 46, 1185-1191.

Ally BA, Waring JD, Beth EH, McKeever JD, Milberg WP, and Budson AE. (2008). Aging memory for pictures: Using high-density event-related potentials to understand the effect of aging on the picture superiority effect. Neuropsychologia 46, 287-297.


Hwang DY, Gallo DA, Ally BA, Black PM, Schacter DL, and Budson AE. (2007). Diagnostic retrieval monitoring in patients with frontal lobe lesions: Further exploration of the distinctiveness heuristic. Neuropsychologia 45, 2543-2552.

Ally BA and Budson AE. (2007). The worth of pictures: Using high density event-related potentials to understand the memorial power of pictures and the dynamics of recognition memory. NeuroImage35, 378-395.

Ally BA, Jones GE, Cole JA, and Budson AE. (2007). Sensory gating in patients with Alzheimer's disease and their biological children. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias 21, 439-447.


Ally BA, Jones GE, Cole JA, and Budson AE. (2006). The P300 component in patients with Alzheimer's disease and their biological children. Biological Psychology 72, 180-187.