Prof. Marcia K. Johnson

Publications (2011-)

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In press

Kim, K., & Johnson, M.K. (in press) Distinct neural networks support the mere ownership effect under different motivational contexts. Social Neuroscience.


Johnson, M.R., & Johnson, M.K. (2014). Decoding individual natural scene representations during perception and imagery. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 59. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.00059 

Kim, K., & Johnson, M.K. (2014). Activity in ventromedial prefrontal cortex during self-related processing: Positive subjective value or personal significance? Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. Published online 16 May 2014. doi:10.1093/scan/nsu078 

Roth, J.K., Johnson, M.K., Tokoglu, F., Murphy, I., & Constable, R.T. (2014). Modulating intrinsic connectivity: Adjacent subregions within supplementary motor cortex, dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, and parietal cortex connect to separate functional networks during task and also connect during rest. PLoS ONE, 9, e90672. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090672 

Sugimori, E., Mitchell, K.J., Raye, C.L., Greene, E.J., & Johnson, M.K. (2014). Brain mechanisms underlying reality monitoring for heard and imagined words. Psychological Science, 24, 403-413. doi:10.1177/0956797613505776 [PDF]


Ebner, N.C., Johnson, M.R., Rieckmann, A., Durbin, K.A., Johnson, M.K., & Fischer, H. (2013). Processing own-age vs. other-age faces: Neuro-behavioral correlates and effects of emotion. NeuroImage, 78, 363-371. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.04.029 [PDF]

Higgins, J.A., & Johnson, M.K. (2013). Lost thoughts: Implicit semantic interference impairs reflective access to currently active information. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142, 6-11. doi:10.1037/a0028191 [PDF]

Johnson, M.R., Higgins, J.A., Norman, K.A., Sederberg, P.B., Smith, T.A., & Johnson, M.K. (2013). Foraging for thought: an inhibition-of-return-like effect resulting from directing attention within working memory. Psychological Science. Published online 7 May 2013. doi:10.1177/0956797612466414 [PDF]

Kim, K., & Johnson, M.K. (2013). Extended self: Spontaneous activation of medial prefrontal cortex by objects that are “mine.” Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. Published online 20 May 2013. doi:10.1093/scan/nst082 [PDF]

Kuhl, B.A., Johnson, M.K., & Chun, M.M. (2013). Dissociable neural mechanisms for goal-directed versus incidental memory reactivation. The Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 16099-16109. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0207-13.2013 [PDF]

Mitchell, K.J., Ankudowich, E., Durbin, K.A., Greene, E.J., & Johnson, M.K. (2013). Age-related differences in agenda-driven monitoring of format and task information. Neuropsychologia, 51, 2427-2441. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2013.01.012 [PDF]


Ebner, N.C., Johnson, M.K., & Fischer, H. (2012). Neural mechanisms of reading facial emotions in young and older adults. Frontiers of Emotion Science, 3, Article 223. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00223 [PDF]

Higgins, J.A., & Johnson, M.K. (2012). Some thoughts on the interaction between perception and reflection. In J.M. Wolfe & L. Robertson (Eds.), From perception to consciousness: Searching with Anne Treisman. (pp. 390-397). New York: Oxford University Press. [PDF]

Kim, K., Yi, D.-J., Raye, C.L., & Johnson, M.K. (2012). Negative effects of item repetition on source memory. Memory & Cognition, 40, 889-901. doi:10.3758/s13421-012-0196-2 [PDF]


Chun, M.M. & Johnson, M.K. (2011). Memory: Enduring traces of perceptual and reflective attention. Neuron, 72, 520-535. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2011.10.026 [PDF]

Ebner, N.C., Gluth, S., Johnson, M.R., Raye, C.L., Mitchell, K.J., & Johnson, M.K. (2011). Medial prefrontal cortex activity when thinking about others depends on their age. Neurocase, 17, 260-269. doi:10.1080/13554794.2010.536953 [PDF] Author Posting. © Psychology Press, 2011. This is the author’s version of the work. It is posted here by permission of Psychology Press for personal use, not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Neurocase, Volume 17 Issue 3, June 2011.

Ebner, N.C., He, Y., Fichtenholtz, H.M., McCarthy, G., & Johnson, M.K. (2011). Electrophysiological correlates of processing faces of younger and older individuals. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 6, 526-535. doi:10.1093/scan/nsq074 [PDF]

Ebner, N.C., He, Y., & Johnson, M.K. (2011). Age and emotion affect how we look at a face: Visual scan patterns differ for own-age versus other-age emotional faces. Cognition & Emotion, 25, 260-269. doi:10.1080/02699931.2010.540817 [PDF]

He, Y., Ebner, N.C., & Johnson, M.K. (2011). What predicts the own-age bias in face recognition memory? Social Cognition, 29, 97-109. [PDF]

Johnson, M.K., Raye, C.L., Mitchell, K.J., & Ankudowich, E. (2011). The cognitive neuroscience of true and false memories. In Belli, R.F. (Ed.), True and false recovered memories: Toward a reconciliation of the debate. Vol. 58: Nebraska Symposium on Motivation (pp. 15-52). New York: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-1195-6_2 [PDF]