Publications


Higher cardiorespiratory fitness levels are associated with greater hippocampal volume in breast cancer survivors.
Front Hum Neurosci 2015 26;9:465. Epub 2015 Aug 26.
Department of Psychology, The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL, USA.

The role of aerobic fitness in cortical thickness and mathematics achievement in preadolescent children.
PLoS One 2015 12;10(8):e0134115. Epub 2015 Aug 12.
Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America; Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States of America.


Education mitigates age-related decline in N-Acetylaspartate levels.
Brain Behav 2015 Mar 29;5(3):e00311. Epub 2015 Jan 29.
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois Urbana, Illinois ; Department of Psychology, University of Illinois Urbana, Illinois.

Aerobic fitness is associated with greater white matter integrity in children.
Front Hum Neurosci 2014 19;8:584. Epub 2014 Aug 19.
Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL, USA ; Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL, USA.


BDNF mediates improvements in executive function following a 1-year exercise intervention.
Front Hum Neurosci 2014 11;8:985. Epub 2014 Dec 11.
Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA, USA ; Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA, USA ; Center for Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

White matter microstructure is associated with cognitive control in children.
Biol Psychol 2013 Sep 25;94(1):109-15. Epub 2013 May 25.
Department of Psychology & Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

The effects of physical activity on functional MRI activation associated with cognitive control in children: a randomized controlled intervention.
Front Hum Neurosci 2013 12;7:72. Epub 2013 Mar 12.
Department of Psychology, The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL, USA.

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