In press

Ruiz Na, Dubrow S, Murty VP. Agency as a bridge to form associative memory. In-Revision

Horwath Ea, Dubrow S, Rouhani N, Murty VP. Value restructures the organization of free recall. In-Revision

Shen Xa, Smith DV, Murty VP. Machine learning as a validated tool to characterize individual differences in free recall of naturalistic events. In-Revision

Neeson ALb, Dubrow S, Skalaban La, Davachi L, Murty VP. Imperative motivational states induced by reward impair episodic memory. In-Revision

Reisman S, Gregory DF, Stasiak J, Mitchell WJ, Helion C, Murty VP (2021). Influence of Naturalistic, Emotional Context and Intolerance of Uncertainty on Arousal-Mediated Biases in Episodic Memory. PsyArXiv. doi: 10.31234/ [pdf]

Stasiak J, Mitchell, Reisman SS, Gregory DF, Murty VP, Helion C (2021). Physiological and Emotional Arousal Guide Metacognitive Reporting and Recall of Naturalistic Experiences. PsyArXiv. doi: 10.31234/ [pdf]


Dunsmoor JE, Murty VP, Clewett D, Davachi L (2022) Tag and capture: how salient experiences target and rescue nearby events in memory. Trends in Cognitive Science, Accepted

Houser Tb, Tompary A, Murty VP (2022) Agency enhances temporal order memory in an interactive exploration game. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, Accepted

Benear SLa, Horwath EAa, Cowan Ec, Camacho MC, Ngo CTc, Newcombe NS, Olson I, Murty VP (2022) Children show adult-like hippocampal pattern separation for familiar but not novel events. Brain Research, Accepted

Tanriverdi Ba, Gregory DFa, Olino TM, Ely TD, Harnett NG, van Rooij SJH, Lebois LAM, Seligowski AV, Jovanovic T, Ressler KJ, House SL, Beaudoin FL, An X, Neylan TC, Clifford GD, Linnstaedt SD, Germine LT, Bollen KA, Rauch SL, Haran JP, Storrow AB, Lewandowski C, Musey PI, Hendry PL, Sheikh S, Jones CW, Punches BE, Kurz MC, McGrath ME, Hudak LA, Pascual JL, Seamon MJ, Datner EM, Pearson C, Domeier RM, Rathlev NK, O’Neil BJ, Sanchez LD, Bruce SE, Miller MW, Pietrzak RH, Joormann J, Barch DM, Pizzagalli DA, Sheridan JF, Smoller JW, Harte SE, Elliott JM, McLean SA, Kessler RC, Koenen KC, Stevens JS, Murty VP (2022) Hippocampal threat reactivity interacts with physiological arousal to predict PTSD symptoms. Journal of Neuroscience, Accepted

Creatura GMa, Ered Aa, Murty VP, Ellman LM (2022) The relationship between sleep, dissociation, and psychotic-like experiences. Early Interventions in Psychiatry, In-Press

Shen Xa, Ballard ICc, Smith DV, Murty VP (2022) Decision uncertainty during hypothesis testing enhances memory accuracy for incidental information. Learning and Memory, 29(4):93-99

O’Shea Ib, Haroon Pa, Olson I, Murty VP, Smith DV (2022) Distinct alterations in cerebellar connectivity with substantia nigra and ventral tegmental area in Parkinson’s Disease. Scientific Reports, 12(1):3289


Mitchell WJa, Tepfer LJa, Henninger NMa, Perlman SB, Murty VP, Helion C. (2021) Developmental differences in affective representation between prefrontal and subcortical structures. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 17(3):311-322

Korenic SAa, Ered Aa, Pierce KMa, Calvo EMb, Olino TM, Murty VP, Ellman LM (2021) Examining self-reported social functioning, sleep quality, and psychotic-like experiences in college students. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 143:54-59

Ding Za, Jiang T, Chen C, Murty VP, Xue J, Zhang M. (2021) The effect of choice on intentional and incidental memory. Learning and Memory, 28(12):440-444

Stevens JS, Harnett NG, Leois LAM, Seligowski AV, Steuber ER, Hinrichs R, … Murty VP, … Ressler KJ (2021) Brain-based biotypes of psychiatric vulnerability in the acute aftermath of trauma. American Journal of Psychiatry, 178(11):1037-1049

Seligowski AV, Steuber ER, Hinrichs R, … Murty VP, … Javanovic T (2021) A prospective examination of sex differences in posttraumatic autonomic functioning. Neurobiology of Stress, 15:100384

Ziobrowski HN, Kennedy CJ, Ustun B, Murty VP, … van Rooij SJH (2021) Development and validation of a model to predict post-traumatic stress disorder and major depression after a motor vehicle collision. JAMA Psychiatry, 78(11):1228-1237

Steuber ER, Seligowski AV, Roeckner AR, Reda M, Lebois LAM, van Rooij SJH, Murty VP, … Stevens JS (2021) Thalamic volume and fear extinction interact to predict acute posttraumatic stress sensitivity. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 141:325332

O’Shea I, Popal H, Olson IR, Murty VP, Smith DV (2021). Distinct Alterations in Cerebellar Connectivity with Substantia Nigra and Ventral Tegmental Area in Parkinsons Disease. bioRxiv [pdf]

Cowan ET, Schapiro AC, Dunsmoor JE, Murty VP (2021). Memory consolidation as an adaptive process. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review [pdf]

Cowan ET, Fain M, O’Shea I, Ellman LM, Murty VP (2021). VTA and anterior hippocampus target dissociable neocortical networks for post-novelty enhancements. Journal of Neuroscience [pdf]

Gregory DF, Rothrock JM, Jalbrzikowski M, Foran W, Montez DF, Luna B, Murty VP (2021). Increased Functional Coupling between VTA and Hippocampus during Rest in First-Episode Psychosis.eNeurodoi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0375-20.2021 [pdf]

FeldmannHall O, Montez DFa, Phelps EA, Davachi L, Murty VP. (2021) Hippocampus guides adaptive learning during dynamic social interactions. Journal of Neuroscience, 41(6):1340-1348

Harnett NG, van Rooij SJH, Ely TD, LeBois LAM, Murty VP, …, Ressler KJ, Stevens JS. (2021) Prognostic neuroimaging biomarkers of trauma-related psychopathology: resting-state fMRI shortly after trauma predicts future PTSD and depression symptoms in the AURORA study. Neuropsychopharmacology, 46(7):1263-71

Sarpal DK, Tarcijonas Gb, Calabro F, Foran Wb, Haas GL, Luna B., Murty VP. (2021) Context specific abnormalities of the central executive network in first-episode psychosis: relationship with cognition. Psychological Medicine, 23:10


Gregory DF, Ritchey M, Murty VP (2020). Amygdala and ventral tegmental area differentially interact with hippocampus and cortical medial temporal lobe during rest in humans. Hippocampus. doi: 10.1002/hipo.23216 [pdf]

Murty VP, Fain MR, Hlutkowsky C, Perlman SB. (2020). Memory for social interactions throughout early childhood. Cognition. 202:104324. [pdf]

McLean S, Ressler K, Koenen K,  Neylan T,  Germine L, Jovanovic T, Clifford G, Zeng D, An X, Linnstaedt S, Beaudoin F, House S, Bollen K, Musey P, Hendry P, Jones C, Lewandowski C, Swor R, Datner D, Mohiuddin K, Stevens J, Storrow A, Kurz M, McGrath M, Fermann G, Hudak L, Gentile N, Chang AM, Peak D,  Pascual J, Seamon M, Sergot P, Peacock WF, Diercks D, Sanchez L, Rathlev N, Domeier R, Haran J, Pearson C, Murty VP, Insel T, Dagum P,  Onnela JP, Bruce S, Gaynes B, Joormann J, Miller M, Pietrzak R, Buysse D, Pizzagalli D, Rauch S, Harte S, Young L, Barch D, Lebois L,  van Rooij S, Luna B, Smoller J, Dougherty R, Pace T, Binder E,  Sheridan J, Elliott J, Basu A, Fromer M, Parlikar T, Zaslavsky, T, Kessler R. (2020). The AURORA Study: A Longitudinal, Multimodal Library of Brain Biology and Function after Traumatic Stress Exposure. Molecular Psychiatry. 25:283-296 [pdf]

Calabro FJ*, Murty VP*, Jalbrzikowski M, Tervo-Clemmens B, Beatriz L. (2020). Development of hippocampal-prefrontal cortex interactions through adolescence. Cerebral Cortex. 30:1548-1558 [pdf]


DuBrow S, Eberts EA, Murty VP. (2019). A common mechanism underlying choice’s influence on preference and memory. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 26:1958-1966 [pdf]

Dunsmoor JE, Kroes MCW, Murty VP, Braren SH, Phelps EA. (2019). Emotional enhancement of memory for neutral information: the complex interplay between arousal, attention, and anticipation. Biological Psychology. 145:134-141 [pdf]

Clewett D, Murty VP. (2019). Echoes of Emotions Past: How Neuromodulators Determine What We Recollect. eNeuro. 15: 6(2) [pdf]

Manivannan A, Foran W, Jalbrzikowski M, Murty VP, Haas GL, Tarcijonas G, Luna B, Sarpal DK. (2019). Association Between Duration of Untreated Psychosis and Frontostriatal Connectivity Between Maintenance Of Visuospatial Working Memory. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging. 4(5): 454-461. [pdf]

Jalbrzikowski M, Murty VP, Tervo-Clemmens B, Foran W, Luna B. (2019). Age-Associated Deviations of Amygdala Functional Connectivity in Youths With Psychosis Spectrum Disorders: Relevance to Psychotic Symptoms. American Journal of Psychiatry.176(3):196-207 [pdf]


Shermohammed M, Davidow JY, Somerville LH, Murty VP. (2018). Stress impacts the fidelity but not strength of emotional memories. Brain and Cognition. 133-33-41.[pdf]

Murty VP, DuBrow S, Davachi L. (2018) Decision-making Increases Episodic Memory via Postencoding Consolidation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 31:1-10 [pdf]

Gee DG, Bath KG, Johnson CM, Meyer HC, Murty VP, van den Bos W, Hartley CA (2018). Neurocognitive development of motivated behavior: dynamic changes across childhood and adolescence. Journal of Neuroscience. 38(44):9433-9455 [pdf]

Murty VP, Shah H, Montez D, Foran W, Calabro F, Luna B. (2018) Age-related trajectories of functional coupling between the VTA and nucleus accumbens depend on motivational state. Journal of Neuroscience. 38(34), 7420-7427. [pdf]

Murty VP, McKinney R, DuBrow S, Jalbrzikowski M, Haas G, Luna B. Differential patterns of contextual organization of memory in first-episode psychosis. NPG: Schizophrenia, 4(1):3 [pdf]

Jalbrzikowski M, Murty VP, Stan P, Saifullan J, Simmonds DJ, Foran W, Luna B. Differentiating between clinical and behavioral phenotypes in first-episode psychosis during maintenance of visuospatial working memory. Schizophrenia Research, 197: 357-364 [pdf]

Fishburn FA, Murty VP, Hlutkowsky CO, MacGillivray CE, Bemis LM, Murphy ME, Huppert TJ, Perlman SB (2018) Putting our heads together: interpersonal neural synchronization as a biological mechanism for shared intentionality. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 841-849. [pdf]


Murty VP, Tompary A, Adcock RA, Davachi L. (2017) Selectivity in post-encoding connectivity with high-level visual cortex is associated with reward-motivated memory. Journal of Neuroscience, 37(3):537-545. [pdf]

Patil A*, Murty VP*, Dunsmoor J, Phelps EA, Davachi L. (2017) Reward motivation retroactively facilitates consolidation of related memoranda. Learning & Memory, 24(1): 65-69. [pdf]

Murty VP, Ballard IB, Adcock RA. (2017) Hippocampus and prefrontal cortex predict distinct temporal profiles of the ventral tegmental area. Cerebral Cortex, 27(2):1660-1669 [pdf]

Murty VP, Dickerson KC. (2017) Motivational influences on memory. In Advancements in Motivation in Achievement, Emerald Group Publishing, Bingley [pdf]

Murty VP, Adcock RA. (2017) Motivated memory: anticipated reward and punishment shape encoding via differential medial temporal network recruitment. In The hippocampus from cells to systems: structure, connectivity, and functional contributions to memory and flexible cognition. Cold Spring, New York [pdf]


Murty, VP, Calabro, FG, Luna B. (2016) The role of experience in adolescent cognitive development, integration of executive, memory, and mesolimbic systems. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 70:46-58. [pdf]

Murty VP, LaBar KS, Adcock RA. (2016) Distinct medial temporal networks encode surprise during motivation by reward versus punishment. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 134:55-64 [pdf]

Murty VP*, FeldmanHall O*, Phelps EA, Davachi L. (2016) Episodic memory gates adaptive decision-making. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145(5):548-58 [pdf]

Ritchey M, Murty VP, Dunsmoor JE (2016) Adaptive memory systems for remembering the salient and the seemingly mundane. Commentary on Mather et al, 2015; Behavioral and Brain Sciences, in-press [pdf]


Sambataro F, Podell JE, Murty VP, Das S, Kolachana B, Goldberg TE, Weinberger DR, Mattay VS(2015) Dopamine transporter 3’ UTR VNTR modulates striatal function during working memory updating across adulthood. European Journal of Neuroscience, 42:3: 1912-8 [pdf]

Murty VP, DuBrow S, Davachi L. (2015) The simple act of choosing influences declarative memory. Journal of Neuroscience, 35: 6255-6264, *Selected as a Feature Article [pdf]

Dunsmoor JE, Murty VP, Davachi L, Phelps EA. (2015) Emotional learning selectively and retroactively strengthens episodic memory for related events. Nature, 520: 345-8 [pdf]

McHugh SM, Ibinson JW, Murty VP (2016) Disruption of memory consolidation may explain patterns of memory better than emotion-induced retrograde amenesia in a study by Chen et al. Commentary on Chen et al, 2015; Anesthesia and Analgesia, 123(6): 1638-1639 [pdf]


Murty VP, Shermohammed M, Smith DV, Carter RM, Huettel SA, Adcock RA. (2014) Resting state networks distinguish human ventral tegmental area from substantia nigra. Neuroimage, 100: 580-9 [pdf]

Murty VP & Adcock RA. (2013) Enriched encoding: Reward anticipation increases hippocampal sensitivity to and memory for expectancy violations. Cerebral Cortex, 24(8):2160-8 [pdf]

Murty VP, Ballard I, Krebs RM, Adcock RA. (2013) Habituation of the human hippocampus to trial-unique, novel scenes. Learning and Memory, 20(4): 229-35 [pdf]

Murty VP, Stanek JK, Heusser AC. (2013) Representations of distinct salience signals in the nucleus accumbens. Commentary on Zaehle et al, 2013; Journal of Neuroscience, 33(39): 15319-20 [pdf]


Murty VP, LaBar KS, Adcock RA. (2012) Threat of punishment motivates memory encoding via amygdala, not midbrain, interactions with the medial temporal lobes. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(26): 8969-76 [pdf]

Podell JE, Sambataro F, Murty VP, Emery MR, Das S, Goldberg TE, Weinberger DR, Mattay VS. (2012) Neurophysiological correlates of age-related changes in working memory updating. Neuroimage, 62(3):2151-60 [pdf]

Murty VP, LaBar KS, Hamilton DA, Adcock RA. (2011) Is all motivation good for learning? Dissociable influences of approach and avoidance motivation on declarative memory. Learning & Memory, 18(11):712. [pdf]

Ballard I*, Murty VP*, Carter RM, MacInnes J, Huettel S, Adcock RA. (2011) Dorso-lateral prefrontal cortex drives mesolimbic dopaminergic regions to initiate motivated behavior. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(28): 10340-6 [pdf]

Murty VP, Sambataro F, Radulescu E, Altamura M, Iudicello J, Zoltick BJ, Weinberger DR, Goldberg TE, Mattay VS. (2011) Selective updating of working memory content modulates meso-cortico-striatal activity. Neuroimage, 57(3): 1264-72 [pdf]

Dunsmoor JE, Prince SE, Murty VP, Kragel PA, LaBar KS. (2011) Neurobehavioral mechanisms of human fear generalization. Neuroimage, 55(4):1878-1888  [pdf]


Murty VP*, Ritchey M*, Adcock RA, LaBar KS. (2010) fMRI studies of successful emotional memory encoding: a quantitative meta-analysis. Neuropsychologia, 48(12): 3459-69 [pdf]

Sambataro F, Murty VP, Callicott JH, Tan HY, Das S, Weinberger DR, Mattay VS. (2010) Age-related alterations in default mode network: impact on working memory performance. Neurobiology of Aging, 31(5):839-52. [pdf]

Sambataro F, Murty VP, Lemaitre HS, Reed JD, Das S, Callicott JH, Weinberger DR, Mattay VS. (2010) BDNF modulates normal human hippocampal ageing. Molecular Psychiatry, 15(2):116-8 [pdf]

Sambataro F, Reed JD, Murty VP, Das S, Callicott JH, Weinberger DR, Mattay VS. (2009)  Catechol-O-methyltransferase Val158Met polymorphism modulates brain networks underlying working memory across adulthood. Biological Psychiatry, 66(6):540-8 [pdf]

Murty VP, Sambataro F, Das S, Tan HY, Callicott JH, Goldberg TE, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Weinberger DR, Mattay VS. (2009) Age-related alterations in simple declarative memory and the effect of negative stimulus valence. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21(10): 1920-33 [pdf]

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