Elliott BL, Mohyee RA, Ballard IC, Olson IR, Ellman LM, Murty VP (2024) In vivo structural connectivity of the reward system along the hippocampal long axis. Hippocampus, 34(7): 327-341. 

Cliver KG, Gregory DF, Martinez SA, Mitchell WJ, Stasiak JE, Reisman SS, Helion C. Murty VP (2024) Temporal memory for threatening events encoded in a haunted house. Cognition and Emotion, in-press. 

Cowan ET, Zhang Y, Rottman BM, Murty VP (2024) The effects of mnemonic variability and spacing on memory over multiple timescales. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 121(12):e2311077121.

Skalaban LJ, Chan I, Rapuano KM, Lin Q, Conley MI, Watts RR, Busch EL, Murty VP, Casey BJ. (2024) Representational dissimilarity of faces and places during a working memory task is associated with subsequent recognition memory during development. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 36(3): 415-434

Shen X, Helion C, Smith DV, Murty VP (2024) Motivation as a lens for understanding information seeking behaviors. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 36(3): 415-434


Johnston CR, Quarmely M, Nelson BD, Helion C, Murty VP, Jarcho JM (2023) Social feedback biases emerge during recall but not prediction and shift across the development of social anxiety. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 120(52): e2308593120. 

Rait LI, Murty VP, DuBrow S (2023) Contextual familiarity rescues the cost of switching. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 1-11. 

Tanriverdi B, Cowan ET, Metoki A, Jobson KR, Murty VP, Chein J, Olson I (2023) Awake hippocampal-cortical co-reactivaiton is associated with forgetting. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 35(9), 1446-1462. 

Benear SL, Popal HS, Zheng Y, Tanriverdi B, Murty VP, Chein J, Olson IR (2023) Awake hippocampal-cortical co-reactivation is associated with forgetting. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 35(9): 1446-1462

Wong, S. A., Lebois, L. A., Ely, T. D., van Rooij, S. J., Bruce, S. E., Murty, V. P., … & Harnett, N. G. (2023). Internal capsule microstructure mediates the relationship between childhood maltreatment and PTSD following adulthood trauma exposure. Molecular Psychiatry, 1-10. [pdf]

Xue, J., Jiang, T., Chen, C., Murty, V. P., Li, Y., Ding, Z., & Zhang, M. (2023). The interactive effect of external rewards and self-determined choice on memory. Psychological Research, 1-10.[pdf]

Ruiz, N. A., DuBrow, S., & Murty, V. P. (2023). Agency as a bridge to form associative memories. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.[pdf]

Horwath, E. A., Rouhani, N., DuBrow, S., & Murty V. P. (2023). Value restructures the organization of free recall. Cognition231, 105315. [pdf]

Shen, X., Houser, T., Smith, D. V., & Murty, V. P. (2023). Machine-learning as a validated tool to characterize individual differences in free recall of naturalistic events. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review30(1), 308-316. [pdf]

Beaudoin, F. L., An, X., Basu, A., Ji, Y., Liu, M., Kessler, R. C., … Murty, V. P. …& McLean, S. A. (2023). Use of serial smartphone-based assessments to characterize diverse neuropsychiatric symptom trajectories in a large trauma survivor cohort. Translational Psychiatry13(1), 4. [pdf]

Stasiak J, Mitchell, Reisman SS, Gregory DF, Murty V. P., Helion C (2023). Physiological arousal guides situational appraisals and metacognitive recall for naturalistic experiences. Neuropsychologia, 108467. [pdf]


Elliott, B. L., D’Ardenne, K., Murty, V. P., Brewer, G. A., & McClure, S. M. (2022). Midbrain–Hippocampus Structural Connectivity Selectively Predicts Motivated Memory Encoding. Journal of Neuroscience42(50), 9426-9434. [pdf]

Short, N. A., van Rooij, S. J., Murty, V. P., Stevens, J. S., An, X., Ji, Y., … & Jovanovic, T. (2022). Anxiety sensitivity as a transdiagnostic risk factor for trajectories of adverse posttraumatic neuropsychiatric sequelae in the AURORA study. Journal of psychiatric research156, 45-54. [pdf]

Mitchell, W. J., Stasiak, J., Martinez, S., Cliver, K., Gregory, D., Reisman, S., … Murty, V. P., … & Helion, C. (2022). Emotion regulation strategy usage in a quasi-naturalistic context. [pdf]

Benear, S. L., Horwath, E. A., Cowan, E., Camacho, M. C., Ngo, C. T., Newcombe, N. S., … & Murty, V. P. (2022). Children show adult-like hippocampal pattern similarity for familiar but not novel events. Brain Research1791, 147991. [pdf]

Rait, L. I., Murty, V. P., & DuBrow, S. (2022). Contextual familiarity rescues the cost of switching. [pdf]

Sarpal, D. K., Tarcijonas, G., Calabro, F. J., Foran, W., Haas, G. L., Luna, B., & Murty, V. P. (2022). Context-specific abnormalities of the central executive network in first-episode psychosis: relationship with cognition. Psychological medicine52(12), 2299-2308. [pdf]

Tanriverdi, B., Gregory, D. F., Olino, T. M., Ely, T. D., Harnett, N. G., van Rooij, S. J., … & Murty, V. P. (2022). Hippocampal Threat Reactivity Interacts with Physiological Arousal to Predict PTSD Symptoms. Journal of Neuroscience42(34), 6593-6604. [pdf]

Harnett, N. G., Finegold, K. E., Lebois, L. A., van Rooij, S. J., Ely, T. D., Murty, V. P., … & Stevens, J. S. (2022). Structural covariance of the ventral visual stream predicts posttraumatic intrusion and nightmare symptoms: a multivariate data fusion analysis. Translational psychiatry12(1), 321. [pdf]

Dunsmoor, J. E., Murty, V. P., Clewett, D., Phelps, E. A., & Davachi, L. (2022). Tag and capture: how salient experiences target and rescue nearby events in memory. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. [pdf]

Joormann, J., McLean, S. A., Beaudoin, F. L., An, X., Stevens, J. S., Zeng, D., … Murty, V. P., … & Kessler, R. C. (2022). Socio-demographic and trauma-related predictors of depression within eight weeks of motor vehicle collision in the AURORA study. Psychological medicine52(10), 1934-1947. [pdf]

Hinojosa, C. A., van Rooij, S. J. H., Harnett, N. G., Lebois, L. A. M., Murty, V. P., Jovanovic, T., & House, S. (2022). Understanding the co-emergence of PTSD and alcohol use: exploring time since trauma and the role of the vmPFC. Age (Years)33, 12-61. [pdf]

Shen, X., Ballard, I. C., Smith, D. V., & Murty, V. P. (2022). Decision uncertainty during hypothesis testing enhances memory accuracy for incidental information. Learning & Memory29(4), 93-99. [pdf]

Creatura, G. M., Ered, A., Murty, V. P., & Ellman, L. M. (2022). The relationship between sleep, dissociation and psychotic‐like experiences. Early Intervention in Psychiatry. [pdf]

Mitchell, W. J., Tepfer, L. J., Henninger, N. M., Perlman, S. B., Murty, V. P., & Helion, C. (2022). Developmental differences in affective representation between prefrontal and subcortical structures. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience17(3), 311-322. [pdf]

O’Shea, I. M., Popal, H. S., Olson, I. R., Murty, V. P., & Smith, D. V. (2022). Distinct alterations in cerebellar connectivity with substantia nigra and ventral tegmental area in Parkinson’s Disease. Scientific Reports12(1), 3289. [pdf]


Ding, Z., Jiang, T., Chen, C., Murty, V. P., Xue, J., & Zhang, M. (2021). The effect of choice on intentional and incidental memory. Learning & Memory28(12), 440-444. [pdf]

Cowan, E. T., Schapiro, A. C., Dunsmoor, J. E., & Murty, V. P. (2021). Memory consolidation as an adaptive process. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 1-15. [pdf]

Stevens, J. S., Harnett, N. G., Lebois, L. A., Van Rooij, S. J., Ely, T. D., Roeckner, A., … Murty, V. P., … & Ressler, K. J. (2021). Brain-based biotypes of psychiatric vulnerability in the acute aftermath of trauma. American journal of psychiatry178(11), 1037-1049. [pdf]

Ziobrowski, H. N., Kennedy, C. J., Ustun, B., House, S. L., Beaudoin, F. L., An, X., … Murty, V. P., … & AURORA Consortium. (2021). Development and validation of a model to predict posttraumatic stress disorder and major depression after a motor vehicle collision. JAMA psychiatry78(11), 1228-1237. [pdf]

Seligowski, A. V., Steuber, E. R., Hinrichs, R., Reda, M. H., Wiltshire, C. N., Wanna, C. P., … Murty, V. P., … & Jovanovic, T. (2021). A prospective examination of sex differences in posttraumatic autonomic functioning. Neurobiology of stress15, 100384. [pdf]

Korenic, S. A., Ered, A., Pierce, K. M., Calvo, E. M., Olino, T. M., Murty, V. P., & Ellman, L. M. (2021). Examining self-reported social functioning, sleep quality, and psychotic-like experiences in college students. Journal of psychiatric research143, 54-59. [pdf]

Cowan, E. T., Fain, M., O’Shea, I., Ellman, L. M., & Murty, V. P. (2021). VTA and anterior hippocampus target dissociable neocortical networks for post-novelty enhancements. Journal of Neuroscience41(38), 8040-8050. [pdf] 

Steuber, E. R., Seligowski, A. V., Roeckner, A. R., Reda, M., Lebois, L. A., van Rooij, S. J., … Murty, V. P., … & Stevens, J. S. (2021). Thalamic volume and fear extinction interact to predict acute posttraumatic stress severity. Journal of psychiatric research141, 325-332. [pdf]

Reisman, S., Gregory, D. F., Stasiak, J., Mitchell, W. J., Helion, C., & Murty, V. P. (2021). Influence of naturalistic, emotional context and intolerance of uncertainty on arousal-mediated biases in episodic memory. Faculty/Researcher Works. [pdf]

McLean, S. A., Ressler, K., Koenen, K. C., Neylan, T., Germine, L., Jovanovic, T., … Murty, V. P., … & Kessler, R. (2021). Correction: The AURORA Study: a longitudinal, multimodal library of brain biology and function after traumatic stress exposure. Molecular psychiatry26(7), 3658-3658. [pdf]

Harnett, N. G., van Rooij, S. J., Ely, T. D., Lebois, L. A., Murty, V. P., Jovanovic, T., … & Stevens, J. S. (2021). Prognostic neuroimaging biomarkers of trauma-related psychopathology: resting-state fMRI shortly after trauma predicts future PTSD and depression symptoms in the AURORA study. Neuropsychopharmacology46(7), 1263-1271. [pdf]

Gregory, D. F., Rothrock, J. M., Jalbrzikowski, M., Foran, W., Montez, D. F., Luna, B., & Murty, V. P. (2021). Increased functional coupling between VTA and hippocampus during rest in first-episode psychosis. Eneuro8(2). [pdf]

FeldmanHall, O., Montez, D. F., Phelps, E. A., Davachi, L., & Murty, V. P. (2021). Hippocampus guides adaptive learning during dynamic social interactions. Journal of Neuroscience41(6), 1340-1348. [pdf]

Stasiak, J., Mitchell, W. J., Reisman, S., Gregory, D. F., Murty, V. P., & Helion, C. (2021, January 11). Physiological and Emotional Arousal Guide Metacognitive Reporting and Recall of Naturalistic Experiences. [pdf]


Murty, V. P., Gutchess, A., & Madan, C. R. (2020). Special issue for cognition on social, motivational, and emotional influences on memory. Cognition205, 104464. [pdf]

Gregory, D. F., Ritchey, M., & Murty, V. P. (2020). Amygdala and ventral tegmental area differentially interact with hippocampus and cortical medial temporal lobe during rest in humans. Hippocampus30(10), 1073-1080. [pdf]

Murty, V. P., Fain, M. R., Hlutkowsky, C., & Perlman, S. B. (2020). Memory for social interactions throughout early childhood. Cognition202, 104324. [pdf]

Blessing, E. M., Murty, V. P., Zeng, B., Wang, J., Davachi, L., & Goff, D. C. (2020). Anterior hippocampal–cortical functional connectivity distinguishes antipsychotic naïve first-episode psychosis patients from controls and may predict response to second-generation antipsychotic treatment. Schizophrenia Bulletin46(3), 680-689. [pdf]

Calabro, F. J., Murty, V. P., Jalbrzikowski, M., Tervo-Clemmens, B., & Luna, B. (2020). Development of hippocampal–prefrontal cortex interactions through adolescence. Cerebral Cortex30(3), 1548-1558. [pdf]

McLean, S. A., Ressler, K., Koenen, K. C., Neylan, T., Germine, L., Jovanovic, T., … Murty, V. P., … & Kessler, R. (2020). The AURORA Study: a longitudinal, multimodal library of brain biology and function after traumatic stress exposure. Molecular psychiatry25(2), 283-296. [pdf]


DuBrow, S., Eberts, E. A., & Murty, V. P. (2019). A common mechanism underlying choice’s influence on preference and memory. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review26, 1958-1966. [pdf]

Murty, V. P., DuBrow, S., & Davachi, L. (2019). Decision-making increases episodic memory via postencoding consolidation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience31(9), 1308-1317. [pdf]

Dunsmoor, J. E., Kroes, M. C., Murty, V. P., Braren, S. H., & Phelps, E. A. (2019). Emotional enhancement of memory for neutral information: The complex interplay between arousal, attention, and anticipation. Biological Psychology145, 134-141. [pdf]

Shermohammed, M., Davidow, J. Y., Somerville, L. H., & Murty, V. P. (2019). Stress impacts the fidelity but not strength of emotional memories. Brain and Cognition133, 33-41. [pdf]

Manivannan, A., Foran, W., Jalbrzikowski, M., Murty, V. P., Haas, G. L., Tarcijonas, G., … & Sarpal, D. K. (2019). Association between duration of untreated psychosis and frontostriatal connectivity during maintenance of visuospatial working memory. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging4(5), 454-461. [pdf]

Clewett, D., & Murty, V. P. (2019). Echoes of emotions past: How neuromodulators determine what we recollect. Eneuro6(2). [pdf]

Jalbrzikowski, M., Murty, V. P., 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 Psychiatry176(3), 196-207. [pdf]


Gee, D. G., Bath, K. G., Johnson, C. M., Meyer, H. C., Murty, V. P., van den Bos, W., & Hartley, C. A. (2018). Neurocognitive development of motivated behavior: Dynamic changes across childhood and adolescence. Journal of Neuroscience38(44), 9433-9445. [pdf]

Murty, V. P., 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 Neuroscience38(34), 7420-7427. [pdf]

Fishburn, F. A., Murty, V. P., Hlutkowsky, C. O., MacGillivray, C. E., Bemis, L. M., Murphy, M. E., … Murty, V. P., … & Perlman, S. B. (2018). Putting our heads together: interpersonal neural synchronization as a biological mechanism for shared intentionality. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience13(8), 841-849. [pdf]

Jalbrzikowski, M., Murty, V. P., Stan, P. L., Saifullan, J., Simmonds, D., Foran, W., & Luna, B. (2018). Differentiating between clinical and behavioral phenotypes in first-episode psychosis during maintenance of visuospatial working memory. Schizophrenia Research197, 357-364. [pdf]

Murty, V. P., McKinney, R. A., DuBrow, S., Jalbrzikowski, M., Haas, G. L., & Luna, B. (2018). Differential patterns of contextual organization of memory in first-episode psychosis. NPJ schizophrenia4(1), 3. [pdf]


Murty, V. P., Ballard, I. C., & Adcock, R. A. (2017). Hippocampus and prefrontal cortex predict distinct timescales of activation in the human ventral tegmental area. Cerebral Cortex27(2), 1660-1669. [pdf]

Murty, V. P., Tompary, A., Adcock, R. A., & Davachi, L. (2017). Selectivity in postencoding connectivity with high-level visual cortex is associated with reward-motivated memory. Journal of Neuroscience37(3), 537-545. [pdf]

Murty, V. P., & Alison Adcock, R. (2017). Distinct medial temporal lobe network states as neural contexts for motivated memory formation. The hippocampus from cells to systems: Structure, connectivity, and functional contributions to memory and flexible cognition, 467-501. [pdf]

Patil, A., Murty, V. P., Dunsmoor, J. E., Phelps, E. A., & Davachi, L. (2017). Reward retroactively enhances memory consolidation for related items. Learning & memory24(1), 65-69. [pdf]

Murty, V. P., & Dickerson, K. C. (2017). Motivational Influences on Memory☆. In Recent developments in neuroscience research on human motivation. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. [pdf]


McHugh, S. M., Ibinson, J. W., & Murty, V. P. (2016). Disruption of memory consolidation may explain patterns of memory better than emotion-induced retrograde amnesia in study by Chen et al. Anesthesia & Analgesia123(6), 1638-1639. [pdf]

Murty, V. P., Calabro, F., & Luna, B. (2016). The role of experience in adolescent cognitive development: Integration of executive, memory, and mesolimbic systems. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews70, 46-58. [pdf]

Murty, V. P., LaBar, K. S., & Adcock, R. A. (2016). Distinct medial temporal networks encode surprise during motivation by reward versus punishment. Neurobiology of learning and memory134, 55-64. [pdf]

Murty, V. P., FeldmanHall, O., Hunter, L. E., Phelps, E. A., & Davachi, L. (2016). Episodic memories predict adaptive value-based decision-making. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General145(5), 548. [pdf]

Ritchey, M., Murty, V. P., & Dunsmoor, J. E. (2016). Adaptive memory systems for remembering the salient and the seemingly mundane. Behavioral and Brain Sciences39. [pdf]


Sambataro, F., Podell, J. E., Murty, V. P., Das, S., Kolachana, B., Goldberg, T. E., … & Mattay, V. S. (2015). A variable number of tandem repeats in the 3′‐untranslated region of the dopamine transporter modulates striatal function during working memory updating across the adult age span. European Journal of Neuroscience42(3), 1912-1918. [pdf]

Murty, V. P., DuBrow, S., & Davachi, L. (2015). The simple act of choosing influences declarative memory. Journal of Neuroscience35(16), 6255-6264. [pdf] 

Dunsmoor, J. E., Murty, V. P., Davachi, L., & Phelps, E. A. (2015). Emotional learning selectively and retroactively strengthens memories for related events. Nature520(7547), 345-348. [pdf]


Murty, V. P., Shermohammed, M., Smith, D. V., Carter, R. M., Huettel, S. A., & Adcock, R. A. (2014). Resting state networks distinguish human ventral tegmental area from substantia nigra. Neuroimage100, 580-589. [pdf]

Murty, V. P., & Adcock, R. A. (2014). Enriched encoding: reward motivation organizes cortical networks for hippocampal detection of unexpected events. Cerebral Cortex24(8), 2160-2168. [pdf]


Murty, V. P., Stanek, J. K., & Heusser, A. C. (2013). Representations of distinct salience signals in the nucleus accumbens. Journal of Neuroscience33(39), 15319-15320. [pdf]

Murty, V. P., Ballard, I. C., Macduffie, K. E., Krebs, R. M., & Adcock, R. A. (2013). Hippocampal networks habituate as novelty accumulates. Learning & Memory20(4), 229-235. [pdf]


Podell, J. E., Sambataro, F., Murty, V. P., Emery, M. R., Tong, Y., Das, S., … & Mattay, V. S. (2012). Neurophysiological correlates of age-related changes in working memory updating. Neuroimage62(3), 2151-2160. [pdf]

Murty, V. P., LaBar, K. S., & Adcock, R. A. (2012). Threat of punishment motivates memory encoding via amygdala, not midbrain, interactions with the medial temporal lobe. Journal of Neuroscience32(26), 8969-8976. [pdf]


Murty, V. P., LaBar, K. S., Hamilton, D. A., & Adcock, R. A. (2011). Is all motivation good for learning? Dissociable influences of approach and avoidance motivation in declarative memory. Learning & Memory18(11), 712-717. [pdf]

Murty, V. P., Sambataro, F., Radulescu, E., Altamura, M., Iudicello, J., Zoltick, B., … & Mattay, V. S. (2011). Selective updating of working memory content modulates meso-cortico-striatal activity. Neuroimage57(3), 1264-1272. [pdf]

Ballard, I. C., Murty, V. P., Carter, R. M., MacInnes, J. J., Huettel, S. A., & Adcock, R. A. (2011). Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex drives mesolimbic dopaminergic regions to initiate motivated behavior. Journal of Neuroscience31(28), 10340-10346. [pdf]

Dunsmoor, J. E., Prince, S. E., Murty, V. P., Kragel, P. A., & LaBar, K. S. (2011). Neurobehavioral mechanisms of human fear generalization. Neuroimage55(4), 1878-1888. [pdf]


Murty, V. P., Ritchey, M., Adcock, R. A., & LaBar, K. S. (2010). fMRI studies of successful emotional memory encoding: A quantitative meta-analysis. Neuropsychologia48(12), 3459-3469. [pdf]

Sambataro, F., Murty, V. P., Callicott, J. H., Tan, H. Y., Das, S., Weinberger, D. R., & Mattay, V. S. (2010). Age-related alterations in default mode network: impact on working memory performance. Neurobiology of aging31(5), 839-852. [pdf]

Sambataro, F., Murty, V. P., Lemaitre, H. S., Reed, J. D., Das, S., Goldberg, T. E., … & Mattay, V. S. (2010). BNDF modulates normal human hippocampal ageing. Molecular psychiatry15(2), 116-118. [pdf]


Murty, V. P., Sambataro, F., Das, S., Tan, H. Y., Callicott, J. H., Goldberg, T. E., … & Mattay, V. S. (2009). Age-related alterations in simple declarative memory and the effect of negative stimulus valence. Journal of cognitive neuroscience21(10), 1920-1933. [pdf]

Sambataro, F., Reed, J. D., Murty, V. P., Das, S., Tan, H. Y., Callicott, J. H., … & Mattay, V. S. (2009). Catechol-O-methyltransferase valine158methionine polymorphism modulates brain networks underlying working memory across adulthood. Biological psychiatry66(6), 540-548. [pdf]

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