Lee Ryan

Professor and Department Head Associate Director, Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute Director, Cognition and Neuroimaging Laboratory

Lee Ryan

Professor and Department Head Associate Director, Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute Director, Cognition and Neuroimaging Laboratory

Research Interests: 

  • Neurological basis of memory and memory disorders, aging and memory, and risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Functional magnetic resonance imaging.

Updated: 07/05/22

Selected Publications: 

  • Lane, R.D., Ryan, L., Nadel, L., and Greenberg, L. Memory reconsolidation, emotional arousal, and the process of change in psychotherapy: New insights from brain science. Behavorial Brain Science, 2015 Jan;38:e1.
  • Ryan, L., Cardoza, J.A., Barense, M.D., Kawa, K.H., Wallentin-Flores, J., Arnold, W.T., and Alexander, G.E. (2012). Age-related impairment in a complex object discrimination task that engages perirhinal cortex. Hippocampus22(10), 1978-89.
  • Ryan, L. and Walther, K. (2014).  White matter integrity in older females is altered by increased body fat. Obesity, 22(9), 2039-46.
  • Ryan, L., Walther, K., Bendlin, B.B., Lue L-F., Walker, D.G., & Glisky, E.L. (2011).  Age-related differences in white matter integrity measured by diffusion tensor imaging and cognitive function are related to APOE status.  NeuroImage, 54(2), 1565-77.
  • Ryan, L., Nadel, L., Keil, K., Putnam, K., Schnyer, D., Trouard, T., & Moscovitch, M. (2001).  Hippocampal complex and retrieval of recent and very remote autobiographical memories: Evidence from functional magnetic resonance imaging in neurologically intact people.  Hippocampus, 11: 707-714.

 

Courses Taught:

  • PSY 502 - Principles of Neuroanatomy (2018)
  • PSY 528 - Cognitive Neuroscience: MRI Applications in Cognitive Neuroscience (2016)

Updated: 07/14/22

Faculty Core Faculty Clinical Cognition & Neural Systems
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Psychology 312B (Office)
Psychology 217B-C & 504 (Labs)