Jesse A Rissman

Associate Professor, Psychology, University of California Los Angeles

Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles


  1. Walsh CR, Rissman J. Behavioral representational similarity analysis reveals how episodic learning is influenced by and reshapes semantic memory.. Nature communications, 2023.
  2. Han LT, Cohen MS, He LK, Green LM, Knowlton BJ, Castel AD, Rissman J. Establishing a causal role for left ventrolateral prefrontal cortex in value-directed memory encoding with high-definition transcranial direct current stimulation.. Neuropsychologia, 2023.
  3. Essoe JK, Reggente N, Ohno AA, Baek YH, Dell'Italia J, Rissman J. Enhancing learning and retention with distinctive virtual reality environments and mental context reinstatement.. NPJ science of learning, 2022.
  4. Lenartowicz A, Truong H, Enriquez KD, Webster J, Pochon JB, Rissman J, Bearden CE, Loo SK, Bilder RM. Neurocognitive subprocesses of working memory performance.. Cognitive, affective & behavioral neuroscience, 2021.
  5. Murphy ERD, Rissman J. Evidence of memory from brain data.. Journal of law and the biosciences, 2020.
  6. Westphal AJ, Chow TE, Ngoy C, Zuo X, Liao V, Storozuk LA, Peters MAK, Wu AD, Rissman J. Anodal Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation to the Left Rostrolateral Prefrontal Cortex Selectively Improves Source Memory Retrieval.. Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 2019.
  7. Hennessee JP, Reggente N, Cohen MS, Rissman J, Castel AD, Knowlton BJ. White matter integrity in brain structures supporting semantic processing is associated with value-directed remembering in older adults.. Neuropsychologia, 2019.
  8. Reggente N, Essoe JK, Aghajan ZM, Tavakoli AV, McGuire JF, Suthana NA, Rissman J. Enhancing the Ecological Validity of fMRI Memory Research Using Virtual Reality.. Frontiers in neuroscience, 2018.
  9. Reggente N, Cohen MS, Zheng ZS, Castel AD, Knowlton BJ, Rissman J. Memory Recall for High Reward Value Items Correlates With Individual Differences in White Matter Pathways Associated With Reward Processing and Fronto-Temporal Communication.. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 2018.
  10. Bainbridge WA, Rissman J. Dissociating neural markers of stimulus memorability and subjective recognition during episodic retrieval.. Scientific reports, 2018.
  11. Brown TI, Rissman J, Chow TE, Uncapher MR, Wagner AD. Differential Medial Temporal Lobe and Parietal Cortical Contributions to Real-world Autobiographical Episodic and Autobiographical Semantic Memory.. Scientific reports, 2018.
  12. Chow TE, Westphal AJ, Rissman J. Multi-voxel pattern classification differentiates personally experienced event memories from secondhand event knowledge.. NeuroImage, 2018.
  13. Reggente N, Moody TD, Morfini F, Sheen C, Rissman J, O'Neill J, Feusner JD. Multivariate resting-state functional connectivity predicts response to cognitive behavioral therapy in obsessive-compulsive disorder.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2018.
  14. Chow TE, Rissman J. Neurocognitive mechanisms of real-world autobiographical memory retrieval: insights from studies using wearable camera technology.. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2017.
  15. Cohen MS, Rissman J, Hovhannisyan M, Castel AD, Knowlton BJ. Free recall test experience potentiates strategy-driven effects of value on memory.. Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition, 2017.
  16. Treanor M, Brown LA, Rissman J, Craske MG. Can Memories of Traumatic Experiences or Addiction Be Erased or Modified? A Critical Review of Research on the Disruption of Memory Reconsolidation and Its Applications.. Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, 2017.
  17. Westphal AJ, Wang S, Rissman J. Episodic Memory Retrieval Benefits from a Less Modular Brain Network Organization.. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 2017.
  18. De Shetler NG, Rissman J. Dissociable profiles of generalization/discrimination in the human hippocampus during associative retrieval.. Hippocampus, 2016.
  19. Rissman J, Chow TE, Reggente N, Wagner AD. Decoding fMRI Signatures of Real-world Autobiographical Memory Retrieval.. Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 2016.
  20. Westphal AJ, Reggente N, Ito KL, Rissman J. Shared and distinct contributions of rostrolateral prefrontal cortex to analogical reasoning and episodic memory retrieval.. Human brain mapping, 2015.
  21. Cohen MS, Rissman J, Suthana NA, Castel AD, Knowlton BJ. Effects of aging on value-directed modulation of semantic network activity during verbal learning.. NeuroImage, 2015.
  22. Uncapher MR, Boyd-Meredith JT, Chow TE, Rissman J, Wagner AD. Goal-Directed Modulation of Neural Memory Patterns: Implications for fMRI-Based Memory Detection.. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 2015.
  23. Waskom ML, Kumaran D, Gordon AM, Rissman J, Wagner AD. Frontoparietal representations of task context support the flexible control of goal-directed cognition.. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 2014.
  24. Cohen MS, Rissman J, Suthana NA, Castel AD, Knowlton BJ. Value-based modulation of memory encoding involves strategic engagement of fronto-temporal semantic processing regions.. Cognitive, affective & behavioral neuroscience, 2014.
  25. Gordon AM, Rissman J, Kiani R, Wagner AD. Cortical reinstatement mediates the relationship between content-specific encoding activity and subsequent recollection decisions.. Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 2013.
  26. Rissman J, Wagner AD. Distributed representations in memory: insights from functional brain imaging.. Annual review of psychology, 2011.
  27. Kuhl BA, Rissman J, Wagner AD. Multi-voxel patterns of visual category representation during episodic encoding are predictive of subsequent memory.. Neuropsychologia, 2011.
  28. Kuhl BA, Rissman J, Chun MM, Wagner AD. Fidelity of neural reactivation reveals competition between memories.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2011.
  29. Rissman J, Greely HT, Wagner AD. Detecting individual memories through the neural decoding of memory states and past experience.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2010.
  30. Carr VA, Rissman J, Wagner AD. Imaging the human medial temporal lobe with high-resolution fMRI.. Neuron, 2010.
  31. Rissman J, Gazzaley A, D'Esposito M. The effect of non-visual working memory load on top-down modulation of visual processing.. Neuropsychologia, 2009.
  32. Rissman J, Gazzaley A, D'Esposito M. Dynamic adjustments in prefrontal, hippocampal, and inferior temporal interactions with increasing visual working memory load.. Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 2007.
  33. Gazzaley A, Rissman J, Cooney J, Rutman A, Seibert T, Clapp W, D'Esposito M. Functional interactions between prefrontal and visual association cortex contribute to top-down modulation of visual processing.. Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 2007.
  34. Fiebach CJ, Rissman J, D'Esposito M. Modulation of inferotemporal cortex activation during verbal working memory maintenance.. Neuron, 2006.
  35. Gazzaley A, Cooney JW, Rissman J, D'Esposito M. Top-down suppression deficit underlies working memory impairment in normal aging.. Nature neuroscience, 2005.
  36. Blumstein SE, Myers EB, Rissman J. The perception of voice onset time: an fMRI investigation of phonetic category structure.. Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 2005.
  37. Misiurski C, Blumstein SE, Rissman J, Berman D. The role of lexical competition and acoustic-phonetic structure in lexical processing: evidence from normal subjects and aphasic patients.. Brain and language, 2005.
  38. Ranganath C, Heller A, Cohen MX, Brozinsky CJ, Rissman J. Functional connectivity with the hippocampus during successful memory formation.. Hippocampus, 2005.
  39. Gazzaley A, Rissman J, D'Esposito M. Functional connectivity during working memory maintenance.. Cognitive, affective & behavioral neuroscience, 2004.
  40. Rissman J, Gazzaley A, D'Esposito M. Measuring functional connectivity during distinct stages of a cognitive task.. NeuroImage, 2004.
  41. Rissman J, Eliassen JC, Blumstein SE. An event-related FMRI investigation of implicit semantic priming.. Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 2003.