Mara Mather, PhD

TitleMather, Mara , Phd Professor of Gerontology
InstitutionUniversity of Southern California
Address3715 McClintock Avenue, GER 306D
University Park Campus
Los Angeles CA 90089-0191
Phone+1 213 821 1868
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    1. Mather T, Joo Yoo H, Clewett DV, Lee TH, Greening SG, Ponzio A, Min J, Thayer JF. Higher locus coeruleus MRI contrast is associated with lower parasympathetic influence over heart rate variability. Neuroimage. 2017 Apr 15; 150:329-335. PMID: 28215623.
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    2. Mather T, Harley CW. The Locus Coeruleus: Essential for Maintaining Cognitive Function and the Aging Brain. Trends Cogn Sci. 2016 Mar; 20(3):214-226. PMID: 26895736.
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    3. Mather T. The Affective Neuroscience of Aging. Annu Rev Psychol. 2016; 67:213-38. PMID: 26436717.
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    4. Mather T, Cacioppo JT, Kanwisher N. How fMRI Can Inform Cognitive Theories. Perspect Psychol Sci. 2013 Jan; 8(1):108-13. PMID: 23544033; PMCID: PMC3610572.
    5. Mather T, Cacioppo JT, Kanwisher N. Introduction to the Special Section: 20 Years of fMRI-What Has It Done for Understanding Cognition? Perspect Psychol Sci. 2013 Jan; 8(1):41-3. PMID: 26172251.
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    6. Mather T, Mazar N, Gorlick MA, Lighthall NR, Burgeno J, Schoeke A, Ariely D. Risk preferences and aging: the "certainty effect" in older adults' decision making. Psychol Aging. 2012 Dec; 27(4):801-16. PMID: 23066800; PMCID: PMC3565580.
    7. Mather T. The emotion paradox in the aging brain. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2012 Mar; 1251:33-49. PMID: 22409159; PMCID: PMC3395773.
    8. Mather T, Sutherland MR. Arousal-Biased Competition in Perception and Memory. Perspect Psychol Sci. 2011 Mar; 6(2):114-33. PMID: 21660127.
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    9. Mather T, Lighthall NR, Nga L, Gorlick MA. Sex differences in how stress affects brain activity during face viewing. Neuroreport. 2010 Oct 06; 21(14):933-7. PMID: 20808182; PMCID: PMC2948784.
    10. Mather T, Gorlick MA, Lighthall NR. To brake or accelerate when the light turns yellow? Stress reduces older adults' risk taking in a driving game. Psychol Sci. 2009 Feb; 20(2):174-6. PMID: 19175527; PMCID: PMC2704238.
    11. Mather T, Gorlick MA, Nesmith K. The limits of arousal's memory-impairing effects on nearby information. Am J Psychol. 2009; 122(3):349-69. PMID: 19827704; PMCID: PMC2763339.
    12. Mather T, Knight M. The emotional harbinger effect: poor context memory for cues that previously predicted something arousing. Emotion. 2008 Dec; 8(6):850-60. PMID: 19102596; PMCID: PMC2728072.
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