In review

Van Hedger, S.C., Huang, A., Nusbaum, H.C., & Berman, M.G. Predicting acoustical preferences in natural and manmade sounds.

In Preparation (drafts are available upon request)

Van Hedger, S.C., Nusbaum, H.C., Clohisy, L., Jaeggi, S.M., Buschkuehl, M., & Berman, M.G. Improvements in dual n-back following auditory and visual exposure to nature.

Bourrier, S.C., Berman, M.G., & Enns, J.T. The effect of cognitive strategy on the influence of natural environments.


Van Hedger, S.C., Nusbaum, H.C., Clohisy, L., Jaeggi, S.M., Buschkuehl, M., & Berman, M.G. (2018). Of cricket chirps and car horns: The effect of nature sounds on cognitive performance. doi: 10.17605/OSF.IO/F5HCZ 

Layden, A.E., Schertz, K.E., London, S.E., & Berman, M.G. (2018). Interhemispheric Integration for Complex Behaviors, Absent the Corpus Callosum in Normal Ontogeny. 

Schertz, K.E., Sachdeva, S., Kardan, O., Kotabe, H.P., Wolf, K.L., & Berman, M.G. (2018). A thought in the park: The influence of naturalness and low-level visual features on expressed thoughts. Cognition, 174, 82-93 . doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2018.01.011 


Chang, H., Sprute, L., Maloney, E. A., Beilock, S. L., & Berman, M. G. (2017). Simple arithmetic: not so simple for highly math anxious individuals. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, nsx121, 

Choe, K. W., Kardan, O., Kotabe, H. P., Henderson, J. M., & Berman, M. G. (2017). To search or to like: Mapping fixations to differentiate two forms of incidental scene memory. Journal of Vision, 17(12):8, 1–22. doi: 10.1167/17.12.8 

Kardan, O., Shneidman, L., Krogh-Jespersen, S., Gaskins, S., Berman, M.G., & Woodward, A. (2017). Cultural and Developmental Influences on Overt Visual Attention to Videos. Scientific Reports7(11264). doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-11570-w 

Moser, J.S., Dougherty, A., Moran, T.P., Gueverra, D., Shablack, H., Ayduk, O., . . . Kross, E. (2017). Third person self-talk facilitates emotion regulation without engaging cognitive control: Converging evidence from ERP and fMRI. Scientific Reports7(4519). doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-04047-3 

Dimitroff, S.J., Kardan, O., Necka, E.A., Decety, J., Berman, M.G., & Norman, G.J. (2017). Physiological dynamics of stress contagion. Scientific Reports, 7(6168). doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-05811-1 

Ibarra, F.F., Kardan, O., Hunter, M.C., Kotabe, H.P., Meyer, F.A., & Berman, M.G. (2017). Image Feature Types and Their Predictions of Aesthetic Preference and Naturalness. Frontiers in Psychology8(632). 

Kotabe, H.P., Kardan, O., & Berman, M.G. (2017). The Nature-Disorder Paradox: A Perceptual Study on How Nature Is Disorderly Yet Aesthetically Preferred. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General146(8), 1126-1142. 

Jung, M. S., Zhang, M., Askren, M. K., Berman, M. G., Peltier, S., Hayes, D. F., … & Cimprich, B. (2017). Cognitive dysfunction and symptom burden in women treated for breast cancer: a prospective behavioral and fMRI analysis. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 11(1), 86-97. doi: 10.1007/s11682-016-9507-8 


Kotabe, H.P., Kardan, O., & Berman, M.G. (2016). The Order of Disorder: Deconstructing Visual Disorder and Its Effect of Rule-Breaking. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145(12), 1713-1727. 

Jung, M., Jonides, J., Northouse, L., Berman, M.G., Koelling, T.M., & Pressler, S.J. (2016). Randomized Crossover Study of the Natural Restorative Environment Intervention to Improve Attention and Mood in Heart Failure. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1097/JCN.0000000000000368 

Cloutier, J., Li, T., Mišić, B., Correll, J., & Berman, M.G. (2016). Brain Network Activity During Face Perception: The Impact of Perceptual Familiarity and Individual Differences in Childhood Experience. Cerebral Cortex, 27(9), 4326-4338. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw232 

Churchill, N.W., Spring, R., Grady, D., Cimprich, B., Askren, M.K., Reuter-Lorenz, P.A., … & Berman, M.G. (2016). The suppression of scale-free fMRI brain dynamics across three different sources of effort: aging, task novelty and task difficulty. Scientific Reports, 6, 30895. doi: 10.1038/srep30895 

Woods, W.C., Hayes, D.J., Meyer, F., Kardan, O., & Berman, M.G. (2016). Dynamic Effects on Elite and Amateur Performance. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 5(4), 308. 

Kardan, O., Henderson, J. M., Yourganov, G., & Berman, M. G. (2016). Observers’ cognitive states modulate how visual inputs relate to gaze control. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42(9), 1429-1442.

Mišić, B., Betzel, R.F., de Reus, M.A., van den Heuvel, M.P., Berman, M.G., McIntosh, A.R., & Sporns, O. (2016). Network-Level Structure-Function Relationships in Human Neocortex. Cerebral Cortex, 1-12. 

Kotabe, H. P., Kardan, O., & Berman, M. G. (2016). Can the High-Level Semantics of a Scene be Preserved in the Low-Level Visual Features of that Scene? A Study of Disorder and Naturalness. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Philadelphia, PA: Cognitive Science Society. 

Mišić, B., Dunkley, B. T., Sedge, P. A., Da Costa, L., Fatima, Z., Berman, M. G., … & Pang, E. W. (2016). Post-Traumatic Stress Constrains the Dynamic Repertoire of Neural Activity. The Journal of Neuroscience, 36(2), 419-431. 


Hayes, D.J., Berman, M.G. (2015). Nature and the environment: The psychology of its benefits and its protection. Frontiers in Psychology, 6(1804). doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01804 

Churchill, N. W., Cimprich, B., Askren, M. K., Reuter‐Lorenz, P. A., Jung, M. S., Peltier, S., & Berman, M. G. (2015). Scale‐free brain dynamics under physical and psychological distress: Pre‐treatment effects in women diagnosed with breast cancer. Human Brain Mapping, 36(3), 1077–1092. 

Kardan, O., Berman, M. G., Yourganov, G., Schmidt, J., & Henderson, J. M. (2015). Classifying mental states from eye movements during scene viewing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 41(6), 1502-1514. 

Kardan, O., Demiralp, E., Hout, M. C., Hunter, M. R., Karimi, H., Hanayik, T., … Berman, M. G. (2015). Is the preference of natural versus man-made scenes driven by bottom–up processing of the visual features of nature? Frontiers in Psychology, 6(471), 1–13. 

Kardan, O., Gozdyra, P., Misic, B., Moola, F., Palmer, L. J., Paus, T., & Berman, M. G. (2015). Neighborhood greenspace and health in a large urban center. Scientific Reports, 5(11610). 

Shen, K., Mišić, B., Cipollini, B. N., Bezgin, G., Buschkuehl, M., Hutchison, R. M., … Berman, M. G. (2015). Stable long-range interhemispheric coordination is supported by direct anatomical projections. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(20), 6473–6478. 

Berman, M.G., Hayes, D.J., & Krpan, K.M. (2015). Environmental Neuroscience. Oxford Bibliographies in Psychology. 


Askren, M. K., Jung, M., Berman, M. G., Zhang, M., Therrien, B., Peltier, S., … Cimprich, B. (2014). Neuromarkers of fatigue and cognitive complaints following chemotherapy for breast cancer: a prospective fMRI investigation. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 147(2), 445–55. 

Berman, M. G., Askren, M. K., Jung, M., Therrien, B., Peltier, S., Noll, D. C., … Cimprich, B. (2014). Pretreatment worry and neurocognitive responses in women with breast cancer. Health Psychology, 33(3), 222–231. 

Berman, M. G., Hout, M. C., Kardan, O., Hunter, M. R., Yourganov, G., Henderson, J. M., … Jonides, J. (2014). The perception of naturalness correlates with low-level visual features of environmental scenes. PloS One, 9(12), e114572. 

Berman, M. G., Misic, B., Buschkuehl, M., Kross, E., Deldin, P. J., Peltier, S., … Jonides, J. (2014). Does resting-state connectivity reflect depressive rumination? A tale of two analyses. NeuroImage, 103(SEPTEMBER), 267–279. 

Mišić, B., Fatima, Z., Askren, M. K., Buschkuehl, M., Churchill, N., Cimprich, B., … Berman, M. G. (2014). The functional connectivity landscape of the human brain. PloS One, 9(10), e111007.  

Yourganov, G., Schmah, T., Churchill, N. W., Berman, M. G., Grady, C. L., & Strother, S. C. (2014). Pattern classification of fMRI data: Applications for analysis of spatially distributed cortical networks. NeuroImage, 96(October), 117–132. 


Berman, M. G., Yourganov, G., Askren, M. K., Ayduk, O., Casey, B. J., Gotlib, I. H., … Jonides, J. (2013). Dimensionality of brain networks linked to life-long individual differences in self-control. Nature Communications, 4, 1373. 

Craig, K. S. (2013). Avoiding the recent past: Which stimulus dimensions influence proactive interference? Memory & Cognition, 41(5), 650-670. 

Foland-Ross, L. C., Hamilton, J. P., Joormann, J., Berman, M. G., Jonides, J., & Gotlib, I. H. (2013). The neural basis of difficulties disengaging from negative irrelevant material in major depression. Psychological Science, 24(3), 334–44. 

Nee, D. E., Brown, J. W., Askren, M. K., Berman, M. G., Demiralp, E., Krawitz, A., & Jonides, J. (2013). A Meta-analysis of Executive Components of Working Memory. Cerebral Cortex, 23(2), 264–282. 

Krpan, K.M., Kross, E., Berman, M.G., Deldin, P.J., Askren, M.K. & Jonides, J. (2013). An everyday activity as a treatment for depression: The benefits of expressive writing for people diagnosed with major depressive disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders 150(3), 1148-1151. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2013.05.065 

Berman, M.G., & Krpan, K.M. (2013). Restorative Effects of Interacting with Nature. In A.C. Michalos (Ed.) The Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research. New York:  Springer.


Berman, M. G., Kross, E., Krpan, K. M., Askren, M. K., Burson, A., Deldin, P. J., … Jonides, J. (2012). Interacting with nature improves cognition and affect for individuals with depression. Journal of  Affective Disorders, 140(3), 300–5. 

Liu, Y., Wu, C., & Berman, M. G. (2012). Computational neuroergonomics. NeuroImage, 59(1), 109–116. 


Atkins, A. S., Berman, M. G., Reuter-Lorenz, P. A., Lewis, R. L., & Jonides, J. (2011). Resolving semantic and proactive interference in memory over the short-term. Memory & Cognition, 39(5), 806–817. 

Berman, M. G., & Jonides, J. (2011). Ruminating on rumination. Biological Psychiatry, 70(4), 310–311. 

Berman, M. G., Nee, D. E., Casement, M., Kim, H. S., Deldin, P., Kross, E., … Jonides, J. (2011). Neural and behavioral effects of interference resolution in depression and rumination. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 11(1), 85–96. 

Berman, M. G., Peltier, S., Nee, D. E., Kross, E., Deldin, P. J., & Jonides, J. (2011). Depression, rumination and the default network. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 6(5), 548–555. 

Casey, B. J., Somerville, L. H., Gotlib, I. H., Ayduk, O., Franklin, N. T., Askren, M. K., … Shoda, Y. (2011). Behavioral and neural correlates of delay of gratification 40 years later. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(36), 14998–15003. 

Kross, E., Berman, M. G., Mischel, W., Smith, E. E., & Wager, T. D. (2011). Reply to Iannetti and Mouraux: What functional MRI responses to physical pain tell us about why social rejection “hurts.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(30), E344–E344. 

Kross, E., Berman, M. G., Mischel, W., Smith, E. E., & Wager, T. D. (2011). Social rejection shares somatosensory representations with physical pain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(15), 6270–6275. 

Mischel, W., Ayduk, O., Berman, M. G., Casey, B. J., Gotlib, I. H., Jonides, J., … Shoda, Y. (2011). “Willpower” over the life span: decomposing self-regulation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 6(2), 252–256. 


Berman, M. G., Park, J., Gonzalez, R., Polk, T. a., Gehrke, A., Knaffla, S., & Jonides, J. (2010). Evaluating functional localizers: The case of the FFA. NeuroImage, 50(1), 56–71. 

Cimprich, B., Reuter-Lorenz, P., Nelson, J., Clark, P. M., Therrien, B., Normolle, D., … Welsh, R. C. (2010). Prechemotherapy alterations in brain function in women with breast cancer. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 32(3), 324–331. 

Gonzalez, R., & G. Berman, M. (2010). The Value of Brain Imaging in Psychological Research. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 42(1), 111–119. 

Kaplan, S., & Berman, M. G. (2010). Directed Attention as a Common Resource for Executive Functioning and Self-Regulation. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5(1), 43–57. 

Wu, C., Berman, M.G., & Liu, Y. (2010). Optimization in the Brain? – Modeling Human Behavior and Brain Activation Patterns with Queuing Network and Reinforcement Learning Algorithms. In A. Chaovalitwongse, & P. Xanthopoulos (Eds.). Computational Neuroscience (pp. 159-179). New York: Springer

Joormann, J., Nee, D.E., Berman, M.G., Jonides, J., & Gotlib, I. (2010). Interference Resolution in Major Depression. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience. 10(1): 21-33. 


Barch, D. M., Berman, M. G., Engle, R., Jones, J. H., Jonides, J., MacDonald, A., … Sponheim, S. R. (2009). CNTRICS Final Task Selection: Working Memory. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 35(1), 136–152. 

Berman, M.G., Jonides, J., & Lewis, R.L. (2009). In Search of Decay in Verbal Short-term Memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition 35(2):317-333. 

Jaeggi, S. M., Berman, M. G., & Jonides, J. (2009). Training attentional processes. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 13(5), 191–192. 

Lustig, C.A., Berman, M.G., Lewis, R.L., Nee, D.E., Moore, K.S., & Jonides, J. (2009) Psychological and Neural Mechanisms of Short-term Memory. In G. G. Berntson & J. T. Cacioppo (Eds.) The Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Science. New York: John Wiley & Sons.


Berman, M. G., Jonides, J., & Kaplan, S. (2008). The cognitive benefits of interacting with nature. Psychological Science, 19(12), 1207–1212. 

Jonides, J., Lewis, R.L., Nee, D.E., Lustig, C.A., Berman, M.G., & Moore, K.S. (2008). The Mind and Brain of Short-Term Memory. The Annual Review of Psychology 59:193-224. 

Nee, D. E., Berman, M. G., Moore, K. S., & Jonides, J. (2008). Neuroscientific evidence about the distinction between short-and long-term memory. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 17(2), 102–106. 


Nee, D.E., Jonides, J. & Berman, M.G. (2007). Neural mechanisms of proactive interference-resolution. NeuroImage 38: 740–751. 


Berman, M. G., Jonides, J., & Nee, D.E. (2006). Studying mind and brain with fMRI. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience1(2), 158–161. 

Jonides, J., Nee, D. E., & Berman, M. G. (2006). What has functional neuroimaging told us about the mind? So many examples, so little space. Cortex, 42(3), 414–417.