Nathan Rose

Nathan Rose

Assistant Professor, William P. and Hazel B. White Collegiate Chair

PhD Washington University in St. Louis

  • Cognition, Brain, and Behavior


118 B Haggar Hall

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Dr. Rose conducts research on the cognitive neuroscience of memory and aging. He studies the neurocognitive processes that support working memory, long-term memory, and prospective memory in healthy young adults and older adults and in patients with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, or amnesia. His research uses neuroimaging (fMRI, ERP) and neurostimulation (TMS, tDCS) technologies and behavioral assessment to test and inform theories of memory and aging. In addition to studying basic memory processes, his research also assesses how cognitive theories can be applied to understanding memory performance in the real world and how cognitive training techniques can be utilized to improve memory performance.

Recent Publications

Rose, N. S., Craik, FIM, Hering, A, Rendell, PG, Bidelman, GM, & Kliegel, M (in press). Cognitive and Neural Plasticity in Older Adults' Prospective Memory Following Training on the Virtual Week Computer Game. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience (accepted Oct. 12, 2015). 

Meltzer, J.A., Rose, N. S., Deschamps, T., Leigh, R.C., Panamsky, L., Silberberg, A., Madani, N., Links, K.A. (2015). Semantic and phonological contributions to immediate and delayed cued sentence recall. Memory & Cognition. 

Terrett, G., Rose, N. S., Henry, J.D., Bailey, P.E., Altgassen, M., Phillips, L.H., Kliegel, M., & Rendell, P.G. (2015). The relationship between prospective memory and episodic future thinking in younger and older adulthood. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 

Cameron, J., Rendell, P.G., Ski, C.F., Kure, C.E., McLennan, S.S., Rose, N. S., Prior, D.L., & Thompson, D.R. (2015). PROspective MEmory Training to improve HEart failUre Self-care (PROMETHEUS): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 

Craik, F.I.M., Rose, N. S., & Gopie, N. (2015). Recognition without awareness: Encoding and retrieval factors. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 

Rose, N. S., Luo, L., Bialystok, E., Hering, A., Lau, K., & Craik, F. I. M. (2015). Cognitive processes in the breakfast task: Planning and Monitoring. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. 

Rose, N. S., Craik, F. I. M. & Buchsbaum, B. (2015). Levels of processing in working memory: Differential involvement of frontotemporal networks. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 7, 522⿿532. 

Lilienthal, L., Rose, N. S., Tamez, E., Myerson, J., & Hale, S. (2015). Individuals with low working memory spans show greater interference from irrelevant information because of poor source monitoring, not greater activation. Memory & Cognition. 

LaRocque, J.J., Eichenbaum, N.S., Starrett, M.J., Rose, N. S., Emrich, S.M., & Postle, B.R. (2015). The short- and long-term fate of memory items retained outside the focus of attention. Memory & Cognition. 

Hering, A.; Rendell, P.; Rose, N. S.; Schnitzspahn, K. & Kliegel, M. (2014). Prospective memory training in older adults and its relevance for successful aging. Psychological Research, 6, 892-904. 

Rose, N. S., (2014). Individual differences in working memory, secondary memory, and fluid intelligence: Evidence from the levels-of-processing span task. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67, 260-270. 

Rose, N. S., Buchsbaum, B. R., & Craik, F. I. M. (2014). Short-term retention of a single word relies on retrieval from long-term memory when both rehearsal and refreshing are disrupted. Memory & Cognition, 42, 689-700. 

Foster, E., Rose, N. S., Rendell, P., & McDaniel, M. (2013). Prospective memory in Parkinson disease during a Virtual Week: Effects of both prospective and retrospective demands. Neuropsychology, 27, 2, 170-181. 

Zinke, K., Zeintl, M., Rose, N. S., Putzmann, J., Pydde, A., & Kliegel, M. (2013). Working memory training and transfer in older adults: Effects of age, baseline performance, and training gains. Developmental Psychology, 50, 304-315.