Peer-reviewed journal articles

Viskontas, I.V., Knowlton, B.J., & Fried, I. (2016) Responses of Neurons in the Medial Temporal Lobe During Encoding and Recognition of Face-Scene Pairs. Neuropsychologia. 

Marlow, C. A., Viskontas, I. V., Matlin, A., Boydston, C., Boxer, A., & Taylor, R. P. (2015). Temporal Structure of Human Gaze Dynamics Is Invariant During Free Viewing. PloS one10(9), e0139379.  

Kapur, N., Cole, J., Manly, T., Viskontas, I.V., Ninteman, A., Hasher, L., & Pascual-Leone, A. (2013) Positive Clinical Neuroscience – Explorations in Positive Neurology.The Neuroscientist, 31 pages. 

Howard, M.W, Viskontas, I.V., Shankar, K.H., & Fried, I. (2012) Ensembles of human MTL neurons ‘jump back in time’ in response to a repeated stimulus. Hippocampus,22(9): 1833-47. 

Viskontas, I.V., Boxer, A.L., Fesenko, J., Matlin, A., Heuer, H.W., Mirsky, J., & Miller, B.L. (2011) Visual search patterns in semantic dementia show paradoxical facilitation of binding processes. Neuropsychologia, 49(3): 468-78. 

Miller, B.L., & Viskontas, I.V. (2011) Introduction: elucidating the neural basis of the self.Neurocase17(3): 189. 

Mirsky, J.B., Heuer, H.W., Jafari, A., Kramer, J.H., Schenk, A.K., Viskontas, I.V., Miller, B.L., & Boxer, A.L. (2011) Anti-saccade performance predicts executive function and brain structure in normal elders. Cognitive Behavior and Neurology24(2): 50-8. 

Greenberg, D. L., Ogar, J. M., Viskontas, I.V., Gorno Tempini, M.L., Miller, B., & Knowlton, B.J. (2010) Multimodal cuing of autobiographical memory in semantic dementia. Neuropsychology25(1): 98-104. 

Viskontas, I.V., Quiroga, R.Q., & Fried, I. (2009) Human medial temporal lobe neurons respond preferentially to personally relevant images, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106(50):21329-34. 

Viskontas, I.V., Carr V.A., Engel S.A., & Knowlton B.J. (2009) The neural correlates of recollection: hippocampal activation declines as episodic memory fades.Hippocampus,19(3):265-72. 

Viskontas, I.V., Carr, V.A., Engel, S.A., & Knowlton, B.J. (2009) Neural Activity in the Hippocampus and Perirhinal Cortex during Encoding Is Associated with the Durability of Episodic Memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience22(11): 2652-62. 


Viskontas, I.V., Papatriantyfallou, J., Papageorgiou, S., Miller, B.L., Pavlic, D., Bingol, A., & Yener, G. (2009) Difficulties in detecting behavioral symptoms of frontotemporal lobar degeneration across cultures. Alzheimer’s Disease and Associated Disorders,23(1):77-81. 

Viskontas, I.V. (2008) Advances in memory research: single-neuron recordings from the human medial temporal lobe aid our understanding of declarative memory. Current Opinion in Neurology, 21(6):662-8. 

Krawczyk, D.C, Morrison, R.G., Viskontas, I.V., Holyoak, K.J., Chow, T.W., Mendez, M.F., Miller, B.L., & Knowlton, B.J. (2008) Distraction during relational reasoning: The role of prefrontal cortex in interference control. Neuropsychologia, 46: 2020-32. 

Viskontas, I. V., Possin, K. L., & Miller, B. L. (2007). Symptoms of frontotemporal dementia provide insights into orbitofrontal cortex function and social behavior. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1121: 528-49. 

Carr, V., & Viskontas, I.V. (2007) A unique role for the hippocampus in recollecting the past and remembering the future. Brain and Behavioral Sciences, 30(3): 319-320. 

Ekstrom, A.D., Viskontas, I.V., Kahana, M.J., Jacobs, J., Upchurch, K., Bookheimer, S. and Fried, I. (2007) Contrasting roles of neural firing and local field potentials in human memory. Hippocampus, 17(8): 606-17. 

Viskontas, I.V., Ekstrom, A.D., Wilson, C.L., & Fried, I. (2007) Characterizing interneuron and pyramidal cells in the human medial temporal lobe in vivo.Hippocampus, 17(1): 49-57. 

Viskontas, I.V., Knowlton, B.J., Steinmetz, P.N. & Fried, I. (2006) Differences in Mnemonic Processing by Neurons in the Human Hippocampus and Parahippocampal Region. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience18(10): 1654-62.

Viskontas, I.V., & Holyoak, K.J. (2006) Mechanisms of fluid cognition: Relational integration and inhibition. Brain and Behavioral Sciences, 2: 141. 

Sha, S.J., Hou, C., Viskontas, I.V., & Miller, B.L. (2006) Are frontotemporal lobar degeneration, progressive supranuclear palsy, and corticobasal degeneration distinct diseases? Nature Reviews: Clinical Practice Neurology, 2(12): 658-65. 

Viskontas, I.V., Holyoak, K.J., & Knowlton, B.J. (2005) Relational integration in older Adults. Thinking & Reasoning, 11(4): 390-410. 

Viskontas, I.V., Morrison, R.G., Holyoak, K.J., Hummel, J.E., & Knowlton, B.J. (2004) Relational Integration, Inhibition and Reasoning in Older Adults. Psychology & Aging,19(4): 1-11. 

Knowlton, B.J., Viskontas, I.V. (2003) Retention systems of the brain: Evidence from neuropsychological patients. Brain and Behavioral Sciences, 26 (6): 743-744. 

Viskontas, I.V., McAndrews, MP., Moscovitch, M. (2002) Memory for famous people in patients with unilateral temporal lobe epilepsy and excisions. Neuropsychology, 16(4): 472-480. 

Viskontas, I.V., McAndrews, MP., Moscovitch, M. (2000) Remote episodic memory deficits in patients with unilateral temporal lobe epilepsy and excisions. The Journal of Neuroscience, 20(15): 5853-5857. 


Book Chapters

Viskontas, I.V. ( 2017) Training to be Creative: Mindset, Motivation and Deliberate Practice. In Cambridge Handbook of the Neuroscience of Creativity(Vartanian and Jung, eds), Cambridge University Press. 

Viskontas, I.V. (2017) The Challenges of Changing Minds: Why Pseudoscience Persists. In Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science(Kaufmann & Kaufmann, eds), MIT Press. 

Viskontas, I.V., & Lee, S. E. (2015) The Creation of Art in the Setting of Dementia. InArt, Aesthetics and the Brain (Huston, Nadal et al., eds), Oxford University Press. 

Viskontas, I.V., & Miller, B.L. (2013) Art and Dementia: how degeneration of some brain regions can lead to new creative impulses. In The Neuroscience of Creativity (A. Bristol, O. Vartanian & J. Kaufmann, eds), MIT Press. 

Viskontas, I.V. (2012) Mapping memories in the medial temporal lobe: contributions from single-neuron recordings in patients with epilepsy. Proceedings of the Epilepsy and Memory: the State of the Art Meeting in Dartington, 2009. Oxford University Press. 

Viskontas, I.V., & Miller, B.L. (2011) Paradoxical creativity and adjustment in neurological conditions. In The Paradoxical Brain (N. Kapur, ed), Cambridge University Press, pp. 221-233. 

Viskontas, I.V. & Miller, B.L. (2009) Frontotemporal dementia. In Behavioral Neurology of Dementia (B.L. Miller & B. Boeve, eds), Cambridge Press, pp. 45-55. 

Miller, B.L., & Viskontas, I.V. (2009) Memory loss. In Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine(S.L. Hauser ed), McGraw Hill Press, online. 

Geschwind, M.A., Haman, A., & Viskontas, I.V. (2009) Frontotemporal dementia. InBehavioral Neurology of Dementia (B.L. Miller & B. Boeve, eds), Cambridge Press, pp. 345-66. 

Rosen, H., & Viskontas, I.V. (2008) Cortical neuroanatomy and cognition. In Handbook of Clinical Neurology: Neuropsychology and Behavior (B.L. Miller & G. Goldenberg eds),Elsevier, 88:41-60. 

Viskontas, I.V., & Fried, I. (2008) Imaging techniques: Human depth electrodes. In New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (Squire, L.R. ed), Elsevier, online. 

Viskontas, I.V., & Miller, B.L. (2007) Frontotemporal dementia, in Continuum: Dementia,American Academy of Neurology, April Issue. 

Bristol, A.S., & Viskontas, I.V. (2006) Dynamic Processes within Associative Memory Stores: Piecing together the Neural Basis of Creative Cognition. In Creativity, Knowledge and Reason (J.C. Kaufman, & J. Baer, eds) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 60-80. 


Viskontas, I.V. & Knowlton, B.J. (2003) Procedural learning in humans. In Learning and Memory, Second Edition (J.H. Byrne, ed) Macmillan Reference, Farmington Hills, MI.