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Yuko Munakata

InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder

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    R03MH059066     (MUNAKATA, YUKO)Aug 1, 1998 - Dec 31, 1999
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R29HD037163     (MUNAKATA, YUKO)Dec 15, 1998 - Nov 30, 2003
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01HD037163     (MUNAKATA, YUKO)Dec 15, 1998 - Feb 28, 2015
    Representations Yielding Task-Dependent Flexibility
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01HD086184     (MUNAKATA, YUKO)Aug 1, 2016 - May 31, 2021
    Developing Adaptive Coordination of Executive Functions
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Doebel S, Barker JE, Chevalier N, Michaelson LE, Fisher AV, Munakata Y. Getting ready to use control: Advances in the measurement of young children's use of proactive control. PLoS One. 2017; 12(4):e0175072. PMID: 28419099.
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    2. Michaelson LE, Munakata Y. Trust matters: Seeing how an adult treats another person influences preschoolers' willingness to delay gratification. Dev Sci. 2016 Nov; 19(6):1011-1019. PMID: 26799458.
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    3. Barker JE, Munakata Y. Time Isn't of the Essence: Activating Goals Rather Than Imposing Delays Improves Inhibitory Control in Children. Psychol Sci. 2015 Dec; 26(12):1898-908. PMID: 26546078.
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    4. Doucette MR, Kurth S, Chevalier N, Munakata Y, LeBourgeois MK. Topography of Slow Sigma Power during Sleep is Associated with Processing Speed in Preschool Children. Brain Sci. 2015 Nov 04; 5(4):494-508. PMID: 26556377; PMCID: PMC4701024.
    5. Chevalier N, Kurth S, Doucette MR, Wiseheart M, Deoni SC, Dean DC, O'Muircheartaigh J, Blackwell KA, Munakata Y, LeBourgeois MK. Myelination Is Associated with Processing Speed in Early Childhood: Preliminary Insights. PLoS One. 2015; 10(10):e0139897. PMID: 26440654; PMCID: PMC4595421.
    6. Chevalier N, Martis SB, Curran T, Munakata Y. Metacognitive processes in executive control development: the case of reactive and proactive control. J Cogn Neurosci. 2015 Jun; 27(6):1125-36. PMID: 25603026; PMCID: PMC4510990.
    7. Banich MT, Munakata Y. Modes of executive function and their coordination: introduction to the special section. Neuropsychologia. 2014 Sep; 62:319-20. PMID: 25132575.
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    8. Barker JE, Semenov AD, Michaelson L, Provan LS, Snyder HR, Munakata Y. Less-structured time in children's daily lives predicts self-directed executive functioning. Front Psychol. 2014; 5:593. PMID: 25071617; PMCID: PMC4060299.
    9. Blackwell KA, Chatham CH, Wiseheart M, Munakata Y. A developmental window into trade-offs in executive function: the case of task switching versus response inhibition in 6-year-olds. Neuropsychologia. 2014 Sep; 62:356-64. PMID: 24791710; PMCID: PMC4167192.
    10. de la Vega A, Brown MS, Snyder HR, Singel D, Munakata Y, Banich MT. Individual differences in the balance of GABA to glutamate in pFC predict the ability to select among competing options. J Cogn Neurosci. 2014 Nov; 26(11):2490-502. PMID: 24742191; PMCID: PMC4182145.
    11. Snyder HR, Banich MT, Munakata Y. All competition is not alike: neural mechanisms for resolving underdetermined and prepotent competition. J Cogn Neurosci. 2014 Nov; 26(11):2608-23. PMID: 24742155; PMCID: PMC4182108.
    12. Chevalier N, Chatham CH, Munakata Y. The practice of going helps children to stop: the importance of context monitoring in inhibitory control. J Exp Psychol Gen. 2014 Jun; 143(3):959-65. PMID: 24512561; PMCID: PMC4057641.
    13. Blackwell KA, Munakata Y. Costs and benefits linked to developments in cognitive control. Dev Sci. 2014 Mar; 17(2):203-11. PMID: 24329774; PMCID: PMC4078978.
    14. Snyder HR, Kaiser RH, Whisman MA, Turner AE, Guild RM, Munakata Y. Opposite effects of anxiety and depressive symptoms on executive function: the case of selecting among competing options. Cogn Emot. 2014; 28(5):893-902. PMID: 24295077; PMCID: PMC4020950.
    15. Snyder HR, Munakata Y. So many options, so little control: abstract representations can reduce selection demands to increase children's self-directed flexibility. J Exp Child Psychol. 2013 Nov; 116(3):659-73. PMID: 23998951; PMCID: PMC3778917.
    16. Stollstorff M, Munakata Y, Jensen AP, Guild RM, Smolker HR, Devaney JM, Banich MT. Individual differences in emotion-cognition interactions: emotional valence interacts with serotonin transporter genotype to influence brain systems involved in emotional reactivity and cognitive control. Front Hum Neurosci. 2013; 7:327. PMID: 23847500; PMCID: PMC3701233.
    17. Brant AM, Munakata Y, Boomsma DI, Defries JC, Haworth CM, Keller MC, Martin NG, McGue M, Petrill SA, Plomin R, Wadsworth SJ, Wright MJ, Hewitt JK. The nature and nurture of high IQ: an extended sensitive period for intellectual development. Psychol Sci. 2013 Aug; 24(8):1487-95. PMID: 23818653; PMCID: PMC4511162.
    18. Michaelson L, de la Vega A, Chatham CH, Munakata Y. Delaying gratification depends on social trust. Front Psychol. 2013; 4:355. PMID: 23801977; PMCID: PMC3685794.
    19. Cepeda NJ, Blackwell KA, Munakata Y. Speed isn't everything: complex processing speed measures mask individual differences and developmental changes in executive control. Dev Sci. 2013 Mar; 16(2):269-86. PMID: 23432836; PMCID: PMC3582037.
    20. Chatham CH, Yerys BE, Munakata Y. Why won't you do what I want? The informative failures of children and models. Cogn Dev. 2012 Oct 01; 27(4):349-366. PMID: 24453404.
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    21. Munakata Y, Snyder HR, Chatham CH. Developing Cognitive Control: Three Key Transitions. Curr Dir Psychol Sci. 2012 Apr; 21(2):71-77. PMID: 22711982.
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    22. Chatham CH, Claus ED, Kim A, Curran T, Banich MT, Munakata Y. Cognitive control reflects context monitoring, not motoric stopping, in response inhibition. PLoS One. 2012; 7(2):e31546. PMID: 22384038; PMCID: PMC3288048.
    23. Wendelken C, Munakata Y, Baym C, Souza M, Bunge SA. Flexible rule use: common neural substrates in children and adults. Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2012 Jul; 2(3):329-39. PMID: 22669034.
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    24. Kharitonova M, Munakata Y. The Role of Representations in Executive Function: Investigating a Developmental Link between Flexibility and Abstraction. Front Psychol. 2011; 2:347. PMID: 22144971; PMCID: PMC3227021.
    25. Munakata Y, Herd SA, Chatham CH, Depue BE, Banich MT, O'Reilly RC. A unified framework for inhibitory control. Trends Cogn Sci. 2011 Oct; 15(10):453-9. PMID: 21889391; PMCID: PMC3189388.
    26. Snyder HR, Banich MT, Munakata Y. Choosing our words: retrieval and selection processes recruit shared neural substrates in left ventrolateral prefrontal cortex. J Cogn Neurosci. 2011 Nov; 23(11):3470-82. PMID: 21452939; PMCID: PMC3168706.
    27. Snyder HR, Hutchison N, Nyhus E, Curran T, Banich MT, O'Reilly RC, Munakata Y. Neural inhibition enables selection during language processing. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Sep 21; 107(38):16483-8. PMID: 20813959; PMCID: PMC2944747.
    28. Snyder HR, Munakata Y. Becoming self-directed: abstract representations support endogenous flexibility in children. Cognition. 2010 Aug; 116(2):155-67. PMID: 20472227; PMCID: PMC2900525.
    29. Shinskey JL, Munakata Y. Something old, something new: a developmental transition from familiarity to novelty preferences with hidden objects. Dev Sci. 2010 Mar; 13(2):378-84. PMID: 20136935; PMCID: PMC2819673.
    30. Kharitonova M, Chien S, Colunga E, Munakata Y. More than a matter of getting 'unstuck': flexible thinkers use more abstract representations than perseverators. Dev Sci. 2009 Jul; 12(4):662-9. PMID: 19635091; PMCID: PMC2735095.
    31. Chatham CH, Frank MJ, Munakata Y. Pupillometric and behavioral markers of a developmental shift in the temporal dynamics of cognitive control. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Apr 07; 106(14):5529-33. PMID: 19321427; PMCID: PMC2666994.
    32. Blackwell KA, Cepeda NJ, Munakata Y. When simple things are meaningful: working memory strength predicts children's cognitive flexibility. J Exp Child Psychol. 2009 Jun; 103(2):241-9. PMID: 19278688; PMCID: PMC2737814.
    33. Snyder HR, Munakata Y. So many options, so little time: the roles of association and competition in underdetermined responding. Psychon Bull Rev. 2008 Dec; 15(6):1083-8. PMID: 19001571; PMCID: PMC2587096.
    34. Cepeda NJ, Munakata Y. Why do children perseverate when they seem to know better: graded working memory, or directed inhibition? Psychon Bull Rev. 2007 Dec; 14(6):1058-65. PMID: 18229475.
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    35. Yerys BE, Munakata Y. When labels hurt but novelty helps: children's perseveration and flexibility in a card-sorting task. Child Dev. 2006 Nov-Dec; 77(6):1589-607. PMID: 17107448.
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    36. Brace JJ, Morton JB, Munakata Y. When actions speak louder than words: improving children's flexibility in a card-sorting task. Psychol Sci. 2006 Aug; 17(8):665-9. PMID: 16913947.
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    37. Shinskey JL, Munakata Y. Familiarity breeds searching: infants reverse their novelty preferences when reaching for hidden objects. Psychol Sci. 2005 Aug; 16(8):596-600. PMID: 16102061.
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    38. Stedron JM, Sahni SD, Munakata Y. Common mechanisms for working memory and attention: the case of perseveration with visible solutions. J Cogn Neurosci. 2005 Apr; 17(4):623-31. PMID: 15829082.
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    39. Morton JB, Munakata Y. What's the difference? Contrasting modular and neural network approaches to understanding developmental variability. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2005 Apr; 26(2):128-39. PMID: 15827466.
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    40. Johnson MH, Munakata Y. Cognitive development: at the crossroads? Trends Cogn Sci. 2005 Mar; 9(3):91. PMID: 15737815.
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    41. Johnson MH, Munakata Y. Processes of change in brain and cognitive development. Trends Cogn Sci. 2005 Mar; 9(3):152-8. PMID: 15737824.
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    42. Munakata Y, Pfaffly J. Hebbian learning and development. Dev Sci. 2004 Apr; 7(2):141-8. PMID: 15320372.
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    43. Munakata Y, Casey BJ, Diamond A. Developmental cognitive neuroscience: progress and potential. Trends Cogn Sci. 2004 Mar; 8(3):122-8. PMID: 15301752.
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    44. Luo Y, Baillargeon R, Brueckner L, Munakata Y. Reasoning about a hidden object after a delay: evidence for robust representations in 5-month-old infants. Cognition. 2003 Jul; 88(3):B23-32. PMID: 12804819; PMCID: PMC4215943.
    45. Casey BJ, Munakata Y. Converging methods in developmental science: an introduction. Dev Psychobiol. 2002 Apr; 40(3):197-9. PMID: 11891632.
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    46. Morton JB, Munakata Y. Active versus latent representations: a neural network model of perseveration, dissociation, and decalage. Dev Psychobiol. 2002 Apr; 40(3):255-65. PMID: 11891637.
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    47. Munakata Y, Bauer D, Stackhouse T, Landgraf L, Huddleston J. Rich interpretation vs. deflationary accounts in cognitive development: the case of means-end skills in 7-month-old infants. Cognition. 2002 Apr; 83(3):B43-53. PMID: 11934406.
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    48. Munakata Y, Yerys BE. All together now: when dissociations between knowledge and action disappear. Psychol Sci. 2001 Jul; 12(4):335-7. PMID: 11476102.
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    49. Munakata Y. Graded representations in behavioral dissociations. Trends Cogn Sci. 2001 Jul 01; 5(7):309-315. PMID: 11425620.
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    50. Munakata Y, Santos LR, Spelke ES, Hauser MD, O'Reilly RC. Visual representation in the wild: how rhesus monkeys parse objects. J Cogn Neurosci. 2001 Jan 01; 13(1):44-58. PMID: 11224908.
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    51. Akasu T, Munakata Y, Tsurusaki M, Hasuo H. Role of GABAA and GABAC receptors in the biphasic GABA responses in neurons of the rat major pelvic ganglia. J Neurophysiol. 1999 Sep; 82(3):1489-96. PMID: 10482764.
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    52. Munakata Y, McClelland JL, Johnson MH, Siegler RS. Rethinking infant knowledge: toward an adaptive process account of successes and failures in object permanence tasks. Psychol Rev. 1997 Oct; 104(4):686-713. PMID: 9337629.
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