Journal Articles

Wong CN, Chaddock-Heyman L, Voss MW, Burzynska A.Z., Basak C, Erickson KI, Prakash RS, Szabo-Reed AN, Phillips SM, Wojcicki T, Mailey EL, McAuley E, Kramer AF. Brain activation during dual-task processing is associated with cardiorespiratory fitness and performance in older adults.Front Aging Neurosci. 2015, 7:154. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2015.00154  Free access:

A.Z. Burzynska, Chelsea N Wong, Michelle W Voss, Gillian E Cooke, Neha P Gothe, Jason Fanning, Edward McAuley, and Arthur F Kramer. Physical activity is linked to greater moment-to-moment variability in spontaneous brain activity in older adults. PLoS ONE (2015). OPEN ACCESS

A.Z. Burzynska, Wong CN, Chaddock-Heyman L, Olson EA, Gothe NP, Knecht A, Voss MW, McAuley E, and Kramer AF. White matter integrity, hippocampal volume, and cognitive performance of a world-famous nonagenarian track and field athlete. Neurocase (2015).

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D. D. Garrett, I.E. Nagel, C.Preuschhof, A.Z. Burzynska, J. Marchner, S. Wiegert, G. Jungehülsing, L. Nyberg, A. Villringer, S-C. Li, H. R. Heekeren, L. Bäckman, U. Lindenberger. Amphetamine Modulates Brain Signal Variability and Working Memory in Younger and Older Adults. PNAS (2015).

A. Z. Burzynska, Wong CN, Voss MW, Cooke GE, McAuley E, Kramer AF (2015). White Matter Integrity Supports BOLD Signal Variability and Cognitive Performance in the Aging Human Brain. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0120315. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0120315

A.Z. Burzynska, L Chaddock-Heyman, MW Voss, CN Wong, NP Gothe, EA Olson, A Knecht, A Lewis, G Cooke, TR Wojcicki, J Fanning, HD Chung, E Awick, E McAuley, and AF Kramer. Physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness are beneficial for White Matter in Low-Fit Older Adults. 2014 PLoS ONE 9(9): e107413.

A.Z. Burzynska , D.D. Garrett, C. Preuschhof, I.E. Nagel, S-C Li, L Bäckman, H.R. Heekeren, U Lindenberger. A scaffold for efficiency in the human brain. 2013 Journal of Neuroscience, 33: 17150- 17159.

D.J. Madden, I.J. Bennett, A.Z. Burzynska, G.G. Potter, N-K Chen, A.W. Song. Diffusion tensor imaging of cerebral white matter integrity in cognitive aging. 2012 Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) – Molecular Basis of Disease, 1822:386-400.

A. Z. Burzynska, I.E. Nagel, C. Preuschhof, S. Gluth, L. Bäckman, S.-C. Li , U. Lindenberger, H.R. Heekeren. Cortical thickness is linked to executive functioning in adulthood and aging. 2012 Human Brain Mapping, 33:1607-1620.

A. Z. Burzynska, I.E. Nagel, C. Preuschhof, S.-C. Li , U. Lindenberger, L. Bäckman, H.R. Heekeren. Microstructure of fronto-parietal connections predicts cortical responsivity and working memory performance. 2011 Cerebral Cortex, 21:2261–71.

A. Z. Burzynska, C. Preuschhof, L. Bäckman, L. Nyberg, S.-C. Li , U. Lindenberger, H.R. Heekeren. Age-related differences in white matter microstructure: Region-specific patterns of diffusivity. 2009 NeuroImage 49:2104–2112.