Roland G. Benoit, Ph.D.

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Preprints

Paulus, P.C., Charest, I., Benoit, R.G. (2020). Value shapes the structure of schematic representations in the medial prefrontal cortex. bioRxiv  pdf


Rösch, S.A., Stramaccia, D.F., & Benoit, R.G. (2021). The impact of episodic future thinking on intertemporal choices: A meta-analysis. PsyArXiv. pdf


Meyer, A.-K., & Benoit, R.G. (2021). Suppression weakens unwanted memories via a sustained reduction of neural reactivation. bioRxiv. pdf


in press

Stramaccia, D., Meyer, A.-K., Rischer, K. M., Fawcett, J. M., Benoit, R.G. (in press). Memory suppression and its deficiency in psychological disorders: A focused meta-analysis. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General / PsyArXivpdf


2021

Williams, A.N., Benoit, R.G. (in press). Imagining our better selves. Nature Sustainability News & Views, 1-2.


2020

Ashton, S., Benoit, R. G., Quaedflieg, C. W. (2020). The impairing effect of acute stress on the intentional forgetting of future fears and its moderation by working memory capacity. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 120, 104790 / PsyArXiv. pdf


Botvinik-Nezer, R., Holzmeister, F., ..., Benoit R.G., Berkers, R.M.W.J., ..., Poldrack, R.A., Shonberg, T. (2020). Variability in the analysis of a single neuroimaging dataset by many teams. Nature, 1-7.


2019
Benoit, R.G., Paulus, P.C., Schacter D.L. (2019). Forming attitudes via neural activity supporting affective episodic simulations. Nature Communications 10, 2215. pdf


2018

Benoit, R.G., Berkers, M.W.J., Paulus, P.C. (2018). An adaptive function of mental time travel: Motivating farsighted decisions. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 41, e3.


Campbell, K.L., Madore, K.P., Benoit, R.G., Schacter, D.L. (2018). Increased hippocampus to ventromedial prefrontal connectivity during the construction of episodic future events. Hippocampus28, 76-80.


2017

Schacter, D.L., Benoit, R.G., Szpunar, K.K. (2017). Episodic future thinking: Mechanisms and functions. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences 17, 41-50.


Thakral, P.P., Benoit, R.G., Schacter, D.L. (2017). Characterizing the role of the hippocampus during episodic simulation and encoding. Hippocampus 27, 1275-1284


Campbell, K.L., Benoit, R.G., Schacter, D.L. (2017). Priming, not inhibition, of related concepts during future imagining. Memory 25(9), 1235-1245. pdf


Thakral, P.P., Benoit, R.G., Schacter, D.L. (2017). Imagining the future: The core episodic simulation network dissociates as a function of timecourse and the amount of simulated information. Cortex 90, 12-30 link ($)


2016

Benoit, R.G., Davies, D.J., Anderson, M.C. (2016). Reducing future fears by suppressing the brain systems underlying episodic simulation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 113(52), E8492-E8501. pdf


2015

Benoit, R.G., Schacter, D.L. (2015). Specifying the core network supporting episodic simulation and episodic memory by activation likelihood estimation. Neuropsychologia 75, 450-457.  pdf


Benoit, R.G., Hulbert, J.C., Huddleston, E., Anderson, M.C. (2015). Adaptive top-down suppression of hippocampal activity and the purging of intrusive memories from consciousness. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience  27(1), 96-111. pdf


Szpunar, K.K.*, Jing, H.G.*, Benoit, R.G.*, Schacter, D.L.* (2015). Repetition-related reductions in neural activity during emotional simulations of future events. PLoS ONE 10(9), e0138354. pdf      * equal contributions



Bergström, Z.M., Vogelsang, D.A., Benoit, R.G., Simons, J.S. (2015). Reflections of oneself: Neurocognitive evidence for dissociable forms of self-referential recollection. Cerebral Cortex  25, 2648-2657. pdf


Schacter, D.L., Benoit, R.G., de Brigard, F., Szpunar, K.K. (2015). Episodic future thinking and episodic counterfactual thinking: Intersections between memory and decisions. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 117, 14-21.  pdf

Fawcett, J.M., Benoit, R.G., Gagnepain, P., Salman, A., Bartholdy, S., Bradley, C., Chan, D.K.-Y., Roche A., Brewin, C.R., Anderson, M.C. (2015). The origins of repetitive thought in rumination: separating cognitive style  from deficits in inhibitory control over memory. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry  47, 1-8. pdf


2014

Benoit, R.G., Szpunar, K.K., Schacter, D.L. (2014). Ventromedial prefrontal cortex supports affective future simulation by integrating distributed knowledge. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 111(46), 16550-16555.  pdf


Küpper, C.S., Benoit, R.G., Dalgleish, T., Anderson, M.C. (2014). Direct suppression as a mechanism of controlling unpleasant memories in daily life. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 143(4):1443-1449. pdf


2012

Benoit, R.G., Anderson, M.C. (2012). Opposing mechanisms support the voluntary forgetting of unwanted memories. Neuron 76(2), 450-460. pdf



Benoit, R.G., Gilbert, S.J., Frith, C.D., Burgess, P.W. (2012). Rostral prefrontal cortex and the focus of attention in prospective memory. Cerebral Cortex 22(8), 1876-1886. pdf


2011

Benoit, R.G., Gilbert, S.J., Burgess, P.W. (2011). A neural mechanism mediating the impact of episodic prospection on farsighted decisions. The Journal of Neuroscience 31(18), 6771-6779. pdf



2010

Benoit, R.G., Gilbert, S.J., Volle, E., Burgess, P.W. (2010). When I think about me and simulate you: Medial rostral prefrontal cortex and self-referential processes. NeuroImage 50(3), 1340-1349. pdf


Volle, E., Gilbert, S.J., Benoit, R.G., Burgess, P.W. (2010). Specialization of the rostral prefrontal cortex for distinct analogy processes. Cerebral Cortex 20(11), 2647-2659. pdf


Gilbert, S.J., Gonen-Yaacovi, G., Benoit, R.G., Volle, E., Burgess, P.W. (2010). Distinct functional connectivity associated with lateral versus medial rostral prefrontal cortex: A meta-analysis. NeuroImage 53(4), 1359-1367. pdf


2009

Benoit, R.G., Werkle-Bergner, M, Mecklinger, A., Kray, J. (2009). Adapting to changing memory retrieval demands: Evidence from event-related potentials. Brain and Cognition 70(1), 123-135. pdf


Burgess, P.W., Alderman, N., Volle, E., Benoit, R.G., Gilbert, S.J. (2009). Mesulam's frontal lobe mystery re-examined. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience 27(5), 439-506. pdf


2008

Benoit, R.G. (2008). The role of rostral prefrontal cortex in establishing cognitive sets: Preparation or coordination? The Journal of Neuroscience 28(13), 3259-3261. pdf



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