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Roberto Cabeza

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Duke Box 90999, Durham, NC 27708-0999 (919) 668-2926 (office)
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Education

Ph.D.University of Tsukuba (Japan)1994
Licentiate in PsychologyUniversity of Buenos Aires (Argentina)1985
Areas of Research

Human Memory and Aging

Professional Experience / Employment History

Duke University
Associate Professor, Psychology & Neuroscience, 2004 - present
Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, 2001 - present
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, July 1, 2001-2004
Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, 2001-present
University of Alberta
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, 1997-2000
University Toronto
Post-doctoral Fellow, Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre, 1995-1997
ATR Human Information Processing Laboratories
Research Associate, ATR Human Information Processing Laboratories, 1994
Interdisciplinary Center for Research in Mathematical & Exp. Psychology (Argentina)
Research Fellow, Interdisciplinary Center for Research in Mathematical & Exp. Psychology (Argentina), 1987
University of Buenos Aires
Lecturer, Faculty of Psychology, 1985-1988
Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

Elected Fellow of the Society of Experimental Psychologists, Society of Experimental Psychologists, December, 2013
Elected to International Neuropsychological Symposium, International Neuropsychological Symposium
Nominated Editor of Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience (nomination declined), March, 2006
Busse Research Award in the Biomedical Sciences presented at 18th World Congress of Gerontology, 2005
Elected to International Neuropsychology Symposium, 2005
Medical Scholar Award, Alberta Heritage foundation for Medical Reseaerch, 1999-2004
Busse Research Award in the Biomedical Sciences, 18th World Congress of Gerontology
Who's Who in Social Sciences Higher Education
Graduate Fellowship, German Academic Exchange Program — DAAD, 1989; declined
Graduate Fellowship, Ministry of Education of Japan, 1988-1994
Honors Diploma, University of Buenos Aires, 1985
Max and Roslyn Gordon Research Prize, 1995
McDonnell Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience, 1997
Postdoctoral Fellowship, International Human Frontier Science Program, 1995-1996
Research Fellowship, National Council of Science and Technological Research of Argentina, 1987-1988
Tanenbaum Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 1996-1997
Elected to International Society for Behavioral Neuroscience
Elected to Memory Disorders Research Society, Memory Disorders Research Society
Fast Breaking Paper in Psychology/Psychiatry, Institute for Scientific Information
Young Investigator Award, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 2003
Young Investigator Award, Cognitive Neuroscience Society
Medical Scholar Award, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, 1999-2004
Honors Diploma, University of Buenos Aires
Recent Grant Support

  • Effects of Aging on Episodic Memory-Dependent Decision Making, National Institutes of Health, R01-AG058574-01, 2018/08-2023/03.      
  • Effects of Aging on Episodic Memory-Dependent Decision Making, National Institutes of Health, R01-AG058574-01, 2018/08-2023/03.      
  • Impact of Timing, Targeting, and Brain State on rTMS of Human and Non-Human Primates, National Institutes of Health, 2017/08-2021/08.      
  • Impact of Timing, Targeting, and Brain State on rTMS of Human and Non-Human Primates, National Institutes of Health, 2017/08-2021/08.      
  • A Phase II Study of an ApoE mimetic peptide to reduce Postoperative Delirium, Cognitive Dysfunction after Non-Cardiac Surgery in Older Adults, Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, 2018/07-2021/07.      
  • Memory Representations in Aging, National Institutes of Health, 2018/08-2020/07.      
  • Training Autobiographical Memory Retrieval in Healthy Older Adults Using Novel Lifelogging Technology, National Institutes of Health, 1R21-AG059006, 2018/08-2020/04.      
  • Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Memory Reactivation, National Institutes of Health, 2018/03-2019/02.      
  • Effects of Aging on Visual Memory: Neuroimaging Studies, National Institutes of Health, R01-AG019731-10, 2001/07-2018/04.      
  • Aging Changes to Perceptual and Conceptual Encoding in Perirhinal Cortex, National Institutes of Health, F32-AG049574-01A1, 2014/09-2017/09.      
  • Effects of Aging on Visual Memory: Neuroimaging Studies, National Institute on Aging, R01-AG19731, 2012/08-2017/07.      
  • Neural Correlates of Autobiographical Memory (PI: Rubin, Co-PIs: Cabeza, LaBar), NIH/NIMH R01-AG23123-01, 2004/09.      
Conferences Organized

Functional Neuroimaging of Episodic Memory (Tokyo, Japan), Functional Neuroimaging of Episodic Memory (Tokyo, Japan). December 21, 2012, December 2012  
Governing Board of Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Governing Board of Cognitive Neuroscience Society. December 12, 2010, 2010-12  
Chair Slide Session Committee, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 2010 - 2012  
Co-organizer (with Kevin LaBar) : 2009 Meeting of Memory Disorders Research Society, Co-organizer (with Kevin LaBar) : 2009 Meeting of Memory Disorders Research Society. January 8, 2009, January 2009  
Professional Service

Chair/Director
Chair Slide Session Committee, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Chair Slide Session Committee, Cognitive Neuroscience Society. 2010 - 2012, 2010-12  
Department Committee
Director of Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Program, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, 2009 - 2011  
Chair of the Cognitive, Affective, and Social Neuroscience Search Committ, 2009 - 2009  
Chair of Promotion to Full Professor Committee, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, 2009 - 2009  
Member, Steering Committee, Interdisciplinary Program in Cognitive Neuroscience, 2004 - 2008  
Member of the Graduate Admissions Committee, Interdisciplinary Program in Cognitive Neuroscience, 2004 - 2008  
Member of the Physicist Search Committee, Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, 2007 - 2007  
Acting Director of Graduate Studies, Interdiscip. Program in Cognitive Neuroscience, 2007 - 2007  
Chair, Tenure Review Committee, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, 2007 - 2007  
Member of Cognitive Psychology/Neuroscience Search Committee, Psych. & Neurosci, 2006 - 2007  
Graduate Programs Committee, Dept. of Psych. & Neurosci., 2006 - 2007  
Member of the Graduate Admissions Committee, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, 2006 - 2007  
Member, Scientific Committee, Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University, December 10, 2003 - 2006  
Member, Neuropsychology Search Committee, CCN, 2005 - 2006  
Psychology Steering Committee, Duke University, 2005 - 2006  
Member of Chairs’ Advising Committee, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, 2006 - 2007  
Committee on Psychology at Duke, 2005 - 2005  
Member, Graduate Admissions Committee, Psychological & Brain Sciences, Duke University, 2003 - 2005  
Member, Leadership Team, Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate, 2003 - 2004  
Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Psychological & Brain Sciences, Duke University, 2002 - 2004  
Member, Neuropsychology Search Committee - Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, 2001-2002  
Member, Chair's Advisory Committee - Department of Psychology, University of Alberta, 1999-2000  
Member, Brain & Behavior Search Committee - Department of Psychology, University of Alberta, 1998-2000  
Member, Graduate Curriculum Committee - Department of Psychology, University of Alberta, 1998-1999  
Special Projects
Consulting Editor, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 2002-Present  
Member of Cognitive neuroscience Section (Heads: R.G.M. Morris & L. G. Ungerleider), Faculty of 1000, 2003-Present  
Consulting Editor, BrainMap Database/Journal, 2002-Present  
Consulting Editor, Psicológica, 2000-Present  
Associate Editor, Memory, 2002-Present  
Regular member, NIH Study Section Cognition and Perception, 2001-present  
Other
Member, Editorial Board, Psychological Science, 2004 - present  
Member, Editorial Board, Cognitive Brain Research, 2004 - present  
Member, Memory Disorders Research Society, 2003-present  
Member, International Society for Behavioral Neuroscience, 2003-present  
Member, American Psychological Association, 1998-present  
Organizers: D. Park, R. Cabeza, & L. Nyberg, Symposium Title: Second Symposium on Neuroscience of Aging and Cognition (SNAC II), 2003  
Member, Editorial Board, Faculty of 1000, Cognitive Neuroscience Section, 2003 - present  
Member, Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 2003-present  
Associate Editor, Editorial Board, Memory, 2002 - present  
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 2002 - present  
Member, Editorial Board, BrainMap Database/Journal, 2002 - present  
Regular Member, NIH Study Section Cognition and Perception (Previously called Biobehavioral and Behavioral Processes 4), 2001 - present  
Member, Editorial Board, Psicológica, 2000 - present  
Member, Society for Neuroscience, 1995-present  
Member, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 1995-present  
Member, Psychonomic Society, 1995-present  
Organizer: R. Cabeza, Symposium Title: Prefrontal Cortex: Unitary Function or Multiple Functional Subregions?, 2003  
Co-organizer Memory, Emotion, and Attention (MEAL) seminar, December 2012  
Letter writer for arm-length faculty, December 2012  
Reviewer Ad Hoc, Professional Journals  
Guest Editor, Special issue on Functional Neuroimaging of Memory, 2003  
Reviewer Ad Hoc - Grants, 2003  
Organizers: D. Park, R. Cabeza, & L. Nyberg, Symposium Title: Symposium on Neuroscience of Aging and Cognition (SNAC), 2002  
Reviewer Ad Hoc - Grants, 2002  
Organizers: R. Cabeza & L. Nyberg, Symposium Title: Functional Neuroimaging of Memory, 2001  
Reviewer Ad Hoc - Grants, 2001  
Organizer: R. Cabeza & A. Kingstone, Symposium Title: Functional Neuroimaging of Cognition, 2000  
Organizer: R. Cabeza, Symposium Title: Functional Neuroimaging of Memory, 2000  
Organizer: R. Cabeza, Symposium Title: Functional Neuroimaging of Cognitive Aging, 2000  
Reviewer Ad Hoc - Grants, 2000  
Organizer: A. Kingstone, M. Mason, & R. Cabeza, Banff Annual Seminar in Cognitive Science (Banff, Canada)., 1998  
Reviewer Ad Hoc - Grants, 1998  
Organizers: A. Troyer & R. Cabeza, Conference: Baycrest Research Day (Toronto, Canada)., 1995  
Selected Recent Invited Talks

Institute of Cognitive Neurology and Dementia Research, University Hospital Magdeburg, Germany, November 27, 2013  
Keynote Address at Aging, Memory, and Cognitive Decline symposium. McKnight Brain Institute, Gainesville, FL, 21 December 2012  
Talk at Cognitive Aging Symposium. Japanese Society of Cognitive Psychology, Tsukuba, Japan, 21 December 2012  
Talk at Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, 21 December 2012  
Talk at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, 21 December 2012  
International Conference on Memory - 5, York, England, July 31-August 5, 2011 [available here]  
International Forum Series at Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institute (Stockholm, Sweden), October, 2011  
Dallas Aging and Cognition Conference, Dallas, TX, February, 2011  
Talk at Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 2010, Feb 9  
Talk at The Frontal Lobes, 20th Annual Rotman Research Conference, Toronto, 2010, March 22-26  
Talk at Theoretical Perspectives on Autobiographical Memory Conference, Aarhus, Denmark, 2010, June 13-16  
Talk at Department of Psychology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, October 19, 2009  
Talk at symposium Changing Memory Function across the Lifespan, MDRS meeting, Chapel Hill, NC, September 24-26, 2009  
Talk at Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, July 15, 2009  
Talk at Translational Neuroscience – Models of Aging, Lexington, KY, October 9, 2008  
Talk at Workshop on Higher Cognition in Adolescents and Young Adults: Social, Behavioral, and Biological Influences on Learning, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, September 29, 2008  
Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute Seminar Series, University of Arizona, Tucson, September 22, 2008  
Talk at symposium What is the Parietal Lobe Contribution to Memory?, MDRS meeting, St. Lois, MO, September 17, 2008  
Talk at Cognitive Neuroscience and Brain Imaging Symposium, Singapore, August 6, 2008  
Talk at INSERM, Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris, June 23, 2008  
Talk at SenseCam Collaborators' Meeting, Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK, June 18, 2008  
Talk at Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, May 7, 2008  
Talk at Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, March 31, 2008  
Talk at Center for Memory and Brain, Boston University, Boston, MA, February 26, 2008  
Samuel Sutton Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY, January 15, 2008  
Talk at symposium Compensation for Memory Failure in Aging, Winter Neurobiology of Learning and Memory meeting, Park City, Utah, January 3, 2008  
Talk at Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon and Pittsburgh Universities, Pittsburgh, December 10, 2007  
Seminar at Gerontology Research Center of National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, November 30, 2007  
Keynote Address at Biannual Congress of the Latino-American Society of Neuropsychology, Buenos Aires, November 6, 2007  
Talk at Cognitive Aging Summit at National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, October 10, 2007  
Invited Address at Annual meeting of Society for Psychophysiological Research, Savannah, GA, October 7, 2007  
Talk at symposium Cognitive neuroscience perspectives on normal aging, MDRS meeting, Cambridge, UK, September 5, 2007  
Two talks at course Cognitive Changes across the Lifespan: A Behavioural and Neuroscientific Perspective. Organized by the Universities of Berne, Geneva, and Zurich, Geneva, September 2, 2007  
Talk at symposium The Role of Parietal Cortex in Memory Retrieval, annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, May 05, 2007  
Talk at Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, 18 December 2006  
Talk at Current Research in Cognitive Neuroscience Series, Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 18 December 2006  
Talk at Duke Institute for Learning in Retirement, Duke Continuing Education, The Forest at Duke, Durham, NC, 18 December 2006  
Talk at symposium Neuroscience and Memory. Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, 18 December 2006  
Talk at symposium Neuroimaging and the Varieties of Psychology. University of Missouri, Columbia, 2005  
Talk at Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, University of Texas, Austin, 2005  
Talk at Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2005  
Talk at Invited Symposium: Successful Cognitive Aging I – Brain Change Can Be Good, APA Annual Convention, Washington, DC, 2005  
Talk at Neuroscience Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan, 2005  
Talk at Perspective in Neuroscience Series, Neuroscience Program, University of Western Ontario, Canada, 2005  
Talk at Perspectives in Neuroscience Series, Center for Neuroscience, University of California – Davis, 2005  
Talk at Tsukuba International Conference on Memory – Memory and Emotion., Tsukuba University, Japan, 2005  
Talk at Winter Conference on Neural Plasticity, Guadeloupe, French Antilles, 2005  
Talk at XVIII World Congress of Gerontology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2005  
Compensatory brain activity in older adults, Keynote Address at VIII International Cognitive Aging Conference, Marseille, France, 2004  
Contributions of prefrontal regions to episodic memory retrieval in young and older adults, 16th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, 2004  
Dissecting the neurocognitive components of episodic memory retrieval, Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Brown University, 2004  
Functional neuroimaging of memory and cognition in young and older adults, Department of Psychology, North Carolina State University, 2004  
Parietal cortex and episodic retrieval: Retrieval success vs. perceived oldness, Symposium: What is the role of parietal cortex in memory retrieval? At the 2004 meeting of the Memory Disorders Research Society, New York, 2004  
Age-related hemispheric asymmetry reductions and individual differences in healthy aging, Symposium: Cognitive Neuroimaging: Progress and Processes, Albuquerque, New Mexico, University of New Mexico and MIND Institute, 2003  
Brain plasticity in older adults: Functional neuroimaging evidence, Conference: Reprogramming the Human Brain, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 2003  
Cognitive neuroscience of aging: Contributions of functional neuroimaging, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, 2003  
Cognitive neuroscience of aging: Contributions of functional neuroimaging, International Brain Awareness Week, University of Geneva, 2003  
Functional neuroimaging of aging: Compensation or less?, Keynote Address at Biannual Congress of the Latino-American Society of Neuropsychology, Montreal Canada, November 2003  
Individual differences in healthy aging: Functional neuroimaging evidence, 2003 meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Neuroscience, Prague, Czech Republic, 2003  
Neural correlates of episodic memory in young and older adults, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, 2003  
Neural correlates of episodic memory in young and older adults, Department of Psychology, Emory University, 2003  
Reserve, lateralization, and aging, Invited speaker/discussant at the workshop Cognitive/Brain Reserve and Aging, 2003  
Cognitive neuroscience of aging: Contribution of functional neuroimaging, Institute of Gerontology, Wayne State University, 2002  
Cognitive neuroscience of aging: Contributions of Functional Neuroimaging, Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, 2002  
Cognitive neuroscience of memory, Seminar in Cognitive Neuroscience, Sion, Switzerland, 2002  
Comparing brain activity in high-performing and low-performing older adults: Evidence for the compensation hypothesis, Binding in Human Memory: A Neurocognitive Approach, Saarland University, Sarrbrücken, Germany, 2002  
Lateralization of brain activity in young and older adults, Research Center, Montreal University Geriatric Institute, 2002  
Lateralization of brain activity in young and older adults, Fall Academy, Berlin, Germany, 2002  
Process-related lateralization of prefrontal activity in young and older adults, International Neuropsychological Symposium, Sitges, Spain, 2002  
Seeing the forest and the trees: Imaging cognition across functions and age groups, Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, University of California, Irvine, 2002  
Seeing the forest and the trees: Imaging cognition across the functions and age groups, Department of Psychology, New York University, 2002  
Cognitive neuroscience of aging, Conference: New Frontier in Cognitive Aging, Whistler, Canada, 2001  
Comments on Marcus Raichle's Plenary Talk, 5th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Duke University, 2001  
Functional neuroimaging of memory: Age-related asymmetry reductions, Frontiers of Human Memory, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Symposium, Sendai, Japan, 2001  
Hemispheric asymmetry reduction in old adults, Talk series on Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging at the Department of Psychology of the University of Michigan, 2001  
Hemispheric asymmetry reduction in older adults, Symposium Visualizing the Aging Brain: The Impact of Non-invasive Neuroimaging on Understanding of Cognitive Aging, Symposium in the official program of the 2001 Annual Meeting Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, 2001  
Hemispheric asymmetry reduction in older Adults: The HAROLD model, Symposium: Many Levels and Facets of Memory Aging, International Conference of Memory III, Valencia, Spain, 2001  
Imaging cognition across functions and across age groups, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2001  
Age-related differences in neural activity during episodic memory retrieval, Symposium The Aging Brain and Mind, Conference: APA Convention, Washington, DC, 2000  
Neural correlates of episodic memory in young and old adults, Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 2000  
Functional neuroimaging of episodic memory retrieval, Department of Psychology, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan, 1999  
Functional neuroimaging of episodic memory retrieval, ATR Human Information Processing Research Laboratories, Tokyo, Japan, 1999  
Functional neuroimaging of cognitive aging, Conference: Old Memories, Cold Spring Harbor, 1999  
Functional neuroimaging of episodic memory retrieval, Biomedical Imaging Research Centre, Fukui Medical University, Fukui, Japan, 1999  
Functional neuroimaging of episodic memory retrieval, Laboratory for Cognitive Brain Mapping, Brain Science Institute, RIKEN, Wako, Japan, 1999  
Functional neuroimaging of episodic memory retrieval, Inssbruck University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria, 1998  
How are cognitive functions organized within the prefrontal cortex?, Conference: Memory, Consciousness, and the Brain: The Tallinn Conference, Tallinn, Estonia, 1998  
PET of memory and aging, 4th Innsbruck Neuropsychology Conference, Innsbruck, Austria, 1998  
Functional neuroimaging of memory and aging, Institute of Experimental Biology and Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1997  
Functional neuroimaging of memory and aging, Raúl Carrea Institute of Neurological Research-FLENI, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1997  
Functional neuroimaging of memory and aging, Private Hospital of Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina, 1997  
Functional neuroimaging of memory and aging, Psychology Research Institute, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1997  
Functional neuroimaging of memory and aging, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, 1997  
PET studies of memory and aging, National Institute of Bioscience and Human Technology, Tsukuba, Japan, 1996  
PET studies of memory and aging, Neural Computation Section, Communications Research Laboratories, Tokyo, Japan, 1996  
PET studies of memory and aging, ATR Human Information Processing Research Laboratories, Tokyo, Japan, 1996  
PET studies of memory and aging, National Hospital for Mental Disorders, Tokyo, Japan, 1996  
PET studies of memory and aging, Institute for Brain Research, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, 1996  
PET studies of memory and aging, Department of Education, University of Tsukuba, Tokyo Campus, 1996  
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