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*Wang, L., Lin, F., Cole, M., Zhang, Z. Learning Clique Subgraphs in Structural Brain Network Classification with Application to Crystalized Cognition (2020). Neuroimage. 

*Anderson A., Heffner K., Dodell-Feder, D., Lin, F. Decoding individual identity from brain activity elicited during the recollection of personal experiences. (2020). Nature Communications. 


*Lin F, Cottone K, McDermott K, Jacobs A, Nelson D, Porsteinsson A, Chapman BP. Attitudes Toward Computers Moderate the Effect of Computerized Cognitive Trainings in Oldest-Old Senior Living Center Residents. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. In press. [PDF]

*†Chen, Q., †Yang, H., Rooks, B., Anthony, M., Zhang, Z., Tadin, D., Heffner, K., Lin, F. 2020. Autonomic Flexibility Reflects Learning and Associated Neuroplasticity in Old Age. Human Brain Mapping. [PDF]

*Lin, F., Tao, Y., Chen, Q., Anthony, M., Zhang, Z., Tadin, D., Heffner, K.L. Processing Speed and Attention Training Modifies Autonomic Flexibility: A Mechanistic Intervention Study (2020). Neuroimage. [PDF]


*†Rooks B, †Anthony M, Chen Q, Lin Y, Baran T, Zhang Z, Lichtenberg P, Lin F. 2019. A Generic Brain Connectome Map Linked to Different Types of Everyday Decision-Making in Old Age. Brain Structure and Function. [PDF]

*Anderson A, Binder J, Fernandino L, Humphries C, Conant L, Raizada R, †Lin F, †Lalor E. 2019. An integrated neural decoder of linguistic and experiential meaning. Journal of Neuroscience. [PDF]

*Baran T, Zhang Z, Anderson A, McDermott K, Lin F. 2019. Brain structural connectomes indicate shared neural circuitry involved in subjective experience of cognitive and physical fatigue. Brain Imaging Behav. [PDF]


*Wang X, Heffner K, Anthony M, Lin F. 2019. Stress adaptation in older adults with and without cognitive impairment: an fMRI pattern-based similarity analysis. Aging. [PDF]


*Anderson A, McDermott K, Ren P, Baran T, Zhang Z, Lin F. 2019. Insula and putamen centered functional connectivity networks reflect healthy agers’ subjective experience of cognitive fatigue in multiple tasks. Cortex. [PDF]


*Ren P, Anderson A, McDermott K, Baran T, Lin F. 2019. Cognitive Fatigue and Cortical-Striatal Network in Old Age. Aging. [PDF]

*†McDermott K, †Ren P, Lin F. 2019. The Mediating Role of Hippocampal Networks on Stress Regulation in Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment. Neurobiology of Stress. [PDF]

Anderson A, Lin F. 2019. How pattern information analyses of semantic brain activity elicited in language comprehension could contribute to the early identification of Alzheimer’s Disease. Neuroimage: Clinical. [PDF]


†Yu F, †Lin FV, Salisbury DL, Shah KN, Chow L, Vock D, Nelson NW, Porsteinsson AP, Jack CR Jr. 2019. Efficacy and mechanisms of combined aerobic exercise and cognitive training in mild cognitive impairment: study protocol of the ACT trial. Trial. [PDF]


*Baran T, Lin F. 2018. Amyloid and FDG PET of successful cognitive aging: Global and cingulate-specific differences. Journal of Alzheimer’s disease. [PDF]


*Ren P, Chapman B, Zhang Z, Schifitto G, Lin F. 2018. Functional and Structural Connectivity of the Amygdala Underpins Locus of Control in Mild Cognitive Impairment. Neuroimage: Clinical. [PDF]


*Anderson A, Lalor E, Lin F, Binder J, Fernandino L, Humphries C, Conant L, Raizada R, Grimm S, Wang X. 2018. Multiple regions of a cortical network commonly encode the meaning of words in multiple grammatical positions of read sentences. Cerebral Cortex. [PDF]


*Yu F, Chen Y, Mathiason MA, Wan Q, Lin F. 2018. Cognitive and physical factors affecting daily function in Alzheimer's disease: A cross-sectional analysis. Nursing & Health Sciences. 

Anthony M, Lin F. 2018. A Systematic Review for Functional Neuroimaging Studies of Cognitive Reserve Across the Cognitive Aging Spectrum. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology [PDF]


*Wang X, Ren P, Baran T, Raizada R, Mapstone M, Lin F. 2018. Longitudinal functional brain mapping in Supernormals. Cerebral Cortex. [PDF]​


*Lin F, Ren P, Wang X, Tadin D, Heffner K. 2017. Cortical thickness is associated with altered autonomic function in cognitively impaired and non-impaired older adults. Journal of Physiology. [PDF]


*†Wang X, †Ren P, Mapstone M, Conwell Y, Porsteinsson A, Foxe J, Raizada R, Lin F. 2017. Identify a shared neural circuit linking multiple neuropsychiatric symptoms with Alzheimer’s pathology. Brain, Imaging and Behavior. [PDF]

*Ren P, Heffner K, Jacobs A, Lin F. 2017. Neural substracts linking affective regulation with quality of life in mild cognitive impairment. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. [PDF]

*Chapman B, Benedict C, Lin F, Roy S, Porsteinsson P, Szigeti K, Federoff H, Mapstone M. 2017. Apolipoprotein E genotype impact on memory and attention in older persons: the moderating role of personality phenotype. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. [PDF]

*Lin F, Wang X, Wu R, Rebok G, Chapman B. 2017. Identification of successful cognitive aging in the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative Study. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. [PDF]


Victoroff J, Lin F, Coburn K, Shillcutt S, Voon V, Ducharme S. 2017. Non-cognitive behavioral changes associated with Alzheimer's disease. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. [PDF]


*Ren, P, Anthony M, Heffner K, Chapman B, Lin F. 2017. Amygdala functional connectivity is associated with locus of control in the context of cognitive aging. Neuropsychologia. [PDF]

*Chapman B, Benedict R, Lin F, Roy S, Federoff H, Mapstone M. 2017. Personality and performance in specific neurocognitive domains among older persons. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. [PDF]

*Lin F, Heffner K, Ren P, Tadin D. 2017. A role of parasympathetic nervous system in cognitive training. Current Alzheimer’s Research. [PDF]


*†Shah K, †Lin F, Yu F, McMahon J. 2017. Activity engagement and physical function in old age sample. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. [PDF]

*Mapstone M, Lin F, Nalls M, Cheema A, Singleton AB, Fiandaca M, Federoff H. 2017. What success can teach us about failure: the plasma metabolome of older adults with superior memory and lessons for Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiology of Aging. [PDF]


*Lin F, Ren P, Mapstone M, Meyers S, Porsteinsson A, Baran T. 2017. The cingulate cortex of older adults with excellent memory capacity. Cortex. [PDF]

*Lin F, Ren P, Lo Y, Chapman B, Jacobs A, Baran T, Porsteinsson A, Foxe J.  2017. Insula and inferior frontal gyrus' activations protect memory performance against Alzheimer's pathology in old age. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. [PDF]


Wu R, Rebok G, Lin F. 2016. A novel theoretical life course framework for triggering cognitive development across the lifespan. Human Development. [PDF]

*Ren P, Lo R, Chapman B, Mapstone M, Porsteinsson A, Lin F. 2016. Longitudinal alteration of intrinsic brain activity in the striatum in mild cognitive impairment. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. [PDF]

*Lin F, Ren P, Cotton K,  Porsteinsson A, Mapstone M, Heffner K. 2016. Mental fatigability and heart rate variability in mild cognitive impairment. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. [PDF]


*Lin F, Heffner K, Ren P, Tivarus M, Brasch J, Chen D, Mapstone M, Porsteinsson A, Tadin D. 2016. Cognitive and neural effects of vision-based speed of processing training in older adults with amnestic mild cognitive impairment: A pilot study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. [PDF]


*†David ND, †Lin F, Porsteinsson A. 2016. Trajectories of neuropsychiatric symptoms and cognitive decline in mild cognitive impairment. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. [PDF]


*Hill N, Mogle J, Colancecco E, Dick R. Hannan J, Lin F. 2015. Feasibility study of an attention training application for older adults.  International Journal of Older People Nursing.

*†Lin F, †Roiland R, Chen DG, Qiu C. 2015. Executive function and frailty in older age: Metabolic syndrome matters. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. [PDF]​

2014 and prior

*†Roiland R, †Lin F, Phelan C, Chapman B. 2014. Stress regulation as a mechanism linking executive function and pre-frailty. Journal of Nutrition, Health, and Aging. [PDF]


Chen DG, Chen X, Lin F, Tang WYL, Guo Y. 2014. Cusp catastrophe polynomial model: power and sample size determination. Open Journal of Statistics. [PDF]


*†Lin F, †Lo R, Cole D, Ducharme S, Mapstone M, Porsteinsson A, ADNI Group. 2014. Longitudinal effects of metabolic syndrome on Alzheimer and vascular related brain pathology. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra. [PDF]

*Lin F, Roiland R, Heffner K, Johnson M, Chen DG, Mapstone M. 2014. Evaluation of objective and perceived mental fatigability in older adults with vascular risk. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. [PDF]

Chen DG, Chen C, Tang W, Lin F. 2014. Statistical power analysis for Guastello's cusp catastrophe polynomial regression model: A simulation-based approach. Lecture in W.G. Kennedy, N. Agarwal, and SJ. Yang (Eds.): SBP 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8393, pp, 35-41.


*Lin F, Suhr J, Diebold S, Heffner K. 2014. Associations between depressive symptoms and memory deficits vary as a function of insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1) levels in healthy older adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology. [PDF]


*†Chen DG, †Lin F, Chen X, Wang T, Kitzman H. 2014. Cusp catastrophe model: A nonlinear model for health outcomes in nursing research. Nursing Research. [PDF]


*Lin F, Roiland R, Polesskaya O, Chapman B, Johnson M, Brasch J, Chen D, Mapstone M. 2014. Fatigability disrupts cognitive processes' regulation of inflammatory reactivity in old age. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. [PDF]


Johnson M, Lin F. 2014. Communication difficulty and relevant interventions in Mild Cognitive Impairment. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. [PDF]


*Lin F, Heffner KL, Mapstone M, Chen D, Porsteinsson AP. 2014. Frequency of mentally stimulating activities modifies the relationship between cardiovascular reactivity and executive function in old age. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. [PDF]

*Lin F, Chen D, Vance DE, Ball K, Mapstone M. 2013. Longitudinal relationships of subjective fatigue, cognitive function, and everyday functioning in old age. International Psychogeriatrics. [PDF]


*Lin F, Chen D, Vance DE, Mapstone M. 2013. Trajectories of combined laboratory- and real world-based speed of processing in community-dwelling older adults: Predictors and functional outcomes. Journal of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. [PDF]


Lin F, Vance DE, Gleason CE, Heidrich SM. 2012. Taking care of older adults with mild cognitive impairment: An update for nurses. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. [PDF]


*Lin F, Friedman E, Quinn J, Chen D, Mapstone M. 2012. Effect of leisure activities on inflammation and cognitive function in an aging sample. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. [PDF]


*Lin F, Heidrich SM. 2012. Role of older adult’s illness schemata in coping with mild cognitive impairment. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. [PDF]


Vance DE, Kaur J, Fazeli PL, Talley MH, Yuen HK, Lin F. 2012. Neuroplasticity and successful cognitive aging: A brief overview for nursing. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. [PDF]


*Lin F, Gleason CE, Heidrich SM. 2012. Illness representations in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. Research in Gerontological Nursing. [PDF]  


*Lin F, Wharton W, Dowling NM, Ries ML, Johnson SC, Carlsson CM, Asthana S, Gleason CE. 2010. Awareness of memory abilities in community-dwelling older adults with suspected dementia and mild cognitive impairment. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. [PDF]