Thackery I. Brown

Assistant Professor
JS Coon 129
research interests: 
Cognitive Neuroscience
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Memory-Affect-Planning Laboratory
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Doctor of Philosophy, Psychology: Brain, Behavior, and Cognition  Boston University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Boston, MA Dissertation title: Functional MRI investigations of overlapping spatial memories and flexible decision-making in humans. Awarded 01/2013 Advisor: Dr. Chantal Stern; Committee: Dr. Michael Hasselmo, Dr. Helen Barbas, Dr. Howard Eichenbaum, Dr. David Somers

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
Boston University, College of Arts and Sciences, Boston, MA
Summa Cum Laude


Cognitive Neuroscience Society
Hippocampal Subfields Group (HSG –
Society for Neuroscience

Selected Publications: 

Brown, T.I., Carr, V.A., LaRocque, K.F., Favila, S.E., Gordon, A.M., Bowles, B., Bailenson, J.N., & Wagner, A.D. (2016). Prospective representation of navigational goals in the human hippocampus. Science, 352:1323-1326.

van Kesteren, M.T.R., Brown, T.I., & Wagner, A.D. (2016). Interactions between memory and new learning: Insights from fMRI multivoxel pattern analysis. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 10:46. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2016.00046.

Brown, T.I., Staresina, B.P., & Wagner, A.D. (2015). Noninvasive Functional and Anatomical Imaging of the Human Medial Temporal Lobe.  In E. Kandel, Y. Dudai, & M.R. Mayford (Eds.), Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology, 7:a021840.

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