Yuko Munakata

Institute of Cognitive Science; Psychology and Neuroscience; Member of the Center for Neuroscience

Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Campus Box 345
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309-0345

email: munakata@colorado.edu
FAX: 303-492-2967
Website: https://www.colorado.edu/munakata/

Executive function and its development, using converging evidence from behavior, computational modeling, and cognitive neuroscience, with a focus on inhibitory control, social and environmental influences, and implications for intervention.

Selected Publications:

Munakata, Y., Herd, S.A., Chatham, C.H., Depue, B.E., Banich, M.T., & O'Reilly, R.C. (2011). A unified framework for inhibitory control. Trends in Cognitive Sciences.

Snyder, H.R., Hutchinson, N., Nyhus, E., Curran, T., Banich, M.T., O'Reilly, R.C., & Munakata, Y. (2010). Neural inhibition enables selection during language processing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Kharitonova, M., Chien, S., Colunga, E., & Munakata, Y. (2009). More than a matter of getting "unstuck": Flexible thinkers use more abstract representations than perseverators. Developmental Science, 12, 662-669.

Chatham, C.H., Frank, M.J., & Munakata, Y. (2009). Pupillometric and behavioral markers of a developmental shift in the temporal dynamics of cognitive control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106(14), 5529-5533.