Keresztes, Attila

Associate Research Scientist

Main Focus

  • Neurocognitive mechanisms supporting human memory across the lifespan
  • Component processes of human memory
  • Associations between change in memory and change in supporting brain networks
  • Hippocampal subfield contributions to memory across the lifespan

Project Participation

  • Hippocampal Circuit and Code for Cognition Lab

Curriculum Vitae

  • PhD in Psychology, 2014, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
  • MA in Economics, 2004, Corvinus University, Hungary

Selected Publication

  • Keresztes, A., Raffington, L., Bender, A. R., Bögl, K., Heim, C., & Shing, Y. L. (2020). Hair cortisol concentrations are associated with hippocampal subregional volumes in children. Scientific Reports, 10(1), Article 4865.
  • Bender, A. R., Brandmaier, A. M., Düzel, S., Keresztes, A., Pasternak, O., Lindenberger, U., & Kühn, S. (2020). Hippocampal subfields and limbic white matter jointly predict learning rate in older adults. Cerebral Cortex, 30(4), 2465–2477.
  • Keresztes, A., Ngo, C. T., Lindenberger, U., Werkle-Bergner, M., & Newcombe, N. S. (2018) Hippocampal maturation drives memory from generalization to specificity. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 22(8), 676–686.
  • Bender, R., Keresztes, A., Bodammer, C., Werkle-Bergner, M., Shing, Y. L., Kühn, S., Lindenberger, U., & Raz, N. (2018) Optimization and validation of automated hippocampal subfield segmentation across the lifespan. Human Brain Mapping, 39(2), 916–931.
  • Keresztes, A., Bender, R., Bodammer, C., Lindenberger, U., Shing, Y. L., & Werkle-Bergner, M. (2017) Hippocampal maturity promotes memory distinctiveness in childhood and adolescence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(30), 9212–9217.
  • Szőllősi, Á., Keresztes, A., Novák, B., Szászi, B., Kéri, Sz., & Racsmány, M. (2017) The testing effect is preserved in stressful final testing environment. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 31(6), 615–622. 
  • Racsmány, M., & Keresztes, A. (2015) Initial retrieval shields against retrieval-induced forgetting. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, Article 657.
  • Keresztes, A., Kaiser, D., Kovács, G., & Racsmány, M. (2014) Testing promotes long-term learning via stabilizing activation patterns in a large network of brain areas. Cerebral Cortex, 24(11), 3025–3035.
  • Keresztes, A., & Racsmány, M. (2013) Interference resolution in retrieval-induced forgetting: Behavioral evidence for a nonmonotonic relationship between interference and forgetting. Memory and Cognition, 41(4), 511–518. 
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