Jacobs E.G. (2023) Leveraging precision neuroimaging to advance women’s brain health. Nature Mental Health. 

 Petersen N., Beltz A., Casto K., Taylor C.M., Jacobs E.G., Sundstrom-Poro I., Pletzer B. (2023) Toward a more comprehensive neuroscience of hormonal contraception. Nature Neuroscience. 

 Eliot L, Beery A.K., Jacobs E.G., LeBlanc H., Money D., and McCarthy M.M. (2023) Why and how to account for sex and gender in brain and behavioral research. The Journal of Neuroscience.

 Crestal A., Rajagopal S., Pasvanis S., Loparco S., Olsen R., Einstein G.,  Jacobs E.G., Rajah M. (2023) The influence of menopause status and within group chronological age on the functional neural correlates of spatial context memory in middle-aged females. The Journal of Neuroscience.

 Taylor C.M., Furman D.J, Berry A.S., White R.L., Jagust W.J., D’Esposito M., Jacobs, E.G. (2023) Striatal dopamine synthesis and cognitive flexibility differ between hormonal contraceptive users and non-users. Cerebral Cortex.

 Murata E., & Jacobs E.G. (In press) The Menstrual Cycle: A deep dive into one of our body's superpowers and what can cause it to malfunction. Frontiers for Young Minds.

 Gallen C, Hwang K, Chen A, Jacobs E.G. and D'Esposito M (2023) Influence of goals on modular brain network organization during working memory. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience.

Greenwell S., Faskowitz J., Pritschet L., Santander T. Jacobs E.G., Betzel R. (2023)  High-amplitude network co-fluctuations linked to variation in hormone concentration over menstrual cycle. Network Neuroscience.

Louis C, Jacobs E.G., D’Esposito M., Moser J. The interactive effect of estradiol and the catechol-o-methyltransferase gene on working memory performance: A replication and extension. (Under Review)

  Bernier R.A., Banks S.J., Panizzon M., Andrews M., Jacobs E.G., Galasko D., Shepherd A.L., Akassoglou K., Sundermann E.E. (2022) The neuroinflammatory marker, sTNFR2, relates to worse cognition and Tau in women across the AD spectrum. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring. 

  Hegarty M., He C., Boone A., Yu S., Jacobs E.G., Chrastil, E. (2021) Understanding individual differences in wayfinding strategies. Topics in Cognitive Science.

  Gloe L, Kashy D, Jacobs E.G., Klump K. Moser J. (2021) Examining the role of ovarian hormones in the association between worry and working memory across the menstrual cycle. Psychoneuroendocrinology.

  Pritschet L, Taylor CM, Santander T, Jacobs EG. 2021. Applying dense-sampling methods to reveal dynamic endocrine modulation of the nervous system. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences *Special Issue on Deep Imaging - Personalized Medicine.

  De Fillippe E., Uribe C., Avila-Varela D., Martinez-Molina N., Pritschet L., Santander T., Kringelbach M, Jacobs E.G., Deco G., Escrichs A. (2021) The menstrual cycle modulates whole-brain turbulent dynamics. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

  Taylor CM, Pritschet L, Jacobs EG. 2021. The scientific body of knowledge - whose body does it serve? A spotlight on oral contraceptives and women's health factors in neuroimaging. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology *Special Issue on Women's Brain Health

  de Lange AG., Jacobs E.G., Galea LAM. (2021) The scientific body of knowledge – whose body does it serve? A spotlight on women’s brain health. Editorial in Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology. Special Issue “Beyond Sex Differences: A Spotlight on Women's Brain Health”

  Mueller J, Pritschet L, Santander T, Taylor C, Grafton S, Jacobs EG*, Carlson, J*. 2021.  Dynamic community detection reveals transient reorganization of functional brain networks across a female menstrual cycle. Network Neuroscience *Co-senior authors 

  Yu S, Boone A, He C, Davis R, Hegarty M, Chrastil E, & Jacobs EG. 2021. Age-related changes in spatial navigation are evident by midlife and differ by sex. Psychological Science *Featured Article

  Fitzgerald M, Pritschet L, Santander T, Grafton ST, & Jacobs EG. 2021. Cerebellar network organization across the human menstrual cycle. Scientific Reports

  Taylor C, Pritschet L, Olsen R, Layher E, Santander T, Grafton ST, & Jacobs EG. 2020. Progesterone shapes medial temporal lobe volume across the human mestrual cycle. NeuroImage *Highlighted as Editors' Choice in Science Translational Medicine

  Pritschet L, Santander T, Layer E, Taylor C, Yu S, Miller M, Grafton ST, & Jacobs EG. 2020. Functional reorganization of brain networks aross the human menstrual cycle. NeuroImage. *Cover Article

  Casaletto K et al. 2020. Sexual dimorphism of physical activity on cognitive aging: Role of immune functioning. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity.

  Jacobs EG. 2020. Why neuroscience needs girls: Gender diversity drives scientific discovery. Frontiers for Young Minds 

  Konishi K, Cherkerzian S, Jacobs EG et al. 2020. Impact of BDNF and sex on maintaining intact memory function in early midlife. Neurobiology of Aging


 Taylor C, Pritschet L, Yu S, & Jacobs EG. 2019. Applying a women's health lens to the study of the aging brain. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

  Konishi K, Cherkerzian S, Jacobs EG et al. 2019. Impact of adrenal hormones, reproductive aging, and major depression on memory decline in early midlife. Brain Research

Jacobs EG, Goldstein JM. 2018 The Middle-Aged Brain: Biological sex and sex hormones shape memory circuitry. Current Opinions in Behavioral Science

Seitz J, Kubicki M, Jacobs EG et al. 2018. Impact of sex and reproductive status on memory circuitry structure and function in early midlife using structural covariance analysis. Human Brain Mapping

Jacobs EG, Weiss B, Makris N, Whitfield-Gabrieli S, Buka S, Klibanski A, Goldstein JM. 2017. Reorganization of functional networks in verbal working memory circuitry in early midlife: The impact of sex and menopausal status. Cerebral Cortex

Rentz DM, Weiss BK, Jacobs EG et al., 2017. Sex differences in episodic memory in early midlife: impact of reproductive aging. Menopause

Jacobs EG, Weiss B, Makris N, et al. 2016. Impact of sex and menopausal status on episodic memory circuitry in early midlife. The Journal of Neuroscience *Featured Article

Jacobs EG, Holsen LM, Lancaster K, et al., 2015. 17β-Estradiol differentially regulates stress circuitry activity in healthy and depressed women. Neuropsychopharmacology

Jacobs EG, Epel ES, Lin J, Blackburn EH, Rasgon NL. 2014. Relationship between leukocyte telomere length, telomerase activity, and hippocampal volume in early aging. JAMA Neurology

Cohen JR, Gallen CL, Jacobs EG, Lee TG, D'Esposito M. 2014. Quantifying the reconfiguration of intrinsic networks during working memory. PLoS One

Jacobs EG, Kroenke C, Lin J, Epel ES, Kenna HA, Blackburn EH, Rasgon NL. 2013. Accelerated cell aging in female APOE-ε4 carriers: implications for hormone therapy use. PLoS One *Faculty of 1000 selection

John-Henderson N, Jacobs EG, Mendoza-Denton R, Francis DD. 2013. Wealth, health, and the moderating role of implicit social class bias. Annals of Behavioral Medicine

Jacobs E, D'Esposito M. 2011. Estrogen shapes dopamine-dependent cognitive processes: implications for women's health. The Journal of Neuroscience *Featured Article


Cools R, Sheridan M, Jacobs E, D'Esposito M. 2007. Impulsive personality predicts dopamine-dependent changes in frontostriatal activity during component processes of working memory. The Journal of Neuroscience

Wraga M, Helt M, Jacobs E, Sullivan K. 2007. Neural basis of stereotype-induced shifts in women's mental rotation performance. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience

Wraga M, Duncan L, Jacobs E, Helt M, Church J. 2006. Stereotype susceptibility narrows the gender gap in imagined self-rotation performance. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review


In Prep

 Dhamala E, Galea L., Jacobs E.G., Ricard J., Uddin L., Yeo T., Holmes A. Considering the interconnected nature of social identities in psychiatric neuroimaging. (In prep)

 Martinez-Garcia M., Jacobs, E.G. de Lange A., Carmona S. Advancing the neuroscience of pregnancy. (In prep)

 Yu S., Hegarty M., Chrastil E., Jacobs, E.G. Endocrine aging is tied to navigation strategy preference in women. (In prep)

 Meyers A., Taylor C., Jacobs E.G, Miolane N. Geodesic regression characterizes 3D shape changes in the female brain during menstruation. (In prep)

 Jacobs, E.G. and Pritschet L. Precision imaging of the menstrual cycle. (In prep)

 Grotzinger H, Pritschet L., Shapturenka P., Santander T., Murata E., and Jacobs, E.G. Diurnal fluctuations in steroid hormones tied to variation in intrinsic functional connectivity in a densely sampled male. (Submitted)

 Pritschet L., Taylor C, Grotzinger H., Santander T., Chrastil E., and Jacobs, E.G. Neuroanatomical changes observed over the course of a human pregnancy (Under review)

 Murata E, Pritschet L., Santander T., Grotzinger H., and Jacobs, E.G. Circadian and circalunar rhythms tied to changes in global brain morphology (In prep)

 Pritschet L. and Jacobs, E.G. MRI Deep Phenotyping (In prep for Encyclopedia of Human Brain, 2nd Edition)

 Rizor E., Babenko V., Dundon N., Beverly-Aylwin R., Stump A., Hayes M., Herschenfeld-Catalan L, Jacobs E.G., Grafton ST. Menstrual cycle-driven hormone concentrations co-fluctuate with white and grey matter architecture changes across the whole brain (Submitted)