Publications

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

  Yu S, Boone A, He C, Davis R, Hegarty M, Chrastil E, Jacobs EGAge-related changes in spatial navigation are evident by midlife and differ by sex. In Press - Psychological Science

  Fitzgerald M, Pritschet L, Santander T, Grafton ST, & Jacobs EG. Dynamic cerebellar network organization across the human menstrual cycle. bioRxiv doi:10.1101/2020.05.29.123869 (In revision - Scientific Reports)

  Taylor CM, Pritschet L, Jacobs EG. The scientific body of knowledge - whose body does it serve? A spotlight on oral contraceptives and women's health factors in neuroimaging. (In Press - Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology)

  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

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

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

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

Recent Lab Presentations

Pritschet L., Santander T., Taylor C.T., Grafton S.T., & Jacobs E.G. (May, 2020) “Functional reorganization of brain networks across the human menstrual cycle” Virtual poster presented at the Women's Brain Health Young Investigator Symposium, Vancouver, Canada. 

 Fitzgerald M., Pritschet L., Santander T., & Jacobs E.G. (May, 2020) “The influence of sex steroid hormones on human cerebellar network organization” Honors thesis poster produced for the UCSB Undergraduate Research Colloquium, Santa Barbara, CA.

Pritschet L., Santander T., Layher E., Taylor C.T., Yu S., Miller M.B., Grafton S.T., & Jacobs E.G. (June, 2019) “Functional reorganization of brain networks across the human menstrual cycle” Poster presented at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Rome, Italy.

Taylor C.T., Pritschet L., Layher E., Santander T., Grafton S.T., & Jacobs E.G. (June, 2019) “Human hippocampal subfield volume variability across one complete reproductive cycle” Poster presented at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Rome, Italy.

Layher E., Pritschet L., Santander T., Taylor C., Yu S., Grafton S., & Jacobs EG., Miller M. (June, 2019) “Within-subject fMRI analyses of the successful retrieval effect in recognition memory” Poster presented at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Rome, Italy.

Taylor C. and Jacobs E.G. (November, 2018) “The impact of oral hormonal contraceptives on the central nervous system – a population approach” Poster presented at the 48thAnnual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.

Pritschet L. and Jacobs E.G. (November, 2018) “Reproductive aging shapes top-down, goal-directed modulation of visual attention” Poster presented at the 48thAnnual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.

Taylor C. and Jacobs E.G. (May, 2018) “Determining the impact of oral hormonal contraceptives on the central nervous system” Poster presented at the 12thAnnual Meeting of the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences, Atlanta, CA. *Florence T. Haseltine Award for “outstanding poster by a new investigator