Christine Smith

Title(s)Assistant Adjunct Professor, Psychiatry
SchoolHealth Sciences
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    University of California San DiegoPost-doctoral Training2007Psychiatry
    University of Wisconsin MilwaukeePh.D.2003Psychology
    University of Wisconsin MilwaukeeM.S.1999Psychology
    University of Puget SoundB.A.1996Psychology
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    American Psychological Association2002Dissertation Fellowship
    National Institutes of Health2003  - 2005Cognitive Neuroscience Postdoctoral Fellowship
    National Institutes of Health2005  - 2006Neuroplasticity of Aging Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Dartmouth College2006Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience
    University of California San Diego and National Institutes of Health2007  - 2008Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Pilot Project Grant
    Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center2010Small Research Grant
    Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center2011  - 2013Project Research Grant
    University of California San Diego2013Leon Thal Memorial Travel Grant
    Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center2013  - 2016Project Research Grant
    Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center2013Junior Researcher Award
    Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center2015Small Research Grant
    Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center2015Junior Researcher Award
    Veterans Affairs2016  - 2020VA Merit Award

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    My research interests focus on understanding the biological bases of learning and memory. I am interested in applying fMRI techniques to the study of human memory. I am also interested in how memory is affected by injury, disease, and aging.

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    1. Smith CN, Squire LR. Awareness of what is learned as a characteristic of hippocampus-dependent memory. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 11 20; 115(47):11947-11952. PMID: 30397153.
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    2. Dede AJO, Smith CN. The Functional and Structural Neuroanatomy of Systems Consolidation for Autobiographical and Semantic Memory. Curr Top Behav Neurosci. 2018; 37:119-150. PMID: 27677778.
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    3. Smith CN, Squire LR. When eye movements express memory for old and new scenes in the absence of awareness and independent of hippocampus. Learn Mem. 2017 02; 24(2):95-103. PMID: 28096499.
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    4. Urgolites ZJ, Smith CN, Squire LR. True and false memories, parietal cortex, and confidence judgments. Learn Mem. 2015 Nov; 22(11):557-62. PMID: 26472645.
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    5. Smith CN. Retrograde memory for public events in mild cognitive impairment and its relationship to anterograde memory and neuroanatomy. Neuropsychology. 2014 Nov; 28(6):959-72. PMID: 25068664.
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    6. Smith CN, Jeneson A, Frascino JC, Kirwan CB, Hopkins RO, Squire LR. When recognition memory is independent of hippocampal function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jul 08; 111(27):9935-40. PMID: 24958865.
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    7. Smith CN, Urgolites ZJ, Hopkins RO, Squire LR. Comparison of explicit and incidental learning strategies in memory-impaired patients. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jan 07; 111(1):475-9. PMID: 24367093.
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    8. Smith CN, Frascino JC, Hopkins RO, Squire LR. The nature of anterograde and retrograde memory impairment after damage to the medial temporal lobe. Neuropsychologia. 2013 Nov; 51(13):2709-14. PMID: 24041667.
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    9. Smith CN, Wixted JT, Squire LR. The hippocampus supports both recollection and familiarity when memories are strong. J Neurosci. 2011 Nov 02; 31(44):15693-702. PMID: 22049412.
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    10. Song Z, Wixted JT, Smith CN, Squire LR. Different nonlinear functions in hippocampus and perirhinal cortex relating functional MRI activity to memory strength. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Apr 05; 108(14):5783-8. PMID: 21436048.
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    11. Smith CN, Frascino JC, Kripke DL, McHugh PR, Treisman GJ, Squire LR. Losing memories overnight: a unique form of human amnesia. Neuropsychologia. 2010 Aug; 48(10):2833-40. PMID: 20493889.
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    12. Smith CN, Squire LR. Medial temporal lobe activity during retrieval of semantic memory is related to the age of the memory. J Neurosci. 2009 Jan 28; 29(4):930-8. PMID: 19176802.
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    13. Smith CN, Squire LR. Experience-dependent eye movements reflect hippocampus-dependent (aware) memory. J Neurosci. 2008 Nov 26; 28(48):12825-33. PMID: 19036976.
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    14. Cheng DT, Knight DC, Smith CN, Helmstetter FJ. Human amygdala activity during the expression of fear responses. Behav Neurosci. 2006 Dec; 120(6):1187-95. PMID: 17201461.
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    15. Smith CN, Hopkins RO, Squire LR. Experience-dependent eye movements, awareness, and hippocampus-dependent memory. J Neurosci. 2006 Nov 01; 26(44):11304-12. PMID: 17079658.
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    16. Gold JJ, Smith CN, Bayley PJ, Shrager Y, Brewer JB, Stark CE, Hopkins RO, Squire LR. Item memory, source memory, and the medial temporal lobe: concordant findings from fMRI and memory-impaired patients. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Jun 13; 103(24):9351-6. PMID: 16751272.
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    17. Smith C, Squire LR. Declarative memory, awareness, and transitive inference. J Neurosci. 2005 Nov 02; 25(44):10138-46. PMID: 16267221.
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    18. Smith CN, Clark RE, Manns JR, Squire LR. Acquisition of differential delay eyeblink classical conditioning is independent of awareness. Behav Neurosci. 2005 Feb; 119(1):78-86. PMID: 15727514.
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    19. Knight DC, Smith CN, Cheng DT, Stein EA, Helmstetter FJ. Amygdala and hippocampal activity during acquisition and extinction of human fear conditioning. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 2004 Sep; 4(3):317-25. PMID: 15535167.
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    20. Knight DC, Cheng DT, Smith CN, Stein EA, Helmstetter FJ. Neural substrates mediating human delay and trace fear conditioning. J Neurosci. 2004 Jan 07; 24(1):218-28. PMID: 14715954.
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    21. Cheng DT, Knight DC, Smith CN, Stein EA, Helmstetter FJ. Functional MRI of human amygdala activity during Pavlovian fear conditioning: stimulus processing versus response expression. Behav Neurosci. 2003 Feb; 117(1):3-10. PMID: 12619902.
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    22. Knight DC, Smith CN, Stein EA, Helmstetter FJ. Functional MRI of human Pavlovian fear conditioning: patterns of activation as a function of learning. Neuroreport. 1999 Nov 26; 10(17):3665-70. PMID: 10619663.
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