Undergraduate education

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BS, 2005

Years in MSTP

2008-2016

PhD

Neuroscience, 2014

Mentor

Brad Postle, PhD, and Giulio Tononi, MD, PhD

Thesis title

Exploring Neural Representations in Short-Term Memory and Visual Awareness

Residency

Neurology, New York University, 2017-

Current position

Resident, Department of Neurology, New York University, School of Medicine

Undergraduate and/or masters publications

Ding F, LaRocque JJ, Dokholyan NV. Direct observation of protein folding, aggregation, and a prion-like conformational conversion. J Biol Chem. 2005 Dec 2;280(48):40235-40. PMID: 16204250.

PhD publications

Siclari F, Baird B, Perogamvros L, Bernardi G, LaRocque JJ, Riedner B, Boly M, Postle BR, Tononi G. The neural correlates of dreaming. Nat Neurosci. 2017 Jun;20(6):872-878. PMID: 28394322; PMCID: PMC5462120.

Samaha J, Barrett JJ, Sheldon AD, LaRocque JJ, Postle BR. Dissociating Perceptual Confidence from Discrimination Accuracy Reveals No Influence of Metacognitive Awareness on Working Memory. Front Psychol. 2016 Jun 6;7:851. PMID: 27375529; PMCID: PMC4893488.

Rose NS, LaRocque JJ, Riggall AC, Gosseries O, Starrett MJ, Meyering EE, Postle BR. Reactivation of latent working memories with transcranial magnetic stimulation. Science. 2016 Dec 2;354(6316):1136-1139. PMID: 27934762; PMCID: PMC5221753.

Emrich SM, Riggall AC, Larocque JJ, Postle BR. Distributed patterns of activity in sensory cortex reflect the precision of multiple items maintained in visual short-term memory. J Neurosci. 2013 Apr 10;33(15):6516-23. PMID: 23575849; PMCID: PMC3664518.

Siclari F, Larocque JJ, Postle BR, Tononi G. Assessing sleep consciousness within subjects using a serial awakening paradigm. Front Psychol. 2013 Aug 20;4:542. PMID: 23970876; PMCID: PMC3747360.

LaRocque JJ, Lewis-Peacock JA, Drysdale AT, Oberauer K, Postle BR. Decoding attended information in short-term memory: an EEG study. J Cogn Neurosci. 2013 Jan;25(1):127-42. PMID: 23198894; PMCID: PMC3775605.

Larocque JJ, Lewis-Peacock JA, Postle BR. Multiple neural states of representation in short-term memory? It's a matter of attention. Front Hum Neurosci. 2014 Jan 23;8:5. eCollection 2014. Review. PMID: 24478671; PMCID: PMC3899521.

LaRocque JJ, Eichenbaum AS, Starrett MJ, Rose NS, Emrich SM, Postle BR. The short- and long-term fates of memory items retained outside the focus of attention. Mem Cognit. 2015 Apr;43(3):453-68. PMID: 25472902; PMCID: PMC4447501.

Siclari F, Bernardi G, Riedner BA, LaRocque JJ, Benca RM, Tononi G. Two distinct synchronization processes in the transition to sleep: a high-density electroencephalographic study. Sleep. 2014 Oct 1;37(10). pii: sp-00740-13. PMID: 25197810; PMCID: PMC4173919.

LaRocque JJ, Riggall AC, Emrich SM, Postle BR. Within-Category Decoding of Information in Different Attentional States in Short-Term Memory. Cereb Cortex. 2017 Oct 1;27(10):4881-4890. PMID: 27702811.

Gosseries O, Yu Q, LaRocque JJ, Starrett MJ, Rose NS, Cowan N, Postle BR. Parietal-occipital interactions underlying control- and representation-related processes in working memory for nonspatial visual features. J Neurosci. 2018 May 2;38(18):4357-4366. PMID: 29636395; PMCID: PMC5932644.