Barbara Knowlton, Ph.D.

Professor and Vice Chair, Psychology Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience Member, Brain Research Institute Neuroscience GPB Home Area


Los Angeles, CA 90095


Barbara Knowlton received a B.A. in Psychology from Johns Hopkins University, and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Stanford University. She completed post-doctoral work in the Department of Psychiatry at UC San Diego.


A selected list of publications:

Wagshal, D. Knowlton, BJ, Cohen, JR, Bookheimer,SY, Bilder, RM Fernandez, VG, Asarnow, RF   Cognitive correlates of gray matter abnormalities in adolescent siblings of patients with childhood-onset schizophrenia Schizophrenia Research, 2015; 161: 345-350.
Haut KM, van Erp TG, Knowlton B, Bearden CE, Subotnik K, Ventura J, Nuechterlein KH, Cannon TD.   Contributions of Feature Binding During Encoding and Functional Connectivity of the Medial Temporal Lobe Structures to Episodic Memory Deficits Across the Prodromal and First-Episode Phases of Schizophrenia Clinical Psychological Science, 2015; 3(2): 159-174.
Suthana, NA, Donix, M, Wozny, DR, Bazih, A, Jones, M, Heidemann, RM, Trampel, R, Ekstrom, AD, Scharf, M, Knowlton, B, Turner, R Bookheimer, SY.   High-resolution 7T fMRI of Human Hippocampal Subfields during Associative Learning Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2015; 27(6): 1194-1206.
Suthana, N.A., Parikshank, N.N., Ekstrom, A.D., Ison, M.J., Knowlton, B.J., Bookheimer, S.Y., Fried, I.   Specific Responses of Human Hippocampal Neurons are Associated with Better Memory Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2015; 112(33): 10503-10508.