Michael Scott Esterman, PhD

Associate Professor, Psychiatry

Michael Esterman
857.364.4187
150 S Huntington Avenue

Biography

My research uses a variety of cognitive neuroscience techniques to understand basic mechanisms of attention and executive function, as well as to understand PTSD and other neuropsychiatric disorders.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System
  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley, PhD
  • University of Pennsylvania, BA

Publications

  • Published on 10/2/2021

    Evans TC, DeGutis J, Rothlein D, Jagger-Rickels A, Yamashita A, Fortier CB, Fonda JR, Milberg W, McGlinchey R, Esterman M. Punishment and reward normalize error-related cognitive control in PTSD by modulating salience network activation and connectivity. Cortex. 2021 Dec; 145:295-314. PMID: 34775266.

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  • Published on 7/21/2021

    Yamashita A, Rothlein D, Kucyi A, Valera EM, Germine L, Wilmer J, DeGutis J, Esterman M. Variable rather than extreme slow reaction times distinguish brain states during sustained attention. Sci Rep. 2021 07 21; 11(1):14883. PMID: 34290318.

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  • Published on 7/5/2021

    Park H, Aul C, DeGutis J, Lo OY, Poole VN, McGlinchey R, Bean JF, Leritz E, Esterman M. Evidence for a Specific Association Between Sustained Attention and Gait Speed in Middle-to-Older-Aged Adults. Front Aging Neurosci. 2021; 13:703434. PMID: 34290601.

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  • Published on 4/21/2021

    Jagger-Rickels A, Stumps A, Rothlein D, Park H, Fortenbaugh F, Zuberer A, Fonda JR, Fortier CB, DeGutis J, Milberg W, McGlinchey R, Esterman M. Impaired executive function exacerbates neural markers of posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychol Med. 2021 Apr 21; 1-14. PMID: 33879272.

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  • Published on 4/18/2021

    Yamashita A, Rothlein D, Kucyi A, Valera EM, Esterman M. Brain state-based detection of attentional fluctuations and their modulation. Neuroimage. 2021 08 01; 236:118072. PMID: 33882346.

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  • Published on 4/1/2021

    Rashid B, Poole VN, Fortenbaugh FC, Esterman M, Milberg WP, McGlinchey RE, Salat DH, Leritz EC. Association between metabolic syndrome and resting-state functional brain connectivity. Neurobiol Aging. 2021 08; 104:1-9. PMID: 33951557.

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  • Published on 3/19/2021

    Kucyi A, Esterman M, Capella J, Green A, Uchida M, Biederman J, Gabrieli JDE, Valera EM, Whitfield-Gabrieli S. Prediction of stimulus-independent and task-unrelated thought from functional brain networks. Nat Commun. 2021 03 19; 12(1):1793. PMID: 33741956.

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  • Published on 3/1/2021

    Jamalabadi H, Zuberer A, Kumar VJ, Li M, Alizadeh S, Amani AM, Gaser C, Esterman M, Walter M. The missing role of gray matter in studying brain controllability. Netw Neurosci. 2021; 5(1):198-210. PMID: 33688612.

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  • Published on 2/23/2021

    Wooten T, Brown E, Sullivan DR, Logue MW, Fortier CB, Fonda JR, DeGutis J, Salat DH, McGlinchey R, Milberg W, Esterman M. Apolipoprotein E (APOE) e4 moderates the relationship between c-reactive protein, cognitive functioning, and white matter integrity. Brain Behav Immun. 2021 07; 95:84-95. PMID: 33631288.

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  • Published on 1/6/2021

    Zuberer A, Kucyi A, Yamashita A, Wu CM, Walter M, Valera EM, Esterman M. Integration and segregation across large-scale intrinsic brain networks as a marker of sustained attention and task-unrelated thought. Neuroimage. 2021 04 01; 229:117610. PMID: 33418073.

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