Publications

2022

Stegmann, G., Hahn, S., Bhandari, S., Kawabata, K., Shefner, J., Duncan, C. J., … & Mueller, K. (2022). Automated semantic relevance as an indicator of cognitive decline: Out‐of‐sample validation on a large‐scale longitudinal dataset. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring14(1), e12294.

Du, L., Koscik, R., Chin, N., Bratzke, L., Cody, K., Erickson, C., Jonaitis, E., Mueller, K., Hermann, B., & Johnson, S. (2022). Prescription medications and co-morbidities in late middle-age are associated with greater cognitive declines: results from WRAP. Frontiers in aging, 2. doi:10.3389/fragi.2021.759695.  

2021

Ambadi, P., Basche, K., Koscik, R., Berisha, V., Liss, J., & Mueller, K. (2021). Spatio-semantic graphs from picture description: Applications to detection of cognitive impairment. Frontiers in Neurology, 12. doi:10.3389/fneur.2021.795374.  

Norman, R. S., Mueller, K. D., Huerta, P., Shah, M. N., Turkstra, L. S., & Power, E. (2021). Discourse performance in adults with mild traumatic brain injury, orthopedic injuries, and moderate to severe traumatic brain injury, and healthy controls. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 1-17 

Koscik, R.L., Hermann, B.P., Allison, S., Clark, L.R., Jonaitis, E.M., Mueller, K.D., Betthauser, T.J., Christian, B.T., Du, L., Okonkwo, O., Birdsill, A., Chin, N., Gleason, C., & Johnson, S.C. (2021). Validity evidence for the research category, “cognitively unimpaired – declining,” as a risk marker for mild cognitive impairment and alzheimer’s disease. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2021.688478

Evans, E., Coley, S. L., Gooding, D. C., Norris, N., Ramsey, C. M., Green-Harris, G., & Mueller, K. D. (2021). Preliminary assessment of connected speech and language as marker for cognitive change in late middle-aged Black/African American adults at risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Aphasiology, 1–24. https://doi.org/10.1080/02687038.2021.1931801

Mueller, K. D., Van Hulle, C. A., Koscik, R. L., Jonaitis, E., Peters, C. C., Betthauser, T. J., Christian, B., Chin, N., Hermann, B. P., & Johnson, S. (2021). Amyloid beta associations with connected speech in cognitively unimpaired adults. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring, 13(1). https://doi.org/10.1002/dad2.12203

Allison, S. L., Jonaitis, E. M., Koscik, R. L., Hermann, B. P., Mueller, K. D., Cary, R. P., Ma, Y., Rowley, H. A., Carlsson, C. M., Asthana, S., Zetterberg, H., Blennow, K., Bendlin, B. B., & Johnson, S. C. (2021). Neurodegeneration, Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers, and longitudinal verbal learning and memory performance in late middle age. Neurobiology of Aging, 102, 151-160. doi:10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2021.01.030   

2020

Fields, T. N., Mueller, K. D., Koscik, R. L., Johnson, S. C., Okonkwo, O. C., & Litovsky, R. Y. (2020). Self-Reported Hearing Loss and Longitudinal Cognitive Function in a Cohort Enriched with Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease. Journal of Alzheimer’s disease : JAD78(3), 1109–1117. https://doi.org/10.3233/JAD-200701

Mueller, K. D., Koscik, R. L., Du, L., Bruno, D., Jonaitis, E. M., Koscik, A. Z., Christian, B. T., Betthauser, T. J., Chin, N. A., Hermann, B. P., & Johnson, S. C. (2020). Proper names from story recall are associated with beta-amyloid in cognitively unimpaired adults at risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Cortex, 131, 137–150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2020.07.008

Mueller, K. D., Norton, D., Koscik, R. L., Morris, M. C., Jonaitis, E. M., Clark, L. R., Fields, T., Allison, S., Berman, S., Kraning, S., Zuelsdorff, M., Okonkwo, O., Chin, N., Carlsson, C. M., Bendlin, B. B., Hermann, B. P., & Johnson, S. C. (2020). Self-reported health behaviors and longitudinal cognitive performance in late middle age: Results from the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention. PLOS ONE, 15(4), e0221985. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221985

Betthauser, T. J., Koscik, R. L., Jonaitis, E. M., Allison, S. L., Cody, K. A., Erickson, C. M., Rowley, H. A., Stone, C. K., Mueller, K. D., Clark, L. R., Carlsson, C. M., Chin, N. A., Asthana, S., Christian, B. T., & Johnson, S. C. (2020). Amyloid and tau imaging biomarkers explain cognitive decline from late middle-age. Brain : a journal of neurology143(1), 320–335. https://doi.org/10.1093/brain/awz378

Zemla, J. C., Cao, K., Mueller, K. D., & Austerweil, J. L. (2020). SNAFU: The Semantic Network and Fluency Utility. Behavior Research Methods, 52(4), 1681–1699. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-019-01343-w

Bruno, D., Mueller, K. D., Betthauser, T., Chin, N., Engelman, C. D., Christian, B., Koscik, R. L., & Johnson, S. C. (2020). Serial position effects in the Logical Memory Test: Loss of primacy predicts amyloid positivity. Journal of Neuropsychology, 15(3), 448-461. doi:10.1111/jnp.12235

Liebzeit, D., Kuo, W., Carlson, B., Mueller, K., & Bratzke, L. (2020). Examination of advanced function and its correlates in a cohort of community-dwelling older adults. Innovation in Aging, 4(Supplement_1), 201-202. doi:10.1093/geroni/igaa057.652

Sikkes, S. A., Tang, Y., Jutten, R. J., Wesselman, L. M., Turkstra, L. S., Brodaty, H., Clare, L., Cassidy-Eagle, E., Cox, K. L., Chetelat, G., Dautricourt, S., Dhana, K., Dodge, H., Droes, R., Hampstead, B. M., Holland, T., Lampit, A., Laver, K., Lutz, A., Lautenschlager, N. T., McCurry, S. M., Meiland, F. J., Morris, M. C., Mueller, K. D., Peters, R., Ridel, G., Spector, A., van der Steen, J. T., Tamplin, J., Thompson, Z., & Bahar‐Fuchs, A. (2020). Toward a theory‐based specification of non‐pharmacological treatments in aging and dementia: Focused reviews and methodological recommendations. Alzheimers & Dementia, 17(2), 255-270. doi:10.1002/alz.12188

2019

Mueller, K. D., Koscik, R. L., Norton, D., Morris, M. C., Jonaitis, E. M., Clark, L. R., Fields, T., Allison, S., Berman, S., Kraning, S., Zuelsdorff, M., Okonkwo, O., Chin, N., Carlsson, C., Bendlin, B. B., Hermann, B., & Johnson, S. C. (2019). Self-reported health behaviors and longitudinal cognitive performance: Results from the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention. PLoS One, 15(4). doi:10.1101/742700

Koscik, R. L., Norton, D. L., Allison, S. L., Jonaitis, E. M., Clark, L. R., Mueller, K. D., Hermann, B. P., Engelman, C. D., Gleason, C. E., Sager, M. A., Chappell, R. J., & Johnson, S. C. (2019). Characterizing the Effects of Sex, APOE ɛ4, and Literacy on Mid-life Cognitive Trajectories: Application of Information-Theoretic Model Averaging and Multi-model Inference Techniques to the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention Study. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS25(2), 119–133. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1355617718000954

Koscik, R. L., Jonaitis, E. M., Clark, L. R., Mueller, K. D., Allison, S. L., Gleason, C. E., Chappell, R. J., Hermann, B. P., & Johnson, S. C. (2019). Longitudinal Standards for Mid-life Cognitive Performance: Identifying Abnormal Within-Person Changes in the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS25(1), 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1355617718000929

2018

Mueller, K. D., Koscik, R. L., Hermann, B. P., Johnson, S. C., & Turkstra, L. S. (2018). Declines in Connected Language Are Associated with Very Early Mild Cognitive Impairment: Results from the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention. Frontiers in aging neuroscience9, 437. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2017.00437

Mueller, K. D., Hermann, B., Mecollari, J., & Turkstra, L. S. (2018). Connected speech and language in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease: A review of picture description tasks. Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology40(9), 917–939. https://doi.org/10.1080/13803395.2018.1446513

Mueller, K. D., Koscik, R. L., Clark, L. R., Hermann, B. P., Johnson, S. C., & Turkstra, L. S. (2018). The Latent Structure and Test-Retest Stability of Connected Language Measures in the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP). Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists33(8), 993–1005. https://doi.org/10.1093/arclin/acx116

Johnson, S. C., Koscik, R. L., Jonaitis, E. M., Clark, L. R., Mueller, K. D., Berman, S. E., Bendlin, B. B., Engelman, C. D., Okonkwo, O. C., Hogan, K. J., Asthana, S., Carlsson, C. M., Hermann, B. P., & Sager, M. A. (2018). The Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention: A review of findings and current directions. Alzheimers & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring, 10(1), 130-142. doi:10.1016/j.dadm.2017.11.007

2017

Mueller, K. D. (2017). Connected language in early mild cognitive impairment (Order No. 10286620). Available from Dissertations & Theses @ CIC Institutions; Dissertations & Theses @ University of Wisconsin at Madison; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1914678149). Retrieved from https://ezproxy.library.wisc.edu/login?url=https://www-proquest-com.ezproxy.library.wisc.edu/dissertations-theses/connected-language-early-mild-cognitive/docview/1914678149/se-2?accountid=465

Berman, S. E., Koscik, R. L., Clark, L. R., Mueller, K. D., Bluder, L., Galvin, J. E., & Johnson, S. C. (2017). Use of the Quick Dementia Rating System (QDRS) as an Initial Screening Measure in a Longitudinal Cohort at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease. Journal of Alzheimer’s disease reports1(1), 9–13. https://doi.org/10.3233/ADR-170004

2016

Koscik, R. L., Berman, S. E., Clark, L. R., Mueller, K. D., Okonkwo, O. C., Gleason, C. E., Hermann, B. P., Sager, M. A., & Johnson, S. C. (2016). Intraindividual Cognitive Variability in Middle Age Predicts Cognitive Impairment 8-10 Years Later: Results from the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS22(10), 1016–1025. https://doi.org/10.1017/S135561771600093X

Mueller, K. D., Koscik, R. L., Turkstra, L. S., Riedeman, S. K., LaRue, A., Clark, L. R., Hermann, B., Sager, M. A., & Johnson, S. C. (2016). Connected Language in Late Middle-Aged Adults at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease. Journal of Alzheimer’s disease : JAD54(4), 1539–1550. https://doi.org/10.3233/JAD-160252

Racine, A. M., Clark, L. R., Berman, S. E., Koscik, R. L., Mueller, K. D., Norton, D., Nicholas, C. R., Blennow, K., Zetterberg, H., Jedynak, B., Bilgel, M., Carlsson, C. M., Christian, B. T., Asthana, S., & Johnson, S. C. (2016). Associations between Performance on an Abbreviated CogState Battery, Other Measures of Cognitive Function, and Biomarkers in People at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease. Journal of Alzheimer’s disease : JAD54(4), 1395–1408. https://doi.org/10.3233/JAD-160528

Clark, L. R., Koscik, R. L., Nicholas, C. R., Okonkwo, O. C., Engelman, C. D., Bratzke, L. C., Hogan, K. J., Mueller, K. D., Bendlin, B. B., Carlsson, C. M., Asthana, S., Sager, M. A., Hermann, B. P., & Johnson, S. C. (2016). Mild Cognitive Impairment in Late Middle Age in the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention Study: Prevalence and Characteristics Using Robust and Standard Neuropsychological Normative Data. Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists31(7), 675–688. https://doi.org/10.1093/arclin/acw024

2015 …

Mueller, K. D., Koscik, R. L., LaRue, A., Clark, L. R., Hermann, B., Johnson, S. C., & Sager, M. A. (2015). Verbal Fluency and Early Memory Decline: Results from the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention. Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists30(5), 448–457. https://doi.org/10.1093/arclin/acv030

Jonaitis, E., La Rue, A., Mueller, K. D., Koscik, R. L., Hermann, B., & Sager, M. A. (2013). Cognitive activities and cognitive performance in middle-aged adults at risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Psychology and aging28(4), 1004–1014. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0034838