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Publications (bold is student or postdoc author)

  • McCormick-Huhn, J.M., Bowman, C.R.Dennis, N.A. (in press). Repeated study of items with and without repeated context: aging effects on memory discriminability. Memory.

  • McCormick-Huhn, J.M., Hui, C., Wyble, B.P., & Dennis, N.A. (in press). Using attribute amnesia to test the limits of hyper-binding and associative deficits in working memory. Psychology and Aging.

  • Overman, A.A., McCormick-Huhn, J.M.Dennis, N.A., Salerno, J.M., Giglio, A.P. (in press). Older adults’ associative memory is modified by manner of presentation at encoding and retrieval. Psychology and Aging.

  • Overman, A.A., McCormick-Huhn, J.M., Dennis, N.A., Steinsiek, A.B., & Cesar, L.B. (in press). Same face, same place, different memory: Manner of presentation modulates the associative deficit in older adults. Aging, Neuropsychology, & Cognition.

  • Dennis, N.A. & Turney, I.C. (2018). The influence of perceptual similarity and individual differences on false memories in aging. Neurobiology of Aging. 62:221-230.

  • Bowman, C.R. Sine, S. & Dennis, N.A. (2017). Modulation of target recollection and recollection rejection networks due to retrieval facilitation and interference. Learning & Memory. 24:607–611.

  • Van Hell, J. G., Fernandez, C., Kootstra, G. J., Litcofsky, K. A., & Ting, C.Y. (2017). Electrophysiological and experimental-behavioral approaches to the study of intra-sentential code-switching. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism

  • Grey, S. E., Tanner, D., & Van Hell, J. G. (2017). How right is left? Handedness modulates neural responses during morphosyntactic processing. Brain Research, 1669, 27-43.

  • Sherf, K. S., Elbich, D. E., Motta-Mena, N. V. (2017). Investigating the influence of biological sex on the behavior and neural basis of face recognition. ENeuro 0104-17.2017

  • Swan, G., Wyble, B., Chen, H (2017). Working memory representations persist in the face of unexpected task alterations. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics

  • Fairchild, S., & Van Hell, J. G. (2017). Determiner-noun code-switching in Spanish-English heritage speakers. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 20 (1), 150-161.
  • Tanner, D., Grey, S. E., & Van Hell, J. G. (2017). Dissociating retrieval interference and reanalysis in the P600 during sentence comprehension. Psychophysiology, 54(2), 248-259.
  • Litcofsky, K. A. & van Hell, J. G. (2017). Neural correlates of intra-sentential codeswitching: Switching direction affects switching costs. Neuropsychologia97, 112-139.

  • Grey, S. E., & Van Hell, J. G. (2017). Foreign-accented speaker identity affects neural correlates of language comprehension. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 42, 93-108.

  • Elbich, D. B., & Scherf, S. (2017). Beyond the FFA: Brain-behavior correspondences in face recognition abilities. NeuroImage147, 409-422.

  • Weiss, D. J., Bulgarelli, F., Navarro-Torres, C., & Morales, J., (2017). Translating research to practice in the language sciences. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 3(1), 1.

  • Turney, I.C., Dennis, N.A. Maillet, D., & Rajah, M.N. (2017). Exploring the influence of encoding format on subsequent memory. Memory.

  • Fairchild, S., & van Hell, J. G. (2017). Determiner-noun code-switching in Spanish-English heritage speakers. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.

  • Turney, I.C. & Dennis, N.A. (2017). Elucidating the neural correlates of related false memories using a systematic measure of perceptual relatedness. NeuroImage, 146: 940-950.

  • Litcofsky, K.A., Tanner, D., & van Hell, J.G. (2016). Effect of language proficiency, use, and cognitive function on bilingual word production and comprehension. International Journal of Bilingualism.

  • Webb, C.E., Turney, I.C., & Dennis, N.A. (2016). What's the Gist? The influence of schemas on the neural correlates underlying true and false memories. Neuropsychologia, 93: 61-75.

  • Wyble, B., Swan, G., Callahan-Flintoft, C. (2016). Measuring Visual Memory in Its Native Format. Trends in cognitive sciences

  • Van Hell, J. G., Cohen, C., & Grey, S. (2016). Testing tolerance for lexically-specific factors in Gradient Symbolic Computation. Commentary. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 19, 897-899.

  • Litcofsky, K.A., Tanner, D., & van Hell, J.G. (2016). Effect of language proficiency, use, and cognitive function on bilingual word production and comprehension. International Journal of Bilingualism, 20 (6), 666-683

  • Motta‐Mena, N. V., & Scherf, K. S. (2016). Pubertal development shapes perception of complex facial expressions. Developmental Science. DOI: 10.1111/desc.12451

  • Huhn, J. M., Potts, C. A., & Rosenbaum, D. A. (2016). Cognitive framing in action. Cognition151, 42-51.

  • Bowman, C.R.Dennis, N.A. (2016). The neural basis of recollection rejection: increases in hippocampal-prefrontal connectivity in the absence of a shared recall-to-reject and target recollection network. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 28(8): 1194-1209.

  • Grant, A.Dennis, N.A. (2016). Increased processing speed in young adult bilinguals:evidence from source memory judgments. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.

  • Poepsel, T. J., & Weiss, D. J. (2016). The influence of bilingualism on statistical word learning. Cognition152, 9-19.

  • Karuza, E., Li, P., Weiss, D.J., Bulgarelli, F., Zinszer, B. & Aslin, R.N. (2016) Neural substrates underlying the primacy effect in statistical learning Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience

  • Grant, A. & Dennis, N.A. (2016). Increased processing speed in young adult bilinguals: evidence from source memory judgments. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition

  • Swan, G., Collins, J., & Wyble, B. (2016). Memory for a single object has differently variable precisions for relevant and irrelevant features, Journal of Vision 

  • Bulgarelli, F., Weiss, D.J. (2016). Anchors aweigh: The impact of overlearning on entrenchment effects in statistical learning, Journal of Experimental Psychology:Language, Memory and Cognition

  • Rizio, A. & Dennis, N.A. (2016). Recollection after inhibition: The effects of intentional forgetting on the neural correlates of retrieval. Cognitive Neuroscience. doi: 10.1080/17588928.2016.1154522.

  • Chen, H., Swan, G., Wyble, B. (2016). Prolonged focal attention without memory: Tracking a ball for half a minute without remembering its color, Cognition, 144-8

  • Li, P., & Grant, A. (2015). Second language learning success revealed by brain networks. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. (in press).

  • Li, P., & Grant, A. (2015). Identifying the causal link: Two approaches toward understanding the relationship between bilingualism and cognitive control, Cortex. (in press).

  • Li, P., Chaby, L., Legault, J., & Braithwaite, V. (2015). Brain3M – A new approach to learning about brain, behavior, and cognition. In:Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (in press).

  • Wyble, B., & Swan, G. (2015). Mapping the spatiotemporal dynamics of interference between two visual targets. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 1-13. 

  • Wilkinson, K.M., Dennis, N.A., Webb, C.E., Therrien, M., Stadtman, M., Farmer, J., Leach, R.,Warrenfeltz, M., Zeuner, C. (2015). Neural Activity Associated with Visual Search for Line Drawings on AAC Displays: An Exploration of the Use of fMRI.Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 31(4), 310-24. doi: 10.3109/07434618.2015.1100215.

  • Bowman, C. R. & Dennis, N. A. (2015). Age differences in the neural correlates of novelty processing: The effects of item-relatednessBrain Research, 1612: 2-15.doi: 10.1016/jbrainres.2014.08.006.
  • Bowman, C. R. & Dennis, N. A. (2015). The neural correlates of correctly rejecting lures during memory retrieval: The role of item-relatedness. Experimental Brain Research, 233: 1963-1975. doi: 10.1007/s00221-015-4268-y.

  • Dennis, N. A., Turney, I. C., Webb, C. E., & Overman, A. A. (2015). The effects of item familiarity on the neural correlates of successful associative memory encoding.Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience. doi: 10.3758/s13415-015-0359-2.

  • Dennis, N. A., Bowman, C. R., & Turney, I. (2015). Neural correlates of false memories. In Audrey Duarte, Donna Rose Addis, & Morgan Barense (Eds.), The Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Memory. Wiley-Blackwell. 
  • Garcia, N. V., & Scherf, K. S. (2015). Emerging Sensitivity to Socially Complex Expressions: A Unique Role for Adolescence?. Child Development Perspectives9(2), 84-90.

  • van Hell, J.G, Litcofsky, K. A., Ting, C. Y. (2015). Sentential code-switching: cognitive and neural approaches. In J. W. Schwieter (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Bilingual Processing (pp 459-482). Cambridge University Press.

  • Whyte, E. M., Behrmann, M., Minshew, N. J., Garcia, N. V., & Scherf, K. S. (2015). Animal, but not human, faces engage the distributed face network in adolescents with autism. Developmental science.

  • Scherf, K.S., Elbich, D., Minshew, N., & Behrmann, M. (2015). Individual Differences in Symptom Severity and Behavior Predict Neural Activation During Face Processing in Adolescents with Autism.NeuroImage: Clinical, 7, 53-67.
  • Venkatesan, U.M.Dennis, N. A., & Hillary, F. (2015). Chronology and chronicity of altered resting-state functional connectivity after traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurotrauma. 32(4):252-64. PMCID:  PMC4347859

  • Zinszer, B. D., Chen, P.Y., Wu, H., Shu, H., & Li, P. (2014). Second Language Experience Modulates Neural Specialization for First Language Lexical TonesJournal of Neurolinguistics. doi: 10.1016/j.jneuroling.2014.09.004.
  • Zinszer, B. D., Malt, B. C., Ameel, E., & Li, P. (2014). Native-likeness in Second Language Lexical Categorization Reflects Individual Language History and Linguistic Community NormsFrontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences, 5, Article 1203. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01203
  • Huhn III, J. M., Schimpf, K. A., & van der Wel, R. P. (2014). Symmetries in action: on the interactive nature of planning constraints for bimanual object manipulation. Experimental Brain Research232(12), 3919-3927
  • Dennis, N.AJohnson, C.E., Peterson, K.M. (2014). Neural correlates underlying true and false associative memoriesBrain and Cognition, 88: 65-72. doi: 10.106/j.bandc.2014.04.009 
  • Dennis, N.A., Bowman, C.R., & Peterson, K.M. (2014). Age-related differences in the neural correlates mediating false recollectionNeurobiology of Aging35(2): 395-407. doi: 10.1016/j.nerobiolaging.2013.08.019
  • Grant, A., Dennis, N.A., Li, P. (2014). Cognitive control, cognitive reserve, and memory in the aging bilingual brainFrontiers in Psychology, 5:1401. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01401
  • Poepsel, T.J. & Weiss, D.J. (2014) Context influences conscious appraisal of cross-situational learning.  Frontiers in Psychology, 5:691. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00691 
  • Rizio, A.A. & Dennis, N.A. (2014). The cognitive control of memory: Age differences in the neural correlates of successful remembering and intentional forgetting. PLOS One.1(9): 1-12. PMCID: PMC3901730 PMCID:  PMC3901730
  • Rosenbaum, D. A., Gong, L., & Potts, C. A. (2014). Pre-crastination: Hastening subgoal completion at the expense of extra physical effort. Psychological Science, 25, 1487-1496.
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