Where memory and emotion meet


Publications List

from Holland & Kensinger, 2012


Holland AC & Kensinger EA (2012). Younger, middle-aged, and older adults' memories for the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 1(3):163-170. pdf

Krendl AC, Kensinger EA, & Ambady N (2012). How does the brain regulate negative bias to stigma? Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 7, 715-726. pdf

Mickley Steinmetz KR, Scott LA, Smith D, & Kensinger EA (2012).  The effect of trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on the emotion-induced memory trade-off. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 6, 34. pdf

Mickley Steinmetz KR, Schmidt K, Zucker HR, & Kensinger EA (2012).  The effect of emotional arousal and retention delay on subsequent-memory effects.  Cognitive Neuroscience, 3, 150-159. pdf

Murray BD & Kensinger EA (2012). The effects of emotion and encoding strategy on associative memory. Memory and Cognition, 40, 1056-1069. pdf

Payne JD, Chambers AM, & Kensinger EA (2012).  Sleep promotes lasting changes in selective memory for emotional scenes.  Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 6, 108. pdf

 from Payne & Kensinger, 2010

from Payne & Kensinger, 2010


Holland AC, Addis DR, & Kensinger EA (2011). The neural correlates of specific versus general autobiographical memory construction and elaboration. Neuropsychologia, 49, 3164-3177. pdf

Kensinger EA, Addis DR, & Atapattu RK (2011). Amygdala activity at encoding corresponds with memory for select episodic details. Neuropsychologia, 49, 663-673. pdf

Leclerc CM & Kensinger EA (2011). Neural processing of emotional pictures and words: A comparison of young and older adults. Developmental Neuropsychology, 36, 519-538. pdf

Murray BD, Muscatell KA, & Kensinger EA (2011). Effects of emotion and age on performance during a think/no-think memory task. Psychology and Aging, 26, 940-955. pdf

Payne JD & Kensinger EA (2011). Sleep leads to changes in the emotional memory trace: Evidence from fMRI. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 1285-1297. pdf

Pierce BH, & Kensinger EA (2011). Effects of emotion on associative recognition: valence and retention interval matter. Emotion, 11, 139-144. pdf

Schmidt K, Patnaik P, & Kensinger EA (2011). Emotion’s influence on memory for spatial and temporal context. Cognition and Emotion, 25, 229-243. pdf

Steinberger A, Payne JD, & Kensinger EA (2011). The effect of cognitive reappraisal on the emotional memory trade-off. Cognition and Emotion, 25, 1237-45. pdf

Waldinger R, Kensinger EA, & Schultz M (2011). Neural activity, neural connectivity, and the encoding of emotionally-valenced information in older adults: Links with life satisfaction. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 11, 426-36. pdf

Waring JD & Kensinger EA (2011). How emotion leads to selective memory: Neuroimaging evidence. Neuropsychologia, 49, 1831-42. pdf

Weierich MR, Kensinger EA, Munnell AH, Sass SA, Dickerson BC, Wright CI, & Barrett LF. (2011). Older and wiser? An affective science perspective on retirement decisions.  Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 6, 195-206. pdf

 from Holland, Tamir, & Kensinger, 2010

from Holland, Tamir, & Kensinger, 2010


Addis DR, Leclerc, CM, Muscatell K, & Kensinger EA (2010). There are age-related changes in neural connectivity during the successful encoding of positive, but not negative, information. Cortex, 46, 425-433. pdf

Feldman Barrett L & Kensinger EA (2010). Context is routinely encoded during emotion perception. Psychological Science21, 595-9. link

Giovanello KS, Kensinger EA, Wong AT, & Schacter DL (2010).  Age-related neural changes during memory conjunction errors. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22, 1348-1361. pdf

Gutchess AH, Kensinger EA, & Schacter DL (2010). Functional neuroimaging of self-referential encoding with age. Neuropsychologia, 48, 211-219. pdf

Holland AC & Kensinger EA (2010). Emotion and autobiographical memory. Physics of Life Review, 7,

Holland AC & Kensinger EA (2010). The importance of regulatory goal states for autobiographical memory: A reply to Levine and Rubin. Physics of Life Review, 7, 136-138. link

Holland AC, Tamir M & Kensinger EA (2010). The effect of regulation goals on emotional event specific knowledge. Memory, 18, 504-521. pdf

Leclerc CM & Kensinger EA (2010). Age-Related Valence-Based Reversal in Recruitment of Medial Prefrontal Cortex on a Visual Search Task. Social Neuroscience, 5, 560-576 pdf

Mickley Steinmetz KR, Addis DR, & Kensinger EA (in press). The effect of arousal on the emotional memory network depends on valence.  NeuroImage, 53, 318-324.  pdf

Mickley Steinmetz KR, Muscatell KA, & Kensinger EA (2010). The effect of valence on young and older adults' attention in a Rapid Serial Visual Presentation task. Psychology and Aging , 25, 239-245. pdf

Muscatell KA, Addis DR, & Kensinger EA (2010). Self-involvement modulates the effective connectivity of the autobiographical memory network. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 5, 68-76. pdf

Payne JD & Kensinger EA (2010). Sleep's role in the consolidation of emotional episodic memories. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 19, 290-295. pdf

Waring JD, Payne JD, Schacter DL, & Kensinger EA (2010). Impact of individual differences upon emotion-induced memory trade-offs. Cognition and Emotion, 24, 150-167.pdf