Where memory and emotion meet


Publications List

Cunningham et al.,2014 (B) and Bennion et al., 2015 (A,C,D)


Bennion KA, Mickley Steinmentz KR, Kensinger EA, & Payne JD (2015). Sleep and cortisol interaction to support memory consolidation. Cerebral Cortex, 25(3),

Bennion KA, Payne JD, & Kensinger EA (2015). The selective effects of sleep on emotional memory: What mechanisms are responsible? Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 1, 79–88link

Kark SM, & Kensinger EA (2015).  Effect of emotional valence on retrieval-related recapitulation of encoding activity in the ventral visual stream. Neuropsychologia, 78, 221-230link

Kensinger EA (2015).  The future can shape memory for the present. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 19(4), 179-180link

Krendl AC, Ambady N, & Kensinger EA (2015). The dissociable effects of stereotype threat on older adults’ memory encoding and retrieval.  Journal of Applied Research on Memory and Cognition, 4(2), 103-109link

Murray BD, Anderson MC, & Kensinger EA (2015).  Older adults can suppress unwanted memories when given an appropriate strategy.  Psychology and Aging, 30(1), 9-25link

Payne JD, Kensinger EA, Wamsley E, Spreng RN, Alger S, Gibler K, Schacter DL, & Stickgold R (2015).  Napping and the selective consolidation of negative aspects of scenes. Emotion, 15(2), 176-186. link

from Allard & Kensinger, 2014

from Allard & Kensinger, 2014


Allard ES & Kensinger EA (2014). Age-related differences in neural recruitment during the use of cognitive reappraisal and selective attention as emotion regulation strategies. Frontiers in Emotion Science, 5, 296. link

Bennion KA, Mickley Steinmetz KR, Kensinger EA, & Payne JD (2014).Eye tracking, cortisol, and a sleep versus wake consolidation delay: Combining methods to uncover an interactive effect of sleep and cortisol on memory. Journal of Visualized Experiments, June 18, 88link

Cunningham TJ, Crowell CR, Alger SE, Kensinger EA, Villano MA, Mattingly SM, & Payne JD (2014). Psychophysiological arousal at encoding leads to reduced reactivity but enhanced emotional memory following sleep. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 114C, 155-164. pdf

Ford JH, Morris JA, & Kensinger EA (2014). Effects of emotion and emotional valence on the neural correlates of episodic memory search and elaboration. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26, 825-839. link

Ford JH & Kensinger EA (2014). The relation between structural and functional connectivity depends on age and on task goals. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 307. link

Mickley Steinmetz KR, Waring JD, & Kensinger EA (2014). The effect of divided attention on emotion-induced memory narrowing. Cognition and Emotion, 28, 881-892link

Murray BD & Kensinger EA (2014). Age-related changes in associative memory for emotional and non-emotional integrative representations. Psychology and Aging, 28, 969-983. link

Morris JA, Leclerc CM, & Kensinger EA (2014). Effects of valnce and divided attention on cognitive reappraisal processes.Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 1952-1961link

Waring JD, Seiger A, Solomon P, Budson A, & Kensinger EA (2014). Memory for the 2008 Presidential election in healthy aging and Mild Cognitive Impairment. Cognition and Emotion, 1407-1421link

Murray BD & Kensinger EA (2014).  The route to an integrative associative memory is influenced by emotion.  PLoS One. Jan 10; 9(1):

from Ford & Kensinger, 2014


Bennion KA, Ford JH, Murray BD, & Kensinger EA (2013).  Oversimplification in the study of emotional memory. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society,19, 953-961. pdf

Choi, H-Y ,Kensinger EA, & Rajaram S (2013).  Emotional content enhances true but not false memory for categorized stimuli.  Memory and Cognition, 41, 403-15link

Holland AC & Kensinger EA (2013). The neural correlates of cognitive reappraisal during emotional autobiographical memory recall. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25(1):87-108link

Holland AC & Kensinger EA (2013). An fMRI investigation of the cognitive reappraisal of negative memories. Neuropsychologia, 51, 2389-2400. link

Mickley Steinmetz KR & Kensinger EA (2013).  The emotion-induced memory trade-off: More than an effect of overt attention? Memory and Cognition, 41(1):69-81link

Murray BD & Kensinger EA (2013).  A review of the neural and behavioral consequences for unitizing emotional and neutral information. Froniers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 7, 42. link

Waring JD, Addis DR, & Kensinger EA (2013).  Effects of aging on neural connectivity underlying selective memory for emotional scenes.  Neurobiology of Aging, 34(2):451-67. link