Li, A.Y., Ladyka-Wojcik, N., Qazilbash, H., Golestani, A., Walther, D.B., Martin, C.B., & Li, A.Y., Ladyka-Wojcik, N., Qazilbash, H., Golestani, A., Walther, D.B., Martin, C.B., & Barense, M.D. (in press). Experience Transforms Crossmodal Object Representations in the Anterior Temporal Lobes. eLife.

Matorina, N., Meade, M., Starenky, J., & Barense, M.D. (in press). Drawing promotes memory retention in a patient with anterograde amnesia. Memory & Cognition. [pdf]

Chang, M. Bryan Hong, B., Savel, K., Meade, M.E., Martin, C.B., & Barense, M.D. (2024). Spatial context scaffolds long-term episodic richness of weaker real-world autobiographical memories. Memory. [pdf]

Jiang, L., Robin, J., Shing, N., Mazloum-Farzaghi, N., Ladyka-Wojcik, N., Balakumar, N., Anderson, N.D., Ryan, J.D., Barense, M.D., & Olsen, R.K. (2024). Impaired perceptual discrimination of complex objects in older adults at risk for dementia. Hippocampus. [pdf]


Hong, B., & Barense, M.D. (2023). Memory loss and aging: How can we use smartphones to better remember? Frontiers for Young Minds, 11:1166183. [pdf]

Matorina, N., Tseng, J., Ladyka-Wojcik, N., Olsen, R.K., Mabbot, D.J., & Barense, M.D. (2023). Sleep differentially and profoundly impairs recall memory in a patient with fornix damage. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. [pdf]

Martin, C.B., & Barense, M.D. (2023). Perception and memory in the ventral visual stream and medial temporal lobe. Annual Review of Vision Science. [pdf]

Martin, C.B.,* Doulgas, D.M.*, Man, L.Y., Newsome, R.N., Park, H., Aslam, H.M. &, Barense, M.D.* (2023). Resolving cross-modal semantic interference among object concepts requires medial temporal lobe cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. [pdf]

Bouffard, N.R.*, Fidalgo, C.*, Brunec, I.K., Lee, A.C.H., & Barense, M.D. (2023). Older adults can use memory for distinctive objects, but not distinctive scenes, to rescue associative memory deficits. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition. [pdf]

Li, A.Y.*, Yuan, J.Y.*, Pun, C., & Barense, M.D. (2023). The effect of memory load on object reconstruction: Insights from an online mouse-tracking task. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. [pdf]

Bouffard, N.R.*, Golestani, A.*, Brunec, I.B., Bellana, B., Barense, M.D., & Moscovitch, M. (2023). Single voxel autocorrelation uncovers gradients of temporal dynamics in the hippocampus and entorhinal cortex during rest and navigation. Cerebral Cortex. [pdf]


Martin, C.B., Hong, B., Newsome, R.N., Savel, K., Meade, M.E., Xia, A., Honey, C.J., & Barense, M.D. (2022). A smartphone intervention that enhances real-world memory and promotes differentiation of hippocampal activity in older adults. PNAS. [pdf]

Hong, B., Pace-Tonna, C.A., Barense, M.D., & Mack, M.L. (2022). Emphasizing associations from encoding affects free recall at retrieval. Proceedings of the 44th Cognitive Sciences Society Meeting. [pdf]

Li, A.Y., Fukuda, K., & Barense, M.D. (2022). Independent features form integrated objects: Using a novel shape-color “conjunction task” to reconstruct memory resolution for multiple object features simultaneously. Cognition, 223, 105024. [pdf]

Mazloum-Farzaghi, N., Shing, N., Mendoza, L., Barense, M.D., Ryan, J.D., & Olsen, R.K. (2022). The impact of aging and repetition on eye movements and recognition memory. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition. [pdf]


Sinclair, A.H., Manalili, G.M., Brunec, I.K., Adcock, R.A., & Barense, M.D. (2021). Prediction errors during naturalistic events modulate hippocampal representations and drive episodic memory updating. PNAS, 118 (51), e2117625118. [pdf]

Ladyka-Wojcik, N. Olsen, R.K., Ryan, J.D., & Barense, M.D.  (2021). Flexible use of spatial frames of reference for object-location memory in older adults. Brain Sciences, 11, 1542. [pdf]

Barense, M.D., & Lee, A.C.H. (2021). Perception and memory in the medial temporal lobe: Deep learning offers a new lens on an old debate. Neuron. [pdf]

Stevenson, R.A. Ruppel, J. Sun, S.Z., Segers, M., Ncube, B.L., Bebko, J.M., Barense, M.D., & Ferber, S. (2021). Visual working memory and sensory processing in autistic children. Scientific Reports. [pdf]


Ladyka-Wojcik, N., & Barense, M.D. (2020). Reframing spatial frames of reference: What can aging tell us about egocentric and allocentric navigation? Wires in Cognitive Science. [pdf]

Brunec, I.K.*, Robin, J.*, Olsen, R.K., Moscovitch, M., & Barense, M.D. (2020). Integration and differentiation of hippocampal memory traces. Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews. [pdf]

Barense, M.D. & Spiers, H.J. (2020). Understanding memory: which level of analysis? Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 32, iii-vi. [pdf]

Brunec, I.K., Ozubko, J.D., Ander, T., Guo, R., Moscovitch, M.*, & Barense, M.D.* (2020). Turns during navigation act as boundaries that enhance spatial memory and expand time estimation. Neuropsychologia. [pdf]

Liang, J.C.*, Erez, J.*, Zhang, F., Cusack, R., & Barense, M.D. (2020). Experience transforms the conjunctive representations of objects in the ventral visual stream. Cerebral Cortex. [pdf]

Good, T.J., Villafuerte, J.W., Ryan, J.D., Grady, C.L., & Barense, M.D. (2020). Resting state BOLD variability of the posterior medial temporal lobe correlates with cognitive performance in older adults with and without risk for cognitive decline. eNeuro. [pdf]

Zuo, X., Honey, C.J., Barense, M.D., Crombie, D., Norman, K.A., Hasson, U., Chen, J. (2020). Temporal integration of narrative information in a hippocampal amnesic patient. NeuroImage. [pdf]

Li, A.Y., Liang, J., Lee, A.C.H., & Barense, M.D. (2020). The validated circular shape space: quantifying the visual similarity of shape. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. [pdf] [supplemental material]


Sinclair, A.H. & Barense, M.D. (2019). Prediction error and memory reactivation: How incomplete reminders drive reconsolidation. Trends in Neurosciences. [pdf]

Cowell, R.A., Barense, M.D., & Sadil, P.S. (2019). A roadmap for understanding memory: Decomposing cognitive processes into operations and representations. eNeuro. [pdf]

Bouffard, N.R.*, Ladyka, N.*, & Barense, M.D. (2019). Giving evolution its due in memory systems research. [Review of The Evolution of Memory Systems, by E. Murray, S. Wise, & K.S. Graham]. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. [pdf]

Brunec, I.K., Robin, J., Patai, E.Z., Ozubko, J.D., Javadi, A-H., Barense, M.D., Spiers, H.J., & Moscovitch, M. (2019). Cognitive mapping style relates to posterior-anterior hippocampal volume ratio. Hippocampus. [pdf]

Yeung, L.K., Olsen, R.K., Hong, B., Mihajlovic, V., D’Angelo, M.C., Kacollja, A., Ryan, J.D., & Barense, M.D. (2019). Object-in-place memory is predicted by anterolateral entorhinal cortex and parahippocampal cortex volume in older adults. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. [pdf]

Romero, K., Barense, M.D., & Moscovitch, M. (2019). Coherence and congruency mediate medial temporal and medial prefrontal activity during event construction. Neuroimage. [pdf]

Stevenson, R.A., Philipp-Muller, A., Hazlett, N., Wang, Z.Y., Luk, J., Lee, J., Black, K.R., Yeung, L-K., Shafai, F., Segers, M., Feber, S., & Barense, M.D. (2019). Conjunctive visual processing appears abnormal in autism. Frontiers in Psychology. [pdf]


Lowe, M.X., Stevenson, R.A., Barense, M.D., Cant, J.S., & Ferber, S. Relating the perception of visual ensemble statistics to individual levels of autistic traits. (2018). Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. [pdf]

Sinclair, A.H., & Barense, M.D. (2018). Surprise and destabilize: Prediction error influences episodic memory reconsolidation. Learning and Memory. [pdf]

Stevenson, R. A., Segers. M., Ncube, B.L., Black, K. R., Bebko, J. M., Ferber, S., & Barense, M. D. (2018). The cascading influence of low-level multisensory processing on speech perception in Autism. Autism. [pdf]

Brunec, I.K.*, Bellana, B.*, Ozubko, J.D., Man, V., Robin, J., Liu, Z-X., Grady, C., Rosenbaum, R.S., Winocur, G., Barense, M.D., & Moscovitch, M. (2018). Multiple scales of representation along the hippocampal anteroposterior axis in humans. Current Biology. [pdf]

Brunec, I.K., Moscovitch, M.M., & Barense, M.D. (2018). Boundaries shape cognitive representations of spaces and events. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. [pdf]

Martin, C.M., Douglas, D., Newsome, R.N., Man, L.L.Y., & Barense, M.D. (2018). Integrative and distinctive coding of visual and conceptual object features in the ventral visual stream. eLife[pdf] [Commentary]

Newsome, R.N.*, Trelle, A.N.*, Fidalgo, C., Hong, B., Smith, V.M., Jacob, A., Ryan, J.D., Rosenbaum, R.S., Cowell, R.A., & Barense, M.D. (2018). Dissociable contributions of thalamic nuclei to recognition memory: Novel evidence from a case of medial dorsal thalamic damage. Learning and Memory. [pdf]


Sun, S.Z.*, Fidalgo, C.*, Barense, M.D. , Lee, A.C.H. , Cant, J.S., & Ferber, S.  (2017). Erasing and blurring memories: The differential impact of interference on separate aspects of forgetting. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. [pdf] [press]

D’Angelo, M.C., Noly-Gandon, A., Kacollja, A., Barense, M.D. & Ryan, J.D. (in press). Breaking down unitization: Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? Memory and Cognition. [pdf] [press]

Black, K.R., Stevenson, R.A., Segers, M., Ncube, B.L., Sun, S.Z., Philipp-Muller, A., Bebko, J., Barense, M.D., & Ferber, S. Linking Anxiety and Insistence on Sameness in Children with Autism: The Role of Hypersensitivity. (2017). Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. [pdf]

Olsen, R.*, Yeung, L-K.*, Noly-Gandon, A., D’Angelo, M., Kacollja, A., Smith, V.M., Ryan, J.D., & Barense, M.D. (2017). Human anterolateral entorhinal cortex volumes are associated with cognitive decline in aging prior to clinical diagnosis. Neurobiology of Aging. [pdf] [press]

Yeung, L.K., Olsen, R.K., Bild-Enkin, H.E.P., D’Angelo, M.C.D., Kacollja, A., McQuiggan, D.A., Keshabyan, A., Ryan, J.D., & Barense, M.D. (2017). Anterolateral entorhinal cortex volume predicted by altered intra-item configural processing. Journal of Neuroscience[pdf]

Martin, C.B., Fidalgo, C.O., & Barense, M.D. (2017). Knowing what we see. Frontiers for Young Minds[pdf]

Brunec, I.K., Ozubko, J.D., Barense, M.D., & Moscovitch, M. (2017). Recollection-dependent memory for event duration in large-scale spatial navigation. Learning and Memory. [pdf]

Stevenson, R.A., Baum, S.H., Segers, M., Ferber, S., Barense, M.D., & Wallace, M.T. (2017). Multisensory speech perception in autism spectrum disorder: From phoneme to whole-word perception. Autism Research. [pdf]

Rondina, R., Curtiss, K., Meltzer, J.A., Barense, M.D., & Ryan, J.D. (2017). The organization of spatial and temporal relations in memory. Memory. [pdf]

Stevenson, R.A., Toulmin, J.K., Youm, A. Besney, R.M.A., Schulz, S.E., Barense, M.D. & Ferber, S. (2017). Increases in the autistic trait of attention to detail are associated with decreased multisensory temporal adaptation. Nature: Scientific Reports, 7, 14354. [pdf]

Stevenson, R., Park, S., Cochran, C., McIntosh, L.G., Noel, J-P., Barense, M.D., Ferber, S., & Wallace, M.T. (2017). The associations between multisensory temporal processing on symptoms of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research. [pdf]

Douglas, D., Thavabalasingam, S., O’Neil, E., Barense, M.D., & Lee, A.C.H. (2017). Perception of impossible scenes reveals differential hippocampal and parahippocampal place area contributions to spatial coherency. Hippocampus. [pdf] [cover]


Fidalgo, C.O., Changoor, A.T., Page-Gould, E., Lee, A.C.H.*, & Barense, M.D.* (2016). Early Cognitive Decline in Older Adults is Better Predicted by Object than Scene Recognition Performance. Hippocampus. [pdf]

Stevenson R.A., Segers M., Ferber S., Barense M.D., Camarata S., & Wallace M.T. (2016). Keeping time in the brain – Autism spectrum disorders and multisensory temporal processing. Autism Research. [pdf]

Erez, J., Cusack, R., Kendall, W., & Barense, M.D. (2016). Conjunctive coding of complex object features. Cerebral Cortex26(5), 2271-82. [pdf] [supplementary material]

Behrmann, M., Lee, A.C.H., Geskin, J., Graham, K.S. & Barense, M.D. (2016). Temporal lobe contribution to perceptual function:  A tale of three patient groups. Neuropsychologia. [pdf]

Barense, M.D., Warren, J.D., Bussey, T.J., Saksida, L.M. The Temporal Lobes. (2016). In M. Husain and J. Schott (Eds), Oxford Textbook of Cognitive Neurology and Dementia.  [link]

D’Angelo, M.C., Smith, V.M., Kacollja, A., Zhang, F., Binns, M.A., Barense, M.D., & Ryan, J.D. (2016). The effectiveness of unitization in mitigating age-related relational learning impairments. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition. [pdf]

Lowe, M.X., Stevenson, R.A., Wilson, K.E., Ouslis, N.E., Barense, M.D., Cant, J.S., Ferber, S. (2016). Sensory processing patterns predict the integration of information held in visual working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42(2), 294-301. [pdf]

Stevenson, R.A., Sun, S.Z., Hazlett, N., Cant, J.S., Barense, M.D., Ferber, S. (2016). Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Default Local Processing in Individuals with High Autistic Traits Does Not Come at the Expense of Global Attention. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. [pdf]


Stevenson, R.A., Nelms, C., Baum, S.H., Zurkovsky, L., Barense, M.D., Newhouse, P.A., & Wallace, M.T. (2015). Deficits in audiovisual speech perception in normal aging emerge at the level of whole-word recognition. Neurobiology of Aging, 36(1), 283-291. [pdf]

Newsome, R.N., Duarte, A., Pun, C., Smith, V.M., Ferber, S., & Barense, M.D. (2015). A retroactive spatial cue improved VSTM capacity in mild cognitive impairment and medial temporal lobe amnesia but not in healthy older adults. Neuropsychologia, 77, 148-157. [pdf]

Addis, D., Barense, M.D., & Duarte, A. (Eds). (2015). The Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Memory. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. [link]


Craik, F.I.M, Barense, M.D., Rathbone, C.J., Grusec, J.E., Stuss, D.T., Gao, F., Scott, C., & Black S.E. (2014). VL: A further case of erroneous recollection. Neuropsychologia, 56, 367-380[pdf]

McLelland, V.C., Chan, D., Ferber, S., & Barense, M.D. (2014) Stimulus familiarity modulates functional connectivity of the perirhinal cortex and anterior hippocampus during visual discrimination of faces and objects. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 117. [pdf]

Stevenson, R.A., Segers, M., Ferber, S., & Barense, M.D., & Wallace, M.T. (2014) The impact of multisensory integration deficits on speech perception in children with autism spectrum disorders. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5, 379. [pdf]

Barense, M.D., Erez, J., Ma, H.S., & Cusack, R. (2014). Resources required for processing ambiguous complex features in vision and audition are modality specific. Cognitive and Affective Behavioral Neuroscience, 14(1), 336-353. [pdf]


Erez, J., Lee, A.C.*, & Barense, M.D.* (2013). It doesn’t look odd to me: Perceptual impairments and eye movements in amnesic patients with medial temporal lobe damage. Neuropsychologia, 51(1), 168-180. [pdf] [supplementary material]

Ryan, J.D, Moses. S.N., Barense, M.D. & Rosenbaum, R.S. (2013). Intact learning of new relations in amnesia is achieved through unitization. Journal of Neuroscience, 33(23), 9601-9613. [pdf]

Chan, D., Peterson, M.A., Barense, M.D., & Pratt, J. (2013). How action influences object perception. Frontiers in Psychology4, 462. [pdf]

Yeung, L.K., Ryan, J.D., Cowell, R.A., & Barense, M.D. (2013). Recognition memory impairments caused by false recognition of novel objects. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142(4), 1384-1397. [pdf]

Newsome, R.N., Pun, C., Smith, V.M., Ferber, S., & Barense, M.D. (2013). Neural correlates of cognitive decline in older adults at risk for developing MCI: Evidence from the P300 and CDA. Cognitive Neuroscience, 4(3-4), 152-162. [pdf]


Lee, A.C.H., Yeung, L-K., & Barense, M.D. (2012). The hippocampus and visual perception. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience6, 91. [pdf]

Barense M.D., Groen I.I.A., Lee A.C.H., Yeung L-K., Brady S.M., Gregori M., Kapur N., Bussey T.J., Saksida L.M., & Henson R.N.A. (2012). Intact memory for irrelevant information impairs perception in amnesia. Neuron, 75(1), 157 – 167. [pdf] [Commentary] [press]

Newsome, R.N., Duarte, A., & Barense, M.D. (2012). Reducing perceptual interference improves visual discrimination in mild cognitive impairment: Implications for a model of perirhinal cortex function. Hippocampus, 22(10), 1990-1999[pdf] [press]

Barense, M.D., Ngo, J.K.W., Hung, L.H.T., & Peterson, M.A. (2012). Interactions of Memory and Perception in Amnesia: The Figure-Ground Perspective. Cerebral Cortex, 22(11), 2680-2691. [pdf]

Ryan, L., Cardoza, J. A., Barense, M. D., Kawa, K. H., Walletin-Flores, J., Arnold, W. T., & Alexander, G. E. (2012). Age-related impairment in a complex object discrimination task that engages perirhinal cortex. Hippocampus, 22(10), 1978-1989. [pdf]

Peterson, M.A., Cacciamani, L., Barense, M.D., & Scalf, P.E. (2012). The perirhinal cortex modulates V2 activity in response to the agreement between part familiarity and configuration familiarity. Hippocampus, 22(10), 1965-1977. [pdf]

Wilson, K.E., Adamo, M., & Barense, M.D., Ferber, S. (2012). To bind or not to bind: Addressing the question of object representation in visual short-term memory. Journal of Vision12(8), 14. [pdf]


Barense., M.D.Henson, R.N.A., & Graham, K.S. (2011). Perception and conception: Temporal lobe activity during complex discriminations of familiar and novel faces and objects. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23(10), 3052-3057. [pdf] [supplementary material]


Barense, M.D., Henson, R.N.A., Lee, A.C.H., & Graham, K.S. (2010). Medial temporal lobe activity during complex visual discrimination of faces, objects and scenes: The effect of viewpoint. Hippocampus. 20(3), 389-401.  [pdf]

Graham, K.S., Barense, M.D., & Lee, A.C.H. (2010). Going beyond LTM in the MTL: A synthesis of neuropsychological and neuroimaging findings on the role of the medial temporal lobe in memory and perception. Neuropsychologia48(4), 831-853. [pdf]

Barense, M.D., Rogers, T.T., Bussey, T.J., Saksida, L.M., & Graham, K.S. (2010). Influence of conceptual knowledge on visual object discrimination: Semantic dementia and MTL amnesia. Cerebral Cortex, 20(11), 2568-2582. [pdf]


Graham, K.S., Lee, A.C.H., & Barense, M.D. (2008). Impairments in visual discrimination in amnesia: Implications for theories of the role of medial temporal lobe regions in human memory. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 20(4), 655-696. [pdf]


Barense, M.D., Gaffan, D., & Graham, K.S. (2007). The human medial temporal lobe processes online representations of complex objects. Neuropsychologia, 45(13), 2963-2974. [pdf]


Graham, K.S., Scahill, V.L., Hornberger, M., Barense, M.D., Lee, A.C.H., Bussey, T.J., & Saksida, L.M. (2006). Abnormal categorization and perceptual learning in patients with hippocampal damage. Journal of Neuroscience, 26(29), 7547-54. [pdf]


Lee, A.C.H., Barense, M.D., & Graham, K.S. (2005). The contribution of the human medial temporal lobe to perception: Bridging the gap between animal and human studies. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 58b(3/4), 300-325. [pdf]

Barense, M.D., Bussey, T.J., Lee, A.C.H., Rogers, T.T., Davies, R.R., Saksida, L.M., Murray, E.A., & Graham, K.S. (2005). Functional specialization in the human medial temporal lobe. Journal of Neuroscience, 25(44), 10239-10246. [pdf]


Fox, M.T., Barense, M.D., & Baxter, M.G. (2003). Perceptual attentional set-shifting is impaired in rats with neurotoxic lesions of posterior parietal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 23(2), 676-681. [pdf]


Barense, M.D., Fox, M.T., & Baxter, M.G. (2002). Aged rats are impaired on an attentional set-shifting task sensitive to medial frontal cortex damage in young rats. Learning and Memory, 9(4), 191-201.  [pdf] [commentary] [cover]