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

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. [preprint]


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

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]

Bouffard, N.R.*, Golestani, A.*, Brunec, I.B., Bellana, B., Barense, M.D., & Moscovitch, M. (2022). Single voxel autocorrelation uncovers gradients of temporal dynamics in the hippocampus and entorhinal cortex during rest and navigation. Cerebral Cortex. [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]

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]


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]