Psychology Faculty

Elizabeth Kensinger




Representative Publications


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* signifies that the first author is a graduate student in my laboratory

o signifies that the first author is a research assistant or undergraduate in my laboratory

Kensinger EA (2009). Emotional Memory across the Adult Lifespan. Psychology Press, New York, NY.

* Mickley Steinmetz KR & Kensinger EA (2010). How Does Emotion Affect Attention and Memory? Attentional Capture, Tunnel Memory, and the Implications for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publisher, Inc.


* Bennion KA, Payne JD, & Kensinger EA (2016). The impact of napping on memory for future-relevant stimuli: Prioritization among multiple salience cues. Behavioral Neuroscience, 130(3), 281-9.

+ Ford JH, DiGirolamo M, & Kensinger EA (2016). Age influences the relation between subjective valence ratings and emotional word use during autobiographical memory retrieval. Memory, 24(8),1023- 32.

+ Ford JH, & Kensinger EA (2016). Effects of internal and external vividness on hippocampal connectivity during memory retrieval. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 134 Pt A, 78-90.

* Kark SM, Slotnick SD, & Kensinger EA. (2016). Repetition enhancement of amygdala and visual cortex functional connectivity reflects nonconscious memory for negative visual stimuli. J Cogn Neurosci, 28(12),1933-1946.

Kensinger EA, Choi H-Y, Murray BD, & Rajaram S (in press). How social interactions affect emotional memory accuracy: Evidence from collaborative retrieval and social contagion paradigms. Memory and Cognition, 44(5), 706-16.

Krendl AC & Kensinger EA (2016). Does older adults' cognitive function disrupt the malleability of their attitudes toward outgroup members? An fMRI investigation. PLoS One, 11(4), e0152698.

+ Madan CR & Kensinger EA (2016). Cortical complexity as a measure of age-related brain atrophy. Neuroimage, 134, 617-629.

Steinmetz KM, Knight A, & Kensinger EA (2016). Neutral details associated with emotional events are encoded: Evidence from a cued recall paradigm. Cognition and Emotion, 30(7),1352-60.

Thakral P, Kensinger EA, & Slotnick SD (2016). Familiarity and priming are mediated by overlapping neural substrates. Brain Research, 1632, 107-18.