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2023 and in press

Mallett, R., Jameson, J.T., Paller, K.A., Markwald, R.R., & Russell, D.W. (in press). Clinical nightmare frequency and its association with reduced physical health during military operations. Sleep, in press.

Bradlow, A.R., Bassard, A.M., & Paller, K.A. (in press). Generalized perceptual adaptation to second-language (L2) speech: Variability, similarity, and intelligibility. Journal of the Acoustical Society of American, in press.

Xia, T., Yao, Z., Guo, X., Liu, J., Chen, D., Liu, Q., Paller, K.A., & Hu, X. (2023). Updating memories of unwanted emotions during human sleep. Current Biology, 33, 309-320.

Xia, T., Antony, J.W., Paller, K.A., & Hu, X. (2023). Targeted memory reactivation during sleep influences social bias as a function of slow-oscillation phase and delta power. Psychophysiology, 60, e14224.

Whitmore, N.W., & Paller, K.A. (2023). Sleep disruption selectively weakens reactivated memories. Learning & Memory, 30, 63-69.

Schechtman, E., Heilberg, J., & Paller, K.A. (2023). Context matters: Changes in memory over a period of sleep are driven by encoding context. Learning & Memory, 30, 36-42.

Schechtman, E., Heilberg, J., & Paller, K.A. (2023). Memory consolidation during sleep involves context reinstatement in humans. Cell Reports, 42, 112331. AKA: Made together, replayed together

Schechtman, E., Stickgold, R., & Paller, K.A. (in press). Sleep and memory. In M.J. Kahana and A.D. Wagner (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Human Memory, Volume 1: Foundations, Oxford University Press.
[Full Table of Contents of the book]

Picard-Deland, C., Konkoly, K., Raider, R., Paller, K.A., Nielsen, T., Pigeon, W.R., & Carr, M. (2023). The memory sources of dreams: A serial awakenings study across sleep stages and time of night. Sleep, 46, zsac292.


Whitmore, N.W., Bassard, A.M., & Paller, K.A. (2022). Targeted memory reactivation of face-name learning depends on ample and undisturbed slow-wave sleep. npj Science of Learning, 7, 1. DOI: 10.1038/s41539-021-00119-2

Whitmore, N.W., Harris, J.C., Kovach, T., & Paller, K.A. (2022). Improving memory via automated targeted memory reactivation during sleep. Journal of Sleep Research, 31:e13731.

Mallett,, R., Sowin,, L., Raider,, R., Konkoly, K.R., & Paller, K.A. (2022). Benefits and concerns of seeking and experiencing lucid dreams: Benefits are tied to successful induction and dream control. Sleep Advances, 3:zpac027.

Creery, J.D., Brang, D.J., Arndt, J.D., Bassard, A., Towle, V.L., Tao, J., Wu, S., Rose, S., Warnke, P., Issa, N. & Paller, K.A. (2022). Memory reactivation during slow-wave sleep elicits electrophysiological activity in the human hippocampus to support memory consolidation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 119: e2123430119.

Yang, H., Paller, K.A., & van Vugt, M. (2022). Can steady-state visual evoked potentials (SSVEPs) track mind-wandering? Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 16: 892863.


Paller, K.A., Creery, J.D., & Schechtman, E. (2021). Memory and sleep: How sleep changes the waking mind for the better.
Annual Review of Psychology, 72, 123-150.

Cheng, L.Y., Che, T., Tomic, G., Slutzky, M.W., & Paller, K.A. (2021). Memory reactivation during sleep improves execution of a challenging motor skill. Journal of Neuroscience, 41, 9608-9616.

Konkoly, K.R.*, Appel, K.*, Chabani, E.*, Mangiaruga, A.*, Gott, J., Mallett, R., Caughran, B., Witkowski, S., Whitmore, N.W., Mazurek, C.Y., Berent, J.B., Weber, F., Tuerker, B., Leu-Semenescu, S., Maranci, J.-B., Pipa, G., Arnulf, I., Oudiette, D., Dresler, M., & Paller, K.A. (2021). Real-time dialogue between experimenters and dreamers during REM sleep. Current Biology, 31, 1417-1427.
* Co-first-authors
  **Commentary: Baird, B., LaBerge, S., & Tononi, G. (2021). Two-way communication in lucid REM sleep dreaming. TICS, 2170,.
  **Commentary: Stickgold, R., & Zadra, A. (2021). Sleep: Opening a portal to the dreaming brain. Current Biology, 31, R352-R353.

Kopelman, M.D., Mayes, A.R., & Paller, K.A. (2021). Tribute to Art Shimamura. Cortex, 135, A1-A2.

Lucas, H.D., Sanchez, D., Creery, J.D., Hu, X., & Paller, K.A. (2021). Changing hearts and minds to grow compassion: Syndrome C. In I. Fried, A. Berthoz, & G. Mirdal (Eds.), The Brains that Pull the Triggers: Syndrome E (pp. 435-463). New York: Odile Jacob Publishers.

Moser, J., Batterink, L., Hegner, Y.L. Schleger, F., Braun, C., Paller, K.A., & Preissl, H. (2021). Dynamics of nonlinguistic statistical learning: From neural entrainment to the emergence of explicit knowledge. NeuroImage, 240, 118378

Schechtman, E., Antony. J.W., Lampe, A., Wilson, B., Norman, K.A., & Paller, K.A. (2021). Multiple memories can be simultaneously reactivated during sleep as effectively as a single memory. Communications Biology, 4, 25.

Schechtman, E., Lampe, A., Wilson, B.J., Kwon, E., Anderson, M.C., & Paller, K.A. (2021). Sleep reactivation did not boost suppression-induced forgetting. Scientific Reports, 11, 1383.

Witkowski, S., Noh, S., Lee, V., Grimaldi, D., Preston, A.R., & Paller, K.A. (2021). Does memory reactivation during sleep affect specificity and generalization? Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 182, 107442.


Paller, K.A., Mayes, A.R., Antony, J.W., & Norman, K.A. (2020). Replay-based consolidation governs enduring memory storage.
In: The Cognitive Neurosciences, 6th Edition (pp. 263-274), D. Peoppel, G.R. Mangun, & M.S. Gazzaniga (Eds.), MIT Press.

Hu, X., Cheng, L., Chiu, M.H., & Paller, K.A. (2020). Promoting memory consolidation during sleep: A meta-analysis of targeted memory reactivation. Psychological Bulletin, 146, 218-244.

Witkowski, S., Schechtman, E., & Paller, K.A. (2020). Examining sleep's role in memory generalization and specificity through the lens of targeted memory reactivation. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 33, 86-91.

Schechtman, E., Witkowski, S., Lampe, A., Wilson, B.J., & Paller, K.A. (2020). Targeted memory reactivation during sleep boosts intentional forgetting. Scientific Reports, 10, 2327.

Mashal, N.M., Beaudreau, S.A., Hernandez, M., Duller, R.C., Romaniak, H., Shin, K., Paller, K.A., & Zinbarg, R.E. (2020). A brief worry reappraisal paradigm increases coping with worries. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 44, 216-228.

Choi, D.*, Batterink, L.J.*, Black, A.K., Paller, K.A., & Werker, J.F. (2020). Prelingual infants discover statistical word patterns at similar rates as adults: evidence from neural entrainment. Psychological Science, 31, 1161-1173.


Batterink, L.J., & Paller, K.A. (2019). Statistical learning of speech regularities can occur outside of focused attention. Cortex, 115, 56-71.

Batterink, L.J., Paller, K.A., & Reber, P.J. (2019). Understanding the neural bases of implicit and statistical learning. Topics in Cognitive Science, 11, 482-503.

Cohen, M.S., Cheng, L., Paller, K.A., & Reber, P.J. (2019). Separate memory-enhancing effects of reward and strategic encoding. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 31, 1658-1673.

Grimaldi, D., Papalambros, N., Reid, K., Abbott, S., Malkani, R., Gendy, M., Iwanaszko, M., Braun, R., Sanchez, D., Paller, K.A., & Zee, P.C. (2019). Strengthening sleep-autonomic interaction via acoustic enhancement of slow oscillations. Sleep, 42, zsz036.

Lucas, H.D., Creery, J.D., Hu, X., & Paller, K.A. (2019). Grappling with implicit social bias: A perspective from memory research. Neuroscience, 406, Forefront Review, 684-697.

Papalambros, N.A., Weintraub, S., Chen, T., Grimaldi, D., Paller, K.A., Zee, P.C., & Malkani, R.G. (2019). Acoustic enhancement of sleep slow oscillations in Mild Cognitive Impairment. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, 6, 1191-1201.

Sanders, K.E.G., Osburn, S., Paller, K.A., & Beeman, M. (2019). Targeted memory reactivation during sleep improves next-day problem solving. Psychological Science, 30, 1616-1624.

Vargas, I.M., Schechtman, E. & Paller, K.A. (2019). Targeted memory reactivation during sleep to strengthen memory for arbitrary pairings. Neuropsychologia, 124, 144-150.

Wang, B.*, Antony, J.W.*, Lurie, S., Pacheco, P., Paller, K.A., & Norman, K.A. (2019). Targeted memory reactivation during sleep elicits neural signals related to learning content. Journal of Neuroscience, 39, 6728-6736.


Paller, K.A., & Oudiette, D. (2018). Sleep learning gets real: Experimental techniques demonstrate how to strengthen memories when our brains are off-line. Scientific American, 319, 26-31. doi:10.1038/scientificamerican1118-26 - Available upon request. link   pdf version

Paller, K.A. (2018). Do house-elves clean your brain while you sleep? Frontiers for Young Minds 6:23. doi: 10.3389/frym.2018.00023 Ukrainian translation   Estonian translation

Antony, J.W., Cheng, L.Y., Brooks, P., Paller, K.A., & Norman, K.A. (2018). Competitive learning modulates memory consolidation during sleep. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 155, 216-230.

Antony, J.W., & Paller, K.A. (2018). Retrieval and sleep both counteract the forgetting of spatial information. Learning & Memory, 25, 258-263.

Antony, J.W., Piloto, L.R., Wang, M., Pacheco, P, Norman, K.A., & Paller, K.A. (2018). Sleep spindle refractoriness segregates periods of memory reactivation. Current Biology, 28, 1736-1743.
*Commentary on this article: Schönauer, M. (2018). Sleep spindles: Timed for memory consolidation. Current Biology, 28, R656-R658.

Berkers, R.M.W.J., Ekman, M., van Dongen, E.V., Takashima, A., Paller, K.A., & Fernandez, G. (2018). Cued reactivation during slow-wave sleep induces connectivity changes related to memory stabilization. Scientific Reports, 8, 16958.

Cairney, S.A., Lindsay, S., Paller, K.A., & Gaskell, M.G. (2018). Sleep preserves original and distorted memory traces. Cortex, 99, 39-44.

Shanahan, L.K., Gjorgieva, E., Paller, K.A., Kahnt, T., & Gottfried, J.A. (2018). Odor-evoked category reactivation in human ventromedial prefrontal cortex during sleep promotes memory consolidation. eLife 7:e39681.
*Commentary on this article: Rasch, B. (2018). Memory formation: Let's replay. eLife, 7:e43832.


Antony, J.W., & Paller, K.A. (2017). Using oscillating sounds to induce sleep spindles. Sleep 40: zsw068.

Antony, J.W., & Paller, K.A. (2017). Hippocampal contributions to declarative memory consolidation during sleep. In D. Hannula & M. Duff (Eds.), The Hippocampus from Cells to Systems. Springer/Nature.

Batterink, L.J. (2017). Rapid statistical learning supporting word extraction from continuous speech. Psychological Science, DOI: 10.1177/0956797617698226

Batterink, L.J., & Paller, K.A. (2017). Online neural monitoring of statistical learning. Cortex, 90, 31-45.

Batterink, L.J., & Paller, K.A. (2017). Sleep-based memory processing facilitates grammatical generalization: Evidence from targeted memory reactivation. Brain and Language, 167, 83-93.

Batterink, L.J., Westerberg, C., & Paller, K.A. (2017). Vocabulary learning benefits from REM after slow-wave sleep. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 144, 102-113.

Paller, K.A. (2017). Sleeping in a Brave New World: Opportunities for improving learning and clinical outcomes through Targeted Memory Reactivation. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 26, 532-537.

Paller, K.A. (2017). Do elves clean your brain while you sleep. LiveScience.

Papalambros, N.A., Santostasi, G., Malkani, R.G., Braun, R., Weintraub, S., Paller, K.A., & Zee, P.C. (2017). Acoustic enhancement of sleep slow oscillations and concomitant memory improvement in older adults. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 11, 109. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00109

Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A., (2017). Biology of memory. In B.J. Sadock, V.A. Sadock, & P. Ruiz (Eds.), Kaplan & Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, 10th ed (pp. 728-744). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Press.

Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A. (2017). Neural substrates of remembering: Event-related potential studies. In H. Eichenbaum (Ed.), Memory Systems, Vol. 3 of Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference, Second Edition. (J. Byrne, Ed.). Oxford: Elsevier Press.


Batterink, L.J., Creery, J.D., & Paller, K.A. (2016). Phase of spontaneous slow oscillations during sleep influences memory-related processing of auditory cues. Journal of Neuroscience, 36, 1401-1409.

Batterink, L.J., Cheng, L.Y., & Paller, K.A. (2016). Neural measures reveal implicit learning during language processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28, 1636-1649.

Batterink, L.J., & Paller, K.A. (2016). Picking up patterns in language: Implicit learning helps guide the acquisition of linguistic rules and regularities. Psychological Science Agenda: APA Science Brief.

Bharani, K.L., Paller, K.A., Reber, P.J., Weintraub, S., Yanar, J., & Morrison, R.G. (2016). Compensatory processing during rule-based category learning in older adults. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, 23, 304-326.

Cairney, S.A., Lindsay, S., Sobczak, J.M., Paller, K.A., & Gaskell, M.G. (2016). The benefits of targeted memory reactivation for consolidation in sleep are contingent on memory accuracy and direct cue-memory associations. Sleep, 39, 1139-1150.

Honma, M., Plass, J., Brang, D., Florczak, S.M., Grabowecky, M.F., & Paller, K.A. (2016). Sleeping on the rubber-hand illusion: Memory reactivation during sleep facilitates multisensory recalibration. Neuroscience of Consciousness, 1, niw020 doi: 10.1093/nc/niw020.

Ong, J.L., Lo, J.C., Chee, N.I.Y.N., Santosasi, G., Paller, K.A., Zee, P.C., & Chee, M.W.L. (2016). Effects of phase-locked acoustic stimulation during a nap on EEG spectra and declarative memory consolidation. Sleep Medicine, 20, 88-97.

Santostasi, G., Malkani, R., Reidner, B., Bellesi, M., Tononi, G., Paller, K.A., & Zee, P.C. (2016). Phase-locked loop for precisely timed acoustic stimulation during sleep. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 259, 101-114.


Batterink, L.J., Reber, P.J., Neville, H.J., & Paller, K.A. (2015). Implicit and explicit contributions to statistical learning. Journal of Memory and Language, 83, 62-78.

Batterink, L.J., Reber, P.J., & Paller, K.A. (2015). Functional differences between statistical learning with and without explicit training. Learning & Memory, 22, 544-556..

Creery, J.D., Oudiette, D., Antony, J.W., & Paller, K.A. (2015). Targeted memory reactivation during sleep depends on prior learning. Sleep, 38, 755-763.

Hu, X., Antony, J.W., Creery, J.D., Vargas, I.M. Bodenhausen, G.V., & Paller, K.A. (2015). Unlearning implicit social biases during sleep. Science, 348, 1013-1015.
Commentary by Gordon B. Feld and Jan Born, Exploiting sleep to modify bad attitudes, Science 29 May 2015: 971-972.

Paller, K.A., Creery, J.D., Florczak, S.M., Reber, P.J., Mesulam, M.-M., Weintraub, S., Morhardt, D., O'Hara, M., Kiragu, J., Rooks, J., Gigler, K.L., Molony, J.M., Safron, A., & Maslar, M. (2015). Benefits of mindfulness training for patients with progressive cognitive decline and their caregivers. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias, 30, 257-267.
Video of a mindfuless workshop, demonstrating some of the methods used in this research

Morrison, R.G., Reber, P.J., Bharani, K.L., & Paller, K.A. (2015). Dissociation of category-learning systems via brain potentials. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 389. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00389

Westerberg, C.E., Florczak, S.M., Weintraub, S., Mesulam, M.-M., Marshall, L., Zee, P.C., & Paller, K.A. (2015). Memory improvement via low-frequency stimulation during sleep in older adults. Neurobiology of Aging, 36, 2577-2586.


Batterink, L.J., Oudiette, D., Reber, P.J., & Paller, K.A. (2014). Sleep facilitates learning a new linguistic rule. Neuropsychologia, 65, 169-179.

Paller, K.A., & Suzuki, S. (2014a). The source of consciousness. Trends in Cognitive Sciences [Science & Society], 18, 387-389.

Commentary from Block et al. and our response - Consciousness science: Real progress and lingering misconceptions, by Ned Block, David Carmel, Stephen M. Fleming, Robert W. Kentridge, Christof Koch, Victor A.F. Lamme, Hakwan Lau, and David Rosenthal

Paller, K.A., & Suzuki, S. (2014b). Response to Block et al.: First-person perspectives are both necessary and troublesome for consciousness science. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 18, 557-558.

Why being conscious is a barrier to understanding consciousness (29 July 2014) by Paller & Suzuki, The Conversation, UK.

Oudiette, D., Antony, J.W., & Paller, K.A. (2014). Fear not: Manipulating sleep might help you forget. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 18, 3-4.

Suzuki, S., Grabowecky, M., & Paller, K.A. (2014). Neuronal and neural-population mechanisms of voluntary visual-spatial attention. In G.R. Mangun (Ed.), Electrophysiology of Attention and Cognition: Signals of the Mind (pp. 30-44). Elsevier. Available upon request.

Xiao, X., Lucas, H.D., Paller, K.A., Ding, J.-H., & Guo, C. (2014). Retrieval intention modulates the effects of directed forgetting instructions on recollection. PLOS-One, 9(8): e104701.


Paller, K.A., & Suzuki, S. (2013). Consciousness. In R. Biswas-Diener & E. Diener (Eds), NOBA Textbook Series: Psychology Champaign, IL: DEF Publishers.

Lucas, H.D., & Paller, K.A. (2013). Manipulating letter fluency for words alters electrophysiological correlates of recognition memory. NeuroImage, 83, 849-861.

Oudiette, D., Antony, J.W., Creery, J.C., & Paller, K.A. (2013). The role of memory reactivation during wakefulness and sleep in determining which memories endure. Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 6672-6678.

Oudiette, D., & Paller, K.A. (2013). Upgrading the sleeping brain with targeted memory reactivation. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 13, 142-149.

Oudiette, D., Santostasi, G., & Paller, K.A. (2013). Reinforcing rhythms in the sleeping brain with a computerized metronome. Neuron, 78, 413-415.

Sweeny, T.D., Suzuki, S., Grabowecky, M., & Paller, K.A. (2013). Detecting and discriminating fleeting emotions in faces. Emotion, 13, 76-91.

Westerberg, C.E., Mayes, A.R., Florczak, S.M., Chen, Y., Creery, J., Parrish, T., Weintraub, S., Mesulam, M.-M., Reber, P.J., & Paller, K.A. (2013). Distinct medial temporal contributions to different forms of recognition in amnestic mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. Neuropsychologia, 51, 2450-2461.

Hou, M., Safron, A., Paller, K.A., & Guo, C. (2013). Neural correlates of familiarity and conceptual fluency in a recognition test with ancient pictographic characters. Brain Research, 1518, 48-60.

Mossbridge, J., Grabowecky, M., Paller, K.A., & Suzuki, S. (2013). Neural activity tied to reading predicts individual differences in text comprehension. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 655. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00655


Antony, J.W., Gobel, E.W., O'Hare, J.K., Reber, P.J., & Paller, K.A. (2012). Cued memory reactivation during sleep influences skill learning, Nature Neuroscience, 15, 1114-1116.       Supplementary Information       Movie showing the music task

Bridge, D.J., & Paller, K.A. (2012). Neural correlates of reactivation and retrieval-induced distortion. Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 12144-12151.

Hauner, K.K.Y, Mineka, S., Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A. (2012). Exposure therapy produces lasting restructuring of neural responses to fear. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 109, 9203-9208.       Supporting Information

Hurley, R.S., Paller, K.A., Rogalski, E., & Mesulam, M.-M. (2012). Neural mechanisms of object naming and word comprehension in primary progressive aphasia. Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 4848-4855.

Lucas, H.D., Taylor, J.R., Henson, R.N.A., & Paller, K.A. (2012). Many processes lead to recognition: Electrophysiological correlates of familiarity derived from short-term masked repetition. Neuropsychologia, 50, 3041-3052.

Paller, K.A., Lucas, H.D., & Voss, J.L. (2012). Assuming too much from 'familiar' brain potentials. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 6, 313-315.

van Dongen, E.V., Takashima, A., Barth, M., Schad, L.R., Zapp, J., Paller, K.A., & Fernandez, G. (2012). Memory stabilization with targeted reactivation during human slow-wave sleep. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 109, 10575-10580.       Supporting Information

Vargas, I.M., Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A. (2012). Recognition based on lateralized perceptual fluency. Brain Sciences, 2, 22-32.

Voss, J.L., Federmeier, K.D., & Paller, K.A. (2012). The potato chip really does look like Elvis! Neural hallmarks of conceptual processing associated with finding novel shapes subjectively meaningful. Cerebral Cortex, 22, 2354-2364.

Voss, J.L., Lucas, H.D., & Paller, K.A. (2012). More than a feeling: Pervasive influences of memory processing without awareness of remembering. Cognitive Neuroscience, 3, 193-207.
With nine commentaries (by Eichenbaum; Taylor & Henson; Cleary; Ryan; Wang & Yonelinas; Dew & Cabeza; Stark; Hayes & Verfaellie; Wilding & Evans) and reply to commentaries:
Lucas, H.D., Paller, K.A., & Voss, J.L. (2012). On the pervasive influences of implicit memory. Cognitive Neuroscience, 3, 219-226.

Westerberg, C.E., Mander, B.A., Florczak, S.M., Weintraub, S., Mesulam, M.-M., Zee, P.C. & Paller, K.A. (2012). Concurrent impairments in sleep and memory in amnestic mild cognitive impairment. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 18, 490-500.

Westerberg, C.E., Voss, J.L., Reber, P.J., & Paller, K.A. (2012). Medial temporal contributions to successful face-name learning. Human Brain Mapping, 33, 1717-1726.


Kim, Y.-J., Grabowecky, M., Paller, K.A., & Suzuki, S. (2011). Differential roles of frequency-following and frequency-doubling visual responses revealed by evoked neural harmonics. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 1875-1886.

Lucas, H.D., Chiao, J.Y., & Paller, K.A. (2011). Why some faces won't be remembered: Brain potentials illuminate successful versus unsuccessful encoding for same-race and other-race faces. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5:20. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2011.00020.
Commentary on this article by Kubota and Senholzi (2011)
Commentary on this article by Schweinberger and Wiese (2011)

Westerberg, C.E., Miller, B.B., Reber, P.J., Cohen, N.J., & Paller, K.A. (2011). Neural correlates of contextual cueing are modulated by an explicit learning strategy. Neuropsychologia, 49, 3439-3447.


Bridge, D.J., Chiao, J.Y., & Paller, K.A. (2010). Emotional context at learning systematically biases memory for facial information. Memory & Cognition, 38, 125-133.

Lucas, H.D., Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A. (2010). Familiarity or conceptual priming? Good question! Comment on Stenberg, Hellman, Johansson, and Rosen. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22, 615-617.

Mander, B.A., Reid, K.J., Baron, K.G., Tjoa, T., Parrish, T.B., Paller, K.A., Gitelman, D.R., & Zee, P.C. (2010). EEG measures index neural and cognitive recovery from sleep deprivation. Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 2686-2693.

Voss, J.L., Lucas, H.D., & Paller, K.A. (2010). Conceptual priming and familiarity: Two different expressions of memory during recognition testing with distinct neurophysiological correlates. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22, 2638-2651.

Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A. (2010). Real-time neural signals of perceptual priming with unfamiliar geometric shapes. Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 9181-9188.

Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A. (2010). What makes recognition without awareness appear to be elusive? Strategic factors that influence the accuracy of guesses. Learning & Memory, 17, 460-468.

Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A. (2010). Bridging divergent neural models of recognition memory: Introduction to the special issue and commentary on key issues. Hippocampus, , 20, 1171-1177.

Voss, J.L., Schendan, H.E., & Paller, K.A. (2010). Finding meaning in novel geometric shapes influences electrophysiological correlates of repetition and dissociates perceptual and conceptual priming. Neuroimage, 49, 2879-2889.

Westerberg, C.E., Lundgren, E.M., Florczak, S.M., Mesulam, M.-M., Weintraub, S., Zee, P.C., & Paller, K.A. (2010). Sleep influences the severity of memory disruption in Mild Cognitive Impairment: Results from sleep self-assessment and continuous activity monitoring. Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders, 24, 325-333.


Chen, J.C.W., Li, W., Liu, M., & Paller, K.A. (2009). Frontal brain potentials index conceptual implicit memory for words initially viewed subliminally. Brain Research, 1285, 135-147.

Hurley, R.S., Paller, K.A., Wieneke, C.A., Weintraub, S., Thompson, C.K., Federmeier, K.D., & Mesulam, M.-M. (2009). Electrophysiology of object naming in primary progressive aphasia. Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 15762-15769.

Morrison, R.G., Reber, P., & Paller, K.A. (2009). Dissociation of category-learning mechanisms via brain potentials. Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 3076-3081). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Paller, K.A. (2009). Afterword to The Brain Advantage, by Madeleine Van Hecke, Lisa Callahan, Brad Kolar, and Ken A. Paller. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books.

Paller, K.A. (2009). Memory consolidation: systems. In L.R. Squire, Editor-in-Chief, Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (pp. 741-749). Oxford: Academic Press.

Paller, K.A., Voss, J.L., & Westerberg, C.E. (2009). Investigating the awareness of remembering. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4, 185-199.

Rudoy, J.D., & Paller, K.A. (2009). Who can you trust? Behavioral and neural differences between perceptual and memory-based influences. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 3:16.
Commentary on our paper by Beer et al., 2010, Frontiers in Neuroscience, 4:16.

Rudoy, J.D., Voss, J.L., Westerberg, C.E., & Paller, K.A. (2009). Strengthening individual memories by reactivating them during sleep. Science, 326, 1079, with supporting online material.

Rudoy, J.D., Weintraub, S., & Paller, K.A. (2009). Recall of remote episodic memories can appear deficient because of a gist-based retrieval orientation. Neuropsychologia, 47, 938-941.

Sweeny, T.D., Grabowecky, M., Paller, K.A., & Suzuki, S. (2009). Within-hemifield averaging of facial expressions predicted by neural averaging. Journal of Vision, 9, 2, 1-11,, doi:10.1167/9.3.2

Sweeny, T.D., Grabowecky, M., Suzuki, S., & Paller, K.A. (2009). Long-lasting effects of subliminal affective priming from facial expressions. Consciousness & Cognition, 18, 929-938.

Voss, J.L., Hauner, K.K.Y., & Paller, K.A. (2009). Evidence for a direct relationship between repetition suppression in human perirhinal cortex and priming. Hippocampus, 19, 773–778.

Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A. (2009). An electrophysiological signature of unconscious recognition memory. Nature Neuroscience, 12, 349-355.

Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A. (2009). Recognition without awareness in humans and its implications for animal models of episodic memory. Communicative & Integrative Biology, 2, E-publication at

Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A. (2009). Remembering and knowing: Electrophysiological distinctions at encoding but not retrieval. Neuroimage, 46, 280-289.


Li, W., Paller, K.A., & Zinbarg, R.E. (2008). Conscious intrusion of threat information via unconscious priming in anxiety. Cognition and Emotion, 22, 44-62.

Li, W., Zinbarg, R.E., Boehm, S.G., & Paller, K.A. (2008). Neural and behavioral evidence for affective priming from unconsciously perceived emotional facial expressions and the influence of trait anxiety. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20, 95-107.

Voss, J.L., Baym, C.L., & Paller, K.A. (2008). Accurate forced-choice recognition without awareness of memory retrieval. Learning & Memory, 15, 454-459.

Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A. (2008). Neural substrates of remembering: Electroencephalographic studies. In H. Eichenbaum (Ed.), Memory Systems (pp. 79-98), Vol. 3 of Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference, 4 vols. (J. Byrne, Ed.). Oxford: Elsevier Press.

Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A. (2008). Brain substrates of implicit and explicit memory: The importance of concurrently acquired neural signals of both memory types. Neuropsychologia, 46, 3021-3029.

Voss, J.L., Reber, P.J., Mesulam, M.-M., Parrish, T.B., & Paller, K.A. (2008). Familiarity and conceptual priming with faces engage distinct cortical networks. Cerebral Cortex, 18, 1712-1719.


Kim, Y.J., Grabowecky, M., Paller, K.A., Muthu, K., & Suzuki, S. (2007). Visual spatial attention induces synchronization-based multiplicative response gain in steady-state visual evoked potentials. Nature Neuroscience, 10, 117-125.

Li, W., Moallem, I., Paller, K.A., & Gottfried, J.A. (2007). Unconscious smells can guide social preferences. Psychological Science, 18, 1044-1049.

Li, W., Zinbarg, R.E., & Paller, K.A. (2007). Trait anxiety modulates supraliminal and subliminal threat: Brain potential evidence for early and late processing influences. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 7, 25-36.

Paller, K.A., Boehm, S.G., & Voss, J.L. (2007). Validating neural correlates of familiarity. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 11, 243-250.

Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A. (2007). Neural correlates of conceptual implicit memory and their contamination of putative neural correlates of explicit memory. Learning & Memory, 14, 259-267.


Boehm, S.G., Klostermann, E.C., & Paller, K.A. (2006). Neural correlates of perceptual contributions to nondeclarative memory for faces. Neuroimage, 30, 1021-1029.

Boehm, S.G., Klostermann, E.C., Sommer, W., & Paller, K.A. (2006). Dissociating perceptual and representation-based contributions to priming of face recognition. Consciousness and Cognition, 15, 163-174.

Boehm, S.B., & Paller, K.A. (2006). Do I know you? Insights into memory for faces from brain potentials. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 37, 322-329.

Guo, C., Duan, L., Li, W., & Paller, K.A. (2006). Distinguishing source memory and item memory: Brain potentials at encoding and retrieval. Brain Research, 1118, 142-154.

Paller, K.A. (2006). Binding memory fragments together to form declarative memories depends on cross-cortical storage. In H.D. Zimmer, A. Mecklinger, & U. Lindenberger (Eds.), Binding in Human Memory: A Neurocognitive Approach (pp. 527-544). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A. (2006). Fluent conceptual processing and explicit memory for faces are electrophysiologically distinct. Journal of Neuroscience, 26, 926-933.

Westerberg, C.E., Paller, K.A., Weintraub, S., Mesulam, M.-M, Holdstock, J.S., Mayes, A.R., & Reber, P.J. (2006). When memory does not fail: Familiarity-based recognition in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. Neuropsychology, 20, 193-205.


Guo, C., Voss, J.L., & Paller, K.A. (2005). Electrophysiological correlates of forming memories for faces, names, and face-name associations. Cognitive Brain Research, 22, 153-164.

Yovel, G., Levy, J., & Paller, K.A. (2005). A whole face is more than the sum of its halves: Interactive processing in face perception. Visual Cognition, 12, 337-352.


Gonsalves, B., Reber, P.J., Gitelman, D.R., Parrish, T.B., Mesulam, M.-M., & Paller, K.A. (2004). Neural evidence that vivid imagining can lead to false remembering. Psychological Science, 15, 655-660.

Paller, K.A. (2004). Electrical signals of memory and of the awareness of remembering. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 13, 49-55.

Paller, K.A., & Voss, J.L. (2004). Memory reactivation and consolidation during sleep. Learning & Memory, 11, 664-670.

Yovel, G., & Paller, K.A. (2004). The neural basis of the butcher-on-the-bus phenomenon: When a face seems familiar but is not remembered. NeuroImage, 21, 789-800.


Hooker, C.I., Paller, K.A., Gitelman, D.R., Parrish, T.B., Mesulam, M.-M., & Reber, P.J. (2003). Brain networks for analyzing eye gaze. Cognitive Brain Research, 17, 406-418.

Paller, K.A., Hutson, C.A., Miller, B.B., & Boehm, S.G. (2003). Neural manifestations of remembering with and without awareness. Neuron, 38, 507-516.

Paller, K.A., Ranganath, C., Gonsalves, B., LaBar, K.S., Parrish, T.B., Gitelman, D.R., Mesulam, M.-M., & Reber, P.J. (2003). Neural correlates of person recognition. Learning & Memory, 10, 253-260. [Commentary by Whalen (2003)]

Yovel, G., Levy, J., Grabowecky, M., & Paller, K.A. (2003). Neural correlates of right-hemisphere superiority in face perception appear at multiple stages of face processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 15, 462-474.


Gonsalves, B., & Paller, K.A. (2002). Mistaken memories: Remembering events that never happened. The Neuroscientist, 8, 391-395.

Paller, K.A. (2002). Cross-cortical consolidation as the core defect in amnesia: Prospects for hypothesis-testing with neuropsychology and neuroimaging. In: L.R. Squire and D.L. Schacter (Eds.), The Neuropsychology of Memory (3rd ed., pp. 73-87). New York: Guilford Press.

Paller, K.A., & McCarthy, G. (2002). Field potentials in the human hippocampus during the encoding and recognition of visual stimuli. Hippocampus, 12, 415-420.

Paller, K.A., & Wagner, A.D. (2002). Observing the transformation of experience into memory. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 6, 93-102.

Reber, P.J., Siwiec, R.M., Gitelman, D.R., Parrish, T.B., Mesulam, M.-M., & Paller, K.A. (2002). Neural correlates of successful encoding identified using fMRI. Journal of Neuroscience, 22, 9541-9548.


Paller, K.A. (2001). Neurocognitive foundations of human memory. In: D.L. Medin (Ed.), The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 40 (pp. 121-145). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.


Gonsalves, B., & Paller, K.A. (2000). Brain potentials associated with recollective processing of spoken words. Memory & Cognition, 28, 321-330.

Gonsalves, B., & Paller, K.A. (2000). Neural events that underlie remembering something that never happened. Nature Neuroscience, 3, 1316-1321.

Paller, K.A., Gonsalves, B., Grabowecky, M., Bozic, V.S., & Yamada, S. (2000). Electrophysiological correlates of recollecting faces of known and unknown individuals. NeuroImage, 11, 98-110.

Before 2000

Paller, K.A., Bozic, V.S., Ranganath, C., Grabowecky, M., & Yamada, S. (1999). Brain waves following remembered faces index conscious recollection. Cognitive Brain Research, 7, 559-571.

Ranganath, C., & Paller, K.A. (1999). Frontal brain potentials during recognition are modulated by requirements to retrieve perceptual detail. Neuron, 22, 605-613. [Reviewed by Donaldson and Buckner (1999)]

Paller, K.A., & Gross, M. (1998). Brain potentials associated with perceptual priming versus explicit remembering during the repetition of visual word-form. Neuropsychologia, 36, 559-571.

Paller, K.A., Kutas, M., & McIsaac, H.K. (1998). An electrophysiological measure of priming of visual word-form. Consciousness and Cognition, 7, 54-66.

Joyce, C.A., Paller, K.A., McIsaac, H.K., & Kutas, M. (1998). Memory changes with normal aging: Behavioral and electrophysiological measures. Psychophysiology, 35, 669-678.

Paller, K.A. (1997). Consolidating dispersed neocortical memories: The missing link in amnesia. Memory, 5, 73-88.

Paller, K.A., Acharya, A., Richardson, B.C., Plaisant, O., Shimamura, A.P., Reed, B.R., & Jagust, W.J. (1997). Functional neuroimaging of cortical dysfunction in alcoholic Korsakoff's syndrome. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 9, 277-293.

Paller, K.A., Kutas, M., & McIsaac, H.K. (1995). Monitoring conscious recollection via the electrical activity of the brain. Psychological Science, 6, 107-111.

Paller, K.A. (1994). The neural substrates of cognitive event-related potentials: A review of animal models of P3. In H.J. Heinze, T.F. Muente, and G.R. Mangun (Eds.), Cognitive Electrophysiology: ERPs in Basic and Clinical Research (pp. 300-333). Cambridge, MA: Birkhauser Press.

Paller, K.A., & Kutas, M. (1992). Brain potentials during memory retrieval provide neurophysiological support for the distinction between conscious recollection and priming. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 4, 375-391.

Paller, K.A., Mayes, A.R., Thompson, K.M., Young, A.W., Roberts, J., & Meudell, P.R. (1992). Priming of face matching in amnesia. Brain and Cognition, 18, 46-59.

Paller, K.A., McCarthy, G., Roessler, E., Allison, T., & Wood, C.C. (1992). Potentials evoked in human and monkey medial temporal lobe during auditory and visual oddball paradigms. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 84, 269-279.

Paller, K.A., Mayes, A.R., McDermott, M., Pickering, A.D., & Meudell, P.R. (1991). Indirect measures of memory in a duration-judgement task are normal in amnesic patients. Neuropsychologia, 29, 1007-1018.

Paller, K.A. (1990). Recall and stem-completion priming have different electrophysiological correlates and are modified differentially by directed forgetting. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 16, 1021-1032.

Paller, K.A., McCarthy, G., & Wood, C.C. (1988). ERPs predictive of subsequent recall and recognition performance. Biological Psychology, 26, 269-276.

Paller, K.A., Zola-Morgan, S., Squire, L.R., & Hillyard, S.A. (1988). P3-like brain waves in normal monkeys and in monkeys with medial temporal lesions. Behavioral Neuroscience, 102, 714-725.

Paller, K.A., Kutas, M., & Mayes, A.R. (1987). Neural correlates of encoding in an incidental learning paradigm. Psychophysiology, 67, 360-371.

Paller, K.A., Kutas, M., Shimamura, A., & Squire, L.R. (1987). Brain responses to concrete and abstract words reflect processes that correlate with later performance on a test of stem-completion priming. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology (Supplement), 40, 360-365.

Paller, K., & Shapiro, D. (1983). Systolic blood pressure and a simple reaction time task. Psychophysiology, 20, 585-590.