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Jiang, Z., Sanders, D.M.W., Cowell, R.A. (resubmitted). Visual and Semantic Similarity Norms for a Photographic Image Stimulus Set Containing Recognizable Objects, Animals and Scenes.

Sanders, D.M.W., Cowell, R.A., Starns, J. (submitted). Item strength affects source memory zROC slopes when source interference is eliminated.

Sadil P.S.*, Huber, D.E., Cowell R.A. (2021, preprint). A modeling framework for determining changes in neural-level tuning from non-invasive human fMRI data. BioRXiv Preprints.

Sadil P.S.*, Cowell R.A., Huber, D.E. (2021, preprint). The Yin-Yang of Serial Dependence Effects: Every response is both an Attraction to the Prior Response and a Repulsion from the Prior Stimulus. PsyArXiv Preprints.

Cowell, R.A. & Huber, D.E. (2020) Mechanisms of memory: an intermediate level of analysis and organization. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 32: 65:71. [pdf]

Cowell, R.A., Barense, M.D., Sadil, P.S.* (2019). A Roadmap for Understanding Memory: Decomposing Cognitive Processes into Operations and Representations. eNeuro, 6(4), ENEURO.0122-19.2019. [pdf]

Sadil, P.S.*, Potter, K., Huber, D.E. and Cowell, R.A. (2019). Connecting the dots without top-down knowledge: Evidence for rapidly-learned low-level associations that are independent of object identity. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General,
148(6): 1058-1070. [pdf]

Sadil P.S.*, Cowell R.A., Huber, D.E. (2019). A hierarchical Bayesian state trace analysis for assessing monotonicity while factoring out subject, item, and trial level dependencies. Journal of Mathematical Psychology,
90: 118-131. [pdf]

Wilson, D.M.*, Potter, K. and Cowell, R.A. (2018). Recognition Memory Shielded from Semantic but not Perceptual Interference in Normal Aging. Neuropsychologia, 119: 448-463. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2018.07.031. [pdf]

Ross, D.A.*, Sadil, P.S.*, Wilson, D.M.* and Cowell, R.A. (2018). Hippocampal Engagement During Recall Depends on Memory Content. Cerebral Cortex, 28(8): 2685-2698. [pdf]

Newsome, R.N., Trelle, A.N., 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, 25: 31-44. [pdf]

Cowell, R.A., Leger, K.* and Serences, J.T. (2017). Feature-coding transitions to conjunction-coding with progression through human visual cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology, 118(6):3194-3214. doi: 10.1152/jn.00503.2017. [pdf]

Sadil, P.S.* & Cowell, R.A. (2017). A Computational Model of Perceptual and Mnemonic Deficits in Medial Temporal Lobe Amnesia. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29:6, 1075-1088. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_01106. [pdf].

Martin, C.B., Cowell, R.A., Gribble, P.L., Wright, J. and Köhler, S. (2016). Distributed category-specific recognition memory signals in human perirhinal cortex. Hippocampus, 26: 423-436. [pdf]

Sadil, P.S.* & Cowell, R.A. (2016). A Computational Model of Perceptual Deficits in Medial Temporal Lobe Amnesia.
Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2016. [pdf]

Ikeda M.Z., Jeon S.D., Cowell, R.A., Remage-Healey, L. (2015). Norepinephrine Modulates Coding of Complex Vocalizations in the Songbird Auditory Cortex Independent of Local Neuroestrogen Synthesis. Journal of Neuroscience, 35(25): 9356-68. [pdf]

Cowell, R.A. & Cottrell, G.W. (2013). What evidence supports special processing for faces? A cautionary tale for fMRI interpretation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25(11): 1777-93. [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): 1384-97. [pdf]

Cowell, R.A. (2012). Computational Models of Perirhinal Cortex Function. Hippocampus, 22: 1952-1964. [pdf]

Cowell, R.A., Bussey, T.J. & Saksida, L.M. (2012). Empiricists are from Venus, Modelers are from Mars: Reconciling Experimental and Computational Approaches in Cognitive Neuroscience. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 36(10): 2371-9. [pdf]

Forwood, S.E., Cowell, R.A., Bussey, T.J., and Saksida, L.M. (2012). Multiple Cognitive Abilities from a Single Cortical Algorithm. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24(9): 1807-25. [pdf]

Cowell, R.A. & French, R.M. (2011). Noise and the emergence of rules in category learning: A connectionist model. IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, 3 (3): 194-206. [pdf]

van Dantzig, S., Cowell, R.A., Zeelenberg, R., Pecher, D. (2011). A sharp image or a sharp knife: Norms for the modality-exclusivity of 774 concept-property items. Behavior Research Methods, 43 (1): 145-154. [pdf]

Bartko, S.J., Cowell, R.A., Winters, B.D., Saksida, L.M. and Bussey, T.J. (2010). Increased susceptibility to interference in a rat model of object amnesia: impairment in both storage and retrieval. Neuropsychologia, 48 (10): 2987-2997. [pdf]

Cowell, R.A., Bussey, T.J. & Saksida, L.M. (2010). Components of recognition memory: dissociable cognitive processes or just differences in representational complexity? Hippocampus, 20 (11): 1245-1262. [pdf]

Cowell, R.A., Bussey, T.J. & Saksida, L.M. (2010). Functional dissociations within the ventral object processing pathway: cognitive modules or a hierarchical continuum? Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22 (11): 2460-2479. [pdf]

Huber, D.E. & Cowell, R.A. (2010). Theory-driven modeling or model-driven theorizing? A comment on McClelland et al./Griffiths et al. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 14 (8): 343-344. [pdf]

McTighe, S.M., Cowell, R.A., Winters, B.D., Bussey, T.J. & Saksida, L.M. (2010) Paradoxical false memory for objects after brain damage. Science, 330: 1408-1410. [pdf] [supplementary]

Cowell, R.A., Huber, D.E., and Cottrell, G.W. (2009). Virtual Brain Reading: A connectionist approach to understanding fMRI. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Winner of the Perception/Action Modeling Prize, 2009. [pdf]

Abreu, A., French, R. M., Cowell, R. A. & de Schonen, S. (2007). Local-Global visual deficits in Williams Syndrome: Stimulus presence contributes to diminished performance on image-reproduction. Psychologica Belgica, 46(4): 269-281.

Bartko, S.J., Winters, B.D., Cowell, R.A., Saksida, L.M. and Bussey, T.J. (2007a). Perceptual functions of perirhinal cortex in rats: zero-delay object recognition and simultaneous oddity discriminations. Journal of Neuroscience, 27 (10): 2548-2559. [pdf]

Bartko, S.J., Winters, B.D., Cowell, R.A., Saksida, L.M. and Bussey, T.J. (2007b). Perirhinal cortex resolves feature ambiguity in configural object recognition and perceptual oddity tasks. Learning & Memory, 14: 821-832. [pdf]

Cowell, R.A., Bussey, T.J. & Saksida, L.M. (2006). Why does brain damage impair memory? A connectionist model of object recognition memory in perirhinal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 26 (47): 12186-12197. [pdf]

Winters, B.D., Forwood, S.E., Cowell, R.A., Saksida, L.M. & Bussey T.J. (2004). Double dissociation between the effects of peri-postrhinal and hippocampal lesions on tests of object recognition and spatial memory: heterogeneity of function within the temporal lobe. Journal of Neuroscience, 24: 5901-8. [pdf]

Di Ciano, P., Cardinal, R.N., Cowell, R.A., Little, S.J. & Everitt, B.J. (2001). Differential involvement of NMDA, AMPA/kainate, and dopamine receptors in the nucleus accumbens core in the acquisition and performance of pavlovian approach behavior. Journal of Neuroscience, 21: 9471-7. [pdf]

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