in press

Szpunar, K.K. (in press). Directing the wandering mind. Current Directions in Psychological Science.

Madore, K.P., Szpunar, K.K., Addis, D.R., & Schacter, D.L. (in press). An episodic specificity induction impacts activity in a core brain network during construction of imagined future experiences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

Szpunar, P.M., & Szpunar, K.K. (in press). Collective future thought: Concept, data and implications for collective memory studies. Memory Studies. [Download]

Jing, H.G., Szpunar, K.K., & Schacter, D.L. (in press). Interpolated testing influences focused attention and improves integration during a video-recorded lecture. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.

Schacter, D.L., Addis, D.R., & Szpunar, K.K. (in press). Escaping the past: Contributions of the hippocampus to future thinking and imagination. In Hannula, D.E., & Duff, M.C. (Eds.), The Hippocampus from Cells to Systems: Structure, Connectivity, and Functional Contributions to Memory and Flexible Cognition. New York: Springer.

2016

McDermott, K.B., Wooldridge, C., Rice, H.J., Berg, J.J., & Szpunar, K.K. (2016). Visual perspective in remembering and episodic future thought. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69, 243-253.

Michaelian, K., Klein, S.B., & Szpunar, K.K. (Eds.) (2016). Seeing the Future: Theoretical Perspectives on Future-Oriented Mental Time Travel. Oxford University Press.













Michaelian, K., Klein, S.B., & Szpunar, K.K. (2016). The past, the present, and the future of future-oriented mental time travel. In Michaelian, K., Klein, S.B., & Szpunar, K.K. (Eds.), Seeing the Future: Theoretical Perspectives on Future-Oriented Mental Time Travel (pp. 1-18). New York: Oxford University Press.

Szpunar, K.K., & Radvansky, G.A. (2016). Cogntivie approaches to the study of episodic future thinking. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69, 209-216.

Szpunar, K.K., Spreng, R.N., & Schacter, D.L. (2016). Toward a taxonomy of future thinking. In Michaelian, K., Klein, S.B., & Szpunar, K.K. (Eds.), Seeing the Future: Theoretical Perspectives on Future-Oriented Mental Time Travel (pp. 21-35). New York: Oxford University Press.


2015

Arnold, K.M., & Szpunar, K.K. (2015). Differences in time perspective predict differences in future simulations. In Stolarski, M., Fieulaine, N., & van Beek, W. (Eds.), Time Perspective Theory: Review, Research and Application (pp. 257-268). Essays in Honor of Philip G. Zimbardo. Springer.

Schacter, D.L. & Szpunar, K.K. (2015). Enhancing attention and memory during video-recorded lectures. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology, 1, 60-71. [Download]

Schacter, D.L., Benoit, R.G., De Brigard, F., & Szpunar, K.K. (2015). Episodic future thinking and episodic counterfactual thinking: Intersections between memory and decisions. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 117, 14-21. [Download]

Szpunar, K.K., Jing, H.G., Benoit, R.G., & Schacter, D.L. (in press). Repetition-related reductions in neural activity during emotional simulations of future events. PLoS ONE, 10, e0138354. [Download]

Wu, J.Q., Szpunar, K.K., Godovich, S.A., Schacter, D.L., & Hofmann, S.G. (in press). Episodic future thinking in generalized anxiety disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 36, 1-8. [Download]

2014

Benoit, R.G., Szpunar, K.K., & Schacter, D.L. (2014). Ventromedial prefrontal cortex supports affective future simulation by integrating distributed knowledge. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111, 16550-16555. [Download] [Supporting Information]

Szpunar, K.K., Jing, H.G., & Schacter, D.L. (2014). Overcoming overconfidence in learning from video-recorded lectures: Implications for online education. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 3, 161-164. [Download]

Szpunar, K.K., Spreng, R.N., & Schacter, D.L. (2014). A taxonomy of prospection: Introducing an organizational framework of future-oriented cognition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 11, 18414-18421. [Download]

Szpunar, K.K., St. Jacques, P.L., Robbins, C.A., Wig, G.S., & Schacter, D.L. (2014). Repetition-related reductions in neural activity reveal component processes of mental simulation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9, 712-722. [Download]

Weinstein, Y., Gilmore, A.W., Szpunar, K.K., & McDermott, K.B. (2014). The role of test expectancy in the build-up of proactive interference in long-term memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 40, 1039-1048. [Download]

2013

De Brigard, F., Szpunar, K.K., & Schacter, D.L. (2013). Coming to grips with the past: Effect of repeated simulation on the perceived plausibility of episodic counterfactual thoughts. Psychological Science, 24, 1329-1334. [Download]

Szpunar, K.K., Addis, D.R., McLelland, V.C., & Schacter, D.L. (2013). Memories of the future: New insights into the adaptive value of episodic memory. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 7, Article 47. [Download]

Szpunar, K.K., & Jing, H.G. (2013). Memory-mediated simuations of the future: What are the advantages and pitfalls? Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 2, 240-242. [Download]

Szpunar, K.K., Khan, N.Y., & Schacter, D.L. (2013). Interpolated memory tests reduce mind wandering and improve learning of online lectures. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110, 6313-6317. [Download]

Szpunar, K.K., Moulton, S.T., & Schacter, D.L. (2013). Mind wandering and education: From the classroom to online learning. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, Article 495. [Download]

Szpunar, K.K. & Schacter, D.L. (2013). Get real: Effects of repeated simulation and emotion on the perceived plausibility of future experiences. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142, 323-327. [Download]


2012

Schacter, D.L., Addis, D.R., Hassabis, D., Martic, V.C., Spreng, R.N., & Szpunar, K.K. (2012). The future of memory: Remembering, imagining, and the brain. Neuron, 76, 677-694. [Download]

Szpunar, K.K., Addis, D.R., & Schacter, D.L. (2012). Memory for emotional simulations: Remembering a rosy future. Psychological Science, 23, 24-29. [Download]

Tulving, E. & Szpunar, K.K. (2012). Does the future exist? In Levine, B. & Craik, F.I.M. (Eds.), The mind and the frontal lobes: Cognition, behavior, and brain imaging (pp. 248-263). New York: Oxford University Press.

2011

Arnold, K.M., McDermott, K.B., & Szpunar, K.K. (2011). Individual differences in time perspective predict autonoetic experience. Consciousness and Cognition, 20, 712-719. [Download]

Arnold, K.M., McDermott, K.B., & Szpunar, K.K. (2011). Imagining the near and far future: The role of location familiarity. Memory & Cognition, 39, 954-967. [Download]

McDermott, K.B., Szpunar, K.K., & Arnold, K.M. (2011). Similarities in episodic future thought and remembering: The importance of contextual setting. In Bar, M. (Ed.), Predictions in the brain: Using our past to generate a future (pp. 83-94). New York: Oxford University Press.

Szpunar, K.K. (2011). On subjective time. Cortex, 47, 409-411. [Download]

Szpunar, K.K. & Tulving, E. (2011). Varieties of future experience. In Bar, M. (Ed.), Predictions in the brain: Using our past to generate a future (pp. 3-12). New York: Oxford University Press.

Weinstein, Y., McDermott, K.B., & Szpunar, K.K. (2011). Testing during study insulates against proactive interference in face-name learning. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 518-523. [Download] 

2010

Szpunar, K.K. (2010). Evidence for an implicit influence of memory on future thinking. Memory & Cognition, 38, 531-540. [Download]

Szpunar, K.K. (2010). Episodic future thought: An emerging concept. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5, 142-162. [Download]

2009

McDermott, K.B., Szpunar, K.K., & Christ, S.E. (2009). Laboratory-based and autobiographical retrieval tasks differ substantially in their neural substrates. Neuropsychologia, 47, 2290-2298. [Download]

Tulving, E. & Szpunar, K.K. (2009). Episodic memory. Scholarpedia, 4(8), 3332. [Link]

Szpunar, K.K., Chan, J.C.K., & McDermott, K.B. (2009). Contextual processing in episodic future thought. Cerebral Cortex, 19, 1539-1548. [Download]

2008

Szpunar, K.K., McDermott, K.B., & Roediger, H.L. (2008). Testing during study insulates against the build-up of proactive interference. Journal of Experiment Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 34, 1392-1399. [Download]

Szpunar, K.K. & McDermott, K.B. (2008). Episodic future thought and its relation to remembering: Evidence from ratings of subjective experience. Consciousness and Cognition, 17, 330-334. [Download]

Szpunar, K.K. & McDermott, K.B. (2008). Episodic future thought: Remembering the past to imagine the future. In Markman, K.D., Klein, W.M.P., & Suhr, J.A. (Eds.), The handbook of imagination and mental simulation (pp. 119-129). New York: Psychology Press. [Download]

Szpunar, K.K. & McDermott, K.B. (2008). Episodic memory: An evolving concept. In Roediger, H.L. (Ed.), Cognitive psychology of memory. Vol. 2 of Learning and memory: A comprehensive reference, 4 vols. (J.H. Byrne, Ed.) (pp. 491-509). Oxford: Elsevier. [also reprinted in J.H. Byrne (Ed.), Concise learning and memory: The editor’s selection. London: Academic Press, 2009 (pp. 129-148)] [Download]

Szpunar, K.K. & McDermott, K.B. (2008). Remembering the past to imagine the future. In Cerebrum: Emerging ideas in brain science (Ch. 2, pp. 17-27). New York: Dana Press. [Download]

2007

Szpunar, K.K., McDermott, K.B., & Roediger, H.L. (2007). Expectation of a final cumulative test enhances long-term retention. Memory & Cognition, 35, 1007-1013. [Download]

Szpunar, K.K., Watson, J.M., & McDermott, K.B. (2007). Neural substrates of envisioning the future. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104, 642-647. [Download]

2005

McDermott, K.B. & Szpunar, K.K. (2005). The origin(s) of confabulation: Review of W. Hirstein Brain Fiction. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 9, 561-562. [Download]

2004

Szpunar, K.K., Schellenberg, E.G., & Pliner, P. (2004). Liking and memory for musical stimuli as a function of exposure. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 30, 370-381. [Download]Publications_files/Szpunar_Szpunar_inpress.pdfPublications_files/Schacter_Szpunar_2015.pdfPublications_files/Schacter_Benoit_DeBrigard_Szpunar_inpress.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar_Jing_Benoit_Schacter_2015.pdfPublications_files/Wu_et_al_in_press.pdfPublications_files/Benoit_Szpunar_Schacter_inpress.pdfPublications_files/Benoit_etal_supporting.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar_Jing_Schacter_inpress.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar_Spreng_Schacter_2014.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar_etal_2014.pdfPublications_files/Weinstein_Gilmore_Szpunar_McDermott_2014.pdfPublications_files/De%20Brigard,%20Szpunar,%20%26%20Schacter%202013.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar,%20Addis,%20McLelland,%20%26%20Schacter,%202013.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar_Jing_2013.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar,%20Khan,%20%26%20Schacter,%202013.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar,%20Moulton,%20%26%20Schacter,%202013.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar%20%26%20Schacter%202013.pdfPublications_files/Schacter,%20Addis,%20Hassabis,%20Martin,%20Spreng,%20%26%20Szpunar%202012.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar,%20Addis,%20%26%20Schacter%202012.pdfPublications_files/Arnold,%20McDermott,%20%26%20Szpunar%202011a.pdfPublications_files/Arnold,%20McDermott,%20%26%20Szpunar%202011b.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar%202011.pdfPublications_files/Weinstein,%20McDermott,%20%26%20Szpunar%202011.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar%202010.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar%202010b.pdfPublications_files/McDermott,%20Szpunar,%20%26%20Christ%2009.pdfhttp://www.scholarpedia.org/article/Episodic_memoryPublications_files/Szpunar,%20Chan,%20%26%20McDermott%2009.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar,%20McDermott,%20%26%20Roediger%2008.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar%20%26%20McDermott%2008a.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar%20%26%20McDermott%2008b.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar%20%26%20McDermott%2008c.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar%20%26%20McDermott%2008d.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar,%20McDermott,%20%26%20Roediger%2007.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar,%20Watson,%20%26%20McDermott%2007.pdfPublications_files/McDermott%20%26%20Szpunar%2005.pdfPublications_files/Szpunar,%20Schellenberg,%20%26%20Pliner%2004.pdfshapeimage_1_link_0shapeimage_1_link_1shapeimage_1_link_2shapeimage_1_link_3shapeimage_1_link_4shapeimage_1_link_5shapeimage_1_link_6shapeimage_1_link_7shapeimage_1_link_8shapeimage_1_link_9shapeimage_1_link_10shapeimage_1_link_11shapeimage_1_link_12shapeimage_1_link_13shapeimage_1_link_14shapeimage_1_link_15shapeimage_1_link_16shapeimage_1_link_17shapeimage_1_link_18shapeimage_1_link_19shapeimage_1_link_20shapeimage_1_link_21shapeimage_1_link_22shapeimage_1_link_23shapeimage_1_link_24shapeimage_1_link_25shapeimage_1_link_26shapeimage_1_link_27shapeimage_1_link_28shapeimage_1_link_29shapeimage_1_link_30shapeimage_1_link_31shapeimage_1_link_32shapeimage_1_link_33shapeimage_1_link_34shapeimage_1_link_35shapeimage_1_link_36