Publications

2023 & 2024

Kara-Yakoubian, M., & Spaniol, J. (submitted). Emotional aftermath of the 2020 U.S. Presidential election: A study of hindsight bias in younger and older adults.

Makani, A., Chowdhury, S., Flora, D. B., & Spaniol, J. (under review). A pandemic-related affect gap in risky decisions for self and others.

Murovec, B., Spaniol, J., & Keshavarz, B. (submitted). Cognitive factors, age, and vection: The impact of image realism and expectation on illusory self-motion perception in younger and older adults.

Swirsky, L. T., & Spaniol, J. (provisionally accepted). Moderators of curiosity in younger and older adults. Psychology and Aging.

Szpunar, K. K., Shrikanth, S., Leshikar, E. D., Frank, A., Gill, H., & Spaniol, J. (in revision). Lifespan differences in future thinking and their relation to voter turnout.

Swirsky, L. T., & Spaniol, J. (2023). Consequences of curiosity for recognition memory in younger and older adults. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13423-023-02414-y | PDF

Andrievskaia, P., Berti, S., Spaniol, J., & Keshavarz, B. (2023). Exploring neurophysiological correlates of visually induced motion sickness using electroencephalography (EEG). Experimental Brain Research, 241(10), 2463-2473.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00221-023-06690-x. | PDF

Sullivan, M. D., Kudus, F., Dyson, B. J., & Spaniol, J. (2023). Adult age differences in the temporal dynamics of motivated attention. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 35 (3), 421–438. https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01955 | PDF

Swirsky, L. T., Sparrow, E. P., Sullivan, M. D., Valenzano, S., Chowdhury, S., & Spaniol, J. (2023). Age differences in motivated cognition: A meta-analysis. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 78(7), 1169–1181. https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbad049 | Open Access Link

Wieschen, E. M., Makani, A., Radev, S. T., Voss, A., & Spaniol, J. (2023). Age-related differences in decision making: Evidence accumulation is more gradual in older age. Experimental Aging Research. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/0361073X.2023.2241333 | Open Access Link

2021 & 2022

Murovec, B., Spaniol, J., Campos, J. L., & Keshavarz, B. (2022). Enhanced vection in older adults: Evidence for age-related effects in multisensory vection experiences. Perception, 51(10), 698-714. https://doi.org/10.1177/03010066221113770 | PDF

Murovec, B., Spaniol, J., Campos, J. L., & Keshavarz, B. (2021). Multisensory effects on illusory self-motion (vection): The role of visual, auditory, and tactile cues. Multisensory Research, 34(8), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1163/22134808-bja10058 PDF

Swirsky, L. T., Shulman, A., & Spaniol, J. (2021). The interaction of curiosity and reward on long-term memory in younger and older adults. Psychology and Aging, 36(5), 584-603. https://doi.org/10.1037/pag0000623. | PDF

Sparrow, E. P., Leung, R., Statucka, M., Spaniol, J., & Cohn, M. (2021). Altruism in Parkinson’s Disease. Neuropsychology, 35(5), 547-555. https://doi.org/10.1037/neu0000740 | PDF

Sparrow, E. P., Swirsky, L. T., Kudus, F., & Spaniol, J. (2021). Aging and altruism: A meta-analysis. Psychology and Aging, 36, 49-56. https://doi.org/10.1037/pag0000447 | PDF

Sullivan, M. D., Huang, R., Rovetti, J., Sparrow, E. P., & Spaniol, J. (2021). Associations between phasic arousal and decisions under risk in younger and older adults. Neurobiology of Aging, 105, 262-271. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2021.05.001 | PDF

2020

Armstrong, B. A., Sparrow, E. P., & Spaniol, J. (2020). The effect of information formats and incidental affect on prior and posterior probability judgments. Medical Decision Making, 40, 680-692. https://doi.org/10.1177/0272989X20938056 | PDF

Bowen, H.J., Ford, J.H., Grady, C.L., Spaniol, J. (2020). Fronto-striatal functional connectivity supports reward-enhanced memory in older adults. Neurobiology of Aging, 90, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2020.02.013 |PDF

Bucher, A., Voss, A., Spaniol, J., Hische, A., & Sauer, N. (2020). Age differences in emotion perception in a multiple target setting: An eye-tracking study. Emotion, 20,1423-1434. doi: 10.1037/emo0000645 | PDF

Swirsky, L. T., Marinacci, R. M., & Spaniol, J. (2020). Reward anticipation selectively boosts encoding of gist for visual objects. Scientific Reports, 10:20196. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-77369-4 | PDF

Swirsky, L. T., & Spaniol, J. (2020). The effect of motivational incentives on face-name hyper-binding in older adults. Psychology and Aging, 35, 773-779. https://doi.org/10.1037/pag0000393 | PDF

2019

Bowen, H. J., Grady, C. L., & Spaniol, J. (2019). Age differences in the neural response to negative feedback. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 26, 463-485. https://doi.org/10.1080/13825585.2018.1475003 | PDF

Gallant, S. N., Spaniol, J., & Yang, L. (2019). Age differences in cue utilization during prospective and retrospective memory monitoring. Psychology and Aging, 34, 545–557. https://doi.org/10.1037/pag0000352 | PDF

Spaniol, J., Di Muro, F., & Ciaramelli, E. (2019). Differential impact of ventromedial prefrontal cortex damage on “hot” and “cold” decisions under risk. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 19, 477-489. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13415-018-00680-1 | PDF

Sparrow, E. P., Armstrong, B. A., Fiocco, A. J., & Spaniol, J. (2019). Acute stress and altruism in younger and older adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 100, 10-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.09.025 | PDF

Swirsky, L. T., & Spaniol, J. (2019). Cognitive and motivational selectivity in healthy aging. WIREs Cognitive Science. 10:e1512. https://doi.org/10.1002/wcs.1512 | PDF

2018

Armstrong, B. A., Spaniol, J., & Persaud, N. (2018). Does exposure to simulated patient cases improve accuracy of clinicians’ predictive value estimates of diagnostic test results? A within-subjects experiment at St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada. BMJ Open, 8:e019241. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019241 | PDF

Sparrow, E. P., & Spaniol, J. (2018). Aging and altruism in intertemporal choice. Psychology and Aging, 33, 315-324. https://doi.org/10.1037/pag0000223 | PDF

Williams, R. S., Kudus, F., Dyson, B. J., & Spaniol, J. (2018). Transient and sustained incentive effects on electrophysiological indices of cognitive control in younger and older adults. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 18, 313-330. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13415-018-0571-y | PDF

Yang, L., Li, J., Wilkinson, A., Spaniol, J., & Hasher, L. (2018). East-West cultural differences in encoding socially meaningful object-context associations. PLOS ONE, 13(11): e0207515. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0207515 | PDF

2017

Armstrong, B. A., & Spaniol, J. (2017). Experienced probabilities increase understanding of diagnostic test results in younger and older adults. Medical Decision Making, 37, 670-679. https://doi.org/10.1177/0272989X17691954 | PDF

Bowen, H. J., & Spaniol, J. (2017). Effects of emotion and motivation on memory dissociate in the context of losses. Learning and Motivation, 58, 77-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lmot.2017.05.003 | PDF

Ciaramelli, E., Faggi, G., Scarpazza, C., Mattioli, F., Spaniol, J., Ghetti, S., & Moscovitch, M. (2017). Subjective recollection independent from multi-featural context retrieval following damage to the posterior parietal cortex. Cortex, 91, 114-125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2017.03.015 | PDF

Lapp, L. K., & Spaniol, J. (2017). Impact of age-relevant goals on future thinking in younger and older adults. Memory, 25, 1246-1259. doi:10.1080/09658211.2017.1284240 | PDF

Williams, R. S., Biel, A. L., Dyson, B. J., & Spaniol, J. (2017). Age differences in gain- and loss-motivated attention. Brain and Cognition, 111, 171 -181. doi:10.1016/j.bandc.2016.12.003 | PDF

Wong, B. I., Yin, S., Yang, L., Li, J., & Spaniol, J. (2017). Cultural differences in memory for objects and backgrounds in pictures. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 49, 404-417. doi.org/10.1177/0022022117748763 | PDF

2016

Bowen, H. J., Spaniol, J., Patel, R., & Voss, A. (2016). A diffusion model analysis of the cognitive mechanisms underlying delayed recognition of emotional stimuli. PloS ONE, 11(1): e0146769. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146769 | PDF

Lapp, L. K., & Spaniol, J. (2016). Aging and self-discrepancy: Evidence for adaptive change across the lifespan. Experimental Aging Research, 42, 212-219. doi:10.1080/0361073X.2016.1132900 | PDF

Sparrow, E. P., & Spaniol, J. (2016). Age-Related Changes in Decision Making. Current Behavioural Neuroscience Reports, 3, 285-292. doi:10.1007/s40473-016-0091-4PDF

Williams, R. S., Biel, A. L., Wegier, P., Lapp, L. K., Dyson, B. J., & Spaniol, J. (2016). Age differences in the Attention Network Test: Evidence from behavior and event-related potentials. Brain and Cognition, 102, 65-79. doi://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bandc.2015 .12.007 | PDF

2014 & 2015

Spaniol, J., Bowen, H. J., Wegier, P., & Grady, C. L. (2015). Neural responses to monetary incentives in younger and older adults. Brain Research, 1612, 70-82. doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2014.09.063 | PDF

Wegier, P., & Spaniol, J. (2015). The effect of time pressure on decisions from description and decisions from experience. PloS ONE, 10(4): e0123740. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0123740 | PDF

Spaniol, J., Schain, C., & Bowen, H. J. (2014). Reward-enhanced memory in younger and older adults. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 69, 730-40. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbt044 | PDF

2012 & 2013

Paleja, M., & Spaniol, J. (2013). Spatial pattern completion deficits in nondemented older adults. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 5(3). https://doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2013.00003 | PDF

Yang, L., Li, J., Spaniol, J., Hasher, L., Wilkinson, A. J., Yu, J., & Niu, Y. (2013). Aging, culture, and memory for socially meaningful contexts: An East-West cross-cultural comparison study. PLOS ONE, 8(4). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0060703 | PDF

Spaniol, J., & Grady, C. L. (2012). Aging and the neural correlates of source memory: Over-recruitment and functional reorganization. Neurobiology of Aging, 33, 425.e3-425.e18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolagin.2010.10.005 | PDF

Spaniol, J., & Wegier, P. (2012). Decisions from experience: adaptive information search and risk taking in younger and older adults. Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience, 6(36). https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2012.00036 | PDF

2010 & 2011

Bowen, H. J., & Spaniol, J. (2011). Chronic exposure to violent video games is not associated with alterations of emotional memory. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 25, 906-916. https://doi.org/10.1002/acp.1767 | PDF

Spaniol, J., Voss, A., Bowen, H. J., & Grady, C. L. (2011). Motivational incentives modulate age differences in visual perception. Psychology and Aging, 26, 932-939. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0023297 | PDF

Madden, D. J., Costello, M. C., Dennis, N. A., Davis, S. W., Shepler, A. M., Spaniol, J., Bucur, B., & Cabeza, R. (2010). Adult age differences in functional connectivity during executive control. PDF

2007-2009

Ciaramelli, E., & Spaniol, J. (2009). Ventromedial prefrontal damage and confabulation impair memory for perceptual but not semantic context. Neuropsychology, 23, 649-657. doi:10.1037/a0015937 | PDF

Madden, D. J., Spaniol, J., Costello, M., C., Bucur, B., White, L. E., Cabeza, R., Davis, S.W., Dennis, N. A., Provenzale, J. M., & Huettel, S. A. (2009). Cerebral white matter integrity mediates adult age differences in cognitive performance. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21, 289-302. doi:10.1162/jocn.2009.21047 | PDF

Spaniol, J., Davidson, P. S. R., Kim, A. S. N., Han, H., Moscovitch, M., & Grady, C. L. (2009). Event-related fMRI studies of episodic encoding and retrieval: Meta-analyses using activation likelihood estimation. Neuropsychologia, 47, 1765-1779. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2009.02.028 | PDF

Bucur, B., Madden, D. J., Spaniol, J., Provenzale, J. M., Cabeza, R., White, L. E., & Huettel, S. A. (2008). Cerebral white matter integrity mediates age-related slowing of episodic memory retrieval. Neurobiology of Aging, 29, 1070–1079. doi:10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2007.02.008 | PDF

Spaniol, J., Voss, A., & Grady, C. L. (2008). Aging and emotional memory: Cognitive mechanisms underlying the positivity effect. Psychology and Aging, 23, 859-872. doi:10.1037/a0014218 | PDF

Bucur, B., Madden, D. J., Spaniol, J., Provenzale, J. M., Cabeza, R., White, L. E., & Huettel, S. A. (2008). Age-related increase in top-down activation of visual features. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60, 644-651. doi:10.1080/17470210601154347 | PDF

Madden, D. J., Spaniol, J., Whiting, W. L., Bucur, B., Provenzale, J. M., Cabeza, R., & Huettel, S. A. (2007). Adult age differences in the functional neuroanatomy of visual attention: A combined fMRI and DTI study. Neurobiology of Aging, 28, 459-476. doi:10.1016/j.neuriolaging.2006.01.005 | PDF

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