Publications @ Memory Lab


Brown, A., Addis, D. R. , Romano, T., Marmar, C., Bryant, R., Hirst, W., Schacter, D.L. (2014). Episodic and Semantic Components of Autobiographical Memories and Imagined Future Events in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Memory, in press.

Addis, D. R. , Giovanello, K.S., Vu, M -A. Schacter, D.L. (2014). Age-related changes in prefrontal and hippocampal contributions to relational encoding. Neuroimage,84, 19-26.


Addis, D.R., Schacter, D.L. (2013). Future-Oriented Simulations: The Role of Episodic Memory. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. 2, 248-250.

Gaesser, B., Spreng, R.N., McLelland, V.C., Addis, D.R., Schacter, D.L. (2013). Imagining the future: evidence for a hippocampal contribution to constructive processing. Hippocampus, 23, 1150-1161.

De Brigard, F., Addis, D.R., Ford, J.H., Schacter, D.L., Giovanello, K.S. (2013). Remembering what could have happened: Neural correlates of episodic counterfactual thinking. Neuropsychologia.

van Mulukom, V., Schacter, D.L., Corballis, M.C., Addis, D.R.(2013). Re-imagining the future: Repetition decreases hippocampal involvement in future simulation. PLoS ONE, 8, 7, e69596.

Prebble, S., Addis, D.R., Tippett, L.J. (2013). Autobiographical Memory and Sense of Self. Psychological Bulletin, 139, 815-840.

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, 47.

Schacter, D.L., Gaesser, D., Addis, D.R. (2013). Remembering the past and imagining the future in the elderly. Gerontology, 59, 143-151.

Waring, J.D., Addis, D.R., Kensinger, E.A. (2013). Effects of Aging on Neural Connectivity Underlying Selective Memory for Emotional Scenes. Neurobiology of Aging, 34, 451–467.


Irish, M., Addis, D.R., Hodges, J., Piguet, O. (2012). Exploring the content and quality of episodic future simulations in semantic dementia. Neuropsychologia, 50, 3488–3495, 2012.

Schacter, D.L., Addis, D.R., Hassabis, D., Martin, V.C., Spreng, R.N., Szpunar, K.K. (2012). The Future of Memory: Remembering, Imagining, and the Brain. Neuron, 76, 677–694.

Ford, J.A., Addis, D. R., Giovanello, K.S. (2012). Differential Effects of Arousal in Positive and Negative Autobiographical Memories. Memory, 20, 771-778.

Irish, M., Addis, D. R., Hodges, J., Piguet, O. (2012). Considering the role of semantic memory in episodic future thinking: evidence from semantic dementia. Brain, 135, 2178-2191.

Addis, D. R., Schacter, D.L. (2012). The Hippocampus and Imagining the Future: Where Do We Stand? Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5, Article 173.

Addis, D. R., Knapp, K., Roberts, R.P., Schacter, D.L. (2012). Routes to the past: Neural substrates of direct and generative autobiographical memory retrieval. NeuroImage, 59, 2908-2922.

Addis, D. R.(2012). Mind Reading? Communicating the boundaries of brain imaging. NZ Science Teacher, 129, 17-18, 2012.

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


Addis, D. R.(2011). Memory and Healthy Aging: Implications for Remembering the Past and Imagining the Future. J. Low, and P. Jose (eds.) Lifespan Development: New Zealand Perspectives (2nd Edition, pp. 231-242). Auckland: Pearson Education New Zealand.

Addis, D. R., Roberts, R.P., Schacter, D.L. (2011). Age-Related Neural Changes in Remembering and Imagining. Neuropsychologia, 49, 3656-3669.

Holland, A.C., Addis, D. R., Kensinger, E.A. (2011). The neural correlates of specific versus general autobiographical memory construction and elaboration. Neuropsychologia, 49, 3164-3177.

Addis, D. R., Cheng, T., Roberts, R. , Schacter, D.L. (2011). Hippocampal contributions to the episodic simulation of specific and general future events. Hippocampus, 21, 1045-1052.

Hennessey Ford, J.A., Addis, D. R., Giovanello, K.S. (2011). Differential neural activity during search of specific and general autobiographical memories elicited by musical cues. Neuropsychologia. 49, 2514-2526.

Kensinger, E.A., Addis, D. R., Atapattu, R.K. (2011). Amygdala activity at encoding corresponds with memory vividness and with memory for select episodic details. Neuropsychologia. 49, 663-673.

Martin, V.C., Schacter, D.L., Corballis, M.C., Addis, D. R. (2011). A role for the hippocampus in encoding future simulations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 108, 13858-13863.

Gaesser, D., Sacchetti, D.C., Addis, D. R., Schacter, D.L. (2011). Characterizing age-related changes in remembering the past and imagining the future. Psychology and Aging. 26, 80-84.


Kwan, D., Carson, N., Addis, D. R., Rosenbaum, R.S. (2010). Deficits in past remembering extend to future imagining in a case of developmental amnesia. Neuropsychologia, 48, 3179-3186.

Mickley-Steinmetz, K.R., Addis, D. R., Kensinger, E. A. (2010). The effect of arousal on the emotional memory network depends on valence. NeuroImage, 53,, 318-324.

Muscatell, K., Addis, D. R., Kensinger, E. A. (2010). Self-involvement modulates the effective connectivity of the autobiographical memory network. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 5, 68-76.

Addis, D. R., Musicaro, R., Pan, L., Schacter, D. L. (2010). Episodic simulation of past and future events in older adults: Evidence from an experimental recombination task. Psychology and Aging, 25, 369-376.

Addis, D. R., Leclerc, C., Muscatell, K., Kensinger, E. A. (2010). There are age-related changes in neural connectivity during the encoding of positive, but not negative, information. Cortex, 46, 425-433.


Addis, D. R., Pan, L., Vu, M. A., Laiser, N. and Schacter, D. L. (2009). Constructive episodic simulation of the future and the past: Distinct subsystems of a core brain network mediate imagining and remembering. Neuropsychologia, 47, 2222-2238.

Addis, D. R., Sacchetti, D. C., Ally, B. A., Budson, A. E., Schacter, D. L.(2009). Episodic simulation of future events is impaired in mild Alzheimer's disease. Neuropsychologia, 47, 2660-2671.

Schacter, D.L., Addis, D.R. (2009). On the nature of medial temporal lobe contributions to the constructive simulation of future events. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (B), 364, 1245-1253.

Schacter, D.L., Addis, D.R. (2009). Remembering the Past to Imagine the Future: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective Military Psychology.

Suddendorf, T., Addis, D. R., Corballis, M.C. (2009). Mental Time Travel and the Shaping of the Human Mind. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (B), 364, 1317-1324.


Schacter, D. L., Addis, D. R. and Buckner, R. L. (2008). Episodic Simulation of Future Events: Concepts, Data, and Application. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Special Issue: The Year in Cognitive Neuroscience 2008 , 1124, 39- 60.

Addis, D. R., Wong, A. and Schacter, D. L. (2008). Age-related changes in the episodic simulation of future events. Psychological Science, 19, 33-41.

Addis, D. R., and Schacter, D. L. (2008). Effects of detail and temporal distance of past and future events on the engagement of a common neural network. Hippocampus, 18, 227-237.

Addis, D. R. and Tippett, L.J. (2008). The contributions of autobiographical memory to the content and continuity of self: a social-cognitive neuroscience approach. In F. Sani (Ed.), Self-Continuity: Individual and Collective Perspectives (pp. 71-84). New York : Psychology Press.

Schacter, D. L. and Addis, D. R. (2008). The cognitive neuroscience of constructive memory: Remembering the past and imagining the future. In J. Driver, P. Haggard, and T. Shallice (Eds.), Mental Processes in the Human Brain (pp. 27-47). Oxford : Oxford University Press.


Schacter, D. L. and Addis, D. R. (2007). The optimistic brain. Nature Neuroscience, 10, 1345-1347.

Addis, D. R., Moscovitch, M. and McAndrews, M. P. (2007). Consequences of hippocampal damage across the autobiographical memory retrieval network in patients with left temporal lobe epilepsy. Brain, 130, 2327-2342.

Schacter, D. L. and Addis, D. R. (2007). On the constructive episodic simulation of past and future events. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 30, 299-351.

Schacter, D. L., Addis, D. R., Buckner, R. L. (2007). The Prospective Brain: Remembering the past to imagine the future. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 8 , 657-661.

Schacter, D. L. and Addis, D. R. (2007). The cognitive neuroscience of constructive memory: Remembering the past and imagining the future. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (B), 362, 773-786.

Addis, D. R., Wong, A. T. and Schacter, D. L. (2007). Remembering the past and imagining the future: Common and distinct neural substrates during event construction and elaboration. Neuropsychologia, 45, 1363-1377.

Schacter, D. L. and Addis, D. R. (2007). Constructive memory: The ghosts of past and future. Nature, 445, 27.


Moscovitch, M., Rosenbaum, R. S., Gilboa, A., Addis, D. R., Westmacott, R., Grady, C., McAndrews, M. P., Levine, B., Black, S., Wincour, G., and Nadel, L. (2005). Functional neuroanatomy of remote episodic, semantic and spatial memory: A unified account based on multiple trace theory. Journal of Anatomy, 207, 35-66.

Moscovitch, M., Westmacott, R., Gilboa, A., Addis, D. R., Rosenbaum, R. S., Viskontas, I. , et al. (2005). Hippocampal complex contribution to retention and retrieval of recent and remote episodic and semantic memories: Evidence from behavioral and neuroimaging studies of healthy and brain-damaged people. In N. Ohta, C.M. MacLeod, B. Uttl (Eds.) Dynamic Cognitive Processes (pp. 333-380). Tokyo : Springer-Verlag.


Addis, D. R. , McIntosh, A.R., Moscovitch, M., Crawley , A. P. and McAndrews, M. P. (2004). Characterizing the spatial and temporal features of autobiographical memory retrieval networks: A partial least squares approach. NeuroImage, 23, 1460-1471.

Addis, D. R. , Moscovitch, M., Crawley , A. P. and McAndrews, M. P. (2004). Recollective qualities modulate hippocampal activation during autobiographical memory retrieval. Hippocampus, 14, 752-762.

Addis, D. R. , Moscovitch, M., Crawley , A. & McAndrews, M. P. (2004). Qualities of autobiographical memory modulate hippocampal activation during retrieval: Preliminary findings of an fMRI study. Brain and Cognition, 54, 145-147.

Addis, D. R. and Tippet, L. J. (2004). Memory of myself: Autobiographical memory and identity in Alzheimer's disease. Memory, 12, 1, 56-74.