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Peer Reviewed Articles

Mickley Steinmetz, K.R., Anderson, A., Brasher, K., & Brehmer, T. (2015).
Cortisol and stimulus-induced arousal level differentially impact memory for items and
backgrounds. Cognition and Emotion. (ahead-of-print), 1-14.

Mickley Steinmetz, K. R., Knight, A. G., & Kensinger, E. A. (2015). Neutral details associated with emotional events are encoded: evidence from a cued recall paradigm. Cognition and Emotion, (ahead-of-print), 1-9.

Mickley Steinmetz, K. R., Waring, J. D., & Kensinger, E. A. (2014). The effect of divided
attention on emotion-induced memory narrowing. Cognition & Emotion, 28(5), 881-892.

Bennion, K. A., Steinmetz, K. R. M., Kensinger, E. A., & Payne, J. D. (2014). Eye Tracking, Cortisol, and a Sleep vs. Wake Consolidation Delay: Combining Methods to Uncover an Interactive Effect of Sleep and Cortisol on Memory. JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments), (88), e51500-e51500.

Bennion, K.A., Mickley Steinmetz, K.R., Kensinger, E.A. & Payne, J.D. (2013). Sleep and
cortisol interact to support memory consolidation. Cerebral Cortex. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bht255.

Mickley Steinmetz, K.R. & Kensinger, E.A. (2013). The emotion-induced memory trade-off: More than an effect of overt attention?. Memory and Cognition, 41, 69-81.

Mickley Steinmetz, K.R., Schmidt, K. A., Zucker, H. R. & Kensinger, E.A. (2012). The effect of emotional arousal and retention delay on subsequent-memory effects. Cognitive Neuroscience, 3, 150-159.

Mickley Steinmetz, K.R., Scott, L.A., Smith, D., & Kensinger, E.A. (2012). The effects of trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on the emotion-induced memory trade-off. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 6, 1-11.

Mickley Steinmetz, K.R.& Atapattu, R.K. (2010). Meeting the challenge of preparing undergraduates for careers in cognitive neuroscience. The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education (JUNE), 9, A36-42.

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.

Mickley Steinmetz, K.R., Muscatell, K. A. & Kensinger, E.A. (2010). The effect of valence on younger and older adults attention in a rapid serial visual presentation task, Psychology and Aging, 25, 239-245.

Mickley Steinmetz, K.R.& Kensinger, E.A. (2009). The effects of valence and arousal on the neural activity leading to subsequent memory. Psychophysiology, 46, 1190-99.

Mickley, K.R.&Kensinger, E.A. (2009). Phenomenological characteristics of emotional memories in younger and older adults. Memory, 17(5), 528-43.

Mickley, K.R.& Kensinger, E.A. (2008). Emotional valence influences the neural correlates associated with remembering and knowing. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 8(2), 143-152.

DAstous, M., Mickley, K.R., Dluzen, D.E. (2006). Differential protective properties of estradiol and tamoxifen against methamphetamine-induced nigrostriatal dopaminergic toxicity in mice. Neuroendocrinology, 82(2):111-20.

Dluzen, D.E., & Mickley, K.R.(2005).Gender differences in modulatory effects of tamoxifen upon the nigrostriatal dopaminergic system. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 80(1): 27-33.

Mickley, K.R.,&Dluzen, D.E. (2004). Dose-response effects of estrogen and tamoxifen upon methamphetamine-induced behavioral responses and neurotoxicity of the nigrostriatal dopaminergic system in female mice. Neuroendocrinology, 79(6), 305-316.

Book Chapters

Mickley Steinmetz, K.R.& Kensinger, E.A. (2010). Emotion’s effects on attention and memory: Relevance to posttraumatic stress disorder. In L. C. Eklund & A. S. Nyman (Eds.),Learning and Memory Developments and Intellectual Disabilities.New York:Nova.


Mickley Steinmetz, K.R.& Kensinger, E.A. (2010).How Does Emotion Affect Attention and Memory?: Attentional Capture, Tunnel Memory, and the Implications for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.New York:Nova.