Research Publications



Seamon, J. G., Moskowitz, T. N., Swan, A. E., Zhong, B., Golembeski, A., Liong, C., Narzikul, A. C., & Sosan, O. A. (2014). Can SenseCam enhance action recall in people without memory impairments? Memory, 22, 861-866. pdf

Seamon, J. G., Bohn, J. M., Coddington, I. E., Ebling, M. C., Grund, E. M., Haring, C. T., Jang, S.-J., Kim. D., Liong, C., Paley, F. M., Pang, L. K., & Siddique, A. H. (2012). Can survival processing enhance story memory?: Testing the generalizability of adaptive memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 38, 1045-1056. pdf

Seamon, J. G., Punjabi, P. V., & Busch, E. A. (2010). Memorizing Milton’s Paradise Lost: A study of a septuagenarian exceptional memorizer. Memory, 18, 498-503. pdf



Seamon, J. G., Blumenson, C. N., Karp, S. R., Perl, J. J., Rindlaub, L. A., & Speisman, B. B. (2009). Did we see someone shake hands with a fire hydrant?: Social reminiscence affects false recollections from a campus walk. American Journal of Psychology, 122, 235-247. pdf

Sun, X., Punjabi, P. V., Greenberg, L. T., & Seamon, J. G. (2009). Does feigning amnesia impair subsequent recall? Memory & Cognition, 37, 81-89. pdf

Gordon, R., Seamon, J. G., & Pearlson, G. (2009). An fMRI study of neurocognitive functioning in schizophrenia with a mere exposure effect paradigm. Schizophrenia Research, 108, 290-292. 

Cotel, S.C., Gallo, D.A., & Seamon, J.G. (2008). Evidence that nonconscious processes are sufficient to produce false memories. Consciousness and Cognition, 17, 210-218. 

Seamon, J.G., Philbin, M.M., & Harrison, L.G. (2006). Do you remember proposing marriage to the Pepsi machine? False recollections from a campus walk. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 13, 752-756. pdf

Seamon, J.G., Berko, J.R, Sahlin, B., Yu, Y.L., Colker, J. M., & Gottfried, D.H. (2006). Can false memories spontaneously recover? Memory, 14, 415-423. pdf

Sahlin, B.H., Harding, M.G., & Seamon, J.G. (2005). When do false memories cross language boundaries in English-Spanish bilinguals. Memory & Cognition, 33, 1414-1421. pdf

Gallo, D. A., & Seamon, J.G. (2004). Are nonconscious processes sufficient to produce false memories? Consciousness and Cognition, 13, 158-168. 

Seamon, J.G., Goodkind, M. S., Dumey, A. D., Dick, E., Aufseeser, M. S., Strickland, S. E., Woulfin, J. R., & Fung, N.S. (2003). “If I didn’t write it, why would I remember it?”: Effects of encoding, attention, and practice on accurate and false memory. Memory & Cognition, 31, 445-457. pdf

Seamon, J.G., Luo, C.R., Kopecky, J.L., Price, C.A., Rothschild, L., Fung, N.S., & Schwartz, M.A. (2002). Are false memories more difficult to forget than accurate memories?: The effect of retention interval on recall and recognition. Memory & Cognition, 30, 1054-1064. pdf

Seamon, J.G., Lee, I.A., Toner, S.K., Wheeler, R.H., Goodkind, M.S., & Birch, A.D. (2002). Thinking of critical words during study is unnecessary for false memory in the Deese, Roediger, and McDermott procedure. Psychological Science, 13, 526-531. pdf

Seamon, J.G., Guerry, J.D, Marsh, G.P., & Tracy, M.C. (2002). Accurate and false recall in the Deese, Roediger, and McDermott procedure: A methodological note on gender. Psychological Reports, 91, 423-427. pdf

Seamon, J.G., Luo, C.R., Shulman, E.P. Toner, S.K., & Caglar, S. (2002). False memories are hard to inhibit: Differential effects of directed forgetting on accurate and false recall in the DRM procedure. Memory, 10, 225-237. pdf

Seamon, J.G., Luo, C.R., Schwartz, M.A., Jones, K.J., Lee, D.M., & Jones, S.J. (2002). Repetition can affect accurate and false recognition similarly or differently. Journal of Memory and Language, 46, 323-340. 

Seamon, J.G., Schlegel, S.E., Hiester, P. M., Landau, S. M., & Blumenthal, B. F. (2002). Misremembering pictured objects: People of all ages demonstrate the boundary extension illusion. American Journal of Psychology, 115, 151-167. pdf

Seamon, J.G., Luo, C.R., Schlegel, S.E., Greene, S.E., & Goldenberg, A.B. (2000). False memory for categorized pictures and words: The category associates procedure for studying memory errors in children and adults. Journal of Memory and Language, 42, 120-146. 



Seamon, J.G., & Carrasco, M. (1999). The effect of study time on priming possible and impossible figures in the object decision test. Psychothema, 11, 801-813.

Seamon, J.G., & Delgado, M.R. (1999). Recognition memory and affective preference for depth-rotated solid objects: Part-based structural descriptions may underlie the mere exposure effect. Visual Cognition, 6, 145-164.

Seamon, J.G., McKenna, P., & Binder, N. (1998). The mere exposure effect is differentially sensitive to different judgment tasks. Consciousness and Cognition, 7, 85-102. 

Ganor-Stern, D., Seamon, J.G., & Carrasco, M. (1998) The role of attention and study time in explicit and implicit memory for unfamiliar visual stimuli. Memory & Cognition, 26, 1187-1195. pdf

Seamon, J.G., Luo, C.R., Gallo, D.A. (1998) Creating false memories of words with or without list item recognition: Evidence for nonconscious processes. Psychological Science, 9, 20-26. pdf

Seamon, J.G., Ganor-Stern, D., Crowley, M.J., Wilson, S.M., Weber, W.J., O’Rourke, C.M., & Mahoney, J.K. (1997). A mere exposure effect for transformed three-dimensional objects: Effects of reflection, size, or color changes on affect and recognition. Memory & Cognition, 25, 367-374. pdf

Gallo, D.A., Roberts, M.J., & Seamon, J.G. (1997). Remembering words not presented in lists: Can we avoid creating false memories? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 4, 271-276. pdf

Carrasco, M., & Seamon, J.G. (1996). Priming impossible figures in the object decision task: The critical importance of perceived stimulus complexity. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 3, 344-351. pdf

Seamon, J.G., Williams, P.C., Crowley, M.J., Kim, I.J., Langer, S.A., Orne, P.J., & Wishengrad, D.L. (1995). The mere exposure effect is a form of implicit memory: Effects of stimulus type, encoding conditions, and number of exposures on recognition and affect judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 21, 711-721. pdf

Seamon, J.G., & Kenrick, D.T. (1993). Telling the story of psychology. Teaching of Psychology, 20, 115-116.

Seamon, J.G., & Travis, Q.B. (1993). An ecological study of professor’s memory for student names and faces: A replication and extension. Memory, 1, 191-202.

Tresch, M.C., Sinnamon, H.M., & Seamon, J.G. (1993). Selective interference of spatial and object visual memory in intact subjects. Neuropsychology, 31, 211-219. pdf

Goldman, W.P., & Seamon, J.G. (1992). Very long-term memory for odors: Retention of odor-name associations. American Journal of Psychology, 105, 549-563. pdf



Sebrechts, M.M., Marsh, R.L., & Seamon, J.G. (1989). Secondary memory and very rapid forgetting. Memory & Cognition, 17, 693-700. pdf

Furstenberg, C.T., Sebrechts, M.M., & Seamon, J.G. (1987). Accessing associative strength in cued recall and pair recognition. American Journal of Psychology, 100, 239-251. pdf

Seamon, J.G. (1984). The ontogeny of episodic and semantic memory. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 7, 254. (Commentary on E. Tulving’s, Elements of episodic memory).

Seamon, J.G. (1984). Pipelines, processing models, and the mind-body problem. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 7, 81-82 (Commentary on D. E. Broadbent’s, The Maltese cross: A new model of memory).

Seamon, J.G., Marsh, R.L., & Brody, N. (1984). The critical importance of exposure duration for affective discrimination of stimuli that are not recognized. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 10, 465-469. pdf

Seamon, J.G., Brody, N., & Kauff, D. (1983). Affective discrimination of stimuli that are not recognized. II. Effect of a delay between study and test. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 21, 187-189.

Seamon, J. G., Brody, N., & Kauff, D. (1983). Affective discrimination of stimuli that are not recognized: Effects of shadowing, masking, and cerebral laterality. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 9, 544-555. pdf

Seamon, J.G. (1982). Dynamic facial recognition: Examination of a natural phenomenon. American Journal of Psychology, 95, 363-381. pdf



Seamon, J.G., Stolz, J.A., Bass, D.H., & Chatinover, A.I. (1978). Recognition of facial features in immediate memory. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 12, 231-234.

Seamon, J.G., Sinnamon, H.M., & Proffitt, D.R. (1978). A review of “Studies in Neurolinguistics, Vol. 3.” Contemporary Psychology, 23, 741-742.

Seamon, J.G. (1978). Rehearsal, generative processes, and the activation of underlying stimulus representations. Perception & Psychophysics, 23, 381-390.

Malt, B., & Seamon, J.G. (1978). Peripheral and cognitive components in eye guidance in filled-space reading. Perception & Psychophysics, 23, 399-402.

Seamon, J.G., & Virostek, S. (1978). Memory performance and subject-defined depth of processing. Memory & Cognition, 6, 283-287. pdf

Seamon, J.G., & Chumbley, J.I. (1977). Retrieval processes for serial order information. Memory & Cognition, 5, 709-715. pdf

Seamon, J.G., & Murray, P. (1976). Depth of processing in recall and recognition memory: Differential effects of stimulus meaningfulness and serial position. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Learning and Memory, 2, 680-687. pdf

Seamon, J.G. (1976). Effects of generative processes on probe identification time. Memory & Cognition, 4, 759-762. pdf

Seamon, J.G. (1976). Generative processes in character classification: II. A refined testing procedure. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 7, 327-330.

Seamon, J.G., & Wright, C. E. (1976). Generative processes in character classification: Evidence for a probe encoding set. Memory & Cognition, 4, 96-102. pdf

Seamon, J.G. (1975). On the recall of nonverbal experiences. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 5, 148-150.

Modigliani, V., & Seamon, J.G. (1974). Transfer of information from short- to long-term memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 102, 768-772. pdf

Seamon, J.G., & Gazzaniga, M.S. (1973). Coding strategies and cerebral laterality effects. Cognitive Psychology, 5, 249-256.

Seamon, J.G. (1973). Retrieval processes for organized long-term storage. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 97, 170-176. pdf

Seamon, J G. (1972). Imagery codes and human information retrieval. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 96, 468-470. pdf

Seamon, J.G. (1972). Serial position effects in probe recall: Effect of rehearsal on reaction time. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 96, 460-462. pdf