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Smith, M. E., Pitts, B. L., Newberry, K. M., Elbishari, Y., & Bailey, H. (in press). Prior knowledge shapes older adults' perception and memory for everyday events. Psychology of Learning and Motivation.  [pdf]

Pitts, B. L. Eisenberg, M. L., Bailey, H. R., & Zacks, J. M. (2022). PTSD is associated with impaired event processing and memory for everyday events. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s41235-022-00386-6   [pdf]

Pitts, B. L., Smith, M. E., Newberry, K. M., & Bailey, H. R. (2022). Semantic knowledge attenuates age-related differences in event segmentation and episodic memory. Memory & Cognition, 50(3), 586-560. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13421-021-01220-y  [pdf]


Smith, M. E., Loschky, L. C., & Bailey, H. R. (2021). Knowledge guides attention to goal-relevent information in older adults. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 6(1), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1186/s41235-021-00321-1  [pdf]

Kenney, K. L., & Bailey, H. (2021). Low-stakes quizzes improve learning and reduce overconfidence in college students. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 21(2), 79-92. https://doi.org/10.14434/josotl.v21i2.28650  [pdf]

Peterson, J. J., Rogers, J. S., & Bailey, H. R. (2021). Memory for dynamic events when event boundaries are accentuated with emotional stimuli. Collabra: Psychology, 7(11). https://doi.org/10.1525/collabra.24451  [pdf]

Newberry, K. M., Feller, D. P., & Bailey, H. R. (2021). Influences of domain knowledge on segmentation and memory. Memory & Cognition, 49(4), 660-674. https://doi.org/10.3758/s134321-020-011118-1  [pdf]


Smith, M. E., Newberry, K. M., Bailey, H. R. (2020). Differential effects of knowledge and aging on the encoding and retreival of everyday activities. Cognition, 196. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2019.104159  [pdf]

Crawford, L. M., & Bailey, H. R. (2020). Testing the relationship between fitness and cognition. Journal of Psychological Inquiry, 24(2), 5-10. [pdf]


Newberry, K. M. & Bailey, H.R. (2019) Does semantic knowledge influence event segmentation and recall of text? Memory & Cognition, 47(6), 1173-1187. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13421-019-00926-4  [pdf]


McGatlin, K. C., Newberry, K. M., & Bailey, H. R. (2018). Temporal chunking makes life's events more memorable. Open Psychology, 1(1), 94-105. https://doi.org/10.1515/psych-2018-0007  [pdf]

Bui, Y., Pyc, M. A., & Bailey, H. (2018). When people'e judgements of learning (JOLs) are extremely accurate at predicting subsequent recall: the "Dispaced-JOL effect". Memory, 26(6), 771-783. https://doi.org/10.1080/09658211.2017.1406523  [pdf]


Bailey, H. R., Kurby, C. A., Sargent, J. Q., & Zacks, J. M. (2017). Attentional focus affects how events are segmented and updated in narrative reading. Memory & Cognition, 45(6), 940-955. https://doi.org/10.1080/09658211.2017.1406523  [pdf]

Flores, S., Bailey, H. R., Eisenberg, M. L., & Zacks, J. M. (2017). Event segmentation improves event memory up to one month later. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 43(8), 1183-1202. https://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000367  [pdf]


Bailey, H. R., Sargent, J. Q., Flores, S., Nowotny, P., Goate, A., & Zacks, J. M. (2015). APOE ε4 genotype predicts memory for everyday activities. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 22(6), 639-666. https://doi.org/10.1080/13825585.2015.1020916  [pdf]

Bailey, H. R. & Zacks, J. M. (2015). Situation model updating in young and older adults: Global versus incremental mechanisms. Psychology and Aging, 30(2), 232-244. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0039081  [pdf]

Sargent, J. Q., Zacks, J. M., & Bailey, H. R. (2015). Perceptual segmentation of natural events: Theory, methods, and applications. Cambridge Handbook of Applied Perception Research. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0039081  


Bailey, H. R., Dunlosky, J., & Hertzog, C. (2014). Does strategy training reduce age-related deficits in working memory? Gerontology, 60(4), 346-356. https://doi.org/10.1159/000356699  [pdf]


Sargent, J. Q., Zacks, J. M., Hambrick, D. Z., Zacks, R. T., Kurby, C. A., Bailey, H. R., Eisenberg, M. L., & Beck, T. M. (2013). Event segmentation ability uniquely predicts event memory. Cognition, 129(2), 241-255. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2013.07.002  [pdf]

Bailey, H. R., Kurby, C. A., Giovannetti, T., & Zacks, J. M. (2013). Action perception predicts action performance. Neuropsychologia, 51(11), 2294-2304. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2013.06.022. [pdf]

Bailey, H. R., Zacks, J. M., Hambrick, D. Z., Zacks, R. T., Head, D, Kurby, C. A., & Sargent, J. Q. (2013). Medial temporal lobe volume predicts elders' everyday memory. Psychological Science, 24(7), 1113-1122. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797612466676  [pdf]


Bailey, H. R. (2012). Computer-paced versus experimenter-paced working memory span tasks: Are they equally reliable and valid? Learning and Individual Differences, 22(6), 875-881. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2012.06.004  [pdf]

Was, C. A., Rawson, K. A., Bailey, H., Dunlosky, J. (2012). The unique contributions of the facilitation of procedural memory and working memory to individual differences in intelligence. Acta Psychologica, 139(3), 425-433. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2011.12.016  [pdf]


Was, C. A., Rawson, K. A., Bailey, H., & Dunlosky, J. (2011). Content-embedded tasks beat complex span for predicting comprehension. Behavior Research Methods, 43(4), 910-915. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-011-0112-x  [pdf]

Bailey, H., Dagenbach, D., & Jennings, J. M. (2011). The locus of the benefits of repitition-lag memory training. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 18(5), 577-593. https://doi.org/10.1080/13825585.2011.591921

Bailey, H., Dunlosky, J., & Kane, M. J. (2011). Contribution of strategy use to performance on complex and simple span tasks. Memory & Cognition, 39(3), 447-461. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13421-010-0034-3  [pdf]

Bailey, H., & Zacks, J. M. (2011). Literture and event understanding. Scientific Study of Literature, 1(1), 72-78. https://doi.org/10.1075/ssol.1.1.07bai

Dunlosky, J., Bailey, H., & Hertzog, C. (2011). Memory enhancement strategies: What works best for obtaining memory goals? In Hartman-Stein, P.E., LaRue, A. (Eds.), Enhancing cognitive fitness in older adults: A handbook for the development of community programs. New York, NYSpringer[pdf]


Bailey, H., Dunlosky, J., & Hertzog, C. (2010). Metacognitive training at home: Does it improve older adults' learning? Gerontology, 56(4), 414-420. https://doi.org/10.1159/000266030  [pdf]


Ariel, R., Dunlosky, J., & Bailey, H. (2009). Agenda-based regulation of study-time allocation: when agendas override item-based monitoring. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 138(3), 432-447. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0015928  [pdf]

Bailey, H., Dunlosky, J., & Hertzog. (2009). Does differential strategy use account for age-related deficits in working-memory performance? Psychology and Aging, 24(1), 82-92. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0014078  [pdf]


Bailey, H., Dunlosky, J., & Kane, M. J. (2008). Why does working memory span predict complex cognition? Testing the strategy affordance hypothesis. Memory & Cognition, 36(8), 1383-1390. https://doi.org/10.3758/MC.36.8.1383  [pdf]


Dunlosky, J., Cavallini, E., Roth, H., McGuire, C. L., Vecchi, T., & Hertzog, C. (2007). Do self monitoring interventions improve older adult learning? Journals of Gerontology, 62B, 70-76. https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/62.special_issue_1.70  [pdf]