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For many studies, links to stimulus materials and/or data sets are included here; for more recent projects, please see our OSF page. If you have any problems with the archives or if you are looking for a stimulus set that isn’t here or on OSF, please send us an email. All stimuli are provided without charge by the Dynamic Cognition Laboratory at Washington University in St. Louis. Unrestricted permission is granted for academic research. However, copyright is retained by the authors. Permission is not granted to redistribute these materials; instead, please direct others to this website. Permission is also not granted to use these materials for commercial purposes without express permission.

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Kumar M., Goldstein A., Michelmann S., Zacks, J.M., Hasson U., & Norman K.A. (2023). Bayesian Surprise Predicts Human Event Segmentation in Story Listening Cognitive Science, 47(10).

> Repository containing data and analyses

Pitts, B.L., Eisenberg, M.L., Bailey, H.R., Zacks J.M. (2023). Cueing natural event boundaries improves memory in people with post-traumatic stress disorder Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 8, 26.

> OSF repository containing stimuli, data, and analyses

Bezdek, M.A., Butler, A.C., and Zacks, J.M. (in press). Event memory in fact and fiction. In M.J. Kahana & A.D. Wagner (Eds.), Oxford handbook of memory (2nd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.

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):35.

> OSF repository containing stimuli, data, and analyses

Franconeri S.L., Padilla L.M., Shah P., Zacks J.M., Hullman J. (2021). The Science of Visual Data Communication: What Works. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 22(3):110-161.

Cohn-Sheehy B.I., Delarazan A.I., Reagh Z.M., Crivelli-Decker J.E., Kim K., Barnett A.J., Zacks J.M., Ranganath C. (2021). The hippocampus constructs narrative memories across distant eventsCurrent Biology, 31(22):4935-4945.

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Cohn-Sheehy, B. I., Delarazan, A. I., Crivelli-Decker, J. E., Reagh, Z. M., Mundada, N. S., Yonelinas, A. P., Zacks, J. M., & Ranganath, C. (2021). Narratives bridge the divide between distant events in episodic memory. Memory & Cognition.

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Hermann, M. M., Wahlheim, C. N., Alexander, T. R., & Zacks, J. M. (2021). The role of prior-event retrieval in encoding changed event features. Memory & Cognition, 49(7), 1387-1404.

> OSF repository containing data

Kurby, C. A. & Zacks, J. M. (2021). Priming of movie content is modulated by event boundaries. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.

> OSF repository containing stimuli and data

Zacks, J. M., Bezdek, M. A., & Cunningham, G. E. (2021). Knowledge and the reliability of constructive memory. Memory.

Stawarczyk, D., Bezdek, M. A., & Zacks, J. M. (2021). Event Representations and Predictive Processing: The Role of the Midline Default Network Core. Topics in Cognitive Science, 13(1), 164–186.

Zacks, J. M., & Franconeri, S. L. (2020). Designing Graphs for Decision-Makers. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 7(1), 52–63.

Stawarczyk, D., Wahlheim, C. N., Etzel, J. A., Snyder, A. Z., & Zacks, J. M. (2020). Aging and the encoding of event changes: The role of neural activity pattern reinstatement. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(47), 29346.

> OSF repository containing data and analyses

Zacks, J. M. (2020). Event perception and memoryAnnual Review of Psychology, 71:1, 165-191

Franklin, N. T., Norman, K. A., Ranganath, C., Zacks, J. M., & Gershman, S. J. (2020). Structured Event Memory: A neuro-symbolic model of event cognition. Psychological Review, 127(3), 327-361.

Zheng, Y., Zacks, J. M., & Markson, L. (2020). The development of event perception and memory. Cognitive Development, 54.

Kurby, C. A., & Zacks, J. M. (2019). Age differences in the perception of goal structure in everyday activity. Psychology and Aging, 34(2), 187–201.

> OSF repository containing the materials used in this analysis

Richmond, L. L., Sargent, J. Q., Flores, S., & Zacks, J. M. (2018). Age differences in spatial memory for mediated environments. Psychology and Aging, 33(6), 892-903.

> OSF repository containing stimuli

Eisenberg, M. L., Zacks, J. M., & Flores, S. (2018). Dynamic prediction during perception of everyday eventsCognitive Research: Principles and Implications3(1), 53.