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For many studies, links to stimulus materials and/or data sets are included. If you have any problems with the archives or if you are looking for a stimulus set that isn’t here, 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.

Eisenberg, M. L., Zacks, J. M., & Flores, S. (under review). Dynamic prediction during perception of everyday events.

Bangert, A.S., Kurby, C.A., & Zacks, J.M. (under review). The influence of everyday events on prospective timing “in the moment.”

Wahlheim, C. N., & Zacks, J. M. (in press). Memory guides the comprehension of event changes for older and younger adultsJournal of Experimental Psychology: General.

Kurby, C. A., & Zacks, J. M. (2018). Preserved neural event segmentation in healthy older adultsPsychology and aging33(2), 232.

Flores, S., Bailey, H. R., Eisenberg, M. L., & Zacks, J. M. (2017). Event segmentation improves event memory up to one month laterJournal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition43(8), 1183.

Radvansky, G. A., & Zacks, J. M. (2017). Event boundaries in memory and cognitionCurrent opinion in behavioral sciences17, 133-140.

Richmond, L. L., Gold, D. A., & Zacks, J. M. (2017). Event perception: Translations and applicationsJournal of applied research in memory and cognition6(2), 111-120.

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, 1–16.

OSF repository containing the materials used in this study

Yu, A. B., & Zacks, J. M. (2017). Transformations and representations supporting spatial perspective taking. Spatial Cognition & Computation.

Zacks, J. M., Mar, R. A., & Calarco, N. (2017). The cognitive neuroscience of discourse: Covered ground and new directions. In M. F. Shober, D. N. Rapp, & M. A. Britt (Eds.), Routledge handbook of discourse processes (2nd ed., pp. 269–295). New York: Routledge.

Zacks, J. M. (2017). Events in mind, media, and memory. In J. M. Zacks & H. A. Taylor (Eds.), Representations in mind and world (pp. 186-204). New York: Psychology Press.

Yu, A. B., & Zacks, J. M. (2016). How are bodies special? Effects of body features on spatial reasoning. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, (6), 1210–1226.

Box folder containing stimuli and instructions (zip file)

Zacks, J. M., Kurby, C. A., Landazabal, C. S., Krueger, F., & Grafman, J. (2016). Effects of penetrating traumatic brain injury on event segmentation and memory. Cortex, 74, 233-246.

Box folder containing the movie stimuli

Eisenberg, M. L., Sargent, Jesse Q., & Zacks, J. M. (2016). Posttraumatic stress and the comprehension of everyday activity. Collabra, 2(1), 1–10.

Eisenberg, M. L., & Zacks, J. M. (2016). Ambient and focal visual processing of naturalistic activity. Journal of Vision, 16(2), 5.

Gold, D. A., Zacks, J. M., & Flores, S. (2016). Effects of cues to event segmentation on subsequent memory. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 2.

Box folder containing the full stimulus set

Bailey, H. R., Sargent, J. Q., Flores, S., Nowotny, P., Goate, A., & Zacks, J. M. (2015). APOE e4 genotype predicts memory for everyday activities. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition: A Journal on Normal and Dysfunctional Development.

Box folder containing movie stimuli and their respective recall task materials (zip files)

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.

Box folder containing zip files of stories in both Word (.doc) and PDF (.pdf) format.

McAleer, P., Pollick, F. E., Crabbe, F., Love, S. A. & Zacks, J. M. (2014). The neural correlates of biological motion perception in naturalistic events. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 14, 307-318.

Mereu, S., Zacks, J. M., Kurby, C. A., & Lleras, A. (2014). The role of prediction in perception: evidence from interrupted visual search. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 40, 1372-1389.

Yu, A. B., Abrams, R. A., & Zacks, J. M. (2014). Limits on action priming by pictures of objects. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 40, 1861-1873.

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.

Kurby, C. A. & Zacks, J. M. (2013). The activation of modality-specific representations in naturalistic discourse processing. Brain & Language, 216, 338-349.