Stimuli used in the laboratory’s research can be downloaded here. 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.

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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.

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.

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

Kurby, C.A. & Zacks, J.M. (2011). Age differences in the perception of hierarchical structure in events. Memory & Cognition, 39, 75–91.

Reynolds, J. R., Zacks, J. M., & Braver, T. S. (2007). A computational model of event segmentation from perceptual prediction. Cognitive Science, 31, 613-643.

Speer, N. K., Reynolds, J. R., Swallow, K. M., & Zacks, J. M. (2009). Reading stories activates neural representations of perceptual and motor experiences. Psychological Science, 20, 989-999.

Speer, N. K., Zacks, J. M., & Reynolds, J. R. (2007). Human brain activity time-locked to narrative event boundaries. Psychological Science, 18, 449-455.

Swallow, K. M., Zacks, J. M., & Abrams, R. A. (2009). Event boundaries in perception affect memory encoding and updating. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 138, 236-257.

Yarkoni, T., Speer, N. K., Zacks, J. M. (2008). Neural substrates of narrative comprehension and memory. Neuroimage, 41, 1408-1425.

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.

Zacks, J. M., Gilliam, F., & Ojemann, J. G. (2003). Selective disturbance of mental rotation by cortical stimulation. Neuropsychologia, 41, 1659-1667.

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.

Zacks, J. M., Ollinger, J. M., Sheridan, M. A., & Tversky, B. (2002). A parametric study of mental spatial transformations of bodies. NeuroImage, 16, 857-872.

Zacks, J., Rypma, B., Gabrieli, J., Tversky, B., & Glover, G. (1999). Imagined transformations of bodies: an fMRI study. Neuropsychologia, 37, 1029-1040.

Zacks, J. M., Speer, N. K., Vettel, J. M., & Jacoby, L. J. (2006). Event understanding and memory in healthy aging and dementia of the Alzheimer type. Psychology and Aging, 21, 466-482.

Experiment 1: movies and stills (zip)

Experiment 2: movies and stills (zip)

Zacks, J. M., Swallow, K. M., Vettel, J. M., & McAvoy, M. P. (2006). Visual motion and the neural correlates of event perception. Brain Research, 1076, 150-162.