Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals

*The asterisk indicates authors who were undergraduate students, graduate students, or post-doctoral scholars under Dr. Ghetti’s supervision.


*Selmeczy, D., **Kazemi, A., & Ghetti, S. (2021). Developmental Differences in Subjective Recollection and Its Role in Decision Making. Child development, 10.1111/cdev.13611. Advance online publication.

*Fandakova, Y., *Johnson, E. G., & Ghetti, S. (2021). Distinct neural mechanisms underlie subjective and objective recollection and guide memory-based decision making. eLife, 10, e62520.

*Mooney, L. N., *Johnson, E. G., *Prabhakar, J., & Ghetti, S. (2021). Memory-related hippocampal activation during sleep and temporal memory in toddlers. Developmental cognitive neuroscience, 47, 100908.


Ghetti, S., Kuppermann, N., Rewers, A., Myers, S. R., Schunk, J. E., Stoner, M. J., Garro, A., Quayle, K. S., Brown, K. M., Trainor, J. L., Tzimenatos, L., DePiero, A. D., McManemy, J. K., Nigrovic, L. E., Kwok, M. Y., *Perry, C. S., 3rd, Olsen, C. S., Casper, T. C., Glaser, N. S., & Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) DKA FLUID Study Group (2020). Cognitive Function Following Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children With New-Onset or Previously Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes care, 43(11), 2768–2775.

*Mooney, L. N., Nordahl, C. W., Solomon, M., & Ghetti, S. (2020). Children with ASD Show Impaired Item-Space Recollection, But Preserved Item-Color Recollection. Autism research : official journal of the International Society for Autism Research, 13(11), 1985–1997.

*Leckey, S., *Selmeczy, D., *Kazemi, A., *Johnson, E. G., *Hembacher, E., & Ghetti, S. (2020). Response latencies and eye gaze provide insight on how toddlers gather evidence under uncertainty. Nature human behaviour, 4(9), 928–936.

*Johnson, E. G., *Prabhakar, J., *Mooney, L. N., & Ghetti, S. (2020). Neuroimaging the sleeping brain: Insight on memory functioning in infants and toddlers. Infant behavior & development, 58, 101427.


*Johnson, E.G., *Leckey, S., *Davinson, K., & Ghetti, S. (2019). Associative binding in early childhood: Evidence from a preferential looking paradigm. Developmental Psychobiology. Advance online publication.

*Fandakova, Y., *Leckey, S., Driver, C. C., Bunge, S. A., & Ghetti, S. (2019). Neural specificity of scene representations is related to memory performance in childhood. NeuroImage199, 105–113.

Solomon, M., Iosif, A.M., Krug, M.K., Nordahl, C.W., Adler, E., Mirandola, C., & Ghetti, S. (2019). Emotional false memory in autism spectrum disorder: More than spared. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 128(4), 352-363.

*Selmeczy, D., *Fandakova, Y., Grimm, K. J., Bunge, S. A., & Ghetti, S. (2019). Longitudinal trajectories of hippocampal and prefrontal contributions to episodic retrieval: Effects of age and puberty. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience36.

*Prabhakar, J., & Ghetti, S. (2019). Connecting the Dots Between Past and Future: Constraints in Episodic Future Thinking in Early Childhood. Child Development.

*Lee, J. K., *Fandakova, Y., *Johnson, E. G., Cohen, N., Bunge, S. A., & Ghetti, S. (2019). Changes in anterior and posterior hippocampus differentially predict item-space, item-time, and item-item memory improvement. BioRxiv.

*Selmeczy, D. & Ghetti, S. (2019). Here is a hint! How children integrate reliable recommendations in their memory decisions. Journal of experimental child psychology, 177, 222-239.

*Coughlin, C., Robins, R. W., & Ghetti, S. (2019). Development of Episodic Prospection: Factors Underlying Improvements in Middle and Late Childhood. Child development, 90(4), 1109–1122.


Pathman, T., *Coughlin, C., & Ghetti, S. (2018). Space and time in episodic memory: Effects of linearity and directionality on memory for spatial location and temporal order in children and adults. PloS one, 13(11).

Ghetti, S., & *Coughlin, C. (2018). Stuck in the Present? Constraints on Children’s Episodic Prospection. Trends in cognitive sciences, 22(10), 846-850.

*Prabhakar, J., *Johnson, E.G., Nordahl, C.W., & Ghetti, S. (2018). Memory-related hippocampal activation in the sleeping toddler. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(25), 6500-6505.

Kuppermann, N., Ghetti, S., Schunk, J.E., Stoner, M.J., Rewers, A., McManemy, J.K.,…Glaser, N.S. (2018). Clinical Trial of Fluid Infusion Rates for Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis. New England Journal of Medicine, 378(24), 2275-2287.

*Coughlin, C., *Leckey, S., & Ghetti, S. (2018). Development of Episodic Memory: Processes and Implications. Stevens Handbook of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, 1–25.

Ghetti, S., & *Coughlin, C. (2018). Stuck in the Present? Constraints on Children’s Episodic Prospection. Trends in Cognitive Sciences22(10), 846–850. 

Wang, W.C., Ghetti, S., Brod, G., & Bunge, S.E. (2018). The more you know: Investigating why adults get a bigger memory boost from semantic congruency than children. bioRxiv.


*Coughlin, C., Robins, R. W., & Ghetti, S. (2017). Development of Episodic Prospection: Factors Underlying Improvements in Middle and Late Childhood. Child Development90(4), 1109–1122.

*Fandakova, Y., *Selmeczy. D., *Leckey, S., Grimm, K.J., *Wendelken, C., Bunge, S.A., & Ghetti, S. (2017). Changes in ventromedial prefrontal and insular cortex support the development of metamemory from childhood into adolescence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(29), 7582-7587.

*Wendelken, C., Ferrer, E., Ghetti, S., Bailey, S., Cutting, L., & Bunge, S.A. (2017). Fronto-parietal structural connectivity in childhood predicts development of functional connectivity and reasoning ability: a large-scale longitudinal investigation. Journal of Neuroscience, 7, 3726-16,

*Ciaramelli, E., Faggi, G., Scarpazza, C., Mattioli, F., Spaniol, J., Ghetti, S., & Moscovitch M. (2017). Subjective recollection independent from multifeatural context retrieval following damage to the posterior parietal cortex. Cortex, 91, 114-125.

Ghetti, S. (2017). Development of item–space and item–time binding. Current opinion in behavioral sciences 17, 211-216.

*Hembacher, E., & Ghetti, S. (2017). Subjective experience guides betting decisions beyond accuracy: evidence from a metamemory illusion. Memory 25 (5), 575-585.

*Lee, J. K., *Johnson, E. G., & Ghetti, S. (2017). Hippocampal Development: Structure, Function and Implications. The Hippocampus from Cells to Systems, 141–166.


*Fandakova, Y., Bunge, S.A., Wendelken, C., *Desautels, P, *Hunter, L, *Lee, J.K., & Ghetti, S. (2016). The importance of knowing when you don’t remember: Neural signaling of retrieval failure predicts memory improvement over time. Cerebral Cortex, 23, 1-13.

*Prabhakar, J., *Coughlin, C., & Ghetti, S. (2016). The neurocognitive development of episodic prospection and its implications for academic achievement. Mind, Brain, and Education10, 196–206.

*Pathman T. & Ghetti S. (2016). More to it than meets the eye: how eye movements can elucidate the development of episodic memory. Memory, 21, 1-16.

*Sastre M., Wendelken, C., *Lee, J.K., Bunge SA, & Ghetti, S. (2016). Age- and performance-related differences in hippocampal contribution to episodic retrieval. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 27, 42-50.

*DeMaster D., *Coughlin, C, & Ghetti, S. (2016). Retrieval flexibility and reinstatement in the developing hippocampus. Hippocampus, 26, 492-501.

*Lee, J.K., *Wendelken, J.C., Bunge, S. A., & Ghetti, S. (2016). A time and place for everything: Developmental differences in the building blocks of episodic memory. Child Development, 87, 194-210.


*Coughlin, C., *Hembacher, E., *Lyons, K. E., & Ghetti, S. (2015). Introspection on uncertainty and judicious help-seeking during the preschool years. Developmental Science18(6), 957–971.

*Lee, J.K., Nordahl, C.W., Amaral, D.G., Lee, A., Solomon, M., & Ghetti, S. (2015). Assessing hippocampal development and language in early childhood: Evidence from a new application of the automatic segmentation adapter tool. Human Brain Mapping.

*Perry, C., Rapinett-Gentile, G, Glaser, N.S. & Ghetti, S. (2015). Hydration status moderates the effects of water on children’s cognitive performance. Appetite, 95, 520-527.

*Pathman, T., & Ghetti, S. (2015). Eye movements provide an index of veridical memory for temporal order. Plos One, 10(5).


*Hembacher, E. & Ghetti, S. (2014). Don’t look at my answer: Subjective uncertainty underlies preschoolers’ exclusion of their least accurate memories. Psychological Science, 25:1768-76.

Stratmann, G., *Lee, J. K., Sall, J. W., Alvi, R., Shih, J.,Yonelinas, A. P., Ghetti, S. (2014). Effect of general anesthesia in infancy on long-term recognition memory in humans and rats Neuropsychopharmacology, 39, 2275-87.

*DeMaster, D., *Pathman, T., *Lee, J.K., & Ghetti, S. (2014). Structural development of the hippocampus and episodic memory: Developmental differences along the anterior/posterior axis. Cerebral Cortex, 24, 3036-45.

*Castelli, P., & Ghetti, S. (2014). Resisting imagination and confabulation: Effects of metacognitive training. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 126:339-56.

*Destan, N., *Hembacher, E., Ghetti, S., & Roebers, C. (2014) Early metacognitive abilities: The interplay of monitoring and control processes in 5- to 7-year-old children. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 126, 213-28.

*Lee, J.K., Ekstrom, A., & Ghetti, S. (2014). Volume of hippocampal subfields and episodic memory in childhood and adolescence. NeuroImage, 94, 162-171.

*Pathman, T. & Ghetti, S. (2014). The eyes know time: A novel paradigm to reveal the development of temporal memory. Child Development, 85, 792-807.

 *Coughlin, C., *Lyons, K., & Ghetti, S. (2014). Remembering the past to envision the future in middle childhood: Developmental linkages between prospection and episodic memory. Cognitive Development, 30, 96-110.

Paz-Alonso, P.M., Bunge, S.A., & Ghetti, S. (2014). Emergence of Higher Cognitive Functions: Reorganization of Large-Scale Brain Networks During Childhood And Adolescence. Oxford Handbooks Online.

Mirandola, C., Losito, N., Ghetti, S., & Cornoldi, C. (2013). Emotional false memories in children with learning disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35(2), 261-268,

*Wendelken, C., *Lee, J.K., *Ross, J.,* Pospisil, J. *Sastre, M., Bunge, S.A., & Ghetti, S. (2014). White matter tracts connected to the medial temporal lobe support the development of mnemonic control. Cerebral Cortex, 25 (9), 2574-83https://10.1093/cercor/bhu059

Del Prete, F., Mirandola, C., Konishi, M., Cornoldi, C., & Ghetti, S. (2014). Paradoxical Effects of Warning in the Production of Children’s False Memories, Journal of Cognition and Development, 15(1), 94-109,


Ghetti, S., *Hembacher, E., & *Coughlin, C. (2013). Feeling uncertain and acting on it in the preschool years: A metacognitive account. Child Development Perspectives, 7, 160–165.

*Paz-Alonso, P., *Gallego, P., & Ghetti, S. (2013). Age differences in hippocampus-cortex connectivity during true and false memory retrieval. International Journal of Neuropsychological Society, 19, 1031-41.

*DeMaster, D., *Pathman, T. & Ghetti, S. (2013). Development of memory for spatial context: Hippocampal and cortical contributions. Neuropsychologia, 51, 2415-26.

*Mirandola, C., Losito, N., Ghetti, S., Cornoldi, C. (2013). Emotional false memories in children with learning disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35, 261-268.

*Paz-Alonso, P., Bunge, S., Anderson, M. C., & Ghetti, S. (2013). Strength of coupling within a mnemonic control network differentiates those who can and cannot suppress memory retrieval. Journal of Neuroscience, 13, 5017-5026.

*Hembacher, E., & Ghetti, S. (2013).  How to bet on a memory: Developmental linkages between subjective recollection and decision making. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 115, 436-452.

*Paz-Alonso, P., Ghetti, S., Ramsay, I., Solomon, M., Yoon, J., Carter, C., & Ragland, J. D. (2013). Semantic processes leading to true and false memory formation in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 147, 320-325.

Glaser, N.S., Ghetti, S., Casper, C., Dean, J.M., & Kuppermann, N. (2013). Childhood Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA), fluid therapy and cerebral injury: The design of a factorial randomized controlled trial. Pediatric Diabetes, 14, 435-446.

*Del Prete, F., *Mirandola, C., Cornoldi, C., & Ghetti, S. (2013). Paradoxical effects of warning in the production of children’s false memories. Journal of Cognition and Development, 15, 95-109. 

*DeMaster, D. & Ghetti, S. (2013). Developmental differences in hippocampal and cortical contributions to episodic retrieval. Cortex, 49, 1482-1493.

*Lyons, K. & Ghetti, S. (2013). I don’t want to pick: Introspection on uncertainty underlies early strategic behavior. Child Development, 84, 726-736.

Ghetti, S., & *Lee, J.K. (2013). The Development of Recollection and Familiarity During Childhood: Insight from Studies of Behavior and Brain. In Bauer, P.J. & Fivush, R. (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook on the Development of Children’s Memory, (pp. 309-355), Wiley-Blackwell.

*DeMaster, D., Pathman, T., *Lee, J.K., & Ghetti, S. (2013). Structural Development of the Hippocampus and Episodic Memory: Developmental Differences Along the Anterior/Posterior Axis. Cerebral Cortex, 24(11), 3036-3045.

Paz-Alonso, P., Gallego, P., & Ghetti, S. (2013). Age Differences in Hippocampus-Cortex Connectivity during True and False Memory Retrieval. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 19(10), 1031-1041.


*Mirandola, C., Papparella, G., Re, A., Ghetti, S., & Cornoldi, C. (2012). Are children with ADHD more or less susceptible to memory distortion than typically developing children? Learning and Individual Differences, 22: 896-900.

Ghetti, S. *Lyons, K.E., & *DeMaster, D. (2012). The Development of Episodic Memory: Binding Processes, Controlled Processes, and Introspection on Memory States. In S. Ghetti & P.J. Bauer (Eds.), Origins and Development of Recollection: Perspectives from Psychology and Neuroscience (pp. 144-167), New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Ghetti, S., & Bauer, P. J. (2012). Origins and development of recollection perspectives from psychology and neuroscience. New York: Oxford University Press.

Ghetti, S., & Bunge, S.A. (2012). Neural changes underlying the development of episodic memory during middle childhood. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2(4), 381-395.


Ghetti, S., *Mirandola, C., *Angelini, L., Cornoldi, C. & *Ciaramelli, E. (2011). Development of subjective recollection: Understanding of and introspection on memory states. Child Development, 82, 1954-1969.

*Lyons, K.E. & Ghetti, S. (2011). The development of uncertainty monitoring in early childhood. Child Development, 82 (6), 1778-1787

*Mirandola, C., *Del Prete, F., Ghetti, S. & Cornoldi, C. (2011). Recollection, but not familiarity, differentiates memory for text in students with and without learning difficulties. Learning and Individual Differences, 21, 206-209

Ghetti, S. & *Lee, J. K. (2011). Memory in childhood. Wiley Interdisciplinary reviews: Cognitive Science, 2, 365–373.