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


*Selmeczy, D. & Ghetti, S. (2018). Here is a hint! How children integrate reliable recommendations in their memory decisions. Journal of experimental child psychology 177, 222-239.

Nishijima, D.K., VanBuren, J., Hewes, H.A., Myers, S.R., Stanley, R.M, Adelson, P.D.,…Kuppermann, N. (2018). Traumatic injury clinical trial evaluating tranexamic acid in children (TIC-TOC): Study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial.Trials 19 (1), 593.

*Selmeczy, D., *Fandakova, Y., Grimm, K.J., Bunge, S.A., & Ghetti, S. (2018). Longitudinal trajectories of hippocampal and prefrontal contributions to episodic retrieval: Effects of age and puberty. Developmental cognitive neuroscience, DOI:10.1016/j.dcn.2018.10.003.

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), e0206999.

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.

Howe, M.L., Knott, L.M., Conway, M.A., Ackil, J.K., Zaragoza, M.S., Addis, D.R.,…Bohannan, J.N. (2018). The effect of mood on false memory for emotional DRM word lists. Memory and Miscarriages of Justice 34 (5), 1-42.

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.

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, 456624.


*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. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1703079114. Epub 2017 Jul 3.

*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; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3726-16.2017

*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. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2017.03.015.

*Coughlin, C., Robins, R.W., Ghetti, S. (2017). Development of episodic prospection: factors underlying improvements in middle and late childhood. Child development 00 (0), 1-14.

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.


*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 Education, 10, 196–206. doi:10.1111/mbe.12124

*Hembacher, E. & Ghetti S. (2016). Subjective experience guides betting decisions beyond accuracy: evidence from a metamemory illusion. Memory, 17; 1-11.

*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.


*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. doi: 10.1002/hbm.22931

*Perry, C., Rapinett-Gentile, G, Glaser, N.S. & Ghetti, S. (2015). Hydration status moderates the effects of water on children’s cognitive performance. Appetite,95:520527.doi:10.1016/j.appet.2015.08.006

*Pathman, T., & Ghetti, S. (2015). Eye movements provide an index of veridical memory for temporal order. Plos One, 10(5): e0125648. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0125648


*Coughlin, C., *Hembacher, E., *Lyons, K.. & Ghetti, S. (2014). Introspection on uncertainty and judicious help-seeking during the preschool years. Developmental Science ; doi: 10.1111/desc.12271

*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.

*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, PMID: 24675870

*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.


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. & Bunge, S. A. (2012). Neural substrates of the development of episodic memory. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2, 381-395.

*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., *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, & Ghetti, S. (2011). The development of uncertainty monitoring in early childhood. Child Development, 82, 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.