Current projects

Molitor RJ*, Morton NW*, Schlichting ML, Mack ML, McKenzie S, Preston AR. In prep. Human hippocampus and medial prefrontal cortex represent hierarchical task schemas.

Pudhiyidath A*, Morton NW*, Schapiro AC, Mommenejad I, Viveros R, Hinojosa-Rowland D, Molitor RJ, & Preston AR. In prep. How do neural representations of temporal statistics inform reasoning behaviors?


Morton NW, Preston AR. In revision. Concept formation as a computational cognitive process.

Morton NW*, Zippi EL*, Noh SM, Preston AR. In revision. Semantic knowledge of famous people and places is represented in distinct networks that converge in hippocampus. * authors contributed equally.

Morton NW, Zippi EL, Preston AR. In revision. Memory reactivation and suppression modulate integration of the semantic features of related memories in hippocampus.

Morton NW, Polyn SM. In revision. A neurocognitive theory of episodic and semantic interactions during memory search.

Molitor RJ, Sherrill KR, Morton NW, Miller, AA, Preston AR. In press. Memory reactivation during learning simultaneously promotes dentate gyrus/CA2,3 pattern differentiation and CA1 memory integration.

Varga NL, Morton NW, Preston AR. In press. Schema, Inference, and Memory. In: Kahana MJ, Wagner AD, editors. Oxford Handbook of Human Memory. Oxford University Press.

Morton NW, Schlichting ML, Preston AR. 2020. Representations of common event structure in medial temporal lobe and frontoparietal cortex support efficient inference. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 117(47): 29338-29345. pdf

Morton NW. 2020. Psifr: Analysis and visualization of free recall data. Journal of Open Source Software, 5(54), 2669. doi:10.21105/joss.02669. pdf

Morton NW*, Sherrill KR*, Preston AR. 2017. Memory integration constructs maps of space, time, and concepts. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 17:161-168. * authors contributed equally. doi:10.1016/j.cobeha.2017.08.007. pdf

Chan SCY, Applegate MC, Morton NW, Polyn SM, Norman KA. 2017. Lingering representations of stimuli influence recall organization. Neuropsychologia. 97:72-82. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.01.029. pdf

Morton NW, Polyn SM. 2017. Beta-band activity represents the recent past during episodic encoding. NeuroImage. 147:692-702. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.12.049. pdf

Morton NW, Polyn SM. 2016. A predictive framework for evaluating models of semantic organization in free recall. Journal of Memory and Language. 86:119–140. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2015.10.002. pdf

Polyn SM, McCluey JD, Morton NW, Woolard AA, Luksik AS, Heckers S. 2015. Temporal context and the organizational impairment of memory search in schizophrenia. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry. 20(4):296-310. doi:10.1080/13546805.2015.1031372. pdf

Kragel JE, Morton NW, Polyn SM. 2015. Neural activity in the medial temporal lobe reveals the fidelity of mental time travel. Journal of Neuroscience. 35(7):2914-2926. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3378-14.2015. pdf

Morton NW, Kahana MJ, Rosenberg EA, Baltuch GH, Litt B, Sharan AD, Sperling MR, Polyn SM. 2013. Category-specific neural oscillations predict recall organization during memory search. Cerebral Cortex. 23(10):2407-2422. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhs229. pdf

Polyn SM, Kragel JE, Morton NW, McCluey JD, Cohen ZD. 2012. The neural dynamics of task context in free recall. Neuropsychologia. 50(4):447-457. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2011.08.025. pdf

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