The lab publishes our research in peer-reviewed journals. Most articles have a freely available version published on PubMed. We also generally publish any data and code used in each study so that other researchers can build on our work.

In press

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


Morton NW, Zippi EL, Preston AR. 2023. Memory reactivation and suppression modulate integration of the semantic features of related memories in hippocampus. Cerebral Cortex. 33:9020–9037.


Pudhiyidath A, Morton NW, Duran RV, Schapiro AC, Momennejad I, Hinojosa-Rowland DM, Molitor RJ, Preston AR. 2022. Representations of Temporal Community Structure in Hippocampus and Precuneus Predict Inductive Reasoning Decisions. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 34:1736–1760.


Morton NW, Zippi EL, Noh SM, Preston AR. 2021. Semantic Knowledge of Famous People and Places Is Represented in Hippocampus and Distinct Cortical Networks. Journal of Neuroscience. 41:2762–2779.

Molitor RJ, Sherrill KR, Morton NW, Miller AA, Preston AR. 2021. Memory Reactivation during Learning Simultaneously Promotes Dentate Gyrus/CA2,3 Pattern Differentiation and CA1 Memory Integration. Journal of Neuroscience. 41:726–738.

Morton NW, Preston AR. 2021. Concept formation as a computational cognitive process. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 38:83–89.


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. 117:201912338.

Morton N. 2020. Psifr: Analysis and visualization of free recall data. Journal of Open Source Software. 5:2669.


Morton NW, Sherrill KR, Preston AR. 2017. Memory integration constructs maps of space, time, and concepts. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 17:161 168.

Chan SCY, Applegate MC, Morton NW, Polyn SM, Norman KA. 2017. Lingering representations of stimuli influence recall organization. Neuropsychologia. 97:72–82.

Morton NW, Polyn SM. 2017. Beta-band activity represents the recent past during episodic encoding. NeuroImage. 147:692 702.


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.


Polyn SM, McCluey JD, Morton NW, Woolard AA, Luksik AS, Heckers S. 2015. Temporal context and the organisational impairment of memory search in schizophrenia. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry. 20:296–310.

Kragel JE, Morton NW, Polyn SM. 2015. Neural Activity in the Medial Temporal Lobe Reveals the Fidelity of Mental Time Travel. The Journal of Neuroscience. 35:2914 2926.


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. 23:2407–2422.


Polyn SM, Kragel JE, Morton NW, McCluey JD, Cohen ZD. 2012. The neural dynamics of task context in free recall. Neuropsychologia. 50:447–457.