1. Kark, SM, & Kensinger, EA. (2019). Physiological arousal and visuocortical connectivity predict subsequent vividness of negative memories. NeuroReport.

  2. Kark, SM, & Kensinger, EA. (2019). Post-encoding Amygdala-Visuosensory Coupling Is Associated with Negative Memory Bias in Healthy Young Adults. Journal of Neuroscience.

  3. Bowen, HJ*, Kark, SM*, & Kensinger, EA*. (2018). NEVER Forget: Negative Emotional Valence Enhances Recapitulation. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.

  4. Ksander, J, Kark, SM, & Madan, C. (2018). Breathe Easy EDA: a MATLAB toolbox for psychophysiology data management, cleaning, and analysis. F1000 Research.

  5. Kark, SM, Slotnick, SD, & Kensinger, EA. (2016). Repetition Enhancement of Amygdala and Visual Cortex Functional Connectivity Reflects Nonconscious Memory for Negative Visual Stimuli. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 12, 1933-1946.

  6. Bowen, HJ*, & Kark, SM*. (2016). Commentary: Episodic Memory Retrieval Functionally Relies on Very Rapid Reactivation of Sensory Information. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10, 196. 

  7. Kark, SM, & Kensinger, EA. (2015). Effect of emotional valence on retrieval-related recapitulation of encoding activity in the ventral visual stream. Neuropsychologia, 78, 221-230.

  8. Gilbert, KS*, Kark, SM*, Gehrman, P, & Bogdanova, Y. (2015). Sleep disturbances, TBI, and PTSD: Implications for treatment and recovery. Clinical Psychology Review, 40, 195-212. 

  9. Bogdanova, Y., Yee M.K., Gilbert, K.S., Kark, S.M., Ho, V.T., & Naeser, M.A. Non-invasive neuromodulation interventions for sleep distrubances in traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, Prof.

*authors contributed equally to this work


  1. Kensinger, EA, & Kark, SM. (2018). Emotion & Memory. In EJ Wagenmakers & JT Wixted (Eds.), Stevens' handbook of experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience, Fourth Edition, Volume Five, Methodology. New York: Wiley.

Under Review/IN REVISION

  1. Kark, SM, Slotnick, SD, & Kensinger, EA. (under review). Forgotten but not gone: FMRI evidence of implicit memory for negative stimuli 24-hours after the initial study episode.

  2. Kark, SM, Slotnick, SD, & Kensinger, EA. (in revision). Effects of emotional valence on true and false memory vividness.