Selected Publications

Simpson, S. & Sheldon, S. (submitted). Emotional cue and mood direct distinct aspects of autobiographical memory retrieval.

St-Armad, D., Sheldon, S., Otto, R. (revision requested). Engaging episodic memory processes influence risky decision-making.

Sheldon, S., Chu, S.,  Nitschke , J., Pruessner ,J.C., & Bartz, J. (submitted). The dynamic interplay between acute psychosocial stress, emotion and autobiographical memory.

Peters. S.L., Fan, C.L., Sheldon, S. (submitted). An expanded role for episodic memory in autobiographical recall and open-ended problem solving: Investigating how aging affects two distinct phases of retrieval

Sheldon, S. & Ahmed, S. (submitted) The effect of encoding information in a spatial context on temporal order retrieval.

Fan, C.L., Young, M., & Sheldon, S. (submitted). Complex decision making is influenced by episodic memory recruitment during learning.

Sheldon, S. & Levine, B. (revision submitted). The medial temporal lobe functional connectivity patterns associated with forming different mental representations. 

Sheldon, S. & El-Asmar, N. (accepted). The cognitive tools that support mentally constructing event and scene representations. 

Sheldon, S. & Ruel, A. (2017). The many routes of mental navigation: Contrasting the effects of a detailed and gist retrieval approach on using and forming spatial representations. Psychological Research.

Sheldon, S., & Donahue, J. (2017). More than a feeling: Characterizing the impact of emotional cues on the access and experience of autobiographical memories. Memory and Cognition.

Peters, S., Fellows, L.K., & Sheldon, S. (2017). The ventromedial frontal lobe contributes to forming effective solutions to real-world problems. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Sheldon, S. & Chu, S. (2016). What versus where: Investigating how autobiographical memory retrieval differs when accessed with thematic versus spatial information. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2016.1215478

Sheldon, S., McAndrews, M.P., Pruessner, J., & Moscovitch, M. (2016). Dissociable patterns of anterior and posterior hippocampal activity and connectivity during category fluency. Neuropsychologia.

Lenton-Brym, A., Kurczek, J., Rosenbaum, S., Sheldon, S. (2016) A new method for assessing the impact of medial temporal lobe amnesia on the characteristics of generated autobiographical events. Neuropsychologia, 85, 35-43.

Sheldon. S., Amaral, R.S.C., & Levine. B. (2016). Individual differences in visual imagery determine how event information is remembered. Memory, 5, 1-10.

Sheldon. S., Farb, N., Palombo, D.J., & Levine. B. (2016). Intrinsic medial temporal lobe connectivity relates to individual differences in episodic autobiographical remembering. Cortex, 74, 206-216. 

Sheldon. S., & Levine, B. (2016). The role of the hippocampus in memory and mental construction. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1369(1), 76-92.

Sheldon. S., & Levine. B. (2015). The medial temporal lobe distinguishes between within-item and item-context relations during autobiographical memory retrieval. Hippocampus, 25(2), 1577-1590.

Sheldon. S., Vandermorris, S., Al-Haj, M., Cohen, S., Winocur, G., & Moscovitch, M. (2015). Ill-defined problem solving in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: Linking episodic memory to effective solution generation. Neuropsychologia, 6(68C), 168-175.

Vandermorris, S., Sheldon, S., Winocur, G., & Moscovitch, M. (2013). Differential contributions of executive and episodic memory functions to problem solving in younger and older adults. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 19(10), 1087-1096.

Sheldon. S., & Levine. B. (2013). Same as it ever was: Vividness modulates the similarities and differences between the neural networks that support retrieving remote and recent autobiographical memories. NeuroImage, 83C, 880-891.

Sheldon, S., Macdonald, R.L., Cusimano, M., Spears, J., & Schweizer, T.A. (2013). Long-term consequences of subarachnoid hemorrhage: Examining working memory. Journal of Neurological Sciences, 332(1-2), 145-147.

Sheldon, S., Romero, K., & Moscovitch, M. (2013). Medial temporal lobe amnesia impairs performance on a free association task. Hippocampus, 23(5), 405-412.

Sheldon, S., Macdonald, R.L., & Schweizer, T.A. (2012). Free recall memory performance after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 18(2), 334-342.

Sheldon, S., & Moscovitch, M. (2012). The nature and time course of medial temporal lobe contributions to semantic retrieval: An fMRI study on verbal fluency. Hippocampus, 22(6), 1451-1466.

Sheldon, S., McAndrews, M.P., & Moscovitch, M. (2011). Episodic memory processes mediated by the medial temporal lobes contribute to open-ended problem solving. Neuropsychologia, 49(9), 2439-2447.

Sheldon, S.A.M., & Moscovitch, M. (2010). Recollective performance advantages for implicit memory tasks. Memory, 18(7), 681-697.

Sheldon, S., Pichora-Fuller, K., & Schneider, B. (2008). Effect of age, presentation method, and training on identification of noise-vocoded words. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123(1), 476-488.

Sheldon, S., Pichora-Fuller, K., & Schneider, B. (2008). Priming and sentence context support listening to noise-vocoded speech by younger and older adults. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123(1), 489-499.


Book Chapters

Sheldon, S., Diamond, N., Armson, M., Selarka, D., Bacapolous, A., & Levine, B. (2017). How to assess autobiographical memory: Implications for understanding the underlying neurocognitive mechanisms. In J. T. Wixted, E. Phelps & L. Davachi (Eds), The Stevens’ Handbook of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience (4th Edition, Volume 1: Learning & Memory). New York: Wiley.

Sheldon, S., & Winocur, G. (2013). Memory after stroke. In T.A. Schweizer and R.L. Macdonald (Eds.), The Behavioural Consequences of Stroke (pp. 151-176). New York, Springer Science and Business Media.

Sheldon, S., & Moscovitch, M. (2010). Consciousness and the relation between implicit and explicit memory. In E. Perry, D. Collerton, F.E.N. LeBeau and H. Ashton (Eds.), New Horizons in the Neuroscience of Consciousness (pp. 83–90). Amsterdam/Philadelphia, John Benjamins Publishing.


Presentations

Simpson, S. & Sheldon, S. (submitted). The Differential Impact of Emotional Mood and Cues on Autobiographical Memory Retrieval. Poster to be presented at the 2018 International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, QC, CAN.

Peters, S. & Sheldon, S. (2018).  Comparing and contrasting the neural mechanisms of autobiographical memory and problem solving. Poster to be presented at the 2018 International Conference on Learning and Memory, Huntington Beach, CA, USA.

Gurguryan, L.  Sheldon, S. (2018). The dynamic nature of autobiographical memory is a matter of detail. Talk to be presented at the 2018 International Conference on Learning and Memory, Huntington Beach, CA, USA.

Sheldon, S., Chu, S,. Nitschke, J., Bartz, J.& Pruessner, J. (2017).  Retrieving Autobiographical Memories Under Stress: Examining the Effects of Cortisol on Retrieval and Reconsolidation Processes. Memory Retrieval Nanosymposium. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, USA.

Gurguryan, L.  & Sheldon, S. (2017).  The neural basis of thematically and spatially guided recall of recent and remote autobiographical memories. Poster to be presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, USA.

Gurguryan, L.  & Sheldon, S. (2017).  Characterizing the neural networks supporting conceptually and spatially guided retrieval of autobiographical memories. Poster to be presented at the 11th Annual CAN Meeting Canadian Association for Neuroscience, Montreal, QC, CAN.

Gurguryan, L.  & Sheldon, S. (2017).  What and where: Establishing the neural underpinnings of conceptually and spatially guided autobiographical memory retrieval. Poster to be presented at the Annual Rotman Research Institute Conference, Toronto, ON, CAN.

Fan, C.L., Young, M., & Sheldon, S. (2017). Do I remind you of someone? Recalling episodic event details affects clinical decision-making. Poster to be presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CAN.

Donahue, J., & Sheldon, S. (2016). The way it makes me feel: The influence of emotional music on autobiographical memory retrieval. Poster to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science Society, Ottawa, ON, CAN.

Peters, S., Fellow, L.K., & Sheldon, S. (2016). Ventromedial frontal lobe damage impairs the ability to generate effective solutions to open-ended real-world problems. Poster to be presented at the 38th International Symposium of the GRSNC: The neuroscience of decision-making. Montreal, QC, CAN.

Sheldon, S. McAndrews, M.P., Moscovitch, M. (2016). Exploring the functional organization of the hippocampus with a category fluency task. The 2016 Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society.

Poole, H. L., Agnew, M., Khan, A., Sandor, J., Cooper, N., Beaudette, S., Basharat, B., Modi, A., Wiener, J., Sheldon, S., Beaton, E., &  Sanders, A. (2015). One week, many ripples: Measuring the impacts of the McMaster fall break on student stress physiology. Poster presented at the Research on Teaching and Learning Conference.

Sheldon, S. (2015). Individual differences in memory. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science Society, Ottawa, ON, CAN.

Lenton-Brym, A., Rosenbaum, R., & Sheldon, S. (2015). Event generation following medial temporal lobe damage: Using unbiased ratings to assess the quality of the remembered events. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science Society, Ottawa, ON, CAN.

Esopenko, C., Sheldon, S., McIntosh, A. R., Strother, S., & Levine, B. (2015). Intrinsic Functional Brain Connectivity in Retired Professional Hockey Players. Talk given at the North American Brain Injury Society: 12th Annual Conference on Brain Injury, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Sheldon, S., & Levine, B. (2015). Dissociable hippocampal networks are engaged in autobiographical memory retrieval during event generation and detail elaboration. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Sheldon, S., Farb, N., & Levine, B. (2014). Resting state connectivity is related to individual differences in subjectively rated memory ability. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, MA, USA.

Vandermorris, S., Sheldon, S., Al-Haj, M., Cohen, S., Winocur, G., & Moscovitch, M. (2014).  Autobiographical episodic Memory is associated with open-ended problem-solving in single-domain amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI). Poster presented at the Annual International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Seattle, WA, USA.

Sheldon, S., & Levine, B. (2013). Common and distinct neural structures support autobiographical memory, semantic and imagery-based retrieval. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Sheldon, S., & Levine, B. (2013). Characterizing the patterns of neural activity supporting autobiographical memory, spatial and imagery-based retrieval. Poster presented at the Annual Rotman Research Institute Conference, Toronto, ON, CAN.

Sheldon, S., & Levine, B. (2012). Vividness and the retrieval of recent and remote autobiographical memories: An fMRI investigation. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Kou, N., Sheldon, S., Macdonald, L. Cusimano, M., Spears, J., & Schweizer, T.A. (2011). Impaired driving performance with increasing attentional demand after aneursymal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Poster presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress, Ottawa, ON, CAN.

Sheldon, S.A., Macdonald, R.L., Cusimano, M., Spears, J., & Schweizer, T. (2011). Memory impairments following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: deficits in organization and strategic retrieval. Poster presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress, Ottawa, ON, CAN.

Vandermorris, S., Sheldon, S., Winocur, G., & Moscovitch, M. (2011). Neuropsychological correlates of problem-solving in normal aging. Poster presented at the Annual International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Boston, MA, USA.

Vandermorris, S., Sheldon, S., Winocur, G., & Moscovitch, M. (2011). Memory and executive systems are differentially associated with ill-defined and well-defined problem-solving in normal aging. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CAN.

Sheldon, S., & Moscovitch, M. (2011). Investigating medial temporal lobe contributions to semantic fluency. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CAN.

Sheldon, S., & Moscovitch, M. (2010). The medial temporal lobes are involved in late but not early item generation in a category fluency task. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Montreal, QC, CAN.

Sheldon, S., & Moscovitch, M. (2009). Memory systems interact: Rapid and non-conscious effects of recollection on priming. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA, USA.

Sheldon, S., Ramos, A., & Moscovitch, M (2008). Investigating the role of episodic memory in problem solving for younger and older adults. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Dupuis, K., Sheldon, S., & Phillips, N. (2008). Effects of age, sentence context, and noise-vocoding on word identification: behavioural and electrophysiological findings. Poster Presented at the International Congress of Psychology, Berlin, Germany.

Sheldon, S., Pichora-Fuller, K., & Schneider, B. (2007). It’s all in the way you say it: Priming and sentence context supports listening to noise-speech by younger and older adults. Poster presented at the Aging and Speech Communication Conference, Bloomington, IN, USA.

Moscovitch, M., & Sheldon, S. (2007). Recollection in the service of problem solving. Talk given at the Memory Disorders Researcher Symposium (MDRS), Cambridge, UK.

Sheldon, S., Pichora-Fuller, K., & Schneider, B. (2006). Adults age differences in the use of envelope cues to identify noise-vocoded words with a varying number of frequency bands. Poster presented at the Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

Sheldon, S., & Westbury, C. (2005). Are there modality-specific verb/noun access dissociations in normals? Evidence from a syntactic priming task. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Toronto, ON, CAN.

Sheldon, S., & Westbury, C. (2005). Are there modality-specific verb/noun access dissociations in normals? Poster presented at the Banff Annual Seminar in Cognitive Science (BASICS), Banff, AB, CAN.