List of Publications

List of Publications



Selmeczy, D., Ghetti, S., Zheng, L. R., Porter, T. & Trzesniewski, K. Help me understand: Adaptive information-seeking predicts academic achievement in school-aged children. Cognitive Dev 59, 101062 (2021). (pdf)

Selmeczy, D., Kazemi, A., & Ghetti, S. (2021). Developmental differences in subjective recollection and its role in decision-making. (in press).


Selmeczy, D., & Ghetti (2020). Metacognitive Development. The Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development (eds S. Hupp and J. Jewell). doi:10.1002/9781119171492.wecad369

Leckey, S., Selmeczy, D., Kazemi, A., Johnson, E. G., Hembacher, E., & Ghetti, S. (2020). Response latencies and eye gaze provide insight on how toddlers gather evidence under uncertainty. Nature Human Behaviour, 1–9. (pdf)

Porter, T., Schumann, K., Selmeczy, D., & Trzesniewski, K. (2020). Intellectual humility predicts mastery behaviors when learning. Learning and Individual Differences, 80, 101888. (pdf)

Jaeger, A., Queiroz, M. C., Selmeczy, D., & Dobbins, I. G. (2020). Source Retrieval Under Cueing: Dissociated Effects on Accuracy Versus Confidence. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. (pdf)


Selmeczy, D., Fandakova, Y., Grimm, K. J., Bunge, S. A., & Ghetti, S. (2019). Longitudinal trajectories of hippocampal and prefrontal contributions to episodic retrieval: Effects of age and puberty. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 36, 100599. (pdf)

Selmeczy, D., & Ghetti, S. (2019). Here is a hint! How children integrate reliable recommendations in their memory decisions. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 177, 222–239. (pdf)

Ghetti, S., & Selmeczy, D., (2018). Metacognition. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development. Marc H. Bornstein. New York: Sage.

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, 13, 201703079. (pdf)

Selmeczy, D., & Dobbins, I. G. (2017). Ignoring memory hints: The stubborn influence of environmental cues on recognition memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 43(9), 1448–1469. (pdf)


Konkel, A.*, Selmeczy, D.,* & Dobbins, I. G. (2015). They can take a hint: Older adults effectively integrate memory cues during recognition. Psychology and Aging, 30(4), 781–794. *joint first authorship (pdf)

Bugg, J. M., Diede, N. T., Cohen-Shikora, E. R., & Selmeczy, D. (2015). Expectations and experience: Dissociable bases for cognitive control? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 41(5), 1349–1373. (pdf)

Selmeczy, D., & Dobbins, I. G. (2014). Relating the content and confidence of recognition judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 40(1), 66–85. doi:10.1037/a0034059 (pdf)

Selmeczy, D., Dobbins, I. G. (2013) Metacognitive awareness and adaptive recognition biases. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 39(3), 678–690. doi: 10.1037/a0029469 (pdf)

Prior to 2013

Jaeger, A., Selmeczy, D., O’Connor, A. R., Diaz, M. D., Dobbins, I. G. (2012). Prefrontal cortex contributions to controlled memory judgment: fMRI evidence from adolescents and young adults. Neuropsychologia, 50, 3745-3756. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.10.022 (pdf)

Jaeger, A., Lauris, P., Selmeczy, D., & Dobbins, I. G. (2011). The costs and benefits of memory conformity. Memory & Cognition, 40(1), 101–112.  doi:10.3758/s13421-011-0130-z (pdf)

Selmeczy, D., Koldewyn, K., Wang, J. M., Lee, A., Harvey, D., Hessl, D. R., Tassone, F., et al. (2011). Investigation of amygdala volume in men with the fragile X premutation. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 5(4), 285–294. doi:10.1007/s11682-011-9132-5 (pdf)