Journal articles

Bunge Lab publications are listed below. For Professor Bunge’s publications prior to the formation of the lab in 2004, click here.

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Peer-reviewed journal articles

Church, Jessica A., Bunge, Silvia A., Petersen, Steven E., & Schlaggar, Bradley L. “Preparatory Engagement of Cognitive Control Networks Increases Late in Childhood.” Cerebral Cortex (2016): 1-15. PDF

Wendelken, Carter, et al. “Fronto-parietal network reconfiguration supports the development of reasoning ability.” Cerebral Cortex (2015): 1-13. PDF

Vendetti, Michael S., et al. “Analogical Reasoning in the Classroom: Insights From Cognitive Science.” Mind, Brain, and Education 9.2 (2015): 100-106. PDF

Vendetti, Michael S., et al. “Hemispheric Differences in Relational Reasoning: Novel Insights based on an Old Technique.” Name: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 9 (2015): 55. PDF

Vendetti, M., & Bunge, S. (2014). Evolutionary and Developmental Changes in the LAteral Frontoparietal Network: A Little Goes a Long Way for Higher-Level Cognition. Neuron. 84(5):906-917 PDF

Wendelken, C., Lee, J., Pospisil, J., Sastre III, M., Bunge, S.A., & Ghetti, S. (2014). White Matter Tracts Connected to the Medial Temporal Lobe Support the Development of Mnemonic Control. E-pub ahead of print. PDF

Johnson, E.L., Miller Singley, A.T., Peckham, A., Johnson, S., & Bunge, S.A. (2014). Task-evoked pupillometry provides a window into the development of short-term memory capacity. Frontiers in Developmental Psychology. Mar 13;5:218. PDF

Guerra-Carrillo, B., Mackey, A.P., & Bunge, S.A. Resting-state fMRI: A window into human brain plasticity. The Neuroscientist. Feb 21. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 24561514 PDF

Ferrer, E., Whitaker, K. J., Steele, J. S., Green, C. T., Wendelken, C. and Bunge, S. A. (2013). White matter maturation supports the development of reasoning ability through its influence on processing speed. Developmental Science. PDF

Paz-Alonso, P.M., Ghetti, S., Anderson, M.C., & Bunge S.A. (2013) Strength of coupling within a mnemonic control network differentiates those who can and cannot suppress memory retrieval. Journal of Neuroscience. PDF

Mackey, A.P., Miller Singley, A.T., & Bunge, S.A. (2013) Intensive reasoning training alters patterns of brain connectivity at rest. Journal of Neuroscience. PDF

Mackey, A.P., Whitaker, K.J., & Bunge, S.A. (2012) Experience-dependent plasticity in white matter microstructure: Reasoning training alters structural connectivity. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, Special Issue on “Mapping Connectivity of the Human Cerebral Cortex”, hosted by Michael Petrides and Daniel S. Margulies. PDF

Wendelken, C.*, Munakata, Y.*, Baym, C., Souza, M., & Bunge, S.A. (2012) Flexible Rule Use: Common Neural Substrates in Children and Adults. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. PDF

Wendelken, C., O’Hare, E.D., Whitaker, K.J., Ferrer, E., & Bunge, S.A. (2011) Increased Functional Selectivity over Development in Rostrolateral Prefrontal Cortex. Journal of Neuroscience. 31(47):17260-8. PDF

Wendelken, C., Chung, D., & Bunge, S.A. (2011) Domain-General Integration of Representations in Rostrolateral PFC. Human Brain Mapping. doi: 10.1002/hbm.21336. PDF

Wendelken, C., Baym, C. L., Rubens, M., Gazzaley, A., & Bunge, S.A. (2011) Neural indices of improved attentional modulation over middle childhood. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Apr 1;1(2):175-186. PDF

Mackey, A.P., Hill, S.S., Stone, S.I., & Bunge, S.A. (2011) Dissociable effects of reasoning and speed training in children. Developmental Science, May;14(3):582-90. PDF

Liao IH, Corbett BA, Gilbert DL, Bunge SA, Sharp FR. (2010) Blood gene expression correlated with tic severity in medicated and unmedicated patients with Tourette Syndrome. Pharmacogenomics. 11(12):1733-41. PDF

Ghetti S, DeMaster DM, Yonelinas AP, Bunge SA. (2010) Developmental differences in medial temporal lobe function during memory encoding. Journal of Neuroscience 30(28):9548-56. PDF

Blais C, Harris MB, Guerrero JV, Bunge SA. (2010) Rethinking the role of automaticity in cognitive control. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology 29:1-9. PDF

Baldo JV, Bunge SA, Wilson SM, Dronkers NF. (2010) Is relational reasoning dependent on language? A voxel-based lesion symptom mapping study. Brain Lang. May;113(2):59-64. PDF

Blais, C., Risko, I., & Bunge, S.A. (2009) Item-specific cognitive control. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience Nov 19. PDF

Paz-Alonso, P.M., Ghetti, S., Matlen, B.J., Anderson, M.C., & Bunge, S.A. (2009) Memory Suppression is an Active Process that Improves over Middle Childhood. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 3:24. PDF

Wendelken, C., Ditterich, J., Bunge, S.A., & Carter, C.S. (2009) Stimulus and Response Conflict Processing During Perceptual Decision-Making. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience. Dec;9(4):434-47. PDF

Bhanji, J.P., Beer, J.S., & Bunge, S.A. (2009) Taking a Gamble or Playing by the Rules: Dissociable Prefrontal Systems for Probabilistic versus Deterministic Rule-based Decision Making. NeuroImage 49(2):1810-9. PDF

Wendelken, C. & Bunge, S.A. (2009) Transitive Inference: Distinct Contributions of Rostrolateral Prefrontal Cortex and the Hippocampus. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Mar 25. PDF

Bunge, S.A., Hauk Helskog, E., & Wendelken, C. (2009) Left, but not right, rostrolateral prefrontal cortex meets a stringent test of the relational integration hypothesis. NeuroImage, 46(1), 338-342. PDF

Ferrer, E., O’Hare, E.D., & Bunge, S.A. (2009) Fluid reasoning and the developing brain. Focused review for Frontiers in Neuroscience, 3(1), 1-6. PDF

Souza, M.J., Donohue, S.E., & Bunge, S.A. (2009) Controlled retrieval and selection of action-relevant knowledge mediated by partially overlapping regions in left ventrolateral prefrontal cortex, NeuroImage, 46(1), 299-307. PDF

Crone, E.A., Wendelken, C., van Leijenhorst, L., Honomichi, R.D., Christoff, K., Bunge, S.A. (2009) Neurocognitive Development of Relational Reasoning.  Developmental Science, 12(1):55-66. PDF

Corbett, B.A., Mendoza, S.P., Baym, C.L., Bunge, S.A., & Levine, S. (2009) Examining cortisol rhythmicity and responsivity to stress in children with Tourette Syndrome. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 33(6):810-20. PDF

Wright, S.B., Matlen, B.J., Baym, C.L., Ferrer, E., & Bunge, S.A. (2008) Neural correlates of fluid reasoning in children and adults. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. PDF

Paz-Alonso, P.M., Ghetti, S., Donohue, S.E., Goodman, G.S., & Bunge, S.A. (2008) Neurodevelopmental correlates of true and false recognition. Cerebral Cortex, 18(9):2209-16. PDF

Wendelken, C., Bunge, S.A., & Carter, C.S. Parietal and prefrontal roles in maintaining structured information. Neuropsychologia, 2007. PDF

Baym, C.L., Corbett, B.A., Wright, S.B. & Bunge, S.A.(2008) Neural correlates of tic severity and cognitive control in children with Tourette Syndrome. Brain, 131:165-79. PDF

Mauss, I.B., Bunge, S.A. & Gross, J.J. Automatic Emotion Regulation: Neuroscientific Considerations. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 2007. PDF

Wendelken, C., Nakhabenko D., Donohue, S.E., Carter, C.S. & Bunge, S.A. (2008) ‘Brain is to Thought as Stomach is to…?’ – Investigating the role of rostrolateral prefrontal cortex in relational reasoning. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20:682-93. PDF

Donohue, S.E., Wendelken, C. & Bunge, S.A. (2008) Neural correlates of preparation for action selection as a function of specific task demands. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(43):11239-47. PDF

Bunge, S.A. & Wright, S.B. (2007) Neurodevelopmental changes in working memory and cognitive control. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 17(2), 243-50. PDF

Crone, E.A., Donohue, S., Honomichl, R., Wendelken, C., & Bunge, S.A. (2006) Brain regions mediating flexible rule use during development. Journal of Neuroscience, 26(43): 11239-47. PDF

Crone, E.A., Donohue, S.E., van Leijenorst, L., Wendelken, C. & Bunge, S.A. (2006) Neurocognitive development of the ability to manipulate information in working memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103(24):9315-20. PDF

Bunge, S.A. & Zelazo, P.D. A Brain-Based Account of the Development of Rule Use in Childhood. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15(3): 118-21, 2006. PDF

Crone, E.A., Bunge, S.A., van der Molen, M.W., & Ridderinkhof, K.R.  (2006) Switching between tasks and responses: A developmental study. Developmental Science, 9(3): 278-87. PDF

van Leijenhorst, L., Crone, E.A. & Bunge, S.A. (2006) Neural correlates of developmental differences in risk estimation and feedback processing. Neuropsychologia, 44(11):2158-70. PDF

Bunge, S.A., Wallis, J.D., Parker,A., Brass,M., Crone,E.A., Hoshi,E., & Sakai, K. (2005) Neural circuitry underlying rule use in humans and non-human primates. Journal of Neuroscience, 25(45):10347-50. PDF

Crone, E.A., Wendelken, C., Donohue, S.E., & Bunge, S.A. (2005) Neural evidence for dissociable components of task-switching. Cerebral Cortex, 16(4):475-86. PDF

Gillath, O., Bunge, S.A., Shaver, P.R., Wendelken, C., & Mikulincer, M. (2005) Attachment-style differences in the ability to suppress negative thoughts: Exploring the neural correlates. NeuroImage, 28(4):835-47. PDF

Crone, E.A., Bunge, S.A., Latenstein, H. & van der Molen, M.W. (2005) Characterization of children’s decision making: Sensitivity to punishment frequency, not task complexity. Child Neuropsychology 11(3):245-63. PDF

Donohue, S.E., Wendelken, C., Crone, E.A., & Bunge, S.A. (2005) Retrieving rules for behavior from long-term memory. NeuroImage 26:1140-49. PDF

Narayanan, N., Prabhakaran, V., Bunge, S.A., Christoff K., Fine E.M., & Gabrieli, J.D. (2005) The role of prefrontal cortex in the maintenance of verbal working memory: An event-related fMRI analysis. Neuropsychology 19:223-32. PDF

Crone, E.A., Bunge, S.A., de Klerk, P., van der Molen, M.W. (2005) Cardiac concomitants of performance monitoring: Context dependence and individual differences. Brain Research Cognitive Brain Research 23(1): 93-106. PDF

Vaidya, C. J., Bunge, S. A., Dudukovic, N. M., Zalecki, C. A., Elliott, G. R., & Gabrieli, J. D. (2005) Altered neural substrates of cognitive control in childhood ADHD: Evidence from functional magnetic resonance imaging. American Journal of Psychiatry, 162(9):1605-13. PDF

Bunge SA, Wendelken C, Badre D, Wagner AD. (2005) Analogical reasoning and prefrontal cortex: evidence for separable retrieval and integration mechanisms. Cereb Cortex. 2005 Mar;15(3):239-49. Epub 2004 Jul 6. PDF

Bunge, S. A. (2004) How we use rules to select actions: A review of evidence from cognitive neuroscience. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience 4(4): 564-79. PDF

Bunge, S.A., Burrows, B., & Wagner, A.D. (2004) Prefrontal and hippocampal contributions to visual associative recognition: Interactions between cognitive control and episodic retrieval. Brain and Cognition 56:141-52. PDF