Reuter, K., Werning, M., Kuchinke, L. & Cosentino, E. (accepted).
Reading Words Hurts: The impact of pain sensitivity on people's ratings of pain-related words. Language and Cognition.

Spychalska, M., Kontinen, J. & Werning, M. (2016).
Investigating Scalar Implicatures in a Truth-value Judgment Task: Evidence from Event-related Brain Potentials. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. DOI: 10.1080/23273798.2016.1161806



Cheng S, Werning M and Suddendorf T (2015). Dissociating Memory Traces and Scenario Construction in Mental Time Travel. Neurosci. Biobehav. Rev, doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2015.11.011, in press

Babichev A, Cheng S and Dabaghian YA (2015). Topological schemas of cognitive maps and spatial learning in the hippocampus. arXiv:1509.00171 [q-bio.NC], preprint  [pdf]

Bayati M, Valizadeh A, Abbassian AH and Cheng S (2015). Self-organization of synchronous activity propagation in neuronal networks driven by local excitation. Front. Comput. Neurosci. 9:69. doi:10.3389/fncom.2015.00069

Neher, T., Cheng, S. and Wiskott, L. (2015). Memory storage fidelity in the hippocampal circuit: The role of subregions and input statistics. PLoS Comput Biol 11(5): e1004250., doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004250

Cheng, S. and Werning, M. (2015). What is Episodic Memory if it is a Natural Kind? Synthese, doi:10.1007/s11229-014-0628-6.



Demic, S. and Cheng, S. (2014). Modeling the dynamics of disease states in depression. PLoS ONE 9(10): e110358, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0110358.

Pyka, M., Klatt, S. and Cheng, S. (2014). Parametric Anatomical Modeling: A method for modeling the anatomical layout of neurons and their projections. Front. Neuroanat.: 8:91, doi: 10.3389/fnana.2014.0009.

Azizi, A.H., Schieferstein, N. and Cheng, S. (2014). The transformation from grid cells to place cells is robust to noise in the grid pattern. Hippocampus, 24(8): 912-919, doi: 10.1002/hipo.22306.

Werning, M. and Cheng, S. (2014). Is Episodic Memory a Natural Kind? - A Defense of the Sequence Analysis. In P. Bello et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society, [pdf].

Spychalska, M,. Kontinen, J., & Werning, M. (2014). Electrophysiology of Pragmatic Processing: Exploring the Processing Cost of the Scalar Implicature in the Truth-Value Judgment Task. In P. Bello et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society, [pdf].

Kabanova, A., Pabst, M., Lorkowski, M., Braganza, O., Nikbakht, N., Musgrove, R., Di Monte, D.A, Sauvage, M., Beck. H. and Blaess, S. (2014). Function and developmental origin of a mesocortical inhibitory circuit. Nature Neuroscience, in revision.

Beer, Z., Chwiesko, C., Sauvage, M., (2014). Processing of spatial and object information reveals functional homogeneity along the dorsoventral axis of CA3, but not CA1. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 19:111C:56-64, doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2014.03.001

Herold, C., Bingman, V.P., Ströckens, F., Letzner, S., Sauvage, M., Palomero-Gallagher, N., Zilles, K., Güntürkün, O. (2014) . Distribution of neurotransmitter receptors and zinc in the pigeon (Columba livia) hippocampal formation: a basis for further comparison with the mammalian hippocampus. J. of Comparative Neurology, doi: 10.1002/cne.23549.

Del Pinal, G. (2014). The Structure of Semantic Competence: Compositionality as an Innate Constraint of The Faculty of Language. Mind & Language, (forthcoming).

Pyka, M. and Cheng, S. (2014). Pattern association and consolidation emerges from connectivity properties between cortex and hippocampus. PLoS ONE 9(1): e85016, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085016.



Cheng, S., Werning, M. (2013). Composition and replay of mnemonic sequences: The contributions of REM and slow-wave sleep to episodic memory. Behav Brain Sci., 36(6):610, doi: 10.1017/S0140525X13001234.

Beer, Z., Chwiesko, C., Kitsukawa, T., and Sauvage, M. (2013). Spatial and stimulus-type tunings in the LEC, MEC, POR, PrC, CA1 and CA3 during spontaneous item recognition memory. Hippocampus, 23(12):1425-38, doi: 10.1002/hipo.22195.

Werning, M., Tacca, M. & Mroczko-Wasowicz, A. (2013). High- vs Low-Level Cognition and the Neuro-Emulative Theory of Mental Representation. In U. v. Gähde, S. Hartmann & J.H. Wolf (Eds.), Models, Simulations, and the Reduction of Complexity. Berlin: DeGruyter.

Rak, N., Kontinen, J., Kuchinke, L., & Werning, M., (2013). Does the Semantic Integration of Emotion Words Depend on Emotional Empathy? N400, P600 and Localization Effects for Intentional and Proprioceptive Emotion Words in Sentence Contexts. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1187-1192). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Azizi, A., Wiskott, L. and Cheng, S. (2013). A computational model for preplay in the hippocampus. Front. Comput. Neurosci. 7:161, doi: 10.3389/fncom.2013.00161.

Nakamura, N., Flasbeck, V., Maingret, N., Kitsukawa, T., Sauvage, M. (2013). Proximodistal segregation of non-spatial information in CA3: preferential involvement of a proximal CA3-distal CA1 network in non-spatial recognition memory?Journal of Neuroscience, doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4480-12.2013.

Wiemers, U., Sauvage, M., Wolf, O. (2013). Odors as effective retrieval cues for stressful episodes. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2013.10.004.

Sauvage, M., Nakamura, N., Beer, Z. (2013). Mapping memory function in the medial temporal lobe with the immediate-early gene Arc. Special issue on MTL memory networks, Behavioral Brain Research, Review, doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2013.04.048.

Wiemers, U., Sauvage, M., Schoofs, D., Hamacher-Dang, T., Wolf, O.T. (2013). What do we remember from a stressful episode. Psychoneuroendocrinology, doi:pii: S0306-4530(13)00153-4. 10.1016.

Cheng, S. (2013). The CRISP theory of hippocampal function in episodic memory. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, doi: 10.3389/fncir.2013.00088.

Helduser, S., Cheng, S., Güntürkün, O. (2013). Identification of two forebrain structures that mediate execution of memorized sequences in the pigeon. J Neurophysiol 109:958–68, doi: 10.1152/jn.00763.2012.

Yoshida, M., Jochems, A., Hasselmo, M.E. (2013). Comparison of properties of medial entorinal cortex layer II neurons in two anatomical dimensions with and without cholinergic activation. PLoS ONE 8(9): e73904, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073904.

Jochems, A., Reboreda, A., Hasselmo, M.E., Yoshida M (2013). Cholinergic receptor activation supports persistent firing in layer III neurons in the medial entorhinal cortex. Behav. Brain Res., 254:108-15, doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2013.06.027.

Knauer, B., Jochems, A., Valero-Aracama, M.J., Yoshida M (2013). Long-lasting intrinsic persistent firing in rat CA1 pyramidal cells: a possible mechanism for active maintenance of memory. Hippocampus, doi: 10.1002/hipo.22136.

Jochems, A., Yoshida, M. (2013). Persistent firing supported by an intrinsic cellular mechanism in the hippocampal CA3 pyramidal cells. Eur J Neurosci, 38(2):2250-9, doi: 10.1111/ejn.12236.

Engelbrecht, J.R., Loncich, K., Mirollo, R., Hasselmo, M.E., Yoshida, M. (2013). Rhythm-induced spike-timing patterns characterized by 1D firing maps. J Comput Neurosci. 34(1):59-71, doi: 10.1007/s10827-012-0406-8.



Werning, M., Hinzen, W., & Machery, M. (Eds.). (2012). The Oxford Handbook of Compositionality. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hinzen W., Werning M. & Machery M. (2012). Compositionality: an Editorial Introduction. Book Chapter "The Oxford Handbook of Compositionality." Oxford: Oxford University Press (pp.1-16).

Werning M. (2012). "Non-symbolic Compositional Representation and Its Neuronal Foundation: Towards an Emulative Semantics." Book Chapter "The Oxford Handbook of Compositionality.". Oxford: Oxford University Press (pp. 633-654).

Mroczko-Wąsowicz, A. & Werning, M. (2012). Synesthesia, sensory-motor contingency and semantic emulation: How swimming style-color synesthesia challenges the traditional view of synesthesia. Frontiers. Psychology, 3(279: 1-12).

Horn, C., Löbner, S., & Werning, M. (eds., Sept 2012). Special Issue: Concept Types and Frames in Language and Cognition. Journal of Semantics, 30.

Löbner, S., Horn, C. Werning, M. (Sept 2012). Concept Types and Frames in Language and Cognition: An Introduction. Journal of Semantics, 30

Simone Duca & Hannes Leitgeb (2012). How Serious Is the Paradox of Serious Possibility? Mind 121 (481):1-36

Crotty P, Lasker E, and Cheng S (2012). "Constraints on the synchronization of entorhinal cortex stellate cells." Phys Rev E, 86:011908, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.86.011908

Place R, Lykken C, Beer Z, Suh J, McHugh T, Tonegawa S, Eichenbaum H and Sauvage M. (2012). “NMDA signaling in CA1 mediates selectively the spatial component of episodic memory.” Learning and Memory, 14;19(4):164-9.doi: 10.1101/lm.025254.111.

Sauvage M (2012) "Neural substrates of recollection and familiarity: further bridging human and animal recognition memory using translational paradigms." Book chapter in: 'Psychology of Memory', Hendrix, Dannie M. & Holcomb, Orval (Eds.), p. 155-182.

Yoshida M, Knauer B, Jochems A (2012) Cholinergic modulation of the CAN current may adjust neural dynamics for active memory maintenance, spatial navigation and time-compressed replay. Front Neural Circuits: 6:10.



Cosentino, E. (2011): Self in time and language. Consciousness and Cognition, 20(3), 777-83

Ferretti, F., Cosentino, E. (2011): Time, language and flexibility of the mind. The role of mental time travel in linguistic comprehension and production. Philosophical Psychology. Online first: DOI:10.1080/09515089.2011.625119

Nikolić, D., Jürgens, U.M., Rothen, N., Meier, B., & Mroczko, A. "Swimming-style synesthesia." Cortex, Jul-Aug;47(7):874-9.

Eichenbaum H, Sauvage M, Fortin N, Komorowski R, Lipton P (2011) "Towards a functional organization of episodic memory in the medial temporal lobe." Neuroscience Biobehavioral Review. 2011, Epub PMID:21810443.

Eichenbaum H., Sauvage M., Fortin N, Robitsek RJ, Komorovski R (2011) "A comparative analysis of episodic memory." In Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence (Eds. E. Wasserman, T. Zentall). Oxford Univ Press.

Cheng S and Frank LM. (2011) "The structure of networks that produce the transformation from grid cells to place cells." Neuroscience, 197:293-306, doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2011.09.002.

Buhry L, Azizi AH and Cheng S (2011) "Reactivation, replay and preplay: How it might all fit together." Neural Plasticity, 2011:203462, doi: 10.1155/2011/203462.

Yoshida, M., Giocomo, L.M., Boardman, I. and Hasselmo, M.E. (2011) Frequency of subthreshold oscillations at different membrane potential voltages in neurons at different anatomical positions on the dorso-ventral axis in the rat medial entorhinal cortex, J Neurosci. 31:12683-94.

Petersson, M.E., Yoshida, M., Fransén E.A. (2011). Low-frequency summation of synaptically activated TRP channel-mediated depolarizations. Eur J Neurosci., 34:578-93.



Sauvage M. (2010) "ROC in animals: uncovering the neural substrates of recollection and familiarity in episodic recognition memory." Consciousness and Cognition. 19(3):816-28.

Eichenbaum H., Fortin N., Sauvage M., Robitsek RJ, Farovik A (2010) "An animal model of amnesia that uses Receiver Operating Characteristics (ROC) analysis to distinguish recollection from familiarity deficits in recognition memory." Neuropsychologia. 48(8):2281-9.

Sauvage M., Beer Z, Ho L, Eichenbaum H (2010) “The caudal medial entorhinal cortex: a selective role in recollection-based recognition memory.“ Journal of Neuroscience, 17;30(46)15.

Sauvage M., Beer Z, Eichenbaum H (2010) “Recognition memory: adding a response deadline eliminates recollection spares familiarity.” Learning and Memory, 13;17(2):104-8.

Werning, M. "Complex first? On the evolutionary and developmental priority of semantically thick words." Philosophy of Science, 77, 1096–1108.

Werning, M. "Descartes discarded? Introspective self-awareness and the problems of transparency and compositionality." Consciousness and Cognition, 19(3), 751–61.

Abraham, A., Rakoczy, H., Werning, M., von Cramon, D. Y., & Schubotz, R. I. "Matching mind to world and vice versa: Functional dissociations between belief and desire mental state processing." Social Neuroscience, 5, 1-18.

Hasselmo ME, Giocomo LM, Yoshida M (2010) Cellular dynamical mechanisms for encoding the time and place of events along spatiotemporal trajectories in episodic memory. Behav Brain Res., 215:261-274.