Dr. Linda Henkel, Publications

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  Henkel, L. A., Kris, A., Birney, S., & Krauss, K. (in press). The functions and values of reminiscence for older adults in long-term residential care facilities.  Memory, doi: 10.1080/09658211.2016.1182554 

  Henkel, L. A., & Kris, A. (in press).  Collaborative remembering and reminiscence in older adults.  Chapter in N. Meade, A. Barnier, P. Van Bergen, C. Harris, & J. Sutton (Eds.), Collaborative Remembering:  How Remembering with Others Influences Memory.  Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press.


Cardwell, B. A., Henkel, L. A., Garry, M., Newman, E. J., & Foster, J. L. (2016).  Nonprobative photos rapidly lead people to believe claims about their own (and other people’s) pasts, Memory & Cognition, online epub ahead of print.

Henkel, L. A., Parisi, K., & Weber, C. N. (2016).  The museum as psychology lab: Research on photography and memory in museums.  In T. Stylianou-Lambert (Ed.), Museums and visitor photography: Refining the visitor experience (pp. 153-183).   Cambridge, NA: MusuemsEtc.


Lindner, I., & Henkel, L. A. (2015).  Confusing what you heard with what you did:  False action-memories from auditory cues.  Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22, 1791-1797.


Henkel, L. A. (2014). The retrieval context of intervening tasks influences subsequent memory in younger and older adults.  Experimental Aging Research, 40, 555-577.

 Henkel, L. A. (2014).  Memory trust and distrust in elderly eyewitnesses: To what extent do older adults doubt their memories?  In M. P. Toglia, D.F. Ross, J. Pozzulu, & E. Pica (Eds.), The elderly eyewitness in court (pp. 232-262).   London: Taylor & Francis.


Henkel, L. A. (2014).  Point and shoot memories: The influence of taking photos on memory for a museum tour.  Psychological Science, 25, 396-402.

Henkel, L. A. (2014). Do older adults change their eyewitness reports when re-questioned? Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 69, 356-369.


Blumen, H. M., Rajaram, S., Henkel, L. A. (2013).  The applied value of collaborative memory research in aging. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 2, 107-117.

Blumen, H. M., Rajaram, S., Henkel, L. A. (2013).  The applied value of collaborative memory research in aging:  Considerations for broadening the scope. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 2, 133-135.


Henkel, L. A. (2012). Seeing photos makes us read between the lines: The influence of photos on memory for inferences. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 65, 773-795.


Henkel, L. A., & Mattson, M. E. (2011).  Reading is believing: The truth effect and source credibility.  Consciousness and Cognition, 20, 1705-1721.

Henkel, L. A., & Rajaram, S. (2011).  Collaborative remembering in older adults: Age-invariant outcomes in the context of episodic recall deficits.   Psychology & Aging, 26, 532-545.

Henkel, L. A. (2011). Photograph-induced memory errors: When photos make people claim they’ve done things they haven’t. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 25, 78-86.


Abenavoli, R., & Henkel, L. A. (2009).  Remembering when we last remembered our childhood experiences: Effects of age and context on retrospective metamemory judgments. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 23, 717-732.

Henkel, L. A. (2008).  Jurors’ reaction to recanted confessions.  Psychology, Crime, and Law, 14, 565-578.

Henkel, L. A. (2008).  Maximizing the benefits and minimizing the costs of repeated memory tests for young and older adults. Psychology & Aging, 23, 250-262.

Henkel, L. A., Coffman, K., & Dailey, E. (2008).  A survey of people’s beliefs and attitudes about false confessions.  Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 26, 555-584.

Henkel, L. A., & Carbuto, M. (2008). How source misattributions arise from verbalization, mental imagery, and pictures. In M. Kelley (Ed.), Applied memory (pp. 213-234).  Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Henkel, L. A. (2007).  The benefits and costs of repeated memory tests for young and older adults. Psychology & Aging, 22, 580-595.

Henkel, L. A., & Mather, M. (2007).  Memory attributions for choices:  How beliefs shape our memories. Journal of Memory and Language, 57, 163-176.

Benney, K. E., & Henkel, L. A. (2006).  The role of free choice in memory biases for past decisions.  Memory, 14, 1001-1011.

 Henkel, L. A. (2006).  Increasing student involvement in cognitive aging research. Educational Gerontology, 32, 505-516.


Henkel, L. A., & Coffman, K. A. (2004). Memory distortions in coerced false confessions:  A source monitoring framework analysis.  Applied Cognitive Psychology, 18, 567-588.

Henkel, L. A. (2004). Erroneous memories arising from repeated attempts to remember.  Journal of Memory and Language, 50, 26-46.

Henkel, L. A., Franklin, N., & Johnson, M. K. (2000). Cross-modal confusions between perceived and imagined events. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 26, 321-335.

 Earlier Than 2000

Henkel, L. A., & Franklin, N.  (1998). Reality monitoring of physically similar and conceptually related objects. Memory and Cognition, 26, 659-673.

Henkel, L. A., & Franklin, N. (1998). Comments on “Measuring memory for source: Some theoretical assumptions and technical limitations.” Memory and Cognition, 26, 678-680.

Henkel, L. A., Johnson, M. K., & De Leonardis, D. M. (1998). Aging and source monitoring: Cognitive processes and neuropsychological correlates.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 127, 251-268.

Mather, M., Henkel, L. A., & Johnson, M. K. (1997). Evaluating characteristics of false memories. Memory and Cognition, 25, 826-837.

Franklin, N., Henkel, L. A., & Zangas, T. (1995).  Parsing surrounding space into regions. Memory and Cognition, 23, 397-407.