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Weisberg, S.M., Newcombe, N.S., & Chatterjee, A. (submitted). Everyday taxi drivers: Do better navigators have larger hippocampi. bioRxiv. Preprint Data and Pre-reg

Nazareth, A., Newcombe, N.S., Shipley T.F., Velazquez, M., & Weisberg, S.M.. (submitted). Beyond small-scale spatial skills: Navigation skills and geoscience education. PsyArXiv. Preprint

Peer Reviewed Publications

Weisberg, S.M., Marchette, S.A., & Chatterjee, A. (2018). Behavioral and neural representations of spatial directions across words, schemas, and images. Journal of Neuroscience, 38(21), 4996-5007. PDF Behavioral Data and Code Journal

Weisberg, S.M., & Newcombe, N.S. (2018). Cognitive maps: Some people make them, some people struggle. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 27(4), 220-226. Preprint Journal

Weisberg, S.M., Badgio, D., & Chatterjee, A. (2018). Feel the way with a vibrotactile compass: Does a navigational aid aid navigation? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 44(5), 667-679). PDF Data and Code Journal

Nazareth, A., Weisberg, S.M., Margulis, K., & Newcombe, N.S. (2018). Charting the development of cognitive mapping. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 170, 86-106. Journal PDF

Galati, A., Weisberg, S.M., Newcombe, N.S., & Avraamides, M.N. (2018). When gestures show us the way: Self-generated gestures selectively facilitate navigation and spatial memory. Spatial Cognition and Computation, 18(1-30). Journal

Blacker, K.J., Weisberg, S.M., Newcombe, N.S., & Courtney, S.M. (2017). Navigation ability, relational and location working memory. Visual Cognition, 25(7-8), 691-702. Journal PDF

Weisberg, S.M., Badgio, D., & Chatterjee, A. (2017). A CRISPR new world: Public attitudes towards innovations in genetic modification. Frontiers in Public Health: Public Health Policy. Journal PDF

Atit, K., Weisberg, S.M., Newcombe, N.S., & Shipley, T.F. (2016). Learning to interpret topographic maps: Understanding layered spatial information. Cognitive Research: Principles & Implications. Journal PDF

Cromley, J.G., Weisberg, S.M., Dai, T., Newcombe, N.S., Schunn, C.D., Massey, C., & Merlino, F.J. (2016). Improving middle school science learning using diagrammatic reasoning. Science Education, 100 (6), 1184-1213. Journal

Weisberg, S.M., & Newcombe, N.S. (2016). How do (some) people make a cognitive map? Routes, places, and working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 42(5), 768-785. Journal PDF

Ngo, C., Weisberg, S.M., Newcombe, N.S., & Olson, I.R. (2016). The relation between navigation strategy and associative memory: An individual differences approach. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 42(4), 663-670. Journal.

Holmes, C.A., Nardi, D.N., Newcombe, N.S., & Weisberg, S.M. (2015). Children’s use of slope to guide navigation: Sex differences relate to spontaneous slope perception. Spatial Cognition and Computation, 15(3), 170-185. Journal

Weisberg, S.M., & Newcombe, N.S. (2014). A slippery directional slope: Individual differences in using slope as a directional cue. Memory & Cognition, 42, 648-661. Journal PDF

Weisberg, S.M., Nardi, D.N., Newcombe, N.S., & Shipley, T.F. (2014). Up by upwest: Is slope like north? Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67(10), 1959-1976. Journal PDF

Weisberg, S.M., Schinazi, V.R., Newcombe, N.S., Shipley, T.F., & Epstein, R.A. (2014). Variations in cognitive maps: Understanding individual differences in navigation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 40(3), 669-682. Journal PDF

Chapters, Proceedings, Commentaries, reports, etc.

Weisberg, S.M. & Newcombe, N.S. (2017). Embodied cognition and STEM learning: Overview of a topical collection in CR:PI. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 2(38). Journal

Weisberg, S.M. Newcombe, N.S., Atit, K., Jacovina, M.E., Ormand, C.J., & Shipley, T.F. (2015). The lay of the land: Sensing and representing topography. Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication: Vol. 10. Journal

Nardi, D.N., Holmes, C.A., Newcombe, N.S., & Weisberg, S.M.(2015). Sex differences and errors in the use of terrain slope for navigation. Cognitive Processing, 16(1), 323-326. Journal

Weisberg, S.M., & Newcombe, N.S. (2013). Are all types of vertical information created equal? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 568-569. Journal PDF

Weisberg, S.M.(2012). Embodied cognition approaches in integrated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (iSTEM) education. Commissioned report for the National Academy of Engineering Committee on Integrated STEM Education. Published in Toward Integrated STEM Education: Developing A Research Agenda (2014).