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Silva, K., Shulman, E., Chein, J., & Steinberg, L. (in press). Peers Increase Adolescents’ Exploratory Behavior and Sensitivity to Positive and Negative Feedback. Journal of Research on Adolescence. ( PDF )

Steinberg, L., & Chein, J. M. (2015). Multiple accounts of adolescent impulsivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(29), 8807-8808. ( PDF )

Chein, J. (2015). Peers and Adolescent Risk Taking. Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Interdisciplinary, Searchable, and Linkable Resource. ( PDF )

Smith, A., Steinberg, L., Strang, N., & Chein, J. (2015). Age Differences in the Impact of Peers on Adolescents' and Adults' Neural Response to Reward. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 11, 75-82. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2014.08.010. ( PDF )

Shulman, E., Chein, J., Harden, P., and Steinberg, L. (2015). Sex Differences in the Developmental Trajectories of Impulse Control and Sensation-Seeking from Early Adolescence to Early Adulthood. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44(1), 1-17. (PDF)


Shulman, E., Harden, P., Chein, J., & Steinberg, L. (2014). Development of the Cognitive Control and Socioemotional Systems in Adolescence: Independent or Interdependent Processes? Journal of Research on Adolescence. ( PDF )

Richmond, L., Wolk, D., Chein, J., Olson, I. (2014). Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) Enhances Verbal Working Memory Performance Over Time and Near Transfer Outcomes. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(11), 2443-2454. ( PDF )

Smith, A., Steinberg, L., & Chein, J. (2014). The Role of the Anterior Insular Cortex in Adolescent Decision Making. Developmental Neuroscience, 36(3-4), 196-209. doi:10.1159/000358918. ( PDF )

Blacker, K., Curby, K., Klobusicky, E., & Chein, J. (2014). The Effects of Action Video Game Training on Visual Working Memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. ( PDF )

Smith, A., Chein, J., & Steinberg, L. (2014). Peers increase adolescent risk taking even when the probabilities of negative outcomes are known. Developmental Psychology, 50(5),1564-8. doi: 10.1037/a0035696. ( PDF )

Morrison, A., Conway, A., & Chein, J. (2014). Primacy and Recency Effects as Indices of the Focus of Attention. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 24(8), 6. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00006. ( PDF )


Weigard, A., Chein, J., Smith, A., Albert, D., & Steinberg, L. (2013). Effects of Anonymous Peer Observation on Adolescents' Preference for Immediate Rewards. Developmental Science. Developmental Science, 17(1), 71-78. ( PDF )

Logue, S., Chein, J., Gould, T, Holliday, E., & Steinberg (2013). Adolescent mice, unlike adults, consume more alcohol in the presence of peers than alone. Developmental Science, 17(1), 79-85. ( PDF )

Chein, J.M., & Weisberg, R.W. (2013). Working memory, insight, and restructuring in verbal problems: Analysis of compound remote associate problems. Memory & Cognition. doi:10.3758/s13421-013-0343-4. ( PDF )

Smith, A. Chein, J., & Steinberg (2013). Impact of socio-emotional context, brain development, and pubertal maturation on adolescent decision-making. Hormones and Behavior, 64(2), 323-332. ( PDF )

Strang, N., Chein, J, & Steinberg, L.(2013). The value of the dual systems model of adolescent risk-taking. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 7:223. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2013.00223 ( PDF )

Albert, D., Chein, J., & Steinberg, L. (2013). The Teenage Brain: Peer Influences on Adolescent Decision Making. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 22(2), 80-86. ( PDF )


Morrison, A. & Chein, J.M. (2012). The controversy over Cogmed. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. 1(3), 208-210. ( PDF )

Chein, J. & Schneider, W. (2012). The brain's learning and control architecture. Current Directions in Psychological Science. 21(2), 78-84. ( PDF )

Eagan, D.E. & Chein, J.M., (2012). Overlap of phonetic features as a determinant of the between-stream phonological similarity effect. Journal of Experimental Psychology; Learning Memory & Cognition, 38(2):473-81. ( PDF )


Richmond, L., Morrison, A., Chein, J., & Olson, I. (2011). Complex working memory span training in older adults. Psychology and Aging. ( PDF )

O'brien, L., Albert, D., Chein, J.M., & Steinberg, L. (2011). Adolescents prefer more immediate rewards when in the presence of their peers. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21(4), 747-753. ( PDF )

Chein, J., Albert, D., O'Brien, L., Uckert, U., & Steinberg, L. (2011). Peers influence adolescent risk-taking by heightening sensitivity to reward. Developmental Science, 14(2), F1-F10. ( PDF )

Berryhill, M., Chein, J., & Olson, I. (2011). At the intersection of attention and memory: The mechanistic role of the posterior parietal lobe in working memory. Neuropsychologia, 49, 1306-1315. ( PDF )

Morrison, A., & Chein, J. (2011). Does working memory training work? The promise and challenges of enhancing cognition by training working memory. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 46-60. ( PDF )

Chein, J., Moore, A., & Conway, A. (2011). Domain-general mechanisms of complex working memory span. Neuroimage, 54, 550-559. ( PDF )

Albert, D., & Steinberg, L. (2011). Age differences in strategic planning as indexed by the Tower of London. Child Development, 82, 1501-1517. ( PDF )

Albert, D., & Steinberg, L. (2011). Peer influences on adolescent risk behavior. In M.T. Bardo, D.H. Fishbein, & R. Milich (Eds.), Inhibitory Control and Drug Abuse Prevention: From Research to Translation. New York: Springer. ( PDF )

Albert, D., & Steinberg, L. (2011). Adolescent judgment and decision making. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21, 211-224. (PDF)


Chein, J., Weisberg, R., Streeter, N., & Kwok, S. (2010). Working memory and insight in the nine-dot problem. Memory & Cognition, 38(7), 883-892. ( PDF )

Chein, J. & Morrison, A. (2010). Expanding the mind's workspace: Training and transfer effects with a complex working memory span task. Psychomic Bulletin & Review. ( PDF )

Chein, J., Albert, D., O'Brien, L., Uckert, K., & Steinberg, L. (2010). Peers increase adolescent risk taking by enhancing activity in the brain's reward circuitry. Developmental Science. ( PDF )


Steinberg, L., Graham, S., O'Brien, L., et al. (2009). Age differences in future orientation and delay discounting. Child Development. ( PDF )

Steinberg, L., Albert, D., Cauffman, E., Banich, M., Graham, S., & Woolard, J.L. (2008). Age differences in sensation seeking and impulsivity as indexed by behavior and self-report: Evidence for a dual-systems model. Developmental Psychology, 44, 1764-1778. ( PDF )

Chein, J.M. & Schneider, W. (2005). Neuroimaging studies of practice-related change: fMRI and meta-analytic evidence of a domain-general control network for learning. Cognitive Brain Research, 25(3), 607-623. ( PDF )

Ravizza, S.M., Delgado, M.R., Chein, J.M., Becker, J.T., & Fiez, J.A. (2004). Functional dissociations within the inferior parietal cortex in verbal working memory. Neuroimage, 22(2), 562-573. ( PDF )

Chein, J.M. (2003). Evaluating models of working memory: FMRI and behavioral evidence on the effects ofconcurrent irrelevant information. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. ( PDF )

Chein, J.M., Ravizza, S.M., & Fiez, J.A. (2003). Using neuroimaging to evaluate alternative models of working memory and their implications for language processing. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 16 (4-5),315-339. ( PDF )

Chein, J.M. & Schneider, W. (2003). Designing effective FMRI experiments. In The Handbook of Neuropsychology, Vol. 9. J. Grafman and I. Robertson (Eds.). Elsevier Science, Amsterdam. ( PDF )

Schneider, W. & Chein, J.M. (2003). Controlled and automatic processing: Behavior, theory, & biology. Cognitive Science, 27, 525-559. ( PDF )

Chein, J.M., Fissell, K., Jacobs, S., & Fiez, J.A. (2002). Functional heterogeneity within Broca's area during verbal working memory. Physiology & Behavior, 77, 635-639. ( PDF )

Chein, J.M. & Fiez, J.A. (2001). Dissociation of verbal working memory system components using a delayed serial recall task. Cerebral Cortex, 11 (11), 1003-1014. ( PDF )

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