publications


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    manuscripts under review/in prep.


  1. Kumar, A.A., Jones, M.N., Balota, D.A. (in prep.). An integrated representation and process modeling approach to semantic tasks.

  2. Kumar, A.A., Hawkins, R.D. (in prep.). A random walk-based model of pragmatic memory search.

  3. Kumar, A.A., Willits, J., Rammell, S., Kronenberger, W.G., Pisoni, D. Jones, M.N. (in prep.). Semantic search and retrieval in populations with cochlear implants.

  4. Apsel, M., Kumar, A.A., Zhang, L., Jones. M.N. (in prep.). forager: A Python and R framework for modeling memory search.

  5. Balota, D.A., Kumar, A.A., Wilson, J., Han, L. (in prep.). Priming recollection and recognition in a free recall paradigm.

  6. 2022


  7. conference iconKovacs, C.J., ug iconWilson, J., Kumar, A.A. (in press). Fast and frugal memory search for communication. In Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. [PDF] [open materials]

  8. conference iconKumar, A.A., Lundin, N. B., Jones, M.N. (in press). Mouse-mole-vole: The inconspicuous benefits of phonology during retrieval from semantic memory. In Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.[PDF] [open materials]

  9. conference iconApsel, M., Kumar, A.A., Jones, M.N. (in press). Finding the right words: A computational model of cued lexical retrieval. In Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. [PDF] [open materials]

  10. Rosen, A.C., Lavacot, J.A., Porter, I. M., Chao, S. Z., Bikson, M., Kumar, A.A., Cardenas, V.A. (2022). TDCS in a patient with dreadlocks: Improvements in COVID-19 related verbal fluency dysfunction. Brain Stimulation. [PDF] [open materials]

  11. 2021


  12. Kumar, A.A., Steyvers, M., Balota, D.A. (2021). Semantic memory search and retrieval in a novel cooperative word game: A comparison of associative and distributional semantic models. Cognitive Science , 45(10), e13053. [PDF] [open materials]

  13. review iconKumar, A.A., Steyvers, M., Balota, D.A. (2021). A critical review of network-based and distributional approaches to semantic memory structure and processes. Topics in Cognitive Science. [PDF]

  14. conference iconKumar, A.A., Garg, K., Hawkins, R.D. (2021). Contextual flexibility guides efficient communication in a cooperative language game. In Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society . [PDF] [open materials]

  15. Kumar, A.A. (2021). Modeling semantic structure and spreading activation in retrieval tasks [Doctoral dissertation]. Washington University in St. Louis. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing. [preview]

  16. review iconKumar, A.A.(2021). Semantic memory: A review of methods, models, and current challenges. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 28, pp. 40-80. [PDF]​

  17. 2020


  18. conference iconKumar, A.A., Balota, D.A., De Deyne, S. (2020). Modeling free associations using distributional semantic models and spreading activation. Grace Hopper Conference 2020 . [PDF]​

  19. Kumar, A.A., Balota, D.A., & Steyvers, M. (2020). Distant connectivity and multiple-step priming in large-scale semantic networks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 46 (12), pp. 2261-2276. [PDF]​ [open materials]

  20. Kumar, A.A., & Balota, D.A. (2020). Attempted prime retrieval is a double-edged sword: facilitation and disruption in repeated lexical retrieval. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 46(8), 1505–1532. [PDF]​ [open materials]

  21. 2019


  22. conference iconKumar, A.A., Balota, D.A., & Steyvers, M. (2019). Distant concept connectivity in network-based and spatial word representations. In Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 1348-1354. [PDF]​ [open materials]

  23. Kumar, A.A., Hangal, S., & Rosen, A. C. (2019). Autobiographical recall of personally familiar names and temporal information in e-mails: An automatic analytic approach using e-mail communications. Behavior Research Methods, 51, 1510–1530 (2019). [PDF]​ [open materials]

  24. shared iconKumar, A.A., shared iconBalota, D.A., Habbert, J., Scaltritti, M., Maddox, G.B. (2019). Converging semantic and phonological information in lexical retrieval and selection in young and older adults. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition , 45(12), 2267–2289. [PDF]​ [open materials]

  25. Maddox, G.B., Balota, D.A., Kumar, A.A., Millar, P., ug iconChurchill, L. (2019). The immediate benefits and long-term costs of briefly presented primes on episodic recollection. Journal of Memory and Language, 106, 77-94 [PDF]