Sherman, L., Smith, A., Rosenbaum, G., Botdorf, M., Patrianakos, J., McCloskey, M., Steinberg, L., & Chein, J. (in press). The Interactive Effects of Peers and Alcohol on Functional Brain Connectivity in Young Adults. Neuroimage.

Wilmer, H.H., Hampton, W., Olino, T., Olson, I., & Chein, J.M. (in press) Wired to be connected? Links Between Mobile Technology Engagement, Intertemporal Preference, and Frontostriatal White Matter Connectivity. Social Cognitive Affective Neuroscience.

Green, CS, Bavelier D, Kramer, AF, Vinogradov, S, Ansorge,U, Ball, KK, Bingel, U, Chein, JM, et al. (in press). Improving Methodological Standards in Behavioral Interventions for Cognitive Enhancement. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement.

Icenogle, G., Steinberg, L., Duell, N., Chein, J. et al. (2019). Adolescents’ Cognitive Capacity Reaches Adult Levels Prior to Their Psychosocial Maturity: Evidence for a “Maturity Gap” in a Multinational Sample. Law & Human Behavior. (PDF) – fix


Duell, N., Icenogle, G., Silva, K., Chein, J., Steinberg, L., Banich, M., et al. (2018). A Cross-Sectional Examination of Response Inhibition and Working Memory on the Stroop Task. Cognitive Development. (PDF)

Breiner, K., Li, A., Cohen, A, Steinberg, L., Bonnie, RJ., Scott ES, Taylor-Thompson, K., Rudolph, M., Chein, JM., Richeson, J., Dellarco, D., Fair, D., Casey, BJ., & Galván, A. (2018). Combined effects of peer presence, social cues and rewards on cognitive control in adolescents. Developmental Psychobiology. (PDF) – fix

Duell, N., Steinberg, L., Icenogle, G., Chein, J., et al., (2018). Age Patterns in Risk Taking Across the World. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. (PDF)

Smith, A., Rosenbaum, G., Botdorf, M., Steinberg, L., & Chein, J. (2018). Peers Influence Adolescent Reward Processing, But Not Response Inhibition. Cognitive Affective Behavioral Neuroscience. (PDF)

Rosenbaum, G., Venkatraman V., Steinberg L., & Chein, J. (2018). The Influences of Described and Experienced Information on Adolescent Risky Decision-Making. Developmental Review. (PDF)

Steinberg, L., Icenogle, G., Shulman, E.P., Breiner, K., Chein, J., et al.  (2018). Around the World, Adolescence is a Time of Heightened Reward Seeking and Immature Self-Regulation: Implications for Preventing Risky Behavior.  Developmental Science. (PDF)


Rosenbaum, G., Botdorf, MA., Steinberg, L., & Chein, JM. (2017). Working Memory Training in Adolescents Decreases Laboratory Risk Taking in the Presence of Peers. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement. (PDF)

Wilmer, HH, Sherman, LE, & Chein, JM. (2017). Smartphones and Cognition: A review of research exploring the links between mobile technology habits and cognitive functioning. Frontiers in Psychology. (PDF)

Icenogle, G., Steinberg, L., Olino, T. M., Shulman, E. P., Chein, J., Alampay, L. P.,…Tirado, L. M. U. (2017). Puberty predicts approach but not avoidance on the Iowa Gambling Task. Child Development. (PDF)

Rudolph, Miranda-Dominguez, Cohen, Breiner, Steinberg, Bonnie, Scott, Taylor-Thompson, Chein, Fettich, Richeson, Dellarco, Galván, Casey, & Fair (2017). At risk of being risky: the relationship between “brain age” under emotional states and risky behavior. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. (PDF)


Morrison, A.M., Rosenbaum, G.R., Fair, D.A., & Chein, J.M. (2016). Variation in Strategy Use Across Measures of Verbal Working Memory. Memory & Cognition. (PDF)

Cohen, A., Briener, K., Steinberg., L., et al. (2016). When does an adolescent become an adult? Assessing cognitive capacity under emotional influences. Psychological Science. (PDF)

Botdorf, M., Rosenbaum, G., Patrianakos, J., Steinberg, L., & Chein, J. (2016). Adolescent Risk-Taking is Predicted by Individual Differences in Cognitive Control Over Emotional, but Not Non-Emotional, Response Conflict. Cognition and Emotion.( PDF )

Wilmer, H. & Chein, J. (2016). Mobile Technology Habits: Patterns of Association Among Device Usage, Intertemporal Preference, Impulse Control, and Reward Sensitivity. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. ( PDF )

Shulman, E., Smith, A., Silva, K., Icenogle, G., Duell, N., Chein, J., & Steinberg, L. (2016). The dual systems model: Review, reappraisal, and reaffirmation. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. ( PDF )

Cohen, A., Dellarco, D., Breiner, K., Helion, C., Rahdar, A., Pedersen, G., Chein, J., Heller, A., Galvan, A., & Casey, B. (2016). The Impact of Emotional States on Cognitive Control Circuitry and Function. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. ( PDF )

Silva, K., Chein, J., & Steinberg, L. (2016). Adolescent Peer Groups Make More Prudent Decisions in the Presence of a Slightly Older Adult. Psychological Science. ( PDF )


Silva, K., Shulman, E., Chein, J., & Steinberg, L. (2015). 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., & 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 of concurrent 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 )