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Helder, E., & Shaughnessy, J.J. (2011). Self-generated retrievals while multitasking improve memory for names. Memory, 19, 968-974.

Helder, E., & Shaughnessy, J.J. (2008). Retrieval opportunities while multitasking improve name recall. Memory, 16, 896-909.

VanderStoep, S. W., & Shaughnessy, J. J. (1997) Taking a course in research methods improves reasoning about real-life events. Teaching of Psychology: Faculty Forum, 24, 122-124.

Shaughnessy, J. J., & Zechmeister, E. B. (1992). Memory monitoring accuracy as influenced by the distribution of retrieval practice. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 30, 125-128.

Shaughnessy, J.J. (1981). Memory-monitoring accuracy and modification of rehearsal strategies. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 20, 216-230.


Shaughnessy, J. J., Zechmeister, E. B., Zechmeister, J. S. (2015). Research methods in psychology, 10th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Zechmeister, J. S., Zechmeister, E. B., & Shaughnessy, J. S. (2001). Essentials of research methods in psychology. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Underwood, B.J., & Shaughnessy, J.J. (1975). Experimentation in psychology. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. [Reprinted in 1983 by Robert E. Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, Florida.]


Shaughnessy, J.J. & Helder, E. With training, people can do distributed retrievals on their own while multi-tasking. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, May 2008.

Shaughnessy, J. J. & Root, L. M. Training people to use expanding retrieval to recall names with concurrent memory demands. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, November 2003.

Shaughnessy, J. J., & Helder, E. A. Stretching the boundaries of the expanding retrieval technique for remembering names. Paper presented at the Society of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC V) Meeting, July 2003.

Shaughnessy, J. J., Helder, E. A., & Root, L. M. Remembering names using expanding retrieval with concurrent memory demands: Effective but not easy. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Atlanta, May 2003.