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Robins, S. (forthcoming). A Place for the Memory Trace. In S. Aronowitz & L. Nadel (eds) Memory, Space, and Time. Oxford University Press. 


Robins, S. & Song, S. (forthcoming). Delusion and Memory. Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Delusion. Routledge. 


Robins, S. (2024). Kinding Memory: Commentary on Muhammad Ali Khalidi's "Cognitive Ontology: Taxonomic Practices in the Mind-Brain Sciences", Mind & Language, 39, 109-115. doi

Robins, S. & De Brigard, F. (2024) "Introduction to the topical collection ' Locating Representations in the Brain: Interdisciplinary perspectivesSynthese, 203, article 151. doi

Kim, B., Robins, S., & Huang, J. (2024). Student Voices on GPT-3, Writing Assignments, and the Future College Classroom.Teaching Philosophy, doi



Colaço, D. & Robins, S. (2023). Why have "revolutionary" tools found such purchase in memory science? Philosophy and the Mind Sciences, 4, 30. doi

Caravà, M., & Robins, S. (2023). From Phenomenology to Traces: Inferring Memory Mechanisms. Constructivist Foundations, 19, 70–72.

Robins, S. & Afifi, M. (2023). Cueing Involuntary MemoryBehavioral and Brain Sciences, 46, e374. doi

Robins, S.K. (2023). The 21st century engram. WIREs Cognitive Science, 14(5), e1653. doi

Robins, S.K. (2023). Implicit Memory. R. Thompson (ed.), Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Implicit Cognition. Routledge. PDF

Robins, S.K. (2023). The Method of Loci and the Role of Constructive Imagination in Remembering. In A. Berninger & & I. Vendrell-Ferran (eds.), Philosophical Perspectives on Memory and Imagination (pp. 230-248). Routledge. PDF


Robins, S. K. (2022). The Role of Memory Science in the Philosophy of Memory. Philosophy Compass, 37, e12880. doi  

Robins, S.K. (2022). Episodic memory is not for the future. Current Controversies in the Philosophy of Memory, A. Sant’Anna, C. McCarroll, and K. Michaelian (eds.). Routledge (pp. 166–184). PDF

Ménager, D., Choi, D., & Robins, S.K. (2022). Modeling Human Memory Phenomena in a Hybrid Event Memory System. Cognitive Systems Research, 75, 25–35. PDF


Robins, S. & Schulz, A. (2022). Episodic Memory, Simulated Future Planning, and their Evolution. Review of Philosophy and Psychology. doi PDF

Brigard, F., & Robins, S.K. (2022). Memory. In B. Young and C. Jennings (eds.) Mind, Cognition, and Neuroscience: A Philosophical Introduction. Routledge.  

Robins, S.K., Aronowitz, S., & Stolk, A.  (2022). Memory Structure and Cognitive Maps. W. Sinnott-Armstrong & F. De Brigard (eds.), Readings in Neuroscience and Philosophy, MIT Press.



Ménager, D., Choi, D., & Robins, S.K. (2021). A Hybrid Theory of Event Memory. Minds and Machines. doi:10.1007/s11023-021-09578-3 PDF


Robins, S.K. (2021). The Failures of Functionalism (for Memory). Estudios de Filosofia, 64, 201-222. LINK


Robins, S. K. (2020). Stable Engrams and Neural Dynamics. Philosophy of Science, 87, 1130-1139. LINK


Robins, S. K. (2020). Defending Discontinuism, Naturally. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 11, 469-486. PDF

Robins, S.K. (2020). Mnemonic Confabulation. Topoi, 39, 121-132. doi: 10.1007/s11245-018-9613-x



S. Robins, J. Symons, & P. Calvo, Eds. (2019). Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Psychology, 2nd Edition.

Robins, S.K. (2019). Confabulation and Constructive Memory. Synthese, 196, 2135–2151.


Robins, S.K. (2018). Memory and Optogenetic Intervention: Separating the engram from the ecphory. Philosophy of Science, 85 (5), 1078–1089.

Michaelian, K., & Robins, S.K. (2018). The Causal Theory of Memory at 50. New Directions in the Philosophy of Memory. K. Michaelian, D. Debus, & D. Perin, Eds. (pp. 13–32). Routledge.

Robins, S.K. (2018). Confabulation and Epistemic Authority. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

Treiman, R., Decker, K., Robins, S., & Ghosh, D. (2018). Parent-child conversations about literacy: A longitudinal, observational study. Journal of Child Language, 45, 511-525.


Robins, S.K. (2017). Contiguity and the Causal Theory of Memory. Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 47, 1–19.

Robins, S.K. (2017). Memory Traces. In S. Bernecker and K. Michaelian (Eds.) Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Memory (pp. 76–87). Routledge.

Robins, S.K. (2017). In defense of Vasubandhu’s approach to episodic phenomenology. Australasian Philosophical Review, 1(4), 416–419.  


Robins, S.K. (2016). Representing the Past: Memory Traces and the Causal Theory of Memory. Philosophical Studies, 173, 2993–3013.


Robins, S.K. (2016). Optogenetics and the Mechanism of False Memory. Synthese, 193, 1561–1583.


Robins, S. K. (2016). Misremembering. Philosophical Psychology, 29, 432–447.

Robins, S.K. (2016). Review: Memory: A History (D. Nikulin, Ed.). Memory Studies, 9, 358–360.


Robins, S. K. (2015). A Mechanism for Mental Time Travel? A Critical Review of Michael Hasselmo’s How We Remember: Brain Mechanisms of Episodic Memory. Philosophical Psychology, 28, 903–915.

Treiman, R. Schmidt, J., Decker, K., Robins, S., Levine, S.C. and Demir, Ö. E. (2015). Parents talk about letters with their young children. Child Development, 86, 1406–1418.


Robins, S. K. (2014). Mindreading and tacit knowledge. Cognitive Systems Research, 28, 1–14.

Robins, S. K. (2014). Memory Traces, Memory Errors, and the Possibility of Neural Lie Detection. In Charles T. Wolfe (Ed.) Brain Theory: Essays in Critical NeuroPhilosophy (pp. 171–191). Palgrave MacMillan.


Robins, S. K., Ghosh, D., Rosales, N. and Treiman, R. (2014). Letter knowledge in parent-child conversations: Differences between families differing in socio-economic status. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1–11.


Robins, S., Treiman, R., Rosales, N. (2014). Letter knowledge in parent–child conversations. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 27, 407–429.


Robins, S., Treiman, R., Rosales, N., & Otake, S. (2012). Parent–child conversations about letters and pictures. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 25, 2039–2059


Robins, S. K. & Craver, C. F. (2011).  No Nonsense NeuroLaw. Neuroethics, 4, 195–203.


Robins, S., & Treiman, R. (2009). Talking about writing: What we can learn from conversations between parents and their young children. Applied Psycholinguistics, 30, 463–484.


Robins, S. K., & Craver, C. F. (2009).  Biological Clocks: Explaining with Models of Mechanisms. In J. Bickle (ed.) Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Neuroscience. New York: Oxford University Press.


Robins, S., & Treiman, R. (2009). Early Informal Learning About Writing, in D. Aram & I. Korat (Eds.) Literacy Development and Enhancement Across Orthographies and Cultures. New York: Springer (pp. 17—30).

Doris, J., & Robins, S. (2007). Review of Psychiatry in the Scientific Image by Dominic Murphy. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.

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