Schmitz, T.W. & Spreng, R.N. (2016). Basal forebrain degeneration precedes and predicts the cortical spread of Alzheimer’s pathology. Nature Communications, 7, 13249.
Christoff, K., Irving, Z.C., Fox, K.C.R., Spreng, R.N. & Andrews-Hanna, J.R. (2016). Mind-wandering as spontaneous thought: A dynamic framework. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 17, 718–731.
Spreng, R.N., Stevens, W.D., Viviano, J. & Schacter, D.L. (2016). Attenuated anticorrelation between the default and dorsal attention networks with aging: Evidence from task and rest. Neurobiology of Aging, 45, 149-160.
Turner, G.R. & Spreng, R.N. (2015). Prefrontal engagement and reduced default network suppression co-occur and are dynamically coupled in older adults: The default – executive coupling hypothesis of aging. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27, 2462-2476.
Spreng, R.N., DuPre, E., Selarka, D., Garcia, J., Gojkovic, S., Mildner, J., Luh, W.-M. & Turner, G.R. (2014). Goal-congruent default network activity facilitates cognitive control. Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 14108-14111.
Andrews-Hanna, J.R., Smallwood, J. & Spreng, R.N. (2014). The default network and self-generated thought: Component processes, dynamic control, and clinical relevance. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1316, 29-52.
Stevens, W.D. & Spreng, R.N. (2014). Resting-state functional connectivity MRI reveals active processes central to cognition. Wiley International Reviews (WIREs) Cognitive Science, 5, 233-245.
*Hassabis, D., *Spreng, R.N., Rusu, A.A., Robbins, C.A., Mar, R.A. & Schacter, D.L. (2014). Imagine all the people: How the brain creates and uses personality models to predict behavior. Cerebral Cortex, 24, 1979-1987. *co-first authors
Spreng, R.N. & Turner, G.R. (2013). Structural covariance of the default network in healthy and pathological aging. Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 15226 - 15234.
Spreng, R.N., Sepulcre, J., Turner, G.R., Stevens, W.D. & Schacter, D.L. (2013). Intrinsic architecture underlying the relations among the default, dorsal attention, and frontoparietal control networks of the human brain. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25, 74-86.
Spreng, R.N. & Schacter, D.L. (2012). Default network modulation and large-scale network interactivity in healthy young and old adults. Cerebral Cortex, 22, 2610-2621.
Spreng, R.N., Stevens, W.D., Chamberlain, J., Gilmore, A.W. & Schacter, D.L. (2010). Default network activity, coupled with the frontoparietal control network, supports goal-directed cognition. NeuroImage, 31, 303-317.
Spreng, R.N. & Grady, C. (2010). Patterns of brain activity supporting autobiographical memory, prospection and theory-of-mind and their relationship to the default mode network. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22, 1112-1123.
Spreng, R.N., Mar, R.A. & Kim, A.S.N. (2009). The common neural basis of autobiographical memory, prospection, navigation, theory of mind and the default mode: A quantitative meta-analysis. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21, 489-510.