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Does Extensive Training at Individuating Novel Objects in Adulthood Lead to Visual Expertise? The Role of Facelikeness

Published in: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Volume 30, Issue 4, April 2018, 449-467 Abstract "Human adults have a rich visual experience thanks to seeing human faces since birth, which may contribute to the acquisition of perceptual processes that rapidly and automatically ...
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Control Changes the Way We Look at the World

Published in: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Volume 30, Issue 4, April 2018, 603-619 Abstract "The feeling of control is a fundamental aspect of human experience and accompanies our voluntary actions all the time. However, how the sense of control interacts with ...
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Cross-frequency Phase–Amplitude Coupling as a Mechanism for Temporal Orienting of Attention in Childhood

Published in: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Volume 30, Issue 4, April 2018, 594-602 Abstract "Temporal orienting of attention operates by biasing the allocation of cognitive and motor resources in specific moments in time, resulting in the improved processing of information from ...
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Memory Contextualization: The Role of Prefrontal Cortex in Functional Integration across Item and Context Representational Regions

Published in: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Volume 30, Issue 4, April 2018, 579-593 Abstract "Memory recall is facilitated when retrieval occurs in the original encoding context. This context dependency effect likely results from the automatic binding of central elements of an ...
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Sex, Sleep Deprivation, and the Anxious Brain

Published in: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Volume 30, Issue 4, April 2018, 565-578 Abstract "Insufficient sleep is a known trigger of anxiety. Nevertheless, not everyone experiences these effects to the same extent. One determining factor is sex, wherein women experience a ...
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