Recent Research

The dot-probe task to measure emotional attention: A suitable measure in comparative studies?

Published in: Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, Volume 24, Issue 6, December 2017, 1686-1717 Abstract "For social animals, attending to and recognizing the emotional expressions of other individuals is of crucial importance for their survival and likely has a deep evolutionary origin ...
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The goal of locomotion: Separating the fundamental task from the mechanisms that accomplish it

Published in: Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, Volume 24, Issue 6, December 2017, 1676-1685 Abstract "Human locomotion has been well described but is still not well understood. This is largely true because the observable aspects of locomotion—neuromuscular activity that generates forces ...
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Aging is associated with a prefrontal lateral-medial shift during picture-induced negative affect

Published in: Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, Volume 13, Issue 2, 156-163 Abstract "The capacity to adaptively respond to negative emotion is in part dependent upon lateral areas of the prefrontal cortex (PFC). Lateral PFC areas are particularly susceptible to age-related ...
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Number comparison and number ordering as predictors of arithmetic performance in adults: Exploring the link between the two skills, and investigating the question of domain-specificity

Published in: The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Volume 70, Issue 12, 2497-2517 Abstract "Recent evidence has highlighted the important role that number-ordering skills play in arithmetic abilities, both in children and adults. In the current study, we demonstrated that number ...
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Evidence for a confidence–accuracy relationship in memory for same- and cross-race faces

Published in: The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Volume 70, Issue 12, 2518-2534 Abstract "Discrimination accuracy is usually higher for same- than for cross-race faces, a phenomenon known as the cross-race effect (CRE). According to prior research, the CRE occurs because ...
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