Paul E Dux

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Publications

  1. pmc Attentional tuning resets after failures of perceptual awareness
    Paul E Dux
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e60623. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Delayed reentrant processing impairs visual awareness: an object-substitution-masking study
    Paul E Dux
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Psychol Sci 21:1242-7. 2010
  3. pmc The attentional blink: a review of data and theory
    Paul E Dux
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 71:1683-700. 2009
  4. pmc Training improves multitasking performance by increasing the speed of information processing in human prefrontal cortex
    Paul E Dux
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neurosciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Neuron 63:127-38. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Neural responses to target features outside a search array are enhanced during conjunction but not unique-feature search
    David R Painter
    The University of Queensland, Queensland Brain Institute, St Lucia 4072, Australia, and The University of Queensland, School of Psychology, St Lucia 4072, Australia
    J Neurosci 34:3390-401. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Disrupting prefrontal cortex prevents performance gains from sensory-motor training
    Hannah L Filmer
    School of Psychology and Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia, and Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37235
    J Neurosci 33:18654-60. 2013
  7. pmc Amodal processing in human prefrontal cortex
    Benjamin J Tamber-Rosenau
    Department of Psychology, and Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    J Neurosci 33:11573-87. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Understanding recovery from object substitution masking
    Stephanie C Goodhew
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Australia
    Cognition 122:405-15. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint The neural correlates of third-party punishment
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Neuron 60:930-40. 2008
  10. pmc A Unified attentional bottleneck in the human brain
    Michael N Tombu
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:13426-31. 2011

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Publications30

  1. pmc Attentional tuning resets after failures of perceptual awareness
    Paul E Dux
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e60623. 2013
    ..These results shed light on the nature of attentional calibration in response to failures of perceptual consciousness...
  2. doi request reprint Delayed reentrant processing impairs visual awareness: an object-substitution-masking study
    Paul E Dux
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Psychol Sci 21:1242-7. 2010
    ..Our results confirm a key role for reentrant processing in conscious perception...
  3. pmc The attentional blink: a review of data and theory
    Paul E Dux
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 71:1683-700. 2009
    ..Thus, at its core, the attentional blink may ultimately reveal the temporal limits of the deployment of selective attention...
  4. pmc Training improves multitasking performance by increasing the speed of information processing in human prefrontal cortex
    Paul E Dux
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neurosciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Neuron 63:127-38. 2009
    ..These results not only reveal how training leads to efficient multitasking, they also provide a mechanistic account of multitasking limitations, namely the poor speed of information processing in human prefrontal cortex...
  5. doi request reprint Neural responses to target features outside a search array are enhanced during conjunction but not unique-feature search
    David R Painter
    The University of Queensland, Queensland Brain Institute, St Lucia 4072, Australia, and The University of Queensland, School of Psychology, St Lucia 4072, Australia
    J Neurosci 34:3390-401. 2014
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Disrupting prefrontal cortex prevents performance gains from sensory-motor training
    Hannah L Filmer
    School of Psychology and Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia, and Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37235
    J Neurosci 33:18654-60. 2013
    ..The findings implicate the left pLPFC in both response selection and training effects. They also suggest that training improves response selection efficiency by fine-tuning activity in pLPFC relating to sensory-motor translations. ..
  7. pmc Amodal processing in human prefrontal cortex
    Benjamin J Tamber-Rosenau
    Department of Psychology, and Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    J Neurosci 33:11573-87. 2013
    ..We conclude that abstract encoding of information modality is primarily a property of subregions of the prefrontal cortex. ..
  8. doi request reprint Understanding recovery from object substitution masking
    Stephanie C Goodhew
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Australia
    Cognition 122:405-15. 2012
    ..Instead, our results confirm recovery as a high-level visual-cognitive phenomenon, which is inherently tied to target-processing time. This reveals the prolonged iterative temporal dynamics of conscious object perception...
  9. ncbi request reprint The neural correlates of third-party punishment
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Neuron 60:930-40. 2008
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  10. pmc A Unified attentional bottleneck in the human brain
    Michael N Tombu
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:13426-31. 2011
    ..We conclude that a unified attentional bottleneck, including the inferior frontal junction, superior medial frontal cortex, and bilateral insula, temporally limits operations as diverse as perceptual encoding and decision-making...
  11. ncbi request reprint Rapid learning of rapid temporal contexts
    Carly R Mayberry
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Psychon Bull Rev 17:417-20. 2010
    ..Here, we show that a rapidly presented (approximately 100 msec/item), predictive, temporal context, where stimuli undergo only preliminary analysis, can facilitate the deployment of attention to a specific temporal location...
  12. doi request reprint Competing for consciousness: prolonged mask exposure reduces object substitution masking
    Stephanie C Goodhew
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, 4072, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 37:588-96. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that when the visual system is confronted with 2 temporally contiguous stimuli, although one may initially gain access to consciousness above the other, the "losing" stimulus is not irreversibly lost to awareness...
  13. pmc Isolation of a central bottleneck of information processing with time-resolved FMRI
    Paul E Dux
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neurosciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Neuron 52:1109-20. 2006
    ..These results suggest that a neural network of frontal lobe areas acts as a central bottleneck of information processing that severely limits our ability to multitask...
  14. ncbi request reprint A temporally sustained implicit theory of mind deficit in autism spectrum disorders
    Dana Schneider
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    Cognition 129:410-7. 2013
    ..Further, they indicate that learning processes do not alleviate this impairment across the presentation of multiple trials. ..
  15. doi request reprint Different attentional blink tasks reflect distinct information processing limitations: an individual differences approach
    Ashleigh J Kelly
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 37:1867-73. 2011
    ..Thus, these paradigms appear to reflect a distinct cognitive limitation from that observed under set-switch conditions...
  16. doi request reprint Implicit semantic perception in object substitution masking
    Stephanie C Goodhew
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Cognition 118:130-4. 2011
    ..Here, we refute this claim, showing implicit semantic perception in OSM using a target-mask priming paradigm. We conclude that semantic information suppressed via OSM can nevertheless guide behavior...
  17. doi request reprint Priming from distractors in rapid serial visual presentation is modulated by image properties and attention
    Irina M Harris
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 36:1595-608. 2010
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  18. ncbi request reprint Repetition blindness and repetition priming: effects of featural differences between targets and distractors on RSVP dual-target search
    Paul E Dux
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Mem Cognit 36:776-90. 2008
    ..The results suggest that featural differences between targets and distractors play an important role in registering stimuli as distinct objects...
  19. doi request reprint On the role of working memory in spatial contextual cueing
    Susan L Travis
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, McElwain Building, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 39:208-19. 2013
    ..Increases in working memory load significantly impaired contextual learning. These findings indicate that spatial contextual cueing utilizes working memory resources...
  20. doi request reprint Attentional asymmetries in a visual orienting task are related to temperament
    Kelly G Garner
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Cogn Emot 26:1508-15. 2012
    ..The results are discussed in terms of hemispheric asymmetries and dopamine activity...
  21. pmc An attentional blink for sequentially presented targets: evidence in favor of resource depletion accounts
    Paul E Dux
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville Tennessee 37203, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 15:809-13. 2008
    ..These results suggest that resource depletion contributes significantly to the AB...
  22. pmc Orientation sensitivity at different stages of object processing: evidence from repetition priming and naming
    Irina M Harris
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 3:e2256. 2008
    ..In this study, we asked whether the nature of the object representation (orientation-dependent vs orientation-invariant) depends on the information-processing stages tapped by the task...
  23. ncbi request reprint Repetition blindness is immune to the central bottleneck
    Paul E Dux
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 14:729-34. 2007
    ..The results indicate that, unlike the AB, RB does not result from central resource limitations. Evidently, temporal attentional limits to conscious perception can occur at multiple stages of information processing...
  24. ncbi request reprint On the failure of distractor inhibition in the attentional blink
    Paul E Dux
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 14:723-8. 2007
    ..Our results demonstrate that the distractor repetition effect is dependent on attention, and that a failure to inhibit distractors contributes to the AB...
  25. doi request reprint Improved multitasking following prefrontal tDCS
    Hannah L Filmer
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    Cortex 49:2845-52. 2013
    ..Overall, the results provide direct evidence that the left pLPFC is a key neural locus of the central bottleneck that limits an individual's ability to make two simple decisions simultaneously...
  26. doi request reprint Eye movements reveal sustained implicit processing of others' mental states
    Dana Schneider
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Gen 141:433-8. 2012
    ..Debriefing supported the hypothesis that this mentalizing was implicit. It appears there indeed exists a distinct implicit mental state attribution system...
  27. doi request reprint Cognitive load disrupts implicit theory-of-mind processing
    Dana Schneider
    University of Queensland, Australia
    Psychol Sci 23:842-7. 2012
    ..Thus, even the most low-level processing of beliefs appears to reflect a capacity-limited operation...
  28. pmc The neural basis of temporal individuation and its capacity limits in the human brain
    Claire K Naughtin
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia and
    J Neurophysiol 111:499-512. 2014
    ..This finding could not be attributed to response conflict/ambiguity and likely reflects a candidate brain region underlying the capacity-limited process that gives rise to RB. ..
  29. pmc Distractor inhibition predicts individual differences in the attentional blink
    Paul E Dux
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neurosciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3330. 2008
    ..Here we examined whether humans' ability to inhibit distractors in the RSVP stream is a key determinant of individual differences in T1 performance and AB magnitude...
  30. ncbi request reprint Viewpoint costs occur during consolidation: evidence from the attentional blink
    Paul E Dux
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 428 Wilson Hall, 111 21st Ave So, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Cognition 104:47-58. 2007
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