M Eimer

Summary

Affiliation: University of London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Spatial attention can be allocated rapidly and in parallel to new visual objects
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck College, University of London, Male Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK Electronic address
    Curr Biol 24:193-8. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Electrophysiological markers of covert face recognition in developmental prosopagnosia
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HX, UK
    Brain 135:542-54. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous saltation within and across arms: a new measure of the saltation illusion in somatosensation
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, England
    Percept Psychophys 67:458-68. 2005
  4. pmc Spatial tuning of tactile attention modulates visual processing within hemifields: an ERP investigation of crossmodal attention
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HX, UK
    Exp Brain Res 166:402-10. 2005
  5. pmc Electrophysiological correlates of change detection
    Martin Eimer
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    Psychophysiology 42:328-42. 2005
  6. pmc Covert manual response preparation triggers attentional shifts: ERP evidence for the premotor theory of attention
    Martin Eimer
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Neuropsychologia 43:957-66. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint ERP evidence for cross-modal audiovisual effects of endogenous spatial attention within hemifields
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:272-88. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of hand posture on preparatory control processes and sensory modulations in tactile-spatial attention
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:596-608. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Anterior and posterior attentional control systems use different spatial reference frames: ERP evidence from covert tactile-spatial orienting
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    Psychophysiology 40:924-33. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Multisensory integration: how visual experience shapes spatial perception
    Martin Eimer
    School of Psychology, Birbeck College, University of London, UK
    Curr Biol 14:R115-7. 2004

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Publications89

  1. doi request reprint Spatial attention can be allocated rapidly and in parallel to new visual objects
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck College, University of London, Male Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK Electronic address
    Curr Biol 24:193-8. 2014
    ..Our results challenge the view that the attentional focus is always unitary and that the spatial selection of multiple visual objects operates in a strictly serial fashion...
  2. doi request reprint Electrophysiological markers of covert face recognition in developmental prosopagnosia
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HX, UK
    Brain 135:542-54. 2012
    ..They also imply that the activation of stored visual representations of familiar faces is not sufficient for conscious explicit face recognition...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous saltation within and across arms: a new measure of the saltation illusion in somatosensation
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, England
    Percept Psychophys 67:458-68. 2005
    ..These results challenge the view that saltation is a purely attentional phenomenon, but they are inconsistent with the idea that this illusion is produced in the primary somatosensory cortex...
  4. pmc Spatial tuning of tactile attention modulates visual processing within hemifields: an ERP investigation of crossmodal attention
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HX, UK
    Exp Brain Res 166:402-10. 2005
    ..The spatial tuning of tactile attention transfers crossmodally to affect vision, consistent with spatial selection at a multimodal level of representation...
  5. pmc Electrophysiological correlates of change detection
    Martin Eimer
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    Psychophysiology 42:328-42. 2005
    ..Overall, these findings demonstrate that ERPs are a useful tool for dissociating processes underlying change blindness and change detection...
  6. pmc Covert manual response preparation triggers attentional shifts: ERP evidence for the premotor theory of attention
    Martin Eimer
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Neuropsychologia 43:957-66. 2005
    ..This link between manual response programming and attention is consistent with the hypothesis that common mechanisms are involved in the control of attention and action...
  7. ncbi request reprint ERP evidence for cross-modal audiovisual effects of endogenous spatial attention within hemifields
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:272-88. 2004
    ..These results demonstrate that within-hemifield spatial attention for one task-relevant modality can transfer cross-modally to a task-irrelevant modality, consistent with spatial selection at a multimodal level of representation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of hand posture on preparatory control processes and sensory modulations in tactile-spatial attention
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:596-608. 2004
    ..Event-related brain potentials (ERPs) were measured to investigate spatial coordinate systems involved in the control of preparatory tactile-spatial orienting, and in subsequent attentional modulations of somatosensory processing...
  9. ncbi request reprint Anterior and posterior attentional control systems use different spatial reference frames: ERP evidence from covert tactile-spatial orienting
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    Psychophysiology 40:924-33. 2003
    ..It is suggested that a posterior process operates on the basis of external spatial coordinates, whereas an anterior process is based primarily on anatomically defined spatial codes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Multisensory integration: how visual experience shapes spatial perception
    Martin Eimer
    School of Psychology, Birbeck College, University of London, UK
    Curr Biol 14:R115-7. 2004
    ..New research suggests that early visual experience is critical for the establishment of such multisensory links...
  11. ncbi request reprint Response facilitation and inhibition in subliminal priming
    Martin Eimer
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Biol Psychol 64:7-26. 2003
    ..Overall, results demonstrate that inhibitory mechanisms are involved in the control of response processes, even when motor activations are triggered by stimuli that are not accessible to conscious awareness...
  12. ncbi request reprint Manual response preparation and saccade programming are linked to attention shifts: ERP evidence for covert attentional orienting and spatially specific modulations of visual processing
    Martin Eimer
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, England, UK
    Brain Res 1105:7-19. 2006
    ..This demonstrates that both manual and saccade preparation result in spatially specific modulations of visual processing, in line with the predictions of the premotor theory...
  13. ncbi request reprint Covert manual response preparation triggers attentional modulations of visual but not auditory processing
    Martin Eimer
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:1063-74. 2006
    ..We investigated whether covert unimanual response preparation triggers attention shifts, as postulated by the premotor theory of attention, and whether these result in spatially specific modulations of visual and auditory processing...
  14. pmc Event-related brain potential correlates of emotional face processing
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Neuropsychologia 45:15-31. 2007
    ..Given the early onset of the emotion-specific effects reviewed here, it is likely that this system is activated in parallel with the ongoing evaluation of emotional content in the amygdala and related subcortical brain circuits...
  15. doi request reprint The N170 component and its links to configural face processing: a rapid neural adaptation study
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
    Brain Res 1376:76-87. 2011
    ..They also show that neural adaptation procedures can be used to identify the neural mechanisms that are responsible for category-specific ERP components such as the N170...
  16. doi request reprint Top-down search strategies determine attentional capture in visual search: behavioral and electrophysiological evidence
    Martin Eimer
    Birkbeck College, University of London, London, England
    Atten Percept Psychophys 72:951-62. 2010
    ..Results demonstrate that the ability of visual singleton stimuli to capture attention is not simply determined by their bottom-up salience, but strongly modulated by top-down task sets...
  17. doi request reprint Response profile of the face-sensitive N170 component: a rapid adaptation study
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Cereb Cortex 20:2442-52. 2010
    ..Results demonstrate that the N170 is generated by multiple neural sources at both early and later stages of configural face processing and that rapid adaptation techniques provide a powerful tool to dissociate these sources...
  18. pmc Priming of pop-out modulates attentional target selection in visual search: behavioural and electrophysiological evidence
    Martin Eimer
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Vision Res 50:1353-61. 2010
    ..Results support the hypothesis that priming of pop-out effects are primarily generated at early perceptual/attentional stages of visual processing...
  19. pmc The roles of feature-specific task set and bottom-up salience in attentional capture: an ERP study
    Martin Eimer
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:1316-28. 2009
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  20. pmc Links between rapid ERP responses to fearful faces and conscious awareness
    Martin Eimer
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    J Neuropsychol 2:165-81. 2008
    ..They suggest that frontal brain regions involved in the construction of conscious representations of facial expression are activated at very short latencies...
  21. pmc Involuntary attentional capture is determined by task set: evidence from event-related brain potentials
    Martin Eimer
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1423-33. 2008
    ..These results do not support previous claims that attentional capture is initially unaffected by top-down intention, and demonstrate the central role of task set in involuntary attentional orienting...
  22. pmc ERP correlates of shared control mechanisms involved in saccade preparation and in covert attention
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, England, UK
    Brain Res 1135:154-66. 2007
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  23. pmc Attentional capture by task-irrelevant fearful faces is revealed by the N2pc component
    Martin Eimer
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, England, UK
    Biol Psychol 74:108-12. 2007
    ..The N2pc to fearful faces was attenuated when face arrays were presented simultaneously with a target luminance change, suggesting that concurrent target processing reduces attentional capture by emotional salient events...
  24. ncbi request reprint The role of spatial attention in the processing of facial expression: an ERP study of rapid brain responses to six basic emotions
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, England
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 3:97-110. 2003
    ..The face-specific N170 component was unaffected by any emotional expression, supporting the hypothesis that structural encoding and expression analysis are independent processes...
  25. ncbi request reprint The spatial distribution of attentional selectivity in touch: evidence from somatosensory ERP components
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1298-306. 2003
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  26. ncbi request reprint The electrophysiology of tactile extinction: ERP correlates of unconscious somatosensory processing
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HX, London, UK
    Neuropsychologia 40:2438-47. 2002
    ..They also suggest that tactile extinction can be caused by attenuation rather than elimination of somatosensory responses in the damaged hemisphere, with an underlying deficit even on unilateral trials...
  27. pmc An electrophysiological measure of access to representations in visual working memory
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    Psychophysiology 47:197-200. 2010
    ..Results provide new electrophysiological evidence for the retinotopic organization of visual working memory...
  28. ncbi request reprint Crossmodal links in endogenous and exogenous spatial attention: evidence from event-related brain potential studies
    M Eimer
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 25:497-511. 2001
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  29. ncbi request reprint Locus of inhibition in the masked priming of response alternatives
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    J Mot Behav 34:3-10. 2002
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  30. ncbi request reprint An event-related brain potential study of cross-modal links in spatial attention between vision and touch
    M Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, England
    Psychophysiology 37:697-705. 2000
    ..Unlike vision, touch apparently can be decoupled from attentional orienting within another modality unless it is potentially relevant...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cross-modal interactions between audition, touch, and vision in endogenous spatial attention: ERP evidence on preparatory states and sensory modulations
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Bickbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 14:254-71. 2002
    ..When audition was relevant, visual ERPs, but not tactile ERPs, were affected by spatial attention, indicating that touch can be decoupled from cross-modal attention when task-irrelevant...
  32. ncbi request reprint Crossmodal links in spatial attention are mediated by supramodal control processes: evidence from event-related potentials
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, United Kingdom
    Psychophysiology 39:437-49. 2002
    ..Results support the idea that crossmodal links in spatial attention are mediated by supramodal control mechanisms...
  33. ncbi request reprint Response facilitation and inhibition in manual, vocal, and oculomotor performance: evidence for a modality-unspecific mechanism
    M Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, England
    J Mot Behav 33:16-26. 2001
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  34. ncbi request reprint Links between conscious awareness and response inhibition: evidence from masked priming
    Martin Eimer
    Psychon Bull Rev 9:514-20. 2002
    ..It is argued that response facilitation produced by consciously available perceptual information can counteract automatic effects of self-inhibitory motor control circuits...
  35. ncbi request reprint The time course of spatial orienting elicited by central and peripheral cues: evidence from event-related brain potentials
    M Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HX, London, UK
    Biol Psychol 53:253-8. 2000
    ..Beyond 200 ms post-stimulus, attentional negativities were larger with long CTIs than with short CTIs for both cue types, presumably related to the gradual build-up of endogenous orienting triggered by spatially predictive events...
  36. ncbi request reprint Modulations of early somatosensory ERP components by transient and sustained spatial attention
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    Exp Brain Res 151:24-31. 2003
    ..Overall, results demonstrate that spatial selectivity in touch is mediated by activity modulations in modality-specific somatosensory cortex...
  37. ncbi request reprint Crossmodal links in spatial attention between vision, audition, and touch: evidence from event-related brain potentials
    M Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Neuropsychologia 39:1292-303. 2001
    ..This pattern of results suggests that crossmodal links in spatial attention may affect sensory-perceptual processes within modality-specific cortical regions, but have little impact on later post-perceptual processing stages...
  38. ncbi request reprint An ERP study of sustained spatial attention to stimulus eccentricity
    M Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London, UK
    Biol Psychol 52:205-20. 2000
    ..However, ERPs also suggested the presence of selective mechanisms that exclude irrelevant stimuli located between two simultaneously attended areas...
  39. ncbi request reprint Shifts of attention in light and in darkness: an ERP study of supramodal attentional control and crossmodal links in spatial attention
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 15:308-23. 2003
    ..They suggest instead that spatial shifts of attention are controlled supramodally...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cross-modal links in endogenous spatial attention are mediated by common external locations: evidence from event-related brain potentials
    M Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
    Exp Brain Res 139:398-411. 2001
    ..This may reflect the combined influence of anatomical and external spatial codes within the tactile modality, while cross-modal links depend only on the latter codes...
  41. doi request reprint What top-down task sets do for us: an ERP study on the benefits of advance preparation in visual search
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 37:1758-66. 2011
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  42. pmc Manual response preparation disrupts spatial attention: an electrophysiological investigation of links between action and attention
    Elena Gherri
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HX, United Kingdom
    Neuropsychologia 48:961-9. 2010
    ..They support the hypothesis that the control of spatial attention and action are implemented by shared brain circuits, and are therefore linked in a mandatory fashion...
  43. ncbi request reprint Covert unimanual response preparation triggers attention shifts to effectors rather than goal locations
    Bettina Forster
    Department of Psychology, City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, UK
    Neurosci Lett 419:142-6. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate a close link between covert response preparation and attention shifts, and strongly suggest that attention shifts are directed to the effector, and not to the goal location of manual movements...
  44. ncbi request reprint Altered tactile spatial attention in the early blind
    Bettina Forster
    Department of Psychology, City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, UK
    Brain Res 1131:149-54. 2007
    ..Our findings suggest that increased use of one sense due to sensory deprivation, such as touch in blind people, leads to alterations of attentional selection mechanism within modality-specific cortex...
  45. ncbi request reprint Temporal dynamics of lateralized ERP components elicited during endogenous attentional shifts to relevant tactile events
    Jose Van Velzen
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
    Psychophysiology 39:874-8. 2002
    ..In addition, attentional modulations of ERPs to task-irrelevant visual stimuli were found, providing further evidence for crossmodal links in spatial attention between touch and vision...
  46. ncbi request reprint Shifts of attention in the early blind: an erp study of attentional control processes in the absence of visual spatial information
    Jose Van Velzen
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Neuropsychologia 44:2533-46. 2006
    ..These results suggest that these two components reflect functionally distinct attentional control mechanisms which differ in their dependence on the availability of visually coded representations of external space...
  47. ncbi request reprint The role of spatial frequency information for ERP components sensitive to faces and emotional facial expression
    Amanda Holmes
    School of Human and Life Sciences, Roehampton University, London, UK
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 25:508-20. 2005
    ..The face-sensitive N170 component was neither affected by emotional facial expression nor by spatial frequency information...
  48. ncbi request reprint Slow frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation affects reaction times, but not priming effects, in a masked prime task
    F Schlaghecken
    Department of Psychology, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1272-7. 2003
    ..Slow frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) reduces motor cortex excitability, but it is unclear whether this has behavioural consequences in healthy subjects...
  49. ncbi request reprint A central-peripheral asymmetry in masked priming
    F Schlaghecken
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Birkbeck College, Malet Street, London WC1E, 7HX, England
    Percept Psychophys 62:1367-82. 2000
    ..The results are discussed in terms of an activation threshold model...
  50. ncbi request reprint On the relation between brain potentials and the awareness of voluntary movements
    P Haggard
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Exp Brain Res 126:128-33. 1999
    ..However, the LRP occurred significantly earlier on trials with early awareness than on trials with late awareness, suggesting that the processes underlying the LRP may cause our awareness of movement initiation...
  51. ncbi request reprint Tactile-visual links in exogenous spatial attention under different postures: convergent evidence from psychophysics and ERPs
    S Kennett
    Birkbeck College, University of London
    J Cogn Neurosci 13:462-78. 2001
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  52. pmc Disentangling gaze shifts from preparatory ERP effects during spatial attention
    Steffan Kennett
    UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Psychophysiology 44:69-78. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, by using this measure for more stringent exclusion of small gaze shifts, we confirmed that reliable ADAN components remain for preparatory spatial attention in the absence of any systematic gaze shifts toward the cued side...
  53. pmc Cortico-cortical interactions in spatial attention: A combined ERP/TMS study
    Giorgio Fuggetta
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, 17 Queen Sq, London, WC1N 3AR, UK
    J Neurophysiol 95:3277-80. 2006
    ..This finding demonstrates that rPPC TMS interferes with attentional selectivity in remote visual areas...
  54. ncbi request reprint Vision and gaze direction modulate tactile processing in somatosensory cortex: evidence from event-related brain potentials
    Bettina Forster
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
    Exp Brain Res 165:8-18. 2005
    ..Such effects of vision and gaze on tactile processing may be mediated by pathways from multimodal brain regions to somatosensory cortex...
  55. ncbi request reprint Effects of face inversion on the structural encoding and recognition of faces. Evidence from event-related brain potentials
    M Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, WC1E 7HX, London, UK
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 10:145-58. 2000
    ..These results demonstrate that ERPs can be used as electrophysiological markers of specialised brain processes underlying the structural encoding and subsequent recognition of faces...
  56. ncbi request reprint Tactile enhancement of auditory detection and perceived loudness
    Helge Gillmeister
    University College London, Department of Psychology, London, UK
    Brain Res 1160:58-68. 2007
    ..This integration might be mediated by auditory-tactile multisensory neurons in regions of auditory association cortex that are also involved in auditory detection and loudness discrimination...
  57. ncbi request reprint Covert attention in touch: behavioral and ERP evidence for costs and benefits
    Bettina Forster
    Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London, United Kingdom
    Psychophysiology 42:171-9. 2005
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  58. doi request reprint Effects of attentional filtering demands on preparatory ERPs elicited in a spatial cueing task
    Ellen Seiss
    Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH England, UK
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:1087-95. 2009
    ..We used ERP measures to investigate how attentional filtering requirements affect preparatory attentional control and spatially selective visual processing...
  59. pmc Do ERP components triggered during attentional orienting represent supramodal attentional control?
    Ellen Seiss
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    Psychophysiology 44:987-90. 2007
    ..The fact that the ADAN is not restricted to task contexts where visual or tactile stimuli are relevant is consistent with the hypothesis that this component is linked to supramodal attentional control...
  60. pmc Visuotactile learning and body representation: an ERP study with rubber hands and rubber objects
    Clare Press
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:312-23. 2008
    ..These late modulations were absent when the stimulation of a rubber hand and the participant's own hand was uncorrelated during training, suggesting that preexisting body representations may affect later stages of tactile processing...
  61. ncbi request reprint Chunking processes in the learning of event sequences: electrophysiological indicators
    F Schlaghecken
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Birkbeck College, London, England
    Mem Cognit 28:821-31. 2000
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  62. ncbi request reprint Partial response activation to masked primes is not dependent on response readiness
    F Schlaghecken
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Birkbeck College, London, UK
    Percept Mot Skills 92:208-22. 2001
    ..It is concluded that response readiness affects the execution of an overt response rather than the initial activation of this response...
  63. pmc Combining TMS and EEG to study cognitive function and cortico-cortico interactions
    Paul C J Taylor
    The Henry Wellcome Building, School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, Torrington Square, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Behav Brain Res 191:141-7. 2008
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  64. pmc Does focused endogenous attention prevent attentional capture in pop-out visual search?
    Ellen Seiss
    Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    Psychophysiology 46:703-17. 2009
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  65. pmc The instructed context of a motor task modulates covert response preparation and shifts of spatial attention
    Elena Gherri
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    Psychophysiology 46:655-67. 2009
    ..Results demonstrate strong top-down contextual biases on motor control and on the locus of spatial attention during response preparation...
  66. ncbi request reprint Dissociating local and global levels of perceptuo-motor control in masked priming
    Friederike Schlaghecken
    Department of Psychology, University of Warwick, Coventry, England
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 32:618-32. 2006
    ..These experiments suggest that low-level motor control mechanisms can be successfully decomposed into separable subcomponents, operating at different levels within the motor system...
  67. pmc The neural signature of phosphene perception
    Paul C J Taylor
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, London WC1E 7HX, United Kingdom
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:1408-17. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that conscious phosphene perception is not a local phenomenon, but arises only after extensive recurrent processing...
  68. ncbi request reprint An ERP study on the time course of emotional face processing
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Neuroreport 13:427-31. 2002
    ..Early emotional ERP modulations may reflect the rapid activation of prefrontal areas involved in the analysis of facial expression...
  69. ncbi request reprint Masked prime stimuli can bias "free" choices between response alternatives
    Friederike Schlaghecken
    Department of Psychology, University of Warwick, Coventry, England
    Psychon Bull Rev 11:463-8. 2004
    ..However, in blocks in which no specific S-R mapping was imposed, masked primes did not affect free-choice performance, indicating that these effects are not automatic but are determined by currently active task sets...
  70. ncbi request reprint The attentional selection of spatial and non-spatial attributes in touch: ERP evidence for parallel and independent processes
    Bettina Forster
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Biol Psychol 66:1-20. 2004
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  71. ncbi request reprint The processing of emotional facial expression is gated by spatial attention: evidence from event-related brain potentials
    Amanda Holmes
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 16:174-84. 2003
    ..The face-sensitive N170 component was unaffected by emotional facial expression, but N170 amplitudes were enhanced when faces were attended, suggesting that spatial attention can modulate the structural encoding of faces...
  72. ncbi request reprint Early posterior ERP components do not reflect the control of attentional shifts toward expected peripheral events
    Jose Van Velzen
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, England, UK
    Psychophysiology 40:827-31. 2003
    ..In contrast, later ERP components triggered during covert attentional shifts are insensitive to physical cue attributes, and thus appear to be genuine electrophysiological correlates of covert attentional control mechanisms...
  73. pmc Efficient attentional selection predicts distractor devaluation: event-related potential evidence for a direct link between attention and emotion
    Monika Kiss
    Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1316-22. 2007
    ..Variations in attentional selectivity across trials can predict subsequent emotional responses, strongly suggesting that attention is closely associated with subsequent affective evaluation...
  74. doi request reprint Rapid detection of emotion from human vocalizations
    Disa Anna Sauter
    Birkbeck College, University of London, London WC1E 7HX, United Kingdom
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:474-81. 2010
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  75. pmc ERPs reveal subliminal processing of fearful faces
    Monika Kiss
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    Psychophysiology 45:318-26. 2008
    ..In contrast, a P3 enhancement to fearful faces was observed on supraliminal but not subliminal trials. Results demonstrate rapid emotional expression processing in the absence of awareness...
  76. pmc Dissociating effector and movement direction selection during the preparation of manual reaching movements: evidence from lateralized ERP components
    Elena Gherri
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:2031-49. 2007
    ..The present study investigated whether lateralized ERP components triggered during covert manual response preparation (ADAN, LDAP) reflect effector selection, the selection of movement direction, or both...
  77. pmc Eye movement preparation causes spatially-specific modulation of auditory processing: new evidence from event-related brain potentials
    Elena Gherri
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, London, UK
    Brain Res 1224:88-101. 2008
    ..They also show that saccade preparation can affect not just vision, but also sensory processing of auditory events...
  78. pmc Links between eye movement preparation and the attentional processing of tactile events: an event-related brain potential study
    Elena Gherri
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HX London, UK
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2587-97. 2008
    ..We investigated whether the covert preparation of saccadic eye movements results in spatially specific modulations of somatosensory processing...
  79. pmc Attentional capture by visual singletons is mediated by top-down task set: new evidence from the N2pc component
    Monika Kiss
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    Psychophysiology 45:1013-24. 2008
    ..Results demonstrate that attentional capture is not a purely bottom-up phenomenon, but is strongly determined by top-down task set...
  80. pmc Reward priority of visual target singletons modulates event-related potential signatures of attentional selection
    Monika Kiss
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College London, London, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 20:245-51. 2009
    ..These results demonstrate that visual selection of task-relevant items is rapidly modulated by reward-related priorities, even when every target has to be selected for response...
  81. pmc The N2pc component and its links to attention shifts and spatially selective visual processing
    Monika Kiss
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
    Psychophysiology 45:240-9. 2008
    ..Following informative cues, an attenuated N2pc was elicited by uniform nontarget arrays, suggesting that the N2pc may also reflect spatially specific processing of stimulus features at task-relevant locations prior to target selection...
  82. ncbi request reprint Motor activation with and without inhibition: evidence for a threshold mechanism in motor control
    Friederike Schlaghecken
    Department of Psychology, University of Warwick, Coventry, England
    Percept Psychophys 64:148-62. 2002
    ..The results are discussed in terms of a simple functional model of early motor control...
  83. ncbi request reprint Influence of attentional demands on the processing of emotional facial expressions in the amygdala
    Laetitia Silvert
    University of Oxford, UK
    Neuroimage 38:357-66. 2007
    ..Thus, emotional processing of peripheral faces in the amygdala also appears to depend on the available perceptual attentional resources...
  84. pmc Attentional selection and identification of visual objects are reflected by distinct electrophysiological responses
    Veronica Mazza
    Department of Cognitive Sciences and Education, University of Trento, Trento, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 181:531-6. 2007
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  85. pmc Electrophysiological markers of visual dimension changes and response changes
    Thomas Töllner
    Department of Psychology, General and Experimental Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:531-42. 2008
    ..Overall, the present findings strengthen the DWA by indicating a perceptual origin of dimension change costs in visual search...
  86. ncbi request reprint Active masks and active inhibition: a comment on Lleras and Enns (2004) and on Verleger, Jaskowski, Aydemir, van der Lubbe, and Groen (2004)
    Friederike Schlaghecken
    Department of PsychologyUniversity of Warwick, Coventry, England
    J Exp Psychol Gen 135:484-94. 2006
    ..Although perceptual interactions and mask-induced motor activations may contribute to NCEs under certain conditions, they cannot provide a full explanation for these effects...
  87. ncbi request reprint Attention modulates the processing of emotional expression triggered by foveal faces
    Amanda Holmes
    School of Human and Life Sciences, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD, UK
    Neurosci Lett 394:48-52. 2006
    ..In contrast, attentional task instructions are effective in inhibiting later, more controlled stages of expression analysis...
  88. ncbi request reprint Brain electrical correlates of dimensional weighting: an ERP study
    Klaus Gramann
    Department Psychologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    Psychophysiology 44:277-92. 2007
    ..Finally, slow-wave amplitudes were enhanced for dimension changes. Taken together, the results provide support for relatively early, perceptual processes underlying dimension change costs...