N Lavie

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Load induced blindness
    James S P Macdonald
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, England
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:1078-91. 2008
  2. pmc The impact of distractor congruency on stimulus processing in retinotopic visual cortex
    Todd A Kelley
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK
    Neuroimage 81:158-63. 2013
  3. pmc Visual perceptual load induces inattentional deafness
    James S P Macdonald
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Atten Percept Psychophys 73:1780-9. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Load theory of selective attention and cognitive control
    Nilli Lavie
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Gen 133:339-54. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Distracted and confused?: selective attention under load
    Nilli Lavie
    Department of Psychology and Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:75-82. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of perceptual load in visual awareness
    Nilli Lavie
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Brain Res 1080:91-100. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of working memory in attentional capture
    Nilli Lavie
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, England
    Psychon Bull Rev 12:669-74. 2005
  8. pmc The role of perceptual load in object recognition
    Nilli Lavie
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:1346-58. 2009
  9. pmc Dilution: atheoretical burden or just load? A reply to Tsal and Benoni (2010)
    Nilli Lavie
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 36:1657-64; discussion 1665-8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of perceptual load in processing distractor faces
    Nilli Lavie
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 14:510-5. 2003

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. pmc Load induced blindness
    James S P Macdonald
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, England
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:1078-91. 2008
    ....
  2. pmc The impact of distractor congruency on stimulus processing in retinotopic visual cortex
    Todd A Kelley
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK
    Neuroimage 81:158-63. 2013
    ..neutral) trials is associated with a reduced response competition effect on behavior. These results suggest a novel conflict resolution mechanism in the primary visual cortex. ..
  3. pmc Visual perceptual load induces inattentional deafness
    James S P Macdonald
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Atten Percept Psychophys 73:1780-9. 2011
    ..g., Lavie, Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance, 25, 596-616, 1995) to address the cross-modal effects of visual perceptual load...
  4. ncbi request reprint Load theory of selective attention and cognitive control
    Nilli Lavie
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Gen 133:339-54. 2004
    ..This theory resolves the long-standing early versus late selection debate and clarifies the role of cognitive control in selective attention...
  5. ncbi request reprint Distracted and confused?: selective attention under load
    Nilli Lavie
    Department of Psychology and Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:75-82. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of perceptual load in visual awareness
    Nilli Lavie
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Brain Res 1080:91-100. 2006
    ..These results clarify the role of attention and associated frontoparietal activity in visual awareness within the framework of load theory of attention...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of working memory in attentional capture
    Nilli Lavie
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, England
    Psychon Bull Rev 12:669-74. 2005
    ....
  8. pmc The role of perceptual load in object recognition
    Nilli Lavie
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:1346-58. 2009
    ..The results support load theory proposals that distracter recognition critically depends on the level of perceptual load. The implications for the role of attention in object recognition theories are discussed...
  9. pmc Dilution: atheoretical burden or just load? A reply to Tsal and Benoni (2010)
    Nilli Lavie
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 36:1657-64; discussion 1665-8. 2010
    ..We also discuss additional evidence that discounts the viability of Tsal and Benoni's dilution account as an alternative to perceptual load...
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of perceptual load in processing distractor faces
    Nilli Lavie
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 14:510-5. 2003
    ..These results support the idea that face processing may be mandatory and generalize the load theory to the processing of meaningful and more complex nonface distractors...
  11. ncbi request reprint The role of perceptual load in neglect: rejection of ipsilesional distractors is facilitated with higher central load
    N Lavie
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 13:867-76. 2001
    ..Moreover, they supported our prediction that reduced perceptual capacity in neglect can lead to improved distractor rejection with just small increases in perceptual load...
  12. ncbi request reprint On the spatial extent of attention in object-based visual selection
    N Lavie
    Department of Psychology, University College London, England
    Percept Psychophys 58:1238-51. 1996
    ..However, when subjects were precued to expect targets in a narrow region of the display, the object effect was eliminated, implying that object-based selection may only operate within spatially attended regions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Visual feature integration and focused attention: response competition from multiple distractor features
    N Lavie
    Department of Psychology, University College London, England
    Percept Psychophys 59:543-56. 1997
    ..These results accord with Treisman's claim that correct conjunction information is unavailable under conditions of inattention, and they provide new information on response-competition effects from multiple features...
  14. ncbi request reprint Contrasting effects of sensory limits and capacity limits in visual selective attention
    Nilli Lavie
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, England
    Percept Psychophys 65:202-12. 2003
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint The role of perceptual load in negative priming
    N Lavie
    Department of Psychology, University College London, England
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 26:1038-52. 2000
    ..g., N. Lavie, 1995), leaving less distractor processing to produce NP. This conclusion is consistent with recent reactive inhibition views for NP (e.g., G. Houghton, S. P. Tipper, B. Weaver, & D. I. Shore, 1996)...
  16. ncbi request reprint The role of working memory in visual selective attention
    J W de Fockert
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Science 291:1803-6. 2001
    ..These findings confirm a major role for working memory in the control of visual selective attention...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of attentional capture in visual search
    Jan de Fockert
    Goldsmiths College, London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:751-9. 2004
    ..These findings provide direct evidence that the frontal cortex is involved in control of interference from irrelevant but attention-capturing distractors...
  18. ncbi request reprint High perceptual load makes everybody equal: eliminating individual differences in distractibility with load
    Sophie Forster
    University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 18:377-81. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint What can functional imaging reveal about the role of attention in visual awareness?
    G Rees
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Neuropsychologia 39:1343-53. 2001
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that distributed interactions between modality-specific posterior visual cortex and frontoparietal areas subserve both visual attention and visual awareness...
  20. pmc Perceptual load modulates visual cortex excitability to magnetic stimulation
    Neil Muggleton
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Neurophysiol 100:516-9. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that the neural mechanisms mediating the effects of perceptual load involve reduced visual cortex excitability in task-unrelated areas...
  21. ncbi request reprint Attentional demands of perception of passive self-motion in darkness
    L Yardley
    Department of Psychology, University of Southampton, Highfield, UK
    Neuropsychologia 37:1293-301. 1999
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Look here but ignore what you see: effects of distractors at fixation
    Diane M Beck
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:592-607. 2005
    ..The authors suggest that preferential access to attention renders fixation distractors harder to ignore than peripheral distractors...
  23. pmc Harnessing the wandering mind: the role of perceptual load
    Sophie Forster
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Research Department of Cognitive, Perceptual and Brain Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Cognition 111:345-55. 2009
    ..These results suggest that exhausting attentional capacity in task-relevant processing under high perceptual load can reduce processing of task-irrelevant information from external and internal sources alike...
  24. ncbi request reprint The influence of perceptual load on age differences in selective attention
    E A Maylor
    Department of Psychology, University of Warwick, Coventry, England
    Psychol Aging 13:563-73. 1998
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Modulating irrelevant motion perception by varying attentional load in an unrelated task
    G Rees
    Wellcome Department of Cognitive Neurology, Institute of Neurology, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Science 278:1616-9. 1997
    ..These findings fulfill the prediction that perception of irrelevant distractors depends on the relevant processing load...
  26. pmc The perceptual and functional consequences of parietal top-down modulation on the visual cortex
    Juha Silvanto
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Experimental Psychology, University College London, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, London, UK
    Cereb Cortex 19:327-30. 2009
    ..Our results provide a demonstration of the top-down modulation exerted by the PPC on the visual cortex and show that these effects are subject to interhemispheric competition...
  27. ncbi request reprint Spatial attention can modulate unconscious orientation processing
    Bahador Bahrami
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Perception 37:1520-8. 2008
    ..On the basis of these findings we propose a constrained hypothesis for the difference between neuronal mechanisms of spatial attention in the presence versus absence of awareness...
  28. doi request reprint Unconscious orientation processing depends on perceptual load
    Bahador Bahrami
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    J Vis 8:12.1-10. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Task coordination between and within sensory modalities: effects on distraction
    Muriele Brand-D'abrescia
    University College London, London, England
    Percept Psychophys 70:508-15. 2008
    ..The results provided support for the load theory prediction that executive control load leads to greater distractor interference while highlighting the effects of task modality...
  30. pmc Failures to ignore entirely irrelevant distractors: the role of load
    Sophie Forster
    Department of Psychology, University College London, USA
    J Exp Psychol Appl 14:73-83. 2008
    ..These findings establish a new laboratory measure of a form of distractibility common to everyday life and highlight load as an important determinant of such distractibility...
  31. doi request reprint Perceptual load modulates conscious flicker perception
    David Carmel
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    J Vis 7:14.1-13. 2007
    ..These findings demonstrate that perceptual load influences conscious perception of temporal patterns...
  32. pmc Attentional load modulates responses of human primary visual cortex to invisible stimuli
    Bahador Bahrami
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, Alexandra House, London, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 17:509-13. 2007
    ..Spillover of attention to cortical representations of invisible stimuli (under low load) cannot be a sufficient condition for their awareness...
  33. ncbi request reprint The role of perceptual load in inattentional blindness
    Ula Cartwright-Finch
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Cognition 102:321-40. 2007
    ..late selection debate offered by the perceptual load theory...
  34. ncbi request reprint Auditory attentional capture: effects of singleton distractor sounds
    Polly Dalton
    Department of Psychology, University College London, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 30:180-93. 2004
    ..However, if the singleton feature coincided with the target item, search was facilitated. These results establish the phenomenon of auditory attentional capture...
  35. ncbi request reprint Striate cortex (V1) activity gates awareness of motion
    Juha Silvanto
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK
    Nat Neurosci 8:143-4. 2005
    ..From the timing and pattern of effects, we infer that back-projections from extrastriate cortex influence information content in V1, but it is V1 that determines whether that information reaches awareness...
  36. ncbi request reprint Brain mechanisms mediating auditory attentional capture in humans
    Susanne Watkins
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Cereb Cortex 17:1694-700. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Conscious awareness of flicker in humans involves frontal and parietal cortex
    David Carmel
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 16:907-11. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Stimulation of the human frontal eye fields modulates sensitivity of extrastriate visual cortex
    Juha Silvanto
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom
    J Neurophysiol 96:941-5. 2006
    ..Thus, the sensitivity of human extrastriate cortex is modulated by activity in the FEF...
  39. ncbi request reprint Double dissociation of V1 and V5/MT activity in visual awareness
    Juha Silvanto
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Cereb Cortex 15:1736-41. 2005
    ..These findings demonstrate the importance of back-projections from V5/MT to V1 in awareness of real motion stimuli...
  40. ncbi request reprint Overriding auditory attentional capture
    Polly Dalton
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, Surrey, England
    Percept Psychophys 69:162-71. 2007
    ..The suggestion that hearing might act as an early warning system that would always be tuned to unexpected unique stimuli must therefore be modified to accommodate these strategy-dependent capture effects...
  41. ncbi request reprint Making the blindsighted see
    Juha Silvanto
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom
    Neuropsychologia 45:3346-50. 2007
    ....
  42. pmc Murder, she wrote: enhanced sensitivity to negative word valence
    Maha Nasrallah
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    Emotion 9:609-18. 2009
    ..These results conclusively establish enhanced sensitivity for negative over positive words, supporting the hypothesis that negative stimuli enjoy preferential access to perceptual processing...
  43. ncbi request reprint Attentional demands of continuously monitoring orientation using vestibular information
    Lucy Yardley
    Department of Psychology, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Neuropsychologia 40:373-83. 2002
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of change detection and change blindness
    D M Beck
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Nat Neurosci 4:645-50. 2001
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Processing of irrelevant visual motion during performance of an auditory attention task
    G Rees
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Neuropsychologia 39:937-49. 2001
    ....
  46. doi request reprint The role of working memory in tactile selective attention
    Polly Dalton
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 62:635-44. 2009
    ..These results establish the role of working memory in the control of tactile selective attention, demonstrating for the first time that the principles of load theory also apply to the tactile modality...
  47. ncbi request reprint Right parietal cortex plays a critical role in change blindness
    Diane M Beck
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Green Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Cereb Cortex 16:712-7. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the right parietal cortex plays a critical role in conscious change detection...
  48. ncbi request reprint Recognition memory for distractor faces depends on attentional load at exposure
    Rob Jenkins
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QB, Scotland
    Psychon Bull Rev 12:314-20. 2005
    ..g., letter shape) can reduce face recognition, in accord with Lavie's load theory. In addition to their theoretical impact, these results may have practical implications for eyewitness testimony...
  49. ncbi request reprint Ignoring famous faces: category-specific dilution of distractor interference
    Rob Jenkins
    Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    Percept Psychophys 65:298-309. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that distractor faces act differently from other types of distractors, suffering from only face-specific capacity limits...
  50. ncbi request reprint Temporal attentional capture: effects of irrelevant singletons on rapid serial visual search
    Polly Dalton
    University of Oxford, Oxford, England
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:881-5. 2006
    ..The presence (vs. absence) of a color singleton lengthened response times on the size discrimination task, suggesting that irrelevant singletons can lead to a temporal attentional capture...