Robert Ward

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc A lack of sexual dimorphism in width-to-height ratio in white European faces using 2D photographs, 3D scans, and anthropometry
    Robin S S Kramer
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e42705. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Feature binding across different visual dimensions
    Robert Ward
    Wolfson Centre for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Bangor University, Bangor, LL57 2AS, UK
    Atten Percept Psychophys 74:1406-15. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of similarity, difficulty, and nontarget presentation on the time course of visual attention
    R Ward
    Princeton University, New Jersey, USA
    Percept Psychophys 59:593-600. 1997
  4. doi request reprint Selective attention and control of action: comparative psychology of an artificial, evolved agent and people
    Robert Ward
    Wolfson Centre for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Bangor University, Bangor, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:1165-82. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint An object-based frame of reference within the human pulvinar
    Robert Ward
    Wolfson Centre for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, UK
    Brain 130:2462-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Emotion recognition following human pulvinar damage
    Robert Ward
    Wolfson Centre for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Wales, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK
    Neuropsychologia 45:1973-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive conflict without explicit conflict monitoring in a dynamical agent
    Robert Ward
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Wales, Bangor, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK
    Neural Netw 19:1430-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Response to visual threat following damage to the pulvinar
    Robert Ward
    Wolfson Centre for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2AS, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 15:571-3. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Deficits in spatial coding and feature binding following damage to spatiotopic maps in the human pulvinar
    Robert Ward
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Wales, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK
    Nat Neurosci 5:99-100. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Selection for action and selection for awareness: evidence from hemispatial neglect
    Robert Rafal
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd LL 57 2AS, UK
    Brain Res 1080:2-8. 2006

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  1. pmc A lack of sexual dimorphism in width-to-height ratio in white European faces using 2D photographs, 3D scans, and anthropometry
    Robin S S Kramer
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e42705. 2012
    ..While we showed sufficient power to detect differences between male and female width-to-height ratio, our results failed to support the general hypothesis of sexual dimorphism in the face...
  2. ncbi request reprint Feature binding across different visual dimensions
    Robert Ward
    Wolfson Centre for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Bangor University, Bangor, LL57 2AS, UK
    Atten Percept Psychophys 74:1406-15. 2012
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to both feature integration and multiple-stage accounts of visual feature integration...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of similarity, difficulty, and nontarget presentation on the time course of visual attention
    R Ward
    Princeton University, New Jersey, USA
    Percept Psychophys 59:593-600. 1997
    ..We find that similarity effects are more pronounced when nontargets are present, and we find no effect of discrimination difficulty on subsequent interference...
  4. doi request reprint Selective attention and control of action: comparative psychology of an artificial, evolved agent and people
    Robert Ward
    Wolfson Centre for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Bangor University, Bangor, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:1165-82. 2008
    ..The presence of reactive inhibition in the simple agent and in people suggests that it is an important mechanism for selective processing...
  5. ncbi request reprint An object-based frame of reference within the human pulvinar
    Robert Ward
    Wolfson Centre for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, UK
    Brain 130:2462-9. 2007
    ..We conclude that spatial processing bias following pulvinar damage can be defined by coordinate systems based on both object-based and retinotopic spaces...
  6. ncbi request reprint Emotion recognition following human pulvinar damage
    Robert Ward
    Wolfson Centre for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Wales, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK
    Neuropsychologia 45:1973-8. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that the cortex in isolation from the entire pulvinar is incapable of recognizing fearful expressions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive conflict without explicit conflict monitoring in a dynamical agent
    Robert Ward
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Wales, Bangor, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK
    Neural Netw 19:1430-6. 2006
    ..Psychological Review, 108(3), 624-652], this agent demonstrates that resolution of cognitive conflict does not require explicit conflict monitoring. We consider the implications of our results for the conflict monitoring hypothesis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Response to visual threat following damage to the pulvinar
    Robert Ward
    Wolfson Centre for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2AS, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 15:571-3. 2005
    ..We suggest that, with disruption of the subcortical route to the amygdala, briefly presented images were not fully processed for threat. The reemergence of interference over time may reflect contributions of a slower route...
  9. ncbi request reprint Deficits in spatial coding and feature binding following damage to spatiotopic maps in the human pulvinar
    Robert Ward
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Wales, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK
    Nat Neurosci 5:99-100. 2002
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  10. ncbi request reprint Selection for action and selection for awareness: evidence from hemispatial neglect
    Robert Rafal
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd LL 57 2AS, UK
    Brain Res 1080:2-8. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the data provide evidence that unattended stimuli are processed to the level of response...
  11. doi request reprint To lose the frame of action: a selective deficit in avoiding unpleasant objects following a unilateral temporal lobe lesion
    Susan Bamford
    Wolfson Centre for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Bangor University, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK
    Neurocase 15:261-70. 2009
    ..This finding suggests that the left temporal lobe and OFC structures, including the amygdala, appear to be involved in the action component of emotion, specifically in avoiding negative items...
  12. doi request reprint Predispositions to approach and avoid are contextually sensitive and goal dependent
    Susan Bamford
    Wolfson Centre for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Bangor University, UK
    Emotion 8:174-83. 2008
    ..Thus, involuntary approach and avoid response activations are not fixed, but sensitive to context, and are specifically based on the desired goal...
  13. doi request reprint Signals of personality and health: the contributions of facial shape, skin texture, and viewing angle
    Alex L Jones
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor LL57 2AS, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 38:1353-61. 2012
    ..The separate contributions of shape and texture cues varied with the traits being judged. Our findings are consistent with signaling theories suggesting multiple channels to convey multiple messages...
  14. ncbi request reprint Different cues of personality and health from the face and gait of women
    Robin S S Kramer
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Wales
    Evol Psychol 10:271-95. 2012
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  15. ncbi request reprint Cues to personality and health in the facial appearance of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
    Robin S S Kramer
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Wales
    Evol Psychol 10:320-37. 2012
    ..Our findings support the hypothesis that chimpanzees and humans share a personality signaling system...
  16. ncbi request reprint Spatial and temporal deficits are regionally dissociable in patients with pulvinar lesions
    Isabel Arend
    Wolfson Center for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Bangor University, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Brain 131:2140-52. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint The role of the human pulvinar in visual attention and action: evidence from temporal-order judgment, saccade decision, and antisaccade tasks
    Isabel Arend
    Wolfson Center for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    Prog Brain Res 171:475-83. 2008
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  18. pmc Visual detection is gated by attending for action: evidence from hemispatial neglect
    Robert Rafal
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, LL572AS Bangor, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:16371-5. 2002
    ..g., ONE + ONE) or homophones that were visually and semantically different but shared the same response (e.g., ONE + WON). Homophones and identical items caused similar extinction with less extinction occurring on different item trials...
  19. ncbi request reprint Different signals of personality and health from the two sides of the face
    Robin S S Kramer
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor LL57 2AS, Gwynedd, UK
    Perception 40:549-62. 2011
    ..Finally, our results also address ongoing debate about which side of the face is more attractive, as we found attractiveness differences between hemifaces depended upon the personality trait most clearly expressed...
  20. doi request reprint Internal facial features are signals of personality and health
    Robin S S Kramer
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 63:2273-87. 2010
    ..Visual appearance based on internal facial features alone can therefore accurately predict behavioural biases in the form of personality, as well as levels of physical health...
  21. doi request reprint Facial cues to depressive symptoms and their associated personality attributions
    Naomi Jane Scott
    Bangor University, School of Psychology, Adeilad Brigantia, Gwynedd, LL57 2AS, UK
    Psychiatry Res 208:47-53. 2013
    ..In Experiment 2, we replicated the key finding that the static face contains cues to levels of depression symptoms, using composites created from a new database of student photos and depression inventory scores...
  22. ncbi request reprint Attention and emotion in anosognosia: evidence of implicit awareness and repression?
    Ilaria B Nardone
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Wales, UK
    Neurocase 13:438-45. 2007
    ..The effect appears to be due to newly-learned associations to disability-related words: where anosognosics show a pattern of performance previously described as repression...
  23. ncbi request reprint Symmetry, repetition, and figural goodness: an investigation of the weight of evidence theory
    E M Pothos
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, 39 College Road, Bangor
    Cognition 75:B65-78. 2000
    ..We discuss our results with respect to WoE and suggest ways to further develop the theory...
  24. ncbi request reprint Virtual limbs and body space: Critical features for the distinction between body space and near-body space
    Fay Short
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales LL57 2AS, UK
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:1092-103. 2009
    ..We suggest that there may be a functional distinction in coding of space that is and is not predictably controlled by the individual...
  25. doi request reprint Perceived health from biological motion predicts voting behaviour
    Robin S S Kramer
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 63:625-32. 2010
    ..Our results demonstrate for the first time that motion can produce systematic vote preferences...
  26. ncbi request reprint Hemispheric asymmetries in feature integration during visual word recognition
    Annukka K Lindell
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Laterality 12:543-58. 2007
    ..As such, these data provide new evidence that the LH's advantage for visual word recognition arises, at least in part, from the ability to encode verbal stimuli as single perceptual units...
  27. ncbi request reprint Environmentally defined frames of reference: their time course and sensitivity to spatial cues and attention
    S Danziger
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 27:494-503. 2001
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  28. ncbi request reprint Visual attention in blindsight: sensitivity in the blind field increased by targets in the sighted field
    Robert Ward
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2DG, UK
    Neuroreport 13:301-4. 2002
    ..The benefit from the sighted field was greater when blind and sighted targets were in symmetric locations about the vertical meridian...
  29. ncbi request reprint Contributions of the human pulvinar to linking vision and action
    Shai Danziger
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 4:89-99. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that pulvinar damage produces a contralesional deficit in response competition...
  30. doi request reprint The residency experience in pediatric otolaryngology
    Kara Kerscher
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:718-22. 2008
    ..To assess the residency experience in pediatric otolaryngology, determine the impact of pediatric fellowship programs on residency training, and evaluate the need for fellowship training in pediatric otolaryngology...