Raja Parasuraman

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Affiliation: George Mason University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Dopamine beta hydroxylase genotype identifies individuals less susceptible to bias in computer-assisted decision making
    Raja Parasuraman
    Center of Excellence in Neuroergonomics, Technology, and Cognition and Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39675. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Humans: still vital after all these years of automation
    Raja Parasuraman
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Hum Factors 50:511-20. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Putting the brain to work: neuroergonomics past, present, and future
    Raja Parasuraman
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Hum Factors 50:468-74. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Detecting threat-related intentional actions of others: effects of image quality, response mode, and target cuing on vigilance
    Raja Parasuraman
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Exp Psychol Appl 15:275-90. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Complacency and bias in human use of automation: an attentional integration
    Raja Parasuraman
    Arch Lab, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    Hum Factors 52:381-410. 2010
  6. pmc Individual differences in cognition, affect, and performance: behavioral, neuroimaging, and molecular genetic approaches
    Raja Parasuraman
    Arch Laboratory and Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Neuroimage 59:70-82. 2012
  7. pmc Beyond heritability: neurotransmitter genes differentially modulate visuospatial attention and working memory
    Raja Parasuraman
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:200-7. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Object-based attentional modulation of biological motion processing: spatiotemporal dynamics using functional magnetic resonance imaging and electroencephalography
    Ashley S Safford
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    J Neurosci 30:9064-73. 2010
  9. pmc Perceptual load interacts with involuntary attention at early processing stages: event-related potential studies
    Shimin Fu
    ARCH Laboratory, Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Neuroimage 48:191-9. 2009
  10. pmc Both a nicotinic single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) and a noradrenergic SNP modulate working memory performance when attention is manipulated
    Pamela M Greenwood
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:2139-53. 2009

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Publications48

  1. pmc Dopamine beta hydroxylase genotype identifies individuals less susceptible to bias in computer-assisted decision making
    Raja Parasuraman
    Center of Excellence in Neuroergonomics, Technology, and Cognition and Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39675. 2012
    ..These results indicate that a gene that regulates relative prefrontal cortex dopamine availability, DBH, can identify those individuals who are less susceptible to bias in using computerized decision-aiding systems...
  2. ncbi request reprint Humans: still vital after all these years of automation
    Raja Parasuraman
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Hum Factors 50:511-20. 2008
    ..The authors discuss empirical studies of human-automation interaction and their implications for automation design...
  3. ncbi request reprint Putting the brain to work: neuroergonomics past, present, and future
    Raja Parasuraman
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Hum Factors 50:468-74. 2008
    ..The authors describe research and applications in prominent areas of neuroergonomics...
  4. doi request reprint Detecting threat-related intentional actions of others: effects of image quality, response mode, and target cuing on vigilance
    Raja Parasuraman
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Exp Psychol Appl 15:275-90. 2009
    ..The results are compatible with the view that the decrement in detecting threat-related intentional actions reflects increasing failure of attention allocation processes over time...
  5. ncbi request reprint Complacency and bias in human use of automation: an attentional integration
    Raja Parasuraman
    Arch Lab, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    Hum Factors 52:381-410. 2010
    ..Our aim was to review empirical studies of complacency and bias in human interaction with automated and decision support systems and provide an integrated theoretical model for their explanation...
  6. pmc Individual differences in cognition, affect, and performance: behavioral, neuroimaging, and molecular genetic approaches
    Raja Parasuraman
    Arch Laboratory and Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Neuroimage 59:70-82. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Beyond heritability: neurotransmitter genes differentially modulate visuospatial attention and working memory
    Raja Parasuraman
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:200-7. 2005
    ..The results show that normal allelic variations in single neurotransmitter genes modulate individual differences in processing components of cognitive functions in healthy individuals...
  8. doi request reprint Object-based attentional modulation of biological motion processing: spatiotemporal dynamics using functional magnetic resonance imaging and electroencephalography
    Ashley S Safford
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    J Neurosci 30:9064-73. 2010
    ..Our findings also suggest that the attention-based segregation of motion category-specific responses only emerges relatively late (several hundred milliseconds) in processing...
  9. pmc Perceptual load interacts with involuntary attention at early processing stages: event-related potential studies
    Shimin Fu
    ARCH Laboratory, Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Neuroimage 48:191-9. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Both a nicotinic single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) and a noradrenergic SNP modulate working memory performance when attention is manipulated
    Pamela M Greenwood
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:2139-53. 2009
    ..This evidence of an integrated cholinergic influence on working memory performance under attentional manipulation is consistent with the view that working memory and visuospatial attention are separate systems which can interact...
  11. doi request reprint Symposium: Neuroergonomics, technology, and cognition
    Raja Parasuraman
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Work 41:5167-71. 2012
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Event-related cerebral hemodynamics reveal target-specific resource allocation for both "go" and "no-go" response-based vigilance tasks
    Tyler H Shaw
    Center of Excellence in Neuroergonomics, Technology, and Cognition CENTEC, George Mason University, Department of Psychology, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Brain Cogn 82:265-73. 2013
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  13. doi request reprint A cognitive phenotype for a polymorphism in the nicotinic receptor gene CHRNA4
    P M Greenwood
    Arch Lab, Psychology Department, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 36:1331-41. 2012
    ..This hypothesis makes an important contribution to the development of cognitive phenomics by arguing for a cognitive phenotype of CHRNA4...
  14. ncbi request reprint Transitioning to future air traffic management: effects of imperfect automation on controller attention and performance
    Ericka Rovira
    George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    Hum Factors 52:411-25. 2010
    ..The objective was to examine how the type of automation imperfection (miss vs. false alarm) affects ATSP performance and attention allocation...
  15. pmc Early interaction between perceptual load and involuntary attention: An event-related potential study
    Shimin Fu
    ARCH Laboratory, Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Neurosci Lett 468:68-71. 2010
    ..Specifically, a high perceptual load is necessary for eliciting this earliest attentional effect on cortical processing...
  16. pmc Spatio-temporal dynamics of human intention understanding in temporo-parietal cortex: a combined EEG/fMRI repetition suppression paradigm
    Stephanie Ortigue
    Department of Psychology, Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, UCSB Brain Imaging Center, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e6962. 2009
    ..These results reveal the dynamic involvement of temporal and parietal networks at multiple stages during the intention decoding and without a strict segregation of intention decoding between these networks...
  17. ncbi request reprint When and where perceptual load interacts with voluntary visuospatial attention: an event-related potential and dipole modeling study
    Shimin Fu
    ARCH Laboratory, MS 3F5, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Neuroimage 39:1345-55. 2008
    ..Results suggest that perceptual load affects voluntary visuospatial attention at an early (but not the earliest) processing stage and that the TPO gyrus mediates target selection at the discrimination stage...
  18. pmc Contextual task difficulty modulates stimulus discrimination: electrophysiological evidence for interaction between sensory and executive processes
    John R Fedota
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Psychophysiology 49:1384-93. 2012
    ..These findings provide evidence that the N1 component reflects a sensory discrimination process that is modulated by executive control, and that this component can index discrimination errors when stimulus discrimination is difficult...
  19. doi request reprint Neurocognitive enhancement in older adults: comparison of three cognitive training tasks to test a hypothesis of training transfer in brain connectivity
    Maren Strenziok
    ARCH Laboratory, Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Neuroimage 85:1027-39. 2014
    ..Altered brain connectivity - observed in the two training tasks that showed far transfer effects - may be a marker for training success. ..
  20. doi request reprint Effects of sensory modality on cerebral blood flow velocity during vigilance
    Tyler H Shaw
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, United States
    Neurosci Lett 461:207-11. 2009
    ..The results are consistent with the view that a right hemispheric system is involved in the functional control of vigilance and that this system operates in a similar manner in the auditory and visual channels...
  21. pmc Specificity of the effect of a nicotinic receptor polymorphism on individual differences in visuospatial attention
    Pamela M Greenwood
    Catholic University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1611-20. 2005
    ..The results show that normal variation in a gene controlling a nicotinic receptor makes a selective contribution to individual differences in visuospatial attention...
  22. pmc Effects of apolipoprotein E genotype on spatial attention, working memory, and their interaction in healthy, middle-aged adults: results From the National Institute of Mental Health's BIOCARD study
    P M Greenwood
    Cognitive Science Laboratory, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, USA
    Neuropsychology 19:199-211. 2005
    ..Effects of APOE genotype on component processes of cognition in healthy, middle-aged adults is consistent with the emergence in adulthood of an APOE-epsilon4 cognitive phenotype...
  23. ncbi request reprint Scaling of visuospatial attention undergoes differential longitudinal change as a function of APOE genotype prior to old age: results from the NIMH BIOCARD study
    P M Greenwood
    Cognitive Science Laboratory, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, and Geriatric Psychiatry Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, USA
    Neuropsychology 19:830-40. 2005
    ..However, cognitive decline in midlife associated with a gene modulating neuronal response to insult argues that the concept of an AD prodrome includes factors that allow as well as cause AD...
  24. pmc Oxytocin selectively increases perceptions of harm for victims but not the desire to punish offenders of criminal offenses
    Frank Krueger
    Department of Molecular Neuroscience, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Mail Stop 2A1, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:494-8. 2013
    ..Future research should explore the context- and person-dependent nature of exogenous oxytocin in individuals with antisocial personality disorder and psychopathy, in whom deficits in empathy feature prominently...
  25. doi request reprint Attention, biological motion, and action recognition
    James Thompson
    ARCH Laboratory, Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Neuroimage 59:4-13. 2012
    ..The role of attention in action observation has implications for everyday social interactions and workplace applications that depend on observing, understanding and interpreting actions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Vigilance requires hard mental work and is stressful
    Joel S Warm
    Department of Psychology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221 0376, USA
    Hum Factors 50:433-41. 2008
    ..We describe major discoveries and developments in vigilance research...
  27. pmc Differential contributions of dorso-ventral and rostro-caudal prefrontal white matter tracts to cognitive control in healthy older adults
    Maren Strenziok
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e81410. 2013
    ..This study is the first to demonstrate dorso-ventral and rostro-caudal prefrontal cortex processing gradients in white matter integrity. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Signal regularity and the mindlessness model of vigilance
    William S Helton
    Department of Psychology, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
    Br J Psychol 96:249-61. 2005
    ..Such expectations enhance performance on the traditional vigilance task, but degrade performance on the modified task...
  29. doi request reprint Neuroenhancement: enhancing brain and mind in health and in disease
    Vincent P Clark
    Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico, MSC03 2220, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Neuroimage 85:889-94. 2014
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  30. pmc Transcranial direct current stimulation augments perceptual sensitivity and 24-hour retention in a complex threat detection task
    Brian Falcone
    Center of Excellence in Neuroergonomics, Technology, and Cognition CENTEC, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e34993. 2012
    ..Stimulation-driven acceleration of learning and its retention over 24 hours may result from increased activation of prefrontal cortical regions that provide top-down attentional control signals to object recognition areas...
  31. doi request reprint Distractions N' Driving: video game simulation educates young drivers on the dangers of texting while driving
    Haneen Saqer
    Psychology Department, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA, United States
    Work 41:5877-9. 2012
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Sans subjectivity - ergonomics is engineering
    P A Hancock
    Department of Psychology, University of Central Florida, Orlando 32816, USA
    Ergonomics 45:991-4; discussion 1042-6. 2002
  33. pmc Aging and repetition priming for targets and distracters in a working memory task
    Daniel M Caggiano
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 13:552-73. 2006
    ..The results suggest that active maintenance in working memory, but not inhibition or rejection of distracters, may suppress implicit memory systems...
  34. ncbi request reprint Automation in future air traffic management: effects of decision aid reliability on controller performance and mental workload
    Ulla Metzger
    Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, USA
    Hum Factors 47:35-49. 2005
    ..Potential or actual applications of the results include the design of automation and procedures for future air traffic control systems...
  35. pmc The apolipoprotein E gene, attention, and brain function
    Raja Parasuraman
    Cognitive Science Laboratory, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064, USA
    Neuropsychology 16:254-74. 2002
    ....
  36. pmc Normal genetic variation, cognition, and aging
    P M Greenwood
    Catholic University of America, USA
    Behav Cogn Neurosci Rev 2:278-306. 2003
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint The vigilance decrement reflects limitations in effortful attention, not mindlessness
    Rebecca A Grier
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45221, USA
    Hum Factors 45:349-59. 2003
    ..Actual or potential applications of this research include procedures to reduce the information-processing demand imposed by vigilance tasks and the stress associated with such tasks...
  38. pmc The scaling of spatial attention in visual search and its modification in healthy aging
    P M Greenwood
    Cognitive Science Laboratory, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064, USA
    Percept Psychophys 66:3-22. 2004
    ..The results also provided evidence that cue size effects are attentional, not strategic. This evidence is consistent with the proposed model of attentional scaling in visual search...
  39. ncbi request reprint Interactive effects of APOE and CHRNA4 on attention and white matter volume in healthy middle-aged and older adults
    Thomas Espeseth
    University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 6:31-43. 2006
    ....
  40. pmc Sustained attention in mild Alzheimer's disease
    Anna Maria Berardi
    Department of Psychology, University of Metz, France
    Dev Neuropsychol 28:507-37. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Designing for flexible interaction between humans and automation: delegation interfaces for supervisory control
    Christopher A Miller
    Smart Information Flow Technologies, LLC, 1272 Raymond Ave, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Hum Factors 49:57-75. 2007
    ..To develop a method enabling human-like, flexible supervisory control via delegation to automation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Brain mechanisms of involuntary visuospatial attention: an event-related potential study
    Shimin Fu
    Cognitive Science Laboratory, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D C, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 25:378-90. 2005
    ..In addition, the possible feedback from higher visual cortex to the primary visual cortex is faster and occurs earlier in involuntary relative to voluntary attention task...
  43. pmc Event-related potentials reveal dissociable mechanisms for orienting and focusing visuospatial attention
    Shimin Fu
    Cognitive Science Laboratory, The Catholic University of America, DC 20064, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 23:341-53. 2005
    ..In addition, the results support the notion that voluntary and involuntary allocations of visuospatial attention are mediated by different underlying neural processes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Priming of two-dimensional visual motion is reduced in older adults
    Yang Jiang
    Coginitive Science Laboratory, Catholic University of America, USA
    Neuropsychology 16:140-5. 2002
    ..However, the older group showed a significant reduction in the extent of 2-D motion priming. The decrement in older adults for visual motion priming may reflect age-related changes in temporal processing in human visual cortex...
  45. ncbi request reprint Fuzzy signal detection theory: analysis of human and machine performance in air traffic control, and analytic considerations
    Anthony J Masalonis
    Center for Advanced Aviation System Development, The MITRE Corportation, McLean, VA 22101 7508, USA
    Ergonomics 46:1045-74. 2003
    ..Alternative analytic methods also using fuzzy SDT concepts are discussed...
  46. ncbi request reprint Automated fault-management in a simulated spaceflight micro-world
    Bernd Lorenz
    Cognitive Science Laboratory, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 73:886-97. 2002
    ..This study examine the human performance consequences of operator use of intelligent FM support in interaction with an autonomous, space-related, atmospheric control system...
  47. ncbi request reprint The abbreviated vigilance task and cerebral hemodynamics
    William S Helton
    Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:545-52. 2007
    ..This latter finding does not match the physiological changes detected in long-duration vigils...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effects of imperfect automation on decision making in a simulated command and control task
    Ericka Rovira
    The Catholic University of America, Washington, D C, USA
    Hum Factors 49:76-87. 2007
    ..The objective was to examine the differential impact of information and decision automation and to investigate the costs of automation unreliability...