Robert West

Summary

Affiliation: Iowa State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of time of day on age differences in working memory
    Robert West
    Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre and University of Toronto, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P3-10. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Beyond the FN: A spatio-temporal analysis of the neural correlates of feedback processing in a virtual Blackjack game
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, W112 Lagomarcino Hall, Ames, IA 50011, USA Electronic address
    Brain Cogn 86:104-15. 2014
  3. doi request reprint The temporal dynamics of medial and lateral frontal neural activity related to proactive cognitive control
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, W112 Lagomarcino Hall, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Neuropsychologia 50:3450-60. 2012
  4. doi request reprint ERP correlates of dual mechanisms of control in the counting Stroop task
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    Psychophysiology 49:1309-18. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of aging on processes underlying task switching
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Brain Cogn 68:67-80. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The influence of strategic monitoring on the neural correlates of prospective memory
    Robert West
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 50011, USA
    Mem Cognit 35:1034-46. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Gone but not forgotten: the effects of cancelled intentions on the neural correlates of prospective memory
    Robert West
    University of Notre Dame, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 64:215-25. 2007
  8. doi request reprint An investigation of the neural correlates of attention and effector switching using ERPs
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 9:190-201. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The influence of age and individual differences in executive function on stimulus processing in the oddball task
    Robert West
    Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
    Cortex 46:550-63. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Impaired strategic monitoring as the locus of a focal prospective memory deficit
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 3180, USA
    Neurocase 13:115-26. 2007

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of time of day on age differences in working memory
    Robert West
    Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre and University of Toronto, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P3-10. 2002
    ..The efficiency of the response inhibition function was similar for younger and older adults and paralleled changes in body temperature...
  2. doi request reprint Beyond the FN: A spatio-temporal analysis of the neural correlates of feedback processing in a virtual Blackjack game
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, W112 Lagomarcino Hall, Ames, IA 50011, USA Electronic address
    Brain Cogn 86:104-15. 2014
    ..These data demonstrate that ERPs can provide valuable insight into the timing of neural recruitment within a distributed cortical network during the first two seconds of feedback processing. ..
  3. doi request reprint The temporal dynamics of medial and lateral frontal neural activity related to proactive cognitive control
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, W112 Lagomarcino Hall, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Neuropsychologia 50:3450-60. 2012
    ..These data reveal that updating goal representations that support proactive cognitive control may require several 100 ms in contrast to conflict or outcome monitoring that is associated with transient medial frontal neural activity...
  4. doi request reprint ERP correlates of dual mechanisms of control in the counting Stroop task
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    Psychophysiology 49:1309-18. 2012
    ..These findings support the idea that different regions of the cingulate and anterior frontal cortex underpin proactive and reactive control...
  5. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of aging on processes underlying task switching
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Brain Cogn 68:67-80. 2008
    ..These data are consistent with the idea that older adults may not fully implement task set before onset of the target stimulus...
  6. ncbi request reprint The influence of strategic monitoring on the neural correlates of prospective memory
    Robert West
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 50011, USA
    Mem Cognit 35:1034-46. 2007
    ..These findings serve to refine strategic monitoring and automatic associative accounts of prospective memory...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gone but not forgotten: the effects of cancelled intentions on the neural correlates of prospective memory
    Robert West
    University of Notre Dame, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 64:215-25. 2007
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  8. doi request reprint An investigation of the neural correlates of attention and effector switching using ERPs
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 9:190-201. 2009
    ..These data suggest that the independence of the neural systems supporting attention and effector switching may be limited to instances where the dominant hemisphere controls the response...
  9. doi request reprint The influence of age and individual differences in executive function on stimulus processing in the oddball task
    Robert West
    Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
    Cortex 46:550-63. 2010
    ..These findings lead to the suggestion that the age-related anterior shift in the P3 may result from the failure of older adults with lower executive functions to habituate to the oddball stimulus...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impaired strategic monitoring as the locus of a focal prospective memory deficit
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 3180, USA
    Neurocase 13:115-26. 2007
    ..This deficit appeared to arise from a disruption of processes underlying strategic monitoring. These data clearly demonstrate that impaired prospective memory can exist in the presence of an otherwise intact neuropsychological profile...
  11. doi request reprint The influence of negative affect on the neural correlates of cognitive control
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 76:107-17. 2010
    ..These findings lead to the suggestion that negative affect may attenuate the engagement of processes associated with both proactive and reactive cognitive control...
  12. doi request reprint The temporal dynamics of prospective memory: a review of the ERP and prospective memory literature
    Robert West
    Iowa State University, W112 Lagomarcino Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Neuropsychologia 49:2233-45. 2011
    ..The final section of the review examines the nature of executive processes that support PM within the context of a theory of the supervisory attentional system...
  13. doi request reprint Signaling a switch: neural correlates of task switching guided by task cues and transition cues
    Robert West
    Departent of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Psychophysiology 48:612-23. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint When goals collide: the interaction between prospective memory and task switching
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Can J Exp Psychol 65:38-47. 2011
    ..Additionally, task switching may effect PM by influencing the degree to which individuals rely on stimulus-independent and stimulus-oriented processing to support the realization of delayed intentions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Tracking the temporal dynamics of updating cognitive control: an examination of error processing
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:1112-24. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint The influence of aging and frontal function on the neural correlates of regulative and evaluative aspects of cognitive control
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
    Neuropsychology 20:468-81. 2006
    ..These data support predictions derived from the context processing deficit theory of aging...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of conflict processing
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Exp Brain Res 167:38-48. 2005
    ..BehavioralPLS analysis revealed that the amplitude of the SP was positively correlated with response time and accuracy, indicating that this modulation of the ERPs may be related to response selection rather than to conflict resolution...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effects of working memory demands on the neural correlates of prospective memory
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, 118 Hagger Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Neuropsychologia 44:197-207. 2006
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  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of intention load and background context on prospective remembering: an event-related brain potential study
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Psychophysiology 40:260-76. 2003
    ..These findings indicate that the N300, LPC and slow wave reflect functionally distinct processes associated with prospective memory...
  20. ncbi request reprint Adjustments of cognitive control in younger and older adults
    Robert West
    University of Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Cortex 41:570-81. 2005
    ..The ERP data also revealed that an enhancement of the P3 component and a frontal slow wave that differentiated color switch trials from color non-switch and word trials in younger adults were attenuated in older adults...
  21. doi request reprint Neural correlates of cue retrieval, task set reconfiguration, and rule mapping in the explicit cue task switching paradigm
    Stephanie Travers
    Department of Psychology, Luther College, Decorah, IO, USA
    Psychophysiology 45:588-601. 2008
    ..These findings further the proposal that an endogenous act of control supporting processes related to task set reconfiguration and rule mapping may facilitate performance of the explicit cue task switching paradigm...
  22. doi request reprint A negative association between video game experience and proactive cognitive control
    Kira Bailey
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Psychophysiology 47:34-42. 2010
    ..These data lead to the suggestion that video game experience has a negative influence on proactive, but not reactive, cognitive control...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of aging and working memory demands on prospective memory
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Psychophysiology 42:698-712. 2005
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  24. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of cognitive control and conflict detection in the Stroop and digit-location tasks
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, 118 Haggar Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Neuropsychologia 41:1122-35. 2003
    ..e. color or digit). The findings of these experiments clearly demonstrate that different neural systems support cognitive control and conflict processing, with some degree of hemispheric specialization observed for conflict processing...
  25. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of age-related declines in the formation and realization of delayed intentions
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:461-73. 2003
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that age-related declines in prospective memory result from a reduction in the efficiency with which older adults encode intentions and detect cues...
  26. ncbi request reprint Is detecting prospective cues the same as selecting targets? An ERP study
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 4:354-63. 2004
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  27. doi request reprint The association between chronic exposure to video game violence and affective picture processing: an ERP study
    Kira Bailey
    Center for the Study of Violence, Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, W112 Lagomarcino Hall, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 11:259-76. 2011
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  28. ncbi request reprint The effects of aging on controlled attention and conflict processing in the Stroop task
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, 118 Haggar Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:103-13. 2004
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  29. ncbi request reprint Disruptions of preparatory attention contribute to failures of prospective memory
    Robert West
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 12:502-7. 2005
    ..We interpret this finding as reflecting variation in the efficiency of preparatory attentional processes during task performance, leading to failures of PM when preparatory attentional processes are suboptimal...
  30. ncbi request reprint Age-related declines in prospective memory: behavioral and electrophysiological evidence
    Robert West
    University of Notre Dame, 118 Haggar Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 26:827-33. 2002
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  31. pmc Distinct neural circuits support transient and sustained processes in prospective memory and working memory
    Jeremy R Reynolds
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80302, USA
    Cereb Cortex 19:1208-21. 2009
    ..The results support the conclusion that both sustained and transient processes contribute to efficient PM and provide novel constraints on the functional role of anterior PFC in higher-order cognition...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effects of age on the neural correlates of feedback processing in a naturalistic gambling game
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
    Psychophysiology 51:734-45. 2014
    ..Our findings indicate that aging affects the activity of a distributed neural network that underpins processing the valence and motivational significance of feedback related to risky decisions. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of medial frontal cortex to response and nonresponse conflict
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Psychophysiology 41:739-48. 2004
    ..This finding is inconsistent with the hypothesis that activation of the ACC is limited to response conflict and may identify one avenue of development in future applications of conflict theory...
  34. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of the formation and realization of delayed intentions
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 2:162-73. 2002
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  35. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of prospective and retrospective memory
    Robert West
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, 118 Haggar Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Neuropsychologia 43:418-33. 2005
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  36. ncbi request reprint An imperfect relationship between prospective memory and the prospective interference effect
    M Windy McNerney
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    Mem Cognit 35:275-82. 2007
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  37. ncbi request reprint Unplanned quit attempts--results from a U.S. sample of smokers and ex-smokers
    Stuart G Ferguson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:827-32. 2009
    ..We set out to explore further the nature of unplanned quit attempts among U.S. smokers...
  38. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of spatial term use
    Laura A Carlson
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 28:1391-408. 2002
    ..The current study supports this decompositional approach to apprehension and provides a means of assessing each step independently...
  39. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of prospective memory across the lifespan
    Jacqueline Zollig
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Binzm├╝hlestrasse 14 24, CH 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 45:3299-314. 2007
    ..The present study examined this question using a paradigm that allowed us to consider the behavioural and neural correlates of processes associated with the prospective and retrospective components of prospective memory...
  40. ncbi request reprint Eye movements and prospective memory: what the eyes can tell us about prospective memory
    Robert West
    University of Notre Dame, United States
    Int J Psychophysiol 64:269-77. 2007
    ..These data demonstrate the utility of eye tracking methods in examining the processes underlying event-based prospective memory...
  41. ncbi request reprint Event-related neural activity associated with habit and recollection
    Janine F Hay
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 3560 Bathurst Street, M6A 2E1, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 40:260-70. 2002
    ..Partial-least squares analyses revealed two significant latent variables that distinguished recollection and habit, consistent with the distinction between consciously controlled and automatic influences of memory...
  42. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological evidence for disturbances of conflict processing in patients with schizophrenia
    Heather E McNeely
    Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:679-88. 2003
    ..These results provide evidence for the existence of altered neural processes associated with conflict processing that may be associated with dysfunction of the anterior cingulate and prefrontal cortex in patients with schizophrenia...
  43. ncbi request reprint Word-list-learning performance in younger and older adults: intra-individual performance variability and false memory
    Kelly J Murphy
    The Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 14:70-94. 2007
    ..The findings presented here are consistent with the notion that changes in cognition with aging in part reflect age-related decline in frontal lobe function...
  44. ncbi request reprint A double-blind placebo-controlled experimental study of nicotine: II--Effects on response inhibition and executive functioning
    Lynne Dawkins
    School of Psychology, University of East London, Romford Road, Stratford, London, E15 4LZ, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 190:457-67. 2007
    ..Cognitive correlates of this putatively include impaired response inhibition and other aspects of executive functioning...
  45. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of a short bout of moderate versus light intensity exercise versus inactivity on tobacco withdrawal symptoms in sedentary smokers
    James Daniel
    Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH, Surrey, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 174:320-6. 2004
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  46. ncbi request reprint Effect of varenicline and bupropion SR on craving, nicotine withdrawal symptoms, and rewarding effects of smoking during a quit attempt
    Robert West
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Brook House, London, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 197:371-7. 2008
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  47. ncbi request reprint Acute effect of isometric exercise on desire to smoke and tobacco withdrawal symptoms
    Michael Ussher
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 21:39-46. 2006
    ..05). Brief isometric exercise has potential for offering immediate relief from a desire to smoke...
  48. ncbi request reprint Triggering anti-smoking advice by GPs: mode of action of an intervention stimulating smoking cessation advice by GPs
    Andy McEwen
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, 2 16 Torrington Place, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 62:89-94. 2006
    ..To assess the mode of action of an intervention (GP desktop resource, GDR) that increased the frequency of general practitioner (GP) advice to stop smoking...
  49. ncbi request reprint A survey of pregnant smokers' interest in different types of smoking cessation support
    Michael Ussher
    Department of Psychology, Hunter Wing, St George s Hospital Medical School, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 54:67-72. 2004
    ..Smoking cessation services may benefit through offering a range of interventions for pregnant smokers, through considering ethnic and occupational status, and through routinely offering individual appointments...
  50. ncbi request reprint Acute effect of a brief bout of exercise on alcohol urges
    Michael Ussher
    Department of Community Health Sciences Psychology, St George s Hospital Medical School, University of London, UK
    Addiction 99:1542-7. 2004
    ..To examine whether a brief bout of moderate intensity exercise reduces alcohol urges and mood disturbance in those with alcohol dependence...
  51. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the mood and physical symptoms scale (MPSS) to assess cigarette withdrawal
    Robert West
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 177:195-9. 2004
    ..The mood and physical symptoms scale (MPSS) was developed in the early 1980s to assess cigarette withdrawal symptoms, and variants of it have been used for 20 years. To date, no paper has been published on the properties of the scale...