M E Dawson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint On the clinical and cognitive meaning of impaired sensorimotor gating in schizophrenia
    M E Dawson
    Department of Psychology, SGM 501, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Psychiatry Res 96:187-97. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint What does electrodermal activity tell us about prognosis in the schizophrenia spectrum?
    Michael E Dawson
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Schizophr Res 54:87-93. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal analysis of eye tracking dysfunction and attention in recent-onset schizophrenia
    C M Yee
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1563, USA
    Psychophysiology 35:443-51. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Startle reactivity and PTSD symptoms in a community sample of women
    A M Medina
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 1061, USA
    Psychiatry Res 101:157-69. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Under what conditions can human affective conditioning occur without contingency awareness? Test of the evaluative conditioning paradigm
    Michael E Dawson
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Emotion 7:755-66. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Development of skin conductance orienting, habituation, and reorienting from ages 3 to 8 years: a longitudinal latent growth curve analysis
    Yu Gao
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Psychophysiology 44:855-63. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of cigarette smoking on prepulse inhibition, its attentional modulation, and vigilance performance
    Anthony J Rissling
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 1061, USA
    Psychophysiology 44:627-34. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of perceptual load on startle reflex modification at a long lead interval
    Gary L Thorne
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 1061, USA
    Psychophysiology 43:498-503. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of perceptual processing demands on startle eyeblink modification
    Anthony J Rissling
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 1061, USA
    Psychophysiology 42:440-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Attention and prepulse inhibition: the effects of task-relevant, irrelevant, and no-task conditions
    Gary L Thorne
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Seeley G Mudd Building, Room 501, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 56:121-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint On the clinical and cognitive meaning of impaired sensorimotor gating in schizophrenia
    M E Dawson
    Department of Psychology, SGM 501, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Psychiatry Res 96:187-97. 2000
    ..All in all, the results support the hypothesis that impaired attentional modulation of startle prepulse inhibition reflects basic neurocognitive processes related to thought disorder in schizophrenia...
  2. ncbi request reprint What does electrodermal activity tell us about prognosis in the schizophrenia spectrum?
    Michael E Dawson
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Schizophr Res 54:87-93. 2002
    ..Thus, abnormally high electrodermal arousal and reactivity is predictive of poor outcome in at least some patients. The theoretical implications of these findings and directions for further research are briefly discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal analysis of eye tracking dysfunction and attention in recent-onset schizophrenia
    C M Yee
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1563, USA
    Psychophysiology 35:443-51. 1998
    ..The possible role of attentional allocation in ETD highlights the need for further examination of the interface between attentional and eye tracking measures of vulnerability to schizophrenia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Startle reactivity and PTSD symptoms in a community sample of women
    A M Medina
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 1061, USA
    Psychiatry Res 101:157-69. 2001
    ..Results are discussed in light of Type I and Type II stressors, and recent suggestions in the PTSD literature that a subgroup of individuals may experience physiological suppression rather than heightened physiological reactivity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Under what conditions can human affective conditioning occur without contingency awareness? Test of the evaluative conditioning paradigm
    Michael E Dawson
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Emotion 7:755-66. 2007
    ..Aware participants showed conditioning with all of the measures; unaware participants failed to show conditioning with all measures. The behavioral, neurophysiological, and therapeutic implications of these findings are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Development of skin conductance orienting, habituation, and reorienting from ages 3 to 8 years: a longitudinal latent growth curve analysis
    Yu Gao
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Psychophysiology 44:855-63. 2007
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  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of cigarette smoking on prepulse inhibition, its attentional modulation, and vigilance performance
    Anthony J Rissling
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 1061, USA
    Psychophysiology 44:627-34. 2007
    ..Abstinence among smokers produced reliably lower vigilance performance compared to ad lib smoking. The results indicate that smoking abstinence affects the early stages of stimulus processing...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of perceptual load on startle reflex modification at a long lead interval
    Gary L Thorne
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 1061, USA
    Psychophysiology 43:498-503. 2006
    ..The results are not consistent with the hypothesis that startle inhibition occurs when the lead and startle stimuli are in different modalities under conditions of high perceptual load...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of perceptual processing demands on startle eyeblink modification
    Anthony J Rissling
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 1061, USA
    Psychophysiology 42:440-6. 2005
    ..At 1200 ms, targets and nontargets produced nondifferential inhibition during both CPTs, suggesting that modality-specific attention occurred equally for the two tasks...
  10. ncbi request reprint Attention and prepulse inhibition: the effects of task-relevant, irrelevant, and no-task conditions
    Gary L Thorne
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Seeley G Mudd Building, Room 501, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 56:121-8. 2005
    ..Possible reasons for robust attentional modulation at the 60 ms lead interval as well as the usual 120 ms lead interval are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sensorimotor gating, orienting and social perception in schizophrenia
    Jonathan K Wynn
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Science, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, United States
    Schizophr Res 73:319-25. 2005
    ..By showing a link between sensorimotor gating and social perception, this study supports social cognition's potential role as a mediator of the relationship between neurocognition and social functioning in schizophrenia...
  12. ncbi request reprint The functional relationship between visual backward masking and prepulse inhibition
    Jonathan K Wynn
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Psychophysiology 41:306-12. 2004
    ..The data are consistent with the hypothesis that recovery from backward masking effects is affected by sensory gating acting in part to gate out the interruptive effects of the mask...
  13. ncbi request reprint Modification of sudden onset auditory ERP by involuntary attention to visual stimuli
    Serkan Oray
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 43:213-24. 2002
    ..The activation of the exogenous attention system by sudden auditory onset can be modified by involuntary visual attention in a cross-model, passive prepulse inhibition paradigm...
  14. doi request reprint Probing attentional dysfunctions in schizophrenia: Startle modification during a continuous performance test
    Erin A Hazlett
    Department of Psychiatry, Box 1505, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Psychophysiology 45:632-42. 2008
    ..Both groups also showed equal inhibition at 120 ms during passively attended prepulses, suggesting that automatic attentional processes were not impaired in these patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Electrodermal predictors of functional outcome and negative symptoms in schizophrenia
    Anne M Schell
    Department of Psychology, Occidental College, Los Angeles, California 90041, USA
    Psychophysiology 42:483-92. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Prepulse facilitation and prepulse inhibition in schizophrenia patients and their unaffected siblings
    Jonathan K Wynn
    Department of Psychology MED, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 55:518-23. 2004
    ..It is less clear whether these information processing deficits extend to prepulse facilitation (PPF), which measures a later stage of generalized alerting or orienting...
  17. ncbi request reprint The temporal stability of electrodermal variables over a one-year period in patients with recent-onset schizophrenia and in normal subjects
    Anne M Schell
    Department of Psychology, Occidental College, Los Angeles, California 90041, USA
    Psychophysiology 39:124-32. 2002
    ..Among measures of responding to nontask stimuli, a simple count of the number of orienting responses occurring was more stable than was a traditional trials-to-habituation measure...