M J Kane

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Working memory capacity and fluid intelligence are strongly related constructs: comment on Ackerman, Beier, and Boyle (2005)
    Michael J Kane
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Psychol Bull 131:66-71; author reply 72-5. 2005
  2. ncbi Working memory, attention control, and the N-back task: a question of construct validity
    Michael J Kane
    Department of PsychologyUniversity of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 33:615-22. 2007
  3. ncbi For whom the mind wanders, and when: an experience-sampling study of working memory and executive control in daily life
    Michael J Kane
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:614-21. 2007
  4. doi Working-memory capacity predicts the executive control of visual search among distractors: the influences of sustained and selective attention
    Bradley J Poole
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 62:1430-54. 2009
  5. ncbi The validity of "conceptual span" as a measure of working memory capacity
    Michael J Kane
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402 6170, USA
    Mem Cognit 35:1136-50. 2007
  6. ncbi Working memory capacity and the top-down control of visual search: Exploring the boundaries of "executive attention"
    Michael J Kane
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 32:749-77. 2006
  7. ncbi The generality of working memory capacity: a latent-variable approach to verbal and visuospatial memory span and reasoning
    Michael J Kane
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 133:189-217. 2004
  8. ncbi Working-memory capacity and the control of attention: the contributions of goal neglect, response competition, and task set to Stroop interference
    Michael J Kane
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, P O Box 26170, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402 6170, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 132:47-70. 2003
  9. ncbi The role of prefrontal cortex in working-memory capacity, executive attention, and general fluid intelligence: an individual-differences perspective
    Michael J Kane
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402 6164, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 9:637-71. 2002
  10. doi Bias versus bias: harnessing hindsight to reveal paranormal belief change beyond demand characteristics
    Michael J Kane
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina 27412, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 17:206-12. 2010

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Publications28

  1. ncbi Working memory capacity and fluid intelligence are strongly related constructs: comment on Ackerman, Beier, and Boyle (2005)
    Michael J Kane
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Psychol Bull 131:66-71; author reply 72-5. 2005
    ..2005) implied, and it suggests some future directions and challenges for the scientific study of the convergence of WMC, attention control, and intelligence...
  2. ncbi Working memory, attention control, and the N-back task: a question of construct validity
    Michael J Kane
    Department of PsychologyUniversity of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 33:615-22. 2007
    ..N-back has face validity as a WM task, but it does not demonstrate convergent validity with at least 1 established WM measure...
  3. ncbi For whom the mind wanders, and when: an experience-sampling study of working memory and executive control in daily life
    Michael J Kane
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:614-21. 2007
    ..The results were therefore consistent with theories of WMC emphasizing the role of executive attention and control processes in determining individual differences and their cognitive consequences...
  4. doi Working-memory capacity predicts the executive control of visual search among distractors: the influences of sustained and selective attention
    Bradley J Poole
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 62:1430-54. 2009
    ..WMC thus appears to affect subjects' ability to maintain a constrained attentional focus over time...
  5. ncbi The validity of "conceptual span" as a measure of working memory capacity
    Michael J Kane
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402 6170, USA
    Mem Cognit 35:1136-50. 2007
    ..Although the Semantic task showed a stronger relation to working memory span tasks than did the nonsemantic tasks (Experiment 3), that stronger relation did not translate into strong prediction of cognitive individual differences...
  6. ncbi Working memory capacity and the top-down control of visual search: Exploring the boundaries of "executive attention"
    Michael J Kane
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 32:749-77. 2006
    ..M. Wolfe, G. A. Alvarez, & T. S. Horowitz, 2000), WMC was irrelevant to performance. Thus, WMC is not associated with all demanding or controlled attention processes, which poses problems for some general theories of WMC...
  7. ncbi The generality of working memory capacity: a latent-variable approach to verbal and visuospatial memory span and reasoning
    Michael J Kane
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 133:189-217. 2004
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  8. ncbi Working-memory capacity and the control of attention: the contributions of goal neglect, response competition, and task set to Stroop interference
    Michael J Kane
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, P O Box 26170, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402 6170, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 132:47-70. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi The role of prefrontal cortex in working-memory capacity, executive attention, and general fluid intelligence: an individual-differences perspective
    Michael J Kane
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402 6164, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 9:637-71. 2002
    ..Our review suggests the utility of an executive-attention framework for guiding future research on both PFC function and cognitive control...
  10. doi Bias versus bias: harnessing hindsight to reveal paranormal belief change beyond demand characteristics
    Michael J Kane
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina 27412, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 17:206-12. 2010
    ..They did, at least about paranormal topics that were covered most extensively in the course. Our findings thus show hindsight to be useful in evaluating cognitive change beyond demand characteristics...
  11. ncbi A controlled-attention view of working-memory capacity
    M J Kane
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 130:169-83. 2001
    ..In both experiments, low-span participants performed poorly when task switching from antisaccade to prosaccade blocks. The findings support a controlled-attention view of WM capacity...
  12. doi Who shalt not kill? Individual differences in working memory capacity, executive control, and moral judgment
    Adam B Moore
    Department of Psychology, Green Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08550, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:549-57. 2008
    ..We also report interactions between manipulated variables that implicate complex emotion-cognition integration processes not captured by current dual-process views of moral judgment...
  13. ncbi Working-memory capacity, proactive interference, and divided attention: limits on long-term memory retrieval
    M J Kane
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta 30303 3083, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 26:336-58. 2000
    ..Results indicate a role for attentional processing, perhaps inhibitory in nature, at encoding and retrieval, and are discussed with respect to theories of WM and prefrontal cortex function...
  14. pmc Tracking the train of thought from the laboratory into everyday life: an experience-sampling study of mind wandering across controlled and ecological contexts
    Jennifer C McVay
    Psychology Department, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402 6170, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 16:857-63. 2009
    ..The propensity to mind wander appears to be a stable cognitive characteristic and seems to predict performance difficulties in daily life, just as it does in the laboratory...
  15. doi Goal neglect and working memory capacity in 4- to 6-year-old children
    Stuart Marcovitch
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    Child Dev 81:1687-95. 2010
    ..As predicted, children with higher WMC scores were more likely to maintain goals adequately for task performance. The findings are consistent with a 2-factor model of working memory and its development...
  16. ncbi The expression of adult ADHD symptoms in daily life: an application of experience sampling methodology
    Laura E Knouse
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    J Atten Disord 11:652-63. 2008
    ..The impact of subjective appraisals on their experiences is also examined...
  17. ncbi Dual mechanisms of negative priming
    M J Kane
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 23:632-50. 1997
    ..The data suggest that contextual variables critically determine whether negative priming is largely due to inhibition or to episodic retrieval...
  18. pmc Does mind wandering reflect executive function or executive failure? Comment on Smallwood and Schooler (2006) and Watkins (2008)
    Jennifer C McVay
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, nsboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Psychol Bull 136:188-97; discussion 198-207. 2010
    ..We present empirical support for this view from experimental, neuroimaging, and individual-differences research...
  19. doi Why does working memory span predict complex cognition? Testing the strategy affordance hypothesis
    Heather Bailey
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 0001, USA
    Mem Cognit 36:1383-90. 2008
    ..Strategy use mediated the span-cognition relationship only when both tasks afforded the same strategies...
  20. ncbi An event-related functional MRI study comparing interference effects in the Simon and Stroop tasks
    Bradley S Peterson
    The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, the New York State Psychiatric Institute and the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 13:427-40. 2002
    ..Therefore, despite the widely differing stimulus characteristics employed by these tasks, the neural systems that subserve successful task performance are likely to be similar as well...
  21. ncbi The contributions of strategy use to working memory span: a comparison of strategy assessment methods
    John Dunlosky
    Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 60:1227-45. 2007
    ..Discussion focuses on the interpretation of strategy-span relationships and the relative utility of general reports of strategy use versus the set-by-set reports introduced here for the OSPAN task...
  22. ncbi Individual differences in working memory capacity and visual search: the roles of top-down and bottom-up processing
    Kenith V Sobel
    Department of Psychology and Counseling, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas 72035, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 14:840-5. 2007
    ..Searches that relied primarily on bottom-up mechanisms did not vary with WMC, but searches that relied primarily on top-down mechanisms showed an advantage for higher over lower WMC subjects...
  23. pmc Selective biasing of a specific bistable-figure percept involves fMRI signal changes in frontostriatal circuits: a step toward unlocking the neural correlates of top-down control and self-regulation
    Amir Raz
    Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Clin Hypn 50:137-56. 2007
    ..With special relevance to clinical neuroscience and applications involving attention, expectation and suggestion (e.g., hypnosis), our results address the importance of frontostriatal circuitry in behavioral modulation...
  24. ncbi Bet hedging via seed banking in desert evening primroses (Oenothera, Onagraceae): demographic evidence from natural populations
    Margaret E K Evans
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Osborne Memorial Labs, Yale University, P O Box 208106, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Am Nat 169:184-94. 2007
    ..This represents a novel, unusually rigorous demonstration of bet hedging from field data...
  25. ncbi Basal Ganglia volumes in patients with Gilles de la Tourette syndrome
    Bradley S Peterson
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, The Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:415-24. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi A functional magnetic resonance imaging study of language processing and its cognitive correlates in prematurely born children
    Bradley S Peterson
    Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Pediatrics 110:1153-62. 2002
    ..Our aim was to compare brain activity associated with phonologic and semantic processing of language between term and preterm children using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)...
  27. ncbi Working memory span tasks: A methodological review and user's guide
    Andrew R A Conway
    University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 12:769-86. 2005
    ..Finally, we discuss statistical and methodological techniques that have commonly been used in conjunction with WM span tasks, such as latent variable analysis and extreme-groups designs...