STEVEN LUCK

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The construct of attention in schizophrenia
    Steven J Luck
    University of California at Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 64:34-9. 2008
  2. pmc Proactive interference does not meaningfully distort visual working memory capacity estimates in the canonical change detection task
    Po Han Lin
    Graduate Institute of Learning and Instruction, National Central University Jhongli, Taiwan
    Front Psychol 3:42. 2012
  3. pmc Visual working memory capacity: from psychophysics and neurobiology to individual differences
    Steven J Luck
    Center for Mind and Brain and Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, 267 Cousteau Place, Davis, CA 95618, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 17:391-400. 2013
  4. pmc CNTRICS final biomarker selection: Control of attention
    Steven J Luck
    Center for Mind and Brain, University of California, 267 Cousteau Place, Davis, CA 95618, USA
    Schizophr Bull 38:53-61. 2012
  5. pmc A roadmap for the development and validation of event-related potential biomarkers in schizophrenia research
    Steven J Luck
    Center for Mind and Brain and Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, Davis, California 95618, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 70:28-34. 2011
  6. pmc Impaired response selection in schizophrenia: evidence from the P3 wave and the lateralized readiness potential
    Steven J Luck
    University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Psychophysiology 46:776-86. 2009
  7. pmc The translation of cognitive paradigms for patient research
    Steven J Luck
    Center for Mind and Brain, University of California, Davis, CA 95618, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:629-44. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Rapid development of feature binding in visual short-term memory
    Lisa M Oakes
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:781-7. 2006
  9. pmc Discrete fixed-resolution representations in visual working memory
    Weiwei Zhang
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Nature 453:233-5. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Feature-based attention modulates feedforward visual processing
    Weiwei Zhang
    Center for Mind and Brain, University of California Davis, 267 Cousteau Place, Davis, California 95618, USA
    Nat Neurosci 12:24-5. 2009

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc The construct of attention in schizophrenia
    Steven J Luck
    University of California at Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 64:34-9. 2008
    ....
  2. pmc Proactive interference does not meaningfully distort visual working memory capacity estimates in the canonical change detection task
    Po Han Lin
    Graduate Institute of Learning and Instruction, National Central University Jhongli, Taiwan
    Front Psychol 3:42. 2012
    ..Thus, the canonical version of the change detection task can be used to assess visual working memory capacity with no meaningful influence of proactive interference...
  3. pmc Visual working memory capacity: from psychophysics and neurobiology to individual differences
    Steven J Luck
    Center for Mind and Brain and Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, 267 Cousteau Place, Davis, CA 95618, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 17:391-400. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc CNTRICS final biomarker selection: Control of attention
    Steven J Luck
    Center for Mind and Brain, University of California, 267 Cousteau Place, Davis, CA 95618, USA
    Schizophr Bull 38:53-61. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc A roadmap for the development and validation of event-related potential biomarkers in schizophrenia research
    Steven J Luck
    Center for Mind and Brain and Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, Davis, California 95618, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 70:28-34. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Impaired response selection in schizophrenia: evidence from the P3 wave and the lateralized readiness potential
    Steven J Luck
    University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Psychophysiology 46:776-86. 2009
    ..These results indicate that, at least in simple tasks, the delayed RTs observed in schizophrenia are primarily a consequence of impairments in the response selection and preparation processes that follow perception and categorization...
  7. pmc The translation of cognitive paradigms for patient research
    Steven J Luck
    Center for Mind and Brain, University of California, Davis, CA 95618, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:629-44. 2008
    ..Finally, we present examples of 2 experiments, one of which exemplifies our recommendations regarding measurement issues and was a success and one of which was a painful but informative failure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Rapid development of feature binding in visual short-term memory
    Lisa M Oakes
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:781-7. 2006
    ..Thus, the ability to bind features and the ability to store multiple objects may both depend on a process that is mediated by posterior parietal cortex and is perhaps related to focused attention...
  9. pmc Discrete fixed-resolution representations in visual working memory
    Weiwei Zhang
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Nature 453:233-5. 2008
    ..Memory resolution varied over a narrow range that cannot be explained in terms of a general resource pool but can be well explained by a small set of discrete, fixed-resolution representations...
  10. doi request reprint Feature-based attention modulates feedforward visual processing
    Weiwei Zhang
    Center for Mind and Brain, University of California Davis, 267 Cousteau Place, Davis, California 95618, USA
    Nat Neurosci 12:24-5. 2009
    ..Thus, color-based attention can operate as early as, and independently from, spatial attention...
  11. pmc CNTRICS final task selection: control of attention
    Keith H Nuechterlein
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behaviour, University of California, LA, CA, USA
    Schizophr Bull 35:182-96. 2009
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  12. pmc Sudden death and gradual decay in visual working memory
    Weiwei Zhang
    Center for Mind and Brain, University of California, Davis, CA 95618, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:423-8. 2009
    ..Using this paradigm, we demonstrate that visual working memory representations may be retained for several seconds with little or no loss of precision, but that they may terminate suddenly and completely during this period...
  13. pmc The effects of electrode impedance on data quality and statistical significance in ERP recordings
    Emily S Kappenman
    Center for Mind and Brain and Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, Davis, California 95618, USA
    Psychophysiology 47:888-904. 2010
    ..Thus, high electrode impedance may increase noise and decrease statistical power under some conditions, but these effects can be reduced by using a cool and dry recording environment and appropriate signal processing methods...
  14. pmc Capture versus suppression of attention by salient singletons: electrophysiological evidence for an automatic attend-to-me signal
    Risa Sawaki
    Center for Mind and Brain, University of California Davis, 267 Cousteau Place, Davis, CA 95618, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 72:1455-70. 2010
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  15. pmc The role of attention in the maintenance of feature bindings in visual short-term memory
    Jeffrey S Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1407, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:41-55. 2008
    ..Contrary to this proposal, it was found that memory for bindings and memory for features were equally impaired by the search task...
  16. pmc Attention effects during visual short-term memory maintenance: protection or prioritization?
    Michi Matsukura
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1407, USA
    Percept Psychophys 69:1422-34. 2007
    ..The results of the experiments were consistent with the first of these possibilities, suggesting that attention can serve to protect VSTM representations while they are being maintained...
  17. pmc The role of working memory representations in the control of attention
    Geoffrey F Woodman
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240 1103, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:i118-24. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Visual working memory as the substrate for mental rotation
    Joo seok Hyun
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 14:154-8. 2007
    ..More broadly, the nature of the information being stored--not the nature of the operations performed on this information--may determine which subsystem stores the information...
  19. pmc Impaired top-down control of visual search in schizophrenia
    James M Gold
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, PO Box 21247, Baltimore, Maryland 21228, United States
    Schizophr Res 94:148-55. 2007
    ..These results extend prior studies that have focused on aspects of executive control in complex tasks and suggest that a similar underlying deficit may also impact the performance of perceptual systems...
  20. pmc Do the contents of visual working memory automatically influence attentional selection during visual search?
    Geoffrey F Woodman
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 33:363-77. 2007
    ..Thus, the contents of working memory can be used in a flexible manner for facilitation or inhibition of processing...
  21. ncbi request reprint The time course of consolidation in visual working memory
    Edward K Vogel
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 1277, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 32:1436-51. 2006
    ..The rate of consolidation was approximately 50 ms per item, which is considerably faster than previous proposals...
  22. ncbi request reprint Localizing visual discrimination processes in time and space
    Jens Max Hopf
    Department of Neurology II, Otto von Guericke University, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 88:2088-95. 2002
    ..These findings indicate that the earliest measurable correlates of discriminative operations in the visual system appear as neural activity in circumscribed regions of the ventral processing stream...
  23. ncbi request reprint Delayed working memory consolidation during the attentional blink
    Edward K Vogel
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 9:739-43. 2002
    ..These results are consistent with a fundamental limit on the consolidation of information in working memory...
  24. ncbi request reprint Serial deployment of attention during visual search
    Geoffrey F Woodman
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1407, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 29:121-38. 2003
    ..These findings support models of attention that posit serial processing in demanding visual search tasks...
  25. ncbi request reprint Perceptual organization influences visual working memory
    Geoffrey F Woodman
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1407, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 10:80-7. 2003
    ..Thus, objects that are grouped together tend to be stored together, indicating that bottom-up perceptual organization influences the storage of information in visual working memory...
  26. ncbi request reprint Dissociations among attention, perception, and awareness during object-substitution masking
    Geoffrey F Woodman
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Psychol Sci 14:605-11. 2003
    ..These findings support the object-substitution hypothesis and provide new evidence that perception, attention, and awareness can be dissociated...
  27. ncbi request reprint The development of visual short-term memory capacity in infants
    Shannon Ross-Sheehy
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Child Dev 74:1807-22. 2003
    ..Thus, visual short-term memory capacity increases significantly across the first year of life...
  28. ncbi request reprint Understanding awareness: one step closer
    Steven J Luck
    Nat Neurosci 7:208-9. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Attention to features precedes attention to locations in visual search: evidence from electromagnetic brain responses in humans
    Jens Max Hopf
    Department of Neurology II, Otto von Guericke University, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    J Neurosci 24:1822-32. 2004
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  30. ncbi request reprint Visual search is slowed when visuospatial working memory is occupied
    Geoffrey F Woodman
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Wilson Hall, 111 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37240 1103, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 11:269-74. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that common mechanisms are used to process information during difficult visual search tasks and to maintain spatial information in working memory...
  31. ncbi request reprint Voluntazy and automatic attentional control of visual working memory
    Brandon K Schmidt
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1407, USA
    Percept Psychophys 64:754-63. 2002
    ..An additional experiment using the abrupt-onset paradigm of Yantis and Jonides (1984) yielded similar results. Thus, visual transients may automatically influence the transfer of perceptual representations into visual working memory...
  32. ncbi request reprint Intact attentional control of working memory encoding in schizophrenia
    James M Gold
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:658-73. 2006
    ..These findings indicate that attention is not globally impaired in SC and make it possible to delineate more precisely the nature of the specific impairment of attention in this disorder...
  33. ncbi request reprint Impaired control of visual attention in schizophrenia
    Rebecca L Fuller
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:266-75. 2006
    ..This pattern of results indicates that the primary impairment of attention in schizophrenia lies in the control of attention and not in the selection processes that operate once attention has been directed to an object...
  34. ncbi request reprint The speed of visual attention in schizophrenia: electrophysiological and behavioral evidence
    Steven J Luck
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242 1407, USA
    Schizophr Res 85:174-95. 2006
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  35. ncbi request reprint The neural site of attention matches the spatial scale of perception
    Jens Max Hopf
    Department of Neurology II, Otto von Guericke University, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    J Neurosci 26:3532-40. 2006
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  36. ncbi request reprint Pushing around the locus of selection: evidence for the flexible-selection hypothesis
    Edward K Vogel
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, 97403 1227, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1907-22. 2005
    ..Thus, attention operates to select relevant information at whatever stage or stages of processing are overloaded by a particular stimulus-task combination...
  37. ncbi request reprint Implicit memory influences the allocation of attention in visual cortex
    Jeffrey S Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1407, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 14:834-9. 2007
    ..We suggest that this guidance of attention by implicit memory is important in the natural environment because it allows environmental regularities to influence perception without the intervention of limited-capacity conscious processes...
  38. pmc Understanding the function of visual short-term memory: transsaccadic memory, object correspondence, and gaze correction
    Andrew Hollingworth
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1407, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 137:163-81. 2008
    ..These findings demonstrate that VSTM plays a direct role in a fundamentally important aspect of visually guided behavior, and they suggest the existence of previously unknown links between VSTM representations and the occulomotor system...
  39. ncbi request reprint Working memory for visual features and conjunctions in schizophrenia
    James M Gold
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21228, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:61-71. 2003
    ..Thus, the WM impairment in schizophrenia appears to be a consequence of attentional deficits rather than a reduction in storage capacity...
  40. ncbi request reprint Working memory consolidation is abnormally slow in schizophrenia
    Rebecca L Fuller
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:279-90. 2005
    ..Slowed consolidation may play an important and largely unrecognized role in schizophrenia...

Research Grants15

  1. Attentional Mechanisms in Perception and Working Memory
    STEVEN LUCK; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. Visual Working Memory: Representation and Process
    STEVEN LUCK; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  3. Visual Working Memory: Representation and Process
    Steven J Luck; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  4. ERPLAB: Extensible, open source software for analysis of event-related potentials
    Steven J Luck; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will allow research on normal and abnormal brain function to progress more rapidly, leading to a better understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of mind and brain. ..
  5. Attentional Mechanisms in Perception and Working Memory
    STEVEN LUCK; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  6. Yearly Workshop in the Event-Related Potential Technique
    STEVEN LUCK; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  7. Attentional Mechanisms in Perception and Working Memory
    STEVEN LUCK; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Visual Working Memory: Representation and Process
    STEVEN LUCK; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  9. Visual Working Memory: Representation and Process
    STEVEN LUCK; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  10. Visual Working Memory: Representation and Process
    STEVEN LUCK; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  11. Attentional Mechanisms in Perception and Working Memory
    STEVEN LUCK; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Attentional Mechanisms in Perception and Working Memory
    STEVEN LUCK; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. ERPLAB: Extensible, open source software for analysis of event-related potentials
    Steven J Luck; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..It will allow research on normal and abnormal brain function to progress more rapidly, leading to a better understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of mind and brain. ..