John Richards

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Extended visual fixation and distractibility in children from six to twenty-four months of age
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Child Dev 72:963-72. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of attention on infants' preference for briefly exposed visual stimuli in the paired-comparison recognition-memory paradigm
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Dev Psychol 33:22-31. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Recovering dipole sources from scalp-recorded event-related-potentials using component analysis: principal component analysis and independent component analysis
    John E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 54:201-20. 2004
  4. pmc Cortical sources of event-related potentials in the prosaccade and antisaccade task
    John E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Psychophysiology 40:878-94. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Extended visual fixation in the early preschool years: look duration, heart rate changes, and attentional inertia
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Child Dev 71:602-20. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Development of multimodal attention in young infants: modification of the startle reflex by attention
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Psychophysiology 37:65-75. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Localizing the development of covert attention in infants with scalp event-related potentials
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Dev Psychol 36:91-108. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Infant attention and the development of smooth pursuit tracking
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, 29208, USA
    Dev Psychol 35:856-67. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Peripheral stimulus localization by infants with eye and head movements during visual attention
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Vision Res 37:3021-35. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint Extended visual fixation in young infants: look distributions, heart rate changes, and attention
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Child Dev 68:1041-56. 1997

Research Grants

  1. DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINED ATTENTION IN INFANTS
    John Richards; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINED ATTENTION IN INFANTS
    John Richards; Fiscal Year: 2000
  3. DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINED ATTENTION IN INFANTS
    John Richards; Fiscal Year: 1993
  4. DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINED ATTENTION IN INFANTS
    John Richards; Fiscal Year: 1991

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Extended visual fixation and distractibility in children from six to twenty-four months of age
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Child Dev 72:963-72. 2001
    ..This pattern of distractibility suggests attention increases over the course of a look toward the television, and that heart rate changes reflect this increase in attention...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of attention on infants' preference for briefly exposed visual stimuli in the paired-comparison recognition-memory paradigm
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Dev Psychol 33:22-31. 1997
    ..Thus, processing of briefly presented visual stimuli differs depending on the type of attention in which the infant is currently engaged...
  3. ncbi request reprint Recovering dipole sources from scalp-recorded event-related-potentials using component analysis: principal component analysis and independent component analysis
    John E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 54:201-20. 2004
    ....
  4. pmc Cortical sources of event-related potentials in the prosaccade and antisaccade task
    John E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Psychophysiology 40:878-94. 2003
    ..The temporal proximity of this cortical activity and its relation to movement cueing suggests it reflects eye movement planning processes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Extended visual fixation in the early preschool years: look duration, heart rate changes, and attentional inertia
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Child Dev 71:602-20. 2000
    ..Fixation patterns of children in this age range suggest attention increases over the course of a look, and parameters consistent with attentional inertia theory differentially develop in this age range...
  6. ncbi request reprint Development of multimodal attention in young infants: modification of the startle reflex by attention
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Psychophysiology 37:65-75. 2000
    ..In contrast to selective modality enhancement for single-modality foreground stimuli, these results show that these multimodal stimuli engage both visual and auditory attention systems in this age range...
  7. ncbi request reprint Localizing the development of covert attention in infants with scalp event-related potentials
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Dev Psychol 36:91-108. 2000
    ..These results suggest that cortical development parallels the development of covert orienting of attention and saccade planning in infants in this age range...
  8. ncbi request reprint Infant attention and the development of smooth pursuit tracking
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, 29208, USA
    Dev Psychol 35:856-67. 1999
    ..This study shows that the development of smooth pursuit and targeted saccadic eye movements is closely related to the development of sustained attention in this age range...
  9. ncbi request reprint Peripheral stimulus localization by infants with eye and head movements during visual attention
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Vision Res 37:3021-35. 1997
    ..These data also support the hypothesis that eye and head movement systems are relatively independent in the infant, and that eye-head relations during infant attention may be different from during inattention...
  10. ncbi request reprint Extended visual fixation in young infants: look distributions, heart rate changes, and attention
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Child Dev 68:1041-56. 1997
    ..Infant fixation has characteristics similar to fixation in children and adults, and attention appears to increase over the course of a look in young infants...
  11. ncbi request reprint Peripheral stimulus localization by infants: attention, age, and individual differences in heart rate variability
    J E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 23:667-80. 1997
    ..These data suggest that infant attention affects decision processes for continuing focal stimulus fixation rather than peripheral stimulus discriminability...
  12. pmc Localizing cortical sources of event-related potentials in infants' covert orienting
    John E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Dev Sci 8:255-78. 2005
    ..Increases from 14 to 20 weeks in amplitude of the P1 validity effect and the presaccadic ERP could be modeled by an increase in activation in the corresponding cortical areas...
  13. doi request reprint Infant attention and visual preferences: converging evidence from behavior, event-related potentials, and cortical source localization
    Greg D Reynolds
    Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:886-904. 2010
    ..Visual preference also interacted with attention and stimulus type. The cortical sources of infant visual preferences were localized to inferior and superior prefrontal cortex and to the anterior cingulate cortex...
  14. pmc Cortical source localization of infant cognition
    Greg D Reynolds
    Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 34:312-29. 2009
    ..We also describe the application of "realistic head modeling" to address some of the current limitations of infant cortical source localization...
  15. pmc Video comprehensibility and attention in very young children
    Tiffany A Pempek
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:1283-93. 2010
    ..The results suggest that it may not be until the middle of the second year that children demonstrate the earliest beginnings of comprehension of video as it is currently produced...
  16. pmc Familiarization, attention, and recognition memory in infancy: an event-related potential and cortical source localization study
    Greg D Reynolds
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Dev Psychol 41:598-615. 2005
    ..The cortical source of Nc was located in areas of prefrontal cortex and anterior cingulate cortex...
  17. ncbi request reprint Attentional inertia in children's extended looking at television
    John E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Adv Child Dev Behav 32:163-212. 2004
  18. pmc Testing neural models of the development of infant visual attention
    John E Richards
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 40:226-36. 2002
    ..We concentrate on the effect of attention on eye movement control and show how animal-based models, indirect measurement in human infants, and direct measurement of brain activity inform this model...
  19. pmc Infants' attention to patterned stimuli: developmental change from 3 to 12 months of age
    Mary L Courage
    Department of Psychology, Memorial University, Canada
    Child Dev 77:680-95. 2006
    ..Measures of heart rate change during sustained attention and the proportion of time spent in each phase of attention confirmed infants' greater engagement with the more complex stimuli...

Research Grants18

  1. DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINED ATTENTION IN INFANTS
    John Richards; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  2. DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINED ATTENTION IN INFANTS
    John Richards; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  3. DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINED ATTENTION IN INFANTS
    John Richards; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  4. DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINED ATTENTION IN INFANTS
    John Richards; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ....