Rene Marois

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A stimulus-driven approach to object identity and location processing in the human brain
    R Marois
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37240, USA
    Neuron 25:717-28. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Visual short-term memory load suppresses temporo-parietal junction activity and induces inattentional blindness
    J Jay Todd
    Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:965-72. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Response-specific sources of dual-task interference in human pre-motor cortex
    R Marois
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 530 Wilson Hall, 111 21st Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Psychol Res 70:436-47. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Capacity limits of information processing in the brain
    Rene Marois
    Department of Psychology, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neurosciences, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:296-305. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint A common parieto-frontal network is recruited under both low visibility and high perceptual interference conditions
    Rene Marois
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, 111 21st Ave, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Neurophysiol 92:2985-92. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The neural fate of consciously perceived and missed events in the attentional blink
    Rene Marois
    Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 530 Wilson Hall, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Neuron 41:465-72. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of the attentional blink
    R Marois
    Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37240, USA
    Neuron 28:299-308. 2000
  8. pmc Isolation of a central bottleneck of information processing with time-resolved FMRI
    Paul E Dux
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neurosciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Neuron 52:1109-20. 2006
  9. pmc Amodal processing in human prefrontal cortex
    Benjamin J Tamber-Rosenau
    Department of Psychology, and Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    J Neurosci 33:11573-87. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Neural fate of ignored stimuli: dissociable effects of perceptual and working memory load
    Do Joon Yi
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, PO Box 208205, 2 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Nat Neurosci 7:992-6. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Capacity Limits in Multi-Tasking
    Rene Marois; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Capacity Limits in Multi-Tasking
    Rene Marois; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. Capacity Limits in Multi-Tasking
    Rene Marois; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Capacity Limits in Multi-Tasking
    Rene Marois; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint A stimulus-driven approach to object identity and location processing in the human brain
    R Marois
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37240, USA
    Neuron 25:717-28. 2000
    ..These findings suggest that a strict dorsal/ventral dual-stream model does not fully account for the perception of novel objects in space...
  2. ncbi request reprint Visual short-term memory load suppresses temporo-parietal junction activity and induces inattentional blindness
    J Jay Todd
    Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:965-72. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Response-specific sources of dual-task interference in human pre-motor cortex
    R Marois
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 530 Wilson Hall, 111 21st Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Psychol Res 70:436-47. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the pre-motor cortex is an important neural locus of response selection limitation under dual-task situations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Capacity limits of information processing in the brain
    Rene Marois
    Department of Psychology, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neurosciences, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:296-305. 2005
    ..The convergence of these two networks in the lateral frontal cortex points to this brain region as a putative neural locus of a common processing bottleneck for perception and action...
  5. ncbi request reprint A common parieto-frontal network is recruited under both low visibility and high perceptual interference conditions
    Rene Marois
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, 111 21st Ave, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Neurophysiol 92:2985-92. 2004
    ..The overlap of activated areas between the two perceptual manipulations suggests that a single parieto-frontal network is summoned under both perceptual visibility and interference conditions...
  6. ncbi request reprint The neural fate of consciously perceived and missed events in the attentional blink
    Rene Marois
    Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 530 Wilson Hall, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Neuron 41:465-72. 2004
    ..These results suggest that medial temporal cortex permits rapid categorization of the visual input, while the frontal cortex is part of a capacity-limited attentional bottleneck to conscious report...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of the attentional blink
    R Marois
    Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37240, USA
    Neuron 28:299-308. 2000
    ..These results suggest that a (right) parietofrontal network previously implicated in attentional control and enhancement is also a locus of capacity-limited processing of visual information...
  8. pmc Isolation of a central bottleneck of information processing with time-resolved FMRI
    Paul E Dux
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neurosciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Neuron 52:1109-20. 2006
    ..These results suggest that a neural network of frontal lobe areas acts as a central bottleneck of information processing that severely limits our ability to multitask...
  9. pmc Amodal processing in human prefrontal cortex
    Benjamin J Tamber-Rosenau
    Department of Psychology, and Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    J Neurosci 33:11573-87. 2013
    ..We conclude that abstract encoding of information modality is primarily a property of subregions of the prefrontal cortex. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Neural fate of ignored stimuli: dissociable effects of perceptual and working memory load
    Do Joon Yi
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, PO Box 208205, 2 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Nat Neurosci 7:992-6. 2004
    ..These dissociable effects of perceptual and working memory load clarify how task-irrelevant, unattended stimuli are processed in category-selective areas in human ventral visual cortex...
  11. ncbi request reprint The neural correlates of third-party punishment
    Joshua W Buckholtz
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Neuron 60:930-40. 2008
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Disrupting prefrontal cortex prevents performance gains from sensory-motor training
    Hannah L Filmer
    School of Psychology and Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia, and Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37235
    J Neurosci 33:18654-60. 2013
    ..The findings implicate the left pLPFC in both response selection and training effects. They also suggest that training improves response selection efficiency by fine-tuning activity in pLPFC relating to sensory-motor translations. ..
  13. pmc Training improves multitasking performance by increasing the speed of information processing in human prefrontal cortex
    Paul E Dux
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neurosciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Neuron 63:127-38. 2009
    ..These results not only reveal how training leads to efficient multitasking, they also provide a mechanistic account of multitasking limitations, namely the poor speed of information processing in human prefrontal cortex...
  14. pmc A Unified attentional bottleneck in the human brain
    Michael N Tombu
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:13426-31. 2011
    ..We conclude that a unified attentional bottleneck, including the inferior frontal junction, superior medial frontal cortex, and bilateral insula, temporally limits operations as diverse as perceptual encoding and decision-making...
  15. ncbi request reprint Attentional modulation of repetition attenuation is anatomically dissociable for scenes and faces
    Do Joon Yi
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, PO Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Brain Res 1080:53-62. 2006
    ..Thus, attention actively governed when neuronal activity was attenuated to repeated perceptual input, and such attenuation was specific to the cortical regions that actively represent the attended category of stimuli...
  16. ncbi request reprint Posterior parietal cortex activity predicts individual differences in visual short-term memory capacity
    J Jay Todd
    Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 530 Wilson Hall, 111 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 5:144-55. 2005
    ....
  17. doi request reprint What limits working memory capacity? Evidence for modality-specific sources to the simultaneous storage of visual and auditory arrays
    Daryl Fougnie
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 37:1329-41. 2011
    ....
  18. pmc Dual-task interference in visual working memory: a limitation in storage capacity but not in encoding or retrieval
    Daryl Fougnie
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 627 Wilson Hall, 111 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 71:1831-41. 2009
    ..Taken together, these findings demonstrate that dual-task interference between two concurrent VWM tasks is due to a capacity-limited store that is independent from encoding and retrieval processes...
  19. pmc What are the units of storage in visual working memory?
    Daryl Fougnie
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Vis 10:27. 2010
    ..Taken together, these findings not only demonstrate that the maintenance of integrated features is costly; they also suggest that objects and features affect visual working memory capacity differently...
  20. pmc A central role for the lateral prefrontal cortex in goal-directed and stimulus-driven attention
    Christopher L Asplund
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Nat Neurosci 13:507-12. 2010
    ..Although these results do not rule out dorsal network involvement in awareness when goal-directed task demands are present, they point to a general role for the lateral prefrontal cortex in the control of attention and awareness...
  21. ncbi request reprint Functional fractionation of the stimulus-driven attention network
    Suk Won Han
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neurosciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37240
    J Neurosci 34:6958-69. 2014
    ..The lateral prefrontal cortex was implicated in both attentional and evaluative processes, pointing to its central, integrative role in stimulus-driven attention. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint The source of dual-task limitations: serial or parallel processing of multiple response selections?
    Suk Won Han
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, and Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neurosciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 75:1395-405. 2013
    ..We conclude that central information processing is limited by a serial bottleneck. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Capacity limit of visual short-term memory in human posterior parietal cortex
    J Jay Todd
    Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 530 Wilson Hall, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Nature 428:751-4. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the posterior parietal cortex is a key neural locus of our impoverished mental representation of the visual world...
  24. pmc An attentional blink for sequentially presented targets: evidence in favor of resource depletion accounts
    Paul E Dux
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville Tennessee 37203, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 15:809-13. 2008
    ..These results suggest that resource depletion contributes significantly to the AB...
  25. ncbi request reprint Distinct capacity limits for attention and working memory: Evidence from attentive tracking and visual working memory paradigms
    Daryl Fougnie
    Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 530 Wilson Hall, 111 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:526-34. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Executive working memory load induces inattentional blindness
    Daryl Fougnie
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 14:142-7. 2007
    ..Thus, the engagement of executive processes impairs the ability to detect unexpected, task-irrelevant stimuli, suggesting that IB can result from central, amodal stages of processing...
  27. pmc Unsupervised spatiotemporal analysis of fMRI data using graph-based visualizations of self-organizing maps
    Santosh B Katwal
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Institute of Imaging Science VUIIS, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 60:2472-83. 2013
    ..We conclude that the graph-based visualizations of self-organizing maps help in advanced visualization of cluster boundaries in fMRI data enabling the separation of regions with small differences in the timings of their brain responses. ..
  28. doi request reprint Dissociation between process-based and data-based limitations for conscious perception in the human brain
    Suk Won Han
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neurosciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Neuroimage 64:399-406. 2013
    ..Dehaene, J.-P. Changeux, L. Naccache, J. Sackur, and C. Sergent, 2006)...
  29. pmc Surprise-induced blindness: a stimulus-driven attentional limit to conscious perception
    Christopher L Asplund
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 36:1372-81. 2010
    ..We conclude that the capture of stimulus-driven attention alone can limit explicit perception...
  30. pmc The attentional blink: a review of data and theory
    Paul E Dux
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 71:1683-700. 2009
    ..Thus, at its core, the attentional blink may ultimately reveal the temporal limits of the deployment of selective attention...
  31. pmc Mapping the pathways of information processing from sensation to action in four distinct sensorimotor tasks
    Jason Ivanoff
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37240, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:4167-86. 2009
    ....
  32. pmc fMRI evidence for a dual process account of the speed-accuracy tradeoff in decision-making
    Jason Ivanoff
    Department of Psychology, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    PLoS ONE 3:e2635. 2008
    ..Despite the pervasiveness of this speed-accuracy trade-off (SAT) in decision-making, its neural basis is still unknown...
  33. pmc The perceptual reality of synesthetic colors
    Thomas J Palmeri
    Department of Psychology, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience, and Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:4127-31. 2002
    ..Thus, synesthetic experiences appear to originate from a binding of color and form that takes place within central stages of visual processing...
  34. ncbi request reprint The dark side of visual attention
    Marvin M Chun
    Department of Psychology, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience and Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, 531 Wilson Hall, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37240, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 12:184-9. 2002
    ..Also, new results have revealed how attentional deployment is optimized by non-visual factors such as behavioral set, past experience, and emotional salience...
  35. ncbi request reprint Repetition blindness is immune to the central bottleneck
    Paul E Dux
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 14:729-34. 2007
    ..The results indicate that, unlike the AB, RB does not result from central resource limitations. Evidently, temporal attentional limits to conscious perception can occur at multiple stages of information processing...
  36. pmc Distractor inhibition predicts individual differences in the attentional blink
    Paul E Dux
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neurosciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3330. 2008
    ..Here we examined whether humans' ability to inhibit distractors in the RSVP stream is a key determinant of individual differences in T1 performance and AB magnitude...

Research Grants5

  1. Capacity Limits in Multi-Tasking
    Rene Marois; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In addition, this project will investigate how response selection demands affect perception by determining whether our inability at doing more than one task at a time affects our visual cortex ability to "see". ..
  2. Capacity Limits in Multi-Tasking
    Rene Marois; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, this project will investigate how response selection demands affect perception by determining whether our inability at doing more than one task at a time affects our visual cortex ability to "see". ..
  3. Capacity Limits in Multi-Tasking
    Rene Marois; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, this project will investigate how response selection demands affect perception by determining whether our inability at doing more than one task at a time affects our visual cortex ability to "see". ..
  4. Capacity Limits in Multi-Tasking
    Rene Marois; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, this project will investigate how response selection demands affect perception by determining whether our inability at doing more than one task at a time affects our visual cortex ability to "see". ..