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  1. Visual mechanisms of motion analysis and motion perception

    Derrington, A. M., Allen, H. A. & Delicato, L. S., 4 Feb 2004, In : Annual Review of Psychology. 55, p. 181-205 25 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Coherent motion perception fails at low contrast

    Delicato, L. S. & Derrington, A. M., Aug 2005, In : Vision Research. 45, 17, p. 2310-2320 11 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Is depth perception of stereo plaids predicted by intersection of constraints, vector average or second-order feature?

    Delicato, L. S. & Qian, N., Jan 2005, In : Vision Research. 45, 1, p. 75-89 15 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  4. A novel electrode-pipette design for simultaneous recording of extracellular spikes and iontophoretic drug application in awake behaving monkeys

    Thiele, A., Delicato, L. S., Roberts, M. J. & Gieselmann, M. A., 15 Dec 2006, In : Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 158, 2, p. 207-211 5 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Attention alters spatial integration in macaque V1 in an eccentricity-dependent manner

    Roberts, M., Delicato, L. S., Herrero, J., Gieselmann, M. A. & Thiele, A., Nov 2007, In : Nature Neuroscience. 10, 11, p. 1483-1491 9 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Acetylcholine contributes through muscarinic receptors to attentional modulation in V1

    Herrero, J. L., Roberts, M. J., Delicato, L. S., Gieselmann, M. A., Dayan, P. & Thiele, A., 28 Aug 2008, In : Nature. 454, 7208, p. 1110-1114 5 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Additive effects of attention and stimulus contrast in primary visual cortex

    Thiele, A., Pooresmaeili, A., Delicato, L. S., Herrero, J. L. & Roelfsema, P. R., 1 Dec 2009, In : Cerebral Cortex. 19, 12, p. 2970-2981 12 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Attention Reduces Stimulus-Driven Gamma Frequency Oscillations and Spike Field Coherence in V1

    Chalk, M., Herrero, J. L., Gieselmann, M. A., Delicato, L. S., Gotthardt, S. & Thiele, A., 15 Apr 2010, In : Neuron. 66, 1, p. 114-125 12 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Stimulus-induced dissociation of neuronal firing rates and local field potential gamma power and its relationship to the resonance blood oxygen level-dependent signal in macaque primary visual cortex

    Bartolo, M. J., Gieselmann, M. A., Vuksanovic, V., Hunter, D., Sun, L., Chen, X., Delicato, L. S. & Thiele, A., Dec 2011, In : European Journal of Neuroscience. 34, 11, p. 1857-1870 14 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Two-dimensional pattern motion analysis uses local features

    Delicato, L. S., Serrano-Pedraza, I., Suero, M. & Derrington, A. M., 1 Jun 2012, In : Vision Research. 62, p. 84-92 9 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Direct and indirect effects of attention and visual function on gait impairment in Parkinson's disease: influence of task and turning

    Stuart, S., Galna, B., Delicato, L. S., Lord, S. & Rochester, L., Jul 2017, In : European Journal of Neuroscience. 46, 1, p. 1703-1716 14 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalReview article

  12. Automated representation of non-emotional expressivity to facilitate understanding of facial mobility: Preliminary findings

    Clawson, K., Delicato, L. S., Garfield, S. & Young, S., 23 Mar 2018, 2017 Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys). IEEE, p. 779-785 7 p.

    Research output:Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  13. Mental workload and performance measurements in driving task: A review literature

    Butmee, T., Lansdown, T. C. & Walker, G. H., 5 Aug 2018, Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association: IEA 2018. Fujita, Y., Bagnara, S., Tartaglia, R., Albolino, S. & Alexander, T. (eds.). Springer, p. 286-294 9 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 823)

    Research output:Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  14. Facebook use and its association with subjective happiness and loneliness

    Phu, B. & Gow, A. J., 10 Nov 2018, In : Computers in Human Behavior.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Editorial: Language acquisition in diverse linguistic, social and cognitive circumstances

    Garraffa, M., Guasti, M. T., Marinis, T. & Morgan, G., 24 Oct 2018, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 9, 1807

    Research output:Contribution to journalEditorial

  16. The interaction of social and perceivable causal factors in shaping ‘over-imitation’

    Burdett, E. R. R., McGuigan, N., Harrison, R. & Whiten, A., Jul 2018, In : Cognitive Development. 47, p. 8-18 11 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  17. A Healthy Mind for Problematic Internet Use

    Ke, G. N. & Wong, S. F., 16 Oct 2018, In : Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. 21, 10, p. 637-645 9 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Genetic analysis of over 1 million people identifies 535 new loci associated with blood pressure traits

    Million Veteran Program, Evangelou, E., Warren, H. R., Mosen-Ansorena, D., Mifsud, B., Pazoki, R., Gao, H., Ntritsos, G., Dimou, N., Gow, A. J., Tzoulaki, I., Barnes, M. R., Wain, L. V., Elliott, P. & Caulfield, M. J., 17 Sep 2018, In : Nature Genetics. 50, 10, p. 1412-1425 14 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Mall patronage: Dimensions of attractiveness in Urban context

    Wong, S. C. & Nair, P. B., 2018, In : International Journal of Business and Society. 19, 2, p. 281-294 14 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Cultural Social Signal Interplay with an Expressive Robot

    McKenna, P. E., Ghosh, A., Aylett, R., Broz, F. & Rajendran, G., 15 Jul 2018, (Accepted/In press) 18th ACM International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents.

    Research output:Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  21. Rest on it: Awake quiescence facilities insight

    Craig, M., Ottaway, G. & Dewar, T. M., 27 Sep 2018, In : Cortex. 109, p. 205-214 10 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Blending Human and Artificial Intelligence to Support Autistic Children’s Social Communication Skills

    Porayska-Pomsta, K., Alcorn, A. M., Avramides, K., Beale, S., Bernardini, S., Foster, M. E., Frauenberger, C., Good, J., Guldberg, K., Keay-Bright, W., Kossyvaki, L., Lemon, O., Mademtzi, M., Menzies, R., Pain, H., Rajendran, G., Waller, A., Wass, S. & Smith, T. J., 21 Aug 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  23. When verbs help naming nouns: A study on derived nominals in aphasia

    Zanini, C., Garraffa, M. & Semenza, C., 2014, In : Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie. 19, 1, p. 112-115 4 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  24. I bambini con Disturbo Specifico del Linguaggio (DSL) sono sensibili alle violazioni delle massime conversazionali?

    Rossi, L., Garraffa, M. & Surian, L., Apr 2013, In : Psicologia Clinica dello Sviluppo. 17, 1, p. 135-145 11 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Refining understanding of working memory buffers through the construct of binding: evidence from a single case informs theory and clinical practice

    Jonin, P-Y., Calia, C., Muratot, S., Belliard, S., Duche, Q., Barbeau, E. J. & Parra Rodriguez, M., 3 Aug 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Cortex.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Road traffic advisor project

    Ellis, S., Lansdown, T. & Richardson, J., 2000, In : IEE Conference Publication. 472, p. 1-5 5 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalConference article

  27. Primary task disruption from multiple in-vehicle systems

    Lansdown, T. C., Brook-Carter, N. & Kersloot, T., 1 Apr 2002, In : ITS Journal: Intelligent Transportation Systems Journal. 7, 2, p. 151-168 18 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Well-being and stress in small and medium-sized enterprises

    Brotherton, C., Deighan, C. & Lansdown, T., 2009, Handbook of Managerial Behavior and Occupational Health. Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 229-238 10 p.

    Research output:Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  29. Older Adults Experiences of Learning to Use Tablet Computers: A Mixed Methods Study

    Vaportzis, E., Giatsi Clausen, M. & Gow, A. J., 3 Sep 2018, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 9, 1631

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Increasing the Discoverability of Non-English Language Research Papers: A Reverse-Engineering Application of the Pitching Research Template

    W. Faff, R. , Shao, X. , Alqahtani, F. , Atif, M. , Białek-Jaworska, A. , Chen, A. , Duppati, G. , Escobar, M. , Finta, M. A. , Jeny, A. , Li, Y. , Veras Machado, M. A. , Nishi, T. , Nguyen, B. , Noh, J-E. , Reichenecker, J-A. , Sakawa, H. , Vaportzis, E. , Widyawati, L. , Wijayana, S. & 3 others Wijesooriya, C., Ye, Q. & Zhou, Q., 2017

    Research output:Working paper

  31. Pitching non-English language research: A dual-language application of the Pitching Research Framework

    Faff, R. , Shao, X. , Alqahtani, F. , Atif, M. , Białek-Jaworska, A. , Chen, A. , Duppati, G. , Escobar, M. , Finta, M. , Jeny, A. , Li, Y. , Machado, M. , Nishi, T. , Nguyen, B. , Noh, J-E. , Reichenecker, J-A. , Sakawa, H. , Vaportzis, E. , Widyawati, L. , Wijayana, S. & 3 others Wijesooriya, C., Ye, G. & Zhou, C., 2018, In : Journal of Accounting and Management Information Systems. 17, 2, p. 266-290

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Investigating social vulnerability in children using computer mediated role-play

    Fallon, T. L., Aylett, R., Minnis, H. & Rajendran, G., Oct 2018, In : Computers and Education. 125, p. 458-464

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  33. The Influence of Dyslexia Candidate Genes on Reading Skill in Old Age

    Luciano, M., Gow, A. J., Pattie, A., Bates, T. C. & Deary, I. J., Sep 2018, In : Behavior Genetics. 48, 5, p. 351–360 10 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Interaction Effects on Common Measures of Sensitivity: Choice of Measure, Type I Error and Power

    Rhodes, S., Cowan, N., Parra Rodriguez, M. & Logie, R. H., 18 Jul 2018, In : Behavior Research Methods . p. 1-19 19 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Predictors of performance in real and virtual scenarios across age

    Parra Rodriguez, M. & Kaplan, R. I., 16 Jun 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Experimental Aging Research. 45, 2

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Effectiveness of Universal Self-regulation–Based Interventions in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

    Pandey, A., Hale, D., Das, S., Goddings, A-L., Blakemore, S. J. & Viner, R. M., Jun 2018, In : JAMA Pediatrics. 172, 6, p. 566-575 10 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  37. How adolescent health influences education and employment: investigating longitudinal associations and mechanisms

    Hale, D. R. & Viner, R. M., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 72, 6, p. 465-470 6 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Robot Expressive Behaviour and Autistic Traits

    McKenna, P. E., Ghosh, A., Aylett, R., Broz, F., Keller, I. & Rajendran, G., Jul 2018

    Research output:Contribution to conferencePoster

  39. La délimitation des groupes sociaux dans l'étude des représentations sociales: une comparaison méthodologique sur la représentation de Facebook

    Buschini, F. & Cristea, M., Jan 2018, In : Bulletin de Psychologie. 71, 553, p. 483 - 503 21 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Socio-cognitive load and social anxiety in an emotional anti-saccade task: Social anxiety and inhibition

    McKendrick, M., Butler, S. H. & Grealy, M. A., 24 May 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 5, e0197749

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Exercise for the brain?

    Gow, A. J., 2017

    Research output:Other contribution

  42. The Brain and Social Connectedness: GCBH Recommendations on Social Engagement and Brain Health

    Global Council on Brain Health, Carlson, M., Gow, A. J., Litwin, H., Kim, E., Kondo, K., Qiu, C. & Roos, V., 2017

    Research output:Book/ReportCommissioned report

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