— Motivated Cognition Lab

December, 2014 Monthly archive

Very happy to report two new papers, both investigating the effects of reward association on naturalistic human vision.

Hickey, Kaiser and Peelen (2015). Reward guides attention to object categories in real-world scenes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144(1). <link>

Hickey and Peelen (2015). Neural mechanisms of incentive salience in naturalistic human vision. Neuron, 85, 512-518.


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Alisha Siebold has joined the lab as postdoctoral fellow. Alisha’s position is funded by the Provincia Autonoma di Trento Grandi Progetti grant ‘ATTEND’, and she’ll be using eye tracking and EEG to investigate plasticity in vision. Welcome Alisha!


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