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Dubbelde, D. & Shomstein, S. (2022). Mugs and Plants: Object Semantic Knowledge Alters Perceptual Processing with Behavioral Ramifications. Psychological Science. [pdf]
GWU press release.

Schintu, S., Kravitz, D.J, Silson, E.H., Cunningham, C.S., Wasserman, E.M., & Shomstein, S. (2022). Dynamic changes in spatial representation within the posterior parietal cortex in response to visuomotor adaptation. Cerebral Cortex.

Schintu, S., Gotts, S.J., Freedberg, M., Shomstein, S., & Wassermann, E.M. (2022). Effective connectivity underlying neural and behavioral components of prism adaptation. Frontiers Psychology.

Wegner-Clemens, K., Malcolm, G.L., & Shomstein, S. (2022). How much is a cow like a meow? A novel database of human judgements of audiovisual semantic relatedness. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 84(4), 1317-1327. [pdf]

Shomstein, S., Dubbelde, D., & Zhang, X. (2022). Attention and platypuses. Special Issue of WIREs Cognitive Science “What is Attention.” [pdf]

Nah, J.C., Malcolm, G.L., and Shomstein, S. (2021). Task-irrelevant semantic properties of objects impinge on sensory representations within the early visual cortex. Cerebral Cortex Communications, 10:2(3).[pdf]

Adamo, S. Gereke, B, Shomstein, S. and Schmidt, J. (2021). Satisfaction of Search” to “Subsequent Search Misses”: A review of multiple-target search errors across radiology and cognitive science. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 6:59. [pdf]

Schintu, S., Cunningham, C.A., Freedberg, M., Taylor, P., Gotts, S.J., Shomstein, S., and Wasserman, E.M. (2020) Callosal anisotropy predicts attentional network changes after parietal inhibitory stimulation. Neuroimage. [pdf]

Nah, J.C and Shomstein, S. (2020) Target frequency modulates object-based attention. Psychonomic Bulleting & Review, 27(5), 981-989. [pdf]

Carther-Krone, T., Lawrence-Dewar, J., Shomstein, S., Nah, J.C., Collegio, A.J., and Marotta, J. (2020). Neural correlates of perceptual grouping under conditions of inattention and divided-attention. Perception. [pdf]

VanElzakker, M., Felicione, J., Staples-Bradley, L., Panic, P., Dubois, S., Lasko, N.B., Shomstein, S., Pitman, R., Orr, S.P., and Shin, L. (2020). Failure of attentional control is a vulnerability factor for PTSD: An identical twin study. Biological Psychiatry.[pdf]

Shomstein, S., Malcolm, G.L., and Nah, J.C. (2019). Intrusive effects of task-irrelevant information on visual selective attention. Current Opinion in Psychology, Special Issue on Perception and Attention. [pdf]

Geng, J.J., Leber, A.B., and Shomstein, S. (2019). Attention and Perception: 40 reviews, 40 views. Current Opinion in Psychology, Special Issue on Perception and Attention, 

Gajewski, D., Zhang, J., Shomstein, S., and Philbeck, J. (2019). Invalidly cued targets are well-localized when
    detected. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. [pdf]

Shomstein, S., Malcolm G.L., and Nah. J.C. (2019). Intrusive effects of task-irrelevant information on visual selective     attention. Current Opinion in Psychology, Special Issue: Perception and Attention. [pdf]

Collegio, A.J., Nah, J.C., Scotti, P., & Shomstein, S. (2019). Attention scales according to inferred real-world object     size. Nature Human Behavior, 3: 40-47. [pdf]. 
    Here is the News & Views written by Dr. Soojin Park: Attention scales with object size. Nature Human Behavior.
    GWU press release.

Cifu, G., Power, M.C., Shomstein, S., & Arem, H. (2018). Mindfulness-based interventions and cognitive function          among breast cancer survivors: a systematic review. BMC Cancer, 18(1163).

Schintu, S., Freedberg, M., Alam Z., Shomstein, S., & Wassermann E.M. (2018). Left-shifting prism adaptation             boosts reward-based learning. Cortex, 109:279-286. [pdf]
Nah, J.C., Neppi-Modona, M., Strother, L., Behrmann, M., & Shomstein, S. (2018). Object width modulates                     object-based attentional selection. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 80(6):11375-1389. [pdf]

Sheremata, S.L., Somers, D.C., & Shomstein, S. (2018). Visual short-term memory activity in parietal cortex reflects      cognitive processes beyond attentional selection. Journal of Neuroscience, 38(6): 1511-19. [pdf]
Donovan, I., Pratt, J., & Shomstein, S. (2017). Spatial attention is necessary for object-based attention:  Evidence   
    from temporal order judgements. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 79(3): 753-764.

Sheremata, S. & Shomstein, S.  (2017). Task set induces dynamic reallocation of resources in visual short-term              memory. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24(4):1113-1120.

Carther-Krone, T. A., Shomstein, S., & Marotta, J.J. (2016). Looking without perceiving: Impaired preattentive
    perceptual grouping in autism spectrum disorder. PLOS ONE, 11(6).
Malcolm, G., Rattinger, M., & Shomstein, S. (2016). Intrusive effects of task irrelevant semantic information on              visual selective attention. Steven Yantis Special Issue of Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 78(7):               2066-78. [pdf]

Shomstein, S. & Gottlieb, J. (2016). Spatial and non-spatial aspects of visual attention: Interactive cognitive                   mechanisms and neural underpinnings.
Special Issue: Neuropsychologia, 92: 9-19. [pdf]
Uyar, F., Shomstein, S.,  Greenberg, A.S., & Behrmann, M. (2016). Retinotopic information interacts with category         selectivity in human ventral cortex. Special Issue: Neuropsychologia, 92:90-106.

Malcolm, G. & Shomstein, S. (2015). Object-based attention in real-world scenes. Journal of Experimental                         Psychology: General, 144(2): 257-263.

Behrmann, M. & Shomstein, S. (2015). The neural basis of hemispatial neglect. International Encyclopedia of the             Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition. Elsevier. [pdf]

Sheremata, S. & Shomstein, S. (2014). Hemifield asymmetries differentiate VSTM for single- and multiple-               
    feature objects. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics Special Issue Working Memory, 76(6): 1609-19.

Lee, J. & Shomstein, S. (2014). Reward-based transfer from bottom-up to top-down search tasks.
        Psychological Science, 25(2): 466-75[pdf]
Drummond, L. & Shomstein, S. (2013).   The timecourse of space- and object-based attentional prioritization                    with varying degrees of certainty.  Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. Research Topic: Beyond Space-based         or Feature-based Selection: Mechanisms of Object-based Attention [pdf].

Shomstein, S. & Johnson, J. (2013). Shaping attention with reward: Effects of reward on space- and object-based             selection. Psychological Science, 24(12): 2369-78. [pdf].

Lee, J. & Shomstein, S. (2013). Differential effects of reward on space- and object-based attentional allocation.                 Journal of Neuroscience, 33(26), 10625-10633. [pdf]

Shomstein, S. (2012).  Cognitive functions of the posterior parietal cortex: Top-down and bottom-up attentional                 control.  Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 6:38, 1-7. [pdf]

Shomstien, S., Kravitz, D., & Behrmann, M. (2012). Attentional Control: Temporal relationships within the fronto-                 parietal network. Neuropsychologia, 50, 1202-1210. [pdf]

Shomstein, S. (2012). Object-based attention: Strategy vs. Automaticity. WIREs Cognitive Science, 3, 163-169. [pdf]

Shomstien, S., Lee, J., & Behrmann, M. (2010). Top-down and bottom-up attentional guidance: Investigating                      the role of the dorsal and ventral parietal cortecies.  Journal of Experimental Brain Research: Special Issue on             Visuo-Spatial Neglect in honor of Gino Pizzamiglio, 206 (2), 197-208. [pdf]

Drummond, L. & Shomstein, S. (2010). Object-based attention: Shifting or uncertainty?  Attention, Perception, &                 Psychophysics, 72(7), 1743-1755. [pdf]

Shomstein, S., Kimchi, R., Hammer, M., and Behrmann, M. (2010).  Perceptual grouping operates                                      independently of attentional selection: Evidence from hemispatial neglect. Attention, Perception, &                                 Psychophysics, 72(3), 607-618. [pdf]

Behrmann, M., Shomstein, S., and Kimchi, R.  (2010). Conscious awareness of methodological choices: A reply               to Milber and McGlinchey. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 72(3), 622-627. [pdf]

Shomstein, S. (2009). Spatial attention. In B. Goldstein (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Perception. SAGE Publications. [pdf]

Shomstein, S. (2009). Attention: Effects of breakdown. In B. Goldstein (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Perception. SAGE                  Publications. [pdf]

Behrmann, M. & Shomstein, S. (
2009). Object-based attention. In B. Goldstein (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Perception.                 SAGE Publications. [pdf]

Behrmann, M. & Shomstein, S. (2009).  Executive functions:  Spatial cognition. In L. Squire (Ed.) New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. ElsevierScience, Oxford, UK. [pdf]

Shomstein, S. & Behrmann, M. (2008). Object-based attention:  Strength of object representation and attentional guidance.  Perception & Psychophysics, 70 (1), 132-144. [pdf]

Shomstein, S. & Behrmann, M. (2006).  Cortical systems mediating visual attention to both objects and spatial locations.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), 103(30), 11387-11392. [pdf]

Shomstein, S. & Yantis, S. (2006).  Parietal cortex mediates voluntary control of spatial and nonspatial auditory
            attention. Journal of Neuroscience, 26(2):435– 439. [pdf]

Serences, J., Shomstein, S., Leber, A., Egeth, H., & Yantis, S. (2005).  Coordination of voluntary and stimulus-driven attentional control in human cortex.  Psychological Science, 16(2), 114-122. [pdf]

Shomstein, S. & Yantis, S. (2004).  Control of attention shifts between vision and audition in human cortex.  Journal of Neuroscience, 24(47), 10702-10706. [pdf]

Behrmann, M., Geng, J. J., & Shomstein, S. (2004).  Parietal cortex and attention.  Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 14(2), 212-217. [pdf]

Shomstein, S. & Yantis, S. (2004).  Configural and contextual prioritization in object-based attention.  Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 11(2), 247-253. [pdf]

Shomstein, S. & Yantis, S. (2002). Object-based attention: sensory modulation or priority setting?.  Perception and Psychophysics, 64 (1), 41-51. [pdf]

Behrmann, M., Shomstein, S. S., Barton, J. J. S., & Black, S. E. (2001).  Effects of word length and lexical variables on the eye movements of letter-by-letter readers.  Neuropsychologia, 39 (9), 983-1002. [pdf]

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