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Cognitive control and minimizing distraction from irrelevant stimuli
Carp, J., Fitzgerald, K.D., Taylor, S.F., & Weissman, D.H. (2012). Removing the effect of response time on brain activity reveals developmental differences in conflict processing in the posterior medial prefrontal cortex. NeuroImage, 59, 853-860.
Carp, J., Kim, K., Taylor, S.F., Fitzgerald, K.D., & Weissman, D.H. (2010). Conditional differences in mean reaction time explain effects of response congruency, but not accuracy, on posterior medial prefrontal cortex activity. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2010.00231differences
Weissman, D.H., Gopalakrishnan, A., Hazlett, C.J., Woldorff, M.G. (2005). Dorsal anterior cingulate cortex resolves conflict from distracting stimuli by boosting attention toward relevant events. Cerebral Cortex, 15, 229-237.
Weissman, D.H., Giesbrecht, B., Song, A.W., Mangun, G.R., & Woldorff, M.G. (2003). Conflict monitoring in the human anterior cingulate cortex during selective attention to global and local object features. NeuroImage, 19, 1361-1368.
Moment-to-moment variability during selective attention tasks
Prado, J. & Weissman, D.H. (2011). Heightened interactions between a key default-mode region and a key task-positive region are linked to suboptimal current performance, but to enhanced future performance. NeuroImage, 56, 2276-2282.
Prado, J., Carp, J., & Weissman, D.H. (2011). Variations of response time in a selective attention task are linked to variations of functional connectivity in the atttentional network. NeuroImage, 54, 541-549.
Chee, M. W., Tan, J., Zagorodnov, V., Zheng, H., Weissman, D.H., Venkatraman, V. (2008). Lapsing during sleep deprivation is associated with distributed changes in brain activation. Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 5519-5528. Supplemental:
Moore, K.S. & Weissman, D.H. (2010). Involuntary transfer of a top-down attentional set into the focus of attention: Evidence from a contingent attentional capture paradigm. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 72, 1495-1509.
Cabeza, R., Dolcos, F., Prince, S., Rice, H., Weissman, D.H., & Nyberg, L. (2003). Attention-related activity during episodic memory retrieval: Across-function fMRI Study. Neuropsychologia, 41, 390-399.
Orr, J.M., Carp, J., & Weissman, D.H. (2012). The influence of response conflict on voluntary task switching: A novel test of the conflict monitoring model. Psychological Research, 1-14. doi: 10.1007/s00426-011-0324-9
Orr, J.M. & Weissman, D.H. (2011). Succumbing to bottom-up biases on task choice predicts increased switch costs in the voluntary task switching paradigm. Frontiers in Psychology, 2:31. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00031
Slagter, H.A., Giesbrecht, B., Kok, A., Weissman, D.H. , Kenemans, J.L., Woldorff, M.G., & Mangun, G.R. (2007). fMRI evidence for both generalized and specialized components of attentional control. Brain Research, 1177, 90-102.
Slagter, H., Weissman, D. H., Kenemans, J.L., Mangun, G.R., Kok, A., & Woldorff, M.G. (2006). Brain regions activated by endogenous preparatory set-shifting as revealed by fMRI. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 6, 175-189.
DiGirolamo, G.J., Kramer, A.F., Barad, V., Cepeda, N.J., Weissman, D.H., Milham, M.P., Wszalek, T. M., Cohen, N.J., Banich, M.T., Webb, A., Belopolsky, A.V., McAuley, E. (2001). General and task-specific frontal lobe recruitment in older adults during executive processes: A fMRI investigation of task switching. Neuroreport, 12, 2065-2071.
Busse, L., Roberts, K.C., Crist, R.E., Weissman, D.H., & Woldorff, M.G. (2005). The spread of attention across modalities and space in a multisensory object. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102, 18751-18756.
Voluntary orienting of space- and object-based attention
Giesbrecht, B., Weissman, D.H., Woldorff, M.G. & Mangun, G.R. (2006). Pre-target activity in visual cortex predicts behavioral performance on spatial and feature attention tasks. Brain Research, 1080, 63-72.
Woldorff, M.G., Hazlett, C., Fichtenholtz, H.M., Weissman, D.H., Dale, A., & Song, A.W. (2004). Functional parcellation of attentional control regions in the brain. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16, 149-165.
Hemispheric asymmetries and interactions in attentionally-demanding tasks