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Anderson, B.A., Laurent, P.A., & Yantis, S. (2013). Reward predictions bias attentional selection. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:262.

Anderson, B.A. & Yantis, S. (2013). Persistence of value-driven attentional capture. Journal of Experimental Psycholoy: Human Perception & Performance, 39, 6-9.

Anderson, B.A. & Yantis, S. (2012). Value-driven attentional and oculomotor capture during goal-directed, naturalistic viewing. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 74, 1644-1653.

Greenberg, A.S., Verstynen, T., Chiu, Y.-C., Yantis, S., Schneider, W., & Behrmann, M. (2012). Visuotopic cortical connectivity underlying attention revealed with white-matter tractography. Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 2773-2782.

Anderson, B.A., Laurent, P.A., & Yantis, S. (2012). Generalization of value-based attentional priority. Visual Cognition, 20, 647-658.

Yantis, S., Anderson, B.A., Wampler, E.K., & Laurent, P.A. (in press). Reward and attentional control in visual search. In M. Todd & J. Flowers (Eds.) Nebraska Symposium on Motivation (Vol. 59). The Influence of Attention, Learning, and Motivation on Visual Search. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.

Chiu, Y.-C., Esterman, M., Gmeindl, L., & Yantis, S. (2012). Tracking cognitive fluctuation with the multivoxel pattern time course (MVP-TC). Neuropsychologia, 50, 479-486. [Special Issue on Multivariate Pattern Analysis and Cognitive Theories].

Anderson, B.A., Laurent, P.A., & Yantis, S. (2011). Value-driven attentional capture. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 108, 10367-10371.

Fleuret, F., Li, T., Dubout, C., Wampler, E.K., Yantis, S., & Geman, D. (2011). Comparing machines and humans on a visual categorization test. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 108, 17621-17625.

Anderson, B.A., Laurent, P.A., & Yantis, S. (2011). Learned value magnifies salience-based attentional capture. PLoS ONE 6(11): e27926. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0027926

Moher, J., Abrams, J., Egeth, H.E., Yantis, S. & Stuphorn, V. (2011). Trial-by-trial adjustments of top-down set modulate oculomotor capture. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review18, 897-903.

Tamber-Rosenau, B.J., Esterman, M., Chiu, Y.-C., & Yantis, S. (2011).  Cortical mechanisms of cognitive control for shifting attention in vision and working memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 2905-2919.

Chiu, Y.-C., Esterman, M., Rosen, H., & Yantis, S. (2011). Decoding task-based attentional modulation during face categorization. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 1198-1204.

Greenberg, A. S., Esterman, M., Serences, J. T., Wilson, D. E., & Yantis, S. (2010). Control of spatial and feature-based attention in frontoparietal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 14330-14339. [suppl info]

Kelley, T. & Yantis, S. (2010). Neural correlates of learning to attend. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 4:216. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2010.00216

Esterman, M., Rosenau, B.J., Chiu, Y.-C., & Yantis, S. (2010). Avoiding non-independence in fMRI data analysis: Leave one subject out. NeuroImage, 50, 572-576.

Esterman, M. & Yantis, S. (2010). Perceptual expectation modulates category-selective cortical activity. Cerebral Cortex, 20, 1245-1253.

Esterman, M., Chiu, Y.-C., Tamber-Rosenau, & Yantis, S. (2009). Decoding congitive control in human parietal cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106, 17974-17979.

Kelley, T. & Yantis, S. (2009). Learning to attend: Effects of practice on information selection. Journal of Vision, 9 (7):16, 1-18.

Chiu, Y.-C., & Yantis, S. (2009). A domain-independent source of cognitive control for task sets: Shifting spatial attention and switching categorization rules. Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 3930-3938.

Yantis, S. (2008). Neural basis of selective attention: Cortical sources and targets of attentional modulation. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 17, 86-90.

Kelley, T., Serences, J. T., Giesbrecht, G., & Yantis, S. (2008). Cortical mechanisms for shifting and holding visuospatial attention. Cerebral Cortex, 18, 114-125.

Dilks, D. D., Serences, J.T., Rosenau, B.J., Yantis, S., & McCloskey, M. (2007).Human adult cortical reorganization and consequent visual distortion. Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 9585-9594.

Serences, J. T. & Yantis, S. (2007). Representation of attentional priority in human occipital, parietal, and frontal cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 17, 284-293.

Qiu, A., Rosenau, B.J., Greenberg, A.S., Barta, P., Yantis, S., Miller, M.I. (2006). Estimating linear cortical magnification in human primary visual cortex via dynamic programming. NeuroImage, 31, 125-138.

Rauschenberger, R., Liu, T., Slotnick, S.D., & Yantis, S. (2006).Temporally unfolding neural representation of pictorial occlusion. Psychological Science, 17, 358-364.

Shomstein, S. & Yantis, S. (2006). Parietal cortex mediates voluntary control of spatial and nonspatial auditory attention. Journal of Neuroscience, 26, 435-439.

Serences, J.T. & Yantis, S. (2006). Selective visual attention and perceptual coherence. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 10, 38-45.

Rauschenberger, R., & Yantis, S. (2006). Perceptual encoding efficiency in visual search. Journal of Experimental Psycology: General, 135, 116-131.

Lu, H., Basso, G., Serences, J.T., Yantis, S., Golay, X., & van Zijl, P.C.M. (2005). Retinotopic mapping in human visual cortex using vascular-space-occupancy (VASO) dependent fMRI. NeuroReport, 16, 1635-1640.

Yantis, S. (2005). How salient stimuli win the battle for awareness. Nature Neuroscience, 8, 975-977.

Serences, J., Liu, T., & Yantis, S. (2005). Parietal mechanisms of switching and maintaining attention to locations, objects, and features. In L. Itti, G. Rees, & J. Tsotsos (Eds.) Neurobiology of Attention (pp. 35-41). New York: Academic Press.

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

Slotnick, S.D. & Yantis, S. (2005). Common neural substrates for the control and effects of visual attention and perceptual bistability. Cognitive Brain Research, 24, 97-108  .

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

Serences, J., Yantis, S., Culberson, A., & Awh, E. (2004). Preparatory activity in visual cortex indexes distractor suppression during covert spatial orienting. Journal of Neurophysiology, 92, 3538-3545.

Connor, C. E., Egeth, H. E., & Yantis, S. (2004).Visual attention: Bottom-up vs. top-down. Current Biology, 14, 850-852.

Serences, J.T., Schwarzbach, J., Courtney, S. M., Golay, X., & Yantis, S. (2004). Control of object-based attention in human cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 14, 1346-1357.

Sunness, J.S., Liu, T., & Yantis, S. (2004). Retinotopic mapping of the visual cortex using fMRI in a patient with central scotomas from atrophic macular degeneration. Ophthalmology, 111, 1595-1598.

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

Liu, T., Slotnick, S.D., & Yantis, S. (2004). Human MT+ mediates perceptual filling-in during apparent motion. Neuroimage, 21, 1772-1780.

Liu, T., Slotnick, S., Serences, J., & Yantis, S. (2003). Cortical mechanisms of feature-based attentional control. Cerebral Cortex, 13, 1334-1343.

Slotnick, S.D., Schwarzbach, J., and Yantis, S. (2003) Attentional inhibition of visual processing in human striate and extrastriate cortex. NeuroImage, 19, 1602-1611.

Yantis, S., & Serences, J. (2003). Neural mechanisms of space-based and object based attentional control. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 13, 187-193 .

Yantis, S. (2003). To see is to attend. Science, 299, 54-56.

Slotnick, S., & Yantis, S. (2003). Efficient acquisition of human retinotopic maps. Human Brain Mapping, 18, 22-29.

Yantis, S., Schwarzbach, J., Serences, J., Carlson, R., Steinmetz, M.A., Pekar, J.J., & Courtney, S. (2002). Transient neural activity in human parietal cortex during spatial attention shifts. Nature Neuroscience, 5, 995-1002.

Yantis, S. (Vol. Ed.) & Pashler, H. (Series Ed.) (2002). Stevens' Handbook of Experimental Psychology, 3e. Volume 1: Sensation and Perception. New York: Wiley.

Shomstein, S., & Yantis, S. (2002). Object-based attention: Sensory modulation or priority setting? Perception & Psychophysics, 64, 41-51.

Enns, J. T., Austen, E., Di Lollo, V., Rauschenberger, R., & Yantis, S. (2001). New objects dominate luminance transients in attentional capture. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 27, 1287-1302.

Rauschenberger, R., & Yantis, S. (2001). Attentional capture by globally-defined objects. Perception & Psychophysics, 63, 1250-1261.

Rauschenberger, R., & Yantis, S. (2001). Masking unveils pre-amodal completion representation in visual search. Nature, 410, 369-372.

Yantis, S. (Ed.). (2000). Visual Perception: Essential Readings. Philadelphia: Psychology Press.

Yantis, S. (2000). Goal-directed and stimulus-driven determinants of attentional control. In S. Monsell & J. Driver (Eds.), Attention and Performance (Vol 18, pp. 73-103). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Di Lollo, V., Enns, J. T., Yantis, S., & Dechief, L.G. (2000). Response latencies to the onset and offset of visual stimuli. Perception & Psychophysics, 62, 218-225.

Yantis, S., & Egeth, H. E. (1999). On the distinction between visual salience and stimulus-driven attentional capture. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 25, 661-676.

Yantis, S. (1999). Seeing is attending. [Review of A. Mack & I. Rock, Inattentional blindness.] Contemporary Psychology, 44, 314-316.

Yantis, S. (1998). Objects, attention, and perceptual experience. In R. Wright (Ed.), Visual Attention. (pp. 187-214). New York: Oxford University Press.

Yantis, S. (1998). How the brain holds our attention [Review of R. Parasuraman (Ed.), The attentive brain]. Nature, 395, 857-858

Yantis, S., & Nakama, T. (1998). Visual interactions in the path of apparent motion. Nature Neuroscience, 1, 508-512.

Moore, C., Yantis, S., & Vaughan, B. (1998). Object-based visual selection: Evidence from perceptual completion. Psychological Science, 9, 104-110.

Yantis, S. (1998). Control of visual attention. In H. Pashler (Ed.), Attention (pp. 223-256). London: Psychology Press.

Egeth, H. E., & Yantis, S. (1997). Visual attention: Control, representation, and time course. Annual Review of Psychology, 48, 269-297.

Kramer, P., & Yantis, S. (1997). Perceptual grouping in space and time: Evidence from the Ternus display. Perception & Psychophysics, 59, 87-99.

Yantis, S., & Jonides, J. (1996). Attentional capture by abrupt visual onsets: New perceptual objects or visual masking? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 22, 1505-1513.

Yantis, S. (1996). Attentional capture in vision. In A. Kramer, M. Coles, & G. Logan (Eds.), Converging operations in the study of selective visual attention (pp. 45-76). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Yantis, S. (1995). Perceived continuity of occluded visual objects. Psychological Science, 6, 182-186.

Johnson, D. N., & Yantis, S. (1995). Allocating visual attention: Tests of a two-process model. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 21, 1376-1390.

McCloskey, M., Rapp, B., Yantis, S., Rubin, G., Bacon, W. F., Dagnelie, G., Gordon, B., Aliminosa, D., Boatman, D., Badecker, W., Johnson, D. N., Tusa, R. J., Reighn, E. (1995). A developmental deficit in localizing objects from vision. Psychological Science, 6,112-117.

Yantis, S. (1994). Attention. In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Intelligence (Vol. 1, pp. 146-152). New York: MacMillan Publishing Co.

Yantis, S., & Gibson, B. S. (1994).Object continuity in motion perception and attention. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 48, 182-204.

Hillstrom, A. P., & Yantis, S. (1994). Visual motion and attentional capture. Perception & Psychophysics, 55, 399-411.

Yantis, S., & Hillstrom, A. P. (1994). Stimulus-driven attentional capture: Evidence from equiluminant visual objects. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 20, 95-107.

Yantis, S. (1993).Stimulus-driven attentional capture. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 2, 156-161.

Mordkoff, J. T., & Yantis, S. (1993). Dividing attention between color and shape: Evidence of coactivation. Perception & Psychophysics, 53, 357-366.

Yantis, S. (1993). Stimulus-driven attentional capture and attentional control settings. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 19, 676-681.

Yantis, S. (1992). Multielement visual tracking: Attention and perceptual organization. Cognitive Psychology, 24, 295-340. [3.5MB]

Yantis, S. (1992). Developmental perspectives on attention [Review of The development of attention: Research and Theory, Edited by J. T. Enns]. Contemporary Psychology, 37, 347-348.

Remington, R., Johnston, J. C., & Yantis, S. (1992). Attentional capture by abrupt onsets. Perception & Psychophysics, 51, 279-290.

Yantis, S., Meyer, D.E., & Smith, J. E. K. (1991). Analyses of multinomial mixture distributions: New tests for stochastic models of cognition and action. Psychological Bulletin, 110, 350-374.

Yantis, S., & Jones, E. (1991).Mechanisms of attentional selection: Temporally-modulated priority tags. Perception & Psychophysics, 50, 166-178.

Mordkoff, J.T. & Yantis, S. (1991). An interactive race model of divided attention. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 17, 520-538.

Yantis, S., & Johnson, D. N. (1990). Mechanisms of attentional priority. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 16, 812-825.

Mordkoff, J.T., Yantis, S., & Egeth, H.E. (1990). Detecting conjunctions of color and form in parallel. Perception & Psychophysics, 48, 157-168.

Yantis, S. & Johnston, J.C. (1990). On the locus of visual selection: Evidence from focused attention tasks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 16, 135-149.

Yantis, S. & Jonides, J. (1990). Abrupt visual onsets and selective attention: Voluntary vs. automatic allocation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 16, 121-134.

Meyer, D.E., Osman, A.M., Irwin, D.E., & Yantis, S. (1988). Modern mental chronometry. Biological Psychology, 26, 3-67.

Yantis, S. & Meyer, D.E. (1988). Dynamics of activation in semantic and episodic memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 117, 130-147.

Yantis, S. (1988).On analog movements of visual attention. Perception & Psychophysics, 43, 203-206.

Jonides, J. & Yantis, S. (1988). Uniqueness of abrupt visual onset in capturing attention. Perception & Psychophysics, 43, 346-354.

Yantis, S. (1985). Dynamics of retrieval from lexical memory. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Meyer, D. E., Yantis, S., Osman, A., & Smith, J. E. K. (1985).Temporal properties of human information processing: Tests of discrete versus continuous models. Cognitive Psychology, 17, 445-518.

Davidson, A. R., Yantis, S., Norwood, M., & Montano, D. E. (1985). Amount of information about the attitude object and attitude-behavior consistency. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 49, 1184-1198.

Yantis, S. & Jonides, J. (1984). Abrupt visual onsets and selective attention: Evidence from visual search. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 10, 601-621.

Goldberg, J. H., Meyer, D. E., Yantis, S., & Langolf, G. D. (1984). Temporal processing during the mental rotation of misoriented letters. In A. Mital (Ed.), Trends in ergonomics/human factors I (pp. 227-232). Amsterdam: North-Holland.

Jonides, J. & Yantis, S. (1984). [Review of Spoehr & Lehmkuhle, Visual information processing]. American Journal of Psychology, 97, 134-137.

Meyer, D. E., Yantis, S., Osman, A., & Smith, J. E. K. (1984). Discrete versus continuous models of response preparation: A reaction time analysis. In S. Kornblum & J. Requin (Eds.), Preparatory states and processes (pp. 69-94). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Jonides, J., Irwin, D. E., & Yantis, S. (1983). Failure to integrate information from successive fixations. Science, 222, 188.

Irwin, D. E., Yantis, S., & Jonides, J. (1983). Evidence against visual integration across saccadic eye movements. Perception & Psychophysics, 34, 49-57.

Lansman, M., Donaldson, G, Hunt, E., & Yantis, S. (1982). Ability factors and cognitive processes. Intelligence, 4, 347-386.

Jonides, J., Irwin, D. E., & Yantis, S. (1982). Integrating visual information from successive fixations. Science, 215, 192-194.

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