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Researcher: Satel, J (Dr Jason Satel)

Fields of Research

Computer Perception, Memory and Attention
Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy)
Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
Psychological Methodology, Design and Analysis
Neurocognitive Patterns and Neural Networks

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Nervous System and Disorders
Expanding Knowledge in Technology
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A computationally explicit neurocognitive theory of oculomotor inhibition of return (IOR) based on habituation of exogenous signals; 17th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS'10)
A rapid event-related potential (ERP) method for point-of-care evaluation of brain function: development of the Halifax Consciousness Scanner; Journal of neuroscience methods
Aftereffects of Saccades Explored in a Dynamic Neural Field Model of the Superior Colliculus; Journal of Eye Movement Research
Are binary synapses superior to graded weight representations in stochastic attractor networks?; Cognitive neurodynamics
Attentional enhancement of event-related potentials in a multilingual dichotic listening task; 6th Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference (ACNS’16)
Attentional modulation of steady-state visual evoked potentials in an inhibitory cueing paradigm; 3rd Annual International Conference on Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology (CBP 2014)
Averaging saccades are repelled by prior uninformative cues at both short and long intervals; Visual Cognition
Camera-based eye tracking improves the signal-to-noise ratio of EEG; 13th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS’13)
Comparing the effects of exogenous and endogenous orienting: Replacing central directional arrows with arbitrarily spatially defined shapes; 5th International Neuroscience Symposium (NeuroMalaysia'14)
Detection of event-related potentials in individual subjects using support vector machines; Brain Informatics
Dissociating sensory adaptation and inhibition of return; Malaysian International Psychology Conference (MIPC’17)
Dissociating the neural mechanisms underlying spatiotopic and retinotopic inhibition of return: An investigation using eye tracking and electroencephalography; 12th International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience (ICON’14)
Dissociation of cueing effects in pro- and anti-localization tasks with manual and saccadic responses; 11th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV'15)
Do early sensory P1 event-related potential modulations actually reflect oculomotor inhibition of return?; 38th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP’15)
Does multitasking work?
Dynamic neural field modeling of inhibition of return; Malaysian International Psychology Conference (MIPC’15)
Electroencephalographic investigation of a mixed pro- and anti-localization paradigm; Malaysian International Psychology Conference (MIPC’15)
Electrophysiological Explorations of the Cause and Effect of Inhibition of Return in a Cue–Target Paradigm; Brain Topography: Journal of Functional Neurophysiology
Empirical support for a multiple mechanisms theory of oculomotor inhibition of return; Empirical support for a multiple mechanisms theory of oculomotor inhibition of return
Examining the dissociation of retinotopic and spatiotopic inhibition of return with event-related potentials; Neuroscience Letters
Exploring the memory component in visual search; 5th International Neuroscience Symposium (NeuroMalaysia'14)
Exploring the modulation of attentional capture by spatial attentional control settings: converging evidence from event-related potentials; Experimental Brain Research
Exploring the Modulation of Attentional Caputre by Spatial Attentional Control Settinngs: Converging Evidence from Event-Related Potentias; 18th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS'11)
Fact or fiction? An acoustic signalling and neuroimaging test of the hunchback hypothesis of emotional displays; 5th International Neuroscience Symposium (NeuroMalaysia'14)
Handles of manipulable objects attract covert visual attention: ERP evidence; Brain and Cognition
Igniting student interest in cognitive science; Biology Teachers Education Summit 2014
In search of a reliable electrophysiological marker of oculomotor inhibition of return; Psychophysiology
Incorporating distractors into traditional spatial cueing tasks; Malaysian International Psychology Conference (MIPC’15)
Influence of distractors on inhibition of return in spatial orienting paradigm; 5th Annual International Conference on Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology
Inhibition of return in pro- and anti-localization tasks with mixed and blocked designs; Malaysian International Psychology Conference (MIPC’15)
Inhibitory cueing effects following manual and saccadic responses to arrow cues; Attention, perception & psychophysics
Investigating a two causes theory of inhibition of return; Experimental Brain Research
Investigating inhibition of return-related modulations of early sensory event-related components with central and peripheral cueing; 73rd Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA'12)
Is inhibition of return associated with modulations of early sensory or late attentional event-related potentials?; 7th Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference (ACNS’17)
Is the N2pc event-related potential component an accurate neurophysiological marker for inhibition of return?; 5th International Neuroscience Symposium (NeuroMalaysia'14)
Mechanisms of inhibition of return; On the future of attention research and practice: Defining, measuring, and repairing the networks of attention
Modeling inhibition of return as short-term depression of early sensory input to the superior colliculus; Vision Research
Motivational modulation of endogenous inputs to the superior colliculus; 2005 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks
Oculomotor inhibition of return: how soon is it 'recoded' into spatiotopic coordinates?; Attention, perception & psychophysics
On the flavors of inhibition of return: Will the real IOR please stand up?; 53rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society
On the flavours of inhibition of return (IOR); 22nd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS'12)
On the nature of the delayed 'inhibitory' cueing effects generated by uninformative arrows at fixation; Psychonomic bulletin & review
On the role of eye movement monitoring and discouragement on inhibition of return in a go/no-go task; Vision research
Perceptual and motor mechanisms of oculomotor inhibition of return; 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society
Reducing ocular artifacts in EEG via eye monitoring; 17th European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM’13)
Returning to “Inhibition of Return” by Dissociating Long-Term Oculomotor IOR From Short-Term Sensory Adaptation and Other Nonoculomotor “Inhibitory” Cueing Effects; Journal of Experimental Psychology
Searching for neural correlates of inhibition of return; 58th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society
Searching for the neurophysiological correlates of oculomotor inhibition of return; 11th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV'15).
Sensory and Motor Mechanisms of Inhibition of Return; 3rd Beijing International Symposium on Computational Neuroscience
Sensory and motor mechanisms of oculomotor inhibition of return; Experimental brain research
Simulating oculomotor inhibition of return with a two-dimensional dynamic neural field model of the superior colliculus; ICONIP 2014: 21st International Conference on Neural Information Processing
Single subject statistical analyses of ERP data for applications in brain injury; 24th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS'14)
Speed-accuracy Trade-offs in Inhibition of Return during Active Oculomotor Inhibition; 73rd Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA'12)
Speed-accuracy trade-offs in inhibition of return during active oculomotor inhibition; Speed-accuracy trade-offs in inhibition of return during active oculomotor inhibition
Stimulus-response incompatibility eliminates inhibitory cueing effects with saccadic but not manual responses; Attention, perception & psychophysics
The effects of ignored versus foveated cues upon inhibition of return and early event-related potential components to targets; 19th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS'12)
The effects of ignored versus foveated cues upon inhibition of return: an event-related potential study; Attention, perception & psychophysics
The Halifax Consciousness Scanner: A Rapid ERP Method for Clinical Applications; 11th Annual Meeting of the EEG and Clinical Neuroscience Society (ECNS’14)
The impact of cognitive load on reward evaluation; Brain research
The N2pc component and inhibition of return; 12th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV’16)
The N2pc component and the influence of distractors on inhibition of return; Malaysian Psychology Student Assembly (MAPSA’16)
Uncovering the neural mechanisms of inhibition of return using event-related potentials; 22nd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS'12)
Using a dynamic neural field model to explore a direct collicular inhibition account of inhibition of return
Using a Dynamic Neural Field Model to Explore a Direct Collicular Inhibition Account of Inhibition of Return; 2013 International Symposium on Attention in Cognitive Systems
When spatiotopic and retinotopic coordinates are dissociated, IOR is primarily spatiotopic, while P1 reductions are primarily retinotopic; 19th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS'12)
Why are return saccades slow?; 20th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS'10)

Research Projects

Cognitive science and neuroimaging; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Investigating visual search with eye tracking and brain imaging techniques; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Electroencephalographic (EEG) and eye tracking equipment for Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory
Finding physiological indices of alertness in healthy young and older adults using electroencephalography
Novel combination of eye tracking and brain imaging techniques to determine how the human brain performs visual search tasks for application in robotics and computer vision
Testing the neural basis of judgments and experience of emotions when social status matters
Using state of the art behavioural and brain imaging techniques to develop novel methods of English language training for Malaysians
Using steady-state visual evoked potentials (SSVEPs) to investigate the neural origins and stages of processing associated with inhibition of return (IOR)

Research Candidate Supervision