Recent Publications

C Rogers, L Payne, S Maharjan, R Sekuler & A Wingfield (in press) Older adults show impaired modulation of attentional Alpha oscillations: Evidence from dichotic listening. Psychology and Aging

L Varghese, SR Mathias, S Bensussen, K Chou, HR Goldberg, Y Sun, R Sekuler & BG Shinn-Cunningham (2017) Bi-directional audiovisual influences on temporal modulation discrimination. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 141 2474-.

AM Aizenman, JM Gold & R Sekuler (2017) Multisensory integration in short-term memory: Musicians do rock. Neuroscience

AS Keller, L Payne & R Sekuler (2017) Multi-sensory divided attention: Role of theta oscillations. Neuropsychologia 99 48-63

R Sekuler, J Huang, AB Sekuler & PJ Bennett (2017) Online modulation of selective attention is not impaired in healthy aging. Experimental Aging Research 43 217-232.

S Maharjan, JM Gold & R Sekuler (2017) Memory and learning for visual signals in time and space. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics 79, 1107-1122.

Y Sun, BG Shinn-Cunningham, TJ Hickey & R Sekuler (2017) Catching audiovisual interactions with a first-person fisherman video game. Perception 46 793-814.

L Payne, C Rogers, A Wingfield & R Sekuler (2017) A right-ear bias of auditory selective attention is evident in alpha oscillations. Psychophysiology 54 528-535.

A S Keller & R Sekuler (2015) Memory and learning with rapid audiovisual sequences. Journal of Vision 15:7. doi: 10.1167/15.15.7.

C Dubé & R Sekuler (2015) Obligatory and adaptive averaging in visual short-term memory. Journal of Vision 15 13. doi: 10.1167/5.4.13.

H Goldberg, Y Sun, TJ Hickey, B Shinn-Cunningham & R Sekuler (2015) Policing fish at Boston's Museum of Science: Studying audiovisual interaction in the wild. i-Perception 6

A Noyce & R Sekuler (2014) Oddball distractors demand attention: Neural and behavioral effects of predictability in the flanker task. Neuropsychologia 65 18-24.

A Noyce & R Sekuler (2014) Violations of newly-learned predictions elicit two distinct P3 components. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8 374.

L Payne & R Sekuler (2014) On the importance of ignoring: Alpha oscillations protect selective processing. Current Directions in Psychological Science 23 171-177.

C Dubé, F Zhou, M J Kahana & R Sekuler (2014) Similarity-based distortion of visual short-term memory is due to perceptual averaging. Vision Research 96 8-16.

JR Manning, TF Lew, N Li, R Sekuler & MJ Kahana (2014) MAGELLAN: A cognitive map-based model of human wayfinding. Journal of experimental Psychology: General 143 1314-1330.

C Dubé, L Payne, R Sekuler & CM Rotello (2013) Paying attention to attention in recognition memory: Insights from models and electrophysiology. Psychological Science 24 2398-2408.

JM Gold, A Aizenman, SM Bond & R Sekuler (2013) Memory and incidental learning for visual frozen noise sequences. Vision Research 99 19-36.

TP Zanto, R Sekuler, C Dubé & A Gazzaley (2013) Age-related changes in expectation-based modulation of motion detectability. PLoS One 8 e69766. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069766 Full text

E Roudaia, AB Sekuler, PJ Bennett & R Sekuler (2013) Aging and audio-visual and multi-cue integration in motion. Frontiers in Perception Science 4

N Matthews, BJ Gold, R Sekuler & S Park (2013) Gesture imitation in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin 39 94-101.

L Payne, S Guillory & R Sekuler (2013) Attention-modulated alpha-band oscillations protect against intrusion of irrelevant information. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 25 1463-1476.

M van Vugt, R Sekuler & MJ Kahana (2012) An electrophysiological signature of summed similarity in visual working memory. Journal of experimental Psychology: General

H Sternshein, Y Agam & R Sekuler (2011) EEG correlates of attentional tracking. PLoS ONE 6 e22660

SNJ Watamaniuk, R Sekuler & S McKee (2011) Perceived global flow direction reveals local vector weighting by luminance. Vision Research 51 1129-1136.

J Maryott, A Noyce & R Sekuler (2011) Eye movements and imitation learning: Intentional disruption of expectation Journal of Vision 11 7.

J Huang & R Sekuler (2010) Attention protects the fidelity of visual memory: Behavioral and electrophysiological evidence. Journal of Neuroscience 30 13461-13471.

NJ Cohen, M Pomplun, BJ Gold & R Sekuler (2010) Sex differences in the production and acquisition of complex skilled movements. Experimental Brain Research 205 183-193.

NJ Cohen and R Sekuler (2010) Chunking and compound cueing of movement sequences: Learning, retention and transfer. Perceptual and Motor Skills 110 736-750.

J Huang & R Sekuler (2010) Distortions in recall from visual memory: Two classes of attractors at work. Journal of Vision 10 24.1-27.

Y Agam, J Huang & R Sekuler (2010) Neural correlates of sequence encoding in visuomotor learning. Journal of Neurophysiology 103 1418-1424.

S Viswanathan, DR Perl, KM Visscher, MJ Kahana & R Sekuler (2010) Homogeneity computation: How inter-item similarity in visual short term memory alters recognition. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review 17 59-65.

J Huang, MJ Kahana & R Sekuler (2009) A task-irrelevant stimulus attribute affects perception and short-term memory. Memory & Cognition 37 1088-1102.

M Galster, MJ Kahana, HR Wilson & R Sekuler (2009) Identity modulates short-term memory for facial emotion. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience 9 412-426.

M van Vugt, A Schulze-Bonhage, R Sekuler, B Litt, A Brandt, G Baltuch & MJ Kahana (2009) Intracranial electroencephalography reveals two distinct similarity effects during item recognition. Brain Research 1299 33-44.

J Maryott & R Sekuler (2009) Age-related changes in imitating sequences of observed movements. Psychology and Aging 24 476-486.

KM Visscher, MJ Kahana & R Sekuler (2009) Trial-to-trial carry-over in auditory short-term memory. Journal of experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition 35 46-56.

Y Agam, J-S Hyun, JF Danker, F Zhou, MJ Kahana & R Sekuler (2009) Early neural signatures of visual short-term memory. NeuroImage 44 531-536.

PC Pantelis, MK van Vugt, R Sekuler, HR Wilson & MJ Kahana (2008) Why are some people's names easier to learn than others? The effects of similarity on memory for face-name associations. Memory & Cognition 36 1182-1195.

BJ Gold, M Pomplun, NJ Rice & R Sekuler (2008) A new way to quantify the fidelity of imitation: Preliminary results with gesture sequences. Experimental Brain Research 45 784-793.

R Sekuler, C McLaughlin & Y Yotsumoto (2008) Age-related changes in attentional tracking of multiple moving objects Perception 37 867-876.

J Danker, G Hwang, L Gauthier, A Geller, MJ Kahana & R Sekuler (2008) Characterizing the ERP Old-New effect in a short-term memory task. Psychophysiology 45

Y Agam & R Sekuler (2008) Geometric structure and chunking in reproduction of motion sequences. Journal of Vision 8 1-12

Y Yotsumoto, MJ Kahana, C McLaughlin & R Sekuler (2008) Recognition and order information in working memory for visual textures. Memory & Cognition 36 282-294.

R Sekuler & MJ Kahana (2007) A stimulus-oriented approach to memory. Current Directions in Psychological Science 16 305-310.

MJ Kahana, F Zhou, A Geller & R Sekuler (2007) Lure-similarity affects episodic recognition: Detailed tests of a noisy exemplar model. Memory & Cognition 35 1222-1232.

Y Yotsumoto, MJ Kahana, HR Wilson & R Sekuler (2007) Recognition memory for realistic synthetic faces. Memory & Cognition 35 1233-1244.

Y Agam & R Sekuler (2007) Interactions between working memory and visual perception: An ERP/EEG study. Neuroimage 36 933-942.

Y Agam, H Galperin, BJ Gold & R Sekuler (2007) Learning to imitate novel motion sequences. Journal of Vision 7 1-17.

PJ Bennett, R Sekuler & AB Sekuler (2007) The effects of aging on motion detection and discrimination identification. Vision Research 47 799-806.

F Zhou, V Wong & R Sekuler (2007) Multi-sensory integration of spatio-temporal segmentation cues: One plus one does not always equal two. Experimental Brain Research 180 641-654.

K Visscher, E Kaplan, MJ Kahana & R Sekuler (2007) Auditory short-term memory behaves like visual short-term memory. Public Library of Science, Biology. 5 Epub Great illustration for article

EL Newman, JB Caplan, MP Kirschen, R Sekuler & MJ Kahana (2007) Learning your way around town: How virtual taxicab drivers learn to use both layout and landmark information. Cognition 104 231-253.

Y Yotsumoto & R Sekuler (2006) Out of mind, but not out of sight: Intentional control of visual memory. Memory & Cognition 34 776-786.

R Sekuler, C McLaughlin, MJ Kahana, A Wingfield & Y Yotsumoto (2006) Short-term visual recognition and temporal order memory are both well-preserved in aging. Psychology and Aging 21 632-637.

A Kuhlman, D Little & R Sekuler (2006) An interactive test of serial behavior: Age and practice alter executive function. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology 28 126-144.

G Hwang, J Jacobs, A Geller, J Danker, R Sekuler & MJ Kahana (2005) EEG correlates of subvocal rehearsal in working memory. Behavioral and Brain Function 1 20-

Y Agam, D Bullock & R Sekuler (2005) Imitating unfamiliar sequences of connected linear motions. Journal of Neurophysiology 94 2832-2843.

J Gold, RF Murray, AB Sekuler, PJ Bennett & R Sekuler (2005) The decay of short-term visual memory is deterministic. Psychological Science 16 769-774.

R Blake & R Sekuler (2005) Perception (5th edition), New York: McGraw-Hill.

R Sekuler, MJ Kahana, C McLaughlin, J Golomb & A Wingfield (2005) Preservation of episodic visual memory in aging. Experimental Aging Research 31 1-13.

G Robles-de-la-Torre & R Sekuler (2004) Numerically estimating internal models of dynamic virtual objects. ACM Transactions in Applied Perception 1 102-117

F Zhou, MJ Kahana & R Sekuler (2004) Short-term episodic memory for visual textures: A roving probe gathers some memory. Psychological Science 15 112-118.

R Sekuler, A Siddiqui, N Goyal & R Rajan (2003) Reproduction of seen actions: stimulus-selective learning. Perception 32 839-854.

R Blake, R Sekuler & E Grossman (2003) Motion processing in human visual cortex. In J H Kaas and C E Collins (editors), The Primate Visual System. Boca Raton: CRC Press.

MJ Kahana & R Sekuler (2002) Recognizing spatial patterns: A noisy exemplar approach. Vision Research 42 2177-2192.

R Sekuler, SNJ Watamaniuk & R Blake (2002) Visual motion perception. In H. Pashler (Series Ed.) & S. Yantis (Vol. Ed.), Stevens' Handbook of Experimental Psychology: Vol. 1. Sensation and perception (3rd edition). New York: Wiley.

Selected Less-Recent Publications

R Sekuler (2001) Vision impairment and rehabilitation: Taking stock and looking ahead. The Gerontologist 41 556-559.

R Sekuler & R Blake (2001). Perception (4th edition), New York: McGraw-Hill.

V Della-Maggiore, AB Sekuler, CL Grady, PJ. Bennett, R Sekuler & AR McIntosh (2000) Corticolimbic interactions associated with performance on a short-term memory task are modified by age. The Journal of Neuroscience 20 8410-8416.

MP Kirschen MJ Kahana, R Sekuler & B Burack (2000) Optic flow helps humans learn to navigate through synthetic environments. Perception 29 801-818.

R Sekuler & AB Sekuler (2000) Vision and aging. In A Kazdin (editor) Encyclopedia of Psychology American Psychological Association and Cambridge University Press, volume 8, pages 180-183.

JB Caplan, MJ Kahana, R Sekuler, M Kirschen & JR Madsen (2000) Task dependence of human theta: the case for multiple cognitive functions. Neurocomputing 32 659-665. Abstract

R Sekuler & AB Sekuler (2000) Visual perception and cognition. In J G Evans,T F Williams, B L Beattie, J-P Michel & G K Wilcock (editors) Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine, 2nd Edition, 874-880. Oxford University Press.

G Naor-Raz & R Sekuler (2000) Perceptual dimorphism in visual motion from stationary patterns. Perception 29 325-335.

AR McIntosh, AB Sekuler, C Penpeci, MN Rajah, CL Grady, R Sekuler & PJ Bennett (1999) Recruitment of unique neural systems supporting visual memory in normal aging. Current Biology 9, 1275-1278.  Abstract

MJ Kahana, JB Caplan, R Sekuler & JR Madsen (1999) Using intracranial recordings to study theta: Response to O'Keefe and Burgess. Trends in Cognitive Science 3 406-407

AB Sekuler & R Sekuler (1999) Collisions between moving visual targets: What controls alternative ways of seeing an ambiguous display? Perception 28 415-432.

MJ Kahana, R Sekuler, J Caplan, M Kirschen & JR Madsen (1999) Intracranial recordings reveal task-dependent changes in theta oscillations during virtual maze navigation by human subjects. Nature 399 781-784. Abstract

R Sekuler & R Blake (1998) Star Trek on the Brain: Alien Minds, Human Minds  WH Freeman Publishers.paperback edition, 1999; Japanese edition, 1999, Fusosha Publisher.

R Sekuler, AB Sekuler & R Lau (1997) Sound alters visual motion perception. Nature  385 308.

RP O'Shea, DG Govan & R Sekuler (1997). Blur and contrast as pictorial depth cues. Perception 26 599-612. Abstract.

R Sekuler (1996) Teaching Sensory Processes with multimedia: One of my teaching assistants is a mouse. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers  28 282-285.

R Sekuler (1996) Motion perception: A modern view of Wertheimer's 1912 monograph. Perception  25 1243-1258. Abstract

R Sekuler (1995) Motion perception as a partnership: Exogenous and endogenous contributions. Current Directions in Psychological Science  4 43-47.

R Sekuler & R Blake (1994) Perception (3rd edition), New York: McGraw Hill.

AB Sekuler & R Sekuler (1993) Representational development of direction in motion perception: A fragile process. Perception 22 899-915.

EN Dzhafarov, R Sekuler & J Allik (1993) Detection of changes in speed and direction of motion: Reaction time analysis. Perception & Psychophysics 54 733-750.

DW Kline, TJB Kline, JL Fozard, W Kosnik, F Schieber & R Sekuler. (1992) Vision, aging and driving. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences 47 P27-P34. Abstract

SNJ Watamaniuk & R Sekuler (1992) Temporal and spatial integration in dynamic random dot stimuli. Vision Research 32 2341-2348.

DW Williams, SD Tweten & R Sekuler (1991) Using metamers to explore motion perception. Vision Resarch 31 275-286.

AB Sekuler, R Sekuler & EB Sekuler (1990) How the visual system detects changes in the direction of moving targets. Perception 19 181-195.

M Nawrot & R Sekuler (1990) Assimilation and contrast in motion perception: Explorations in cooperativity. Vision Research 30 1439-1451.

K Ball & R Sekuler (1987) Direction-specific improvement in motion discrimination. Vision Research 27 953-967.

K Ball & R Sekuler (1986) Improving visual perception in older observers. Journal of Gerontology 41 176-182.

R Sekuler & K Ball (1986) Visual localization: Age and practice. Journal of the Optical Society of America: A 3 864-867. (original UFOV publication)

D Williams, G Phillips & R Sekuler (1986) Hysteresis in the perception of motion direction as evidence of neural cooperativity. Nature 325 253-255.

W Kosnik, J Fikre & R Sekuler (1986) Fixation stability in older adults Investigative Ophthalmology 27 1720-1725.

CJ Owsley, T Gardner, R Sekuler & H Lieberman (1985) Role of the crystalline lens in the spatial vision loss of the elderly Investigative Ophthalmology 26 1165-1170.

DW Williams & R Sekuler (1984) Coherent global motion percepts from stochastic local motions. Vision Resarch 24 55-62.

R Sekuler, HR Wilson & CJ Owsley (1984) Structural modeling of spatial vision. Vision Research 24 689-700.

CJ Owsley, R Sekuler & D Siemsen (1983) Contrast sensitivity throughout adulthood. Vision Research 23 689-699.

R Sekuler, D Kline, K Dismukes & AJ Adams (1983) Some research needs in aging and visual perception. Vision Research 23 213-216.

K Ball & R Sekuler (1982) A Specific and enduring improvement in visual motion discrimination Science 218 697-698.

K Ball & R Sekuler (1981) Cues reduce direction uncertainty and enhance motion detection Perception & Psychophysics 30 119-128.

CJ Owsley, R Sekuler & C Boldt (1981) Aging and low-contrast vision: Face perception Investigative Ophthalmology 21 362-364.

R Sekuler, PD Tynan & RS Kennedy (1981) Sourcebook of Temporal Factors Affecting Information Transfer from Displays. U.S. Army Research Institute for Behavioral Sciences. Alexandria, Virginia.

K Ball & R Sekuler (1981) Adaptive processing of visual motion Journal of experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 7 780-794.

E Levinson & R Sekuler (1980) A two-dimensional analysis of direction-specific adaptation. Vision Research 20 103-107.

K Ball & R Sekuler (1980) Human vision favors centrifugal motion. Perception 9 317-325.

K Ball & R Sekuler (1980) Models of stimulus uncertainty in motion perception. Psychological Review 87 435-469.

R Sekuler & RD MacArthur (1979) Alcohol retards visual recovery by hampering target acquisition. Nature 270 428-429.

R Sekuler & R Armstrong (1978) Fourier analysis of polar coordinate data in visual physiology and psychophysics. Behavior Research Methods & Instrumentation, 10 8-14.

W Marshak & R Sekuler (1979) Mutual repulsion between moving visual targets. Science205 1399-1401.

K Ball & R Sekuler (1979) Masking of motion by broadband and filtered noise. Perception & Psychophysics 26 206-214.

R Sekuler & D Mierkiewicz (1977) Children's judgments of numerical inequality. Child Development 48 630-633 .

R Sekuler & E Levinson (1977) The perception of moving targets. Scientific American 236 60-4, 70-3.

R Sekuler & K Ball (1977) Mental set alters visibility of moving targets. Science 198 60-62

E Levinson & R Sekuler (1975) The independence of channels in human vision selective for direction of movement. Journal of Physiology 250 347-366.

E Levinson & R Sekuler (1975) Inhibition and disinhibition of direction sensitive mechanisms in human vision. Nature 254 692-694.

R Sekuler & J Littlejohn (1974) Tilt aftereffect following very brief exposures. Vision Research 14 151-152.

R Sekuler, P Tynan & E Levinson (1973) Visual temporal order: A new illusion. Science 180 210-212.

W Steinberg & R Sekuler (1973) Changes in visual spatial organization: Response frequency equalization versus adaptation level. Journal of experimental Psychology 98 246-251.

R Sekuler & D Nash (1972) Speed of size scaling in human vision. Psychonomic Science 27 93-94.

R Sekuler & A Erlebacher (1971) The invalidity of "invalid results from the method of constant stimuli": A common artifact in the methods of psychophysics. Perception & Psychophysics 9 309-311.

A Erlebacher & R Sekuler (1971) Response frequency equalization: A bias model for psychophysics. Perception & Psychophysics 9 315-320.

R Sekuler, E Rubin & R Armstrong (1971) Processing numerical information: A choice time analysis. Journal of experimental Psychology 90 75-80.

A Pantle & R Sekuler (1969) Contrast response of human visual mechanisms sensitive to orientation and direction of motion. Vision Research 9 397-406.

J Hall, R Sekuler & W Cushman (1969) Effects of IAR occurrence during learning on response time during subsequent recognition. Journal of experimental Psychology 79 39-42.

R Sekuler & K Houlihan (1968) Discrimination of mirror-images: choice time analysis of human adult performance. Quarterly Journal of experimental Psychology 20 204-207.

AJ Pantle & R Sekuler (1968) Velocity-sensitive elements in human vision: Initial psychophysical evidence. Vision Research 8 445-450.

RW Sekuler & M Abrams (1968) Visual sameness: A choice time analysis of pattern recognition processes. Journal of experimental Psychology 77 232-238.

AJ Pantle & R Sekuler (1968) Size-detecting mechanisms in human vision. Science 162 1146-1148.

R Sekuler & AJ Pantle (1967) A model for after-effects of seen movement. Vision Research 7 427-439.

RW Sekuler & JA Bauer, Jr (1966) Adaptation to prismatic displacements: hand position and target location. Journal of Experimental Psychology 72 207-212.

RW Sekuler (1965) Spatial and temporal determinants of visual backward masking. Journal of experimental Psychology 70 401-406.

RW Sekuler & JA Bauer,Jr (1965) Discrimination of hefted weights: Effects of stimulus duration. Psychonomic Science 3 255-256.

RW Sekuler(1965) Signal detection,choice response times,and visual backward masking. CanadianJournal of Psychology 19 118-132.

RW Sekuler & JF Rosenblith (1964) Discrimination of direction of line and the effect of stimulus alignment. Psychonomic Science 1 143-144.

RW Sekuler & L Ganz (1963) Aftereffect of seen motion with a stabilized retinal image. Science 139 419-420.