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In Press:

66.  Martin, A. & Becker, S.I. (in press). How feature relationships influence attention and awareness: Evidence from eye movements and EEG. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.

65.  Cornish, L., Hill, A., Horswill, M., & Becker, S.I. (in press). Eye-tracking reveals how observation chart design features affect the detection of patient deterioration: An experimental study. Applied Ergonomics.

64.  Remington, R.W., Burt, J.S., & Becker, S.I. (in press). The curious case of spillover: Does it tell us much about saccade timing in reading? Attention, Perception & Psychophysics.

63.  Becker, S.I. (2018). Reply to Theeuwes: Fast, feature-based top-down effects, but saliency may be slow. Journal of Cognition, 1:28, 1-3. (pdf)

2017

62.  Horstmann, G., Becker, S.I., & Ernst, D. (2017). Dwelling, rescanning and skipping of distractors explain search efficiency in difficult search better than guidance by the target. Visual Cognition, 25, 291-305. (pdf)

61.  Enns, J.T. et al. (2017). Linking Contemporary Research to the Classics: Celebrating 125 years at APA [editorial]. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43, 1695-1700. (pdf)

60.  Becker, S.I., Dutt, N., Vromen, J.M.G. & Horstmann, G. (2017). The capture of attention and the gaze in search for emotional photographic faces. Visual Cognition, 25, 241-261. (pdf)

59.  Schönhammer, J.G., Becker, S.I. & Kerzel, D. (2017). Which kind of attention is captured by cues with the relative target color? Visual Cognition, 25, 703-714. (pdf)

58.  Constable, M.D. & Becker, S.I. (2017). Right away: A late, right-lateralized category effect complements an early, left-lateralized category effect in visual search. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 24, 1611-1619. (pdf)

57.  Becker, S.I., Harris, A.M., York, A., & Choi, J. (2017). Conjunction search is relational: Behavioral and Electrophysiological Evidence. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43, 1828-1842. (pdf)

56.  Becker, S.I., Lewis, A.J., & Axtens, J.E. (2017). Top-down knowledge modulates onset capture in a feedforward manner. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24, 436-446. (pdf)

2016

55.  Horstmann, G., Herwig, A. & Becker, S.I. (2016). Distractor dwelling, skipping, and revisiting determine target absent performance in difficult visual search. Frontiers in Psychology, 15(7), 1-13. (pdf)

54.  Vromen, J.M.G., Lipp, O.V., Remington, R.W. & Becker, S.I. (2016). Threat captures attention, but not automatically: Top-down goals modulate attentional orienting to threat distractors. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78, 2266-2279. (pdf)

53.  Horstmann, G., Becker, S.I., & Ernst, D. (2016). Perceptual salience captures the eyes on a surprise trial. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78, 1889-1990. (pdf)

52.  Schönhammer, J.G., Grubert, A., Kerzel, D., & Becker, S.I. (2016). Attentional guidance by relative features: Behavioral and electrophysiological evidence. Psychophysiology, 53, 1074-1083. (pdf)

51.  Retell, J.D., Becker, S.I., & Remington, R.W. (2016). Previously seen and expected stimuli elicit surprise in the context of visual search. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78, 774-788. (pdf)

 

50.  Savage, R.A., Becker, S.I., & Lipp, O.V. (2016). Visual search for emotional expressions: Effect of stimulus set on anger and happiness superiority. Cognition & Emotion, 30, 713-730. (pdf)

49.  Retell, J.D., Becker, S.I., & Remington, R.W. (2016). An effective attentional set for a specific color does not prevent capture by infrequently presented motion distractors. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69, 1340-1365. (pdf)

2015

48.  Ziaei, M., von Hippel, W., Henry, J.D., & Becker, S.I. (2015). Are age effects in positivity influenced by the value of distractors? PLoS ONE, 10, 1-15. (pdf)

47.  Harris, A.M., Becker, S.I., & Remington, R.W. (2015). Capture by colour: Evidence for dimension-specific singleton capture. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 77, 2305-2321. (pdf)

46.  Becker, S.I., & Lewis, A.J. (2015). Oculomotor capture by irrelevant onsets with and without color contrast. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1339, 60-71. (pdf)

45.  Retell, J.D., Venini, D., & Becker, S.I. (2015). Oculomotor capture by new and unannounced color singletons during visual search. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 77, 1529-1543. (pdf)

2014

44.  Becker, S.I., Grubert, A., & Dux, P.E. (2014). Distinct neural networks for target feature versus dimension changes in visual search, as revealed by EEG and fMRI. Neuroimage, 102, 798-808. (pdf)

43.  Schneider, D., Slaughter, V.P., Becker, S.I., & Dux, P.E. (2014). Implicit false-belief processing in the human brain. Neuroimage, 101, 268-275. (pdf)

42.  Becker, S.I., Valuch, C. & Ansorge, U. (2014). Color priming in pop-out search depends on the relative color of the target. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:289, 1-11. (pdf)

41.  Craig, B.M., Becker, S.I., & Lipp, O.V. (2014). Different faces in the crowd: A happiness superiority effect for schematic faces in heterogeneous backgrounds. Emotion, 14, 794-803. (pdf)

40.  Venini, D., Remington, R.W., Horstmann, G., & Becker, S.I. (2014). Centre-of-gravity fixations in visual search: When looking at nothing helps to find something. Journal of Ophthalmology, 237812, 1-14. (pdf)

39.  Ansorge, U., & Becker, S.I. (2014). Contingent capture in cueing: The role of color search templates and cue-target color relations. Psychological Research, 78(2), 209-221. (pdf)

38.  Becker, S.I. (2014). Guidance of attention by feature relationships: The end of the road for feature map theories? In Horsley, M., Eliot, M., Riley, R., and Knight, B. (Eds.) Current Trends in Eye Tracking Research. Springer (pp. 37-49). (pdf)

37.  Becker, S.I., Horstmann, G., & Herwig, A., eds. (2014). Eye Movement Control. Journal of Ophthalmology, Article ID: 262541, 1-2. (pdf)

36.  Becker, S.I., Harris, A.M., Venini, D., & Retell, J.D. (2014). Visual search for colour and shape: When is the gaze guided by feature relationships, when by feature values? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 40(1), 264-291. (pdf)

2013

35.  Becker, S.I. (2013). Simply shapely: Relative, not absolute shapes are primed in pop-out search. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 75, 845-861. (pdf)

34.  Savage, R.A., Lipp, O.V., Craig, B.M, Becker, S.I., & Horstmann, G. (2013). In search for the emotional face: Anger vs. happiness superiority in visual search. Emotion, 13, 758-768. (pdf)

33.  Barutchu, A., Becker, S.I., Carter, O., Hester, R., & Levy, N.L. (2013). The role of task-related learned representations in explaining asymmetries in task switching. PLoS ONE, 8, 1-10. (pdf)

32.  Bayliss, A.P., Murphy, E. Naughtin, C.K., Kritikos, A., Schilbach, L., & Becker, S.I. (2013). ‘Gaze leading': Initiating simulated joint attention influences eye movements and choice behaviour. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142, 76-92. (pdf)

31.  Becker, S.I., Folk, C.L., & Remington, R.W. (2013). Attentional Capture does not depend on Feature Similarity, but on Target-Nontarget Relations. Psychological Science, 24, 634-647. (pdf)

30.  Becker, S.I., & Ansorge, U. (2013). Higher set sizes in pop-out search displays do not eliminate priming or enhance target selection. Vision Research, 81, 18-28. (pdf)

29.  Harris, A.M., Remington, R.W., & Becker, S.I. (2013). Feature specificity in attentional capture by size and colour. Journal of Vision, 13:12, 1-15. (pdf)

28.  Valuch, C., Becker, S.I., & Ansorge, U. (2013). Priming of fixations during recognition of natural scenes. Journal of Vision, 13:3, 1-22. (pdf)

27.  Becker, S.I. (2013). Why you cannot map attention. A relational theory of attention and eye movements. Australian Psychologist, 48, 389-398. (pdf)

2012

26.  Ansorge, U., & Becker, S.I. (2012). Automatic priming of attentional control by relevant colors. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 74, 83-104. (pdf)

25.  Horstmann, G., Lipp. O.V., & Becker, S.I. (2012). Of toothy grins and angry snarls − Open mouth displays contribute to efficiency gains in search for emotional faces. Journal of Vision, 12(5):7, 1-15. (pdf)

24.  Priess, H., Scharlau, I., Becker, S.I., & Ansorge, U. (2012). Spatial mislocalization as a consequence of sequential coding of stimuli. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 74, 365-378. (pdf)

23.  Schneider, D., Bayliss, A.P., Becker, S.I., & Dux, P.E. (2012). Eye movements reveal sustained implicit processing of mental states. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 141, 433-438. (pdf)

2011

22.  Becker S. I. (2011). Determinants of dwell time in visual search: Similarity or perceptual difficulty?  PLoS One, 6 (3), 1-5. (pdf)

21.  Becker, S.I., & Horstmann, G. (2011). Novelty and saliency in attentional capture by unannounced motion singletons. Acta Psychologica, 136, 290-299. (pdf)

20Becker, S. I., Horstmann, G., & Remington, R. W. (2011). Perceptual grouping, not emotion, accounts for search asymmetries with schematic faces. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 37, 1739-1757. (pdf)

19. Horstmann, G. & Becker, S.I. (2011). Evidence for goal-independent attentional capture from validity effects with unexpected novel color cues  ̶  A reply to Burnham (2007). Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 512-517. (pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010

18.  Ansorge, U., Carbone, E., Becker, S. I., & Turatto, M. (2010). Attentional capture by motion onsets is spatially imprecise. The European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 22, 62-105. (pdf)

17. Becker, S. I. (2010). The role of target-distractor relationships in guiding attention and the eyes in visual search. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 139, 247-265. (pdf)

16.  Becker, S.I., (2010). Testing a post-selectional account of across-dimension switch costs. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 17, 853-861. (pdf)

15.  Becker, S.I. (2010). Oculomotor capture by irrelevant colour singletons depends on intertrial priming. Vision Research, 50, 2116-2126. (pdf)

14.  Becker, S.I., Folk, C. L., & Remington, R. W. (2010). The role of relational information in contingent capture. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 36, 1460-1476. (pdf)

13.  Horstmann, G., Becker, S.I., Bergmann, S., & Burghaus, L. (2010). A reversal of the search asymmetry favouring negative schematic faces. Visual Cognition, 18, 981­1016. (pdf)

2009

12.  Ansorge, U., Becker, S. I., & Breitmeyer, B. G. (2009). Revisiting the metacontrast dissociation: Comparing sensitivity across different measures and tasks. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 286-309. (pdf)

11.  Becker, S. I., Ansorge, U., & Horstmann, G. (2009). Can intertrial priming account for the similarity effect in visual search? Vision Research, 49, 1738-1756. (pdf)

10.  Becker, S. I., Ansorge, U., & Turatto, M. (2009). Saccades reveal that allocentric coding of the moving object causes mislocalisation in the Flash-Lag Effect. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 71, 1313-1324. (pdf)

  9.  Becker, S. I., & Horstmann, G. (2009). A feature weighting account of priming in conjunction search. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 71, 258-272. (pdf)

2008

  8.  Becker, S. I. (2008). Can intertrial effects of features and dimensions be explained by a single theory? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 34, 1417-1440. (pdf)

  7.  Becker, S. I. (2008). The stage of priming: Are intertrial repetition effects attentional or decisional? Vision Research, 48, 664-684. (pdf)

  6.   Becker, S. I. (2008). The mechanism of priming: Episodic retrieval or priming of pop-out? Acta Psychologica, 127, 324-339. (pdf)

  5.  Horstmann, G., & Becker, S. I. (2008). Attentional effects of negative faces: Top-down contingent or involuntary? Perception & Psychophysics, 70, 1416-1434. (pdf)

  4.  Horstmann, G., & Becker, S. I. (2008). Effects of stimulus-onset asynchrony and display duration on implicit and explicit measures of attentional capture by a surprising singleton. Visual Cognition, 16, 290-306. (pdf)

2007

  3.  Ansorge, U., Breitmeyer, B. G., & Becker, S. I. (2007). Comparing sensitivity across different processing measures under metacontrast masking conditions. Vision Research, 47, 3335­3349. (pdf)

  2.  Ansorge, U., Neumann, O., Becker, S. I., Kaelberer, H., & Cruse, H. (2007). Sensorimotor supremacy: Investigating conscious and unconscious vision by masked priming. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 3, 257-274. (pdf)

  1.  Becker, S. I. (2007). Irrelevant singletons in pop-out search: Attentional capture or filtering costs? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 33, 764-787. (pdf)

 

 

Invited Talks:


 

09 / 2018     University of East Anglia, UK: Talk: The role of the context in maintaining information in VSTM.

 

09 / 2018     Durham University, UK: Talk: Are objects stored as individual items in VSTM, or does the context matter?

 

08 / 2018     UCL, UK, Talk: Can the relational account of attention and eye movements be extended to VSTM?

 

05 / 2018     Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: Talk: A relational account of attention, eye movements, and VSTM.

 

06 / 2015     CLaS-CCD Eye Tracking Workshop: Language, perception, vision, and their interface. Macquarie 

                    University, Sydney, Australia. Talk: Feature-based attention operates on relative features.

 

04 / 2014     Queensland Brain Institute and Munich Center for Neurosciences Autumn Workshop, Heron Island,

                    Queensland, Australia. Talk: Feature-based attention operates on relative features.

 

03 / 2014     Conference Competition and Priority Control, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF),

                    Bielefeld, Germany. Commentary Talk: Attention and Prediction.

 

12 / 2013     University of Sydney, Australia. Talk: What factors guide visual attention?

 

08 / 2013     University of Melbourne, Australia. Talk: Are there feature detectors? Or is visual selection

                     determined by relative features?

 

07 / 2013     Visual Attention Workshop, University of Vienna. Talk: Are feature maps really feature-

                     specific? A new relational account of attention and eye movements.

 

07 / 2013    Workshop Competition and Priority Control, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF),

                   Bielefeld, Germany. Talk: The end of the road for feature map theories? Attention is guided by

                    relative features.

 

09 / 2012    APS Annual Conference, Perth, Australia [invited as winner of the APS Early Career 

                    Researcher Award].

 

07 / 2012     University of Vienna, Austria. Talk: A critical test of feature map theories: Can we tune 

                     attention to a specific feature value?

 

07 / 2012     University of East Anglia, UK. Talk: The role of feature relationships for attention,

                     conscious perception and awareness.

 

07 / 2012     Third Symposium on Visual Search and Selective Attention (VSSA III), Ammersee,

                    Germany. With Prof. Ulrich Ansorge; Talk: Target-nontarget relations determine ‘bottom-up’

                    feature priming and ‘top-down’ contingent capture: A call for a unified account of top-

                    down/bottom-up guidance?

 

06 / 2012     First Inaugural EyeTrack Conference Australia 2012. Talk: Top-down tuning of attention

                    is relational and guides the gaze to the most extreme feature values. (keynote speaker)

 

11 / 2011     Colour Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney. Talk: Involuntary capture by colour

                    does not depend on colour similarity, but on similarity in target-nontarget relations.

 

11 / 2011     EyeTrack Behaviour Conference (ETB) Frankfurt. Talk: The role of target-distractor

                    relationships in guiding attention and the eyes in visual search.

 

03 / 2011    University of Sydney, Australia. Talk: Everything is relative: How information about target-

                   distractor relationships helps finding the target in visual search.

 

11 / 2010     University of Melbourne, Australia. Talk: The importance of target-distractor relationships

                    in guiding attention and the eyes.

 

07 / 2009     LMU Munich, Germany. Talk: What are the factors that guide visual attention? - A new

                    approach.

 

06 / 2009     DGP / University of Giessen, Rauischholzhausen, Germany. Talk: Intertrial Priming

                    and Distractor Effects in Visual Search [invited as finalist for dissertation contest].

 

03 / 2009     Psychology Seminar Series, The University of Queensland, Australia. Talk: What are the

                    factors that guide visual attention? - A new approach.

 

04 / 2006     Mind/Brain Center, University of Trento, Italy. Talk: The Flash Lag Effect: Temporal or Spatial

                    Illusion?  

 

09 / 2006     Siemens Business Services (SBS), Paderborn, Germany. Data-Mining Analysis of Eye

                    Tracking Data with SQL and Oracle.

 

 

Conference Presentations:


 

 

05 / 2018 Talk Martin, A., & Becker, S.I. Stimuli are encoded relationally, not independently, in visual short term memory. Vision Sciences Society Meeting (VSS), St Pete Beach, Florida, USA.
05 / 2018 Poster Becker, S.I., & Judd, C. Saliency capture, contingent capture and onset capture in visual search and spatial cueing. Vision Sciences Society Meeting (VSS), St Pete Beach, Florida, USA.
05 / 2018 Poster Schoenhammer, J.G., Becker, S.I., & Kerzel, D. Attentional capture by contextual cues cause inverse cueing effects. Vision Sciences Society Meeting (VSS), St Pete Beach, Florida, USA.
05 / 2018 Poster Martin, A., Becker, S.I., & Pegna, A.J. The context that faces appear in determine how fearful faces are processed. Psychonomics International, Amsterdam.
05 / 2018 Poster Martin, A., Becker, S.I., & Pegna, A.J. The context that faces appear in determine how fearful faces are processed. Psychonomics International, Amsterdam.
05 / 2018 Talk Becker, S.I., Ziaei, M., Jones, E., & Remington, R.W.R. Participant beliefs determine whether VSTM items capture attention or not. Psychonomics International, Amsterdam.
04 / 2018 Poster Hamblin-Frohman, Z., & Becker, S.I. Visual Attention Interferes With Visual Working Memory Regardless Of Eye-Movements. EPC, Hobart, Australia. EPC Presentation Award
04 / 2017 Poster Horstmann, G., Becker, S.I., & Ernst, D. Is efficiency of difficult visual search determined by dwelling, skipping, and revisiting, rather than by guidance by the target? Vision Sciences Society Meeting (VSS), St Pete Beach, Florida, USA.
05 / 2017 Poster Schoenhammer, J.G., Becker, S.I., & Kerzel, D. Tuning attention to relative features in feature-based enhancement and suppression. Vision Sciences Society Meeting (VSS), St Pete Beach, Florida, USA.
05 / 2017 Talk Becker, S.I. & Martin, A. Which features guide visual attention, and how do they do it? Vision Sciences Society Meeting (VSS), St Pete Beach, Florida, USA.
04 / 2017 Poster Martin, A., & Becker, S.I. The effects of transient attentional shifts and sustained attentional dwelling on awareness of irrelevant distractors. EPC, Shoal Bay, NSW, Australia.
04 / 2017 Talk Becker, S.I., Harris, A.M., York, A., & Choi, J. Conjunction Search is Relational: Behavioral and Electrophysiological Evidence. EPC, Newcastle, Australia.
09 / 2017 Poster Martin, A., Becker, S.I., & Pegna, A. Allocating attention to fearful faces. ECVP, Berlin.
08 / 2017 Poster Martin, A., & Becker, S.I. The influence of relative context on transient attention shifts vs. sustained dwelling and their influence on awareness. ECVP, Berlin.
08 / 2017 Talk Horstmann, G., Becker, S.I. & Ernst, D. Dwelling, Rescanning, and Skipping of Distractors Explain Search Efficiency in Difficult Search: Evidence from Large Set Sizes and Unstructured Displays. European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM), Wuppertal, Germany.
04 / 2017 Talk Martin, A., & Becker, S.I. How does knowledge affect attentional capture vs. dwelling and awareness? Evidence from EEG and eye movements. CPCN
11 / 2016 Talk York, A., & Becker, S.I. Top-down modulation of onset capture by feature relationships, within and between feature dimensions. Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference (ACNS), Newcastle, Australia.
11 / 2016 Talk Martin, A., & Becker, S.I. How does knowledge affect attentional catpure vs. dwelling and awareness? Evidence from EEG and eye movements. Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference (ACNS), Newcastle, Australia.
11 / 2016 Poster Becker, S.I., Schoenhammer, J.G.,  Kerzel, D., & Grubert, A. Tuning attention to relative features affects early perceptual processes - behavioral and electrophysiological evidence. Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference (ACNS), Newcastle, Australia.
05 / 2016 Talk Becker, S.I., & Martin, A. Conjunction search is guided by the relative, context-dependent features of the target. Vision Sciences Society (VSS) Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, USA.
05 / 2016 Poster Schoenhammer, J.G.,  Kerzel, D., & Becker, S.I. Relational or optimal tuning of attention of visual attention. Vision Sciences Society (VSS) Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, USA.
05 / 2016 Poster Venini, D., Diges, E., Sibbald, N., Jach, H., & Becker, S.I. Object localisation using visual-to-tactile and visual-to-auditory sensory substitution. Vision Sciences Society (VSS) Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, USA.
04 / 2016 Talk Vromen, J.M.G., Lipp, O.V., & Remington, R.W., & Becker, S.I. Prioritized attention to threat: Variables contributing to inconsistent results. Forum Meeting on Selective Attention and Individual Differences in Motivation and Emotion, Melbourne.
04 / 2016 Talk Vromen, J.M.G., Becker, S.I., Mattingley, J.B., & Remington, R.W. Adaptability and functional specialization in the frontoparietal network. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Melbourne.
11 / 2015 Poster

Venini, D., Ditges, E., Sibbald, N., Jach, H., & Becker, S.I. Object localisation in the visually impaired using visual to tactile sensory substitution. Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference (ACNS), Auckland, New Zealand.

11 / 2015 Poster Schönhammer, J.G., Grubert, A., Kerzel, D., & Becker, S.I. The influence of  context on visual selectivity as indexed by the N2pc. Rovereto Attention Workshop (RAW), Rovereto, Italy.
10 / 2015 Poster Vromen, J.M.G., Becker, S.I., Mattingley, J.B., & Remington, R.W. Distinct frontoparietal contributions to goal maintenance and goal-directed orienting in visual search. Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN), Chicago, USA.

08 / 2015

Talk

Becker, S.I. & Axtens, J. Feed-forward feature-based attention modulates attentional capture and gaze capture by irrelevant onsets in visual search. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Liverpool, UK.

08 / 2015

Talk

Schönhammer, J.G., Grubert, A., Kerzel, D., & Becker, S.I. The influence of context on visual selectivity as indexed by the N2pc. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Liverpool, UK.

08 / 2015

Talk

Vromen, J., Becker, S.I., Remington, R.W., & Mattingley, J. Goal-directed orienting and target set maintanance in the fronto-parietal network. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Liverpool, UK.

08 / 2015

Talk

Becker, S.I., Venini, D., Retell, J.D., Wardhani, I., & Wolfe, J.M. Mirror blindness in visual search for complex shapes and faces. European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM), Vienna, Austria.

06 / 2015 Poster

Savage, R.A., Lipp, O.V., & Becker, S.I. The eyes have it? Preferential fixation of eye vs. mouth regions in visual search for emotional expressions. Australasian Social Neuroscience Society (ASNS) meeting, Brisbane, Australia.

05 / 2015 Poster

Becker, S.I. Feature-based attention modulates onset capture in a feed-forward manner. Vision Sciences Society (VSS) Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, USA.

05 / 2015 Talk

Schönhammer, J.G., Grubert, A., Kerzel, D., & Becker, S.I. The influence of context on visual selectivity as indexed by the N2pc. Vision Sciences Society (VSS) Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, USA.

05 / 2015 Poster Constable, M. & Becker, S.I. Right away! Early, lateralized color category effect revealed by first-saccade dynamics. Vision Sciences Society (VSS) Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, USA.
05 / 2015 Poster

Retell, J.D., Venini, D., & Becker, S.I. Oculomotor capture by the unexpected: Exploring the temporal profile of surprise in visual search. Vision Sciences Society (VSS) Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, USA.

11 / 2014 Talk

Becker, S.I., Venini, D., Retell, J.D., & Wolfe, J.M. Mirror Blindness: Our failure to recognise the target in mirror-reversed search. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, USA.

07 / 2014 Talk

Schneider, D., Slaughter, V.P., Becker, S.I., Dux, P.E. Implicity false-belief processing in the human brain. Organisation for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) Conference, Hamburg, Germany. 

07 / 2014

Talk

Jacoby, O., Remington, R.W., Becker, S.I., Kamke, M.R., & Mattingley, J.B. Interactive effects of task set and working memory on attentional capture. International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience, Brisbane, Australia.

06 / 2014 Poster Schneider, D., Slaughter, V.P., Becker, S.I., Dux, P.E. Implicity false-belief processing in the human brain. Organisation for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) Conference, Hamburg, Germany.
05 / 2014 Talk Valuch, C., Becker, S.I., & Ansorge, U. Task-dependent priming of fixation selection for recognition of natural scenes. Vision Sciences Society (VSS) Annual Meeting, Florida, USA.

04 / 2014

Talk

Savage, R., Lipp, O.V., & Becker, S.I. Visual search for emotional expressions: Effect of poser identity on angry and happiness superiority. Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

04 / 2014

Talk

Vromen, J., Lipp, O.V., Remington, R.W., & Becker, S.I. Task set modulates attentional capture and disengagement from photorealistic spider distractors. Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

04 / 2014

Talk

Becker, S.I., Venini, D., Retell, J.D., & Wolfe, J.M. Mirror blindness: Our failure to recognise the target in search for mirror-reversed shapes. Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

04 / 2014

Talk

Jacoby, O., Remington, R.W., Becker, S.I., Kamke, M.R., & Mattingley, J.B. Interactive effects of task set and working memory on attentional capture. Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

04 / 2014

Talk

Craig, B., Becker, S.I., Lipp, O.V. Can emotion explain the happiness superiority effect for schematic faces in heterogeneous backgrounds? Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

11 / 2013

Poster

Jacoby, O.R., Remington, R.W., Becker, S.I., Kamke, M.R., & Mattingley, J.B. The role of working memory in top-down modulation of attentional capture. Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, California.

11 / 2013

Poster

Dux, P.E., Schneider, D., Slaughter, V.P., & Becker, S.I. Fractionating explicit and implicit theory of mind in the human brain. Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, California.

09 / 2013

Talk

Becker, S.I. & Choi, J.K. No need for maps: Conjuntion search is guided by relative features. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Toronto, Canada.

09 / 2013

Talk

Becker, S.I. & Choi, J.K. No need for maps: Conjuntion search is guided by relative features. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Toronto, Canada.

09 / 2013

Poster

Horstmann, G., Herwig, A., & Becker, S.I. What determines search efficiency differences in blank trials? Annual Scientific Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Toronto, Canada.

09 / 2013

Poster

Choi, J.K., Harris, A.M., & Becker, S.I. Green, greener, or greenest? Relative features guide attention in conjunction search. Undergraduate Research Conference, The University of Queensland, Brisbane.

08 / 2013

Talk

Valuch, C., Becker, S.I., & Ansorge, U. Task-dependent priming of fixations during recognition of natural scenes. European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM), Lund, Sweden.

05 / 2013

Talk

Becker, S.I., Folk, C.L., & Remington, R.W. Everything is relative: Contingent capture depends on feature relationships. Vision Sciences Society (VSS) Annual Meeting, Florida, USA.

05 / 2013

Poster

Retell, J., Becker, S.I., & Remington, R.W. The contributions of expectancy and prior exposure to the surprise response in visual search. Vision Sciences Society (VSS) Annual Meeting, Florida, USA.

05 / 2013

Talk

Valuch, C., Becker, S.I., & Ansorge, U. Task-dependent priming of fixation selection for recognition of natural scenes. Vision Sciences Society (VSS) Annual Meeting, Florida, USA.

04 / 2013

Talk

Choi, J.K., Harris, A.M., & Becker, S.I. No need for maps: Searches for conjunctions can be guided relationally. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Adelaide. EPC Presentation Award.

04 / 2013

Talk

Becker, S.I., Valuch, C., & Ansorge, U. The inverse set size effect in visual search: New insights from eye movements. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Adelaide.

04 / 2013

Talk

Harris, A.M., Remington, R.W., & Becker, S.I. Feature specificity in attentional capture by size and colour. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Adelaide.

04 / 2013

Talk

Jacoby, O., Remington, R.W., Becker, S.I., Kamke, M.R., Butler, K., & Mattingley, J.B. The role of working memory in top-down modulation of attentional capture. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Adelaide.

04 / 2013

Poster

Retell, J., Becker, S.I., & Remington, R.W. The contributions of expectancy and prior exposure to the surprise response in visual search. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Adelaide. EPC Poster Award.

04 / 2013

Talk

Venini, D., & Becker, S.I. When looking at nothing is something: Exploring centre-of-gravity fixations. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Adelaide.

11 / 2012

Poster

Barutchu, A., Becker, S.I., Carter, O., Hester, R., & Levy, N.L. The interplay between learnt representations and asymmetries in task-switch costs. Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference (ACNC), Queensland Brain Imaging Centre, Brisbane, Australia.

04 / 2012

Poster

Harris, A., Becker, S.I., & Remington, R.W. Changes in target context lead to changes in top-down attentional strategy. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC, University of New South Wales, Australia.

04 / 2012

Talk

Becker, S.I. Involuntary attentional capture does not depend on feature similarity, but on target-nontarget relations. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), University of New South Wales, Australia.

11/ 2011

Talk

Becker, S.I.: What is primed in repeating the target feature versus the target dimension: Attention or response selection? Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference (ACNC), Macquarie University, Sydney.

04/2011

Talk

Becker, S.I., Horstmann, G., & Remington, R.W.: Testing a Perceptual Grouping Account of the Search Asymmetry for Angry Schematic Faces. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Auckland, New Zealand.

04/2011

Talk

Retell, J.D., Becker, S.I., & Remington, R.W.: A novel result: Rare motion transients capture attention. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Auckland, New Zealand.

04/2011

Talk

Schneider, D., Bayliss, A., Becker, S.I., & Dux, P.E.: Eye movements reveal sustained implicit processing of other's mental states. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Auckland, New Zealand.

11/2010

Talk

Becker, S.I., Folk, C.L., & Remington, R.W.: The importance of target-distractor relationships in guiding attention and eye movements. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, USA.

11/2010

Poster

Harrison, W.J., Becker, S.I., Mattingley, J.B., & Remington, R.W.: Perceived target location during suppression of optikinetic nystagmus and eye movements. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, USA.

11/2010

Poster

Retell, J., Remington, R.W., & Becker, S.I.: Breaking the Set: Surprise Capture in the Spatial Cueing Paradigm. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, USA.

11/2010

Poster

Becker, S.I., Folk, C.L., & Remington, R.W.: The Role of Target-Distractor Relations in the Guidance of Attention. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Lausanne, Switzerland, 2010.

08/2010

Poster

Becker, S.I., Folk, C.L., & Remington, R.W.: The Role of Target-Distractor Relations in the Guidance of Attention. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Lausanne, Switzerland, 2010.

04/2010

Talk

Remington, R.W., Becker, S.I., & Irons, J. A model of sequence execution. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), University of Melbourne, Australia.

04/2010

Talk

Becker, S.I., Folk, C.L., & Remington, R.W. The relational account of attentional guidance – A critical test. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), University of Melbourne, Australia.

04/2010

Poster

Retell, J., Remington, R.W., & Becker, S.I. Surprise Capture in a Contingent Capture Paradigm. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), University of Melbourne, Australia.

09/2009

Talk

Burt, J.S., Becker, S.I., Carroll, M., & Remington, R.W. Effects of Word Frequency on the Coordination of Eye Fixations and Responses in Word Sequences. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, University of Boston, U.S.

09/2009

Talk

Remington, R.W., Becker, S.I., & Folk, C.L. Top-down modulation of attentional capture: Evidence for a relational set. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, University of Boston, U.S.

04/2009

Talk

Remington, R.W., Becker, S.I., & Folk, C.L. Top-down modulation of attentional capture: Evidence for a relational set. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC) 2009, University of Wollongong, Australia.

04/2009

Talk

Becker, S.I., Folk, C.L., & Remington, R.W. The role of relational information in capture by irrelevant distractors. Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), University of Wollongong, Australia.

03/2009

Talk

Becker, S.I. What are the factors that guide visual attention? - A new approach. Psychology Seminar Series, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

07/2008

Talk

Becker, S.I. Feature priming reveals a relational principle of encoding and information transfer. Asian Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV), Brisbane, Australia.

03/2008

Talk

Becker, S.I., Horstmann, G., & Ansorge, U. Similar versus dissimilar distractors in visual search: Attentional capture or delayed de-allocation of attention? Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), University of Western Australia, Fremantle/Perth, Australia.

08/2007

Talk

Becker, S.I. & Ansorge, U. Oculomotor capture by salient distractors: Effects of target similarity. European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM), University of Potsdam, Germany.

03/2007

Talk

Becker, S.I. What priming can tell about selective attention in visual search. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), University of Trier, Germany.

03/2007

Poster

Ansorge, U., & Becker, S.I. Evidence for the perceptibility of subliminally presented words. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), University of Trier, Germany.

03/2007

Talk

Becker, S.I. Are saccades susceptible to the flash lag effect? Mind/Brain Center, University of Trento, Italy.

11/2006

Talk

Becker, S.I. The Target Template Guiding Visual Selective Attention in Visual Search. Psychology Colloquium, University of Bielefeld, Germany.

11/2006

Talk

Becker, S.I. Intertrial Switch Costs of the Target Dimension and Feature are of Different Origin, Herbsttreffen Experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HexKoP), University of Braunschweig, Germany.

09/2006

Talk

Becker, S.I., Ansorge, U., Carbone, E., & Scharlau, I. Is the Flash Lag Effect a Spatial or Temporal Illusion? Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft fuer Psychologie (DGPs), University of Nuernberg, Germany.

05/2006

Talk

Becker, S.I., & Kälberer, H. Introduction into Eye Tracking: Operating Instructions, Experimental Control and Data Analysis. Psychology Colloquium, University of Bielefeld, Germany.

03/2006

Talk

Becker, S.I. Intertrial Facilitation Effects in Visual Search. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), University of Mainz, Germany.

01/2006

Talk

Becker, S.I. Data–Mining Analysis of Eye Tracking Data with SQL and Oracle. Siemens SBS, Paderborn, Germany

10/2005

Talk

Becker, S.I. Intertrial– and Distractor Effects in Visual Search, Psychology Colloquium, University of Bielefeld, Germany.

06/2005

Talk

Becker, S.I. Effects of Non–Informative Distractors in Visual Search. Regional Colloquium, University of Osnabrueck, Germany.

02/2005

Talk

Becker, S.I. Comparing the Distractor Effect across two different Paradigms of Visual Search. Psychology Colloquium, University of Bielefeld, Germany.

 

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