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Peer-reviewed journal articles

Updated: September 13, 2019

Sunday, M. A., Patel, P. A. Dodd, M. D., & Gauthier, I. (in press).  Gender and hometown population density interact to predict face recognition ability.  Manuscript accepted for publication in Vision Research.

Erlikhman, G., Fu, M., Dodd, M. D., & Caplovitz, G. P. (2019).  The Motion-Induced Contour Revisited: Observations on 3-D structure and illusory contour formation in moving stimuli. Journal of Vision, 19, 1-17.

 Hasanzadeh, S., Dao, B., Esmaeili, B., & Dodd, M. D. (2019).  Role of personality in construction safety: Investigating the relationships between personality, attentional failure, and hazard identification under fall-hazard conditions.  Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 145, 04019052.

Sunday, M. A., Dodd, M. D., Tomarken, A., & Gauthier, I. (2019).  How faces (and cars) may become special.  Vision Research, 157, 202-212.

 Tipples, J., Dodd, M. D., Grubaugh, J., & Kingstone, A. (2019).  Verbal descriptions of cue direction affect object desirability.  Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 471.

Bernard, P., Gervais, S. J., Holland, A. M., & Dodd, M. D. (2018).  When do people “check out” male bodies?  Appearance-focus increases the objectifying gaze toward men.  Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 19, 282-489.

Hasanzadeh, S., Esmaeili, B., and Dodd, M., (2018). Examining the Relationship between Construction Workers' Visual Attention and Situation Awareness under Fall and Tripping Hazard Conditions: Using Mobile Eye Tracking. ASCE, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.

Kiat, J., Dodd, M. D., Belli, R., & Cheadle, J. (in press). The signature of undetected change: An exploratory electromographic investigation of gradual change blindness. Journal of Neurophsyiology, 119, 1629-1635.

MacInnes, W. J., Clarke, A., Hunt, A., & Dodd, M.D. (2018). A Generative Model of Cognitive State from Task and Eye Movements. Cognitive Computation, 10, 703-717.

McDonnell, G. P., Mills, M., Marshall, J. E., Zosky, J. E., & Dodd, M. D. (2018). You detect while I search: Examining visual search efficiency in a joint search task. Visual Cognition, 26, 71-88.

Neta, M., & Dodd, M. D. (2018). Through the eyes of the beholder: Simulated Eye-movement Experience (“SEE”) modulates valence bias in response to emotional ambiguity. Emotion, 18, 1122-1127.

Riemer, A. R., Haikalis, M., Franz, M. R., Dodd, M. D., DiLillo, D., & Gervais, S. (2018). Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder: Effects of alcohol, attractiveness, and humanization on the objectifying gaze in men.  Sex Roles, 79, 449-463.

Bahle, B., Mills, M., & Dodd, M. D. (2017). Human classifier: Can individuals deduce which task someone was performing based solely on their eye movements? Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 79, 1415-1425.

Hasanzadeh, S., Esmaeili, B., & Dodd, M. D. (2017) Impact of Construction Workers’ Hazard Identification Skills on Their Visual Attention. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 143, 04017070-1-16.

Hasanzadeh, S., Esmaeili, B., & Dodd, M. D. (2017). Measuring the impacts of safety knowledge on construction workers’ attentional allocation and hazard detection using remote eye-tracking technology. Journal of Management in Engineering, 33, 04017024-1-17.

Mills, M., Alwatban, M., Hage, B., Barney, E., Truemper, E. J., Bashford, G. R., & Dodd, M. D. (2017). Cerebral hemodynamics during scene viewing: Hemispheric lateralization predicts temporal gaze behavior associated with distinct modes of visual processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43, 1291-1302.

Neta, M., Tong, T. T., Rosen, M. L., Enersen, A., Kim, M. J., & Dodd, M. D. (2017). All in the first glance: First fixation predicts individual differences in valence bias. Cognition & Emotion, 31, 772-780.

McDonnell, G. P., & Dodd, M. D. (2017). Should students have the power to change course structure?  Teaching of Psychology, 44, 91-99.

Hage, B., Alwatban, M. Barney, E., Mills, M., Dodd, M. D., Truemper, E. J., & Bashford, G. R. (2016). Functional transcranial Doppler ultrasound for measurement of hemispheric lateralization during visual memory and visual search cognitive tasks. Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 63, 2001-2007.

Mills, M., & Dodd, M. D. (2016). Which way is which? Examining symbolic control of attention with compound arrow cues. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics (Special Issue - Mechanisms of Attentional Control: A Special Issue in Honor of the Contributions of Steven Yantis), 78, 2152-2163.

Mills, M., Reinert-Gehman, O., Stoltenberg, S. F. & Dodd, M. D. (2016). Emotion moderates the association between HTR2A (rs6313) genotype and antisaccade latency. Experimental Brain Research, 234, 2653-2665.

Mills, M., Gonzalez, F. J., Giuseffi, K., Sievert, B., Smith, K. B., Hibbing, J. R., & Dodd, M. D. (2016). Political conservatism predicts asymmetries in emotional scene memory. Behavioural Brain Research, 306, 84-90.

Siahpush, M., Shaikh, R. A., Cummings, K. M., Hyland, A., Dodd, M. D., Carlson, L.,Kessler, A. S., Meza, J., Wan, N., & Wakefield, M. (2016) The association of point-of-sale cigarette marketing with cravings to smoke: Results from a cross-sectional population-based study. Tobacco Control, 25, 402-405.

Siahpush, M., Shaikh, R. A., Smith, D., Hyland, A. Cummings, K. M., Kessler, A. S., Dodd, M. D., Carlson, L., Meza, J., & Wakefield, M. (2016). The association of exposure to point-of-sale tobacco marketing with quit attempt and quit success: Results from a prospective study of smokers in the United States. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13, 203.

Witt, Jessica K., Sugovic, M., & Dodd, M. D. (2016). Action-specific perception of speed is independent of attention. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 880-890.

McDonnell, G. P., Mills, M., McCuller, L., & Dodd, M. D. (2015)How does implicit learning of search regularities alter the manner in which you search? Psychological Research, 79, 183-193.

Mills, M., Dalmaijer, E., Van der Stigchel, S., & Dodd, M. D. (2015). Effects of task ;and task-switching on temporal inhibition of return, facilitation of return, and saccadic momentum during scene viewing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 41, 1300-1314.

Mills, M., Smith, K. B., Hibbing, J. R., & Dodd, M. D. (2015). Obama cares about visuo-spatial attention: Perception of political figures moves attention and determines gaze direction. Behavioural Brain Research, 278, 221-225.

Singh, J. S., Capozzoli, M. C., Dodd, M. D., & Hope, D. A. (2015) The effects of social anxiety and state anxiety on visual attention: Testing the vigilance-avoidance hypothesis. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy,44, 377-388.

McDonnell, G., Bornstein, B., Laub, C., Mills, M., & Dodd, M. D. (2014). Perceptual processes in the cross-race effect: Evidence from eyetracking. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 36, 478-493.

McLean, S. P., Garza, J., Wiebe, S. A., Dodd, M. D., Smith, K. B., Hibbing, J. R., &amp Espy, K. A. (2014). Applying the flanker task to Political Psychology. Political Psychology, 35, 831-840.

Mills, M., & Dodd, M. D. (2014). Which way is which? Examining global/local processing with symbolic cues. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 1429-1436.

Mills, M., Smith, K. B., Hibbing, J. R., & Dodd, M. D. (2014). The politics of the face-in-the-crowd. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 1199-1213.

Gervais, S.J., Holland, A., & Dodd, M. D. (2013). My eyes are up here: The effects of appearance-focus and body shape on the objectifying gaze. Sex Roles, 69, 557-570.

McDonnell, G., & Dodd, M. D. (2013). Examining the influence of a spatially irrelevant working memory load on attentional allocation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance,39, 933-940.

Dodd, M. D., Weiss, N., McDonnell, G. P., Sarwal, A., & Kingstone, A. (2012). Gaze cues influence memory...but not for long. Acta Psychologica, 141, 270-275.

Dodd, M. D., Balzer, A., Jacobs, C., Gruszczynski, M., Smith, K. B., & Hibbing, J. R. (2012). The political left rolls with the good, the political right confronts the bad: Physiology and Cognition in Politics. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 367, 640-649.

Tas, A. C., Dodd, M. D., & Hollingworth, A. (2012). The role of surface feature continuity in object-based inhibition of return. Visual Cognition, 20, 29-47.

Mills, M., Van der Stigchel, S., Hollingworth, A., Hoffman, L., & Dodd, M. D. (2011). Examining the influence of task-set on eye movements and fixations. Journal of Vision, 11, 1-15.

Dodd, M. D., Hibbing, J. R., & Smith, K. B. (2011). The politics of attention: Gaze cuing effects are moderated by political temperament. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 73, 24-29.

Dodd, M. D. (2011). Negative numbers eliminate, but do not reverse, the attentional SNARC effect. Psychological Research, 75, 2-9.

Van der Stigchel, S., Mills, M., & Dodd, M. D. (2010). Shift and deviate: Saccade deviations reveal that shifts of covert attention evoked by trained spatial stimuli are obligatory. Perception, & Psychophysics, 73, 24-29.

Dodd, M. D. & Shumborski, S. (2009). Examining the influence of action on spatial working memory: The importance of selection. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 1236-1247.

Dodd, M. D., Van der Stigchel, S., & Hollingworth, A. (2009). Novelty is not always the best policy: Inhibition of return and facilitation of return as a function of visual task. Psychological Science, 20, 333-339.

Dodd, M. D., & Wilson, D. E. (2009). Training attention: Interactions between central cues and reflexive attention. Visual Cognition, 17, 736-754.

Masson, M. E. J., Dodd, M. D., & Enns, J. T. (2009). The Bicycle Illusion: Sidewalk science informs the integration of motion and shape perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35, 133-145.

Dodd, M. D., Van Der Stigchel, S., Leghari, A., Fung, G., & Kingstone, A. (2008). Attentional SNARC: There's something special about numbers (let us count the ways). Cognition, 108, 810-818.

Chum, M., Bekkering, H., Dodd, M. D., & Pratt, J. (2007). Motor and visual codes interact to facilitate visuospatial memory performance. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 14, 1189-1193.

Dodd, M. D., & Pratt, J. (2007). The effect of previous trial type on inhibition of return. Psychological Research, 71, 411-417.

Dodd, M. D., & Pratt, J. (2007). Rapid onset and long-term Inhibition of return in the multiple cue paradigm. Psychological Research, 71, 576-582.

Dodd, M. D., Castel, A. C., & Roberts, K. E. (2006). A strategy disruption component to retrieval-induced forgetting. Memory & Cognition, 34, 102-111.

Dodd, M. D., Sheard, E. D., & MacLeod, C. M. (2006). Re-exposure to studied items at test does not influence false recognition. Memory, 14, 115-126.

Pratt, J., Dodd, M. D., & Welsh, T. N. (2006). Growing older does not always mean moving slower: Examining aging and the saccadic motor system. Journal of Motor Behavior, 38, 372-382.

Dodd, M. D., McAuley, T., & Pratt, J. (2005). An illusion of 3-D motion with the Ternus display. Vision Research, 45, 969-973.

Dodd, M. D., & Pratt, J. (2005). Allocating visual attention to grouped objects. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 17, 481-497.

Dodd, M. D., & MacLeod, C. M. (2004). False recognition without intentional learning. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 11, 137-142.

Dodd, M. D., Castel, A. D., & Pratt, J. (2003). Inhibition of return with rapid serial shifts of attention: Implications for memory and visual search. Perception & Psychophysics, 65, 1126-1135.

Fischer, M. H., Castel, A. D., Dodd, M. D., & Pratt, J. (2003). Perceiving numbers causes spatial shifts of attention. Nature Neuroscience, 6, 555-556.

Book Chapters

Dodd, M. D., Hibbing, J. R, & Smith, K. B. (2016).  The Politics of Attention: Differences in visual cognition between Liberals and Conservatives.  In B. H. Ross (Ed.), The Psychology of Learning and MotivationVol. 65 (pp. 277-309). Elsevier.

MacLeod, C. M., Dodd, M. D., Sheard, E. D., Wilson, D. E., & Bibi, U. (2003). In opposition to inhibition. In B. H. Ross (Ed.), The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Vol. 43 (pp. 163-214). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.


Dodd, M. D., & Flowers, J. H. (Eds.) (2012).  The Influence of Attention, Learning, and Motivation on Visual Search, Nebraska Symposium on Motivation, 59, New York: Springer.