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Bradley Wyble

Bradley Wyble

Associate Professor



  1. Ph.D., Harvard University, 2003


Research Interests

Brad Wyble studies visual cognition with an emphasis on exploring how a visual stimulus becomes a consciously accessible representation. His work incorporates theories of temporal attention and consolidation of memory representations as well as the capture of attention by task relevant stimuli.  His goal is to understand how the neural mechanisms underlying attention and memory interact to allow us to make sense of the world around us. His  research uses a combination of behavioral and electrophysiological data collection to provide constraints on neurocomputational models of the visual system.

Recent Publications

Wyble B., Folk C., & Potter M. C.  (in press) ,Contingent Attentional Capture by Conceptually Relevant Images.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.

Wyble, B., Potter, M. C, & Mattar, M. (2011) RSVP in orbit: Identification of single and dual targets in motion.  Attention, Perception & Psychophysics 74: 553-562.

Wyble, B., Potter, M. C., Bowman, H., Nieuwenstein, M. (2011) Attentional episodes in visual perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology, General. 140 (3) 488-505.

Martens S. & Wyble  B.(2010) The attentional blink: Past, present, and future of a blind spot in perceptual awareness. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral reviews. May;34(6):947-57.

Wyble B, Bowman H, & Potter M. (2009). Categorically Defined Targets Trigger Spatiotemporal Attention.Journal of Experimental Psychology:Human Perception and Performance.35(3):787-807.

Wyble B., Bowman H., & Nieuwenstein M. (2009) The Attentional Blink provides Episodic Distinctiveness:Sparing at a Cost Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 35(2):324-37.

Craston, P.,  Wyble, B., Chennu, S., and Bowman H., (2009) The attentional blink reveals serial working memory encoding: Evidence from virtual & human event-related potentials. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 21(3):550-566.

Wyble B., Sharma D., & Bowman H. (2008) Strategic regulation of cognitive control by emotional salience, a neural network model. Cognition and Emotion.  22(6)  1019-1051.

Bowman H., & Wyble B. (2007) The simultaneous type, serial token model of temporal attention and working memory. Psychological Review, 114(1):38-70.

Wyble B., Hyman J., Rossi C., & Hasselmo M. (2004) Analysis of theta power in hippocampal EEG during bar pressing and running behavior in rats during distinct behavioral contexts. Hippocampus, 14(5): 662-674.

Hasselmo M., Wyble B. & Wallenstein G. (1996) Encoding and retrieval of episodic memories: Role of cholinergic and GABAergic modulation in the hippocampus. Hippocampus, 6, pp.693-708.


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