Simon Fraser University
Thinking of the World

 Thomas M. Spalek                               

                               Assistant Professor



Spalek, T. M. (2007).  A direct assessment of the role of expectation in IOR.  Psychological Science, 18, 783-787.  [PDF]

Spalek, T. M., & Di Lollo, V. (2007).  The time required for perceptual (non-motoric) processing in IOR.  Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 14, 327-331.  [PDF]

Joordens, S., Betancourt, I., & Spalek, T. M. (2006).  Selective attention versus selection for action: Negative priming is not the result of distractors being unattended.  Perception & Psychophysics, 68, 890-896.  [PDF]

Spalek, T. M., Falcon, L. J. & Di Lollo, V. (2006).  Attentional blink and attentional capture:  Endogenous versus exogenous control over paying attention to two important events in close succession.  Perception & Psychophysics, 68, 674-684. [PDF]

Spalek, T.M., & Hammad, S. (2005). The Left-to-Right Bias in Inhibition of Return is Due to the Direction of Reading. Psychological Science, 16, 15-18. [PDF]

Spalek, T.M., & Hammad, S. (2004). Supporting the attentional momentum view of IOR: Is attention biased to go right? Perception & Psychophysics, 66, 219-233. [PDF]

Joordens, S., Spalek, T.M., Razmy, S., & van Duijn, M. (2004). A Clockwork Orange: Compensation opposing momentum in memory for location. Memory & Cognition, 32, 39-50. [PDF]

Joordens, S., van Duijn, M., & Spalek, T.M. (2002). When timing the mind one should also mind the timing: bias in the measurement of voluntary actions. Consciousness & Cognition: An International Journal, 11, Special issue: Timing Relations Between Brain and World, 231-240. [PDF]

Smith, M.C., Bentin, S., & Spalek, T.M. (2001). Attention constraints of semantic activation during visual word recognition.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 27, 1289-1298. [PDF]

Pratt, J., Spalek, T.M., & Bradshaw, F. (1999). The time to detect targets at inhibited and noninhibited locations: Preliminary evidence for attentional momentum. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 25, 730-746. [PDF]