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  1. Content type: Original article

    Humans can extract considerable information from scenes, even when these are presented extremely quickly. The ability of an experienced radiologist to rapidly detect an abnormality on a mammogram may build upo...

    Authors: Ann J. Carrigan, Susan G. Wardle and Anina N. Rich

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2018 3:10

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    The current study investigated whether long-term experience in music or a second language is associated with enhanced cognitive functioning. Early studies suggested the possibility of a cognitive advantage fro...

    Authors: Annalise A. D’Souza, Linda Moradzadeh and Melody Wiseheart

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2018 3:11

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  3. Content type: Original article

    Placing one’s hands near an object has been reported to enhance visual processing in a number of ways. We explored whether hand proximity confers an advantage when applied to complex visual search. In one expe...

    Authors: Ronald Andringa, Walter R. Boot, Nelson A. Roque and Sadhana Ponnaluri

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2018 3:7

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  4. Content type: Original article

    Fractal patterns are seemingly everywhere. They can be analyzed through Fourier and power analyses, and other methods. Cutting, DeLong, and Nothelfer (2010) analyzed as time-series data the fluctuations of sho...

    Authors: James E. Cutting, Jordan E. DeLong and Kaitlin L. Brunick

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2018 3:8

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  5. Content type: Tutorial Review

    Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) analysis was introduced to the field of eyewitness identification 5 years ago. Since that time, it has been both influential and controversial, and the debate has raised...

    Authors: John T. Wixted and Laura Mickes

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2018 3:9

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  6. Content type: Review article

    Research on learning and education is increasingly influenced by theories of embodied cognition. Several embodiment-based interventions have been empirically investigated, including gesturing, interactive digi...

    Authors: Alexander Skulmowski and Günter Daniel Rey

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2018 3:6

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  7. Content type: Original article

    Monitoring visual displays while performing other tasks is commonplace in many operational environments. Although dividing attention between tasks can impair monitoring accuracy and response times, it is uncle...

    Authors: Stephanie A. Morey, Nicole A. Thomas and Jason S. McCarley

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2018 3:4

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  8. Content type: Original article

    People interpret abstract meanings from colors, which makes color a useful perceptual feature for visual communication. This process is complicated, however, because there is seldom a one-to-one correspondence...

    Authors: Karen B. Schloss, Laurent Lessard, Charlotte S. Walmsley and Kathleen Foley

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2018 3:5

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  9. Content type: Original article

    In this article, we begin to lay out a framework and approach for studying how students come to understand complex concepts in rich domains. Grounded in theories of embodied cognition, we advance the view that...

    Authors: Ji Y. Son, Priscilla Ramos, Melissa DeWolf, William Loftus and James W. Stigler

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2018 3:1

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  10. Content type: Original article

    We examined how visual sensitivity and perception are affected by adaptation to the characteristic amplitude spectra of X-ray mammography images. Because of the transmissive nature of X-ray photons, these imag...

    Authors: Elysse Kompaniez-Dunigan, Craig K. Abbey, John M. Boone and Michael A. Webster

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2018 3:3

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  11. Content type: Tutorial Review

    The science of learning has made a considerable contribution to our understanding of effective teaching and learning strategies. However, few instructors outside of the field are privy to this research. In thi...

    Authors: Yana Weinstein, Christopher R. Madan and Megan A. Sumeracki

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2018 3:2

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  12. Content type: Original article

    Researchers use a wide range of confidence scales when measuring the relationship between confidence and accuracy in reports from memory, with the highest number usually representing the greatest confidence (e...

    Authors: Eylul Tekin and Henry L. Roediger III

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2017 2:49

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  13. Content type: Original article

    Filler siphoning theory posits that the presence of fillers (known innocents) in a lineup protects an innocent suspect from being chosen by siphoning choices away from that innocent suspect. This mechanism has...

    Authors: Stacy A. Wetmore, Ryan M. McAdoo, Scott D. Gronlund and Jeffrey S. Neuschatz

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2017 2:48

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  14. Content type: Original article

    Research has consistently demonstrated that testing prior to the presentation of misleading post-event information, within the context of a standard eyewitness misinformation paradigm, results in an increase i...

    Authors: Ayanna K. Thomas, Leamarie T. Gordon, Paul M. Cernasov and John B. Bulevich

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2017 2:45

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  15. Content type: Original article

    Film is ubiquitous, but the processes that guide viewers’ attention while viewing film narratives are poorly understood. In fact, many film theorists and practitioners disagree on whether the film stimulus (bo...

    Authors: John P. Hutson, Tim J. Smith, Joseph P. Magliano and Lester C. Loschky

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2017 2:46

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  16. Content type: Original article

    Many real-world searches (e.g., radiology and baggage screening) have rare targets. When targets are rare, observers perform rapid, incomplete searches, leading to higher miss rates. To improve search for rare...

    Authors: Chad Peltier and Mark W. Becker

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2017 2:47

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  17. Content type: Original article

    Searching for targets in the visual world, or visual search, is something we all do every day. We frequently make ‘false-negative’ errors, wherein we erroneously conclude a target was absent when one was, in f...

    Authors: Trafton Drew and Lauren H. Williams

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2017 2:44

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  18. Content type: Original article

    During mathematics instruction, teachers often make links between different representations of mathematical information, and they sometimes use gestures to refer to the representations that they link. In this ...

    Authors: Amelia Yeo, Iasmine Ledesma, Mitchell J. Nathan, Martha W. Alibali and R. Breckinridge Church

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2017 2:41

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  19. Content type: Original article

    We often identify people using face images. This is true in occupational settings such as passport control as well as in everyday social environments. Mapping between images and identities assumes that facial ...

    Authors: Jet Gabrielle Sanders, Yoshiyuki Ueda, Kazusa Minemoto, Eilidh Noyes, Sakiko Yoshikawa and Rob Jenkins

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2017 2:43

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  20. Content type: Original article

    Answering questions before a learning episode—“prequestions”—can enhance memory for that information. A number of studies have explored this effect in the laboratory; however, few studies have examined preques...

    Authors: Jason Geller, Shana K. Carpenter, Monica H. Lamm, Shuhebur Rahman, Patrick I. Armstrong and Clark R. Coffman

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2017 2:42

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  21. Content type: Original article

    Ensemble and summary displays are two widely used methods to represent visual-spatial uncertainty; however, there is disagreement about which is the most effective technique to communicate uncertainty to the g...

    Authors: Lace M. Padilla, Ian T. Ruginski and Sarah H. Creem-Regehr

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2017 2:40

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  22. Content type: Original article

    People often fail to notice unexpected objects and events when they are focusing attention on something else. Most studies of this “inattentional blindness” use unexpected objects that are irrelevant to the pr...

    Authors: Daniel J. Simons and Michael D. Schlosser

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2017 2:37

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  23. Content type: Original article

    Radiologists make many important decisions when detecting nodules on chest radiographs. While training can result in high levels of performance of this task, there could be individual differences in relevant p...

    Authors: Mackenzie A. Sunday, Edwin Donnelly and Isabel Gauthier

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2017 2:36

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  24. Content type: Original article

    This study investigates whether introducing simple cognitive interventions that are known to enhance learning in laboratory studies can be transferred to classroom settings. In an introductory psychology class...

    Authors: Beat Meier

    Citation: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 2017 2:39

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