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ISSN: 2365-7464
(electronic version)

Cognitive Research: Principles & Implications

Published two times a year.
(May, Dec)

Special Issues

Call for Papers
Deception Detection
Deadline: September 1, 2018

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Embodied Cognition
and STEM Learning

Individual Differences in
Face Perception and
Person Recognition

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Effects of Neuroscience Explanations
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Attention in Natural and
Mediated Realities

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Medical Image

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Attention in Natural and
Mediated Realities

Closed for Submissions
The deadline was December 31, 2017.

Jeffrey M. Zacks, Washington University in Saint Louis, USA
Khena M. Swallow, Cornell University, USA
Daniel T. Levin, Vanderbilt University, USA

Modern humans live in natural environments and in worlds shaped and mediated by technology. Both worlds are complex, dynamic, and rich; producing streams of data that vastly outstrip the capacities of human cognitive systems. Yet, people usually understand and intelligently act in everyday situations. How do people use attention to manage environmental demands on human cognitive systems? The purpose of this collection of papers is to examine how attention operates in environments that approach the complexity of naturalistic situations. Papers may be empirical studies, theoretical or tutorial reviews, or new theoretical contributions. Studies using behavioural, neurophysiological, and/or eye-tracking methods would all be appropriate.

Issues of particular interest include: the role of attention in media consumption and education; change blindness and inattentional blindness in naturalistic settings; motivation, reward, and attention; curiosity; predictive looking in event comprehension. (This list is not exclusive.)

If you are interested in submitting a manuscript and would like to discuss the appropriateness of your submission, contact the co-organizers:

Jeffrey M. Zacks, Khena M. Swallow, and Daniel T. Levin

For manuscripts accepted for the special issue, publication fees may be fully or partially waived depending on the number of manuscripts accepted for the Special Issue. The authors should indicate when they submit a manuscript if they are requesting an editorial waiver.

CR:PI is the open access journal of the Psychonomic Society. Its mission is to publish use-inspired basic research: fundamental cognitive research that grows from hypotheses about real-world problems.


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Editor in Chief
Jeremy M. Wolfe

Jeremy M. Wolfe
Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA

Associate Editors
Woo-kyoung Ahn
Yale University, USA

Vicki Bruce
Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Nora S. Newcombe
Temple University, USA

Hal Pashler
University of California, San Diego, USA
Pashler will deliver the keynote address at the Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting November 15, 2018 in New Orleans.

John Wixted
University of California, San Diego, USA

Jeffrey M. Zacks
Washington University in St. Louis, USA

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