Edward Awh

Professor
Biosciences Graduate Program Association
Publications
  1. Foster JJ, Bsales EM, Awh E. Covert Spatial Attention Speeds Target Individuation. J Neurosci. 2020 Mar 25; 40(13):2717-2726. View in: PubMed

  2. Feldmann-Wüstefeld T, Awh E. Alpha-band Activity Tracks the Zoom Lens of Attention. J Cogn Neurosci. 2020 Feb; 32(2):272-282. View in: PubMed

  3. Hakim N, Feldmann-Wüstefeld T, Awh E, Vogel EK. Perturbing Neural Representations of Working Memory with Task-irrelevant Interruption. J Cogn Neurosci. 2020 Mar; 32(3):558-569. View in: PubMed

  4. Ngiam WXQ, Brissenden JA, Awh E. "Memory compression" effects in visual working memory are contingent on explicit long-term memory. J Exp Psychol Gen. 2019 Aug; 148(8):1373-1385. View in: PubMed

  5. Sutterer DW, Foster JJ, Serences JT, Vogel EK, Awh E. Alpha-band oscillations track the retrieval of precise spatial representations from long-term memory. J Neurophysiol. 2019 08 01; 122(2):539-551. View in: PubMed

  6. deBettencourt MT, Keene PA, Awh E, Vogel EK. Real-time triggering reveals concurrent lapses of attention and working memory. Nat Hum Behav. 2019 08; 3(8):808-816. View in: PubMed

  7. Sutterer DW, Foster JJ, Adam KCS, Vogel EK, Awh E. Item-specific delay activity demonstrates concurrent storage of multiple active neural representations in working memory. PLoS Biol. 2019 04; 17(4):e3000239. View in: PubMed

  8. Hakim N, Adam KCS, Gunseli E, Awh E, Vogel EK. Dissecting the Neural Focus of Attention Reveals Distinct Processes for Spatial Attention and Object-Based Storage in Visual Working Memory. Psychol Sci. 2019 04; 30(4):526-540. View in: PubMed

  9. Scolari M, Awh E. Object-based biased competition during covert spatial orienting. Atten Percept Psychophys. 2019 Jul; 81(5):1366-1385. View in: PubMed

  10. Foster JJ, Awh E. The role of alpha oscillations in spatial attention: limited evidence for a suppression account. Curr Opin Psychol. 2019 Oct; 29:34-40. View in: PubMed

  11. Adam KCS, Vogel EK, Awh E. Corrigendum to "Clear evidence for item limits in visual working memory" [Cogn. Psychol. 97 (2017) 79-97]. Cogn Psychol. 2018 12; 107:67. View in: PubMed

  12. Oberauer K, Lewandowsky S, Awh E, Brown GDA, Conway A, Cowan N, Donkin C, Farrell S, Hitch GJ, Hurlstone MJ, Ma WJ, Morey CC, Nee DE, Schweppe J, Vergauwe E, Ward G. Benchmarks provide common ground for model development: Reply to Logie (2018) and Vandierendonck (2018). Psychol Bull. 2018 09; 144(9):972-977. View in: PubMed

  13. Oberauer K, Lewandowsky S, Awh E, Brown GDA, Conway A, Cowan N, Donkin C, Farrell S, Hitch GJ, Hurlstone MJ, Ma WJ, Morey CC, Nee DE, Schweppe J, Vergauwe E, Ward G. Benchmarks for models of short-term and working memory. Psychol Bull. 2018 09; 144(9):885-958. View in: PubMed

  14. Feldmann-Wüstefeld T, Vogel EK, Awh E. Contralateral Delay Activity Indexes Working Memory Storage, Not the Current Focus of Spatial Attention. J Cogn Neurosci. 2018 08; 30(8):1185-1196. View in: PubMed

  15. Huang L, Awh E. Chunking in working memory via content-free labels. Sci Rep. 2018 01 08; 8(1):23. View in: PubMed

  16. van Moorselaar D, Foster JJ, Sutterer DW, Theeuwes J, Olivers CNL, Awh E. Spatially Selective Alpha Oscillations Reveal Moment-by-Moment Trade-offs between Working Memory and Attention. J Cogn Neurosci. 2018 02; 30(2):256-266. View in: PubMed

  17. Foster JJ, Bsales EM, Jaffe RJ, Awh E. Alpha-Band Activity Reveals Spontaneous Representations of Spatial Position in Visual Working Memory. Curr Biol. 2017 Oct 23; 27(20):3216-3223.e6. View in: PubMed

  18. Adam KCS, Vogel EK, Awh E. Clear evidence for item limits in visual working memory. Cogn Psychol. 2017 09; 97:79-97. View in: PubMed

  19. Foster JJ, Sutterer DW, Serences JT, Vogel EK, Awh E. Alpha-Band Oscillations Enable Spatially and Temporally Resolved Tracking of Covert Spatial Attention. Psychol Sci. 2017 Jul; 28(7):929-941. View in: PubMed

  20. Olivers CNL, Awh E, Van der Burg E. The capacity to detect synchronous audiovisual events is severely limited: Evidence from mixture modeling. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform. 2016 12; 42(12):2115-2124. View in: PubMed

  21. Oberauer K, Awh E, Sutterer DW. The role of long-term memory in a test of visual working memory: Proactive facilitation but no proactive interference. J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn. 2017 01; 43(1):1-22. View in: PubMed

  22. Ester EF, Sutterer DW, Serences JT, Awh E. Feature-Selective Attentional Modulations in Human Frontoparietal Cortex. J Neurosci. 2016 08 03; 36(31):8188-99. View in: PubMed

  23. Luria R, Balaban H, Awh E, Vogel EK. The contralateral delay activity as a neural measure of visual working memory. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2016 Mar; 62:100-8. View in: PubMed

  24. Foster JJ, Sutterer DW, Serences JT, Vogel EK, Awh E. The topography of alpha-band activity tracks the content of spatial working memory. J Neurophysiol. 2016 Jan 01; 115(1):168-77. View in: PubMed

  25. Sutterer DW, Awh E. Retrieval practice enhances the accessibility but not the quality of memory. Psychon Bull Rev. 2016 06; 23(3):831-41. View in: PubMed

  26. Belopolsky AV, Awh E. The role of context in volitional control of feature-based attention. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform. 2016 Feb; 42(2):213-24. View in: PubMed

  27. Awh E. Retraction note to: the plateau in mnemonic resolution across large set sizes indicates discrete resource limits in visual working memory. Atten Percept Psychophys. 2015 Oct; 77(7):2519. View in: PubMed

  28. Awh E, Vogel EK. Attention: feedback focuses a wandering mind. Nat Neurosci. 2015 Mar; 18(3):327-8. View in: PubMed

  29. Unsworth N, Fukuda K, Awh E, Vogel EK. Working memory delay activity predicts individual differences in cognitive abilities. J Cogn Neurosci. 2015 May; 27(5):853-65. View in: PubMed

  30. Anderson DE, Serences JT, Vogel EK, Awh E. Induced a rhythms track the content and quality of visual working memory representations with high temporal precision. J Neurosci. 2014 May 28; 34(22):7587-99. View in: PubMed

  31. Anderson DE, Ester EF, Klee D, Vogel EK, Awh E. Electrophysiological evidence for failures of item individuation in crowded visual displays. J Cogn Neurosci. 2014 10; 26(10):2298-309. View in: PubMed

  32. Unsworth N, Fukuda K, Awh E, Vogel EK. Working memory and fluid intelligence: capacity, attention control, and secondary memory retrieval. Cogn Psychol. 2014 Jun; 71:1-26. View in: PubMed

  33. van den Berg R, Awh E, Ma WJ. Factorial comparison of working memory models. Psychol Rev. 2014 Jan; 121(1):124-49. View in: PubMed

  34. Postle BR, Awh E, Serences JT, Sutterer DW, D'Esposito M. The positional-specificity effect reveals a passive-trace contribution to visual short-term memory. PLoS One. 2013; 8(12):e83483. View in: PubMed

  35. Ester EF, Klee D, Awh E. Visual crowding cannot be wholly explained by feature pooling. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform. 2014 Jun; 40(3):1022-33. View in: PubMed

  36. Ester EF, Fukuda K, May LM, Vogel EK, Awh E. Evidence for a fixed capacity limit in attending multiple locations. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 2014 Mar; 14(1):62-77. View in: PubMed

  37. Jonides J, Schumacher EH, Smith EE, Lauber EJ, Awh E, Minoshima S, Koeppe RA. Verbal Working Memory Load Affects Regional Brain Activation as Measured by PET. J Cogn Neurosci. 1997 Jul; 9(4):462-75. View in: PubMed

  38. Smith EE, Jonides J, Koeppe RA, Awh E, Schumacher EH, Minoshima S. Spatial versus Object Working Memory: PET Investigations. J Cogn Neurosci. 1995; 7(3):337-56. View in: PubMed

  39. Anderson DE, Ester EF, Serences JT, Awh E. Attending multiple items decreases the selectivity of population responses in human primary visual cortex. J Neurosci. 2013 May 29; 33(22):9273-82. View in: PubMed

  40. Anderson DE, Vogel EK, Awh E. A common discrete resource for visual working memory and visual search. Psychol Sci. 2013 Jun; 24(6):929-38. View in: PubMed

  41. Ester EF, Anderson DE, Serences JT, Awh E. A neural measure of precision in visual working memory. J Cogn Neurosci. 2013 May; 25(5):754-61. View in: PubMed

  42. Van der Burg E, Awh E, Olivers CN. The capacity of audiovisual integration is limited to one item. Psychol Sci. 2013 Mar 01; 24(3):345-51. View in: PubMed

  43. Anderson DE, Vogel EK, Awh E. Selection and storage of perceptual groups is constrained by a discrete resource in working memory. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform. 2013 Jun; 39(3):824-835. View in: PubMed

  44. Awh E, Belopolsky AV, Theeuwes J. Top-down versus bottom-up attentional control: a failed theoretical dichotomy. Trends Cogn Sci. 2012 Aug; 16(8):437-43. View in: PubMed

  45. Ester EF, Drew T, Klee D, Vogel EK, Awh E. Neural measures reveal a fixed item limit in subitizing. J Neurosci. 2012 May 23; 32(21):7169-77. View in: PubMed

  46. Anderson DE, Awh E. The plateau in mnemonic resolution across large set sizes indicates discrete resource limits in visual working memory. Atten Percept Psychophys. 2012 Jul; 74(5):891-910. View in: PubMed

  47. Stevens AA, Maron L, Nigg JT, Cheung D, Ester EF, Awh E. Increased sensitivity to perceptual interference in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2012 May; 18(3):511-20. View in: PubMed

  48. Anderson DE, Bell TA, Awh E. Polymorphisms in the 5-HTTLPR gene mediate storage capacity of visual working memory. J Cogn Neurosci. 2012 05; 24(5):1069-76. View in: PubMed

  49. Anderson DE, Vogel EK, Awh E. Precision in visual working memory reaches a stable plateau when individual item limits are exceeded. J Neurosci. 2011 Jan 19; 31(3):1128-38. View in: PubMed

  50. Fukuda K, Vogel E, Mayr U, Awh E. Quantity, not quality: the relationship between fluid intelligence and working memory capacity. Psychon Bull Rev. 2010 Oct; 17(5):673-9. View in: PubMed

  51. Umemoto A, Scolari M, Vogel EK, Awh E. Statistical learning induces discrete shifts in the allocation of working memory resources. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform. 2010 Dec; 36(6):1419-29. View in: PubMed

  52. Umemoto A, Drew T, Ester EF, Awh E. A bilateral advantage for storage in visual working memory. Cognition. 2010 Oct; 117(1):69-79. View in: PubMed

  53. Serences J, Scolari M, Awh E. Online response-selection and the attentional blink: Multiple-processing channels. Vis cogn. 2009; 17(4):531-554. View in: PubMed

  54. Fukuda K, Awh E, Vogel EK. Discrete capacity limits in visual working memory. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2010 Apr; 20(2):177-82. View in: PubMed

  55. Williamson K, Scolari M, Jeong S, Kim MS, Awh E. Experience-dependent changes in the topography of visual crowding. J Vis. 2009 Oct 14; 9(11):15.1-9. View in: PubMed

  56. Ester EF, Serences JT, Awh E. Spatially global representations in human primary visual cortex during working memory maintenance. J Neurosci. 2009 Dec 02; 29(48):15258-65. View in: PubMed

  57. Barton B, Ester EF, Awh E. Discrete resource allocation in visual working memory. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform. 2009 Oct; 35(5):1359-67. View in: PubMed

  58. Serences JT, Ester EF, Vogel EK, Awh E. Stimulus-specific delay activity in human primary visual cortex. Psychol Sci. 2009 Feb; 20(2):207-14. View in: PubMed

  59. Mayr U, Awh E. The elusive link between conflict and conflict adaptation. Psychol Res. 2009 Nov; 73(6):794-802. View in: PubMed

  60. Scolari M, Vogel EK, Awh E. Perceptual expertise enhances the resolution but not the number of representations in working memory. Psychon Bull Rev. 2008 Feb; 15(1):215-22. View in: PubMed

  61. Mednick SC, Drummond SP, Boynton GM, Awh E, Serences J. Sleep-dependent learning and practice-dependent deterioration in an orientation discrimination task. Behav Neurosci. 2008 Apr; 122(2):267-72. View in: PubMed

  62. Scolari M, Kohnen A, Barton B, Awh E. Spatial attention, preview, and popout: which factors influence critical spacing in crowded displays? J Vis. 2007 Feb 14; 7(2):7.1-23. View in: PubMed

  63. Awh E, Vogel EK. The bouncer in the brain. Nat Neurosci. 2008 Jan; 11(1):5-6. View in: PubMed

  64. Awh E, Barton B, Vogel EK. Visual working memory represents a fixed number of items regardless of complexity. Psychol Sci. 2007 Jul; 18(7):622-8. View in: PubMed

  65. Awh E, Armstrong KM, Moore T. Visual and oculomotor selection: links, causes and implications for spatial attention. Trends Cogn Sci. 2006 Mar; 10(3):124-30. View in: PubMed

  66. Awh E, Vogel EK, Oh SH. Interactions between attention and working memory. Neuroscience. 2006 Apr 28; 139(1):201-8. View in: PubMed

  67. Awh E, Sgarlata AM, Kliestik J. Resolving visual interference during covert spatial orienting: online attentional control through static records of prior visual experience. J Exp Psychol Gen. 2005 May; 134(2):192-206. View in: PubMed

  68. Serences JT, Yantis S, Culberson A, Awh E. Preparatory activity in visual cortex indexes distractor suppression during covert spatial orienting. J Neurophysiol. 2004 Dec; 92(6):3538-45. View in: PubMed

  69. Postle BR, Awh E, Jonides J, Smith EE, D'Esposito M. The where and how of attention-based rehearsal in spatial working memory. Brain Res Cogn Brain Res. 2004 Jul; 20(2):194-205. View in: PubMed

  70. Awh E, Serences J, Laurey P, Dhaliwal H, van der Jagt T, Dassonville P. Evidence against a central bottleneck during the attentional blink: multiple channels for configural and featural processing. Cogn Psychol. 2004 Jan; 48(1):95-126. View in: PubMed

  71. Mayr U, Awh E, Laurey P. Conflict adaptation effects in the absence of executive control. Nat Neurosci. 2003 May; 6(5):450-2. View in: PubMed

  72. Awh E, Matsukura M, Serences JT. Top-down control over biased competition during covert spatial orienting. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform. 2003 Feb; 29(1):52-63. View in: PubMed

  73. Awh E, Dhaliwal H, Christensen S, Matsukura M. Evidence for two components of object-based selection. Psychol Sci. 2001 Jul; 12(4):329-34. View in: PubMed

  74. Awh E, Jonides J. Overlapping mechanisms of attention and spatial working memory. Trends Cogn Sci. 2001 Mar 01; 5(3):119-126. View in: PubMed

  75. Awh E, Anllo-Vento L, Hillyard SA. The role of spatial selective attention in working memory for locations: evidence from event-related potentials. J Cogn Neurosci. 2000 Sep; 12(5):840-7. View in: PubMed

  76. Awh E, Pashler H. Evidence for split attentional foci. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform. 2000 Apr; 26(2):834-46. View in: PubMed

  77. Awh E, Gehring WJ. The anterior cingulate cortex lends a hand in response selection. Nat Neurosci. 1999 Oct; 2(10):853-4. View in: PubMed

  78. Jonides J, Schumacher EH, Smith EE, Koeppe RA, Awh E, Reuter-Lorenz PA, Marshuetz C, Willis CR. The role of parietal cortex in verbal working memory. J Neurosci. 1998 Jul 01; 18(13):5026-34. View in: PubMed

  79. Awh E, Jonides J, Reuter-Lorenz PA. Rehearsal in spatial working memory. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform. 1998 Jun; 24(3):780-90. View in: PubMed

  80. Schumacher EH, Lauber E, Awh E, Jonides J, Smith EE, Koeppe RA. PET evidence for an amodal verbal working memory system. Neuroimage. 1996 Apr; 3(2):79-88. View in: PubMed

  81. Awh E, Smith EE, Jonides J. Human rehearsal processes and the frontal lobes: PET evidence. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1995 Dec 15; 769:97-117. View in: PubMed

  82. Jonides J, Smith EE, Koeppe RA, Awh E, Minoshima S, Mintun MA. Spatial working memory in humans as revealed by PET. Nature. 1993 Jun 17; 363(6430):623-5. View in: PubMed