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  • Mathôt, S., Schreij, D., & Theeuwes, J. (2012). OpenSesame: An open-source, graphical experiment builder for the social sciences. Behavior Research Methods, 44(2), 314-324. doi:10.3758/s13428-011-0168-7

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Anderson, N. C., Donk, M., & Meeter, M. (2016). The influence of a scene preview on eye movement behavior in natural scenes. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 1–8. doi:10.3758/s13423-016-1035-4

Bernstein, J. P. K., & Langfitt, J. (2016). The King–Devick test as a predictor of cognitive effects after chronic partial sleep restriction: a pilot study. Sleep and Biological Rhythms. doi:10.1007/s41105-016-0081-7

Bonny, J. W., & Castaneda, L. M. (2017). Number processing ability is connected to longitud Spontaneous Pupillary Oscillatioinal changes in multiplayer online battle arena skill. Computers in Human Behavior, 66, 377–387. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2016.10.005

Bonny, J. W., Castaneda, L. M., & Swanson, T. (2016). Using an international gaming tournament to study individual differences in MOBA expertise and cognitive skills. ESports, doi:10.1145/2858036.2858190

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Bucker, B., & Theeuwes, J. (2016). Pavlovian reward learning underlies value driven attentional capture. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. doi:10.3758/s13414-016-1241-1

Cerni, T., Longcamp, M., & Job, R. (2016). Two thumbs and one index: A comparison of manual coordination in touch-typing and mobile-typing. Acta Psychologica, 167, 16–23. doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2016.03.007

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Hilbig, B. E., Thielmann, I., Klein, S. A., & Henninger, F. (2016). The two faces of cooperation: On the unique role of HEXACO Agreeableness for forgiveness versus retaliation. Journal of Research in Personality. doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2016.08.004

Hermens, F., Bindemann, M., & Mike Burton, A. (2016). Responding to social and symbolic extrafoveal cues: cue shape trumps biological relevance. Psychological Research. doi:10.1007/s00426-015-0733-2

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Ishii, A., Tanaka, M., & Watanabe, Y. (2016). The neural mechanisms of re-experiencing physical fatigue sensation: a magnetoencephalography study. Experimental Brain Research. doi:10.1007/s00221-016-4648-y

Jahfari, S., & Theeuwes, J. (2016). Sensitivity to value-driven attention is predicted by how we learn from value. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. doi:10.3758/s13423-016-1106-6

Jeunehomme, O., & D’Argembeau, A. (2016). Accessibility and characteristics of memories of the future. Memory. doi:10.1080/09658211.2016.1205096

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McCoy, B., & Theeuwes, J. (2016). Effects of reward on oculomotor control. Journal of Neurophysiology, 116(5), 2453–2466. doi:10.1152/jn.00498.2016

Otten, M., Schreij, D., & Los, S. A. (2016). The interplay of goal-driven and stimulus-driven influences on spatial orienting. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. doi:10.3758/s13414-016-1121-8

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Pavani, F., Venturini, M., Baruffaldi, F., Artesini, L., Bonfioli, F., Frau, G. N., & van Zoest, W. (2016). Spatial and non-spatial multisensory cueing in unilateral cochlear implant users. Hearing Research. doi:10.1016/j.heares.2016.10.025

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