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Öhlschlager, S., & Vo, M. L.-H. (2016). SCEGRAM: An image database for semantic and syntactic inconsistencies in scenes. Behavior research methods. doi:10.3758/s13428-016-0820-3  pdf


Võ, M. L.-H., Aizenman, A. M. & Wolfe, J. M. (2016). You think you know where you looked? You better look again. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, Vol 42(10), 1477-1481. pdf


Cornelissen, T. H. W., & Võ, M. L.-H. (2016). Stuck on semantics: Processing of irrelevant object-scene inconsistencies modulates ongoing gaze behavior. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. doi:10.3758/s13414-016-1203-7 pdf


Draschkow, D., & Võ, M. L.-H. (2016). Of “what” and “where” in a natural search task: Active

object handling supports object location memory beyond the object’s identity. Attention,

Perception & Psychophysics. 78, 1574-1584. doi:10.3758/s13414-016-1111-x   pdf


Josephs*, E. L., Draschkow*, D., Wolfe, J. M., & Võ, M. L.-H. (2016). Gist in time: Scene semantics and structure enhance recall of searched objects. Acta Psychologica, 169, 100–108. doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2016.05.013   pdf






Võ, M. L.-H., & Wolfe, J. M. (2015). The role of memory for visual search in scenes.

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1339, 72–81. pdf






Draschkow, D., Wolfe, J.M., & Võ, M. L.-H. (2014). Seek and you shall remember: Scene semantics interact with visual search to build better memories. Journal of Vision, 14(8):10, 1–18. pdf






Võ, M. L.-H., & Wolfe, J. M. (2013). Differential ERP Signatures Elicited by Semantic and Syntactic Processing in Scenes. Psychological Science, 24(9), 1816 –1823. pdf


Drew, T., Võ, M. L.-H., & Wolfe, J. M. (2013). The invisible gorilla strikes again:

Sustained inattentional blindness in expert observers. Psychological Science, 24(9), 1848 –1853. pdf


Võ, M. L.-H., & Wolfe, J. M. (2013). The interplay of episodic and semantic memory in guiding repeated search in scenes. Cognition, 126, 198–212. pdf


Drew, T., Võ, M. L.-H., Olwal, A., Jacobson, F., Seltzer, S., & Wolfe, J. M. (2013). Scanner and drillers: Characterizing expert visual search through volumetric images. Journal of Vision, 13(10):3, 1–13. pdf


Drew, T., Evans, K., Võ, M. L.-H., Jacobson, F., & Wolfe, J. M. (2013). “What can you see in a single glance and how might this guide visual search in medical images?” Radiographics, 33, 263-274. pdf 






Võ, M. L.-H., & Wolfe, J. M. (2012). When does repeated search in scenes involve memory? Looking at versus looking for objects in scenes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38(1), 23-41.  pdf


Võ, M. L.-H., Smith, T. J., Mital, P. K., & Henderson, J. M. (2012). Do the Eyes Really Have it? Dynamic Allocation of Attention when Viewing Moving Faces. Journal of Vision, 12(13):3, 1–14. pdf






Wolfe, J. M., Võ, M. L.-H., Evans, K. K., & Greene, M. R. (2011). Visual search in scenes involves selective and non-selective pathways. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 15(2), 77-84.


Võ, M. L.-H., & Henderson, J. M. (2011). Object-scene Inconsistencies do not Capture Gaze: Evidence from the Flash-Preview Moving-Window Paradigm. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 73, 1742–1753.  pdf


Conrad, M.,  Võ, M. L.-H., Schneider, D., & Jacobs, A. M. (2011). Syllable structure is modulating the optimal viewing position in visual word recognition. Fonética, 31(1), 2-13.






Võ, M. L.-H., & Henderson, J. M. (2010). The Time Course of Initial Scene Processing for 

Guidance of Eye Movements When Searching Natural Scenes. Journal of Vision, 10(3):14, 1–13. pdf


Võ, M. L.-H. & Schneider, W. X. (2010). A Glimpse Is Not A Glimpse: Differential Processing of Flashed Scene Previews Leads to Differential Target Search Benefits. Visual Cognition18(2). 171-200. pdf


Võ, M. L.-H., Zwickel, J., & Schneider, W. X. (2010). Has Someone Moved My Plate? The Immediate and Persistent Effects Of Object Location Changes On Gaze Allocation During Natural Scene Viewing. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 72 (5), 1251-1255. pdf


Brockmole, J. R., & Võ, M. L.-H. (2010). Semantic Memory and the Learning of  Contextual Regularities Within Real-World Scenes. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 72, 1803-1813. pdf


Zwickel, J., & Võ, M. L.-H. (2010). How the Presence of Humans Biases Gaze Movements. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 17 (2), 257-262. pdf






Võ, M. L.-H., & Henderson, J. M. (2009). Does Gravity Matter? Effects of Semantic and Syntactic Inconsistencies on the Allocation of Attention during Scene Perception. Journal of Vision, 9(3):24, 1-15.  pdf


Võ, M. L.-H., Conrad, M., Kuchinke, L., Hartfeld, K., Hofmann, M. F., & Jacobs, A. M. (2009). The Berlin Affective Word List Reloaded (BAWL-R). Behavior Research Methods41(2), 534-538. pdf


Hofmann, M. F., Kuchinke, L., Tamm, S., Võ, M. L.-H., & Jacobs, A. M. (2009). Affective processing within 1/10th of a second: High arousal is necessary for early facilitative processing of negative but not positive words. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 9(4), 389-397.






Võ, M. L.-H., Schneider, W. X., & Matthias, E. (2008). Transsaccadic Scene Memory Revisited: A ‘Theory of Visual Attention (TVA)’ based Approach to Recognition Memory and Confidence for Objects in Naturalistic Scenes. Journal of Eye-Movement Research, 2(2):7, 1-13pdf


Võ, M. L.-H., Jacobs, A. M., Kuchinke, L., Conrad, M., Schacht, A., & Hutzler, F. (2008). Emotion/Cognition Coupling In The Eye: Introducing the Pupil Old/New Effect. Psychophysiology45, 130-140.  pdf






Hutzler, F., Braun, M., Võ, M. L.-H., Engl, V., Hofmann, M., Dambacher, M., Leder, H., &, Jacobs, A. M. (2007). Welcome to the real world: validating fixation related brain potentials for ecologically valid settings. Brain Research1172, 124-129.


Kuchinke, L., Võ, M. L.-H., Hofmann, M., & Jacobs, A. M. (2007). Pupillary responses during lexical decisions vary with word frequency but not emotional content. International Journal of Psychophysiology65(2), 132-140.


Kuchinke, L., Jacobs, A. M., Grubich, C., Võ, M. L.-H., Conrad, M., & Herrmann, M. (2007). Incidental effects of emotional valence in single word processing. In: Herrmann, M. & Thiel, Ch. (Eds.) Topics in Advanced Neuroimaging. Oldenburg: bis-Publishers. pp. 31-34.






Võ, M. L.-H., Jacobs, A. M., & Conrad, M. (2006). Crossvalidating the Berlin Affective Word List (BAWL). Behavior Research Methods38(4), 606-609. pdf


Engl, V., Hutzler, F., Jacobs, A. M., Võ, M. L.-H., & Braun, M. (2006). Orthografie oder Orthographie? Lesen nach Rechtschreibreform - eine Blickbewegungsstudie [Reading after the orthography reform - an eye tracking study]. Zeitschrift für Psychologie214(2), 59-72.


Kuchinke, L., Jacobs, A. M., Grubich, C., Võ, M. L.-H., Conrad, M., & Herrmann, M. (2006). Modulation of PFC activation by emotional words in recognition memory. NeuroReport17(10), 1037-1041.






Kuchinke, L., Jacobs, A. M., Grubich, C., Võ, M. L.-H., Conrad, M., & Herrmann, M. (2005). Incidental effects of emotional valence in single word processing: An fMRI study. NeuroImage, 28(4), 1022-1032.