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Twenty years of load theory—Where are we now, and where should we go next? (2016)
Journal Article
Murphy, G., Groeger, J. A., & Greene, C. M. (2016). Twenty years of load theory—Where are we now, and where should we go next?. Psychonomic bulletin & review, 23(5), 1316-1340. doi:10.3758/s13423-015-0982-5

Selective attention allows us to ignore what is task-irrelevant and focus on what is task-relevant. The cognitive and neural mechanisms that underlie this process are key topics of investigation in cognitive psychology. One of the more prominent theo... Read More

Identifying psychological and socio-economic factors affecting motorcycle helmet use (2015)
Journal Article
Haqverdi, M. Q., Seyedabrishami, S., & Groeger, J. A. (2015). Identifying psychological and socio-economic factors affecting motorcycle helmet use. Accident analysis and prevention, 85, 102-110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2015.09.007

Sixty percent of motorcyclist fatalities in traffic accidents of Iran are due to head injuries, but helmet use is low, despite it being a legal requirement. This study used face-to-face interviews to investigate the factors associated with helmet use... Read More

Early morning executive functioning during sleep deprivation is compromised by a PERIOD3 polymorphism (2008)
Journal Article
Groeger, J. A., Viola, A. U., Lo, J. C., von Schantz, M., Archer, S. N., & Dijk, D. (2008). Early morning executive functioning during sleep deprivation is compromised by a PERIOD3 polymorphism. SLEEP, 31(8), 1159-1167. doi:10.5665/sleep/31.8.1159

Study Objectives: To contrast the effects of total sleep deprivation (TSD) on executive and non-executive function in volunteers homozygous for either the short or long variant of a variable number tandem repeat polymorphism in PERIOD3 , which is a... Read More