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Dissociating positive and negative influences of verbal processing on the recognition of pictures of faces and objects (2012)
Journal Article
Nakabayashi, K., Burton, A. M., Brandimonte, M. A., & Lloyd-Jones, T. J. (2012). Dissociating positive and negative influences of verbal processing on the recognition of pictures of faces and objects. Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition, 38(2), (376-390). doi:10.1037/a0025782. ISSN 0278-7393

Four experiments investigated the role of verbal processing in the recognition of pictures of faces and objects. We used (a) a stimulus-encoding task where participants learned sequentially presented pictures in control, articulatory suppression, and... Read More

Beauty hinders attention switch in change detection : the role of facial attractiveness and distinctiveness (2012)
Journal Article
Chen, W., Liu, C. H., & Nakabayashi, K. (2012). Beauty hinders attention switch in change detection : the role of facial attractiveness and distinctiveness. PloS one, 7(2), e32897. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0032897

Background: Recent research has shown that the presence of a task-irrelevant attractive face can induce a transient diversion of attention from a perceptual task that requires covert deployment of attention to one of the two locations. However, it is... Read More