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2024 and forthcoming

Akyürek, E. G. (preprint). Temporal integration as an adaptive process in visual perception, attention, and working memory. PsyArXiv. doi: 10.31234/

Akyürek, E. G., Altınok, A., & Karabay, A. (preprint). Concurrent consumption of cocoa flavanols and caffeine does not acutely modulate working memory and attention. PsyArXiv. doi: 10.31234/

Altınok, A., Moruzzi, M., & Akyürek, E. G. (preprint). The acute effects of cocoa flavanols on cognitive control and response inhibition: A randomised crossover trial. bioRxiv. doi: 10.1101/2024.03.10.584219

Chen, Y. N.,* Büchel, P. K.,* Karabay, A., van der Mijn, W. R., Mathôt, S., & Akyürek, E. G. (preprint). Concealed information detection in rapid serial visual presentation with oculomotor measures. PsyArXiv. doi: 10.31234/ (* shared first authors)

Chen, Y. N., Mathôt, S., & Akyürek, E. G. (preprint). Subtle gaze and pupil dynamics: Detecting concealed familiar faces with serial sequential stimulus movement. PsyArXiv. doi: 10.31234/

de Jong, J., Voelker, A. R., Stewart, T. C., Akyürek, E. G., Eliasmith, C., & van Rijn, H. (preprint). A unified neurocomputational model of prospective and retrospective timing. PsyArXiv. doi: 10.31234/

Karabay, A., Wolff, M. J., Ruuskanen, V., & Akyürek, E. G. (preprint). Behaviorally irrelevant feature matching increases neural and behavioral working memory readout: Support for activity-silent working memory. bioRxiv. doi: 10.1101/2023.09.12.557327

Wang, S., Karabay, A., & Akyürek, E. G. (preprint). Which visual working memory model accounts best for target representation in the attentional blink? bioRxiv. doi: 10.1101/2022.09.15.508098

Wilhelm, S. A.,* Akyürek, E. G.,* Weng, Y., Borst, J. P., & Havekes, R. (preprint). Featural and spatial interference with functionally active and passive items in working memory. bioRxiv. doi: 10.1101/2024.02.05.578913 (* shared first authors)

Wolff, M. J., Akyürek, E. G., & Stokes, M. G. (preprint). What is the functional role of delay-related alpha oscillations during working memory? PsyArXiv. doi: 10.31234/

de Jong, J., Wilhelm, S. A., & Akyürek, E. G. (in press). Adaptive forgetting speed in working memory. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. doi: 10.3758/s13423-024-02507-2

Akyürek, E. G., & Balta, G. (2024). Dissociable event-related potential modulations of intrinsic and extrinsic factors in temporal integration. Psychophysiology, 61, e14468. doi: 10.1111/psyp.14468

Kandemir, G., Wilhelm, S. A., Axmacher, N., & Akyürek, E. G. (2024). Maintenance of color memoranda in activity-quiescent working memory states: Evidence from impulse perturbation. iScience, 27, 109565. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2024.109565

Kandemir, G.,* Wolff, M. J.,* Karabay, A., Stokes, M. G., Axmacher, N., & Akyürek, E. G. (2024). Concurrent maintenance of both veridical and transformed working memory representations within unique coding schemes. Imaging Neuroscience, 2, 1-20. doi: 10.1162/imag_a_00173 (* shared first authors)

Wang, S., Karabay, A., & Akyürek, E. G. (2024). Attentional blur and blink: Effects of adaptive attentional scaling on visual awareness. Consciousness and Cognition, 117, 103627. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2023.103627


Altınok, A., Karabay, A., de Jong, J., Balta, G., & Akyürek, E. G. (2023). The effects of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) on working memory and attention: A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 37, 554-565. doi: 10.1177/02698811231161579

Balta, G., Kandemir, G., & Akyürek, E. G. (2023). Object based visual working memory: An object benefit for equidistant memory items presented within simple contours. Psychological Research, 87, 1569-1589. doi: 10.1007/s00426-022-01757-w

Chen, Y. N., Karabay, A., Mathôt, S., Bowman, H., & Akyürek, E. G. (2023). Concealed identity information detection with pupillometry in rapid serial visual presentation. Psychophysiology, 60, e14155. doi: 10.1111/psyp.14155

de Jong, J., van Rijn, H., & Akyürek, E. G. (2023). Adaptive encoding speed in working memory. Psychological Science, 34, 822-833. doi: 10.1177/09567976231173902

Kandemir, G., & Akyürek, E. G. (2023). Impulse perturbation reveals cross-modal access to sensory working memory through learned associations. NeuroImage, 274, 120156. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2023.120156


Altınok, A., Karabay, A., & Akyürek, E. G. (2022). Acute effects of cocoa flavanols on visual working memory: Maintenance and updating. European Journal of Nutrition, 61, 1665-1678. doi: 10.1007/s00394-021-02767-x

Karabay, A., Wilhelm, S. A., de Jong, J., Wang, J., Martens, S., & Akyürek, E. G. (2022). Two faces of perceptual awareness during the attentional blink: Gradual and discrete. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 151, 1520-1541. doi: 10.1037/xge0001156


de Jong, J., Akyürek, E. G., & van Rijn, H. (2021). A common dynamic prior for time in duration discrimination. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 28, 1183-1190. doi: 10.3758/s13423-021-01887-z


Balta, G., Lorist, M. M., & Akyürek, E. G. (2020). Adaptive event integration in the missing element task. Acta Psychologica, 206, 103065. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2020.103065

Pals, M., Stewart, T. C., Akyürek, E. G., & Borst, J. P. (2020). A functional spiking-neuron model of activity-silent working memory in humans based on calcium-mediated short-term synaptic plasticity. PLOS Computational Biology, 16, e1007936. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007936

Wolff, M. J., Jochim, J., Akyürek, E. G., Buschman, T. J., & Stokes, M. G. (2020). Drifting codes within a stable coding scheme for working memory. PLOS Biology, 18, e3000625. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3000625

Wolff, M. J., Kandemir, G., Stokes, M. G., & Akyürek, E. G. (2020). Impulse responses reveal unimodal and bimodal access to visual and auditory working memory. Journal of Neuroscience, 40, 671-681. doi: 10.1523/jneurosci.1194-19.2019


Akyürek, E. G., & Wijnja, E. (2019). Between one event and two: The locus of the effect of stimulus contrast on temporal integration. Psychophysiology, 56, e13384. doi: 10.1111/psyp.13384

Karabay, A., & Akyürek, E. G. (2019). Temporal integration and attentional selection of color and contrast target pairs in rapid serial visual presentation. Acta Psychologica, 196, 56-69. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2019.04.002

Saija, J. D., Andringa, T. C., Başkent, D., & Akyürek, E. G. (2019). Visual and auditory temporal integration in healthy younger and older adults. Psychological Research, 83, 951-967. doi: 10.1007/s00426-017-0912-4


Karabay, A., Saija, J. D., Field, D. T., & Akyürek, E. G. (2018). The acute effects of cocoa flavanols on temporal and spatial attention. Psychopharmacology, 235, 1497-1511. doi: 10.1007/s00213-018-4861-4

Leonte, A., Colzato, L. S., Steenbergen, L., Hommel, B., & Akyürek, E. G. (2018). Supplementation of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) affects temporal, but not spatial visual attention. Brain and Cognition, 120, 8-16. doi: 10.1016/j.bandc.2017.11.004


Akyürek, E. G., & de Jong, R. (2017). Distortions of temporal integration and perceived order caused by the interplay between stimulus contrast and duration. Consciousness and Cognition, 54, 129-142. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2017.02.011

Akyürek, E. G., Kappelmann, N., Volkert, M., & van Rijn, H. (2017). What you see is what you remember: Visual chunking by temporal integration enhances working memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29, 2025-2036. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_01175

Kandemir, G., Akyürek, E. G., & Nieuwenstein, M. R. (2017). Retro-active emotion: Do negative emotional stimuli disrupt consolidation in working memory? PLoS ONE, 12, e0169927. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.01699

Karabay, A., & Akyürek, E. G. (2017). The effects of Kanizsa contours on temporal integration and attention in rapid serial visual presentation. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 79, 1742-1754. doi: 10.3758/s13414-017-1333-6

Simione, L., Akyürek, E. G., Vastola, V., Raffone, A., & Bowman, H. (2017). Illusions of integration are subjectively impenetrable: Phenomenological experience of Lag 1 percepts during dual-target RSVP. Consciousness and Cognition, 51, 181-192. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2017.03.004

Wolff, M. J., Jochim, J., Akyürek, E. G., & Stokes, M. G. (2017). Dynamic hidden states underlying working-memory-guided behavior. Nature Neuroscience, 20, 864-871. doi: 10.1038/nn.4546


Akyürek, E. G., & Wolff, M. J. (2016). Extended temporal integration in rapid serial visual presentation: Attentional control at Lag 1 and beyond. Acta Psychologica, 168, 50-64. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2016.04.009

Willems, C., Saija, J. D., Akyürek, E. G., & Martens, S. (2016). An individual differences approach to temporal integration and order reversals in the attentional blink task. PLoS ONE, 11, e0156538. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156538


Akyürek, E. G., & van Asselt, E. M. (2015). Spatial attention facilitates assembly of the briefest percepts: Electrophysiological evidence from color fusion. Psychophysiology, 52, 1646-1663. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12523

Wolff, M. J., Scholz, S., Akyürek, E. G.,* & van Rijn, H.* (2015). Two visual targets for the price of one? Pupil dilation shows reduced mental effort through temporal integration. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22, 251-257. doi: 10.3758/s13423-014-0667-5 (* shared senior authors)


Saija, J. D., Akyürek, E. G., Andringa, T. C., & Başkent, D. (2014). Perceptual restoration of degraded speech is preserved with advancing age. Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 15, 139-148. doi: 10.1007/s10162-013-0422-z

Saija, J. D., Andringa, T. C., Başkent, D., & Akyürek, E. G. (2014). Temporal integration of consecutive tones into synthetic vowels demonstrates perceptual assembly in audition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 40, 857-869. doi: 10.1037/a0035146


Akyürek, E. G., Köhne, C., & Schubö, A. (2013). Task set flexibility and feature specificity modulate the limits of temporal attention. Psychological Research, 77, 583-598. doi: 10.1007/s00426-012-0447-7

Akyürek, E. G., & Schubö, A. (2013). Electrophysiological correlates of early attentional feature selection and distractor filtering. Biological Psychology, 93, 269-278. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.02.009

Akyürek, E. G., & Schubö, A. (2013). The electrophysiological locus of the redundant target effect on visual discrimination in a dual singleton search task. Brain Research, 1537, 180-190. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2013.09.014

Akyürek, E. G., Schubö, A., & Hommel, B. (2013). Attentional control and competition between episodic representations. Psychological Research, 77, 492-507. doi: 10.1007/s00426-012-0445-9


Akyürek, E. G., Eshuis, S. A. H., Nieuwenstein, M. R., Saija, J. D., Başkent, D., & Hommel, B. (2012). Temporal target integration underlies performance at Lag 1 in the attentional blink. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38, 1448-1464. doi: 10.1037/a0027610

Akyürek, E. G., & Meijerink, S. K. (2012). The deployment of visual attention during temporal integration: An electrophysiological investigation. Psychophysiology, 49, 885-898. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2012.01380.x

Geerligs, L., & Akyürek, E. G. (2012). Temporal integration depends on increased pre-stimulus beta band power. Psychophysiology, 49, 1464-1467. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2012.01453.x

Leszczyński, M., Myers, N. E., Akyürek, E. G., & Schubö, A. (2012). Recoding between two types of short-term memory representation revealed by the dynamics of memory search. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 653-663. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00102


Akyürek, E. G., Abedian-Amiri, A., & Ostermeier, S. M. (2011). Content-specific working memory modulation of the attentional blink. PLoS ONE, 6, e16696. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016696

Akyürek, E. G., & Schubö, A. (2011). The allocation of attention in displays with simultaneously presented singletons. Biological Psychology, 87, 218-225. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2011.02.022

Schubö, A.,* Akyürek, E. G.,* Lin, E-J., & Vallines, I. (2011). Cortical mechanisms of visual context processing in singleton search. Neuroscience Letters, 502, 46-51. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2011.07.022 (* shared first authors)


Akyürek, E. G., Dinkelbach, A., & Schubö, A. (2010). The neural processing fate of singleton target and nontarget stimuli. Brain Research, 1307, 115-133. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2009.10.007

Akyürek, E. G., Dinkelbach, A., Schubö, A., & Müller, H. J. (2010). Electrophysiological correlates of detecting a visual target and detecting its absence: The role of feature dimensions. Neuropsychologia, 48, 3365-3370. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.07.005

Akyürek, E. G., Leszczyński, M., & Schubö, A. (2010). The temporal locus of the interaction between working memory consolidation and the attentional blink. Psychophysiology, 47, 1134-1141. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2010.01033.x

Akyürek, E. G., Schubö, A., & Hommel, B. (2010). Fast temporal event integration in the visual domain demonstrated by event-related potentials. Psychophysiology, 47, 512-522. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2010.00962.x

Akyürek, E. G., Vallines, I., Lin, E-J., & Schubö, A. (2010). Distraction and target selection in the brain: An fMRI study. Neuropsychologia, 48, 3335-3342. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.07.019

Cheng, X., Schafer, G., & Akyürek, E. G. (2010). An ERP study on the effect of name agreement in covert picture naming. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 76, 130-141. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2010.03.003


Hommel, B., & Akyürek, E. G. (2009). Symbolic control of attention: Tracking its temporal dynamics. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 71, 385-391. doi: 10.3758/app.71.2.385


Akyürek, E. G., Toffanin, P., & Hommel, B. (2008). Adaptive control of event integration. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 34, 569-577. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.34.3.569


Akyürek, E. G., & Hommel, B. (2007). Stimulus and response priming in rapid serial visual presentation: Evidence for a dissociation. Perception & Psychophysics, 69, 1152-1161. doi: 10.3758/bf03193952

Akyürek, E. G., Hommel, B., & Jolicœur, P. (2007). Direct evidence for a role of working memory in the attentional blink. Memory & Cognition, 35, 621-627. doi: 10.3758/bf03193300

Akyürek, E. G., Riddell, P. M., Toffanin, P., & Hommel, B. (2007). Adaptive control of event integration: Evidence from event-related potentials. Psychophysiology, 44, 383-391. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2007.00513.x


Akyürek, E. G., & Hommel, B. (2006). Memory operations in rapid serial visual presentation. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 18, 520-536. doi: 10.1080/09541440500423160

Band, G. P. H., Jolicœur, P., Akyürek, E. G., & Memelink, J. (2006). Integrative views on dual-task costs. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 18, 481-492. doi: 10.1080/09541440500422675

Hommel, B., Kessler, K., Schmitz, F., Gross, J., Akyürek, E., Shapiro, K., & Schnitzler, A. (2006). How the brain blinks: Towards a neurocognitive model of the attentional blink. Psychological Research, 70, 425-435. doi: 10.1007/s00426-005-0009-3


Akyürek, E. G., & Hommel, B. (2005). Short-term memory and the attentional blink: Capacity versus content. Memory & Cognition, 33, 654-663. doi: 10.3758/bf03195332

Akyürek, E. G., & Hommel, B. (2005). Target integration and the attentional blink. Acta Psychologica, 119, 305-314. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2005.02.006

Hommel, B., & Akyürek, E. G. (2005). Lag-1 sparing in the attentional blink: Benefits and costs of integrating two events into a single episode. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 58A, 1415-1433. doi: 10.1080/02724980443000647