Publications

Research Papers

Bettencourt K.C. & Xu Y. (submitted). The impact of distractors on the storage of VSTM in occipital and parietal cortices. Nature Neuroscience

Bettencourt K.C. & Xu Y. (in preparation). Retinotopically defined parietal regions and their relationship to parietal areas involved in object individuation and identification.

Bettencourt K.C., Sheremata, S.L., & Somers, D.C. (in preparation). Dual indexing of targets and distractors in visuotopic human posterior parietal cortex.

Bettencourt K.C. & Xu Y. (2013). The role of transverse occipital sulcus in scene perception and its relationship to object individuation in inferior intraparietal sulcus. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25(10): 1711-1722.

Bettencourt K.C., Michalka S.W., & Somers D.C. (2011). Shared filtering processes link attentional and visual short-term memory capacity limits. Journal of Vision, 11(10):article 22., http://www.journalofvision.org/content/11/10/22.full, doi: 10.1167/11.10.22.

Sheremata, S.L., Bettencourt K.C., & Somers, D.C. (2010). Hemispheric asymmetry in visuotopic posterior parietal cortex emerges with visual short-term memory load. Journal of Neuroscience, 30: 12581-12588.

Makris, N., Seidman, L.J., Valera, E.M., Biederman J., Monuteaux, M.C., Kennedy, D.N., Caviness, V.S., Bush, G., Crum, K.*, Brown, A.B., Faraone, S.V. (2010) Anterior cingulate volumetric alterations in treatment-naïve adults with ADHD: A pilot study. Journal of Attention Disorders, 13(4): 407-413.

Bettencourt, K.C., & Somers, D.C. (2009). Effects of target enhancement and distractor suppression on multiple object tracking capacity. Journal of Vision, 9(7):9, 1-11, http://journalofvision.org/9/7/9/, doi:10.1167/9.7.9.

Seidman, L.J., Doyle, A., Fried, R, Valera, E., Crum, K.*, Matthews, L. (2004) Neuropsychological function in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 27(2): 261-82.

Conference Presentations

Bettencourt K.C. & Xu Y. (accepted). Decoding under distraction reveals distinct occipital and parietal contributions to visual short-term memory representation. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. Washington D.C.

Bettencourt K.C. & Xu Y. (2014). Decoding reveals distractor modulation of visual short-term memory contents in occipital but not in parietal cortices. Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting. St. Pete Beach, FL.

Bettencourt K.C. & Xu Y. (2013). Decoding visual short-term memory contents in occipital and parietal cortices under distraction. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

Bettencourt K.C. & Xu Y. (2013). The impact of distractors on visual short-term memory representation in early visual areas. Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting. Naples, FL.

Vaziri Pashkam M., Bettencourt K.C., & Xu Y. (2012). Contribution of human parietal cortex to object categorization under uncertainty. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA

Vaziri Pashkam M., Bettencourt K.C., & Xu Y. (2012). Object representation in human parietal cortex and its functional significance. Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting. Naples, FL.

Bettencourt K.C., Cant J.S., & Xu Y. (2011). The role of transverse occipital sulcus in scene perception and its relationship to object individuation in inferior intraparietal sulcus. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. Washington D.C.

Bettencourt K.C. & Xu Y. (2011). Retinotopically defined parietal regions and their relationship to parietal areas involved in object individuation and identification. Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting. Naples, FL.

Michalka S.W., Sheremata S.L., Bettencourt K.C., Rosen M.L., & Somers D.C. (2010). Functional dissociation of visual short-term memory and multiple object tracking in human intraparietal sulcus. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

Bettencourt K.C., Sheremata S.L., & Somers D.C. (2008) Attentional modulations of BOLD activation in human posterior parietal cortex produced by multiple target selection and distractor suppression. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. Washington D.C.

Bettencourt K.C. & Somers D.C. (2008) Correlations between visual short-term memory and attentional capacity limits. Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting. Naples, FL.

Bettencourt K.C. & Somers D.C. (2007) Effects of task difficulty on multiple object tracking performance. Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting. Sarasota, FL.

Swisher J.D., Crum K.E.*, McMains S.A., Halko M.A., Sheremata S.L., & Somers D.C. (2005) Stimulus-driven retinotopic maps in human parietal cortex observed via fMRI. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

McMains S.A., Crum K.E.*, Swisher J.D., & Somers D.C. (2005) Human fronto-parietal circuitry for split spotlight and zoom lens visual spatial attention. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. Washington D.C.

 

* Name changed from Crum to Bettencourt in 2006.

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