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Arkesteijn K., Smeets J.B.J., Donk, M.,  & Belopolsky AV (2018). Target-distractor competition cannot be resolved across a saccade. Scientific Reports, 8:15709 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-34120-4 PDF

van Leeuwen J. & Belopolsky AV (2018). Distractor displacements during saccades are reflected in the time-course of saccade curvature. Scientific Reports, 8, 2469, doi:10.1038/s41598-018-20578-9 PDF

Boon PJ,  Zeni, S, Theeuwes, J., Belopolsky AV  (2018). Rapid updating of spatial working memory across saccades. Scientific Reports, 8, 1072, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-18779-9 PDF


Boon PJ, Theeuwes, J., Belopolsky AV  (2017).  Eye abduction reduces but does not eliminate competition in the oculomotor system. Journal of Vision, Vol.17, 15. doi:10.1167/17.5.15  PDF

Schmidt LJ, Belopolsky AV, Theeuwes, J. (2017). The time course of attentional bias to cues of threat and safety. Cognition and emotion, 31, 845-857. PDF


Boon PJ, Belopolsky AV, Theeuwes, J. (2016). The role of the oculomotor system in updating visual-spatial working memory across saccades, PloS one,11, e0161829  PDF

Munneke J, Belopolsky, AV, Theeuwes J. (2016). Distractors associated with reward break through the focus of attention. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 1-13. PDF

Gayet S, Paffen, CLE, Belopolsky AV, Theeuwes J , van der Stigchel, S. (2016). Visual input signaling threat gains preferential access to awareness in a breaking continuous flash suppression paradigm. Cognition, 149, 77-83. PDF


Silvis, J., Belopolsky AV., Murris J., Donk, M. (2015). The effects of feature-based priming and visual working memory on oculomotor capture. PLOS ONE, 10, e0142696. PDF

Belopolsky AV., Awh, E. (2015). The Role of Context in Volitional Control of Feature-Based Attention. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42,213-224. PDF

Belopolsky AV. (2015). Common Priority Map for Selection History, Reward and Emotion in the Oculomotor System. Perception, 44, 920-933. PDF

Schmidt LJ, Belopolsky AV, and Theeuwes J (2015). Potential threat attracts attention and interferes with voluntary saccades. Emotion, 15, 329-338. PDF

Bucker B, Belopolsky AV, Theeuwes J (2015). Distractors that signal reward capture the eyes: Automatic reward capture without previous goal-directed selection. Visual Cognition, 23, 1-24. PDF

Schmidt LJ, Belopolsky AV, and Theeuwes J (2015). Attentional capture by signals of threat. Cognition & Emotion, 5, 1-8. PDF


Jonikaitis D & Belopolsky AV (2014). Target–Distractor Competition in the Oculomotor System Is Spatiotopic. Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 6687-6691. PDF

Nikolaev AR, Pannasch S, Ito J, Belopolsky AV (2014). Eye movement-related brain activity during perceptual and cognitive processing. Frontiers in System Neuroscience, 8:62. PDF

Boon, P., Theeuwes, J., & Belopolsky, AV (2014) . Updating visual-spatial working memory during object movement. Vision Research, 94, 51–57. PDF


Belopolsky & Van der Stigchel, S. (2013). Saccades curve away from previously inhibited locations: evidence for the role of priming in oculomotor competition. Journal of Neurophysiology, 110, 2370-2377. PDF


Theeuwes, J. & Belopolsky, A.V. (2012). Reward grabs the eye: oculomotor capture by rewarding stimuli. Vision Research, 74, 80-85. PDF

Awh, E., Belopolsky, A.V. & Theeuwes, J. (2012). Top-down versus bottom-up attentional control: A failed theoretical dichotomy. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 16, 437-443. PDF

Belopolsky A.V. & Theeuwes J. (2012). Updating the premotor theory: the allocation of attention is not always accompanied by saccade preparation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: HPP, 38, 902-914. PDF

Schmidt, L.J., Belopolsky, A.V., Theeuwes, J. (2012) The presence of threat affects saccade trajectories. Visual Cognition, 20, 284-299. PDF

Devue C., Belopolsky A.V., Theeuwes J. (2012) Oculomotor Guidance and Capture by Irrelevant Faces. PLoS ONE 7(4): e34598. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034598. PDF

Munneke J., Belopolsky A.V., Theeuwes J. (2012) Shifting Attention within Memory Representations Involves Early Visual Areas. PLoS ONE 7(4): e35528. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035528. PDF


Mulckhuyse, M., Belopolsky, A.V., Heslenfeld, D.J., Talsma, D. & Theeuwes, J. (2011). Distribution of attention modulates salience signals in early visual areas. PLoS One, 6, 1-9. PDF

Devue, C., Belopolsky A.V. & Theeuwes, J. (2011). The role of fear and expectancies in capture of covert attention by spiders. Emotion, 11, 768-775. PDF

Belopolsky A.V. & Theeuwes, J. (2011). Selection within visual memory representations activates the oculomotor system. Neuropsychologia, 49, 1605-1610. PDF

Belopolsky A.V., Devue, C. & Theeuwes, J. (2011). Angry faces hold the eyes. Visual Cognition, 19, 27-36. PDF


Belopolsky A.V. & Theeuwes, J. (2010). No capture outside of the attentional window. Vision Research, 50, 2543-2550. PDF

Belopolsky A.V., Schreij, D. & Theeuwes, J. (2010). What is top-down about contingent capture? Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 72, 326-341. PDF

Theeuwes, J. Olivers, C.N.L. & Belopolsky, A.V. (2010). Stimulus-driven capture and contingent capture. WIREs Cognitive Science, 1, 872-881. PDF


Van der Stigchel, S., Belopolsky,A.V.,  Peters J.C., Wijnen,J.G., Meeter, M. & Theeuwes, J. (2009). The limits of top-down control of visual attention. Acta Psychologica, 132, 201-212. PDF

Theeuwes, J., Belopolsky, A.V. & Olivers, C.N.L. (2009). Interactions between working memory, attention and eye movements. Acta Psychologica,132, 106-114. PDF 

Belopolsky A.V. & Theeuwes, J. (2009). When are attention and saccade preparation dissociated? Psychological Science, 20, 1340-1347. PDF

Belopolsky A.V. & Theeuwes, J. (2009). No functional role of attention-based rehearsal in maintenance of spatial working memory representations. Acta Psychologica, 132, 124-135. PDF

Belopolsky, A.V. & Theeuwes, J. (2009). Inhibition of saccadic eye movements to locations in spatial working memory. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, 71, 620-631. PDF


Belopolsky, A.V., Olivers, C.N.L., & Theeuwes, J. (2008). To point a finger: attentional and motor consequences of observing pointing movements. Acta Psychologica, 128, 56-62. PDF

Theeuwes, J., van der Burg, E., & Belopolsky, A.V. (2008). Detecting the presence of a singleton involves focal attention. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 15, 555-560. PDF

Belopolsky, A. V., Kramer, A. F., & Theeuwes, J. (2008). The role of awareness in processing of oculomotor capture: evidence from event-related potentials. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20, 2285-2297. PDF

Belopolsky A.V., Kramer, A.F. & Godijn R. (2008). Transfer of information into working memory during attentional capture. Visual Cognition, 15, 409-418. PDF


Belopolsky, A. V., Zwaan, L., Theeuwes, J., & Kramer, A. F. (2007) The size of an attentional window modulates attentional capture by color singletons. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 14, 934-938. PDF

Belopolsky V.I. & Belopolsky A.V. (2007). Time course of the warning effect in a detection task (in Russian). Psikhologicheskii Zhurnal, 28, 51-58. PDF


Belopolsky, A.V. & Kramer, A. F. (2006). Error-processing of oculomotor capture. Brain Research, 1081, 171-178. PDF

Hillman, C. H., Kramer, A. F., Belopolsky, A. V., & Smith, D. P. (2006) A cross-sectional examination of age and physical activity on performance and event-related brain potentials in a task switching paradigm. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 59, 30-39. PDF

2005 and before

Belopolsky, A.V., Peterson, M. S., & Kramer, A. F. (2005). Visual search in temporally segregated displays: Converging operations in the study of the preview benefit. Brain Research, 24, 453-466. PDF

Belopolsky, A.V., Theeuwes, J., & Kramer, A. F. (2005). Prioritization by transients in visual search. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 12, 93-99. PDF

Hillman, C. H., Belopolsky, A.V., Snook, E. M., Kramer, A. F., & McAuley, E. (2004). Physical activity and executive control: Implications for increased cognitive health during older adulthood. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 75, 176-185. PDF 

Theeuwes, J., Kramer, A. F., Belopolsky, A.V. (2004). Attentional set interacts with perceptual load in visual search. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 11, 697-702. PDF

Peterson, M.S., Belopolsky, A. V., & Kramer, A. F. (2003). Contingent visual marking by transients. Perception and Psychophysics, 65, 695-710. PDF

Kramer, A. F., Colcombe, S., Erickson, K., Belopolsky, A. V., McAuley, E., Cohen, N. J., Webb, A., Jerome, G. J., Marquez, D. X., & Wszalek, T. M. (2002). Effects of aerobic fitness training on human cortical function: a proposal. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience, 19, 227-231. PDF

DiGirolamo, G. J., Kramer, A. F., Barad, V., Cepeda, N. J., Weissman, D. H., Milham, M. P., Wszalek, T. M., Cohen, N., Banich, M. T., Webb, A., Belopolsky, A. V., McAuley, E. (2001). General and task-specific frontal lobe recruitment in older adults during executive processes: A fMRI investigation of task-switching. Neuroreport, 12, 2065-2071. PDF