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Publications of Paul Seli    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

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Journal Articles

  1. Whitehead, PS; Mahmoud, Y; Seli, P; Egner, T (2021). Mind wandering at encoding, but not at retrieval, disrupts one-shot stimulus-control learning.. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 83(7), 2968-2982. [doi]  [abs]
  2. O'Neill, K; Smith, AP; Smilek, D; Seli, P (2021). Dissociating the freely-moving thought dimension of mind-wandering from the intentionality and task-unrelated thought dimensions.. Psychological Research, 85(7), 2599-2609. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Brosowsky, NP; Murray, S; Schooler, JW; Seli, P (2021). Thought dynamics under task demands: Evaluating the influence of task difficulty on unconstrained thought.. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance, 47(9), 1298-1312. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Seli, P; O'Neill, K; Carriere, JSA; Smilek, D; Beaty, RE; Schacter, DL (2021). Mind-Wandering Across the Age Gap: Age-Related Differences in Mind-Wandering Are Partially Attributable to Age-Related Differences in Motivation.. The Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 76(7), 1264-1271. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Brosowsky, NP; Van Tilburg, W; Scholer, AA; Boylan, J; Seli, P; Danckert, J (2021). Boredom proneness, political orientation and adherence to social-distancing in the pandemic.. Motivation and Emotion, 1-10. [doi]  [abs]
  6. Frith, E; Elbich, DB; Christensen, AP; Rosenberg, MD; Chen, Q; Kane, MJ; Silvia, PJ; Seli, P; Beaty, RE (2021). Intelligence and creativity share a common cognitive and neural basis.. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General, 150(4), 609-632. [doi]  [abs]
  7. Brosowsky, NP; Murray, S; Schooler, JW; Seli, P (2021). Attention need not always apply: Mind wandering impedes explicit but not implicit sequence learning.. Cognition, 209, 104530. [doi]  [abs]
  8. Boylan, J; Seli, P; Scholer, AA; Danckert, J (2021). Boredom in the COVID-19 pandemic: Trait boredom proneness, the desire to act, and rule-breaking. Personality and Individual Differences, 171. [doi]  [abs]
  9. Smallwood, J; Turnbull, A; Wang, H-T; Ho, NSP; Poerio, GL; Karapanagiotidis, T; Konu, D; Mckeown, B; Zhang, M; Murphy, C; Vatansever, D; Bzdok, D; Konishi, M; Leech, R; Seli, P; Schooler, JW; Bernhardt, B; Margulies, DS; Jefferies, E (2021). The neural correlates of ongoing conscious thought.. Iscience, 24(3), 102132. [doi]  [abs]
  10. Smith, AC; Brosowsky, NP; Ralph, BCW; Smilek, D; Seli, P (2021). Re-examining the effect of motivation on intentional and unintentional task-unrelated thought: accounting for thought constraint produces novel results.. Psychological Research. [doi]  [abs]
  11. Ralph, BCW; Smith, AC; Seli, P; Smilek, D (2021). The relation between task-unrelated media multitasking and task-related motivation.. Psychological Research, 85(1), 408-422. [doi]  [abs]
  12. Gross, ME; Smith, AP; Graveline, YM; Beaty, RE; Schooler, JW; Seli, P (2021). Comparing the phenomenological qualities of stimulus-independent thought, stimulus-dependent thought and dreams using experience sampling.. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, 376(1817), 20190694. [doi]  [abs]
  13. Forrin, ND; Mills, C; D’Mello, SK; Risko, EF; Smilek, D; Seli, P (2021). TL;DR: Longer Sections of Text Increase Rates of Unintentional Mind-Wandering. The Journal of Experimental Education, 89(2), 278-290. [doi]  [abs]
  14. Stanley, ML; Barr, N; Peters, K; Seli, P (2021). Analytic-thinking predicts hoax beliefs and helping behaviors in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thinking and Reasoning, 27(3), 464-477. [doi]  [abs]
  15. Stanley, ML; Sinclair, AH; Seli, P (2020). Intellectual humility and perceptions of political opponents.. Journal of Personality, 88(6), 1196-1216. [doi]  [abs]
  16. Sinclair, AH; Stanley, ML; Seli, P (2020). Closed-minded cognition: Right-wing authoritarianism is negatively related to belief updating following prediction error.. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 27(6), 1348-1361. [doi]  [abs]
  17. Struk, AA; Scholer, AA; Danckert, J; Seli, P (2020). Rich environments, dull experiences: how environment can exacerbate the effect of constraint on the experience of boredom.. Cognition and Emotion, 34(7), 1517-1523. [doi]  [abs]
  18. Stanley, ML; Whitehead, PS; Sinnott-Armstrong, W; Seli, P (2020). Exposure to opposing reasons reduces negative impressions of ideological opponents. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 91. [doi]  [abs]
  19. Ralph, BCW; Seli, P; Wilson, KE; Smilek, D (2020). Volitional media multitasking: awareness of performance costs and modulation of media multitasking as a function of task demand.. Psychological Research, 84(2), 404-423. [doi]  [abs]
  20. Ralph, BCW; Smith, AC; Seli, P; Smilek, D (2020). Yearning for distraction: Evidence for a trade-off between media multitasking and mind wandering.. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie Experimentale, 74(1), 56-72. [doi]  [abs]
  21. Brosowsky, NP; DeGutis, J; Esterman, M; Smilek, D; Seli, P (2020). Mind Wandering, Motivation, and Task Performance Over Time: Evidence That Motivation Insulates People From the Negative Effects of Mind Wandering. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory Research, and Practice. [doi]  [abs]
  22. Ho, NSP; Baker, D; Karapanagiotidis, T; Seli, P; Wang, HT; Leech, R; Bernhardt, B; Margulies, D; Jefferies, E; Smallwood, J (2020). Missing the forest because of the trees: slower alternations during binocular rivalry are associated with lower levels of visual detail during ongoing thought.. Neuroscience of Consciousness, 2020(1), niaa020. [doi]  [abs]
  23. Seli, P; Schacter, DL; Risko, EF; Smilek, D (2019). Increasing participant motivation reduces rates of intentional and unintentional mind wandering.. Psychological Research, 83(5), 1057-1069. [doi]  [abs]
  24. Seli, P; Beaty, RE; Marty-Dugas, J; Smilek, D (2019). Depression, anxiety, and stress and the distinction between intentional and unintentional mind wandering. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory Research, and Practice, 6(2), 163-170. [doi]  [abs]
  25. Seli, P; Kane, MJ; Metzinger, T; Smallwood, J; Schacter, DL; Maillet, D; Schooler, JW; Smilek, D (2018). The Family-Resemblances Framework for Mind-Wandering Remains Well Clad.. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 22(11), 959-961. [doi]
  26. Seli, P; Konishi, M; Risko, EF; Smilek, D (2018). The role of task difficulty in theoretical accounts of mind wandering.. Consciousness and Cognition, 65, 255-262. [doi]  [abs]
  27. Seli, P; Carriere, JSA; Wammes, JD; Risko, EF; Schacter, DL; Smilek, D (2018). On the Clock: Evidence for the Rapid and Strategic Modulation of Mind Wandering.. Psychological Science, 29(8), 1247-1256. [doi]  [abs]
  28. Laflamme, P; Seli, P; Smilek, D (2018). Validating a visual version of the metronome response task.. Behavior Research Methods, 50(4), 1503-1514. [doi]  [abs]
  29. Seli, P; Kane, MJ; Smallwood, J; Schacter, DL; Maillet, D; Schooler, JW; Smilek, D (2018). Mind-Wandering as a Natural Kind: A Family-Resemblances View.. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 22(6), 479-490. [doi]  [abs]
  30. Seli, P; Smilek, D; Ralph, BCW; Schacter, DL (2018). The awakening of the attention: Evidence for a link between the monitoring of mind wandering and prospective goals.. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General, 147(3), 431-443. [doi]  [abs]
  31. Seli, P; Ralph, BCW; Risko, EF; W Schooler, J; Schacter, DL; Smilek, D (2017). Intentionality and meta-awareness of mind wandering: Are they one and the same, or distinct dimensions?. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24(6), 1808-1818. [doi]  [abs]
  32. Maillet, D; Seli, P; Schacter, DL (2017). Mind-wandering and task stimuli: Stimulus-dependent thoughts influence performance on memory tasks and are more often past- versus future-oriented.. Consciousness and Cognition, 52, 55-67. [doi]  [abs]
  33. Seli, P; Maillet, D; Smilek, D; Oakman, JM; Schacter, DL (2017). Cognitive aging and the distinction between intentional and unintentional mind wandering.. Psychology and Aging, 32(4), 315-324. [doi]  [abs]
  34. Seli, P; Ralph, BCW; Konishi, M; Smilek, D; Schacter, DL (2017). What did you have in mind? Examining the content of intentional and unintentional types of mind wandering.. Consciousness and Cognition, 51, 149-156. [doi]  [abs]
  35. Xu, M; Purdon, C; Seli, P; Smilek, D (2017). Mindfulness and mind wandering: The protective effects of brief meditation in anxious individuals.. Consciousness and Cognition, 51, 157-165. [doi]  [abs]
  36. Seli, P; Risko, EF; Purdon, C; Smilek, D (2017). Intrusive thoughts: linking spontaneous mind wandering and OCD symptomatology.. Psychological Research, 81(2), 392-398. [doi]  [abs]
  37. Golchert, J; Smallwood, J; Jefferies, E; Seli, P; Huntenburg, JM; Liem, F; Lauckner, ME; Oligschläger, S; Bernhardt, BC; Villringer, A; Margulies, DS (2017). Individual variation in intentionality in the mind-wandering state is reflected in the integration of the default-mode, fronto-parietal, and limbic networks.. Neuroimage, 146, 226-235. [doi]  [abs]
  38. Ozubko, JD; Seli, P (2016). Forget all that nonsense: The role of meaning during the forgetting of recollective and familiarity-based memories.. Neuropsychologia, 90, 136-147. [doi]  [abs]
  39. Seli, P; Risko, EF; Smilek, D; Schacter, DL (2016). Mind-Wandering With and Without Intention.. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 20(8), 605-617. [doi]  [abs]
  40. Seli, P; Wammes, JD; Risko, EF; Smilek, D (2016). On the relation between motivation and retention in educational contexts: The role of intentional and unintentional mind wandering.. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 23(4), 1280-1287. [doi]  [abs]
  41. Seli, P; Risko, EF; Smilek, D (2016). On the Necessity of Distinguishing Between Unintentional and Intentional Mind Wandering.. Psychological Science, 27(5), 685-691. [doi]  [abs]
  42. Seli, P (2016). The Attention-Lapse and Motor Decoupling accounts of SART performance are not mutually exclusive.. Consciousness and Cognition, 41, 189-198. [doi]  [abs]
  43. Seli, P; Risko, EF; Smilek, D (2016). Assessing the associations among trait and state levels of deliberate and spontaneous mind wandering.. Consciousness and Cognition, 41, 50-56. [doi]  [abs]
  44. Seli, P; Cheyne, JA; Xu, M; Purdon, C; Smilek, D (2015). Motivation, intentionality, and mind wandering: Implications for assessments of task-unrelated thought.. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 41(5), 1417-1425. [doi]  [abs]
  45. Seli, P; Carriere, JSA; Smilek, D (2015). Not all mind wandering is created equal: dissociating deliberate from spontaneous mind wandering.. Psychological Research, 79(5), 750-758. [doi]  [abs]
  46. Jonker, TR; Seli, P; MacLeod, CM (2015). Retrieval-Induced Forgetting and Context. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 24(4), 273-278. [doi]  [abs]
  47. Seli, P; Jonker, TR; Cheyne, JA; Cortes, K; Smilek, D (2015). Can research participants comment authoritatively on the validity of their self-reports of mind wandering and task engagement?. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance, 41(3), 703-709. [doi]  [abs]
  48. Seli, P; Smallwood, J; Cheyne, JA; Smilek, D (2015). On the relation of mind wandering and ADHD symptomatology.. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22(3), 629-636. [doi]  [abs]
  49. Ralph, BCW; Thomson, DR; Seli, P; Carriere, JSA; Smilek, D (2015). Media multitasking and behavioral measures of sustained attention.. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 77(2), 390-401. [doi]  [abs]
  50. Thomson, DR; Seli, P; Besner, D; Smilek, D (2014). On the link between mind wandering and task performance over time.. Consciousness and Cognition, 27, 14-26. [doi]  [abs]
  51. Seli, P; Carriere, JSA; Thomson, DR; Cheyne, JA; Martens, KAE; Smilek, D (2014). Restless mind, restless body.. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 40(3), 660-668. [doi]  [abs]
  52. Ralph, BCW; Seli, P; Cheng, VOY; Solman, GJF; Smilek, D (2014). Running the figure to the ground: figure-ground segmentation during visual search.. Vision Research, 97, 65-73. [doi]  [abs]
  53. Jonker, TR; Seli, P; Cheyne, JA; Smilek, D (2013). Performance reactivity in a continuous-performance task: implications for understanding post-error behavior.. Consciousness and Cognition, 22(4), 1468-1476. [doi]  [abs]
  54. Jonker, TR; Seli, P; MacLeod, CM (2013). Putting retrieval-induced forgetting in context: an inhibition-free, context-based account.. Psychological Review, 120(4), 852-872. [doi]  [abs]
  55. Seli, P; Jonker, TR; Solman, GJF; Cheyne, JA; Smilek, D (2013). A methodological note on evaluating performance in a sustained-attention-to-response task.. Behavior Research Methods, 45(2), 355-363. [doi]  [abs]
  56. Carriere, JSA; Seli, P; Smilek, D (2013). Wandering in both mind and body: individual differences in mind wandering and inattention predict fidgeting.. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie Experimentale, 67(1), 19-31. [doi]  [abs]
  57. Seli, P; Cheyne, JA; Smilek, D (2013). Wandering minds and wavering rhythms: linking mind wandering and behavioral variability.. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance, 39(1), 1-5. [doi]  [abs]
  58. Seli, P; Carriere, JSA; Levene, M; Smilek, D (2013). How few and far between? Examining the effects of probe rate on self-reported mind wandering.. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 430. [doi]  [abs]
  59. Seli, P; Jonker, TR; Cheyne, JA; Smilek, D (2013). Enhancing SART Validity by Statistically Controlling Speed-Accuracy Trade-Offs.. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 265. [doi]  [abs]
  60. Jonker, TR; Seli, P; Macleod, CM (2012). Less we forget: retrieval cues and release from retrieval-induced forgetting.. Memory & Cognition, 40(8), 1236-1245. [doi]  [abs]
  61. Pennycook, G; Cheyne, JA; Seli, P; Koehler, DJ; Fugelsang, JA (2012). Analytic cognitive style predicts religious and paranormal belief.. Cognition, 123(3), 335-346. [doi]  [abs]
  62. Seli, P; Cheyne, JA; Barton, KR; Smilek, D (2012). Consistency of sustained attention across modalities: comparing visual and auditory versions of the SART.. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie Experimentale, 66(1), 44-50. [doi]  [abs]
  63. Seli, P; Cheyne, JA; Smilek, D (2012). Attention failures versus misplaced diligence: separating attention lapses from speed-accuracy trade-offs.. Consciousness and Cognition, 21(1), 277-291. [doi]  [abs]

Chapters in Books

  1. Wammes, JD; Seli, P; Smilek, D "Mind-wandering in educational settings." The Oxford Handbook of Spontaneous Thought: Mind-Wandering, Creativity, and Dreaming. Oxford University Press, April, 2018: 259-272. [doi]  [abs]

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