John Serences


I am interested in understanding how behavioral goals and other attentional factors influence perception, memory and decision making. We use an integrative approach involving psychophysics, computational modeling, EEG, and fMRI to examine these issues. 

  • Nelli S, Itthipuripat S, Srinivasan R, Serences, JT. (2017) Fluctuations in instantaneous frequency predict alpha amplitude during visual perception. Nature Communications. Dec 12; 8, 2071. [pdf]
  • Itthipuripat, S., Cha, K., Byers, A., Serences, JT. (2017) Two different mechanisms support selective attention at different phases of training. PLoS Biology. Jun 27;15(6):e2001724. [pdf]
  • Vo V, Sprague T, Serences JT. (2017) Spatial tuning shifts increase the discriminability and fidelity of population codes in visual cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience. Mar 22;37(12):3386-3401. [pdf]
  • Serences JT. (2016) Neural mechanisms of information storage in visual short-term memory. Vision Res. 2016 Nov;128:53-67. [pdf]
  • Sprague, T., Ester, E., & Serences, J. (2016). Restoring latent visual working memory representations in human cortex. Neuron. Aug 3;91(3):694-707. [pdf]

Updated Mar 2018