Publications

  • Schindler, S., Schettino, A., & Pourtois, G. (2018). Electrophysiological correlates of the interplay between low-level visual features and emotional content during word reading. Scientific Reports 8:12228. - Schindler_ScientRep2018.pdf

  • Ji, L., & Pourtois, G. (2018). Capacity limitations to extract the mean emotion from multiple facial expressions depend on emotion variance. Vision Research 145, 39-48. - Ji&Pourtois_VisionResearch2018.pdf

  • Stussi, Y., Pourtois, G., & Sander, D. (2018). Enhanced pavlovian aversive conditioning to positive emotional stimuli. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 147, 905-923. - StussiPourtoisSander_2018_JEPG.pdf

  • Stussi, Y., Delplanque, S., Coraj, S., Pourtois, G., & Sander, D. (2018). Measuring Pavlovian appetitive conditioning in humans with the postauricular reflex. Psychophysiology, 55, e13073. - Stussi_et_al-2018-Psychophysiology.pdf

  • Ji, L., Chen, W., Loeys, T., & Pourtois, G. (2018). Ensemble representation for multiple facial expressions: Evidence for a capacity limited perceptual process. Journal of Vision 18(3):17, 1–19. - Ji_JournalofVision2018.pdf

  • Ji, L., Rossi, V., & Pourtois, G. (2018). Mean emotion from multiple facial expressions can be extracted with limited attention: Evidence from visual ERPs. Neuropsychologia 111: 92-102. - Ji_Neuropsychologia2018.pdf

  • Herde, L., Rossi, V., Pourtois, G., & Rauss, K. (2018). Early retinotopic responses to violations of emotion-location associations may depend on conscious awareness. Cognitive Neuroscience, 9(1-2):38-55. - Herde_CognNeurosci2017.pdf

  • Pourtois, G., Rossi, V., Vuilleumier, P., & Rauss, K. (2018). Modulation of the earliest visual evoked potential by attention: now you see it, now you don’t. Cognitive Neuroscience, 9(1-2):23-24. - Pourtois_C1_CognNeurosci2017.pdf

  • Janssens, C., De Loof, E., Boehler, C.N., Pourtois, G., & Verguts, T. (in press). Occipital alpha power reveals fast attentional inhibition of incongruent distractors. Psychophysiology. - Janssens_Psychophysiology2017.pdf

  • Pourtois, G., Vanlessen, N., Bakic, J., & Paul, K. (2017). Modulatory effects of positive mood on cognition: lessons from attention and error monitoring. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 26(6), 495-501. - Pourtois_CDPS.pdf

  • Rossi, V., Vanlessen, N., Bayer, M., Grass, A., Pourtois, G., & Schacht, A.K. (2017). Motivational salience modulates early visual cortex responses across task sets. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29(6):968-979. - Rossi_JoCN2017.pdf

  • Bayer, M., Rossi, V., Vanlessen, N., Grass, A., Schacht, A.K., & Pourtois, G. (2017). Independent effects of motivation and spatial attention in the human visual cortex. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12(1):146-156. - Bayer_SCAN2016.pdf

  • Bonato, M., Lisi, M., Pegoraro, S., & Pourtois, G. (2018). Cue-target contingencies modulate voluntary orienting of spatial attention: Dissociable effects for speed and accuracy. Psychological Research 82(2), 272-283. - Bonato_PsychResearch2016.pdf

  • Vanlessen, N., De Raedt, R., Koster, E., & Pourtois, G. (2016). Happy heart, smiling eyes: A systematic review of positive mood effects on broadening of visuospatial attention. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 68:816-37. - Vanlessen_Happymood&Attention_NBR2016.pdf

  • Schettino, A., Rossi, V., Pourtois, G., & Müller, M.M. (2016). Involuntary Attentional Orienting in the Absence of Awareness Speeds Up Early Sensory Processing. Cortex, 74, 107-117. - Schettino_Cortex2016.pdf

  • Rossi, V., & Pourtois, G. (2017). Someone’s lurking in the dark: the role of state anxiety on attention deployment to threat-related stimuli. Biological Psychology, 122:21-32. - Rossi_BiolPsy2016.pdf

  • Sari, B.A., Koster, E., Pourtois, G., & Derakhshan, N. (2016). Training working memory to improve attentional control in anxiety: A proof-of-principle study using behavioral and electrophysiological measures. Biological Psychology, 121(Pt B):203-212. - Sari_BiolPsy2016.pdf

  • Rossi, V., & Pourtois, G. (2014). Electrical neuroimaging reveals content-specific effects of threat in primary visual cortex and fronto-parietal attentional networks. Neuroimage, 98C:11-22. - Rossi_Nimage2014.pdf

  • Vanlessen, N., Rossi, V., De Raedt, R., & Pourtois, G. (2014). Feeling happy enhances early spatial encoding of peripheral information automatically: electrophysiological time-course and neural sources. Cognitive Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 14 (3): 951-969. - Vanlessen_CABN2014.pdf

  • Schettino, A., Loeys, T., & Pourtois, G. (2013). Multiple synergistic effects of emotion and memory on proactive processes leading to scene recognition. Neuroimage, 81C, 81–95. - Schettino_Nimage2013.pdf

  • Schettino, A., Loeys, T., & Pourtois, G. (2013). No prior entry for threat-related faces: Evidence from temporal order judgments. Plos One, 8(4):e62296. - Schettino_PlosOne2013.PDF

  • Pourtois, G., Schettino, A., & Vuilleumier, P. (2013). Brain mechanisms for emotional influences on perception and attention: what is magic and what is not. Biological Psychology, 92(3):492-512. - Magic_BP2013.pdf

  • Rossi, V., & Pourtois, G. (2013). Negative affective state mimics effects of perceptual load on spatial perception. Emotion, 13(3):485-96. - Rossi_Emotion2013.pdf

  • Vanlessen, N., Rossi, V., De Raedt, R., & Pourtois, G. (2013). Positive emotion broadens attention focus through decreased position-specific spatial encoding in early visual cortex : evidence from ERPs. Cognitive Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 13(1):60-79. - Vanlessen_CABN2013.pdf

  • Rossi, V., & Pourtois, G. (2012). State-dependent attention modulation of human primary visual cortex: a high density ERP study. Neuroimage, 60(4):2365-2378. - Rossi&Pourtois_Nimage12.pdf