Daniel J. Simons

University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, United States 
visual cognition, attention, change blindness, inattentional blindness, failures of awareness
"Daniel Simons"

1991 - B.A., Carleton College
1997 - Ph.D., Cornell University (with Frank Keil)
1997-2001 Assistant Professor, Harvard University
2001-2002 Associate Professor, Harvard University
2002-2006 Associate Professor, University of Illinois
2006-present Professor, University of Illinois

Mean distance: 15.07 (cluster 15)


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Kathleen Galotti research assistant Carleton College
Frank C. Keil grad student 1992-1997 Cornell


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Stephen Flusberg research assistant Purchase College, SUNY
Nicole Hakim research assistant UIUC
Eamon Caddigan research assistant 2004-2006 University of Illinois
James S. Higgins grad student 2005- University of Illinois
Richard Yao grad student 2007- University of Illinois
Stephen R. Mitroff grad student 2002 Harvard
Steven B. Most grad student 1997-2002 Harvard
Steven L. Franconeri grad student 2004 Harvard
Xiaoang (Irene) Wan grad student 2007 UIUC
Michael S. Ambinder grad student 2002-2008 UIUC
Michael E. Silverman post-doc 2000-2002 Harvard
Lester C. Loschky post-doc 2002-2004 University of Illinois
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Wood K, Simons DJ. (2019) Now or never: noticing occurs early in sustained inattentional blindness. Royal Society Open Science. 6: 191333
Stothart C, Simons DJ, Boot WR, et al. (2019) What to Where: The Right Attention Set for the Wrong Location. Perception. 301006619854302
Wood K, Simons DJ. (2019) The spatial allocation of attention in an interactive environment. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications. 4: 13
Yao R, Wood K, Simons DJ. (2019) As if by Magic: An Abrupt Change in Motion Direction Induces Change Blindness. Psychological Science. 956797618822969
Wood K, Simons DJ. (2018) Processing without noticing in inattentional blindness: A replication of Moore and Egeth (1997) and Mack and Rock (1998). Attention, Perception & Psychophysics
Heck PR, Simons DJ, Chabris CF. (2018) 65% of Americans believe they are above average in intelligence: Results of two nationally representative surveys. Plos One. 13: e0200103
Stothart CR, Wright TJ, Simons DJ, et al. (2016) The costs (or benefits) associated with attended objects do little to influence inattentional blindness. Acta Psychologica. 173: 101-105
Wood K, Simons DJ. (2016) Reconciling change blindness with long-term memory for objects. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics
Simons DJ, Boot WR, Charness N, et al. (2016) Do "Brain-Training" Programs Work? Psychological Science in the Public Interest : a Journal of the American Psychological Society. 17: 103-186
Kreitz C, Furley P, Simons DJ, et al. (2015) Does working memory capacity predict cross-modally induced failures of awareness? Consciousness and Cognition. 39: 18-27
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