John P. Spencer - Publications

Affiliations: 
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 
Area:
spatial working memory, dynamic systems, dynamic field theory

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2019 Putt SSJ, Wijeakumar S, Spencer JP. Prefrontal cortex activation supports the emergence of early stone age toolmaking skill. Neuroimage. 199: 57-69. PMID 31128246 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.05.056  0.8
2019 Jackson ES, Wijeakumar S, Beal DS, Brown B, Zebrowski P, Spencer JP. A fNIRS Investigation of Speech Planning and Execution in Adults Who Stutter. Neuroscience. PMID 30851356 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2019.02.032  0.8
2018 Delgado Reyes LM, Bohache K, Wijeakumar S, Spencer JP. Evaluating motion processing algorithms for use with functional near-infrared spectroscopy data from young children. Neurophotonics. 5: 025008. PMID 29845087 DOI: 10.1117/1.NPh.5.2.025008  0.8
2017 Wijeakumar S, Ambrose JP, Spencer JP, Curtu R. Model-based functional neuroimaging using dynamic neural fields: An integrative cognitive neuroscience approach. Journal of Mathematical Psychology. 76: 212-235. PMID 29118459 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmp.2016.11.002  0.8
2017 Buss AT, Spencer JP. Changes in frontal and posterior cortical activity underlie the early emergence of executive function. Developmental Science. PMID 28913859 DOI: 10.1111/desc.12602  1
2017 Wijeakumar S, Magnotta VA, Spencer JP. Modulating perceptual complexity and load reveals degradation of the visual working memory network in ageing. Neuroimage. PMID 28627364 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.06.019  0.8
2017 Perone S, Plebanek DJ, Lorenz MG, Spencer JP, Samuelson LK. Empirical Tests of a Brain-Based Model of Executive Function Development. Child Development. PMID 28626884 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12885  1
2017 Wifall T, Buss AT, Farmer TA, Spencer JP, Hazeltine E. Reaching Into Response Selection: Stimulus and Response Similarity Influence Central Operations. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. PMID 28080115 DOI: 10.1037/xhp0000301  1
2016 Wijeakumar S, Huppert T, Magnotta VA, Buss AT, Spencer JP. Validating an image-based fNIRS approach with fMRI and a working memory task. Neuroimage. PMID 27939793 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.12.007  1
2016 Ambrose JP, Wijeakumar S, Buss AT, Spencer JP. Feature-Based Change Detection Reveals Inconsistent Individual Differences in Visual Working Memory Capacity. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. 10: 33. PMID 27147986 DOI: 10.3389/fnsys.2016.00033  1
2016 Samuelson LK, Kucker SC, Spencer JP. Moving Word Learning to a Novel Space: A Dynamic Systems View of Referent Selection and Retention. Cognitive Science. PMID 27127009 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12369  0.92
2016 Johnson JS, Spencer JP. Testing a dynamic-field account of interactions between spatial attention and spatial working memory. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. PMID 26810574 DOI: 10.3758/s13414-015-1058-3  0.92
2015 Hecht LN, Spencer JP, Vecera SP. A Dynamic Neural Field Model of Temporal Order Judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. PMID 26280270 DOI: 10.1037/xhp0000097  1
2015 Wijeakumar S, Magnotta VA, Buss AT, Ambrose JP, Wifall TA, Hazeltine E, Spencer JP. Response control networks are selectively modulated by attention to rare events and memory load regardless of the need for inhibition. Neuroimage. 120: 331-44. PMID 26190403 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.07.026  1
2015 Samuelson LK, Jenkins GW, Spencer JP. Grounding cognitive-level processes in behavior: the view from dynamic systems theory. Topics in Cognitive Science. 7: 191-205. PMID 25755203 DOI: 10.1111/tops.12129  1
2015 Wijeakumar S, Spencer JP, Bohache K, Boas DA, Magnotta VA. Validating a new methodology for optical probe design and image registration in fNIRS studies. Neuroimage. 106: 86-100. PMID 25705757 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.11.022  1
2015 Perone S, Molitor SJ, Buss AT, Spencer JP, Samuelson LK. Enhancing the executive functions of 3-year-olds in the Dimensional Change Card Sort task. Child Development. 86: 812-27. PMID 25441395 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12330  1
2015 Jenkins GW, Samuelson LK, Smith JR, Spencer JP. Non-Bayesian noun generalization in 3- to 5-year-old children: probing the role of prior knowledge in the suspicious coincidence effect. Cognitive Science. 39: 268-306. PMID 24961497 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12135  1
2015 Wijeakumar S, Magnotta VA, Buss AT, Ambrose JP, Wifall TA, Hazeltine E, Spencer JP. Response control networks are selectively modulated by attention to rare events and memory load regardless of the need for inhibition Neuroimage. 120: 331-344. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.07.026  1
2015 Buss AT, Spencer JP. Rule Representation Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedic Reference. 3: 337-341. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-397025-1.00251-7  1
2014 Schneegans S, Spencer JP, Schöner G, Hwang S, Hollingworth A. Dynamic interactions between visual working memory and saccade target selection. Journal of Vision. 14. PMID 25228628 DOI: 10.1167/14.11.9  1
2014 Buss AT, Spencer JP. The emergent executive: a dynamic field theory of the development of executive function. Monographs of the Society For Research in Child Development. 79: vii, 1-103. PMID 24818836 DOI: 10.1002/mono.12096  1
2014 Buss AT, Wifall T, Hazeltine E, Spencer JP. Integrating the behavioral and neural dynamics of response selection in a dual-task paradigm: a dynamic neural field model of Dux et al. (2009). Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 26: 334-51. PMID 24116841 DOI: 10.1162/jocn_a_00496  1
2014 Perone S, Spencer JP. The co-development of looking dynamics and discrimination performance. Developmental Psychology. 50: 837-52. PMID 23957821 DOI: 10.1037/a0034137  1
2014 Buss AT, Fox N, Boas DA, Spencer JP. Probing the early development of visual working memory capacity with functional near-infrared spectroscopy. Neuroimage. 85: 314-25. PMID 23707803 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.05.034  1
2014 Maruyama S, Dineva E, Spencer JP, Schöner G. Change occurs when body meets environment: A review of the embodied nature of development Japanese Psychological Research. 56: 385-401. DOI: 10.1111/jpr.12065  1
2013 Perone S, Spencer JP. Autonomous visual exploration creates developmental change in familiarity and novelty seeking behaviors. Frontiers in Psychology. 4: 648. PMID 24065948 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00648  1
2013 Skiles MP, Burgert CR, Curtis SL, Spencer J. Geographically linking population and facility surveys: methodological considerations. Population Health Metrics. 11: 14. PMID 23926907 DOI: 10.1186/1478-7954-11-14  1
2013 Perone S, Spencer JP. Autonomy in action: linking the act of looking to memory formation in infancy via dynamic neural fields. Cognitive Science. 37: 1-60. PMID 23136815 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12010  1
2013 Samuelson LK, Spencer JP, Jenkins GW. A dynamic neural field model of word learning Theoretical and Computational Models of Word Learning: Trends in Psychology and Artificial Intelligence. 1-27. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2973-8.ch001  1
2012 Spencer JP, Austin A, Schutte AR. Contributions of Dynamic Systems Theory to Cognitive Development. Cognitive Development. 27: 401-418. PMID 26052181 DOI: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2012.07.006  1
2012 Spencer JP, Barich K, Goldberg J, Perone S. Behavioral dynamics and neural grounding of a dynamic field theory of multi-object tracking. Journal of Integrative Neuroscience. 11: 339-62. PMID 22992027 DOI: 10.1142/S0219635212500227  1
2012 Buss AT, Spencer JP. When seeing is knowing: the role of visual cues in the dissociation between children's rule knowledge and rule use. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 111: 561-9. PMID 22176927 DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2011.11.005  1
2012 Rodriguez-Mateos A, Cifuentes-Gomez T, Tabatabaee S, Lecras C, Spencer JP. Procyanidin, anthocyanin, and chlorogenic acid contents of highbush and lowbush blueberries. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60: 5772-8. PMID 22175691 DOI: 10.1021/jf203812w  0.01
2012 Lipinski J, Schneegans S, Sandamirskaya Y, Spencer JP, Schöner G. A neurobehavioral model of flexible spatial language behaviors. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 38: 1490-511. PMID 21517224 DOI: 10.1037/a0022643  1
2012 Spencer JP, Plumert JM. What Makes Thinking about Development So Hard? The Emerging Spatial Mind. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189223.003.0016  1
2012 Spencer JP, Simmering VR, Schutte AR, Schöner G. What Does Theoretical Neuroscience Have to Offer the Study of Behavioral Development?: Insights from a Dynamic Field Theory of Spatial Cognition The Emerging Spatial Mind. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189223.003.0014  1
2012 Plumert JM, Spencer JP. The Emerging Spatial Mind The Emerging Spatial Mind. 1-428. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189223.001.0001  1
2011 Samuelson LK, Smith LB, Perry LK, Spencer JP. Grounding word learning in space. Plos One. 6: e28095. PMID 22194807 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028095  1
2011 Spencer JP, Perone S, Buss AT. Twenty years and going strong: A dynamic systems revolution in motor and cognitive development. Child Development Perspectives. 5: 260-266. PMID 22125575 DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-8606.2011.00194.x  1
2011 Perone S, Simmering VR, Spencer JP. Stronger neural dynamics capture changes in infants' visual working memory capacity over development. Developmental Science. 14: 1379-92. PMID 22010897 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2011.01083.x  1
2011 Spencer JP, Buss AT. Finding a way out: Why developmental science does not need another "ism" Child Development Perspectives. 5: 166-168. PMID 21857869 DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-8606.2011.00183.x  1
2011 Spencer JP, Perone S, Smith LB, Samuelson LK. Learning words in space and time: probing the mechanisms behind the suspicious-coincidence effect. Psychological Science. 22: 1049-57. PMID 21705517 DOI: 10.1177/0956797611413934  1
2011 Spencer J, Pill C, Curtis S, Kunyanga E. A new approach to large-scale effectiveness evaluation The Lancet. 377: 1317. PMID 21497699 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)60539-4  1
2011 Jenkins GW, Samuelson LK, Spencer JP. Come down from the clouds: Grounding Bayesian insights in developmental and behavioral processes Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 34: 204-206. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X11000331  1
2010 Simmering VR, Triesch J, Deák GO, Spencer JP. To Model or Not to Model? A Dialogue on the Role of Computational Modeling in Developmental Science. Child Development Perspectives. 4: 152-158. PMID 21625352 DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-8606.2010.00134.x  1
2010 Lipinski J, Spencer JP, Samuelson LK. Biased feedback in spatial recall yields a violation of delta rule learning. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 17: 581-8. PMID 20702881 DOI: 10.3758/PBR.17.4.581  1
2010 Lipinski J, Simmering VR, Johnson JS, Spencer JP. The role of experience in location estimation: Target distributions shift location memory biases. Cognition. 115: 147-53. PMID 20116784 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2009.12.008  1
2010 Lipinski J, Spencer JP, Samuelson LK. Corresponding delay-dependent biases in spatial language and spatial memory. Psychological Research. 74: 337-51. PMID 19727805 DOI: 10.1007/s00426-009-0255-x  1
2010 Zibner SKU, Faubel C, Iossifidis I, Schöner G, Spencer JP. Scenes and tracking with dynamic neural fields: How to update a robotic scene representation 2010 Ieee 9th International Conference On Development and Learning, Icdl-2010 - Conference Program. 244-250. DOI: 10.1109/DEVLRN.2010.5578837  1
2010 Lipinski J, Spencer JP, Samuelson LK. It's in the Eye of the Beholder: Spatial Language and Spatial Memory Use the Same Perceptual Reference Frames The Spatial Foundations of Language and Cognition. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553242.003.0006  1
2010 Schutte AR, Spencer JP. Filling the gap on developmental change: Tests of a dynamic field theory of spatial cognition Journal of Cognition and Development. 11: 328-355. DOI: 10.1080/15248371003700007  1
2009 Schutte AR, Spencer JP. Tests of the dynamic field theory and the spatial precision hypothesis: capturing a qualitative developmental transition in spatial working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 35: 1698-725. PMID 19968430 DOI: 10.1037/a0015794  1
2009 Spencer JP, Blumberg MS, McMurray B, Robinson SR, Samuelson LK, Tomblin JB. Short arms and talking eggs: Why we should no longer abide the nativist-empiricist debate. Child Development Perspectives. 3: 79-87. PMID 19784383 DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-8606.2009.00081.x  1
2009 Spencer JP, Samuelson LK, Blumberg MS, McMurray B, Robinson SR, Tomblin JB. Seeing the world through a third eye: Developmental systems theory looks beyond the nativist-empiricist debate. Child Development Perspectives. 3: 103-105. PMID 19784382 DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-8606.2009.00087.x  1
2009 Spencer JP, Dineva E, Smith LB. Comment on "Infants' perseverative search errors are induced by pragmatic misinterpretation". Science (New York, N.Y.). 325: 1624; author reply 1. PMID 19779175 DOI: 10.1126/science.1172759  1
2009 Johnson JS, Spencer JP, Schöner G. A layered neural architecture for the consolidation, maintenance, and updating of representations in visual working memory. Brain Research. 1299: 17-32. PMID 19607817 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2009.07.008  1
2009 Johnson JS, Spencer JP, Luck SJ, Schöner G. A dynamic neural field model of visual working memory and change detection. Psychological Science. 20: 568-77. PMID 19368698 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2009.02329.x  1
2009 Perry LK, Samuelson LK, Spencer JP. Aligning body and world: stable reference frames improve young children's search for hidden objects. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 102: 445-55. PMID 19167014 DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2008.11.006  1
2009 Spencer JP, Dineva E, Schöner G. Moving toward a Unified Theory While Valuing the Importance of the Initial Conditions Toward a Unified Theory of Development Connectionism and Dynamic System Theory Re-Consider. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300598.003.0018  1
2009 Spencer JP, Perone S, Johnson JS. Dynamic Field Theory and Embodied Cognitive Dynamics Toward a Unified Theory of Development Connectionism and Dynamic System Theory Re-Consider. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300598.003.0005  1
2009 Spencer J. Toward a Unified Theory of Development Connectionism and Dynamic System Theory Re-Consider Toward a Unified Theory of Development Connectionism and Dynamic System Theory Re-Consider. 1-416. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300598.001.0001  1
2008 Johnson JS, Spencer JP, Schöner G. Moving to higher ground: The dynamic field theory and the dynamics of visual cognition. New Ideas in Psychology. 26: 227-251. PMID 19173013 DOI: 10.1016/j.newideapsych.2007.07.007  1
2008 Spencer JP, Perone S. Defending qualitative change: the view from dynamical systems theory. Child Development. 79: 1639-47. PMID 19037938 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2008.01214.x  1
2008 Simmering VR, Spencer JP. Generality with specificity: the dynamic field theory generalizes across tasks and time scales. Developmental Science. 11: 541-55. PMID 18576962 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2008.00700.x  1
2008 Simmering VR, Schutte AR, Spencer JP. Generalizing the dynamic field theory of spatial cognition across real and developmental time scales. Brain Research. 1202: 68-86. PMID 17716632 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2007.06.081  1
2008 Simmering VR, Peterson C, Darling W, Spencer JP. Location memory biases reveal the challenges of coordinating visual and kinesthetic reference frames. Experimental Brain Research. 184: 165-78. PMID 17703284 DOI: 10.1007/s00221-007-1089-7  1
2007 Feng J, Spencer J, Schöner G, Clearfield MW, Thelen E. A novel technology for investigating the dynamics of infant perseverative reaching. Behavior Research Methods. 39: 911-9. PMID 18183908  1
2007 Simmering VR, Spencer JP. Carving up space at imaginary joints: can people mentally impose arbitrary spatial category boundaries? Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 33: 871-94. PMID 17683234 DOI: 10.1037/0096-1523.33.4.871  1
2007 Schutte AR, Spencer JP. Planning "discrete" movements using a continuous system: insights from a dynamic field theory of movement preparation. Motor Control. 11: 166-208. PMID 17575340  1
2007 Johnson JS, Liu L, Thomas G, Spencer JP. Calibration algorithm for eyetracking with unrestricted head movement. Behavior Research Methods. 39: 123-32. PMID 17552478  1
2007 Spencer J, Angeles G. Kernel density estimation as a technique for assessing availability of health services in Nicaragua Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology. 7: 145-157. DOI: 10.1007/s10742-007-0022-7  1
2006 Simmering VR, Spencer JP, Schöner G. Reference-related inhibition produces enhanced position discrimination and fast repulsion near axes of symmetry. Perception & Psychophysics. 68: 1027-46. PMID 17153196  1
2006 Spencer JP, Clearfield M, Corbetta D, Ulrich B, Buchanan P, Schöner G. Moving toward a grand theory of development: in memory of Esther Thelen. Child Development. 77: 1521-38. PMID 17107442 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2006.00955.x  1
2006 Spencer JP, Simmering VR, Schutte AR. Toward a formal theory of flexible spatial behavior: geometric category biases generalize across pointing and verbal response types. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 32: 473-90. PMID 16634683 DOI: 10.1037/0096-1523.32.2.473  1
2006 Gesler W, Sherman JE, Spencer J, Preisser JS, Arcury TA, Perin J. Exploring inequalities in health care coverage by degree of rurality in western North Carolina Southeastern Geographer. 46: 97-120.  1
2005 Arcury TA, Gesler WM, Preisser JS, Sherman J, Spencer J, Perin J. The effects of geography and spatial behavior on health care utilization among the residents of a rural region Health Services Research. 40: 135-155. PMID 15663706 DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2005.00346.x  1
2005 Sherman JE, Spencer J, Preisser JS, Gesler WM, Arcury TA. A suite of methods for representing activity space in a healthcare accessibility study International Journal of Health Geographics. 4. DOI: 10.1186/1476-072X-4-24  1
2004 Spencer JP, Schutte AR. Unifying representations and responses: perseverative biases arise from a single behavioral system. Psychological Science. 15: 187-93. PMID 15016290  1
2003 Spencer JP, Hund AM. Developmental continuity in the processes that underlie spatial recall. Cognitive Psychology. 47: 432-80. PMID 14642291 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0285(03)00099-9  1
2003 Schutte AR, Spencer JP, Schöner G. Testing the dynamic field theory: working memory for locations becomes more spatially precise over development. Child Development. 74: 1393-417. PMID 14552405  1
2003 Hund AM, Spencer JP. Developmental changes in the relative weighting of geometric and experience-dependent location cues Journal of Cognition and Development. 4: 3-38. DOI: 10.1207/S15327647JCD4,1-01  1
2003 Spencer JP, Schöner G. Bridging the representational gap in the dynamic systems approach to development Developmental Science. 6: 392-412. DOI: 10.1111/1467-7687.00295  1
2003 Spencer JP, Thelen E. Introduction to the special issue: Why this question and why now? Developmental Science. 6: 375-377. DOI: 10.1111/1467-7687.00293  1
2002 Schutte AR, Spencer JP. Generalizing the dynamic field theory of the A-not-B error beyond infancy: three-year-olds' delay- and experience-dependent location memory biases. Child Development. 73: 377-404. PMID 11949898  1
2002 Spencer JP, Hund AM. Prototypes and particulars: geometric and experience-dependent spatial categories. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 131: 16-37. PMID 11900101 DOI: 10.1037//0096-3445.131.1.16  1
2001 Spencer JP, Smith LB, Thelen E. Tests of a dynamic systems account of the A-not-B error: the influence of prior experience on the spatial memory abilities of two-year-olds. Child Development. 72: 1327-46. PMID 11699674  1
2001 Spencer JP. The essence of cognitive development Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 24: 62-63. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X01493915  1
2000 Spencer JP, Thelen E. Spatially Specific Changes in Infants' Muscle Coactivity as They Learn to Reach Infancy. 1: 275-302.  1
2000 Spencer JP, Vereijken B, Diedrich FJ, Thelen E. Posture and the emergence of manual skills Developmental Science. 3: 216-233.  1
1999 Spencer JP, Thelen E. A multimuscle state analysis of adult motor learning. Experimental Brain Research. 128: 505-16. PMID 10541744 DOI: 10.1007/s002210050873  1
1998 Thelen E, Spencer JP. Postural control during reaching in young infants: a dynamic systems approach. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 22: 507-14. PMID 9595562 DOI: 10.1016/S0149-7634(97)00037-7  1
1996 Thelen E, Corbetta D, Spencer JP. Development of reaching during the first year: role of movement speed. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 22: 1059-76. PMID 8865616  1
1994 Spencer J. Talk about teeth Health Visitor. 67: 426-429. PMID 7829343  1
1993 Thelen E, Corbetta D, Kamm K, Spencer JP, Schneider K, Zernicke RF. The transition to reaching: mapping intention and intrinsic dynamics. Child Development. 64: 1058-98. PMID 8404257  1
1992 Spencer J. Behavior change inventory (inventory of pre- versus post-behaviors with brain injury). by Lawrence C. Hartlage, Brandon, VT: Clinical psychology publishing co., Inc., 1989, 34 pgs., (manual) Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. 7: 457-459. DOI: 10.1016/0887-6177(92)90159-K  1
1991 Hartley LR, Ireland LK, Arnold PK, Spencer J. Chlorpromazine and the lateralisation of the perception of emotion Physiology and Behavior. 50: 881-885. PMID 1805277 DOI: 10.1016/0031-9384(91)90409-H  1
1982 Hartley LR, Spencer J, Moir S. Diazepam and self or externally paced letter matching tasks Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry. 6: 185-192. PMID 7202239 DOI: 10.1016/S0278-5846(82)80194-2  1
1982 Hartley LR, Spencer J, Williamson J. Anxiety, diazepam and retrieval from semantic memory Psychopharmacology. 76: 291-293. PMID 6808553 DOI: 10.1007/BF00432564  1
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