Derek Besner, PhD - Publications

Affiliations: 
Psychology University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada 
Area:
Reading

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2017 Robidoux S, Besner D. Reading Aloud: Discrete Stage(s) Redux. Frontiers in Psychology. 8: 218. PMID 28289395 DOI: 10.3389/Fpsyg.2017.00218  0.36
2016 Besner D, Reynolds M. Is semantic activation from print capacity limited? Evidence from the psychological refractory period paradigm. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. PMID 27812959 DOI: 10.3758/S13423-016-1178-3  0.48
2016 Besner D, Risko EF. Thinking outside the box when reading aloud: Between (localist) module connection strength as a source of word frequency effects. Psychological Review. 123: 592-9. PMID 27657439 DOI: 10.1037/Rev0000041  0.56
2016 White D, Risko EF, Besner D. The semantic Stroop effect: An ex-Gaussian analysis. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. PMID 26907601 DOI: 10.3758/S13423-016-1014-9  1
2015 Thomson DR, Besner D, Smilek D. A Critical Examination of the Evidence for Sensitivity Loss in Modern Vigilance Tasks. Psychological Review. PMID 26524154 DOI: 10.1037/Rev0000021  1
2015 Thomson DR, Besner D, Smilek D. A resource-control account of sustained attention: evidence from mind-wandering and vigilance paradigms. Perspectives On Psychological Science : a Journal of the Association For Psychological Science. 10: 82-96. PMID 25910383 DOI: 10.1177/1745691614556681  1
2015 Anderson B, Soliman S, O'Malley S, Danckert J, Besner D. Control over the strength of connections between modules: a double dissociation between stimulus format and task revealed by Granger causality mapping in fMRI. Frontiers in Psychology. 6: 321. PMID 25870571 DOI: 10.3389/Fpsyg.2015.00321  1
2015 Robidoux S, Besner D. Conflict resolved: On the role of spatial attention in reading and color naming tasks. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. PMID 25862427 DOI: 10.3758/S13423-015-0830-7  1
2015 Thomson DR, Smilek D, Besner D. Reducing the vigilance decrement: The effects of perceptual variability. Consciousness and Cognition. 33: 386-97. PMID 25749256 DOI: 10.1016/J.Concog.2015.02.010  1
2015 Labuschagne EM, Besner D. Automaticity revisited: when print doesn't activate semantics. Frontiers in Psychology. 6: 117. PMID 25713553 DOI: 10.3389/Fpsyg.2015.00117  1
2015 Mousikou P, Rastle K, Besner D, Coltheart M. The locus of serial processing in reading aloud: Orthography-to-phonology computation or speech planning? Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 41: 1076-99. PMID 25528095 DOI: 10.1037/Xlm0000090  1
2015 Thomson DR, Ralph BC, Besner D, Smilek D. The more your mind wanders, the smaller your attentional blink: an individual differences study. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006). 68: 181-91. PMID 25203499 DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2014.940985  1
2014 O'Malley S, Besner D. Is eye gaze direction always determined without intent? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 21: 1495-500. PMID 24806542 DOI: 10.3758/S13423-014-0642-1  1
2014 Thomson DR, Seli P, Besner D, Smilek D. On the link between mind wandering and task performance over time. Consciousness and Cognition. 27: 14-26. PMID 24780348 DOI: 10.1016/J.Concog.2014.04.001  1
2014 Thomson DR, Smilek D, Besner D. On the asymmetric effects of mind-wandering on levels of processing at encoding and retrieval. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 21: 728-33. PMID 24526541 DOI: 10.3758/S13423-013-0526-9  1
2014 Robidoux S, Rauwerda D, Besner D. Basic processes in reading aloud and colour naming: towards a better understanding of the role of spatial attention. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006). 67: 979-90. PMID 24224499 DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2013.838686  1
2013 O'Malley S, Besner D. Reading aloud: does previous trial history modulate the joint effects of stimulus quality and word frequency? Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 39: 1321-5. PMID 23855551 DOI: 10.1037/A0031673  1
2013 Schmidt JR, Cheesman J, Besner D. You can't Stroop a lexical decision: is semantic processing fundamentally facilitative? Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie ExpéRimentale. 67: 130-9. PMID 23205510 DOI: 10.1037/A0030355  1
2012 Reynolds M, Mulatti C, Besner D. Reading nonwords aloud: evidence for dynamic control in skilled readers. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 19: 1135-41. PMID 22878965 DOI: 10.3758/S13423-012-0290-2  1
2012 O'Malley S, Besner D. Reading aloud and the question of intent. Consciousness and Cognition. 21: 1298-310. PMID 22868215 DOI: 10.1016/J.Concog.2012.06.011  1
2011 Reynolds MG, Besner D. There goes the neighbourhood: contextual control over the breadth of lexical activation when reading aloud. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006). 64: 2405-24. PMID 22136056 DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2011.614352  1
2011 O'Malley S, Besner D. Lexical processing while deciding what task to perform: reading aloud in the context of the task set paradigm. Consciousness and Cognition. 20: 1594-603. PMID 21911302 DOI: 10.1016/J.Concog.2011.08.006  1
2011 Reynolds M, Besner D, Coltheart M. Reading aloud: new evidence for contextual control over the breadth of lexical activation. Memory & Cognition. 39: 1332-47. PMID 21830161 DOI: 10.3758/S13421-011-0095-Y  1
2011 Blais C, O'Malley S, Besner D. On the joint effects of repetition and stimulus quality in lexical decision: looking to the past for a new way forward. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006). 64: 2368-82. PMID 21819278 DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2011.591535  1
2011 Risko EF, Lanthier SN, Besner D. Basic processes in reading: the effect of interletter spacing. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 37: 1449-57. PMID 21787106 DOI: 10.1037/A0024332  1
2011 Robidoux S, Besner D. When benefits outweigh costs: reconsidering "automatic" phonological recoding when reading aloud. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie ExpéRimentale. 65: 105-8. PMID 21668092 DOI: 10.1037/A0021642  1
2011 Borgmann K, Fugelsang J, Ansari D, Besner D. Congruency proportion reveals asymmetric processing of irrelevant physical and numerical dimensions in the size congruity paradigm. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie ExpéRimentale. 65: 98-104. PMID 21668091 DOI: 10.1037/A0021145  1
2011 Besner D, Moroz S, O'Malley S. On the strength of connections between localist mental modules as a source of frequency-of-occurrence effects. Psychological Science. 22: 393-8. PMID 21285440 DOI: 10.1177/0956797610397957  1
2011 Tree JJ, Longmore C, Besner D. Orthography, phonology, short-term memory and the effects of concurrent articulation on rhyme and homophony judgements. Acta Psychologica. 136: 11-9. PMID 20965480 DOI: 10.1016/J.Actpsy.2010.08.009  1
2011 Waechter S, Besner D, Stolz JA. Basic processes in reading: Spatial attention as a necessary preliminary to orthographic and semantic processing Visual Cognition. 19: 171-202. DOI: 10.1080/13506285.2010.517228  1
2011 Risko EF, Stolz JA, Besner D. Basic processes in reading: On the relation between spatial attention and familiarity Language and Cognitive Processes. 26: 47-62. DOI: 10.1080/01690961003679574  1
2010 Robidoux S, Stolz J, Besner D. Visual word recognition: evidence for global and local control over semantic feedback. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 36: 689-703. PMID 20515198 DOI: 10.1037/A0018741  1
2010 Besner D, O'Malley S, Robidoux S. On the joint effects of stimulus quality, regularity, and lexicality when reading aloud: new challenges. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 36: 750-64. PMID 20438270 DOI: 10.1037/A0019178  1
2010 Risko EF, Stolz JA, Besner D. Spatial attention modulates feature crosstalk in visual word processing. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 72: 989-98. PMID 20436195 DOI: 10.3758/App.72.4.989  1
2010 Schmidt JR, Houwer JD, Besner D. Contingency learning and unlearning in the blink of an eye: a resource dependent process. Consciousness and Cognition. 19: 235-50. PMID 20116294 DOI: 10.1016/J.Concog.2009.12.016  1
2010 Waechter S, Stolz JA, Besner D. Visual word recognition: On the reliability of repetition priming Visual Cognition. 18: 537-558. DOI: 10.1080/13506280902868603  1
2009 Besner D, Reynolds M, O'Malley S. When underadditivity of factor effects in the Psychological Refractory Period paradigm implies a bottleneck: evidence from psycholinguistics. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006). 62: 2222-34. PMID 19370482 DOI: 10.1080/17470210902747187  1
2009 Ferguson R, Robidoux S, Besner D. Reading aloud: evidence for contextual control over lexical activation. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 35: 499-507. PMID 19331503 DOI: 10.1037/A0013162  1
2009 Besner D, O'Malley S. Additivity of factor effects in reading tasks is still a challenge for computational models: Reply to Ziegler, Perry, and Zorzi (2009). Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 35: 312-6. PMID 19210105 DOI: 10.1037/A0014555  1
2009 Rastle K, Havelka J, Wydell TN, Coltheart M, Besner D. The cross-script length effect: further evidence challenging PDP models of reading aloud. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 35: 238-46. PMID 19210093 DOI: 10.1037/A0014361  1
2009 Lanthier SN, Risko EF, Stolz JA, Besner D. Not all visual features are created equal: early processing in letter and word recognition. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 16: 67-73. PMID 19145012 DOI: 10.3758/Pbr.16.1.67  1
2009 Paulitzki JR, Risko EF, O'Malley S, Stolz JA, Besner D. On the role of set when reading aloud: a dissociation between prelexical and lexical processing. Consciousness and Cognition. 18: 135-44. PMID 19144540 DOI: 10.1016/J.Concog.2008.11.007  1
2009 Maloney E, Risko EF, O'Malley S, Besner D. Tracking the transition from sublexical to lexical processing: on the creation of orthographic and phonological lexical representations. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006). 62: 858-67. PMID 19107643 DOI: 10.1080/17470210802578385  1
2008 O'Malley S, Besner D. Reading aloud: qualitative differences in the relation between stimulus quality and word frequency as a function of context. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 34: 1400-11. PMID 18980404 DOI: 10.1037/A0013084  1
2008 Risko EF, Blais C, Stolz JA, Besner D. Nonstrategic contributions to putatively strategic effects in selective attention tasks. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 34: 1044-52. PMID 18665744 DOI: 10.1037/0096-1523.34.4.1044  1
2008 Risko EF, Blais C, Stolz JA, Besner D. Covert orienting: a compound-cue account of the proportion cued effect. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 15: 123-7. PMID 18605491 DOI: 10.3758/Pbr.15.1.123  1
2008 Schmidt JR, Besner D. The Stroop effect: why proportion congruent has nothing to do with congruency and everything to do with contingency. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 34: 514-23. PMID 18444752 DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.34.3.514  1
2008 Yap MJ, Balota DA, Tse CS, Besner D. On the additive effects of stimulus quality and word frequency in lexical decision: evidence for opposing interactive influences revealed by RT distributional analyses. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 34: 495-513. PMID 18444751 DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.34.3.495  1
2008 O'Malley S, Reynolds MG, Stolz JA, Besner D. Reading aloud: spelling-sound translation uses central attention. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 34: 422-9. PMID 18315417 DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.34.2.422  1
2008 Risko EF, Besner D. A role for set in the control of automatic spatial response activation. Experimental Psychology. 55: 38-46. PMID 18271352 DOI: 10.1027/1618-3169.55.1.38  1
2008 Besner D, Wartak S, Robidoux S. Constraints on computational models of basic processes in reading. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 34: 242-50. PMID 18248152 DOI: 10.1037/0096-1523.34.1.242  1
2008 Reynolds M, Besner D. Contextual effects on reading aloud: evidence for pathway control. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 34: 50-64. PMID 18194054 DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.34.1.50  1
2007 Blais C, Robidoux S, Risko EF, Besner D. Item-specific adaptation and the conflict-monitoring hypothesis: a computational model. Psychological Review. 114: 1076-86. PMID 17907873 DOI: 10.1037/0033-295X.114.4.1076  1
2007 Blais C, Besner D. A reverse Stroop effect without translation or reading difficulty. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 14: 466-9. PMID 17874589 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03194090  1
2007 Blais C, Besner D. Reading aloud: when the effect of stimulus quality distinguishes between cascaded and thresholded components. Experimental Psychology. 54: 215-24. PMID 17725162 DOI: 10.1027/1618-3169.54.3.215  1
2007 Borgmann KW, Risko EE, Stolz JA, Besner D. Simon says: reliability and the role of working memory and attentional control in the simon task. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 14: 313-9. PMID 17694919 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03194070  1
2007 O'Malley S, Reynolds MG, Besner D. Qualitative differences between the joint effects of stimulus quality and word frequency in reading aloud and lexical decision: extensions to Yap and Balota (2007). Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 33: 451-8. PMID 17352625 DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.33.2.451  1
2007 Schmidt JR, Crump MJ, Cheesman J, Besner D. Contingency learning without awareness: evidence for implicit control. Consciousness and Cognition. 16: 421-35. PMID 16899377 DOI: 10.1016/J.Concog.2006.06.010  1
2006 Blais C, Besner D. Reverse stroop effects with untranslated responses. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 32: 1345-53. PMID 17154776 DOI: 10.1037/0096-1523.32.6.1345  1
2006 Reynolds M, Besner D. Reading aloud is not automatic: processing capacity is required to generate a phonological code from print. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 32: 1303-23. PMID 17154774 DOI: 10.1037/0096-1523.32.6.1303  1
2006 Ferguson R, Besner D. Basic processes in reading: can functional phonological recoding be blocked? Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie ExpéRimentale. 60: 148-58. PMID 17133889 DOI: 10.1037/Cjep2006014  1
2006 Brown M, Stolz JA, Besner D. Dissociative effects of stimulus quality on semantic and morphological contexts in visual word recognition. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie ExpéRimentale. 60: 190-9. PMID 17076434 DOI: 10.1037/Cjep2006018  1
2006 Risko EF, Schmidt JR, Besner D. Filling a gap in the semantic gradient: color associates and response set effects in the Stroop task. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 13: 310-5. PMID 16893000 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03193849  1
2006 Mulatti C, Reynolds MG, Besner D. Neighborhood effects in reading aloud: new findings and new challenges for computational models. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 32: 799-810. PMID 16846280 DOI: 10.1037/0096-1523.32.4.799  1
2006 Borowsky R, Besner D. Parallel distributed processing and lexical-semantic effects in visual word recognition: are a few stages necessary? Psychological Review. 113: 181-95; discussion 1. PMID 16478310 DOI: 10.1037/0033-295X.113.1.181  1
2006 Risko EF, Dixon MJ, Besner D, Ferber S. The ties that keep us bound: Top-down influences on the persistence of shape-from-motion. Consciousness and Cognition. 15: 475-83. PMID 16384716 DOI: 10.1016/J.Concog.2005.11.004  1
2005 Blais C, Besner D. When the visual format of the color carrier word does and does not modulate the stroop effect. Memory & Cognition. 33: 1337-44. PMID 16615381 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03193366  1
2005 Ansari I, Besner D. A role for set when naming Arabic numerals: how intentionality limits (putatively automatic) performance. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 12: 1076-81. PMID 16615331 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03206446  1
2005 Reynolds M, Besner D. Basic processes in reading: a critical review of pseudohomophone effects in reading aloud and a new computational account. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 12: 622-46. PMID 16447376 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03196752  1
2005 Besner D, Risko EF. Stimulus-response compatible orienting and the effect of an action not taken: perception delayed is automaticity denied. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 12: 271-5. PMID 16082805 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03196371  1
2005 Besner D, Risko EF, Sklair N. Spatial attention as a necessary preliminary to early processes in reading. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie ExpéRimentale. 59: 99-108. PMID 16035344 DOI: 10.1037/H0087465  1
2005 Risko EF, Stolz JA, Besner D. Basic processes in reading: is visual word recognition obligatory? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 12: 119-24. PMID 15945205 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03196356  1
2005 Reynolds M, Besner D. Contextual control over lexical and sublexical routines when reading english aloud. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 12: 113-8. PMID 15945204 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03196355  1
2005 Roberts MA, Besner D. Stroop dilution revisited: evidence for domain-specific, limited-capacity processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 31: 3-13. PMID 15709859 DOI: 10.1037/0096-1523.31.1.3  1
2004 Manwell LA, Roberts MA, Besner D. Single letter coloring and spatial cuing eliminates a semantic contribution to the Stroop effect. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 11: 458-62. PMID 15376795 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03196595  1
2004 Raman I, Baluch B, Besner D. On the control of visual word recognition: changing routes versus changing deadlines. Memory & Cognition. 32: 489-500. PMID 15285131 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03195841  1
2004 Brown M, Besner D. In sight but out of mind: do competing views test the limits of perception without awareness? Consciousness and Cognition. 13: 421-9. PMID 15134769 DOI: 10.1016/J.Concog.2003.11.004  1
2004 Reynolds M, Besner D. Neighbourhood density, word frequency, and spelling-sound regularity effects in naming: similarities and differences between skilled readers and the Dual Route Cascaded Computational model. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie ExpéRimentale. 58: 13-31. PMID 15072206 DOI: 10.1037/H0087437  1
2003 Besner D, Care S. A paradigm for exploring what the mind does while deciding what it should do. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie ExpéRimentale. 57: 311-20. PMID 14710868 DOI: 10.1037/H0087434  1
2003 Roberts MA, Rastle K, Coltheart M, Besner D. When parallel processing in visual word recognition is not enough: new evidence from naming. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 10: 405-14. PMID 12921417 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03196499  1
2003 Besner D, Roberts MA. Reading nonwords aloud: results requiring change in the dual route cascaded model. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 10: 398-404. PMID 12921416 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03196498  1
2002 Reynolds M, Besner D. Neighbourhood density effects in reading aloud: new insights from simulations with the DRC model. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie ExpéRimentale. 56: 310-8. PMID 12491655 DOI: 10.1037/H0087407  1
2002 Brown M, Besner D. Semantic priming: on the role of awareness in visual word recognition in the absence of an expectancy. Consciousness and Cognition. 11: 402-22. PMID 12435376 DOI: 10.1016/S1053-8100(02)00008-9  1
2002 Macnevin C, Besner D. When are morphemic and semantic priming observed in visual word recognition? Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie ExpéRimentale. 56: 112-9. PMID 12066419 DOI: 10.1037/H0087389  1
2001 Besner D, Stolz JA. The Stroop effect and single letter coloring: what replicates and what doesn't? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 8: 858. PMID 11848611 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03196229  1
2001 Brown MS, Roberts MA, Besner D. Semantic processing in visual word recognition: activation blocking and domain specificity. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 8: 778-84. PMID 11848599 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03196217  1
2001 Brown M, Besner D. On a variant of Stroop's paradigm: which cognitions press your buttons? Memory & Cognition. 29: 903-4. PMID 11716063 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03196419  1
2001 Visser TA, Besner D. On the dominance of whole-word knowledge in reading aloud. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 8: 560-7. PMID 11700908 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03196192  1
2001 Besner D. The myth of ballistic processing: evidence from Stroop's paradigm. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 8: 324-30. PMID 11495121 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03196168  1
2001 Smith MC, Besner D. Modulating semantic feedback in visual word recognition. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 8: 111-7. PMID 11340855  1
2001 Baluch B, Besner D. Basic processes in reading: semantics affects speeded naming of high-frequency words in an alphabetic script. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie ExpéRimentale. 55: 63-9. PMID 11301729 DOI: 10.1037/H0087353  1
2000 Borowsky R, Besner D. Lexical access codes in visual word recognition: are the joint effects of context and stimulus quality diagnostic? Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie ExpéRimentale. 54: 196-207. PMID 11021039 DOI: 10.1037/H0087341  1
2000 Smith MC, Meiran N, Besner D. On the interaction between linguistic and pictorial systems in the absence of semantic mediation: evidence from a priming paradigm. Memory & Cognition. 28: 204-13. PMID 10790976 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03213800  1
1999 Besner D, Stolz JA. What kind of attention modulates the Stroop effect? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 6: 99-104. PMID 12199318 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03210815  1
1999 Besner D, Stolz JA. Unconsciously controlled processing: the Stroop effect reconsidered. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 6: 449-55. PMID 12198783 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03210834  1
1999 Besner D, Stolz J. Context dependency in Stroop's paradigm: when are words treated as nonlinguistic objects? Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie ExpéRimentale. 53: 374-80. PMID 10646208 DOI: 10.1037/H0087324  1
1999 Stolz JA, Besner D. On the myth of automatic semantic activation in reading Current Directions in Psychological Science. 8: 61-65. DOI: 10.1111/1467-8721.00015  1
1998 Stolz JA, Besner D. Levels of representation in visual word recognition: a dissociation between morphological and semantic processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 24: 1642-55. PMID 9861715 DOI: 10.1037//0096-1523.24.6.1642  1
1998 Bourassa DC, Besner D. When do nonwords activate semantics? Implications for models of visual word recognition. Memory & Cognition. 26: 61-74. PMID 9519697 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03211370  1
1998 Besner D, Stolz JA. Unintentional reading: Can phonological computation be controlled? Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. 52: 35-42. DOI: 10.1037/H0087277  1
1997 Besner D, Stolz JA, Boutilier C. The stroop effect and the myth of automaticity. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 4: 221-5. PMID 21331828 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03209396  1
1997 Plourde CE, Besner D. On the locus of the word frequency effect in visual word recognition Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. 51: 181-194. DOI: 10.1037/1196-1961.51.3.181  1
1997 Bauer B, Besner D. Processing in the Stroop task: Mental set as a determinant of performance Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. 51: 61-68. DOI: 10.1037/1196-1961.51.1.61  1
1997 Stolz JA, Besner D. Visual Word Recognition: Effort after Meaning but Not (Necessarily) Meaning after Effort Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 23: 1314-1322. DOI: 10.1037/0096-1523.23.5.1314  1
1996 Chiappe PR, Smith MC, Besner D. Semantic priming in visual word recognition: Activation blocking and domains of processing. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 3: 249-53. PMID 24213876 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03212427  1
1996 Smith MC, Meiran N, Besner D. When is a Direct Test of Memory More Sensitive Than an Indirect Test? Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. 50: 139-148. DOI: 10.1037/1196-1961.50.1.139  1
1996 Stolz JA, Besner D. Role of Set in Visual Word Recognition: Activation and Activation Blocking as Nonautomatic Processes Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 22: 1166-1177. DOI: 10.1037/0096-1523.22.5.1166  1
1995 Besner D, Joordens S. Wrestling With Ambiguity-Further Reflections: Reply to Masson and Borowsky (1995) and Rueckl (1995) Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 21: 515-519. DOI: 10.1037//0278-7393.21.2.515  1
1994 Bourassa DC, Besner D. Beyond the articulatory loop: A semantic contribution to serial order recall of subspan lists. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 1: 122-5. PMID 24203421 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03200768  1
1994 Fera P, Jolicoeur P, Besner D. Evidence against early selection: stimulus quality effects in previewed displays. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 20: 259-75. PMID 8189191 DOI: 10.1037//0096-1523.20.2.259  1
1994 Bourassa D, Besner D. Semantics at a glance: is the right hemisphere special? Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie ExpéRimentale. 48: 543-52. PMID 7866393 DOI: 10.1037/1196-1961.48.4.543  1
1994 Joordens S, Besner D. When Banking on Meaning Is Not (Yet) Money in the Bank: Explorations in Connectionist Modeling Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 20: 1051-1062. DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.20.5.1051  1
1994 Smith MC, Besner D, Miyoshi H. New Limits to Automaticity: Context Modulates Semantic Priming Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 20: 104-115. DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.20.1.104  1
1993 Borowsky R, Besner D. Visual word recognition: a multistage activation model. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 19: 813-40. PMID 8345326 DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.19.4.813  1
1992 Joordens S, Besner D. Priming effects that span an intervening unrelated word: implications for models of memory representation and retrieval. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 18: 483-91. PMID 1534350 DOI: 10.1037//0278-7393.18.3.483  1
1992 Fera P, Besner D. The Process of Lexical Decision: More Words About a Parallel Distributed Processing Model Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 18: 749-764. DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.18.4.749  1
1992 Besner D, Smith MC. Models of Visual Word Recognition: When Obscuring the Stimulus Yields a Clearer View Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 18: 468-482. DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.18.3.468  1
1992 Besner D, Smith MC. Chapter 3 Basic Processes in Reading: Is the Orthographic Depth Hypothesis Sinking? Advances in Psychology. 94: 45-66. DOI: 10.1016/S0166-4115(08)62788-0  1
1991 Baluch B, Besner D. Visual Word Recognition: Evidence for Strategic Control of Lexical and Nonlexical Routines in Oral Reading Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 17: 644-652. DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.17.4.644  1
1991 Borowsky R, Besner D. Visual Word Recognition Across Orthographies: On the Interaction Between Context and Degradation Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 17: 272-276. DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.17.2.272  1
1990 Besner D. Orthographies and their phonologies: A hypothesis Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society. 28: 395-396. DOI: 10.3758/Bf03334048  1
1990 Besner D, Smith MC, MacLeod CM. Visual Word Recognition: A Dissociation of Lexical and Semantic Processing Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 16: 862-869. DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.16.5.862  1
1990 Besner D, Twilley L, Seergobin K, McCann RS. On the association between connectionism and data: Are a few words necessary? Psychological Review. 97: 432-446. DOI: 10.1037/0033-295X.97.3.432  1
1989 Besner D. On the Role of Outline Shape and Word-Specific Visual Pattern in the Identification of Function Words: NONE The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Section A. 41: 91-105. DOI: 10.1080/14640748908402354  1
1988 Besner D, Bryden MP. Rolling the dice: a comment on Klein and McInnes "Visual field differences in the processing of numerical stimuli". Brain and Cognition. 7: 381-7. PMID 3401391 DOI: 10.1016/0278-2626(88)90012-7  1
1988 Besner D. Visual word identification: Special-purpose mechanisms for the identification of open and closed class items? Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society. 26: 91-93. DOI: 10.3758/Bf03334870  1
1988 Davelaar E, Besner D. Word Identification: Imageability, Semantics, and the Content-Functor Distinction The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Section A. 40: 789-799. DOI: 10.1080/14640748808402299  1
1988 McCann RS, Besner D, Davelaar E. Word Recognition and Identification: Do Word-Frequency Effects Reflect Lexical Access? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 14: 693-706. DOI: 10.1037/0096-1523.14.4.693  1
1988 Humphreys GW, Besner D, Quinlan PT. Event Perception and the Word Repetition Effect Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 117: 51-67. DOI: 10.1037//0096-3445.117.1.51  1
1987 Jolicoeur P, Besner D. Additivity and interaction between size ratio and response category in the comparison of size-discrepant shapes. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 13: 478-87. PMID 2958595 DOI: 10.1037//0096-1523.13.3.478  1
1987 Rynard D, Besner D. Basic processes in reading: On the development of cross-case letter matching without reference to phonology Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society. 25: 361-363. DOI: 10.3758/Bf03330367  1
1987 Besner D. Phonology, Lexical Access in Reading, and Articulatory Suppression: A Critical Review The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Section A. 39: 467-478. DOI: 10.1080/14640748708401799  1
1987 Besner D, Hildebrandt N. Orthographic and Phonological Codes in the Oral Reading of Japanese Kana Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 13: 335-343. DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.13.2.335  1
1987 McCann RS, Besner D. Reading Pseudohomophones: Implications for Models of Pronunciation Assembly and the Locus of Word-Frequency Effects in Naming Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 13: 14-24. DOI: 10.1037/0096-1523.13.1.14  1
1986 Besner D, Snow D, Davelaar E. Logographic reading: is the right hemisphere special? Canadian Journal of Psychology. 40: 45-53. PMID 3697839 DOI: 10.1037/H0080084  1
1985 Besner D, Dennis I, Davelaar E. Reading without phonology? The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. a, Human Experimental Psychology. 37: 477-91. PMID 4048549 DOI: 10.1080/14640748508400945  1
1984 Besner D, Coltheart M, Davelaar E. Basic processes in reading: computation of abstract letter identities. Canadian Journal of Psychology. 38: 126-34. PMID 6713295 DOI: 10.1037/H0080785  1
1983 Besner D. Visual pattern recognition: size preprocessing re-examined. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. a, Human Experimental Psychology. 35: 209-16. PMID 6681184 DOI: 10.1080/14640748308402126  1
1983 Besner D. Deep dyslexia and the right hemisphere hypothesis: evidence from the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R. Canadian Journal of Psychology. 37: 565-71. PMID 6667438 DOI: 10.1037/H0080758  1
1983 Besner D, Davelaar E. Suedohomofoan effects in visual word recognition: evidence for phonological processing. Canadian Journal of Psychology. 37: 300-5. PMID 6616344 DOI: 10.1037/H0080719  1
1982 Besner D, Swan M. Models of lexical access in visual word recognition. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. a, Human Experimental Psychology. 34: 313-25. PMID 7202245 DOI: 10.1080/14640748208400844  1
1981 Besner D. Deep dyslexia and the right-hemisphere hypothesis: What’s left? Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society. 18: 176-178. DOI: 10.3758/Bf03333596  1
1981 Besner D, Davies J, Daniels S. Reading for meaning: The effects of concurrent articulation The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Section A. 33: 415-437. DOI: 10.1080/14640748108400801  1
1981 Campbell R, Besner D. This and thap constraints on the pronunciation of new, written words The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Section A. 33: 375-396. DOI: 10.1080/14640748108400799  1
1979 Besner D, Coltheart M. Ideographic and alphabetic processing in skilled reading of English. Neuropsychologia. 17: 467-72. PMID 514483 DOI: 10.1016/0028-3932(79)90053-8  1
1979 Besner D, Grimsell D, Davis R. The mind's eye and the comparative judgement of number Neuropsychologia. 17: 373-380. PMID 514475 DOI: 10.1016/0028-3932(79)90083-6  1
1978 Besner D. Pattern recognition: are size and orientation additive factors? Perception and Psychophysics. 23: 93. PMID 652497 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03214302  1
1978 Besner D, Coltheart M. Reaction time and error rates in the effect of stimulus probability on character classification: Addendum Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society. 12: 85-85. DOI: 10.3758/Bf03329634  1
1978 Davelaar E, Coltheart M, Besner D, Jonasson JT. Phonological recoding and lexical access Memory & Cognition. 6: 391-402. DOI: 10.3758/Bf03197471  1
1977 Besner D. Character classification: Levels of processing and the effects of stimulus probability Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society. 9: 337-339. DOI: 10.3758/Bf03337016  1
1976 Besner D, Coltheart M. Mental size scaling examined. Memory & Cognition. 4: 525-31. PMID 21286977 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03213214  1
1975 Besner D, Coltheart M. Same-different judgments with words and nonwords: The differential effects of relative size. Memory & Cognition. 3: 673-7. PMID 24203909 DOI: 10.3758/Bf03198233  1
1975 Besner D, Jackson A. Same-different judgments with words and nonwords: A word superiority/inferiority effect Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society. 6: 578-580. DOI: 10.3758/Bf03337571  1
1975 Besner D. A content addressable model of recognition memory: how well do existing data fit? A reply to Baddeley and Ecob Quart.J.Exp.Psychol.. 27: 135-136. DOI: 10.1080/14640747508400470  1
1974 Besner D, Keating JK, Cake LJ, Maddigan R. Repetition effects in iconic and verbal short-term memory Journal of Experimental Psychology. 102: 901-903. DOI: 10.1037/h0036357  1
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