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Dr Tom Beesley

Senior Lecturer

  1. 2022
  2. Published

    Examining the role of depth information in contextual cuing using a virtual reality visual search task

    Beesley, T., Yun Tou, Y. & Walsh, J., 31/12/2022, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 48, 12, p. 1313-1324 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  3. Published

    Protection from uncertainty in the exploration/exploitation trade-off

    Walker, A., Navarro, D., Newell, B. & Beesley, T., 1/04/2022, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 48, 4, p. 547-568 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  4. 2021
  5. Published

    Contextual cuing of visual search does not guide attention automatically in the presence of top-down goals

    Luque, D., Beesley, T., Molinero, S. & Vadillo, M. A., 31/08/2021, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 47, 8, p. 1080-1090 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  6. Published

    There is More to Contextual Cuing than Meets the Eye: Improving Visual Search without Attentional Guidance towards Predictable Target Locations

    Vadillo, M. A., Gimenez-Fernandez, T., Beesley, T., Shanks, D. R. & Luque, D., 1/01/2021, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 47, 1, p. 116–120 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  7. 2020
  8. Published

    Testing the automaticity of an attentional bias towards predictive cues in human associative learning

    Luque, D., Molinero, S., Jevtovic, M. & Beesley, T., 1/05/2020, In: The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology . 73, 5, p. 762-780 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  9. Published

    A dimensional summation account of polymorphous category learning

    Wills, A. J., Ellet, L., Milton, F., Croft, G. & Beesley, T., 13/03/2020, In: Learning and Behavior. 48, p. 66-83 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Failures of executive function when at a height: Negative height-related appraisals are associated with poor executive function during a virtual height stressor

    Newman, V., Liddell, B., Most, S. B. & Beesley, T., 29/02/2020, In: Acta Psychologica. 203, 8 p., 102984.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  11. 2019
  12. Published

    The role of uncertainty in attentional and choice exploration

    Walker, A., Luque, D., Le Pelley, M. E. & Beesley, T., 1/12/2019, In: Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 26, 6, p. 1911–1916 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Learned Predictiveness Models Predict Opposite Attention Biases in the Inverse Base-Rate Effect

    Don, H. J., Beesley, T. & Livesey, E. J., 1/04/2019, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition. 45, 2, p. 143-162 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Eye-tracking as a tool for examining cognitive processes

    Beesley, T., Pearson, D. & Le Pelley, M. E., 12/02/2019, Biophysical Measurement in Experimental Social Science Research: Theory and Practice. Foster, G. (ed.). Academic Press

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  15. Published

    Getting started with eye-tracking

    Pearson, D., Beesley, T. & Le Pelley, M. E., 12/02/2019, Biophysical Measurement in Experimental Social Science Research. Foster, G. (ed.). Elsevier, p. 279-304 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  16. Published

    The onset of uncertainty facilitates the learning of new associations by increasing attention to cues

    Easdale, L. C., Le Pelley, M. E. & Beesley, T., 2019, In: The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology . 72, 2, p. 193-208 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  17. 2018
  18. Published

    Attenuation of visual evoked responses to hand and saccade-initiated flashes

    Mifsud, N. G., Beesley, T., Watson, T. L., Elijah, R. B., Sharp, T. S. & Whitford, T. J., 1/10/2018, In: Cognition. 179, p. 14-22 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  19. Published

    Overt attention in contextual cuing of visual search is driven by the attentional set, but not by the predictiveness of distractors

    Beesley, T., Hanafi, G., Vadillo, M. A., Shanks, D. R. & Livesey, E. J., 1/05/2018, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 44, 5, p. 707-721 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  20. Published

    Spatiotemporal competition and task-relevance shape the spatial distribution of emotional interference during rapid visual processing: Evidence from gaze-contingent eye-tracking

    Kennedy, B. L., Pearson, D., Sutton, D. J., Beesley, T. & Most, S. B., 02/2018, In: Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics. 80, 2, p. 426-438 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  21. Published

    Outcome predictability biases cued search

    Griffiths, O., Erlinger, M., Beesley, T. & Le Pelley, M. E., 2018, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 44, 8, p. 1215-1223 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  22. 2017
  23. Published

    Prediction and uncertainty in associative learning: examining controlled and automatic components of learned attentional biases

    Luque, D., Vadillo, M. A., Le Pelley, M. E. & Beesley, T., 3/08/2017, In: The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology . 70, 8, p. 1485-1503 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  24. Published

    Associative accounts of causal cognition

    Le Pelley, M. E., Beesley, T. & Griffiths, O., 25/05/2017, The Oxford Handbook of Causal Reasoning. Waldmann, M. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, (Oxford Library of Psychology).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  25. Published

    Goal-directed and habit-like modulations of stimulus processing during reinforcement learning

    Luque, D., Beesley, T., Morris, R. W., Jack, B. N., Griffiths, O., Whitford, T. J. & Le Pelley, M. E., 15/03/2017, In: Journal of Neuroscience. 37, 11, p. 3009-3017 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  26. Published

    Exploitative and Exploratory Attention in a Four-Armed Bandit Task

    Walker, A., Le Pelley, M. E. & Beesley, T., 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paperpeer-review

  27. 2016
  28. Published

    Attenuation of auditory evoked potentials for hand and eye-initiated sounds

    Mifsud, N. G., Beesley, T., Watson, T. L. & Whitford, T. J., 12/2016, In: Biological Psychology. 120, p. 61-68 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  29. Published

    Sequential effects and sequence learning in a three-choice serial reaction time task

    Lee, J. C., Beesley, T. & Livesey, E. J., 10/2016, In: Acta Psychologica. 170, p. 168-176 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  30. Published

    Attention and associative learning in humans: An integrative review

    Le Pelley, M. E., Mitchell, C. J., Beesley, T., George, D. N. & Wills, A. J., 1/01/2016, In: Psychological Bulletin. 142, 10, p. 1111-1140 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  31. Published

    Associative Learning and Derived Attention in Humans

    Le Pelley, M., Beesley, T. & Griffiths, O., 2016, The Wiley Handbook on the Cognitive Neuroscience of Learning. Murphy, R. A. & Honey, R. C. (eds.). Wiley

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  32. Published

    Configural learning in contextual cuing of visual search

    Beesley, T., Vadillo, M. A., Pearson, D. & Shanks, D. R., 2016, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 42, 8, p. 1173-1185 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  33. 2015
  34. Published

    A simple algorithm for the offline recalibration of eye-tracking data through best-fitting linear transformation

    Vadillo, M. A., Street, C. N. H., Beesley, T. & Shanks, D. R., 12/2015, In: Behavior Research Methods. 47, 4, p. 1365-1376 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  35. Published

    Implicit learning of gaze-contingent events

    Beesley, T., Pearson, D. & Le Pelley, M., 06/2015, In: Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 22, 3, p. 800-807 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  36. Published

    Pre-exposure of repeated search configurations facilitates subsequent contextual cuing of visual search

    Beesley, T., Vadillo, M. A., Pearson, D. & Shanks, D. R., 2015, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 41, 2, p. 348-362 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  37. Published

    Uncertainty and predictiveness determine attention to cues during human associative learning

    Beesley, T., Nguyen, K. P., Pearson, D. & Le Pelley, M. E., 2015, In: The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology . 68, 11, p. 2175-2199 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  38. Published

    When goals conflict with values: Counterproductive attentional and oculomotor capture by reward-related stimuli

    Le Pelley, M. E., Pearson, D., Griffiths, O. & Beesley, T., 2015, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 144, 1, p. 158-171 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  39. 2014
  40. Published

    Relative salience versus relative validity: Cue salience influences blocking in human associative learning

    Le Pelley, M. E., Beesley, T. & Griffiths, O., 2014, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes. 40, 1, p. 116-132 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  41. 2012
  42. Published

    Out of control: An associative account of congruency effects in sequence learning

    Beesley, T., Jones, F. W. & Shanks, D. R., 03/2012, In: Consciousness and Cognition. 21, 1, p. 413-421 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  43. Published

    Drug cue induced overshadowing: Selective disruption of natural reward processing by cigarette cues amongst abstinent but not satiated smokers

    Freeman, T. P., Morgan, C. J. A., Beesley, T. & Curran, H. V., 01/2012, In: Psychological Medicine. 42, 1, p. 161-171 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  44. Published

    Investigating cue competition in contextual cuing of visual search

    Beesley, T. & Shanks, D. R., 2012, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 38, 3, p. 709-725 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  45. 2011
  46. Published

    Overt Attention and Predictiveness in Human Contingency Learning

    Le Pelley, M. E., Beesley, T. & Griffiths, O., 2011, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes. 37, 2, p. 220-229 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  47. Published

    The Influence of Blocking on Overt Attention and Associability in Human Learning

    Beesley, T. & Le Pelley, M. E., 2011, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes. 37, 1, p. 114-120 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  48. 2010
  49. Published

    Syntactic transfer in artificial grammar learning

    Beesley, T., Wills, A. J. & le Pelley, M. E., 02/2010, In: Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 17, 1, p. 122-128 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  50. Published

    Stereotype Formation: Biased by Association

    Le Pelley, M. E., Reimers, S. J., Calvini, G., Spears, R., Beesley, T. & Murphy, R. A., 2010, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 139, 1, p. 138-161 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  51. Published

    The effect of predictive history on the learning of sub-sequence contingencies

    Beesley, T. & Le Pelley, M. E., 2010, In: The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology . 63, 1, p. 108-135 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  52. 2009
  53. Published

    Learned Predictiveness Effects in Humans: A Function of Learning, Performance, or Both?

    Le Pelley, M. E., Suret, M. B. & Beesley, T., 2009, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes. 35, 3, p. 312-327 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  54. 2007
  55. Published

    Blocking of human causal learning involves learned changes in stimulus processing

    Le Pelley, M. E., Beesley, T. & Suret, M. B., 2007, In: The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology . 60, 11, p. 1468-1476 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  56. 2006
  57. Published

    How successful is errorless learning in supporting memory for high and low-level knowledge in dementia?

    Haslam, C., Gilroy, D., Black, S. & Beesley, T., 2006, In: Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. 16, 5, p. 505-536 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  58. Published

    The locus of learned predictiveness effects in human learning

    Le Pelley, M. E., Suret, M. B. & Beesley, T., 2006, Proceedings of AISB'06: Adaptation in Artificial and Biological Systems. Kovacs, T. & Marshall, J. A. R. (eds.). Vol. 1. p. 66-73 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

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