Conferences

2018

  • Dube, B., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2018, July). No flexible re-distribution of visual working memory resources after encoding. Talk presented at the joint meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science and Experimental Psychology Society, St. John’s, Newfoundland.
  • Plater, L., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2018, July). Controlling capture: No role for activate visual long-term memory. Talk presented at the joint meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science and Experimental Psychology Society, St. John’s, Newfoundland.
  • Dube, B., Lumsden, A., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2018, May). Probabilistic retro-cues do not determine representational state in visual working memory. Poster presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
  • Plater, L., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2018, May). Representation in activated long-term memory is not sufficient to induce an attentional control setting. Poster presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, Florida.

2017

  • Harrison, G. W., Giammarco, M., St. John, M., Al-Aidroos, N., & Wilson, D. E. (2017, November). Establishing the boundaries of capture for episodic long-term memory attentional control set items. Poster presented at OPAM XXV, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Plater, L., Infante, E., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2017, November). Spontaneous recruitment of executive functions during long-term memory consolidation. Poster presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Dube, B., Emrich, S. M., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2017, May). More than a filter: Feature-based attention regulates the distribution of visual working memory resources. Oral presentation presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
  • Plater, L., Giammarco, M., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2017, May). Attentional control settings are stored in activated long-term memory. Poster presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
  • Rak, S., Dube,B., Al-Aidroos, N. (2017, April). To what extent can we improve memory for visual items once they are no longer in sight? Poster presented at the 7th Annual NeuroXchange Conference at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

2016

  • De Vito, D., Fenske, M.J., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2016, May). Contralateral delay activity predicts the affective consequences of ignoring items in visual working memory. Poster  presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
  • Dube, B., Miller, K., Giammarco, M., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2016, May). Active visual working memory representations are insufficient to control spatial attentional capture. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
  • Giammarco, M., Hryciw, J., Dube, B., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2016, May). Limits on the contribution of priming to attentional control settings: Evidence from long-term memory control sets. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
  • Giammarco, M., Hryciw, J., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2016, November). How fast is access to items in episodic long-term memory attentional control settings? An ERP investigation. Poster presented at OPAM XXIV, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Miller, K., Dube, B., Giammarco, M. & Al-Aidroos, N. (2016, April). Visual working memory representations do not bias spatial attention as measured by a spatial cueing task. Poster presented at the 6th Annual NeuroXchange Conference at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Turner, K. & Al-Aidroos, N. (2016, April). EEG analysis of cognitive predictability. Poster presented at the 6th Annual NeuroXchange Conference at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • De Vito, D., Fenske, M.J., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2016, April). Electrophysiological indices of attention and working memory predict the magnitude of distractor devaluation for items ignored during memory maintenance. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society (SANS), New York City, New York.
  • De Vito, D., Fenske, M.J., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2016, February). Electrophysiological indices of working memory can be used to predict the devaluation of ignored items during memory maintenance. Poster presented at the 44th Annual Lake Ontario Visionary Establishment (LOVE) Conference, Niagara Falls, Ontario.

2015

  • De Vito, D.*, Al-Aidroos, N., & Fenske, M.J. (2015). Inhibitory devaluation of distractors that match the contents of visual working memory. Oral presentation at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Sciences (CSBBCS), Ottawa, ON
  • Dube, B., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2015, November). Monetary Reward Accelerates Conscious Visual Perception. Poster presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society , Chicago, Illinois.
  • Huffman, G., Al-Aidroos, N. & Pratt, J. (2015, May). The interaction between spatial cueing and cue-target feature similarity. Poster presented at 15th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
  • Lockhart, H., Al-Aidroos, N. & Emrich, S. (2015, May). Visual working memory performance is determined by the allocation of attentional resources: Evidence from probabilistic cueing. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
  • Giammarco, M., Turner, K., Guild, E.B., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2015, May). The impact of long-term memory based attentional control settings on spatial and non-spatial components of attention. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
  • Dube, B., Emrich, S. M., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2015, May). Feature-based attention separately influences visual working memory resolution and encoding probability. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
  • Giammarco, M., Samuels, B., Fenske, M., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2015, February). The dynamic role of attention during visual statistical learning. Poster presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Lake Ontario Visionary Establishment, Niagara Falls, Ontario.

2014

2013

  • Al-Aidroos, N., Tompary, A., & Turk-Browne, N. B. (2013, May). Attending to what and where:Background connectivity integrates category-based and spatial attention. Oral presentation at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, Florida
  • Guild, E., Cripps, J. M., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2013, May). Visual search for multiple targets remains efficient when supported by recollective long-term memory. Poster presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, Florida.

2012

  • Tompary, A., Al-Aidroos, N. A., & Turk-Browne, N. B. (2012, November). Modulation of background connectivity in human visual cortex by spatial attention. Poster presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Zhao, J., Al-Aidroos, N., & Turk-Browne, N. B. (2012, May). Attention is spontaneously drawn to statistical regularities. Oral presentation at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, Florida

2011

  • Al-Aidroos, N., Said, C. P., & Turk-Browne, N. B. (2011, November). Goal-directed attention switches background connectivity in human visual cortex. Oral presentation at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D. C.
  • Al-Aidroos, N., Said, C. P., & Turk-Browne, N. B. (2011, May). Top-down attention alters fMRI background connectivity between retinotopic and category-specific visual areas. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, Florida
  • West, G. L., Qian, S., Al-Aidroos, N., Abrams, R., & Pratt, J. (2011, May). The visual P2 is attenuated for objects near the hands. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, Florida.

2010

  • Al-Aidroos, N., Adamo, M., Tam., J., Ferber, S., & Pratt, J. (2010, May). How does reflexive visuospatial attention speed target processing? Oral presentation at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, Florida.

2009

  • Al-Aidroos, N., Adamo, M., Ferber, S., & Pratt, J. (2009, November). Does reflexive attentional orienting speed visual processing by biasing visual working memory? Poster presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, Massachusetts
  • West, G. L., Al-Aidroos, N., & Pratt, J. (2009, November). Action video game playing modulates oculomotor action. Poster presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Fatt, R., Campbell, K., Al-Aidroos, N., Pratt, J., & Hasher, L. (2009, August). Multisensory interactions in saccade curvature: Effects of bimodal targets. Poster presented at the 117th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Al-Aidroos, N. & Pratt, J. (2009, July). Attentional determinants of visual working memory capacity. Oral presentation at the Joint Meeting of the Experimental Psychological Society and Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science, York, United Kingdom.
  • Al-Aidroos, N. & Pratt, J. (2009, May). Does attentional capture guide the contents of visual memory? Poster presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, Florida.
  • Emrich, S. M., Al-Aidroos, N., Pratt, J., & Ferber, S. (2009, April). Visual working memory supports inhibition during visual search. Oral presentation at the 17th Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Meeting, Montreal, Quebec.

2008

  • Al-Aidroos, N., Guo, R-M., West, G. L., & Pratt, J. (2008, November). The onset of motion defeats attentional control settings. Poster presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Al-Aidroos, N., Ho, K., & Pratt, J. (2008, May). Attentional control settings affect attention but not perception: A study of gaze cues and pupilometry. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, Florida.
  • Pratt, J., Al-Aidroos, N., Campbell, K. & Hasher, L. (2008, May). Repelling the young and attracting the old: Examining age-related changes in saccadic trajectory deviations. Presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, Florida.
  • Emrich, S. M., Al-Aidroos, N., Pratt, J., & Ferber, S. (2008, May). The search for memory: Visual short-term memory capacity predicts performance during visual search. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, Florida.

2007

  • Al-Aidroos, N., Stevens, S. A., West, G. L., Weger, U. W., McAuliffe, J., & Pratt, J. (2007, November). Examining the automaticity of symbolic attentional cues: Do gaze cues and arrow cues enhance perception? Poster presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, California.
  • Al-Aidroos, N., Stevens, S. A., West, G. L., Weger, U. W., & Pratt, J. (2007, June). Gaze cues and arrow cues produce reflexive shifts in attention that do not affect perceptual accuracy. Poster presented at the Centre for Vision Research Conference, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Al-Aidroos, N., Emrich, S. M., Pratt, J., & Ferber, S. (2007, May). Prioritization of new objects during visual search is limited by the capacity of visual short-term memory. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Sarasota, Florida.
  • Stojanoski, B, Al-Aidroos, N., Pratt, J., Niemier, M. (2007, May). On the relationship between object-based and feature-based attention. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Sarasota, Florida

2006

  • Al-Aidroos, N., & Pratt, J. (2006, November). The Effects of Attentional Set on Saccades. Poster presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Houston, Texas.
  • Weger, U. W., Al-Aidroos, N., & Pratt, J. (2006, November). Inhibition of Return with Endogenous Cues. Poster presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Houston, Texas.

2005

  • Stolz, J. A., Al-Aidroos, N., Robidoux, S., & Besner, D. (2005, November). Visual word recognition: Is a hybrid connectionist framework needed? Oral presentation at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Ontario.