publications

in press / 2017

Barberia, I., & Vadillo, M. A. (2017). Contingency. In J. Vonk & T. K. Shackelford (Ed.), Encyclopedia of animal cognition and behavior. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer International Publishing.

Beesley, T., Hanafi, G., Vadillo, M. A., Shanks, D. R., & Livesey, E. J., (in press). Overt attention in contextual cuing of visual search is driven by the attentional set, but not by the predictiveness of distractors. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.

Blanco, F., Perales, J., & Vadillo, M. A. (in press). ¿Puede la ciencia psicológica rescatarse a sí misma? Incentivos y sesgos de decisión en la crisis de credibilidad. [Can psychological science save itself? Incentives and decision biases in the credibility crisis.] Anuari de Psicologia.

Cubillas, C. P., Vadillo, M. A., & Matute, H. (2017). Changes in cue configuration reduce the impact of interfering information in a predictive learning task. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:2050.

Ferrero, M., West, G., & Vadillo, M. A. (2017). Is crossed laterality associated with academic achievement and intelligence? A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE12:e0183618.

Garaizar, P., & Vadillo, M. A. (in press). Metronome LKM: An open source virtual keyboard driver to measure experiment software latencies. Behavior Research Methods.

Luque, D., Vadillo, M. A., Gutiérrez-Cobo, M. J., & Le Pelley, M. E. (in press). The blocking effect in associative learning involves learned biases in rapid attentional capture. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Luque, D., Vadillo, M. A., Le Pelley, M. E., & Beesley, T. (2017). Prediction and uncertainty in associative learning: Examining controlled and automatic components of learned attentional biases. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 1485-1503.

Luque, D., Vadillo, M. A., López, F. J., Alonso, R., & Shanks, D. R. (2017). Testing the controllability of contextual cuing of visual search. Scientific Reports, 7:39645.

Morís, J., Barberia, I., Vadillo, M. A., Andrades, A., & López, F. J. (2017). Slower reacquisition after partial extinction in human contingency learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 43, 81-93.

Vadillo, M. A. (in press). Señalización contextual de la atención visual. [Contextual cueing of visual attention.] In J. Nieto & R. Bernal-Gamboa (Eds.), Estudios contemporáneos en cognición comparada. México: Cromo Editores.

Vadillo, M. A., & Barberia, I. (2017). Blocking. In J. Vonk & T. K. Shackelford (Ed.), Encyclopedia of animal cognition and behavior. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer International Publishing.

West, G., Vadillo, M. A., Shanks, D. R., & Hulme, C. (in press). The procedural learning deficit hypothesis of language learning disorders: We see some problems. Developmental Science. [See the video abstract.]

Wongkoblap, A., Vadillo, M. A., & Curcin, V. (2017). Researching mental health disorders in the era of social media: Systematic review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19:e228.


2016

Beesley, T., Vadillo, M. A., Pearson, D., & Shanks, D. R. (2016). Configural learning in contextual cuing of visual search. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42, 1173-1185.

Ferrero, M., Garaizar, P., & Vadillo, M. A. (2016). Neuromyths in education: Prevalence among Spanish teachers and an exploration of cross-cultural variation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10:496.

Street, C. H. N., Bischof, W. F., Vadillo, M. A., & Kingstone, A. (2016). Inferring others’ hidden thoughts: Smart guesses in a low diagnostic world. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 29, 539-549.

Street, C. H. N., & Vadillo, M. A. (2016). Can the unconscious boost lie detection accuracy? Current Directions in Psychological Science, 25, 246-250.

Vadillo, M. A., Blanco, F., Yarritu, I., & Matute, H. (2016). Single- and dual-process models of biased contingency detection. Experimental Psychology, 63, 3-19.

Vadillo, M. A., & Garaizar, P. (2016). The effect of noise-induced variance on parameter recovery from reaction times. BMC Bioinformatics, 17:147.

Vadillo, M. A., Gold, N., & Osman, M. (2016). The bitter truth about sugar and willpower: The limited evidential value of the glucose model of ego depletion. Psychological Science27, 1207-1214.

Vadillo, M. A., Hardwicke, T. E., & Shanks, D. R. (2016). Selection bias, vote counting, and money priming effects: A comment on Rohrer, Pashler, and Harris (2015) and Vohs (2015). Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145, 655-663.

Vadillo, M. A., Konstantinidis, E., & Shanks, D. R. (2016). Underpowered samples, false negatives, and unconscious learning. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 23, 87-102.

Vadillo, M. A., Orgaz, C., Luque, D., & Nelson, J. B. (2016). Ambiguity produces attention shifts in category learning. Learning & Memory, 23, 134-140.


2015

Beesley, T., Vadillo, M. A., Pearson, D., & Shanks, D. R. (2015). Pre-exposure of repeated search configurations facilitates subsequent contextual cuing of visual searchJournal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 41, 348-362.

Matute, H., Blanco, F., Yarritu, I., Díaz-Lago, M., Vadillo, M. A., & Barberia, I. (2015). Illusions of causality: How they bias our everyday thinking and how they could be reduced. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:888.

Shanks, D. R., Vadillo, M. A., Riedel, B., Clymo, A., Govind, S., Hickin, N., Tamman, A. J. F., & Puhlmann, L. M. C. (2015). Romance, risk, and replication: Can consumer choices and risk-taking be primed by mating motives? Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144, e142-e158.

Vadillo, M. A., Kostopoulou, O., & Shanks, D. R. (2015). A critical review and meta-analysis of the unconscious thought effect in medical decision making. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:636.

Vadillo, M. A., Street, C. H. N., Beesley, T., & Shanks, D. R. (2015). A simple algorithm for the offline recalibration of eye-tracking data through best-fitting linear transformation. Behavior Research Methods, 47, 1365-1376.


2014

Garaizar, P., & Vadillo, M. A. (2014). Accuracy and precision of visual stimulus timing in PsychoPy: No timing errors in standard usage. PLoS ONE, 9:e112033.

Garaizar, P., Vadillo, M. A., & López-de-Ipiña, D. (2014). Presentation accuracy of the Web revisited: Animation methods in the HTML5 era. PLoS ONE, 9:e109812.

Garaizar, P., Vadillo, M. A., López-de-Ipiña, D., & Matute, H. (2014). Measuring software timing errors in the presentation of visual stimuli in cognitive neuroscience experiments. PLoS ONE, 9:e85108.

Matute, H., Steegen, S., & Vadillo, M. A. (2014). Outcome probability modulates anticipatory behavior to signals that are equally reliable. Adaptive Behavior, 22, 207-216.

Vadillo, M. A., Ortega-Castro, N., Barbería, I., & Baker, A. G. (2014). Two heads are better than one, but how much? Evidence that people’s use of causal integration rules does not always conform to normative standards. Experimental Psychology, 61, 356-367.

Yarritu, I., Matute, H., & Vadillo, M. A. (2014). Illusion of control: The role of personal involvement. Experimental Psychology, 61, 38-47.


2013

Blanco, F., Matute, H., & Vadillo, M. A. (2013). Interactive effects of the probability of the cue and the probability of the outcome on the overestimation of null contingency. Learning & Behavior, 41, 333-340.

Le Pelley, M. E., Vadillo, M. A., & Luque, D. (2013). Learned predictiveness influences rapid attentional capture: Evidence from the dot probe task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 39, 1888-1900.

Luque, D., Flores, A., & Vadillo, M. A. (2013). Revisiting the role of within-compound associations in cue-interaction phenomena. Learning & Behavior, 41, 61-76.

Ortega-Castro, N., & Vadillo, M. A. (2013). Retrieval-induced forgetting and interference between cues: Training a cue-outcome association attenuates retrieval by alternative cues. Behavioural Processes, 94, 19-25.

Vadillo, M. A., De Houwer, J., De Schryver, M., Ortega-Castro, N., & Matute, H. (2013). Evidence for an illusion of causality when using the Implicit Association Test to measure learning. Learning and Motivation, 44, 303-311.

Vadillo, M. A., & Luque, D. (2013). Dissociations among judgments do not reflect cognitive priority: An associative explanation of memory for frequency information in contingency learning. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67, 60-71.

Vadillo, M. A., Matute, H., & Blanco, F. (2013). Fighting the illusion of control: How to make use of cue competition and alternative explanations. Universitas Psychologica, 12, 261-269.

Vadillo, M. A., Orgaz, C., Luque, D., Cobos, P. L., López, F. J., & Matute, H. (2013). The role of outcome inhibition in interference between outcomes: A contingency-learning analogue of retrieval-induced forgetting. British Journal of Psychology, 104, 167-180.


2012

Blanco, F., Matute, H., & Vadillo, M. A. (2012). Mediating role of activity level in the depressive realism effect. PLoS ONE, 7:e46203.

Garaizar, P., Vadillo, M. A., & López-de-Ipiña, D. (2012). Benefits and pitfalls of using HTML5 APIs for online experiments and simulations. International Journal of Online Engineering, 8, 20-25.

Garaizar, P., Vadillo, M. A., López-de-Ipiña, D., & Matute, H. (2012). The web as a platform for e-research in psychology. In A. Juan, T. Daradoumis, M. Roca, S. E. Grasman, & J. Faulin (Eds.), Collaborative and distributed e-research: Innovations in technologies, strategies and applications (pp. 34-61). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Matute, H., & Vadillo, M. A. (2012). Causal learning & illusions of control. In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the sciences of learning: SpringerReference. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.

Matute, H., Vadillo, M. A., & Garaizar, P. (2012). Web-based experiment control software for research on human learning. In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the sciences of learning: SpringerReference. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.

Matute, H., & Vadillo, M. A. (2012). Psicología de las nuevas tecnologías: De la adicción a Internet a la convivencia con robots. Madrid: Editorial Síntesis.


2011

Blanco, F., Matute, H., & Vadillo, M. A. (2011). Making the uncontrollable seem controllable: The role of action in the illusion of control. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64, 1290-1304.

Luque, D., & Vadillo, M. A. (2011). Backward versus forward blocking: Evidence for performance-based models of human contingency learning. Psychological Reports, 109, 1001-1016.

Matute, H., Lipp, O. V., Vadillo, M. A., & Humphreys, M. S. (2011). Temporal contexts: Filling the gap between episodic memory and associative learning. Journal of Experimental psychology: General, 140, 660-673.

Matute, H., Yarritu, I., & Vadillo, M. A. (2011). Illusions of causality at the heart of pseudoscience. British Journal of Psychology, 102, 392-405.

Vadillo, M. A., & Matute, H. (2011). Further evidence on the validity of web-based research on associative learning: Augmentation in a predictive learning task. Computers in Human Behavior, 27, 750-754.

Vadillo, M. A., Musca, S. C., Blanco, F., & Matute, H. (2011). Contrasting cue-density effects in causal and prediction judgments. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 110-115.


2010

Blanco, F., Matute, H., & Vadillo, M. A. (2010). Contingency is used to prepare for outcomes: Implications for a functional analysis of learning. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 17, 117-121.

Musca, S. C., Vadillo, M. A., Blanco, F., & Matute, H. (2010). The role of cue information in the outcome-density effect: Evidence from neural network simulations and a causal learning experiment. Connection Science, 20, 177-192.

Vadillo, M. A., & Matute, H. (2010). Augmentation in contingency learning under time pressure. British Journal of Psychology, 101, 579-589.


2009

Blanco, F., Matute, H., & Vadillo, M. A. (2009). Depressive realism: Wiser or quieter? Psychological Record, 59, 551-562.

Matute, H., & Vadillo, M. A. (2009). The Proust effect and the evolution of a dual learning system. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 32, 215-216.

Vadillo, M. A., & Matute, H. (2009). Learning in virtual environments: Some discrepancies between laboratory- and Internet-based research on associative learning. Computers in Human Behavior, 25, 402-406.


2008

Blanco, F., Vadillo, M. A., & Matute, H. (2008). La pasividad de los depresivos les protege de la ilusión de control. En I. Etxebarria et al. (Eds.), Emoción y motivación: Contribuciones actuales (Vol. 2, Motivación, pp. 79-90). San Sebastián: Asociación de Motivación y Emoción.

Musca, S. C., Vadillo, M. A., Blanco, F., & Matute, H. (2008). Associative and connectionist accounts of biased contingency detection in humans. In R. M. French & E. Thomas (Eds.), From associations to rules: Connectionist models of behavior and cognition (pp. 16-27). Singapore: World Scientific.

Orgaz, C., Luque, D., Vadillo, M. A., López, F. J., & Matute, H. (2008). La interferencia retroactiva entre claves entrenadas por separado: Evidencia empírica y enfoques teóricos. Escritos de Psicología, 2, 85-96.

Vadillo, M. A., Castro, L., Matute, H., & Wasserman, E. A. (2008). Backward blocking: The role of within-compound associations and interference between cues trained apart. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61, 185-193.

Vadillo, M. A., Orgaz, C., & Matute, H. (2008). Overshadowed cues have reduced ability to retroactively interfere with other cues. Learning and Motivation, 39, 313-322.


2007

Matute, H., & Vadillo, M. A. (2007). Assessing e-learning in web labs. In L. Gomes & J. García-Zubía (Eds.), Advances on remote laboratories and e-learning experiences (pp. 97-107). Bilbao, Spain: University of Deusto.

Matute, H., Vadillo, M. A., & Bárcena, R. (2007). Web-based experiment control software for research and teaching on human learning. Behavior Research Methods, 39, 689-693.

Matute, H., Vadillo, M. A., Blanco, F., & Musca, S. C. (2007). Either greedy or well informed: The reward maximization – unbiased evaluation trade-off. In S. Vosniadou, D. Kayser, & A. Protopapas (Eds), Proceedings of the European Cognitive Science Conference (pp.341-346). Hove, UK: Erlbaum.

Matute, H., Vadillo, M. A., Blanco, F., Orgaz, C., & Vegas, S. (Eds.) (2007). En qué se diferencia la danza de la lluvia del barómetro y de las bajas presiones. Bilbao: Universidad de Deusto.

Matute, H., Vadillo, M. A., Vegas, S., & Blanco, F. (2007). Illusion of control in Internet users and college students. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 10, 176-181.

Pineño, O., Vadillo, M. A., & Matute, H. (Eds.) (2007). Psicología del aprendizaje. Badajoz: Abecedario.

Vadillo, M. A., & Matute, H. (2007). Introducción al aprendizaje causal. En O. Pineño, M. A. Vadillo, & H. Matute (Eds.), Psicología del aprendizaje (pp. 301-322). Badajoz: Abecedario.

Vadillo, M. A., & Matute, H. (2007). Predictions and causal estimations are not supported by the same associative structure. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60, 433-447.


2006

Lipatova, O., Wheeler, D., Vadillo, M. A., & Miller, R. R. (2006). Recency-to-primacy shift in cue competition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 32, 396-406.

Vadillo, M. A., Bárcena, R., & Matute, H. (2006). The internet as a research tool in the study of associative learning: An example from overshadowing. Behavioural Processes, 73, 36-40.


2005

Vadillo, M. A., & Matute, H. (2005). Nuevas perspectivas teóricas para el estudio de la extinción en juicios de causalidad. En N. J. Vila y J. M. Rosas (Eds.), Aprendizaje causal y recuperación de la información: Perspectivas teóricas (pp. 31-46). Jaén: Del Lunar.

Vadillo, M. A., Miller, R. R., & Matute, H. (2005). Causal and predictive-value judgments, but not predictions, are based on cue-outcome contingency. Learning & Behavior, 33, 172-183.


2004

Vadillo, M. A., Vegas, S., & Matute, H. (2004). Frequency of judgment as a context-like determinant of predictive judgments. Memory & Cognition, 32, 1065-1075.

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