Publications

In reverse chronological order (i.e. newest first). The majority here are open-access publications, so simply follow the DOI-link to access the full text and PDF. For any closed publications or those still under embargo, send me an email and I'll send you the PDF as soon as possible.

  • Fritsche, M., Spaak, E., & De Lange, F.P. (2020). A Bayesian and efficient observer model explains concurrent attractive and repulsive history biases in visual perception. eLife. doi:10.7554/eLife.55389
  • Tankelevitch, L., Spaak, E., Rushworth, M.F.S., & Stokes, M.G. (2020). Previously reward-associated stimuli capture spatial attention in the absence of changes in the corresponding sensory representations as measured with MEG. The Journal of Neuroscience. doi:10.1523/jneurosci.1172-19.2020
  • Manahova, M.E., Spaak, E., & De Lange, F.P. (2020). Familiarity increases processing speed in the visual system. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 32(4), 722-733. doi:10.1162/jocn_a_01507
  • Spaak, E. & De Lange, F.P. (2020) Hippocampal and prefrontal theta-band mechanisms underpin implicit spatial context learning. The Journal of Neuroscience. 40(1), 191-202. doi:10.1523/jneurosci.1660-19.2019
  • Wasmuht, D.F., Spaak, E., Buschman, T.J., Miller, E.K., & Stokes, M.G. (2018) Intrinsic neuronal dynamics predict distinct functional roles during working memory. Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-05961-4
  • Spaak, E., Watanabe, K., Funahashi, S., & Stokes, M.G. (2017) Stable and dynamic coding for working memory in primate prefrontal cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience. 37(27), 6503-6516. doi:10.1523/jneurosci.3364-16.2017
  • Jensen, O., Spaak, E., & Park, H. (2016) Discriminating valid from spurious indices of phase-amplitude coupling. eNeuro. 3(6). doi:10.1523/eneuro.0334-16.2016
  • Stokes, M.G. & Spaak, E. (2016) The importance of single-trial analyses in cognitive neuroscience. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 20(7), 483-486, doi:10.1016/j.tics.2016.05.008
  • Spaak, E., Fonken, Y., Jensen, O., & De Lange, F.P. (2016) The neural mechanisms of prediction in visual search. Cerebral Cortex. 26(11), 4327-4336, doi:10.1093/cercor/bhv210
  • Stokes, M.G., Wolff, M.J., & Spaak, E. (2015) Decoding rich spatial information with high temporal resolution. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 19(11), 636-638, doi:10.1016/j.tics.2015.08.016
  • Jensen, O., Spaak, E., & Zumer, J.M. (2014) Human brain oscillations: From physiological mechanisms to analysis and cognition. In Supek, S., & Aine, C.J. (Eds.), Magneto-encephalography: From signals to dynamic cortical networks. Berlin: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33045-2_17
  • Spaak., E., De Lange, F.P., & Jensen, O. (2014). Local entrainment of alpha oscillations by visual stimuli causes cyclic modulation of perception. The Journal of Neuroscience. 34(10), 3536-3544, doi:10.1523/jneurosci.4385-13.2014
  • Spaak, E., Bonnefond, M., Maier, A., Leopold, D.A., & Jensen, O. (2012). Layer-specific entrainment of gamma-band neural activity by the alpha rhythm in monkey visual cortex. Current Biology, 22(24), 2313–2318. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2012.10.020
  • Spaak, E., Zeitler, M., & Gielen, C.C.A.M. (2012). Hippocampal theta modulation of neocortical spike times and gamma rhythm: A biophysical model study. PLoS ONE, 7(10): e45688. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045688
  • Spaak, E. (2009). No one is tricking anyone: A critique of Wegner’s theory of conscious will. Splijtstof, 37(3), 15–26.
  • Spaak, E. & Haselager, P.F.G. (2008). Imitation and mirror neurons: An evolutionary robotics model. In A. Nijholt, M. Pantic, M. Poel, & H. Hondorp (Eds.) Proceedings of BNAIC 2008, the Twentieth Belgian-Dutch Artificial Intelligence Conference. (pp. 249–256). Enschede: University of Twente.