Selected Empirical Work
| In Review | In Press |
| Presentations |
|Laurance, H.E., Thomas, K.G.F., Newman, M.C., Kaszniak, A.W., Rubin,
S.R., Nadel, L., & Jacobs, W.J. Age-related changes in human place
learning. Journal of Gerontology.ABSTRACT
|Jacobs, W. J., Stiles, A., Nadel, L., & Thomas, K.G.F. Humans do
not forget spatial information over long retention intervals. Psychological
|Thomas, K.G.F., Laurance, H.E., Brunner, T.M. Luczak, S.E., & Jacobs,
W.J. Age-related changes in human cognitive mapping system: Data from a
computer-generate environment. Cyberpsychology and Behavior.
|Kállai, J., Kosztolány, P., Osváth, A., &
Jacobs, W.J. Attention fixation training: Training people to form cognitive
maps helps to control symptoms of panic disorder with agoraphobia.
of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 30.
|Skelton, R.W., Bukach, C.M., Laurance, H.E., Thomas, K.G.F., Jacobs,
W.J. (1999). Humans With Traumatic Brain Injuries Show Place-Learning Deficits
in Computer-generated Virtual Space. Journal of Clinical and Experimental
Neurospsychology, 21. 1- . ABSTRACT
|Jacobs, W. J., Thomas, K. G. F., Laurance, H. E., & Nadel, L. (1998).
Place learning in virtual space II: Stimulus control. Learning and Motivation,
29, 288-308. ABSTRACT NEWFIGURES
Laurance HE, Thomas KGF, Jacobs WJ, Nadel L (1998). Place learning in real
and computer-generated space: Performance of younger and older adults.
of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16, Suppl. S MAR 18.
|Nadel, L., Thomas, K.G.F., Laurance, H.E., Skelton, R., Tal, T. &
Jacobs, W. J. (1998). Human spatial cognition in a virtual arena. In C.
Freksa, C Habel, K. F. Wender (Eds.), Spatial Cognition – An interdisciplinary
approach to representation and processing of spatial knowledge. (pp.
399-427). Springer-Verlag: Berlin.
|Jacobs, W. J., Laurance, H. E., & Thomas, K. G. F. (1997)
Place learning in virtual space I: Acquisition, overshadowing, and transfer.
Learning and Motivation, 28, 521-541. ABSTRACT
|Baum, M., Andrus, T. & Jacobs, W. J. (1990). Massed and distributed
exposures to the conditional stimulus differentially affect extinction
of a conditioned emotional response. Behavior Research and Therapy,
|Figueredo, A.J., Kirsner, B.R., Bachar, K.J., Jacobs, W. J. The mathematics
of melancholy: An evolutionary economic model of depression. Presented
to the conference on Evolutionary Theory and Psychology, November 1999.
New York, NY.
|Kirsner, B.R., Figueredo, A.J., Bachar, K.J., Vasquez, G., & Jacobs,
W. J. The effect of depression on perceived mate value and mating opportunities.
Presented to the conference on Evolutionary Theory and Psychology, November
1999. New York, NY.
|Jacobs, W. J., Booker, J., & Feldman, J. A cognitive-behavioral
approach to university teaching. Teaching. Roundtable presented to 11th
annual meeting of APS, Teaching Workshop, Denver. June 1999.
|Baker, C., Hsu, M., Ryan, T., Nadel, L., & Jacobs, W. J.. (1998)Functional
Neuroimaging of Place Learning in Computer-Generated Space. Poster
presented to the Robert S. Flinn Foundation Life Sciences and Biomedical
Research Symposium, December 1998. Tucson, AZ.
|Jacobs, W. J. Autobiographical and emotional memory from a multiple
systems perspective. McDonnell Pew Program in Cognitive Neuroscience
Annual Meeting. June 1998; Montreal, Quebec
|Jacobs, W. J. Primary prevention of intrusive emotional memories.
Invited symposium speaker; presented to the 10th annual meeting of APS,
Washington DC. May 1998.
|Metcalfe, J. & Jacobs, W. J. Emotional memory: The effects of stress
on "cool" and "hot" memory systems. Presented to the first International
Conference on Memory, Tsukuba, Japan. 17 March 1998.
|Laurance, H.E., Jacobs, W.J., & Nadel, L. Place learning in the
elderly. Presented to the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience
Society, San Francisco, CA. May 1998.
|Metcalfe, J. & Jacobs, W. J. Can ‘hot’ human emotions be captured
by ‘cool’ mathematical models? Invited paper presented to the Tallin 1998
conference. Tallin, Estonia
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