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D. P. Newman

Brosnan, M., Sabaroedin, K., Silk, T., Genc, S., Newman, D. P., Loughnane, G, Fornito, A., O’Connell, R.G., Bellgrove, M.A. (2020), Evidence accumulation during perceptual decisions in humans varies as a function of dorsal fronto-parietal organisation. Nature Human Behaviour, DOI: 10.1038/s41562-020-0863-4

Kempen Jv, Loughnane G. M, Newman D. P, Kelly S. P, Thiele A, O’Connell R. G, and Bellgrove M. A. (2019). Behavioural and neural signatures of perceptual decision-making are modulated by pupil-linked arousal. Elife, 8, 1– 43; doi: 10.7554/elife.42541

Loughnane G. M., Newman, D.P., Tamang, S., Kelly, S.P & O’Connell, R.G (2018). Antagonistic interactions between microsaccades and evidence accumulation processes during decision formation. Journal of Neuroscience 38 (9) 2163-2176. DOI:

Newman, D.P., Loughnane G. M., Kelly, S.P., O’Connell, R.G., & Bellgrove, M.A (2017) Visuospatial asymmetries arise from differences in the onset time of perceptual evidence accumulation. Journal of Neuroscience 37 (12) 3378-3385; DOI:

Newman, D.P., Lockley, S.W., Loughnane, G.M., Martins, A.C.P., Abe, R., Zoratti, M.T.R., Kelly, S.P., O’Neill, M.H., Rajaratnam, S.M.W., O’Connell, R.G., & Bellgrove, M.A. (2016). Ocular exposure to blue-enriched light has an asymmetric influence on neural activity and spatial attention. Scientific Reports. 6, 27754. doi:10.1038/srep27754.

Loughnane GM, Newman DP, Bellgrove MA, Lalor EC, Kelly SP, O’Connell RG (2016) Target Selection Signals Influence Perceptual Decisions by Modulating the Onset and Rate of Evidence Accumulation. Current Biology. Abstract

Wang E, Sun L, Sun M, Huang J, Tao Y, Zhao X, Wu Z, Ding Y, Newman DP, Bellgrove MA, Wang Y, Song Y (2016) Attentional selection and suppression in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging. Abstract

Morey, R. D., Chambers, C. D., Etchells, P. J., Harris, C. R., Hoekstra, R., Lakens, D., Lewandowsky, S., Morey, C. C., Newman, D. P., Sch¯onbrodt, F. D., Vanpaemel, W., Wagenmakers, E.-J., & Zwaan, R. A. (2016). The peer reviewers’ openness initiative: Incentivising open research practices through peer review. Royal Society Open Science.

Tong JHS,Cummins TDR, Johnson BP, McKinley L-A, Pickering HE, Fanning P, Stefanac NR, Newman DP, Hawi Z, Bellgrove MA. (2015). An Association Between a Dopamine Transporter Gene(SLC6A3) Haplotype and ADHD Symptom Measures in Nonclinical Adults. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B. 9999:1±8. Abstract

Newman, D.P., Cummins T.D.R., Tong J.H.S., Johnson B.P., Pickering H., Fanning P., Wagner J., Goodrich J.T.T., Hawi Z., Chambers C.D., & Bellgrove M.A. (2014). Dopamine transporter genotype is associated with a lateralized resistance to distraction during attention selection. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34(47), 15743-1570. Abstract

Newman, D.P., Loughnane, G.M., Abe, R., Zoratti, M.T., Martins, A.C.P., van den Bogert, P., Kelly, S.P., O’Connell, R.G., Bellgrove, M.A. (2014). Differential shift in spatial bias over time depends on observers’ initial bias: observer subtypes, or regression to the mean? Neuropsychologia, 64, 33–40. Abstract

Silk, T. J., Newman, D. P., Eramudugolla, R., Vance, A., & Bellgrove, M. A. (2014). Influence of methylphenidate on spatial attention asymmetry in adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): Preliminary findings. Neuropsychologia, 56, 178-183. Abstract

Newman, D. P., O’Connell, R. G., & Bellgrove, M. A. (2013) Linking Time-on-task, Spatial Bias and Hemispheric Activation Asymmetry: A Neural Correlate of Rightward Attention Drift. Neuropsychologia, 51(7), 1215–1223. Abstract

Bellgrove, M. A., Eramudugolla, R., Newman, D. P., Vance, A., & Mattingley, J. B. (2013) Influence of attentional load on spatial attention in acquired and developmental disorders of attention. Neuropsychologia, 51(6), 1085–1093. Abstract

Newman, D. P., O’Connell, R. G., Nathan, P. J., & Bellgrove, M. A. (2012). Dopamine transporter genotype predicts attentional asymmetry in healthy adults. Neuropsychologia, 50(12), 2823-2829. Abstract

Invited Talks

Society for Neuroscience (Chicago, 20th of Oct 2015). Ocular exposure to short wavelength light modulates behavioural and electrophysiological markers of spatial attention bias.