Oxford ACClab




2018 & in press

FAST: A novel, executive function-based approach to cognitive enhancement
Almquist J, Mathan S, Brem AK, ..., Yeung N
PLoS One, in press.

Modulating fluid intelligence through combined cognitive training and brain stimulation
Brem AK, Almquist JNF, Mansfield K, ..., Yeung N, Pascual-Leone A, Cohen Kadosh R
Neuropsychologia, in press.

Subjective confidence predicts information seeking in decision making
Desender K, Boldt A, Yeung N
Psychological Science, 1-18.

The effects of 10 Hz transcranial alternating current stimulation on audiovisual task switching
Clayton MS, Yeung N, Cohen Kadosh R
Frontiers in Neuroscience, 12(67), 1-12.


Adaptable categorization of hands and tools in prosthesis users
van den Heiligenberg FMZ, Yeung N, Brugger P, Culham JC, Makin TR
Psychological Science, 28(3), 395-398.

The impact of evidence reliability on sensitivity and bias in decision confidence
Boldt A, de Gardelle V, Yeung N
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43(8), 1520-1531.

Adaptive behaviour and feedback processing integrate experience and instruction in reinforcement learning
Schiffer AM, Siletti K, Waszak F, Yeung N
NeuroImage, 146, 626-641.

The many characters of visual alpha oscillations
Clayton MS, Yeung N, Cohen Kadosh R
European Journal of Neuroscience, 1-11.


ERP correlates of encoding success and encoding selectivity in attention switching
Richter FR, Yeung N
PLoS One, 11(12), e0167396.


Extending the diagnostic capabilities of artificial intelligence-based instructional systems
Mathan S, Yeung N
AI Magazine, 36(4), 51-60.

The roles of cortical oscillations in sustained attention
Clayton MS, Yeung N, Cohen Kadosh R
Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 19, 188-195.

The role of prediction and outcomes in adaptive cognitive control
Schiffer A-M, Waszak F, Yeung N
Journal of Physiology – Paris, 109, 38-59.

Shared neural markers of decision confidence and error detection
Boldt A, Yeung N
Journal of Neuroscience, 35, 3478-3484.

Corresponding influences of top-down control on task switching and long-term memory
Richter FR, Yeung N
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68(6), 1124-1147.


Reward activates stimulus-specific and task-dependent representations in visual association cortices
Schiffer A-M, Muller T, Yeung N, Waszak F
Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 15610-15620.

The case for compensatory processes in the relationship between anxiety and error monitoring: A reply to Proudfit, Inzlicht, and Mennin
Moser JS, Moran TP, Schroder HS, Donnellan MB, Yeung N
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8(1), 64(1-5).

Supra-personal cognitive control and metacognition
Shea N, Boldt A, Bang D, Yeung N, Heyes C, Frith CD
Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 18, 186-193.

Shared mechanisms for confidence judgements and error detection in human decision making
Yeung N, Summerfield, C
In Fleming, Frith (Eds) The Cognitive Neuroscience of Metacognition. Chapter 7, pp. 147-167. Springer-Verlag.

Dissociable neural correlates of intention and action preparation in voluntary task switching
Poljac E, Yeung N
Cerebral Cortex, 24, 465-478.

Neuroimaging studies of task switching 
Richter FR, Yeung N
In Grange, Houghton (Eds) Task switching and cognitive control. Chapter 10, pp. 237-271. OUP.

Conflict monitoring and cognitive control
Yeung N
In: Ochsner, Kosslyn (Eds.) Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience. Volume 2: The Cutting Edges. Chapter 18, pp. 275-299. OUP.


Oh rats! Post-error behavioural adjustments in creatures great and small
Summerfield C, Yeung N
Nature Neuroscience, 16, 1715-1716.

On the relationship between anxiety and error monitoring: a meta-analysis and conceptual framework
Moser JS, Moran TP, Schroder HS, Donnellan MB, Yeung N
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 466(1-19).

Between-task competition for intentions and actions
Millington RS, Poljac E, Yeung N
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66, 1504-1516.

EEG indices of reward motivation and target detectability in a rapid visual detection task
Hughes G, Mathan S, Yeung N
NeuroImage, 64, 590-600.


Error awareness as evidence accumulation: effects of speed-accuracy trade-off on error signaling
Steinhauser M, Yeung N
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 240(1-12).

Memory and cognitive control in task switching
Richter FR, Yeung N
Psychological Science, 23, 1256-1263.

Cognitive control of intentions for voluntary actions in individuals with a high level of autistic traits
Poljac E, Poljac E, Yeung N
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42, 2523-2533.

Motivation of extended behaviors by anterior cingulate cortex
Holroyd CB, Yeung N
Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 16, 122-8.

Metacognition in human decision making: confidence and error monitoring
Yeung N, Summerfield C
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 367, 1310-1321.


Trial-by-trial variations in subjective attentional state are reflected in ongoing prestimulus EEG alpha oscillations
Macdonald JSP, Mathan S, Yeung N
Frontiers in Psychology, 2, 82(1-16). (see also commentary in Frontiers)

Errors of interpretation and modeling: a reply to Grinband et al.
Yeung N, Cohen JD, Botvinick MM
NeuroImage, 57, 316-319.

Error-related brain activity and adjustments of selective attention following errors
Maier ME, Yeung N, Steinhauser M
NeuroImage, 56, 2339-2347.

Dissociable correlates of response conflict and error awareness in error-related brain activity
Hughes G, Yeung N
Neuropsychologia, 49, 405-415.

An integrative theory of anterior cingulate cortex function: option selection in hierarchical reinforcement learning
Holroyd CB, Yeung N
In: Mars, Sallet, Rushworth, Yeung (Eds.) The Neural Basis of Motivational and Cognitive Control. MIT Press.


Decision processes in human performance monitoring
Steinhauser M, Yeung N
Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 15643-15653.

Conflict over cingulate cortex: Between-species differences in cingulate may support enhanced cognitive flexibility in humans 
Cole MW, Yeung N, Friewald WA, Botvinick M
Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 75, 239-40.

No-go trials can modulate switch cost by interfering with effects of task preparation 
Lenartowicz A, Yeung N, Cohen JD
Psychological Research.

Bottom-up influences on voluntary task switching: the elusive homunculus escapes 
Yeung N
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 36, 348-362.


Dissociating response conflict and error likelihood in anterior cingulate cortex 
Yeung N, Nieuwenhuis S
Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 14506-14510.

Diverging data on anterior cingulate cortex 
Cole MW, Yeung N, Friewald WA, Botvinick M
Trends in Neuroscience, 32, 566-574.


Drink alcohol and dim the lights: The impact of cognitive deficits on medial frontal cortex function 
Yeung N, Ralph J, Nieuwenhuis S
Cognitive Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 7, 347-355.

Conflict monitoring in cognition-emotion competitions
McClure SM, Botvinick MM, Yeung N, Greene JD, Cohen JD
In J. Gross (Ed.) Handbook of Emotion Regulation. New York: Guilford Press.

Theta phase resetting and the error related negativity
Yeung N, Bogacz R, Holroyd CB, Nieuwenhuis S, Cohen JD
Psychophysiology, 44, 39-49.


Between-task competition and cognitive control in task switching
Yeung N, Nystrom LE, Aronson JA, Cohen JD
Journal of Neuroscience, 26, 1429-1438.

The impact of cognitive deficits on conflict monitoring: Predictable dissociations between the ERN and N2
Yeung N, Cohen JD
Psychological Science, 17, 164-171.


A mechanism for error detection in speeded response time tasks
Holroyd CB, Yeung N, Coles MGH, Cohen JD
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 134, 163-191.

Neural mechanisms of attention and control: losing our inhibitions?
Nieuwenhuis S, Yeung N
Nature Neuroscience, 8, 1631-1633.

ERP correlates of feedback and reward processing in the presence and absence of response choice
Yeung N, Holroyd CB, Cohen JD
Cerebral Cortex, 15, 535-544.

Activity in human reward-sensitive brain areas is strongly context dependent
Nieuwenhuis S, Heslenfeld DJ, Alting von Geusau NJ, Mars RB, Holroyd CB, Yeung N
NeuroImage, 25, 1302-1309.

On the ERN and the significance of errors
Hajcak G, Moser JS, Yeung N, Simons RF
Psychophysiology, 42, 151-160.


The neural basis of error detection: conflict monitoring and the error-related negativity
Yeung N, Botvinick MM, Cohen JD
Psychological Review, 111, 931-959.

Detection of synchronized oscillations in the electroencephalogram: an evaluation of methods
Yeung N, Bogacz R, Holroyd CB, Cohen JD
Psychophysiology, 41, 822-832.

Conflict monitoring: computational and empirical studies
Botvinick MM, Braver TS, Yeung N, Ullsperger M, Carter CS, Cohen JD
In MI Posner (Ed.) Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention. New York: Guilford Press.

Relating cognitive and affective theories of the error-related negativity
Yeung N
In M Ullsperger & M Falkenstein (Eds.) Errors, Conflicts, and the Brain. Current Opinions on Performance Monitoring (pp.63-70). Leipzig: MPI of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Sensitivity of electrophysiological activity from medial frontal cortex to utilitarian and performance feedback
Nieuwenhuis S, Yeung N, Holroyd CB, Schurger A, Cohen JD
Cerebral Cortex, 14, 741-747.

Independent coding of reward magnitude and valence in the human brain
Yeung N, Sanfey AG
Journal of Neuroscience, 24, 6258-6264.

Dorsal anterior cingulate cortex shows fMRI response to internal and external error signals
Holroyd CB, Nieuwenhuis S, Yeung N, Nystrom LE, Mars R, Coles MGH, Cohen JD
Nature Neuroscience, 7, 497-498.

Stimulus modality, perceptual overlap, and the Go/NoGo N2
Nieuwenhuis S, Yeung N, Cohen JD
Neuroreport, 14, 2481-2484.

2003 & earlier

Errors in reward prediction are reflected in the event-related brain potential
Holroyd CB, Nieuwenhuis S, Yeung N, Cohen JD
Neuroreport, 14, 2481-2484.

The effects of recent practice on task switching
Yeung N, Monsell S
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 29, 919-936.

Electrophysiological correlates of anterior cingulate function in a Go/NoGo task: effects of response conflict and trial-type frequency
Nieuwenhuis S, Yeung N, van den Wildenberg V, Ridderinkhof KR
Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 3, 17-26.

Switching between tasks of unequal familiarity: the role of stimulus-attribute and response-set selection
Yeung N, Monsell S
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 29, 455-469.

Alcohol and error processing
Holroyd CB, Yeung N
Trends in Neurosciences, 26, 402-404.

Linear spatial integration for single-trial detection in encephalography
Parra L, Alvino C, Tang A, Pearlmutter B, Yeung N, Osman A, Sajda P
NeuroImage, 17, 223-230.

Anterior cingulate cortex
Casey BJ, Yeung N, Fosella J
In V.S. Ramachandran (ed.) Encyclopedia of the Human Brain (v.1, pp.145-157). Academic Press: Elsevier Science.

Reconfiguration of task-set: Is it easier to switch to the weaker task?
Monsell S, Yeung N, Azuma R
Psychological Research, 63, 250-264.