Peer-reviewed Journal Articles:

Blacker, K.J., Peltier, C., McKinley, R.A., & Biggs, A.T. (2020). What versus how in visual search: Effects of object recognition training, strategy training, and non-invasive brain stimulation on satellite image search.

Journal of Cognitive Enhancement. (pdf)

Seech, T.R., Funke, M.E., Sharp, R.F., Light, G.A., & Blacker, K.J. (2020). Impaired sensory processing during low-oxygen exposure: A non-invasive approach to detecting changes in cognitive states. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, 12. (pdf)

Hinault, T., Blacker, K.J., Gormley, M., Anderson, B.A., & Courtney, S.M. (2019). Value-driven attentional capture is modulated by the contents of working memory: An EEG study. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 19(2), 253-267. (pdf)

Blacker, K.J., Hamilton, J., Roush, G., Pettijohn, K.A., & Biggs, A.T. (2019). Cognitive training for military application: a review of the literature and practical guide. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, 3(1), 30-51. (pdf)

Peltier, C., Pettijohn, K.A., & Blacker, K.J. (2018). Developing the third offset: Transcranial direct current stimulation can improve the human operator. Military Medicine, 184(1-2), 11-13.

Blacker, K.J., Negoita, S., Ewen, J.B., & Courtney, S.M. (2017). N-back versus complex span working memory training. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, 1(4), 434-454. (pdf)

Blacker, K.J., Weisberg, S.M., Newcombe, N.S., & Courtney, S.M. (2017). Keeping track of where we are: spatial working memory in navigation. Visual Cognition, 25 (7), 691-702. (pdf)

Jones, K.T., Peterson, D.J., Blacker, K.J., & Berryhill, M.E. (2017). Frontoparietal tDCS modulates working memory training benefits and oscillatory synchronization. Brain Research, 1667, 28-40. (pdf)

Blacker, K.J. & Courtney, S.M. (2016). Distinct neural substrates for maintaining spatial locations and relations in working memory. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10, 594. (pdf)

Blacker, K.J. & Curby, K.M. (2016). The attentional blink is attenuated for objects of expertise. Visual Cognition, 24(2), 132-140. (pdf)

Blacker, K.J., Ikkai, A., Lakshmanan, B.M., Ewen, J.B., & Courtney, S.M. (2016). The role of alpha oscillations in deriving and   maintaining spatial relations in working memory. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 16(5), 888-901. (pdf)

Blacker, K.J., Curby, K.M., Klobusicky, E., & Chein, J.M. (2014). The effects of action video game training on visual working           memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 40(5), 1992-2004. (pdf)


Ikkai, A., Blacker, K.J., Lakshmanan, B.M., Ewen, J.B., & Courtney, S.M. (2014). Maintenance of relational information in               working memory leads to suppression of the sensory cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology, 112(8), 1903-1915. (pdf)


Zhao, K., Jiang, J., Blacker, K., Lyman, B., Dalton, P., Cowart, B., & Pribitkin, E. (2014). Regional peak mucosal cooling predicts         the perception of nasal patency. The Laryngoscope, 124(3), 589-595. (pdf)


Blacker, K.J. & Curby, K.M. (2013). Enhanced visual short-term memory in action video game players. Attention, Perception, &         Psychophysics, 75(6), 1128-1136. (pdf)


Curby, K.M., Goldstein, R.R., & Blacker, K. (2013). Disrupting perceptual grouping of face parts impairs holistic face                          processing. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 75(1), 83-91. (pdf)


Blacker, K.J., Forman, E.M., Herbert, J.D., & Kounios, J. (2012). Acceptance- versus Change-based Pain Management: The               Role of Psychological Acceptance. Behavior Modification, 36(1), 37-48. (pdf)


Zhao, K., Blacker, K., Luo, Y., Bryant, B., & Jiang, J. (2011). Perceiving nasal patency through mucosal cooling rather than air            temperature or nasal resistance. PLoS ONE, 6 (10), 1-8. (pdf)

Published Conference Proceedings:

Blacker, K.J., Peterson, D.J., Jones, K.T., & Berryhill, M.E. (2016). Visual working memory training with noninvasive neurostimulation increases low frequency phase synchrony. Journal of Vision, 16(12), 760. (link)

Collins, J.A., Blacker, K.J., & Curby, K.M. (2013). Learned emotional associations influence visual processing, eventually.                  Journal of Vision, 13(9), 896.


Blacker, K.J. & Curby, K.M. (2010). Perceptual expertise attenuates the attentional blink. Visual Cognition, 18(10), 1494-1498.         (pdf)


Blacker, K.J., Pribitkin, E., Luo, Y., & Zhao, K. (2009). Is perception of nasal patency a function of air temperature, humidity,          mucosal heat loss, nasal resistance or trigeminal sensitivity? Chemical Senses, 34(7), A99-A100.


McDermott, R., Wilson, T., Blacker, K., Maute, C., Ozdener, M., & Dalton, P. (2009) Functional and Inflammatory                                Consequences of Veterinary Gross Anatomy Lab Enrollment: Effects of Formaldehyde on Chemosensation. Chemical              Senses, 34(7), A101-A102.