Representative Publications


Graph Comprehension and Visuospatial Reasoning

Michal, A.L. & Franconeri, S.L. (2017). Visual routines are associated with specific graph interpretations. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 2:20, 1-10. doi: 10.1186/s41235-017-0059-2

Michal, A.L., Shah, P., Uttal, D. & Franconeri, S.L. (2016). Visual routines for extracting magnitude relations. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 23(6), 1802-1809. doi: 10.3758/s13423-016-1047-0.

Shah, P., & Freedman, E. G. (2011). Bar and Line Graph Comprehension: An Interaction of Top-Down and Bottom-Up Processes. Topics in Cognitive Science.

Shah, P., & Freedman, E. G. (2011). Bar and Line Graph Comprehension: An Interaction of Top-Down and Bottom-Up Processes. Topics in Cognitive Science.

Shah, P., Freedman, E., & Vekiri, I. (2006). The comprehension of quantitative information in graphical displays. In P. Shah and A. Miyake, (Eds.). The Cambridge handbook of visuospatial thinking (pp. 426-476). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Wu, H., & Shah, P. (2004). Exploring visuospatial thinking in chemistry. Science Education, 88, 465-492.

Shah, P., & Hoeffner, J. (2002). Review of graph comprehension research: Implications for instruction. Educational Psychology Review, 14, 47-69.

Shah, P., Mayer, R. E., & Hegarty, M. (1999). Graphs as aids to knowledge construction: Signaling techniques for guiding the process of graph comprehension. Journal of Educational Psychology. 91, 690-702.

Carpenter, P. A., & Shah, P. (1998). A model of the perceptual and conceptual processes in graph comprehension. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 4, 75-100.

Scientific Reasoning

Shah, P., Michal, A.L., Ibrahim, A., Rhodes, R. & Rodriguez, F. (2017). What makes everyday scientific reasoning so challenging? In Ross, B.H. (Ed.), Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 66.

Rhodes, R., Rodriguez, F., & Shah, P. (2014). Explaining the alluring influence of neuroscience in scientific reasoning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 40, 1432-1440.

Cognitive Training

Katz, B., Shah, P., & Meyer, D. (2018). How to play 20 questions with nature and lose: Reflections on 100 years of brain-training research. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115, 9897-9904.

Wang, Z., Zhou, R., & Shah, P. (2014). Spaced cognitive training promotes training transfer. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 217.

Katz, B., Jaeggi, S., Buschkuehl, M., Stegman, A., & Shah, P. (2014). Differential effect of motivational features on training improvements in school-based cognitive training. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 8, 242. http://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2014.00242

Jaeggi, S. M., Buschkuehl, M., Shah, P., & Jonides, J. (2014). The role of individual differences in cognitive training and transfer. Memory & Cognition, 42(3), 464-480.

Jaeggi, S. M., Buschkuehl, M., Jonides, J., & Shah, P. (2011). Short- and long-term benefits of cognitive training. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Lustig, C., Shah, P., Seidler, R., & Reuter-Lorenz, P. (2009). Aging, training, and the brain: A review and future directions. Neuropsychology Review, 19, 504-522.

WORKING MEMORY AND EXECUTIVE FUNCTION

Shah, P., & Miyake, A. (1999). Models of working memory: An introduction. In A. Miyake & P. Shah (Eds.), Models of working memory: Mechanisms of active maintenance and executive control (pp. 1-26). New York: Cambridge University Press

Shah, P., & Miyake, A. (1996). The separability of working memory resources for spatial thinking and language processing: An individual differences approach. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 125, 4-27.

ADHD

White, H.A., Shah, P. (in press). Attention in urban and natural environments. Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine.

White, H. A., & Shah, P. (2011). Creative style and achievement in adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Personality and Individual Differences, 50(5), 673-677.

White, H. A., & Shah, P. (2011). Creative style and achievement in adults with attentiondeficit/hyperactivity disorder. Personality and Individual Differences, 50(5), 673-677

White, H., & Shah, P. (2006). The uninhibited imagination: Creativity and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Personality and Individual Differences, 40, 1121-1131.

White, H., & Shah, P. (2006). Training attention-shifting in adults ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders, 10, 44-53.