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Recent Publications

Complete list of publications.


  • Driscoll, R. L., Clancy, E. M., & Fenske, M. J. (2021). Motor-response execution versus inhibition alters social-emotional evaluations of specific individuals. Acta Psychologica, 215, 103290.


  • Clancy, E., Gillies, G., & Fenske, M. J. (2020, July 29). Stimulus devaluation by backward inhibition exceeds any emotional impact of cognitive conflict: Evidence from task switching.
  • Clancy, E., Driscoll, R. L., Codeluppi, S. A., Kukkonen, T. M., & Fenske, M. J. (2020, June 9). Stopped cold: Motor-response inhibition reduces the capacity of sexually-explicit stimuli to elicit subjective and physiological sexual arousal.
  • Hanif, A., & Fenske, M. J. (2020, April 14). Changes in the breadth of visual-spatial attention affect subsequent mood.


  • Triglav, J., Howe, E., Cheema, J., Dube, B., Fenske, M. J., Strzalkowski, N., & Bent, L. (2019). Physiological and cognitive measures during prolonged sitting: Comparisons between a standard and multi-axial office chair. Applied Ergonomics78, 176-183.
  • Clancy, E. M., Fiacconi, C. M., & Fenske, M. J. (2019). Response inhibition immediately elicits negative affect and devalues associated stimuli: Evidence from facial electromyography. Progress in Brain Research247, 169-191.


  • De Vito, D., & Fenske, M. J. (2018). Affective evidence that inhibition is involved in separating accessory representations from active representations in visual working memory. Visual Cognition26(8), 583-600.
  • De Vito, D., Ferrey, A. E., Fenske, M. J., & Al-Aidroos, N. (2018). Cognitive-behavioral and electrophysiological evidence of the affective consequences of ignoring stimulus representations in working memory. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience18(3), 460-475.
  • Driscoll, R. L., De Launay, K. Q., & Fenske, M. J. (2018). Less approach, more avoidance: Response inhibition has motivational consequences for sexual stimuli that reflect changes in affective value not a lingering global brake on behavior. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review25(1), 463-471.


  • De Vito, D., Al-Aidroos, N., & Fenske, M. J. (2017). Neural evidence that inhibition is linked to the affective devaluation of distractors that match the contents of working memory. Neuropsychologia99, 259-269.
  • De Vito, D., & Fenske, M. J. (2017). Suppressing memories of words and familiar objects results in their affective devaluation: Evidence from Think/No-think tasks. Cognition162, 1-11.
  • Driscoll, R. L., Barclay, P., & Fenske, M. J. (2017). To be spurned no more: The affective and behavioral consequences of social and nonsocial rejection. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review24(2), 566-573.