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Marta Kutas

Marta Kutas

Professor, Department of Cognitive Science

Contact Information

Department of Cognitive Science, University of California at San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0515
Office: 858-534-1386
Fax: 858-534-1128
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  • Human cognition and neuropsychology
  • Electrophysiological and experimental methods of assessing human information processing in control and patient groups
  • Language comprehension and production
  • How we understand, learn and remember
  • Mechanisms of reading, creativity, humor
  • Unconscious processes
  • Handedness and cerebral specialization
  • Human neuropsychology
  • Attention
  • Cortical functioning and behavior
  • Physiological mechanisms underlying EEG and ERP activity, relation between single unit, multiunit and EEG activity
  • Clinical applications of ERPs
  • Sleep mechanisms

Donchin, E., Kubovy, M., Kutas, M., Johnson, R. and Herning, R.I. Graded changes in evoked response (P300) amplitude as a function of cognitive activity. Perception and Psychophysics, 1973, 14: 319-32

Kutas, M. and Donchin, E. Studies of squeezing: Handedness, responding hand, response force and asymmetry of readiness potential. Science, 1974, 186: 545-548.

Donchin, E., Tueting, R., Ritter, W., Kutas, M. and Heffley, C. On the independence of the CNV and the P300 components of the human averaged evoked potential. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neuro

Kutas, M., McCarthy, G. and Donchin, E. Differences between sinistrals' and dextrals' ability to infer a whole from its parts: A failure to replicate. Neuropsychologia, 1975, 13: 455-464.

Donchin, E., Johnson, R., Herning, R.I. and Kutas, M. Covariation of the magnitude of the CNV and P300 as a function of the subject's task. In: W.C. McCallum and J.R. Knott (Eds.), The Responsive Brai

Donchin, E. and Kutas, M. Preliminary observations on the effects of response parameters on pre-response potentials. In: W.C. McCallum and J.R. Knott (Eds.). The Responsive Brain. The Proceedings of t