Publications

Books

Miyake, A., & Shah, P. (Eds.) (1999). Models of working memory: Mechanisms of active maintenance and executive control. New York: Cambridge University Press. [If you'd like to preview the introductory chapter of the book (Chapter 1, Shah & Miyake), click here.]

Shah, P., & Miyake, A. (Eds.) (2005). The Cambridge handbook of visuospatial thinking. New York: Cambridge University Press. [To see the table of contents of this volume, click here.]

Conway, A.R.A., Jarrold, C., Kane, M.J., Miyake, A., & Towse, J.N. (Eds.) (2007). Variation in working memory. New York: Oxford University Press.

Representative Journal Articles and Book Chapters (2000–in press)

Friedman, N.P., & Miyake, A. (2000). Differential roles for spatial and verbal working memory in the comprehension of spatial descriptions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 129, , 61–83.

Miyake, A., Friedman, N.P., Emerson, M.J., Witzki, A.H., Howerter, A., Wager, T. (2000). The unity and diversity of executive functions and their contributions to complex "frontal lobe" tasks: A latent variable analysis. Cognitive Psychology, 41, 49–100.

Miyake, A., Friedman, N.P., Rettinger, D.A., Shah, P., & Hegarty, M. (2001). How are visuospatial working memory, executive functioning, and spatial abilities related? A latent variable analysis. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 130, 621–640.

Just, M.A., Carpenter, P.A., & Miyake, A. (2003). Neuroindices of cognitive workload: Neuroimaging, pupillometric, and event-related potential studies of brain work. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 4, 56–88.

Emerson, M.J., & Miyake, A. (2003). The role of inner speech in task switching: A dual-task investigation. Journal of Memory and Language, 48, 148–168.

Miyake, A., Emerson, M.J., Padilla, F., & Ahn, J. (2004). Inner speech as a retrieval aid for task goals: The effects of cue type and articulatory suppression. Acta Psychologia, 115, 123–142.

Friedman, N.P., & Miyake, A. (2004). The relations among inhibition and interference cognitive functions: A latent variable analysis. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 133, 101–135.

Saito, S., & Miyake, A. (2004). On the nature of forgetting and the processing-storage relationship in reading span performance. Journal of Memory and Language, 50, 425–443.

Friedman, N.P., & Miyake, A. (2004). The reading span test and its predictive power for reading comprehension ability. Journal of Memory and Language, 51, 136–158.

Friedman, N.P., & Miyake, A. (2005). Comparison of four scoring methods for the reading span test. Behavior Researching Methods, 37, 581–590.

Friedman, N.P., Miyake, A., Corley, R.P., Young, S.E., DeFries, J.C., & Hewitt, J.K. (2006). Not all executive functions are related to intelligence. Psychological Science, 17, 172–179.

Slevc, L.R., & Miyake, A. (2006). Individual differences in second language proficiency: Does music ability matter? Psychological Science, 17, 675–681.

Friedman, N.P., Haberstick, B.C., Willcutt, E.G., MIyake, A., Young, S.E., Corley, R.P., & Hewitt, J.K. (2007). Greater attention problems during childhood predict executive functions in late adolescence. Psychological Science, 18, 893–900.

Friedman, N.P., Miyake, A., Young, S.E., DeFries, J.C., Corley, R.P., & Hewitt, J.K. (2008). Individual differences in executive functions are almost entirely genetic in origin. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 137, 201–225.

Young, S. E., Friedman, N. P., Miyake, A., Willcutt, E. G., Corley, R. P., Haberstick, B. C., & Hewitt, J. K. (2009). Behavioral disinhibition: Liability for externalizing spectrum disorders and its genetic and environmental relation to response inhibition across adolescence. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 118, 117-130.

Healey, M. K., & Miyake, A. (2009). The role of attention during retrieval in working memory span: A dual-task study. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 733-745.

Altamirano, L. J., Miyake, A., & Whitmer, A. J. (2010). When mental flexibility facilitates cognitive control: Beneficial side effects of ruminative tendencies on goal maintenance. Psychological Science, 21, 1377–1382.

Miyake, A., Kost-Smith, L. E., Finkelstein, N. D., Pollock, S. J., Cohen, G. L., & Ito, T. A. (2010). Reducing the gender achievement gap in college science: A classroom study of values affirmation. Science. (To be published in the November 26, 2010. issue.)