Paul Seli

Paul Seli

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Waterloo (Canada) 2015

  • M.A., University of Waterloo (Canada) 2012

Expertise

mind wandering, attention, multitasking, cognitive control, creativity

Stanley, Matthew L., et al. “Intellectual humility and perceptions of political opponents.Journal of Personality, June 2020. Epmc, doi:10.1111/jopy.12566. Full Text

Struk, Andriy A., et al. “Rich environments, dull experiences: how environment can exacerbate the effect of constraint on the experience of boredom.Cognition & Emotion, May 2020, pp. 1–7. Epmc, doi:10.1080/02699931.2020.1763919. Full Text

Ralph, Brandon C. W., et al. “Volitional media multitasking: awareness of performance costs and modulation of media multitasking as a function of task demand.Psychological Research, vol. 84, no. 2, Mar. 2020, pp. 404–23. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s00426-018-1056-x. Full Text Open Access Copy

Ralph, Brandon C. W., et al. “Yearning for distraction: Evidence for a trade-off between media multitasking and mind wandering.Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie Experimentale, vol. 74, no. 1, Mar. 2020, pp. 56–72. Epmc, doi:10.1037/cep0000186. Full Text

Seli, Paul, et al. “Mind-wandering across the age gap: Age-related differences in mind-wandering are partially attributable to age-related differences in motivation.The Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, Feb. 2020. Epmc, doi:10.1093/geronb/gbaa031. Full Text

Ralph, Brandon C. W., et al. “The relation between task-unrelated media multitasking and task-related motivation.Psychological Research, Sept. 2019. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s00426-019-01246-7. Full Text

Seli, Paul, et al. “Increasing participant motivation reduces rates of intentional and unintentional mind wandering.Psychological Research, vol. 83, no. 5, July 2019, pp. 1057–69. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s00426-017-0914-2. Full Text

Seli, P., et al. “Depression, anxiety, and stress and the distinction between intentional and unintentional mind wandering.” Psychology of Consciousness: Theory Research, and Practice, vol. 6, no. 2, June 2019, pp. 163–70. Scopus, doi:10.1037/cns0000182. Full Text

Seli, Paul, et al. “The Family-Resemblances Framework for Mind-Wandering Remains Well Clad.Trends in Cognitive Sciences, vol. 22, no. 11, Nov. 2018, pp. 959–61. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.tics.2018.07.007. Full Text

Seli, Paul, et al. “The role of task difficulty in theoretical accounts of mind wandering.Consciousness and Cognition, vol. 65, Oct. 2018, pp. 255–62. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.concog.2018.08.005. Full Text

Pages

Wammes, J. D., et al. “Mind-wandering in educational settings.” The Oxford Handbook of Spontaneous Thought: Mind-Wandering, Creativity, and Dreaming, 2018, pp. 259–72. Scopus, doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190464745.013.15. Full Text