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


mind wandering, attention, multitasking, cognitive control, creativity

Seli, Paul, et al. “Can research participants comment authoritatively on the validity of their self-reports of mind wandering and task engagement?Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance, vol. 41, no. 3, June 2015, pp. 703–09. Epmc, doi:10.1037/xhp0000029. Full Text

Seli, Paul, et al. “On the relation of mind wandering and ADHD symptomatology.Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, vol. 22, no. 3, June 2015, pp. 629–36. Epmc, doi:10.3758/s13423-014-0793-0. Full Text

Ralph, Brandon C. W., et al. “Media multitasking and behavioral measures of sustained attention.Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, vol. 77, no. 2, Feb. 2015, pp. 390–401. Epmc, doi:10.3758/s13414-014-0771-7. Full Text

Thomson, David R., et al. “On the link between mind wandering and task performance over time.Consciousness and Cognition, vol. 27, July 2014, pp. 14–26. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.concog.2014.04.001. Full Text

Seli, Paul, et al. “Restless mind, restless body.Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition, vol. 40, no. 3, May 2014, pp. 660–68. Epmc, doi:10.1037/a0035260. Full Text

Ralph, Brandon C. W., et al. “Running the figure to the ground: figure-ground segmentation during visual search.Vision Research, vol. 97, Apr. 2014, pp. 65–73. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.visres.2014.02.005. Full Text

Jonker, Tanya R., et al. “Performance reactivity in a continuous-performance task: implications for understanding post-error behavior.Consciousness and Cognition, vol. 22, no. 4, Dec. 2013, pp. 1468–76. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.concog.2013.10.005. Full Text

Jonker, Tanya R., et al. “Putting retrieval-induced forgetting in context: an inhibition-free, context-based account.Psychological Review, vol. 120, no. 4, Oct. 2013, pp. 852–72. Epmc, doi:10.1037/a0034246. Full Text

Seli, Paul, et al. “A methodological note on evaluating performance in a sustained-attention-to-response task.Behavior Research Methods, vol. 45, no. 2, June 2013, pp. 355–63. Epmc, doi:10.3758/s13428-012-0266-1. Full Text

Carriere, Jonathan S. A., et al. “Wandering in both mind and body: individual differences in mind wandering and inattention predict fidgeting.Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology = Revue Canadienne De Psychologie Experimentale, vol. 67, no. 1, Mar. 2013, pp. 19–31. Epmc, doi:10.1037/a0031438. Full Text