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Faubel, C., & Schöner, G. (in press). Learning to recognize objects on the fly: A neurally based dynamic field approach. Neural Networks.

Spencer, J.P., Dineva, E., & Schöner, G. (in press). Moving toward a grand theory while valuing the importance of the initial conditions. In J.P. Spencer, M.S. Thomas, & J.L. McClelland (Eds.) Toward a Unified Theory of Development: Connectionism and Dynamic Systems Theory Re-Considered. New York: Oxford University Press.

Spencer, J.P. & Perone, S. (in press). Defending qualitative change: The view from dynamical systems theory. Child Development.

Spencer, J.P., Perone, S., & Johnson, J.S. (in press). The dynamic field theory and embodied cognitive dynamics. In J.P. Spencer, M.S. Thomas, & J.L. McClelland (Eds.) Toward a Unified Theory of Development: Connectionism and Dynamic Systems Theory Re-Considered. New York: Oxford University Press.

Johnson, J.S., Spencer, J.P., & Schöner, G. (2008). Moving to higher ground: The dynamic field theory and the dynamics of visual cognition. In F. Garzón, A. Laakso, & T. Gomila (Eds.) Dynamics and Psychology [special issue]. New Ideas in Psychology, 26, 227-251.

Schöner, G. (2008). Dynamical systems approaches to cognition. In J.P. Spencer, M.S. Thomas, & J.L. McClelland (Eds.) Toward a Unified Theory of Development: Connectionism and Dynamic Systems Theory Re-Considered. New York: Oxford University Press.

Simmering, V.R. & Spencer, J.P. (2008). Generality with specificity: The dynamic field theory generalizes across tasks and time scales. Developmental Science, 11, 541-555.

Simmering, V.R., Schutte, A.R., & Spencer, J.P. (2008). Generalizing the dynamic field theory of spatial working memory across real and developmental time scales. In S. Becker (Ed.) Computational Cognitive Neuroscience [special issue]. Brain Research, 1202, 68-86.

Schutte, A.R. & Spencer, J.P. (2007). Planning 'discrete' movements using a continuous system: Insights from a dynamic field theory of movement preparation. Motor Control, 11, 166-208.

Spencer, J.P., Simmering, V.R., Schutte, A.R., & Schöner, G. (2007). What does theoretical neuroscience have to offer the study of behavioral development? Insights from a dynamic field theory of spatial cognition. In J. Plumert & J.P. Spencer (Eds) The Emerging Spatial Mind (p. 320-361). Oxford University Press.

Simmering, V.R., Spencer, J.P., & Schöner, G. (2006). Reference-related inhibition produces enhanced position discrimination and fast repulsion near axes of symmetry. Perception and Psychophysics, 63, 1027-1046.

Spencer, J.P., Clearfield, M., Corbetta, D., Ulrich, B., Buchanan, P., & Schöner, G. (2006). Moving toward a grand theory of development: In memory of Esther Thelen. Child Development, 77, 1521-1538.

Spencer, J.P., Simmering, V.R., & Schutte, A.R. (2006). Toward a formal theory of flexible spatial behavior: Geometric category biases generalize across pointing and verbal response types. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 32, 473-490.

Erlhagen, W., & Jancke, D. (2004). The role of action plans and other cognitive factors in motion exploration: A modeling study. Visual Cognition, 11, 315-340.

Jancke, D., Erlhagen, W., Schöner, G., & Dinse, H. (2004). Shorter latencies for motion trajectories than for flashes in population responses of cat primary visual cortex. J. Physiol, 566.3, 971-982.

Bastian, A., Schöner, G., & Riehle, A. (2003). Preshaping and continuous evolution of motor cortical representations during movement preparation. European Journal of Neuroscience, 18, 2047-2058.

Erlhagen, W. (2003). Internal models for visual perception. Biological Cypernetics, 88, 409-417.

Schutte, A.R., Spencer, J.P., & Schöner, G. (2003). Testing the dynamic field theory: Working memory for locations becomes more spatially precise over development. Child Development, 74, 1393-1417.

Spencer, J.P. & Schöner, G. (2003). Bridging the representational gap in the dynamic systems approach to development. Developmental Science, 6, 392-412.

Erlhagen, W., & Schöner, G. (2002). Dynamic field theory of movement preparation. Psychological Review, 109, 545-572.

Bicho, E., Mallet, P., Schöner, G. (2000). Target representation on an autonomous vehicle with low level sensors. International Journal of Robotics Research, 19, 424-447.

Erlhagen, W., Bastian, A., Jancke, D., Riehle, A., & Schöner, G. (1999). The distribution of neuronal population activation as a tool to study interaction and integration in cortical representations. J. Neuroscience Methods, 94, 53-66.

Jancke, D., Erlhagen, W., Dinse, H., Akhavan, A., Giese, M., Steinhage, A., & Schöner, G. (1999). Parametric population representation of retinal location: Neuronal interaction dynamics in cat primary visual cortex. The Jounal of Neuroscience, 19(20), 9016-9028.

Bastian, A., Riehle, A.. Erlhagen, W., & Schöner, G. (1998). Prior information preshapes the population representation of movement direction in motor cortex. NeuroReport, 9, 315-319.