Desender, K., Murphy, P., Boldt, A. Verguts, T., & Yeung, N. (preprint). A post-decisional neural marker of confidence predicts information-seekingBiorXiv.

Desender, K., Boldt, A., & Yeung, N. (2018). Subjective confidence predicts information seeking in decision makingPsychological Science.

Drescher, L.H., Van den Bussche, E., & Desender, K. (2018). Absence without leave or leave without absence: Examining the interrelations among mind wandering, metacognition, and cognitive controlPloS ONE.

Desender, K. (2017). Different mechanisms can account for the instruction induced proportion congruency effect. Acta Psychologica.

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2017). Subjective experience of difficulty depends on multiple cues. Scientific Reports, 7:44222, 1-14.

Desender, K., Buc Calderon, C., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2017). Avoiding the conflict: Metacognitive awareness drives the selection of low-demand contexts. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance.

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., Hughes, G., & Van den Bussche, E. (2016). The temporal dynamics of metacognition: Dissociating task-related activity from later metacognitive processes? Neuropsychologia, 82, 54-65.

Atas, A., Desender, K., Gevers, W., & Cleeremans, A. (2016). Dissociating perception from action during conscious and unconscious conflict adaptation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 42(16), 866-81.

Desender, K., Beurms, S., & Van den Bussche, E. (2016). Is mental effort exertion contagious? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 23(2), 624-31.

Van Lierde, E., Desender, K., & Van den Bussche, E. (2015). Is conflict adaptation triggered by feature repetitions? An unexpected finding. Frontiers in Psychology: Cognition, 5:1358. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01358

*Aben, B., & *Desender, K. (2014). A role for orbitofrontal cortex in reward-modulated conflict adaptation. Journal Of Neuroscience, 34(50), 16553-16554. (journal club)

*Reuss, H., *Desender, K., Kiesel, A., & Kunde, W. (2014). Unconscious conflicts in unconscious contexts: The role of awareness and timing in flexible conflict adaptation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 134(4), 1701-18.

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2014). Feeling the conflict. The crucial role of conflict experience in adaptation.Psychological Science, 25(3). (winner of ESCOP’s Early Career Publication Award). Read also Abrahamse & Braem’s comment.

*Desender, K., *Van Lierde, E., & Van den Bussche, E. (2013). Comparing conscious and unconscious conflict adaptation. PLoS ONE, 8(2).

Van den Bussche, E., Vermeiren, A., Desender, K., Gevers, W., Verguts, T., & Reynvoet, B. (2013). Disentangling conscious and unconscious processing: A subjective trial-based assessment approach. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 769.

Desender, K., & Van den Bussche, E. (2012). The magnitude of priming effects is not independent of prime awareness. Reply to Francken, van Gaal & de Lange (2011). Consciousness and Cognition, 21, 1571-1572.

Desender, K., & Van den Bussche, E. (2012). Is consciousness necessary for cognitive control? A state of the art. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, article 3, 1-13.

Conferences (1st author only)

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2017). Subjective experience of difficulty depends on multiple cues. Invited symposium presentation at the European Conference of Cognitive Psychology (ESCOP), September 3-8, Potsdam.

Desender, K., Wilming, N., Murphy, P., Verguts, T., & Donner, T.H., (2017). The role of previous decision confidence in current speed-accuracy tradeoff for perceptual choice. Poster presented at the European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), August 25-27, Berlin.

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2017). The role of metacognition in cognitive control. Invited symposium presentation at the International conference for Cognitive Neuroscience (ICON 2017), August 5-8, Amsterdam.

Desender, K., Boldt, A., & Yeung, N. (2016). The role of confidence in decision making. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the society for cognitive neuroscience (CNS), April 2nd-5th, New York.

Desender, K., Boldt, A., & Yeung, N. (2015). Confidence-based decision-making. Poster presented at Consciousness and the mind’s I symposium, December 1st, Brussels.

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2015). Metacognition and cognitive control. Invited presentation at the University Medical Center Hamburg (UKE), December 17th, Germany.

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., Hughes, G., & Van den Bussche, E. (2015). The subjective experience of response conflict: a study on the temporal dynamics underlying metacognition. Poster presented at the PhD day, Center for Neurosciences (C4N), February 27, Belgium.

Desender, K., Calderon, B.C., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2015). Avoiding the conflict. Metacognitive awareness guides the selection of low-demand contexts. Oral presentation presented at the 18th European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP) Conference. September 17-20, Paphos (Cyprus).

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2015). Learning to feel the conflict. The effect of metacognitive training on executive control. Oral presentation at the 19th anual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), July 7-10 , Paris (France).

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2015). Learning to feel the conflict. The effect of metacognitive training on executive control. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS). May 28, Brussels (Belgium).

Desender, K., Beurms, S., & Van den Bussche, E. (2015). Is effort exertion contagious? Poster presented at the International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS), March 12-14, Amsterdam (The Netherlands).

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2014). Metacognitive awareness guides the selection of low conflict contexts in the absence of prime awareness. Oral presentation at the 18th anual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), July 16-19 , Brisbane (Australia).

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2014). Metacognitive awareness guides the selection of low conflict contexts in the absence of prime awareness. Oral presentation at the 18th anual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), July 16-19 , Brisbane (Australia).

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., Hughes, G., & Van den Bussche, E. (2014). The neural timecourse of metacognition. Examining the subjective experience of response conflict. Poster presented at the 12th internal conference on cognitive neuroscience (ICON), July 27-31 , Brisbane (Australia).

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., Hughes, G., & Van den Bussche, E. (2014). The neural timecourse of metacognition. Examining the subjective experience of response conflict. Poster presented at the 2nd internal workshop ‘Neurocognitive mechanisms of conscious and unconscious visual perception’, June 30 – July 2 , Delmenhorst (Germany).

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2014). Trust your feelings Luke. Metacognitive awareness guides the selection of low-conflict contexts in the absence of prime awareness. Oral sympsoium presentation presentated at the annual meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS). May 27, Liège (Belgium).

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2013). Feeling the conflict. The crucial role of conflict experience in adaptation. Oral symposium presentation presented at the 17th European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP) Conference. August 29 – September 1, Budapest (Hungary).

Desender, K., De Loof, E., Verguts, T., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2013). Do slow reaction times trigger adaptation? Poster presented at the 17th annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC17). July 12-15, San Diego (USA).

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2013). Unconscious conflict adaptation. Invited symposium presentation presented at the annual meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS). May 28, Liège (Belgium).

Desender, K., Van Opstal, F., & Van den Bussche, E. (2012). Feeling the conflict: metacognitive influences in masked priming. Presentation at Neuroscience & Cognitive Control 2012 (NEUROCOG ’12). December 3-4, Brussels (Belgium).

Desender, K., Van Lierde, E., & Van den Bussche, E. (2012). Comparing conscious and unconscious conflict adaptation. Poster presented at the 16th annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC16). July 2-6, Brighton (UK).

Desender, K., Reuss, H., Kiesel, A., & Kunde, W. (2012) Unconscious cognitive control: Using an unconscious context to improve responding. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS). May 10-11, Liège (Belgium).

 

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