Vincent, B. T. (2021, April 16). No simple link between temporal discounting and body composition. Retrieved from [data and code on OSF]

Vincent, B. T. (2020) Cycling and prostate cancer risk – Bayesian insights from observational study data. Retrieved from

Vincent, B. T., & Rainforth, T. (2017, October 20). The DARC Toolbox: automated, flexible, and efficient delayed and risky choice experiments using Bayesian adaptive design. Retrieved from [code on GitHub]

Published papers

Vincent, B. T., Sztwiertnia, M., Koomen, R., & Warren, J. (2022). Discounting for money, food, and sex, over the menstrual cycle. Evolutionary Psychological Science. [pdf | data & code]

Lloyd, A., McKay, R., Hartman, T. K., Vincent, B. T., Murphy, J., Gibson-Miller, J., Levita, L., Bennett, K., McBride, O., Martinez, A. P., Stocks, T. V. A., Vallières, F., Hyland, P., Karatzias, T., Butter, S., Shevlin, M., Bentall, R. P. & Mason, L. (2021). Delay discounting and under-valuing of recent information predict poorer adherence to social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 19237.

Xu, P., Vincent, B. T., Sang, H., & Li, X. Examining the role of risk in waiting preference and dynamic preference reversal: An experience intertemporal choice study. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making.

O’Connor, D. A., Janet, R., Guigon, V., Belle, A., Vincent, B. T., Bromberg, U., Peters, J., Corgnet, B., Dreher J-C. (2021). Rewards that are near increase impulsive action. iScience, 24(4), 102292.

Xu, P., Gonzalez-Vallejo, C., Vincent, B. T. (2020) Waiting in inter-temporal choice tasks affects discounting and subjective time perception, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 149(12), 2289–2313. [data & code]

Veillard, M. L., & Vincent, B. T. (2020). Temporal discounting does not influence Body Mass Index. Physiology & Behavior. 221, 1-12. [pdf | preprint | data & code]

Vincent, B. T., & Stewart, N. (2020). The case of muddled units in temporal discounting. Cognition. 198, 1-11. [pdf | code]

Skrynka, J., & Vincent, B. T. (2019). Hunger increases delay discounting of food and non-food rewards. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review26(5), 1729–1737. [pdfpre-printdata]

May, K. A., & Vincent, B. T. (2016). Fewer Statistical Tests… or Better Ones? Perception

Vincent, B. T. (2016). Hierarchical Bayesian estimation and hypothesis testing for delay discounting tasks. Behavior Research Methods. 48(4), 1608-1620.  [project page | pdf | code | cited by]

Vincent, B. T. (2015) A tutorial on Bayesian models of perception, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 66:103–114. [blog post | code | pdf]

Vincent, B. T. (2015) Bayesian accounts of covert selective attention: a tutorial review, Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 77(4), 1013-1032. [blog post | code | pdf]

Vincent, B. T. (2012). How do we use the past to predict the future in oculomotor search? Vision Research, 74, 93-101. [blog post | pdf]

Vincent, B. T. (2011). Search asymmetries: parallel processing of uncertain sensory information. Vision Research, 51(15), 1741-1750. [blog post | pdf]

Vincent, B. T. (2011). Covert visual search: Prior beliefs are optimally combined with sensory evidence. Journal of Vision, 11(13), 25. [blog post | pdf]

Taraseviciute, A., Vincent, B. T., Schedin, P., & Jones, P. L. (2010). Quantitative analysis of three-dimensional human mammary epithelial tissue architecture reveals a role for tenascin-C in regulating c-met function. The American Journal of Pathology, 176(2), 827-838. [pdf]

Tatler, B. W., & Vincent, B. T. (2009). The prominence of behavioural biases in eye guidance. Visual Cognition, 17(6-7), 1029-1054. [blog post | pdf]

Vincent, B. T., Baddeley, R. J., Troscianko, T., & Gilchrist, I. D. (2009). Optimal feature integration in visual search. Journal of Vision, 9(5), 15. [blog post | pdf]

Vincent, B. T., Baddeley, R., Correani, A., Troscianko, T., & Leonards, U. (2009). Do we look at lights? Using mixture modelling to distinguish between low- and high-level factors in natural image viewing. Visual Cognition, 17(6-7), 856-879. [blog post | pdf]

Tatler, B. W., & Vincent, B. T. (2008). Systematic tendencies in scene viewing. Journal of Eye Movement Research. [blog post | pdf]

Vincent, B. T., Troscianko, T., & Gilchrist, I. D. (2007). Investigating a space-variant weighted salience account of visual selection. Vision Research, 47(13), 1809-1820. [blog post | pdf]

Tatler, B. W., Baddeley, R. J., & Vincent, B. T. (2006). The long and the short of it: Spatial statistics at fixation vary with saccade amplitude and task. Vision Research, 46(12), 1857-1862. [blog post | pdf]

Vincent, B. T., Baddeley, R. J., Troscianko, T., & Gilchrist, I. D. (2005). Is the early visual system optimised to be energy efficient? Network, 16(2-3), 175-190. [blog post | code | pdf]

Vincent, B. T., & Baddeley, R. J. (2003). Synaptic energy efficiency in retinal processing. Vision Research, 43(11), 1285-1292. [blog post | code | pdf]

DPhil thesis

Vincent, B. T. (2004) Energy Efficiency in Neural Systems. PhD Thesis.

Book chapters

Baddeley, R., Vincent, B. T., & Attewell, D. (2011). Information theory and perception: The role of constraints, and what do we maximize information about?. In Terzis, G., & Arp, R. (Eds.), In Information in Living Systems: Philosophical and Scientific Perspectives MIT Press. [pdf]

Published conference abstracts

Vincent, B. T. (2015). Bayesian models of perception. Perception, SAGE, 44.

Vincent, B. T. and Baddeley, R. J. (2013). Retinal receptive fields: balancing information transmission and metabolic cost. Perception, ECVP Abstract Supplement, 42.

Vincent, B. T. (2012). How do we use the past to predict the future in oculomotor search? Perception, ECVP Abstract Supplement, 41.

Vincent, B. T. (2011). Search asymmetries: Parallel processing of noisy sensory information. Perception, ECVP Abstract Supplement, 40.

Vincent, B. T. (2010). Bayesian optimal use of visual feature cues in visual attention. Front. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: Computational and Systems Neuroscience.

Vincent, B. T. and Tatler, B. W. (2010). The prominence of behavioural biases in eye guidance. Perception, ECVP Abstract Supplement, 39.

Vincent, B. T. (2009). Optimal visual search: combining what you expect with what you see. Perception, ECVP Abstract Supplement, 38.

Vincent, B. T. (2008). Feature-based visual attention: the probabilistic account. Perception, ECVP Abstract Supplement, 37.

Vincent, B. T. , Troscianko, T., and Gilchrist, I. (2007). Evaluating the weighted salience account of eye movements. Journal of Vision, 7(9):959.

Troscianko, T., Vincent, B. T. , Gilchrist, I. D., Knight, R., and Holland, O. (2006). A robot with active vision. Journal of Vision, 6(6):456.

Vincent, B. T. , Troscianko, T., Baddeley, R. J., and Gilchrist, I. D. (2005). Is the early visual system optimised to be energy efficient? Perception, ECVP Abstract Supplement, 34.

Vincent, B. T. and Baddeley, R. J. (2005). Energy efficiency in early sensory coding. Spatial Vision, Abstracts AVA, 18(4):485–486.

Vincent, B. T. , Baddeley, R. J., Gilchrist, I. D., and Troscianko, T. (2005). Is the early visual system energy efficient? Perception, ECVP Abstract Supplement, 34(2):250.

Gamez, D., Gilchrist, I. D., Holland, O., Knight, R., Troscianko, T., and Vincent, B. T. (2005). A biomimetic research platform for active vision research. Spatial Vision, 18(4):512.

Other, non-peer reviewed, publications

Vincent, B. T. (2017). Reverse nudge theory – when the many nudge the few. The Journal of Brief Ideas

Vincent, B. T. (2011). Allocating students to elective modules. The Higher Education Academy Psychology Newsletter, 61, 5. [pdf]

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