Dr Alexander Jones


Dr Alexander Jones
NameDr Alexander Jones
Job titleAssociate Professor in Psychology
Research institute
Primary appointmentPsychology
Email addressa.j.jones@mdx.ac.uk
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9118-0339
Contact categoryResearcher

Biography

Biography

Dr Jones joined Middlesex University in 2013. Before joining the Psychology department he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception, Universite Paris Descartes. Dr Jones received his PhD from City University London.

Teaching

Programme leader, MSc in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience

Course leader, Cognitive Neuroscience MSc by Research

Module leader for PSY2006 Brain, Body and Mind, 

Employment

Associate Professor
Middlesex University
10 May 2013
03 May 2024

Education and qualifications

PhD
City University London

Grants

Prizes and Awards

Research outputs

Bridging neuroscience and robotics: spiking neural networks in action

Jones, A., Gandhi, V., Mahiddine, A. and Huyck, C. 2023. Bridging neuroscience and robotics: spiking neural networks in action. Sensors. 23 (21), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.3390/s23218880

Null effects of temporal prediction on recognition memory but evidence for differential neural activity at encoding. A registered report

Jones, A., Silas, J., Anderson, W. and Ward, E. 2023. Null effects of temporal prediction on recognition memory but evidence for differential neural activity at encoding. A registered report. Cortex. 169, pp. 130-145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2023.09.006

The many facets of inhibitory control and their role in syntactic selection

Korko, M., Coulson, M., Jones, A. and De Mornay Davies, P. 2023. The many facets of inhibitory control and their role in syntactic selection. Language and Cognition. pp. 1-27. https://doi.org/10.1017/langcog.2023.44

Spatial attention is not affected by alpha or beta transcranial alternating current stimulation: A registered report

Silas, J., Jones, A., Yarrow, K. and Anderson, W. 2023. Spatial attention is not affected by alpha or beta transcranial alternating current stimulation: A registered report. Cortex. 164, pp. 33-50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2023.03.011

Temporal expectation improves recognition memory for spatially attended objects

Jones, A., Ward, E., Csiszer, E. and Szymczak, J. 2022. Temporal expectation improves recognition memory for spatially attended objects. The Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 34 (9), p. 1616–1629. https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01872

The seductive allure of technical language and its effect on covid-19 vaccine beliefs and intentions

Silas, J., Jones, A., Ayton, P. and Weiss-Cohen, L. 2021. The seductive allure of technical language and its effect on covid-19 vaccine beliefs and intentions. Vaccine. 39 (52), pp. 7590-7597. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.11.027

Types of interference and their resolution in monolingual word production

Korko, M., Coulson, M., Jones, A. and De Mornay Davies, P. 2021. Types of interference and their resolution in monolingual word production. Acta Psychologica. 214, pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2021.103251

Exploring the multidimensional assessment of interoceptive awareness in youth aged 7–17 years

Jones, A., Silas, J., Todd, J., Stewart, A., Acree, M., Coulson, M. and Mehling, W. 2021. Exploring the multidimensional assessment of interoceptive awareness in youth aged 7–17 years. Journal of Clinical Psychology. 77 (3), pp. 661-682. https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.23067

Rhythmic temporal structure at encoding enhances recognition memory

Jones, A. and Ward, E. 2019. Rhythmic temporal structure at encoding enhances recognition memory. The Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 31 (10), pp. 1549-1562. https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01431

Event-related alpha desynchronization in touch - comparing attention and perception

Silas, J., Tipple, A. and Jones, A. 2019. Event-related alpha desynchronization in touch - comparing attention and perception. Neuroscience Letters. 705, pp. 131-137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2019.04.058

The multidimensional assessment of interoceptive awareness, version 2 (MAIA-2)

Mehling, W., Acree, M., Stewart, A., Silas, J. and Jones, A. 2018. The multidimensional assessment of interoceptive awareness, version 2 (MAIA-2). PLoS ONE. 13 (12), pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0208034

Electrophysiological evidence for changes in attentional orienting and selection in functional somatic symptoms

Karlinski, M., Jones, A. and Forster, B. 2019. Electrophysiological evidence for changes in attentional orienting and selection in functional somatic symptoms. Clinical Neurophysiology. 130 (1), pp. 85-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinph.2018.09.027

Temporal expectancies driven by self- and externally generated rhythms

Jones, A., Hsu, Y., Granjon, L. and Waszak, F. 2017. Temporal expectancies driven by self- and externally generated rhythms. NeuroImage. 156, pp. 352-362. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.05.042

Neuron-based control mechanisms for a robotic arm and hand

Singh, N., Huyck, C., Gandhi, V. and Jones, A. 2017. Neuron-based control mechanisms for a robotic arm and hand. International Journal of Computer, Electrical, Automation, Control and Information Engineering. 11 (2), pp. 221-229. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1128871

Motor‐evoked potentials reveal a motor‐cortical readout of evidence accumulation for sensorimotor decisions

Hadar, A., Rowe, P., Di Costa, S., Jones, A. and Yarrow, K. 2016. Motor‐evoked potentials reveal a motor‐cortical readout of evidence accumulation for sensorimotor decisions. Psychophysiology. 53 (11), pp. 1721-1731. https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.12737

The attentive homunculus: ERP evidence for somatotopic allocation of attention in tactile search

Forster, B., Tziraki, M. and Jones, A. 2016. The attentive homunculus: ERP evidence for somatotopic allocation of attention in tactile search. Neuropsychologia. 84, pp. 158-166. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2016.02.009

Motor-evoked potentials reveal a motor-cortical readout of evidence accumulation for sensorimotor decisions

Yarrow, K., Hadar, A., Rowe, P., Di Costa, S. and Jones, A. 2015. Motor-evoked potentials reveal a motor-cortical readout of evidence accumulation for sensorimotor decisions. VSS 2015: Vision Sciences Society 15th Annual Meeting. Florida, USA 15 - 20 May 2015 pp. 49

Body in mind

Jones, A. and Forster, B. 2015. Body in mind. Frontiers in Psychology. 6. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00056

Independent effects of bottom-up temporal expectancy and top-down spatial attention. An audiovisual study using rhythmic cueing

Jones, A. 2015. Independent effects of bottom-up temporal expectancy and top-down spatial attention. An audiovisual study using rhythmic cueing. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 8, pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnint.2014.00096

Neural correlates of endogenous attention, exogenous attention and inhibition of return in touch

Jones, A. and Forster, B. 2014. Neural correlates of endogenous attention, exogenous attention and inhibition of return in touch. European Journal of Neuroscience. 40 (2), pp. 2389-2398. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejn.12583

The interaction between attention and motor prediction. An ERP study

Jones, A., Hughes, G. and Waszak, F. 2013. The interaction between attention and motor prediction. An ERP study. NeuroImage. 83, pp. 533-541. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.07.004

The interaction between attention and action expectation. An ERP study

Jones, A., Hughes, G. and Waszak, F. 2013. The interaction between attention and action expectation. An ERP study. The Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. S, pp. 115-115.

Independent effects of endogenous and exogenous attention in touch

Jones, A. and Forster, B. 2013. Independent effects of endogenous and exogenous attention in touch. Somatosensory and Motor Research. https://doi.org/10.3109/08990220.2013.779243

Lost in vision: ERP correlates of exogenous tactile attention when engaging in a visual task

Jones, A. and Forster, B. 2013. Lost in vision: ERP correlates of exogenous tactile attention when engaging in a visual task. Neuropsychologia. 51 (4), pp. 675-685. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2013.01.010

Reflexive attention in touch: an investigation of event related potentials and behavioural responses

Jones, A. and Forster, B. 2012. Reflexive attention in touch: an investigation of event related potentials and behavioural responses. Biological Psychology. 89 (2), pp. 313-322. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2011.11.004

Neural correlates of automatic attention in touch: event related potentials and behavioural measures

Jones, A. and Forster, B. 2010. Neural correlates of automatic attention in touch: event related potentials and behavioural measures. Psychophysiology. 47 (S1), p. S53. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8986.2010.01111.x
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