Research Publications

Ringenbach, S.D.R., Zimmerman, K., Chen, C.C., Mulvey, G.M., Weeks, D.J., & Michael, H.T. (2014). Adults with Down syndrome performed repetitive movements fast with continuous music cues, Journal of Motor Learning and Development, 2(3), 47-54.

Welsh, T.N., Kiernan, D., Neyedli, H.F., Ray, M., Pratt, J., & Weeks, D.J. (2013).  On mechanisms, methods, and measures: A response to Guagnano, Rusconi, and Umilta.  Journal of Motor Behavior, 45, 9-14.

Welsh, T.N., Kiernan, D., Neyedli, H.F., Ray, M., Pratt, J., Potruff, A., & Weeks, D.J. (2013).  Joint Simon effects in extrapersonal space.  Journal of Motor Behavior, 45, 1-5.

Lyons, J., Weeks, D.J., & Elliott, D. (2013).  The gambler’s fallacy: A basic inhibitory process? Frontiers of Cognition 4:72, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00072

Welsh, T.D., Chandrasekharan, S., Ray, M., Neyedli, H., Chua, R., & Weeks, D.J.  (2012).  Perceptual-motor interaction: Some implications for human-computer interaction.  In J.A. Jacko (Ed). The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook: Fundamentals, Evolving Technologies, and Emerging Applications Third Edition. CRC Press.

Weeks, D.J. (2012).  Knowledge translation: The role of the Academy in Reducing the “knowledge-to-action” gap.  Kinesiology Review, 1, 71 – 75

Weeks, D.J. (2011).  Cerebral specialization in individuals with Down syndrome.  In J.R. Vokey and S.W. Allen (Eds). Psychological Sketches 10th Edition

Virji-Babul, N., Jobling, A., Elliott, D., & Weeks, D.J. (2011).  Aspects of motor development in Down syndrome.  In J.A. Rondal, J. Perera and D. Spiker (Eds). Neurocognitive rehabilitation of Down Syndrome. The early years. Cambridge University Press.

Welsh, T.D., & Weeks, D.J. (2010).  Visual selective attention & action.  In M, Khan and D. Elliott (Eds).  Vision and Goal Directed Movement: Neurobehavioral Perspectives. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishers.

Iarocci, G., Rombough, A., Yager, J., Weeks, D.J., & Chua, R. (2010).  Visual influences on speech perception in children with autism.  Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 14, 305-320.

Doesburg, S., Herdman, A., Ribary, U., Cheung, T., Moiseev, A., Weinberg, H., Liotti, M., Weeks, D.J., & Grunau, R. (2010).  Long-range synchronization and local desynchronization of alpha rhythms during visual short-term memory retention in children.  Experimental Brain Research, 201, 719-727.

Virji-Babul, & Weeks, D.J. (2010).  Perception, Cognition, and Action: New Perspectives on Down Syndrome.  International Review of Research in Mental Retardation, 38, 147-170.

Virji-Babul, N., Moiseev, A., Cheung, T., Weeks, D., Cheyne, D., Ribary, U. (2010).  Spatial-temporal dynamics of cortical activity underlying reaching and grasping.  Human Brain Mapping, 31, 160-171.

Virji-Babul, N., Moiseev, A., Cheung, T., Weeks, D.J., Cheyne, D., & Ribary, U. (2010).  Neural mechanisms underlying action observation in adults with Down syndrome.  American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 115, 113–127.

Welsh, T.N., McDougall, L.M., & Weeks, D.J. (2009).  The performance and observation of action shape future behaviour.  Brain & Cognition, 71, 64-71.

Welsh, T.N., Ray, M., Weeks, D.J., Dewey, D., & Elliott, D. (2009).  Does Joe influence Fred’s action? Not if Fred has autism spectrum disorder.  Brain Research, 1248, 141-148.

Boys C, Cunningham C, McKenna D, Robertson, P., Weeks, D.J., Wishart, J. (2008).  Prenatal screening for Down’s syndrome: Editorial responsibilities. Lancet, 372, 1789-91.

Virji-Babul, N., Moiseev, A., Cheung, T., Weeks, D.J., Cheyne, D., & Ribary, U. (2008).  Changes in Mu rhythm during action observation and execution in adults with Down syndrome: Implications for action representation.  Neuroscience Letters, 436, 177-180.

Virji-Babul, N., Cheung, T., Weeks, D.J., Kerns, K.A., & Shiffar, M. (2007).  Neural activity involved in the perception of human and meaningful object motion.  NeuroReport, 18, 1125-1128.

Burack, J.A., & Weeks, D.J. (2007).  Research trends and innovations in the study of persons with Down syndrome and their families.  Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 51, 923-924.

Virji-Babul, N., Cheung, T., Weeks, D.J., Herdman, T., & Cheyne, D. (2007).  Magnetoencephalographic analysis of cortical activity in adults with and without Down syndrome.  Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 51, 982-987.

Welsh, T.N., Lyons, J., Weeks, D.J., Anson, G., Chua, R., Mendoza, J.E., & Elliott, D. (2007). Within- and between-nervous system inhibition of return: Observation is as good as performance. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 14, 950-956.

Welsh, T.D., Chua, R., Weeks, D.J., & Goodman, D. (2007).  Perceptual-motor interaction: New implications for HCI.  In J. Jacko and A. Sears (Eds). The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook Second Edition. Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers.

Welsh, T.N., Higgins, L., Ray, M., & Weeks, D.J. (2007).  Seeing vs. believing: Is believing sufficient to activate the processes of response co-representation?  Human Movement Science, 26, 853-866.

Meegan, S., Maraj, B.K.V., Weeks, D.J., & Chua, R. (2006).  Gross motor skill acquisition in adolescents with Down syndrome. Down Syndrome Research and Practice, 9, 75-80.

Khan, M.A., Franks, I.M., Elliott, D., Lawrence, G.P., Chua, R., & Weeks, D.J. (2006). The utility of kinematic data to infer control processes in target directed movements. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 30, 1106-1121.

Sturrock, S., Earls, A., Chua R., Weeks, D.J., Simon, D. & Elliott, D. (2006). Visual influences on speech perception in adults with and without Down syndrome. Down Syndrome Quarterly, 8, 4-6.

Keetch, K.M., Glazebrook, C.M., Lyons, J., Lam, M., Weeks, D.J., & Elliott, D. (2006). The effect of response uncertainty on illusory biases of perception and action. Neuroscience Letters, 406, 117-123.

Hansen, S., Glazebrook, C.M., Anson, G., Weeks, D.J. & Elliott, D.  (2006). The influence of advance information about target location and visual feedback on movement planning and execution. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60, 200-208.

Lam, M., McFee, K., DeTar, S., Chua, R., & Weeks, D.J.  (2006).  Macroscopic aspects of gross motor control.  Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 77, 408-412.

Welsh, T.N., Elliott, D. Anson, J.G, Dhillon, V., Weeks, D.J., Lyons, J. & Chua, R. (2005) Does Joe influence Fred’s action? Evidence for an evolutionary account of inhibition of return. Neuroscience Letters, 385, 99-104.

Dickinson, J., Weeks, D.J., Randall, W.E. & Goodman, D. (2004). One-trial motor learning.  In A.M. Williams, N.J. Hodges, M.A. Scott and M.L.J. Court (Eds). Skill Acquisition in Sport: Research, Theory and Practice. Routledge Publishers

Glazebrook, C.M., Dhillon, V.P., Keetch, K.M., Lyons, J., Amazeen, E., Weeks, D.J., & Elliott, D. (2004).  Perception-action and the Muller-Lyer illusion: Amplitude or endpoint bias? Experimental  Brain Research, 160, 71-78.

Beyak, B. Weeks, D.J., & Chua, R. (2003).  Salience of response features in the spatial precuing task.  Journal of Human Movement Studies, 45, 387-402.

Merry, S., Weeks, D.J., & Chua, R. (2003).  3D spatial compatibility effects.  Journal of Human Movement Studies, 45, 347-358.

Weir, P., Weeks, D.J., Welsh, T., Elliott, D., Chua, R., Roy, E. A., & Lyons, J. (2003). Influence of terminal action requirements on action-centered distractor effects.  Experimental Brain Research, 149, 207-213.

Bennett, S.J., Elliott D, Weeks, D.J., & Keil, D.. (2003).  The effects of intermittent vision on prehension under binocular and monocular viewing.  Motor Control, 7, 46-56.

Ringenbach, S.D., Chua, R., Maraj, B.K.V., Kao, J.C., & Weeks, D.J. (2002).  Bimanual coordination dynamics in adults with Down syndrome.  Motor Control, 6, 390-409.

Maraj, B., Robertson, S., Welch, T., Weeks, D. ., Chua, R., Heath, M., Roy, E., Simon, D., Weinberg, H., &. Elliott, D (2002). Verbal-motor behavior in persons with Down syndrome.  In M. Cuskelly, A. Jobling and S. Buckley (Eds). Down Syndrome Across The Lifespan.  London: Whurr Publishers.

Chua, R., Weeks, D.J. & Goodman, D. (2002).  Perceptual-motor interaction: Some implications for HCI.  In J. Jacko and A. Sears (Eds). The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook. Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers.

Weeks, D.J., Chua, R., Weinberg, H., Elliott, D., & Cheyne, D. (2002).  A preliminary study using magnetoencephalography to examine brain function in Down’s syndrome.  Journal of Human Movement Studies, 42, 001-018.

Chua, R., Weeks, D.J., Ricker, K. L., & Poon, P. (2001).  Influence of operator orientation on relative organizational mapping and spatial compatibility.  Ergonomics, 44, 751-765.

Heath, M., Elliott, D., Weeks, D.J., & Chua, R (2000).  A functional systems approach to movement pathology in Down syndrome.  In D. J.Weeks, R. Chua and D. Elliott (Eds). Perceptual-Motor Behavior in Down Syndrome.  Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Coull, J., Weir, P.L., Tremblay, L., Weeks, D.J., & Elliott, D. (2000).  Monocular and binocular vision in the control of goal-directed movement.  Journal of Motor Behavior, 32, 347-360.

Weeks, D.J., Chua, R. & Elliott, D. (2000). Perceptual-motor behavior in Down syndrome. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Lyons, J., Elliott, D., Richer, K., Weeks, D.J., & Chua, R. (1999).  Action-centred attention in virtual environments.  Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 53, 176-187.

Welch, T.N., Elliott, D., & Weeks, D.J. (1999).  Hand deviations towards distractors:  Evidence for response competition.  Experimental Brain Research, 127, 207-212.

Olivier, I., Weeks, D.J., Lyons, J., Ricker, K.L., & Elliott, D. (1998).  Monocular and binocular vision in one-hand ball catching:  Interocular integration.  Journal of Motor Behavior, 30, 343-351.

Weeks, D.J. (1997).  Dynamical explorations of compatibility in perception-action coupling.  In B. Hommel and W. Prinz (Eds.),  Theoretical Issues in S-R Compatibility.  Amsterdam:  North-Holland.

Weeks, D.J., Chua, R. & Bautista, A. (1997).  The focus of attention in S-R compatibility: A comment on Stoffer and Umilta.  In B. Hommel and W. Prinz (Eds.),  Theoretical Issues in S-R Compatibility.  Amsterdam: North-HollandChua, R., &

Proctor, R.W., Campbell, K.C., Reeve, T.G., Weeks, D.J., & Dornier, L. (1997). Translating between orthogonally oriented stimulus and response arrays in four-choice reaction tasks.  Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 51, 85-97.

Weeks, D.J., Chua, R. & Hamblin, K. (1996).  Attention shifts and the Simon effect: A failure to replicate Stoffer (1991).  Psychological Research, 58, 246-253.

Chua, R., Weeks. D.J., & Elliott, D. (1996).  A functional systems approach to understanding verbal-motor integration in individuals with Down's syndrome.  Down's Syndrome: Research and Practice, 4, 25-36.

Weeks, D.J., Chua, R., Elliott, D., Lyons, J., & Pollock, B.J. (1995).  Cerebral specialisation for receptive language in individuals with Down syndrome.  Australian Journal of Psychology, 47, 137-140.

Elliott, D., Pollock, B., Chua, R., & Weeks. D.J. (1995).  Cerebral specialization for spatial processing in adults with Down syndrome.  American Journal on Mental Retardation, 99, 605-615.

Weeks, D.J., Proctor, R.W., & Beyak, B. (1995). Stimulus-response compatibility for vertically oriented stimuli and horizontally oriented responses: Evidence for spatial coding.  The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 48A, 367-383.

Elliott, D., Weeks, D.J., & Chua, R. (1994). Anomalous cerebral lateralization and Down syndrome.  Brain & Cognition.26, 191-195.

Weeks, D.J., Chua, R., & Elliott, D. (1994).  Cerebral specialization and motor control in adults with Down syndrome II:  Further examination and extension of the model.  Brazilian International Journal of Adapted Physical Education Research, 1, 167-168.

Elliott, D., Weeks, D.J., & Chua, R. (1994).  Cerebral specialization and motor control in adults with Down syndrome I:  The development of a model.  Brazilian International Journal of Adapted Physical Education Research, 1, 150-151.

Chua, R., & Weeks, D.J. (1994). Cognitive and motor components of motor imagery.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 17, 203-204.

Proctor, R.W., Dutta, A., Kelly, P., & Weeks, D.J. (1994). Cross-modal compatibility effects with visuo-spatial and audio-verbal stimulus and response sets.  Perception & Psychophysics, 35, 42-47.

Proctor, R.W., Van Zandt, T., Lu, C., & Weeks, D.J. (1994). Affordances, codes, and decision processes: An answer to Michaels (1993). Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 20, 1-5.

Elliott, D., & Weeks, D.J. (1993).  A functional systems approach to movement pathology.  Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 10, 312-323.

Weeks, D,J., Zelaznik, H.N., & Beyak, B. (1993). An empirical note on reduced frequency of KR..  Journal of Human Movement Studies, 25, 193-201.

Elliott, D., & Weeks, D.J. (1993).  Cerebral specialization for speech perception and movement organization in adults with Down's syndrome.  Cortex, 29, 103-113.

Proctor, R.W., Van Zandt, T., Lu, C., & Weeks, D.J. (1993). Stimulus-response compatibility for moving stimuli: Perception of affordances or directional coding?  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 19, 81-91.

Reeve, T.G., Proctor, R.W., Weeks, D.J., & Dornier, L. (1992). Salience of stimulus and response features in choice-reaction tasks. Perception and Psychophysics, 52, 453-460.

Weeks, D.J., & Elliott, D. (1992).  Atypical cerebral dominance in Down's syndrome.  Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 30, 23-25.

Weeks, D.J., & Proctor, R.W. (1992).  Epilogue: The visual control of movement.  In L. Proteau and D. Elliott (Eds.), Vision and Motor Control.  Amsterdam:  North-Holland.

Weeks, D.J., & Proctor, R.W. (1991).  Ecological and process approaches to skill acquisition.  Journal of Human Movement Studies, 20, 291-296.

Weeks, D.J., Reeve, T.G., Dornier, L., & Fober, G. (1991).  Inter-presentation activity and the retention of movement information: A test of the forgetting hypothesis for contextual interference effects.  Journal of Human Movement Studies, 20, 101-110.

Proctor, R.W., Reeve, T.G., Weeks, D.J., Dornier, L., & Van Zandt, T. (1991). Acquisition, retention and transfer of response-selection skill in choice-reaction tasks.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 17, 497-506.

Weeks, D.J., & Proctor, R.W. (1991).  Salient-features coding and orthogonal compatibility effects: A reply to Umiltà. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 120, 87-89.

Elliott, D., Gray, S., & Weeks, D.J. (1991).  Verbal cuing and motor skill acquisition for adults with Down's syndrome. Adapted Physical Education Quarterly, 8, 210-220.

Weeks, D.J., & Proctor, R.W. (1990).  Salient-features coding in the translation between orthogonal stimulus and response dimensions.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 119, 355-366.

Weeks, D.J., & Proctor, R.W. (1990).  Ontological and ideological commitments in behavior analysis. The Behavior Analyst, 13, 87-90.

Elliott, D., Weeks, D.J., & Gray, S. (1990).  Cerebral specialization and manual and oral praxis in adults with Down's syndrome. Neuropsychologia, 28, 1307-1315.

Reeve, T.G., Dornier, L., & Weeks, D.J. (1990).  Precision of knowledge of results: Consideration of the accuracy requirements imposed by the task.  Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 61, 284-290.

Proctor, R.W., & Weeks, D.J. (1990).  There is no room for scientism in psychology: A comment on Mahoney.  American Psychologist, 45, 1177-1178.

Proctor, R.W., Reeve, T.G., & Weeks, D.J. (1990). A tri-phasic approach to the acquisition of response-selection skill.  In G. H. Bower (Ed.), The psychology of learning and motivation (Vol. 24).  New York: Academic Press.

Elliott, D., & Weeks, D.J. (1990).  Cerebral specialization and the control of oral and limb movements for individuals with.Down's syndrome.  Journal of Motor Behavior, 22, 648.

Proctor, R.W., & Weeks, D.J. (1990). The goal of B. F. Skinner and behavior analysis.  New York:  Springer-Verlag.

Proctor, R.W., & Weeks, D.J. (1989).  Instructional and probability manipulations of bias in multiletter matching. Perception & Psychophysics, 45, 55-65.

Proctor, R.W., & Weeks, D.J. (1988).  The virtues of scientific psychology: A reply to Harzem.  The Behavior Analyst, 11, 131-140.

Weeks, D.J., Lee, T.D., & Elliott, D. (1987).  Differential forgetting and spacing effects in short-term motor retention. Journal of Human Movement Studies, 13, 309-321.

Lee, T.D., & Weeks, D.J. (1987).  The beneficial influence of forgetting on short-term retention of movement information. Journal of Human Movement Science, 6, 233-245.

Elliott, D., Weeks, D.J., & Elliott, C. (1987).  Cerebral specialization in individuals with Down syndrome.  American Journal of Mental Retardation, 92, 263-271.

Elliott, D., Edwards, J., Weeks, D.J., Lindley, S.J., & Carnahan, H. (1987).  Cerebral specialization in young adults with Down syndrome.  American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 91, 480-485.

Elliott, D., Weeks, D.J., & Jones, R. (1986). Lateral asymmetries in finger-tapping in Down's syndrome adolescents and young adults.  American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 90, 472-475.

Elliott, D., Weeks, D.J., Lindley, S., & Jones, R. (1986).  Sex differences in dual-task interference between speaking and a manual force production task.  Perceptual and Motor Skills, 62, 3-8.

Lee, T.D., Magill, R.A., & Weeks, D.J. (1985).  Influence of practice schedule on testing schema theory predictions in adults.  Journal of Motor Behavior, 17, 283-299.

Pizzimenti, M.A., Weeks, D.J., & Lee, T.D. (1984). ERRORCALC: A BASIC microcomputer program in calculate psychophysical error measures for variable block sizes.  Behaviour Research Methods, Instruments and Computers, 16, 57-58.