Prof. Robert Lubow

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Prof. Robert Lubow
Office: Sharett - Educational Sciences

Short Biography

R.E. Lubow (Bob) was born in the Bronx, New York. He completed his BA at University Heights College of New York University, MS at Washington State University, and Ph.D at Cornell University. After several years at General Electric in Ithaca, N.Y, he received a Career Development Award from NIH and moved to North Carolina State University. Since 1971, he has been at Tel Aviv University in Israel. His research interests focus on normal attentional processes in animal and human learning, and on their disruption as a result of psychopathology,

Fields of Interest

Attentional processes, latent inhibition, schizophrenia

Selected Publications

Lubow, R.E. Latent Inhibition and Conditioned Attention Theory. Cambridge University Press, 1989.

Lubow, R.E. & Gewirtz, J.C. (1995). Latent inhibition in humans: Data, theory, and implications for schizophrenia. Psychological Bulletin, 117, 87-103.

Lubow, R.E. & De la Casa, L.G. (2005). There is a time and a place for everything: Bi-directional modulations of latent inhibition by time-induced context differentiation. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 12, 806-821.

Lubow, R.E. (2005). The construct validity of the animal-latent inhibition model of selective attention deficits in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 31, 139-153.

Lubow, R.E. & Kaplan, O. (2005). The visual search analog of latent inhibition: Implications for theories of irrelevant stimulus processing in normal and schizophrenic groups. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 12, 224-243.


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