See here for some of the software resources I generated during my academic career.


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 & Review, 26(5), 1729–1737. [pdf, pre-print, data]

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. [pdf | code]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]