Charles Scialfa

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Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Aging and visual crowding
    Charles T Scialfa
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:522-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A comparison of static and dynamic hazard perception tests
    Charles T Scialfa
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 51:268-73. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The effects of driving experience on responses to a static hazard perception test
    Charles T Scialfa
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 45:547-53. 2012
  4. doi request reprint A hazard perception test for novice drivers
    Charles T Scialfa
    University of Calgary, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 43:204-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Predicting older adults' driving difficulties using the Roadwise Review
    Charles Scialfa
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4 Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:434-7. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Structural modeling of contrast sensitivity in adulthood
    Charles T Scialfa
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 19:158-65. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Varied-mapping conjunction search: evidence for rule-based learning
    Charles T Scialfa
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary AB, T2N 1N4, Canada
    Spat Vis 17:543-57. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of sensory factors in cognitive aging research
    Charles T Scialfa
    Departement of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
    Can J Exp Psychol 56:153-63. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Aging and vigilance: who has the inhibition deficit?
    Kristina Brache
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Exp Aging Res 36:140-52. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Age differences in the distractor-ratio effect as a function of contrast level
    Cale White
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 14:487-504. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Aging and visual crowding
    Charles T Scialfa
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:522-8. 2013
    ..doi:10.1364/JOSA.53.001026.). This visual crowding is more pronounced outside of central vision and may be more pronounced in older adults. Thus, the motivation for the present study...
  2. doi request reprint A comparison of static and dynamic hazard perception tests
    Charles T Scialfa
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 51:268-73. 2013
    ..Discussion focuses on the differences in visual cues available in dynamic and static scenes and how these differences could influence decisions about potential hazards...
  3. doi request reprint The effects of driving experience on responses to a static hazard perception test
    Charles T Scialfa
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 45:547-53. 2012
    ..91. The potential applications of this research include the development of standardized hazard perception tests that can be used for driver evaluation, training and licensure...
  4. doi request reprint A hazard perception test for novice drivers
    Charles T Scialfa
    University of Calgary, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 43:204-8. 2011
    ..Results suggest that this brief test of hazard perception can discriminate groups that differ in driving experience. Implications for driver licensing, evaluation and training are discussed...
  5. doi request reprint Predicting older adults' driving difficulties using the Roadwise Review
    Charles Scialfa
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4 Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:434-7. 2010
    ..Future research efforts should assess predictive validity in a more heterogeneous sample of older adults and with a broader range of outcomes, including on-road driving performance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Structural modeling of contrast sensitivity in adulthood
    Charles T Scialfa
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 19:158-65. 2002
    ..Discrepancies between this conclusion and that reported by Sekuler et al. may be related to test type, psychophysical method, reliability, and sample selection...
  7. ncbi request reprint Varied-mapping conjunction search: evidence for rule-based learning
    Charles T Scialfa
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary AB, T2N 1N4, Canada
    Spat Vis 17:543-57. 2004
    ..These studies demonstrate the role of top-down mechanisms in the development of efficient VM search and present several challenges to strength-theoretic views on the mechanisms underlying automaticity...
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of sensory factors in cognitive aging research
    Charles T Scialfa
    Departement of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
    Can J Exp Psychol 56:153-63. 2002
    ..Finally, I provide several recommendations for cognitive gerontologists who want to minimize the risk that the age differences they observe are sensory in nature...
  9. doi request reprint Aging and vigilance: who has the inhibition deficit?
    Kristina Brache
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Exp Aging Res 36:140-52. 2010
    ..There are several implications for theory, industrial design, and cognitive assessment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Age differences in the distractor-ratio effect as a function of contrast level
    Cale White
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 14:487-504. 2007
    ..Generalized slowing can account for the age differences in RT, but the fixation number data speak to another mechanism, perhaps increased cautiousness on the part of the elderly when signal strength is low...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does impaired executive functioning differentially impact verbal memory measures in older adults with suspected dementia?
    Brian L Brooks
    University of Calgary, Department of Psychology, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Clin Neuropsychol 20:230-42. 2006
    ..These results support previous research demonstrating the impact of executive dysfunction on the acquisition of and short-delay retrieval of verbal information in older adults with suspected cognitive impairment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Age differences in visual search for traffic signs during a simulated conversation
    Lisa C McPhee
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Hum Factors 46:674-85. 2004
    ..Actual or potential applications of this research include methods for evaluating the distraction of conversations and safety implications of conversation on visual search behavior...
  13. ncbi request reprint Age differences in feature selection in triple conjunction search
    Wanda Dennis
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary AB T2N 1N4, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P191-8. 2004
    ..Eye movement data suggest that older adults use a similar feature selection strategy as younger adults but may be more susceptible to distraction. The results are discussed in terms of current models of attention and search...
  14. ncbi request reprint Age, skill transfer, and conjunction search
    Geoffrey Ho
    University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P277-87. 2002
    ..These data have implications for models of visual attention, skill acquisition, and cognitive aging...
  15. ncbi request reprint Plasticity of feature-based selection in triple-conjunction search
    Geoffrey Ho
    University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Exp Psychol 57:48-60. 2003
    ..Subsequent transfers did not produce disruption on any measure. These findings are discussed in terms of strength theory, Guided Search, rule-based approaches to perceptual learning, and the area activation model...
  16. ncbi request reprint Adult age differences in the time course of inhibition of return
    Alan D Castel
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:P256-9. 2003
    ..Older adults also showed a greater degree of facilitation at shorter stimulus-onset asynchronies. The results suggest that there is a change in the temporal dynamics of inhibition that occurs with age...
  17. ncbi request reprint Age differences in search of web pages: the effects of link size, link number, and clutter
    Michael Grahame
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Hum Factors 46:385-98. 2004
    ..Results also showed that links located in the left region of the page were found most easily. Actual or potential applications of this research include Web site design to increase usability, particularly for older adults...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predictors of web navigation performance in a life span sample of adults
    Jason C Laberge
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Canada
    Hum Factors 47:289-302. 2005
    ..The data also suggest that age differences in Web navigation can be offset partially by taking advantage of older adults' prior experiences in the domain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Aging, memory and visual search
    Arthur F Kramer
    Beckman Institute and the Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 N Mathews, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 122:288-304. 2006
    ..Additional analyses suggested that older adults may derive their benefit from finer spatial encoding of search items. These findings suggest that some of the memory processes that support visual search are relatively age invariant...
  20. ncbi request reprint Examining task difficulty and the time course of inhibition of return: detecting perceptually degraded targets
    Alan D Castel
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130 4899, USA
    Can J Exp Psychol 59:90-8. 2005
    ..The results are consistent with the notion that IOR is not simply a reflexive subcortical mechanism but rather involves top-down attentional control settings...