Scott P Johnson

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Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Development of object concepts in infancy: Evidence for early learning in an eye-tracking paradigm
    Scott P Johnson
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:10568-73. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of perceptual completion in infancy
    Scott P Johnson
    New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychol Sci 15:769-75. 2004
  3. pmc Young infants' perception of the trajectories of two- and three-dimensional objects
    Scott P Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 113:177-85. 2012
  4. pmc Development of perceptual completion originates in information acquisition
    Scott P Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1214-24. 2008
  5. pmc Learning and memory facilitate predictive tracking in 4-month-olds
    Scott P Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 102:122-30. 2009
  6. pmc Systems in development: motor skill acquisition facilitates three-dimensional object completion
    Kasey C Soska
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 6 Washington Place, Room 458, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:129-38. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Learning by selection: visual search and object perception in young infants
    Dima Amso
    Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10028, USA
    Dev Psychol 42:1236-45. 2006
  8. pmc Development of object concepts in macaque monkeys
    Cynthia Hall-Haro
    Center for Neural Science, New York University, 4 Washington Place, Room 809, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 50:278-87. 2008
  9. pmc Neural substrates of dynamic object occlusion
    Sarah M Shuwairi
    New York University, NY 10003, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1275-85. 2007
  10. pmc Development of three-dimensional object completion in infancy
    Kasey C Soska
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Child Dev 79:1230-6. 2008

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Publications26

  1. pmc Development of object concepts in infancy: Evidence for early learning in an eye-tracking paradigm
    Scott P Johnson
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:10568-73. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of perceptual completion in infancy
    Scott P Johnson
    New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychol Sci 15:769-75. 2004
    ..Taken together, these findings support a constructivist view of early perceptual and cognitive development...
  3. pmc Young infants' perception of the trajectories of two- and three-dimensional objects
    Scott P Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 113:177-85. 2012
    ..Results are interpreted in a context of perceptual constraints on developing cognitive capacities during early infancy...
  4. pmc Development of perceptual completion originates in information acquisition
    Scott P Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1214-24. 2008
    ..The authors present a new model of development of perceptual completion that posits a critical role for targeted visual scanning, an early developing oculomotor action system...
  5. pmc Learning and memory facilitate predictive tracking in 4-month-olds
    Scott P Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 102:122-30. 2009
    ..Finally, in the brief training condition, we found that the brief exposure alone was insufficient to induce the training effect. Results are interpreted in the context of learning from short-term experience and long-term memory...
  6. pmc Systems in development: motor skill acquisition facilitates three-dimensional object completion
    Kasey C Soska
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 6 Washington Place, Room 458, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:129-38. 2010
    ..The results are framed within a developmental systems approach, wherein infants' sitting skill, multimodal object exploration, and object knowledge are linked in developmental time...
  7. ncbi request reprint Learning by selection: visual search and object perception in young infants
    Dima Amso
    Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10028, USA
    Dev Psychol 42:1236-45. 2006
    ..The authors discuss the implications of the efficiency of attentional mechanisms for information processing and learning...
  8. pmc Development of object concepts in macaque monkeys
    Cynthia Hall-Haro
    Center for Neural Science, New York University, 4 Washington Place, Room 809, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 50:278-87. 2008
    ..Therefore, the macaque monkey provides an animal model with which to examine neural mechanisms underlying the development of object representations...
  9. pmc Neural substrates of dynamic object occlusion
    Sarah M Shuwairi
    New York University, NY 10003, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1275-85. 2007
    ..Our findings may shed light on the neural substrates involved in object tracking that give rise to the phenomenon of object permanence...
  10. pmc Development of three-dimensional object completion in infancy
    Kasey C Soska
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Child Dev 79:1230-6. 2008
    ..By 6 months, infants may represent simple objects as complete in 3D space despite a limited perspective. Possible mechanisms of development of 3D object completion are discussed...
  11. pmc Contributions of the hippocampus and the striatum to simple association and frequency-based learning
    Dima Amso
    Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, Box 140, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuroimage 27:291-8. 2005
    ..This work provides evidence of different neural mechanisms underlying learning based on simple frequencies versus associations within a single paradigm...
  12. ncbi request reprint Perception of kinetic illusory contours by two-month-old infants
    Scott P Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Child Dev 73:22-34. 2002
    ..Theories of development of edge and motion discrimination are discussed...
  13. doi request reprint Simulating the role of visual selective attention during the development of perceptual completion
    Matthew Schlesinger
    Department of Psychology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62903, USA
    Dev Sci 15:739-52. 2012
    ..These findings provide additional support for our hypothesis that the development of perceptual completion in early infancy is promoted by progressive improvements in visual selective attention and oculomotor skill...
  14. ncbi request reprint Discrimination of possible and impossible objects in infancy
    Sarah M Shuwairi
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 6 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:303-7. 2007
    ..Our results provide important insights into the development of mechanisms for processing pictorial depth cues that allow adults to extract three-dimensional structure from pictures of objects...
  15. ncbi request reprint Infants' perception of object trajectories
    Scott P Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Child Dev 74:94-108. 2003
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  16. ncbi request reprint Selection and inhibition in infancy: evidence from the spatial negative priming paradigm
    Dima Amso
    Department of Psychology, 6 Washington Place, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Cognition 95:B27-36. 2005
    ..The SNP effect obtained for infants only under 550 and 200 ms ISI conditions. These results suggest that important developments in visual selection are rooted in emerging inhibitory mechanisms...
  17. pmc Biracial and monoracial infant own-race face perception: an eye tracking study
    Sarah E Gaither
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, 490 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Dev Sci 15:775-82. 2012
    ..Future directions for investigating face processing development in biracial populations are discussed...
  18. pmc The role of association in early word-learning
    Gary F Marcus
    Department of Psychology, New York University New York, NY, USA
    Front Psychol 3:283. 2012
    ..Thus, the associative component of word-learning does not appear (in contrast to rule-learning, Marcus et al., 2007) to initially privilege speech...
  19. ncbi request reprint Infant rule learning facilitated by speech
    Gary F Marcus
    New York University, NY 10003, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:387-91. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Infants use meter to categorize rhythms and melodies: implications for musical structure learning
    Erin E Hannon
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Cogn Psychol 50:354-77. 2005
    ..Results indicate that infants can infer meter from rhythmic patterns, and that they may use this metrical structure to bootstrap their knowledge acquisition in music learning...
  21. ncbi request reprint Young infants' perception of unity and form in occlusion displays
    Scott P Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 81:358-74. 2002
    ..In addition, the findings provide corroborative evidence for the importance of both motion and orientation in young infants' object segregation and for the difficulty in achieving percepts of the global form of a partly occluded object...
  22. ncbi request reprint Visual statistical learning in infancy: evidence for a domain general learning mechanism
    Natasha Z Kirkham
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Cognition 83:B35-42. 2002
    ..These results provide support for the likelihood of domain general statistical learning in infancy, and imply that mechanisms designed to detect structure inherent in the environment may play an important role in cognitive development...
  23. ncbi request reprint Location, location, location: development of spatiotemporal sequence learning in infancy
    Natasha Z Kirkham
    Birkbeck College, University of London, Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, London, UK
    Child Dev 78:1559-71. 2007
    ..Saccade latencies to predictable locations decreased. We argue that temporal order statistics involving informative spatial relations become available to infants during the first year after birth, assisted by multiple cues...
  24. ncbi request reprint Conditions for young infants' failure to perceive trajectory continuity
    J Gavin Bremner
    Psychology Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    Dev Sci 10:613-24. 2007
    ..Implications for theories of perceptual and cognitive development are discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Conditions for young infants' perception of object trajectories
    J Gavin Bremner
    Psychology Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YF, UK
    Child Dev 76:1029-43. 2005
    ..In contrast, slowing the ball while it was behind a narrow or intermediate screen did not modify performance. It is concluded that 4-month-olds perceive trajectory continuity when time or distance out of sight is short...
  26. ncbi request reprint Motion and edge sensitivity in perception of object unity
    W Carter Smith
    School of Cognitive Science, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Cogn Psychol 46:31-64. 2003
    ..In addition, young infants are able to retain information about edge orientation over short intervals in determining connectedness via a process of spatiotemporal integration...

Research Grants1

  1. Sequence Induction in Infancy: A systematic approach
    Scott Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In the future, such understanding may aid in the formulation of diagnostics and treatments for some developmental disorders. ..