R W Proctor

Summary

Affiliation: Purdue University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Specificity of transfer in basic and applied perceptual-motor tasks
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Am J Psychol 126:401-15. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Dissociation of S-R compatibility and Simon effects with mixed tasks and mappings
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third St, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 39:593-609. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Older and younger adults show comparable affective compatibility and simon effects
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Exp Aging Res 39:44-69. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Dissociating influences of key and hand separation on the Stroop color-identification effect
    Robert W Proctor
    Purdue University, Department of Psychological Sciences, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 141:39-47. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of precuing horizontal and vertical dimensions on right-left prevalence
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Mem Cognit 34:949-58. 2006
  6. pmc A deficit in older adults' effortful selection of cued responses
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Mot Behav 38:265-84. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Polarity correspondence: A general principle for performance of speeded binary classification tasks
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Psychol Bull 132:416-42. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Influence of visual stimulus mode on transfer of acquired spatial associations
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 35:434-45. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Methodology is more than research design and technology
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Behav Res Methods 37:197-201. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Aging and response selection in spatial choice tasks
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third St, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Hum Factors 47:250-70. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Response Selection as a Function of Age
    Robert Proctor; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Modeling the Effects of Aging on Memory
    Robert Proctor; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications95

  1. ncbi request reprint Specificity of transfer in basic and applied perceptual-motor tasks
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Am J Psychol 126:401-15. 2013
    ..Transfer from simulated to real equipment also seems to occur; however, studies involving cooperation of academia and industry are needed to provide more definitive evidence on this question...
  2. doi request reprint Dissociation of S-R compatibility and Simon effects with mixed tasks and mappings
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third St, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 39:593-609. 2013
    ..This dissociation of effects implies that the automatic response-activation route is not suppressed in mixed conditions and suggests that mixing influences the SRC and Simon effects by different means...
  3. doi request reprint Older and younger adults show comparable affective compatibility and simon effects
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Exp Aging Res 39:44-69. 2013
    ..A similar compatibility effect occurs in an evaluation task for which stimulus affect is relevant and mapped compatibly or incompatibly to the responses...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dissociating influences of key and hand separation on the Stroop color-identification effect
    Robert W Proctor
    Purdue University, Department of Psychological Sciences, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 141:39-47. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of precuing horizontal and vertical dimensions on right-left prevalence
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Mem Cognit 34:949-58. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc A deficit in older adults' effortful selection of cued responses
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Mot Behav 38:265-84. 2006
    ..The deficit did not depend on whether the responses were from different hands, suggesting that it lies primarily in the effortful processing required for those subsets of cued responses that are not selected easily...
  7. ncbi request reprint Polarity correspondence: A general principle for performance of speeded binary classification tasks
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Psychol Bull 132:416-42. 2006
    ..The authors conclude by discussing implications of this principle for interpretation of results from binary choice tasks and future model development...
  8. doi request reprint Influence of visual stimulus mode on transfer of acquired spatial associations
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 35:434-45. 2009
    ..Thus, the contribution of the short-term location associations seems to be separate from that of the long-term associations responsible for the Simon effect...
  9. ncbi request reprint Methodology is more than research design and technology
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Behav Res Methods 37:197-201. 2005
    ..This article examines implications of the naturalistic approach for psychological research methods in general and for the current debate that is often framed as one of qualitative versus quantitative methods...
  10. ncbi request reprint Aging and response selection in spatial choice tasks
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third St, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Hum Factors 47:250-70. 2005
    ..Potential applications of this research include initial guidelines for minimizing the effects of those aspects when designing for older adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint The enhanced Simon effect for older adults is reduced when the irrelevant location information is conveyed by an accessory stimulus
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081 1363, United States
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 119:21-40. 2005
    ..Reaction-time distribution analyses show similar functions for younger and older adults, suggesting that the time course of activation is similar for both age groups...
  12. ncbi request reprint Stimulus-response compatibility with wheel-rotation responses: will an incompatible response coding be used when a compatible coding is possible?
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 11:841-7. 2004
    ..Coding with respect to these frames occurred even when the resulting mapping was incompatible...
  13. ncbi request reprint A multimethod approach to examining usability of Web privacy polices and user agents for specifying privacy preferences
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2081, USA
    Behav Res Methods 39:205-11. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Transfer of noncorresponding spatial associations to the auditory Simon task
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 33:245-53. 2007
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  15. doi request reprint Task-defined associations are mode specific for selection of relevant dimension but mode independent for selection of location mapping
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 62:370-91. 2009
    ..Thus, when location is relevant for one task and colour for the other, the task-defined associations of locations to responses are mode specific, but when location is relevant for both tasks, the associations are mode independent...
  16. doi request reprint Reaction time distribution analysis of spatial correspondence effects
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third St, W Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 18:242-66. 2011
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Universal and culture-specific effects of display-control compatibility
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Am J Psychol 123:425-35. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Playing the Simon game: use of the Simon task for investigating human information processing
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, W Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, United States
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 136:182-8. 2011
    ..The article concludes with a brief tribute to Simon and his contribution to experimental psychology...
  19. ncbi request reprint Does the contribution of stimulus-hand correspondence to the auditory Simon effect increase with practice?
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Exp Brain Res 204:131-7. 2010
    ..Although the Simon effect was apparent with crossed hands throughout both experiments, it tended to be slightly smaller than the effect obtained with uncrossed hands...
  20. doi request reprint Determinants of the benefit for consistent spatial mappings in dual-task performance of three-choice tasks
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, W Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 71:1771-81. 2009
    ..An emergent perceptual-feature process that contributes to the consistency benefit for two-choice tasks does not seem to play a role in tasks with three or more choices...
  21. doi request reprint Cumulative knowledge and progress in human factors
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2081, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 61:623-51. 2010
    ..We argue that the information-processing language provides the foundation that has enabled much of the growth in human factors. This growth reflects a cumulative development of concepts and methods that continues today...
  22. ncbi request reprint Stimulus-response compatibility for mixed mappings and tasks with unique responses
    Robert W Proctor
    Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 63:320-40. 2010
    ..The relative lack of influence of mixing on the SRC and Simon effects when the tasks have unique responses implies that suppression of direct activation of the corresponding response occurs primarily when the tasks share responses...
  23. doi request reprint Determinants of the benefit for consistent stimulus-response mappings in dual-task performance of four-choice tasks
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2081, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 71:734-56. 2009
    ..A mapping choice between Tasks 1 and 2 is only one of several emergent processes that contribute to response-selection efficiency in dual-task contexts...
  24. ncbi request reprint Influence of display type and cue format on task-cuing effects: dissociating switch cost and right-left prevalence effects
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
    Mem Cognit 36:998-1012. 2008
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Does right-left prevalence occur for the Simon effect?
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2004, USA
    Percept Psychophys 65:1318-29. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of response eccentricity and relative position on orthogonal stimulus-response compatibility with joystick and keypress responses
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 1364, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol A 56:309-27. 2003
    ..That bimanual keypresses yield similar eccentricity and relative location effects to those for unimanual movements is predicted by the salient features coding perspective but not by the end-state comfort hypothesis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Empirical evaluation and justification of methodologies in psychological science
    R W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 1364, USA
    Psychol Bull 127:759-72. 2001
    ..They provide examples of how differences over methodological issues in psychology and in science generally may be resolved using a naturalistic, or empirical, approach...
  28. ncbi request reprint Laudan's normative naturalism: a useful philosophy of science for psychology
    E J Capaldi
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Am J Psychol 113:430-54. 2000
    ..These implications, which follow from a number of closely reasoned pragmatic arguments, include more realistic and appropriate evaluation of theory and methodology than has been suggested by logical positivism or relativism...
  29. ncbi request reprint Improving computer security for authentication of users: influence of proactive password restrictions
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Behav Res Methods Instrum Comput 34:163-9. 2002
    ..5% with restrictions. The results indicate that increasing the minimum character length reduces crackability and increases security, regardless of whether additional restrictions are imposed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Mixing location-irrelevant and location-relevant trials: influence of stimulus mode on spatial compatibility effects
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Mem Cognit 30:281-93. 2002
    ..However, such activation does occur when stimuli or responses are verbal, apparently because performance is mediated in part by activation of a verbal name code for the stimulus...
  31. ncbi request reprint Mixing incompatible mapped location-relevant trials with location-irrelevant trials: effects of stimulus mode on the reverse Simon effect
    R W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Psychol Res 64:11-24. 2000
    ..These findings imply that the short-term associations between stimulus location information and responses defined for the location-relevant task are relatively mode specific...
  32. ncbi request reprint The up-right/down-left advantage occurs for both participant- and computer-paced conditions: an empirical observation on Adam, Boon, Paas, and Umiltà (1998)
    R W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 1364, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 27:466-71. 2001
    ..The advantage was eliminated, however, in Experiment 3 when a response deadline was imposed. Response speed, rather than participant or computer pacing of trials, is crucial...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of an initiating action on the up-right/down-left advantage for vertically arrayed stimuli and horizontally arrayed responses
    Y S Cho
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 1364, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 27:472-84. 2001
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Influences of different combinations of conceptual, perceptual, and structural similarity on stimulus-response compatibility
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette 47907 1364, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol A 55:59-74. 2002
    ..Our results indicate that conceptual similarity, but not perceptual similarity, produces the facilitation/interference pattern suggestive of automatic activation of the corresponding response regardless of mapping...
  35. ncbi request reprint Display-control arrangement correspondence and logical recoding in the Hedge and Marsh reversal of the Simon effect
    Robert W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2004, USA
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 112:259-78. 2003
    ..Several of the results suggest that display-control arrangement correspondence is the primary cause of the Hedge and Marsh reversal, with logical recoding playing only a secondary role...
  36. ncbi request reprint Processing irrelevant location information: practice and transfer effects in choice-reaction tasks
    R W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Mem Cognit 27:63-77. 1999
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  37. ncbi request reprint Deconstructing Marilyn: robust effects of face contexts on stimulus-response compatibility
    R W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, W Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Mem Cognit 27:986-95. 1999
    ..Our experiments also provided evidence to suggest that asymmetric coding of the up and down locations contributes to performance in the face context as well...
  38. ncbi request reprint Index of norms and ratings published in the Psychonomic Society journals
    R W Proctor
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, W Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Behav Res Methods Instrum Comput 31:659-67. 1999
    ..This article presents an index of 142 norms published in the Society's journals, categorized according to the types of materials and ratings that are included in each...
  39. ncbi request reprint Translating between orthogonally oriented stimulus and response arrays in four-choice reaction tasks
    R W Proctor
    Psychology Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 1364, USA
    Can J Exp Psychol 51:85-98. 1997
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Ideomotor compatibility in the psychological refractory period effect: 29 years of oversimplification
    Mei Ching Lien
    Department of Psychological Science, Purdue Universit, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 28:396-409. 2002
    ..A PRP effect was obtained in all conditions, most likely because response-selection decisions are required even for IM tasks...
  41. ncbi request reprint Naïve and experienced judgments of stimulus-response compatibility: implications for interface design
    Kim Phuong L Vu
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Ergonomics 46:169-87. 2003
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Stimulus-response compatibility and psychological refractory period effects: implications for response selection
    Mei Ching Lien
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 9:212-38. 2002
    ..Investigations of SRC effects and response-selection variables in dual-task contexts should be conducted more systematically because they provide significant insight into the nature of response-selection mechanisms...
  43. ncbi request reprint Intrahemispherical activation, visuomotor transmission, and the Simon effect: comment on Wascher et al. (2001)
    Todd Eric Roswarski
    Department of Psychology, Purdue University, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 29:152-8. 2003
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint The role of instructions, practice, and stimulus-hand correspondence on the Simon effect
    Todd Eric Roswarski
    Psychology Department, Psychology Building 1364, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 1364, USA
    Psychol Res 67:43-55. 2003
    ..However, in Experiment 4, which used auditory stimuli and finger/hand instructions, the contribution of stimulus-hand correspondence increased with practice...
  45. ncbi request reprint Mixing location-relevant and location-irrelevant choice-reaction tasks: influences of location mapping on the Simon effect
    J G Marble
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 1364, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 26:1515-33. 2000
    ..This result suggests that both attentional biases and task-defined associations contribute to the reversal of the Simon effect...
  46. ncbi request reprint Auditory stimulus-response compatibility: is there a contribution of stimulus-hand correspondence?
    T E Roswarski
    Psychology Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Psychol Res 63:148-58. 2000
    ..Overall, our results imply that regardless of whether tone location is relevant or irrelevant, ear-response-location correspondence is the only factor that contributes to S-R compatibility in auditory two-choice reaction tasks...
  47. ncbi request reprint Are theories to be evaluated in isolation or relative to alternatives? An abductive view
    E J Capaldi
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2081, USA
    Am J Psychol 121:617-41. 2008
    ..In psychology this is demonstrated in connection with 2 widely accepted forms of relativism: the logical possibilities view and unique standards relativism...
  48. ncbi request reprint The Simon effect with wheel-rotation responses
    Dong Yuan Debbie Wang
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 3rd Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2004, USA wdy92 psych purdue edu
    J Mot Behav 35:261-73. 2003
    ..The results of the experiments showed that the nature of the task and the instructed action goal influence the direction of the Simon effect...
  49. ncbi request reprint Determinants of right-left and top-bottom prevalence for two-dimensional spatial compatibility
    K P Vu
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 1364, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 27:813-28. 2001
    ..However, a top-bottom prevalence effect can be obtained if the vertical dimension is made more salient...
  50. ncbi request reprint Multiple spatial correspondence effects on dual-task performance
    M C Lien
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 1364, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 26:1260-80. 2000
    ..The results imply that the dual-process model is not applicable to the dual-task context. Multiple correspondence effects across tasks implicate an explanation in terms of automatic S-R translation...
  51. ncbi request reprint Are spatial responses to visuospatial stimuli and spoken responses to auditory letters ideomotor-compatible tasks? Examination of set-size effects on dual-task interference
    Yun Kyoung Shin
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703, Third Street, W Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 129:352-64. 2008
    ..Our results imply that neither version of the visual-manual task is ideomotor compatible; other considerations suggest that the auditory-vocal task may also still require response selection...
  52. ncbi request reprint Influence of intermixed emotion-relevant trials on the affective Simon effect
    Yanmin Zhang
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Exp Psychol 55:409-16. 2008
    ..They confirm that enhancement of the affective Simon effect when the Simon task is mixed with a compatible emotion-relevant task is due to increased salience of the affective valence...
  53. doi request reprint Transfer of learning in choice reactions: contributions of specific and general components of manual responses
    Motonori Yamaguchi
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, United States
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 130:1-10. 2009
    ..The results are discussed in terms of feature overlap between the learning and test contexts, and an association network model of learning and response selection...
  54. doi request reprint The Simon task with multi-component responses: two loci of response-effect compatibility
    Motonori Yamaguchi
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Psychol Res 75:214-26. 2011
    ..The influence of R-E compatibility on the former process depended on manipulations that varied attentional demands of the task...
  55. pmc Reducing and restoring stimulus-response compatibility effects by decreasing the discriminability of location words
    James D Miles
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third St, W Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, United States
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 130:95-102. 2009
    ....
  56. doi request reprint The object-based Simon effect: grasping affordance or relative location of the graspable part?
    Dongbin Tobin Cho
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, W Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 36:853-61. 2010
    ..The results provide evidence that the Simon effect for graspable frying pan stimuli is because of relative location of the handle and not to a grasping affordance...
  57. doi request reprint Non-intentional but not automatic: reduction of word- and arrow-based compatibility effects by sound distractors in the same categorical domain
    James D Miles
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third St, W Lafayette, IN, 47907 2081, USA
    Exp Brain Res 199:101-6. 2009
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Dilution of compatibility effects in Simon-type tasks depends on categorical similarity between distractors and diluters
    James D Miles
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third St, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 71:1598-606. 2009
    ..This result provides evidence that S-R compatibility effects are susceptible to the presence of diluters that are categorically similar to the distractors...
  59. ncbi request reprint Creativity in ergonomic design: a supplemental value-adding source for product and service development
    Liang Zeng
    School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 315 N Grant St, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Hum Factors 52:503-25. 2010
    ..This article investigates the role of creativity in ergonomic design and the generic process of developing creative products and services...
  60. doi request reprint Action plans produce separate Simon effects for picking up and transporting objects
    James D Miles
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third St, W Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Psychol Res 74:468-75. 2010
    ..Results showed that the spatial compatibility between the cue and both the initial and goal reaches contribute to the reaction time, with the relation between the cue and the initial reach playing a dominant role...
  61. ncbi request reprint Compatibility of motion information in two aircraft attitude displays for a tracking task
    Motonori Yamaguchi
    Purdue University, Department of Psychological Sciences, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Am J Psychol 123:81-92. 2010
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Mixing compatible and incompatible mappings: elimination, reduction, and enhancement of spatial compatibility effects
    Kim Phuong L Vu
    Departmentof Psychological Services, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol A 57:539-56. 2004
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Attention is required for acquisition but not expression of new response biases
    James D Miles
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, WestLafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 36:1554-60. 2010
    ..We suggest that not only can a quickly learned response bias overwhelm preexisting biases that are acquired over years of experience but that recently learned and older, preexisting biases are similarly affected by attention load...
  64. ncbi request reprint Influence of mapping complexity on negative priming for incompatible spatial mappings
    Lenore E Read
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third St, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 16:1118-23. 2009
    ..Analyses of reaction times showed that negative priming diminished with increased mapping complexity, apparently due to increased dominance of response identification processes, rather than inhibition of the corresponding response...
  65. ncbi request reprint Stimulus and response representations underlying orthogonal stimulus-response compatibility effects
    Yang Seok Cho
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47904 1364, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 10:45-73. 2003
    ..An explanation in terms of salient features and referential coding can accommodate the range of orthogonal SRC effects...
  66. ncbi request reprint The prevalence effect in two-dimensional stimulus-response compatibility is a function of the relative salience of the dimensions
    Kim Phuong L Vu
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Percept Psychophys 64:815-28. 2002
    ..The results support salient features coding as an explanation for the prevalence effect obtained with two-dimensional S-R arrangements...
  67. ncbi request reprint Influences of hand posture and hand position on compatibility effects for up-down stimuli mapped to left-right responses: evidence for a hand referent hypothesis
    Yang Seok Cho
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 1364, USA
    Percept Psychophys 64:1301-15. 2002
    ..The magnitudes of the mapping preferences varied as a function of the grip and hand posture in a manner consistent with the hand referent hypothesis...
  68. ncbi request reprint A Simon effect in pigeons
    Peter J Urcuioli
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 134:93-107. 2005
    ..These findings demonstrate that for pigeons, too, a relevant symbolic cue activates a spatial code that produces faster responses at the location corresponding with the activated code...
  69. ncbi request reprint Influences of multiple spatial stimulus and response codes on orthogonal stimulus-response compatibility
    Yang Seok Cho
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2004, USA
    Percept Psychophys 66:1003-17. 2004
    ..Stimulus-set location causes orthogonal Simon-type effects when varied along the stimulus dimension and provides a referent for response coding when varied along the response dimension...
  70. ncbi request reprint Spatial stimulus-response compatibility and negative priming
    Lenore E Read
    Purdue University, Department of Psychological Sciences, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2004, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 11:41-8. 2004
    ..The results suggest that inhibition in response selection may depend on the complexity of the relations between the stimuli and responses...
  71. ncbi request reprint Transfer effects of incompatible location-relevant mappings on a subsequent visual or auditory simon task
    Kim Phuong L Vu
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2081, USA
    Mem Cognit 31:1146-52. 2003
    ..Because the auditory Simon effect is stronger than the visual one, more practice with the incompatible mapping may be necessary to produce reliable transfer effects for it...
  72. ncbi request reprint Stimulus-set location does not affect orthogonal stimulus-response compatibility
    Yang Seok Cho
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, W Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Psychol Res 69:106-14. 2004
    ..We favor a multiple asymmetric codes account, for which the present findings imply that the polarity of stimulus codes does not vary across task contexts although the polarity of response codes does...
  73. ncbi request reprint Steps toward building mathematical and computer models from cognitive task analyses
    Richard Schweickert
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 1364, USA
    Hum Factors 45:77-103. 2003
    ..Actual or potential applications of this research include system design, human-computer interaction, message comprehension, and simulation of information-processing tasks...
  74. ncbi request reprint Representing response position relative to display location: influence on orthogonal stimulus-response compatibility
    Yang Seok Cho
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol A 58:839-64. 2005
    ..The results support the view that both types of orthogonal SRC effects are due to asymmetric coding of the stimuli and responses...
  75. doi request reprint Improving performance through implementation intentions: are preexisting response biases replaced?
    James D Miles
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 15:1105-10. 2008
    ..Results of two experiments show that an implementation-intention strategy provides a specific performance benefit that is in addition to, but not in place of, preexisting response biases...
  76. ncbi request reprint Stimulus-response compatibility with pure and mixed mappings in a flight task environment
    Motonori Yamaguchi
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    J Exp Psychol Appl 12:207-22. 2006
    ..Implications of the findings are discussed in the context of aviation cockpit design...
  77. doi request reprint A review of contemporary ideomotor theory
    Yun Kyoung Shin
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Psychol Bull 136:943-74. 2010
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  78. ncbi request reprint Scheduling processes in working memory: instructions control the order of memory search and mental arithmetic
    A Ehrenstein
    Psychology Department, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol A 50:766-802. 1997
    ..Results are explained in terms of a double-bottleneck model in which central processes and responses are constrained to be carried out for one task at a time...
  79. ncbi request reprint Acquisition and transfer of attention allocation strategies in a multiple-task work environment
    Dong Yuan Debbie Wang
    Psychology Department, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL 32224 2673, USA
    Hum Factors 49:995-1004. 2007
    ..Payoff effects on strategy development and change were assessed in a synthetic work environment, SYNWORK1...
  80. ncbi request reprint Is the psychological refractory period effect for ideomotor compatible tasks eliminated by speed-stress instructions?
    Yun Kyoung Shin
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, W Lafayette, IN 47907 2081, USA
    Psychol Res 71:553-67. 2007
    ..These results imply that, even when response speed is emphasized, ideomotor compatible tasks do not bypass response selection...
  81. ncbi request reprint A feature-integration account of sequential effects in the Simon task
    Bernhard Hommel
    Cognitive Psychology Unit, Leiden University, Postbus 9555, 2300, RB Leiden, The Netherlands
    Psychol Res 68:1-17. 2004
    ..Moreover, they are consistent with a feature-integration approach and demonstrate that accounting for the sequential dependencies of Simon effects does not require the assumption of information gating or response suppression...
  82. ncbi request reprint Influences of response position and hand posture on the orthogonal Simon effect
    Yang Seok Cho
    Department of Psychology, Korea University, Anam dong Seongbuk Gu, Seoul, Korea 136 701
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 61:1020-35. 2008
    ..The results imply that, as Proctor and Cho's (2006) polarity correspondence principle suggests, the stimulus polarity code activates the response code of corresponding polarity even when stimulus location is irrelevant to the task...
  83. doi request reprint Attentional origins of the Simon effect: behavioral and electrophysiological evidence
    Robert D Melara
    Department of Psychology, City College, City University of New York, 138th Street and Convent Avenue, NAC 7 120, NY 10031, USA
    Brain Res 1215:147-59. 2008
    ..The results are consistent with models that attribute the Simon effect to the evidentiary weight attention assigns to spatial location when classifying the stimulus as signaling left or right...
  84. ncbi request reprint Task switching and response correspondence in the psychological refractory period paradigm
    Mei Ching Lien
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California 94035, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 29:692-712. 2003
    ..These outcomes suggest that reconfiguration for Task 2 takes place after the central processing of Task 1 and that the crosstalk correspondence effect is due to response activation by way of stimulus-response associations...
  85. ncbi request reprint Stroop dilution depends on the nature of the color carrier but not on its location
    Yang Seok Cho
    Department of Psychology, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 32:826-39. 2006
    ..We argue that Stroop dilution is due to attentional competition between the color word and neutral word, with priority given to the color carrier...
  86. ncbi request reprint When is an odd number not odd? Influence of task rule on the MARC effect for numeric classification
    Yang Seok Cho
    Department of Psychology, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 33:832-42. 2007
    ..The results are consistent with the view that the MARC effect and its reversal are caused by correspondence of the stimulus code designated as positive by the task rule with the positive-polarity right response code...
  87. ncbi request reprint No overall right-left prevalence for horizontal and vertical Simon effects
    Kim Phuong L Vu
    California State University, Northridge, California, USA
    Percept Psychophys 67:929-38. 2005
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  88. ncbi request reprint Spatial coding in two dimensions
    Sandro Rubichi
    Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:201-16. 2006
    ..We also evaluate the influence of speed of spatial code formation, number of reference frames, and learning on subjects' performance in 2-D tasks...
  89. ncbi request reprint Effects of displacement magnitude and direction of auditory cues on auditory spatial facilitation of visual search
    Kim Phuong L Vu
    Department of Psychology, California State University Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840, USA
    Hum Factors 48:587-99. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to examine the effects of cue error on auditory spatial facilitation (ASF) of visual search...
  90. pmc Age differences in response selection for pure and mixed stimulus-response mappings and tasks
    Kim Phuong L Vu
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90840, USA
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 129:49-60. 2008
    ..The results suggest that the age-related deficit associated with mixing mappings and tasks is primarily due to older adults having more difficulty separating task sets that activate conflicting response codes...
  91. ncbi request reprint Confirming and disconfirming theories about ideomotor compatibility in dual-task performance: a reply to Greenwald (2005)
    Mei Ching Lien
    Department of Psychology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:226-9. 2005
    ..In particular, Greenwald neglects to consider the possibility that a latent bottleneck limitation could also produce small dual-task costs...
  92. ncbi request reprint Dual-task performance with ideomotor-compatible tasks: is the central processing bottleneck intact, bypassed, or shifted in locus?
    Mei Ching Lien
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:122-44. 2005
    ..The findings favor an engage-bottleneck-later hypothesis, whereby parallelism between tasks occurs deeper into the processing stream for IM- than for non-IM-compatible tasks, without the bottleneck being actually eliminated...
  93. ncbi request reprint Emergent perceptual features in the benefit of consistent stimulus-response mappings on dual-task performance
    Kim Phuong L Vu
    California State University, Long Beach, CA, USA
    Psychol Res 70:468-83. 2006
    ..Furthermore, this benefit was not evident when the stimuli were auditory for Task 1 and visual for Task 2. With two-choice tasks, the benefit for consistent mappings apparently is due primarily to an emergent perceptual feature...
  94. ncbi request reprint Still no evidence for perfect timesharing with two ideomotor-compatible tasks: a reply to Greenwald (2003)
    Mei Ching Lien
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA 94035, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 29:1267-72. 2003
    ..Furthermore, the small dual-task costs in his study are consistent with a bottleneck model. Thus, Greenwald (2003) does not provide evidence that IM-compatible tasks enable perfect timesharing...
  95. ncbi request reprint Is the worldview of qualitative inquiry a proper guide for psychological research?
    E J Capaldi
    Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1364, USA
    Am J Psychol 118:251-69. 2005
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Research Grants2

  1. Response Selection as a Function of Age
    Robert Proctor; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These guidelines will lead to development of products and environments that allow elderly adults to remain more independent and to engage safely in more activities in their daily lives. ..
  2. Modeling the Effects of Aging on Memory
    Robert Proctor; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, the studies will demonstrate that perceptual processing abilities must be considered and either controlled for or manipulated in cognitive aging research. ..