S E Palmer

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Music-color associations are mediated by emotion
    Stephen E Palmer
    Psychology Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:8836-41. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Accounting for taste: individual differences in preference for harmony
    Stephen E Palmer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 20:453-61. 2013
  3. pmc An ecological valence theory of human color preference
    Stephen E Palmer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:8877-82. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Stereoscopic depth and the occlusion illusion
    Stephen E Palmer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 1650, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 71:1083-94. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Figure-ground effects on shape memory for objects versus holes
    Stephen Palmer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 947209 1650, USA
    Perception 37:1569-86. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Aesthetic issues in spatial composition: effects of position and direction on framing single objects
    Stephen E Palmer
    University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Spat Vis 21:421-49. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Extremal edges: a powerful cue to depth perception and figure-ground organization
    Stephen E Palmer
    Psychology Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:77-84. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The occlusion illusion: partial modal completion or apparent distance?
    Stephen E Palmer
    Department of Psychology, Tolman Hall, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Perception 36:650-69. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The repetition discrimination task: an objective method for studying perceptual grouping
    Stephen E Palmer
    Psychology Department, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 1650, USA
    Percept Psychophys 69:68-78. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Late influences on perceptual grouping: illusory figures
    S E Palmer
    Psychology Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Percept Psychophys 62:1321-31. 2000

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Music-color associations are mediated by emotion
    Stephen E Palmer
    Psychology Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:8836-41. 2013
    ..These results provide further support that music-to-color associations are mediated by common emotional associations...
  2. doi request reprint Accounting for taste: individual differences in preference for harmony
    Stephen E Palmer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 20:453-61. 2013
    ..Confirmatory factor analysis revealed that cross-domain preference for harmony is well-represented as a single, unified factor, with effects separate from those of training and of common personality measures...
  3. pmc An ecological valence theory of human color preference
    Stephen E Palmer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:8877-82. 2010
    ..Relative to alternative theories, the ecological valence theory both fits the data better (even with fewer free parameters) and provides a more plausible, comprehensive causal explanation of color preferences...
  4. doi request reprint Stereoscopic depth and the occlusion illusion
    Stephen E Palmer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 1650, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 71:1083-94. 2009
    ..The present findings eliminate apparent-distance explanations of the occlusion illusion but are consistent with other hypotheses, such as partial modal completion and selective dimensional expansion...
  5. ncbi request reprint Figure-ground effects on shape memory for objects versus holes
    Stephen Palmer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 947209 1650, USA
    Perception 37:1569-86. 2008
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Aesthetic issues in spatial composition: effects of position and direction on framing single objects
    Stephen E Palmer
    University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Spat Vis 21:421-49. 2008
    ..The results are discussed as affirming the power of the center and facing direction in the aesthetic biases viewers bring to their appreciation of framed works of visual art (e.g. Alexander, 2002; Arnheim, 1988)...
  7. doi request reprint Extremal edges: a powerful cue to depth perception and figure-ground organization
    Stephen E Palmer
    Psychology Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:77-84. 2008
    ..A further demonstration suggests that EEs are more powerful than classical figure-ground cues, including even the joint effects of small size, convexity, and surroundedness...
  8. ncbi request reprint The occlusion illusion: partial modal completion or apparent distance?
    Stephen E Palmer
    Department of Psychology, Tolman Hall, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Perception 36:650-69. 2007
    ..The results more strongly support the partial-modal-completion hypothesis...
  9. ncbi request reprint The repetition discrimination task: an objective method for studying perceptual grouping
    Stephen E Palmer
    Psychology Department, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 1650, USA
    Percept Psychophys 69:68-78. 2007
    ..It thus represents an objective method for studying the full range of grouping phenomena originally described by Wertheimer...
  10. ncbi request reprint Late influences on perceptual grouping: illusory figures
    S E Palmer
    Psychology Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Percept Psychophys 62:1321-31. 2000
    ..A second experiment showed that in objectively defined grouping tasks, subjects grouped faster by illusory figures than by inducing elements. These results indicate that grouping can occur after illusory contours have been perceived...
  11. ncbi request reprint Color, consciousness, and the isomorphism constraint
    S E Palmer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 22:923-43; discussion 944-89. 1999
    ..The implications of these arguments for functionalism are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint When does grouping happen?
    Stephen E Palmer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 114:311-30. 2003
    ..If so, grouping may be a ubiquitous, ongoing aspect of visual organization that occurs for each level of representation rather than as a single stage that can be definitively localized relative to other perceptual processes...
  13. doi request reprint Vertical position as a cue to pictorial depth: height in the picture plane versus distance to the horizon
    Jonathan S Gardner
    University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 1650, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 72:445-53. 2010
    ..In general, when DH is defined and unambiguous, observers use it to determine the relative distance to objects, but when DH is undefined and/or ambiguous, at least some observers use HPP...
  14. ncbi request reprint Of holes and wholes: the perception of surrounded regions
    R Nelson
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1650, USA
    Perception 30:1213-26. 2001
    ..Finally, figural factors indicate whether the enclosed region is to be perceived as figure or ground. Relations among these factors and their implications for perceptual organization are discussed...
  15. doi request reprint Extremal edges versus other principles of figure-ground organization
    Tandra Ghose
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Vis 10:3. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that natural shading and texture gradients in an image provide important information about figure-ground organization that has largely been overlooked in the past 75 years of research on this topic...
  16. pmc Edge-region grouping in figure-ground organization and depth perception
    Stephen E Palmer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:1353-71. 2008
    ..We argue that grouping processes mediate at least some of the effects we report here, although ecological explanations are also likely to be relevant in the majority of cases...
  17. pmc Aesthetic response to color combinations: preference, harmony, and similarity
    Karen B Schloss
    University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 73:551-71. 2011
    ..The present results thus refine and clarify some of the best-known and most contentious claims of color theorists...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ordinal configural cues combine with metric disparity in depth perception
    Johannes Burge
    Vision Science Program, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Vis 5:534-42. 2005
    ..Thus, geometrically ordinal configural cues can quantitatively influence a metric depth cue. Implications for the combination of configural and depth cues are discussed...
  19. doi request reprint Shape memory for intrinsic versus accidental holes
    Rolf Nelson
    Psychology Department, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts 02766, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 71:200-6. 2009
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Common region: a new principle of perceptual grouping
    S E Palmer
    Psychology Department, University of California, Berkeley 94720
    Cogn Psychol 24:436-47. 1992
    ..It is argued that common region cannot be reduced to the effects of proximity, closure, or any other previously known factor and therefore constitutes a genuinely new principle of grouping...
  21. ncbi request reprint Top-down influences on perceptual grouping
    Diane M Beck
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 28:1071-84. 2002
    ..The results are interpreted as indicating that grouping is sensitive to top-down influences as long as there is sufficient time for feedback to operate...
  22. ncbi request reprint Grounding the figure: surface attachment influences figure-ground organization
    Shaun P Vecera
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, E11 Seashore Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242 1407, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:563-9. 2006
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Microgenesis and ontogenesis of perceptual organization: evidence from global and local processing of hierarchical patterns
    Ruth Kimchi
    Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Psychol Sci 16:282-90. 2005
    ..These findings support the view that perceptual organization involves multiple processes that vary in time course, attentional demands, and developmental trajectories...
  24. ncbi request reprint Familiar shapes attract attention in figure-ground displays
    Rolf A Nelson
    Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts 02766, USA
    Percept Psychophys 69:382-92. 2007
    ..We argue that the figural side constitutes an "object" whereas the ground side does not, and that figural cues such as shape familiarity are effective in determining which areas represent objects...