Summary: The act of knowing or the recognition of a distance by recollective thought, or by means of a sensory process which is under the influence of set and of prior experience.
Publications199 found, 100 shown here
- Internal models of target motion: expected dynamics overrides measured kinematics in timing manual interceptionsMyrka Zago
Sezione di Fisiologia Umana, IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, 00179 Rome, Italy
J Neurophysiol 91:1620-34. 2004..Overall, the results are in accord with the theory that motor responses evoked by visual kinematics are modulated by a prior of the target dynamics. The prior appears surprisingly resistant to modifications based on performance errors...
- Horizontal and vertical distance perception: the discorded-orientation theoryA Higashiyama
Institute of Human Sciences, University of Osaka Prefecture, Sakai, Japan
Percept Psychophys 58:259-70. 1996..We also found that longitudinal distance was adjusted as being consistently larger than the standard distance. This result was explained by the reduction of cues to distance and the HVI effect...
- Who is being deceived? The experimental demands of wearing a backpackFrank H Durgin
Department of Psychology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081, USA
Psychon Bull Rev 16:964-9. 2009..These findings suggest that backpack effects, and other reported effects of effort on perception, are judgmental biases that result from the social, not physical, demands of the experimental context...
- Tool use affects perceived distance, but only when you intend to use itJessica K Witt
Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, PO Box 400400, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:880-8. 2005..These experiments suggest that the authors perceive the environment in terms of our intentions and abilities to act within it...
- Looking at perspective pictures from too far, too close, and just rightIgor Juricevic
Department of Life Sciences Psychology, University of Toronto, Scarborough, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Exp Psychol Gen 135:448-61. 2006....
- The independence of size perception and distance perceptionR N Haber
University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Percept Psychophys 63:1140-52. 2001Research on distance perception has focused on environmental sources of information, which have been well documented; in contrast, size perception research has focused on familiarity or has relied on distance information...
- The various perceptions of distance: an alternative view of how effort affects distance judgmentsAdam J Woods
Department of Psychology, The George Washington University, 2125 G St, NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:1104-17. 2009..This in no way rules out the possibility that effort influences perception in other contexts, but it does focus attention on the role of response calibration in any verbal distance estimation task...
- Large-scale visual frontoparallels under full-cue conditionsJan J Koenderink
Faculteit Natuur en Sterrenkunde, Universiteit Utrecht, Princetonplein 5, NL 3584 CC Utrecht, The Netherlands
Perception 31:1467-75. 2002..Available theory (Luneburg's) does not predict this, but the theory is hardly applicable to the case of vision in natural scenes. This interesting discrepancy has not been reported before...
- Auditory distance perception in roomsA W Bronkhorst
TNO Human Factors Research Institute, Soesterberg, The Netherlands
Nature 397:517-20. 1999..The advent of techniques for the generation of virtual sound sources has made it possible to study distance perception using controlled, deterministic stimuli...
- Geometric and perceptual effects of the location of the observer vantage point for linear-perspective imagesDejan Todorovic
Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Belgrade, Cika Ljubina 18 20, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Perception 34:521-44. 2005..This mismatch of vanishing points provides visual information that the elements of the two architectures are not mutually parallel...
- Seeing beyond the target: environmental context affects distance perceptionJessica K Witt
Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Perception 36:1752-68. 2007..However, recent research has called this assumption into question by demonstrating that distance perception varies in different types of environments even under full-cue viewing conditions...
- Geometric calibration of head-mounted displays and its effects on distance estimationFalko Kellner
University of Kiel
IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 18:589-96. 2012....
- Focused visual attention distorts distance perception away from the attentional locusClaire Wardak
Centre de Neuroscience Cognitive, CNRS UMR 5529, 67 Bd Pinel, Universite Claude Bernard Lyon I, 69675 Bron Cedex, France
Neuropsychologia 49:535-45. 2011..This allows us to test for the effect of spatial attention allocation on distance perception, as measured by the subject estimation of the landmarks midpoint...
- Absolute distance perception to locations off the ground planeWilliam B Thompson
School of Computing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
Perception 36:1559-71. 2007..We show that one commonly used action measure for probing absolute distance perception exhibits accurate performance, even for targets located on the ceiling of a large room...
- How haptic size sensations improve distance perceptionPeter W Battaglia
BCS and CSAIL, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS Comput Biol 7:e1002080. 2011..The central question is: whether, and how, human distance perception incorporates size cues to improve accuracy...
- Distal attribution and distance perception in sensory substitutionJoshua H Siegle
Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Perception 39:208-23. 2010..Moreover, they suggest that the informational basis for distal attribution is not a joint-specific sensorimotor relation, but a more abstract spatial invariant...
- Influence of motor planning on distance perception within the peripersonal spaceWladimir Kirsch
Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
PLoS ONE 7:e34880. 2012We examined whether movement costs as defined by movement magnitude have an impact on distance perception in near space...
- Look before you leap: jumping ability affects distance perceptionDavid A Lessard
Department of Psychology, Proffitt Laboratory, University of Virginia, 102 Gilmer Hall, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
Perception 38:1863-6. 2009..This suggests that the perception of a jumpable extent is affected by one's action boundary for jumping, but only if jumping is an action that can be performed over the extent...
- Action-specific influences on distance perception: a role for motor simulationJessica K Witt
Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:1479-92. 2008..When a perceiver intends to perform an action, the perceiver runs a motor simulation of that action. The perceiver's ability to perform the action, as determined by the outcome of the simulation, influences perceived distance...
- Faces are "spatial"--holistic face perception is supported by low spatial frequenciesValerie Goffaux
Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 32:1023-39. 2006..These findings indicate that holistic face perception is largely supported by low spatial frequencies. They also suggest that holistic processing precedes the analysis of local features during face perception...
- The role of effort in perceiving distanceDennis R Proffitt
Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22904 4400, USA
Psychol Sci 14:106-12. 2003..In accord with Berkeley's proposal and Gibson's theory of affordances, these studies show that the perception of spatial layout is influenced by locomotor effort...
- When and how are spatial perceptions scaled?Jessica K Witt
Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 36:1153-60. 2010..The current studies were designed to assess when and how action-specific influences on distance perception have their effects. The results supported the action-specific account.
- Assessing auditory distance perception using virtual acousticsPavel Zahorik
Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53705, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 111:1832-46. 2002..acoustics that allows precise measurement and control of the acoustic cues thought to be salient for distance perception in a representative large-room environment...
- Honeybee navigation: properties of the visually driven 'odometer'Aung Si
Centre for Visual Science, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, PO Box 475, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
J Exp Biol 206:1265-73. 2003..Thus, distance flown is measured by a visually driven odometer that is surprisingly robust to variations in the texture or sparseness of the visual environment through which the bee flies...
- Illusions in action: consequences of inconsistent processing of spatial attributesJeroen B J Smeets
Afdeling Neurowetenschappen, Erasmus MC, Postbus 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Exp Brain Res 147:135-44. 2002..Illusions only affect those aspects of a task that are based on the spatial attributes that are affected by the illusion...
- Perception and action in golf putting: skill differences reflect calibrationWim H van Lier
Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Sport Exerc Psychol 33:349-69. 2011..Novices did show a rightward putting error, while skilled players did not. We argue that the skill-related differences in putting accuracy reflect a process of recalibration. Implications for aiming in golf are discussed...
- On the nature of near space: effects of tool use and the transition to far spaceMatthew R Longo
Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, 5848 S University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Neuropsychologia 44:977-81. 2006..In contrast to theories describing near space as that within arm's reach, these findings suggest that the representation of near space is less rigid, extending with tool use and gradually transitioning into far space...
- Dynamic size-change of peri-hand space through tool-use: spatial extension or shift of the multi-sensory areaS Bonifazi
Istituto di Riabilitazione S Stefano, Porto Potenza Picena, Macerata, Italy
J Neuropsychol 1:101-14. 2007..These findings support the view that the tool-use dependent re-mapping of peri-hand space in humans consists of a continuous elongation of visual-tactile peri-hand area from the hand towards the tip of the tool...
- The influence of restricted viewing conditions on egocentric distance perception: implications for real and virtual indoor environmentsSarah H Creem-Regehr
Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
Perception 34:191-204. 2005..three experiments to examine the influence of field of view and binocular viewing restrictions on absolute distance perception in real-world indoor environments...
- Extending or projecting peripersonal space with tools? Multisensory interactions highlight only the distal and proximal ends of toolsNicholas P Holmes
Department of Experimental Psychology, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX13UD, Oxford University, UK
Neurosci Lett 372:62-7. 2004....
- Honeybee navigation: nature and calibration of the "odometer"M V Srinivasan
Centre for Visual Science, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
Science 287:851-3. 2000..The results show that the honeybee's "odometer" is visually driven. They also provide a calibration of the dance and the odometer in visual terms...
- The spectral input to honeybee visual odometryLars Chittka
Biozentrum, Zoologie II, Am Hubland, 97074 Wurzburg, Germany
J Exp Biol 206:2393-7. 2003..Waggle run duration is entirely independent of the colour pattern used, implying that once green contrast is above detection threshold, distance estimation depends solely on the angular motion of the landscape passed in flight...
- Honeybee odometry: performance in varying natural terrainJuergen Tautz
Beegroup Würzburg, Lehrstuhl für Verhaltensphysiologie und Soziobiologie, Wurzburg, Germany
PLoS Biol 2:E211. 2004..The bee's perception of distance flown is therefore not absolute, but scene-dependent. These findings raise important and interesting questions about how these animals navigate reliably...
- Stereo and motion parallax cues in human 3D vision: can they vanish without a trace?Andreas M Rauschecker
Medical Scientist Training Program, Neurosciences Program, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
J Vis 6:1471-85. 2006..In either case, subjects appear not to have direct access to stereo/motion parallax cues...
- Does energy expenditure affect the perception of egocentric distance? A failure to replicate experiment 1 of Proffitt, Stefanucci, Banton, and Epstein (2003)Jeffrey J Hutchison
University of California, USA
Span J Psychol 9:332-9; discussion 340-8. 2006..In two experiments, one involving a between-participants design and the other involving a within-participants design, we found that none of the three responses were influenced by the wearing of a heavy backpack...
- The induced Roelofs effect: two visual systems or the shift of a single reference frame?Paul Dassonville
Department of Psychology and Institute of Neuroscience, 1227 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 1227, USA
Vision Res 44:603-11. 2004..The collaborative findings of two laboratories clearly support the biased-midline hypothesis...
- Judging egocentric distance on the ground: occlusion and surface integrationZijiang J He
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
Perception 33:789-806. 2004..Altogether, our findings provide support for the SSIP hypothesis and reveal, surprisingly, that the phenomenal visual space is not unique but depends on how optic information is selected...
- Some recent studies on the extraretinal contribution to distance perceptionM Mon-Williams
School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, UK
Perception 28:167-81. 1999Some recent studies on the extraretinal contribution to distance perception are reviewed...
- The effects of production and presentation level on the auditory distance perception of speechD S Brungart
Air Force Research Laboratory, Human Effectiveness Directorate, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio 45433 7901, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 110:425-40. 2001..The results indicate that production level and presentation level influence distance perception differently for each of three distinct categories of speech...
- Perceived relative distance on the ground affected by the selection of depth informationJun Wu
University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
Percept Psychophys 70:707-13. 2008....
- The effects of handedness and reachability on perceived distanceSally A Linkenauger
Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, P O Box 400400, Charlottesville, VA, 22904 4400, USA
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:1649-60. 2009..Furthermore, this effect is modulated by handedness...
- Perceived distance, shape and sizeE Brenner
Vakgroep Fysiologie, Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Vision Res 39:975-86. 1999..We conclude that the judgements are quite independent, in the sense that no attempt is made to attain consistency, but that they do rely on some common measures, such as that of distance...
- Distance perception within near visual spaceA Viguier
Centre de Recherche Cerveau et Cognition, UMR 5549 CNRS/UPS, , 133 route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse, France
Perception 30:115-24. 2001..When only extraretinal information was available, distance perception was still correct for distances of 40 cm or less. However, distances beyond 60 cm were underestimated...
- Reaching while walking: reaching distance costs more than walking distanceDavid A Rosenbaum
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Psychon Bull Rev 15:1100-4. 2008....
- Comparing measures of monocular distance perception: verbal and reaching errors are not correlatedC C Pagano
Department of Psychology, Clemson University, South Carolina 29634 1511, USA
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 24:1037-51. 1998..Verbal judgments appear to have been anchored using the range of distances experienced while reaching rather than being calibrated to the perceptual information itself. Discussion focuses on the advantages of action response measures...
- Impaired distance perception and size constancy following bilateral occipitoparietal damageMarian E Berryhill
Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
Exp Brain Res 194:381-93. 2009Accurate distance perception depends on the processing and integration of a variety of monocular and binocular cues. Dorsal stream lesions can impair this process, but details of this neurocognitive relationship remain unclear...
- Perceiving distance: a role of effort and intentJessica K Witt
University of Virginia, PO Box 400400, Charlottesville, VA 22903 2477, USA
Perception 33:577-90. 2004..Perceiving distance combines the geometry of the world with our behavior goals and the potential of our body to achieve these goals...
- Are the original Roelofs effect and the induced Roelofs effect confounded by the same expansion of remembered space?Paul Dassonville
Vision Res 44:1025-9; author reply 1031-2. 2004
- Especial skills: their emergence with massive amounts of practiceKatherine M Keetch
Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:970-8. 2005..Various theoretical views are proposed to account for the development of these skills...
- Dissociation between visual perception of allocentric distance and visually directed walking of its extentNobuo Kudoh
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, Niigata University, Ikarashi, Niigata 950 2181, Japan
Perception 34:1399-416. 2005..These results suggest that the perceptual and motor systems share a common representation of the location of targets, whereas a dissociation in allocentric distance exists between the two systems in full-cue conditions...
- Visual memory for moving scenesPatricia R DeLucia
Department of Psychology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409 2051, USA
Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 59:340-60. 2006....
- Estimating the quantitative relation between incongruent information and response timeDirk Kerzel
Faculte de Psychologie et des Sciences de l Education, Universite de Geneve, 40 Boulevard du Pont d Arve, CH 1205 Geneve, Switzerland
Acta Psychol (Amst) 122:267-79. 2006..This effect was modulated by the total number of walkers, showing that the effect of incongruent information saturates when the display is cluttered...
- Language within your reach: near-far perceptual space and spatial demonstrativesKenny R Coventry
Cognition and Communication Research Centre, Northumbria University, UK
Cognition 108:889-95. 2008..These results support the view that spatial demonstrative use corresponds with a basic distinction between near and far perceptual space...
- Why is it easier to identify someone close than far away?Geoffrey R Loftus
University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
Psychon Bull Rev 12:43-65. 2005..g., legal) settings to demonstrate the loss of face information that occurs when a person is seen at a particular distance...
- The relationship between object files and conscious perceptionStephen R Mitroff
Department of Psychology, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
Cognition 96:67-92. 2005....
- Absolute travel distance from optic flowHarald Frenz
Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, 44780 Bochum, Germany
Vision Res 45:1679-92. 2005..In further experiments we changed the modality of the distance indication but the undershoot in distance estimation remained. This suggests that the undershoot is linked to the perception of the optic flow field...
- fMRI reveals a preference for near viewing in the human parieto-occipital cortexD J Quinlan
Neuroscience Program, Social Science Centre, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5C2
Neuroimage 36:167-87. 2007..dPOS seems to reflect the status of the near response (perhaps driven largely by vergence angle) and may provide areas in the dorsal visual stream with spatial information useful for guiding actions toward targets in depth...
- Perception, action, and Roelofs effect: a mere illusion of dissociationPaul Dassonville
Department of Psychology and Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA
PLoS Biol 2:e364. 2004..This indicates a general need to re-evaluate the broad class of evidence purported to support this hypothesized dissociation...
- Grasping what is graspable: evidence from visual form agnosiaRobert D McIntosh
Department of Psychology, University of Durham, UK
Cortex 40:695-702. 2004..We suggest that, whilst some simple objects offer themselves directly to the dorsal stream for grasping, an intact ventral stream is required to respond appropriately to more complex stimuli...
- Empirical evaluation of the axioms of multiplicativity, commutativity, and monotonicity in ratio production of areaThomas Augustin
Cognitive Science Section, Department of Psychology, Karl Franzens University of Graz, Universitätsplatz 2 III, Graz, Austria
Acta Psychol (Amst) 129:208-16. 2008..Monotonicity was satisfied empirically, which is consistent with all the current theories of ratio scaling...
- Location matters: why target location impacts performance in orientation tasksGlenn Gunzelmann
Air Force Research Laboratory HEAS, Mesa, AZ 85212 6061, USA
Mem Cognit 34:41-59. 2006..We conclude that participants perform such tasks by extracting a description from the egocentric view and then transforming that description to allow them to find the target on the map...
- Visual distance estimation in static compared to moving virtual scenesHarald Frenz
Allgemeine und Angewandte Psychologie, Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat Munster, 48149 Munster, Germany
Span J Psychol 9:321-31. 2006..However, the nonlinear depth function we found can not explain the observed distance underestimation of visual simulated self-motions in the same environment...
- Processing spatial layout by perception and sensorimotor interactionBruce Bridgeman
Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA bruceb ucsc edu
Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 61:851-9. 2008..Normally such illusions are not checked and are accepted as reality without contradiction...
- Subjective time in near and far representational spacePeter Zäch
Neuropsychology Unit, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Cogn Behav Neurol 21:8-13. 2008..We set out to measure healthy subjects' estimates of temporal duration during the imagination of left and right sides of an object located in either near or far representational space...
- The processing of linear perspective and binocular information for action and perceptionHugo Bruggeman
Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, USA
Neuropsychologia 45:1420-6. 2007..The finding that under monocular view participants responded to perspective information in both the action and the perception task rules out the attention-based argument...
- If I saw it, it probably wasn't far from where I was lookingEli Brenner
Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Vis 8:7.1-10. 2008..The jumping introduced uncertainty about where the target was at the indicated moment, giving room for biases to be expressed. Participants showed a clear preference to select positions that were nearer to where they were looking...
- Growing in circles: rearing environment alters spatial navigation in fishAlisha A Brown
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Psychol Sci 18:569-73. 2007..Thus, the ability to use geometry to navigate does not require exposure to angular geometric cues during rearing, though rearing environment affects the dominance of featural and geometric cues...
- Eye vergence is susceptible to the hollow-face illusionJoachim Hoffmann
Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Rontgenring 11, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
Perception 36:461-70. 2007..It is presumably the success of recognising a familiar object (a face) which overrides the correction of convergence. This suggests that the brain strives for a congruency of eye vergence and distance perception.
- Defining task-set reconfiguration: the case of reference point switchingDarryl W Schneider
Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
Psychon Bull Rev 14:118-25. 2007..We discuss how our approach can be generalized to define reconfiguration more clearly in other task-switching situations...
- Influence of the instructions on the performance and establishment of memorization strategies in space judgmentsAlessandra Ackel Rodrigues
Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Span J Psychol 9:312-20. 2006..It was observed that the intentional instruction facilitated a more accurate mental representation of the observed experimental configuration, enhancing participants' performance...
- Distance perception in a natural outdoor setting: is there a developmental trend to overconstancy?Jose A da Silva
Departamento de Psicologia e Educação, Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciencias e Letras de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Avenida Bandeirantes, 3900, CEP 14040 901, Vila Monte Alegre, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
Span J Psychol 9:285-94. 2006..The present data were interpreted as due to a developmental change in cognitive processing rather than to changes in visual space perception...
- One-dimensional and multi-dimensional studies of the exocentric distance estimates in frontoparallel plane, virtual space, and outdoor open fieldJ Antonio Aznar-Casanova
Department of Basic Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Barcelona, Passeig Vall d Hebron, 171, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
Span J Psychol 9:273-84. 2006..From these results, the magnitude of such distortions can be ranked, and the utility or efficacy of the available visual cues informing about the space layout can also be inferred...
- Lack of set size effects in spatial updating: Evidence for offline updatingEric Hodgson
Department of Psychology, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 32:854-66. 2006..e., offline updating). These results support M. Amorim, S. Glasauer, K. Corpinot, and A. Berthoz's (1997) 2-system model of spatial updating that includes both online and offline updating...
- Spatial and temporal processing in healthy aging: implications for perceptions of driving skillsElizabeth Conlon
School of Psychology, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 15:446-70. 2008..These associations suggest that reduced motion sensitivity may produce functional difficulties for the older adults when judging speeds or estimating gaps in traffic while driving...
- The role of uncertainty in the systematic spatial mislocalization of moving objectsEli Brenner
Department of Neuroscience, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 32:811-25. 2006..The authors propose that these biases arise from a combination of a large temporal uncertainty, a temporal asymmetry related to sampling the moving object's position, and a bias toward believing that one is looking at what one sees...
- Aging and the perceptual organization of 3-D scenesZheng Bian
Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Psychol Aging 23:342-52. 2008..However, the magnitude of the effect decreased for older observers. These results suggest a decreased use of ground surface information by older observers for the perceptual organization of scene layout...
- Perceived size and perceived distance of targets viewed from between the legs: evidence for proprioceptive theoryAtsuki Higashiyama
Department of Psychology, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
Vision Res 46:3961-76. 2006..These results supported the direct perception model, rather than the apparent distance model...
- When do motor behaviors (mis)match affective stimuli? An evaluative coding view of approach and avoidance reactionsAndreas B Eder
Department of Psychology, Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Jena, Germany
J Exp Psychol Gen 137:262-81. 2008..The results support the assumption that evaluative implications of action instructions assign affective codes to motor responses on a representational level that interact with stimulus evaluations on a response selection stage...
- Factors influencing the radial-tangential illusion in haptic perceptionJames McFarland
Department of Physics, Pomona College, Claremont, CA, USA
Exp Brain Res 178:216-27. 2007..We suggest that this distortion arises from the serial nature of haptic exploration, in which the length of the initial segment decreases as it is stored in working memory for subsequent comparison...
- Geometrical structures of photographic and stereoscopic spacesToshio Watanabe
Keio University, Japan
Span J Psychol 9:263-72. 2006..In Experiment 2, the geometrical structure of stereoscopic space was compared with that of visual space. It was found that stereoscopic space was almost the same as visual space...
- Extending Fitts' Law to manual obstacle avoidanceSteven A Jax
Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, 213 Korman Building, 1200 West Tabor Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
Exp Brain Res 180:775-9. 2007..This is an encouraging outcome because it suggests that the physical layout of the workspace can be used to predict MTs for obstacle avoiding movements, an accomplishment that fits with the spirit of Fitts' Law...
- Perceiving virtual geographical slant: action influences perceptionSarah H Creem-Regehr
Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 0251, USA
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 30:811-21. 2004..Walking with the effort appropriate to the visual slant led to increased perceptual overestimation of slant compared with active walking with the effort appropriate to level ground, while visually guided actions remained accurate...
- Horizontal space misrepresentation in unilateral brain damage. II. Eye-head centered modulation of visual misrepresentation in hemianopia without neglectFabrizio Doricchi
Centro Ricerche di Neuropsicologia, Fondazione Santa Lucia, IRCCS Laboratorio Europea di Neuroscienze dell Azione L E N A, Via Ardeatina 306 00179 Rome, Italy
Neuropsychologia 40:1118-28. 2002....
- Pappus in optical spaceJan J Koenderink
Helmholtz Instituut, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
Percept Psychophys 64:380-91. 2002..Apparently optical space is not totally different from a homogeneous space, although it is in no way close to Euclidean...
- Visual perception of collinearityR H Cuijpers
Helmholtz Instituut, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Percept Psychophys 64:392-404. 2002..This indicates that the intrinsic geometry of visual space differs across tasks. This is conceivable if the intrinsic geometry of visual space is operationally defined...
- Laser projection versus a CRT display in the visual perception of aircraft aspectKeith K Niall
Stimulation and Modelling, Defence Research and Development Canada, Toronto, Canada
Hum Factors 44:630-43. 2002..Actual or potential applications of this research include the evaluation of high-resolution visual displays for the training of basic fighter maneuvers with military jet pilots...
- Influence of stimulus distance in implicit learning of spatial and nonspatial event sequencesJascha Rüsseler
Department of Neuropsychology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
Percept Mot Skills 95:973-87. 2002..The results are discussed with respect to current theories of implicit serial learning...
- Cortical modulation of whole body movements in brain-damaged patientsLuigi Pizzamiglio
Dipartimento di Psicologia, Università di Roma La Sapienza and Sezione di Neuropsicologia, Fondazione IRCCS Santa Lucia, Roma, Italy
J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 25:769-82. 2003..Some attempts are made to identify the neural substrates involved in this integration...
- Relative distance cues contribute to scaling depth from motion parallaxSatoko Ohtsuka
Intelligent Modeling Laboratory, University of Tokyo, Japan
Percept Psychophys 64:405-14. 2002..This indicates that relative distance cues contribute to scaling depth from motion parallax by modifying the information about the absolute distance of objects...
- Selective reaching: evidence for multiple frames of referenceRon F Keulen
Department of Movement Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 28:515-26. 2002..Results support the hypothesis that the brain represents spatial information in multiple frames of reference, with the dominant frame of reference being dependent on the task demands...
- Surface construal and the mental representation of scenesCarmela V Gottesman
Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark 19716, USA
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 28:589-99. 2002..BE was eliminated. The authors propose that amodal continuation is a fundamental aspect of scene perception. However, not all pictures are scenes--only pictures construed as depicting a truncated view of a continuous world...
- The locus of "memory displacement" is at least partially perceptual: effects of velocity, expectation, friction, memory averaging, and weightDirk Kerzel
Unit for Cognition and Action, Max Planck Institute for Psychological Research, Munich, Germany
Percept Psychophys 64:680-92. 2002..Thus, the locus of memory displacement is at least partially perceptual...
- Dual prism adaptation: calibration or alignment?Gordon M Redding
Department of Psychology, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790 4620, USA
J Mot Behav 35:399-408. 2003....
- The influence of object-image velocity change on perceived heading in minimal environmentsChristopher J Best
School of Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Percept Psychophys 65:1273-84. 2003..Evidence was found in support of the idea that the rate of image velocity change can influence judgments of the direction of self-movement in minimalist conditions...
- Braking reaching movements: a test of the constant tau-dot strategy under different viewing conditionsBrian Hopkins
Department of Psychology, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YF, England
J Mot Behav 36:3-12. 2004..The authors provide recommendations for improving the derivation of tau;(x) estimates and stress the need for further research on how time-to-contact information is used in the regulation of the dynamics of actions such as reaching...
- Action-specific extrapolation of target motion in human visual systemHiroshi Ashida
Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
Neuropsychologia 42:1515-24. 2004..The results, together with earlier findings, lead to a psychophysical double dissociation of the two visual pathways...
- Distortions of distance and shape are not produced by a single continuous transformation of reach spaceGeoffrey P Bingham
Department of Psychology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 7007, USA
Percept Psychophys 66:152-69. 2004..The results show that perceived distance and perceived shape entail different distortions and cannot be captured by a single continuous transformation of reach space...
- Differential activation solution to the motion correspondence problemL A Gilroy
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton 33431, USA
Percept Psychophys 63:847-61. 2001..Implications of the differential activation solution are discussed for the stability of perceived motions once they are established, and the adaptation of perceived and unperceived motions...
- Seeing and not seeingTali Kimchi
Department of Zoology, George S Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Curr Opin Neurobiol 12:728-34. 2002..Taken together, these mechanisms provide an equally efficient means of overall orientation and communication as those found in sighted mammals...
- Visual estimation of spatial requirements for locomotion in novice wheelchair usersTakahiro Higuchi
Yokohama National University, Japan
J Exp Psychol Appl 10:55-66. 2004..The theoretical and practical implications of these findings are discussed...
- Asymmetry in the perception of motion-in-depthNobu Shirai
Department of Psychology, Graduate School of Literature, Chuo University, 742 1 Higashinakano, Hachiouji City, Tokyo 192 0393, Japan
Vision Res 44:1003-11. 2004..The results of Experiment 2 suggest that the anisotropy for the perception of motion-in-depth should not be caused by change of luminance polarity but by change of shading cue...
- Psychophysical Research on Auditory/Visual Space Perception and NavigationPAVEL A ZAHORIK; Fiscal Year: 2013..The central hypothesis guiding this framework is that distance perception, unlike the perception of direction, requires additional contextual or background information about the ..
- Role of the ground plane in judging absolute distance after brief glimpses of reaJohn W Philbeck; Fiscal Year: 2013..Our long-term objectives are to characterize the time course of distance perception and to determine the psychological and neural mechanisms that govern this time course...
- MONOCULAR DISTANCE PERCEPTION FOR REACHING AND GRASPINGGeoffrey P Bingham; Fiscal Year: 2010..The knowledge to be gained from this research is essential for formulating effective physical therapies for the elderly or children with DCD, or for learning to use visual aids and prosthetic limbs. ..
- NAVIGATING WITHOUT VISION--BASIC AND APPLIED RESEARCHJACK LOOMIS; Fiscal Year: 2002..The experiments on spatial learning by preview compare the learning of a route by walking vs. auditory or haptic exposure. ..
- Medial temporal lobe role in human locomotor navigationJohn Philbeck; Fiscal Year: 2008..This basic data will be highly valuable for interpreting future research involving similar patients. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Multimodally encoded spatial images in sighted and blindJACK M contact LOOMIS; Fiscal Year: 2010..More generally, this knowledge will lead to improved tests of spatial cognition that will be useful in better understanding the deficits in knowledge and behavior resulting from diseases, such as Alzheimer's, and brain damage. ..
- Fear in the eye of the beholder: Fear and the perception of spatial layoutDENNIS PROFFITT; Fiscal Year: 2009..We will also test whether fear reduction (after habituation of fear through exposures) attenuates the overestimation of heights expected in persons with acrophobia. ..
- Egocentric reference frames in memoryDavid Waller; Fiscal Year: 2005..Findings may also lead to ways of improving spatial abilities in the general population. ..
- ORGANIZATION AND CONTROL OF MOVEMENTJOHN SOECHTING; Fiscal Year: 2007..Providing sensory feedback would clearly enhance the efficacy of brain-machine interfaces and these results will provide new information about the normal utilization of sensory inflow in the control of movements. ..
- Physical Activity Assessment Using Variability in Accelerometer CountsDavid Bassett; Fiscal Year: 2007..The improved method could then be used in future studies of the relationships between physical activity and health outcomes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mechanisms of Intermediate Distance Space PerceptionZIJIANG HE; Fiscal Year: 2007..This approach is not only useful for controlling the experimental stimulation, but will also yield insights into how one can improve the immersive quality of virtual scenes. ..
- Temporal Framing and Self-Consistent ChoiceYaacov Trope; Fiscal Year: 2009..The predicted results would suggest that it may be possible to increase the likelihood of such choices by making individuals think of their choice alternatives from a psychologically distant perspective. ..
- How Do Immature Perceptual-Motor Skills Put Child Cyclists at Risk for Injury?Jodie M Plumert; Fiscal Year: 2010..apos; ..
- Object Perception: Mechanisms for the Resolution of AmbiguityPaul R Schrater; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- AGE DIFFERENCES IN RESOURCE ALLOCATION DURING READINGElizabeth A L Stine Morrow; Fiscal Year: 2010..g., process-based models of health literacy, reading as a form of intellectual engagement to maintain cognitive vitality through the life span). ..
- Preschool Vision Screening in Primary Care SettingsAlex Kemper; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- AGING AND PERFORMANCE OF COGNITIVE AND PERCEPTUAL TASKSGEORGE ANDERSEN; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results of this research will be beneficial in understanding the increased accident risk associated with age. ..
- ROLE OF THE HAPTIC SYSTEM IN COMMUNICATIONROGER CHOLEWIAK; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- OBJECT RECOGNITION & NAVIGATION--NORMAL & LOW VISIONGORDON LEGGE; Fiscal Year: 2003..field loss, on the formation and use of cognitive maps. Their hypothesis is that cognitive maps, although difficult to learn with visual impairment, will be esp. beneficial to people with low vision. ..
- Form analysis in the visual motion pathwayPETER TSE; Fiscal Year: 2003..Without an understanding of how modules cooperate, science and medicine cannot adequately repair brains where cooperation among modular circuitry has broken down. ..
- Ocular and Manual Tracking of Visual TargetsJOHN SOECHTING; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- The Senior Odyssey: A Lab-to-Life TranslationElizabeth A L Stine Morrow; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Short-term Training Students-Health Professional SchoolsKENNETH CIUFFREDA; Fiscal Year: 2006..Trainees will consist of optometry students who have just completed either their first or second professional years, and have done well academically (3.5 gpa or better). All will have an undergraduate degree, generally in the sciences. ..
- Bilingual Speech SegmentationDaniel Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2006..In sum, the proposed research will fill gaps in current knowledge regarding both bilingual language acquisition as well as statistical learning. ..
- Learning and Representation in Auditory PerceptionEduardo Mercado; Fiscal Year: 2007..The skills, training, and data obtained from this award will be used to support the candidate's development of an RO1 application. ..
- Peripheral Visual Function of Children with Low VisionJOSEPH LAPPIN; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- TRAINING PROGRAM IN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGYJanellen Huttenlocher; Fiscal Year: 2008..Postdoctoral trainees will have at least two mentors from the training faculty and will join a rich environment for postdoctoral investigations in the Department of Psychology. ..
- OCULAR HYPERTENSION TREATMENT STUDY (OHTS)Anne L Coleman; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Anticipatory Processing in Spatial CognitionHelene Intraub; Fiscal Year: 2006..Memory tests will involve recall and recognition procedures as well as new interactive memory tests involving the reconstruction of a view in real space or on a computer screen. ..
- Disparity Processing in Sensory and Motor FunctionsCLIFTON SCHOR; Fiscal Year: 2005..This noise reduction should expand the spatial range of high-resolution stereo-slant perception. ..
- Suppression in simple recognition memoryStephen Dopkins; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Incidence of late macular degeneration in older womenAnne Coleman; Fiscal Year: 2006..This will allow the identification of women in SOF who have had progression of their ARM and developed late ARM since 1997 and 1998...
- VISUAL DEVELOPMENT OF SENSORY AND MOTOR FUNCTIONSCLIFTON SCHOR; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results of these experiments should provide definitive answers to several longstanding questions concerning the coordination of binocular control. ..
- MEMORY FOR VISUAL MATERIALGEOFFREY LOFTUS; Fiscal Year: 2009..Finally, the proposed work on theory, methodology, statistics, and data interpretation is applicable to virtually every aspect of research in experimental psychology, clinical psychology, and neuroscience. ..