TWENTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE
Teton Village, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
February 3 February 8, 2002
Organizer: George Sperling, University of California, Irvine
Sunday, February 3: 5:00 - 6:00 pm***Reception***Registration, Snacks, and Refreshments. Rimrock Room.
6:00 - 8:00 pm***First Night Miscellany
Misha Pavel, Oregon Health & Science University. Augmented Cognition: New Design Paradigm.
Miguel Nussbaum, Catholic Univ. of Chile. Developing Technical Support for Establishing Face-to-Face Relations.
Adina Roskies, MIT. Are Ethical Judgments Intrinsically Motivational? Lessons from "Acquired Sociopathy."
Monday, February 4: 4:00 8:00 pm Perceptual Decision Making
Wilson Geisler, Psych., U. Texas, Austin. Bayesian Natural Selection and the Evolution of Perceptual Systems.
Mark Steyvers, Psych., Stanford University. Bayesian Networks and Causal Reasoning.
Erin Harley, Psych., U. Washington. Is Hindsight 20/20? Evidence for Hindsight Bias in Visual Perception Tasks.
Eric-Jan Wagenmakers, Psych., Northwestern University. Estimation and Interpretation of l/f Noise in Human Cognition.
Greg Francis, Psych., Purdue University. Quantitative Models of Visual Backward Masking.
Greg Appelbaum, CogSci, UC Irvine. Amplifying Contrast Sensitivity: Examples from Motion and Texture.
Tuesday, February 5: 4:00 8:00 pm Brain Imaging
Todd Handy, Ctr. for CogNeurosci., Dartmouth Coll. Visual Sensory Gain in Action-related Processing.
David Heeger, Psych., Stanford U. Neural Basis of the Motion Aftereffect.
Tatiana Pasternak, Neurobio/Anat, U. Rochester. MT Neurons Affected by Remote Visual Stimuli in Working Memory Task.
Petr Janata, Ctr. for CogNeurosci., Dartmouth Coll. Cognitive Binding of Auditory & Visual Objects into Semantic Concepts.
Chia-huei Tseng, CogSci, UC Irvine. Apparent Motion Standstill in Moving Stereoscopic Displays.
George Sperling, CogSci, UC Irvine. Third-order Motion and Motion Standstill.
Wednesday, February 6: 4:00 8:00 pm Noise in Perception and Learning
Larry Cormack, Psych., U. Texas. Relating Image Properties and Eye Fixation.
Barbara Dosher, CogSci, UC Irvine. Mechanisms of Perceptual Learning.
Richard Murray, Psych., U. Toronto. Snapshots of Perceptual Organization.
Bosco Tjan, Psych., USC. Limitation of Ideal-Observer Analysis in Understanding Perceptual Learning.
Jason Gold, Psych., Indiana U. Characterizing Visual Memory Decay with External Noise.
Zhong-Lin Lu, Psych., USC. What Can We Learn About Perceptual Mechanisms from External Noise Methods?
Thursday, February 7: 4:00 8:00 pm Visual Search
Denis Cousineau, Psych., U. Montreal. Blocking the Search and Other Illusory Conjunctions.
Nick Donnelly, Psych., U. Southampton. Searching for Targets in Configurations.
Joetta Gobell, CogSci, UC Irvine. Using Search to Measure the Spatial Resolution of Visual Attention.
Tom Busey, Psych., Indiana U. Set-Size Effects in Identification and Localization: Theory and Data.
Geoffrey Loftus, Psych., U. Washington. Perceptual Interference in Face Recognition.
Mario Fific, Psych., Indiana U. Parallel vs Serial Processing and Individual Differences in Visual & Memory Search Task.
**Brief Business Meeting**
Friday, February 8: 4:00 8:00 pm Memory
Ken Malmberg, Psych., Indiana U. Effects of Similarity, Repetitions, and Normative Frequency on Memory.
Tom Nelson, Psych., U. Maryland. Analysis in Metacognition and Memory: Data Collection vs. Data Analysis.
Harry Bahrick, Psych., Ohio Wesleyan U. A Metacognitive Theory of the Spacing Effect.
David Huber, Psych., U. Colorado. How is the Brain Able to Identify Items with Minimal Interference from Prior Presentations.
Simon Dennis, U. Queensland. Category Effects in Episodic Recognition: Are Item Noise Accounts Sufficient?
Richard Shiffrin, Psych., Indiana U. Relating Recognition Memory to Categorization with Bayesian Modeling.
Poster: Heather Wild, Psych., Indiana U. Density in the Face Space: What Do We Really Mean?
* * * 8:20pm Fireside Banquet at The Inn * * *
Amy Criss, Indiana U. Adam Sanborn, Indiana U.
Bruce Henning, U. Oxford Jim Townsend, Indiana U.
Holly Jimison HRC & OHSU Christoph Weidemann, Indiana U
Zygmunt Pizlo, Purdue U. George Wolford, Dartmouth