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Karen Adolph

  • Soska, K. C., Adolph, K. E., & Johnson, S.P. (in press). Systems in development: Motor skill acquisition facilitates 3D object completion. Developmental Psychology.
  • Adolph, K. E. (2008). Learning to move. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 17, 213-218.
  • Adolph, K. E., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., Ishak, S., Karasik, L. B., & Lobo, S. A. (2008). Locomotor experience and use of social information are posture specific. Developmental Psychology, 44, 1705-1714.
  • Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., Adolph, K. E., Lobo, S. A., Karasik, L., Dimitroupoulou, K. D., & Ishak, S. (2008). When infants take mothers’ advice: 18-month-olds integrate perceptual and social information for guiding motor action. Developmental Psychology, 44, 734-746.
  • Adolph, K. E. & Berger, S. E. (2006). Motor development. In W. Damon & R. Lerner (Series Eds.) & D. Kuhn & R. S. Siegler (Vol. Eds.), Handbook of child psychology: Vol. 2: Cognition, perception, and language (6th ed.) New York: Wiley, pp. 161-213.
  • Berger, S. E., Adolph, K. E., & Lobo, S. A., (2005). Out of the toolbox: Toddlers differentiate wobbly and wooden handrails. Child Development, 76, 1294-1307.
  • Adolph, K. E. (2000). Specificity of learning: Why infants fall over a veritable cliff. Psychological Science, 11, 290-295.
  • Adolph, K. E. & Avolio, A. M. (2000). Walking infants adapt locomotion to changing body dimensions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 26, 1148-1166.
  • Adolph, K. E. (1997). Learning in the development of infant locomotion. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 62 (3, Serial No. 251).
  • Adolph, K. E.  (1995).  A psychophysical assessment of toddlers' ability to cope with slopes.  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Human Perception and Performance, 21, 734-750.

Benoît Bardy

  • Bonnet, V., Fraisse, P., Ramdani, N., Lagarde, J., Ramdani, S., & Bardy, B. G. (in press). A robotic closed-loop scheme to model human postural coordination. In Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS-2009).
  • Guerin, P., & Bardy, B. G. (2008). Optical modulation of locomotion and energy expenditure at preferred transition speed. Experimental Brain Research, 189, 393-402.

Alain Berthoz

  • Hicheur, H., Terekhov, A.V. & Berthoz, A. (2006). Intersegmental coordination during human locomotion: does planar covariation of elevation angles reflect central constraints? J.Neurophysiol . 96(3). 1406-1419.

Cathy Craig

  • Bastin, J, Jacobs, D, Antoine, M, Craig C & Montagne G. (2008) Testing the role of expansion in the prospective control of locomotion. Experimental Brain Research, 191, 301-12.

Joe Hamill

  • Chang, R., Van Emmerik, R.E.A., Hamill, J. (2008). Quantifying rearfoot/forefoot coordination in human walking. Journal of Biomechanics 41:3101-3105.
  • Haddad, JM, Gagnon, JL, Hasson, CJ., Van Emmerik, REA, Hamill, J. (2006). Evaluation of Time to Contact Measures for Assessing Postural Stability. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 22:155-161.
  • Li, L., Hardin, E. C., Caldwell, G. E., Van Emmerik, R. E. A., Hamill, J. (1999). Coordination patterns of walking and running at similar speed and stride frequency. Human Movement Science 18:67-85.

Jeffrey M Kinsella-Shaw

  • Kinsella-Shaw, J. M., Shaw, B., & Turvey, M. T. (1992) Perceiving "walk-on-able" slopes. Ecological Psychology , 4 , No.4, 223-239.

David Lee

  • Lee, D. N. (2009). General Tau Theory: evolution to date. Special Issue: Landmarks in Perception. Perception, 38, 837-858.
  • Lee, D. N. (2005). Tau in action in development. In J. J. Rieser, J. J. Lockman, & C. A. Nelson (Eds.), Action as an Organizer of Learning and Development (pp. 3-49) Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum.
  • Lee, D. N. (1998) Guiding movement by coupling taus. Ecological Psychology, 10, 221-250. PDF
  • Lee, D. N., Simmons, J. A., Saillant, P. A., & Bouffard, F. (1995). Steering by echolocation: a paradigm of ecological acoustics. Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 176, 347-354.
  • Land, M. F., & Lee, D. N. (1994). Where we look when we steer. Nature, 369, 742-744.
  • Lee, D. N., Davies, M. N. O., Green, P. R., & van der Weel, F. R. (1993). Visual control of velocity of approach by pigeons when landing. Journal of Experimental Biology, 180, 85-104.
  • Lee, D. N., Reddish, P. E. & Rand, D. T. (1991). Aerial docking by hummingbirds. Naturwissenschaften, 78:, 526-527.
  • Warren, W. H. Jr., Young, D. S. & Lee, D. N. (1986). Visual control of step length during running over irregular terrain. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 12, 259-266.
  • Lee, D. N., Lishman, J. R., Thomson, J. A. (1982). Regulation of gait in long jumping. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 8, 448-459.
  • Lee, D. N. (1980). The optic flow-field: the foundation of vision. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society London B, 290:, 169-179. PDF
  • Lee, D. N. (1976). A theory of visual control of braking based on information about time to collision. Perception , 5, 437-459.

Jack Loomis

  • Beall, A. C. & Loomis, J. M. (1996) Visual control of steering without course information. Perception, 25, 481-494.
  • Beall, A. C. & Loomis, J. M. (1997) Optic flow and visual analysis of the base-to-final turn. The International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 7, 201-223.
  • Loomis, J. M. & Beall, A. C. (1998).  Visually-controlled locomotion:  Its dependence on optic flow, 3-D space perception, and cognition. Ecological Psychology, 10, 271-285.
  • Loomis, J. M. & Beall, A. C. (2004).  Model-based control of perception/action.  In L. Vaina, S. Beardsley, and S. Rushton (Eds.).  Optic Flow and Beyond (pp. 421-441).  Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • Kelly, J. W., Beall, A. C., Loomis, J. M., Smith, R. S., & Macuga, K.L. (2006).  Simultaneous measurement of steering performance and perceived heading on a curving path.  ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 3, 83-94.
  • Macuga, K. L., Loomis, J. M., Beall, A. C., & Kelly, J. W. (2006). Perception of heading without retinal optic flow.  Perception & Psychophysics, 68, 872-878.
  • Macuga, K. L., Beall, A. C., Kelly, J. W., Smith, R. S., & Loomis, J. M. (2007).  Changing lanes: Inertial information facilitates steering performance when visual feedback is removed.  Experimental Brain Research, 178, 141-150.

William Mace

  • Mace, W. M. (2005).  James J. Gibson’s Ecological Approach:  Perceiving What Exists.  Ethics & the Environment,10, 195-216.
  • Mace, W. M. (1986).  J. J. Gibson's ecological theory of information pickup:  Cognition from the ground up.  In T. Knapp and L. Robertson (Eds.),  Approaches to  Cognition: Concepts and Controversies. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Turvey, M. T., Shaw, R. E., Reed, E. S. & Mace, W. M. (1981). Ecological laws of perceiving and acting:  In reply to Fodor and Pylyshyn (1981). Cognition, 9,  237-304.

Audrey van der Meer

  • Van der Meer, A.L.H., Ramstad, M. & Van der Weel, F.R. (2008). Choosing the shortest way to mum: Auditory guided rotation in 6- to 9-month-old infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 31, 207-216.
  • Austad, H. & Van der Meer, A.L.H. (2007). Prospective dynamic balance control in healthy children and adults. Experimental Brain Research, 181, 289-295.

Claire Michaels

  • Oudejans, R. R. D., Michaels, C. F., Bakker, F. C. & Dolné, M. (1996). The relevance of action in perceiving affordances: Perception of catchableness of fly balls.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 22, 879-891.

Gareth Padfield

  • Padfield, G. D. (2007) Helicopter Flight Dynamics; The Theory and Application of Flying Qualities and Simulation Modelling. Second edition. Oxford: Blackwell.
  • Padfield, G.D., Clark, G., Taghizard, A. (2007) How long do pilots look forward? Prospective visual guidance in terrain hugging flight, J. American Helicopter Society, April 2007.
  • Jump, M., Padfield, G.D., Investigation of Flare Manoeuvres using Optical Tau (2006) AIAA J.Guidance, Dynamics and Control, October 2006.
  • Jump, M. Padfield, G.D. (2006). Progress in the Development of Guidance Strategies for the Landing Flare Manoeuvre Using Tau-based Parameters, Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, 78, No 1, 4-12.
  • Padfield, G.D., Lee, D., Bradley, R. (2003). How do pilots know when to stop, turn or pull-up?  Developing guidelines for the design of vision aids, J. American Helicopter Society, Vol 48, No 2, 108-119.

Gert-Jan Pepping

  • Pepping, G.-J., & Grealy, M. (Eds.) (2007). Closing the Gap: The Scientific Writings of David N. Lee. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Herbert Pick

  • Bruggeman, H., Pick Jr., H.L. & Rieser, J.J. (2009). Biomechanical Versus Inertial Information: Stable Individual Differences in Perception of Self-Rotation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35(5), 1472-1480.
  • Rieser, J. J. & Pick, H. L. Jr. (2007).  Perception-Action-Representation Systems and Using Movement to Update Spatial Orientation:  What changes with learning and development?  In Plumert, J.M. & Spencer, J.P. (Eds.) The Emerging Spatial Mind. New York: Oxford.
  • Mohler, B. J., Thompson, W. B., Creem-Regehr, S. H., Willemsen, P., Pick, Jr., H. L., & Rieser, J. J. (2007). Calibration of locomotion due to visual motion in a treadmill-based virtual environment. ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 4(1).
  • Mohler, B. J., Thompson, W. B., Creem-Regehr, S. H., Pick, H. L., & Warren, W. H. (2007). Visual flow influences gait transition speed and preferred walking speed. Experimental Brain Research, 181, 221-228.
  • Rieser, J.J. and Pick, H.L. Jr. (2002). The Perception and Representation of Human Locomotion. In W. Prinz and B. Hommel (Eds.), Attention and Performance XIX: Common Mechanisms in Perception and Action Attention and performance XIX. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Pick, H. L., Jr., Rieser, J. J., Wagner, D., & Garing, A. E. (1999). The recalibration of rotational locomotion. Journal of Experimental Psychology Human Perception and Performance 25, 1179-1188.

Paul Reddish

  • Lee, D. N., Reddish, P. E. & Rand, D. T. (1991). Aerial docking by hummingbirds. Naturwissenschaften, 78:, 526-527.
  • Lee, D. N., Young, D. S., Reddish, P. E., Lough, S. & Clayton, T. M. H. (1983) Visual timing in hitting an accelerating ball. Quarterly  Journal of Experimental Psychology 35A, 333-346.
  • Lee, D. N. & Reddish, P. E. (1981). Plummeting gannets: a paradigm of ecological optics. Nature, 293:, 293-294.

John Rieser

  • Guth, D.A., Rieser, J.J. & Ashmead, D.H. (in press). Perceiving to act and acting to perceive: the control of locomotion by pedestrians with visual impairments. Foundations of orientation and mobility (3rd edition).
  • Riecke, B. E., Feuereissen, D., & Rieser, J. J. (2009). Auditory Self-Motion Simulation is Facilitated by Haptic and Viobrational Cues Suggesting the Possibility of Actual Motion. ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, Volume 5, 1-20.
  • Rieser, J.J. & Pick, H.L. (2007). Using Locomotion to Update Spatial Orientation: What Changes with Learning and Development? In: J. Plumert & J. Spencer (Eds). The Emerging Spatial Mind. NY: Oxford University Press, pp. 77-103.
  • Williams, B., Narasimham, G., Westerman, Cl, Rieser, J., & Bodenheimer, B. (2007). Functional Similarities in Spatial Representations between Real and Virtual Environments. Acm Transactions on Applied Perception (Tap).
  • Bruggeman, H., Pick, H.L., & Rieser, J.J. (2005). Learning To Throw on a Rotating Carousel: Recalibration Based on Limb Dynamics and Projectile Kinematics. Experimental Brain Research, 163, 188-197.
  • Rieser, J. J. (1999). Dynamic Spatial Orientation and the Coupling of Representation and Action. In R. Golledge (Ed.): Wayfinding Behavior: Cognitive Mapping and Other Spatial Processes. Johns Hopkins University Press. Pp. 169-191.
  • Rieser, J.J., Pick, H. L., Ashmead, D.A., & Garing, A. E. (1995). Calibration of Human Locomotion and Models of Perceptual-Motor Organization. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 21, 480-497.
  • Rieser, J.J., Garing, A.E., & Young, M.F. (1994). Imagery, Action, and Young Children’s Spatial Orientation: It’s Not Being There That Counts, It’s What One Has in Mind. Child Development, 65, 1262-1278.
  • Rieser, J.J., Ashmead, D.H., Talor, G.A., & Youngquist, G.A. (1990). Visual Perception and the Guidance of Locomotion without Vision to Previously Seen Targets. Perception, 19, 675-689.
  • Rieser, J.J., Guth, D.A., & Hill, E.W. (1986). Sensitivity to Perspective Structure while Walking without Vision. Perception, 15, 173-188.

Ross Sanders

  • Connaboy, C, Coleman, S and Sanders RH. Hydrodynamics of undulatory underwater swimming: A Review. Sports Biomechanics (in press).
  • Payton, C. and Sanders, R.H. (2009). Body roll and body undulation in competitive swimming. In L. Seifert, D. Chollet, and I. Mujika (eds.) Swimming Science and Performance. Nova Science Publishers Inc. (in press).
  • Psycharakis, S.G., Naemi, R., Connaboy, C., McCabe, C. and Sanders, R.H., (2009). Three-dimensional analysis of intracycle velocity fluctuations in frontcrawl swimming. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sport. (In press. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2009.00891.x).
  • Sanders, R.H., and Psycharakis, S.G. (2009) Rolling rhythms in front crawl swimming with six-beat kick. Journal of Biomechanics, 42, pp. 273-279.
  • Sanders, R.H., Psycharakis, S.G., Naemi, R., McCabe, C., and Machtsiras, G. (2008). Swimming.  In Y. Hong and R. Bartlett  (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Biomechanics and Human Movement Science. Taylor and Francis. pp. 323-339.
  • Sanders, R.H., Li, S., and Hamill, J. Adjustment to change in familiar and unfamiliar task constraints. Journal of Sports Science, 27(6), 651-659.
  • Psycharakis, S.G. and Sanders, R.H. (2008). Shoulder and hip roll changes during 200m front crawl swimming. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 40(12): 2129-2136.
  • Sanders, R.H. (2007). Kinematics, Coordination, Variability, and Noise in the Prone Flutter Kick at different levels of a "learn-to-swim" programme,  Journal of Sports Science. 25(2):213-27.
  • Moir, G., Sanders, R.H., Button, C., and Glaister, M. (2007). The effect of periodised resistance training on accelerative sprint performance. Sports Biomechanics. 6(3): 285-300. 
  • Shahbazi, M.M., Sanders, R.H., Tonddast, S.N. (2005). A mechanical modeling for human movement in water a kinematic study of Turn. European Journal of Scientific Research. 46-54.
  • Moir, G., Sanders, R., Button, C., & Glaister, M. (2005) The influence of familiarization on the reliability of force variables measured during unloaded and loaded vertical jumps. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 19, 140-145.

John Stein

  • Stoodley, C. J., E. P. Harrison, et al. (2006). Implicit motor learning deficits in dyslexic adults. Neuropsychologia 44(5): 795-8.

Ruud van der Weel

  • Van der Meer, A.L.H. & Van der Weel, F.R. (1999).  Development of perception in action in healthy and at-risk children. Acta Paediatrica (Supplement), 88, 29-36.