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Enhanced change detection performance reveals improved strategy use in avid action video game players (2010)
Journal Article
Clark, K., Fleck, M. S., & Mitroff, S. R. (2011). Enhanced change detection performance reveals improved strategy use in avid action video game players. Acta Psychologica, 136(1), 67-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2010.10.003

Recent research has shown that avid action video game players (VGPs) outperform non-video game players (NVGPs) on a variety of attentional and perceptual tasks. However, it remains unknown exactly why and how such differences arise; while some prior... Read More about Enhanced change detection performance reveals improved strategy use in avid action video game players.

Human search strategies are informed by complex target distribution statistics (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Cain, M. S., Vul, E., Clark, K., & Mitroff, S. R. (2010, November). Human search strategies are informed by complex target distribution statistics. Paper presented at Object Perception, Attention, and Memory

Many real-world visual searches contain multiple targets in one display and such searches can be especially error prone. We investigated whether searchers adapt their strategies based on complex statistics of target distributions in multiple-target s... Read More about Human search strategies are informed by complex target distribution statistics.

Revealing individual differences in visual search: ADHD leads to see too little and anorexia nervosa leads to seeing too much (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Clark, K., Watson, K. K., Zucker, N. L., & Mitroff, S. R. (2010, November). Revealing individual differences in visual search: ADHD leads to see too little and anorexia nervosa leads to seeing too much. Poster presented at Object Perception, Attention, and Memory

In understanding the nature of visual cognition, it is important to determine how individual differences affect performance. We have found relationships between symptoms of both ADHD and anorexia nervosa and performance on a simple visual search tas... Read More about Revealing individual differences in visual search: ADHD leads to see too little and anorexia nervosa leads to seeing too much.

Identifying and reducing satisfaction of search errors: How to alleviate dual-target search costs (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Mitroff, S. R., Clark, K., & Cain, M. S. (2010, November). Identifying and reducing satisfaction of search errors: How to alleviate dual-target search costs. Paper presented at Psychonomic Society

Some occupations (e.g., airport luggage screeners, military personnel, radiologists) require highly accurate visual searches. To maximize performance it is important to identify factors that decrease accuracy and then identify means to alleviate thei... Read More about Identifying and reducing satisfaction of search errors: How to alleviate dual-target search costs.

Reducing satisfaction of search errors in visual search (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Clark, K., Cain, M. S., Adcock, R. A., & Mitroff, S. R. (2010, May). Reducing satisfaction of search errors in visual search. Poster presented at Vision Sciences Society

Several occupations rely upon the ability to accurately and efficiently perform visual search. For example, radiologists must successfully identify abnormalities, and airport luggage screeners must recognize threatening items. By investigating variou... Read More about Reducing satisfaction of search errors in visual search.

See an object, hear an object file: Object correspondence transcends sensory modality (2010)
Journal Article
Jordan, K. E., Clark, K., & Mitroff, S. R. (2010). See an object, hear an object file: Object correspondence transcends sensory modality. Visual Cognition, 18(4), 492-503. https://doi.org/10.1080/13506280903338911

An important task of perceptual processing is to parse incoming information into distinct units and to keep track of those units over time as the same, persisting representations. Within the study of visual perception, maintaining such persisting obj... Read More about See an object, hear an object file: Object correspondence transcends sensory modality.