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Visual Perception, Emotion, and Cognition Laboratory

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Visual Perception, Emotion, and Cognition Laboratory

Publications

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2019

Goldenberg, A., Sweeny, T.D., Shpigel, E., & Gross, J.J. (In press). Is this my group or not? The role of ensemble coding of emotional expressions in group categorization. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

Mihalache, D., Feng, H., Askari, F., Sokol-Hessner, P., Moody, E.J., Mahoor, M., & Sweeny, T.D. (In press). Perceiving gaze from head and eye rotations: An integrative challenge for children and adults. Developmental Science. PDF

Braun, A., & Sweeny, T.D. (2019). Anisotropic visual awareness of shapes. Vision Research, 156, 17-27. PDF

2018

Lamer, S., Sweeny, T.D., Dyer, M., & Weisbuch, M. (2018). Rapid visual perception of interracial crowds: Racial category learning from emotional segregation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 147, 683-701. PDF

Elias, E., Padama, L., & Sweeny, T.D. (2018). Perceptual averaging of facial expressions requires visual awareness and attention. Consciousness and Cognition, 62,110-126. PDF

Mollahosseini, A., Abdollahi, H., Sweeny, T.D., Cole, R., & Mahoor, M. (2018). Role of embodiment and presence in human-robot face communication. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 116, 25-39. PDF

Mihalache, D., Gaeddert, L., & Sweeny, T.D. (2018). Emergent perception of gaze direction across time. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 4, 703-715. PDF

2017

Sweeny, T.D., D'Abreu, L.C., Elias, E., & Padama, L. (2017). Object-substitution masking weakens but does not eliminate shape interactions. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 79, 2179-2189. PDF

Lamer, S., Weisbuch, M., & Sweeny, T.D. (2017). Spatial cues influence the visual perception of gender. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146, 1366–1371. PDF

Elias, E., Dyer, M., & Sweeny, T.D. (2017). Ensemble perception of dynamic emotional groups. Psychological Science, 28(2), 193–203. PDF

Sweeny, T.D., & Whitney, D. (2017). The center of attention: Metamers, sensitivity, and bias in the emergent perception of gaze. Vision Research, 131, 67–74. PDF

2015

Sweeny, T.D., Wurnitsch, N., Gopnik, A., & Whitney, D. (2015). Ensemble perception of size in 4–5 year-old children. Developmental Science, 18(4), 556–558. PDF

2014

Sweeny, T.D., & Whitney, D. (2014). Perceiving crowd attention: Ensemble perception of a crowd's gaze. Psychological Science, 25(10), 1903–1914. PDF

Whitney, D., Haberman, J., & Sweeny, T.D. (2014). From textures to crowds: multiple levels of summary statistical perception. In J.S. Werner & L.M. Chalupa (Eds.), The New Visual Neurosciences. MIT Press. PDF

2013

Piazza, E., Sweeny, T.D., Wessel, D., Silver, M., & Whitney, D. (2013). Humans use summary statistics to perceive auditory sequences. Psychological Science, 24(8), 1389-1397. PDF

Sweeny, T.D., Wurnitsch, N., Gopnik, A., & Whitney, D. (2013). Sensitive perception of a person's direction of walking by 4-year-old children. Developmental Psychology, 49(11), 2120-2124. PDF

Sweeny, T.D., Grabowecky, M., Paller, K.A., & Suzuki, S. (2013). Detecting and categorizing fleeting emotion in faces. Emotion, 13(1), 76-91. PDF

Sweeny, T.D., Haroz, S., & Whitney, D. (2013). Perceiving group behavior: Sensitive ensemble coding mechanisms for biological motion of human crowds. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 39(2), 329–337. PDF

2012

Sweeny, T.D., Haroz, S., & Whitney, D. (2012). Reference repulsion in the categorical perception of biological motion. Vision Research, 64, 26–34. PDF

Sweeny, T.D., Guzman-Martinez, E., Ortega, L., Grabowecky, M., & Suzuki, S. (2012). Sounds exaggerate visual shape. Cognition, 124, 194–200. PDF

Review of "Sounds exaggerate visual shape": Spence, C., & Deroy, O. (2012). Hearing mouth shapes: Sound symbolism and the reverse McGurk effect. i-Perception, 3(8), 550-552.

Sherman, A., Sweeny, T.D., Grabowecky, M., & Suzuki, S. (2012). Laughter exaggerates happy and sad faces depending on visual context. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 19(2), 163–169. PDF

2011

Sweeny, T.D., Grabowecky, M., & Suzuki, S. (2011). Awareness becomes necessary between curvature and aspect-ratio processing. Psychological Science, 22(7), 943–950. PDF

Sweeny, T.D., Grabowecky, M., Kim, Y.J., & Suzuki, S. (2011). Internal curvature noise and signal in low-and high-level vision. Journal of Neurophysiology, 105(3), 1236–1257. PDF

Sweeny, T.D., Grabowecky, M., & Suzuki, S. (2011). Simultaneous shape repulsion and global-assimilation in the perception of aspect ratio. Journal of Vision, 11, 1–16. PDF

2009

Sweeny, T.D., Grabowecky, M., Suzuki, S., & Paller, K.A. (2009). Long-lasting effects of subliminal affective priming from facial expressions. Consciousness and Cognition, 18, 929–938. PDF

Sweeny, T.D., Grabowecky, M., Paller, K.A., & Suzuki, S. (2009). Within-hemifield perceptual averaging of facial expressions predicted by neural averaging. Journal of Vision, 9(3):2, 1–11. PDF

Ruscio, M.G., Sweeny, T.D., Hazelton, J., Suppatkul, P., & Carter, C.S. (2009). Social environment alters central distribution of estrogen receptor-α in juvenile prairie voles. Physiology and Behavior, 98(3), 296–301. 

2008

Ruscio, M.G., Sweeny, T.D., Hazelton, J., Suppatkul, P., Boothe, E., & Carter, C.S. (2008). Pup Exposure Elicits Hippocampal Cell Proliferation in the Prairie Vole. Behavioural Brain Research, 187(1), 9–16.

2007

Ruscio, M.G., Sweeny, T., Hazelton, J., Suppatkul, P., & Carter, C.S. (2007). Social environment regulates corticotropin releasing factor, corticosterone and vasopressin in juvenile prairie voles. Hormones and Behavior, 51(1), 54–61.