Visual Attention Lab

Publications | Presentations

Vision Sciences Society May 14-20, 2015 St. Pete Beach, Florida

  • Avi Aizenman, Matthew B. Thompson, Krista Ehinger and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Visual search through a 3D volume: Studying novices in order to help radiologists. [abstract]
  • Matthew S. Cain, Emilie L. Josephs and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Keep on rolling: Visual search asymmetries in 3D scenes with motion-defined targets. [abstract]
  • Krista A. Ehinger and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Foraging in satellite images: When is it time to move to the next map? [abstract] [Supplemental Materials]
  • Bea Gil Gomez: Active working memory tasks interfere with inefficient search but NOT with efficient search, guided by bottom-up salience. [abstract]
  • Preeti Sareen and Jeremy M. Wolfe: The tree in the bathroom: The role of inconsistent information in understanding the gist of a scene [abstract]
  • Jeremy M. Wolfe, Matthew S. Cain, Krista A. Ehinger, Trafton Drew: Guided Search 5.0: Meeting the challenge of hybrid search and multiple-target foraging [abstract]

Vision Sciences Society May 16-21, 2014 St. Pete Beach, Florida

  • Avi Aizenman, Trafton Drew, Diane Georgia-Smith and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Comparing search strategy in breast tomosynthesis and 2D mammogram: an eye tracking study. [abstract]
  • Sage E.P. Boettcher and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Searching for the right word: Hybrid visual and memory search for words. [abstract]
  • Matthew S. Cain, Sage E.P. Boettcher and Jeremy M. Wolfe: When does the aardvark move to the next anthill? Foraging search with moving targets. [abstract]
  • Trafton Drew and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Shuffling your way out of change blindness. [abstract]
  • Krista A. Ehinger and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Foraging and navigating in a virtual orchard: Which tree do you visit next? [abstract] [Supplemental Materials]
  • Beatriz Gil-Gomez de Liano, Trafton Drew, Maria Quiros and Jeremy M. Wolfe : Updating for free? Span and Updating tasks modulate visual search in a similar manner. [abstract]
  • Michael Hout, Steve Walenchok, Stephen Goldiner and Jeremy Wolfe: The low-prevalence effect is due to failure of attention, not premature search termination or motor errors: Evidence from passive search and eye-movements. [abstract]
  • Emilie L. Josephs, Dejan Draschkow, Jeremy Wolfe and Melissa L.-H. Vo:  Active visual search boosts memory for objects, but only when making a scene. [abstract]
  • Maria Nordfang and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Nonlinear effects of target-distractor feature sharing in triple conjunction visual search. [abstract]
  • Ester Reijnen, Jonas Hoffman and Jeremy M. Wolfe: The role of working memory capacity in visual search and search of visual short term memory. [abstract]
  • Preeti Sareen, Krista A. Ehinger and Jeremy Wolfe: Through the looking glass: Are objects in mirrors really objects. [abstract]
  • Melissa L.-H. Vo and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Scene syntactic priming boosts lexical access. [abstract]
  • Jeremy Wolfe, Trafton Drew and Melissa Vo: You don't know where your eyes have been and that could be a problem. [abstract] [Supplemental Materials]
  • Jinxia Zhang, Daryle Fougnie, Xue Gong, George Alvarez and Jeremy Wolfe: Winter is coming: How humans forage in a temporally structured environment. [abstract]

Vision Sciences Society May 10-15, 2013 St. Pete Beach, Florida

  • Sage Boettcher, Trafton Drew and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Hybrid search meets the attentional blink: How does searching through memory influence blink magnitude. [abstract]
  • Corbin Cunningham, Jeremy M. Wolfe and Howard E. Egeth:Incidental memory for potential targets vs confirmed distractors. [abstract]
  • Dejan Draschkow, Melissa L.-H. Vo, Ray Farmer and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Task dependent memory recall performance of naturalistic scenes: Incidental memorization during search outperforms intentional scene memorization. [abstract]
  • Trafton Drew and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Searching for many targets: What can eye-movements tell us about hybrid visual and memory search? [abstract]
  • Karla K. Evans and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Context messes with massive memory. [abstract]
  • Todd Horowitz: Visual foraging: Quitting behavior when searching aerial maps follows the Marginal Value Theorem. [abstract]
  • Melissa L.-H., Zoya Gavrilov, and Aude Oliva: Image memorability in the eye of the beholder: Tracking the decay of visual scene representations. [abstract]
  • Jeremy M. Wolfe and Amanda Choo Min Hui:   Welcome to Vowelworld: A new approach to the guidance of search in scenes. [abstract]
  • Jinxia Zhang, Jundi Ding and Jingu Yang:  A Bayesian model for visual salience learning. [abstract]

Vision Sciences Society May 11-16, 2012 Naples, Florida

  • Corbin Cunningham and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Finding what is new in hybrid visual and memory search: a new search asymmetry. [abstract]
  • Trafton Drew and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Hybrid search in the temporal domain: Monitoring an RSVP stream for multiple targets held in memory. [abstract]
  • Karla Evans and Jeremy M. Wolfe: The Gist of the Abnormal: Above chance medical decision making in the blink of an eye. [abstract]
  • Todd Horowitz, Ashley Sherman, Erica Kreindel, and Jeremy Wolfe: When four, six, eight, or sixteen hearts beat as one: Effects of perceptual organization on search for temporal frequency outliers. [abstract]
  • Melissa L.-H. Vo, Jeremy M. Wolfe: Semantic and Syntactic Inconsistencies in Scenes Elicit Differential ERP Signatures. [abstract]
  • Ashley Sherman, Karla Evans, and Jeremy M. Wolfe: The gist of the organized is more precise than the gist of the random. [abstract]
  • Jeremy M. Wolfe and Jasper Danielson: Visual Foraging Behavior: When are the berries riper on the other side of the screen? [abstract]

Vision Sciences Society May 7-12, 2010 Naples, Florida

  • Erica Kreindel, Karla Evans, and Jeremy Wolfe: Do expert searchers remember what they have seen? [abstract]
  • Jeremy M. Wolfe: Bound to guide: A surprising, preattentive role for conjunctions in visual search. [abstract]
  • Karla Evans and Jeremy Wolfe: When the animal destroys the beach, the beach destroys the animal. Mutually assured destruction in gist processing. [abstract]
  • Loretta Myers and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Materials: Easy to Identify but Hard to Find. [abstract]
  • Melissa L.-H. Vo, Tim J. Smith, and John M. Henderson: The dynamics of gaze when viewing dynamic faces. [abstract] [poster pdf]
  • Michelle Greene, Aude Oliva, Jeremy Wolfe, and Antonio Torralba: What's behind the box? Measuring scene context effects with Shannon's guessing game on indoor scenes. [abstract]
  • Piers Howe, Yair Pinto, and Todd Horowitz: The coordinate systems used in visual tracking. [abstract]
  • Ricarrdo Pedersini, Camille Morvan, Laurence Maloney, Todd Horowitz, and Jeremy Wolfe: An abstract equivalent of visual search: Gain maximization fails in the absence of visual judgements.[abstract]
  • Todd Horowitz and Yoana Kuzmova: Predictability matters for multiple object tracking. [abstract]
  • Trafton Drew, Todd Horowitz, Jeremy Wolfe, and Edward Vogel: Neural Measures of Interhemispheric Information Trasfer During Attentive Tracking. [abstract]
  • Yoana Kuzmova and Jeremy Wolfe: Tiny Memory: How many pixles are required for good recognition memory? [abstract]

Psychonomics November 19-22, 2009 Boston, Massachusetts

  • Jeremy Wolfe and Michael Van Wert: Two dissociable decision criteria in visual search revealed by varying target prevalence. [abstract]
  • Karla Evans, and Jeremy Wolfe:When categories collide: Interference effects in gist processing. [abstract]
  • Piers Howe, Michael Cohen, Yair Pinto, and Todd Horowitz: Humans can simultaneously attend to eight moving objects. [abstract]
  • Todd Horowitz and Michael Cohen: Do distractors disrupt prediction in multiple object tracking? [abstract]

Vision Sciences Society May 8-13, 2009 Naples, Florida

  • Jeremy Wolfe and Yoana Kuzmova: Don't underestimate the Force: Learning to have a hunch in visual search. [abstract]
  • Karla Evans and Jeremy Wolfe: Rapid, global image processing: Powerful, but capacity-limited. [abstract]
  • Riccardo Pedersini, Vidhya Navalpakkam, Todd Horowitz, Piero Perona, and Jeremy Wolfe: Quitting rules in visual search. [abstract]
  • Piers Howe, Michael Cohen, Yair Pinto, and Todd Horowitz: Distinguishing between parallel and serial accounts of multiple object tracking. [abstract]
  • Todd Horowitz, Michael Cohen, Piers Howe, and Jeremy Wolfe: Do multiple object tracking and letter identification use the same visual attention resources? [abstract]
  • Yair Pinto, Todd Horowitz, and Jeremy Wolfe: Sometimes change blindness is just a visual amnesia. [abstract]

31st European Conference on Visual Perception August 24-28, 2008 Utrecht, the Netherlands

  • Todd Horowitz and Michael A. Cohen: How do distractors distract in multiple object tracking? [abstract]

Vision Sciences Society May 9-14, 2008 Naples, Florida

  • Anina Rich, Michael Van Wert, Michael Cohen, and Todd Horowitz: Multiple object tracking is surprisingly robust to abrup onsets [abstract]
  • Jeremy Wolfe, George Alvarez, Ruth Rosenholtz, Aude Oliva, Antonio Torralba, Yoana Kuzmova, and Max Uhlenhuth: Search for arbitrary objects in natural scenes is remarkably efficient.[abstract]
  • Melina Kunar, Stephen Flusberg, and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Why don't people use memory when repeatedly searching throughan over-learned display? [abstract]
  • Michael A. Cohen, Piers D. L. Howe, Todd S. Horowitz, and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Support for a postdictive account of the flash-lag effect. [abstract]
  • Michael J. Van Wert, Nicole Nova, Todd S. Horowitz, and Jeremy M. Wolfe: What does performance on one visual search tasks tell you about performance on another? [abstract]
  • Piers Howe, Margaret Livingstone, Istvan Morocz, Todd Horowitz, and Jeremy Wolfe: A Neurophysiological model of multiple object tracking derived from fMRI.[abstract]
  • Riccardo Pedersini, Vidya Navalpakkam, Michael J. Van Wert, Todd S. Horowitz, and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Monetary reward and target prevalence in a baggage-screening task: Value optimization in visual search. [abstract]
  • Todd Horowitz, Jeremy Wolfe, Daniel Cohen, Charles Czeisler, Elizabeth Klerman: Quantifying the effects of sleepiness on sustained visual attention.[abstract]
  • Yoana Kuzmova, Jeremy Wolfe, Anina Rich, Angela Brown, Delwin Lindsey, Ester Reijnen: PINK: the most colorful mystery in visual search [abstract]

Santa Fe Institute October 8-10, 2007, Sante Fe, New Mexico

  • Todd S. Horowitz:  Attention and scene memory. Talk given at the workshop, "High-Level Perception and Low-Level Vision: Bridging the Semantic Gap" [abstract]

Vision Sciences Society May 11-16, 2007 Sarasota, Florida

  • Anina N. Rich, Melina A. Kunar, Michael J. Van Wert, Barbara Hidalgo-Sotelo, and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Do rare features pop out? Exploring the boundaries of the low prevalence effect.[abstract]
  • David E. Fencsik, Skyler S. Place, Jeremy M. Wolfe, and Todd S. Horowitz Faster is not necessarily better in visual search. [abstract]
  • Jeremy M. Wolfe, Ester Reijnen, Hareem Ahmad, and Michael J. Van Wert: Where would you look? Guiding visual search with global spatial information. [abstract]
  • Michael J. Van Wert, Todd S. Horowitz, and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Curing the prevalence effect in visual search. [abstract]
  • Todd S. Horowitz, Jeremy M. Wolfe, Brandon M. Keehn, Christine E. Connolly, and Robert M. Joseph:  Is superior visual search in autism due to memory in search? [abstract]

10th International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems May 17-20, 2006 Boston University, Boston MA

  • Anina N. Rich and Jason B. Mattingley: Out of sight, out of mind: Suppression of synaesthetic colours during the attentional blink.[abstract]
  • Melina A. Kunar, Stephen J. Flusberg, Todd S. Horowitz, and Jeremy M. Wolfe:  Does Contextual Cueing Guide the Deployment of Attention? [abstract]

Vision Sciences Society May 5-10, 2006 Sarasota, Florida

  • Anina N. Rich, Barbara Hidalgo-Sotelo, Melina A. Kunar, Michael J. Van Wert and Jeremy M. Wolfe: What Happens During Search For Rare Targets? Eye Movements in Low Prevalence Visual Search. [abstract]
  • David E Fencsik, Todd S Horowitz, Stephen J Flusberg, and Jeremy M Wolfe: Change detection has no foresight: Measuring advanced knowledge of changes across displays. [abstract]
  • Evan M. Palmer, Michael J. Van Wert, Todd S. Horowitz, and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Measuring The Timecourse of Guidance in Visual Search. [poster]
  • Todd S Horowitz, Elisabeth M Fine, David Fencsik, Sergey Yurgenson, and Jeremy M Wolfe: Fixational eye movements do not predict attentional benefits. [abstract]
  • Jeremy M Wolfe, Todd S Horowitz, David E Fencsik and Stephen J Flusberg:Visual search has no foresight. [abstract] 
  • Melina A. Kunar, Stephen J. Flusberg, Todd S. Horowitz, and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Does Contextual Cueing Guide the Deployment of Attention? [abstract]
  • Michael J. Van Wert, Todd S. Horowitz, Skyler S. Place and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Errors in Low Prevalence Visual Search: Easy to Produce, Hard to Cure. [abstract]
  • Skyler S. Place and Todd S. Horowitz< Which Way Did It Go? Measuring Trajectory Information in Multiple Object Tracking.[abstract]
  • Stephen J. Flusberg, Evan M. Palmer, David E. Fencsik, and Jeremy M. Wolfe:  Crossing Over: Different Visual Search Tasks Use Different Decision Rules. [abstract]
  • Intraub, H., Daniels, K.K., Horowitz, T.S., & Wolfe, J.M. Looking at scenes while searching for numbers: Dividing attention multiplies space. [abstract]

Vision Sciences Society May 5-10, 2006 Sarasota, Florida

  • Anina N. Rich, Barbara Hidalgo-Sotelo, Melina A. Kunar, Michael J. Van Wert and Jeremy M. Wolfe: What Happens During Search For Rare Targets? Eye Movements in Low Prevalence Visual Search. [abstract]
  • David E Fencsik, Todd S Horowitz, Stephen J Flusberg, and Jeremy M Wolfe: Change detection has no foresight: Measuring advanced knowledge of changes across displays. [abstract]
  • Evan M. Palmer, Michael J. Van Wert, Todd S. Horowitz, and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Measuring The Timecourse of Guidance in Visual Search. [poster]
  • Todd S Horowitz, Elisabeth M Fine, David Fencsik, Sergey Yurgenson, and Jeremy M Wolfe: Fixational eye movements do not predict attentional benefits. [abstract]
  • Jeremy M Wolfe, Todd S Horowitz, David E Fencsik and Stephen J Flusberg:Visual search has no foresight. [abstract] 
  • Melina A. Kunar, Stephen J. Flusberg, Todd S. Horowitz, and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Does Contextual Cueing Guide the Deployment of Attention? [abstract]
  • Michael J. Van Wert, Todd S. Horowitz, Skyler S. Place and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Errors in Low Prevalence Visual Search: Easy to Produce, Hard to Cure. [abstract]
  • Skyler S. Place and Todd S. Horowitz< Which Way Did It Go? Measuring Trajectory Information in Multiple Object Tracking.[abstract]
  • Stephen J. Flusberg, Evan M. Palmer, David E. Fencsik, and Jeremy M. Wolfe:  Crossing Over: Different Visual Search Tasks Use Different Decision Rules. [abstract]
  • Intraub, H., Daniels, K.K., Horowitz, T.S., & Wolfe, J.M. Looking at scenes while searching for numbers: Dividing attention multiplies space. [abstract]

Vision Sciences Society May 6-11, 2005 Sarasota, Florida

  • David E. Fencsik, Todd S. Horowitz, Skyler S. Place, Sarah B. Klieger and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Target Tracking During Interruption in the Multiple Object Tracking Task. [abstract]
  • Kristin O. Michod, Todd S. Horowitz and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Picture Memory Demands Attention. [abstract]
  • Melina A. Kunar, Kristin O. Michod and Jeremy M. Wolfe: When We Use The Context in Contextual Cueing: Evidence From Multiple Target Locations. [poster]
  • Skyler S. Place and Jeremy M. Wolfe:Multiple Visual Object Juggling.[abstract]
  • Stephen Flusberg, Melina A. Kunar and Jeremy M. Wolfe:In Visual Search, Do Average Features of a Scene Guide Attention? [abstract]
  • Todd S. Horowitz and Skyler S. Place: Rapid Recovery of Targets in Multiple Object Tracking. [abstract]
  • Wolfe, J. M., Birnkrant, R. S., Kunar, M. A., & Horowitz, T. S.: Visual search for transparency and opacity: Attentional guidance by cue combination? [abstract]

Society for Information Display May 22-27, 2005 Boston, MA

  • Jeremy M. Wolfe:  How might the rules that govern visual search constrain the design ofvisual displays?[abstract]

European Conference on Visual Perception August 22-26, 2004 Budapest, Hungary

  • Todd S. Horowitz, Sarah B. Klieger, Jeremy M. Wolfe, George A. Alvarez, & David E. Fencsik:  Do You Know What You’re Tracking? [abstract]

Vision Sciences Society April 30 - May 5th, 2004 Sarasota, Florida

  • David E. Fencsik, Todd S. Horowitz, Sarah B. Klieger, and Jeremy M. Wolfe: Target reacquisition strategies in multiple object tracking [abstract]
  • Evan M. Palmer, Jeremy M. Wolfe & Todd S. Horowitz: Response time distributions constrain models of visual search. [abstract]
  • Jeremy M Wolfe: A new, two pathway model describes the role of selective attention in human vision. [abstract]
  • Kristin O. Michod, Jeremy M. Wolfe, Todd S. Horowitz: Does guidance take time to develop during a visual search trial?[abstract]
  • Melina A. Kunar and Kimron L. Shapiro: The Attentional Blink needs no mask: The effect of T1 difficulty on an unmasked RSVP Stream. [abstract]
  • Naomi Kenner & Jeremy Wolfe: How exact is exact?: In visual search a re-sized, re-oriented, or mirrored cue is just as effective as an exact cue. [abstract]
  • R.S. Birnkrant, J.M. Wolfe, M.A. Kunar, M. Sng: Is shininess a basic feature in visual search? [abstract]
  • Sarah B. Klieger, Todd S. Horowitz, & Jeremy M. Wolfe: Is Multiple Object Tracking Colorblind?[abstract]
  • Todd S. Horowitz, Randall S. Birnkrant, Jeremy M. Wolfe, Linda Tran, & David. E. Fencsik:  Tracking invisible objects. [abstract]

Psychonomics November 6-9 2003 Vancouver, Canada

  • Todd S. Horowitz, Jeremy M. Wolfe, Randall S. Birnkrant:  Search for multiple targets: Search rate depends on what is being remembered [abstract]

Object Perception Attention and MemoryNovember 6 2003 Vancouver, Canada

  • Jennifer S. DiMase, Aude Oliva, Todd S. Horowitz, & Jeremy M. Wolfe:  The Role of Attended Objects in Picture Memory. [poster]

Munich Visual Search Symposium June 6-10 , 2003 Ammersee, Germany

  • Jeremy M Wolfe An Ecumenical Approach to Modeling Visual Search: Guided Search and Its Friends;[keynote]
  • Todd S Horowitz  Variable Memory Models of Visual Search; [abstract]

Vision Sciences Society May 9 - 14, 2003 Sarasota, Florida

  • Jeremy M Wolfe, Anne Treisman, &Todd S Horowitz:  What shall we do with the preattentive processing stage: Use it or lose it? [abstract]
  • Todd S Horowitz, Randall S Birnkrant, & Jeremy M Wolfe:  Rapid visual search during slow attentional shifts [abstract]
  • Jennifer S DiMase, George A Alvarez, Todd S Horowitz, & Jeremy M Wolfe: Constraints on task switching in multielement tracking and visual search [abstract]
  • Naomi Kenner & Jeremy M Wolfe: An exact picture of your target guides visual search better than any other representation.[abstract]
  • Randall S Birnkrant, Jeremy M Wolfe, & Hermie Mendoza: Is opacity a basic feature? It's not transparent. [abstract]

Psychonomics November 21-24 2002 Kansas City, Kansas

  • Todd S. Horowitz, Jeremy M. Wolfe,Jennifer S DiMase, & Randall S. Birnkrant:  Sharing The Spotlight: Can You Search While Stream-Switching? [abstract]

European Conference on Visual Perception August 25-29, 2002 Glasgow, Scotland

  • Todd S Horowitz  Sleep Deprivation As An Instrument For The Analysis Of Attention[abstract]
  • Todd S Horowitz, Jeremy M Wolfe, & Jennifer S DiMase  Its easier to track moving items if they are collinear with their direction of motion [abstract]

Vision Sciences Society May 10-14, 2002 Sarasota, Florida

  • Jeremy M Wolfe, Antonio Torralba, & Todd S Horowitz:  Remodeling visual search: How gamma distributions can bring those boring old RTs to life [abstract]
  • Todd S Horowitz, Jeremy M Wolfe, & Megan Hyle: Memory in visual search: Do the eyes have it? [abstract]
  • Aude Oliva & Jeremy M Wolfe : Memory for scenes: May I have the spatial envelope, please? [abstract]
  • Serena Butcher, Aude Oliva, & Jeremy M Wolfe:Preattentive segmentation of Figures from Ground in Visual Search[abstract]
  • Megan Hyle, Nina Visan, Serena Butcher, & Jeremy M Wolfe: How fast can you change your mind? Effects of target identity cues in visual search. [abstract]
  • Helga Arsenio, Aude Oliva, & Jeremy M Wolfe: Exorcising "Ghosts" in repeated visual search. [abstract]
  • Jennifer S DiMase, Aude Oliva, & Jeremy M Wolfe: Taking a picture apart: Memory for backgrounds and objects in scene photographs [abstract]
  • Andrea Reinecke & Jeremy M Wolfe: Serial position effects in visual short term memory[abstract]

European Conference on Visual Perception European Conference on Visual Perception

  • Aude Oliva, Serena Butcher, Jeremy M. Wolfe: Preattentive Segmentation of Objects from Backgrounds in Visual Search [poster]

Vision Sciences Society May 4-8, 2002 Sarasota, Florida

  • Aude Oliva, Jeremy M. Wolfe, & Helga C. Arsenio:   Memory as an Internal Vision [abstract]
  • Todd Horowitz& Ian Thorton: Efficient Memory for Targets in a Visuo-motor Sequential Search Task [abstract]
  • Serena Butcher, Aude Oliva, & Jeremy M. Wolfe:  Memory for scenes: May I have the spatial envelope, please? [abstract]

Psychonomics November 16 –19, 2000 New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Todd S. Horowitz: Desperately Seeking Memory in Visual Search [abstract]

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May, 1997 , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • Jeremy M Wolfe, Klempen, N.L., Horowitz, T.S.: The gist of the meaningless: Is scene recognition a type of visual search [abstract]

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology April 21–26, 1996 Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • Jeremy M Wolfe: Post-attentive vision [abstract]

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology April, 1991 Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • JJeremy M Wolfe, Stacia R. Friedman-Hill & Marvin Chun:A "Sameness" operation in visual search. [abstract]