Visual Perception and Human Factors Laboratory


PUBLICATIONS

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Books (2)

DeLucia, P. R. (Ed.) (2011). Reviews of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Volume 7. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Transportation Research Board (2004). Buckling up: Technologies to increase seat belt use. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. SR-278. [Note: This report describes the findings and recommendations of the Committee for the Safety Belt Technology Study on which I served].

Encyclopedia Entries (2)

Durso, F. T., DeLucia, P. R., & Jones, K. S. (2010). Engineering psychology. In I. B. Weiner & W. E. Craighead (Eds.) Corsini encyclopedia of psychology (4th ed., pp. 573-576). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Durso, F. T., Jones, K. S., & DeLucia, P. R. (2010). Human factors research. In I. B. Weiner & W. E. Craighead (Eds.) Corsini encyclopedia of psychology (4th ed., pp. 781-784). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Chapters (7)

DeLucia, P. R., & Levulis, Samuel (in press). Basics of sensation and perception. In D.Boehm-Davis, J. D. Lee, and F. T. Durso (Eds). Handbook of Human-Systems Integration.

DeLucia, P. R. Perception of Collision. In Hoffman, R. et al (Eds), Hoffman, R.R., Hancock, P., Scerbo, M., and Parasuraman, R. (Eds.) (in press). Cambridge Handbook of Applied Perception Research. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.    

DeLucia, P. R.  Three-dimensional Mueller-Lyer Illusion: Theoretical and Practical Implications. In A. Shapiro and D. Todorovic (eds.) (in press). The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions (Oxford University Press).

DeLucia, P. R., Ott, T. E., & Palmieri, P. A. (2009) Performance in nursing. In F. T. Durso (Ed.), Reviews of human factors and ergonomics, Vol. 5. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Palmieri, P. A., DeLucia, P. R., Peterson, L. T., Ott, T. E., & Green, A. (2008). The anatomy and physiology of error in adverse healthcare events. In G. T. Savage & E. Ford, Advances in Health Care Management, Volume 7, Patient Safety and Health Care Management (pp. 33-68).

DeLucia, P. R. (2007). How Big Is an Optical Invariant? Limits of Tau in Time-to-Contact Judgments. In M. A. Peterson, B. Gillam, & H. A. Sedgwick (Eds.), In the Mind's Eye: Julian Hochberg on  the Perception of Pictures, Film, and the World (pp. 473-482). NY: Oxford University Press.

DeLucia, P. R. (2004). Multiple sources of information influence time-to-contact judgments: Do heuristics accommodate limits in sensory and cognitive processes? In H. Hecht & G. J. P. Savelsburgh (Eds.), Advances in psychology: Vol. 135. Time-to-Contact (pp. 243-286). Amsterdam: Elsevier-North-Holland.

Refereed Journal Articles (32)

DeLucia, P. R. (in press). Effects of size on collision perception and implications for perceptual theory and transportation safety. Current Directions in Psychological Science (invited)

Klein,M. I., DeLucia, P. R., & Olmstead, R. (in press) The impact of visual scanning in the laparoscopic environment after engaging in strain coping. Human Factors.

DeLucia, P. R. (2014). At the forefront of Human Factors. Bulletin of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 57, 1-2.

Brendel, E., DeLucia, P. R., Hecht, H., Stacy, R.L, & Larsen, J. T.  (2012). Threatening Pictures Induce Shortened Time-to-Contact Estimates. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 74, 979-987.

DeLucia, P. R., & Griswold, J. A.  (2011) Effects of camera arrangement on perceptual-motor performance in minimally-invasive surgery. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 17, 210-232.

DeLucia, P. R., & Ott, T. E.  (2011) Action and attentional load can influence aperture effects on motion perception. Experimental Brain Research, 209, 215-224.

DeLucia, P. R., & Tharanathan, A. (2009). Responses to deceleration during car following: Roles of optic flow, warnings, expectations and interruptions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 15, 334-350.

Jones, K. S., DeLucia, P. R., Hall, A. R., & Johnson, B. R. (2009). Can metric feedback training hinder actions involving distance? Human Factors, 51, 419-432.

DeLucia, P. R. (2008). Critical roles for distance, task, and motion in space perception: Initial conceptual framework and practical implications. Human Factors, 50, 811-820

Mather, R. D., & DeLucia, P. R. (2007). Testing for effects of racial attitudes and visual contrast on the speed of a driver’s response to a pedestrian. Transportation Research: Part F, 10, 437-446

DeLucia, P. R., & Mather, R. D. (2006). Motion extrapolation of car-following scenes in younger and older drivers. Human Factors, 48, 666-674.

DeLucia, P. R., & Maldia, M. (2006). Visual Memory for Moving Scenes. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 59, 340-360.

DeLucia, P. R., Mather, R. D., Griswold, J. A., & Mitra, S. (2006). Toward the Improvement of Image-Guided Interventions for Minimally-Invasive Surgery: Three Factors that Affect Performance. Human Factors, 48, 23-38.

DeLucia, P. R. (2005). Does binocular disparity or familiar size override effects of relative size on judgments of time to contact? Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 58A, 865–886.

DeLucia, P. R. (2004). Time-to-contact judgments of an approaching object that is partially concealed by an occluder. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 30, 287-304. 

DeLucia, P. R., Kaiser, M. K., Bush, J. M., Meyer, L. E., Sweet, B. T. (2003). Information integration in judgments about time to contact. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Experimental Psychology, 56A, 1165-1189.

DeLucia, P. R., Bleckley, M. K., Meyer, L. E., & Bush, J. M. (2003). Judgments about collision in younger and older drivers. Transportation Research, An International Journal. Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 6, 63-80.

DeLucia, P. R., Tresilian, J. R., & Meyer, L. E. (2000). Geometrical illusions can affect time‑to‑contact estimation and mimed prehension. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 26, 552-567.

DeLucia, P. R. (1999). Critique of "Distance estimation with night vision goggles: A little feedback goes a long way." Human Factors, 41, 507-510. [Invited]

DeLucia, P. R., & Meyer, L. E. (1999). Judgments about the time-to-contact between two objects during simulated self motion. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 25, 1813-1833.

DeLucia, P. R. (1999). Size-arrival effects: The potential role of conflicts between monocular and binocular time-to-contact information, and of computer aliasing. Perception & Psychophysics, 61, 1168-1177.

DeLucia, P. R., & Liddell, G. W. (1998). Cognitive motion extrapolation and cognitive clocking in prediction-motion tasks: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 24, 901-914.

DeLucia, P. R., & Novak, J. B. (1997). Judgments of relative time to contact of more than two approaching objects: Toward a method. Perception & Psychophysics, 59, 913-928.

DeLucia, P. R. (1995). Effects of pictorial relative size and ground-intercept information on judgments about potential collisions in perspective displays. Human Factors, 37, 528-583.

DeLucia, P. R., & Task, H. L. (1995). Depth and collision judgment using night vision goggles. International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 5, 371-386.

Young, R. S. L., Kimura, E., & DeLucia, P. R. (1995). A pupillometric correlate of scotopic visual acuity. Vision Research, 35, 2235-2241.

DeLucia, P. R., & Warren, R. (1994). Pictorial and motion-based depth information during active control of self motion: Size-arrival effects on collision avoidance. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 20, 783-798. [cited in textbook Wickens, C. D., & Hollands, J. G. (2000). Engineering Psychology and Human Performance. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.]

DeLucia, P. R., Longmire, S. P., & Kennish, J. (1994). Diamond-winged variants of the Mueller-Lyer figure: A test of Virsu's (1971) centroid theory. Perception & Psychophysics, 55, 287-295. [cited in textbook: Matlin, M. W. & Foley, H. J. (1997) Sensation and Perception. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn and Bacon.]

DeLucia, P. R. (1993). A quantitative analysis of illusion magnitude predicted by several averaging theories of the Mueller-Lyer illusion. Perception & Psychophysics, 53, 498-504.

DeLucia, P. R. (1991). Pictorial and motion-based information for depth perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 17, 738-748. [cited in textbook/handbooks: Wickens, C. D., & Hollands, J. G. (2000). Engineering Psychology and Human Performance. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, and Regan, D. (1997 ). Perceptual motor skills and human motion analysis. In G. Salvendy (Ed.) Handbook of human factors and ergonomics. NY: Wiley.]

DeLucia, P. R., & Hochberg, J. (1991). Geometrical illusions in solid objects under ordinary viewing conditions. Perception & Psychophysics, 50, 547-554. [cited in various textbooks  including Goldstein, E. B. (2007) Sensation and Perception. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth;  Palmer, S. E. (2002) Vision Science, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, and Wandell, B. A. (1995). Foundations of Vision. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates.]

DeLucia, P. R., & Cochran, E. L. (1985). Perceptual information for batting can be extracted throughout a ball's trajectory. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 61, 143‑150. (undergraduate research)

Refereed Proceedings Publications Based on Conference Presentations (21)

Levulis, S., DeLucia, P. R., & Oberfeld, D. (2012). Effects of task-irrelevant cards on judgments of deceleration and time-to-contact during car following. Proceedings of the 56th meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (summary).

DeLucia, P. R. & Ott, T. E., & Palmieri, P. A. (2009). Interruptions and Cognitive Processes in Nursing. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 53nd Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.

DeLucia, P. R. & Betts, E. T. (2008). Separated versus integrated displays in minimally-invasive surgery. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 52nd Annual Meeting, Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

DeLucia, P. R. (2007). A multidimensional model of space perception: Theoretical and practical implications. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 51st Annual Meeting, Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Ott, T. E., & DeLucia, P. R. (2007). Attention moderates the aperture illusion: Theoretical and practical implications. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 51st Annual Meeting, Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Mork, K. S., & DeLucia, P. R. (2007). Visual information in judgments of head-on collisions. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 51st Annual Meeting, Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Tharanathan, A., &. DeLucia, P. R. (2007). Detecting the deceleration of a lead car during active control of self motion. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 51st Annual Meeting, Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Jones, K. S., DeLucia, P. R., Hall, A. R., & Johnson, B. R. (2007). Can Metric Feedback Training Hinder Actions Involving Distance? Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 51st Annual Meeting, Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

DeLucia, P. R., Mork, K. S. Ott, T. E., Betts, E., Niroumand, N. S. & Slaughter, M. L. (2007). Measurement of the Relationship between Patient Wait Time and Patient Satisfaction at each Stage of an Appointment. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 51st Annual Meeting, Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Ott, T. E. & DeLucia, P. R. (2006). Does active control eliminate the aperture illusion? Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting., Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Ott, T. E. & DeLucia, P. R. (2006). The aperture illusion can occur with “3-D” displays and active control: Implications for minimally-invasive surgery. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting., Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Mork, K. S., & DeLucia, P. R. (2006). Identifying the Driving Factors that Affect Judgments of Head-On Collisions. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting., Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Tharanathan, A. DeLucia, P. R. (2006). Time-to-contact judgments of constant and non-constant velocities: Implications for rear-end collisions. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting., Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Hall, A., Jones, K. S., & DeLucia, P. R. (2006). Does Distance Estimation Training Transfer to Actions? Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting., Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

DeLucia, P. R., & Tharanathan, A. (2005). Effects of optical flow and discrete warnings on deceleration detection during car following. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 49th Annual Meeting, Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

DeLucia, P. R., Hoskins, M. L., & Griswold, J. A. (2004). Laparoscopic Surgery: Are Multiple Viewing Perspectives Better than One? Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 48th Annual Meeting, Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. (to be presented in Sept, 2004)

DeLucia, P. R., Mather, R. D., Griswold, J. A., & Mitra, S. (2003). Human-centered design of image-guided interventions for minimally-invasive surgeries: Toward a methodology. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 47th Annual Meeting, Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

DeLucia, P. R., Meyer, L. E., & Bush, J. M. (2002). Judgments about collisions in simulations of scenes with textured surfaces and self motion: Do display enhancements affect performance? Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 46th Annual Meeting, Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

DeLucia, P. R. (2001). Age differences in judgments about potential collision and implications for driving. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 45th Annual Meeting, Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

DeLucia, P. R., & Bush, J. M. (1999). A critical analysis of umpire mechanics: Implications for training and research. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 43rd Annual Meeting, Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

DeLucia, P. R. (1991). Small near objects can appear farther than large far objects during object motion and self motion: Judgments of object-self and object-object collisions. In P. J. Beek, R. J. Bootsma, & P. C. W. van Wieringen (Eds.), Studies in perception and action: Posters presented at the VIth international conference on event perception and action (pp. 94-100). Amsterdam: Rodopi.

 

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