Mary A Peterson

  • 2878 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
1983 …2019
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Research Output 1983 2019

  • 2878 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
  • 79 Article
  • 5 Chapter
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Comment/debate
2019

Limitations of Hoerl and McCormack's dual systems model of temporal consciousness

Isham, E. A., Ziskin, E. M. & Peterson, M. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. e256.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Consciousness
Cognition

Nadel special issue introduction

Barnes, C. A., Ryan, L. & Peterson, M. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Hippocampus.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Past experience and meaning affect object detection: A hierarchical Bayesian approach

Peterson, M. A., Jan 1 2019, Psychology of Learning and Motivation - Advances in Research and Theory. Academic Press Inc., (Psychology of Learning and Motivation - Advances in Research and Theory).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bayes Theorem
Semantics
Research
Brain
2018

Orientation and experience in the perception of form: A study with the arizona whale-kangaroo

Kihlstrom, J. F., Peterson, M. A., Mconkey, K. M., Cranney, J., Glisky, M. A. L. & Rose, P. M., Jun 1 2018, In : American Journal of Psychology. 131, 2, p. 129-139 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Form Perception
Whales
Macropodidae
Population
1 Citation (Scopus)

Semantic category priming from the groundside of objects shown in nontarget locations and at unpredictable times

Flowers, C. S. & Peterson, M. A., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Vision. 18, 13, p. 1-18 18 p., 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semantics
Research
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Age-related changes in perirhinal cortex sensitivity to configuration and part familiarity and connectivity to visual cortex

Cacciamani, L., Wager, E., Peterson, M. A. & Scalf, P. E., Sep 15 2017, In : Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 9, SEP, 291.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visual Cortex
Young Adult
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Temporal Lobe
Perirhinal Cortex
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of aging on figure-ground perception: Convexity context effects and competition resolution

Lass, J. W., Bennett, P. J., Peterson, M. A. & Sekuler, A. B., 2017, In : Journal of Vision. 17, 2, 15.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Color
Young Adult
hydroquinone
2 Citations (Scopus)
regularity
Uncertainty
uncertainty
Visual Fields
Weights and Measures
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

A behavioral task sets an upper bound on the time required to access object memories before object segregation

Sanguinetti, J. L. & Peterson, M. A., 2016, In : Journal of Vision. 16, 15, 26.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reaction Time
Saccades
3 Citations (Scopus)

Age-related deficits in inhibition in figure-ground assignment

Anderson, J. A. E., Healey, M. K., Hasher, L. & Peterson, M. A., 2016, In : Journal of Vision. 16, 7, 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young Adult
5 Citations (Scopus)

Seeing can be remembering: Interactions between memory and perception in typical and atypical development

Spanò, G., Peterson, M. A., Nadel, L., Rhoads, C. & Edgin, J. O., Jan 1 2016, In : Clinical Psychological Science. 4, 2, p. 254-271 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
Down Syndrome
Autistic Disorder
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Ground-based inhibition: Suppressive perceptual mechanisms interact with top-down attention to reduce distractor interference

Wager, E., Peterson, M. A., Folstein, J. R. & Scalf, P. E., 2015, In : Journal of Vision. 15, 8, 9.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Task Performance and Analysis
Inhibition (Psychology)
10 Citations (Scopus)

Increased alpha band activity indexes inhibitory competition across a border during figure assignment

Sanguinetti, J. L., Trujillo, L. T., Schnyer, D. M., Allen, J. JB. & Peterson, M. A., Jan 31 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Vision Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electroencephalography
Reaction Time
Brain
Power (Psychology)
Inhibition (Psychology)
10 Citations (Scopus)

Neural evidence for competition-mediated suppression in the perception of a single object

Cacciamani, L., Scalf, P. E. & Peterson, M. A., Nov 1 2015, In : Cortex. 72, p. 124-139 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visual Cortex
Visual Fields
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Brain
Inhibition (Psychology)
2014
8 Citations (Scopus)

Display-wide influences on figure-ground perception: The case of symmetry

Mojica, A. J. & Peterson, M. A., 2014, In : Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics. 76, 4, p. 1069-1084 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Data Display
Aptitude
Cues
Research
hydroquinone
11 Citations (Scopus)

Semantic access occurs outside of awareness for the ground side of a figure

Cacciamani, L., Mojica, A. J., Sanguinetti, J. L. & Peterson, M. A., Nov 1 2014, In : Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics. 76, 8, p. 2531-2547 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semantics
semantics
suppression
experiment
Silhouette
3 Citations (Scopus)

Spatially rearranged object parts can facilitate perception of intact whole objects

Cacciamani, L., Ayars, A. A. & Peterson, M. A., 2014, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 5, MAY, 482.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
Recognition (Psychology)
19 Citations (Scopus)
Semantics
Evoked Potentials
Experiment
Silhouette
2013
8 Citations (Scopus)

Attention is biased to near surfaces

West, G. L., Pratt, J. & Peterson, M. A., Dec 2013, In : Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 20, 6, p. 1213-1220 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visual Fields
Attentional Bias
Experiment
Drive
Inhibition (Psychology)

Borders, contours, and mechanism

Peterson, M. A., 2013, In : Cognitive Neuroscience. 4, 1, p. 52-53 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

How action influences object perception

Chan, D., Peterson, M. A., Barense, M. D. & Pratt, J., 2013, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 4, JUL, Article 462.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hand
Posture
47 Citations (Scopus)
Temporal Lobe
Hippocampus
Parahippocampal Gyrus
Episodic Memory
Long-Term Memory
2012
12 Citations (Scopus)

A bayesian observer replicates convexity context effects in figure-ground perception

Goldreich, D. & Peterson, M. A., 2012, In : Seeing and Perceiving. 25, 3-4, p. 365-395 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Display devices
Visual Perception
Sampling
Color
459 Citations (Scopus)

A century of Gestalt psychology in visual perception: I. Perceptual grouping and figure-ground organization

Wagemans, J., Elder, J. H., Kubovy, M., Palmer, S. E., Peterson, M. A., Singh, M. & von der Heydt, R., Nov 2012, In : Psychological Bulletin. 138, 6, p. 1172-1217 46 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visual Perception
Organizations
Psychology
Depth Perception
Ownership
18 Citations (Scopus)

Competition-strength-dependent ground suppression in figure-ground perception

Salvagio, E., Cacciamani, L. & Peterson, M. A., Jul 2012, In : Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics. 74, 5, p. 964-978 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visual Perception
suppression
visual perception
experiment
segregation
40 Citations (Scopus)

Interactions of memory and perception in amnesia: The figure-ground perspective

Barense, M. D., Ngo, J. K. W., Hung, L. H. T. & Peterson, M. A., Nov 2012, In : Cerebral Cortex. 22, 11, p. 2680-2691 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amnesia
Temporal Lobe
Perirhinal Cortex
Short-Term Memory
Research
20 Citations (Scopus)

The perirhinal cortex modulates V2 activity in response to the agreement between part familiarity and configuration familiarity

Peterson, M. A., Cacciamani, L., Barense, M. D. & Scalf, P. E., Oct 2012, In : Hippocampus. 22, 10, p. 1965-1977 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visual Fields
Perirhinal Cortex
Recognition (Psychology)
Cerebral Cortex
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
2011
3 Citations (Scopus)

Variable Exemplars May Operate by Facilitating Latent Perceptual Organization

Peterson, M. A., Jan 2011, In : Infancy. 16, 1, p. 52-60 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010
26 Citations (Scopus)

Neurophysiological evidence for the influence of past experience on figure-ground perception

Trujillo, L. T., Allen, J. JB., Schnyer, D. M. & Peterson, M. A., 2010, In : Journal of Vision. 10, 2, p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evoked Potentials
Cues
Brain
Recognition (Psychology)
2009
2 Citations (Scopus)

Attention and competition in figure-ground perception

Peterson, M. A. & Salvagio, E., 2009, In : Progress in Brain Research. 176, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visual Fields
Recognition (Psychology)
63 Citations (Scopus)

Multiple perceptual strategies used by macaque monkeys for face recognition

Gothard, K. M., Brooks, K. N. & Peterson, M. A., Jan 2009, In : Animal Cognition. 12, 1, p. 155-167 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca
Haplorhini
monkeys
Facial Recognition
Matched-Pair Analysis
2008
61 Citations (Scopus)
Research
54 Citations (Scopus)
Experiment
Computational Model
Silhouette
Suppression
Grounded Theory
43 Citations (Scopus)

Inhibitory competition in figure-ground perception: Context and Convexity

Peterson, M. A. & Salvagio, E., Dec 15 2008, In : Journal of Vision. 8, 16, 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
Color
16 Citations (Scopus)

Object Perception

Peterson, M. A., Feb 1 2008, Blackwell Handbook of Sensation and Perception. Blackwell Publishing Ltd, p. 168-203 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Visual Perception
Research
78 Citations (Scopus)

Reduction in white matter connectivity, revealed by diffusion tensor imaging, may account for age-related changes in face perception

Thomas, C., Moya, L., Avidan, G., Humphreys, K., Kwan, J. J., Peterson, M. A. & Behrmann, M., Feb 2008, In : Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 20, 2, p. 268-284 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diffusion Tensor Imaging
Temporal Lobe
Aptitude
Anisotropy
Frontal Lobe
2007
14 Citations (Scopus)

Implicit integration in a case of integrative visual agnosia

Aviezer, H., Landau, A. N., Robertson, L. C., Peterson, M. A., Soroker, N., Sacher, Y., Bonneh, Y. & Bentin, S., 2007, In : Neuropsychologia. 45, 9, p. 2066-2077 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agnosia
Semantics
Visual Perception
Aptitude
Visual Pathways
2006
41 Citations (Scopus)

Independent representation of parts and the relations between them: Evidence from integrative agnosia

Behrmann, M., Peterson, M. A., Moscovitch, M. & Suzuki, S., Oct 2006, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 32, 5, p. 1169-1184 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agnosia
Distractor
Arrangement
Encoding
1 Citation (Scopus)

Introduction: Analytic and Holistic Processing-The View Through Different Lenses

Peterson, M. A. & Rhodes, G., Jun 22 2006, In : Unknown Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lenses
lenses

Overlapping Partial Configurations in Object Memory: An Alternative Solution to Classic Problems in Perception and Recognition

Peterson, M. A., Jun 22 2006, Perception of Faces, Objects, and Scenes: Analytic and Holistic Processes. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Color
Recognition (Psychology)
Research
39 Citations (Scopus)
Research Personnel
Visual Perception
Automatic Data Processing
Photons
Psychology
2005
79 Citations (Scopus)
Electroencephalography Phase Synchronization
Visual Perception
Nose
Electroencephalography
Saccades
39 Citations (Scopus)

Ordinal configural cues combine with metric disparity in depth perception

Burge, J., Peterson, M. A. & Palmer, S. E., Jun 22 2005, In : Journal of Vision. 5, 6, p. 534-542 9 p., 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depth Perception
Cues
Vision Disparity
28 Citations (Scopus)

The edge complex: Implicit memory for figure assignment in shape perception

Peterson, M. A. & Enns, J. T., May 2005, In : Perception and Psychophysics. 67, 4, p. 727-740 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

experiment
Cues
experience
Implicit Memory
Assignment
2004
34 Citations (Scopus)

Amodal completion in visual search: Preemption or context effects?

Rauschenberger, R., Peterson, M. A., Mosca, F. & Bruno, N., May 2004, In : Psychological science : a journal of the American Psychological Society / APS. 15, 5, p. 351-355 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

preempt
2003

Context effects on border assignment in the target stimulus in visual search

Peterson, M. A. & Rauschenberger, R., 2003, In : Journal of Vision. 3, 9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Does context modulate the strength of the configural cue of symmetry?

Peterson, M. A. & Kim, J. H., 2003, In : Journal of Vision. 3, 12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
hydroquinone
27 Citations (Scopus)
Cues
Implicit Memory
History
Closure
24 Citations (Scopus)

Memory and Learning in Figure-Ground Perception

Peterson, M. A. & Skow-Grant, E., 2003, Psychology of Learning and Motivation - Advances in Research and Theory. Vol. 42. p. 1-35 35 p. (Psychology of Learning and Motivation - Advances in Research and Theory; vol. 42).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Learning
38 Citations (Scopus)

On figures, grounds, and varieties of surface completion

Peterson, M. A., Jun 30 2003, Perceptual Organization in Vision: Behavioral and Neural Perspectives. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 87-116 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter