Mary A Peterson

  • 2969 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
1983 …2020

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Research Output

2020

Prior Experience Alters the Appearance of Blurry Object Borders

Perez, D. C., Cook, S. M. & Peterson, M. A., Dec 1 2020, In : Scientific reports. 10, 1, 5821.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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

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

1 Scopus citations
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

1 Scopus citations

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

1 Scopus citations
2017

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

3 Scopus citations

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

3 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations
2016

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

Sanguinetti, J. L. & Peterson, M. A., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Vision. 16, 15, 26.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

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

3 Scopus citations

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

5 Scopus citations
2015

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

2 Scopus citations

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

11 Scopus citations

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

11 Scopus citations
2014

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Spatially rearranged object parts can facilitate perception of intact whole objects

Cacciamani, L., Ayars, A. A. & Peterson, M. A., Jan 1 2014, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 5, MAY, 482.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

The Ground Side of an Object: Perceived as Shapeless yet Processed for Semantics

Sanguinetti, J. L., Allen, J. J. B. & Peterson, M. A., Jan 2014, In : Psychological Science. 25, 1, p. 256-264 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2013

Attention is biased to near surfaces

West, G. L., Pratt, J. & Peterson, M. A., Dec 1 2013, In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 20, 6, p. 1213-1220 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Borders, contours, and mechanism

Peterson, M. A., Feb 26 2013, In : Cognitive Neuroscience. 4, 1, p. 52-53 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

How action influences object perception

Chan, D., Peterson, M. A., Barense, M. D. & Pratt, J., Oct 16 2013, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 4, JUL, Article 462.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
48 Scopus citations
2012

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

Goldreich, D. & Peterson, M. A., Jul 23 2012, In : Seeing and Perceiving. 25, 3-4, p. 365-395 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

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 1 2012, In : Psychological Bulletin. 138, 6, p. 1172-1217 46 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

488 Scopus citations

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

Salvagio, E., Cacciamani, L. & Peterson, M. A., Jul 1 2012, In : Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics. 74, 5, p. 964-978 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

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 1 2012, In : Cerebral Cortex. 22, 11, p. 2680-2691 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

42 Scopus citations

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 1 2012, In : Hippocampus. 22, 10, p. 1965-1977 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2011

Variable Exemplars May Operate by Facilitating Latent Perceptual Organization

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2010

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

Trujillo, L. T., Allen, J. J. B., Schnyer, D. M. & Peterson, M. A., Sep 14 2010, In : Journal of Vision. 10, 2, p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2009

Attention and competition in figure-ground perception

Peterson, M. A. & Salvagio, E., Sep 4 2009, Attention. Srinivasan, N. (ed.). p. 1-13 13 p. (Progress in Brain Research; vol. 176).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations

Multiple perceptual strategies used by macaque monkeys for face recognition

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Scopus citations
2008

Figure-ground segmentation can occocur without attention: Research article

Kimchi, R. & Peterson, M. A., Jul 1 2008, In : Psychological Science. 19, 7, p. 660-668 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations

Inhibitory Competition Between Shape Properties in Figure-Ground Perception

Peterson, M. A. & Skow, E., Apr 1 2008, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 34, 2, p. 251-267 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations

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

43 Scopus citations

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

16 Scopus citations

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

81 Scopus citations
2007

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., May 1 2007, In : Neuropsychologia. 45, 9, p. 2066-2077 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2006

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

Behrmann, M., Peterson, M. A., Moscovitch, M. & Suzuki, S., Oct 1 2006, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 32, 5, p. 1169-1184 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

1 Scopus citations

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

40 Scopus citations
2005
79 Scopus citations

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

40 Scopus citations

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

Peterson, M. A. & Enns, J. T., May 1 2005, In : Perception and Psychophysics. 67, 4, p. 727-740 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

29 Scopus citations
2004

Amodal completion in visual search: Preemption or context effects?

Rauschenberger, R., Peterson, M. A., Mosca, F. & Bruno, N., May 1 2004, In : Psychological Science. 15, 5, p. 351-355 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
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, p. 232a

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Peterson, M. A. & Kim, J. H., Dec 1 2003, In : Journal of Vision. 3, 12, p. 80a

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Implicit Memory for Novel Figure-Ground Displays Includes a History of Cross-Border Competition

Peterson, M. A. & Lampignano, D. W., Aug 1 2003, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 29, 4, p. 808-822 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

27 Scopus citations

Memory and Learning in Figure-Ground Perception

Peterson, M. A. & Skow-Grant, E., Dec 1 2003, Cognitive Vision. 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

25 Scopus citations