Journal Articles

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There are several ways of studying visual attention, in addition to research conducted in the DRiVE lab this section contains articles from basic research studies conducted with or by Dr. Lana Trick.

Boldfaced names indicate student collaborators.


Dienes, N. , & Trick, L.M. (submitted 2014). Enumerating illusory contour figures. Journal of Vision

Lochner, M. , & Trick, L.M. (2014). Multiple-object tracking while driving: The multiple-vehicle tracing task. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics
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Brodeur, D.A., Trick, L.M., Flores, H., Marr, C., & Burack, J.A. (2013). Multiple-object tracking among individuals with Down syndrome and typically developing children. Development & Psychopathology.
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Trick, L.M., Brandigampola, S., & Enns, J.T. (2012). How fleeting emotions affect hazard perception and steering while driving: The impact of image arousal and valence. Accident Analysis & Prevention.
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Trick, L.M., Mutreja, R., & Hunt, K. (2012). Spatial and visuo-spatial working memory tests predict performance in classic multiple-object tracking in young adults but non-spatial measures of the executive do not. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics.
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Mueller, A., & Trick, L.M. (2012). Driving in fog: The effects of driving experience and visibility on speed compensation and hazard avoidance. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 48, 472-479.
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Trick, L.M., Toxopeus, R., & Wilson, D. (2010). The effects of visibility conditions, traffic density, and navigational challenge on speed compensation and driving performance in drivers of difference ages. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 42(6), 1661-1671.
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Roney, C.J.R., & Trick, L.M. (2009). Sympathetic magic and perceptions of randomness: The hot hand versus the gambler’s fallacy. Thinking and Reasoning, 15(2), 197-210.
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Trick, L.M. (2008). More than superstition: Differential effects of featural heterogeneity and change on subitizing and counting. Perception and Psychophysics, 70(5), 743-760.
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Reed-Jones, R.J., Vallis, L.A., Reed-Jones, J.G., Trick, L.M. (2008). The relationship between postural stability and virtual environment adaptation. Neuroscience Letters, 435(3), 204-209.
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Reed-Jones, J.G., Trick, L.M., & Matthews, M. (2008). Testing assumptions implicit in the use of the 15-second rule as an early predictor of whether an in-vehicle device produces unacceptable distraction. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 40(2), 628-634.
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Dickey, J.P, Oliver, M.L., Boileau, P., Eger, T.R., Trick, L.M., & Edwards, A. M. (2007). Multi-axis sinusoidal whole-body vibrations: Part I – How long should the vibration and rest exposures be for reliable measures? Journal of Low Frequency Noise, Vibration, and Active Control, 175-184.
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Dickey, J.P , Eger, T.R., Oliver, M., Boileau, P., Trick, L.M., & Edwards, A.M. (2007). Multi-axis sinusoidal whole-body vibrations: Part II - Relationship between Vibration Total Value and discomfort varies between vibration axes. Journal of Low Frequency Noise, Vibration, and Active Control, 26(3), 195-204.
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Trick, L.M., Guindon, J., & Vallis, L. (2006). Sequential tapping interferes selectively with multiple-object tracking: Do finger-tapping and tracking share a common resource?. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 59(7), 1188-1195.
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Trick, L.M. (2005). The role of working memory in spatial enumeration: Patterns of selective interference in subitizing and counting. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 12(4), 675-681.
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Trick, L.M., Jaspers-Fayer, F., & Sethi, N. (2005). Multiple-object tracking in children: The "Catch the Spies" task. Cognitive Development, 20(3), 373-387.
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Trick, L.M., Perl, T., & Sethi, N. (2005). Age-related differences in multiple-object tracking. Journal of Gerontology: Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 60B(2), 102-105.
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Trick, L.M., Enns, J.T., Mills, J., & Vavrik, J. (2004). Paying attention behind the wheel: A framework for studying the role of selective attention in driving. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science, 5(5), 385-424.
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Trick, L.M., Audet, D., & Dales, L. (2003). Age differences in enumerating things that move: Implications for the development of multiple-object tracking. Memory and Cognition, 31(8), 1229-1237.
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Roney, C.J.R., & Trick, L.M. (2003). Grouping and gambling: A Gestalt approach to the Gambler's Fallacy. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 57(2), 69-75.
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Trick, L.M., & Enns, J.T. (1998). Life-span changes in attention: The visual search task. Cognitive Development, 13(3), 369-386
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Trick, L.M., & Enns, J.T. (1997). Clusters precede shapes in perceptual organization. Psychological Science, 8(2), 124-129.
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Trick, L.M., & Enns, J.T. (1997). Measuring preattentive processes: When is pop out not enough? Visual Cognition, 4(2), 163-198.
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Trick, L.M., Enns, J.T., & Brodeur, D.A. (1996). Life-span changes in visual enumeration: The number discrimination task. Developmental Psychology, 32(5), 925-932.
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Article selected by Brown and Benchmark Publishers (part of the Dushkin Publishing Group) to be part of the ELITE (Extended Library Individualized to Education) program.

Trick, L.M., & Pylyshyn, Z.W. (1994). Why are small and large numbers enumerated differently? A limited capacity preattentive stage in vision. Psychological Review, 101 (1), 80-102.
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Trick, L.M., & Pylyshyn, Z.W. (1994). Cueing and counting: Does the position of the attentional focus affect enumeration? Visual Cognition, 1(1), 67-100.
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Pylyshyn, Z., Burkell, J., Fisher, B., Sears, C., Schmidt, W., & Trick, L. (1994). Multiple parallel access in visual attention. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 48(2), 260-283.
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Trick, L.M., & Pylyshyn, Z.W., (1993). What enumeration studies can show us about spatial attention: Evidence for limited capacity preattentive processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 19(2), 331-351.
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Trick, L.M., & Pylyshyn, Z.W. (1990). Subitizing, counting and FINSTs. Western Journal of Graduate Research, 2(1), 50-58.
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Trick, L., & Katz, A. (1989). The Domain Interaction approach to metaphor processing: Relating individual differences and metaphor characteristics. Metaphor and Symbolic Activity, 1(3), 185-213.
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