Ian M. Thornton: Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Thornton, I. M., Vuong, Q. C., & Pilz, K. S. (2020). A search advantage for horizontal targets in dynamic displays. Preprint. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/5dqv6 [PDF]

  2. Richards, E., Thornton, I. M., Bayer, A. & Tales, A. (2020). Inhibitory control deficits in vascular cognitive impairment revealed using the MILO task. Neuropsychologia, under review. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/zhmbv [PDF]

  3. Nguyen, T. T. N., Vuong, Q. C., Mather, G., & Thornton, I. M. (2020). Ensemble Coding of Crowd Speed Using Biological Motion. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, in press. https://osf.io/5j4qe/[PDF]

  4. Thornton, I. M., & Horowitz, T. S. (2020). Searching through alternating sequences: Working memory and inhibitory tagging mechanisms revealed using the MILO task. i-Perception. In press. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/gcywx[PDF]

  5. Thornton, I. M., & Zdravković, S. (2020) Searching for Illusory Motion. Attention Perception & Psychophysics, 82: 44-62. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-019-01750-3 [PDF]

  6. Kristjánsson, T., Thornton, I. M., Chetverikov, A., & Kristjánsson, Á. (2020). Dynamics of visual attention revealed in foraging tasks. Cognition, 194, 104032. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2019.104032 [PDF]

  7. Mayer, K. M., Thornton, I. M., & Vuong, Q. C. (2019). Comparable search efficiency for human and animal targets in the context of natural scenes. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-019-01901-6 [PDF]

  8. Thornton, I. M., & Horowitz, T. S. (2019). MILO Mobile: An iPad app to measure search performance in multi-target sequences. PsyArXiv preprint, https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/6yd83 [PDF]

  9. Thornton, I. M., de’Sperati, C., & Kristjánsson, Á. (2019). The influence of selection modality, display dynamics and error feedback on patterns of human foraging. Visual Cognition, 1–23. https://doi.org/10.1080/13506285.2019.1658001 [PDF]

  10. de’Sperati, C., & Thornton, I. M. (2019). Motion prediction at low contrast. Vision Research, 154, 85–96. DOI: 10.1016/j.visres.2018.11.004 [PDF]

  11. Prpic, V., Kniestedt, I., Camilleri, E., Maureira, M. G., Kristjánsson, Á., & Thornton, I. M. (2019). A serious game to explore human foraging in a 3D environment. PLoS ONE 14(7):https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0219827 [PDF]

  12. Thornton, I. M., Srismith, D., Oxner, M., & Hayward, W. G. (2018). Other-race faces are given more weight than own-race faces when assessing the composition of crowds. Vision Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.visres.2018.02.008 [PDF]

  13. Bülthoff, I., Mohler, B. J. & Thornton, I. M. (2018). Face recognition of full-bodied avatars by active observers in a virtual environment. Vision Research. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.visres.2017.12.001 [PDF]

  14. Thornton I. M. (2018). Stepping into the genetics of biological motion processing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 115 (8) 1687-1689; DOI:10.1073/pnas.1722625115 [PDF]

  15. Kristjánsson, T., Thornton, I. M. & Kristjánsson, Á (2018). Time limits during visual foraging reveal flexible working memory templates. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 44(6), 827-835. [PDF]

  16. Ballarini, N. & Thornton, I. M. (2017). Matching Biological Motion across Viewpoints. Xjenza Online, 5:21-29. doi:10.7423/XJENZA.2017.1.03 [PDF]

  17. Hartkamp, M., & Thornton, I. M. (2017). Meditation, cognitive flexibility and well-being. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, 1-15. [PDF]

  18. Jóhannesson, Ó. I., Thornton, I. M & Kristjánsson, Á. (2017). Are foraging patterns in humans related to working memory and inhibitory control? Japanese Psychological Research doi:10.1111/jpr.12152 [PDF]

  19. Mayer, K. M., Vuong, Q.C. & Thornton, I.M. (2016). Humans are Detected More Efficiently than Machines in the Context of Natural Scenes. Japanese Psychological Research, doi:10.1111/jpr.12145 [PDF]

  20. Pilz, K. S., & Thornton, I. M. (2016). Idiosyncratic body motion influences person recognition. Visual Cognition, doi: 13506285.2016.1232327 [PDF]

  21. Jenkins, A., Lindsay, S., Eslambolchilar, P., Thornton, I. M., & Tales, A. (2016). Administering Cognitive Tests Through Touch Screen Tablet Devices: Potential Issues. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 54(3):1169-1182. [PDF]

  22. Jóhannesson, Ó. I., Thornton, I. M., Smith, I. J., Chetverikov, A., & Kristjánsson, Á. (2016). Visual Foraging With Fingers and Eye Gaze. i-Perception, 7(2), 2041669516637279. [PDF]

  23. Jenkins, A., Eslambolchilar, P., Lindsay, S., Hare, M., Thornton, I. M., & Tales, A. (2016). Attitudes towards Attention and Aging: What Differences between Younger and Older Adults Tell Us about Mobile Technology Design. International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction (IJMHCI), 8(2), 47-68. [PDF]

  24. Mayer, K. M., Vuong, Q.C. & Thornton, I.M. (2015). Do People “Pop Out”? PLoS ONE 10(10): e0139618. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0139618. [PDF]

  25. Thornton, I. M., & Horowitz, T. S. (2015). Does action disrupt Multiple Object Tracking (MOT)? Psihologija, 48(3), 289-301. [PDF]

  26. Caniard, F., Bülthoff, H.H., & Thornton I.M. (2015). Action can amplify motion-induced illusory displacement. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8:1058, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.01058 [PDF]

  27. Thornton, I. M. (2014). Representational Momentum and the Human Face: an empirical note. Xjenza, 2(2), 9, 101-110. [PDF]

  28. Kristjánsson, Á., Jóhannesson, Ó.I., & Thornton, I. M. (2014). Common Attentional Constraints in Visual Foraging. PLoS ONE 9(6): e100752. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100752. [PDF]

  29. Thornton, I. M., Wootton, Z., & Pedmanson, P. (2014). Matching biological motion at extreme distances. Journal of Vision, 14(3):13, 1–17, http://www.journalofvision.org/content/14/3/13, doi:10.1167/14.3.13. [PDF]

  30. Thornton, I. M., Bülthoff, H. H., Horowitz, T. S., Rynning, A. & Lee, S-W. (2014). Interactive Multiple Object Tracking (iMOT). PLoS ONE 9(2): e86974. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0086974 [PDF]

  31. Steenfeldt-Kristensen, C., & Thornton, I. M. (2013). Haptic choice blindness. i-Perception, 4(3), 207-210. [PDF]

  32. Caniard, F., Bülthoff, H. H., Mamassian, P., Lee, S.W. & Thornton, I. M. (2011). Active control does not eliminate motion-induced illusory displacement. Proceedings of the ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Applied Perception in Graphics and Visualization, 101-108. [PDF]

  33. Thornton, I. M., Mullins, E., & Banahan K. (2011). Motion can amplify the face-inversion effect. Psihologija, 44(1), 5-22. [PDF]

  34. Pilz, K., Vuong, Q. C., Bülthoff, H. H., & Thornton, I. M. (2011). Walk this way: Approaching bodies can influence the processing of faces. Cognition 118, 17–3. [PDF]

  35. Borgo, R., Proctor, K., Chen, M., Jannicke, H., Murray, T., Thornton, I. M. (2010) Evaluating the impact of task demands and block resolution on the effectiveness of pixel-based visualization. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 16, 963-972. [PDF]

  36. Chandrasekaran C., Turner L., Bülthoff H. H., Thornton I. M., (2010). Attentional networks and biological motion, Psihologija, 43(1), 5-20. [PDF]

  37. Giese, M. A., Thornton, I. M., & Edelman, S. (2008). Metrics of the perception of body movement. Journal of Vision, 8(9):13, 1-18. [PDF]

  38. Horowitz, T. S., & Thornton I. M. (2008). Objects or Locations in Vision for Action? Evidence from the MILO task. Visual Cognition, 16(4), 486-513. [PDF]

  39. Chen, M., Botchen, R.P., Hashim, R.R., Weiskopf, D., Ertl, T., & Thornton, I.M. (2006). Visual signatures in video visualization, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 12(5), 1093-1100. [PDF]

  40. Chuang, L., Vuong, Q. C., Thornton, I. M. & Bülthoff, H. H. (2006) Recognising novel deforming objects. Visual Cognition, 14(1), 85-88.

  41. Thornton, I. M. (2006). Out of Time: A possible link between mirror neurons, autism & electromagnetic radiation. Medical Hypotheses, 67, 378-382. [PDF]

  42. Thornton, I. M. & Knoblich, G. (2006). Action Perception: Seeing the world through a moving body. Current Biology, 16(1), R27-R29. [PDF]

  43. Pilz, K. S., Thornton, I. M. & Bülthoff, H. H. (2006). A search advantage for faces learned in motion. Experimental Brain Research, 171(4), 436-447. [PDF]

  44. Vuong, Q. C., Hof., A., Bülthoff, H. H., & Thornton, I. M. (2006). An advantage for detecting dynamic targets in natural scenes. Journal of Vision, 6 (1): 87-96 2006. [PDF]

  45. Brouwer, A., Thornton, I. M., & Franz, V. H. (2005). Forward displacement in grasping and visually judging pliers. Visual Cognition, 12(5), 800-816. [PDF]

  46. Thornton, I. M. & Vuong, Q. C. (2004). Incidental processing of biological motion. Current Biology, 14, 1084-1089. [PDF]

  47. Brouwer, A., Franz, V. H., & Thornton, I.M. (2004). Representational momentum in perception and grasping. Journal of Vision, 4(7), 575-584. [PDF]

  48. Thornton, I. M. & Hayes, A. E. (2004). Anticipating human action in complex scenes. Visual Cognition, 11, 341-370. [PDF]

  49. Thornton I. M. & Horowitz, T. S. (2004). The Multi-Item Localization (MILO) task. Perception & Psychophysics, 66, 38-50. [PDF]

  50. Thornton, I. M., Vuong, Q. C., & Bülthoff, H. H. (2003). A chimeric point-light walker, Perception, 32, 377-383. [PDF]

  51. Fernandez-Duque, D., Grossi, G., Thornton, I. M., & Neville, H. J. (2003). Representation of Change: Separate Electrophysiological Markers of Attention, Awareness, and Implicit Processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 15(4), 1-17. [PDF]

  52. Knappmeyer, B., Thornton, I.M., & Bülthoff, H. H. (2003). Facial motion can bias the perception of facial identity. Vision Research, 43, 1921-1936. [PDF]

  53. Battelli, L., Cavanagh, P., & Thornton, I. M. (2003). Perception of biological motion in parietal patients. Neuropsychologica, 41 (13): 1808-1816. [PDF]

  54. Fernandez-Duque, D., & Thornton, I. M. (2003). Explicit mechanisms do not account for implicit localization and identification of change: A reply to Mitroff et al. (2002). Journal of Experimental Psychology: HPP, 29 (5): 846-858. [PDF]

  55. Thornton, I. M., & Hubbard, T. L. (2002). Representational Momentum: New Findings, New Directions. Visual Cognition, 9, 1-7. [PDF]

  56. Thornton I. M. (2002). The onset repulsion effect. Spatial Vision, 15(2), 219-243. [PDF]

  57. Thornton, I. M., & Kourtzi, Z. (2002). The perception of dynamic human faces. Perception, 31, 113-132. [PDF]

  58. Thornton, I. M., Rensink, R. A., & Shiffrar, M. (2002). Active versus passive processing of biological motion. Perception, 31, 837-853. [PDF]

  59. Cavanagh, P., Labianca, A., & Thornton, I. M. (2001). Attention-based visual routines: Sprites. Cognition, 80, 47-60. [PDF]

  60. Gray, R. & Thornton, I. M. (2001). Exploring the link between time-to-collision and representational momentum. Perception, 30, 1007-1022. [PDF]

  61. Thornton, I. M., & Fernandez-Duque, D. (2000). An implicit measure of undetected change. Spatial Vision, 14(1), 21-44. [PDF]

  62. Fernandez-Duque, D., & Thornton, I. M. (2000). Change detection without awareness: Do explicit reports underestimate the representation of change in the visual system? Visual Cognition,7, 323-344. [PDF]

  63. Thornton, I. M., Pinto J., & Shiffrar, M. (1998). The visual perception of human locomotion. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 15, 535-552. [PDF]

  64. Thornton, I. M. (1997). The perception of dynamic human faces (Unpublished doctoral dissertation. University of Oregon, Eugene. BF242.T46 1997). [PDF]

Last updated Sept 2020