Publications

Publications and Presentations

Papers

Presentations

  • Azmand, S.J., Harrison, S., Swanson, L., Meijerhof, S., Dolguikh, K. & Blair, M.R. (2017). The Impact of Skill on Fixation Duration in a High-Speed Game. Northwest Conference on Cognition and Memory at Simon Fraser University. Poster
  • Anvari, N., Zhang, R., Hayre R., Volkanov A., Poe R., Mak Y. & Blair, M.R. (2017). Perceptual Costs of Reacting to New Visual Environments in a Dynamic Video Game. Northwest Conference on Cognition and Memory at Simon Fraser University. Poster
  • Chen, Y., Barrett, R., Byliris, R., Tracey, T., Fischler, K., McColeman, C.  & Blair, M.R. (2017). Efficient Information Access in a Dynamic Visual Environment. Northwest Conference on Cognition and Memory at Simon Fraser University. Poster
  • Thompson, J.J., McColeman, C.M., Blair, M.B., & Henrey, A.J (2016). The Diversity of Motor Sequencing In Skilled Video Game Performance. Presented at the Northwest Conference on Cognition and Memory, Vancouver, BC.
  • McIntyre, D.L., Harrison, S.M., Wang H., Barnes J.I. & Blair, M.R. (2016). How are covert attention and learning related? Northwest Conference on Cognition and Memory at the University of British Columbia. Poster.
  • Barnes, J.I., Blair, M.R., Tupper, P. & Walshe, R.C. (2015). A dynamic neural field model of selfregulated eye movements during category learning. In Noelle, D. C., Dale, R., Warlaumont, A. S., Yoshimi, J., Matlock, T., Jennings, C. D., & Maglio, P. P. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 148-153). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Poster.
  • McColeman, C.M. & Blair, M.R. (2014). The importance of task relevance in predicting saccade velocity. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention. Poster.
  • Barnes, J.I., McColeman, C.M., Stepanova, E., Blair, M.R. & Walshe, R.C. (2014). RLAttn: An actor-critic model of eye movements during category learning. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1892-197). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Poster.
  • Barnes, J.I. (2014). Associations Between Population Coded Information Open Up The Possibility Of Category Fields. Paper presented at the 75th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention. Vancouver, Canada. Talk.
  • Barnes, J.I. (2014). Barnes, J.I., & Blair, M.R. (2014). The Influence of Space and Relevance on Eye Movement Distributions. Northwest Conference on Cognition and Memory at the University of Victoria. Poster.
  • Barnes, J.I., Walshe, R.C., Tupper, P.F., & Blair, M.R. (2013) A dynamic neural field model of eye movements during category learning tasks. Learning to Attend, Attending to Learn: Neurological, Behavioural, and Computational Perspective. Poster
  • Thompson, J, Blair, MB, & Henrey, AJ. Analysis of telemetry data suggests cognitive motor decline at 24 years. 75th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Vancouver, 2014.
  • Blair, MB, Thompson, J, Chen, L & Henrey, AJ. Telemetric video game data cast doubt on the presumption that skill development is an orderly process. 75th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Vancouver, 2014.
  • Thompson, J, & Blair, MB (2014). Basic Science With Clear Applications: Video-game Telemetry Data Enables a New Drosophilia for the Cognitive Sciences. Paper presented at Games User Research workshop at the 2014 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
  • Thompson, J, Blair, MB, & Henrey, AJ. Analysis of telemetry data suggests cognitive motor decline at 24 years. 75th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Vancouver, 2014.
  • Blair, MB, Thompson, J, Chen, L, & Henrey, AJ (2014). Telemetry data and machine learning techniques allow for a new methodology in the study of expertise, and cast doubt on an old one.  Association for Psychological Science annual conference, San Francisco.
  • Thompson, J, Blair, L, & Henrey, AJ (2014). Age-related slowing on a real world task after 24: results from the analysis of video game telemetry data. Poster at Association for Psychological Science annual conference, San Francisco.
  • Barnes, J.I., Blair, M.R., Tupper, P.F., &  Walshe, R.C. (2013) Adult Category Learning Differences Predicted by a Dynamic Neural Field Theory Account of Information Sampled from the Fovea. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Member abstract/poster
  • Chen, L., Meier, K., Mark, B., Watson, M.  (2012). Temporal characteristics of information access in categorization tasks. Northwest Cognition and Memory, Vancouver, BC. – PDF
  • McColeman, C. M., & Blair, M. R. (2012). Salience, similarity & categorization. Northwest Cognition and Memory, Vancouver, BC. – PDF
  • McColeman, C. M., Ancell, A. J., & Blair, M. R. (2011). The effect of probabilistic feedback on attentional learning. Northwest Cognition and Memory, Vancouver, BC. – PDF
  • Barnes, J.I., Blair, M. R., Walshe, R.C., Chen, L., & McColeman, C. M. (2011). Modeling the relationship between error and attention. Northwest Cognition and Memory, Vancouver, BC. – PDF
  • McColeman, C.M., Ancell, A.J., & Blair, M.B. (2011). A tale of two processes: Categorization accuracy and attention dissociate with imperfect feedback.  33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Boston, MA. – PDF
  • Meier, K.M. & Blair, M.R. (2011). Eye-tracking and mouse-tracking reveal information access strategies in category learning. Northwest Cognition and Memory, Vancouver, BC. – PDF
  • Blair, M.R., Meier, K.M., & Fry, M.D. (2010). Eyetracking, working memory, and category learning. Symposium presentation at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Portland, OR. – PDF
  • Wood, M.J., & Fry, M.D., Blair, M.R., (2010). The Price is Right: A High Information Access Cost Facilitates Category Learning. 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Portland, OR. – PDF
  • Watson, M. R (2010). Over and underestimating the importance of error processing in categorization. Symposium presentation at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Portland, OR. – PDF
  • Chen, L., Meier, K.M., Wood, M.J., & Blair, M.R. (2009). Attention Optimization in Rule-based and Information Integration Category Learning. Northwest Cognition and Memory, Victoria, BC. – PDF
  • Blair, M.R. & Watson, M.R. (2008). Attentional Allocations During Feedback In Category Learning. Presentation accepted for delivery at the Psychonomic Society. – PDF
  • Walshe, R.C., Blair, M.R., Malhi, L. & Wood, M.J. (2008). Eye tracking reveals error free optimization of attention that violates the assumptions of many theories of category learning. Northwest Cognition and Memory, Seattle WA. – PDF Powerpoint
  • Watson, M.R. & Blair, M.R. (2008). Eye tracking studies of attentional allocation during feedback. Northwest Cognition and Memory, Seattle WA. – PDF Powerpoint
  • Wood, M.J., Chen, L. & Blair, M.R. (2008). Space aliens and eye-trackers: A study of selective attention and memory for category exemplars. Northwest Cognition and Memory, Seattle WA. – PDF Powerpoint
  • Blair, M.R, Watson, M.R, Maj, F. & Walshe, R.C. (2007). Extremely Selective Attention: Eye-tracking Studies on Dynamic Attentional Allocation to Stimulus Features. Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA. – PDF
  • Walshe, R.C., Maj, F., Shimell, J., Watson, M.R., Smith, S., & Blair, M. (2007). Eyetracking reveals patterns of selective attention that violate assumptions of many theories of category learning. Northwest Cognition and Memory, Burnaby, B.C., Canada. – Powerpoint

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