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education

Ph.D., Yale University, June 1973 (Psychology)
BA, with Honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, June 1969 (Psychology)

research interests

Current interests: Perception of cinema. Event perception. Art and perception.
Continuing interests: Perception of layout and depth. Wayfinding and navigation. Visual perception of motion. Information and information use in perception. Optics and projections. History and philosophy of vision and perception.

professional organizations

Psychonomic Society, member, 1976-present
Association for Psychological Science, Founding Fellow, 1988-present
Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, 2010-present; Conference Host, 2016
College Art Association, member, 2002-present
Modern Languages Association, member, 2014-2015
American Society for Aesthetics, member, 2015-2017
American Psychological Association, member, 1982-2009, Fellow, 1989-2009
International Society for Ecological Psychology, member, 1983-2008
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, member, 1994-1999

honors

Susan Linn Sage Professor of Psychology, 2013-present
Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, Fellow, 2013-present
Society of Experimental Psychologists, Fellow, 1995-present; Chair, 2003-2004
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellow, 1993-1994
American Psychological Association, Fellow, 1989
Association for Psychological Science, Charter Fellow, 1988
John Motley Morehead Scholarship, University of North Carolina, 1965-1969
Phi Beta Kappa, 1968

professional experience

Chair, Department of Psychology, 2011-2016
Professor, Department of Psychology, Cornell University, 1986-present
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Cornell University, 1980-1986
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, 1979-1980
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Wesleyan University, 1974-1979
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Yale University, 1973-1974
Also:
Advisory Board, Methusalem Project, Leuven, Belgium 2010-present link
Visiting Professor, Università degli studi di Trieste, May, 1993
Visiting Scientist, Laboratoire de Psychologie Expérimentale (CNRS), Paris, 1993
Visiting Professor, Universities of Padova, Roma, and Verona, 1990
Visiting Professor, University of Arizona, 1986
Research Scientist, Atari Sunnyvale Research Laboratory, Sunnyvale, CA, 1983-1984
Consultant, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA, 1979
Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, 1977-1978
Research Assistant and Associate, Haskins Laboratories, 1970-1977

journal duties

Editor: Psychogical Science, 2003-2007
Editor: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance (JEP:HPP),1987-1993
Associate Editor: Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 1994-1998
Associate Editor: JEP:HPP, 1981-1982
Editorial Boards: JEP:HPP, 1979-1987, 1995-1999; Cognition, 1979-1988; Cognitive Psychology, 1983-1987; Psychological Science, 2007-2008.

 

publications

2017 and in press

145. Armstrong, K. L. & Cutting, J. E. (in press). Considering the filmmaker: Intensified continuity, narrative structure, and the Distancing-Embracing model. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
144. Armstrong, K. L. & Cutting, J. E. (2017). Events, movies, and aging. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 6(2), 137-140. doi: 10.1016/j.jarmac.2017.01.005.
143. Bhatt, M., Cutting, J., Levin, D., & Lewis, C. (2017). Cognition, interaction, design. Künstliche Intelligenz (German Journal on Artificial Intelligence), pp. 1-9. doi: 10/1007/s13218-0512-x
142. Cutting, J. E. (in press). Simplicity, complexity, and narration in popular movies. In M. Grishakova & M. Poulaki (eds.) Narrative complexity and media: Experiential and cognitive interfaces. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.
141. Cutting, J. E. (2017). Mere exposure and aesthetic realism: A response to Bence Nanay. Leonardo, 50(1), 64-66. doi:10.1162/LEON_a_01081.

2016
140. Armstrong, K. L. & Cutting, J. E. (Mar 2016). Viewer comprehension and temporal shifts in Hollywood film. Elephant & Castle, 14, 5-25. http://cav.unibg.it/elephant_castle/web/numeri_monografici/tempo-e-visione-filmica/27
139. Cutting, J. E. (2016). The evolution of pace in popular movies. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 1(1), Article 30: 1-21. doi: 10.1186/s41235-016-0019-0
138. Cutting, J. E. (2016). Narrative theory and the dynamics of popular movies. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 23(6), 1713-1743. doi: 10.3758/s13423-1051-4
137. Cutting, J. E. & Armstrong, K. L. (2016). Facial expression, size, and clutter: Inferences from movie structure to emotion judgments and back. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78(3), 891-901. doi: 10.3758/s13414-015-1003-5.
136. Vinson, D. W., Abney, D. H., Amso, D., Chemero, A., Cutting, J. E., Dale, R., Freeman, J. B., Feldman, L. B., Friston, K. J., Gallagher, S., Jordan, J. S., Mudrik, L., Ondobaka, S., Richardson, D. C., Shams, L., Shiffrar, M., & Spivey, M. J. (2016). Perception, as you make it. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39(1), 49-50. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X15002678. [A comment on a target article by Firestone and Scholl]

2015
135. Candan, A., Cutting, J. E., & DeLong, J. E. (2015). RSVP at the movies: Motion enhances retention of visual images. Visual Cognition 23(9-10), 1205-1216. doi: 10.1080/13506282.2016.1159636.
134. Cutting, J. E. (2015). Remembering Manfredo Massironi. Rassegna di Psicologia.
133. Cutting, J. E. (2015). The framing of characters in popular movies. Art & Perception,3(2), 191-212. doi:10.1163/22134913-00002031
132. Cutting, J. E. & Candan, A. (2015). Shot durations, shot classes, and the increased pace of popular movies. Projections: The journal for movies and mind, 9(2), 40-52. doi: 10:3167/proj.2015.090204.
131. Cutting, J. E. & Iricinschi, C. (2015). Re-Presentations of space in Hollywood movies: An event-indexing analysis. Cognitive Science, 39(2), 434-456. doi: 10.1111/cogs.12151

2014
130. Cutting, J. E. (2014). How light and motion bathe the silver screen. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8(3), 340-353. doi: 10.1037/a0036174
129. Cutting, J. E. (2014). Event segmentation and seven types of narrative discontinuity in popular movies. Acta Psychologica, 149(6), 69-77. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2014.03.003
128. Brunick, K. L. & Cutting, J. E. (2014). Coloring the animated world: Exploring human color perception and preference through the animated film. In T. Nanicelli & P. Taberham (eds.) Cognitive media theory (pp. 124-138) New York: Routledge.
127. DeLong, J. E., Brunick, K.L., & Cutting, J. E. (2014). Film through the human visual system: Finding patterns and limits. In J. C Kaufman & D. K. Simonton (Eds.) Social science of cinema (pp. 123-137). New York: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797813.003.0005

2013
126. Brunick, K. L., Cutting, J. E., & DeLong, J. E. (2013). Low-level features of film: What they are and why we would be lost without them. In A. Shimamura (Ed.) Psychocinematics. (pp. 133-148). New York: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862139.003.0007
125. Cutting, J. E. (2013). Gunnar Johansson, events, and biological motion. In K. Johnson & M. Shiffrar (Eds). People watching: Social, perceptual, and neurophysiological studies of body perception (pp. 11-21). New York: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.001.0001
124. Cutting, J. E. & Candan, A. (2013). Movies, evolution, and mind: Fragmentation and continuity. The Evolutionary Review, 4(3), 25-35.
123. Cutting, J. E., Iricinschi, C., & Brunick, K. L. (2013). Mapping narrative space in Hollywood film. Projections: The journal for movies and mind, 7(2), 80-107. doi: 10.3167/proj.2011.050102

2012
122. Cutting, J. E.. (2012). Ulric Neisser (1928-2012). American Psychologist, 67(6), p. 492. doi: 10.1037/a0029351
121. Cutting, J. E., Brunick, K. L., & Candan, A. (2012). Perceiving event dynamics and parsing Hollywood films. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38(6), 1476-1490. doi: 10.1017/a0027737.
120. Cutting, J. E., Brunick, K. L., & DeLong. (2012). On shot lengths and film acts: A revised view. Projections: The journal for movies and mind, 6, 142-145. doi: 10.3167/proj.2012.060106.
119. Eich, E., Kail, R. V., Cutting, J. E.., Glucksberg, S., & Kihlstrom, J. F. (2012). Essential findings can be concise. APS Observer, 25(3), 11-12.
118. Smith, T. J., Levin, D. T., & Cutting, J. E. (2012). A window on reality: Perceiving edited moving images. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21(2), 107-113. doi: 10.1177/0963721412437407

2011
117. Cutting, J. E., Brunick, K.L. & DeLong, J. E. (2011). The changing poetics of the dissolve in Hollywood film. Empirical Studies in the Arts, 29(2), 149-169. doi: 10.2190/EM.29.2.b
116. Cutting, J. E., Brunick, K.L. & DeLong, J. E. (2011). How act structure sculpts shot lengths and shot transitions in Hollywood film. Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind, 5(1), 1-14. doi: 10.3167/proj.2011.050102
115. Cutting, J. E., DeLong, J.E., & Brunick, K. L. (2011). Visual activity in Hollywood film: 1935 to 2005 and beyond. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 5, 115-125. doi: 10/1037/a0020995
114. Cutting, J. E., DeLong, J. E, Brunick, K. L., Iricinschi, C., & Candan, A. (2011). Quicker, faster, darker: Changes in Hollywood film over 75 years. i-Perception, 2(6), 569-576. doi: 10.1068/i0441aap

2010
113. Cutting, J. E., DeLong, J. E., & Nothelfer, C.E. (2010). Attention and the evolution of Hollywood film. Psychological Science, 21, 440-447. doi: 10.1177/0956797610361679

2009
112. Cutting, J. E. (2009). The end of art? Empirical Studies in the Arts, 27, 151-158. doi: 10.2190/EM.27.2.f

2008
111. Cutting, J. E. (2008). Asynchronous neural integration: Compensation or computational tolerance and skill acquisition. Behavioral and Brain Sciences,. 31, 204-205. [A comment on a target article by Nijhawan] doi: 10.1017/50140525X08003877
110. Cutting, J. E. (2008). Criteria for basic tastes and other sensory primaries. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31, 77-78. [A comment on a target article by Erickson] doi: 10.1017/S0140525X08003373

2007
109. Cutting, J. E. (2007). Framing the rules of perception: Hochberg vs. Galileo, Gestalts, Garner, and Gibson. In M. A. Peterson, B. Gillam, & H. Sedgwick (Eds.), In the mind’s eye: Julian Hochberg on the perception of pictures, film, and the world. (pp. 495-503). New York: Oxford University Press.
108. Cutting, J. E. (2007). Mere exposure, reproduction, and the Impressionist canon. In A. Brzyski (Ed). Partisan Canons (pp. 79-93). Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
107. Cutting, J. E. (2007). On the growth of Psychological Science. APS Observer, 20(8), 17-19.
106. Cutting, J. E. (2007). Rhythms of research. Psychological Science, 18, 1023-1026. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2007.02018.x.Reprinted in the APS Observer, 2007, 20(11), 11-14.
105. Gonzalez-Marquez, M., Becker, R. B., & Cutting, J. E. (2007). An introduction to experimental methods for language researchers. In M. Gonzalez-Marquez, I. Mittelberg, S. Coulson, & M. Spivey (Eds.) Methods in cognitive linguistics: Ithaca (pp. 53-86). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2006
104. Cutting, J. E. (2006). Impressionism and its canon. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.
103. Cutting, J. E. (2006). The mere exposure effect and aesthetic preference. In P. Locher, C. Martindale, & L. Dorfman (Eds.) New directions in aesthetics, creativity, and the psychology of art. (pp. 33-46). Amityville, NY: Baywood Publishing.

2005
102. Cutting, J. E. (2005). Perceiving scenes in film and in the world. In J. D. Anderson & B. F. Anderson (Eds.) Moving image theory: Ecological considerations (pp. 9-27). Carbondale, IL: University of Southern Illinois Press.

2004
101. Wang, R. F. & Cutting, J. E. (2004). Eye movements and an object-based model of heading perception. In L. Vaina, S. Beardsley, & S. Rushton (eds.) Optical flow and beyond (pp. 61-78). Dordrecht, NE: Kluwer Academic Press.

2003
100. Cutting, J. E. (2003). Gustave Caillebotte, French Impressionism, and mere exposure. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 10(2), 319-343. doi: 10.3758/BF03196493
99. Cutting, J. E. (2003). Reconceiving perceptual space. H. Hecht, R. Schwartz, & M. Atherton (Eds.) Perceiving pictures: An interdisciplinary approach to pictorial space (pp. 215-238). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

2002
98. Cutting, J. E. (2002). Representing motion in a static image: Constraints and parallels in art, science, and popular culture. Perception, 31(10), 1165-1194. doi: 10.1068/p3318
97. Readinger, W. O., Chatziastros, A., Cunningham, D.W., Bülthoff, H. H., & Cutting, J. E. (2002). Systematic effects of gaze-eccentricity on steering. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 8, 247-258. doi: 10.1037/1076-898X.8.4.247.
96. Cutting, J. E., Readinger, W. O., & Wang, R. F. (2002). Walking, looking to the side, and taking curved paths. Perception & Psychophysics, 64(4), 415-425. doi: 10.1037/1076-898X.8.4.247
95. Cutting, J. E. & Readinger, W. O. (2002). Perceiving motion while moving, or how pairwise invariants make optical flow cohere. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 28(3), 731-747. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.28.3.731
94. Cutting, J. E. (2002). Invariants and cues. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 25, 102-103. [A comment on a target article by Joel Norman.] doi: 10.1017/S0140525X02280024

2000
93. Cutting, J. E. (2000). Accuracy, scope, and flexibility of models. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 44(1), 3-19. doi: 10.1006/jmps.1999.1274
92. Cutting, J. E. (2000). Images, imagination, and movement: Pictorial representations and their development in the work of James Gibson. Perception, 29(6), 635-648. doi: 10.1068/p2976
91. Cutting, J. E. (2000). Palmer’s vision. American Journal of Psychology. 113(3), 458-460. doi: 10.2307/1423369
90. Cutting, J. E. (1999/2000). Review of Joseph Anderson's The reality of illusion: An ecological approach to cognitive film theory. Journal of Film and Video, 51(3/4), 97-99. http://www.jstor.org/stable/20688223
89. Cutting, J. E., Alliprandini, P. M. Z., & Wang, R .F. (2000). Seeking one's heading through eye movements. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 7(3), 490-498. doi: 10.3758/BF03214361
88. Cutting, J. E., & Wang, R. F. (2000). Heading judgments in minimal environments: The value of a heuristic when invariants are rare. Perception & Psychophysics, 62(6), 1146-1159. doi: 10.3758/BF03212119

1999
87. Cutting, J. E., Wang, R. F., Flückiger, M., & Baumberger, B. (1999). Human heading judgments and object-based motion information. Vision Research, 39(6), 1079-1105. doi: 10.1016/S0042-6989(98)00175-8
86. Vishton, P. M., Rea, J. G., Cutting, J. E, & Nuñez, L. N. (1999). Comparing effects of the horizontal-vertical illusion on grip scaling and judgment: Relative vs. absolute, not perception vs. action. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 25(6), 1659-1672. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.25.6.1659
85. Wang, R. F. & Cutting, J. E. (1999). Where we go with a little good information. Psychological Science, 10(1), 72-76. doi: 0.1111/1467-9280.00109
84. Wang, R. F. & Cutting, J. E. (1999). A probabilistic model for heading judgments from converging elements. Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 76(3), 205-212. doi: 10.1006/cvic.1999.0798

1998
83. Cutting, J. E. (1998). Information from the world around us. In J. Hochberg (Ed.) Perception and cognition at the end of the century (pp. 69-93) San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
82. Cutting, J. E. & Massironi, M. (1998). Pictures and their special status in cognitive inquiry. In J. Hochberg (Ed.) Perception and cognition at the end of the century (pp. 137-168) San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

1997
81. Cutting, J. E.(1997). How the eye measures reality and virtual reality. Behavior Research Methods, Instrumentation, & Computers, 29(1), 29-36. doi: 10.3758/BF03200563
80. Cutting, J. E., Vishton, P. M., Flückiger, M., Baumberger, B., & Gerndt, J. D. (1997). Heading and path information from retinal flow in naturalistic environments. Perception & Psychophysics, 60(3), 426-441. doi: 10.3758/BF03211909

1996
79. Cutting, J. E. (1996). Wayfinding from multiple sources of local information in retinal flow. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2(5)2, 1299-1313. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.22.5.1299

1995
78. Cutting, J. E. & Vishton, P. M. (1995). Perceiving layout and knowing distances: The interaction, relative potency, and contextual use of different information about depth. In W. Epstein & S. Rogers (Eds.) Perception of space and motion (pp. 69-117). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
77. Cutting, J. E., Vishton, P. M., & Braren, P. A. (1995). How we avoid collisions with stationary and with moving obstacles. Psychological Review, 102(4), 627-651. doi: 10.1037/0033-295X.102.4.627
76. Vishton, P. M. & Cutting, J. E. (1995). Wayfinding, displacements, and mental maps: Velocity fields are not typically used to determine one's aimpoint. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 21(5), 978-995. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.21.5.978

1993
75. Cutting, J. E.(1993). Perceptual artifacts and phenomena: Gibson's role in the 20th century. S. Masin (Ed.) Foundations of perceptual theory/Advances in Psychology, 99, 231-260. Amsterdam: North-Holland. doi: 10.1016/S0166-4115(08)62775-2

1992
74. Cutting, J. E., Bruno, N., Brady, N. P., & Moore, C. (1992). Selectivity, scope, and simplicity of models: A lesson from fitting judgments of perceived depth. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 121(3), 364-381. doi: 10.1037/0096-3445.121.3.364
73. Cutting J. E., Springer, K., Braren, P. & Johnson, S. (1992). Wayfinding on foot from information in retinal, not optical, flow. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 121(1), 41-72, & p. 129. doi: 10.1037/0096-3445.121.1.41

1991
72. Cutting, J. E. (1991). Four ways to reject directed perception. Ecological Psychology, 3(1), 25-34. doi: 10.1207/s15326969eco0301_1
71. Cutting, J. E.(1991). On the efficacy of cinema, or what the visual system did not evolve to do. In S. Ellis, M. Kaiser, & A. Grunwald (Eds.) Pictorial communication in virtual and real environments (pp. 486-495). London: Taylor & Francis.
70. Cutting, J. E. (1991). Optical flow versus retinal flow as sources of information for flight guidance. In W.W. Johnson & M.K. Kaiser (Eds.) Visually guided control of movement (pp. 74-86.) NASA Conference Publication 3118.
69. Cutting, J. E. (1991). Why our stimuli look as they do. In G. Lockhead & J.R. Pomerantz (Eds.) The perception of structure: Essays in honor of Wendell R. Garner (pp. 41-52). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

1990
68. Busey, T. A., Brady, N. P., & Cutting, J. E. (1990). Compensation is unnecessary for the perception of faces in slanted pictures. Attentinon, Perception & Psychophysics, 48(1), 1-11. doi: 10.3758/BF03205006

1988
67. Bruno, N. & Cutting, J. E. (1988). Minimodularity and the perception of layout. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 117(2), 161-170. doi: 10.1037/0096-3445.117.2.161
66. Cutting, J. E. (1988). Affine distortions of pictorial space: Some predictions for Goldstein (1987) that La Gournerie (1859) might have made. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 14(2), 305-311. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.14.2.305
65. Cutting, J. E.(1988). Review of Odd perceptions by Richard L. Gregory. American Scientist, 76(4), p. 408. http://www.jstor.org/stable/27855353
64. Cutting, J. E. & Bruno, N. (1988). Additivity, subadditivity, and the use of perceptual information: A reply to Massaro. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 117(4), 422-424. doi: 10.1037/0096-3445.117.4.422
63. Cutting, J. E., Moore, C. & Morrison, R. (1988). Masking the motions of human gait. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 44(4), 339-347. doi: 10.3758/BF03210415

1987
62. Cutting, J. E.(1987). On cross ratios and motion perception: A reply to Niall. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 31(4), 439-440. doi: 10.1016/002-2496(87)90025-3
61. Cutting, J. E. (1987). Perception and information. Annual Review of Psychology, 38, 61-90. doi: 10.1146/annurev.ps.38.020187.000425
60. Cutting, J. E. (1987). Rigidity in cinema seen from the front row, side aisle. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 13(3), 323-334. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.13.3.323
59. Cutting, J. E. & Garvin, J. J. (1987). Fractal curves and complexity. Attnetion, Perception & Psychophysics, 42(4), 365-370. doi: 10.3758/BF03203093

1986
58. Cutting, J. E. (1986). Comments on generating caricatures. Leonardo, 18(1), p. 92. doi: 10.2307/1578312
57. Cutting, J. E. (1986). Perceiving and recovering structure from events. In N.I. Badler & J.K. Tsotsos (Eds.), Motion: Representation and perception (pp. 141-147). New York: North-Holland.
56. Cutting, J. E. (1986). Perception with an eye for motion. Cambridge, MA: Bradford Books/MIT Press, 321 pp.
55. Cutting, J. E. (1986). Review of Perception by I. Rock. Quarterly Review of Biology, 61(1), 140-141. http://www.jstor.org/stable/2827273
54. Cutting, J. E.(1986). The shape and psychophysics of cinematic space. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 18(6), 551-558. doi: 10.3758/BF03201428

1985
53. Cutting, J. E. (1985). Gibson, representation, and belief. Contemporary Psychology, 30, 186-188. doi: 10.1037/023620
52. Priest, H., & Cutting, J. E. (1 March 1985). Visual flow and direction of locomotion. Science, 227, 1063-1064. http://www.jstor.org/stable/1694819

1984
51. Bertenthal, B. I., Proffitt, D. R., & Cutting, J. E. (1984). Infant sensitivity to invariant structure revealed through motion. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 37(2), 213-230. doi: 10.1016/0022-0965(84)90001-8
50. Cutting, J. E. (1984). Perception. Yearbook of Science and Technology, 1985, 324-326. New York: McGraw Hill.
49. Cutting, J. E. (1984). Reflections on surfaces: A cross-disciplinary reply to Stevens. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 113(2), 221-224. doi: 10.1037/0096-3445.113.2.221
48. Cutting, J. E. & Millard, R. T. (1984). Three gradients and the perception of flat and curved surfaces. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 113(2), 198-216. doi: 10.1037/0096-3445.113.2.198

1983
47. Cutting, J. E. (1983). Four assumptions about invariance in perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 9(2), 310-317. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.9.2.310

1982
46. Cutting, J. E. (1982). Blowing in the wind: Perceiving structure in trees and bushes. Cognition, 12(1), 25-44. doi: 10.1016/0010-0277(82)90028-2
45. Cutting, J. E.(1982). Plucks and bows are categorically perceived, sometimes. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 31(5), 462-478. doi: 10.3758/BF03204856
44. Cutting, J. E. (1982). Two ecological perspectives: Gibson vs. Shaw and Turvey. American Journal of Psychology, 95(2), 199-222. doi: 0.2307/1422466
43. Cutting, J. E. & Proffitt, D. R. (1982). The minimum principle and the perception of absolute, common, and relative motions. Cognitive Psychology, 14(2), 211-246. doi: 10.1016/0010-0285(82)90009-3

1981
42. Cutting, J. E.(1981). Bars and stripes forever: Fourier analysis and vision. Contemporary Psychology, 26, 742-744. doi: 10.1037/019679.
41. Cutting, J. E. (1981). Coding theory adapted to gait perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 7(1), 71-87. doi: 10/1037/0096-1523.7.1.71
40. Cutting, J. E. (1981). Six tenets for event perception. Cognition, 10(1-3), 71-78. doi: 10.1016/0010-0277(81)90027-5
39. Cutting, J. E. & Proffitt, D. R. (1981). Gait perception as an example of how we may perceive events. In R. Walk & H. L. Pick (Eds.), Intersensory perception and sensory integration (pp. 249-273). New York: Plenum.

1980
38. Cutting, J. E. (24 April 1980). Sign language and spoken language. Nature, 284(5758), 661-662. doi: 10.1038/284661b0
37. Proffitt, D. R., & Cutting, J. E. (1980). An invariant for wheel-generated motions and the logic of its determination. Perception, 9(4), 435-449. doi:10.1068/p090435
36. Proffitt, D .R., & Cutting, J. E. (1980). Perceiving the centroid of curvilinearly bounded rolling shapes. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 28(5), 484-487. doi: 10.3758/BF03204894
35. Remez, R. E., Cutting, J. E., & Studdert-Kennedy, M. (1980). Cross-series adaptation using song and string. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 27(6), 524-530. doi: 10.3758/BF03198680
34. Shaw, R. E. & Cutting, J. E. (1980). Clues from an ecological theory of event perception. In U. Bellugi & M. Studdert-Kennedy (Eds.) Sign language and spoken language: Biological constraints on linguistic form (pp. 57-84). Weinheim, Germany: Verlag Chemie.

1979
33. Proffitt, D. R. & Cutting, J. E. (1979). Perceiving the centroid of configurations on a rolling wheel. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 25(5), 389-398. doi: 10.3758/BF03199847
32. Proffitt, D. R. & Cutting, J. E. & Stier, D. M. (1979). Perception of wheel-generated motions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 5(2), 289-302. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.5.2.289
31. Virostek, S. E. & Cutting, J. E. (1979). Asymmetries for Ameslan handshapes and other forms in signer and nonsigners. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 26(6), 505-508. doi: 10.3758/BF03204293

1978
30. Barclay, C. D., Cutting, J. E., & Kozlowski, L. T. (1978). Temporal and spatial factors in gait perception that influence gender recognition. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 23(2), 145-152. doi: 10.3758/BF03208295
29. Cutting, J. E. (1978). Generation of synthetic male and female walkers through manipulation of a biomechanical invariant. Perception, 7(4), 393-405. doi: 10.1068/p090435
28. Cutting, J. E. (1978). Perceiving the geometry of age in a human face. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 24(6), 566-568. doi: 10.3758/BF03198784
27. Cutting, J. E. (1978). A program to generate synthetic walkers as dynamic point-light displays. Behavior Research Methods & Instrumentation, 10(1), 91-94. doi: 10.3758/BF03205105
26. Cutting, J. E. (1978). There may be nothing peculiar to perceiving in a speech mode. In J. Requin (Ed.), Attention and Performance VII (pp. 229-243). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum Associates.
25. Cutting, J. E. & Pisoni, D. B. (1978). An information-processing approach to speech perception. In J. F. Kavanagh & W. Strange (Eds.), Speech and language in the laboratory, school, and clinic (pp. 38-72). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
24. Cutting, J. E., Proffitt, D. R., & Kozlowski, L. T. (1978). A biomechanical invariant for gait perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 4(3), 357-372. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.4.3.357
23. Kozlowski, L. T. & Cutting, J. E. (1978). Recognizing the gender of walkers from point-lights mounted on ankles: some second thoughts. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 23(5), p. 459. doi: 10.3758/BF03204150

1977
22. Cutting, J. E. (1977). The magical number two and the natural categories of speech and music. In N. S. Sutherland (Ed.) Tutorial essays in psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 1-22), Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum Associates.
21. Cutting, J. E. & Kozlowski, L. T. (1977). Recognizing friends by their walk: Gait perception without familiarity cues. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 9(5), 353-356. doi: 10.3758/BF03337021
20. Jusczyk, P. W., Rosner, B. S., Cutting, J. E., Foard, C. F. & Smith, L. B. (1977). Categorical perception of nonspeech sounds by 2-month-old infants. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 21(1), 50-54. doi: 10.3758/BF03199467
19. Kozlowski, L. T. & Cutting, J. E. (1977). Recognizing the sex of a walker from a dynamic point-light display. Attetnion, Perception & Psychophysics, 21(6), 575-580. doi: 10.3758/BF03198740

1976
18. Blechner, M. J., Day, R. S., & Cutting, J. E. (1976).Processing two dimensions of nonspeech stimuli: The auditory-phonetic distinction reconsidered. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2(2), 257-266. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.2.2.257
17. Cutting, J. E. (1976). Auditory and linguistic processes in speech perception: Inferences from six fusions in dichotic listening, Psychological Review, 83(2), 114-140. doi: 10.1037/0033-295X.83.2.114
16. Cutting, J. E. & Dorman, M. F. (1976). Discrimination of intensity differences carried on formant transitions varying in extent and duration. Perception & Psychophysics, 20(2), 101-107. doi: 10.3758/BF03199439
15. Cutting, J. E., & Rosner, B. S. (1976). Discrimination functions predicted from categories in speech and music. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 20(1), 87-88. doi: 10.3758/BF03198712
14. Cutting, J. E., Rosner, B. S. & Foard, C. F. (1976). Perceptual categories for music-like sounds: Implications for theories of speech perception. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 28, 361-378. doi: 10.1080/14640747608400563
13. Cutting, J. E. & Schatz, N. J. (1976). On the relationship between intercategory and intracategory semantic structure. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 8(5), 406-408. doi: 10.3758/BF03335182
12. Healy, A.. F., & Cutting, J. E. (1976). Units of speech perception: Phoneme and syllable. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 15(1), 73-84. doi: 10/1016/#0022-5371(76)90008-6

1975
11. Cutting, J. E. (1975). Aspects of phonological fusion. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 1(2), 105-120. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.1.2.105
10. Cutting, J. E. (1975). Orienting tasks affect recall performance more than subjective impressions of ability to recall. Psychological Reports, 36,155-158. doi: 10.2466/pr0.1975.36.1.155
9. Cutting, J. E. & Day, R. S. (1975). The perception of stop-liquid clusters in phonological fusion. Journal of Phonetics, 3, 99-113.
8. Cutting, J. E. & Eimas, P. D. (1975). Phonetic feature analyzers and the processing of speech in infants. In J. F. Kavanagh & J. E. Cutting. (Eds.), The role of speech in language (pp. 127-148). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
7. Cutting, J. E. & Kavanagh, J. F. (1975). On the relationship of speech to language. American Speech and Hearing Association, 17(8), 500-506. http://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED125289
6. Dorman, M. F., Cutting, J. E., & Raphael, L .J. (1975). Perception of temporal order in vowel sequences with and without formant transitions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 1(2), 121-129. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.1.2.121
5. Kavanagh, J. F. & Cutting, J. E., Eds. (1975). The role of speech in language. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

1974
4. Cutting, J. E. (1974). Different speech-processing mechanisms can be reflected in the results of discrimination and dichotic listening tasks. Brain and Language, 1(4), 363-373. doi: 10.1016/0093-934X(74(90013-3
3. Cutting, J. E. (1974). Two left-hemisphere mechanisms in speech perception. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 16(4), 601-612. doi: 10.3758/BF03198592
2. Cutting, J. E. & Rosner, B. S. (1974). Categories and boundaries in speech and music. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 16(4), 564-570. doi: 10.3758/BF03198588
1. Kubovy, M., Cutting, J. E. & McGuire, R. M. (18 October 1974). Hearing with the third ear: Dichotic perception of a melody without monaural familiarity cues. Science, 186(4160), 272-276. http://www.jstor.org/stable/1739650

 

convention presentations, invited addresses, conference presentations, blogs, exhibits, & newsletter contributions

2010-present
Cutting, J. E. (June, 2017). Pace and the evolution of popular film form. 15th International conference of the Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, Helsinki, Finland.
Cutting, J. E. (June, 2017). The evolution of popular movies and its underlying psychological principles. CoDesign, Minds and Moving Images, Perspectives from the Cognitive Sand Psychological Sciences. Bremen, Germany.
Cutting, J. E. (June, 2017). "Designing" how stories are told in popular movies CoDesign Round Table, Bremen, Germany.
Cutting, J. E. (Nov, 2016) Nested events in the dynamic structure of popular movies. 57th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.
Cutting, J. E. (Sept, 2016). Empathy, affordance, and architecture moderator and speaker. Abject/Object Empathies, Cornell Council of the Arts Biennial.
Cutting, J. E. (Apr, 2016). Movie structure and aesthetics. Pacific Division Meeting of the American Society of Aesthetics. Asilomar, Pacific Grove, CA.
Cutting, J. E. (Mar, 2016). Hitchcock and how he controls our gaze. Science on Screen, The Little Theatre, Rochester, NY.
Cutting, J. E. & Armstrong, K. L. (Nov, 2015). Scale, clutter, and facial expressions: Inferences from movies to emotion judgments and back. 56th annual meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Chicago, IL.
Cutting, J. E. (Jun, 2015). Mise en cadre: How filmmakers fill the silver screen. 13th International conference of the Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, London UK.
Cutting, J. E. (May, 2015). How movies grab our attention. Cinemetrics Across Borders, A Neubauer Collegium, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Cutting, J. E. (Apr, 2015). How popular movies have changed, and some psychological implications. 111th Meeting of the Society of Experimental Psychologists, Charlottesville, VA.
Cutting, J. E. (Nov, 2014). Event segmentation and seven types of narrative discontinuity in popular movies. 55th annual meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Long Beach, CA.
Cutting, J. E. (Jul, 2014). What is the "average" movie like? Talk given at Movies in your brain, 2-day symposium sponsored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science. Linwood Dunn Theater, Hollywood, VA, advertisement.
Cutting, J. E. (Jul, 2014). Black Swan (2010) and motion. Talk given at Movies in your brain, 2-day symposium sponsored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science. Linwood Dunn Theater, Hollywood, VA, advertisement.
Cutting, J. E. (Jul, 2014). Hollywood film: Perception, attention, and history. Talk given at the 102nd Renaissance Weekend, Monterey, CA.
Cutting, J. E. (Jul, 2014). Lights, camera, attention … and pink noise. Talk given at the 102nd Renaissance Weekend, Monterey, CA.
Brunick, K. L. & Cutting, J. E. (Jun, 2014). Color as a metric for motive in children's film characters. 12th international conference of the Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA.
Brunick, K. L., Goldstein, M. H., & Cutting, J. E. (Jun, 2014). The beginnings of visual literacy: How do we learn to watch a film. 12th international conference of the Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA.
Candan, A, DeLong, J. E., & Cutting, J. E (Jun, 2014). Memory for briefly presented movies frames and clips: Motion enhances retention of visual images. 12th international conference of the Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA.
Cutting, J. E, & Iricinschi, C. (Jun, 2014). Re-presenting space in Hollywood movies. 12th international conference of the Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA.
Candan, A., DeLong, J. E., & Cutting, J. E. (May 2014). Memory for briefly presented movie frames and clips: Motion enhances retention. 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.
Cutting, J. E. (Jan, 2014). Traversing narrative space in Hollywood films. 129th Annual Meeting of the Modern Language Association, Chicago, IL.
Cutting, J. E. & Iricinschi, C. (Nov, 2013). Re-Presentations of space in Hollywood movies. 54th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Toronto, CA
Cutting, J. E., Iricinschi, C., & Brunick, K. L. (Jun, 2013). Mapping narrative spaces in Hollywood films. 11th international conference of the Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, Berlin, Germany.
Cutting, J. E., Brunick, K. L., & Candan, A . (Jan, 2013). Perceiving event dynamics and parsing Hollywood films. 38th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference, Jackson Hole, WY.
Cutting, J. E. (Oct, 2012). 9% and the semantics of space in visual narrative. Comments presented at the 2nd Cornell Workshop in Linguistics and Philosophy. Ithaca, NY.
Cutting, J.E. (Aug, 2012). The aesthetic power of movies. Keynote address at the conference: Art, Aesthetics, and Emotions; the International Summer School in Affective Sciences, Château de Bossey, Switzerland.
Brunick, K. L., Cutting, J. E., & DeLong, J. E. (Jun, 2012). Use of hue and saturation in Hollywood and children's films. 10th international conference of the Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image. Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY.
Cutting, J.E. Brunick, K. L., & Candan, A. (Jun, 2012). Event dynamics in Hollywood film. 10th international conference of the Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image. Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY.
Iricinschi, C. & Cutting, J. E. (Jun, 2012). Narrative parsing strategies: Spatial and temporal event boundaries in film and literary narrative. 10th international conference of the Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image. Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY.
Cutting, J.E.,Brunick, K.L., Iricinschi, C., Candan, A., & DeLong, J.E. (Nov, 2011). The structure of events, scenes, and film. paper in the invited symposium on Psychocinematics: Exploring cognition and the movies, 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Seattle, WA.
Cutting, J.E. (Sep, 2011). Hollywood film and the mind. Visual Culture Colloquium, Cornell University. promo.
Cutting, J.E. (Jun, 2011). The hearts and minds of filmgoers: 1/f patterns, motion, and viewer response to popular film. paper presented at the Arts & Humanities Research Council conference on Challenges to Humanism: Character, Appreciation, & Value, London.
Cutting, J.E. & Brunick, K.L. (Jun, 2011). Shot-length dynamics of acts and scenes in Hollywood film. 9th International Conference of the Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, Budapest.
Brunick, J.E., Cutting, J.E., & DeLong, J.E. (Jun, 2011). Structural properties of children's film and implications for attentional diversity. 9th International Conference of the Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, Budapest.
Iricinschi, C., Brunick, K.L., DeLong, J.E, & Cutting, J.E. (Jun, 2011). Narrative structure: Differences across media? 9th International Conference of the Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, Budapest.
Cutting, J. E. (Mar, 2011). Escher and ambiguity: A vision scientist's perspective. Arkron Art Museum. promo.
Cutting, J. E. (Jun, 2010). Attention, visual intensity, and the evolution of Hollywood film. Keynote address, 8th International Conference of the Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image. Roanoke, VA. videocast
DeLong, J.E., Brunick, K. L., & Cutting, J. E. (May, 2010). Shot structure and visual activity: The evolution of Hollywood film. Visual Science Society Meeting, Naples, FL.
Cutting, J. E. (Apr, 2010). On Salt II. blog on the Cinemetrics website.
Cutting, J. E. (Mar, 2010). In reply to Barry Salt on Attention and the Evolution of Hollywood film. blog on the Cinemetrics website.

2000-2009
Cutting, J. E., DeLong, J. E, & Nothelfer, C. E. (Oct, 2009). On the evolution of Hollywood film. 50th Anniversary Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Boston, MA.
Cutting, J. E., Graham, D. J., & Field, D. J. (Feb, 2008). From a neuroesthetics to a neuroarthistory. 96th Annual Meeting of the College Art Association, Dallas, TX.
Cutting, J. E. (Nov, 2007) The bases of culture are unattended and unintended: An empirical historiography of an artistic canon. Workshop on "Current Controveries in Cognition." Trieste, Italy
Cutting, J. E. (May, 2007). Rhythms of research in Psychological Science. Invited Address for the 19th Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science. Washington, DC.
Cutting, J. E. (Nov, 2006). Representing motion in a static image. Invited address, 70th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychological Association, Fukuoka, Kyushu.
Cutting, J. E. (Nov, 2006). Comments on kansei and perception. Invited response, 70th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychological Association, Fukuoka, Kyushu.
Cutting, J. E. (Aug, 2005). Canon, category, and culture: An empirical historiography of French Impressionism. Invited address, Division 3, APA, Washington, DC.
Cutting, J. E. (Mar, 2004). Ithaca, Cornell, Titchener, and the Experimentalists: A Postcard. 101st meeting of the Society of Experimental Psychologists, Ithaca, NY.
Cutting, J. E. (Feb, 2004). Caillebotte, Durand-Ruel, Rewald, an the Impressionist Canon. 92nd Annual Meeting of the College Art Association, Seattle, WA.
Brewer, M, Cutting, J.E., Lilienfeld, S. (May, 2003). APSSC Workshop: How to get published: Guidance from journal editors. 15th Annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA.
Cutting, J. E. (Mar, 2003). Gustave Caillebotte and the development of the French Impressionist canon. 100th meeting of the Society of Experimental Psychologists. St Louis, MO.
Cutting, J. E. (Nov, 2001). Gustave Caillebotte, the Impressionist canon, and mere exposure. 41st Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Orlando, FL.
Readinger, W. O., Chatziastros, A., Cunningham, D. W., Cutting, J. E., & Bülthoff, H. H. (Aug, 2001). Drivers steer in their direction of gaze. Vision in Vehicles conference, Australia.
Readinger WO, Chatziastros A, Cunningham DW, Cutting JE, Bulthoff HH. Gaze-eccentricity effects on automobile driving performance - or - Going where you look. Journal of Vision.
Vishton PM, Tokuda AA, Simons DJ, Cutting JE. Differential use of high spatial frequency information for heading perception judgment and heading-mediated driving Journal of Vision.
Flückiger, M., Baumberger, B., & Cutting, J. E.(May, 2001). Virtual driving performances from different eye-height. Visual Sciences Society. Sarasota, FL.
Readinger, W., Chatziastros, A, Cunningham, D., Cutting, J. E., & Bülthoff, H.H. (May, 2001). Gaze-eccentricity effects on automobile driving performance — or — going where you look. Visual Sciences Society.
Cutting, J. E., Readinger, W., & Wang, R. F. (Nov, 2000). Walking, looking to the side, and taking curved paths. 40th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. New Orleans.
Gaffié, J., Flückiger, M., Baumberger, B. & Cutting, J. E. (Aug, 2000). How children drive and map in computer simulated environments. 22st European Conference in Visual Perception. Perception, 26 (Supplement), p. 89.
Cutting, J. E. (June, 2000). Reconceiving perceptual space. ZiF conference, Bielefeld, Germany. M. Atherton, H. Hecht, & R. Schwartz, organizers.
Flückiger, M., Baumberger, B., & Cutting, J. E. (May, 2000). Perspective versus map responses in layout perception. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 41, p. S50.
Readinger, W. O. & Cutting, J. E. (May, 2000). Recognizing motion while moving: Heading invariants as indicators of nonrigid elements. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 41, p. S169.
Wang, R. F., & Cutting, J. E. (May, 2000). A probabistic model for heading judgments from converging elements. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 41, p. S169.

1990-1999
Gaffié, J., Flückiger, M., Baumberger, B. & Cutting, J. E. (Aug, 1999). Perception of simulated trajectories by drivers and passengers. 21st European Conference in Visual Perception. Perception, 25 (Supplement), p. 89.
Cutting, J. E., Alliprandini, P. M. Z., Creutz, E. A., & Wang, R .F. (May, 1998). Heading judgments and information seeking: The purposive behavior of eye movements. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 39, p. S000.
Vishton, P. M., Cutting, J. E., Rea, J. G. (May, 1997). Titchener circles & horizontal-vertical illusions do not affect manual prehension or judgments of absolute size; Müller-Lyer affects both. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 38, p. S643.
Flückiger, M., Cutting, J. E., & Baumberger, B. (May, 1997). Visual flow patterns of simulated locomotion and viewers' reproduction of paths and layout. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 38, p. S80.
Cutting, J. E., Wang, R. F. & Chia, T. H. (May, 1997). Heading information from minimal displays. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 38, p. S481.
Cutting JE, Flückiger M, Baumberger B, Gerndt JD. Local heading information and layout from full-cue, simulated pursuit-fixation displays Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 37: S455.
Flückiger M, Cutting JE, Baumberger B, Leoni-Salem C. How do we map environments as we move through them? Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 37: S518.
Flückiger, M., Cutting, J. E., Leoni-Salem, C., & Baumberger, B. (Sept, 1996). Object and path perception in simulated locomotion. 19th European Conference on Visual Perception. Perception, 25 (Supplement), S89.
Cutting, J. E. (May, 1996). How the eye measures reality and virtual reality. Symposium on high-performance computer applications in the behavioral sciences. Minneapolis, MN.
Vishton, P. M., Cutting, J. E., & Simons, D. J. (April, 1996). Driving simulation provides a more ecological assessment of human heading perception in foggy conditions. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 37, p. S433.
Flückiger, M., Cutting, J. E., Baumberger, B., & Leoni-Salem, C. (April, 1996). How do we map environments as we move through them? Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 37, p. S455.
Cutting, J. E., Flückiger, M., Baumberger, B., & Gerndt, J. D. (April, 1996). Local heading information and layout from full-cue simulated pursuit-fixation displays. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 37, p. S455.
Cutting, J. E. (March, 1996). Perceiving and understanding depth. Annual Meeting of the Society of Experimental Psychologists. Providence, RI.
Cutting, J. E. (July, 1995). Perceiving layout and knowing distances. The 7th International Conference on Perception and Action. Marseille.
Vishton, P. M. & Cutting, J. E. (May, 1995). Veridical size perception for action: Reaching vs. estimating. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 36, p. S358.
Cutting, J. E. & Vishton, P. M. (May, 1995). Heading and collision information in full-cue simulated pursuit-fixation displays. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 36, p. S829.
Cutting, J. E. & Vishton, P. M. (November, 1994). Perceiving layout and knowing distances. 35th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, MO.
Cutting, J. E. (1994). The perception of layout and the tenth Gibson lecture. Psych Notes, 3, 1, 4-5.
Vishton, P. M., Nijhawan, R., & Cutting, J. E. (1994). Moving observers utilize static depth cues in determining their direction of motion. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 35, p. 2000.
Cutting, J. E. & Vishton, P. M. (August, 1993). Mental maps not flowfields are used in human navigation. 16th European Conference in Visual Perception, Edinburgh, Scotland. Abstract reprinted in Perception, 22 (Supplement), p. 11.
Cutting, J. E. (June, 1993). Motion, images, and scientific imagination. 5th conference of the Academie du Midi, Tuchan, France.
Cutting, J. E. (Spring, 1993). Viviani speaks on perception, motor competencies for ninth Gibson lecture. Psych Notes, 2, 4.
Cutting, J. E. & Braren, P. A. (November, 1992). Visual information during locomotion for avoiding stationary objects. 33rd Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St Louis.
Cutting, J. E. (October, 1992). In Review: Ulric Neisser's "The ecological and social roots of Cognition." Psych Notes, 2, 6-7.
Cutting, J. E. (July, 1992). Beyond Gibson's legacies. Paper presented as part of the symposium on Theories of Perception at the End of the 20th Century, at the 25th International Congress of Psychology, Brussels. Abstract published in the International Journal of Psychology, 27, 3-4.
Cutting, J. E. (November, 1991). Do moving observers decompose retinal flow? Paper presented at the 32nd Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, San Francisco.
Cutting, J. E. (July-August, 1991). Establishing psychology at Cornell: The Titchener Years. Exhibit at Olin Library for the Cornell Psychology Centennial Celebration, Ithaca.
Cutting, J. E. (June, 1991). On how little feature detectors have told us about motion in the real world. Paper presented at the Cornell Summer Symposium on Ecological Approaches to the Biological Substrates of Vision, Ithaca.
Cutting, J. E. (November, 1990). Wayfinding from multiple sources of information. Paper presented at the 31st Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, New Orleans.

1980-1989
Cutting, J. E. (November, 1989). Wayfinding on foot by differential motion parallax. Paper presented at the 30th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Atlanta.
Cutting, J. E. (August, 1989). The ethics of publishing: The changing boundary between ethics and etiquette. Symposium participant, 87th Meeting of the American Psychological Association Convention, New Orleans.
Cutting, J. E. (August, 1989). How we find our way through cluttered environments. Invited address. 87th Meeting of the American Psychological Association Convention, New Orleans.
Cutting, J. E. & Bruno, N. (November, 1987). Minimodularity and visual information about depth. Paper presented at the 28th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle.
Cutting, J. E. (September, 1987). Cinematic efficacy, or what the visual system did not evolve to do. Paper presented at the NASA Spatial Displays and Spatial Instruments Conference and Workshop, Asilomar.
Cutting, J. E. (August, 1987). Rigidity in cinema seen from the front row, side aisle. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Event Perception and Action, Trieste.
Bruno, N. & Cutting, J. E. (August, 1987). Multiple specification of perceived distance. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Event Perception and Action, Trieste.
Cutting, J. E. (April, 1987). Reply to Mandelbrot's "Fractals: Complex relationships in mathematics, the sciences, and the arts." Presented at the Conference on "Analyzing the inchoate: Complex interrelations in the Humanities and Sciences." Ithaca.
Cutting, J. E. (November, 1986). Fractals and complexity. Paper presented at the 27th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, New Orleans.
Cutting, J. E. (August, 1986). Three kinds of inference in perception. Paper presented at the APA Symposium on "Computation, Inference, and Perception: Theoretical Essays in honor of Irvin Rock." 84th Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington.
Cutting, J. E. (July, 1986). Information, inference, and perception. Paper presented at the Cornell Summer Symposium on Perception of Cognition, Ithaca.
Cutting, J. E. (November, 1985). Rigidity in cinema seen from the front row, side aisle. Paper presented at the 26th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston.
Cutting, J. E. (January, 1985). On knowing where you are going. Paper presented at the 10th Interdisciplinary Conference, Jackson Hole.
Cutting, J. E. (November, 1984). Going with the flow. Paper presented at the 25th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, San Antonio.
Cutting, J. E. (November, 1983). Three gradients and the perception of flat and curved surfaces. Paper presented at the 24th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, San Diego.
Cutting, J. E. (September, 1983). On the recovery of structure in event perception. Paper presented at the 81st meeting of the American Psychological Association, Anaheim.
Cutting, J. E. (February, 1983). On the underdetermination of perception by invariants. Invited address before the Lake Ontario Vision Establishment, Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Cutting, J. E. (January, 1983). Perception and invariants. Paper presented at the 8th Interdisciplinary Conference, Steamboat Springs.
Cutting, J. E. (November, 1982). Cross ratio: An invariant of layout sometimes perceived, sometimes not. Paper presented at the 23rd Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis.
Cutting, J. E. (October, 1982). Motion parallax and visual flow: How to determine direction of locomotion. Paper presented at the 4th meeting of the International Society of Ecological Psychology, Hartford.
Cutting, J. E. (August, 1982). Perceiving invariant cross ratios in rotating objects. Paper presented at the 15th Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology, Princeton.
Cutting, J. E. (November, 1981). Blowing in the Wind: Perceiving structure in trees and bushes. Paper presented at the 22nd Meeting of Psychonomic Society, Philadelphia.
Cutting, J .E. (November, 1980). Perceiving moving wholes and moving parts. Paper presented at the 21st Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis.

1970-1979
Cutting, J. E. (November, 1978). Invariance and the deep structure of events. Paper presented at the 19th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, San Antonio.
Cutting, J. E. (November, 1977). An invariant for gait perception without familiarity cues. Paper presented at the 18th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Washington D.C.
Cutting, J. E. (November, 1976). There may be nothing peculiar to perceiving in the speech mode. Paper presented at the 17th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis.
Jusczyk, P. W., Rosner, B. S., Cutting, J. E., Foard, C. F. & Smith, L. (April, 1975). Categorical perception of nonspeech sounds in the two-month-old infant. Paper presented to the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver.
Sawusch, J. R., Pisoni, D. B. & Cutting, J. E. (1974). Category boundaries for linguistic and nonlinguistic dimensions of the same stimuli. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 55, S55 (Abstract).
Dorman, M. R., Cutting, J. E. & Raphael, L. J. (1974). Perception of temporal order in vowel sequences with and without formant transitions. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 56, S54 (Abstract).
Day, R. S., Bartlett, J. C. & Cutting, J. E. (1973). Memory for dichotic pairs: Disruption of ear report performance by the speech-nonspeech distinction. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 53, 358 (Abstract).
Cutting, J. E. (1973). Ear advantage for stops and liquids initial and final position. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 54, 285 (Abstract).
Cutting, J. E. (1973). A parallel between degree of encodedness and the ear advantage: Evidence from an ear-monitoring task. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 53, 358 (Abstract).
Cutting, J. E., & Day, R. S. (1972). Dichotic fusion along an acoustic continuum. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 52, 175 (Abstract).
Huesmann, L. R., Brelsford, J. W., Cutting, J. E., & Lang, M. (November, 1971). Retrieval strategies in complex memory scanning tasks. Paper presented at the 11th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis.
Day, R. S., Cutting, J. E. & Copeland, P. M. (November, 1971). Perception of linguistic and nonlinguistic dimensions of dichotic stimuli. Paper presented at the 11th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis.
Day, R.S. & Cutting, J. E. (April, 1971). What constitutes perceptual competition in dichotic listening? Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York.
Day, R. S. & Cutting J. E. (1971). Perceptual competition between speech and nonspeech. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 49, 85 (Abstract).
Day, R. S. & Cutting, J. E. (November 1970). Levels of processing in speech perception. Paper presented at the 10th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, San Antonio.

 

 

colloquia & lecture series

Storytelling in popular movies and its underlying psychological principles
June 2017; University of Bremen, Germany

Narrative theory and the dynamics of popular movies
Apr 2017: Washington University, St. Louis
Mar 2017: Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario; Distinguished Lecture Series click here for mp4
May 2018: Columbia University, New York

Why do we watch movies?
April 2014: Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York. newsletter

Attention and the evolution of Hollywood film
April 2012: Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz, Germany
February 2011: Cornell University
September 2010: Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute. videocast
June 2010: Cornell University Alumni Reunions. videocast
June 2009: Northwestern University
April, 2009: Ithaca College

Establishing and maintaining an artistic canon
April 2013: Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Super-Colloquium, Washington University at St. Louis, MO advertisement
November 2007: Università IUAV di Venezia, Italy
November 2007: Università di Bologna, Italy
October 2007: Université de Genève, Switzerland
October 2007: University of Toronto, Mississauga
October 2005: Cornell University
October 2005: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Series of Lectures at St. Bonaventure University, April 2004:
The canon of French impressionism
America and French impressionism
Mere exposure and French impressionism

Series of Lectures for the Provost's "Power of Sight" seminar at the University of Pennsylvania, November 1999:
Depicting depth and perceiving the world
Images, Imagination, and Motion
Wayfinding and the detection of motion in movement

Series of Lectures at the Université de Genève, March 1997:
En prenant conscience de l'espace: How we perceive layout and know distances
En prenant conscience du mouvement: How we have come to understand movement
En prenant conscience du mouvement dans l'espace: How we know where we are going

Perceiving Depth and Knowing Distances
November 2006: Kwansei Gakuin University, Osaka, Japan
October 2005: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
July 1996: Collegé de France, Paris, France
October 1995: State University of New York at Buffalo, Center for Cognitive Science
April 1995: University of Pennsylvania, Institute for Research in Cognitive Science
December 1994: Università degli studi di Padova, Italy
February 1994: Cornell University, 10th James J. Gibson Memorial Lecture
November 1993: Université de Genevé, Switzerland
February 1993: Universiteit Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Selectivity, Scope, and Simplicity of Models: A lesson from fitting judgments and perceived depth
February 1993: Universiteit Nijmegen, The Netherlands

How we avoid collisions with stationary and moving objects
December 1994: Fondazione Centro San Raffaele Del Monte Tabor, Dipartimento di Scienze Cognitive, Milano, Italy
June 1993: Université Stendalhl, Grenoble, France
June 1993: Université de Genevé, Switzerland
May 1993: Università degli studi di Trieste, Italy
April 1993: Université René Descartes (Paris V), France
March 1993: Universiteit Leuven, The Netherlands
February 1993: Universiteit Nijmegen, The Netherlands
October 1992: Dartmouth College, the 25th Wolfgang Köhler Memorial Lecture

Wayfinding from retinal flow
February 1993: Universiteit Nijmegen, The Netherlands
October 1991: Syracuse University
June 1991: University of Rochester
November 1990: University of Wisconsin
July 1990: University of Connecticut
May 1990: Università degli studi di Padova, Italy
December 1989: New School for Social Research
September 1989: Yale University
June 1989: NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field
October 1988: University of Illinois
March 1987: Rutgers University
December 1985: University of Arizona
March 1985: University of Michigan
February 1985: Cornell University
January 1984: Atari Sunnyvale Research Laboratory, Sunnyvale, CA
December 1983: NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field

Perception of pictures from the side
May 1990: Università degli studi di Padova, Italy

Fractals and complexity
March 1987: Wesleyan University

Information, inference, and perception
June 1989: NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field
April 1986: Cornell University

Multiple sources of information in the optic array
March 1987: Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
February 1984: University of California, San Diego
February 1984: University of California, Santa Cruz
October 1983: Stanford University

Gradients and the perception of surfaces
May 1990: Università degli studi di Verona, Italy
October 1983: University of California, Berkeley
April 1983: Vanderbilt University
April 1983: Cornell University
March 1983: State University of New York at Buffalo
March 1983: Stanford University
November 1982: University of Wisconsin
March 1982: University of Virginia

Perceiving the structure of events
March 1993: Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, Universiteit Leuven, Centennial Lecture, Leuven, Belgium
May 1990: Università degli studi di Roma, "La Sapienza," Italy
December 1984: Learning Research and Development Center, Pittsburgh
March 1983: Hewlett-Packard Corporation, Palo Alto
March 1983: Atari Sunnyvale Research Laboratory, Sunnyvale, CA
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December 1979: Cornell University
October 1979: Brandeis University
January 1979: Yale University
November 1978: University of Toronto
September 1978: Wesleyan University
May 1978: University of California at Berkeley
April 1978: Salk Institute of Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA

Blowing in the wind: On the perceived relations among trees and bushes
April 1981: Cornell University

Plucks and bows revisited: A case study in the sociology and technology of science
November 1980: Cornell University

What the perception of movement and of speech might tell us about the perception of sign language
November 1980: Cornell University

Perception of rotary motion
November 1978: Wesleyan University
February 1978: Stanford University
January 1978: University of Oregon

Gait synthesis
March 1978: Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA
October 1977: Stanford University

Perceiving how we walk: Gait perception without familiarity cues
January 1978: University of Oregon
October 1977: Stanford University

Walking and talking: Some conceptual parallels
March 1977: Wesleyan University

Parallels between the perception of speech and music
May 1978: University of California at Berkeley
April 1978: Stanford University
April 1977: Brown University
March 1977: University of Massachusetts
February 1977: Rockefeller University
November 1976: University of California, San Diego
March 1976: Columbia University
October 1975: State University of New York at Stony Brook

Feature detection in speech and music
February 1976: Wesleyan University

Auditory and linguistic processes in speech perception: Inferences from six fusions in dichotic listening
October 1975: Yale University

The magical number two plus or minus a small fudge factor: Some limits on our ability to process information
September 1974: Wesleyan University

Fusion, rivalry, and "cyclotean" perception
March 1974: Princeton University
March 1974: University of Pennsylvania
March 1974: Cornell University
March 1974: University of Connecticut
February 1974: Wesleyan University