Assistant Professor of Psychology
Dudley Moorhead Hall Room 312
One current project is investigating how tracking of target objects is affected by distractor objects with different characteristics.
This new project is investigating the effects of previous experience on visual search.
Feria, C. S. (2010). Attentional prioritizations based on spatial probabilities can be maintained on multiple moving objects. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 72, 926-938. download
Feria, C. S. (2008). The distribution of attention within objects in multiple-object scenes: Prioritization by spatial probabilities and a center bias. Perception & Psychophysics, 70, 1185-1196. download
For a full list of Dr. Feria’s research publications, please see her curriculum vitae.
Cibotti, J., Tapia, B., Liang, J., Shaw, J., Southard, T., Davis-Ross, L., & Feria, C. (2011, April). Finding a target in a scene is affected by category learning. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.
Feria, C. S. (2011, May). The effect of speed on multiple object tracking: Is it due solely to the number of close target-distractor interactions? Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL.
Lim, J. J., Southard, T., Tapia, B., Gunawan, V., Malicevic, Z., Truong, T. A., & Feria, C. (2011, April). The influence of speed on the ability to track multiple moving objects. Poster to be presented at the California Cognitive Science Conference, Berkeley, CA.
Truong, T. A., Gunawan, V., Malicevic, Z., Tapia, B., Lim, J. J., Southard, T., & Feria, C. (2011, May). Effects of speed and number of targets on multiple object tracking. Poster to be presented at the Spartan Psychological Association Research Conference, San Jose, CA.
I (Dr. Feria) am currently seeking a Master's student to work in the Vision Laboratory. If you are interested in becoming a student in the Master of Arts in Experimental Psychology program at SJSU and working on perception research, please contact me. You can contact me at email@example.com or (408) 924-5620.
Interested current SJSU students in the Psychology and Human Factors programs are encouraged to contact me as well.