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Jeffrey Wagman

Professor
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • PSY 390.Sec 043 Advanced Research Apprenticeship
  • HON 285.Sec 003 Honors Undergraduate Research I
  • PSY 499.Sec 043 Independent Research For The Masters Thesis
  • PSY 400.Sec 043 Independent Study
  • PSY 290.Sec 043 Special Projects:Research Apprenticeship
  • PSY 291.Sec 043 Special Projects:Undergraduate Teaching
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Introduction to Psychology; Perception; Cognition and Learning; Cognitive Science
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Perception-action; ecological psychology; Haptic perception and tool use; Perceptual learning; Perception of affordances
  • Ph D Experimental Psychology / Ecological Pscyhology - 2004
  • University of Connecticut
  • Storrs, Connecticut, USA
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: Is perceptual learning unimodal?
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Wagman, J. B. (2015). Taking the other Cinderella to the ball. A review of Psychology of Touch and Blindness (ISBN 978-1-84872-653-6) by Morton A. Heller and Edouard Gentaz. IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 8, 339-340.
  • Wagman, J. B. (2014). Toward a more fiscally responsible theory of visual perception. A review of The Innocent Eye: Why Vision is Not a Cognitive Process (ISBN 978-0-19-937503-5) by Nico Orlandi. PsyCRITIQUES 59(51).
  • Wagman, J. B., Stoffregen, T. A., & Caputo, S. E. (2015). Build your own tool: The what, why and how of a nested tool-making task. . In J. Weast-Knapp, M. Malone, & D. Abney (Eds.). Studies in Perception and Action XIII. Proceedings from the Eighteenth International Conference on Perception and Action. (pp. 211-214). New York: Taylor and Francis Group.
  • Bai, J., Carten, A., Wagman, J. B., Smith, P. J. K., & Day, B. M. (2015). Connecting the dots in perception of affordances for stepping. In J. Weast-Knapp, M. Malone, & D. Abney (Eds.). Studies in Perception and Action XIII. Proceedings from the Eighteenth International Conference on Perception and Action. (pp. 175-178). New York: Taylor and Francis Group.
  • Wagman, J. B. (2015). As easy to move as a feather: Perception of ‘lightness’ as ‘ease to move.’ Journal of Motor Behavior., 47, 340-342.
  • Abney, D. H., & Wagman, J. B. (2015). Direct learning in auditory perception: An information space analysis of auditory perceptual learning of object length. Ecological Psychology, 27, 335 – 356.
  • Day, B. M., Wagman, J. B., & Smith, P. J. K., (2015). Perception of maximum stepping and leaping distance: Stepping affordances as a special case of leaping affordances. Acta Psychologica, 158, 26-35.
  • Hajnal, A., Wagman, J. B., Doyon, J. K., & Clark, J. D. (under review) Perception of stand-on-ability: Do geographical slants feel steeper than they look?
  • Abney, D. H., Wagman, J. B., & Schneider, W. J. (2014). Changing grasp position on a wielded object provides self-training for perception of length . Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 76, 247–254.

  • PRESENTATIONS
  • Wagman, J. B., Stoffregen, T. A., & Caputo, S. E. (2015). Build your own tool: The what, why and how of a nested tool-making task. Poster presented at the Eighteenth International Conference on Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Schloesser, D. S., Wagman, J. B., & Stoffregen, T. A. (2015). Perceiving nested possibilities for behavior for another person. Poster presented at the 55rth meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.
  • Wagman, J. B., (2015). Heaviness riddles, illusions, and paradoxes and what they reveal about perception. Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL.
  • Wagman, J. B., (2015). Use your head! Anatomical independence in perception of possibilities for behavior. Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL.
  • Wagman, J. B., Stoffregen, T. A., & Caputo, S. E. (2015). Build your own tool: The what, why and how of a nested tool-making task. Poster presented at the Eighteenth International Conference on Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Bai, J., Carten, A., Wagman, J. B., Smith, P. J. K., & Day, B. M. (2015). Connecting the dots in perception of affordances for stepping. Poster presented at the Eighteenth International Conference on Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Wagman, J. B. (2015). Dynamic touch from head to toe: Riddles, wrists, and recalibration. Paper presented at the Eighteenth International Conference on Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Cabe, P. A., & Wagman, J. B. (2015). Dynamic Touch: Emerging Themes: New Developments. Symposium organized at the Eighteenth International Conference on Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Schloesser, D. S., Wagman, J. B., & Abney, D. H. (2015). Flip this rod: Changing grasp position can recalibrate perception of length by dynamic touch. Poster presented at the Eighteenth International Conference on Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Haaland, E., Wagman, J. B., & Stoffregen, T. A. (2015). Postural kinematics in support of affordance perception. Paper presented at the Eighteenth International Conference on Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Wagman, J. B., & Higuchi, T. (2015). Smart perceptual instruments and perception of affordances. Symposium organized at the Eighteenth International Conference on Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Wagman, J. B., & Hajnal, A. (2015). Use your (smart) head! Cephalic perception of affordances of surfaces. Paper presented at the Eighteenth International Conference on Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Donyon, J. K., Hajnal, A., Wagman, J. B., McGathy, M., & Clark, J. D. (2015). Are we overthinking it? Haptic perception of geographic slant is accurate when embedded within a secondary task. Poster presented at Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, FL.
  • Wagman, J. B., (2015). Perception-Action Dynamics of Attachments to the Body. Pennsylvania State University. State College, PA
  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • Psychology Department Nominee for Outstanding College Researcher
  • Illinois State University
  • 2017
  • International Travel Grant
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2017
  • Illinois State University Sabbatical Award
  • Illinois State University
  • 2016
  • International Travel Grant
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2016
  • Department Nominee for Janice Witherspoon Neuleib Award for Outstanding Achievement of the Year by a Tenured Faculty Member
  • Department of Psychology, ISU
  • 2015