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Authored:
Townsend, J. T., & Ashby,
F. G. (1983). The Stochastic Modeling of Elementary Psychological Processes.
Edited:
Busemeyer, J., Wang, J., Townsend, J.T. & Eidels, A. (Eds.) (2015). Handbook of Computational and Mathematical Psychology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
B. Berglund, J. T. Townsend, Rossi, G. B. & Pendrill, L. (Eds.) (2012).
Measurement with Persons: Theory and Methods. New York: Taylor & Francis Group. Wenger, M.
J., & Townsend, J. T. (Eds.) (2001). Computational, Geometric, and Process Issues
in Facial Cognition: Progress and Challenges. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. Geissler,
H. G., Link, S., & Townsend, J. T. (Eds.) (1992). Cognition, Information
Processing and Psychophysics: Basic Issues. Book Chapters:
Townsend, J., Wenger, M. J., & Houpt, J. W. (2018). Uncovering Mental Architecture and Related Mechanisms In Elementary Human Perception, Cognition, and Action. Stevens' Handbook of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Methodology , 5, 429.
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Zhang, R., Liu, Y. & Townsend, J.T. (2018). A theoretical study of process dependence for standard twoprocess serial and twoprocess parallel models. In Invariance in Human Information Processes, Edited by Thomas Lachmann and Tina Weiss, New York: Routledge.
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Houpt, J. W., Townsend, J. T., & Jefferson, B. (2017).
Stochastic foundations of elementary mental architectures.
New Handbook of Mathematical Psychology, 2., 104127.
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Townsend, J. T., Liu, Y. & Zhang, R. (2017). Selective influence and classificatory separability (perceptual separability) in perception and cognition:
Similarities, distinctions and synthesis. In Systems Factorial Technology: A Theory Driven Methodology for the Identification of Perceptual and Cognitive Mechanisms Edited by Daniel R. Little, Nicholas Altieri, Mario Fific’ and ChengTa Yang, New York: Academic Press.
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Lentz, J. J., He, Y., Houpt, J. W., DeLong, J. M. & Townsend, J. T. (2016). Processing Characteristics of Monaural Tone Detection: A Reaction Time Perspective on a Classic Psychoacoustic Problem. In Mathematical Models of Perception and Cognition. Vol. 2 , Edited by Joseph W. Houpt and Leslie M. Blaha, New York: Routledge.
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Algom, D., Eidels, A., Hawkins, R. X., Jefferson, B., & Townsend, J. T. (2015). Features of response times: Identification of cognitive mechanisms through mathematical modeling. In Oxford library of psychology. The Oxford handbook of computational and mathematical psychology , pp. 6398.
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Shanahan, Matthew J., Townsend, James T., & Neufeld, Richard W.J. (2015). Clinical mathematical psychology. In The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology, First Edition. Edited by Robin L. Cautin and Scott O. Lilienfeld. John Wiley & Sons, pp. 594603.
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Townsend, J. T. & Wenger, M. J. (2015). Chapter in J. Wagemans (Ed.) On the dynamic perceptual characteristics of gestalten: Theorybased methods.
The Oxford Handbook of Perceptual Organization. [PDF]
Van Zandt, T., & Townsend, J. T. (2012). Mathematical Psychology. In H. Cooper
(Ed.inChief), P. M. Camic, D. L. Long, A. T. Panter, D. Rindskopf, & K. J. Sher (Assoc. Eds.),
APA handbooks in psychology: Vol. 2. APA handbook of research methods in psychology: Research
designs: Quantitative, qualitative, neuropsychological, and biological. Washington, DC: American
Psychological Association. [PDF]
Van Zandt, T., and Townsend, J. T. (2012). Designs for and Analyses of Response Time
Experiments. In Little, T. K. (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Quantitative Methods. New York:
Oxford University Press. [PDF] Townsend, J. T., Yang, H., and Van Zandt, T. (2012). Information Processing Architectures: Fundamental Issues, ElsevierEncyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Editor in Chief: James D. Wright; Area Editor: Kenneth C. Land. [PDF]
Townsend, J.T., Burns, D., & Pei, L. (2012). The prospects for measurement in infinite dimensional psychological spaces. In B. Berglund, J. T. Townsend, G. B. Rossi, & L. Pendrill (Eds.), Measurement with Persons: Theory and Methods. New York: Taylor & Francis Group.
[PDF] Townsend, J. T.,Yang, H.& Burns, D. M. (2011). Experimental discrimination of the world's simplest and most antipodal models: The parallelserial issue. In Hans Colonius and Ehtibar Dzhafarov (Ed.s), Descriptive and Normative Approaches to Human Behavior in the Advanced Series on Mathematical Psychology. Singapore: World Scientific. [PDF]
Townsend, J.T., Fific, M., & Neufeld, R.W.J. (2007). Assessment of mental architecture in clinical/cognitive research. In T.A. Treat, R.R. Bootzin, T.B. Baker (Eds.), Psychological clinical science: Papers in Honor of Richard M. McFall. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
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Neufeld, R.W.J., Townsend, J. T., & Jetté, J. (2007). Quantitative response time technology for measuring cognitiveprocessing capacity in clinical studies. In R.W.J. Neufeld (Ed.),
Advances in clinical cognitive science: Formal modeling and assessment of processes and symptoms. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
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Townsend, J. T., Aisbett, J., Assadi, A., & Busemeyer, J. (2006). General recognition theory and
methodology for dimensional independence on simple cognitive manifolds. In H. Colonius & E. N. Dzhafarov
(Eds.), Measurement and Representation of Sensations: Recent Progress in Psychophysical Theory.
Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
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Eghbalnia, H., Assadi, A.H., Townsend, J. (2005). Symmetry, features and information. In E. Bayro
(Ed.) Handbook of geometric methods in vision. SpringerVerlag.
Townsend, J. T., & SpencerSmith, J. B. (2004). Two kinds of global perceptual separability and curvature. Chapter in C. Kaernbach, E. Schröger, and H. Müller (Eds.), Psychophysics beyond sensation: Laws and invariants of human cognition. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
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Busemeyer, J., Townsend, J. T., & Stout, J., (2002). Motivational underpinnings of utility in decision making. In S. Moore & M. Oaksford (Eds.), Emotional Cognition. Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Co.
[PDF] Townsend, J. T., Solomon,
B., Wenger, M. J., & SpencerSmith, J. B. (2001). The perfect Gestalt:
Infinite dimensional Riemannian face spaces and other aspects of face
cognition. Chapter in M. J. Wenger and J. T. Townsend (Eds.), Computational,
Geometric and Process Issues in Facial cognition: Progress and Challenges.
Erlbaum Press. [PDF] Wenger, M. J., & Townsend (2001).
Faces as gestalt stimuli: Process characteristics. Chapter in book on face
perception and cognition, edited by M. J. Wenger and J. T. Townsend. Erlbaum
Press. [PDF] O'Toole, A. J., Wenger, M. J., &
Townsend, J. T. (2001). Quantitative models of perceiving and remembering
faces: Precedent and possibilities. Forward to book on face perception and
cognition, edited by M. J. Wenger and J. T. Townsend (pp. 50). Erlbaum Press. [PDF] Townsend, J. T., & Wenger, M. J.
(1998). A dynamical systems theory of dimensional interactions and predictions
for response times. Proceedings of Fechner Day 98 –
International Society for Psychophysics, Colonius,
H. & Townsend, J. T. (1997). Activationstate representation of models for
the redundantsignalseffect. In A. A. J. Marley (Ed.), Choice, Decision and
Measurement, volume in honor of R. Duncan Luce, Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum
Associates.[PDF] Townsend, J. T. & Wenger, M. J. (1996)
(Chapter included in proceedings). Patterns and features as manifolds: Faces in
identification and categorization. 12^{th} Annual Meeting International
Society for Psychophysics, Townsend, J. T. & Busmeyer,
J. (1995). Dynamic representation of decision making. In R. Port and T. Van Gelder (Eds.), Mind in Motion: Dynamics, Behavior
and Cognition. MIT Press. [PDF] Townsend, J. T. &
Thomas, R. (1993). On the need for a general quantitative theory of pattern
similarity. In S. C. Masin (Ed.), Foundations of
Perceptual Theory. Townsend, J. T. (1992). Chaos theory: A
brief tutorial and discussion. In A. F. Healy, S. M. Kosslyn
& R. M. Shiffrin (eds.) From Learning Theory
to Connectionist Theory: Essays in Honor of W. K. Estes, (Vol. 1). Townsend, J. T. (1992). On the proper
scale for reaction time. In H. Geissler, S. Link, and
J. T. Townsend (Eds.), Cognition, Information Processing and Psychophysics: Basic Issues. Kadlec,
H., & Townsend, J. T. (1992). Signal detection analysis of multidimensional
interactions. In F. G. Ashby (Ed.), Probabilistic Multidimensional Models of
Perception and Cognition. Townsend, J. T., & Van Zandt, T. (1990).
New theoretical results on testing selfterminating vs. exhaustive processing in
rapid search experiments. In H. G. Geissler, M. H. Müller, and W. Prinz (Eds),
Psychophysical Explorations of Mental Structures. Toronto, Lewiston, NY, Bern,
Götingen, Stuttgart: Hogrefe & Huber Publishers Townsend, J. T. (1990). Lefebvre's human reflexion and its scientific acceptance in psychology. In
H. Wheeler (Ed.), The Structure of Human Reflexion.
Townsend, J. T., & Kadlec,
H. (1990). Mathematics and psychology. In R. E. Mickens
(Ed.), Mathematics and Science. Townsend, J. T., & VanZandt,
T. (1990). New theoretical results on testing selfterminating vs. exhaustive
processing. In H. G. Geissler and H. Schroeder
(Eds.), Proceedings of the International Fechner
Symposium. Townsend, J. T., & Busemeyer, J. R. (1989). ApproachAvoidance: Return to
dynamic decision behavior. In Chizuko Izawa (Ed.), Current
Issues in Cognitive Processes: The Tulane Flowerree
Symposium on Cognition. Townsend, J. T., Kadlec,
H., & Kantowitz, B. H. (1987). POPEYE: A
production rulebased model of multitask supervisory control (POPCORN). In J.
R. Comstock, Jr. (Ed.), Townsend, J. T., & Schweickert,
R. (1985). Interactive effects of factors prolonging processes in latent mental
networks. In G. d'Ydewalle (Ed.), Cognition,
Information Processing, and Motivation, Vol. 3 (pp.
255276). XXIII International Congress of Psychology. Townsend, J. T., & Evans, R. (1983). A
systems approach to parallelserial testability and visual feature processing.
In H. G. Geissler (Ed.), Modern Issues in
Perception (pp. 166189). Townsend, J. T., & Ashby, F. G.
(1978). Methods of modeling capacity in simple processing systems. In J.
Castellan and F. Restle (Eds.), Cognitive Theory
Vol. III (pp. 200239). Townsend, J. T. (1975). The mindbody
equation revisited. In ChungYing Cheng (Ed.), Psychological Problems in
Philosophy (pp. 200218). Townsend, J. T. (1974).
Issues and models concerning the processing of a finite number of inputs. In B.
H. Kantowitz (Ed.), Human Information Processing:
Tutorials in Performance and Cognition (pp. 133168). Refereed Articles:
Lentz, J. J., & Townsend, J. T. (2022). Merging the psychophysical function with response times for auditory detection of one vs. two t ones. Frontiers in Psychology, 13, 910740.
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Little, D. R., Yang, H., Eidels, A., & Townsend, J. T. (2022). Extending systems factorial technology to errored responses. In Psychological Review, 129(3), 484.
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Liu, Y., Townsend, J. T., & Wenger, M. J. (2022). Don’t be a square: the processing mechanisms characterizing the elemental dimensions of width and height. In Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.
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Townsend, J. T., & Liu, Y. (2022). Varieties of selective influence: toward a more complete taxonomy and implications for systems identification. In Mathematics, 10(7), 1059.
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Wenger, M. J., Townsend, J. T., De Stefano, L. A., & Liu, Y. (2022). Effects of shifts in response preferences on characteristics of representation and realtime processing: An application to the Hering illusion. In Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics , 123.
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Townsend, J. T., & Wenger, M. J. (2021). A beginning quantitative taxonomy of cognitive activation systems and application to continuous flow processes. In Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics , 83(2), 748762.
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Thorpe, A., Innes, R., Townsend, J., Heath, R., Nesbitt, K., & Eidels, A. (2020). Assessing crossmodal interference in the detection response task. In Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 98, 102390.
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Howard, Z. L., Garrett, P., Little, D. R., Townsend, J. T., & Eidels, A. (2021). A show about nothing: Nosignal processes in systems factorial technology. In Psychological Review , 128(1), 187.
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Townsend, J. T., & Liu, Y. (2020). Can the wrong horse win: The ability of race models to predict fast or slow errors. In Journal of Mathematical Psychology , 97, 102360.
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Townsend, J. T., Liu, Y., Zhang, R., & Wenger, M. J. (2020). Interactive parallel models: No Virginia, violation of miller’s race inequality does not imply coactivation and yes Virginia, context invariance is testable. In The Quantitative Methods for Psychology , 16(2), 192212.
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Zhang, R., Liu, Y., & Townsend, J. T. (2019). A theoretical study of process dependence for critical statistics in standard serial models and standard parallel models. In Journal of Mathematical Psychology , 92, 102277.
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Altieri, N., Lentz, J.J., Townsend, J.T. & Wenger, M.J. (2016). The McGurk Effect: An Investigation of Attentional Capacity Employing Response Times. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics. DOI 10.3758/s1341401611334.
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Houpt Joseph W., Yang ChengTa, Townsend James T (2016).
Modeling Individual Differences in Perceptual Decision Making. Frontiers in Psychology,
http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01602
[PDF] Houpt, J.W.,MacEachern, S., Peruggia, M., Townsend, J.T.& Van Zandt, T.(2016) . Semiparametric Bayesian approaches to systems factorial technology. Journal of Mathematical Psychology
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmp.2016.02.008
[PDF] Khodadadi, A., & Townsend, J. T. (2015). On mimicry among sequential sampling models.
Journal of Mathematical Psychology , 68, 3748.
[PDF] Eidels, A., Townsend, J. T., Hughes, H. C., & Perry, L. A. (2015).
Evaluating Perceptual Integration: Uniting Response Time and Accuracy Based Methodologies.
Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 77, 659680.
[PDF] Houpt, J., Sussman, B., Townsend, J.T., and Newman, S. (2015).
Dyslexia and Configural Perception of Character Sequences.
Frontiers in Quantitative Psychology. [PDF] Houpt, J. W., Townsend, J.T., and Donkin, C. (2014).
A new perspective on visual word processing efficiency. Acta Psychologica, 145, 118127.
[PDF] William, P., Eidels, A., and Townsend, J.T. (2014).
The resurrection of Tweedledum and Tweedledee: Bimodality cannot distinguish serial and parallel processes.
Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, DOI: 10.3758/s1342301405990. [PDF] Lentz, J., He, Y., and Townsend, J.T. (2014).
A new perspective on binaural integration using response time methodology: super capacity revealed in conditions of binaural masking release. Frontiers In Human Neuroscience, 8, Article 641. [PDF] Altieri, N., Townsend, J.T., and Wenger, M.J. (2014).
A measure for assessing the effects of audiovisual speech integration. Behavior Research Methods, 46, 406415, DOI 10.3758/s1342801303728. [PDF] Yang, H., Fific, M., and Townsend, J.T. (2013).
Survivor interaction contrast wiggle predictions of parallel and serial models for an arbitrary number of processes. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 58, 2132. [PDF] Houpt, J.W., Blaha, L.M., McIntire, J.P., Havig, P.R., and Townsend, J.T. (2013).
Systems factorial technology with R. Behavior Research Methods. [PDF] Burns, D.M., Houpt, J.W., Townsend, J.T., and Endres, M.J. (2013).
Functional principal components analysis of workload capacity functions Behavior Research Methods, 45, 10481057. [PDF] Hawkins, R.X.D., Houpt, J.W., and Townsend, J.T. ( Under Review ).
Configuration as a source of perceptual information. Houpt, J.W. and Townsend, J.T. (2012).
Statistical Measures for Workload Capacity Analysis. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 56, 341355. [PDF] Townsend, J.T., Houpt, J.W., Silbert, N.H. (2012).
General recognition theory extended to include response times: Predictions for a class of parallel systems. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 56, 476494. [PDF] Townsend, J.T., Altieri, N. (2012).
An accuracyresponse time capacity assessment function that measures performance against standard parallel predictions. Psychological Review, 199(3), 500516.[PDF] Altieri, N. & Townsend, J.T. (2011).
An assessment of behavioral dynamic information
processing measures in audiovisual speech perception.
Frontiers in Psychology, 2(238), 115. [PDF] Altieri, N., Pisoni, D.B. & Townsend, J.T. (2011).
Some behavioral and neurobiological constraints on theories of audiovisual speech integration: a review and suggestions for new directions. Seeing and Perceiving, 24, 513539. [PDF] Altieri, N., Pisoni, D. & Townsend, J.T. (2011).
Some normative data on lipreading skills (L).
Acoustical Society of America, 130(1), DOI: 10.1121/1.3593376 [PDF] Townsend, J.T. & Eidels, A. (2011).
Workload capacity spaces: A unified methodology for response time measures of efficiency as workload is varied. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 659681. [PDF] Houpt, J.W., & Townsend, J.T. (2011). An extension of SIC predictions to the Wiener coactive model. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 55, 267270. [PDF] Eidels, A., Houpt, J.W., Altieri, N., Pei, L. & Townsend, J.T. (2011). Nice guys finish fast and bad guys finish last: Facilitatory vs. inhibitory interaction in parallel systems. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 55, 176190. [PDF] Houpt, J.W., & Townsend, J.T. (2010). The statistical properties of the survivor interaction contrast. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 54, 446453. [PDF] Fifić, M., & Townsend, J.T. (2010). Informationprocessing alternatives to holistic perception: Identifying the mechanisms of secondarylevel holism within a categorization paradigm. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 36(5), 12901313.
[PDF] Eidels, A., Algom D., & Townsend, J.T. (2010). Comparing perception of Stroop stimuli in focused versus divided
attention paradigms: Evidence for dramatic processing differences. Cognition, 114(2), 129150. [PDF] Johnson, S. A., Blaha, L.M., Houpt, J.W., & Townsend, J. T. (2010). Systems Factorial Technology provides new insights on globallocal information processing in autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 54, 5372. [PDF] McFall, R. M., Townsend, J. T., & Viken, R. J. (1995). Diathesis stress model or “Just So” story?. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18(3), 565566.
[PDF] Townsend, J. T., & Neufeld, R. W. J. (2010). Introduction to special issue on contributions of mathematical psychology to clinical science and assessment. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 54(1), 14. [PDF] Silbert, N. H., de Jong, K. J., Thomas, R. D., & Townsend, J.T. (2009). Diagonal d' does not (always) diagnose failure of separability: An addendum to Kingston, Diehl, Kirk, and Castleman (2008). Journal of Phonetics, 37, 339343. [PDF]
Silbert, N. H., Lentz, J. and Townsend, J. T. (2009). Independence and separability in
the perception of complex nonspeech sounds. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 71, 19001915.
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Eidels, A., Pomerantz, J., & Townsend, J. T. (2008). Where Similarity Beats Redundancy: The Importance of Context,
Higher Order Similarity, and Response Assignment. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform, 34(6), 14411463.
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Fific, M., Nosofsky, R. M. & Townsend, J. T.,(2008). InformationProcessing Architectures
in Multidimensional Classification: A Validation Test of the Systems Factorial Technology.
Journal of Human Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 34, 356375.
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Fific, M., Eidels, A.& Townsend, J. T. (2008). Studying visual search using systems factorial methodology with
target–distractor similarity as the factor. Percept Psychophys, 70(4), 583603.
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Townsend,
J. T. (2008). Mathematical psychology: Prospects for the 21st century: A guest editorial.
Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 52, 269280. [PDF]
Townsend, J.T., Honey, C.J. (2007). Consequences of base time for redundant signals experiments. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 51, 242265.
[PDF] Busemeyer, J. R., Wang, Z. & Townsend,
J. T., (2006). Quantum dynamics of human decision making. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 50,
220241.[PDF] Wenger,
M. J. & Townsend, J. T. (2006). On the costs and benefits of faces and words: Process characteristics of feature search
in highly meaningful stimuli.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 45, 283323. [PDF] Busemeyer, J.R., Jessup, R. K., Johnson,
J. J., & Townsend, J. T. (2006). Building bridges between neural models and complex decision
making behavior. Neural Networks, 19, 10471058. [PDF] Townsend, J. T.(2006). Reaction time. Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science,1
[PDF] Busemeyer, J. R., Townsend, J. T.,
Barkan, R., & Diederich, A. (2005). Contrast Effects or Loss Aversion? Comment on Usher and
McClelland (2004). Psychological Review, 112, 253255. [PDF] Townsend,
J. T. & Colonius, H. (2005). Variability of the MAX and MIN statistic: A theory of the quantile spread as a function of sample size.
Psychometrika, 70, 759772.[PDF]
Townsend,
J. T. & Fific, M. (2004). Parallel & serial processing and individual differences in highspeed scanning in human memory.
Perception & Psychophysics, 66, 953962.
[PDF] Townsend,
J. T. & Wenger, M.J. (2004). A theory of interactive parallel processing: New capacity measures and predictions for a response time inequality series.
Psychological Review, 111, 10031035. [PDF] Townsend, J. T. & Wenger,
M.J. (2004). The serialparallel dilemma: A case study in a linkage of theory and method. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 11, 391418. [PDF] Busey,
T. A. & Townsend, J. T. (2001). Independent sampling vs.
interitem dependencies in whole report processing: Contributions of processing architecture and variable attention.
Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 45, 283323. [PDF] Roe, R. M., Busemeyer, J., & Townsend, J. T. (2001). Multialternative
decision field theory: A dynamic artificial neural network model of decision making. Psychological Review, 108, 370392. [PDF] Townsend, J. T.(2001). A clarification of selfterminating vs. exhaustive variances in serial
and parallel processing. Perception & Psychophysics, 63,, 11011106. [PDF] SpencerSmith, J., Wild, H., InnesKer, A., Townsend, J. T., Duffy, C., Edwards, C., Ervin, K., Merritt, N.,
Won Paik, J. (2001). Making faces: Creating threedimensional parameterized models of facial expression. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments & Computers,
33, 115123. [PDF] Wenger, M. J., &
Townsend, J. T. (2000). Basic response time tools for studying general processing capacity in attention, perception, and cognition. Invited article in
special issue of Journal of General Psychology: Visual Attention, 127(1), 6799.
(General Editor = Gavain Chastain) by M. L. Cheal (Ed.) [PDF] Townsend, J. T., Silva, K.
M., SpencerSmith, J., & Wenger, M. J. (2000). Exploring the relations between categorization and decision
making with regard to realistic face stimuli.
Invited article in special issue of Pragmatics & Cognition: Facial
Information Processing: A Multidisciplinary Perspective, 8,, 83105. I. E. Dror and S. V. Stevenage (Eds.). [PDF] Wenger, M. & Townsend, J. T. (2000). Spatial frequencies in shortterm
memory for faces: A test of three frequencydependent hypotheses. Memory & Cognition, 28, 125142. [PDF] McFall,
R., & Townsend, J. T. (1998). Foundations of psychological assessment:
Implications for cognitive assessment in clinical science. Psychological
Assessment, 10, 316330. [PDF] Hughes, H. C., & Townsend, J. T.
(1998). Varieties of binocular interaction in human vision. Psychological
Science, 9, 5360.[PDF] Townsend, J. T. & Colonius,
H. (1997). Parallel processing response times and experimental determination of
the stopping rule. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 41, 392397. [PDF] Townsend, J. T. & Nozawa,
G. (1997). Serial exhaustive models can violate the race inequality:
Implications for architecture and capacity. Psychological Review, 104,
595602. [PDF] Townsend, J. T. & Diederich,
A. (1996). The relationship of variance to interaction contrast in parallel
systems. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 49,
211223. [PDF] Fikes,
T. G. & Townsend (1995). Moving models of motion forward: Explication and a
new concept. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18, 751753. Townsend, J. T. & Nozawa,
G. (1995). Spatiotemporal properties of
elementary perception: An investigation of parallel, serial and coactive
theories. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 39, 321360. [PDF] Townsend, J. T., & Thomas, R. (1994).
Stochastic dependencies in parallel and serial models: Effects on systems
factorial interactions. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 38, 134.
[PDF] Busemeyer,
J., & Townsend, J. T. (1993). Decision field theory: A dynamiccognitive
approach to decision making. Psychological Review, 100(3)
432459. [PDF] Van Zandt, T., & Townsend, J. T.
(1993). Selfterminating vs. exhaustive processes in rapid visual, and memory
search: An evaluative review. Perception & Psychophysics, 53(5) 563580.[PDF] Kadlec,
H., & Townsend, J. T. (1992). Implications of marginal and conditional
detection parameters for the separabilities and
independence of perceptual dimensions. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 36,
325374.[PDF] Busemeyer,
J. R. & Townsend, J. T. (1992). Fundamental derivations from decision field
theory. Mathematical Social Sciences, 23(3), [PDF] Townsend, J. T. (1992). Don't be fazed by
PHASER: Beginning exploration of a cyclical motivational system. Behavior
Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 24, 219227. [PDF] Townsend, J. T. (1990). The truth and
consequences of ordinal differences in statistical distributions: Toward a
theory of hierarchical inference. Psychological Bulletin, 108,
551567. [PDF] Townsend, J. T. (1990). Serial vs.
parallel processing: Sometimes they look like tweedledum
and tweedledee but they can (and should) be
distinguished. Psychological Science, 1, 4654. [PDF] Schweickert,
R., & Townsend, J. T. (1989). A trichotomy
method: Interactions of factors prolonging sequential and concurrent mental
processes in stochastic PERT networks. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 33,
328347.[PDF] Townsend, J. T., & Schweickert,
R. (1989). Toward the trichotomy method: Laying the
foundation of stochastic mental networks. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 33, 309327. [PDF] Townsend, J. T., Hu,
G. G., & Kadlec, H. (1988). Feature sensitivity,
bias and interdependencies as a function of intensity and payoffs. Perception
& Psychophysics, 43, 575591. [PDF] Ashby, F. G., & Townsend, J. T.
(1986). Varieties of perceptual independence. Psychological Review, 93,
154179. [PDF] Townsend, J. T. (1984). Uncovering
mental processes with factorial experiments. Journal of Mathematical
Psychology, 28, 363400. [PDF] Townsend, J. T., & Ashby, F. G.
(1984). Measurement scales and statistics: The misconception misconceived. Psychological
Bulletin, 96, 394401. [PDF] Townsend, J. T., Hu,
G. G., & Evans, R. (1984). Modeling feature perception in brief displays
with evidence for positive interdependencies. Perception & Psychophysics, 36, 3549. [PDF] Townsend, J. T., & Landon, D. E.
(1983). Mathematical models of recognition and confusion in psychology. International
Journal of Mathematical Social Sciences, 4, 2571. [PDF] Townsend, J. T., & Landon, D. E.
(1982). An experimental and theoretical investigation of the constant ratio
rule and other models of visual letter recognition. Journal of Mathematical
Psychology, 25, 119163. [PDF] Townsend, J. T., & Ashby, F. G.
(1982). An experimental test of contemporary mathematical models of visual
letter recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human
Perception and Performance, 8, 834864. [PDF] Townsend, J. T., Hu,
G. G., & Ashby, F. G. (1981). Perceptual sampling of orthogonal straight
line features. Psychological Research, 43, 259275. [PDF] Townsend, J. T. (1981). Some
characteristics of visual whole report behavior. Acta
Psychologica, 47, 149173. [PDF] Townsend, J. T., Hu,
G. G., & Ashby, F. G. (1980). A test of visual feature sampling
independence with orthogonal straight lines. Bulletin of Psychonomic
Society, 15, 163166.[PDF] Snodgrass, J. G., & Townsend, J. T.
(1980). Comparing parallel and serial models: Theory and implementation. Journal
of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 6,
330354.[PDF] Ashby, F. G., & Townsend, J. T.
(1980). Decomposing the reaction time distribution: Pure insertion and
selective influence revisited. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 21,
93123.[PDF] Townsend, J. T. (1978). A clarification of
some current multiplicative confusion models. Journal of Mathematical
Psychology, 18, 2538.[PDF] Townsend, J. T., & Snodgrass, J. G.
(1977). Masking effects of similar and dissimilar letters: A test of the
interactive channels model. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 44,
12121228. [PDF] Townsend, J. T. (1976b). Serial and
withinstage independent parallel model equivalence on the minimum completion
time. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 14, 219238.
[PDF] Townsend, J. T. (1976a). A stochastic
theory of matching processes. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 14,
152.[PDF] Townsend, J. T., & Roos,
R. N. (1973). Search reaction time for single targets in multiletter
stimuli with brief visual displays. Memory & Cognition, 1, 319332.
[PDF] Townsend, J. T. (1972). Some results
concerning the identifiability of parallel and serial
processes. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 25,
168199. [PDF] Townsend, J. T., Taylor, S. G., &
Brown, D. R. (1971d). Lateral masking for letters with unlimited viewing time. Perception
& Psychophysics, 10, 375378. [PDF] Townsend, J. T. (1971c).
Alphabetic confusion: A test of models for individuals. Perception &
Psychophysics, 10, 449454. [PDF] Townsend, J. T. (1971b). A
note on the identifiability of parallel and serial
processes. Perception & Psychophysics, 10, 161163. [PDF] Townsend, J. T. (1971a).
Theoretical analysis of an alphabetic confusion matrix. Perception &
Psychophysics, 9, 4050. [PDF] Townsend, J. T. (1968).
Binocular information summation and the serial processing model. Perception
& Psychophysics, 4, 125128. [PDF] Kinchla, R. A., Townsend, J. T., Yellott, J. I., Jr., & Atkinson, R. C. (1966).
Influence of correlated visual cues on auditory signal detection. Perception
& Psychophysics, 1, 6773.[PDF] Bliss, J. C., Crane, H. D.,
Mansfield, P. K., & Townsend, J. T. (1966). Information available in brief
tactile presentations. Perception & Psychophysics, 1,
273283.[PDF] Bliss, J. C., Crane, H. D.,
Link, S. W., & Townsend, J. T. (1966). Tactile perception of sequentially
presented spatial patterns. Perception & Psychophysics, 1,
125130. [PDF] Book Reviews and Commentaries: Townsend, J. T. & SpencerSmith, J. (1999).
A tome on tests and extensions of FLMP. A review of Perceiving talking faces:
From speech perception to a behavioral principle. By D. W. Massaro. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Journal of Psychology, 112, 449465. Townsend, J. T. (1995). Methdology and statistics in the behavioral sciences: The
old and the new. Feature review in Psychological Science, 5, 321325. McFall,
R., Townsend, J. T., & Viken, R. (1995).
Diathesisstress model or "justso" story. Commentary on Mealey’s "The sociobiology of sociopathy:"
Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18(3), 565566. Fikes,
T. G. & Townsend, J. T. (1995). Moving models of motion forward:
Explication and a new concept. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18,
751753. Townsend, J. T. (1994). A visual approach
to nonlinear dynamics: Just cartoons or a seriouspedagogieal
device? Review of "A visual introduction to dynamical systems theory
for psychology" by F. D. Abraham with R. H. Abraham & C. D. Shaw.
Science Frontier Series. Townsend, J.T. (1992). Work on Unified
Theory? Yes! Work on Metatheory of Model
Identification? Yes, again! "Multiple book reviews of Unified
Theories of Cognition" by Allen Newell, Behavioral and Brain Sciences,
15, 458459. Townsend, J. T. (1991). Modeling change in
biology and psychology. Commentary on Target Article by C. W. Clark: Modeling
behavioral adaptation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 14, 108. [PDF] Townsend, J. T. (1991).
Phasing into PHASER. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments and
Computers, 23, 7778. Townsend, J. T. (1989). Winning "20
Questions" with mathematical models. Multiple book reviews on "Speech
Perception by Ear and Eye: A Paradigm for Psychological Inquiry" by D. W. Massaro. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 12,
775776. Townsend, J. T. (1987). Learning
is critical, not implementation vs algorithm.
Commentary on Target article by J. R. Anderson: Methodologies for studying
human knowledge. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 10l, 497. Townsend, J. T. (1984).
Psychology: Toward the mathematical inner man. Commentary on Target article by
B. F. Skinner: Methods and theories in the experimental analysis of behavior. Behavioral
and Brain Sciences, 7, 539540. Townsend, J. T. (1983).
Review of Algebra of Conscience by Vladimir A. Lefebvre. Papers, Invited Addresses, and Symposia: Townsend, J.T. (2003)
Covariant derivatives and curvature for infinite dimensional spaces. Invited
address for the 2003 Purdue Winer Memorial Lecture
Series, InnesKer, A.H., & Townsend, J.T.
(2003). Gestalt perception of emotional expressions. 44^{th} Annual
Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Fechner
Day 2002, International Society for Psychophysics (October 2002). Townsend, J. T. (April, 2002). Shortterm memory search: Parallel or
serial with individual differences.
Society for Experimental Psychologists, SpencerSmith, J., & Townsend, J. T. (July,
2002). Tests for curvature in
psychological spaces. Society of
Mathematical Psychology, InnesKer,
A., & Townsend, J. T. (July, 2002). Emotional expressions as Gestalts. Poster presentation at Society of
Mathematical Psychology, Miami University of Ohio, Townsend, J. T., & Fific,
M. (July, 2002). Parallel vs. serial
processing and individual differences in highspeed scanning in human memory. Society of Mathematical Psychology, Townsend, J. T., & SpencerSmith, J. (October,
2002). Infinite dimensional Riemannian spaces for face perception. American Mathematical Society. Workshop on neural and machine computation
and learning. Townsend, J. T., & SpencerSmith, J. (October,
2002). Infinite dimensional Riemannian spaces for face perception. American Mathematical Society. Workshop on neural and machine computation
and learning. Townsend, J. T. (November, 2002). Invited Address: Is perception of facial
features configural? International Society for Psychophysics in European Mathematical Psychology Meetings in University of (Teaching) Fellow taught an informal ongoing seminar
for graduate students and faculty on Afoundational
aspects of geometry and applications to cognitive science@ at European Mathematical Psychology Meetings in Townsend, J. T., & Wenger, M. J. (1999). Hazard functions for cumulative distribution
functions: Definition, properties, and a capacity function for exhaustive (AND)
RT experiments. Society for Mathematical
Psychology, Townsend, J. T., &
SpencerSmith, J. B. (1999). Two kinds of global perceptual separability
and curvature. 15^{th} annual meeting of the International Society for
Psychophysics. Fechner
Day 1999. Townsend, J. T., & Wenger, M. J. (1999). Visual search in organized vs. scrambled
facial features and letters. AIC, Wenger, M. J., &
Townsend, J. T. (1998). Information processing and facial processing. AIC, Wenger, M. J., &
Townsend, J. T. (1998). Organizer of Symposium on Facial Perception and Memory.
AIC, Roe, R. M., Busemeyer, J. R., & Townsend, J. T. (1998). Extension
of decision field theory to multiple choice tasks. 31^{st} Annual
Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology, Townsend, J. T., Solomon,
B., & Wenger, M. J. (1998). Geodesics in infinite dimensional spaces. 31^{st}
Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology, Townsend, J. T., &
Wenger, M. J. (1998). When channels interact: correlated linear systems and
target redundancy. 31^{st} Annual Meeting of the Society for
Mathematical Psychology, Townsend, J. T. (1997). From
basics to contemporary paradigms: CHAOS, Society for Quantitative Analysis of
Behavior, Townsend, J. T. &
Wenger, M. J. (1997). Spatial frequencies and shortterm memory for faces.
Society for Experimental Psychologists, Townsend, J. T. &
Wenger, M. J. (1997). The doublefactorial paradigm applied to facial features.
Society for Experimental Psychologists, Townsend, J. T. & Wenger,
M. J. (1997). On the costs and benefits of faces and words. Society for
Mathematical Psychology, Townsend, J. T., & Wenger, M. J.
(1997) Stochastically dependent parallel systems and implications for
perceptual and cognitive configurality. Society for Mathematical Psychology, Wenger, M. J., & Townsend, J. T.
(1997). Dynamic relations for response latency and probability: Outline and
initial tests. Psychonomics society, Invited presentations of my research at Invited but unable to attend: Townsend, J.
T. & Wenger, M. J. Patterns and features as manifolds: Faces in
identification and categorization. 12^{th} Annual Meeting International
Society for Psychophysics, Townsend, J. T. & Wenger, M. J. (1996)
The relation of response times to multidimensional scaling from a dynamic
systems theory viewpoint. Symposium on multidimensional scaling in reaction
time research. International Congress of Psychology, Townsend, J. T. Continuous flows theories
of human information processing. Paper presented at joint IUPurdue Symposium
on Response Times. Townsend, J. T. & Wenger, M. J. (1996)
Evidence Monitoring Theory: A dynamic extension of general recognition theory
and cognitive processing theory. 29^{th} Annual Meeting of Society for
Mathematical Psychology, Wenger, M. T. & Townsend, J. T. (1996)
Facial gestalts and configurality as aspects of form and capacity. 29^{th}
Annual Meeting of Society for Mathematical Psychology, Townsend, J. T. & Wenger, M. J. (1996)
Infinite dimensional general recognition theory (IDGRT) and its implications
for object perception and memory. 4^{th} annual workshop on Object
Perception and memory, Townsend, J. T. & Wenger, M. J. (1996)
Searching for faces and words: General cognitive stochastic processing issues.
37^{th} Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic
Society, Hughes, H. C., & Townsend, J. T.
(1995) Binocular summation of luminance increments and decrements: Evidence for
"On" and "Off" channels. Paper presented at 36th Annual
Meeting of Psychonomic society, Townsend, J. T. Implications
of dynamic decision field theory for perception and intention. Invited address
at a symposium on perceptual and intentional dynamics, Townsend J. T. American Psychological
Association Invited Address: On the assessment of psychological dimensional and
classical interaction. 1995, APA Convention, Townsend, J. T. Mental capacity, Gestalt
perception and response times. Invited address at a Special symposium Honoring
R. Duncan Luce; Two invited addresses at Townsend, J. T., & Fikes, T. G. Multipleprocess models for perceptionaction
systems. Paper presented at the Thirtyfifth Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. November, 1994, Fikes, T. G., & Townsend, J. T. A model
taxonomy with application to perceptionaction systems. Paper presented at the
Twentyseventh Annual Mathematical Psychology Meeting. August, 1994, Thomas, R. D., &
Townsend, J. T. Learning distributional information in a categorization task. Thirtyfourth
Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society.
August, 1993; Presentations Concerning Townsend
Laboratory Research at Stirling University, Scotland,
Comportaminento U.N.E.D Ciudad Universitaria,
Madrid, University of California San Diego, University of California Santa
Barbara. Townsend, J. T. Chair. Townsend, J. T. Invited Address by F. G.
Ashby of Townsend, J. T. Evidence that binocular
detection is a parallel coactive system. Paper presented at the Twentyfifth
International Congress of Psychology. 1992; Townsend, J. T. & Nozawa,
G., Distributional tests of serial, parallel, and coactivation
models using the double factorial paradigm. Paper presented at the Thirtythird
Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society.
November, 1992; Townsend, J. T., Invited Presentation at
IU Institute for the Study of Human Capabilities, Conference on Human Error:
A New Theory of Ordinal Decision Making in Statistical Inference. Nozawa
& Townsend, J. T. (August, 1991). Analyses of reaction times obtained in
the redundant target paradigm: Evidence for parallel processing. Twentyfourth
Annual Meeting of Society for Mathematical Psychology, Thomas, R., & Townsend, J. T. (1990,
August). Stochastic dependencies in parallel and serial models: Effects on
systems factorial interactions. Paper presented at TwentyThird Annual
Meeting of Society for Mathematical Psychology, Kadlec,
H., & Townsend, J. T. (1990, August). Testing separabilities
and independence with signal detection analyses. Paper presented at Twentythird
Annual Meeting of Society for Mathematical Psychology, Busemeyer,
J. & Townsend, J. T. (1989, November). Applications of decision field
theory to decision making under risk and uncertainty. Paper presented at 30th
Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Townsend, J. T., & Nozawa,
G. (1988, November). Strong evidence for parallel processing with simple dot
stimuli. Paper presented at TwentyNinth Annual Meeting of Psychonomic Society, Townsend, J. T. (1988, August). Invited
Presentation. A neuroconnectionistic formulation of
dynamic decision field theory. In a Symposium on Decision and Control
Mechanisms in Perception and Memory, Douglas Vickers presiding. XXIC
International Congress of Psychology, Wooten, T., & Townsend, J. T. (1988,
July). New theoretical results on testing selfterminating vs. exhaustive
processing in rapid search experiments. Paper presented at TwentyFirst
Annual Meeting of Society for Mathematical Psychology, Kadlec,
H., & Townsend, J. T. (1988, July). New theoretical results for perceptual
dependence from signal detection. Paper presented at TwentyFirst Annual
Psychology Meeting, Busemeyer,
J. R., You, G. M., & Townsend, J. T. (1988, July). A stochastic version of
the approachavoidance model. Paper presented at TwentyFirst Annual
Mathematical Psychology Meeting, Schweickert,
R., Townsend, J. T., & Fisher, D. (1987, November). Initial Applications
of the Trichotomy Method of Latent Mental Network
Theory to Experimental Findings. Paper presented at Annual Psychonomics Society Meeting, Townsend, J. T., & Busemeyer,
J. R. (1987, August). Risk Behavior: Initial Inferences from a Dynamic Theory
of Decision Making. Paper presented at 20th Annual Mathematical Psychology
Meetings, Townsend, J. T., Kadlec,
H., & Kantowitz, B. H. (1987, June). Invited
Presentation. POPEYE: A production rulebased model of multitask
supervisory control (POPCORN). Paper presented at the Mental State
Estimation Workshop, Townsend, J. T. (1987, April). A
Dynamic Mathematical Theory of ApproachAvoidance Decision Making. Invited
presentation to Department of Psychology, Townsend, J. T., & Wooten, T. (1986,
November). Deja vu: The recurring spectre of parallelserial mimicry. Paper presented at Psychonomic Society Meetings, Townsend, J. T. (1986, August).
Relationships of nonparametric aspects of probability distributions. 19th
Annual Mathematical Psychology Meetings, Invited talks while on leave at Busemeyer,
J., & Townsend, J. T. (1985, August). Toward an adaptive theory of
decision making. Paper presented at 18th Annual Mathematical Psychology
Meetings, Townsend, J. T. (1985, May). Invited
address at Annual Midwestern Psychological Association Meeting. On the
Architecture of Mental Processes: The Continuing Evolution of Reaction
Time Methodology. Townsend, J. T., & Schweickert,
R. (1984, November). Cognitive process interactions in complex networks.
Paper presented at Psychonomic Society Meeting, Ashby, F. G., & Townsend, J. T. (1984,
November). Varieties of perceptual independence. Paper presented at Psychonomic Society Meeting, Townsend, J. T., & Schweickert,
R. (1984, September). Interactive effects of factors prolonging processes in
latent mental networks. Paper presented at 23rd International Congress of
Psychology, Townsend, J. T. (1984, September). (Chair
and Organizer), Symposium on Dynamic Mathematical Models of Human Information
Processing, 23rd International Congress of Psychology, Townsend, J. T. (1984, August). (Chair),
Session on Information Processing and Performance. Paper presented at Seventeenth
Annual Mathematical Psychology Meeting, Townsend, J. T., & Schweickert,
R. (1984, August). Additive effects of factors selectively influencing partially
ordered mental processes. Paper presented at Symposium on Mathematical Models
of Reaction Time, Seventeenth Annual Mathematical Psychology Meeting, Evans, R., Townsend, J. T.,
& Hu, G. (1983). A study of feature dependencies
in visual confusion. Presentation at Sixteenth Annual Meeting of Society for
Mathematical Psychology, Boulder, CO. Townsend, J. T. (1983). Perceptual
dimensions and reaction time. interdisciplinary Conference, Steamboat
Springs. Townsend, J. T., & Evans, R. (1982). A
sieve method for testing parallel vs. serial processing in
identificationaccuracy experiments. paper presented at Psychonomic
Society Meeting, Townsend, J. T. (1982). Mathematical
models of memory search. Invited presentation at Townsend, J. T. (1982). Systems theory
and psychology. Invited presentation at Townsend, J. T., & Piotrowski,
S. M. (1981, November). Parallel systems and factorial additivity
of mean reaction time. Paper presented at Psychonomic
Society Meeting, Townsend, J. T. (1981). Feature theories
of letter recognition. Invited presentation at Townsend, J. T. (1981). Models and
experimentation in span of apprehension. Invited presentation at the Townsend, J. T. (1981). Toward a
psychological system theory. Invited presentation at Landon, D. E., & Townsend, J. T.
(1980, August). A direct test of the constant ratio rule in alphabetic
confusion. Paper presented at Thirteenth Annual Mathematical Psychology
Meetings, Townsend, J. T., & Hu,
G. G. (1980, August). Testing the independence of visual feature perception.
paper presented at Thirteenth Annual Mathematical Psychology Meetings, Townsend, J. T., &
Evans, R. (1979, May). Testing three models of confusion with simple line
segments. Paper presented at Midwestern Psychological Association, Townsend, J. T., Hu,
G. G., & Ashby, F. G. (1978, November). A test of visual feature
sampling independence with orthogonal straight lines. Paper presented at Psychonomic Society Meetings, Townsend, J. T. (1978). (Organizer and
Discussant), on Mathematical Models of Visual Character Recognition. Eleventh
Annual Mathematical Psychology Meeting, Townsend, J. T. (1977, August). A
stochastic power model of capacity for elementary reaction tasks. Paper presented
at Tenth Annual Meeting of Mathematical Psychology Society, UCLA. Townsend, J. T. (1977, March). Toward a
theory of letter recognition. Invited Address as Annual Conference of
German Mathematical Psychology Society, Townsend, J. T. (1977, March). A
stochastic theory of matching processes. Invited talks at Townsend, J. T. (1976, November). A
stochastic theory of matching processes. Invited talks at Townsend, J. T. (1976,
October). A study on whole report memory. Paper presented at Annual
Meeting of German Society of Researchers in Memory and Cognition, Townsend, J. T. (1976). A generalization
of PST (ParallelSerial Testing Paradigm). Paper presented at Ninth Annual
Mathematical Psychology Meeting, Townsend, J. T., & Ashby, F. G. (1976,
May). Toward a theory of letter recognition: Testing contemporary
mathematical models. Midwestern Psychological Association, Townsend, J. T., & Ashby, F. G. (1976,
April). Pattern matching and methods of modeling capacity in simple processing
systems. Invited presentation at the Ninth Annual Conference on Mathematical
and Cognitive Psychology, Townsend, J. T. (1975, August). A
clarification of some current multiplicative confusion models. Paper presented
at the Eighth Annual Mathematical Psychology Meetings, Townsend, J. T., & Snodgrass, J. G.
(1974, November). A serial vs. parallel testing paradigm when
"same" and "different" comparison rates differ. Paper
presented to Psychonomic Society, Townsend, J. T. (1974, August).
Independent parallel models and analyses of reaction time distributions. Paper
presented at Seventh Annual Mathematical Psychology Meetings, Townsend, J. T. (1974, June). Characteristics
of reaction time distributions. Invited presentation at the Formal Theories
of Information Processing Conference, Townsend, J. T. (1974, May).
Model structure in display and memory search. Invited talk at Townsend, J. T. (1973). (Chairman and
Discussant), Symposium on Structure and Function in Models for Short and
Longterm Memory Search. American Psychological Association, with J. G.
Snodgrass, M. Razel, C. Razel,
and D. Vorberg (Contributors), Townsend, J. T. (1973, August). (Chairman
and Contributor), Symposium on Models of Search in Shortterm Memory. Sixth
Annual Mathematical Psychology Meetings, with W. K. Estes and George Sperling (Discussants), R. A. Kinchla,
J. Anderson, P. Cavanaugh (Contributors), Montreal, Canada. Townsend, J. T. (1973, May). Testing
serial vs. parallel RT models. Invited presentations at Townsend, J. T. (1973, April). Mathematical
model for visual information processing. Talk given at Visual Perception
Seminar, Townsend, J. T. (1973, February). Mathematical
aspects of finite processing systems. Talk given at Mathematical Psychology
Seminar, Townsend, J. T. (1972, August).
Identifiable parallel and serial models for samedifferent experiments and a
paradigm for testability at the level of mean processing times. Fifth Annual
Mathematical Psychology Meeting, Townsend, J. T. (1972, June). Serial
and parallel models. Invited talk at Townsend, J. T. (1972, April). A
stochastic differential equation for testing parallelserial identifiability and a case of hybrid mimicking.
Mathematical and Theoretical Psychology Conference, Townsend, J. T. (1970, November). Structure
issues in pattern recognition and their relation to template matching and
feature testing models. Paper presented at Psychonomic
Society Meetings, Townsend, J. T., Roos,
R., & Richards, M. (1970, September). Multiletter
display and multiletter memory processing times as
functions of the number of letters. Paper presented at national Mathematical
Psychology Meetings, Townsend, J. T. (1970, August). Spatiotemporal decision processes. Invited
presentation at Workshops on Processing Models in Perception and Psychophysics,
Townsend, J. T. (1970, April). A result
concerning the testability of parallel and serial models. Paper presented
at Mathematical Psychologists' Conference, Townsend, J. T. (1970, February). Research
in human character recognition and visual span of apprehension. Invited
presentation of Mathematical Psychology Laboratory, Rockefeller University. Townsend, J. T., Richards, M., &
Johnson, D. (1969, August). Receiver operating characteristics of single
visual elements. Paper presented at National Mathematical Psychology Meetings,
University of Michigan. Townsend, J. T. (1969, April). Stochastic
representations of serial and parallel processes. Paper presented at
Midwest Mathematical Psychology Meetings, Indiana University. Townsend, J. T., & Fial,
R. (1968, August). Spatiotemporal
characteristics of multisymbol perception. Paper
presented at Mathematical Psychology Meetings, Townsend, J. T. (1968,
March). The mindbody equation revisited. paper presented at
International Conference on Psychological Problems in Philosophy, Townsend, J. T. (1968,
March). Recognition models and metric assumptions in the identification of
uppercase English letters. Paper presented at Western Psychological
Association, 
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