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Books:

Authored:

Townsend, J. T., & Ashby, F. G. (1983). The Stochastic Modeling of Elementary Psychological Processes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [PDF: Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3]


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. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.


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. [PDF]


Zhang, R., Liu, Y. & Townsend, J.T. (2018). A theoretical study of process dependence for standard two-process serial and two-process parallel models. In Invariance in Human Information Processes, Edited by Thomas Lachmann and Tina Weiss, New York: Routledge. [PDF]


Houpt, J. W., Townsend, J. T., & Jefferson, B. (2017). Stochastic foundations of elementary mental architectures. New Handbook of Mathematical Psychology, 2., 104-127. [PDF]


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 Cheng-Ta Yang, New York: Academic Press. [PDF]


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. [PDF]


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. 63-98. [PDF]


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. 594-603. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T. & Wenger, M. J. (2015). Chapter in J. Wagemans (Ed.) On the dynamic perceptual characteristics of gestalten: Theory-based methods. The Oxford Handbook of Perceptual Organization. [PDF]


Van Zandt, T., & Townsend, J. T. (2012). Mathematical Psychology. In H. Cooper (Ed.-in-Chief), 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, Elsevier--Encyclopedia 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 parallel-serial 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. [PDF]


Neufeld, R.W.J., Townsend, J. T., & Jetté, J. (2007). Quantitative response time technology for measuring cognitive-processing 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. [PDF]


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. [PDF]


Eghbalnia, H., Assadi, A.H., Townsend, J. (2005). Symmetry, features and information. In E. Bayro (Ed.) Handbook of geometric methods in vision. Springer-Verlag.


Townsend, J. T., & Spencer-Smith, 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. [PDF]


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., & Spencer-Smith, 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, Quebec City, CA.[PDF]


Colonius, H. & Townsend, J. T. (1997). Activation-state representation of models for the redundant-signals-effect. 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. 12th Annual Meeting International Society for Psychophysics, Padua, Italy. [PDF]


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. Amsterdam: Elsevier Publishers. [PDF]


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). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.[PDF]


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. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. [PDF]


Kadlec, H., & Townsend, J. T. (1992). Signal detection analysis of multidimensional interactions. In F. G. Ashby (Ed.), Probabilistic Multidimensional Models of Perception and Cognition. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T., & Van Zandt, T. (1990). New theoretical results on testing self-terminating 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. American University Studies, Series VIII, Vol. 17, New York: Peter Lang.


Townsend, J. T., & Kadlec, H. (1990). Mathematics and psychology. In R. E. Mickens (Ed.), Mathematics and Science. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T., & VanZandt, T. (1990). New theoretical results on testing self-terminating vs. exhaustive processing. In H. G. Geissler and H. Schroeder (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Fechner Symposium. Amsterdam: North Holland. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T., & Busemeyer, J. R. (1989). Approach-Avoidance: Return to dynamic decision behavior. In Chizuko Izawa (Ed.), Current Issues in Cognitive Processes: The Tulane Flowerree Symposium on Cognition. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum Associates. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T., Kadlec, H., & Kantowitz, B. H. (1987). POPEYE: A production rule-based model of multitask supervisory control (POPCORN). In J. R. Comstock, Jr. (Ed.), Mental State Estimation 1987, proceedings of a workshop sponsored and published by NASA.


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. 255-276). XXIII International Congress of Psychology. Amsterdam: North Holland. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T., & Evans, R. (1983). A systems approach to parallel-serial testability and visual feature processing. In H. G. Geissler (Ed.), Modern Issues in Perception (pp. 166-189). Berlin: VEB Deutscher Verlag der Wissenschaften. [PDF]


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. 200-239). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum Associates. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T. (1975). The mind-body equation revisited. In Chung-Ying Cheng (Ed.), Psychological Problems in Philosophy (pp. 200-218). Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. [PDF]


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. 133-168). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum Press. [PDF]


Refereed Articles:

Zhang, R., Liu, Y., & Townsend (2019). A theoretical study of process dependence for critical statistics in standard serial models and standard parallel models. Journal of Mathematical Psychology. 102277 [PDF]


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/s13414-016-1133-4. [PDF]


Houpt Joseph W., Yang Cheng-Ta, 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, 37-48. [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, 659-680. [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, 118-127. [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/s13423-014-0599-0. [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, 406-415, DOI 10.3758/s13428-013-0372-8. [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, 21-32. [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, 1048-1057. [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, 341-355. [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, 476-494. [PDF]


Townsend, J.T., Altieri, N. (2012). An accuracy-response time capacity assessment function that measures performance against standard parallel predictions. Psychological Review, 199(3), 500-516.[PDF]


Altieri, N. & Townsend, J.T. (2011). An assessment of behavioral dynamic information processing measures in audiovisual speech perception. Frontiers in Psychology, 2(238), 1-15. [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, 513-539. [PDF]


Altieri, N., Pisoni, D. & Townsend, J.T. (2011). Some normative data on lip-reading 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, 659-681. [PDF]


Houpt, J.W., & Townsend, J.T. (2011). An extension of SIC predictions to the Wiener coactive model. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 55, 267-270. [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, 176-190. [PDF]


Houpt, J.W., & Townsend, J.T. (2010). The statistical properties of the survivor interaction contrast. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 54, 446-453. [PDF]


Fifić, M., & Townsend, J.T. (2010). Information-processing alternatives to holistic perception: Identifying the mechanisms of secondary-level holism within a categorization paradigm. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 36(5), 1290-1313. [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), 129-150. [PDF]


Johnson, S. A., Blaha, L.M., Houpt, J.W., & Townsend, J. T. (2010). Systems Factorial Technology provides new insights on global-local information processing in autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 54, 53--72. [PDF]


McFall, R. M., Townsend, J. T., & Viken, R. J. (1995). Diathesis stress model or “Just So” story?. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18(3), 565-566. [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), 1-4. [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, 339-343. [PDF]


Silbert, N. H., Lentz, J. and Townsend, J. T. (2009). Independence and separability in the perception of complex non-speech sounds. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 71, 1900-1915. [PDF]


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), 1441-1463. [PDF]


Fific, M., Nosofsky, R. M. & Townsend, J. T.,(2008). Information-Processing Architectures in Multidimensional Classification: A Validation Test of the Systems Factorial Technology. Journal of Human Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 34, 356-375. [PDF]


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), 583-603. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T. (2008). Mathematical psychology: Prospects for the 21st century: A guest editorial. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 52, 269-280. [PDF]


Townsend, J.T., Honey, C.J. (2007). Consequences of base time for redundant signals experiments. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 51, 242-265. [PDF]


Busemeyer, J. R., Wang, Z. & Townsend, J. T., (2006). Quantum dynamics of human decision making. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 50, 220-241.[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, 283-323. [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, 1047-1058. [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, 253-255. [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, 759-772.[PDF]


Townsend, J. T. & Fific, M. (2004). Parallel & serial processing and individual differences in high-speed scanning in human memory. Perception & Psychophysics, 66, 953-962. [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, 1003-1035. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T. & Wenger, M.J. (2004). The serial-parallel dilemma: A case study in a linkage of theory and method. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 11, 391-418. [PDF]


Busey, T. A. & Townsend, J. T. (2001). Independent sampling vs. inter-item dependencies in whole report processing: Contributions of processing architecture and variable attention. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 45, 283-323. [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, 370-392. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T.(2001). A clarification of self-terminating vs. exhaustive variances in serial and parallel processing. Perception & Psychophysics, 63,, 1101-1106. [PDF]


Spencer-Smith, J., Wild, H., Innes-Ker, A., Townsend, J. T., Duffy, C., Edwards, C., Ervin, K., Merritt, N., Won Paik, J. (2001). Making faces: Creating three-dimensional parameterized models of facial expression. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments & Computers, 33, 115-123. [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), 67-99. (General Editor = Gavain Chastain) by M. L. Cheal (Ed.) [PDF]


Townsend, J. T., Silva, K. M., Spencer-Smith, 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,, 83-105. I. E. Dror and S. V. Stevenage (Eds.). [PDF]


Wenger, M. & Townsend, J. T. (2000). Spatial frequencies in short-term memory for faces: A test of three frequency-dependent hypotheses. Memory & Cognition, 28, 125-142. [PDF]


McFall, R., & Townsend, J. T. (1998). Foundations of psychological assessment: Implications for cognitive assessment in clinical science. Psychological Assessment, 10, 316-330. [PDF]


Hughes, H. C., & Townsend, J. T. (1998). Varieties of binocular interaction in human vision. Psychological Science, 9, 53-60.[PDF]


Townsend, J. T. & Colonius, H. (1997). Parallel processing response times and experimental determination of the stopping rule. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 41, 392-397. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T. & Nozawa, G. (1997). Serial exhaustive models can violate the race inequality: Implications for architecture and capacity. Psychological Review, 104, 595-602. [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, 211-223. [PDF]


Fikes, T. G. & Townsend (1995). Moving models of motion forward: Explication and a new concept. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18, 751-753.


Townsend, J. T. & Nozawa, G. (1995). Spatio-temporal properties of elementary perception: An investigation of parallel, serial and coactive theories. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 39, 321-360. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T., & Thomas, R. (1994). Stochastic dependencies in parallel and serial models: Effects on systems factorial interactions. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 38, 1-34. [PDF]


Busemeyer, J., & Townsend, J. T. (1993). Decision field theory: A dynamic-cognitive approach to decision making. Psychological Review, 100(3) 432-459. [PDF]


Van Zandt, T., & Townsend, J. T. (1993). Self-terminating vs. exhaustive processes in rapid visual, and memory search: An evaluative review. Perception & Psychophysics, 53(5) 563-580.[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, 325-374.[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, 219-227. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T. (1990). The truth and consequences of ordinal differences in statistical distributions: Toward a theory of hierarchical inference. Psychological Bulletin, 108, 551-567. [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, 46-54. [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, 328-347.[PDF]


Townsend, J. T., & Schweickert, R. (1989). Toward the trichotomy method: Laying the foundation of stochastic mental networks. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 33, 309-327. [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, 575-591. [PDF]


Ashby, F. G., & Townsend, J. T. (1986). Varieties of perceptual independence. Psychological Review, 93, 154-179. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T. (1984). Uncovering mental processes with factorial experiments. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 28, 363-400. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T., & Ashby, F. G. (1984). Measurement scales and statistics: The misconception misconceived. Psychological Bulletin, 96, 394-401. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T., Hu, G. G., & Evans, R. (1984). Modeling feature perception in brief displays with evidence for positive interdependencies. Perception & Psychophysics, 36, 35-49. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T., & Landon, D. E. (1983). Mathematical models of recognition and confusion in psychology. International Journal of Mathematical Social Sciences, 4, 25-71. [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, 119-163. [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, 834-864. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T., Hu, G. G., & Ashby, F. G. (1981). Perceptual sampling of orthogonal straight line features. Psychological Research, 43, 259-275. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T. (1981). Some characteristics of visual whole report behavior. Acta Psychologica, 47, 149-173. [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, 163-166.[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, 330-354.[PDF]


Ashby, F. G., & Townsend, J. T. (1980). Decomposing the reaction time distribution: Pure insertion and selective influence revisited. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 21, 93-123.[PDF]


Townsend, J. T. (1978). A clarification of some current multiplicative confusion models. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 18, 25-38.[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, 1212-1228. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T. (1976b). Serial and within-stage independent parallel model equivalence on the minimum completion time. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 14, 219-238. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T. (1976a). A stochastic theory of matching processes. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 14, 1-52.[PDF]


Townsend, J. T., & Roos, R. N. (1973). Search reaction time for single targets in multiletter stimuli with brief visual displays. Memory & Cognition, 1, 319-332. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T. (1972). Some results concerning the identifiability of parallel and serial processes. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 25, 168-199. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T., Taylor, S. G., & Brown, D. R. (1971d). Lateral masking for letters with unlimited viewing time. Perception & Psychophysics, 10, 375-378. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T. (1971c). Alphabetic confusion: A test of models for individuals. Perception & Psychophysics, 10, 449-454. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T. (1971b). A note on the identifiability of parallel and serial processes. Perception & Psychophysics, 10, 161-163. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T. (1971a). Theoretical analysis of an alphabetic confusion matrix. Perception & Psychophysics, 9, 40-50. [PDF]


Townsend, J. T. (1968). Binocular information summation and the serial processing model. Perception & Psychophysics, 4, 125-128. [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, 67-73.[PDF]


Bliss, J. C., Crane, H. D., Mansfield, P. K., & Townsend, J. T. (1966). Information available in brief tactile presentations. Perception & Psychophysics, 1, 273-283.[PDF]


Bliss, J. C., Crane, H. D., Link, S. W., & Townsend, J. T. (1966). Tactile perception of sequentially presented spatial patterns. Perception & Psychophysics, 1, 125-130. [PDF]


 

Book Reviews and Commentaries:

 

Townsend, J. T. & Spencer-Smith, 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, 449-465.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1995). Methdology and statistics in the behavioral sciences: The old and the new. Feature review in Psychological Science, 5, 321-325.

 

McFall, R., Townsend, J. T., & Viken, R. (1995). Diathesis-stress model or "just-so" story. Commentary on Mealey’s "The sociobiology of sociopathy:" Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18(3), 565-566.

 

Fikes, T. G. & Townsend, J. T. (1995). Moving models of motion forward: Explication and a new concept. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18, 751-753.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1994). A visual approach to nonlinear dynamics: Just cartoons or a serious-pedagogieal 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. Santa Cruz, CA: Aerial Press, 1991.

 

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, 458-459.

 

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, 77-78.

 

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, 775-776.

 

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, 539-540.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1983). Review of Algebra of Conscience by Vladimir A. Lefebvre. Boston: Reidel; in Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 27, No. 4, December 1983.

 

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, West Lafayette, IN.

 

Innes-Ker, A.H., & Townsend, J.T. (2003). Gestalt perception of emotional expressions. 44th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, B.C., Canada..

 

Fechner Day 2002, International Society for Psychophysics (October 2002).  October 22-26, 2002, Rio de Janeiro.

 

Townsend, J. T. (April, 2002).  Short-term memory search: Parallel or serial with individual differences.  Society for Experimental Psychologists, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

 

Spencer-Smith, J., & Townsend, J. T. (July, 2002).  Tests for curvature in psychological spaces.  Society of Mathematical Psychology, Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH.

 

Innes-Ker, A., & Townsend, J. T. (July, 2002). Emotional expressions as Gestalts.  Poster presentation at Society of Mathematical Psychology, Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH.

 

Townsend, J. T., & Fific, M. (July, 2002).  Parallel vs. serial processing and individual differences in high-speed scanning in human memory.  Society of Mathematical Psychology, Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH.

 

Townsend, J. T., & Spencer-Smith, J. (October, 2002). Infinite dimensional Riemannian spaces for face perception.  American Mathematical Society.  Workshop on neural and machine computation and learning.

 

Townsend, J. T., & Spencer-Smith, 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?  Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH.

 

University of Western Ontario, December 7, 2001, Evidence for parallel processing of facial features.

 

International Society for Psychophysics in Leipzig, October, 19-23, Toward a global theory of face perception: Synthesis of psychological representation and process.

 

European Mathematical Psychology Meetings in Lisbon, September 26-29, 2001, Faces vs. features:  Process and representation.

 

University of Victoria, May 16, 2001, The double factorial paradigm applied to facial feature processing.

 

University of California, San Diego, May 11, 2001, Synthesizing geometry and process models in face perception.

 

University of California, Irvine, May 10, 2001, Infinite dimensional spaces for face perception.

 

(Teaching) Fellow taught an informal ongoing seminar for graduate students and faculty on Afoundational aspects of geometry and applications to cognitive science@ at University of Oldenburg, January 2000 - November 2000.

 

University of Muenster:  Parallel vs. Serial Processing of Facial Features; June, 2000.

 

University of Padua:  Architecture and Capacity of Facial Information Processing; December, 2000.

 

European Mathematical Psychology Meetings in Graz, Austria:  Infinite Dimensional Riemannian Spaces for Face Perception; July, 2000.

 

University of Leipzig:  Perceptual Separability on Riemannian Manifolds; August, 2000.

 

Technical University of Braunschweig:  Capacity and Architecture in the Perception of Facial Information; September, 2000.

 

University of Paris:  Using General Recognition Theory to Study the Dependence of Facial Features; October, 2000.

 

University of Bremen:  Why Mathematical Modeling is Necessary for Programs in Cognitive Science; November, 2000.

 

University of Tel Aviv:  Two presentations on History and applications of General Recognition Theory; March, 2000.

 

University of Bielefeld:  On the Relationship of Decision Making to Categorization; April, 2000.

 

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, Santa Cruz, CA..

 

Townsend, J. T., &  Spencer-Smith, J. B. (1999). Two kinds of global perceptual separability and curvature. 15th annual meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics.    Fechner Day 1999.  Tempe, AZ.

 

Townsend, J. T., & Wenger, M. J. (1999).  Visual search in organized vs. scrambled facial features and letters.  AIC, Jackson Hole, WY

 

Wenger, M. J., & Townsend, J. T. (1998). Information processing and facial processing. AIC, Jackson Hole, WY.

 

Wenger, M. J., & Townsend, J. T. (1998). Organizer of Symposium on Facial Perception and Memory. AIC, Jackson Hole, WY.

 

Roe, R. M., Busemeyer, J. R., & Townsend, J. T. (1998). Extension of decision field theory to multiple choice tasks. 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

 

Townsend, J. T., Solomon, B., & Wenger, M. J. (1998). Geodesics in infinite dimensional spaces. 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

 

Townsend, J. T., & Wenger, M. J. (1998). When channels interact: correlated linear systems and target redundancy. 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1997). From basics to contemporary paradigms: CHAOS, Society for Quantitative Analysis of Behavior, Chicago, IL.

 

Townsend, J. T. & Wenger, M. J. (1997). Spatial frequencies and short-term memory for faces. Society for Experimental Psychologists, Brown University, Providence, RI.

 

Townsend, J. T. & Wenger, M. J. (1997). The double-factorial paradigm applied to facial features. Society for Experimental Psychologists, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

 

Townsend, J. T. & Wenger, M. J. (1997). On the costs and benefits of faces and words. Society for Mathematical Psychology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

 

Townsend, J. T., & Wenger, M. J. (1997) Stochastically dependent parallel systems and implications for perceptual and cognitive configurality. Society for Mathematical Psychology, Bloomington, IN.

 

Wenger, M. J., & Townsend, J. T. (1997). Dynamic relations for response latency and probability: Outline and initial tests. Psychonomics society, Philadelphia, 1997.

 

Invited presentations of my research at University of California, Berkeley; University of California, Riverside; University of Washington, Seattle, 1996.

 

Invited but unable to attend: Townsend, J. T. & Wenger, M. J. Patterns and features as manifolds: Faces in identification and categorization. 12th Annual Meeting International Society for Psychophysics, Padua, Italy, 1996.

 

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, Montreal, Canada.

 

Townsend, J. T. Continuous flows theories of human information processing. Paper presented at joint IU-Purdue 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. 29th Annual Meeting of Society for Mathematical Psychology, Chapel Hill, NC.

 

Wenger, M. T. & Townsend, J. T. (1996) Facial gestalts and configurality as aspects of form and capacity. 29th Annual Meeting of Society for Mathematical Psychology, Chapel Hill, NC.

 

Townsend, J. T. & Wenger, M. J. (1996) Infinite dimensional general recognition theory (IDGRT) and its implications for object perception and memory. 4th annual workshop on Object Perception and memory, Chicago, IL.

 

Townsend, J. T. & Wenger, M. J. (1996) Searching for faces and words: General cognitive stochastic processing issues. 37th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

 

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, Los Angeles, CA.

 

Townsend, J. T. Implications of dynamic decision field theory for perception and intention. Invited address at a symposium on perceptual and intentional dynamics, University of Amsterdam, October 1995.

 

Townsend J. T. American Psychological Association Invited Address: On the assessment of psychological dimensional and classical interaction. 1995, APA Convention, New York, NY.

 

Townsend, J. T. Mental capacity, Gestalt perception and response times. Invited address at a Special symposium Honoring R. Duncan Luce; August 3, 1995, Irvine, CA.

 

Two invited addresses at California State University at Fresno: Identification of Mental architecture using behavioral data. June, 1995, Fresno, CA.

 

Townsend, J. T., & Fikes, T. G. Multiple-process models for perception-action systems. Paper presented at the Thirty-fifth Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. November, 1994, St. Louis, MO.

 

Fikes, T. G., & Townsend, J. T. A model taxonomy with application to perception-action systems. Paper presented at the Twenty-seventh Annual Mathematical Psychology Meeting. August, 1994, Seattle, WA.

 

Thomas, R. D., & Townsend, J. T. Learning distributional information in a categorization task. Thirty-fourth Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. August, 1993; Washington, D.C.

 

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. Categorization I. Thirty-fourth Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. August, 1993; Washington, D.C.

Townsend, J. T. Invited Address by F. G. Ashby of University of California - Santa Barbara: Decision bounds and identification and categorization. Twenty-sixth Annual Mathematical Psychology Meeting. August, 1993; Norman, OK.

 

Townsend, J. T. Evidence that binocular detection is a parallel coactive system. Paper presented at the Twenty-fifth International Congress of Psychology. 1992; Brussels, Belgium.

 

Townsend, J. T. & Nozawa, G., Distributional tests of serial, parallel, and coactivation models using the double factorial paradigm. Paper presented at the Thirty-third Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. November, 1992; St. Louis, MO.

 

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. March 22, 1991; Bloomington, IN.

 

Nozawa & Townsend, J. T. (August, 1991). Analyses of reaction times obtained in the redundant target paradigm: Evidence for parallel processing. Twenty-fourth Annual Meeting of Society for Mathematical Psychology, Bloomington, IN. Also, Chair, Invited Address by Jerome R. Busemeyer of Purdue University: A decision Field Theory Account of Some "Paradoxical" Findings from Decision Research.

 

Thomas, R., & Townsend, J. T. (1990, August). Stochastic dependencies in parallel and serial models: Effects on systems factorial interactions. Paper presented at Twenty-Third Annual Meeting of Society for Mathematical Psychology, Toronto, Montreal.

 

Kadlec, H., & Townsend, J. T. (1990, August). Testing separabilities and independence with signal detection analyses. Paper presented at Twenty-third Annual Meeting of Society for Mathematical Psychology, Toronto, Montreal, Canada.

 

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, Chicago, IL.

 

Townsend, J. T., & Nozawa, G. (1988, November). Strong evidence for parallel processing with simple dot stimuli. Paper presented at Twenty-Ninth Annual Meeting of Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

 

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, Sydney, Australia.

 

Wooten, T., & Townsend, J. T. (1988, July). New theoretical results on testing self-terminating vs. exhaustive processing in rapid search experiments. Paper presented at Twenty-First Annual Meeting of Society for Mathematical Psychology, Evanston, IL.

 

Kadlec, H., & Townsend, J. T. (1988, July). New theoretical results for perceptual dependence from signal detection. Paper presented at Twenty-First Annual Psychology Meeting, Evanston, IL.

 

Busemeyer, J. R., You, G. M., & Townsend, J. T. (1988, July). A stochastic version of the approach-avoidance model. Paper presented at Twenty-First Annual Mathematical Psychology Meeting, Evanston, IL.

 

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, Seattle, WA.

 

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, Berkeley, CA.

 

Townsend, J. T., Kadlec, H., & Kantowitz, B. H. (1987, June). Invited Presentation. POPEYE: A production rule-based model of multitask supervisory control (POPCORN). Paper presented at the Mental State Estimation Workshop, Williamsburg, VA.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1987, April). A Dynamic Mathematical Theory of Approach-Avoidance Decision Making. Invited presentation to Department of Psychology, University of Illinois.

 

Townsend, J. T., & Wooten, T. (1986, November). Deja vu: The recurring spectre of parallel-serial mimicry. Paper presented at Psychonomic Society Meetings, New Orleans, LA.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1986, August). Relationships of nonparametric aspects of probability distributions. 19th Annual Mathematical Psychology Meetings, Boston, MA.

 

Invited talks while on leave at Stanford University (1986, Spring). Topic: Using reaction time to assess mental architecture.  Given at University of California, Santa Barbara, CA., University of California, Berkeley, CA., University of California, Santa-Cruz, CA., NASA-Ames Research Center, Sunnyvale, CA.

 

Busemeyer, J., & Townsend, J. T. (1985, August). Toward an adaptive theory of decision making. Paper presented at 18th Annual Mathematical Psychology Meetings, La Jolla, CA.

 

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, San Antonio, TX.

Ashby, F. G., & Townsend, J. T. (1984, November). Varieties of perceptual independence. Paper presented at Psychonomic Society Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

 

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, Acapulco, MX.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1984, September). (Chair and Organizer), Symposium on Dynamic Mathematical Models of Human Information Processing, 23rd International Congress of Psychology, Acapulco, MX.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1984, August). (Chair), Session on Information Processing and Performance. Paper presented at Seventeenth Annual Mathematical Psychology Meeting, Chicago, IL.

 

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, Chicago, IL.

 

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 identification-accuracy experiments. paper presented at Psychonomic Society Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1982). Mathematical models of memory search. Invited presentation at University of North Carolina.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1982). Systems theory and psychology. Invited presentation at University of California, Irvine.

 

Townsend, J. T., & Piotrowski, S. M. (1981, November). Parallel systems and factorial additivity of mean reaction time. Paper presented at Psychonomic Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1981). Feature theories of letter recognition. Invited presentation at Indiana University.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1981). Models and experimentation in span of apprehension. Invited presentation at the University of Wisconsin.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1981). Toward a psychological system theory. Invited presentation at Ohio State University.

 

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, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

 

Townsend, J. T., & Hu, G. G. (1980, August). Testing the independence of visual feature perception. paper presented at Thirteenth Annual Mathematical Psychology Meetings, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

 

Townsend, J. T., & Evans, R. (1979, May). Testing three models of confusion with simple line segments. Paper presented at Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

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, San Antonio, TX.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1978). (Organizer and Discussant), on Mathematical Models of Visual Character Recognition. Eleventh Annual Mathematical Psychology Meeting, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

 

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, Konstanz, West Germany.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1977, March). A stochastic theory of matching processes. Invited talks at Universitat Konstanz, West Germany.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1976, November). A stochastic theory of matching processes. Invited talks at Universitat Regensburg, West Germany.

 

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, Rauischholzhausen, West Germany.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1976). A generalization of PST (Parallel-Serial Testing Paradigm). Paper presented at Ninth Annual Mathematical Psychology Meeting, New York, NY.

 

Townsend, J. T., & Ashby, F. G. (1976, May). Toward a theory of letter recognition: Testing contemporary mathematical models. Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

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, Bloomington, IN.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1975, August). A clarification of some current multiplicative confusion models. Paper presented at the Eighth Annual Mathematical Psychology Meetings, Purdue University.

 

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, Boston, MA.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1974, August). Independent parallel models and analyses of reaction time distributions. Paper presented at Seventh Annual Mathematical Psychology Meetings, Ann Arbor, MI.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1974, June). Characteristics of reaction time distributions. Invited presentation at the Formal Theories of Information Processing Conference, Stanford University.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1974, May). Model structure in display and memory search. Invited talk at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1973). (Chairman and Discussant), Symposium on Structure and Function in Models for Short- and Long-term Memory Search. American Psychological Association, with J. G. Snodgrass, M. Razel, C. Razel, and D. Vorberg (Contributors), Montreal, Canada.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1973, August). (Chairman and Contributor), Symposium on Models of Search in Short-term 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 Universität Marburg, West Germany.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1973, April). Mathematical model for visual information processing. Talk given at Visual Perception Seminar, Princeton University.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1973, February). Mathematical aspects of finite processing systems. Talk given at Mathematical Psychology Seminar, New York University.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1972, August). Identifiable parallel and serial models for same-different experiments and a paradigm for testability at the level of mean processing times. Fifth Annual Mathematical Psychology Meeting, San Diego, CA.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1972, June). Serial and parallel models. Invited talk at Universität Bochum, West Germany.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1972, April). A stochastic differential equation for testing parallel-serial identifiability and a case of hybrid mimicking. Mathematical and Theoretical Psychology Conference, Indiana University.

 

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, San Antonio, TX.

 

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, Miami Beach, FL.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1970, August). Spatio-temporal decision processes. Invited presentation at Workshops on Processing Models in Perception and Psychophysics, Miami Beach, FL.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1970, April). A result concerning the testability of parallel and serial models. Paper presented at Mathematical Psychologists' Conference, Indiana University.

 

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). Spatio-temporal characteristics of multisymbol perception. Paper presented at Mathematical Psychology Meetings, Stanford University.


Townsend, J. T. (1968, March). The mind-body equation revisited. paper presented at International Conference on Psychological Problems in Philosophy, Honolulu, HI.

 

Townsend, J. T. (1968, March). Recognition models and metric assumptions in the identification of uppercase English letters. Paper presented at Western Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.



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