Conference Presentations

2017

Rokers, B., Miller, N., Fulvio, J., Smith, S, Tredinnick, R., Racey, C. and Schloss, K.  “Virtual Brains: Using immersive virtual reality to enhance neuroscience research and instruction.” Front. Hum. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: 2nd International Conference on Educational Neuroscience. March 2017

2016

Schloss, K. B. “A Perceptual-Cognitive Fit Approach to Information Visualization.” Presented at the 2016 Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA, November 2016.

Schloss, K. B. “The role of perceptual-cognitive fit in interpreting messages from visual features.” Invited talk presented at the Configural Processing Consortium, Boston, MA, November 2016.

Schloss, K. B. “An empirical approach to scientific visualization: Issues of interpretability and aesthetic response.”  Invited talk presented at the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) workshop on How to Present Science Using Visual Tools, San Diego, CA, November 2016. 

Schloss, K. B., Lai, Y. H., & Witzel, C. “Color-emotion associations: not so hue-based as previously thought.” Invited talk presented at Colour in Mind – From Perception to Art, Tübingen, Germany, September 2016.

Schloss, K. B. & Heck, I. A. “The Dynamics of Color Preferences: Evidence from seasonal variations.” Presented at Progress in Colour Studies (PICS), London, England, September 2016.

Lai, Y. H., Welch, L., & Schloss, K. B. “Ad hoc color concept mapping and interpreting information visualizations.” Presented at Progress in Colour Studies (PICS), London, England, September 2016.

Schloss, K. B. “Understanding color preferences: from cone-contrasts to ecological associations.”  Invited talk presented at the European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP) Symposium Color: Cone Opponency and Beyond, Barcelona, Spain, August 2016.

Lai, Y. H., Welch, L., & Schloss, K. B. “Ad hoc color concept mapping and interpreting visual representations.” Presented at the 16th Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Petersburg, FL. May 2016.

Schloss, K. B., Lai, Y. H., & Witzel, C. “Yellow is no happier than blue when lightness and chroma are controlled.” Presented at the 16th Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Petersburg, FL. May 2016.

Silverman, A. T., Gramazio, C. C. & Schloss, K. B. “The dark-is-more (Dark+) bias in colormap data visualizations with legends.” Presented at the 16th Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Petersburg, FL. May
2016.

Udawatta, M. H., Fortenbaugh, F. C., & Schloss, K. B. “Tilt-induced shape distortion in the Distorted Curve Illusion.” Presented at the 16th Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Petersburg, FL. May 2016.


2015

Schloss, K. B., Heck, I. A., & Nelson, R. “Political affiliation generalizes to M&M color choice.” Presented at the 2015 meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL, Nov. 2015.

Schloss, K. B., Udawatta, M., & Fortenbaugh, F. C. “Distortions in shape perception due to configural processing.” Presented at the 2015 Configural Processing Consortium, Chicago, IL, November 2015.

Schloss, K. B., Gramazio, C., & Walmsley, C. S. “Which color means more? An investigation of color quantity mapping in data visualization.” Presented at the 15th Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Petersburg, FL. May 2015.

Heck, I. A. & Schloss, K, B. “Color preferences change with changes in environmental colors.” Presented at the 15th Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Petersburg, FL. May 2015.

Lai, Y. H. & Schloss, K. B. “Percept-concept consistency facilitates memory.” Presented at the 15th Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Petersburg, FL. May 2015.

Walmsley, C. S., & Schloss, K. B. “Color-concept consistency helps observers infer meaning from visual displays.” Presented at the 15th Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Petersburg, FL. May 2015.

Palmer, S. E., Schloss, K. B., Guo, T., Wung, V., Chai, F., Peng, K. “Symbolic effects on color preferences in China and the US. Presented at the 15th Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Petersburg, FL. May 2015.


2014

Schloss, K. B. & Sobel, D. M. “A Chromatic Interception: NFL Super Bowl Team Preferences Generalize to Preferences for Similarly Colored College Teams.” Presented at the 2014 meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA, Nov. 2014.

Palmer, S. E., Schloss, K. B., Yokosawa, K., Asano, M., Kanazawa, N., Guo, T., Wung V., Chai, F., & Peng, K. “Ecological Influences on Color Preferences in Japan, China, and the US.” Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Vision Science and Art Conference, Belgrade, Serbia. August, 2014.

Palmer, S. E., Langlois, T., Griscom, W. S., Whiteford, K. L., & Schloss, K. B., “Music-Color Associations in 7 Synesthetes and Non-synesthetes: The Mediating Role of Emotion.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the European Conference on Visual Perception, Belgrade, Serbia. August, 2014.

Malfatti, M., Schloss, K. B., Albertazzi, L., & Palmer, S. E. “Shape-to-Color Associations in Non-synesthetes: Emotional and Perceptual Mediation.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the European Conference on Visual Perception, Belgrade, Serbia. August, 2014.

Schloss, K. B., Goldberger, C. S., Levitan, C. A., & Palmer S. E. (2014). Following the Scent: Applying the ecological valence theory to odor preferences. Presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, July 2014.

Schloss, K. B. Aesthetic response to color. Presented in a workshop on Cogntive Science and the Arts at the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, July 2014.

Schloss, K. B. & Udawatta, M. Shifty shades of gray: Perceiving motion from deletion in the Shifty Shade Illusion. Presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2014.

Malfatti, M., Schloss, K. B., Albertazzi, L., & Palmer, S. E. Shape-to-color associations in non-synesthetes: evidence for emotional mediation. Presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2014.


2013

Palmer, S. E., & Schloss, K. B. “Contextual Fit Dominates Color Preferences.” Symposium talk presented at the International Congress of Vision Science, Winchester, UK. July 17, 2013.

Palmer, S. E. & Schloss, K. B. “The Ecological Valence Theory for human color preferences.” Symposium talk presented at the AIC Conference, Newcastle, UK, July 11, 2013.

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “Aesthetic Response to Color Combinations.” Symposium talk presented at the AIC Conference, Newcastle, UK, July 11, 2013.

Schloss, K. B., & McComb, M. Perceptual organization influences memory, search, and aesthetic judgment. Presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2013.

Langlois, T. A., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S.E. Music-color associations to simple melodies in synesthetes and non-synesthetes.. Presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2013.

Palmer, S. E., Schloss, K. B., & Whiteford, K. L. Music-Color Associations to Classical Music in Synesthetes and Non-synesthetes: The Surprising Role of Emotion. Presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2013.

Whiteford, K. L. Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. Music-color associations from Bach to the Blues: Emotional mediation in synesthetes and non-synesthetes. Presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2013.


2012

Schloss, K. B., & McComb, M. The effects of perceptual organization on memory, search, and aesthetic judgment. Presented at the Configural Processing Consortium, Minneapolis, MN, November, 2012.

Palmer, S. E., Schloss, K.B., & Sammartino, J. “Perceptual Organization and Aesthetic Preference: The Role of Contextual Fit.” Configural Processing Consortium, Minneapolis, MN, November 14, 2012.

Palmer, S. E., Schloss, K. B., & Sammartino, J. “Semantic Fit Dominates Default Aesthetic Preferences for Color and Spatial Composition.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN, November 16, 2012.

Palmer, S. E., & Schloss, K. B. “Human color preferences: An ecological approach.” Paper presented at the 1st Annual Meeting of the Vision Science of Art Conference (VSAC), Alghero, Italy, Sept. 1, 2012.

Palmer, S. E., Schloss, K. B., & Langlois, T. “Color, music, and emotion.” Paper presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Alghero, Italy, Sept. 6, 2012.

Schloss, K. B. & Palmer, S. E. “Human Color Preference: An Ecological Valence Theory.” Presented at Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Mannheim, Germany, April 2012.

Schloss, K. B., & Prinzmetal, W. Challenging the inappropriate constancy scaling account of the Müller-Lyer Illusion. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN, November, 2012.

Schloss, K. B., Strauss, E. D., & Palmer, S. E. “Object Color Preferences.” Presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2012.

Palmer, S. E., Schloss, K. B. , & Heinemann, M. “Semantic Effects on Aesthetic Preference for Color Harmony in Visual Displays.” Presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2012.

Nelson, R., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “Color Preference: Seasonal and Gender Differences.” Presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2012.

Lau, C., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “Effects of grouping on preference for color triplets.” Presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2012.


2011

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “Preference Asymmetries in Color Pairs: Retinal vs. Perceived Size.” Presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2011.

Strauss, E. D., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “The effects of imagined experiences of objects on preferences for colors.” Presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2011.

Lau, C., Schloss, K. B., Eagleman, D. M., & Palmer, S. E. “Color-Grapheme Associations in Non-Synesthetes: Evidence of Emotional Mediation.” Presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2011.

Palmer, S. E., Langlois, T., Tsang, T., Schloss, K. B., Levitin, D. J. “Color, Music and Emotion.” Presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2011.

Palmer, S. E., Schloss, K. B., Langlois, T., Tsang, T., & Levitin, D. J., “Color, Music, and emotion,” Talk presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle WA, November 8, 2011.

Asano, M., Kadowaki, S., Yokosawa, K., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “Cross-Cultural differences and commonalities in preference for color combinations. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle WA, November 8, 2011.


2010

Schloss, K. B., Fortenbaugh, F., Strauss, E. D. & Palmer, S. E. “CSI Berkeley Episode II: perceptual organization and selective attention.” Presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2010.

Strauss, E. D., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Effects of object exposure on color preferences.” Presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2010.

Poggesi, R. M., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “Effects of school spirit on color preferences: Berkeley’s Blue-and-Gold vs. Stanford’s Red-and-White.” Presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2010.

Palmer, S. E. & Schloss, K. B. “An ecological account of individual differences in color preferences.“ Presented at the10th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2010.

Xu, Z. R. M., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “The color of emotionally expressive faces.” Presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2010.

Yokosawa ,K., Yano, N., Schloss, K. B., Prado-Leon, L., & Palmer, S. E. “Cross-cultural studies of color preferences: US, Japan, Mexico.” Presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2010.

Palmer, S. E., & Schloss, K. B. “Aesthetic Preference for Color: An Ecological Valence Approach.” Symposium presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, MO. November 20, 2010.

Palmer, S. E., & Schloss, K. B. “Individual Differences in Color Preferences: An Ecological Account.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, MO. November 19, 2010.

Yokosawa, K., Schloss, K.B., Poggesi, R. M., & Palmer, S. E. “Color preferences in Japanese American bicultural observers.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, MO. November 19, 2010.


2009

Palmer, S. E. & Schloss, K. B. “An Ecological Valence Theory for Human Color Preferences.” Presented at the Psychonomics Society Meeting. Boston, MA, Nov. 2009.

Schloss, K. B., Fortenbaugh, F., Strauss, E. D. & Palmer, S. E. “CSI Berkeley: Episode II perceptual organization and selective attention.” Presented at the 4th Annual Configural Processing Consortium, Boston, MA, Nov. 2009.

Palmer, S. E., Schloss, K. B., & Gardner, J. S. “Hidden knowledge in aesthetics: Preferences for color and spatial composition.” Invited presentation at the Workshop on Knowledge and Performance in the Perception of Objects and Living Beings. Bielefeld, Germany, October 29, 2009.

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “An Ecological Valence Theory for Human Color Preferences.” Presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Amsterdam, July 2009.

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “An Ecological Valence Theory for Human Color Preferences.” Presented at a symposium on “Aesthetic Science” at the 21st Association for Psychological Science Convention, San Francisco, CA, May 2009.

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “An Ecological Valence Theory for Human Color Preferences.” Presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2009.

Palmer, S. E., Schloss, K. B., & Fortenbaugh, F. “A Configural Shape Illusion.” Presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2009.

Poggesi, R. M., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “Preference for Three Color Combinations in Varying Proportions.” Presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2009.

Nothelfer, C., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “The Role of Spatial Composition in Preference for Color Pairs.” Presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2009.

Barker–Benfield, M., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “Preference for Color–Pairs within Finely Sampled Color Space.” Presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2009.

Hackett, G., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “The Relationship between Color and Form in Judgments of Preference and Harmony.” Presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2009.

Fushikida, W., Schloss, K. B., Yokosawa, K. & Palmer, S. E. “Cross–Cultural Differences in Color Preference: Japan vs. the USA.” Presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2009.


2008

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “The Occlusion Illusion: Stereoscopic evidence of partial modal completion.” Presented at the Object Perception and Memory Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 12, 2008.

Palmer, S. E., Schloss, K. B., & Fortenbaugh, F. “A Configural Shape Illusion.” Presented at the Configural Processing Consortium, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, November 11, 2008.

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “Aesthetic Preferences for Individual Colors and Color Combinations.” Presented at the International Congress of Psychology, Berlin, Germany, July 24, 2008.

Palmer, S. E., & Schloss, K. B. “The Berkeley Color Project I: Human Response to Individual Colors.” Presented at the Conference on Progress in Colour Studies, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK, July 14, 2008.

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “The Berkeley Color Project II: Human Preference for Color Combinations.” Presented at the Conference on Progress in Colour Studies, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK, July 14, 2008.

Schloss, K. B., Lawler, P., & Palmer, S. E. “The Color of Music.” Presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Naples, FL, May 2008.

Schloss, K. B., Lawler, P., & Palmer, S. E. “The Color of Music.” Presented at the Berkeley Stanford Talks, Berkeley, CA, April 26, 2008.


2007

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “Color preferences across contexts as predicted by colorimetric variables.” Presented at 7th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Sarasota, FL, May 2007.

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. “Aesthetic Preferences for Color Combinations.” Presented at the Berkeley Stanford Talks, Stanford, CA, April, 2007.


2006

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. (2006) “Stereoscopic Depth and the Occlusion Illusion.” Presented at 6th Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Sarasota, FL, May 2006.

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. (2006) “Stereoscopic Depth and the Occlusion Illusion.” Presented at the Berkeley Stanford Talks, Berkeley, CA, April, 2006.