Publications

Journal Articles

Schloss, K. B. & Palmer, S.E. (in press). An ecological framework for temporal and individual differences in color preferences. Vision Research.

Schloss, K. B., Nelson, R., Parker, L. & Palmer, S. E. (online 2016). Seasonal differences in color preferences. Cognitive Science. Link

Gramazio, C. C., Laidlaw, D. H., and Schloss, K. B. (2017). Colorgorical: Creating discriminable and preferable color palettes for information visualization. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 23, 1. PDF

Palmer, S. E., Langlois, T. A., & Schloss, K. B. (2016). Music-to-Color Associations of Single-Line Piano Melodies in Non-synesthetes. Multisensory Research, 29, 157-193. Link

Yokosawa, K., Schloss, K. B., Asano, M., & Palmer, S. E. (2016). Ecological Effects in Cross-Cultural Differences Between U.S. and Japanese Color Preferences, Cognitive Science, 40, 7, 1590-1616. Link

Schloss, K. B. (2015). Color preferences differ with variations in color perception. Trends in Cognitive Science, 19, 554-555. Link

Schloss, K. B., Hawthorne, D. & Palmer, S. E. (2015). Ecological influences of individual differences in color preferences. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, 77, 2803-2816. Link

Schloss, K. B., Goldberger, C. S., Palmer, S. E., & Levitan, C. A. (2015). What’s that smell? An ecological approach to understanding odor preferences. Perception, 44, 23-38 PDF

Gramazio, C. C., Schloss, K. B., & Laidlaw, D. H., (2014). The relation between visualization size, grouping, and user performance. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 20, 12, 1953-1962. Link

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. (2014). The Politics of Color: Preference for Republican red versus Democratic blue. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 21,6, 1481-1488. Link

Schloss, K. B., Fortenbaugh, F. C., & Palmer, S. E. (2014). The configural shape illusion. Journal of Vision, 14,8, 1-18. PDF

Strauss, E. D., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. (2013). Color preferences change after experience with liked/disliked color objects. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 20, 5, 935-943. Link

Taylor, C., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E., & Franklin, A. (2013). Color preferences in infants and adults are different. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 20, 5, 916-922. Link

Palmer, S. E., Schloss, K. B., Xu, Z. X., & Prado-Leon, L. R. (2013). Music-color associations are mediated by emotion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110, 22, 8836-8841. Link

Schloss, K. B., Strauss, E. D., & Palmer, S. E. (2013). Object color preferences. Color Research and Application, 38, 6, 393-411. Link

Palmer, S. E., Schloss, K. B., & Sammartino, J. (2013). Visual aesthetics and human preference. Annual Review of Psychology, 64, 77-107. Link

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. (2011). The role of spatial organization in preference for color pairs. Perception, 40, 1063-1080. Link

Schloss, K. B., Poggesi, R. M., & Palmer, S. E. (2011). Effects of university affiliation and “school spirit” on color preferences: Berkeley vs. Stanford. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 498-504. PDF

Schloss, K. B. & Palmer, S. E. (2011). Aesthetic response to color combinations: Preference, harmony, and similarity. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, 73, 551-571. PDF Supplement

Palmer, S. E. & Schloss, K. B. (2010). An ecological valence theory of color preferences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 8877-8882. PDF

Palmer, S. E. & Schloss, K. B. (2009). Stereoscopic depth and the occlusion illusion. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, 71, 1083-1094. PDF

Submitted Manuscripts

Schloss, K. B., Lessard, L., Racey, C., & Hurlbert, A. C. (under review) Using color appearance metrics to describe and predict patterns of color preferences.

Whiteford, K. L., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. (under review). Color, Music, and Emotion: Bach to the Blues.

Kinateder, M. Warren, W. H., & Schloss, K. B. (under review). Exit sign color and exit choice.

Manuscripts in Preparation

Schloss, K. B., & Sobel, D. M. (in prep). A Chromatic Interception: Generalization of preference through color similarity.

Schloss, K. B., Heinemann, M., & Palmer, S. E. (in prep). Semantic effects on aesthetic preference for color harmony in visual displays.

Schloss, K. B., & McComb, M., (in prep). The effects of perceptual organization on search and aesthetic judgment.

Book Chapters, Conference Proceedings, and Other Writings

Palmer, S. E., & Schloss, K. B. (in press). The occlusion, configural shape, and shrinkage illusions: Contextual influences on perceived size and shape. In A. G. Shapiro & D. Todorovic (Eds.), Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Palmer, S. E., & Schloss, K. B. (2016). Human color preference. In N. Moroney (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Color Science and Technology, pp. 354-360. New York: Springer.

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. (2015). Ecological aspects of color preference. In A. J. Elliot, M. D. Fairchild, & A. Franklin (Eds.), Handbook of color psychology. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Schloss, K. B. (2015). A colorful situation. Manual, 4, (Journal of the Rhode Island School of Design Museum).

Schloss, K. B. (2015). What’s in a blue? Ritual Significance: Art Through an Evolutionary Lens (The Collection Museum exhibit catalogue). Lincoln, UK.

Prado-Leon, L. R., Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. (2014). Color, music, and emotion in Mexican and US populations. In In C.P. Biggam et al. (Eds.), New Directions in Colour Studies. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

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

Palmer, S. E., Schloss, K. B., & Sammartino, J. (2012). Hidden knowledge in aesthetic preferences: Color and spatial composition. In Shimamura, A. P., & Palmer, S. E., Aesthetic science: Connecting minds, brains, and experience. New York: Oxford University Press.

Palmer, S. E., & Schloss, K. B. (2011). Ecological valence and theories of human color preference. In C.P. Biggam, C. Hough, D. Simmons, & C. Kay (Eds.), New Directions in Colour Studies. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Palmer, S. E., & Schloss, K. B. (2010). Human preference for individual colors. Proceedings of the SPIE, 2010.

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. (2010). Aesthetics of color combinations. Proceedings of the SPIE, 2010.

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. (2009). An Ecological Valence Theory for Human Color Preferences. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 2663-2669.

Schloss, K. B., & Palmer, S. E. (2009). WAVEs of color: An ecological valence theory of human color preference. Glimpse, 2.3, 54-61.