Publications

in press

Schloss, K. B., Leggon, Z., Lessard, L. (in press). Semantic discriminability for visual communication. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.

2020

Sibrel, S. C., Rathore, R., Lessard, L., & Schloss, K. B., (2020). The relation between color and spatial structure for interpreting colormap data visualizations. Journal of Vision, 20, 7, 1-20. ArticlePDF SuppMatPDF

Schloss, K. B., Witzel, C., & Lai, L. Y. Blue hues don’t bring the blues: questioning conventional notions of color-emotion associations. Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 37, 5, 813-824.  PDF

Rathore, R., Leggon, Z., Lessard, L., Schloss, K. B. (2020). Estimating color-concept associations from image statistics.  IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 26, 1, 1226-1235. ArticlePDF+SuppMat

2019

Flack, S., Ponto, K. Tangen, T., Schloss, K. B. (2019). Lego as language for visual communication. VisComm: Workshop on Visualization for Communication, IEEE VIS 2019. Link

Kinateder, M. Warren, W. H., & Schloss, K. B. (2019). What color are emergency exit signs? Egress behavior differs from verbal report. Applied Ergonomics, 75, 155-160Link

Schloss, K. B., Gramazio, C. C., Silverman, A. T., Parker, M., L., & Wang, A. S. (2019). Mapping color to meaning in colormap data visualizations. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 25, 1, 1-10. ArticlePDF SuppMatPDF

2018

Schloss, K. B. (2018). A color inference framework. In L. MacDonald, C. P. Biggam, & G. V. Paramei (Eds.), Progress in Colour Studies: Cognition, language, and beyond. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Schloss, K. B., Lessard, L., Racey, C., & Hurlbert, A. C. (2018). Modeling color preferences using color space metrics. Vision Research, 151, 99-116. Link

Schloss, K. B., Lessard, L., Walmsley, C. S., & Foley, K. (2018). Color inference in visual communication: The meaning of colors in recycling. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 3, 5.  PDF

Whiteford, K. L., Schloss, K. B., Helwig, N. E., & Palmer, S. E. (2018). Color, Music, and Emotion: Bach to the Blues, i-Perception, 9, 1-27. PDF

2017

Schloss, K. B. & Palmer, S.E. (2017). An ecological framework for temporal and individual differences in color preferences. Vision Research, 141, 95-108.  Link

Schloss, K. B., & Heck, I. A. (2017). Seasonal changes in color preferences are linked to variations in environmental colors: A longitudinal study of fall, i-Perception, 8, 6, 1-19. PDF

Schloss, K. B., Nelson, R., Parker, L., Heck, I. A., & Palmer, S. E. (2017). Seasonal variations in color preference. Cognitive Science, 41, 6, 1589-1612.  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., & Schloss, K. B. (2017). 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,

2016

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

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.

2015

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

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.

 

2014

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

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.

 

2013

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

2012

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.

 

2011

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. (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.

 

2010

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. (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.

2009

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

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.