Position

Academic Status
Psychology

Qualifications

Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, University of Louisville, December 1997
M.A., Experimental Psychology, University of Louisville, May 1995
B.A., Psychology, Purdue University, May 1992

Topic Coordinator:

  • PSYC1107  Psychology of Weird and Wonderful Ideas

Topic Lecturer:

  • PSYC3007  Applied Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYC7006  Contemporary Issues in Psychology
  • PSYC7007  Applications of Psychology

Research expertise

  • Psychology

Research interests

Applied and basic aspects of perception, attention, and cognition.

Supervisory interests

  • Attention
  • Human Machine Interface and Human Factors

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Applied cognition and human factors (3) ;

Associate supervisor : Psychology (7) ;

Publications

  • McCarley, J.S., Steelman-Allen, K.S., Grable, J.E., Palmer, L., Yeske, D. and Chaffin, C. (2015). The psychology of decisions: A short tutorial. In Charles R. Chaffi, ed. CFP Board Financial Planning Competency Handbook. 2nd ed. New Jersey: Wiley, pp. 843-860.
  • Steelman-Allen, K.S., McCarley, J.S., Grable, J.E., Palmer, L., Yeske, D. and Chaffin, C. (2015). Gathering Data from Clients: Insights from Cognitive Task Analysis and Requirements Engineering. In Charles R. Chaffin, ed. CFP Board Financial Planning Competency Handbook. 2nd ed. New Jersey: Wiley, pp. 687-702.
  • McCarley, J. and Benjamin, A. (2013). Bayesian and signal detection models. In JD Lee & A Kirlik, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Engineering. New York, USA: Oxford University Press, pp. 465-475.
    [Web Link]
  • McCarley, J. and Steelman, K. (2013). Visual attention and display design. In A Johnson & RW Proctor, ed. Neuroergonomics: A cognitive neuroscience approach to human factors and ergonomics. New York, USA: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 51-68.
    [Web Link]
  • McCarley, J. and Kramer, A. (2007). Eye movements as a window on perception and cognition. In Raja Parasuraman and Matthew Rizzo, ed. Neuroergonomics: The brain at work. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 95-112.
    [Web Link]
  • Kramer, A., Peterson, M., McCarley, J. and Boot, W. (2005). Role of memory in visual search: A brief review of a developing literature. In Dennis McBride and Dylan Schmorrow, ed. Quantifying Human Information Processing. Lanham, Maryland, USA: Lexington Books, pp. 43-62.
    [Web Link]
  • Wickens, C. and McCarley, J. (2008). Applied Attention Theory. Boca Raton, Florida: Taylor and Francis.
  • Palmer, M.A., Brewer, N., McCarley, J.S. and Bishop, C. (2016). Effects of feedback interventions on low target prevalence visual search. 2016 Australasian Sexual Health Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Nov 2016.
  • Morey, S.A., McCarley, J.S. and Thomas, N.A. (2016). Unchanging capacity: Dual-task effects on peripheral target detection. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 60th International Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C., USA. Sep 2016.
  • Prince, M. and McCarley, J.S. (2016). What cognitive mechanisms mediated performance across the visual field? 43rd Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Melbourne, Australia. Mar 2016.
  • Yamani, Y., McCarley, J.S. and Morley, C.D. (2015). Workload capacity analysis of human-automation interaction in a visual search task. Annual Meeting of the Human Factors Ergonomics Society. Los Angeles, USA. Sep 2015.
  • Simpson, A.M. and McCarley, J.S. (2015). Collaborative searchers rely on the most accurate observers responses in a joint decision. Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Sydney, Australia. Apr 2015.
  • McCarley, J.S., Yamani, Y. and Morley, C.D. (2015). Workload capacity analysis of human-automation interaction in a speeded task. Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Sydney, Australia. Apr 2015.
  • McCarley, J.S. and Wei, R. (2015). Bottom-up attentional selection reduces the efficiency of parallel target processing. 5th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience. Auckland, New Zealand. Nov 2015.
  • Manuel, A.L., Kemps, E.B. and McCarley, J.S. (2015). Analysis of attentional bias using the Linear Ballistic Accumulator model. 42nd Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Sydney, Australia. Apr 2015.
  • McCarley, J.S. and Simpson, A.M. (2015). Collaborative visual search: Benchmarking observer performance against models of optimality. Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Los Angeles, USA.
  • Bartlett, M. and McCarley, J. (2014). Investigating ideal operator and aid response bias in a simulated baggage screening task. Defence Human Sciences Symposium. Adelaide. Nov 2014.
  • Simpson, A., Chen, J. and McCarley, J. (2014). A sequential sampling analysis of interpretation biases in social anxiety. 41st Annual Meeting of the Australasian Experimental Psychological Society. Brisbane, Australia. Apr 2014.
  • Steelman-Allen, K., McCarley, J. and Rubinstein, J. (2013). Target detection aids in a visual search task: A comparison of fixed-threshold and adjustable-threshold aids. Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Dan Diego, USA. Oct 2013.
  • Steelman-Allen, K., Orchard, S., Fletcher, K., Susan, C., Williamson, P. and McCarley, J. (2013). Attentional processes in detection of naval radar symbology. Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. San Diego, USA. Oct 2013.
  • Steelman-Allan, K. and McCarley, J. (2012). Modeling violations of independent sampling in a supervisory monitoring task. In The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 56th Annual Meeting, Boston, USA. The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 56th Annual Meeting. Boston, USA. Oct 2012.
  • He, J. and McCarley, J. (2011). Effects of cognitive distraction on lane-kekeping: Performance loss or improvement? In 55th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Las Vegas, USA. 55th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Las Vegas, USA. Sep 2011.
  • Steelman, K., McCarley, J. and Wickens, C. (2011). Interactions among eccentricity, salience, and expectancy in an alert detection task. In Human Defence Symposium, Melbourne, Australia. Human Defence Symposium, Melbourne, Australia. Melbourne, Australia. Nov 2012.
  • Steelman, K. and McCarley, J. (2011). Interactions among target salience, eccentricity, target expectancy and workload in an alert detection task. In 55th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 55th Annual Meting of the Hman Factors and Ergonomics Society. Las Vegas, USA. Sep 2011.
  • McCarley, J., Steelman, K. and Wickens, C. (2011). Modeling the control of attention in visual workspaces. In Defence Human Sciences Symposium, Melbourne, Australia. Defence Human Sciences Symposium. Melbourne, Australia. Nov 2011.
  • McCarley, J., Rubinstein, J., Steelman, K. and Swanson, L. (2011). Estimating user's preferred response bias in an automated diagnostic aid: A psychophysical approach. In 55th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Erogonomics Society, Las Vegas, USA. 55th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Eronomics Society. Las Vegas, USA. Sep 2011.
  • Scown, H., Bartlett, M. and McCarley, J. (2014). Statistically lay decision makers ignore error bars in two-point comparisons. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 58th Annual Meeting. Chicago, United States of America: Sage. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 58th Annual Meeting. Chicago, United States of America. Oct 2014, pp. 1746-1750.
    [10.1177/1541931214581364]
  • Gaspar, J.G., Neider, M.B., Simons, D.J., McCarley, J.S. and Kramer, A.F. (2012). Examining the efficacy of training interventions in improving older driver performance. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Santa Monica, USA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. HFES 56th Annual Meeting. Boston, USA, pp. 144-148.
    [10.1177/1071181312561007] [Scopus]
  • Yamani, Y., McCarley, J. and McDonagh, D. (2010). Transgenerational communication through affective imagery in mood boards. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting. London, England: SAGE Publications. 54th Annual Meeting of the HFES. San Francisco, USA. Oct 2011, pp. 1762-1765.
    [10.1177/154193121005402004]
  • Bartlett, M.L. and McCarley, J.S. (2017). Benchmarking Aided Decision Making in a Signal Detection Task. Human Factors,
    [10.1177/0018720817700258]
  • Yamani, Y. and McCarley, J.S. (2016). Workload capacity: An Response Time-Based Measure of Automation Dependence. Human Factors, 58(3) pp. 462-471.
    [10.1177/0018720815621172]
  • He, J., Choi, W., McCarley, J.S., Chaparro, B.S. and Wang, C. (2015). Texting whle driving using Google Glass: Promising but not distraction free. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 81 pp. 218-229.
    [10.1016/j.a.aap.2015.03.033] [10.1016/j.aap.2015.03.033] [Scopus]
  • McCarley, J.S., Kramer, A.F., Wickens, C.D., Vidoni, E.D. and Boot, W.R. (2015). Visual skills in airport-security screening. Psychological Science, 15(5) pp. 302-306.
    [Scopus]
  • Yamani, Y., McCarley, J.S. and Kramer, A.F. (2015). Workload capacity across the visual field in young and older adults. Archives of Scientific Psychology, 3 pp. 62-73.
    [10.3886/ICPSR36054.v1]
  • Finley, J., Benjamin, A. and McCarley, J. (2014). Metacognition of multitasking: How well do we predict the costs of divided attention? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 20(2) pp. 158-165.
    [10.1037/xap0000010] [Scopus]
  • McCarley, J., Steelman-Allen, K. and Horrey, W. (2014). The view from the driver's seat: What good is salience? Applied Cognitive Psychology, 28(1) pp. 47-54.
    [10.1002/acp.2955] [Scopus]
  • He, J., McCarley, J. and Kramer, A. (2014). Lane keeping under cognitive load: Performance changes and mechanisms. Human Factors, 56(2) pp. 414-426.
    [10.1177/0018720813485978] [Scopus]
  • Gaspar, J., Neider, M., Simons, D., McCarley, J. and Kramer, A. (2013). Change detection: Training and transfer. PLoS One, 8(6) pp. e67781.
    [10.1371/journal.pone.0067781] [Scopus]
  • Steelman-Allen, K., McCarley, J. and Wickens, C. (2013). Great expectations: Top-down attention modulates the costs of clutter and eccentricity. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 19(4) pp. 403-419.
    [10.1037/a0034546] [Scopus]
  • Steelman, K., Talleur, D., Carbonari, R., Yamani, Y., Nunes, A. and McCarley, J. (2013). Auditory, visual and bimodal data link displays and how they support pilot performance. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine, 84(6) pp. 560-566.
    [10.3357/ASEM.3365.2013] [Scopus]
  • Yamani, Y., McCarley, J., Mounts, J. and Kramer, A. (2013). Spatial interference between attended items engenders serial visual processing. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 75(2) pp. 229-243.
    [10.3758/s13414-012-0392-y] [Scopus]
  • McCarley, J., Yamani, Y., Kramer, A. and Mounts, J. (2012). Age, clutter, and competitive selection. Psychology and Aging, 27(3) pp. 616-626.
    [10.1037/a0026705] [Scopus]
  • Rice, S., Geels, K., Hackett, H., Trafimow, D., McCarley, J., Schwark, J., et al. (2012). The harder the task, the more inconsistent the performance: A PPT analysis on task difficulty. Journal of General Psychology, 139(1) pp. 1-18.
    [10.1080/00221309.2011.619223] [Scopus]
  • He, J., Ensar, B., Yi-Ching, L. and McCarley, J. (2011). Mind wandering behind the wheel: Performance and oculomotor correlates. Human Factors, 53(1) pp. 13-21.
    [10.1177/0018720810391530] [Scopus]
  • Neider, M., Gaspar, J., McCarley, J., Crowell, J., Kaczmarski, H. and Kramer, A. (2011). Walking and talking: Dual-task effects on street crossing behavior in older adults. Psychology and Aging, 26(2) pp. 260-268.
    [10.1037/a0021566] [Scopus]
  • Rice, S. and McCarley, J. (2011). Effects of response bias and judgment framing on operator use of an automated aid in a target detection task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 17(4) pp. 320-331.
    [10.1037/a0024243] [Scopus]
  • Steelman, K., McCarley, J. and Wickens, C. (2011). Modeling the control of attention in visual workspaces. Human Factors, 53(2) pp. 142-153.
    [10.1177/0018720811404026] [Scopus]
  • Yamani, Y. and McCarley, J.S. (2011). Visual search asymmetries in heavy clutter: Implications for display design. Human Factors, 53 pp. 299-307.
    [10.1177/0018720811410241] [Scopus]
  • Brault, L., Gilbert, J., Lansing, C., McCarley, J. and Kramer, A. (2010). Bimodal stimulus presentation and expanded auditory bandwidth improve older adults' speech perception. Human Factors, 52(4) pp. 479-491.
    [10.1177/0018720810380404] [Scopus]
  • He, J. and McCarley, J. (2010). Executive working memory load does not compromise perceptual processing during visual search: Evidence from additive factors analysis. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 72(2) pp. 308-316.
    [10.3758/APP.72.2.308] [Scopus]
  • Yamani, Y. and McCarley, J. (2010). Visual search asymmetries within color-coded and intensity-coded displays. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 16(2) pp. 124-132.
    [10.1037/a0019570] [Scopus]
  • Neider, M., McCarley, J., Crowell, J., Kaczmarski, H. and Kramer, A. (2010). Pedestrians, vehicles, and cell phones. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 42 pp. 589-594.
    [10.1016/j.aap.2009.10.004] [Scopus]
  • McCarley, J. (2009). Effects of speed-accuracy instructions on oculomotor scanning and target recognition in a simulated baggage X-ray screening task. Ergonomics, 52(3) pp. 325-333.
    [10.1080/00140130802376059] [Scopus]
  • Steelman-Allen, K., McCarley, J. and Mounts, J. (2009). Localized attentional interference reflects competition for reentrant processing. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 16(1) pp. 110-115.
    [10.3758/PBR.16.1.110] [Scopus]
  • Vidoni, E., McCarley, J., Edwards, J. and Boyd, L. (2009). Manual and oculomotor performance develop contemporaneously but independently during continuous tracking. Experimental Brain Research, 195 pp. 611-620.
    [10.1007/s00221-009-1833-2] [Scopus]
  • Digirolamo, G., McCarley, J., Kramer, A. and Griffin, H. (2008). Voluntary and reflexive eye movements to illusory lengths. Visual Cognition, 16 pp. 68-89.
    [10.1080/13506280701339160] [Scopus]
  • McCarley, J. and Grant, C. (2008). State-trace analysis of the effects of a visual illusion on saccade amplitudes and perceptual judgments. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 15(5) pp. 1008-1014.
    [10.3758/PBR.15.5.1008] [Scopus]
  • Dixon, S., Wickens, C. and McCarley, J. (2007). On the independence of compliance and reliance: Are automation false alarms worse than misses? Human Factors, 49(4) pp. 564-572.
    [10.1518/001872007X215656] [Scopus]
  • McCarley, J. and Mounts, J. (2007). Localized attentional interference affects object individuation, not feature detection. Perception, 36(1) pp. 17-32.
    [10.1068/p5598] [Scopus]
  • McCarley, J. and Mounts, J. (2007). On the relationship between flanker interference and localized attentional interference. Acta Psychologica, 128(1) pp. 102-109.
    [10.1016/j.actpsy.2007.10.005] [Scopus]
  • McCarley, J., Mounts, J. and Kramer, A. (2007). Spatially mediated capacity limits in attentive visual perception. Acta Psychologica, 126(2) pp. 98-119.
    [10.1016/j.actpsy.2006.11.004] [Scopus]
  • Mounts, J., McCarley, J. and Terech, A. (2007). Attentional templates regulate competitive interactions among attended visual objects. Perception and Psychophysics, 69(2) pp. 209-217.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Scalf, P., Colcombe, S., McCarley, J., Erickson, K., Alvarado, M., Kim, J., et al. (2007). The neural correlates of an expanded functional field of view. Journals of Gerontology Series B - Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 62(Special Issue 1) pp. 32-44.
    [10.1093/geronb/62.special_issue_1.32] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • McCarley, J., Kramer, A., Boot, W., Peterson, M., Wang, R. and Irwin, D. (2006). Oculomotor behaviour in visual search for multiple targets. Visual Cognition, 14(4-8) pp. 685-703.
    [10.1080/13506280500194147] [Scopus]
  • Weigmann, D., McCarley, J., Kramer, A. and Wickens, C. (2006). Age and automation interact to influence performance of a simulated luggage screening task. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine, 77(8) pp. 825-831.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Kramer, A., Boot, W., McCarley, J., Peterson, M., Colcombe, A. and Scialfa, C. (2006). Aging, memory and visual search. Acta Psychologica, 122(3) pp. 288-304.
    [10.1016/j.actpsy.2005.12.007] [Scopus]
  • McCarley, J. and Carruth, D. (2005). Oculomotor scanning and target recognition in luggage X-ray screening. International Journal of Cognitive Technology, 9(2) pp. 26-29.
    [Web Link]
  • Bartlett, M.L. and McCarley, J.S. (2017). Benchmarking Aided Decision Making in a Signal Detection Task. Human Factors,
    [10.1177/0018720817700258]
  • Yamani, Y. and McCarley, J.S. (2016). Workload capacity: An Response Time-Based Measure of Automation Dependence. Human Factors, 58(3) pp. 462-471.
    [10.1177/0018720815621172]
  • McCarley, J.S., Kramer, A.F., Wickens, C.D., Vidoni, E.D. and Boot, W.R. (2015). Visual skills in airport-security screening. Psychological Science, 15(5) pp. 302-306.
    [Scopus]
  • He, J., Choi, W., McCarley, J.S., Chaparro, B.S. and Wang, C. (2015). Texting whle driving using Google Glass: Promising but not distraction free. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 81 pp. 218-229.
    [10.1016/j.a.aap.2015.03.033] [10.1016/j.aap.2015.03.033] [Scopus]
  • Yamani, Y., McCarley, J.S. and Kramer, A.F. (2015). Workload capacity across the visual field in young and older adults. Archives of Scientific Psychology, 3 pp. 62-73.
    [10.3886/ICPSR36054.v1]
  • Finley, J., Benjamin, A. and McCarley, J. (2014). Metacognition of multitasking: How well do we predict the costs of divided attention? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 20(2) pp. 158-165.
    [10.1037/xap0000010] [Scopus]
  • He, J., McCarley, J. and Kramer, A. (2014). Lane keeping under cognitive load: Performance changes and mechanisms. Human Factors, 56(2) pp. 414-426.
    [10.1177/0018720813485978] [Scopus]
  • McCarley, J., Steelman-Allen, K. and Horrey, W. (2014). The view from the driver's seat: What good is salience? Applied Cognitive Psychology, 28(1) pp. 47-54.
    [10.1002/acp.2955] [Scopus]
  • Steelman, K., Talleur, D., Carbonari, R., Yamani, Y., Nunes, A. and McCarley, J. (2013). Auditory, visual and bimodal data link displays and how they support pilot performance. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine, 84(6) pp. 560-566.
    [10.3357/ASEM.3365.2013] [Scopus]
  • Steelman-Allen, K., McCarley, J. and Wickens, C. (2013). Great expectations: Top-down attention modulates the costs of clutter and eccentricity. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 19(4) pp. 403-419.
    [10.1037/a0034546] [Scopus]

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