Research interests: Visual cognition; visual attention; consciousness; information visualization; visual analytics.

Cramer ES, Dusko, MJ, and Rensink RA. (2016). Group-level differences in visual search asymmetry. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, 78:1585-1602.

Kuhn G, and Rensink RA. (2016). The Vanishing Ball Illusion: A new perspective on the perception of dynamic events. Cognition, 148: 64-70.

Rensink RA, and Kuhn, G. (2015). The possibility of a science of magic. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1576, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01576.

Olson JA, Amlani AA, Raz A, and Rensink RA. (2015). Influencing choice without awareness. Consciousness and Cognition, 37: 225-236:doi:10.1016/j.concog.2015.01.004.

Rensink RA. (2015). Preparing undergraduates for visual analytics. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 35 (2), March/April. pp. 16-20.

Rensink RA, and Kuhn, G. (2015). A framework for using magic to study the mind. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1508, 1-14. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01508

Boy J, Rensink RA, Bertini E, and Fekete J-D. (2014). A principled way of assessing visualization literacy. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 20: 1963-1972. [IEEE VIS 2014, Paris, France, Nov 2014.]

Kuhn G, Caffarati HA, Teszka R, and Rensink RA. (2014). A psychologically-based taxonomy of misdirection. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:1392, 1-14. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01392

Rensink RA. (2014). Limits to the usability of iconic memory. Frontiers in Psychology, 5: 971, 1-9. doi:3389/fpsyg.2014.00971

Rensink RA (2014). A Function-Centered Taxonomy of Visual Attention. In P. Coates and S. Coleman (Eds.), Phenomenal Qualities: Sense, Perception, and Consciousness. Oxford: University Press. (31 pages.)

Rensink RA (2014). On the Prospects for a Science of Visualization. In W. Huang (Ed.), Handbook of Human Centric Visualization: Theories, Methodologies, and Case Studies. New York: Springer. pp. 147-175.

Rensink RA (2013). Perception and Attention. In D. Reisberg (ed). Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Psychology. Oxford: University Press. pp. 97-116.

Gauchou HL, Rensink RA, and Fels S (2012). Expression of nonconscious knowledge by ideomotor actions. Consciousness and Cognition, 21: 976-982.

Olson JA, Amlani AA, and Rensink RA (2012). Perceptual and cognitive characteristics of common playing cards. Perception, 41: 268-286.

Rensink RA (2011). The Management of Visual Attention in Graphic Displays. In C. Roda (ed.), Human Attention in Digital Environments. (40 pages) Cambridge: University Press.

Rensink RA, and Baldridge G (2010). The perception of correlation in scatterplots. Computer Graphics Forum, 29: 1203-1210.

Kuhn G, Amlani AA, and Rensink RA (2008). Towards a science of magic. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 12: 349-354.

Rensink RA (2004). Visual sensing without seeing. Psychological Science, 15: 27-32.

Rensink RA, and Cavanagh P (2004). Influence of cast shadows on visual search. Perception, 33: 1339-1358.

Rensink RA, O’Regan JK, and Clark JJ (1997). To see or not to see: The need for attention to perceive changes in scenes. Psychological Science, 8: 368-373.

Winter 2018

PSYC579 Special Topics in Perception Sections