We study perception and cognition in dynamic scenes, focusing on two broad questions:

How do we predict what will happen next as a scene unfolds?

How do we isolate the key contents of a scene?

Hot off the press!

Guo, L., Courtney, S. M., & Fischer, J. (2020). Knowledge of objects’ physical properties implicitly guides attention during visual search. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

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Mitko, A. & Fischer, J. (in press). When it All Falls Down: The relationship between intuitive physics and spatial cognition. Cognitive Research: Principles & Implications.

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