Research Interests [more]
Cognitive Science, Cognitive Neuroscience, Computational modeling, Hemispheric Asymmetry, Perceptual Expertise,
hemispheric asymmetry in cognitive processes,
development of visual expertise, connectionist modeling, eye movement modeling with hidden Markov model,
visual word recognition, Chinese character recognition, English word recognition,
face recognition, object recognition,
language reading, music notation reading,
bilingual language processing.
[April 7, 2016]
Journal paper on "Information distribution within musical segments" by Antoni Chan and Janet
Hsiao, accepted to the journal
[Dec. 9, 2015]
Journal paper on "Holistic processing as measured in the composite task does not always go with right
hemisphere processing in face perception" by Janet Hsiao and Bruno Galmar, accepted to the journal
[Aug. 3, 2015]
Journal paper on "Transfer of perceptual expertise: The case of simplified and traditional Chinese
character recognition" by Tianyin Liu, Tim Chuk, Su-ling Yeh, and Janet Hsiao, accepted to the journal
[Jan 5, 2015]
Journal paper on "Humans have idiosyncratic and task-specific scanpaths for judging faces" by
Christopher Kanan, Dina Bseiso, Nicholas Ray, Janet Hsiao, and Garrison Cottrell, accepted
to Vision Research.
[Jan 1, 2015]
Janet Hsiao was promoted to tenured Associate Professor.
Selected Publications [more]
- Chuk, T., Chan, A. B., & Hsiao, J. H. (2014). Understanding eye movements in face recognition using
hidden Markov models. Journal of Vision, 14(11):8, 1-14.
- Tso, R. V. Y., Au, T. K., & Hsiao, J. H. (2014). Perceptual expertise: Can sensorimotor experience change holistic
processing and left side bias? Psychological Science, 25(9), 1757-1767.
- Hsiao, J. H., Cipollini, B., & Cottrell, G. (2013). Hemispheric asymmetry in perception: A differential encoding account.
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25(7), 998-1007. PDF Copy
Hsiao, J. H. & Cottrell, G. W. (2009). Not all visual expertise is holistic, but it may be leftist:
The case of Chinese character recognition. Psychological Science, 20(4), 455-463. PDF
Hsiao, J. H. & Cottrell, G. W. (2008). Two fixations suffice in face recognition.
Psychological Science, 19(10), 998-1006. PDF
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