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Articles describing, validating, or reviewing MouseTracker

Hehman, E., Stolier, R.M., & Freeman, J.B. (2015). Advanced mouse-tracking analytic techniques for enhancing psychological scienceGroup Processes and Intergroup Relations [special issue on Statistical and Methodological Advances].

Freeman, J.B. & Dale, R. (2013). Assessing bimodality to detect the presence of a dual cognitive process. Behavior Research Methods.

Freeman, J.B., Dale, R., & Farmer, T.A. (2011). Hand in motion reveals mind in motionFrontiers in Psychology, 2, 59.

Freeman, J.B. & Ambady, N. (2010). MouseTracker: Software for studying real-time mental processing using a computer mouse-tracking method.Behavior Research Methods, 42, 226-241. 

Research articles that have used MouseTracker

Stolier, R. M. & Freeman, J. B. (in press). Neural pattern similarity reveals the inherent intersection of social categories. Nature Neuroscience.

Triberti, S., Repetto, C., Costantini, M., Riva, G., & Sinigaglia, C. (in press). Press to grasp: how action dynamics shape object categorization. Experimental Brain Research, 1-8.

Carraro, L., Castelli, L. & Negri, P. (2016). The hand in motion of liberals and conservatives reveals the differential processing of positive and negative information. Acta Psychologica.

Hermens, F., Bindemann, M., & Burton, A. M. (2016). Responding to social and symbolic extrafoveal cues: cue shape trumps biological relevance. Psychological research, 1-19.

Freeman, J. B., Pauker, K., & Sanchez, D. T. (2016). A perceptual pathway to bias: Interracial exposure reduces abrupt shifts in real-time race perception that predict mixed-race biasPsychological Science.

Faulkenberry, T. J., Cruise, A., Lavro, D., & Shaki, S. (2016). Response trajectories capture the continuous dynamics of the size-congruity effect.  Acta Psychologica, 163, 114-123.

Barca, L., Benedetti, F., Pezzulo, G. (2015). The effects of phonological similarity on the semantic categorization of pictorial and lexical stimuli: evidence from continuous behavioral measures. Journal of Cognitive Psychology.

Gillebaart, M., Schneider, I. K., De Ridder, D. T. D. (in press). Effects of Trait Self-Control on Response Conflict about Healthy and Unhealthy Food. Journal of Personality.

Quétard, B., Quinton, J. C., Colomb, M., Pezzulo, G., Barca, L., Izaute, M., & Mermillod, M. (in press). Combined effects of expectations and visual uncertainty upon detection and identification of a target in the fog. Cognitive Processing, 1-6.

Sulpizio, S., Fasoli, F., Maass, A., Paladino, M. P., Vespignani, F., Eyssel, F., & Bentler, D. (2015). The Sound of Voice: Voice-Based Categorization of Speakers’ Sexual Orientation within and across Languages. PLoS ONE, 10, e0128882.

Schneider, I. K., Van Harreveld, F., Rotteveel, M., Topolinski, S., van der Pligt, J., Schwarz, N., & Koole, S. L. (2015). The path of ambivalence: Tracing the pull of opposing evaluations using mouse trajectories. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 996.

Faulkenberry, T. J., Montgomery, S. A., & Tennes, S. N. (in press). Response trajectories reveal the temporal dynamics of fraction representations. Acta Psychologica.

Incera, S. & McLennan, C. T. (2015). Mouse tracking reveals that bilinguals behave like experts. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.

Lepora, N. F. & Pezzulo, G. (2015). Embodied choice: How action influences perceptual decision making. PLoS Computational Biology.

Calluso, C., Tosoni, A., Pezzulo, G., Spadone, S. & Committeri, G. (2015). Interindividual variability in functional connectivity as long-term correlate of temporal discounting. PLoS ONE.

Barca, L. & Pezzulo, G. (2015). Tracking second thoughts: Continuous and discrete revision processes during visual lexical decision. PLoS ONE.

Ambrosini, E., Pezzulo, G., & Costantini, M. (2015). The eye in hand: Predicting others' behavior by integrating multiple sources of information. Journal of Neurophysiology.

Blazej L.J., Cohen-Goldberg A.M. (in press). Can We Hear Morphological Complexity Before Words Are Complex? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance.

Abney, D. H., McBride, D. M., Conte, A. M., & Vinson, D. W. (in press). Response dynamics in prospective memoryPsychonomic Bulletin & Review.

Leitner, J. B., Hehman, E., Deegan, M. P., Jones, J. M. (in press). Adaptive disengagement buffers self-esteem from negative social feedbackPersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

Hehman, E., Ingbretsen, Z. A., & Freeman, J. B. (in press). The neural basis of stereotypic impact on multiple social categorizationNeuroImage.

Hehman, E., Carpinella, C. M., Johnson, K. L., Leitner, J. B., & Freeman, J. B. (in press). Early processing of gendered facial cues predicts the electoral success of female politiciansSocial Psychological and Personality Science.

Rule, N. O., Tskhay, T., Freeman, J. B., & Ambady, N. (in press). On the interactive influence of facial appearance and explicit knowledge in social categorization. European Journal of Social Psychology.

Marghetis, T., Nunez, R., & Bergen, B. K. (in press). Doing arithmetic by hand: Hand movements during exact arithmetic reveal systematic, dynamic spatial processing. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Chong, Y. W., Kee, Y. H, & Chaturvedi, I. (in press). Effects of brief mindfulness induction on weakening habits: Evidence from a computer mouse control task. Mindfulness.

Faulkenberry, T. J. (in press). Hand movements reflect competitive processing in numerical cognition. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology.

van der Wel, R. P. R. D, Sebanz, N., Knoblich, G. (in press). Do people automatically track others' beliefs? Evidence from a continuous measure.Cognition.

Quinton, J. C., Volpi, N. C., Barca, L., & Pezzulo, G. (in press). The Cat Is On the Mat. Or Is It a Dog? Dynamic Competition in Perceptual Decision Making. IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics.

Palmer, C.J., Paton, B., Barclay, L., Hohwy, J. (in press). Equality, Efficiency, and Sufficiency: Responding to Multiple Parameters of Distributive Justice During Charitable Distribution. Review of Philosophy and Psychology.

Freeman, J.B. (in press). Abrupt category shifts during real-time person perception. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. [Supplementary material]

Freeman, J.B., Nakayama, K., & Ambady, N. (in press). Finger in flight reveals parallel categorization across multiple social dimensions. Social Cognition.

Freeman, J.B., Ma, Y., Han, S., & Ambady, N. (in press). Influences of culture and visual context on real-time social categorization. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. [Supplementary material]

Tomlinson, J. M., Bailey, T. M., & Bott, L. (2013). Possibly all of that and then some: Scalar implicatures are understood in two steps. Journal of Memory & Language.

Tower-Richardi, S.M., Brunyé, T.T., Gagnon, S.A., Mahoney, C.R. & Taylor, H.A. (2012). Abstract spatial concept priming dynamically influences real-world actions. Frontiers in Psychology, 3, 361.

Papesh, M.H. & Goldinger, S.D. (2012). Memory in motion: Movement dynamics reveal memory strength. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. doi:10.3758/s13423-012-0281-3

Martens, M.A., Hasinski, A.E., Andridge, R.R., & Cunningham, W.A. (2012). Continuous cognitive dynamics of the evaluation of trustworthiness in Williams syndrome. Frontiers in Psychology, 3, 160.

Morett, L.M. & MacWhinney, B. (in press). Syntactic transfer in English-speaking Spanish learners. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.

Barca L., Pezzulo G. (2012). Unfolding Visual Lexical Decision in Time. PLoS ONE 7, e35932.

Wang, Q., Taylor, H.A., & Brunyé, T.T. (2012). When going the right way is hard to do: Distinct phases of action compatibility in spatial knowledge development. Acta Psychologica, 139, 449-457.

Freeman, J.B., Penner, A.M., Saperstein, A., Scheutz, M., & Ambady, N. (2011). Looking the part: Social status cues shape race perception. PLoS ONE, 6, e25107. [HTML]  [Video]

Johnson, K.L., Freeman, J.B., & Pauker, K. (in press). Race is gendered: How covarying phenotypes and stereotypes bias sex categorization.Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Yu, Z., Wang, F., Wang, D., & Bastin, M. (in press). Beyond reaction times: Incorporating mouse tracking measures into the Implicit Association Test to examine its underlying process. Social Cognition.

Freeman, J.B. & Ambady, N. (2011). Hand movements reveal the time-course of shape and pigmentation processing in face categorization.Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 705-712.

Freeman, J.B. & Ambady, N. (2011). A dynamic interactive theory of person construal. Psychological Review, 118, 247-279.

Freeman, J.B. & Ambady, N. (2011). When two become one: Temporally dynamic integration of the face and voice. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 259-263.   [Supplementary materials]

Freeman, J.B., Pauker, K., Apfelbaum, E.P., & Ambady, N. (2010). Continuous dynamics in the real-time perception of race. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 179-185.

Miles, L.K., Betka, E., Pendry, L.F., & Macrae, C.N. (2010). Mapping temporal constructs: Actions reveal that time is a place. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63, 2113–2119.

Freeman, J.B. & Ambady, N. (2009). Motions of the hand expose the partial and parallel activation of stereotypes. Psychological Science, 20,1183-1188.

Freeman, J.B., Ambady, N., Rule, N.O., & Johnson, K.L. (2008). Will a category cue attract you? Motor output reveals dynamic competition across person construal. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 137, 673-690.