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Hajnal, A., Wagman, J. B., Doyon, J. K., & Clark, J. D. (in press). Is perception of stand-on-able-ness equivalent across degrees of dynamic touch. American Journal of Psychology.

Mangalam, M., Barton, S. A., Wagman, J. B., Fragaszy, D. M., & Newell, K. M. (2017). Lengths of objects perceived through dynamic touch remain invariant across changes in the medium. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics.

Wagman, J. B., Langley, M .D., & Farmer-Dougan, V. (in press). Carrying their own weight: Dogs perceive changing affordances for reaching. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Wagman, J. B., Dayer, A., & Hajnal, A. (2017). Head's up! Dynamic similitude for perception with an object wielded by head or hand. Experimental Psychology, 64, 184-190.

Wagman, J. B., Stoffregen, T. A., Bai., J., & Schloesser, D. S. (2017). Perceiving nested affordances for another person's actions. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Wagman, J. B., Langley, M .D., & Farmer-Dougan, V. (2017). Doggone affordances. Canine perception of affordances for reaching. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24, 1097-1103.

Thomas, B. J., Wagman, J. B., Hawkins, M., Havens, M., & Riley, M. A. (2017). The independent perceptual calibration of action-neutral and -referential environmental properties. Perception, 46, 508- 604.

Wagman, J. B., Langley, M. D., & Higuchi, T. (2017). Turning perception on its head. Cephalic perception of whole and partial length of a wielded object. Experimental Brain Research, 235, 517-524​

Walter, H., Wagman, J. B., Stergiou, N., Erkman, N., & Stoffregen, T. A. (2016). Dynamic perception of dynamic affordances. Experimental Brain Research, 235, 517-524

Wagman, J. B., Caputo, S. E., & Stoffregen, T. A.  (2016). Sensitivity to hierarchical relations among affordances in the assembly of asymmetric tools. Experimental Brain Research, 234, 2922-2923.

Wagman, J. B., Bai, J, & Smith, P. J .K. (2016). Nesting in perception of affordances for stepping and leaping. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78, 1771-1780.​

Wagman, J. B., Caputo, S. E., & Stoffregen, T. A. (2016). Hierarchical nesting of affordances in a tool use task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 42, 1627-1642.

Hajnal, A., Wagman, J. B., Doyon, J. K., & Clark, J. D. (2016).Perception of Stand-on-ability: Do geogrpahical slants feel steeper than they look? Perception, 45, 768-786.

Wagman, J. B., & Hajnal, A., (2016). Use your head! Perception of action possibilities by means of an object attached to the head. Experimental Brain Research, 234, 829-836.

Abney, D. H., & Wagman, J. B. (2015). Direct learning in auditory perception: An information-space analysis of auditory perceptual learning of object length. Ecological Psychology, 27, 335-356.

Day, B. M., Wagman, J. B., & Smith, P. J. K. (2015). Perception of maximum steping and leaping distance: Stepping affordances as a special case of leaping affordances. Acta Psychologica, 158, 26-35.

Wagman, J. B. (2015). As easy to move as a feather: Perception of 'lightness' as 'ease to move.'  Journal of Motor Behavior, 7, 340- 342.

Wagman, J. B. & Hajnal, A. (2014a). Task-specificity and anatomical independence in perception of surface ​properties by means of a wielded object. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 40, 2372-2391.

Wagman, J. B., & Hajnal, A. (2014b). Getting off on the right (or left) foot: Perceiving by means of an object attached to the preferred or non-preferred foot.Experimental Brain Research, 232, 3591-3599.

Wagman, J. B., Higuchi, T., & Taheny, C. A. (2014). Improvements in perception of maximum reaching height transfer to increases or decreases in reaching ability. American Journal of Psychology, 127, 269-279.

Wagman, J .B., & Day, B. M. (2014). Changes in context and perception of maximum reaching height. Perception, 43, 129-144

Yasuda, M., Wagman, J. B., & Higuchi, T. (2014). Can perception of aperture passability be improved immediately after practice in actual passage?: dissociation between walking and wheelchair use. Experimental Brain Research, 232, 753-764.

​Wagman, J. B., (2014). Perceiving the future(in a completely non-supernatural way)​. F&M Scientist 2014, 90-113.

Abney, D. H., & Wagman, J. B., & Schneider, W. J., (2014). Changing grasp position on a wielded object provides self-training for perception of length. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 76, 247-254.

 Wagman, J. B., & Abney, D. H. (2013). Is calibration of the perception of length modality independent? Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 75, 824-829.

 Wagman, J. B., Thomas, B. T., & McBride, D. M., Day, B. M. (2013). Perception of maximum reachingheight when the means of reaching are no longer in view. Ecological Psychology, 25, 1-18.

 Wagman, J. B., & Abney, D. H. (2012). Transfer of recalibration from audition to touch: Modality independence as a special case of anatomical independence. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 38, 589-602.

 Wagman, J. B. (2012). Perception of maximum reaching height reflects impending changes to reaching ability and improvements transfer to unpracticed reaching tasks. Experimental Brain Research, 219, 467 -476.

 Fitzpatrick, P., Wagman, J. B., & Schmidt, R. C. (2012). Alterations in movement dynamics in a tool-use task: The role of action-relevant inertial tool properties. Zeitschrift für Psychologie / Journal of Psychology, 220, 23-28.

 Wagman, J. B. & Aspel, S. J. (2011). When can an object feel heavier than itself? Perceived heaviness of a wielded object depends on grasp position. Perception, 40, 1384-1386.

 Wagman, J. B., & Shockley, K. (2011). Metamers for hammer-with-ability are not metamers for poke-with-ability. Ecological Psychology, 23, 76-92.

 Higuchi, T., Murai, G., Kijima, A., Seya, Y., Wagman, J. B., & Imanaka, K. (2011). Athletic experience influences shoulder rotations when running through apertures. Human Movement Science, 30, 534-549

 Wagman, J. B., & Van Norman, E. R. (2011). Transfer of calibration in dynamic touch: What do perceivers learn when they learn about length of a wielded object? Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64, 889- 901.

 Wagman, J.B., & Morgan, L. L. (2010). Nested prospectivity in perception: Perceived maximum reaching height reflects anticipated changes in reaching ability. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 17, 905-909.

Cabe, P. A., & Wagman, J. B. (2010). Characterizing perceptual learning using regression statistics: Development of a perceptual calibration index. American Journal of Psychology, 123, 253-267.


agman, J. B. (2010). What is responsible for the emergence of order and pattern in psychological systems? Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 30, 32-50.


gman, J. B., & Malek, E. A. (2009). Geometric, kinetic-kinematic, and intentional constraints influence willingness to pass under a barrier. Experimental Psychology, 56, 409 – 417.


agman, J. B., Carello, C., Schmidt, R. C., & Turvey, M. T. (2009). Is perceptual learning unimodal?Ecological Psychology, 21, 37-67.



a-Corte, T., & Wagman, J. B. (2008). Perception of affordances for standing on an inclined surface depends on height of center of mass. Experimental Brain Research, 191, 25-35.

Wagman, J. B., McBride, D. M., & Trefzger, A. J. (2008). Perceptual experience and post-test             improvements in perceptual accuracy and consistency. Perception & Psychophysics, 70, 1060- 1067



gman, J. B. (2008). Perception-action as reciprocal, continuous, and prospective. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31, 219-220.

Wagman, J. B., & Malek, E. A. (2008). Perception of affordances for walking under a barrier from proximal and distal points of observation. Ecological Psychology, 20, 65-83.

Wagman, J. B., Zimmerman, C., & Sorric, C. (2007). Which feels heavier—a pound of lead or a pound of feathers? A potential perceptual basis of a cognitive riddle​. Perception, 36, 1709-1711.

 Wagman, J. B. (2007). Socially nested reciprocities in perception-action and development​. European Journal of Developmental Science, 1, 227-230.

 Wagman, J. B., & Malek, E.  A. (2007). Perception of whether an object can be carried through an aperture depends on anticipated speed. Experimental Psychology, 54, 54-61.

 Carello, C., & Wagman, J. B. (2006). Symmetry and Duality: Principles for an Ecological             Psychology II. Ecological Psychology, 18, 239-242.

 Wagman,  J. B., & Taylor, K. R. (2005). Perceiving affordances for aperture crossing for the person-  plus-object system. Ecological Psychology, 17, 105-130.

 Wagman, J. B., & Taylor, K. R. (2005). Perceived arm posture and remote haptic perception of whether an object can be stepped over. Journal of Motor Behavior, 37, 339-342.

 Wagman,  J. B., & Taylor, K. R. (2004). Chosen striking location and the user-tool-environment system.   Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 10, 267-280.

 Wagman, J. B. & Carello, C. (2003). Haptically creating affordances: The user-tool interface. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 9, 175-186.

 Wagman, J. B. & Miller, D. B. (2003). Nested reciprocities: The organism-environment system in perception-action and development. Developmental Psychobiology, 42, 317-334.

Wagman, J. B., & Miller, D. B. (2003). The womb and the skin as false boundaries in perception-actionand development: A response. Developmental Psychobiology, 42, 362-367.

Riley, M. A., Wagman, J. B., Carello, C., Santana, M V., & Turvey, M.T. (2002). Perceptual behavior: Recurrence analysis of a haptic exploratory procedure​. Perception, 33, 481-510


Wagman, J. B. (2002). Symmetry for the sake of symmetry or symmetry for the sake of behavior?  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 25, 423-424.

 Shaw, R.E. & Wagman, J. B. (2001).  Explanatory burdens and natural law: invoking a field description of perception-action.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24, 905-906


Wagman, J. B. & Carello, C. (2001).  Affordances and inertial constraints on tool use.  Ecological             Psychology, 13, 173-195


Wagman, J. B., Shockley, K., Riley, M. A., & Turvey, M. T. (2001) Attunement, calibration, and             exploration in fast haptic perceptual learning​.   Journal of Motor Behavior. 33, 323-327.