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[75] Wagman, J. B., & Day, B. M., (in press). Tool use as detection and exploitation of information in an ecological niche. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral reviews

[74] Mangalam, M., Fragaszy, D. M., Wagman, J. B., Day, B. M., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Bongers, R.., Stoudt, D. W., & Osiurak, F. (in press). On the psychological origins of tool use. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral reviews

[73] Peker, A. P., Böge, V., Bailey, G., Wagman, J. B., & Stoffregen, T. A. (2020). Perception of affordances in
soccer: Kicking for power versus kicking for precision. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.

[72] Peker, A. T., Erkmen, N., Kocaoglu, Y., Bayraktar, Y., Arguz, A., Wagman, J. B., & Stoffregen, T. A. (2021).
Perception of affordances for vertical and horizontal jumping in children: Gymnasts versus non-athletes.
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 92, 770-778

[71] Wagman, J. B., & Stoffregen, T. A. (2020). It doesn’t add up: Nested affordances for reaching are
perceived as a complex particular. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics., 82, 3832-3841.

[70] Dowell, C., Hajnal, A., Pouw, W., & Wagman, J. B. (2020). Visual and haptic perception of affordances of
feelies. Perception, 49, 905-925.

[69] Wagman, J. B., Hartling, S., & Mason, J. J. (2020). Selective perception in probing by foot: Perceiving the length of a probe and the distance of a probed surface. Acta Psychologica, 209, 103137.

[68] Masoner, H., Hajnal, A., Clark, J. D., Dowell, C., Surber, T., Funkhouser, A., Doyon, J., Legradi, G.,
Samu, K., & Wagman, J. B. (2020). Complexity of postural sway affects affordance perception of reachability in virtual reality. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 73, 2362-2375.

[67] Walter, H .J., Peterson, N., Li, R., Wagman, J. B., & Stoffregen, T.A. (2019). Sensitivity to changes in
dynamic affordances for walking on land, and at sea, PLoS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0221974

[66] Wagman, J. B., & Higuchi, T. (2019). Where is your head? Perception of relative position of the head on a wielded object. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 81, 1488-1499.

 [65] Walter, H. J., Li, R., Wagman, J .B., Stoffregen, T. A. (2019). Adaptive perception  of changes in affordances for walking on a ship at sea. Human Movement Science, 64, 28-37.

[64] Watanabe, R., Wagman, J. B., & Higuchi, T. (2019). Dynamic touch by hand and head during walking: protective behavior for the head? Journal of Motor Behavior, 51, 655-667.

[63] Wagman, J. B., Cialdella, V. T., & Stoffregen, T. A. (2019). Nested affordances for reaching: Perception and performance. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72, 1200-1211.

 [62] Wagman, J.B. & Smith, P. J. K. (2018). Perception of affordances for stepping over an expanse with crutches. Perception, 47, 1106-1109.

[61] Wagman, J. B., Thomas, B. J., & McBride, D. M. (2018). Perceiving and remembering affordances for others are continuous processes. Experimental Psychology, 65, 385-392.

 [60] Mangalam, M., Wagman, J. B., & Newel, K. M. (2018). Temperature influences perception of the ​length of a wielded object via dynamic or effortful touch.  Experimental Brain Research, 236, 505-516.

[59] Wagman, J. B., Abney, D. H., & Rosenbaum, D. A. (2018). Second order grasp planning reflects sensitivity to inertial constraints. Human Movement Science, 57, 451-460.

[58] Hajnal, A., Wagman, J. B., Doyon, J. K., & Clark., J. D. (2018). Is perception of stand-on-able-ness equivalent across degrees of dynamic touch? American Journal of Psychology, 131, 141-149.

 [57] Wagman, J. B., Langley, M. D., & Farmer-Dougan, V. (2018). Carrying their own weight: Dogs perceive changing affordances for reaching. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 71, 1040-1044.

[56] Managlam, 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, 79, 2499-2509.

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

[54] 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, 71, 790-799.

[53] 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, 586-604.

[52] Walter, H., Wagman, J. B., Stergiou, N., Erkman, N., & Stoffregen, T. A., (2017). Dynamic perception of dynamic affordances: Walking on a ship at sea. Experimental Brain Research, 235, 517-524.

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

[50] 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, 153-167.

[49] 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, 2923 – 2933.

[48] 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.

[47] 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.

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

[45] 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., 243, 829-836.

[44] 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.

[43] Wagman, J. B. (2015). As easy to move as a feather: Perception of ‘lightness’ as ‘ease to move.’ Journal of Motor Behavior, 47, 340-342.

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

[41] Wagman, J. B., & Hajnal, A. (2014). 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.

[40] Wagman, J. B., & Hajnal, A. (2014). 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.

[39] 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.

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

[37] 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.

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

[35] 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.

[34] Wagman, J. B., & Abney, D. H. (2013). Is calibration of the perception of length modality 

independent? Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 75, 824-829.

[33] Wagman, J. B., Thomas, B. T., & McBride, D. M., Day, B. M. (2013). Perception of maximum 

reaching height when the means of reaching are no longer in view. Ecological Psychology, 25, 1-18.

[32] 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.

[31] 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.

[30] 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.

[29] 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.

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

[27] 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.

[26] 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.

[25] 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.

[24] 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.

[23] Wagman, 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.

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

[21] Wagman, J. B., Carello, C., Schmidt, R. C., & Turvey, M. T. (2009). Is perceptual learning 

unimodal? Ecological Psychology, 21, 37-67.

[20] Malek, E. A., & Wagman, J. B. (2008). Kinetic potential influences visual and remote haptic perception of affordances for standing on an inclined surface. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61, 1813-1826.

[19] Regia-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.

[18] 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.

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

[16] 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.

[15] 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.

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

[13] 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.

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

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

[10] 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.

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

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

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

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

[5] 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.

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

[3] 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.

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

[1] 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.​

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