The University of Iowa

Jodie Plumert

Professor & Collegiate Fellow
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1990
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Development of spatial memory and communication, perception-action coupling in children and adults, risk factors for unintentional childhood injuries

Representative Publications: 

Plumert, J. M. (2013). In memoriam: Herbert L. Pick, Jr. (1930-2012). Spatial Cognition & Computation, 13, 259-263.

Ziemer, C. J., Branson, M. J., Chihak, B. J., Kearney, J. K., Cremer, J.F., & Plumert, J. M. (2013). Manipulating perception versus action in recalibration tasks. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 75, 1260-1274.

Grechkin, T. Y., Chihak, B. J., Cremer, J. F., Kearney, J. K., & Plumert, J. M. (2013). Perceiving and acting on complex affordances: How children and adults bicycle across two lanes of opposing traffic. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 39, 23-36.

Plumert, J. M., Haggerty, K., Mickunas, A., Herzog, L., & Shadrick, C. (2012). Mother-child communication about location: Giving and following directions for finding hidden objects. Developmental Psychology, 48, 956-968.

Plumert, J. M., Kearney, J. K., Cremer, J. F., Recker, K. M., & Strutt, J. (2011). Changes in children’s perception-action tuning over short time scales: Bicycling across traffic-filled intersections in a virtual environment. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 108, 322-337.

Nguyen, T. D., Ziemer, C. J., Grechkin, T., Chihak, B., Plumert, J. M., Cremer J. F., & Kearney, J. K. (2011). Effects of scale change on distance perception in virtual environments.  ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 8(4), 1-18.