Publications

Selective Publication List for John R. Pani

Articles, Chapters, Proceedings

  • Pani, J. R., Chariker, J. H., Naaz, F, Mattingly, W., Roberts, J., & Sephton, S. E. (in press). Learning with interactive computer graphics in the undergraduate neuroscience classroom. Advances in Health Sciences Education: Theory and Practice.
  • Naaz, F., Chariker, J. H., & Pani, J. R. (2014). Computer-based learning: Graphical integration of whole and sectional neuroanatomy improves long-term retention. Cognition and Instruction, 32, 44-64.
  • Pani, J. R., Chariker, J. H., & Naaz, F. (2013). Computer based learning of neuroanatomy: Interleaving whole and sectional representation. Anatomical Sciences Education, 6, 11-18.
  • Chariker, J. H., Naaz, F., & Pani, J. R. (2012). Item Difficulty in the Evaluation of Computer-Based Instruction: An Example from Neuroanatomy. Anatomical Sciences Education, 5, 63-75.
  • Chariker, J. H., Naaz, F., & Pani, J. R. (2011). Computer-based learning of neuroanatomy: A longitudinal study of learning, transfer, and retention. Journal of Educational Psychology, 103, 19-31.
  • Chariker, J. H., Naaz, F., & Pani, J. R. (2010). Computer-based learning of neuroanatomy: A longitudinal study of learning, transfer, & retention. In S. Ohlsson & R. Catrambone (Eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2016-2021). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
  • Pani, J. R., Chariker, J. H., Claudio, N. M., & Fell, R. D. (2007). Diagnostic visual information in the use of microscopes in histology. In D. S. McNamara & J. G. Trafton (Eds.), Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 64-70). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
  • Pani, J. R. , Chariker, J. H., Claudio, N. M., & Fell, R. D. (2006). Visual search in microscopy implies high level cognition. In R. Sun, & Miyake (Eds.), Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1920-1925). Vancouver, B. C. Canada: Cognitive Science Society.
  • Pani, J. R., Chariker, J. H., Dawson, T. E., & Johnson, N. (2005). Acquiring new spatial intuitions: Learning to reason about rotations. Cognitive Psychology, 51, 285-333.
  • Pani, J. R. , Chariker, J. H., & Fell, R. D. (2005). Visual cognition in microscopy. In B. G. Bara, L. Barsalou, & M. Bucciarelli (Eds.), Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1702-1707). Stresa, Italy: Cognitive Science Society.
  • Pani, J. R., & Chariker, J. H. (2004). The psychology of error in relation to medical practice. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 88, 130-142.
  • Pani, J. R. , Chariker, J. H., & Fell, R. D. (2004). Toward a theory of qualitative visual reasoning in microanatomy. In J. de Kleer, & K. D. Forbus (Eds.), 18th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning (pp. 233-238). Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.
  • Mervis, C. B., Pani, J. R., & Pani, A. M. (2003). Category formation and evolution: Transaction of child interest, background conceptual knowledge, linguistic knowledge, and adult input in the acquisition of lexical categories at the basic and subordinate levels. In D. H. Rakison, & L. M. Oakes (Eds.), Early Category and Concept Development: Making Sense of the Blooming, Buzzing Confusion (pp. 242-274). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Pani, J. R. (2002). The generalized cone in human spatial organization. In C. W. Tyler (Ed.), Human Symmetry Perception and its Computational Analysis, (pp. 383-393). Utrecht: VSP. Reprinted article originally published 1994.
  • Pani, J. R. (2002). Mental imagery is simultaneously symbolic and analog. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 25, 696-697.
  • Pani, J. R. (2001). Perceptual theories that emphasize action are necessary but not sufficient. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24, 998.
  • Pani, J. R. (2001). The mathematics of symmetry does not provide an appropriate model for the human understanding of elementary motions. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24, 205-206.
  • Dawson, T. E., & Pani, J. R. (2001). Learning to reason about rotational motion in a virtual environment. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society: 45th Annual Meeting, (pp. 1921-1925). Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN.
  • Pani, J. R. (2000). Cognitive description and change blindness. Visual Cognition, 7, 107-126. This paper was in a special issue of the journal. The issue also appeared as D. J. Simons (Ed.), Change blindness and visual memory. East Sussex, UK: Psychology Press.
  • Pani, J. R. (1999). Descriptions of orientation and structure in perception and physical reasoning. In E Winograd, R. Fivush, & W. Hirst (Eds.), Ecological Approaches to Cognition: Essays in Honor of Ulric Neisser, (pp. 59-95). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
  • Pani, J. R., Mervis, C. B., & Robinson, B. F. (1999). Global spatial organization by individuals with Williams syndrome. Psychological Science, 10, 453-458.
  • Pani, J. R. (1999). How does low level vision interact with knowledge? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22, 387-388.
  • Mervis, C. B., Robinson, B. F., & Pani, J. R. (1999). Visuospatial construction. American Journal of Human Genetics, 65, 1222-1229.
  • Pani, J. R., William, C. T., & Shippey, G. T. (1998). Orientation in physical reasoning: Determining the edge that would be formed by two surfaces. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 24, 283-300.
  • Pani, J. R. (1997). Descriptions of orientation in physical reasoning. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 6, 121-126.
  • Pani, J. R., Zhou, H., & Friend, S. M. (1997). Perceiving and imagining Plato's solids: The generalized cylinder in spatial organization of 3D structures. Visual Cognition, 4, 225-264.
  • Pani, J. R., Jeffres, J. A., Shippey, G., & Schwartz, K. (1996). Imagining projective transformations: Aligned orientations in spatial organization. Cognitive Psychology, 31, 125-167.
  • Pani, J. R. (1996). Mental imagery as the adaptationist views it. Consciousness and Cognition, 5, 288-326.
  • Brewer, W. F., & Pani, J. R. (1996). Reports of mental imagery in retrieval from long- term memory. Consciousness and Cognition, 5, 265-287.
  • Pani, J. R., William, C. T., & Shippey, G. (1995). Determinants of the perception of rotational motion: Orientation of the motion to the object and to the environment. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 21, 1441-1456.
  • Mervis, C. B., Bertrand, J., & Pani, J. R. (1995). Transaction of cognitive-linguistic abilities and adult input: A case study of the acquisition of color terms and color-based subordinate object categories. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 13, 285-302.
  • Pani, J. R., & Dupree, D. (1994). Spatial reference systems in the comprehension of rotational motion. Perception, 23, 929-946.
  • Pani, J. R. (1994). The generalized cone in human spatial organization. Spatial Vision, 8, 491-501.
  • Pani, J. R. (1993). Limits on the comprehension of rotational motion: Mental imagery of rotations with oblique components. Perception, 22, 785-808.
  • Pani, J. R. (1990). Suggestions for the display of orientation and motion of objects in the pictorial display of three-dimensional structures. In L. H. Reuter (Chair), Human perception and visualization (pp. 404-405). Proceedings of Visualization '90, IEEE Computer Society.
  • Hillger, L. A., Kosslyn, S. M., Pani, J. R., & Seger, C. (1990). When is imagery used in everyday life? Journal of Mental Imagery, 14, 131-152.

Selected Talks, Posters

  • Pani, J. R., Chariker, J. H., & Naaz, F. (November, 2010). Providing multiple representations for learning neuroanatomy produces transfer and benefits long-term retention. Talk presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomics Society. St. Louis, MO. Abstract published in Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 15. Austin, TX: Psychonomic Society Publications.
  • Chariker, J. H., Naaz, F., & Pani, J. R. (July, 2010). Computer-based learning of neuroanatomy: A longitudinal study of learning, transfer, & retention. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Portland, OR.
  • Chariker, J. H., Naaz, F., Pani, J. R. (November, 2009). Computer-based Learning of Neuroanatomy: A Longitudinal Study of Learning, Transfer, and Retention. Talk presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomics Society. Boston, MA. Abstract published in Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 14. Austin, TX: Psychonomic Society Publications.
  • Pani, J. R. (2008). I thought neuroanatomy was difficult: Development of new computer-based methods for learning the anatomy of the brain. Invited address, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.
  • Pani, J. R., Chariker, J. H., Claudio, N. M., & Fell, R. D. (2007). Diagnostic visual information in the use of microscopes in histology. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Nashville, TN.
  • Pani, J. R., Chariker, J. H., Claudio, N. M., & Fell, R. D. (2006). Visual search in microscopy implies high-level cognition. Poster to be presented at the 28th annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Vancouver, Canada. Article published in Cogsci 2006: Proceedings of the XXVIII Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 28. Cognitive Science Society.
  • Pani, J. R., Chariker, J. H., & Fell, R. D. (2005). Visual Cognition in Microscopy. Poster presented at the 27th annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Stesa, Italy. August, 2005. Article published in B. G. Bara, L. Barsalou, & M. Bucciarelli (Eds.), Cogsci 2005: Proceedings of the XXVII Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.
  • Pani, J. R., Chariker, J. H., & Fell, R. D. (August, 2004). Visual cognition in microanatomy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of ResearchLouisville!. Louisville, KY.
  • Chariker, J. H., Pani, J. R., & Fell, R. D. (2004). Visual cognition in microanatomy. In K. D. Forbus, D. Gentner, & T. Regier (Eds.), Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (p. 1538). Chicago, IL: Cognitive Science Society.
  • Chariker, J. H., Pani, J. R., & Fell, R. D. (November, 2004). Visual cognition in microanatomy. Talk presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomics Society. Minneapolis, MN. Abstract published in Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 9, 8. Austin, TX: Psychonomic Society Publications.
  • Pani, J. R., Chariker, J. H., & Fell, R. D. (August, 2004). Preliminaries to a theory of qualitative visual reasoning in microanatomy. 18th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning, 233-238. Presented in poster form at the Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning. Evanston, IL.
  • Chariker, J. H., Pani, J. R., & Fell, R. D. (2004). Visual cognition through the microscope. Poster session presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of Object Perception, Attention, and Memory. Minneapolis, MN.
  • Pani, J. R., Johnson, N., & Chariker, J. H. (2003, November). Spatial models in motor control. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 8, 103. Austin, TX: Psychonomic Society Publications. Talk presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Vancouver, BC.
  • Pani, J. R., Chariker, J. H., & Dawson, T. E. (2002, November). Spatial learning in virtual reality. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 7, 63. Austin, TX: Psychonomic Society Publications. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Kansas City, MO.
  • Pani, J. R., Chariker, J. H., & Dawson, T. E. (2002, May). Learning new structural descriptions in the understanding of elementary motions. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Visual Sciences Society, Sarasota, FL. Abstract published in the proceedings, VisionSciences 02, p. 21.
  • Olsen, R., Kohn, P., Meyer-Lindenberg, A., Mervis, C. B., Pani, J. R., & berman, K. F. (2002, June). Correlating BOLD response and behavioral performance during visuospatial construction. Presented at the 8th annual Conference for Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Sendai, Japan.
  • Pani, J. R., Chariker, J. H., & Dawson, T. E. (2002, October). Learning new structural descriptions in the understanding of elementary motions. Poster presented at Research! Louisville, Louisville, KY.
  • Dawson, T., Chang, F., Pani, J. R., Fell, R. D. (2001, April). The relationship between spatial ability and performance in a Histology course. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Kentucky Psychological Association.
  • Dawson, T. E., & Pani, J. R. (2001). Learning to reason about rotational motion in a virtual environment. Proceeds of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society: 45th Annual Meeting, 1921-1925. Poster presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN.
  • Pani, J. R., Dawson, T. E., & Chariker, J. H. (2001, November). Spatial reasoning and learning in virtual reality. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 6, 111. Austin, TX: Psychonomic Society Publications. Talk presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Orlando, FL.
  • Pani, J. R. (2000, June). High level vision and understanding the visual world. Symposium on visualization in science, mathematics, and Engineering. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. Invited speaker, workshop funded by NSF.