Risk taking in typically- and atypically-developing populations, perceptual-motor development, unintentional childhood injuries, parent-child communication, development of spatial memory and communication
Primary Research Area
Jiang, Y., O’Neal, E. E., Rahimian, P., Yon, J.P., Plumert, J. M., & Kearney, J. K. (in press). Joint action in a virtual environment: Crossing roads with risky vs. safe human and agent partners. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.
Rahimian, P., O’Neal, E., Plumert, J. M., and Kearney, J. K. (in press). Harnessing vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) communication technology: Sending traffic warnings to texting pedestrians. Human Factors.
Plumert, J. M., & Kearney, J. K. (2018). Timing is almost everything: How children perceive and act on dynamic affordances. In J. M. Plumert (Vol. Ed.), Studying the perception-action system as a model system for understanding development. Edited volume in J. Benson (Series Ed.), Advances in Child Development and Behavior: 55. Cambridge, UK: Elsevier.
Jiang, Y., O’Neal, E.E., Yon, J.P., Franzen, L., Rahimian, P., Plumert, J.P., and Kearney, J.K. (2018). Acting together: Joint pedestrian road crossing in an immersive virtual environment. ACM Transactions on Applied Perception,15 (2), Article 8.
O’Neal, E. E., Jiang, Y., Franzen, L. J., Rahimian, P., Yon, J. P., Kearney, J. K., & Plumert, J. M. (2018). Changes in perception–action tuning over long time scales: How children and adults perceive and act on dynamic affordances when crossing roads. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 44, 18-26.
Plumert, J. M., Franzen, L., Mathews, M. M., & Violante, C. (2017). Linking “what” and “where” information: How the strength of object categories influences children’s memory for location. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 157, 95-110.
O’Neal, E. E., Plumert, J. M., McClure, L. A., & Schwebel, D. C. (2016). The role of body mass index in child pedestrian injury risk. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 90, 29-35.
Nikolas, M., Elmore, A., Franzen, L., O’Neal, E., Kearney, J. K., & Plumert, J. M. (2016). Risky bicycling behavior among youth with and without attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57, 141-148. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12491