Dr. Kristen L. Macuga
Kristen L. Macuga, Ph.D.
School of Psychological Science
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-5303
Fax: (541) 737-3547
Areas of Interest
- Engineering psychology
- Multisensory perception
- Motor control and learning
- Action observation
- Motor imagery
- Tool use
- Virtual reality
- Cognitive neuroscience (fMRI)
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara (Cognition, Perception and Cognitive Neuroscience)
B.S., James Madison University (Psychology)
Academic Positions and Appointments
Assistant Professor, Oregon State University, 2012-present
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Oregon, 2008-2012
Macuga, K.L., Papailiou, A.P., & Frey, S.H. (2012). Motor imagery of tool use: Relationship to actual use and adherence to Fitts’ law across tasks. Experimental Brain Research, 218, 169-179.
Macuga, K.L., & Frey, S.H.(2012). Neural representations involved in observed, imagined, and imitated actions are dissociable and hierarchically organized. NeuroImage, 59, 2798-2807.
Macuga, K.L., & Frey, S.H.(2011).Selective responses in right inferior frontal and supramarginal gyri differentiate between observed movements of oneself vs. another. Neuropsychologia, 49, 1202-1207.
Macuga, K.L., Beall, A.C., Kelly, J.W., Smith, R.S., & Loomis, J.M. (2007). Changing lanes: Inertial cues and explicit path information facilitate steering performance when visual feedback is removed. Experimental Brain Research, 178(2), 141-150.
Macuga, K.L., Loomis, J.M., Beall, A.C., & Kelly, J.W. (2006). Perception of heading without retinal optic flow. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 68(5), 872-878.
Loomis, J.M., Beall, A.C., Macuga, K.L., Kelly, J.W., & Smith, R.S. (2006). Visual control of action without retinal optic flow. Psychological Science, 17, 214-221.
Gray, R., Macuga, K., & Regan, D. (2004). Long range interactions between object-motion and self-motion in the perception of movement in depth. Vision Research, 44, 179-195.
Salvucci, D.D., & Macuga, K.L. (2002). Predicting the effects of cellular-phone dialing on driver performance. Cognitive Systems Research, 3, 95-102.