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Eric Amazeen

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Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1104
Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1104
Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1104
Biography

 

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology (Cognition, Action, and Perception), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

 

Education

Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1996

Research Interests

Ecological and dynamical approaches to perception and action. Specific topics include: weight perception and the size-weight illusion, visual attention in coordinated activity, and intermodal aspects of vision and touch.

Websites

Dr. Amazeen's Page

Publications
  • Andre Valdez, Eric Amazeen. Target dimension affects 1/F noise in aiming. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences (2009).
  • Andre Valdez, Eric Amazeen. Sensory and Decisional Interactions in Weight Perception. Perception & Psychophysics (2008).
  • Andre Valdez, Eric Amazeen. Using 1/f noise to examing planning and control in a discrete aiming task. Experimental Brain Research (2008).
  • Eric Amazeen, Flavio DaSilva, Polemnia Amazeen. Visual-spatial and anatomical constraints interact in a bimanual coordination task with transformed visual feedback. Experimental Brain Research (2008).
  • Valdez, A.B., & Amazeen, E.L. Using 1/f noise to examine planning and control in a discrete aiming task. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology (2008).
  • Amazeen, Eric, Tseng, Philip, Valdez, Andre, Vera, Diego. Effects of Lifting on the Perception of Weight. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology (2007).
  • C Carello, J Kinsella-Shaw, Eric Amazeen, M Turvey. Peripheral neuropathy and object length perception by effortful (dynamic) touch: A case study. Neuroscience Letters (2006).
  • DaSilva, F, Weschler, N, McBeath, M, Sugar, T, Amazeen, Eric, Presson, C, Koeneman, J. Improvements in upper-extremity motor-function in hemiparetics using robot-assisted repetitive motion therapy with video games. (2006).
  • C Glazebrook, V Dhillon, K Keetch, J Lyons, Eric Amazeen, D Weeks, D Elliott. Perception-action and the Muller-Lyer illusion: Amplitude or endpoint bias. Experimental Brain Research (2005).
  • Eric Amazeen, F DaSilva. Psychophysical test for the independence of perception and action. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance (2005).
  • Eric Amazeen, Shannon Ringenbach, P Amazeen. The effects of attention and handedness on coordination dynamics in a bimanual Fitt's law task. Experimental Brain Research (2005).
  • Carello, C (Author) ,Kinsella-Shaw, J (Author) ,Amazeen, Eric (Author) . Peripheral neuropathy and length perception by dynamic touch. Studies in perception and action VIII (2005).
  • Eric Amazeen, G Van Orden. Specificity in the global array is only one possibility. Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2004).
  • F DaSilva, Eric Amazeen. Perceptual and motor dynamics interact in bimanual coordination. Journal of sport and exercise psychology (2004).
  • Polemnia Amazeen, Eric Amazeen, M Turvey. Symmetry and the devil. Journal of Motor Behavior (2004).
  • Y Naylor, Eric Amazeen. The size-weight illusion in team lifting. Human Factors (2004).
  • C Oberle, Eric Amazeen. Independence and separability of mass and volume in the size-weight illusion. Perception & Psychophysics (2003).
  • Eric Amazeen, W Jarrett. The role of rotational inertia in the haptic and haptic+visual size-weight illusions. Ecological Psychology (2003).
  • S Ringenbach, P Amazeen, Eric Amazeen. Frequency and amplitude are inversely related in circle drawing. In S. Rogers & J. Effken (Eds.), Studies in perception and action VII (2003).
  • H Kloos, Eric Amazeen. Perceiving heaviness by dynamic touch: An investigation of the size-weight illusion in preschoolers. British Journal of Developmental Psychology (2002).
  • Eric Amazeen, Polemnia Amazeen, P Beek. Eye movements and the selection of optical information for catching. Ecological Psychology (2001).
  • P Amazeen, Eric Amazeen, P Beek. Coupling breathing and movement during manual wheelchair propulsion. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance (2001).
  • Kloos, H (Author) ,Amazeen, Eric (Author) . The size-weight illusion in preschoolers. Studies in perception and action VI (2001).
Research Activity
  • Amazeen,Eric*. Acting on Perception: Weight Perception in Context. NSF-SBE(9/1/2005 - 8/31/2009).
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 323Sensation and Perception
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 101Introduction to Psychology
PSY 323Sensation and Perception
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 323Sensation and Perception
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 101Introduction to Psychology
PSY 323Sensation and Perception
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 498Pro-Seminar
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
PSY 591Seminar
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 323Sensation and Perception
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 101Introduction to Psychology
PSY 323Sensation and Perception
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
PGS 399Supervised Research
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
PSY 591Seminar
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
PGS 101Introduction to Psychology
PSY 323Sensation and Perception
PGS 399Supervised Research
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Presentations
  • Valdez, A.B., & Amazeen, E.L. Using 1/f noise to examine planning and control in a discrete aiming task. International Conference of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Acti (Jun 2008).
  • Amazeen, E.L. Moving to Perceive. Natural-Physical Perspective on Perception-Action-Cognition meeting (Jun 2008).
  • Valdez, A.B., & Amazeen, E.L. 1/f noise and movement constraints in the planning and control of aiming. International Nonlinear Sciences Conference (Mar 2008).
  • Amazeen, Eric, Valdez, Andre. Contemporary Techniques Reveal Multiple Processes in Movement. Applied Complexity Lecture Series (Oct 2007).
  • Amazeen, Eric, Tseng, Philip, Valdez, Andre, Vera, Diego. Effects of Lifting on the Perception of Weight. North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (Jun 2007).
  • DaSilva, F, Wechsler, N, McBeath, M, Sugar, T, Amazeen, Eric, Presson, C, Koeneman, J. Improvement in upper-extremity motor function in hemiparetics using robot-assisted repetitive motion therapy with video games. Vision Sciences Society (May 2006).
  • Carello, C, Kinsella-Shaw, J, Amazeen, Eric. Peripheral neuropathy and length perception by dynamic touch. Thirteenth international conference on perception and action (Jul 2005).
  • Amazeen, Eric, DaSilva, F. Perceptual and motor dynamics interact in bimanual coordination. International conference North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (Jun 2004).
  • Amazeen, Eric, Ringenbach, S, Amazeen, P. Frequency and amplitude are inversely related in circle drawing. Twelfth International Conference on Perception and Action (Jun 2003).
  • Oberle, C, Amazeen, Eric. Independence and separability of volume and mass in the size-weight illusion. Vision Sciences Society (May 2002).
  • Kloos, H, Amazeen, Eric. The size-weight illusion in preschoolers. Eleventh International Conference on Perception and Action (Jun 2001).
Service
  • Awards Committee, Member (2010 - Present)
  • Cognitive Science and Engineering (CSE) Program, Affiliate Faculty (2010 - Present)
  • Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, Ad-hoc reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Experimental Brain Research, Ad-hoc reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Human Movement Science, Ad-hoc reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Ad-hoc reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Ad-hoc reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, Ad-hoc reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Journal of Motor Behavior, Ad-hoc reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Ad-hoc reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • National Science Foundation, Ad-hoc reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, Ad-hoc reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Website Support Personnel Search Committee, Member (2009 - Present)
  • Website Support Personnel Search Committee, Member (2009 - Present)
  • Faculty Evaluation Committee, Chair (2008 - Present)
  • Faculty Evaluation Committee, Member (2008 - Present)
  • Technology Committee, Chair (2008 - Present)
  • Technology Committee, Chair (2008 - Present)
  • Technology Committee, Chair (2008 - Present)
  • Appointments Committee, Chair (2006 - Present)
  • Appointments Committee, Chair (2006 - Present)
  • Appointments Committee, Chair (2006 - Present)
  • Dynamics of Perception, Action, and Cognition, Member (2000 - Present)
  • Dynamics of Perception, Action, and Cognition, Member (2000 - Present)
  • Dynamics of Perception, Action, and Cognition, Member (2000 - Present)
  • Graduate Student Admissions, Member (2000 - Present)
  • Graduate Student Admissions, Member (2000 - Present)
  • Graduate Student Admissions, Member (2000 - Present)
  • Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, Ad-hoc reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Human Movement Science, Ad-hoc reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Ad-hoc reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Ad-hoc reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, Ad-hoc reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Perception, Ad-hoc reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • IEEE Transactions on Haptics, Ad-hoc reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • WorldHaptics 2009, Ad-hoc reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Journal of Sports Sciences, Ad-hoc reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Ad-hoc reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • National Science Foundation, Ad-hoc reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology, Ad-hoc reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Experimental Brain Research, Ad-hoc reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, Ad-hoc reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • Journal of Motor Behavior, Ad-hoc reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • National Science Foundation, Ad-hoc reviewer (2007 - 2007)
  • Neuroscience Infusion Planning Committtee, Member (2007 - 2007)
  • Appetite, Ad-hoc reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Cognition, Ad-hoc reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, Ad-hoc reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Journal of Motor Behavior, Ad-hoc reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, Ad-hoc reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • National Science Foundation, Ad-hoc reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Interdisciplinary Exercise Science Ph.D. Program, Member (2006 - 2006)
  • Child Development, Ad-hoc reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Ecological Psychology, Ad-hoc reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Psychological Research/Psychologische Forschung, Ad-hoc reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Experimental Brain Research, Ad-hoc reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Psychological Science, Ad-hoc reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Dynamics of Perception, Action, and Cognition, Founding member (2004 - 2005)
  • Graduate Studies Committee, Member (2004 - 2005)
  • Experimental Brain Research, Ad-hoc reviewer (2004)
  • Intercollegiate Athletic Department, Football Recruiting, Faculty representative (2004)
  • Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Ad-hoc reviewer (2004)
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, Ad-hoc reviewer (2004)
  • National Science Foundation, Ad-hoc reviewer (2004)
  • National Science Foundation, Panelist - Human and Social Dynamics Program (2004)
  • Journal of Motor Behavior, Ad-hoc reviewer (2003)