PAUL MUTER

Assistant Professor (part-time)
Psychology Dept.
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ont. M5S 3G3
Canada

muter@psych.utoronto.ca

Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1979


MISCELLANEOUS (Border Collie snapshots etc.)

ARTICLES:

Cherry, J.M., Muter, P., & Szigeti, S. (2006). Bibliographic displays in Web catalogues: Does conformity to design guidelines correlate with user performance? Information Technology and Libraries, 25, 157-166.

Castelhano, M.S. & Muter, P. (2001). Optimizing the reading of electronic text using rapid serial visual presentation. Behaviour & Information Technology, 20(4), 237-247. (Click here for PDF version)

Muter, P. (2001). The nature of forgetting from short-term memory. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24(1), 134.

Rahman, T. & Muter, P. (1999). Designing an interface to optimize reading with small display windows. Human Factors, 41(1), 106-117.

Muter, P. (1996). Interface design and optimization of reading of continuous text. In van Oostendorp, H. & de Mul, S. (Eds.), Cognitive aspects of electronic text processing, 161-180. Norwood, N.J.: Ablex.

Muter, P. (1995). Very rapid forgetting: Reply to Cunningham, Healy, Till, Fendrich, and Dimitry. Memory & Cognition, 23, 383-386. ( Click here for PDF version ) RESPONSE OF HEALY & CUNNINGHAM

Muter, P., Furedy, J.J., Vincent, A., & Pelcowitz, T. (1993). User-hostile systems and patterns of psychophysiological activity. Computers in Human Behavior, 9, 105-111.

Muter, P. & Maurutto, P. (1991). Reading and skimming from computer screens and books: The paperless office revisited? Behaviour & Information Technology, 10, 257-266.

Kang, T.J. & Muter, P. (1989). Reading dynamically displayed text. Behaviour & Information Technology, 8, 33-42.

Muter, P., Kruk, R.S., Buttigieg, M.A. & Kang, T.J. (1988). Reader-controlled computerized presentation of text. Human Factors, 30, 473-486.

Buttigieg, M.A. & Muter, P. (1987). Rapid serial visual presentation and word-shape. In Proceedings of the Fourth Mid-Central Ergonomics/Human Factors Conference, Urbana, Ill., 46-52.

Muter, P. (1986). Blissymbolics, cognition, and the handicapped. In E. Hjelmquist & L.G. Nilsson (Eds.), Communication and handicap: Aspects of psychological compensation and technical aids. Amsterdam: North Holland, 233-251.

Williamson, N.L., Muter, P., & Kruk, R.S. (1986). Computerized presentation of text for the visually handicapped. In E. Hjelmquist & L.G. Nilsson (Eds.), Communication and handicap: Aspects of psychological compensation and technical aids. Amsterdam: North Holland, 115-125.

Muter, P. & Mayson, C. (1986). The role of graphics in item selection from menus. Behaviour & Information Technology, 5, 89-95.

Muter, P. & Johns, E.E. (1985). Learning logographies and alphabetic codes. Human Learning (now Applied Cognitive Psychology), 4, 105-125.

Muter, P. (1984). Recognition and recall of words with a single meaning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition., 10, 198-202. RESPONSE OF TULVING ET AL.

Kruk, R.S. & Muter, P. (1984). Reading of continuous text on video screens. Human Factors, 26, 339-345.

Muter, P., Latremouille, S.A., Treurniet, W.C., & Beam, P. (1982). Extended reading of continuous text on television screens. Human Factors, 24, 501-508.

Muter, P., Treurniet, W.C., & Phillips, D. (1980). Computer-aided learning and videotex [the information highway]. In Proceedings of the Third Canadian Symposium on Instructional Technology, Ottawa: National Research Council, 319-325.

Muter, P. (1980). Very rapid forgetting. Memory & Cognition, 8, 174-179.

Muter, P. (1979). Response latencies in discriminations of recency. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Learning and Memory, 5, 160-169.

Muter, P. (1978). Recognition failure of recallable words in semantic memory. Memory & Cognition, 6, 9-12.

Muter, P. & Murdock, B.B., Jr. (1977). A search for scanning residue in recognition memory. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 10, 66-68.

Murdock, B.B., Jr., Hockley, W.E., & Muter, P. (1977). Two tests of the conveyor-belt model for item recognition. Canadian Journal of Psychology, 31, 71-89.

Flock, H.R., Noguchi, K., & Muter, P. (1974). Lightness changes in a complex field with changing illumination and background. Canadian Journal of Psychology, 28, 446-467.

Ono, H., Muter, P., & Mitson, L. (1974). Size-distance paradox with accommodative micropsia. Perception and Psychophysics, 15, 301-307.

Ono, H., Wilkinson, A., Muter, P., & Mitson, L. (1972). Apparent movement and change in perceived location of a stimulus produced by a change in accommodative vergence. Perception & Psychophysics, 12, 187192.

Stager, P. & Muter, P. (1971) Instructions and information processing in a complex task. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 87, 291-294.

OTHER PAPERS:

Furedy, J.J., Muter, P., & Ptak, D. User-hostile programming and human-instructional amelioration: A lo-tech psychophysiological study, in symposium on "Human computer interaction" at the lst International Conference on Psychophysiology in Ergonomics, Wuppertal, Germany, May 1996.

Furedy, J.J., Vincent, A., & Muter, P.. Psychophysiological investigationsof computer-human interactions. Paper presented at the meetings of the Pavlovian Society, Philadelphia, 1990.

Vincent, A., Pelcowitz, T., Muter, P., & Furedy, J.J. . Psychophysiological measures suggest user-unfriendly programs produce sympathetic excitation. Paper presented at the meetings of the Society for psychophysiological Research, Boston, 1990.

Buttigieg, M.A. & Muter, P. Rapid serial visual presentation and word-shape. Paper presented at the Fourth Mid-Central Ergonomics/Human Factors Conference, Urbana, Ill., July, 1987.

Muter, P. & Rukavina, I. Predicting the memorability of graphics. Department of Communications, Canada, 1982.

Muter, P. Evaluating the role of pictures and graphics on Telidon. Paper presented at the Working Meeting on the Social and Psychological Aspects of Videotex, Montebello, Quebec, Dec., 1981.

Muter, P. The role of graphics in learning on videotex: Evidence from other media. Department of Communication Technical Memorandum, BRIC-80-4, October, 1980.

Muter, P. Computer-aided instruction on Canadian videotex. Department of Communications Technical Memorandu, BRG-80-3, March, 1980.

Muter, P., Treurniet, W.C., & Phillips, D. Computer-aided learning and videotex. Paper presented at the Third Canadian Symposium on Instructional Technology, Vancouver, February, 1980.

Brussel, E.M. & Muter, P. Depth perception and achromatic color. Paper presented at the Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, April, 1974.

UNPUBLISHED:

Muter, P. & Furedy, J.J. (1995).The detection of discrimination in hiring: Toward better measurement.

Muter, P. & Rukavina, I. (1982). Predicting the memorability of graphics.