Ana E. Van Gulick, Ph.D. 


CLIR postdoctoral fellow for data curation in the sciences

Carnegie Mellon University 
University Libraries
Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition



anavangulick(at)cmu.edu

Research Interests

  • Object recognition and categorization
  • Perceptual expertise
  • Learning and memory
  • Individual differences
  • Methods: Psychophysics and fMRI

Curriculum Vitae


Peer-reviewed Publications

Van Gulick, A., McGugin, R., and Gauthier, I. (Submitted). Measuring non-visual knowledge about object categories: The Semantic Vanderbilt Expertise Test. (Download the SVET 1.0 and VET 2.0 for use in your research)

McGugin, R., Van Gulick, A., and Gauthier, I. (Under Revision). Cortical thickness in fusiform face area predicts face and object recognition performance.

Cho, S-J., Wilmer, J., Herzmann, G., McGugin, R., Fiset, D., Van Gulick, A., Ryan, K., and Gauthier., I. (2015). Item Response Theory Analyses of the Cambridge Face Memory Test (CFMT). Psychological Assessmentdoi:10.1037/pas0000068 (PDF)

Folstein, J., Palmeri, T., Van Gulick, A., Gauthier, I. (2015). Category learning stretches neural representations in visual cortex. Current Directions in Psychological Science. 24(1), 17-23. doi:10.1177/0963721414550707 (PDF)

Gauthier, I., McGugin, R., Richler, J., Herzmann, G., Speegle, M., and Van Gulick, A. (2014). Experience moderates the overlap between object and face recognition, suggesting a common ability. Journal of Vision. 14(8):7, 1-12. doi:10.1167/14.8.7 (PDF)

Van Gulick, A. and Gauthier, I. (2014). The perceptual effects of learning object categories that predict perceptual goals. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 40(5):1307-1320. doi:10.1037/a0036822 (PDF) 

McGugin, R., Van Gulick, A., Tamber-Rosenau, B., Ross, D., and Gauthier, I. (2014). Expertise effects in face-selective areas are robust to clutter and diverted attention, but not to competition. Cerebral Cortex. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhu060 (PDF)

Verhaeghen, P., Aikman, S., and Van Gulick, A. (2011). Prime and prejudice: Co-occurrence in the culture as a source of automatic stereotype priming. British Journal of Social Psychology, 50(3), 501-518. doi:10.1348/014466610X524254 (PDF)

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Dissertation
        Van Gulick, A.E. (2014) Measurement of semantic knowledge and its contribution to                  object recognition performance. Doctoral Dissertation. Vanderbilt University. 

Presentations

Van Gulick, A. and Gauthier, I. (poster; May, 2014). Measurement of semantic knowledge of object categories: Creating the Semantic Vanderbilt Expertise Test (SVET). Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Petersburg, FL. (PDF)

Van Gulick, A. and Gauthier, I. (poster; May, 2013). Measurement of visual and semantic knowledge for cars and estimation of experience. Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL. (PDF)

Gauthier, I., McGugin, R., Richler, J., Herzmann, G., Speegle, M., and Van Gulick, A. (poster; May, 2013). Experience moderates the overlap between object and face recognition, suggesting common ability. Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL. (PDF)

Van Gulick, A., McGugin, R., and Gauthier, I. (talk; October, 2012). Expertise effects for non-face objects in FFA are robust to inattention but not competition. Annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA.

Folstein, J., Newton, A., Van Gulick, A., Palmeri, T., and Gauthier, I. (poster; October, 2012). Category learning causes long-term enhancement of relevant object dimensions: A multivoxel pattern analysis at 7T. Annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA. 

Van Gulick, A. and Gauthier, I. (poster; May, 2012). Creating domains of perceptual processing through category learning. Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL. (PDF)

Folstein, J., Newton, A., Van Gulick, A., Palmeri, T., and Gauthier, I. (talk; May, 2012). Category learning causes long-term changes to similarity gradients in the ventral stream: A multivoxel pattern analysis at 7T. Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL.

Van Gulick, A. and Gauthier, I. (talk; November, 2011). Category learning for a (perceptual) purpose. Annual Object Perception, Attention, and Memory Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Van Gulick, A. and Tarr, M. (poster; May 2010). Is object color Memory Categorical? Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL. (PDF)

Verhaeghen, P., Aikman, S., and Van Gulick, A., (talk; November, 2007). Roses are Red and Women are Weak: Automatic Stereotype Priming Reflects General Prejudice in the Culture. Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Van Gulick, A. (talk; April 2007). Our Visual World: Illusion or Reality? Examples from Change Blindness and Their Implications for Philosophy of Perception. New England Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, Providence College, Providence, RI.


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