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Damian G. Kelty-Stephen (formerly Damian G. Stephen)

Dept of Psychology

1116 8th Ave

Grinnell College

Grinnell, IA 50112-1690

Contact: keltysda[at]grinnell[dot]edu (e-mail) / 703-300-3375 (cell)

Position

2017-present Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Grinnell College

2013–2017 Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Grinnell College

2015–2016 Assistant Research Professor, Dept. of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut

2013–2016 Research Scientist, Dept. of Psychology, Center for Ecological Study of Perception and Action, University of Connecticut

2011–2013 Staff Research Scientist, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University

2010–2011 Postdoctoral Fellow, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University

Research Scientist, Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School

Education

2013 Certificate in Applied Biostatistics Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

2010 Ph.D., Perception-Action-Cognitive (Experimental) Psychology University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

2009 Certificate in Quantitative Research Methods University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

2005 B.S., Psychology College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Honors and Awards

University of Connecticut:

2005-2007 Outstanding Scholarship Program Fellowship

College of William and Mary:

2005 Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Chapter

2005 Magna cum laude

2005 Williams Award for Outstanding Psychology Student

2005 Highest Departmental Honors (Psychology)

2001-2005 James Monroe Scholar

Funding

Principal Investigator on Grinnell College/University of Iowa collaboration (co-PI: Richard Shields; Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science) combining $7000 from University of Iowa’s FUTURE in Biomedicine with $11,700 Mentored Advanced Project for Undergraduate Training “Extending multifractal bases for perception from head-sway to eyes and ears” (Summer 2018)

Co-Principal Investigator on Grinnell College Innovation Fund $144,000 Pilot Project “Grinnell College Immersive Experience Laboratory (GCIEL)” (3 academic years 2018-2021; lead PI: David Neville)

Principal Investigator on Grinnell College $13,200 Mentored Advanced Project for Undergraduate Training “Investigating the Fitts task under removal of visual and haptic information” (Summer 2017)

Recipient with Prof. Karen Shuman (Mathematics), Grinnell College Instructional Support Committee support from the Roy J. Carver Grant, $1375 “Mathematical modeling and statistical estimation of iterative cascading processes” (Spring 2017; PI on Grinnell’s Carver grant: Shonda Kuiper)

Principal Investigator on Grinnell College $11,700 Mentored Advanced Project for Undergraduate Training “Two Projects: Vibration stimulation for patients with COPD and a study of Hindi” (Summer 2016)

Principal Investigator on Grinnell College Innovation Fund $9,685 Pilot Project “Converting the motion-capture laboratory into a liberal-arts classroom” (Academic year 2016-2017; co-PI: Elizabeth Queathem) (see coverage in Grinnell College news and Associated Colleges of the Midwest news)

Principal Investigator on Grinnell College $7,100 Mentored Advanced Project for Undergraduate Training “Narrative structure in resolving linguistic uncertainty” (Summer 2015)

Recipient, Grinnell College-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Interdisciplinary Course-Development Funding, $1,980 “The evolving physics of perceiving-acting organisms: An inquiry based class in Sensation & Perception (PSY 295 01) for Fall 2014” (PI on Grinnell’s HHMI grant: Leslie Gregg-Jolly).

Principal Investigator on Grinnell College $500 Committee for Support of Faculty Scholarship grant “Embodied effort reshapes touch-based foundations for visually-guided perception of space” (Summer 2014)

Principal Investigator on Grinnell College $8,650 Mentored Advanced Project for Undergraduate Training “Learning novel coordinations of visual and haptic perceptual information” (Summer 2014)

Consultant on NSF $800,000 INSPIRE Track 1 project “Development of perception-action in non-living, dissipative systems.” (PIs: James Dixon, Till Frank, Claudia Carello, James Rusling, Jeffrey Kinsella-Shaw, University of Connecticut).

Peer-Reviewed Publications (with student coauthors indicated with asterisk “*”)

Accepted (66; 14 with Grinnell College student coauthors):

Yao, A. S.*, Queathem, E., Neville, D., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (in press). Teaching movement science with full-body motion-capture in an undergraduate liberal-arts psychology class. Research in Learning Technology. https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/b32wz (Open Access; Available on ResearchGate)

Fineman, R., McGrath, T., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Abercromby, A., & Stirling, L. A. (in press). Development and evaluation of performance metrics quantifying fit in spacesuit assemblies. Aerospace Medicine & Human Performance.

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2018). Multifractal evidence of nonlinear interactions stabilizing posture for phasmids in windy conditions: A reanalysis of insect postural-sway data. PLoS ONE. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202367 (Open Access; Available on ResearchGate)

Ward, R. M.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2018). Bringing the nonlinearity of the movement system to gestural theories of language use: Multifractal structure of spoken English supports the compensation for coarticulation in human speech perception. Frontiers in Physiology, 9, 1152. http://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.01152 (Open Access; Available on ResearchGate).

Roeske, T. C., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Wallot, S. (2018). Multifractal analysis reveals expressive rhythms in bird song. Scientific Reports, 8, 4570. http://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-22933-2 (Open Access; Available on ResearchGate)

Hajnal, A., Clark, J. D., Doyon, J. K., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2018). Fractality of body movements predicts perception of affordances: Evidence from stand-on-ability judgments about slopes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 44, 836-841. http://doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000510 (Available on ResearchGate)

Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Raymakers, E. P.*, & Matthews-Saugstad, K. M.* (2018). Prosody clarifies intended semantics when the speaker distorts phonemic sequence, improving detection of spoonerisms but not of sensible or nonsense phrases. Language & Speech, 61, 71-83. https://doi.org/10.1177/0023830917699441 (Available on ResearchGate)

Viswanathan, N., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2018). Comparing speech and non-speech context effects across time scales in coarticulatory contexts. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 80, 316-324. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-017-1449-8 (Available on ResearchGate)

Booth, C. R.*, Brown, H. L.*, Eason, E. G.*, Wallot, S., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2018). Expectations on hierarchical scales of discourse: Multifractality predicts both short- and long-range effects of violating gender expectations in text-reading. Discourse Processes, 55, 12-30. https://doi.org/10.1080/0163853X.2016.1197811 (Available on ResearchGate)

Wallot, S., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2017). Interaction-dominant causation in mind and brain, and its implication for questions of generalization and replication. Minds & Machines, 28, 353-374. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11023-017-9455-0 (Open Access; Available on ResearchGate)

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2017). Threading a multifractal social psychology through within-organism coordination to within-group interactions: A tale of coordination in three acts. Chaos, Solitons, & Fractals, 104, 363-370. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chaos.2017.08.037 (Open Access; Available on ResearchGate)

Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Wallot, S. (2017). Multifractality versus (mono)fractality evidence of nonlinear interactions across time scales: Disentangling the belief in nonlinearity from the diagnosis of nonlinearity in empirical data. Ecological Psychology, 29, 259-299. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10407413.2017.1368355 (Available on ResearchGate)

Cavanaugh, J. T., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Stergiou, N. (2017). Multifractality, interactivity, and the adaptive capacity of the human movement system: A perspective for advancing the conceptual basis of neurologic physical therapy. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, 41, 245-251. http://doi.org/10.1097/NPT.0000000000000199 (Request on ResearchGate)

Carver, N. S.*, Bojovic, D.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2017). Multifractal foundations of visually-guided aiming and adaptation to prismatic perturbation. Human Movement Science, 55, 61-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2017.07.005 (Available on ResearchGate)

Carver, N. S.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2017). Multifractality in individual honeybee behavior hints at colony-specific social cascades: Reanalysis of RFID data from five different colonies. Physical Review E, 95, 022402. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chaos.2017.08.037 (Available on ResearchGate)

Matthews-Saugstad, K. M.*, Raymakers, E. P.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2017). Gesturing diminishes recall of abstract words when gesture is allowed and concrete words when it is taboo. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 1099-1105. https://doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2016.1263997 (Available on ResearchGate)

Lee, J. T.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2017). Cascade-driven series with narrower multifractal spectra than their surrogates: Standard deviation of multipliers changes interactions across scales. Complexity, 2017, 7015243. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7015243 (Open Access; Available on ResearchGate)

Ebersole, T. M.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2017). Psychology as an evolving, interdisciplinary science: Teaching Sensation & Perception from Fourier to fluid dynamics. Psychology of Learning & Teaching, 16, 115-124. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1475725716681266 (Available on ResearchGate)

Teng, D. W.*, Eddy, C. L.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2016). Non-visually-guided distance perception depends on matching torso fluctuations between training and test. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 78, 2320-2328. http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13414-016-1213-5 (Available on ResearchGate)

Teng, D. W.*, Wallot, S., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2016). Single-word recognition need not depend on single-word features: Narrative coherence counteracts effects of single-word features that lexical decision emphasizes. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 45, 1451-1472. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10936-016-9416-4 (Available on ResearchGate)

Gill, S. V., Keimig, S., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Hung, Y.-C., & DeSilva, J. M. (2016). The relationship between foot arch measurements and walking parameters in children. BMC Pediatrics, 16, 15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12887-016-0554-5 (Open Access; Available on ResearchGate)

Hajnal, A., Bunch, D., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2016). Pulling out all the stops to make the distance: Effects of effort and optical information in distance-perception responses made by rope pulling. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78, 685-699. http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13414-015-1035-x (Available on ResearchGate)

Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Stirling, L. A., & Lipsitz, L. A. (2016). Multifractal temporal correlations in circle-tracing behaviors are associated with the executive function of rule-switching assessed by the Trail Making Test. Psychological Assessment, 28, 171-180. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pas0000177 (Available on ResearchGate)

Perisho, S., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Hajnal, A., Houser, D., & Kuczaj, S. (2016). 1/f scaling in bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) echolocation. Physica A, 443, 221-230. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2015.09.012 (Available on ResearchGate)

Stirling, L., Qureshi Ahmad, M., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Correia, A. (2015). Examination of the torque required to passively palmar abduct the thumb CMC joint in patients with hemiplegia and stroke. Journal of Biomechanics, 48, 4246-4252. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.10.027 (Request on ResearchGate)

Smith, V. C., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Qureshi Ahmad, M., Mao, W., Cakert, K., Osborne, J., & Paydarfar, D. (2015). Stochastic-resonance effects on apnea, bradycardia and oxygenation: A randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics, 136, e1561-e1568. http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2015-1334 (Available at journal; Request on ResearchGate)

Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Qureshi Ahmad, M., & Stirling, L. A. (2015). Use of a tracing task to assess visuomotor performance for evidence of concussion and recuperation. Psychological Assessment, 27, 1379-1387. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pas0000122 (Available on ResearchGate)

Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Eddy, C. L.* (2015). Self-trained perception need not be veridical: Striking can exaggerate judgments and transfer exaggeration to new stimuli. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 77, 1854-1862. http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13414-015-0947-9 (Available on ResearchGate)

Soberano, E. K.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2015). Demystifying cognitive science: Explaining cognition through network-based modeling. Frontiers in Physiology, 6, 88. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2015.00088 (Open Access; Available on ResearchGate)

Eddy, C. L.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2015). Nesting of focal within peripheral vision promote interactions across nested time scales in head sway: Multifractal evidence from accelerometry during manual and walking-based Fitts tasks. Ecological Psychology, 27, 43-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10407413.2015.991663 (Available on ResearchGate)

Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2014). Interwoven fluctuations in intermodal perception: Fractality in head-sway supports the use of visual feedback in haptic perceptual judgments by manual wielding. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 40, 2289-2309. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0038159 (Available on ResearchGate)

Anastas, J. R., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2014). Executive function as an interaction-dominant process. Ecological Psychology, 26, 262-282. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10407413.2014.957985 (Available on ResearchGate)

Palatinus, Zs., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Kinsella-Shaw, J., Carello, C., & Turvey, M. T. (2014). Haptic perceptual intent in quiet standing affects multifractal scaling of postural fluctuations. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 40, 1808-1818. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0037247 (Available on ResearchGate)

Harrison, H. S., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Vaz, D. V., & Michaels, C. F. (2014). Multiplicative-cascade dynamics in pole balancing. Physical Review E, 89, 060903(R). http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.89.060903 (Available on ResearchGate)

Wallot, S., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2014). Constraints are the solution, not the problem: Commentary on Reichle and Reingold (2013): Neurophysiological constraints on the eye-mind link. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 324. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2014.00324 (Open Access; Available on ResearchGate)

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2014). Astronomical apology for fractal analysis: Spectroscopy’s place in the cognitive neurosciences. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 8, 16. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fncom.2014.00016 (Open Access) (Available on ResearchGate)

Hajnal, A., Bunch, D., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2014). Going for distance and going for speed: Effort and optical variables shape information for distance perception from observation to response. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 76, 1015-1035. http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13414-014-0629-z (Available on ResearchGate)

Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2013). Notes on a journey from symbols to multifractals: A tribute to Guy Van Orden. Ecological Psychology, 25, 204-211. (Invited article for special issue “A Cognitive Science Slam in Honor of Guy Van Orden” edited by Rick Dale, Jay Holden, Heidi Kloos, & Michael Richardson). http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10407413.2013.810469 (Available on ResearchGate)

Stirling, L. A., Lipsitz, L. A., Qureshi, M., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Goldberger, A. L., & Costa, M. (2013). Use of a tracing task to assess visuomotor performance: Effects of age, gender, and handedness. Journal of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 68, 938-945. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glt003 (Available at journal; Request on ResearchGate)

Palatinus, Zs., Dixon, J. A., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2013). Fractal fluctuations in quiet standing predict the use of mechanical information for haptic perception. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 41, 1625-1634. (Invited article for special issue “New Perspectives in Human Movement Variability” edited by Thurmon Lockhart & Nicholas Stergiou). http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-012-0706-1 (Available on ResearchGate)

Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2013). Temporal correlations in postural sway moderate effects of stochastic resonance on postural stability. Human Movement Science, 32, 92-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2012.08.006 (Available on ResearchGate)

Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Palatinus, K., Saltzman, E., & Dixon, J. A. (2013). A tutorial on multifractality, cascades, and interactivity for empirical time series in ecological science. Ecological Psychology. 25, 1-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10407413.2013.753804 (Available on ResearchGate)

Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Mirman, D. (2013). Gaze fluctuations are not additively decomposable: Reply to Bogartz & Staub. Cognition, 126, 128-134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2012.09.002 (Available on ResearchGate)

Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2012). When physics is not “just physics”: Complexity science invites new measurement frames for exploring the physics of cognitive and biological development. Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, 40, 471-483. (Invited review for special issue “Complex Systems in Neurobiology” edited by Ramesh Balasubramaniam and Kjerstin Torre). http://dx.doi.org/10.1615/CritRevBiomedEng.2013006693 (Available on ResearchGate)

Goldfield, E. C., Park, Y.-L., Chen, B.-R., Hsu, W.-H., Wessendorf, A., Young, D., Wehner, M., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Stirling, L., Newman, D., Nagpal, R., Saltzman, E., Holt, K. G., Walsh, C., Wood, R. J. (2012). Bio-inspired design of soft robotic assistive devices: The interface of physics, biology, and behavior. Ecological Psychology, 24, 300-327. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10407413.2012.726179 (Available on ResearchGate)

Dixon, J. A., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2012). Multi-scale interactions in Dictyostelium discoideum aggregation. Physica A, 391, 6470-6483. http://dx.doi.og/10.1016/j.physa.2012.07.001 (Request on ResearchGate)

Stephen, D. G., Hsu, W.-H., Young, D., Saltzman, E., Holt, K. G., Newman, D. J., Weinberg, M., Wood, R. J., Nagpal, R., & Goldfield, E. C. (2012). Multifractal fluctuations in joint angles during infant spontaneous kicking reveal multiplicativity-driven coordination. Chaos, Solitons, & Fractals, 45, 1201-1219. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chaos.2012.06.005 (Available on ResearchGate)

Stephen, D. G., Wilcox, B., Niemi, J. B., Franz, J. R., Kerrigan, D. C., & D’Andrea, S. E. (2012). Baseline-depent effect of noise-enhanced insoles on gait variability in healthy elderly walkers. Gait & Posture, 36, 537-540. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2012.05.014 (Available on ResearchGate)

Stephen, D. G., Anastas, J. R., & Dixon, J. A. (2012). Scaling in executive control reflects multiplicative multifractal cascade dynamics. Frontiers in Physiology, 3, 102. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2012.00102 (Open Access; Available on ResearchGate)

Van Orden, G., & Stephen, D. G. (2012). Is cognitive science usefully cast as complexity science? Topics in Cognitive Science, 4, 3-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-8765.2011.01165.x (Request on ResearchGate)

Dixon, J. A., Holden, J. G., Mirman, D., & Stephen, D. G. (2012). Multifractal dynamics in the emergence of cognitive structure. Topics in Cognitive Science, 4, 51-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-8765.2011.01162.x (Available on ResearchGate)

Stephen, D. G., & Van Orden, G. (2012). Searching for general principles in cognitive performance: Reply to commentators. Topics in Cognitive Science, 4, 94-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-8765.2011.01171.x (Available on ResearchGate)

Mirman, D., Irwin, J. R., & Stephen, D. G. (2012). Eye movement dynamics and cognitive self-organization in typical and atypical development. Cognitive Neurodynamics, 6, 61-73. (Selected for inclusion in Psychology Progress, URL: http://www.psychologyprogress.com). http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11571-011-9180-y (Available on ResearchGate)

Stephen, D. G., & Hajnal, A. (2011). Transfer of calibration between hand and foot: Functional equivalence and fractal fluctuations. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 73, 1302-1328. http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13414-011-0142-6 (Available on ResearchGate)

Stephen, D. G., & Anastas, J. (2011). Fractal fluctuations in gaze speed visual search. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 73, 666-677. http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13414-010-0069-3 (Available on ResearchGate)

Anastas, J. R., Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2011). The scaling behavior of hand motions reveals self-organization during an executive-function task. Physica A, 390, 1539-1545. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2010.11.038 (Available on ResearchGate)

Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2011). Strong anticipation: Multifractal cascade dynamics modulate scaling in synchronization behaviors. Chaos, Solitons, & Fractals, 44, 160-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chaos.2011.01.005 (Available on ResearchGate)

Stephen, D. G., Arzamarski, R, & Michaels, C. F. (2010). The role of fractality in perceptual learning: Exploration in dynamic touch. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 36, 1161-1173. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0019219 (Available on ResearchGate)

Stephen, D. G., & Mirman, D. (2010). Interactions dominate the dynamics of visual cognition. Cognition, 115, 154-165. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2009.12.010 (Available on ResearchGate)

Stephen, D. G., Dixon, J. A., & Isenhower, R. W. (2009). Dynamics of representational change: Entropy, action, and cognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 35, 1811-1832. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0014510 (Available on ResearchGate)

Stephen, D. G., Boncoddo, R. A., Magnuson, J. S., & Dixon, J. A. (2009). The dynamics of insight: Mathematical discovery as a phase transition. Memory & Cognition, 37, 1132-1149. http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/MC.37.8.1132 (Available on ResearchGate)

Stephen, D. G., & Arzamarski, R. (2009). Self-training of dynamic touch: Striking improves judgment by wielding. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 71, 1717-1723. http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/APP.71.8.1717 (Available on ResearchGate)

Stephen, D. G., Mirman, D., Magnuson, J. S., & Dixon, J. A. (2009). Lévy-like diffusion in eye movements during spoken-language comprehension. Physical Review E, 79, 056114. (Reprinted in Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research, 17, June 1, 2009, URL: http://www.vjbio.org). http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.79.056114 (Available on ResearchGate)

Blau, J. J. C., Stephen, D. G., Carello, C., & Turvey, M. T. (2009). Prism adaptation of underhand throwing: Rotational inertia and the primary and latent aftereffect. Neuroscience Letters, 456, 54-58. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2009.03.071 (Available on ResearchGate)

Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2009). The self-organization of insight: Entropy and power laws in problem solving. Journal of Problem Solving, 2, 72-101. (Invited review). http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/1932-6246.1043 (Open Access; Available on ResearchGate)

Stephen, D. G., Stepp, N., Dixon, J. A., & Turvey, M. T. (2008). Strong anticipation: Sensitivity to long-range correlations in synchronization behavior. Physica A, 387, 5271-5278. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2008.05.015 (Available on ResearchGate)

Under review (1; 1 of which include Grinnell College student coauthors):

Eason, E. G.*, Carver, N. S.*, Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Fausto-Sterling, A. Bidirectional, multimodal relationships in the sex-dependent interactions in mother-infant dyad revealed using vector-autoregressive modeling.

Preprints (2):

Kelty-Stephen, D. (2018, August 14). The first ten years of trying to catch a milkshake acting like a computer: A response to readers, students, and colleagues. OSF Preprints. https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/ztgyr

Yao, A., Queathem, E., Neville, D., & Kelty-Stephen, D. (2018, July 20). Teaching movement science with full-body motion-capture in an undergraduate liberal-arts psychology class. OSF Preprints. https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/b32wz

Datasets (1):

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2018). Data from: Multifractal evidence of nonlinear interactions stabilizing posture for phasmids in windy conditions: a reanalysis of insect postural-sway data. Dryad Digital Repository. http://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.v52dp25

In preparation (4; 3 of which with Grinnell College student coauthors):

Wallot, S., Lee, J. T.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. Temporal structure in reading times predicts switching between different reading tasks: An inquiry into the language game hypothesis (LGH) of reading.

Rimzhim, A., Johri, A.*, Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Fowler, C., & Katz, L. Transposition effects in visual word recognition in Hindi.

Doyon, J. K., Hajnal, A., Surber, T., Clark, J. D., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. Correspondence between haptic and visual perception of stand-on-ability: Do hills look as steep as they feel?

Pham, L.*, Omura, T.*, Lee, J.-T.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. Market efficiency versus heterogeneous informational efficiency of individual stocks: A complementary view of predicting price returns in Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks.

Book Chapters (with student coauthors indicated with asterisk “*”)

Brown, H. L.*, Booth, C. R.*, Eason, E. G.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2018). Multifractal signatures of intersectionality: Nonlinear dynamics permits quantitative modeling of hierarchical patterns in gender dynamics at the cultural level. In E. Mitleton-Kelly, A. Paraskevas, & C. Day (Eds.), Handbook of research methods in complexity science and their application (pp. 254-266). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Dixon, J. A., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Anastas, J. R. (2014). The embodied dynamics of problem solving: New structure from multi-scale interactions. In L. S. Shapiro (Ed.), The Routledge handbook of embodied cognition (pp. 160-170). New York: Routledge.

Dixon, J. A., Stephen, D. G., Boncoddo, R. A., & Anastas, J. (2010). The self-organization of cognitive structure. In B. H. Ross (Ed.), The psychology of learning & motivation, vol. 52 (pp. 343-384). Burlington: Academic Press.

Popular-press coverage

Exploring gender stereotypes from an intersectional perspective. Research Features, 128, July 2018, pp. 32-35, ISSN: 2399-1534.

Baumgartel, A. (Mar. 9, 2017). Background Noyce: Damian Kelty-Stephen. The Scarlet & Black

Desikan, S. (Feb. 11, 2017). Informational cascades in honeybee swarming behavior. The Hindu.

Teaching

Experience:

Spring 2018 Instructor, Research Methods

Instructor, Special Topics in Longitudinal & Time Series Analysis

Fall 2017 Instructor, Research Methods

Instructor, Sensation & Perception

Spring 2017 Instructor, Cognitive Psychology

Instructor, Special Topics in Motion Capture of Human Movement

(see coverage in Grinnell College news and Associated Colleges of the Midwest news)

Advisor (w/ Prof. Justin Thomas), Directed Research: “Video as Storytelling: Social Theory and Practice of Recruitment”

Student researchers: Bailey Dann, Chris Bell, Madelynne Hughes, Charlotte Gbomina, Gregory Garcia

Participant (w/ Prof. Karen Shuman) in Faculty-Faculty Tutorial

“Mathematical modeling and statistical estimation of iterative cascading processes”

Fall 2016 Instructor, Introduction to Psychology

Instructor, Scientific Presentation Skills

Advisor, Mentored Advanced Project

Student researchers: Jun Taek Lee, Takahiro Omura, Linh Pham

Guest Lecturer, Neuroscience Seminar

9/27: “Executive function and the nonlinear dynamics of movement control”

Summer 2016 Advisor, Mentored Advanced Projects

Student researcher: Avantika Johri

Advisor, Directed Research

Student researchers: Danica Bojovic & Nicole Carver

Spring 2016 Instructor, Introduction to Psychology

Instructor, Special Topics in Longitudinal and Time-Series Analysis

Fall 2015 Instructor, Introduction to Psychology

Instructor, Special Topics in Sensation & Perception

Advisor, Directed Research

Student researchers: Alexis Acosta, Christopher Bell, Jun-Taek Lee

Advisor, Mentored Advanced Project

Student researcher: Krista Matthews-Saugstad

Summer 2015 Advisor, Mentored Advanced Projects

Student researchers: Krista Matthews-Saugstad & Erik Raymakers

Spring 2015 Instructor, Introduction to Psychology

Instructor, Special Topics in Ecological Psychology

Advisor, Directed Research

Student researcher: Eliana Schechter

Fall 2014 Instructor, Introduction to Psychology

Instructor, Special Topics in Sensation & Perception

Advisor, Directed Research

Student researchers: Hannah Brown, Chase Booth, & Elizabeth Eason

Summer 2014 Advisor, Mentored Advanced Projects

Student researchers: Charles Eddy & Dan Teng

Spring 2014 Instructor, Introduction to Psychology

Instructor, Special Topics in Ecological Psychology

Advisor, Directed Research

Student researcher: Charles Eddy

Guest Lecturer, Language Development

January 27: “Associationism and Behaviorist Approaches”

Fall 2013 Instructor, Introduction to Psychology

Instructor, Introduction to Statistics

Fall 2011 Co-Instructor, Approaches to Emergent Structure (University of Connecticut [UConn]; Graduate [G])

Spring 2011 Guest Lecturer, Longitudinal Data Analysis (UConn; G)

March 15: “Modeling Nonlinear and Discontinuous Change”

Guest Lecturer, General Psychology II (UConn; Undergraduate)

March 31: “Fundamental Attribution Error: Random and Reliable Behavior”

During graduate school at University of Connecticut:

Spring 2010 Sensation and Perception Laboratory Teaching Assistant

Fall 2009 Introductory Psychology Laboratory Instructor (2 sections)

Spring 2009 Research Methods Laboratory Instructor (1 section)

Fall 2008 Research Methods Laboratory Instructor (1 section)

Spring 2008 Cognition Laboratory Teaching Assistant

“Nonlinear Dynamics in Gottlieb’s Probabilistic Epigenesis” Discussion Co-Leader (Graduate students and faculty)

Fall 2007 Statistics Consultant for Research Methods Laboratory

Fall 2006 Graduate Statistics Teaching Assistant

Spring 2006 Introductory Psychology Discussion Leader (2 sections)

Fall 2005 Introductory Psychology Laboratory Instructor (2 sections)

Training:

Summer 2017 Midstates Consortium Workshop for Early-Career Faculty Success

Spring 2008 Course in Teaching Experimental Psychology

Conference Proceedings (with student coauthors indicated with asterisk “*”)

Eddy, C. L.*, Dixon, J. A., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2015). Head-sway multifractality carries optical nestings to visual and haptic perception. In J. A. Weast-Knapp, M. Malone, & D. H. Abney (Eds.), Studies in Perception and Action XIII: Eighteenth International Conference of Perception and Action (pp. 105-107). New York: Taylor & Francis.

Wallot, S., O’Brien, B., Coey, C. A., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2015). Power-law fluctuations in eye movements predict text comprehension during connected text reading. In D. C. Noelle, R. Dale, A. S. Warlaumont, J. Yoshimi, T. Matlock, C. D. Jennings, & P. P. Maglio (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2583–2588). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Blau, J. J. C., Stephen, D. G., Frank, T. D., Turvey, M. T., & Carello, C. (2009). Nonlinear attractor dynamics and symmetry breaking in prism adaptation and re-adaptation. In J. Wagman, & C. Pagano (Eds.) Studies in perception and action X: Proceedings from the fifteenth International Conference on Perception and Action (pp. 1-4). New York: Erlbaum.

Dotov, D. G., & Stephen, D. G. (2009). Variability of uni-manual pendulum oscillation at and away from resonance. In J. Wagman, & C. Pagano (Eds.) Studies in perception and action X: Proceedings from the fifteenth International Conference on Perception and Action (pp. 8-11). New York: Erlbaum.

Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2007). Fractality and the attunement of perceptual systems. In S. Cummins-Sebree, M. A. Riley, & K. Shockley (Eds.), Studies in perception and action IX: Proceedings from the fourteenth International Conference on Perception and Action (pp. 172-175). New York: Erlbaum.

Presentations (with student coauthors indicated with asterisk “*”)

Invited Colloquia and Workshops (13):

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2016, December). From perception-action cycles to intersectionality: Ecological psychology at Grinnell College. Invited colloquium for the Psychology Department, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA.

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2016, March). Multifractal analysis lays bare the hierarchical patterning in movement that supports hierarchical patterning in cognition. Invited colloquium for the Kinesiology Department, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN.

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2016, February). Multifractality reveals the cascade-driven coordination of perception, action, and cognition. Invited colloquium for the Center for Cognition, Action, & Perception, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2015, March). When the “ceteris” aren’t so “paribus”: Individual differences in cognitive performance and the full-body, multiscaled imbalances that participants lay at our laboratory doorsteps. Invited colloquium for the Psychology Department, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2014, November). When the “ceteris” aren’t so “paribus”: Individual differences in cognitive performance and the full-body, multiscaled imbalances that participants lay at our laboratory doorsteps. Invited colloquium for the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, University of Nebraska-Omaha, Omaha, NE.

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2014, June). Getting to know the cascades in our data: A workshop on multifractality and dimensionality. Three-day workshop for the Interacting Minds Centre, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2013, April). Nested structure of exploratory movements: Interactions across scales in perception and action. Invited colloquium for the Psychology Department, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA.

Stephen, D. G. (2012, May). Dimensionality: The maybe-linear, maybe-nonlinear problem in our measurements. Invited colloquium for the Cognitive and Information Sciences Department, University of California-Merced, Merced, CA.

Stephen, D. G. (2012, May). Cascades in perception-action-cognition: Fractal and multifractal evidence. Invited colloquium for the Cognitive and Information Sciences Department, University of California-Merced, Merced, CA.

Stephen, D. G. (2012, April). Temporal coordination: A matter of prediction or multifractal cascades? Invited colloquium for the Movement to Health Laboratory, EuroMov, University of Montpellier-1, Montpellier, France.

Stephen, D. G. (2011, January). Perception and action as a self-organizing cascade: Clues from fractality. Invited colloquium for the Perception-Action-Cognition Division of the Psychology Department at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Stephen, D. G. (2010, April). Fluctuations indicate the flow of information through the perceptual system. Invited colloquium for the Psychology Department at University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS.

Stephen, D. G. (2007, February). Cognitive representation as a thermodynamic phenomenon. Invited colloquium for the Perceptual-Motor Dynamics Lab at University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

Invited Symposium Papers (11, 1 with Grinnell College student coauthors):

Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Neville, D. (2018, May). GCIEL: Using VR to promote interdisciplinary collaboration in the liberal arts. Invited symposium paper at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Online Event— eXtended Reality: How AR, VR, and MR are extending learning opportunities at EDUCAUSE.

Lee, J. T.*, Carver, N. S.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2016, December). Hierarchical organizations imposing interdependent coordination amongst independent agents: Cascade simulation and empirical honeybee model. Invited symposium paper at The Network Science of Squads, an Army Research Office workshop at the Center for Nonlinear Science, Denton, TX.

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2016, December). Chaotic metronomes reveal the multifractal language coordinating the movement system. Invited symposium paper at The Network Science of Squads, an Army Research Office workshop at the Center for Nonlinear Science, Denton, TX.

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2015, July). Strong anticipation or good old-fashioned sharing of multifractal fluctuations. Invited symposium paper at the 18th International Conference of Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2015, March). Haptic perception: Fractal fluctuations during multi-modal learning. Invited symposium paper at the 1st International Convention of Psychological Science, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Stephen, D. G., & Hajnal, A. (2011, July). Fractality of exploration predicts learning and transfer in dynamic touch. Invited symposium paper at the 16th International Conference of Perception and Action, Ouro Preto, Brazil.

Dixon, J. A., & Stephen, D. G. (2011, July). On the behavior of beads and cells. Invited symposium at the 16th International Conference of Perception and Action, Ouro Preto, Brazil.

Stephen, D. G. (2010, July). Power-law fluctuations in eye and hand movements during problem solving predict strategy change. Invited symposium paper presented at Rethinking Problem Solving: A Symposium on Distributed Cognition, London, UK.

Dixon, J. A., & Stephen, D. G. (2010, June). Multifractal analysis of cell aggregation. Invited symposium paper presented at the 2nd Physical Intelligence Workshop, Davis, CA.

Stephen, D. G. (2008, July). Cognition as the breaking and reforming of constraints. Invited symposium paper presented at the 29th annual meeting of the International Congress of Psychology, Berlin, Germany.

Stephen, D. G., Sullivan, R. A., Dixon, J. A., & Isenhower, R. W. (2007, July). Dynamics in development: New structures through self-organization. Invited symposium paper presented at the 14th International Conference of Perception and Action, Yokohama, Japan.

Conference papers (18, 1 of which with Grinnell College student coauthors):

Matthews-Saugstad, K. M.*, Raymakers, E. P.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2016, July). Gesturing inhibits memory of concrete subjects when it is taboo. Paper presented at the 7th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies. Paris, France.

Wallot, S., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2016, March). Temporal structure in reading times predicts switching between different reading tasks: An inquiry into the language game hypothesis (LGH) of reading. Paper presented at the 58th Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (“Conference of Experimental Psychologists”), Heidelberg, Germany.

Palatinus, Zs., Palatinus, K., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Hajnal, A. (2015, July). The width of the multifractal spectrum. Paper presented at the 18th International Conference of Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.

Harrison, H. S., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Vaz, D., & Michaels, C. F. (2014, February). Multifractality in pole-balancing data. Paper presented at the annual meeting of New England Sequencing and Timing, New Haven, CT.

Kello, C. T., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2012, August) Multifractal analysis of observed and simulated 1/f noise. Paper presented at the 3rd annual Cognition & Dynamics Workshop at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Palatinus, Zs., Dixon, J. A., & Stephen, D. G. (2012, July). Shifting the perspective on biological movement perception. Paper presented at the 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision, Incheon, Korea.

Dixon, J. A., & Stephen, D. G. (2011, July). The emergence of reaching behavior: Local and aggregative dynamics of beads and cells. Paper presented at the 2nd meeting of the Society for Complex Systems in Cognitive Science, Boston, MA.

Palatinus, Zs., Stephen, D. G., Kobayashi, Y., Kinsella-Shaw, J., & Turvey, M. T. (2011, July). Multifractal heterogeneity in exploration for whole-part selective attention. Paper presented at the 16th International Conference of Perception and Action, Ouro Preto, Brazil.

Palatinus, Zs., Stephen, D. G., Kobayashi, Y., Kinsella-Shaw, J., Carello, C., & Turvey, M. T. (2010, July). Perceiving length by dynamic touch without use of limbs and without active exploration. Paper presented at the 2010 North American Meeting of the International Society of Ecological Psychology, Normal, IL.

Blau, J. J. C., Stephen, D. G., & Carello, C. (2009, July). Fractal structure in event perception: Lessons from film editing. Paper presented at the 15th International Conference of Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.

Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2009, July). A multifractal approach to development in D. discoideum. Paper presented at the 15th International Conference of Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.

Dotov, D. G., Stephen, D. G., Frank, T. D., & Turvey, M. T. (2009, March). Dynamics of rhythms at resonance: Variability of Unimanual pendulum oscillation at and away from resonance. Paper presented at the 19th annual meeting of New England Sequencing and Timing at Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, CT.

Dixon, J. A., & Stephen, D. G. (2008, August). Thermodynamics of a developmental system. Paper presented at the 3rd annual Cognition & Dynamics Workshop at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Stephen, D. G., Mirman, D., Kukona, A. P., Magnuson, J. S., Rueckl, J., & Dixon, J. A. (2008, August). Scale-invariant foraging at the vision-language interface. Paper presented at the 3rd annual Cognition & Dynamics Workshop at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Stephen, D. G., Boncoddo, R. A., Dixon, J. A., & Magnuson, J. S. (2007, November). Cognitive dynamics from eye-movements: Representational change as a phase transition. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Boncoddo, R. A., Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2007, August). Dynamics of representational change in preschoolers. Paper presented at the 2nd annual Cognition & Dynamics Workshop at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Stephen, D. G., Stepp, N., Dixon, J. A., & Turvey, M. T. (2007, August). Strong anticipation strikes back: Data and more. Paper presented at the 2nd annual Cognition & Dynamics Workshop at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2006, August). Negentropy and the emergence of novel representation. Paper presented at the 1st annual Cognition & Dynamics Workshop at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Poster Sessions (34, 13 of which with Grinnell College student coauthors):

Ward, R.*, Viswanathan, N., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2018, April). Imperceptible formant-preserving randomization of speech weakens subsequent phoneme perception. Poster presented at the 90th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Cernek, S.*, Rempel-Clower, N., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2018, April). Orbitofrontal pyramidal neurons show that fractality moderates corticosterone’s behavioral effects. Poster presented at the 90th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Rimzhim, A., Johri, A.*, Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Fowler, C. A. (2017, November). Transposition effects in Hindi support its functionally alphabetic nature. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Rimzhim, A., Johri, A.*, Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Fowler, C. A. (2017, August). Functionally alphabetic nature of aksharic orthographies of South Asia. Poster presented at the 11th International Workshop on Writing Systems and Literacy, Nagoya, Japan.

Silva, P. L., Avelar, B. S., Fonseca, S. T., Miranda, D. M., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Mancini, M. C. (2017, July). Fractal fluctuations in exploratory patterns predict differences in dynamic touch capabilities between children with ADHD and age-matched controls. Poster presented at the 11th annual meeting of the Progress in Motor Control Conference, Miami, FL.

Rimzhim, A., Johri, A.*, Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Fowler, C. A., & Katz, L. (2017, May). Transposition effects support the functionally alphabetic nature of Hindi. Poster presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Lee, J. T.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2017, April). Narrative structure supports recurrent patterning of single-word reading times. Poster presented at the 89th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Carver, N. S.*, & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2017, April). Fractality of threshold crossings for individual honeybees reflect colony-specific coordination. Poster presented at the 89th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Eason, E. G.*, Carver, N. S.*, Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Fausto-Sterling, A. (2017, April). Maternal response to infant behavior differs by sex: Boys are rewarded for independence whereas girls lose same rewards. Poster presented at the biannual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.

Rimzhim, A., Johri, A.*, Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Fowler, C., & Katz, L. (2016, November). Transposition effects in visual word recognition in Hindi. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

Teng, D. W.*, Wallot, S., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2015, November). Lexical decision accentuates effects on word recognition that narrative coherence diminishes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

Eddy, C. L.*, Dixon, J. A., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2015, July). Head-sway multifractality carries optical nestings to visual and haptic perception. Poster presented at the 18th International Conference of Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.

Eason, E. G.*, Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Fausto-Sterling, A. (2015, June). Gender development during the presymbolic stage: Disentangling infant-caretaker interactions using vector autoregressive and impulse response modeling. Poster presented at the 45th annual meeting of the Jean Piaget Society, Toronto.

Teng, D. W.*, Eddy, C. L.*, Wallot, S., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2015, April). Single-word recognition does not depend on single-word properties. Poster presented at the 87th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Hajnal, A., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Bunch, D. (2013, November). Perception of distance on sloped terrain: Effects of optics and effort. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto.

Gill, S. V., DeSilva, J. M., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2013, November). The medial longitudinal arch as an adaptation to increase step length in children. Poster presented at the 46th annual meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, San Diego, CA.

Gill, S. V., Vora, I., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2013, November). Walking to the beat of their own drum: Differences in how children and autism meet task constraints. Poster presented at the 46th annual meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, San Diego, CA.

Smith, V. C., Qureshi, M., Cakert, K., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Osborne, J. (2013, May). Stochastic resonance mattress for preterm infant oxygenation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC.

Stirling, L. A., Lipsitz, L. A., Qureshi, M., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Goldberger, A. L., & Costa, M. D. (2013, May). A simple tracing task to assess visuomotor performance. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society, Cincinnati, OH.

Palatinus, Zs., Dixon, J. A., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2012, November). A new frame of reference for the perception of biological motion. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN.

Stephen, D. G., & Hajnal, A. (2011, November). Fractal fluctuations support perceptual learning and transfer. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, WA.

Hsu, W.-H., Holt, K., Young, D., Stephen, D. G., & Goldfield, E. C. (2011, August). Re-education of injured nervous systems: Infant spontaneous kicking study. Poster presented at the annual National Science Foundation Cyber-Physical Systems Principal Investigator meeting, National Harbor, MD.

Palatinus, Zs., Stephen, D. G., Frank, T. D., & Turvey, M. T. (2010, July). Differential learning in aiming at a target. Poster presented at the 2010 North American Meeting of the International Society of Ecological Psychology, Normal, IL.

Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2009, November). Beyond prediction: Timing emerges from multifractality of perception-action. Poster session at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

Anastas, J., Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2009, November). Fractal dynamics of perception-action in the dimensional card sort. Poster session at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

Blau, J. J. C., Stephen, D. G., Frank, T. D., Turvey, M. T., & Carello, C. (2009, July). Nonlinear attractor dynamics and symmetry breaking in prism adaptation and re-adaptation. Poster session at the 15th International Conference of Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.

Dotov, D. G., & Stephen, D. G. (2009, July). Variability of uni-manual pendulum oscillation at and away from resonance. Poster session at the 15th International Conference of Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN.

Boncoddo, R. A., Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2008, November). Embodied relations self-organize into representations. Poster session at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

Boncoddo, R. A., Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2008, May). Self-organization and embodiment: Evidence from preschoolers’ problem solving. Poster session at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Stephen, D. G., & Dixon, J. A. (2007, July). Fractality and the attunement of perceptual systems. Poster session at the 14th International Conference of Perception and Action, Yokohama, Japan.

Stephen, D. G., Whitney, P. G., Green, J. A., Dixon, J. A. (2007, March). Dynamical organization of infant crying. Poster session presented at the biannual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.

Stephen, D. G., Dixon, J. A., & Isenhower, R. W. (2006, November). Dynamic emergence of new cognitive structure. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Houston, TX.

Dixon, J. A., & Stephen, D. G. (2006, May). Getting time on your side: Modeling microgenetic data with longitudinal methods. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.

Stephen, D. G., & Ball, C. T. (2005, February). What are the cognitive determinants of a coincidence? Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Cognition Group, Winston-Salem, NC.

In-house presentations (16; 3 of which with Grinnell College student coauthors):

Carver, N. S.*, Zbaracki, J.*, Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Shields, R. K. (2018, July). From psychology to physical therapy: Applying research principles across disciplines with electromyography and eye-tracking. Poster presented at Summer Undergraduate Research Conference, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.

Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Carver, N. S.*, & Zbaracki, J.* (2018, July). Distracted into dexterity: Weighing the costs and benefits of redirecting focus in a single-leg squat task. Symposium for FUTURE in Biomedicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Raymakers, E. P.*, Matthews-Saugstad*, K. M., & Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2015, August). Betting a getter feeling for loken spanguage/Getting a better feeling for spoken language. Invited presentation in the Scholars’ Convocation series, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA.

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2015, February). Under the hood of multifractal analysis: Working backwards from skewed distributions to cascade dynamics. Invited colloquium for the Perceiving-Acting Workshop, Center for Ecological Study of Perception and Action, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Kelty-Stephen, D. G. (2012, November). Baseline-dependent effects of stochastic-resonance insoles on elderly gait. Invited symposium paper at the 4th Wyss Retreat.

Osborne, J., Qureshi, M., Cakert, K., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., & Smith, V. C., (2012, November). Exploring biomarkers and interventions for infant apnea with new technologies: A stochastic-resonance mattress and VueLogger. Poster presented at the 4th annual Wyss Retreat.

Stirling, L., Kim, L., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Niemi, J., Lipsitz, L., Goldberger, A., & Costa, M. (2012, November). NeuroAssess: Quantifying neuromotor performance. Poster presented at the 4th annual Wyss Retreat, Boston, MA.

Young, D., Burykin, A., Costa, M., Goldberger, Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Lemberg, T., Niemi, J., Osborne, J., Qureshi, M., Stirling, L., Dagli, C., Helfer, B., Malyska, N., Quatieri, T., Williamson, J., Yu, B., Nayak, T., Raij, T., Lee, A. K. C., Durham, K., Inamori, A., & Nierenberg, A. (2012, November). Exploring biomarkers for depression. Poster presented at the 4th annual Wyss Retreat, Boston, MA.

Stephen, D. G., Hsu, W.-H., Young, D., Saltzman, E., Holt, K. G., Newman, D. J., Weinberg, M., Wood, R. J., Nagpal, R., & Goldfield, E. C. (2011, November). Multiractal dynamics of infant spontaneous kicking reveal multiplicative basis for exploration. Poster presented at the 3rd annual Wyss Retreat, Boston, MA.

Stephen, D. G., Niemi, J. B., Collins, J. J., D’Andrea, S. E., Wilcox, B., Franz, J., & Kerrigan, D. C. (2011, November). Baseline-dependent reduction in elderly gait variability from stochastic resonance. Poster presented at the 3rd annual Wyss Retreat, Boston, MA.

Stirling, L., Stephen, D. G., Hsu, W.-H., Young, D., Nagpal, R., Wood, R., & Goldfield, E. C. (2010, November). Re-education of injured nervous systems: Infant supine kicking study. Poster presented at the 2nd annual Wyss Retreat, Boston, MA.

Stephen, D. G., & Arzamarski, R. (2008, February). A nonlocal anatomy of error and learning. Perception-Action Workshop at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Stephen, D. G. (2007, December). Dynamics of problem solving. Workshop for Complexity, Cognition, and Coordination at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Blau. J. J. C., Turvey, M. T., Carello, C., & Stephen, D. G. (2007, November). Perception and action in the context of prism adaptation and weighted limbs. Invited colloquium for the Perception-Action Workshop at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Stephen, D. G. (2007, January). Cognitive representation as a thermodynamic phenomenon. Invited colloquium for the Perception-Action Workshop at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Stephen, D. G., Dixon, J. A., & Isenhower, R. W. (2006, March). In search of the dynamics of representation. Invited colloquium for Perception-Action Workshop at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Professional service

Editing and reviewing

Associate editor at Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, 2017-present

Associate editor at Topics in Cognitive Science, 2010-2013

(Co-editor for the special issue “Great Debates: Complex Systems Approach to Cognitive Science”)

Editorial Board member at Frontiers in Physiology, 2011-present

Editorial Board member at Fractal Laboratory Journal, 2011-2013

Ad-hoc reviewer: Adaptive Behavior; Cognitive Science; Cognition; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied; Acta Psychologica; Review of General Psychology; Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics; Experimental Brain Research; Human Movement Science; Motor Control; Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience; Journal of Neurophysiology; Journal of Neuroscience Methods; Neuroscience Letters; Minds & Machines; Psychophysiology; Psychomusicology; PLoS ONE; Annals of Biomedical Engineering; Physica A: Statistical Mechanics & its Applications; Chaos, Solitons & Fractals; Complexity; Clinical Nutrition; Current Bioinformatics; National Science Foundation: Developmental and Learning Sciences Panel; Annual Meetings of the Cognitive Science Society (2013, 2015-2018)


Bachelor’s degree advising at Grinnell College

Class of 2020

Nandita Banik, Psychology

Lauren Bloomfield, Psychology

Larz Alexander Hagen, Psychology

Yagmur Kasap, Psychology (transferred from Grinnell College Fall 2018)

Sadie Kirschenman, Gender Women’s & Sexuality Studies/Psychology

Thomas Pflipsen, French/Psychology

Loyal Ulm, Spanish/Psychology

Bangjie Wang, Psychology

John Zbaracki, Psychology

Class of 2019

Nicole S. Carver, Psychology/Russian

Jacob “Jack” Gustafson, Psychology (deceased Spring 2018)

Bryce Lew, Economics/Psychology

Max Semba, Psychology

Pinyao “Nicole” Nie, Mathematics/Psychology

Daniela Tiedemann, Psychology

Shamiram Yousef, Anthropology/Psychology

Class of 2018

Deqa Aden, Psychology/Political Science

Christopher A. Bell, Psychology

Jun Taek Lee, Mathematics/Psychology

Joseph MacDonald, Psychology

Robert Marko-Franks, Psychology

Class of 2016

Tela M. Ebersole, General Science – Psychology


Thesis advising (according to type of thesis, my role, and thesis student’s name)

Doctoral thesis:

Committee member

Timothy M. McGrath, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018-2020

Reader

Zsolt Palatinus, University of Connecticut, 2012-2013

Master’s thesis:

Committee member

David Bunch, University of Southern Mississippi, 2011-2012

Honor’s undergraduate thesis:

Main advisor

Jean J. Shiao, Harvard College, 2012-2013


Undergraduate research advisees at Grinnell College

Lauren Bloomfield (Psychology), Spring 2018, Fall 2018

Nicole Carver (Psychology/Russian), Summer 2016, Summer 2018

John Zbaracki (Psychology), Summer 2018

Loyal Ulm (Spanish), Summer 2018

Christopher Bell (Psychology), Fall 2015, Summer 2017

Co-presented to Psychology’s Student Seminar Series, Spring 2016

Stephan Cernek (Psychology/Neuroscience), Summer 2017

Presented to Psychology’s Student Seminar Series, Fall 2018

Rachel Ward (Psychology/Russian/Linguistics), Summer 2017

Presented to Psychology’s Student Seminar Series, Fall 2018

Takahiro Omura (Psychology/Neuroscience), Fall 2016

Linh Pham (Computer Science), Fall 2016

Presented to Student Research Symposium, 2017

Avantika Johri (Psychology), Summer 2016

Danica Bojovic (Biology), Summer 2016

Jun Taek Lee (Mathematics/Psychology), Fall 2015, Fall 2016

Presented to Student Research Symposium, 2016

Alexis Acosta (Sociology/Psychology), Fall 2015

Co-presented to Psychology’s Student Seminar Series, Spring 2016

Erik Raymakers (English/Psychology), Summer 2015

Krista Matthews-Saugstad (Psychology), Summer 2015-Fall 2015

Presented to Student Research Symposium, 2016

Presented to Psychology’s Student Seminar Series, Fall 2015

Eliana Schechter (Religious Studies), Spring 2015

Elizabeth Eason (Math), Fall 2014-Spring 2015

Presented at Grinnell College’s Student Research Symposium, 2015

Chase Booth (Classics), Fall 2014

Hannah Brown (Gender, Women’s Studies, & Sexuality), Fall 2014 Dan W. Teng (Psychology), Summer 2014

Presented to Grinnell College Psychology’s Student Seminar Series, Spring 2015

Charles Eddy (Russian), Fall 2013-Summer 2014


Extracurricular advising at Grinnell College

Co-Director of Grinnell Science Project, Fall 2017 (as Guest Co-Director), Spring 2018-present Faculty advisor of student groups:

Grinnell College Virtual Reality Club, Spring 2016-present

Grinnell College’s QuestBridge Scholars, Fall 2015-2018

Pre-Physical Therapy Society, Fall 2015-Spring 2017

Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) mentor for Bryce Kennedy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Fall 2014


Committee memberships at Grinnell College

Grinnell College’s Harm Reduction Committee, Fall 2015-present

Advisory Board for Grinnell College Immersive Experiences Lab, Fall 2016-present

Organizing Committee for the Student Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Symposium, Spring 2018

Grinnell College’s Center for Careers, Life, & Service Internship Funding Review Committee, Spring 2016 (Research & Open Internships)


Ad-hoc service at Grinnell College

Outreach to new students

Psychology Dept. representative to Discover Grinnell event, Falls 2016, 2016

Psychology Dept. representative to Academic & Campus Resource Fair, Springs 2017, 2018

Outreach to faculty

Co-Facilitator for “Assignment Workshop: Student Writing and Research” for New Faculty Orientation, Falls 2016 & 2017

Co-Facilitator for Summer Workshop “Immersive Environments for Teaching, Learning, and Research” Summer 2017

Coordinating visits from other institutions

University of California-Merced’s Christopher Kello for campus-wide talk on data science, science-focused talk on speech/vocalization analysis, and interactions with students and faculty in Psychology, Mathematics, Computer Science, Biological Chemistry, Political Science, Music, History, Spring 2018 (itinerary)

University of Connecticut’s Jeffrey Kinsella-Shaw for Biology Seminar and interaction with students and faculty in Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, and Student-Athlete Mentors, Fall 2015 (itinerary)

Brown University’s Anne Fausto-Sterling for campus-wide talk and interaction with students in Gender, Women’s Studies, and Sexuality Department, Spring 2015 (itinerary)

Faculty leader of student events

Session Moderator for Grinnell College’s Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Symposium

Spring 2018 session Exploring Resources: Incentives and Scarcity

Spring 2016 session Representations of Space and Time

Faculty participant

Early Career Faculty/Staff panel on term-faculty status, Fall 2017

Focus group for HHMI project for studying second-year science-student experiences, Spring 2017

Interview session for search for Student Disability Resources Coordinator, Spring 2017

Grinnell College’s Posse Plus Retreat, Spring 2017

Grinnell College’s Second-Year Retreat for Science Students, Falls 2015, 2016

“Navigating Academic Culture” for International Pre-Orientation Program, Fall 2016 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Workshop for Continuing Inclusive Excellence in the Sciences, Summer 2016

Faculty host at Grinnell Science Project Fall 2013 Orientation

Departmental business

Assisting in preparation of policy documents for Grinnell College’s Institutional Review Board, Summer 2015

Committee Membership at University of Connecticut

Graduate Advisory Committee Representative (Perception-Action-Cognition Division), Psychology Department, University of Connecticut, 2009-2010

Methodologies

Data acquisition

Motion capture (magnetic and optical)

Eye tracking

Force-plate postural measurement

Electromyography

Treadmill

Metabolic data logging

Data analysis

Analysis of variance

Multiple regression

Hierarchical linear modeling (also known as growth-curve or multi-level modeling)

Survival analysis (also known as event-history analysis)

Autoregressive moving average (ARMA)/Autoregressive fractionally integrated moving average (ARFIMA) modeling

Vector autoregression

Zero-inflated negative binomial modeling/Hurdle modeling

Phase-space reconstruction

Recurrence quantification analysis

Detrended fluctuation analysis (DFA)

Variations on detrended fluctuation analysis (i.e., multifractal and Fourier DFA)

Direct estimation of the multifractal spectrum

Diffusion entropy analysis

Affiliations

2014-present Midwestern Psychological Association

2012-present Psychonomic Society

2008-present International Society of Ecological Psychology