1999-2009

Ballion, T. T., Sims, V. K., & Van De Car, S. I. (2004). Confirmation Bias in Scientific Reasoning: The Roles of Gender, Perceived Competence and Actual Competence. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 46.

Barber, D., Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G., Velie, M., Sushil, D. J., Pepe, A. A., Ellis, L. U., Finkelstein, N., & Shumaker, R. (2006). Anthropomorphism of textured faces. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 50.

Blasko-Drabik, H., Hinds, K., & Sims, V. K. (2006). Individual differences in working memory capacity and site complexity predict recall from web pages. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 50.

Chin, M. G., Sims, V. K., & Beckner, L. E. (1999). The addressing of cats: Effects of speaker’s gender and attitudes toward the animal. Proceedings of the International Society for Anthrozoölogy.

Chin, M. G., Sims, V. K., Clark, B, & Rivera Lopez, G. (2004). Measuring Individual Differences in Anthropomorphism Toward Machines and Animals. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 46.

Chin, M. G., Sims, V. K., Ellis, L. U., Yordon, R. E., Clark, B. R., Ballion, T., Dolezal, M. J., Shumaker, R., & Finkelstein, N. (2005). Developing an Anthropomorphic Tendencies Scale. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 47

Chin, M. G., Sims, V. K., Lum, H. C., & Richards, M. (2008).  Relating Low Perceived Control and Attitudes Toward Animal Training:  An Exploratory Study, Anthrozoös.

Cotton, J. E., Mayes, D. K., Jentsch, F., & Sims, V. K. (2001). The relationship between gaming ability and perceived video game characteristics. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 45, 945-949.

Diaz, D. D. & Sims, V. K. (2001). The use of a route & survey composite display to increase the efficiency of spatial knowledge acquisition and transfer from a virtual environment. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 45, 1857-1861.

Diaz, D. D. & Sims, V. K. (2005). Accidental Inversion during Three-Dimensional Orientational Control. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 47.

Diaz, D. D., Sims, V. K., Hancock, P. A., Smith, H. S., Ellis, L. U., Clark, B., & Sushil, D. (2003). Moderating Factors in Visual Search: The Role of Ecological-Validity. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 45.

Ellis, L. U., Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G., Pepe, A. A., Owens, C. W., Dolezal, M. J., Shumaker, R., & Finkelstein, N. (2005). Those A-Maze-ing Robots: Attributions of Ability are Based on Form, not Behavior. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 47

Hughes, C. E., Moshell, J. M., Sims, V. K., and Yu, Q. (2000). Dynamic Computation of Levels of Detail in Complex Outdoor Environments. Proceedings of Visual 2000: 3rd International Conference on Visual Computing.

Lum, H., Sinatra, A., Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G., Smith, H., Shumaker, R., & Finkelstein, N. (2007). Size does Matter: Automobile “Facial” Features Predict Consumer Attitudes. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 51.

Lum, H., Smith-Jentsch, K, Sims, V. K., & Flood, M. (2007). Vocal Analysis and Heart Rate as Measures of Assertiveness and Aggression. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 51.

Lum, H.C, Sims, V.K., Lagattuta, N.C., Rosen, M.A., & Salas, E. (2009). Eye movements and reliance on external memory aids predict team success in a military planning task. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 53(4), 274-278.

Lum, H.C., Sims, V.K., Chin, M.G., &Lagattuta, N.C. (2009). Perceptions of humans wearing technology. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 53.

Lum, H.C., Sims, V.K., Feldman, M., Afek, A., Smith-Jentsch, K.A., Lagattuta, N.C. (2009).  Emotion regulation training and scene understanding are related to eye movements during a computer based interactive simulation. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 53(18), 1210-1214.

Mayes, D. K., Sims, V. K., & Koonce, J. M. (2000). Cognitive aspects of reading information from video display terminals. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 44, 294-297.

Micikevicius, P., Hughes, C. E., Moshell, J. M., Sims, V. K. & Smith, H. (January 2004). Perceptual Evaluation of an Interactive Forest Walk-through, VR Usability Workshop: Designing and Evaluating VR Systems

Pepe, A. A., Sims, V. K., & Chin, M. G. (2007). Applying the Appraisal Theory of Emotion to Human-Agent Interaction. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 51.

Pepe, A.A., Upham-Ellis, L., Sims, V.K., & Chin, M.G. (2008). Go, Dog, Go: Maze-Training of AIBO vs. a Live Dog.  Anthrozoös, 21, 71-83.

Petrac, D. C., Bedwell, J. S., Renk, K., Orem, D. M., & Sims, V.  (2009).  Relationship of recent self-reported stress and acute anxiety with divided attention performance.  Stress: The International Journal on the Biology of Stress, 12 (4), 313-319.

Rapport, M. D., Alderson, R. M., Kofler, M. J., Sarver, D. E., Bolden, J., & Sims, V. (2008). Working memory deficits in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): The contribution of central executive and subsystem processes. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

Samman, S. N., Stanney, & Sims, V. K. (2005). Multimodal Working Memory: The Unfolding Story. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 47.

Samman, S. N., Stanney, & Sims, V. K. (2005). Think Multimodal to Maximize Information Management Capacity. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Samman, S. N., Stanney, K. M., Dalton, J., Ahmad, A. M., Bowers, C., & Sims, V. K. (2004). Multimodal Interaction: Multi-Capacity Processing Beyond 7+/-2. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 46.

Sims, V. K. & Smith, H. S. (2002). Assessing Individual Differences in Spatial Strategies. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 46.

Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G., & Robinson, A. D. (2001). Caregiver beliefs about control and punishment of companion animals. Proceedings of the International Society for Anthrozoölogy.

Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G., & Torres, C. (2001). Verbal Interactions with Zoo Animals. Proceedings of the International Society for Anthrozoölogy.

Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G., Ballion, T., Sushil, D. J., Smith, H. S., Clark, B., Shumaker, R., & Finkelstein, N. (2006). Designing an intelligent agent? Vertical and horizontal features activate different face schemas. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 50.

Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G., Durrance, L. M., & Johnson, C. I. (2004). Mental models of computers as a function of Sex and Perceived Trust. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 46.

Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G., Smith, H. S., Ballion, T., Sushil, D. J., Strand, M., Mendoza, S., Shumaker, R., & Finkelstein, N. 2006). Effects of eye structure and color on attributions for intelligent agents. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 50.

Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G., Sushil, D. J. ,Barber, D.J., Ballion, T., Clark, B. R., Garfield, K. A., Dolezal, M. J., Shumaker, R., & Finkelstein, N. (2005). Anthropomorphism of Robotic Forms: A Response to Affordances? Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 47.

Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G., Yordon, R. E., Sushil, D. J. ,Barber, D.J., Owens, C. W., Smith, H. S., Dolezal, M. J., Shumaker, R., & Finkelstein, N. (2005). When Function Follows Form: Anthropomorphism of Artifact “Faces.” Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 47.

Sims, V. K., Diaz, D. D., Ellis, L. U., & Sushil, D. (2004). When Dogs Fly: The Roles of Context and Stimulus Type in Predicting Non-Amnesic Visual Search. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 46.

Sims, V. K., Moshell, J. M., Hughes, C. E., Cotton, J. E., & Xiao, J. (2001). Salient characteristics of virtual trees. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 45, 1935-1938.

Sims, V. K., Moshell, J. M., Hughes, C. E., Cotton, J. E., & Xiao, J. (2002). Recognition of Computer-Generated Trees. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 46.

Sims, V.K., Chin, M.G., Lum, H.C., Upham-Ellis, L., &Ballion, T. (2009). Robots’ auditory cues are subject to anthropomorphism. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 53, 1418-1421.

Sinatra, A.M., Chin, M.G.., Sims, V.K., & Lum, H.C. (2009). Free form verbal communication toward robotic entities vs. live entities. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 53(18),1422-1426.

Smith, H. S., Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G., Ellis, L. U., Sushil, D. J., Velie, M. Shumaker, R., & Finkelstein, N. (2007). Evidence for the Use of Minimal Anthropomorphic Features in Attributions for Automobiles. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 51.