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RECENT

Nees, M.A., Corrini, E., Leong, P., & Harris, J. (in press). Maintenance of memory for melodies: Articulation or attentional refreshing? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. *LINK*  *PDF*

Nees, M.A. (2016). Have we forgotten auditory sensory memory? Retention intervals in studies of nonverbal auditory working memory. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, Article 1892. *LINK (open access)*

Nees, M.A. (2016). Acceptance of self-driving cars: An examination of idealized versus realistic portrayals with a self-driving car acceptance scale. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C., September 19-23, 2016, pp. 1448-1452.  *PDF* *LINK* *PRESS (HFES website)* *PRESS(Science Codex*

Cutino, C.M., & Nees, M.A. (2016). Restricting mobile phone access during homework increases attainment of study goals.  Mobile Media & Communication. *PDF* *LINK*

Nees, M.A., Helbein, B., & Porter A. (2016). Speech auditory alerts promote memory for alerted events in a video-simulated self-driving car ride.  Human Factors, 58(3), 416-426. *PDF* *LINK* *PRESS(HFES website)* *PRESS(Insurance Journal)*

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Nees, M.A., & Fortna, A. (2015). A comparison of human versus virtual interruptions. Ergonomics, 58(5), 852-856. *PDF* *LINK*

Nees, M.A., & Phillips, C. (2015). Auditory pareidolia: Effects of contextual priming on perceptions of purportedly paranormal and ambiguous auditory stimuli. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 29(1), 129-134. *PDF* *LINK* *PRESS(BBC)* *PRESS(Gravity's Pull blog)*

Jeon, M.H., Davison, B.K., Gable, T.M., Nees, M.A., Wilson, J.W., & Walker B.N. (2015). Menu navigation with in-vehicle technologies: Auditory menu cues improve dual task performance, preference, and workload. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 31(1), 1-16.  *LINK*  *PDF*

Nees, M.A., & Walker, B.N. (2013) Flexibility of working memory encoding in a sentence-picture-sound verification task.  Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 25(7),  800-807. *PDF* *LINK*

Nees, M.A. , & Berry, L.F. (2013). Audio assistive technology and accommodations for students with visual impairments: Potentials and problems for delivering curricula and educational assessments. Performance Enhancement & Health, 2(3), 101-109.  *PDF* *LINK*

Nees, M.A., & Walker, B.N. (2011). Mental scanning of sonifications reveals flexible encoding of nonspeech sounds and a universal per-item scanning cost.  Acta Psychologica, 137(3), 309-317.  *PDF*

Bonebright, T.L., & Nees, M.A. (2009). Most earcons do not interfere with spoken passage comprehension. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 23(3), 431-445. *PDF*

Nees, M.A., & Walker, B.N. (2008). Data density and trend reversals in auditory graphs: Effects on point estimation and trend identification tasks. ACM Transactions on Applied Perception 5(3), Article 13. *PDF*

Lysaker, P.H., Davis, L.W., Hunter, N.L., Nees, M.A., & Wickett, A. (2005). Personal narratives in schizophrenia: Increases in coherence following 5 months of vocational rehabilitation.  Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 29(1), 66-68.

Davis, L.W., Nees, M.A., Hunter, N.L., & Lysaker, P.H. (2004). Hopelessness as a predictor of work function in schizophrenia. Psychiatric Services, 55(4), 434-436.

Lysaker, P.H., Nees, M.A., Lancaster, R.S., & Davis, L.W. (2004).  Vocational function among persons with schizophrenia with and without history of childhood sexual trauma. Journal of Traumatic Stress Studies, 17(5), 435-438.

Lysaker, P.H., Lancaster, R.S., Davis, L.W., & Nees, M.A. (2004). Patterns of obsessive compulsive symptoms and social function in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 125(2), 139-146.

Lysaker, P.H., Lancaster, R.S., Nees, M.A., & Davis, L.W. (2004). Attributional style and symptoms as predictors of social function in schizophrenia. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 41(2), 225-232.

Lysaker P.H., Lancaster RS, Nees, M.A., & Davis L.W. (2003). Neuroticism and visual memory impairments as predictors of the severity of delusions in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 119(3), 87-92.

Lysaker, P.H., Nees, M.A., &  Lancaster, R.S. (2002). Use of memory aids as cognitive prostheses in schizophrenia: An untapped potential? International Journal of Cognitive Technology, 7(2), 8-12. *PDF*

BOOK CHAPTERS

Walker, B.N., & Nees, M.A. (2011).  Theory of sonification. In T. Herrman, A. Hunt, & J. Neuhoff, Eds., The Sonification Handbook (pp. 9-39). Berlin, Germany: Logos Publishing House. *PDF*

Nees, M.A., & Walker, B.N. (2011).  Auditory displays for in-vehicle technologies. In P. DeLucia (Ed.), Reviews of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Vol. 7 (pp. 58-99). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications on behalf of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. *PDF*

Nees, M.A., & Walker, B.N. (2009). Auditory interfaces and sonification. In Stephanidis, C. (Ed.), The Universal Access Handbook. New York: CRC Press, pp. 507-521. *PDF*

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS PAPERS (PEER-REVIEWED)

Jeon, M., Hermann, T., Bazilinskyy, P., Landry, S., Hammerschmidt, J., Wolf, K.E., Aghdae, K., Alvarez, I., Baldan, S., Camier, C., Chun, M-J., Diatkine, C., Ferguson, S., Gable, T., Ganapathy, T.K., Geronazzo, M., Hinde, A.F., Holdrich, R., Lee, J-H., McIlraith, R., Morimoto, Y., Nees, M.A., Powell, N.J., Riener, A., Sontacchi, A., Treiber, A.S., Trosterer, S., Tunnerman, R., Walker, B., & Winters, M. (2015). Report on the In-Vehicle Auditory Interactions Workshop: Taxonomy, Challenges, and Approaches.  Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications (AutoUI 2015) Workshop on Practical Experiences in Measuring and Modeling Drivers and Driver-Vehicle Interactions, pp. 1-5. *WORKSHOP WEBSITE* *PDF*

Wolf, K.E., & Nees, M.A. (2015). Soundscapes for in-vehicle technologies.  Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD2015)(adjunct section from the Workshop on In-vehicle Auditory Interactions). Graz, Austria. July 6-10, 2015. (pp. 1-5). *PDF* *AUDIO EXAMPLES* *WORKSHOP WEBSITE*

Nees, M.A., & Walker, B.N. (2014). Performance of a sonification task in the presence of verbal, visuospatial, and auditory interference tasks. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. October 27-31, 2014, pp. 1194-1198. *PDF* *LINK*

Nees, M.A., Gable, T., Jeon, M., & Walker, B.N. (2014). Prototype auditory displays for a fuel efficiency driver interface. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD2014). New York, New York. June 22-25, 2014. *PDF*

Nees, M.A., & Best, K. A verification task with lateralized tones and accelerated speech. (2014). Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD2014). New York, New York.  June 22-25, 2014. *PDF*

Nees, M.A., & Best, K. (2013). Modality and encoding strategy effects on a verification task with accelerated speech, visual text, and tones. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD2013). Lodz, Poland. July 6-10, 2013, pp. 267-274. *PDF*  

Nees, M.A., Berry, L., & Phillips, C. (2013). Audio accommodations in testing: Difficulties with experimental approaches, problems with readers, and a suggested role for auditory display. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD2013). Lodz, Poland. July 6-10, 2013, pp. 319-322. *PDF*

Nees, M.A. (2012). Correlations and scatterplots: A comparison of auditory and visual modes of learning and testing. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD2012). Atlanta, GA.  June 18-21, 2012, pp 195-198. *PDF*

Jeon, M.H., Davison, B.K., Nees, M.A., Wilson, J.W., & Walker B.N.  (2009). Enhanced auditory menu cues improve dual task performance with in-vehicle technologies.  Proceedings of the First International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications (AutomotiveUI 2009), Essen, Germany (21-22 September, 2009). *PDF*

Nees, M.A., & Walker, B.N. (2008). Encoding of information in auditory displays: Initial research on flexibility and processing codes in dual-task scenarios. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 52nd Annual Meeting, New York, NY, September 22-26, 2008, pp. 1820-1824. *PDF*

Nees, M.A., & Walker, B.N. (2008). Encoding and representation of information in auditory graphs: Descriptive reports of listener strategies for understanding data.  Proceedings of the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD08). Paris, France.  June 24-27, 2008. *PDF*

Nees, M.A., & Walker, B.N. (2007). Listener, task and auditory graph: Toward a conceptual model of auditory graph comprehension. Proceedings of the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD07), Montreal, Canada, June 26-29 2007, pp. 266-273. *PDF*

Bonebright, T.L., & Nees, M.A. (2007). Memory for auditory icons and earcons with localization cues. Proceedings of the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD07), Montreal, Canada, June 26-29 2007, pp. 419-422. *PDF*

Nees, M.A., & Walker, B.N. (2006). Relative intensity of auditory context for auditory graph design. Proceedings of the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD06), London, UK, June 19-23, 2006, pp. 95-98.

Eiriksdottir, E., Nees, M.A., Lindsay, J., Stanley, R.M. (2006). User preferences for auditory device-driven menu navigation.  Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 16-20, 2006, pp. 2076-2078.

Walker, B.N., & Nees, M.A. (2005). Conceptual versus perceptual training for auditory graphs. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 49th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, September 26-30, 2005, pp. 1598-1601.

Walker, B.N. & Nees, M.A. (2005). Brief training for performance of a point estimation sonification task.  Proceedings of the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD05), Limerick, Ireland, July 6-9, 2005, pp. 276-279.

Walker, B.N., & Nees, M.A. (2005). An agenda for research and development of multimodal graphs.  Proceedings of the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD05), Limerick, Ireland, July 6-9, 2005, pp. 428-432.

Bonebright, T.L., Nees, M.A., Connerley, T.T., & McCain, G.R.  (2001). Testing the effectiveness of sonified graphs for education: A programmatic research project. Proceedings of the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD01), Espoo, Finland, July 29 - August 1, 2001.

EDITED VOLUMES

Nees, M.A., Walker, B.N., & Freeman, J., Eds. (2012). Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Auditory Display. International Community for Auditory Display, Atlanta, GA, 263 pp. *LINK*

ABSTRACTS, PRESENTATIONS, AND POSTERS

Nees, M.A. (2016). Effects of articulatory suppression and imitation on memory for nonspeech environmental sounds. Poster presented 4 March 2016 at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association. *PDF*

Nees, M.A. (2015). A brief introduction to human factors and engineering psychology.  Invited presentation to the Lafayette Psychology Club. 11 March 2015.

Nees, M.A. (2014). Auditory displays and sonification.  Invited presentation to the Lafayette College Society for Neuroscience and Psychology Club. 24 February 2014.

Berry, L., Phillips, C., and Nees, M.A. (2013). Readers as an audio accommodation in high stakes standardized testing: Difficulties with experimental approaches. Presented at the 28th Annual LVAIC Undergraduate Psychology Conference. 20 April 2013.

Nees, M.A. (2012). Accommodations in high-stakes standardized testing: Problems and potential solutions.  Invited presentation for DePauw University alumni speaker series.  26 October 2012. *LINK*

Nees, M.A. (2012). Auditory displays and sonification.  Invited presentation at the Fall Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the Acoustical Society of America.  28 September 2012.

Davison, B. K., Walker, B. N., Bruce, C. M., Nees, M.A., Suh, H., Schuett, J., Mwaniki, R., Okeyo, P., & Mbari-Kirika, I. (2012). Accessible graphs in Kenyan STEM education. Paper presented at the 27th Annual International Technology & Persons With Disabilities Conference (CSUN2012), San Diego (27 February -03 March).

Nees, M.A. (2011).  Flexibility of representation in working memory for nonspeech sounds: Theoretical and Practical Applications.  Invited presentation to accept the APA Division 21 George E. Briggs Award for Outstanding Dissertation.  American Psychological Association Annual Convention, August 4, 2011.

Crawford, M.R., Nees, M.A., & Walker, B.N. (2011). Functional neuroimaging of memory for nonspeech sounds.  Invited presentation showcasing undergraduate research for the President and Chancellor of Georgia Tech, July 19, 2011.

Bonebright, T.L., & Nees, M.A. (2010). Practicing with auditory graphs: Do graph and question complexity impact comprehension?  Poster presented at the Auditory Perception, Cognition, and Action Meeting (APCAM 2010).

Nees, M.A.  (2008).  Internal representations of information in auditory displays.  Paper presented at the Student Thinktank of the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD 08).  Paris, France.

Nees, M.A.  (2005).  Training for auditory graphs.  Paper presented at the Student Thinktank of the Eleventh Meeting of the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD 05).  Limerick, Ireland.

Davis, L.W., Nees, M.A.,  & Lysaker, P.H. (2003). Coping style and hopelessness as predictors of social behavior at work in schizophrenia. Poster presented at the 10th International Congress on Schizophrenia Research. Colorado Springs, CO.

Lysaker, P.H., Lancaster, R.S., Nees,  M.A., & Davis, L.W. (2003). Attribution style and symptoms as predictors of social function in schizophrenia. Poster presented at the 10th International Congress on Schizophrenia Research. Colorado Springs, CO.

Bonebright, T.L., Roberts, M., & Nees, M.A. (2001).  Memory for auditory icons and earcons used in computer displays. Poster presented at the American Psychological Society Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Connerley, T.T., Love, S.M., & Nees, M.A.  (2001). The effects of thought suppression on analogue post-traumatic intrusions: An ERP study.  Paper presented at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Lexington, KY.

Nees, M.A., Bonebright, T.L., & McCain, G. (2000). Matching auditory graphs with their visual counterparts.  Paper presented at the Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Evansville, IN.

OTHER PUBLISHED PAPERS and MEDIA

Nees, M.A. Hearing ghost voices relies on pseudoscience and the fallibility of human perception. Expert commentary published on The Conversation website. 30 October, 2015. Reported in: *Raw Story* *Epoch Times*

“Cars of the Future.” Nees, M.A. & Stafford E. discussion on Access Utah on Utah Public Radio, June 30, 2015.  *AUDIO*

Nees, M.A. Self-driving cars will need people, too.  Expert commentary published on The Conversation website.  29 April, 2015. Reported in: *Newsweek* *Science 2.0* *The News Minute* *IFL Science* *World Economic Forum* *Business Spectator*

Walker, B. N., & Nees, M.A. (2007). Research in the Georgia Tech Sonification Lab: Interdisciplinary approaches to nontraditional information display. INSIGHT, Publication of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Perception and Performance Technical Group (HFES PPTG) 29(2), pp. 4-7.  *PDF*

Nees, M.A., Bonebright, T.L., & McCain, G. (2001). Matching auditory graphs with their visual counterparts.  DePauw Journal of Undergraduate Research, 2, 21-26.