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Aaron Fath

Dr. Aaron Fath

Assistant Teaching Professor


I study human vision, especially motion perception and the role it plays in higher visual functions and the control of action.

  • PHD - Indiana University-Bloomington (2016)
  • Cognitive Science & Psychology (PHD) - Indiana University-Bloomington (2016)
  • Mathematics (BS) - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2010)
  • Cognitive Science (MS) - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2010)
  • AS - Hudson Valley Community College (2006)

PSY 110 - General Psychology
PSY 360 - Introduction to Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
PSY 361 - Research Methods
PSY 418 - History and Systems of Psychology
PSY 420 - Sensation and Perception
PSY 475 - Senior Seminar in Psychology
PSY 718 - History of Modern Psychology

  • Perception of time to contact of slow-and fast-moving objects using monocular and binocular motion information, Attention, Perception, \& Psychophysics, 2018
  • Static and dynamic information about the size and passability of apertures, Journal of Vision, 2010
  • Binocular Perception of 2D Lateral Motion and Guidance of Coordinated Motor Behavior, Perception, 2016
  • Information and control strategy to solve the degrees-of-freedom problem for nested locomotion-to-reach, Experimental Brain Research, 2014
  • Training children aged 5--10 years in compliance control: tracing smaller figures yields better learning not specific to the scale of drawn figures, Experimental Brain Research, 2018
  • Eye and hand movement strategies in older adults during a complex reaching task, Experimental brain research, 2016
  • Training to improve manual control in 7--8 and 10--12 year old children: Training eliminates performance differences between ages, Human Movement Science, 2015
  • A geometric and dynamic affordance model of reaches-to-grasp: Men take greater risks than women., Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2014
  • Training compliance control yields improvements in drawing as a function of Beery scores, PLOS ONE, 2014
  • The 50s cliff: Perceptuo-motor learning rates across the lifespan, PLOS ONE, 2014
  • English (Native or Bilingual)

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Areas of Expertise

Brain and Behavior: Cognitive Psychology, Ecological Psychology, Sensation & Perception, Perception & Action