PSYCHOLOGY PUBLICATIONS

Alvarado, N. (1994). Empirical validity of the Thematic Apperception Test. Journal of Personality Assessment, 63, 59-79.

Alvarado, N. & Jameson, K.A. (1996). New findings on the contempt expression. Cognition and Emotion, 10, 379-407. PDF File

Alvarado, N. (1996). Congruence of meaning between facial expressions of emotion and selected emotion terms. Motivation and Emotion, 20, 33-61. PDF File

Alvarado, N. (1997). Arousal and valence in the direct scaling of emotional response to film clips. Motivation and Emotion, 21, 323-348. PDF File

Alvarado, N. (1998). A reconsideration of the structure of the emotion lexicon. Motivation and Emotion, 22, 329-344. PDF File

Alvarado, N. & Jameson, K.A. (2002). The use of modifying terms in the naming and categorization of color appearances in Vietnamese and English. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 2.1, 53-80. PDF File

Alvarado, N. & Jameson, K.A. (2002). Varieties of anger: The relation between emotion terms and components of anger expressions. Motivation and Emotion, 26(2), 153-182. PDF File

Harris, C.R. & Alvarado, N. (2002). Pain facial expression: Individual variability undermines the specific adaptationist account. Commentary on Williams, Facial expression of pain: An evolutionary account. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 25, 461-462. PDF File (de Williams article and all commentaries)

Jameson, K.A. & Alvarado, N. (2003). Differences in color naming and color salience in Vietnamese and English. COLOR Research and Application, 28, 113-138. PDF File

Jameson, K.A. & Alvarado, N. (2003). The relational correspondence between category exemplars and names. Philosophical Psychology, 16, 23-47. PDF File

Alvarado, N. & Jameson, K.A. (2005). Confidence judgments on color category best exemplars. Cross Cultural Research, 39, 134-158. PDF File

Harris, C.R. & Alvarado, N. (2005). Facial expressions, smile types, and self-report during humor, tickle, and pain. Cognition and Emotion, 19, 655-669. PDF File

Sayim, B., Jameson, K.A., Alvarado, N., & Szeszel, M. (2005). Semantic and perceptual representations of color: Evidence of a shared color naming function. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 5, 165-220. PDF File

Alvarado, N. & Jameson, K.A. (2011). Shared knowledge about emotion among Vietnamese and English bilingual and monolingual speakers. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 42, 964-983. PDF File (preprint)

Alvarado, N. (2012). "Multilingual/Bilingual Color Naming/Categories" entry in Luo, R. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Color Science and Technology. Berlin, Springer-Verlag Reference. http://www.springerreference.com/index/chapterdbid/300469. PDF File

Alvarado, N. (2013). “Facial Expressions, Emotional” entry in H. Pashler (Ed.). The Encyclopedia of Mind. Sage.


COGNITIVE SCIENCE PUBLICATIONS

Podlaseck, M., Pinhanez, C., Alvarado, N., Chan, M. & Dejesus, E. (2003). On interfaces projected onto real-world objects. Proceedings of CHI2003, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Special interest group on computer-human interaction (SIGCHI). PDF File

Alvarado, N., Adams, S.S., Burbeck, S. & Latta, C. (2002). Beyond the Turing Test: Performance metrics for evaluating a computer simulation of the human mind. Proceedings of PerMIS’02, Workshop on Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems, National Institute for Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD. (Invited presentation following ICDL.) PDF File

Alvarado, N., Adams, S.S., Burbeck, S. & Latta, C. (2002). Beyond the Turing Test: Performance metrics for evaluating a computer simulation of the human mind. Proceedings of The 2nd International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL’02), Cambridge, MA, IEEE Computer Society.
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Chan, M., Podlaseck, M., Alvarado, N., Schonberg, E., Hoch, R., Spraragen, S. & Reicken, D. (2002). A personalized navigation tool for online listening and free browsing: The Glass Engine. Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2002, World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications; Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Denver, CO. Received Outstanding Paper Award.

Latta, C., Alvarado, N., Adams, S.S., & Burbeck, S. (2002). An expressive system for animating characters or endowing robots with affective displays. Society for Artificial Intelligence and Social Behavior (AISB), 2002 Annual Conference, Symposium on Animating Expressive Characters for Social Interactions, London, UK. PDF File

Latta, C., Alvarado, N., Adams, S.S., & Burbeck, S. (2002). An expressive system for animating characters or endowing robots with affective displays. Expanded version of conference paper. PDF File

Adams, S.S., Alvarado, N., Burbeck, S. & Latta, C. (2002). Bootstrapping semantics in an autonomic computing system. Fourth International Workshop on Computational Semiotics for Intelligent Systems, Joint Conference on Information Systems (JCIS), Chapel Hill, NC. An expanded version will be published as a chapter in a book based on the proceedings, edited by A. Meystel, to be published by John Wiley & Sons. PDF File

Alvarado, N., Adams, S. S., Burbeck, S. & Latta, C. (2001). Project Joshua Blue: Design considerations for evolving an emotional mind in a simulated environment. Emotional and intelligent II: The tangled knot of social cognition (pp 1-2). Papers from the 2001 AAAI Fall Symposium, Technical Report FS-01-02. Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press. PDF File

Adams, S. S., Burbeck, S., Alvarado, N., & Latta, C. (2001). Project Joshua Blue: Common sense via common experience. Anchoring symbols to sensor data in single and multiple robot systems. Papers from the 2001 AAAI Fall Symposium, Technical Report FS-01-01. Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press. PDF File