Dr Matthew Dry

 Position Senior Lecturer
 Org Unit Psychology
 Email matthew.dry@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 3856
 Location Floor/Room 5 07 ,  Hughes ,   North Terrace
  • Qualifications

    1. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Adelaide, School of Psychology, 2007: “Comparing Models of Symmetry Perception”. Supervisors: A/Prof D. Vickers, A/Prof M. Lee, Dr N. Burns, Dr S. Dennis.

    2. Bachelor of Arts (Honours Psychology, First Class), University of Adelaide, 2002.

    3. Bachelor of Arts (Drama Studies), University of Adelaide, 1997.

  • Publications

    Dry, M.J., Burns, N. R., Nettelbeck, T., Farquharson, A.L., White, J.M. (2012). Dose related effects of alcohol on cognitive functioning. PLoS ONE 7(11): e50977. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0050977

    Yi, S. K. M., Steyvers, M., Lee, M. D., & Dry, M. J. (2012). Wisdom of the Crowds in Combinatorial Problems. Cognitive Science, 36 (3), 452-470

    Dry, M. J., Preiss, K., & Wagemans, J. (2012). Clustering, randomness and regularity: Spatial distributions and human performance on the Traveling Salesperson Problem and Minimum Spanning Tree Problem. The Journal of Problem Solving, 4 (1), 1-17.

    Navarro, D. J., Dry, M. J., & Lee, M. D. (2012). Sampling assumptions in inductive generalization. Cognitive Science, 36, 187-223.

    Verheyen, S., De Deyne, S., Dry, M. J., & Storms, G. (2011). Uncovering contrast categories in categorization with a probabilistic threshold model. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 37 (6), 1515-1531.

    Verheyen, S., Stukken, L., De Deyne, S., Dry, M. J., & Storms, G. (2011). The generalized polymorphous concept account of graded structure in abstract categories. Memory & Cognition, 39 (6), 1117-1132.

    Vanpaemel, W., Verbeemen, T., Dry, M. J., Storms, G., & Verguts, T. (2010). Geometric and featural representations in semantic concepts. Memory & Cognition, 38, 962-968.

    Dry, M. J. & Storms, G. (2010). Features of graded category structure: generalizing the family resemblance and polymorphous concept models. Acta Psychologica, 133, 244-255.

    Dry, M.J., Kogo, N., Putzeys, T., & Wagemans, J. (2010) Image descriptions in early and mid-level vision: What kind of model is this and what kind of models do we really need? British Journal of Psychology, 101, 27-32.

    Dry, M. J. & Storms, G. (2009). Similar, but not the same: A comparison of the utility of directly-rated and feature-based similarity measures for generating spatial models of conceptual data.  Behaviour Research Methods, 41, 889-900.

    Dry, M. J., Navarro, D. J., Preiss, K., & Lee, M. D. (2009). The perceptual organization of point constellations. In N. A. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1151-1156). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

    Stukken, L., Verheyen, S., Dry, M. J., & Storms, G. (2009). A new investigation of the nature of abstract categories. In N. A. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2438-2443). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

    Dry, M. J. (2008). Using relational structure to detect symmetry: a Voronoi tessellation based model of symmetry perception. Acta Psychologica, 128, 75-90.

    De Deyne, S., Verheyen, S., Ameel, E., Vanpaemal, W., Dry, M. J., Vorspoels, W. and Storms, G. (2008). Exemplar by feature applicability matrices and other Dutch normative data for semantic concepts. Behaviour Research Methods, 40, 1030-1048.

    Dry, M. J. & Storms, G. (2008). Comparing the utility of pairwise and feature-derived similarity measures for generating spatial representations of semantic concepts. In B. C. Love, K. McRae, & V. M. Sloutsky (Eds.), Proceedings of the 30th annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2267-2272). Austin TX: Cognitive Science Society

    Navarro, D.J, Lee, M. D., Dry, M.J, & Schultz, B. (2008). Extending and testing the Bayesian theory of generalization. In B. C. Love, K. McRae, & V. M. Sloutsky (Eds.), Proceedings of the 30th annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1746-1751). Austin TX: Cognitive Science Society.

    Dry, M. J., Lee, M. D., Vickers, D., & Hughes, P. (2006). Human performance on visually presented travelling salesperson problems with varying numbers of nodes. Journal of Problem Solving, 1, 20-32.

    Lee, M. D., & Dry, M. J. (2006). Decision making and confidence given uncertain advice. Cognitive Science, 30, 1081-1096.

    Vickers, D., Lee, M. D., Dry, M., Hughes, P., & McMahon, J. A. (2006). The aesthetic appeal of minimal structures: Judging the attractiveness of solutions to travelling salesperson problems. Perception & Psychophysics, 68, 32-42.
    
    Dry, M. J. (2005). Mirror symmetry perception:  Effect of proximity to the central axis. In B. G. Bara, L. W. Barsalou & M. Bucciarelli (Eds.), Proceedings of the 27th annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society, (pp. 612-617). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
    
    
    

    Vickers, D., Lee, M. D., Dry, M. J., & Hughes, P. (2003). The roles of the convex hull and the number of potential intersections in performance on visually presented travelling salesperson problems. Memory & Cognition, 31, 1094-1104.

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