Special issue of CRPI on Medical Image Perception

Benjamin Rottman rottman at PITT.EDU
Fri Feb 10 14:12:08 UTC 2017

or, as we say in the Open Access, On-Line World,
A New Thematic Series
Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications (CRPI)

Imagery is ubiquitous in medicine, from screening mammograms to the displays on equipment monitoring patient status. The use of these images raises issues of both practical and basic interest. Sometimes these can be studies with medical professionals as the subject population. In other cases, the fundamental issues are studied using non-expert populations with an eye toward eventual testing with experts. This special issue welcomes reports of new research that is relevant to the field of medical image perception, broadly defined. For a CRPI-relevant review of some research in this area see:

Wolfe, J. M. (2016). Use-inspired basic research in medical image perception. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 1(1), 17. www.dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41235-016-0019-2

CRPI is the open access journal of the Psychonomic Society. Its mission is to publish use-inspired basic research: fundamental cognitive research that grows from hypotheses about real-world problems.

For information about submission and article processing charges, see

DUE DATE: Papers will be considered for this special issue until June 1, 2017

For any questions, please email the editors for this topic:
(In fact, if you plan to submit, drop us a line so we will be waiting.)
Jeremy Wolfe, CRPI, Editor-in-Chief, jwolfe at partners.org
Todd Horowitz, NIH, National Cancer Institute, Todd.horowitz at nih.gov

Forwarded to IMPROVEDX by:
Ben Rottman
rottman at pitt.edu

Moderator: David Meyers, Board Member, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

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