Chéla Willey

IMAG0141_justmeChéla Willey

Doctoral Student, Cognitive Psychology, UCLA

M.A., Experimental Psychology, CSUSM
Thesis Title: Ocular-Vestibular Integration, Height Anxiety and the Environmental Vertical Illusion
B.A., Psychology and Criminology & Justice Studies, CSUSM, magna cum laude

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Research Interests

My research interests include motion and action processing, action execution, visual/vestibular integration, motor and perceptual learning, sensory weighting/reweighting and multisensory integration.


Willey, C.R. & Jackson R.E. (2014). Visual field dependence as navigation strategy. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 76 (4), 1036–1044. doi: 10.3758/s13414-014-0639-x

Jackson, R. E. & Willey, C. R. (2013). Evolved navigation theory and the plateau illusion. Cognition, 128 (2), 119-126. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2013.03.010

Jackson, R.E., Willey, C.R., & Cormack, L.K. (2013) Learning and exposure affect environmental perception less than evolved navigation costs. PLoS ONE 8 (4): e59690. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059690

Jackson, R.E. & Willey, C. R. (2010). Evolved navigation theory and horizontal visual illusions, Cognition, 119 (2), 288-294, doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2010.11.003