Annual Meeting 2023

Date and venue

The Annual Configural Processing Consortium (CPC) workshop will be held on Wednesday November 15th, 2023. This is the day before Pyschonomics begins. The meeting will take place at the Hilton Hotel in San Francisco, CA. We are grateful for the support of the Psychonomic Society for our meeting. 

Registration and abstract submission

Registration and abstract submissions are closed for CPC 2023.



9:00 – 9:25 Arrival Coffee and tea

9:25 – 9:30 Opening Remarks

9:30 – 10:25 Keynote I: Christopher Tyler, Seeing in Depth  

10:25 – 11:35   Brief break

10:35 Patrick Garrigan, Spatial Reasoning Mimicry by a Generative, Large Language Transformer Model  

11:00 Gideon Caplovitz, Ryan Mruczek, Chris Blair, If you thought Triangles were Amazing... just wait until you see what I can do with Circles!  

11:25 – 11:35 BREAK

11:35      Nicholas Baker, What causes object-based warping?  

12:00      Yi Liu, Differential Effects of Multisensory and Unisensory Integration on Behavioral Performance in Exhaustive Processing 

12:25 – 2:00     LUNCH BREAK


2:00 – 2:55 Keynote II: Cheng-Ta Yang, The Dynamic Interactions of Top-Down and Bottom-Up Processing in Holistic Perception
2:55 – 3:00 Brief break
3:00 – 3:50 Session III
3:00 Quentin Gronau, Rani Moran, and Ami Eidels, Is there efficiency in redundancy?
3:25 James T. Townsend 1& Yanjun Liu, Varieties of Selective Influence: Toward a More Complete Taxonomy and Implications for Systems Identification
3:50 – 4:00 BREAK
4:00 – 4:50 Session IV
4:00 Kamilya Salibayeva, Aina Puce, James Townsend, A topological approach to evaluating the dynamics of human emotions
4:25 Mario Fific, Analytical Transformation of Facial Holism: Unveiling Reversed Alchemy through Computational Modeling
4:50 – 5:00 General Discussion
5:00 – 5:30 Business Meeting

6:30            Dinner at Café de la Presse, Hotel Triton, 352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108

Funding and support

We are grateful to Christopher Tyler and Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute for their generous funding to support the CPC 2023 meeting and CPC Dinner.