William Stine

Department Chair , Psychology

Phone: (603) 862-2823
Office: Psychology, McConnell Hall Rm 468B, Durham, NH 03824
William Stine


  • Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • M.S., Experimental Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Applied Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Interests

  • Visual perception, with an emphasis on stereopsis, motion, and mathematical models

Courses Taught

  • 595: AppsOfPsyc/Academic Experience
  • 799H: Honors Senior Thesis
  • 805: Res Meth & Stats I
  • 806: Res Meth & Stats II
  • INCO 790: Adv Rsrch Exp/Psychology
  • NSB 799H: Honors Senior Thesis
  • PSYC 511: Sensation and Perception
  • PSYC 710: Visual Perception
  • PSYC 797: Senior Honors Tutorial
  • PSYC 894: Advanced Research
  • PSYC 905: Research Methodology & Stats I
  • PSYC 906: Resrch Methodology & Stats II
  • PSYC 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Hetley, R. S., & Stine, W. W. (2019). At least two distinct mechanisms control binocular luster, rivalry, and perceived rotation with contrast and average luminance disparities. PLOS ONE, 14(5). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0215716

Dobias, J. J., & Stine, W. W. (2019). Dynamic Cancellation of Perceived Rotation from the Venetian Blind Effect.. Vision (Basel), 3(2). doi:10.3390/vision3020014

Stine, W. (2018). Modeling neural response change thresholds as random variables without memory: Implications for psychophysics.. In F. Müller, L. Ludwigs, & M. Kupper (Eds.), Fechner day 2018: Proceedings of the 34th annual meeting of the international society for psychophysics (pp. 102-104). Lüneburg, Germany: International Society for Psychophysics.

Stine, W. W., Levesque, P. A., Lusignan, M. E., & Kitt, A. J. (2017). Motion-Induced Blindness Using Increments and Decrements of Luminance. Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Section B. Natural, Exact, and Applied Sciences., 71(5), 372-379. doi:10.1515/prolas-2017-0063

Larkin, E. T., & Stine, W. W. (2017). The Discovery of the Venetian Blind Effect: A Translation of Munster (1941). I-PERCEPTION, 8(4), 1-21. doi:10.1177/2041669517715475

Drugan, R. C., Christianson, J. P., Stine, W. W., & Soucy, D. P. (2009). Swim stress-induced ultrasonic vocalizations forecast resilience in rats. BEHAVIOURAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 202(1), 142-145. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2009.03.021

STINE, W. W. (1989). INTEROBSERVER RELATIONAL AGREEMENT. PSYCHOLOGICAL BULLETIN, 106(2), 341-347. doi:10.1037/0033-2909.106.2.341

STINE, W. W. (1989). MEANINGFUL INFERENCE - THE ROLE OF MEASUREMENT IN STATISTICS. PSYCHOLOGICAL BULLETIN, 105(1), 147-155. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Murdock, G. K., Stine, W. W., & Maple, T. L. (1983). Observations of maternal‐infant interactions in a captive herd of sable antelope (Hippotragus niger). Zoo Biology, 2(3), 215-224. doi:10.1002/zoo.1430020307

Maple, T. L., & Stine, W. (1982). Environmental variables and great ape husbandry. American Journal of Primatology, 3(S1), 67-76. doi:10.1002/ajp.1350030513

Most Cited Publications