S. Camille Peres, Ph.D.

S. Camille Peres, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Environmental and Occupational Health
212 Adriance Lab Rd.
1266 TAMU
College Station, TX   77843-1266

Education and Training

Rice University
M.A. and Ph.D., Psychology, 2005

University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL)
M.A., Psychology, 1996

University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL)
B.A., Technical Theatre, 1990

Research Interests

  • Ergonomic impact of software design
  • Auditory design display
  • Fatigue assessment and mitigation for workers in high risk industrial settings
  • Human factors of procedures design and implementation
  • Selected Publications

  • Kortum, P. & Peres, S.C. (in press). The relationship between system effectiveness and subjective usability scores using the System Usability Scale. IJHCI: International Journal of Human Computer Interaction
  • Tamborello II, F.P., Peres, S.C., Fleetwood, M.D., & Nguyen, V. (2013) Peer-Mediation of the Adoption of Efficient Software Interaction Methods: A Model Based on Priming, Computers in Human Behavior
  • Holye, W.S., Bartha, M., Harper, C., & Peres, S. C. (2013) The Effect of Physical Key Characteristics on Typing Productivity and User Preference, In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 57th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Peres, S. C., Phillips, Jr., R., & Pham, T. (2013) Validation Of The System Usability Scale (SUS): SUS In The Wild, In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 57th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Duffield, T.J., Peres, S.C. & Amonette, W.E. (2013) Standard Deviation of SEMG: Measuring the dynamicity of muscle activity, In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 57th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Peres, S. C. (2012) A Comparison of Sound Dimensions for Auditory Graphs: Pitch is Not So Perfect. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society: Special issue “Auditory Displays” Volume 60 Issue 7/8 pp. 561-567; July 2012
  • McLellan, S., Muddimer, A., & Peres, S. C. (2012) The Effect of Experience on System Usability Scale Ratings. Journal of Usability Studies, 7(2) pp 56-67.
  • Kortum, P., Peres, S. C., & Stallmann, K. (2011) Extensible Auditory Progress Bar Design: Performance and Aesthetics. International Journal of Human Computer Interaction, 27(9), 864-884.
  • Peres, S. C., Best, V., Brock, D., Shinn-Cunningham, B., Frauenberger, C., Hermann, T., Neuhoff, J., Nickerson, L., & Stockman, T. (2008). Auditory Displays. In P. Kortum (Ed.), HCI Beyond the GUI: The Human Factors of Non-traditional Interfaces: Morgan Kaufman. pp. 147-196
  • Lane, D. M., Peres, S. C., Sándor, A., & Napier, H. A. (2005). A process for anticipating and executing icon selection in graphical user interfaces. International Journal of Human Computer Interaction, 19 (2), pp. 241-252.
  • Lane, D. M., Napier, H.A., Peres, S. C., & Sándor, A. (2005). The Hidden Costs of Graphical User Interfaces: Users' Failures to Make the Transition from Menus and Icon Tool Bars to Keyboard Shortcuts. International Journal of Human Computer Interaction, 18 (2), pp. 133-144.
  • Lane, D. M., Sándor, A., & Peres, S. C. (2004) Sonification. In W. S. Bainbridge (Ed.), Berkshire Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction (pp. 669-672). Great Barrington, MA.
  • Peres, S. C. & Verona, D. (accepted) Towards a Systematic Approach to Real-Time Sonification Design for Surface Electromyography. Journal of Multimodal User Interfaces
  • Garrett, G., Benden, M. E., Mehta, R., Pickens, A., Peres, S. C., & Zhao, H. (2016). Call Center Productivity Over 6 Months Following a Standing Desk Intervention. IIE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors. DOI:10.1080/21577323.2016.1183534
  • Kortum, P., & Peres, S. C. (2015). Evaluation of Home Health Care Devices: Remote Usability Assessment. Journal of Medical Internet Research Human Factors, 2(1), e10.
  • Peres, S. C., Kortum, P. T., Akladios, M., & Muddimer, A. (2015) Developing And Validating A Self-Report Assessment Tool For Software Biomechanics. Journal of WORK, (Preprint), 1-12.
  • Hong, Y., Goldberg, D., Dahlke, D. V., Ory, M. G., Cargill, J. S., Coughlin, R., ... & Peres, S. C. (2014). Testing Usability and Acceptability of a Web Application to Promote Physical Activity (ICanFit) Among Older Adults. JMIR Human Factors, 1(1), e2.