Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

  1. Dang, J., Lin, B., Yuan, J., Schwartz, S. T., Shah, R. M., & Garg, N. K. (2018). Smart access to 3D structures. Nature Reviews Chemistry, 2, 95-96.
  2. Alfaro, M. E., Karan, E. A., Schwartz, S. T., & Schultz, A. J. (2019). The evolution of color pattern in Butterflyfishes (Chaetodontidae). Integrative and Comparative Biology, 3(59), 604-615.
  3. Schwartz, S. T., Siegel, A. L. M., & Castel, A. D. (2020). Strategic encoding and enhanced memory for positive value-location associations. Memory & Cognition, 48, 1015–1031.
  4. Whatley, M. C. Siegel, A. L. M., Schwartz, S. T., Silaj, K. M., Castel, A. D. (2020). Younger and older adults’ mood and expectations regarding aging during COVID-19. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, 6, 1-9.
  5. Silaj, K. M., Schwartz, S. T., Siegel, A. L. M., & Castel, A. D. (2021). Test anxiety and metacognitive performance in the classroom. Educational Psychology Review.
  6. Siegel, A. L. M., Schwartz, S. T., & Castel, A. D. (2021). Selective memory disrupted in intra-modal dual-task encoding conditions. Memory & Cognition.
  7. Snedden, C. E.*, Makanani, S. K.*, Schwartz, S. T., Gamble, A., Blakey, R. V., Borremans, B., Helman, S. K., Espericueta, L., Valencia, A., Endo, A., Alfaro, M. E., & Lloyd-Smith, J. O. (2021). SARS-CoV-2: Cross-scale insights from ecology and evolution. Trends in Microbiology. * Equal contribution

Press Coverage

Conference Presentations and Invited Talks

  1. Schwartz, S. T. (2019, May). Risks and rewards: Memory for positive and negative item-location associations. Highest Departmental Honors Thesis Seminar Talk given at the UCLA Department of Psychology in Los Angeles, CA, USA. May 1.
  2. Karan, E. A., & Schwartz, S. T. (2019, May). Quantitative approaches to studying color pattern evolution. Invited Guest Lecture given at Claremont McKenna College, W. M. Keck Science Center Department of Biology in Claremont, CA, USA. May 2.
  3. Schwartz, S. T., Siegel, A. L. M., & Castel, A. D. (2019, May). Memory for positive and negative item-location associations. Poster presented at Whittier College's 17th Annual Psi Chi Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference in Whittier, CA, USA. May 4.
  4. Schwartz, S. T., Siegel, A. L. M., & Castel, A. D. (2019, May). Risks and rewards: Memory for positive and negative item-location associations. Poster presented at the 28th Annual UCLA Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference in Los Angeles, CA, USA. May 10.
  5. Schwartz, S. T., Siegel, A. L. M., & Castel, A. D. (2019, May). Risks and rewards: Memory for positive and negative item-location associations. Poster presented at the 22nd UCLA Annual Undergraduate Research Poster Day in Los Angeles, CA, USA. May 21. *UCLA Dean's Research Prize Nominee*
  6. Schwartz, S. T., Karan, E. A., & Alfaro, M. E. (2019, May). Using machine learning to quantify color pattern diversity in Butterflyfishes (Chaetodontidae). Poster presented at the 22nd Annual UCLA Biology Research Symposium in Los Angeles, CA, USA. May 22.
  7. Whatley, M. C., Schwartz, S. T., Block, J. B., Siegel, A. L. M., & Castel, A. D. (2019, November). One bad apple: Visual memory and misinformation for the Apple logo. Poster presented at the Psychonomic Society's 60th Annual Meeting in Montréal, Quebec, Canada. November 15.
  8. Siegel, A. L. M., Schwartz, S. T., & Castel, A. D. (2019, November). Memory and metamemory for the location of items: The effects of information importance and encoding difficulty. Poster presented at the Psychonomic Society's 60th Annual Meeting in Montréal, Quebec, Canada. November 16.
  9. Schwartz, S.T., & Alfaro, M. E. (2019, November). High-throughput phenoscaping using deep learning for accurate automatic instance segmentation of fish images. Poster presented at the UCLA Institute for Digital Research and Education Early Career Research Day in Los Angeles, CA, USA. November 20. *Awarded 1 of 4 Best Poster Awards of 40 posters*
  10. Siegel, A. L. M., Schwartz, S.T., & Castel, A. D. (2020, April). Age-related differences in local and global metacognitive accuracy in a visuospatial selectivity task. Poster selected to be presented at the Cognitive Aging Conference in Atlanta, GA, USA. April 16.*Cancelled due to COVID‐19 pandemic*
  11. Silaj, K. M., Schwartz, S. T., Siegel, A. L. M., & Castel, A. D. (2020, September). Test anxiety and metacognitive performance in the classroom. Poster presented virtually at the UC Psychology Teaching & Learning Virtual Conference 2020 online. September 18.
  12. Schwartz, S. T., Siegel, A. L. M., & Castel, A. D. (2020, November). Selective memory disrupted in intra- modal dual-task encoding conditions. Talk presented live at the Virtual Bay Area Memory Meeting (BAMM!). November 12.
  13. Siegel, A. L. M., Schwartz, S. T., & Castel, A. D. (2020, November). Selective memory disrupted in intra‐modal dual‐task encoding conditions. Poster presented virtually at the Psychonomic Society’s 61st Annual Meeting online. November 19.
  14. Schwartz, S. T., Silaj, K. M., Siegel, A. L. M., & Castel, A. D. (2020, November). Examining the effects of test anxiety on metacognitive performance. Poster presented virtually at the Psychonomic Society’s 61st Annual Meeting online. November 21.*J. Frank Yates Student Conference Award recipient for supporting diversity & inclusion in cognitive psychology*
  15. Schwartz, S. T., Silaj, K. M., Brar, N. K., & Castel, A. D. (2020, December). Anxiety, preparedness, and students’ perceptions of remote learning effectiveness during COVID-19. Talk presented virtually at CogFog, Bjork Learning and Forgetting Lab. December 11.
  16. Weller, H. I., Schwartz, S. T., Karan, E. A., & Lord, N. P. (2021, January). Recolorize: a flexible R package for color classification. Talk presented virtually at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) Virtual Annual Meeting. January 3.
  17. Karan, E. A., Schwartz, S. T., Perillo, M., & Alfaro, M. E. (2021, January). It’s not just a phase: Evolutionary and functional consequences of sexually dimorphic color pattern diversity in Labrid fishes. Talk presented virtually at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) Virtual Annual Meeting. January 3.
  18. Schwartz, S. T., & Alfaro, M. E., (2021, January). Sashimi: Automatic high-throughput pipeline for organismal image segmentation using deep learning. Poster presented virtually at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) Virtual Annual Meeting. January 3.
  19. Schwartz, S. T., Tsai, W. L. E., Karan, E. A., & Alfaro, M. E. (2021, January). Charisma: An R tool to automatically determine discrete color classes for high-throughput color pattern analysis. Talk presented virtually at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) Virtual Annual Meeting. January 3.
  20. Karan, E. A., Schwartz, S. T., Perillo, M., & Alfaro, M. E. (2021, January). Evolutionary and functional consequences of sexually dimorphic color pattern diversity in Labrid fishes. Talk presented virtually at the UCLA Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology EcoEvoPub Seminar Series. January 14.
  21. Schwartz, S. T. (2021, April). College students’ anxiety, preparedness, and perceptions of remote learning effectiveness during COVID-19: A classroom study. Talk presented virtually at the National Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning Network Teaching-as-Research Conference. April 15.
  22. Brar, N. K., Schwartz, S. T., Silaj, K. M., & Castel, A. D. (2021, May). A classroom study: Student attitudes and anxiety during a pandemic. Talk presented at the 30th Annual UCLA Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference in Los Angeles, CA, USA. May 14.
  23. Brar, N. K., Schwartz, S. T., Silaj, K. M., & Castel, A. D. (2021, May). A classroom study: Student attitudes and anxiety during a pandemic. Talk presented at the UCLA Undergraduate Research & Creativity Showcase in Los Angeles, CA, USA. May 25.
  24. Perillo, M., Schwartz, S. T., & Alfaro, M. E. (2021, May). Geographical relationships of coral reef fish color pattern geometry and speciation rates. Poster presented at the 24th Annual UCLA Biology Research Symposium in Los Angeles, CA, USA. May 26. *Awarded 2nd Place for Best Poster*