I've been quite busy for the past couple months with travel and preparing for life after graduate school. I am happy to say I have accepted a post doc position at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. I will be able to continue my research, explore new collaborations, and teach undergraduates.
Last week I successfully defended my dissertation! Thanks to my committee (Michael Hout, Justin MacDonald, Laura Thompson, Dominic Simon, and Phillip Post) for all your support and feedback over the years.
I just received word that I will be giving a talk at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Conference April 12-14. This talk will be a summary of my dissertation efforts, focusing on how context is an important factor in developing precise search templates in categorical search. It will be my first time attending RMPA. I… Continue reading RMPA Talk in April
I recently was accepted to present at the Vision Sciences Society conference this year in St. Pete's Beach, FL. I will be presenting some data from my dissertation research. I'm excited to be back at VSS this year! Robbins, A., Hout, M. C. (May, 2018). Scene context influences expectations about imprecisely specified search targets. Poster… Continue reading VSS updates
Last week our most recent article "“Categorical templates are more useful when features are consistent: Evidence from eye-movements during search for societally important vehicles.” was featured on the website for the Psychonomic Society! You can read more HERE
We are happy to have another paper published in AP&P! Congrats gang! Hout, M. C., Robbins, A., Godwin, H. J., Fitzsimmons, G, & Scarince, C. (in press). Categorical templates are more useful when features are consistent: Evidence from eye-movements during search for societally important vehicles. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics.
I recently had the opportunity to present at Graduate Education Day in Santa Fe, NM at the capitol building! I was selected by the Dean of the Graduate school to present my research on expertise in visual search. I was happy to represent NMSU at this event and educate our legislators about all the amazing… Continue reading Catching up!
In two weeks I will head to Cambridge, MA to work as a graduate research intern at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory. I'm so excited about this opportunity and look forward to doing some new research!
The lab recently returned from the Vision Sciences Society meeting in St. Pete's Beach, FL. We presented several posters and a mini talk. It was a great time catching up with friends and spending some time on the beach 🙂
Congrats to my fellow lab members and Dr. Hout for all of the VSS presentation acceptances! I will present research I completed last semester examining pupillary reflexes during categorical search. Here is a list of our upcoming presentations: Robbins, A., & Hout, M. C. (2016, to be presented). Typicality effects in categorical visual search investigated… Continue reading Cranking out that research!