I am thrilled to announce that I have accepted a position as a research psychologist for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in Washington, DC. I look forward to contributing to the research conducted by the behavioral research division at NHTSA.
We have a large group of students presenting at regional and national conferences soon. Congrats to all for your hard work! Vargas, E.*, Sendef, J.* & Robbins, A. (2020). Investigating the Effects of Target Similarity and Category Heterogeneity on Categorical Search Templates. Poster to be presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Meeting in Chicago, IL… Continue reading Student presentations coming up…
We have a new article out in JEP:HPP that focuses on contextual influences on categorical search templates.
We have a new article out in Frontiers for Young Minds discussing estimation in statistics Click HERE to read the article. Congrats to Jes, a junior who is a double major in psychological science and neuroscience. This is her first published article!
My colleague, Leslie Cameron, and I went to Alicante, Spain for the European Conference on Eye Movements. I presented our work on the similarities and differences in eye movements and performance between professors and students when interpreting graphs. We also took some extra time to play on the beach and explore the Castillo de Santa… Continue reading Catching up! ECEM and a new semester.
Congratulations to Kory, who will be presenting her thesis work at the Object Perception Attention & Memory (OPAM) workshop at Psychonomics this year in Montreal. Scherer, K. & Robbins, A. (2019) Let’s Rock Categorical Search: How Exemplar Repetition During Category Learning and Category Variability Influence Search. Poster to be presented at OPAM 2019 in Montreal.
Michael Hout and I wrote this fun article for Frontiers for Young Minds about visual search. See it HERE.
Leslie Cameron and I will be presenting our work at the European Conference on Eye Movements in August! This project is an extension of Dr. Cameron's work in Decoding the Disciplines and looks at how eye movements differ between expert and novice graph readers. Robbins, A., Pelnar, H., & Cameron, E.L. (2019) Similarities and differences… Continue reading ECEM poster
I am very excited to have the opportunity to share information about the PICS database at the APS Convention this year in Washington D.C. I have worked with my colleagues at New Mexico State University and the University of Central Florida to develop a database of images that is organized by similarity using multidimensional scaling.… Continue reading PICS Database at APS
I will be presenting a poster at VSS 2019 on my work with NMSU and UCF. We examined the ability of MDS to quantify category variability and predict visual search performance. This will be the first presentation to include information about the forthcoming PICS database. Robbins, A., Scherer, K., Sabic, E., MacDonald, J., Ercolino, A.,… Continue reading See you at VSS!