New position at NHTSA

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.

Student presentations coming up…

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…

See you at OPAM!

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. 

ECEM poster

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

PICS Database at APS

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