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!
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!
Dr. Kateryna Sylaska and I will host a Participant Idea Exchange at the 2019 meeting of the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. We will discuss best practices for teaching future researchers of psychological science in a time when the field struggles with a replication crisis. Robbins, A., & Sylaska, K. (2019) Riding the… Continue reading Join us for PIE at NITOP!
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.