Ashleigh M. Maxcey, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
604 E. College Avenue
North Manchester, Indiana 46962
*Has published under Maxcey, A. M., Maxcey-Richard, A. M. and Richard, A. M.
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Hollingworth, A., & Maxcey-Richard, A. M. (2013). Selection in visual working memory does not require sustained visual attention.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 39, 1047-1058. PDF
Maxcey-Richard, A. M., Hollingworth, A. (2013). The strategic retention of task-relevant objects in visual working memory.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 39, 760-772. PDF
Hollingworth, A., Maxcey-Richard, A. M., & Vecera, S. P. (2012). The spatial distribution of attention within and across objects.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38, 135-151. PDF
Richard, A. M., Lee, H., & Vecera, S. P. (2008). Attentional spreading in object-based attention.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 34, 4, 842-853. PDF
Richard, A. M., Luck, S. J., & Hollingworth, A. (2008). Establishing object correspondence across eye movements:
Flexible use of spatiotemporal and surface feature information. Cognition, 109, 66-88. PDF
Hollingworth, A., Richard, A. M., & Luck, S. J. (2008). Understanding the function of visual short-term memory:
Transsaccadic memory, object correspondence, and gaze correction. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 137, 163-181. PDF
Visual Cognition Lab
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Lab News and Updates
Professor Maxcey had the honor of hosting Dr. Temple Grandin in her Statistics and
Research Design I course on March 6, 2014!!!
ASHLEY KANN, BRANDY LEEPER & COURTNEY MENSING gave a fantastic presentation with Dr. Maxcey at the 2014 Annual Fort Wayne
Dean's Teaching Conference on Evidence-based learning: using scientific knowledge about cognition to inform how we teach.
Professor Maxcey's project in collaboration with Dr. Geoff Woodman, Forgetting induced by recognition of visual images, has been accepted for presentation
at the 2014 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting in St. Pete Beach, Florida. A link to the conference can be found here.
Congratulations to VisCog Member JOE HUNTER ('14) who has been accepted into Texas Tech University's counseling psychology PhD program!!!
The following VisCog Lab members received a Psi Chi Travel Grant to attend MPA 2014. Congrats JESSICA BOSTIC,
ASHLEY KANN, TRAVIS ADKINS, TED MALDONADO, and BRANDY LEEPER!
Congratulations to VisCog Lab members, JESSICA BOSTIC, ASHLEY KANN, TRAVIS ADKINS & ZABRIAN MILLS, for the acceptance of their project with Dr. Maxcey,
How does Recognition-induced Forgetting in Children Appraise the Instructional Method of Schema Activation?, for presentation during the Psi Chi program
at the 2014 Midwestern Psychological Association! A link to the conference program can be found here.
Congratulations to VisCog Lab members, BRANDY LEEPER, JOE HUNTER & COURTNEY MENSING, for the acceptance of their project with Dr. Maxcey,
Examining the Mechanism Responsible for Recognition-induced Forgetting, for presentation during the Psi Chi program at the 2014 Midwestern Psychological Association!
A link to the conference program can be found here.
Congratulations to VisCog Lab member, TED MALDONADO, for the acceptance of his project with Dr. Maxcey, Intrusion Errors in Older Adults Induced by Recognition Practice,
for presentation during the Psi Chi program at the 2014 Midwestern Psychological Association! A link to the conference program can be found here.
Professor Ashleigh Maxcey worked with Manchester Elementary School (MES) students to teach students in first and third grade how to code as part of the
Computer Science Education Week initiative by www.code.org in December 2013.
You can see a picture of her working with students on the cycling announcements home page of MES here.
VisCog Lab students will be presenting their work at the Social Sceinces Seminar on February 17th. Please joins us!
of the Psychonomic Society in Tornoto. A link to the conference program can be found here.
2013-2014 Lab Members
Travis Adkins Jessica Bostic
Ashley Kann Brandy Leeper
Ted Maldonado Courtney Mensing Zabrian Mills
Notable Lab Alumi
Joe Hunter '14 will be pursuing a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at Texas Tech University
Kaity Clark '13 is pursuing a Ph.D. in Cognition and Neuroscience at the University of Missouri-Columbia
Dylan Hiner '13 is pursuing a Master's degree in counseling psychology at University of Louisville
Jessie Stafford '13 is pursuing a Master's degree in Gerontology at University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Stephanie Wilson '13 is pursuing a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Valparaiso University