Visual Cognition Lab
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Maxcey, A. M., & Woodman, G. F. (2014). Forgetting induced by recognition of visual images. Visual Cognition, 22, 6, 789-808. PDF
Maxcey, A. M., & Woodman, G. F. (2014). Can we throw information out of visual working memory and does this leave
informational residue in long-term memory? Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 294. PDF
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
VisCog Lab Members
Ashleigh M. Maxcey, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
604 E. College Avenue
North Manchester, Indiana 46962
Jessica Bostic, Lab Manager
Lab News and Updates
Brandy, Ted, Joe and Zabrian graduated in May 2014. We will miss you all!
Professor Maxcey went to the Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society in St. Pete Beach in May to present
Forgetting induced by recognition of visual images wtih Dr. Geoff Woodman. PDF
VisCog Lab Members presented the following 3 posters in Chicago, IL at
the annual conference of the Midwest Psychological Association in May, 2014
Maldonado, T. (2014). Intrusion errors in older adults induced by recognition practice. PDF
Bostic, J., Kann, A., & Adkins, T. (2014). How does recognition-induced forgetting appraise the instructional method of schema activation? PDF
Leeper, B., & Hunter, J. (2014). Examining the mechanism responsible for recognition-induced forgetting. PDF
Congratulations to VisCog Lab Alum, Kaity Clark ('13) who has just had her first paper accepted in Developmental Science:
Cowan, N., Ricker, T. J., Clark, K. M., Hinrichs, G. A., & Glass, B. A. (in press).
Knowledge Cannot Explain the Developmental Growth of Working Memory Capacity
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.
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!
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.
VisCog Lab students will be presenting their work at the Social Sceinces Seminar on February 17th. Please joins us!
Notable Lab Alumi
Ted Maldonado '14 will be pursuing a M. A. in Psychological Science at Montana State University
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
Harrison Sibert '12 is pursuing a Master's degree in Industrial / Organizational Psychology at Xavier University