Ashleigh M. Maxcey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology

Manchester University

604 E. College Avenue

North Manchester, Indiana 46962

AMMaxcey at

Office: 260.982.5344

Fax: 260.901.8209



*Has published under Maxcey, A. M., Maxcey-Richard, A. M. and Richard, A. M.

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Maxcey, A. M., Fukuda, K., Song, W. S. & Woodman, G. F. (2015). Using electrophysiology to demonstrate that cueing affects long-term memory storage over the short term. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.
Maxcey, A. M., & Woodman, G. F. (2014). Forgetting induced by recognition of visual images. Visual Cognition, 22, 6, 789-808.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 
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.


2014-2015 Lab Members

Jessica Bostic

*Recipient 2014 & 2015 Psi Chi Travel Grant

*Recipient 2014 Manchester University Faculty-Student Summer Research Grant

*Jessica '15 will be pursuing a Master's in School Psychology at Ball State University


Trinity Schelich

*Recipient 2015 Psi Chi Travel Grant

*Behavior Consultant Intern, Easter Seals Arc, Fort Wayne, IN

*Studied abroad in Ecuador, Spring 2014

*Pursuing graduate school in clinical psychology to work with young adults who self-mutilate and suffer from eating disorders

Hannah Glenn

*Research intern with V. P. of Marketing and Enrollment
*Recipient of the Office of Career Services $4,000 Nonprofit Internship Experience Award
*Traveled to Spain, Portugal, and held a monkey on the rock of Gibraltar in January of 2014
*Goal is to pursue a PhD in clinical psychology

Veronica Caudill

*Recipient 2015 Psi Chi Travel Grant

*2014 Summer Intern, Otis R Bowen Center, Warsaw, IN
*Goal is to pursue a Master’s in I/O psychology


Alivia Benbow

*Treasurer Psych Society

*Psychology Mentor

*Goal is to pursue a PhD in school psychology

Carson Pursifull
AJ Hudkins
Miriam Cruz
Allyson Smith
Caniece Leggett
Lucas Lebbin


A Selection of Notable Lab Alumni

Ted Maldonado '14 is pursuing a M. A. in Psychological Science at Montana State University

Recipient 2014 Psi Chi Regional Travel Grant

Joe Hunter '14 is pursuing a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at Texas Tech University

Dylan Hiner '13 is pursuing a M. A. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Louisville

Stephanie Wilson '13 is pursuing a M. A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Valparaiso University

Kaity Clark '12 (M. A.) is pursuing a Ph.D. in Cognition and Neuroscience at the University of Missouri, Columbia


Fun Extras
The MU Psychology Department Video, Spring 2015 HERE
Dr. Maxcey teaching with Etsy from the 4 Paws for Ability college service dog program
Sheep brain demonstration at the Wabash County Walk Into My Future Event, Fall 2014
Video of Dr. Maxcey leading a cow eye dissection at Manchester Elementary School, Spring 2014 HERE
Temlpe Grandin teaching Dr. Maxcey's Statistics and Research Design I class, Spring 2014


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