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2014 Psychonomic Society
Speaker-Select Award Recipients

Magdalena Abel
Regensburg University
Area: Human Learning and Instruction
Title: Sleep Benefits Memories after Restudy, but not after Retrieval Practice: Evidence for the Distribution-based Bifurcation Model of the Testing Effect

Brian A. Anderson
Johns Hopkins University
Area: Attention
Title: Value-Driven Attentional Capture is Modulated by Spatial Context

Stephanie Borrie
Arizona State University
Area: Speech Perception
Title: Computational Modelling of Conversational Entrainment: A Novel Framework for examining Spoken Interaction in Communication Disorders

Zhicheng Lin
University of Washington
Area: Consciousness
Title: When Weaker is Stronger: Robust Attentional Orienting and Alerting Evoked by Subliminal, but Not Supraliminal, Cues

Lynn K. Perry
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Area: Meaning/Semantics
Abstract: How Language Dynamically Structure our Concepts: Evidence from Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation

Elizabeth R. Schotter
University of California, San Diego
Area: Letter/Word Procession
Title: Toward a New Theory of Reading:  Independent and Joint Effects of Context, Parafoveal Preview, and Foveal Information

Thomas Töllner
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Area: Neural Mechanisms of Cognition
Titlet: Distractor Templates: Predicting Stimulus Surround Biases Focal-attentional Selection of High, But Not Intermediate and Low, Salient Targets

Joseph Toscano
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Area: Speech Perception
Title: Speech Sound Encoding in the Brain Measured Using Fast Diffuse Optical Imaging

Jennifer Trueblood
University of California, Irvine
Area: Reasoning/Problem Solving
Title: A Quantum Probability Approach to Human Causal Reasoning

Evie Vergauwe
University of Missouri-Columbia
Area: Working Memory
Title: Tracing Thoughts Through the Probe-Span Task: Microanalytic Evidence That People Mentally Refresh Items in Working Memory


2013 Psychonomic Society
Speaker-Select Award Recipients

Melissa Baese-Berk
Michigan State University
Area: Speech Perception
Title: Distal Speech Rate Influences Lexical Access

Bryan Burnham
The University of Scranton
Area: Attention
Title: Contingent Attentional Capture by Items in Selectively Ignored Locations

Asli Kilic
Koç University
Area: Memory
Title: A Time Course Analysis of the Strength Based Mirror Effect

Youngbin Kwak
Duke University
Area: Judgment/Decision Making
Title: The Rational Adolescent: Evidence from Strategic Behavior in Information Processing Revealed by Eye Tracking

Vanessa Loaiza
Université de Fribourg
Area: Memory
Title: The Nature of the Stored Representations in Working Memory Depends on the Maintenance Strategy

George Malcolm
The George Washington University
Area: Visual Processing
Title: Object Semantic Properties' Effect on Attentional Allocation in Naturalistic Scenes

Erin Maloney
University of Chicago
Area: Spatial Cognition
Title: Math Anxiety Relates to Poor Spatial Processing That Cannot be "Written Away"

Adam Moore
University of Edinburgh
Area: Judgment/Decision Making
Title: What's so Special About Moral Judgment?  Maybe Not as Much as you Think

Ross Otto
New York University
Area: Judgment/Decision Making
Title: Acute Stress Effects on Model-Based versus Model-Free Reinforcement Learning

Joonkoo Park
Duke University
Area: Reasoning/Problem Solving
Title: Improving Math with Number Sense Training: An Investigation of its Underlying Mechanism

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