Working with our faculty, a number of undergraduate students have published cognitive science research. These papers and conference proceedings appear below.

Barnes, J.I., McColeman, C.M., Stepanova, E., Blair, M.R. & Walshe, R.C. (2014). RLAttn: An actor-critic model of eye movements during category learning. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1892-1897). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Paper.

Blair, M.R., Chen, L.C., Meier, K.M., Wood, M.J., Watson, M.R., Wong, U. (2009). The Impact of Category Type and Working Memory Span on Attentional Learning in Categorization. In N.A. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 3127-3132). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Blair, M.R., Chen, L., Meier, K.M., Wood, M.J., Watson, M.R., & Wong, U. (2009). The Impact of Category Type and Working Memory Span on Attentional Learning in Categorization. In N.A. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 3127–3132). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Blair, M.B., Walshe, R.C., Barnes, J.I. & Chen, L. (2011). Rethinking the role of error in attentional learning. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (1649-1654). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Blair, M.R., Walshe, C., Barnes, J.I., Chen, L.(2011) Rethinking the role of error in attentional learning. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Blair, M.R., Watson, M. R., & Meier, K.M. (2009). “Errors, efficiency, and the interplay between attention and category learning.” Cognition, 112, 330–336. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2009.04.008

Blair, M.R., Watson, M.R., Walshe, R.C., & Maj, F.(2009). “Extremely selective attention: Eye-tracking studies of dynamic attention allocation to stimulus features in categorization.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 35, 1196–1206.

Chen, L., Meier, K.M., Blair, M.R., Watson, M.R., & Wood,M.J.(2013). “Temporal Characterisitics of Gaze-Based Information Access During Category Learning.” Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 75(5), 244-256.

Dahl, V. and Maharshak, E. (2011) “Synalysis - a dual processing scheme for both human and biological languages.” In: Bio-Inspired Models for Natural and Formal Languages, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Dahl, V., Gu, B. H., Maharshak, E. (2011) Modeling Concepts and Relations through Property Grammars. Ibidem.

McColeman, C. M.,Barnes, J., Chen, L., Meier, K., Walshe, R. C., & Blair, M. (2014). “Learning-induced changes in attentional allocation during categorization: a sizable catalog of attention change as measured by eye movements.” PLoS ONE(9)1. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0083302

Meier, K.M., & Blair, M.R. (2011). Beyond probability gain: Information access strategies in category learning. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (1394-1399). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Meier, K.M., & Blair, M.R. (2012). “Waiting and weighting: Feature use in categorization is a balance between efficiency and error-reduction.” Cognition, 126(2), 319-325.

Thompson, J.J., Blair, M.R., Chen, L., Henrey, A. (2013) “Video game telemetry as a critical tool in the study of complex skill learning.” PLoS ONE 8(9): http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0075129.

Tupper, P., and Fry, M.. “Sonority and Syllabification in a Connectionist Network: An Analysis of BrbrNet.” The Sonority Controversy, Steve Parker, ed. Walter de Gruyter, Aug 31, 2012, 385-406.

Wood, M.J., Fry., M., & Blair, M.R. (2010). The price is right: A high information access cost facilitates category learning. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Wood, M.J., Fry, M., & Blair, M.R. (2010). The Price is Right: A High Information Access Cost Facilitates Category Learning. In S. Ohlsson & R.Catrambone (Eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 236-241).Austin TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Another area of publication for undergraduate students in Cognitive Science is the CUJCS