Media Attention

In April, 2017, the Las Cruces Sun News ran a story on the Discovery Scholars Program, of which I am the associate director. Link to the online story: http://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/2017/03/25/nmsus-discovery-scholars-program-gives-students-paid-research-experience/99603844/

In January, 2017, NMSU covered the awards given out at the spring convocation, of which I was a recipient (of the Donald C. Roush award for excellence in teaching). Link to the online story: https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/12307/nmsu-honors-faculty-retired-staff-member-during-convocation-ceremony

In August, 2016, NMSU covered the awards given out at the fall convocation, of which I was a recipient (for Early Career Exceptional Achievement in Scholarly Activity).  The full article can be found here: https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/12076/nmsu-convocation-honors-eight-faculty-members-for-excellence-in-teaching-research

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In June, 2016, our article was published in a special issue of Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, called “Arguments about the nature of concepts: Symbols, embodiment, and beyond.”  The issue was covered in a blog post for the Psychonomic Society by Dr. Stephan Lewandowsky.  The full article can be found here: http://www.psychonomic.org/featured-content-detail/symbodiment-god-may-really-be-up-there-perhaps-you

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On January 3rd, 2015, an article came out in the Las Cruces Sun News discussing our research on collaborative visual search, and our budding work on eye-movements and expertise. The full article can be found here: http://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/education/nmsu/2016/01/03/research-shows-some-jobs-better-done-alone/78230552/

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In December, 2015, our work was featured in an “Eye on research” video, produced by New Mexico State University, and shared on Youtube.  The video discusses some of our research, and gives an introduction to eye-tracking technology.

 

On December 17th, 2015, our work was featured in a Psychonomic Society blog post by Dr. Melissa Le-Hao Vo.  Melissa discussed our recent article in Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics entitled, “Using multidimensional scaling to quantify similarity in visual search and beyond.”  The full article can be found at http://www.psychonomic.org/featured-content-detail/telling-apart-santas-stockings-sneaky-waldos-ho-ho.

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In October, 2015, the work that we have been doing with Garrett Bennett, as part of the NMSU Discovery Scholars program, was featured in the Las Cruces Sun News, and the NMSU news.  Found, here: http://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/education/nmsu/2015/10/31/program-fosters-undergraduates-achievement/74950956/

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Our recent article in PLoS One, entitled “The perception of naturalness correlates with low-level visual features of environmental scenes” was discussed in an article by CityLab (from The Atlantic magazine).  Laura Bliss wrote an article called “What makes nature look natural?” which can be found, here: http://www.citylab.com/design/2015/01/what-makes-nature-look-natural/384202/.

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On May 2nd, 2014, I was interviewed about my research by the Las Cruces radio station, KGRT, for a show called “Let’s talk, Las Cruces”.

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In the March 28th (2014) news report by School Transportation News, Ryan Gray wrote an article about our research on how people pay attention to motor vehicles.  The article was entitled “Study looks at how motorists pay attention to school buses”.

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