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Curriculum Vitae

 

Notable Scholarship And Teaching Awards

  • Donald C. Roush Award for Teaching Excellence. Awarded by the Office of the Provost, New Mexico State University. Amount: $1,000. (Fall 2016).
  • Early Career Award for Exceptional Achievements in Creative Scholarly Activity. Awarded by the Sixteenth Annual University Research Council, New Mexico State University. Amount: $2,000. (Spring, 2016).
  • Outstanding Achievement Award in Scholarship.  Awarded by the College of Arts and Sciences, New Mexico State University.  Amount: $1,500.  (Spring, 2015).
    • Link to award video: Here!

 

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles — Supervised graduate student authors are denoted by asterisks (*)

  • Hout, M. C., *Robbins, A., Godwin, H. J., Fitzsimmons, G, & *Scarince, C. (2017). Categorical templates are more useful when features are consistent: Evidence from eye-movements during search for societally important vehicles. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 79, 1578-1592.  doi: 10.3758/s13414-017-1354-1.
  • Ratiu, I., Hout, M. C., Walenchok, S., Azuma, T., & Goldinger, S. D. (2017). Bilingual search advantage: Comparing visual search and eye movements in bilinguals and monolinguals. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics.  doi: 10.3758/s13414-017-1328-3.
  • Walenchok, S. C., Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2016). Implicit object naming in visual search: Evidence from phonological competition. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78, 2633–2654.  doi: 10.3758/s13414-016-1184-6.
  • Goldinger, S. D., Papesh, M. H., Barnhart, A. S., Hansen, W. A., & Hout, M. C. (2016). The poverty of embodied cognition. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 23, 959-978.  doi: 10.3758/s13423-015-0860-1.
  • Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2016). SpAM is convenient, but also satisfying: Reply to Verheyen et al. (2016). Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 3, 383-387.  doi: 10.1037/xge000014.
  • Papesh, M. H., Goldinger, S. D., & Hout, M. C. (2016). Eye movements reveal fast, voice-specific priming. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 3, 314-337.  doi: 10.1037/xge0000135.
  • Horst, J. S., & Hout, M. C. (2016). The Novel Object and Unusual Name (NOUN) Database: A collection of novel images for use in experimental research. Behavior Research Methods, 48, 1393-1409.  doi: 10.3758/s13428-015-0647-3.
  • Hout, M. C., Godwin, H. J., Fitzsimmons, G., *Robbins, A., Menneer, T., & Goldinger, S. D. (2015). Using multidimensional scaling to quantify similarity in visual search and beyond. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78, 3-20.  doi: 10.3758/s13414-015-1010-6.
  • Godwin, H. J., Walenchok, S., Houpt, J. W., Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2015). Faster than the speed of rejection: Object identification processes during visual search for multiple targets. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 41, 1007-1020. doi: 10.1037/xhp0000036.  
  • Hout, M. C., Walenchok, S. C., Goldinger, S. D., & Wolfe, J. M. (2015). Failures of perception in the low-prevalence effect: Evidence from active and passive visual search. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 41, 977-994.  doi: 10.1037/xhp0000053.
  • Kardan, O., Demiralp, E., Hout, M. C., Hunter, M., Karimi, H., Hanayik, T., Yourganov, G., Jonides, J., & Berman, M. G. (2015). Is the preference of natural versus man-made scenes driven by top-down or bottom-up processing? Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1-13.  doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00471. 
  • Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2015). Target templates: The precision of mental representations affects attentional guidance and decision-making in visual search. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 77, 128-149.  doi: 10.3758/s13414-014-0764-6.
  • Berman, M. G., Hout, M. C., Kardan, O., Hunter, M., Yourganov, G., Henderson, J. M., Hanayik, T., Karimi, H., & Jonides, J. (2014). The perception of naturalness converges with objective measures of naturalness. PLoS One, 9, e114572.  doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114572.
    • Supplemental material: dois: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114572.s001 and 10.1371/journal.pone.0114572.s002.
  • Hout, M. C., Goldinger, S. D., & Brady, K. J.  (2014).  MM-MDS: A multidimensional scaling database with similarity ratings for 240 object categories from the Massive Memory picture database.  PLoS ONE, 9: e112644. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112644.
  • McFrederick, Q. S., Wcislo, W. T., Hout, M. C., & Mueller, U. G. (2014). Host developmental stage, not host sociality, affects bacterial community structure in socially polymorphic bees. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 88, 398-406.  doi: .10.1111/1574-6941.12302 
  • Godwin, H., Hout, M. C., & Menneer, T. (2014). Visual similarity is stronger than semantic similarity in guiding visual search for numbers. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 21, 689-695.  doi: 10.3758/s13423-013-0547-4.
  • Hout, M. C., Goldinger, S. D., & Ferguson, R. W. (2013). The versatility of SpAM: A fast, efficient spatial method of data collection for multidimensional scaling. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142, 256-281. doi: 10.1037/a0028860.
  • Hout, M. C., Papesh, M. H., & Goldinger, S. D. (2012). Multidimensional scaling. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs): Cognitive Science, 4, 93-103. doi: 10.1002/wcs.1203.
  • Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2012). Incidental learning speeds visual search by lowering response thresholds, not by improving efficiency: Evidence from eye movements. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38, 90-112. doi: 10.1037/a0023894.
  • Papesh, M. H., Goldinger, S. D., & Hout, M. C. (2012). Memory strength and specificity revealed by pupillometry. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 83, 56-64. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2011.10.002.
  • Homa, D., Hout, M. C., Milliken, L., & Milliken, A. M. (2011). Bogus concerns about the false prototype enhancement effect. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 37, 368-377. doi: 10.1037/a0021803.
  • Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2010). Learning in repeated visual search. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 72, 1267-1282. doi: 10.3758/APP.72.5.1267.

 

Publications in the media (popular science outlets)  — Supervised graduate student authors are denoted by asterisks (*)

 

Media attention

 

Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings — Supervised graduate student authors are denoted by asterisks (*)

  • *Robbins, A., & Hout, M. C. (2015). Categorical templates: Typical category members are found and identified quickly during word-cued search. Summary published in Object Perception, Attention, and Memory (OPAM) 2015 Conference Report, Visual Cognition, 23, 817-821.  doi: 10.1080/13506285.2015.1093247.
  • Moher, J., Hout, M. C., Lustig Michal, A., & Godwin, H. (2014). Object Perception, Attention and Memory 2014 Conference Report (22nd Annual Meeting, Long Beach, California), Visual Cognition, 22, 1013-1049. doi: 10.1080/13506285.2014.974900.
  • Cosman, J., Mack, M., Hout, M. C., & Moher, J.  (2013).  Object Perception, Attention and Memory 2013 Conference Report (21st Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada), Visual Cognition, 21, 673-725.  doi: 10.1080/13506285.2013.849902.
  • Walenchok, S. C., Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2013). What does that picture sound like to you?: Oculomotor evidence for phonological competition in visual search. Summary published in Object Perception, Attention, and Memory (OPAM) 2013 Conference Report, Visual Cognition, 21, 718-722doi: 10.1080/13506285.2013.844970.
  • Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2011). Multiple-target search increases workload but enhances incidental learning: A computational modeling approach to a memory paradox. Summary published in Object Perception, Attention, and Memory (OPAM) 2011 Conference Report, Visual Cognition, 18-21. doi: 10.1080/13506285.2011.618773.

 

Book chapters Supervised graduate student authors are denoted by asterisks (*)

  • *Sams, R., & Hout, M. C. (2017). Understanding the dual-process theory of decision-making. To appear in Advances in Psychology Research, Volume 115.  Nova Science Publications, Hauppauge, NY.
  • *Madrid, J., *Robbins, A., *Scarince, C., Godwin, H. J., & Hout, M. C. (2016). Visual spatial attention: What it is, how it works, and what it does for us. In Spatial Attention: Function, Influences and Performance.  Nova Science Publications, Hauppauge, NY.
  • *Scarince, C., *Madrid, J., Hout, M. C., & Trafimow, D.  (2015).  Signal detection theory: Overview and recent considerations.  Advances in Psychology Research, Volume 112 (pp. 129 – 150).  Nova Science Publications, Hauppauge, NY.

 

Citations and Impact Factor

  • Citations: 481; h-index: 14; i10-Index: 15
  • Average order of authorship: 1.95; Average number of citations to peer-reviewed journal articles: 20.73. Scatterplot below shows a point for each publication.  (Updated: August, 2017).

 

 

Grants Awards

  • Hout, M. C. (2016). “Writing To Learn” Mini-Grant.
    Agency: New Mexico State University, Teaching Academy.
    Amount: $3,000.
  • Hout, M. C. (2015-2016). Investigating Collaborative Search: Can Teamwork Systematically Overcome Some of the Challenges in Difficult Search?
    Agency: New Mexico State University, College of Arts and Sciences Discovery Scholars Award
    Amount: $11,500.
  • Hout, M. C. (2014). Guidance of search by visual and semantic similarity.
    Agency: New Mexico State University, College of Arts and Sciences Travel Grant
    Amount: $1.000.
  • Hout, M. C. (2013). Overcoming the low-prevalence problem in visual search.
    Agency: New Mexico State University, College of Arts and Sciences Mini-grant
    Amount: $900.
  • Hout, M. C. (2013). Vision happens in the brain, not the eyes.
    Agency: New Mexico State University, College of Arts & Sciences Colloquium Series Award
    Amount: $200.

 

Paper Presentations  — Supervised graduate student authors are denoted by asterisks (*)

  • *Scarince, C., & Hout, M. C. (2017). How to find the green ketchup bottle: How non-defining features impact visual search. Paper presented at the 25th annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Vancouver, CA (November, 2017).  
  • Walenchok, S. C., Goldinger, S. D., & Hout, M. C. (2017). Your attention seeks confirmation: Visual confirmation bias overshadows prevalence effects in visual attention. Paper presented at the 19th European Conference on Eye Movements in Wuppertal, Germany (August, 2017).  PDF
  • Walenchok, S. C., Goldinger, S. D., & Hout, M. C. (2017). Examining confirmatory strategies in visual search: Prevalence learning counteracts confirmation bias. Paper presented at the Southwestern Psychological Association meeting; San Antonio, TX (March, 2017).  PDF
  • Godwin, H. J., Fitzsimmons, G., Weal, M., Liversedge, S. P., Menneer, T., & Hout, M. C. (2016). Knowing when to quit searching for information. Paper presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Boston, Massachusetts (November, 2016). PDF
  • Walenchok, S. C., Houpt, J. W., Godwin, H. J., Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2016). Is this object “yellow” or is this object “Not yellow”: Disconfirmatory strategies influence object identification during visual search. Paper presented at the 24th annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Boston, MA (November, 2016).  PDF
  • Hout, M. C., †Lopez, A., *Robbins, A., & Papesh, M. H. (2016). Expertise fine-tunes mental representations of targets during challenging visual search. Paper presented to the 2016 ARMADILLO Cognition Conference: El Paso, TX (September, 2016).  PDF
  • Hout, M. C., and *Robbins, A. (2016). Individual differences in the perception of category typicality predict the usefulness of target templates during word-cued search. Micro-talk presented at the Individual Differences Brownbag, a satellite event at the Vision Sciences Society 2016 Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl (May, 2016).  PDF
  • *Scarince, C., & Hout, M. C. (2016). Coping with a MAD World: Visual search strategies in dynamic environments. Paper presented at the 2016 Rocky Mountain Psychological Association conference: Denver, CO (March, 2016).  PDF
  • Guevara Pinto, J., Papesh, M. H., & Hout, M. C. (2016). RSVP search: Typicality effects in an atypical visual search task. Paper presented at the 2016 Southeastern Psychological Association meeting in New Orleans, LA (March, 2016).  PDF
  • *Robbins, A., & Hout, M. C. (2015). Categorical templates: Typical category members are found and identified quickly during word-cued search. Paper presented at the 23rd annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Chicago, IL (November, 2015).  PDF
    • Also presented at the New Mexico State University, Graduate Research and Arts Symposium (April, 2016).
  • Hout, M. C., Walenchok, S. C., Goldinger, S. D., & Wolfe, J. M. (2014). The low-prevalence effect is due to failures of attention, not premature search termination or motor errors: Evidence from passive search and eye-movements. Paper presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2014 Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl (May, 2014).  PDF
  • Walenchok, S. C., Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2013). What does that picture sound like to you?: Oculomotor evidence for phonological competition in visual search. Paper presented at the 21st annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Toronto, Canada (November, 2013).  PDF
  • Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2013). Tortoise or hare? Picture-derived target “templates” quicken search but are prone to decay. Word-derived templates slow search but are stable over time. Paper presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2013 Meeting in Naples, FL (May, 2013).  Also at: Journal of Vision, 13, 1251. doi: 10.1167/13.9.1251.  PDF

  • Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2011). Multiple-target search increases workload but enhances incidental learning: A computational modeling approach to a memory paradox. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Object Perception, Atttention, & Memory Conference in Seattle, Washington (November, 2011).  PDF
  • Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2011). Incidental learning speeds visual search by lowering response thresholds, not by improving efficiency. Paper presented at the 16th European Conference on Eye Movements in Marseilles, France (August, 2011).  PDF
  • Papesh, M. H., Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2010). Eye movements and pupil dilations reveal fast, voice-specific priming. Paper presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in St. Louis, Missouri (November, 2010; read by Stephen Goldinger).  PDF
  • Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2009). Eye movements in repeated visual search for complex images. Paper presented at the Western Psychological Association 89th Annual Convention in Portland, Oregon (April, 2009).  PDF

 

Poster Presentations  — Supervised graduate student authors are denoted by asterisks (*); supervised undergraduates are denoted by daggers (†)

  • *Madrid, J., & Hout, M. C. (2017). Use the force: Passive strategies in hybrid visual search impact eye-movements and improve search efficiency. Poster presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Vancouver, Canada (November, 2017).
  • Guevara Pinto, J., Papesh, M. H., & Hout, M. C. (2017).  Limited target-prevalence depletes limited attentional resources.  Poster presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Vancouver, Canada (November, 2017).
  • †DesGeorges, J., & Hout, M. C. (2017). Is the internet really a crutch?: An utter failure (and new attempts) to replicate the Google Effect. Poster presented at the 25th annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Vancouver, CA (November, 2017).
  • Fasenko, G., Castro, C., Hout, M. C., & Wilson, C. (2017). Are dog owners able to correctly identify primary and secondary emotions in their canine companions based on dog vocalization and body language? Poster presented at the International Society for Anthrozoology meeting in Irvine, Ca (June, 2017).
    • Also presented as a talk by Christabel Castro to the Graduate Research and Arts Symposium (GRAS), at New Mexico State University (April, 2017).
  • †DesGeorges, J., & Hout, M. C. (2017). Help me Google?: A complete failure to replicate a prominent Science article. Poster presented at the New Mexico State University, College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research and Creative Arts Symposium (April, 2017).  PDF
  • Chen, F. M., Walenchok, S. C., Goldinger, S. D., & Hout, M. C. (2017). Examining confirmation bias in visual search. Poster presented at the Arizona Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (February, 2017).  PDF
  • Hout, M. C., †Lopez, A., *Robbins, A., & Papesh, M. H. (2016). Expertise fine-tunes mental representations of targets during challenging visual search. Poster presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Boston, Massachusetts (November, 2016).  PDF
  • *Robbins, A., Cunningham, C. A., MacDonald, J., & Hout, M. C. (2016). Strength in numbers: Testing the fidelity of multidimensional scaling for large datasets. Poster presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Boston, Massachusetts (November, 2016).  PDF
    • Also presented at the 2016 ARMADILLO Cognition Conference: El Paso, TX (September, 2016).
    • Also presented as a talk by Arryn Robbins to the Graduate Research and Arts Symposium (GRAS), at New Mexico State University (April, 2017).
  • Walenchok, S. C., Goldinger, S. D., & Hout, M. C. (2016). The low-prevalence effect counteracts confirmatory bias in visual search. Poster presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Boston, Massachusetts (November, 2016).  PDF
    • Also presented at the 2016 ARMADILLO Cognition Conference: El Paso, TX (September, 2016).
  • *Scarince, C., & Hout, M. C. (2016). Finding the green ketchup bottle: Investigating how non-essential features sometimes aid in search. Poster presented at the 24th annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Boston, MA (November, 2016).  PDF
    • Also presented as a talk by Collin Scarince to the Graduate Research and Arts Symposium (GRAS), at New Mexico State University (April, 2017).
  • *Madrid, J., Godwin, H. J., Cunningham, C. A., *Robbins, A., & Hout, M. C. (2016). All targets are not created equal: Some targets are often missed in hybrid visual search tasks. Poster presented at the 24th annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Boston, MA (November, 2016).  PDF
    • Also presented at the 2016 ARMADILLO Cognition Conference: El Paso, TX (September, 2016).
  • †Lopez, A., *Robbins, A., Godwin, H. J., & Hout, M. C. (2016). Working with a partner may help protect against frequency effects in difficult visual search. Poster presented at the 24th annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Boston, MA (November, 2016).  PDF
    • Also presented at the 2016 ARMADILLO Cognition Conference: El Paso, TX (September, 2016).
  • *Scarince, C., & Hout, M. C. (presented 2016). I beat the odds, right?: The effects of expectancy on gambling memory. Poster presented at the 2016 ARMADILLO Cognition Conference: El Paso, TX (September, 2016).  PDF
  • Hout, M. C., Maxfield, J., *Robbins, A., & Zelinsky, G. (2016). Object categorization performance modeled using multidimensional scaling and category-consistent features. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2016 Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl (May, 2016).  PDF
    • Also at: Journal of Vision, 2016, 16, 250, doi: 1167/16.12.250.
  • *Melia, C., & Hout, M. C. (2016). Perceptual challenges for inverted icons: The Face Inversion Effect does not extend to complex objects. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2016 Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl (May, 2016).  PDF
    • Also at: Journal of Vision, 2016, 16, 78, doi: 1167/16.12.78.
  • *Scarince, C., & Hout, M. C. (2016). Investigating dynamic feature prevalence and quitting thresholds in Multi-element Asynchronous Dynamic (MAD) search. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2016 Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl (May, 2016).  PDF
    • Also at: Journal of Vision, 2016, 16, 1292, doi: 1167/16.12.1292.
  • †Lopez, A., †Bennett, G., *Robbins, A., Godwin, H. J., & Hout, M. C. (2016). Find one fast, or find them all slow: Do collaborative visual searchers search more quickly or more thoroughly? Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2016 Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl (May, 2016).  PDF
    • Also presented at the 2016 New Mexico State University, College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research and Creative Arts Symposium (April, 2016).
    • Also at: Journal of Vision, 2016, 16, 1001, doi: 1167/16.12.1001.
  • †Sabik, M., *Scarince, M., Papesh, M. H., Godwin, H. J., Goldinger, S. D., & Hout, M. C. (2016). Rare targets induce less “perceptual readiness:” Evidence from pupillometry. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2016 Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl (May, 2016).  PDF
    • Also presented at the 2016 New Mexico State University, College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research and Creative Arts Symposium (April, 2016).
    • Also at: Journal of Vision, 2016, 16, 1162, doi: 1167/16.12.116
  • *Madrid, J., Cunningham, C. A., *Robbins, A., Godwin, H. J., Wolfe, J. M., & Hout, M. C. (2016). Exploring the nature of mental representations in hybrid visual and memory search. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2016 Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl (May, 2016).  PDF
    • Also presented at the New Mexico State University, Graduate Research and Arts Symposium (April, 2016).
    • Also at: Journal of Vision, 2016, 16, 341, doi: 1167/16.12.341.
  • Walenchok, S. C., Goldinger, S. D., & Hout, M. C. (2016). Examining confirmatory strategies in visual search: People are more flexible than you think. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2016 Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl (May, 2016).  PDF
    • Also at: Journal of Vision, 2016, 16, 989, doi: 1167/16.12.989.
  • *Robbins, A., Hout, M. C., Fitzsimmons, G., Menneer, T., & Godwin, H. J.  (2015).  Going beyond the “visual” in visual search: Semantic search for related words.  Poster presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Chicago, Illinois (November, 2015).  PDF
  • Walenchok, S. C., Godwin, H. J., Houpt, J. W., Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2015). Greater than parallel: Distinguishing features can be combined for efficient object identification in dual-target search. Poster presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Chicago, Illinois (November, 2015).  PDF
  • †Lopez, A., †Bennett, G., *Robbins, A., Godwin, H. J., & Hout, M. C. (2015). Four eyes aren’t always better than two: Collaborative categorical multiple-target hybrid search. Poster presented at the 23rd annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Chicago, IL (November, 2015).  PDF
  • *Scarince, C., & Hout, M. C. (2015). Cutting through the MADness: Investigating visual search efficiency in dynamic displays. Poster presented at the 23rd annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Chicago, IL (November, 2015).  PDF
    • Also presented at the New Mexico State University, Graduate Research and Arts Symposium (April, 2016).
  • *Madrid, J., Cunningham, C., *Robbins, A., & Hout, M. C. (2015). Don’t label me!: Search for familiar, nameable objects vs. search for unfamiliar, novel objects. Poster presented at the 23rd annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Chicago, IL (November, 2015).  PDF
  • Hout, M. C., Godwin, H. J., Walenchok, S., Houpt, J. W., & Goldinger, S. D. (2015). Faster than the speed of rejection: Object identification processes during visual search for multiple targets. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2015 Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl (May, 2015).  PDF
  • *Robbins, A., Hout, M. C., Godwin, H. J., & Fitzsimmons, G. (2015). Quiet eyes: Stress, worry, and anxiety fail to influence fixational stability, accuracy, or movement frequency. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2015 Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl (May, 2015).  PDF
  • *Madrid, J., *Robbins, A., & Hout, M. C. (2015). Drop the beat and miss T2: How various dimensions of music influence attentional failures. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2015 Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl (May, 2015).  PDF
  • Walenchok, S. C., Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2015). Phonological interference in visual search: Object names are automatically activated in non-linguistic tasks. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2015 Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl (May, 2015).  PDF
  • *Scarince, C., & Hout, M. C. (2015). I Won (As Far As I Can Remember)! Broad Implications of the Incongruity Effect. Poster presented at the 16th annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology: Long Beach, CA (February, 2015).  PDF
  • Hout, M. C., Godwin, H. J., Fitzsimmons, G., *Robbins, A., & Menneer, T. (2014). Semantic and visual similarity guide visual search for words and number. Poster presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Long Beach, California (November, 2014).  PDF
  • Walenchok, S. C., Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2014). Beanie and the Beast: Articulatory suppression fails to inhibit covert object-naming during visual search. Poster presented at the 22nd annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Long Beach, CA (November, 2014).  PDF
  • Ratiu, I., Hout, M. C., Walenchok, S. C., Azuma, T., & Goldinger, S. D. (2014). The bilingual switching advantage investigated using a visual search task. Poster presented at the 22nd annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Long Beach, CA (November, 2014).  PDF
  • *Robbins, A., Hout, M. C., Godwin, H. J., Fitzsimmons, G., & *Scarince, C. (2014). Where’s Volvo: Visual search for automobiles and why attention is prioritized to school buses. Poster presented at the 22nd annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Long Beach, CA (November, 2014).  PDF
  • *Scarince, C., & Hout, M. C. (2014). Investigating the effects of depth perception on the evaluative conditioning of abstract objects. Poster presented at the 22nd annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Long Beach, CA (November, 2014).  PDF
  • Walenchok, S. C., Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2014). Categorical contextual cueing in visual search. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2014 Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl (May, 2014).  PDF
  • Menneer, T., Godwin, H., & Hout, M. C.  (2014).  Visual similarity is stronger than semantic similarity in guiding visual search for numbers.  Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2014 Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fl (May, 2014).  PDF
  • Hout, M. C., Papesh, M. H., & Goldinger, S. D. (2013). Pupil size reveals template construction and target detection in RSVP search. Poster presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Toronto, Canada (November, 2013).  PDF
  • Ratiu, I., Hout, M. C., Azuma, T., & Goldinger, S. D. (2013). The bilingual advantage investigated using visual search. Poster presented at the 21st annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Toronto, Canada (November, 2013).  PDF
  • Walenchok, S., Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2013). Is an image worth a phonological representation? Investigating the effect of target-distractor phonological similarity in multiple-target search. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2013 Meeting in Naples, FL (May, 2013).  Also at: Journal of Vision, 13, 687. doi: 10.1167/13.9.687.  PDF
  • Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2012). Small perceptual differences cause big problems when they make your “target template” imprecise. Poster presented at the 20th annual Object Perception, Attention and Memory conference: Minneapolis, Minnesota (November, 2012).  PDF
  • Hout, M. C., Papesh, M. H., & Goldinger, S. D. (2012). RSVPupillometry: Incidental memory and psychophysiology in rapid-serial multiple-target search. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 2012 Meeting in Naples, Florida (May, 2012).  Also at: Journal of Vision, 12, 1151. doi: 10.1167/12.9.1151.  PDF
  • Hout, M. C., Ferguson, R. W., Homa, D., & Goldinger, S. D. (2009). Testing a fast, efficient method for multidimensional scaling. Poster presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Boston, Massachusetts (November, 2009).  PDF
  • Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2009). Eye movements in repeated visual search. Poster presented at the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, in Krakow, Poland (September, 2009).  PDF
  • Hout, M. C., & Goldinger, S. D. (2008). Repeated visual search: The contributions of object identity, spatial information, and working memory load. Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association 88th Annual Convention in Irvine, California (April, 2008).  PDF

 

Invited Talks and Workshops (External) — PDFs available upon request

  • Hout, M. C. (2017). Using multi-dimensional scaling to conduct better experiments in cognitive science. Invited (and funded) symposium talk to be presented at the Southwestern Psychological Association meeting; San Antonio, TX (March, 2017).
  • Hout, M. C. (2017).  Becoming an expert at difficult visual search: Experience fine-tunes mental representations of target categories.  Invited research talk presented to the Psychology department at the University of Arizona (February, 2017).
  • Hout, M. C. (2016). An introductory workshop on multidimensional scaling: What it is, what it can do for you, and how to use it properly. Invited workshop presented to the Psychology department at Louisiana State University (November, 2016).
  • Hout, M. C. (2016). Mental representations in visual search: Basic research informing the real-world application of vision science. Invited research talk presented to the Psychology department at California State University Polytechnic, Pomona (February, 2016).
  • Hout, M. C. (2015). Failures of perception in the low-prevalence effect: Evidence from active and passive visual search. Invited research talk presented to the Psychology department at the University of Texas, El Paso (May, 2015).
  • Hout, M. C. (2013). The intersection of memory and attention in visual search. Invited research talk presented to the Psychology department at New Mexico State University (March, 2013).
  • Hout, M. C. (2012). Small perceptual differences cause big problems when they make your “target template” imprecise. Invited research talk presented to the Psychology department at the University of Iowa (October, 2012).
  • Hout, M. C. (2012). Multidimensional scaling: An introductory workshop. Invited workshop presented to the Psychology department at the University of Southampton (England; July 2012).
  • Hout, M. C. (2012). RSVPupillometry: Visual search examined using behavioral data, exemplar modeling and psychophysiology. Invited research talk presented to the Centre for Visual Cognition (in the Psychology department) at the University of Southampton (England; July, 2012).
  • Hout, M. C. (2012). RSVPupillometry: Visual search challenges examined using an exemplar model and psychophysiology. Invited research talk presented to Jeremy Wolfe’s Visual Attention Seminar Series in Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School (June, 2012).
  • Hout, M. C. (2010). Eye movements in repeated visual search. Invited research talk presented to the Learning Research and Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh (April, 2010).

 

Invited Talks and Workshops (Internal) — PDFs available upon request

  • Hout, M. C. (2016). Watching your eyes: How gaze-tracking technology lets us control gadgets, diagnose disease, and much more. New Mexico State University, Salon Discovery Series. (Las Cruces, NM; March, 2016).
  • Walenchok, S. C., Hout, M. C., Goldinger, S. D., & Wolfe, J. M.  Hiding in plain sight: Examining the low prevalence effect in visual search.  Research talk presented at the 4th Annual Arizona State / University of Arizona Cognitive Conclave (Tucson, Arizona; December, 2013; Read by Steve Walenchok).
  • Hout, M. C. (2013). Vision happens in the brain, not the eyes. New Mexico State University, College of Arts & Sciences Colloquium Series on Science and Society. (Las Cruces, NM; November, 2013).
  • Hout, M. C. (2012). Target “templates”: Examining the precision and stability of mental representations during visual search. Research talk presented at the 3rd Annual Arizona State / University of Arizona Cognitive Conclave (Tempe, Arizona; December, 2012).
  • Hout, M. C. (2011). SQuEaL (Scanning Quiet Echoes and Learning): An exemplar model used to investigate a memory paradox. Research talk presented at the 2nd Annual Arizona State / University of Arizona Cognitive Conclave (Tucson, Arizona; December, 2011).
  • Hout, M. C. (2009). Introduction to E-Prime. Invited methodology workshop presented to the Social Psychology department at Arizona State University (March, 2009).