Lab Publications

Lab Publications

Lab publications are divided into four broad categories that reflect our research interests: Cognitive Decision Theory, Cognitive Search, Statistical Inference and Data Analysis, and Performance Evaluation. All publications listed below are co-authored by at least one student-member of the Decision Processes Lab. To see a complete publications list for Dr. Rick Thomas, click here.
 
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Journal Articles/Book Chapters

Dougherty, M. R. P., Thomas, R. P., & Lange, N. (2010). Toward an integrative theory of hypothesis generation, probability judgment, and information search. Volume 52 of The Psychology of Learning and Motivation.

Lange, N., Thomas, R. P., Dana, J., & Dawes, R. M. (2010). Top down influences on auditory perception. Law & Human Behavior, Published Online April 2010, DOI 10.10077/s10979-010-9226-4.

Sprenger, A. M., Dougherty, M. R., Atkins, S. M., Franco-Watkins, A. M., Thomas, R. P., Lange, N., & Abbs, B. (2011). Implications of cognitive load for hypothesis generation and probability judgment. Frontiers in Psychology-Cognitive Science, 2, 1-15

Lange, N.D., Thomas, R.P., & Davelaar E.J. (2012). Data acquisition dynamics and hypothesis generation. In: N. Rußwinkel, U. Drewitz, J. Dzaack H. van Rijn & F. Ritter (Ed.s). Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Cognitive Modelling, Universitaetsverlag der TU Berlin.

Lange, N.D, Thomas, R.P., & Davelaar, E.J. (2012) Temporal dynamics of hypothesis generation: Influences of data serial order, data consistency, and elicitation timing. Frontiers in Psychology: Cognitive Science 3:215. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00215

Lange, N.D., Thomas, R.P., Buttaccio, D.R. & Davelaar, E.J. (2012) Catching a glimpse of working memory: Top-down capture as a tool for measuring the content of the mind. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 74(8),1562-7. doi: 10.3758/s13414-012-0378-9.

Lange, N.D., Thomas, R.P., Buttacio, D.R., Illingworth, D.A. & Davelaar, E.J. (2013) Working memory dynamics bias the generation of beliefs: The influence of data presentation rate on hypothesis generation. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, (20)1,171-176. doi: 10.3758/s13423-012-0316-9

Lange, N.D., Davelaar, E.J., & Thomas, R.P. (2013) Data Acquisition Dynamics and Hypothesis Generation. Cognitive Systems Research. Invited Submission for Special Issue: Best of International Conference on Cognitive Modeling doi: 10.1016/j.cogsys.2012.12.006

Thomas, R., Dougherty, M.R., & Buttaccio, D. R. (2014). Memory constraints on hypothesis generation and decision-making. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23, 4, 264-270

Buttaccio, D. R., Lange, N. D., Thomas, R. P., & Dougherty, M. R. (2014). Using a model of hypothesis generation to predict eye movement in a visual search task. Memory & Cognition, DOI: 10.3758/s13421-014-0463-5

Lange, N.D., Buttaccio, D.R., Sprenger, A.M., Harbison, I., Dougherty, M.R. & Thomas, R.P. (in press) The essential nature of memory underlying judgment, decision making, and visual search., In Thompson, V. & Feeney, A. (Eds.) Reasoning as Memory

Posters/Presentations

Lange, N., Thomas, R. P., & Dougherty, M. R. P. (Nov, 2008). Memory theoretic account of hypothesis generation and hypothesis testing. Paper presented to the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Chicago, IL.

Lange, N., Thomas, R. P., & Dougherty, M. R. P. (April, 2009). Memory theoretic account of hypothesis generation and hypothesis testing. Paper presented at the Oklahoma-Kansas Judgment and Decision Making meeting, Oklahoma City, OK.

Lange, N. & Thomas, R. P. (Nov., 2009). Memory theoretic account of hypothesis generation and testing: Effects of sampling biases and base rates. Poster presented to the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Boston, MA.

Lange, N., & Thomas, R. P., (May, 2010). Catching a glimpse of working memory. Paper presented at the Oklahoma-Kansas Judgment and Decision Making meeting, Oklahoma City, OK.

Lange, N., & Thomas, R. P. (Nov., 2010). Temporal dynamics underlying hypothesis generation. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, St. Louis, MO.

Thomas, R. P. & Colleagues (May, 2011). Diagnostic Hypothesis Generation in Medicine, Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance. Federation of Associations in Behavioral Sciences (FABBs) Capitol Hill Exhibition, Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C.

Lange, N., & Thomas R. P. (May, 2011). Data acquisition dynamics and hypothesis generation. Paper presented at the Oklahoma-Kansas Judgment and Decision Making meeting, Oklahoma City, OK.

Lange, N. D., Thomas, R. P., Davelaar, E. (Nov., 2011). Dynamic Hypothesis Generation: Effects of Data (In)Consistency and Response Mode. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making in Seattle, WA.

Lange, N. D., Thomas, R. P., & Davelaar, E. J. (2012). Data acquisition and hypothesis generation. In N. Russwinkel, U. Drewitz, & H. van Rijn (Eds.), Paper presented at the 11th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling. Berlin, Germany.

Lange, N.D., Thomas, R.P., & Davelaar, E.J. (April 2012) Temporal dynamics of hypothesis generation: The influences of serial order, data consistency, and response mode. Talk presented at TeaP (abbrev. for “Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen”). Mannheim, Germany.

Lange, N.D., Thomas, R.P., Buttaccio, D.R, & Davelaar, E.J. (November, 2012) A Novel Methodology to Measure the Content of the Mind: Using Top-Down Capture to Measure the Content of the Mind. Presentation accepted for the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society. Minneapolis.

Illingworth, D. A.,Lange, N. D., Thomas, R. P., Buttaccio, D.R., Davelaar, E. J.(November, 2012). Working Memory Dynamics Bias the Generation of Beliefs: The Influence of Data Presentation Rate on Diagnostic Hypothesis Generation. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Davelaar, E.J., Lange, N.D., Thomas, R.P., & Buttaccio, D.R. (2013). A Novel Methodology to Measure the Content of the Mind: Using Top-Down Capture to Investigate the Dynamics of Hypothesis Generation. Talk presented at the 24th British Oculomotor Group Meeting. Kingston upon Thames, England.

Thomas, R. & Illingworth, D. (2014). Memory constraints on hypothesis generation and decision-making. Paper presented the 2014 Oklahoma-Kansas Judgment and Decision Making meeting Conference held at the Center for Preventative and Family Medicine University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK.

cogsearch

Journal Articles/Book Chapters

Thomas, R. P., Hahn, S., Lange, N.D., Buttaccio, D., Alberts, T., Dougherty, M.R., & Rose, L. (2010). Target identification and assessment in visual intelligence, surveillance, & reconnaissance. Proceedings of the Missile Defense Sensors, Environments and Algorithms; published by the Military Sensing Information Analysis Center (SENSIAC), a Department of Defense chartered Information Analysis Center (not for public release).

Buttaccio, D. R., Lange, N. D., Hahn, S., Thomas, R. P., Davelaar, E. J. (2013). Explicit awareness supports conditional visual search in the retrieval guidance paradigm. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Lange, N. D., Thomas, R. P., Buttaccio, D. R., & Davelaar, E. J. (2013). Snapshots of working memory: Using early eye movements to capture temporal dynamics. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Lange, N. D., Buttaccio, D. R., Davelaar, E. J., & Thomas, R. P. (2014). Using the memory activation (MAC) procedure to investigate the temporal dynamics of hypothesis generation. Memory & Cognition, 42, 264-274.

Buttaccio, D. R., Lange, N. D., Hahn, S., & Thomas, R. P. (2014). Explicit awareness supports conditional visual search in the retrieval guidance paradigm. Acta psychologica, 145, 44-53.

Posters/Presentations

Thomas, R. P., Hahn, S., Lange, N.D., Buttaccio, D., Alberts, T., Dougherty, M.R., & Rose, L. (Oct. 2010). Target identification and assessment in visual intelligence, surveillance, & reconnaissance. Paper to be presented as the MSS Missile Defense Sensors, Environment and Algorithms, Orlando,FL.

Lange, N., Thomas, R. P., & Davelaar, E. (Nov, 2010). Item specific memory activation in visual search and the flexible use of working memory contents. Poster to be presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, St. Louis, MO.

Thomas, R. P., Lange, N., Alberts, T., Buttaccio, D., Dougherty, M.R., Fagg, A. H., & Reggia, J. (May, 2011). Target Recognition in Visual Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance. 68th Automatic Target Recognition Working Group, Air Force Laboratory, Dayton, OH.

Buttaccio, D.R., Lange, N.D., Hahn, S., & Thomas, R.P. (November, 2012) Hypothesis Generation Supports Visual Search: The Influence of Alternative Outcomes and Working Memory. Poster presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society. Minneapolis.

Buttaccio, D. R., Lange, N. D., Hahn, S., Thomas, R. P., Davelaar, E. J. (2013). Explicit awareness supports conditional visual search in the retrieval guidance paradigm. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Poster presented at the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Berlin, Germany.

Lange, N. D., Thomas, R. P., Buttaccio, D. R., & Davelaar, E. J. (2013). Snapshots of working memory: Using early eye movements to capture temporal dynamics. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Paper presented at the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Berlin, Germany.

Illingworth, D. & Thomas, R. (2014). Decision to terminate external information search. Paper presented the 2014 Oklahoma-Kansas Judgment and Decision Making meeting Conference held at the Center for Preventative and Family Medicine University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK.

statisticalinference

Posters/Presentations

Thomas, R., Dougherty, M.R., & Lawrence, A., (May, 2012). Robust Decision Making in a Non-Linear World. Paper presented the 2012 Oklahoma-Kansas Judgment and Decision Making meeting Conference, Manhattan, KS.

Lawrence, A. M., Thomas, R. P., & Dougherty, M. R. (November, 2012). Modeling Monotonic Relationships: A Comparison of OLS, GeMM, and OMR. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Chrabaszcz, J. S., Dougherty, M. R., Sprenger, A.M., Yu, E., Thomas, R. P. Lawrence, A.M. (November, 2012).Using heuristic models to predict utterly random events. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Lawrence-Huizenga, A., Thomas, R., & Dougherty, M.R. (2014). Non-monotonic modification to the General Monotone Paper presented the 2014 Oklahoma-Kansas Judgment and Decision Making meeting Conference held at the Center for Preventative and Family Medicine University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK.

performanceeval

Posters/Presentations

Lange, N., Thomas, R. P., Dana, J., & Dawes, R. M. (April, 2007). Earwitness Misinterpretations: Top-Down Biases of Auditory Evidence. Paper presented at the Oklahoma-Kansas Judgment and Decision Making meeting, Oklahoma City, OK.

Lange, N., Thomas, R. P., Dana, J., & Dawes, R. M. (Nov., 2007). Earwitness Misinterpretations: Top-Down Biases of Auditory Evidence. Poster presented at the 2007 annual meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Long Beach, CA.