2012 Presentations

Bailey, S.K.T (April, 2012). Needlework craft experts and spatial ability: An exploration of expertise effects in mental rotation, three-dimensional object development, and folding visualization. Poster presented at the University of Central Florida Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence, Orlando, Florida.   *Honorable Mention

Sinatra, A.M., Sims, V.K., Najle, M.B., & Bailey, S.K.T. (October, 2012). The impact of synthetic and accented speech on unattended recall in a dichotic listening task. Poster presented at the 56th annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Boston, MA.

 

Kent, T.M., Marraffino, M.D., Najle, M.B., Sinatra, A.M., & Sims, V.K. (2012, October). Effects of input modality and expertise on workload and video game performance. Paper presented at the 56th annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Boston, MA.

 

Lum, H.C., Sims, V.K., Chin, M.G., Halse, S.E., & Harris, M. (October 2012). Humans to robots: How technomorphic features shape our perceptions of each other. Poster presented at the 56th annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Boston, MA.

 

Sims, V.K., Chin, M.G., Lum, H.C., Richards, M. & Carter, A. (July 2012). Eye Movements, Expertise and Animal Type as Predictors of Animal Contentment Attributions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Anthrozoology, London, England.

 

Chin, M.G., Sims, V.K,  Lum, H.C, Halse, S.E. & Carter, A. (July 2012). Older and Younger Adults Make Different Attributions for Interactions with Animals and Robots. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Anthrozoology, London, England.

 

Halse, S. E., Lum, H.C., Sims, V.K., Chin, M.G., & Carter, A. (July 2012). Your Canine Wingman: How First Impressions Can Be Influenced By Live & Robotic Animals. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Anthrozoology, London, England.

 

Lum, H.C., Sims, V.K., Halse, S. E., Chin, M.G., & Carter, A. (July 2012). A Walk in the Park: Demographic Makeup and Perceptions of the Ideal Dog Park. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Anthrozoology, London, England.

 

Carter, A., Chin, M.G., & Sims, V.K. (July 2012). Impact of Educational Material on Adults’ Attitudes toward the Human-Animal Relationship. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Anthrozoology, London, England.

 

Mendoza, J., Lobato, E.J., Sims, V.K., & Chin, M.G. (July 2012). Political and religious factors in belief acceptance. Poster presented at the annual scientific meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Chicago, IL.

 

Lobato, E.J., Mendoza, J.I., Sims, V.K., & Chin, M.G. (May, 2012). Individual differences in belief acceptance. Poster presented at the 24th annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

 

Smith, M.A.B. & Sims, V.K. (2012).  Effect of a Human-teacher vs. Robot-teacher on Human Learning: A Pilot Study. Poster presented at the 24th annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

 

Shah, S., Kent, T., Sims, V., & Donovan, S. (2012). The Impact of School Didactic Philosophies on Moral Cognition in Children.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association.  New Orleans. Louisiana.