MADResearch Lab




PhD Student






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Nick received his BS in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (2006). In the fall of 2006 he entered the Ph.D. program in Cognitive Psychology at the University of Memphis working with Dr. Max Louwerse.

He was in charge of face and gesture coding, along with various eye-tracking duties while working on the iMAP project. In 2009 he received a Masters of Science in Psychology titled "What you see is not always what you get: Discrepancy between eye gaze and detection of alternations in change blindness".

Nick is interested in theories of mind and cognition, perception, language, and the coordination of language and perception. He wrote on the topic of symbolic and embodied theories of mind for his Major Area Paper milestone.

He recently completed his dissertation on transportation in narratives using real-time and pre/post measures.