Monday, October 10, 2022


SPS doctoral students Emily Burgess and Christopher Hauck, and SPS undergraduate student, Emile De Pooter recently published a research paper with Mei-Ching Lien, professor of Psychology, at the journal of Attention, Perception, and & Psychophysics ( In that study, they found that prompting people for the upcoming salient distractor in advance did not enhance the ability to resist attention capture by those distractors. Emily Burgess was supported by the OSU Provost’s Distinguished Graduate Scholarship and Emile De Pooter was supported by the OSU Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and the Arts Engage Award.