Blaine Tomkins, Ph.D

Academic Degrees:
  • B.S., Grand Valley State University, 2011
  • M.A., DePaul University, 2017 
  • Ph.D., DePaul University, 2019
Areas of Interest:

Attention, perception, language, decision-making

Areas of Research:

My research examines various aspects of attention, perception, language, and decision-making. One major area of interest is understanding how individuals process written words or text. A second area of interest is examining how perceptual features of stimuli influence speeded choice decisions. Lastly, I am interested in examining individual differences in cognitive processes. Some of my research is strictly behavioral and some of my research includes EEG/ERP (event-related potential) analysis.

Courses Taught:
  • PSYC 221 – Applied Behavioral Statistics  
  • PSYC 235 – Research Methods 
  • PSYC 331 – Cognitive Processes 
  • PSYC 340 – Physiological Psychology 
Blaine Tomkins, Ph.D., assistant professor

CSB Main 364
[email protected]

College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Dr. Robert Kachelski
Chair, Psychology Department
CSB Main 368