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Blaine Tompkins

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 
  • Education

    B.S., Grand Valley State University, 2011
    M.A., DePaul University, 2017
    Ph.D., DePaul University, 2019