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June 22, 2021 57 min

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This episode explores mathematical models of how people make decisions with Dr Gabriel Tillman. Gabriel describes his research into why people are worse at driving when someone is talking to them, as well as the parts of speech sounds people use to understand what they are hearing.


Dr Gabriel Tillman is a Lecturer in psychology at Federation University, based in Ballarat, Australia. If you want to keep up to date with Gabriel’s research, you can follow him on Google Scholar or Twitter.


Research papers discussed in this episode
Starns, J. J., Cataldo, A. M., Rotello, C. M., Annis, J., Aschenbrenner, A., Bröder, A., Cox, G., Criss, A., Curl, R. A., Dobbins, I. G., Dunn, J., Enam, T., Evans, N. J., Farrell, S., Fraundorf, S. H., Gronlund, S. D., Heathcote, A., Heck, D. W., Hicks, J. L., … Wilson, J. (2019). Assessing theoretical conclusions with blinded inference to investigate a potential inference crisis. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 2 (4), 335–349. DOI: 10.1177/2515245919869583


Tillman, G., Benders, T., Brown, S. D., & van Ravenzwaaij, D. (2017). An evidence accumulation model of acoustic cue weighting in vowel perception. Journal of Phonetics, 61, 1–12. DOI: 10.1016/j.wocn.2016.12.001


Tillman, G., Strayer, D., Eidels, A., & Heathcote, A. (2017). Modeling cognitive load effects of conversation between a passenger and driver. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 79 (6), 1795–1803. DOI: 10.3758/s13414-017-1337-2. 


Cite this episode

MacDonald, J. B. (Host). (2021, June 22). Mathematical models of how people make decisions with Dr Gabriel Tillman (No. 2) [Audio podcast episode]. In Psych Attack.

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