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Department of Cognitive Science

Dr Serje Robidoux

BMath UOFW, MA UOFW, PhD UOFW.

Serje Robidoux

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Contact Details

Office : 3.437
Phone : +61 2 9850 6752
email : serje.robidoux@mq.edu.au
Homepage : http://www.ccd.edu.au
ORCID : http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4581-3297

External Address

Department of Cognitive Science
Australian Hearing Hub
16 University Avenue
Macquarie University NSW 2109

I also have a profile at the ARC Centre for Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders.

Awards

  • Macquarie University, Associate Dean Research Service Award in recognition of the significant contribution to the Human Sciences ERA exercise via statistical support. (2015), Robidoux, S.
  • Promotion to Lecturer (Level B) (2014), Robidoux, S.

Grants Awarded

  • Macquarie University Research Development Grant (2012 - 2014) "Order mttaers: Modelling letter-position coding in visual word recognition." Robidoux, S., & Besner, D. ($33,362)
  • University of Waterloo Graduate Merit Scholarship (2010) University of Waterloo. Robidoux, S. ($6,000)
  • NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship (PGS-D2) (2008 - 2010) Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Robidoux, S. ($42,000)
  • President’s Scholarship (2008 - 2010) University of Waterloo. Robidoux, S. ($15,000)
  • Psychology Memorial Fund Scholarship (2008) University of Waterloo. Robidoux, S. ($1,000)
  • University of Waterloo Graduate Merit Scholarship (2007) University of Waterloo. Robidoux, S. ($15,400)
  • UW/Faculty of Arts Graduate Scholarship (2007) University of Waterloo. Robidoux, S. ($8,100)

Media Engagement

Selected Publications

Periodicals

  • Schmalz, X., Robidoux, S., Castles, A., Coltheart, M., & Marinus, E. (2017). German and English bodies: No evidence for cross-linguistic differences in preferred orthographic grain size. Collabra: Psychology, 3(1), 5. doi:10.1525/collabra.72
  • Wang, H.-C., Savage, G., Gaskell, G., Tamara, P., Robidoux, S., & Castles, A. (2017). Bedding down new words: Sleep promotes the emergence of lexical competition in visual word recognition. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24(4), 1186-1193. doi:10.3758/s13423-016-1182-7
  • Besner, D., Risko, E.F., Stolz, J.A., White , D., Reynolds, M., O'Malley, S., & Robidoux, S. (2016). Varieties of attention: Their roles in visual word identification. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 25(3), 162-168. doi:10.1177/0963721416639351
  • Connors, M.H., Robidoux, S., Langdon, R., & Coltheart, M. (2016). Beliefs about hearing voices. Consciousness and Cognition, 43, 89-101. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2016.05.001
  • Kezilas, Y., Kohnen, S., McKague, M., Robidoux, S., & Castles, A. (2016). Word and pseudoword superiority effects on letter position processing in developing and skilled readers. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42(12), 1989-2002. doi:10.1037/xhp0000273
  • Kinoshita, S., Robidoux, S., Guilbert, D., & Norris, D. (2015). Context-dependent similarity effects in letter recognition. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22(5), 1458-1464. doi:10.3758/s13423-015-0826-3
  • Robidoux, S., & Besner, D. (2015). Conflict resolved: On the role of spatial attention in reading and color naming tasks. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22(6), 1709-1716. doi:10.3758/s13423-015-0830-7
  • Kinoshita, S., Robidoux, S., Mills, L., & Norris, D. (2014). Visual similarity effects on masked priming. Memory & Cognition, 42, 821-833. doi:10.3758/s13421-013-0388-4
  • Robidoux, S., & Pritchard, S. (2014). Hierarchical clustering analysis of reading aloud data: A new technique for evaluating the performance of computational models. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 267. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00267
  • Robidoux, S., Rauwerda, D., & Besner, D. (2014). Basic processes in reading aloud and colour naming: Towards a better understanding of the role of spatial attention. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67(5), 979-990. doi:10.1080/17470218.2013.838686
  • Schmalz, X., Marinus, E., Robidoux, S., Palethorpe, S., Castles, A., & Coltheart, M. (2014). Quantifying the reliance on different sublexical correspondences in German and English. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 26(8), 831-852. doi:10.1080/20445911.2014.968161
  • Robidoux, S., & Besner, D. (2011). When benefits outweigh costs: Reconsidering “automatic” phonological recoding when reading aloud. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 65(2), 105-108.
  • Besner, D., O’Malley, S., & Robidoux, S. (2010). On the joint effects of stimulus quality, regularity, and lexicality when reading aloud: New findings and new theoretical challenges. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 36, 750-764.
  • Robidoux, S., Stolz, J., & Besner, D. (2010). Visual word recognition: Evidence for global and local control over semantic feedback. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. , 36, 689-703.
  • Ferguson, R., Robidoux, S., & Besner, D. (2009). Reading aloud: Evidence for contextual control over lexical access. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance., 35, 499-507.
  • Besner, D., Wartak, S., & Robidoux, S. (2008). Constraints on computational models of basic processes in reading. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 34, 242-250.
  • Blais, C., Robidoux, S., Risko, E. F., & Besner, D. (2007). Item-specific adaptation and the conflict-monitoring hypothesis: A computational model. Psychological Review, 114, 1076-1086.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Marinus, E., Kezilas, Y., Kohnen, S., Robidoux, S., & Castles, A. (2017, April). The Developing Lexicon: The acquisition of letter-position processing in reading. Poster session presented at the Developing Lexicon: Representations and Processing Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Wegener, S., Wang, H.-C., de Lissa, P., Robidoux, S., Nation, K., & Castles, A. (2016, August). Orthographic learning in children can commence before written words are seen: Evidence from eye movements. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Wegener, S., Wang, H.-C., de Lissa, P., Robidoux, S., Nation, K., & Castles, A. (2016, August). Orthographic learning in children can commence before written words are seen: Evidence from eye movements. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Kezilas, Y., Kohnen, S., McKague, M., Robidoux, S., & Castles, A. (2016, July). Letter position processing and the development of orthographic knowledge. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Meeting Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR), University of Porto, Portugal.
  • Schmalz, X., Robidoux, S., Castles, A., Coltheart, M., & Marinus, E. (2015, July). Body-N effects: Are there cross-linguistic differences? Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR), Hawaii, USA.
  • Schmalz, X., Marinus, E., Robidoux, S., Coltheart, M., & Castles, A. (2014, August). Development of lexical and sublexical processing in German and English. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Schmalz, X., Marinus, E., Robidoux, S., Coltheart, M., & Castles, A. (2014, July). Development of lexical and sublexical processing in German and English. Poster session presented at the Society for the Scientific Studies of Reading (SSSR) conference, Santa Fe, USA.
  • Robidoux, S. (2014, May). Words, Wrods, Wodrs: How letter confusion influences position coding. Colloquium at the Department of Cognitive Science 3M Research Fiesta, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Schmalz, X., Marinus, E., Robidoux, S., Coltheart, M., & Castles, A. (2014, May). Development of lexical and sublexical processing in German and English. Paper presented at the Psycholinguistics in Flanders, Ostenden, Belgium.
  • Kinoshita, S., Robidoux, S., Mills, L., & Norris, D. (2014, April). Visual similarity effects on masked priming. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Brisbane.
  • Schmalz, X., Marinus, E., Robidoux, S., Coltheart, M., & Castles, A. (2014, April). Development of lexical and sublexical processing in German and English. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Brisbane.
  • Kinoshita, S., Robidoux, S., Mills, L., & Norris, D. (2013, November). Visual similarity effects on masked priming. Paper presented at the 7th Lexical Processing Workshop, London, Canada.
  • Robidoux, S., Kohnen, S., & Kezilas, Y. (2013, November). Letter position coding in visual word recognition: On the role of confusability. Poster session presented at the Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.
  • Robidoux, S., & Besner, D. (2013, August). Interactive activation in reading aloud: What is feedback doing? Paper presented at the 18th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Schmalz, X., Marinus, E., Robidoux, S., Castles, A., & Coltheart, M. (2013, August). Quantifying the reliance on sublexical strategies in German and English reading. Poster session presented at the 18th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Robidoux, S., & Besner, D. (2013, June). Reading aloud: Interactive Activation reconsidered. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS), Calgary, Canada.
  • Robidoux, S., Kinoshita, S., Kohnen, S., Mills, L., Kezilas, Y., & Norris, D. (2013, June). Confusability. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual ForsterFest, Sydney.
  • Schmalz, X., Marinus, E., Robidoux, S., Coltheart, M., & Castles, A. (2013, May). Developmental trends in reliance on lexical and sublexical strategies. Poster session presented at the International Workshop on Reading and Developmental Dyslexia (IWORDD), San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Robidoux, S. (2013, April). The influence of feedback in reading aloud. Paper presented at the 40th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Adelaide.
  • Schmalz, X., Marinus, E., Robidoux, S., Coltheart, M., & Castles, A. (2013, April). Cross-linguistic differences in reading development: Comparing English and German. Colloquium at the Forschunskolloquim Kognitive Psychologie, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany.
  • Kihas, I., & Robidoux, S. (2012, November). Masked priming: Does letter confusability influence position coding? Poster session presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, USA.
  • Robidoux, S., & Pritchard, S.C. (2012, November). Hierarchical clustering and nonword naming: Evaluating computational models of reading. Poster session presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Computers in Psychology, Minneapolis, USA.
  • Robidoux, S., Rauwerda, D., Besner, D., & Coltheart, M. (2011, November). Basic processes in reading: Towards a better understanding of the role of spatial attention. Presentation given at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Robidoux, S., Rauwerda, D., Besner, D., & Coltheart, M. (2011, November). Basic processes in reading: Towards a better understanding of the role of spatial attention. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, Washington.
  • Robidoux, S., & Besner, D. (2010, November). Reading aloud: Is feedback ever necessary? Presentation given at the Pre-Psychonomics Word Recognition Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Besner, D., O’Malley, S., & Robidoux, S. (2010, June). Basic processes in reading aloud: Where computational models fail, and how to fix them. Presentation given at the 20th annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science, Halifax, Nova-Scotia.
  • Robidoux, S., & Besner, D. (2010, June). Reading aloud: Is Interactive Activation necessary? Presentation given at the 20th annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science, Halifax, Nova-Scotia.
  • Robidoux, S., & Besner, D. (2010, June). Flipping the cost/benefit coin: Reconsidering “automatic” phonological recoding. Presentation given at the 20th annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science, Halifax, Nova- Scotia.
  • Besner, D., O’Malley, S., Robidoux, S., & Fox, R. (2008, November). Computational models of reading aloud: New challenges. Presentation given at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Besner, D., O’Malley, S., Robidoux, S., & Fox, R. (2008, June). Computational models of reading aloud: New challenges. Presentation given at the 18th annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science, London, Ontario.
  • Robidoux, S., Stolz, J.A., & Besner, D. (2007, June). Visual word recognition: Control over interactive activation. Presentation given at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS), Victoria, British Columbia.
  • Blais, C., Robidoux, S., Risko, E. F., Besner, D. (2007, May). Item specific adaptation and the conflict monitoring hypothesis: a computational model. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, New York.
  • Besner, D., Wartak, S., & Robidoux, S. (2006, November). Visual word recognition: Can an IA framework produce additive effects on RT? Presentation given at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Houston, Texas.
  • Stolz, J.A., Al-Aidroos, N., Robidoux, S., & Besner, D. (2005, November). Visual Word Recognition: Is a Hybrid Connectionist Framework Needed? Presentation given at the 46th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Ontario.

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