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Department of Cognitive Science

Samantha Parker

Samantha Parker

PhD Student

Contact Details

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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.

Thesis Details

Investigating the relationship between attention and eye movements during decision making.

  • Scholarship : MQRES
  • Workload : full time
  • Supervisors : Associate Professor Matthew Finkbeiner and Professor Andrew Heathcote (University of Tasmania)

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Parker, S., Heathcote, A., & Finkbeiner, M. (2017, November). Covert and overt spatial attention independently contribute to perceptual decision making. Poster session presented at the CCD Annual Workshop, Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens.
  • Parker, S., Heathcote, A., & Finkbeiner, M. (2017, April). The influence of attentional alignment on performance and evidence accumulation. Poster session presented at the 44th Annual Conference of Australasian Society of Experimental Psychology (EPC17), Shoal Bay.
  • Parker, S., & Finkbeiner, M., (2016, April). Making moral decisions: Examining the interplay of cognition and intuition during the resolution of moral dilemmas. Poster session presented at the 43rd Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Melbourne.