Curriculum Vitae



ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, July, 1985 - June, 1990
Associate Professor, July, 1990 - 1993
Professor July, 1993 -

EDUCATION

A.B. Brown University Logic & Philosophy of Science, with Honors in the Major
Sc.B. Brown University Psychology, with Honors in the Major
[Graduated Magna Cum Laude, 1980]
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania Psychology, December, 1985.

AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS


Chancellor's Associates Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, 2005

Fellow, Society of Experimental Psychologists (Elected 2003)
Troland Research Award, National Academy of Sciences, 1999
("For his many experimental breakthroughs in the study of spatial attention and executive control, and for his insightful analysis of human cognitive architecture") * pic *
Fellow, American Psychological Society
Named one of six Dean's Scholars in Graduate School of Arts & Sciences,
University of Pennsylvania, 1984.
IBM Graduate Fellowship (Computer & Cognitive Sciences), 1984-85
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 1981-1984
Dean's Fellowship [by competition], University of Pennsylvania
1983-83; 1983-84; and 1984-85 competitions
Phi Beta Kappa, Brown University, 1979
Sigma Xi, Brown University, 1979
Harold Schlosberg Memorial Premium, Brown Univ. Psychology Department, 1980

ASSOCIATE EDITORSHIP

Psychonomic Bulletin & Review (1998-2001)

MEMBER OF JOURNAL EDITORIAL BOARDS

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance (2000-)

American Journal of Psychology (1998-)
Psychonomic Bulletin and Review (1994-1997; 2001-)
Visual Cognition (1994-)
Cognitive Psychology (1992-1998)
Perception & Psychophysics (1988 - )
Psychological Research (1989-)

AD HOC REVIEWER FOR GRANTING AGENCIES

U. S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Life Sciences Program
National Science Foundation, Behavioral and Neural Sciences
Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (Canada)
Hong Kong Research Council

United States - Israel Binational Science Foundation


Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journals

 

American Journal of Psychology
Attention & Performance XII , XIV
Cognition
Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Science
Current Directions in Psychological Science
Encyclopedia of Human Biology
Experimental Brain Research
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition
Memory and Cognition
Nature
Nature Neuroscience
Perception
Perception & Psychophysics
Psychological Research
Psychological Review
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
Spatial Vision
Vision Research

SERVICE ON UNIVERSITY AND DEPARTMENT COMMITTEES

Department Cognitive Search Committees (1986/7, 1987/8, 1989/90)
Department Physiological Search Committee (1988/9)
Chair, Department Colloquium Committee (1987-1992)
Department Graduate Admissions Committee (1987-1990)
Department Graduate Admissions Reform Committee (1988/9)
Academic Senate Committee on University Extension (1987/8)
Vice Chair, Committee on University Extension (1988/9)
Chair, Committee on University Extension (1989/90)
Academic Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Honors (1989/90)
Muir College Executive Committee (1987-1989)
UCSD Phi Beta Kappa Selection Committee (1988-)
Academic Senate Committee on Student Affirmative Action (1990/91)
Psychology Department Elected Representative to the Academic Senate (1990/1991, 1991/1992)
Academic Senate Committe on Affirmative Action (1991/1992, 1992/1993)
Chair, Psychology Dept. Individual Differences Search Committee (1990/1991)
Psychology Department Graduate Affairs Committee (1991-)
Psychology Department Development Search Committee (1996, 1997)
UCSD Security Advisory Committee (1994-)


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Johnston, J. C., & Pashler, H. Can two central decision processes operate simultaneously? Presented at the Psychonomics Conference, San Antonio, TX, Nov., 1984.

Pashler, H., & Badgio, P. Attentional issues in the identification of alphanumeric characters. Presented at the Twelfth International Symposium on Attention & Performance, London, U.K., Jul., 1986.

Pashler, H., & Johnston, J. C. Interference and response-grouping in temporally overlapping tasks. Presented at the Psychonomics Conference, Seattle, WA, Nov., 1987.

Johnston, J. C., & Pashler, H. E. Close binding of identity and location in visual feature perception. Psychonomics Conference, Chicago, IL, Nov., 1988.

Pashler, H. Symmetry and perceptual frames of reference. Invited presentation at the Western Psychological Association, Reno, NE, May, 1989.

Pashler, H. Shifting attention and selecting responses: Distinct attentional mechanisms. Psychonomics Conference, Atlanta, GA, Nov., 1989.

Ramachandran, V. S., Kleffner, D., and Pashler, H. Two-D or not two-D: that is the question. Psychonomics Conference, Atlanta, GA, Nov., 1989.

Pashler, H. Visual attention and other attentional mechanisms. National Research Council Symposium on Visual Search, Attention and Identification. Irvine, CA, Jan, 1990.

Pashler, H. Dual-task Interference and Elementary Mental Mechanisms. University of Oregon/ McDonnell Foundation Conference on Attention, April, 1990.

Ramachandran, V. S., Pashler, H., and Plummer, D. Visual pop-out and 3-D vs. 2-D image features. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, FL, May, 1990.

Pashler, H. Dual task interference and elementary mental mechanisms. Presented at the Society for Attention and Performance, Ann Arbor, July, 1990.

Shiu, L. & Pashler, H. Improvement in orientation discrimination is retinally local but dependent on cognitive set. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, May 1, 1991, Sarasota, FL.

Pashler, H. Recent results on dual-task interference. Presented at the McDonnell Pew Conference on Recent Advances in the Analysis of Attention. Davis, CA, June 8, 1991.

Pashler, H. & O'Brien, S. Dual-task interference and the cerebral hemispheres. Presented at the Psychonomic Society Meetings, San Francisco, Nov., 1991.

Pashler, H. Dual-task interference and cognitive architecture. Presented at the McDonnell Foundation Workshop on Methodology in Cognitive Science. Santa Fe, NM: June, 1992.

Pashler, H. Dual-task interference and cognitive architecture. Presented at the American Psychological Society Meeting, San Diego, CA: June, 1992.

Pashler, H., & Shiu, L-P. Spatial cueing in vision: noise reduction or signal enhancement?  Presented at the 7th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Lisbon, Sept. 12, 1994.

Pashler, H. Queuing and response selection.  Presented at the Max Planck Institute Symposium on the Theory of S-R compatibility.  Munich, Germany, June 13, 1995.

Ruthruff, E., Pashler, H., & Klaassen, A. Preparation and strategy in dual-task interference. Presented at the Society for Psychonomics 36th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. Nov., 1995.

Rohrer, D., Pashler, H., & Etchegaray, J. A memory bottleneck: When recalling twice as many takes four times as long. Presented at the Society for Psychonomics 37th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, Nov., 1996.

Ruthruff, E., and Pashler, H. Perceptual and central interfernece in RSVP displays. Presented at the Society for Psychonomics 38th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov., 1997.

Awh, E., Pashler, H., & Doan, Q. Evidence for split attentional foci. Presented at the Society for Psychonomics 38th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov., 1997.

Morales, D., & Pashler, H. Attentional gating in the detection of color symmetry. Presented at the Society for Psychonomics 38th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov., 1997.

Ruthruff, E., and Pashler, H. Perceptual and central interfernece in RSVP displays. Presented at the Society for Psychonomics 38th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov., 1997.

Rickard, T., & Pashler, H. A bottleneck in retrieval from a single cue. Presented at the Society for Psychonomics 39th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, Nov., 1998.

Levy, J. & Pashler, H. Central bottleneck: Is it instruction dependent? Presented at the Society for Psychonomics 39th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, Nov., 1998.

Levy, J. & Pashler, H. Failures of focused attention: Idle hands doing the devil’s work? Presented at the Society for Psychonomics 39th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, Nov., 1998.

Awh, E., Pashler, H., & Serences, J. Translational invariance in object working memory. Presented at the Society for Psychonomics 39th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, Nov., 1998.

Pashler, H. Dual-task interference and cognitive architecture. Keynote address to the Cognitive Section, British Psychological Society, Sept. 14, 1999, York, UK.

Pashler, H. Cognitive Architecture. Invited talk at the International Meeting La Mente (“The Mind”), University of Urbino, Urbino, Italy, April 13, 2000.

Cepeda, N. J., & Pashler, H.  Maximizing long-term retention:  How much spacing is useful? Poster session presented at the Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC.  November 2003.

 

Pashler, H.  Spacing versus error minimization: Effects on
learning rate. Paper presented at the Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO. November 2002.

 

Pashler, H.  Optimizing Resistance to Forgetting: What Does Psychological Science Have to Offer? American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA, May 31, 2003.

 

Pashler, H., Dobkins, K., and Huang, L. Is Contrast Just Another Feature in Visual Selective Attention?  International Workshop on Visual Attention.  San Miniato, Italy. June 16, 2003.

 

Rohrer, D., Taylor, K., Pashler, H., Cepeda, N., & Wixted, J. T.  Overlearning:  A bad way to boost long-term retention. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association, San Diego, CA.  April, 2004.

 

Cepeda, N., Pashler, H., Wixted, J. T., & Rohrer, D. Effects of spacing of practice on long-term retention of knowledge.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association, San Diego, CA.  April, 2004.

 

Pashler, H., and Huang, L.  A binary mapping hypothesis for the perception of visual structure. Cognitive Science Association for Interdisciplinary Learning, Hood River, OR.  August, 2005. 

 

Spacing effects: Gains and Losses over Significant Retention Intervals. Society of Experimental Psychologists, La Jolla, CA.  March, 2006.

 

 

INVITED COLLOQUIA

MRC Applied Psychology Unit Chaucer Colloquium Series Cambridge (1985)
AT&T Bell Laboratories Human Information Processing Group (1985)
Experimental Psychology Group, University of Oxford (1985)
Department of Psychology, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz (1987)
NASA Ames Perceptual Sciences Group (1988)
Department of Psychology, Univ. of Illinois (1989)
Department of Psychology, Univ. of Pennsylvania (1990)
Centre Nationale de Recherche Scientifique, Marseille (1990)
Department of Psychology, Johns Hopkins University (1990)
Dept. of Psychology, U. of California, Santa Barbara (1991)
Dept. of Psychology, Indiana University (1991)
Dept. of Cognitive Science, Univ. of Calif. Irvine (1992)
Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Science, MIT (1993)
Dept. of Psychology, Rice University (1994)
Dept. of Psychology, Univ. of Calif. Berkeley (1994)
Dept. of Experimental Psychology, Univ. of Oxford (1996)
Dept. of Psychology, Univ. of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (1998)
Dept. of Psychology, Univ. of Calif., Irvine (1998)
Dept. of Psychology, Univ. of Arizona (1999)
National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland (2000)
Dept. of Psychology, UCLA  (2001)
Dept. of Psychology, Vanderbilt University  (2001)

Dept of Psychology, UCLA  (2003)

Dept of Psychology, Univ of Rochester, Rochester, NY (2003)

Keynote address, North Carolina Cognition Group (2004)

Institute of Cognitive Science, Univ of Colorado, Boulder (2004)

Dept of Psychology, Washington University, (2005)

Dept of Psychology, Univ. of Pennsylvania (2005)