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Jeff Mounts

Attention and Perception Lab

Please provide a brief description of your research interests

General research interests include visual attention and perception. Current projects include exploring how the size of a cued location affects the processes of the magnocellular and parvocellular visual systems. Another project is looking at how emotions and actions, such as joystick movements, affects attention.


Are you looking for student research assistants for the upcoming semesters?

Yes.


If yes, how many students are you looking for?

1 or 2 for Fall 2016


In what aspects are student research assistants involved in your lab? (ie, data collection, experimental design, data analysis, etc)

It depends on the student's background and experience. Potentially - all of the above.


What skills are you looking for in student research assistants?

good computer skills, ideally some programming experience


Do you prefer to choose your research assistants yourself or are you willing to be approached by students?

I am willing to be approached by students.


In what aspects of your research are student assistants involved (e.g. data collection, data analysis, hypothesis formation, literature reviews, writing)?

It depends on the student's background and experience. Potentially - all of the above.