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Psychological Sciences Faculty

Richard SchweikertRichard Schweickert

Professor, Mathematical and Computational Cognitive Science

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychological Sciences
Purdue University
703 Third Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081 USA

Campus Address:
Peirce Hall, Room 365A

E-mail: swike@psych.purdue.edu
Telephone: (765) 494-7986
Website: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~schweick

Ph.D. Michigan, 1979

Research Interests:

Human information processing and memory, mathematical models, human factors, sleep and dreams. 

Recent Publications:

Schweickert, R., Fisher, D. L., & Goldstein, W. M. (2010). Additive factors and stages of mental processes in task networks. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 54, 405-414.

Fortin, C., Schweickert, R., Gaudreault, R., & Viau-Quesnel, C. (2010). Timing is affected by demands in memory search but not by task switching. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 36, 580-595.

Schweickert, R. & Xi, Z.  (2011)  Theory of mind and metamorphoses in dreams: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and The metamorphosis.  In P. Leverage, H. Mancing, R. Schweickert & J. William (Eds.), Theory of Mind and Literature, West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, (pp. 219-228).   

Schweickert, R., Fisher, D. L., & Sung, K. (2012). Discovering cognitive architecture by electively influencing mental processes. Singapore: World Scientific.

Fisher, D. L., Schweickert, R., Drury, C. (2012). Mathematical models in engineering psychology: Optimizing performance. In G. Salvendy (Ed.), Handbook of human factors and ergonomics, 4 th ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley (pp 997-1024).

Schweickert, R., Han, H. J., Yamaguchi, M., & Fortin, C. (2014).  Estimating averages from distributions of tone durations.  Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 76, 605-620.  DOI: 10.3758/s13414-013-0591-1

Schweickert, R., Fortin, C., Xi, Z., & Viau-Quesnel, C. Parallel effects of memory set activation and search on timing and working memory capacity.  Frontiers in Psychology, 5, Article Number 779.  DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00779