Richard Schweickert

Degree: 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

Han, H. J., Schweickert, R., Xi, Z., & Viau-Quesnel, C. (2015).  The cognitive social network in dreams: Transitivity, assortativity, and giant component proportion are monotonic.  Cognitive Science, 1-26.  DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12244

Richard Schweickert

Professor, Mathematical and Computational Cognitive Science

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Department of Psychological Sciences
Purdue University
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