THE GEOCOGNITION RESEARCH LAB IS PROUD TO SHARE THREE NEW PUBLICATIONS:
1. How much do insects bug you?
Graduate student AMANDA LORENZ has published a new paper related to people’s perceptions of insect disgust:
Lorenz, A.R., Libarkin, J.C., Ording, G., 2014, Disgust in Response to Some Arthropods Aligns with Disgust Provoked by Pathogens: Global Ecology and Conservation, v. 2, p. 248-254.
2. Should weathermen use their hands?
Former PhD student ROBERT DROST has published a new paper, available online in advance of print publication, that uses eye tracking to evaluate whether or not weathermen should gesture during forecasts:
Drost, R., Trobec, J., Steffke, C., Libarkin, J., in press, Eye Tracking: Evaluating the impact of gesturing during televised weather forecasts: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.
3. Can testing be attentive to culture?
Former postdoc EMILY GERAGHTY WARD has published a new paper describing a collaboration between researchers and tribal colleges that produced culturally valid assessments:
Geraghty Ward, E.M., Semken, S., Libarkin, J.C., 2014, The design of place-based, culturally informed geoscience assessment: Journal of Geoscience Education, v. 62 (1), p. 86-103.