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Qualifications

  • PhD, Telaviv University - Israel, 30/06/2006

Research

Research keywords

  • Cognitive Modeling
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Cognitive Science
  • Psychology

Research expertise

Broadly speaking, my research focuses on human perception and attention & Information-processing models

In particular, I am interested in how various sources of information are processed and combined (or alternatively, processed independently from one another).

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
170200Cognitive Science50
170100Psychology50

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Advanced Statistics & Research Methods
  • Cognitive Psychology
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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Eidels A, Townsend JT, Algom D, 'Comparing perception of Stroop stimuli in focused versus divided attention paradigms: Evidence for dramatic processing differences', Cognition, 114 129-150 (2010) [C1]
2010Eidels A, Donkin CM, Brown SD, Heathcote AJ, 'Converging measures of workload capacity', Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 17 763-771 (2010) [C1]
2014Williams P, Eidels A, Townsend JT, 'The resurrection of Tweedledum and Tweedledee: Bimodality cannot distinguish serial and parallel processes', Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 1-9 (2014)
2014Eidels A, Ryan K, Williams P, Algom D, 'Depth of processing in the stroop task.', Exp Psychol, 61 385-393 (2014)

Publications

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Journal article (15 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Eidels A, Gold J, 'Measuring single-item identification efficiencies for letters and 3-D objects', Behavior Research Methods, 46 722-731 (2014) [C1]
2014Williams P, Eidels A, Townsend JT, 'The resurrection of Tweedledum and Tweedledee: Bimodality cannot distinguish serial and parallel processes', Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 1-9 (2014)
2014Eidels A, Ryan K, Williams P, Algom D, 'Depth of processing in the stroop task.', Exp Psychol, 61 385-393 (2014)
2014Eidels A, Townsend JT, Hughes HC, Perry LA, 'Evaluating perceptual integration: uniting response-time- and accuracy-based methodologies.', Attention, perception & psychophysics, (2014)
2013Williams P, Nesbitt K, Eidels A, Washburn M, Cornforth D, 'Evaluating Player Strategies in the Design of a Hot Hand Game', GSTF Journal on Computing (JoC), 3 (2013) [C1]
2012Eidels A, 'Independent race of colour and word can predict the Stroop effect', Australian Journal of Psychology, 64 189-198 (2012) [C1]
2011Williams PG, Nesbitt KV, Eidels A, Elliott DJ, 'Balancing risk and reward to develop an optimal hot-hand game', Game Studies, 11 online (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Keith Nesbitt

2011Townsend JT, Eidels A, 'Workload capacity spaces: A unified methodology for response time measures of efficiency as workload is varied', Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18 659-681 (2011) [C1]
2011Eidels A, Houpt JW, Altieri N, Pei L, Townsend JT, 'Nice guys finish fast and bad guys finish last: Facilitatory vs. inhibitory interaction in parallel systems', Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 55 176-190 (2011) [C1]
2010Eidels A, Townsend JT, Algom D, 'Comparing perception of Stroop stimuli in focused versus divided attention paradigms: Evidence for dramatic processing differences', Cognition, 114 129-150 (2010) [C1]
2010Heathcote AJ, Brown SD, Wagenmakers EJ, Eidels A, 'Distribution-free tests of stochastic dominance for small samples', Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 54 454-463 (2010) [C1]
2010Eidels A, Donkin CM, Brown SD, Heathcote AJ, 'Converging measures of workload capacity', Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 17 763-771 (2010) [C1]
2009Eidels A, Townsend JT, Pomerantz JR, 'Where Similarity Beats Redundancy: The Importance of Context, Higher Order Similarity, and Response Assignment (vol 34, pg 1441, 2008)', JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY-HUMAN PERCEPTION AND PERFORMANCE, 35 169-169 (2009) [C3]
2008Fific M, Townsend JT, Eidels A, 'Studying visual search using systems factorial methodology with target-distractor similarity as the factor.', Attention Perception and Psychophysics, 70 583-603 (2008) [C1]
2008Eidels A, Townsend JT, Pomerantz JR, 'Where similarity beats redundancy: The importance of context, higher-order similarity, and response assignment.', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 34 1441-1463 (2008) [C1]
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Conference (23 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Williams P, Nesbitt KV, Eidels A, Washburn M, Cornforth D, 'Design of a Cognitive Game: Uncovering Player Strategies in the Hot Hand Game', Proceedings of the 6th Annual International Conference on Computer Games, Multimedia and Allied Technology, Singapore (2013) [E1]
2013Williams P, Heathcote A, Averell L, Eidels A, 'Not all errors are equal: on the nature of slow and fast post-errors adjustments', 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology, Potsdam, Germany (2013) [E3]

Co-authors: Andrew Heathcote

2013Eidels A, Fallon E, Ross R, Algom D, 'A Fresh Look at the Emotional Stroop Effect', Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, November 2013, Toronto, Canada (2013) [E3]
2013Heathcote A, Eidels A, Strayer D, Coleman J, Houpt J, 'Capacity and Redundant Information in Working Memory', Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, November 2013, Toronto, Canada (2013) [E3]

Co-authors: Andrew Heathcote

2012Eidels A, 'A (psychological) world without conflict: Independent-channels model can predict the Stroop effect', Combined Abstracts of 2012 Australian Psychology Conferences, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E3]
2012Williams PG, Eidels A, 'Hot hand in computer games: The effect of fixed trial-to-trial difficulty', Combined Abstracts of 2012 Australian Psychology Conferences, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E3]
2011Eidels A, Holt ML, 'Convexity as a cue for figure-ground assignment: Investigating inhibition between convex and concave regions', Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics, Raanana, Israel (2011) [E1]
2011Eidels A, Williams PG, 'Hot hand in computer games: Exploration of performance and risk', The Abstracts of the 38th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, Auckland (2011) [E3]
2011Heathcote AJ, Eidels A, Brown SD, Watson J, 'Measuring cross modal workload capacity', The Abstracts of the 38th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, Auckland (2011) [E3]
2011Eidels A, Williams PG, 'Hot hand in computer games: Combining measures of performance and task-difficulty', Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society 52nd Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA (2011) [E3]
2010Heathcote AJ, Eidels A, Donkin CM, Brown SD, 'Converging measures of workload capacity', Combined Abstracts of 2010 Australian Psychology Conferences, Melbourne, Vic (2010) [E3]
2010Eidels A, Ryan K, Van De Mortel F, 'Challenging the automaticity account of the Stroop phenomenon: Evidence from a forced reading task', Combined Abstracts of 2010 Australian Psychology Conferences, Melbourne, Vic (2010) [E3]
2010Eidels A, Ryan K, Algom D, 'Is reading truly automatic? Evidence from forced reading in the stroop task', Abstracts of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, Missouri (2010) [E3]
2009Eidels A, Townsend JT, 'Testing response time and accuracy predictions of a large class of parallel models within OR and AND redundant signals paradigms', Australasian Mathematical Psychology Conference, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E3]
2009Eidels A, Gold J, 'A technique for measuring single-item identification efficiences', Combined Abstracts of the 2009 Australian Psychology Conferences, Wollongong, NSW (2009) [E3]
2009Heathcote AJ, Eidels A, Brown SD, 'A nonparametric Bayesian test for stochastic dominance', 53rd Annual Meeting of the Australian Mathemetical Society Conference Booklet, Adelaide (2009) [E3]
2009Heathcote AJ, Eidels A, Brown SD, 'Testing the Architecture of Cognition', Abstracts of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA (2009) [E3]
2009Eidels A, Townsend JT, 'Testing response time and accuracy predictions of a large class of parallel models within OR and AND redundant signals paradigms', Math Psych 2009, Amsterdam (2009) [E3]
2009Eidels A, Ben David B, 'Aging and Workload Capacity: Do older adults integrate visual stimuli differently than younger adults?', ASIC 2009: Authors, Titles, Abstracts, Vale D'Aosta, Italy (2009) [E3]
2008Ben-David BM, Eidels A, Lulu-Li WY, 'Aging and workload capacity: do older adults integrate visual stimuli differently than younger adults?', Paper presented at Fechner Day 2008, International Society for Psychophysics, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (2008) [E1]
2008Ben David BM, Eidels A, Lulu Li WY, 'Aging effects on the processing and the integration of redundant visual signals', OPAM 2008 Program, Chicago, Ill (2008) [E3]
2005Eidels A, Townsend JT, Pomerantz JR, 'Systems Factorial Technology Analysis of Pomerantz's Configural Figures', Paper presented at Fechner Day 2005, International Society for Psychophysics, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, USA (2005) [E1]
2005Algom D, Eidels A, Townsend JT, Kadlec H, 'Independent parallel channels predict the Stroop effect', Paper presented at Fechner Day 2005, International Society for Psychophysics, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, USA (2005) [E1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants7
Total funding$169,388

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2014 (1 grants)

Faculty PVC Conference Assistance Grant 2014$2,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Science & IT

Project Team
Doctor Ami Eidels
SchemeRole
PVC Conference Assistance GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,00020142014
GNo:G1401184

2012 (2 grants)

Rapid Decisions: From Neuroscience to Complex Cognitions$134,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Associate Professor Scott Brown, Doctor Ami Eidels, Professor Andrew Heathcote, Associate Professor John Serences, Professor Todd Braver, Associate Professor Eric-Jan Wagenmakers, Associate Professor Birte Forstmann
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$134,00020122014
GNo:G1100343

Faculty Visiting Fellowship 2012$4,440
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Science & IT

Project Team
Doctor Ami Eidels
SchemeRole
Visiting FellowshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$4,44020122012
GNo:G1401123

2011 (2 grants)

Are Pyramids Special? Measuring single-item identification efficiencies for letters and 3D objects$6,723
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Ami Eidels
SchemeRole
Early Career Researcher GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$6,72320112011
GNo:G1100793

‘Hot hand’ in skilled performance: An examination of difficulty-accuracy trade-off$5,630
Funding Body: Keats Endowment Research Fund

Project Team
Mr Paul Williams, Doctor Ami Eidels
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,63020112011
GNo:G1101142

2009 (2 grants)

Aging and workload-capacity: exploring reasons for cognitive slowdown in aging, and whether older adults integrate stimuli differently than younger adults$11,595
Funding Body: Keats Endowment Research Fund

Project Team
Doctor Ami Eidels
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$11,59520092009
GNo:G0189911

Challenging he automaticity account of the stroop phenomenon$5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Ami Eidels
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020092009
GNo:G0190114
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions2
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.6

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20132015PhD (Clinical Psychology)Principal SupervisorThe Hot Hand: When and How Success and Failure Influence Human Performance
20122016PhD (Psychology - Science)Co-SupervisorTesting Bayesian Models of Cognition
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Dr Ami Eidels

Work Phone(02) 4921 7089
Fax(02) 4921 6906
Email
PositionSenior Lecturer
School of Psychology
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaPsychology
Office
AVG-21,
Aviation,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/ami-eidels
Linkhttp://newcl.org/?q=node/51