John P. Hutson

John Hutson

E-mail: jphutson@ksu.edu

Office: Bluemont Hall 586

Advisor: Lester Loschky

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Curriculum Vitae

 
EDUCATION:

  2016-Present      PhD, Psychological Sciences, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS  

  2012-2016          MS, Psychological Sciences, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 

  2010                   BA, Psychology, Knox College, Galesburg, IL

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Broad: perception, attention, comprehension, memory, problem solving, human-computer interaction 

Specific:

Scene Perception & Event Comprehension: event comprehension, film perception and comprehension, attention and eye movements in scenes

Visual Cueing in Computer Assisted Instruction: visual attention in problem solving, the role of visual cueing in problem solving 

PUBLICATIONS:

Hutson, J. P., Smith, T. J., Magliano, J. P., & Loschky, L. C. (In press). What is the role of the film viewer? The effects of narrative comprehension and viewing taskon gaze control in film. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications.

Loschky, L. C., Hutson, J. P., Smith, M., Smith, T. J., & Magliano, J. P. (In press). Viewing Visual Narratives Through the Lens of the Scene Perception and Event Comprehension Theory (SPECT).  Submitted to J. Wildfeuer, A. Dunst, & J. Laubrock (Eds.), The Empirical Study of Comics, Routledge.

Young, M.E., McCoy, A.M., Hutson, J.P., Schlabach, M., & Eckels, S. (2016).  Hot under the collar: The impact of heat on game play.  Applied Ergonomics. 

In Preparation and Under Review:

Hutson, J. P., Smith, T. J., Magliano, J. P., & Loschky, L. C. (Submitted). Eye-Movements during Film Viewing: Which sorts of top-down processes guide gaze? Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications 

Hutson, J. P., Magliano, J. P., & Loschky, L. C. (In Prep). Understanding Moment-to-moment Processing of Visual Narratives. 

Hutson, J. P., Smith, T. J., Magliano, J. P., & Loschky, L. C. (In Prep). Working Memory Span and Film Comprehension: Effects on High-Level Inference Generation. 

Wu, X., Hutson, J. P., Loschky, L. C., & Rebello, N., S. (In Prep). Visual Cuing in Conceptual Physics Problems: Effects on Problem Solving Accuracy. 

Wu, X., Hutson, J. P., Loschky, L. C., & Rebello, N., S. (In Prep). Visual Cuing in Conceptual Physics Problems: Effects on Visual Attention. 

Agra, E., Hutson, J. P., Loschky, L. C., & Rebello, N., S. (In Prep). Feedback and Visual Cuing in Conceptual Physics Problems: Effects on Problem Solving Accuracy. 

Agra, E., Hutson, J. P., Loschky, L. C., & Rebello, N., S. (In Prep). Feedback and Visual Cuing in Conceptual Physics Problems: Effects on Visual Attention. 

Hutson, J. P., Miller, S., Saucier, D., Strain, M., Smith, T. J., Palavamäki, M., & Loschky, L. C. (In Prep). The Effects of Attitude Congruency and Social Vigilantism on Verbal and Visual Memory in Political Videos. 

Conference Presentations:

Hutson, J., Smith, T., Magliano, J., & Loschky, L. (2017, May). Eye-Movements Search for Comprehension during Bridging Inference Generation in Wordless Visual Sequential Narratives. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, FL.

Loschky, L. C., Hutson, J., & Magliano, J. P. (2017, February). Understanding Moment-to-Moment Processing of Sequential Narratives. Talk presented at the Empirical Studies of Comics Conference, Bremen, Germany.

Hutson, J., Magliano, J., Smith, T. & Loschky, L. C. (2016, November). Does Film Comprehension Affect Viewers’ Eye Movements? A Viewing Task at Odds With Narrative Comprehension Lessens the “Tyranny of Film.” Talk presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA. (Presented by LCL on behalf of JH)

Hutson, J., Magliano, J., & Loschky, L. (2016, November). How eye movements illuminate bridging inference generation in wordless sequential narratives. Poster presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

Hutson J., Smith, T., Magliano, J., & Loschky, L. (2016, July). What guides eyemovements in film? Differences in the effects of comprehension and task manipulations. Poster presented at The International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature (IGEL) biennial meeting, Chicago, IL.

Hutson, J., Hinkel, T., Boberg, C., Caldera, M., Menzies, C., Tran, K., Smith, T., Magliano, J., & Loschky, L. (2016, May). Attentional synchrony during narrative film viewing: Turning off the “tyranny of film” through a task manipulation at odds with narrative comprehension. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, FL.

Hutson, J., Smith, T., Magliano, J., & Loschky, L. (2015, June). A General Dissociation of Eye-Movements from Comprehension in Orson Welles’ Touch of Evil: The Role of Context and Protagonist in Narrative Film Viewing. Talk presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, London, UK.

Hutson, J., Smith, T., Magliano, J., Heidebrecht, G., Hinkel , T, Tang, J.L., & Loschky (2015, May). Eye Movements While Watching Narrative Film: A Dissociation of Eye Movements and Comprehension. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, FL.

Wu, X., Zu, T., Modir, B., Hutson, J., Loschky, L., & Robello, N. (2015, January). Effect of linguistic and visual cueing on conceptual task performance. Talk presented at the 2015 American Association of Physics Teachers, San Diego, CA

Hutson, J., Smith, T., Magliano, J., & Loschky, L. C. (2014, Nov). What drives eye movements in narrative film viewing? The roles of the film stimulus versus higher-level comprehension. Poster presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA

Hutson, J., Smith, T., Magliano, J., & Loschky, L. (2014, June). The tyranny of film: Understanding the eye-movements/comprehension relationship in Orson Welles’ “Touch of Evil” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, Lancaster, PA. 

Loschky, L. C.,Hutson, J., Magliano, J. P., Larson, A. M., & Smith, T. (2014, June). Explaining the Film Comprehension/Attention Relationship with the Scene Perception and Event Comprehension Theory (SPECT). Talk presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, Lancaster, PA. 

Hutson, J., Loschky, L., Smith, T., & Magliano, J. (2014, May). The Look of Evil: How are Eye Movements Influenced by Film Comprehension? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, FL. 

AWARDS:

2015                           Student and Early Career Award - Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE: 

2012-present          Doctoral Student

                             Department of Psychological Sciences 

                             Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 

 

2014-present          Research Assistant 

                             Department of Psychological Sciences 

                             Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 

                             PI: Dr. Lester Loschky

 

2013                     Research Assistant 

                             Department of Psychological Sciences 

                             Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

                             PI: Dr. Michael Young 

 

2012-2013              Research Assistant 

                              Department of Psychological Sciences 

                              Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 

                              PI: Dr. Ronald Downey 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2015-2017              General Psychology

(3 Sections)             Instructor, Department of Psychological Sciences, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 

MENTORING:

2013-present           Lab Section Leader

Lead lab meetings with undergraduate research assistants (RA), train RA’s in lab tasks (data collection, stimulus development, data processing, tc.), mentor RA’s through presentation development 

SKILLS:

Statistics Software:

R                                                                                Proficient

JMP                                                                             Proficient

SPSS                                                                           Proficient

 

Advanced Statistics Techniques:

Multilevel Modeling                                                         Proficient

Generalized Multilevel Modeling                                        Proficient

Eye Movement Visualization and Analysis                           Proficient

 

Programming:

Matlab                                                                        Proficient

SR Research Experiment Builder                                      Proficient

Python                                                                        Beginner

 

Technical Experience:

SR Research Eyelink 1000(plus) eye tracker                        Proficient

GUEST LECTURES:

2-12-16: General Psychology (The Neuron) 

3-28-16: General Psychology (Introduction to Intelligence)

REVIEWING EXPERIENCE:

Journals

Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics

Physical Review: Physics Research Education

STUDENT MEMBERSHIPS:

Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image

Vision Sciences Society

SERVICE: 

2015-Present            Honor Council Review Board - Kansas State University

9-22-2015               Graduate School Panel Member (Dr. Donald Saucier's First Year Seminar i Psychology)

REFERENCES:

Dr. Lester Loschky

Department of Psychological Sciences

471 Bluemont Hall

Kansas State University 

Manhattan, KS 66056-5302

Phone: +01 785-532-6882

 

Dr. Tim Smith

Department of Psychological Sciences

Psychology, Birkbeck, Uni. of London, Malet

St. London, WC1E 7HX

Phone: +44 (0)20 7631 6359

Email: tim.smith@ed.ac.uk

 

Dr. Joseph Magliano

Director of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy Department of Psychology

Psychology-Computer Science Building, Rm. 361

Northern Illinois University

DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: (815)753-0805

jmagliano@niu.edu