Lee Averell

 

Position

Associate Lecturer 

PhD Candidate

Faculty / Division Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School of Psychology
Telephone +61 2 4921 6959
Email lee.averell@newcastle.edu.au
Location Aviation Building
Room AVG23
Callaghan
Research Interests Hierarchical Bayesian Modelling

The functional form of the forgetting curve

Model section in random effects models

Choice RT modelling

Recognition Memory

Confidence choice RT relationship

Teaching Interests

Advanced Statistics and Research Methodology

Cognitive modelling

Cognition

Language and Memory

Research Groups - The Newcastle Cognition Lab
- Human Experimental and Applied Dynamics (HEAD) Research Group
 
 

 

Submitted

Averell, L., Prince, M., Heathcote, A. (2013) Fundamental causes of variability in recognition memory. Journal of Memory and Language

Richards, J.A., Johnson, M., Rutherford, A., Averell, L., Beehag, N. (2012) Investigating the Effect of Graphic Smoking Related Health Imagery on Health Knowledge, Anxiety and Perceived Threat British Journal of Health Psychology

In Press

Rae, B., Heathcote, A., Donkin, C., Averell, L., & Brown, S. (in press) The hare and the tortoise: Emphasizing speed can change the evidence used to make decisions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition  pdf

In Print

2013

Bondarenko, E., Averell, L., Hodgson, D.M., Nalivaiko, E. (2013) Neuronal network mediating respiratory activation in response to alerting stimuli and stress Autonomic Neuroscience 177 (1), 37-38

Sominsky, L., Fuller, E., Bondarenko, E., Ong, L., Averell, L., Nalivaiko, E., Dunkley, P., Dickson, P., Hodgson, D. (2013) Functional Programming of the Autonomic Nervous System by Early Life Immune Exposure: Implications for Anxiety. PloS one 8 (3), e57700

2011

Averell, L., Heathcote, A. (2011) The form of the forgetting curve and the fate of memories. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 55, 23-35.   pdf

2010

Averell, L., Heathcote, A. (2010) Posterior distribution analysis of the retention of briefly studied words. In W.Christensen, E. Schier, and J. Sutton (Eds.), ASCS09: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science (pp. 5-11). Sydney: Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science. DOI: 10.5096/ASCS20092 http://www.maccs.mq.edu.au/news/conferences/2009/ASCS2009/html/averell.html   pdf

2009

Averell, L., Heathcote, A. (2009) Long term implicit and explicit memory for briefly studied words. In N. A. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. ISBN 978-0-9768318-5-3   pdf

Donkin, C., Averell, L., Brown, S.D., & Heathcote, A. (2009) Getting more from accuracy and response time data: Methods for fitting the Linear Ballistic Accumulator model. Behavior Research Methods, 41, 1095-1110   pdf   Click here to download the code for fitting the LBA