Associate Professor
B.A. (Pre-law) and Ph.D. (Psychology), Pennsylvania State University

Phone: (419) 372-9908
Office: 251 Psychology
Lab Page: Complex Cognition

Research Interests:

I am a cognitive psychologist interested in decision making, judgment, inference, and memory, and their connection to the physical, mathematical, and social environment.  I am also interested in sponsoring students who would like to pursue dual degrees in psychology and computer science.  Further information can be found on my lab web page (above).

Taking Graduate Students? Yes

Sponsoring Undergraduate Research? Yes

Selected Publications

Bashore, Z., & Anderson, R. B. (2016). The simple life:  New experimental tests of the recognition heuristic. Judgment and Decision Making, 11, 301-309.

Anderson, R. B., & Hartzler, B. M. (2014). Belief bias in the perception of sample size adequacy. Thinking & Reasoning, 20, 297-314

Anderson, R. B., Doherty, M. E., & Friedrich, J. C. (2008). Sample size and  correlation inference. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 34, 929-944.

Courses Taught:

  • PSYC 1010. General Psychology (undergraduate)
  • PSYC 2900. Laboratory Methods (undergraduate)
  • PSYC 6680. Analysis of Variance (graduate)
  • PSYC 7120. Cognitive Psychology (graduate)