Works

Peer-Reviewed Publications

DiGiacomo, A., D.W.-L., Lenkic, P.J., Fraser, B., Zhao, J. & Kingstone, A. (In press). Convenience improves composting and recycling rates in high-density residential buildings. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 

Wu, D. W. L., DiGiacomo, A., Lenkic, P., Wong, V., & Kingstone, A. (in press). Being in a “green” building elicits “greener” recycling, but not necessarily “better” recycling. PloS one.

Wu, D. W. L., DiGiacomo, A., & Kingstone, A. (2013). A Sustainable Building Promotes Pro-Environmental Behavior: An Observational Study on Food Disposal. PloS one8(1), e53856.

 DiGiacomo, A., & Pratt, J. (2012). Misperceiving space following shifts in attention: Determining the locus of the attentional repulsion effect. Vision Research, 64: 35-41. (DOI: 10.1016/j.visres.2012.05.009)

Talks

DiGiacomo, A., Fraser, B. & Kingstone, A. Increasing diversion rates in multi-unit housing. Oral presentation given at the Recycling Council of British Columbia Conference, Whistler, BC, Canada (May, 2015).

Fraser, B. & DiGiacomo, A., & Kingstone, A. Waste diversion behaviours in high density student housing. Oral Presentation given at Municipal Waste Reduction Coordinators Committee, Burnaby, BC, Canada (November, 2014).

DiGiacomo, A., Eiken, A., Cech, P., Wu, D., Lenkic, P. & Kingstone, A. Best practices for public space recycling. Oral Presentation given at the Solid Waste Association of North America’s 7th Annual Canadian Waste Resource Symposium, Richmond, BC, Canada (April, 2014).

DiGiacomo, A. & Kingstone, A. The attentional repulsion effect (ARE) is influenced by non-perceptual manipulations. Oral presentation given at the Fifteenth Annual Meeting of NorthWest Cognition and Memory, Surrey, BC, Canada (May, 2013)

Poster Presentations

Erickson, D.H., Whitehurt, D.G., & DiGiacomo, A. “Individual Placement & Support” in      EPI: Few early advantages when baseline rates are high. Poster presented at the 10th                 International Conference of Early Intervention in Mental Health, Milan, Italy (October, 2016).

 DiGiacomo, A., Aeshbach, V*., Kingstone, A & Zhao, J. The mere presence of a smartphone lowers IQ. Poster presented at the Thirty-sixth annual meeting for the Society for Judgment & Decision Making, Chicago, IL, USA (November, 2015).

Zerbe, T.*, DiGiacomo, A., Wu, D., Lenkic, P., Zhao, J. & Kingstone, A. Improving composting rates in high-density residential buildings: does convenience really matter? Poster presented at the Thirty-sixth annual meeting for the Society for Judgment & Decision Making, Chicago, IL, USA (November, 2015).

Zerbe, T.*, DiGiacomo, A., Wu, D., Lenkic, P., Zhao, J. & Kingstone, A. Convenience improves composting and recycling rates in residential buildings. Poster presented at the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of NorthWest Cognition and Memory, Bellingham,Washington, USA (May, 2015).

Wong, V.*, DiGiacomo, A., Lenkic, P., Wu, D., Zhao, J. & Kingstone, A. Consistency in fixing disposal bin positions yield faster and more efficient recycling behaviour. Poster presented at the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of NorthWest Cognition and Memory, Bellingham, Washington, USA (May, 2015).

Yu, M.*, DiGiacomo, A., Zhao, J. & Kingstone, A. The smart phone effect: presence versus absence of a smart phone yields lower IQ scores. Poster presented at the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of NorthWest Cognition and Memory, Bellingham, Washington, USA (May, 2015).

Lenkic, P., Wong, V.*, DiGiacomo, A., Wu, D., Zhao, J. & Kingstone, A. Disposal bin positioning and colouring influence recycling behavior. Poster presented at the Sixteenth Annual Meeting of NorthWest Cognition and Memory, Victoria, BC, Canada (May, 2014).

Wong, V.*, DiGiacomo, A., Lenkic, P., Wu, D., & Kingstone, A. Disposal sign strategies. Poster to be presented at the Fifteenth Annual Meeting of NorthWest Cognition and Memory, Surrey, BC, Canada (May, 2013)

Friedman, A.*, DiGiacomo, A., & Kingstone, A. The attentional repulsion effect pushes lines together but doesn’t pull them apart. Poster to be presented at the Fifteenth Annual Meeting of NorthWest Cognition and Memory, Surrey, BC, Canada (May, 2013)

Wong, V.*, DiGiacomo, A., Lenkic, P., Wu, D., & Kingstone, A. Reducing litter: disposal sign strategies. Poster to be presented at the UBC Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada (March, 2013).

DiGiacomo, A., Laidlaw, K.E.W., & Kingstone, A. Wearing an eye tracker influences moral behaviour beyond looking behaviour itself. Poster presented at the 2013 Entertainment Software and Cognitive Neurotherapeutics Society Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, USA (March, 2013).

DiGiacomo, A., Laidlaw, K.E.W., & Kingstone, A. The effects of potential social interactions and implied social presence on social attention. Poster presented at the 2012 Visual Sciences Society Annual Meeting, Naples, Florida, USA (May, 2012).

DiGiacomo, A., Ghara Gozli, D., West, G., Pratt, J. The attentional repulsion effect distorts space but not objects. Poster presented at the 2011 Visual Sciences Society Annual Meeting, Naples, Florida, USA (May, 2011).