Publications & Presentations

Publications

Varao-Sousa, T. L., Solman, G. J. F., & Kingstone, A. (2017). Re-reading after mind wandering. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 71(3).

Varao-Sousa, T. L. & Kingstone, A. (2015). Memory for Lectures: How lecture format impacts the learning experience. PlosOne. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141587
(Media Report: http://www.psmag.com/nature-and-technology/theres-no-substitute-for-in- person-lectures)

Varao Sousa, T.L., Carriere, J.S.A., & Smilek, D. (2013). The way we encounter reading material influences how frequently we mind wander. Frontiers in Psychology4:892. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00892.

 Presentations

*denotes mentored undergraduates

Tomcyzk, G. E.*, Varao-Sousa, T. L., & Kingstone, A. (May, 2017). Mind wandering in Leisure. Oral presentation at the 2017 NorthWest Cognition and Memory Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Jabs, F.*, Varao-Sousa, T. L.,  Fawcett, J., & Kingstone, A. (May, 2017). The role of self-efficacy in distinguishing important information. Poster presented at the 2017 NorthWest Cognition and Memory Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Varao-Sousa, T. L. & Kingstone, A. (November, 2016). Mind wandering in different learning environments: A direct comparison. Poster presented at the 57th Annual Psychonomic Society Meeting, Boston, USA.

Varao-Sousa, T. L. & Kingstone, A. (May, 2016). Mind Wandering in Lectures: A study of students catching themselves. Oral presentation at the 2016 NorthWest Cognition and Memory Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Jabs, F.*, Badiudeen, T., Varao-Sousa, T. L.,  Fawcett, J., & Kingstone, A. (May, 2016). “Highlighting” the importance of classroom lectures. Poster presented at the 2016 NorthWest Cognition and Memory Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Varao-Sousa, T. L. & Kingstone, A. (November, 2015). Does the style of mind wandering probe impact mind wandering report? Poster presented at the 56th Annual Psychonomic Society Meeting, Chicago, USA.

Varao-Sousa, T. L. & Kingstone, A. (June, 2015). Memory for Lectures: How changes in the classroom impact learning experience. Oral presentation at the 11th Annual Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, Victoria, Canada.

Phillips, N., Varao Sousa, T. L., Olney, A., Kingstone, A., & Risko, E. F. (July, 2014). Everyday Attention: Digital Annotation’s Influence on Lecture Performance. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science, Toronto, Canada.

Varao Sousa, T. L., & Kingstone, A. (July, 2014). A look back at the wandering mind during reading. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science, Toronto, Canada.

Varao Sousa, T., & Kingstone, A. (May, 2014). Mind wandering redux. Oral presentation at the 2014 NorthWest Cognition and Memory Conference, Victoria, Canada.

Varao Sousa, T., Carriere, J. S. A., & Smilek, D. (May, 2013). Reading Encounter Influences Mind wandering. Oral presentation at the 43rdAnnual Ontario Undergraduate Psychology Thesis Conference, Toronto, Canada.