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Evan Risko Evan Risko

Assistant Professor
Psychology Building, 406
901.678.4600 (telephone)
901.678.2579 (fax)


Ph.D., University of Waterloo
M.A., University of Waterloo
B.A., University of Waterloo

Research Interests

  • Embodied and Embedded Cognition
  • Attention
  • Visual Word Recognition
  • Individual Differences
  • Social Cognition
  • Learning and Education
Recent Publications
  • Risko, E. F., Anderson, N. C., Lanthier, S. N., & Kingstone, A. (2012). Curious eyes: Individual differences in personality predict eye movement behavior in scene-viewing. Cognition, 122, 86-90.

  • Risko, E. F., Laidlaw, K., Freeth, M., Foulsham, T., & Kingstone, A. (2012). Real vs. Reel: An empirical approach to the equivalence of different “social” stimuli. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 143

  • Maloney, E. A., Waechter, S., Risko, E. F., & Fugelsang, J. A. (2012). Reducing the sex difference in math anxiety: The role of spatial processing ability. Learning and Individual Differences, 22, 380-384.

  • Risko, E. F., Anderson, N., Sarwal, A., Engelhardt, M. & Kingstone, A. (2012). Everyday attention: Variation in mind wandering and memory in a lecture. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 26, 234-242.

  • Walker, E., Lanthier, S. N., Risko, E. F., & Kingstone, A. (2012). The effects of personal music devices on pedestrian behaviour. Safety Science, 50, 123-128. 
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