James Schmidt

Tenure Track ISITE-BFC

Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UBFC)
Université de Bourgogne
LEAD
CNRS UMR 5022
Pôle AAFE
11 Esplanade Erasme
21000 Dijon

Speciality

  • Learning psychology
  • Neural networks
  • Cognitive control
  • Attention
  • Episodic memory
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Curriculum Vitae

2018-present - Associate Professor, UBFC

2009-2018 - Postdoc, Ghent University

2007-2009 - Ph.D., University of Waterloo

2005-2007 - Master's, University of Waterloo

2001-2005 - B.A., University of Saskatchewan

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Research topics

human contingency learning, temporal contiguity, temporal learning, the Stroop effect, computational modelling, cognitive control, conflict monitoring and adaptation, attention, episodic memory, unconscious processes, learning goals, evaluative learning, stimulus-response binding, switch costs, human reasoning ability, logic, bilingualism...

Publications

  • Schmidt, J. R., Liefooghe, B., & De Houwer, J. (In Press). An episodic model of task switching effects: Erasing the homunculus from memory. Journal of Cognition. More ›
  • Schmidt, J. R., Liefooghe, B., & De Houwer, J. (In Press). Erasing the homunculus as an ongoing mission: A reply to the commentaries. Journal of Cognition. More ›
  • Schmidt, J. R. (In Press). Apprentissage incident des associations simples de stimulus-réponse : Revue de la recherche avec la tâche d’apprentissage de contingences couleur-mot. Année Psychologique. More ›
  • Giesen, C. G., Schmidt, J. R., & Rothermund, K. (2020). The law of recency: An episodic stimulus-response retrieval account of habit acquisition. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, Article 2927. More ›
  • Liefooghe, B., Hughes, S., Schmidt, J. R., & De Houwer, J. (2020). Stroop-like effects for derived stimulus-stimulus relations. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 46, 327-349. More ›
  • Schmidt, J. R., De Houwer, J., & Moors, A. (2020). Learning habits: Does overtraining lead to resistance to new learning?. Collabra: Psychology, 6, Article 21. More ›
  • Schmidt, J. R., Giesen, C. G., & Rothermund, K. (2020). Contingency learning as binding? Testing an exemplar view of the colour-word contingency learning effect. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 73, 739-761. More ›
  • Braem, S., Bugg, J. M., Schmidt, J. R., Crump, M. J. C., Weissman, D. H., Notebaert, W., & Egner, T. (2019). Measuring adaptive control in conflict tasks. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. More ›
  • Schmidt, J. R., & De Houwer, J. (2019). Cue competition and incidental learning: No blocking or overshadowing in the colour-word contingency learning procedure without instructions to learn. Collabra: Psychology, 5, Article 15. More ›
  • Schmidt, J. R., & De Houwer, J. (2019). Correction to Schmidt and De Houwer (2012). Experimental Psychology. More ›

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  • PEP model

    For more information on the Parallel Episodic Processing (PEP) model, see the "PEP Model" tab here.