Dr Sam Robson

Dr Sam Robson

Postdoctoral Fellow
Science
School of Psychology

Sam Robson is a Postdoctoral research fellow in the School of Psychology at UNSW Sydney. Current areas of interest include belief in misinformation, persuasion, visual expertise, attention, and forensic decision-making.

  • Journal articles | 2023
    Martire KA; Robson SG; Drew M; Nicholls K; Faasse K, 2023, 'Thinking false and slow: Implausible beliefs and the Cognitive Reflection Test', Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 30, pp. 2387 - 2396, http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13423-023-02321-2
    Journal articles | 2023
    Robson SG; Tangen JM, 2023, 'The invisible 800-pound gorilla: expertise can increase inattentional blindness', Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41235-023-00486-x
    Journal articles | 2022
    Robson SG; Tangen JM; Searston RA, 2022, 'Specific Versus Varied Practice in Perceptual Expertise Training', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 48, pp. 1336 - 1346, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xhp0001057
    Journal articles | 2021
    Robson SG; Baum MA; Beaudry JL; Beitner J; Brohmer H; Chin JM; Jasko K; Kouros CD; Laukkonen RE; Moreau D; Searston RA; Slagter HA; Steffens NK; Tangen JM; Thomas A, 2021, 'Promoting open science: A holistic approach to changing behaviour', Collabra: Psychology, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/collabra.30137
    Journal articles | 2021
    Robson SG; Tangen JM; Searston RA, 2021, 'The effect of expertise, target usefulness and image structure on visual search', Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41235-021-00282-5
    Journal articles | 2020
    Robson SG; Searston RA; Edmond G; McCarthy DJ; Tangen JM, 2020, 'An expert–novice comparison of feature choice', Applied Cognitive Psychology, 34, pp. 984 - 995, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acp.3676
  • Preprints | 2024
    Robson SG; Faasse K; Gordon E-R; Jones S; Smith N; Martire K, 2024, People Who Believe Implausible Claims are not Cognitive Misers: Evidence from Evaluation Tasks, , http://dx.doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/n35sc
    Preprints | 2024
    Robson SG; Faasse K; Martire K, 2024, Valuing different forms of knowledge predicts belief in epistemically suspect claims: Development and validation of the Foundations of Knowledge Questionnaire, , http://dx.doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/cz975
    Preprints | 2022
    Robson SG; Tangen JM; Searston R, 2022, Specific Versus Varied Practice in Perceptual Expertise Training, , http://dx.doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/gxkjm
    Preprints | 2021
    Robson SG; Baum M; Beaudry J; Beitner J; Brohmer H; Chin J; Jasko K; Kouros C; Laukkonen R; Moreau D; Searston R; Slagter H; Steffens N; Tangen JM; Thomas A, 2021, Promoting Open Science: A holistic approach to changing behaviour, , http://dx.doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/zn7vt
    Preprints | 2019
    Searston R; Thompson M; Robson SG; Corbett B; Ribeiro G; Edmond G; Tangen JM, 2019, Truth and transparency in expertise research, , http://dx.doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/bn85g
    Theses / Dissertations |
    Robson S, The relationship between visual expertise and learned attention, http://dx.doi.org/10.14264/3624f0f

Robson, S.G., Searston, R.A., Thompson, M.B. & Tangen, J. M. (2024). A guide to measuring expert performance in forensic pattern matching. Behavior Research Methods. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-024-02354-y 

Martire, K.A., Robson, S.G., Drew, M... Faasse, K. (2023) Thinking false and slow: Implausible beliefs and the Cognitive Reflection Test. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13423-023-02321-2 

Robson, S.G., & Tangen, J.M. (2023) The invisible 800-pound gorilla: expertise can increase inattentional blindness. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 8(33), https://doi.org/10.1186/s41235-023-00486-x 

Robson, S. G., Tangen, J. M., & Searston, R. A. (2022). Specific versus varied practice in perceptual expertise training. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 48(12), 1336–1346. https://doi.org/10.1037/xhp0001057

Robson, S. G., Baum, M. A., Beaudry, J. L., Beitner, J., Brohmer, H., Chin, J. M., ... & Thomas, A. (2021). Promoting open science: a holistic approach to changing behaviour. Collabra: Psychology7(1), 30137. https://doi.org/10.1525/collabra.30137

Robson, S. G., Tangen, J. M., & Searston, R. A. (2021). The effect of expertise, target usefulness and image structure on visual search. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications6(1), 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1186/s41235-021-00282-5

Robson, S. G., Searston, R. A., Edmond, G., McCarthy, D. J., & Tangen, J. M. (2020). An expert–novice comparison of feature choice. Applied Cognitive Psychology34(5), 984-995. https://doi.org/10.1002/acp.3676 

Searston, R. A., Thompson, M. B., Robson, S. G., Corbett, B. J., Ribeiro, G., Edmond, G., & Tangen, J. M. (2019). Truth and Transparency in Expertise Research. Journal of Expertise24(4), 199-209. https://www.journalofexpertise.org/articles/volume2_issue4/JoE_2_4_Searston.pdf