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Dustin P. Calvillo

Dustin P. Calvillo

Associate Professor of Psychology


Office: SBSB 3233
Hours: MoWe 1:00-2:00PM

Dustin P. Calvillo

Welcome to my faculty webpage. I joined the psychology department faculty at CSUSM in 2007 after a year as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Ohio University. Information about the courses I teach and my research interests can be found in the above tabs. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Education

2006 Ph.D., Psychology-Cognitive and Perceptual Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara

1998 B.A., Psychology, California State University, Bakersfield

Research

Most of my research projects fall into the following categories:

  1. Memory (working memory, false memory, eyewitness memory)

  2. Judgment and decision making (hindsight bias, unconscious thought, behavioral economics)

  3. Visual attention (visual search, inattentional blindness, attentional blink)

  4. Reasoning (belief bias, deontic reasoning)

Courses

Psyc 100 - Introduction to Psychology

Psyc 230 - Research Methods in Psychology

Psyc 362 - Cognitive Processes

Psyc 393 - Laboratory in Cognitive Psychology

Psyc 498 - Independent Studies

Psyc 499 - Independent Research

Psyc 554 - Graduate Proseminar in Cognitive Psychology

Psyc 690 - Graduate Research

Psyc 699 - Graduate Thesis

Vitae

Calvillo, D. P., & Mills, N. V. (2017). Bilingual witnesses are more susceptible to the misinformation effect in their less proficient language. Current Psychology. Manuscript accepted for publication.

Calvillo, D. P., & Hawkins, W. (2016). Animate objects are detected more frequently than inanimate objects in inattentional blindness tasks independently of threatJournal of General Psychology, 143, 101-115.

Calvillo, D. P., & Parong, J. A. (2016). The misinformation effect is unrelated to the DRM effect with and without a DRM warningMemory, 24, 324-333.

Calvillo, D. P., Parong, J. A., Peralta, B., Ocampo, D., & van Gundy, R. (2016). Sleep increases susceptibility to the misinformation effect. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 30, 1061-1067.

Gomes, D. M., Stenstrom, D. M., & Calvillo, D. P. (2016). Examining the judicial decision to substitute credibility instructions for expert testimony on confessions. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 21, 319-331.

Guerrero, G., & Calvillo, D. P. (2016). Animacy increases second target reporting in a rapid serial visual presentation taskPsychonomic Bulletin & Review, 23, 1832-1838.

Hagger, M. S., Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., Alberts, H., Anggono, C. O., Birt, A., Brand, R., … Zweinenberg, M. (2016). A multi-lab pre-registered replication of the ego-depletion effectPerspectives on Psychological Science, 11, 546-573.

Calvillo, D. P., & Burgeno, J. N. (2015). Cognitive reflection predicts the acceptance of unfair offers in the ultimatum gameJudgment and Decision Making, 10, 322-341.

Calvillo, D. P. (2014). Individual differences in susceptibility to the misinformation effect and hindsight biasJournal of General Psychology, 141, 393-407.

Calvillo, D. P., & Jackson, R. E. (2014). Animacy, perceptual load, and inattentional blindnessPsychonomic Bulletin & Review, 21, 670-675.

Calvillo, D. P., & Rutchick, A. M. (2014). Domain knowledge and hindsight bias among poker playersJournal of Behavioral Decision Making, 27, 259-267.

Calvillo, D. P., & Rutchick, A. M. (2014). Political knowledge reduces hindsight memory distortion in election judgmentsJournal of Cognitive Psychology, 26, 213-220.

Jackson, R. E., & Calvillo, D. P. (2013). Evolutionary relevance facilitates visual information processingEvolutionary Psychology, 11, 1011-1026.

Calvillo, D. P. (2013). Rapid recollection of foresight judgments increases hindsight bias in a memory designJournal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 39, 959-964.

Calvillo, D. P. (2012). Working memory and the memory distortion component of hindsight biasMemory, 20, 891-898.

Penaloza, A. A., & Calvillo, D. P. (2012). Incubation provides relief from fixation in problem solvingCreativity Research Journal, 24, 338-344.

Calvillo, D. P., & Gomes, D. M. (2011). Surprise influences hindsight-foresight differences in temporal judgments of animated automobile accidents. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 385-391.

Calvillo. D. P., & Penaloza, A. (2009). Are complex decisions better left to the unconscious? Further failed replications of the deliberation-without-attention effect. Judgment and Decision Making, 4, 509-516.

Calvillo, D. P., DeLeeuw, K., & Revlin, R. (2006). Deduction with Euler circles: Diagrams that hurt. In D. Barker-Plummer, R. Cox, & N. Swoboda (Eds.) Diagrammatic representation and inference. (pp.199-203) Berlin: Springer.

Calvillo, D. P., & Revlin, R. (2005). The role of similarity in deductive categorical inference. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 12, 938-944.

Revlin, R., Calvillo, D. P., & Ballard, S. (2005). Counterfactual reasoning: Resolving inconsistency before your eyes. Psychologica Belgica, 45, 47-56.

Manuscripts Under Review/In Preparation

Calvillo, D. P., Flores, A. N., & Gonzales, L. C. (under review). A brief mindfulness induction after encoding decreases false recognition in the DRM paradigm.

Calvillo, D.P., Flores, A. N., Lara, P. M., & Hawkins, W. C. (under review). Imagining experiencing an event in the future inflates certainty that it occurred in the past.  

Calvillo, D. P., Hawkins, W. C., & Waltrip, M. (in preparation). Working memory capacity and the misinformation effect: A meta-analysis.

Gonzales, L. C., & Calvillo, D. P. (under review). Survival processing increases false recognition in a memory conjunction error paradigm.

Swan, A. B., Calvillo, D. P., & Revlin, R. (under review). To detect or not to detect: Recent base-rate neglect models are task-specific.

Conference Presentations (last 5 years)

Flores, A. N., Gonzales, L. C., & Calvillo, D. P. (2017, May). A mindfulness induction after encoding decreases false recognition of critical lures. Poster presented at the 2017 Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Gonzales, L. C., & Calvillo, D. P. (2017, May). Survival processing increases memory conjunction errors. Poster presented at the 2017 Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Calvillo, D. P., Mills, N. V., Taylor, S., Gossett, K., & Flores, A. (2016, November). Bilingual witnesses are more susceptible to the misinformation effect in their less proficient language.  Poster presented at the 2017 Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

Hawkins, W. C., Amoroso, B., Waltrip, M., Gonzales, L., Badeaux, A., & Calvillo, D. P. (2016, November). Does working memory capacity predict susceptibility to the misinformation effect? New data and a meta-analysis. Poster presented at the 2017 Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

Burgeno, J. N., Waltrip, M., & Calvillo, D. P. (2016, May). Sub-scales of aggression and mindfulness predict responses to unfair unltimatum game offers. Poster presented at the 2016 Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Mills, N. V., & Calvillo, D. P. (2016, May). Self-regulation and the confidence-accuracy relationship in eyewitness identification. Poster presented at the 2016 Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Burgeno, J. N., & Calvillo, D. P. (2015, November). Ultimatum game decisions: A cross-sample comparison. Poster presented at the 2015 Meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Chicago, IL.

Calvillo, D. P., Parong, J. A., Peralta, B., Ocampo, D., & Van Gundy, R. (2015, November). Sleep and retention interval increase the susceptibility to misinformation. Poster presented at the 2015 Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

Calvillo, D. P., Burgeno, J. N., Marriott, J., & Ocampo, D. (2015, April). Examining cognitive and personality factors that predict ultimatum game decisions. Poster presented at the 2015 Western Psychological Association Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Goukassian, H. J., Slepian, M. L., Boals, A., Calvillo, D. P., & Rutchick, A. M. (2015, April). Factors associated with accuracy in thin-slicing poker hands. Paper presented at the 2015 Western Psychological Association Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Hawkins, W., & Calvillo, D. P. (2015, April). Animacy reduces susceptibility to inattentional blindness independently of threat. Poster presented at the 2015 Western Psychological Association Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Mills, N. V., Parong, J. A., & Calvillo, D. P. (2015, April). The effects of ego depletion on lineup rejection and the confidence-accuracy relationship. Poster presented at the 2015 Western Psychological Association Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Goukassian, H. J., Slepian, M. L., Boals, A., Calvillo, D. P., & Rutchick, A. M. (2015, February). Predicting accuracy and inaccuracy in thin-slicing poker hands. Poster presented at the 2015 Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

Calvillo, D. P., & Burgeno, J. (2014, November). Cognitive reflection predicts the acceptance of an unfair offer in the Ultimatum Game. Poster presented at the 2014 Meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Long Beach, CA.

Calvillo, D. P., Parong, J. A., & Mills, N. V. (2014, November). Misinformation effects are unrelated to DRM effects with and without a DRM warning. Poster presented at the 2014 Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Calvillo, D. P., & Hawkins, W. (2014, May). Animacy and threat affect objects’ detection in an inattentional blindness task. Poster presented at the 2014 Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Mills, N., Hale, N., Parong, J., & Calvillo, D. P. (2014, May). Forced rapid responding eliminates the own race bias in a facial recognition task. Poster presented at the 2014 Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Parong, J., Mills, N., & Calvillo, D. P. (2014, May). Gender differences in the misinformation effect. Poster presented at the 2014 Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Calvillo, D. P., & Gomes, D. M. (2013, November). Susceptibility to hindsight memory distortion is negatively correlated with susceptibility to the misinformation effect. Poster presented at the 2013 Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Alvarado, S., Jackson, R. E., Calvillo, D. P., & Gómez de Garcia, J. (2012, June). Cross-cultural examination of search for evolutionarily relevant stimuli among the Ixhil Maya of Guatemala. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Albuquerque, NM.
 
Alvarado, S., Jackson, R. E., & Calvillo, D. P. (2012, May). Preattentive capture of attention by animate stimuli. Poster presented at the 2012 Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.
 
Olvera, J. & Calvillo, D. P. (2012, May). Ethnicity, attitudes toward psychological services, and comparative optimism toward depressive symptoms. Poster presented at the 2012 Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.  

Calvillo, D. P., & Gomes, D. M. (2012, March). The effects of forensic animations' point-of-view on mock jurors' judgments. Poster presented at the 2012 American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Gomes, D. M., & Calvillo, D. P. (2012, March). The influence of interrogative pressure and cautionary instructions on mock jurors' judgments. Poster presented at the 2012 American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Gomes, D. M., Stenstrom, D. M., & Calvillo, D. P. (2012, March). Expert testimony is more effective than jury instructions in increasing sensitivity to disputed confession evidence. Poster presented at the 2012 American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Professional Memberships and Service

Psychomonic Society, fellow

Association for Psychological Science, member

Western Psychological Association, member

Ad hoc reviewer for: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition;  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance; Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology; Psychonomic Bulletin & Review; Memory & Cognition; Memory; Human Brain Mapping; Journal of Behavioral Decision Making; Judgment and Decision Making;  Applied Cognitive Psychology; Journal of Cognitive Psychology; Thinking & Reasoning; Acta Psychologica; Plos One; Visual Cognition; Perception; i-Perception; Social Psychology; British Journal of Social Psychology; European Journal of Social Psychology; European Review of Applied Psychology; Psychology, Crime and Law; Psychological Reports; Perceptual & Motor Skills; Child Development; Psychology and Aging; Experimental Aging Research; Journal of Psychiatry; International Journal of Educational Research; Journal of Visualized Experiments

External grant reviewer for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

External grant reviewer for the National Science Centre of Poland

Lab Members

 

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Angelina Vasquez

Paul Lara

Anice Richter

Samantha Soto

Maegan Allen

Amanda Pesavento

Colleene Rowan

Jared Walker

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