Jiaying Zhao, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair (t2)

Publications
    In press
    DiGiacomo, A., Wu, D., Lenkic, P., Fraser, B., Zhao, J., & Kingstone, A. (in press). Convenience improves composting and recycling rates in high-density residential buildings. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management.
    Namazu, M., Zhao, J., & Dowlatabadi, H. (in press). Nudging for responsible carsharing: Using behavioral economics to change transportation behavior. Transportation.
    Yu, R., Osherson, D., & Zhao, J. (in press). Alternation blindness in the representation of binary sequences. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.
    Yu, R., Gunn, J., Osherson, D., & Zhao, J. (in press). The consistency of the subjective concept of randomness. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.
    Wu, R., & Zhao, J. (in press). The “item” as a window into how prior knowledge guides visual search (commentary). Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
    Whitman, J., Zhao, J., & Todd, R. M. (in press). Alternation between different types of evidence attenuates judgments of severity. Public Library of Science (PLoS ONE).
    Luo, Y., & Zhao, J. (in press). Learning induced illusions: Statistical learning creates false memories. In Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.
    Yu, R., Osherson, D., & Zhao, J. (in press). Alternation blindness in the perception of binary sequences. In Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.
    Tomm, B., & Zhao, J. (in press). Scarcity impairs online detection and prospective memory. In Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.
    2017
    Zhao, J. (2017). Influencing policymakers. Nature Climate Change, 7, 173-174.
    Zhao, J., & Tomm, B. (2017). Attentional trade-offs under resource scarcity. In D.D. Schmorrow and C.M. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Augmented Cognition: Enhancing Cognition and Behavior in Complex Human Environments, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 10285, 78-97.
    Echeverri, A., Chan, K. M. A., & Zhao, J. (2017). How messaging shapes attitudes toward sea otters as a species at risk. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 22, 142-156.
    Echeverri, A., Callahan, M. M., Chan, K. M. A., Satterfield, T., & Zhao, J. (2017). Explicit not implicit preferences predict conservation intentions toward endangered species and biomes. Public Library of Science (PLoS ONE), 12(1), e0170973.
    Zhao, J., & Luo, Y. (2017). Statistical regularities guide the spatial scale of attention. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 79, 24-30.
    Wu, R., & Zhao, J. (2017). Prior knowledge of object associations shapes attentional templates and information acquisition. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:843. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00843
    2016
    Zhao, J., & Yu, R. (2016). Statistical regularities reduce perceived numerosity. Cognition, 146, 217-222. (Exp1 data, Exp2 data, Exp3 data)
    Mole, C., & Zhao, J. (2016). Vision and abstraction: An empirical refutation of Nico Orlandi’s non-cognitivism. Philosophical Psychology, 29, 365-373.
    Tomm, B., & Zhao, J. (2016). Scarcity captures attention and induces neglect: Eyetracking and behavioral evidence. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1199-1204). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
    Luo, Y., & Zhao, J. (2016). Statistical learning creates novel object associations via transitive relations. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 984-989). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
    2015
    Yu, R., & Zhao, J. (2015). The persistence of attentional bias to regularities in a changing environment. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 77, 2217-2228.
    Moreau, T., Lane, O., Zhao, J., Geselbracht, D., & Lewis, P. (2015). Sustainable Communities Field School: Innovative environmental education for businesses. In Z. Irwin, C. Hobson, R. P. Selvam, L. Derewnicka (Eds.), Proceedings of the BGCI 9th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens (pp. 147-149). Surrey, UK: Botanic Gardens Conservation International.
    2014
    Zhao, J., Hahn, U., & Osherson, D. (2014). Perception and identification of random events. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 40, 1358-1371.
    Zhao, J., Karbowicz, D., & Osherson, D. (2014). Implicit learning of stimulus regularities increases cognitive control. Public Library of Science (PLoS ONE), 9(4), e93874.
    Hall, C. C.*, Zhao, J.*, & Shafir, E.* (2014). Self-affirmation among the poor: Cognitive and behavioral implications. Psychological Science, 25, 619–625. (*equal author contribution)
    In the news: The Economist, APS, Huffington Post, Vancouver Sun
    Zhao, J., & Osherson, D. (2014). Category-based updating. Thinking & Reasoning, 20, 1-15.
    2013
    Mani, A., Mullainathan, S., Shafir, E., & Zhao, J. (2013). Response to Comment on "Poverty impedes cognitive function". Science, 342, 1169.
    Mani, A.*, Mullainathan, S.*, Shafir, E.*, & Zhao, J.* (2013). Poverty impedes cognitive function. Science, 341, 976-980. (*equal author contribution)
    In the news: New York Times, Associated Press, Washington Post, NBC, Reuters, Huffington Post, Globe and Mail, Vancouver Sun, TIME Magazine
    Zhao, J., Al-Aidroos, N., & Turk-Browne, N. B. (2013). Attention is spontaneously biased toward regularities. Psychological Science, 24, 667-677.
    In the news: Psychology Today
    2012
    Zhao, J., Crupi, V., Tentori, K., Fitelson, B., & Osherson, D. (2012). Updating: Learning versus supposing. Cognition, 124, 373-378.
    Zhao, J., Crupi, V., Tentori, K., Fitelson, B., & Osherson, D. (2012). Updating: Learning versus supposing. In N. Miyake, D. Peebles, & R. P. Cooper (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1233-1237). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
    2011
    Zhao, J., Ngo, N., McKendrick, R., & Turk-Browne, N. B. (2011). Mutual interference between statistical summary perception and statistical learning. Psychological Science, 22, 1212-1219.
    In the news: Press release from APS, ScienceDaily
    Zhao, J., & Turk-Browne, N. B. (2011). Incidental encoding of numerosity in visual long-term memory. Visual Cognition, 19, 928-955.
    Zhao, J., & Osherson, D. (2011). Detecting deviations from randomness. L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1019-1024). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
    2010
    Zhao, J., & Osherson, D. (2010). Updating beliefs in light of uncertain evidence: Descriptive assessment of Jeffrey’s rule. Thinking & Reasoning, 16, 288-307.
    Zhao, J., & Osherson, D. (2010). Descriptive assessment of Jeffrey's rule. In S. Ohlsson & R. Catrambone (Eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2530-2535). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
    Zhao, J., & Turk-Browne, N. B. (2010). The perception of number from long-term memory. In S. Ohlsson & R. Catrambone (Eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1240-1245). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
    2009
    Zhao, J., Shah, A. K., & Osherson, D. (2009). On the provenance of judgments of conditional probability. Cognition, 113, 26-36.
    Zhao, J., Shah, A. K., & Osherson, D. (2009). On the provenance of judgments of conditional probability. In N.A. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 298-302). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
    Before 2009
    Zhao, J., & Costello, F. J. (2008). Computational modelling of switching behaviour in repeated gambles. Artificial Intelligence Review, 27, 209-222.
    Song, S., Zhou, H., Fu, X., & Zhao, J. (2005). Affective assessment on criminal suspects in preliminary hearing. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 38, 1-6.
    Xia, F., Wang, H., Fu, X., & Zhao, J. (2005). An XML-based implementation of multimodal affective annotation. Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, 3784, 535-541.


Manuscripts in progress (available upon request)
    Luo, Y. & Zhao, J. (in revision). Statistical learning creates novel object associations via transitive relations.
    Yu, R. & Zhao, J. (in revision). Implicit updating of object representations via temporal predictions.
    Zhao, J., & Yu, R. (in revision). Object representations are implicitly merged by regularities.
    Luo, X., & Zhao, J. (in revision). Capacity limit of ensemble perception.
    Whitman, J., Zhao, J., Roberts, K., & Todd, R. M. (under review). Political orientation and climate concern shape attention to climate change.
    Zhao, J., & Tomm, B. (under review). Psychological responses to scarcity.
    Shah, A. K., Zhao, J., Mullainathan, S., & Shafir, E. (under review). Money in the mental lives of the poor.
    Moreau, T., Lane, O., Zeng, L., & Zhao, J. (in prep). Sustainable communities field school increases environmental awareness.
    Tomm, B., Shafir, E., & Zhao, J. (in prep). Scarcity captures attention and induces neglect: Eyetracking and behavioral evidence.
    Zhao, J., Zelenika, I., & Luo, Y. (in prep). Using an online sorting game to improve recycling and composting accuracy.
    Zhao, J. (in prep). Attentional biases in the perception of climate change.
    Zhao, J. (in prep). Nudging water conservation: Visibility reduces consumption.
    Zhao, J. (in prep). Cognitive and behavioral consequences of time scarcity.


Conference Presentations
    Tomm, B., Sachdeva, S., & Zhao, J. (2017, October). Financial scarcity shapes conservation choices and motivations. Talk to be presented at the 2017 Behavior, Energy and Climate Change Conference, Sacramento, CA.
    Dwyer, R., Bond, A., Tomm, B., Wells, R., & Zhao, J. (2017, October). Social and informational strategies for reducing shared energy consumption in institutional and multi-unit residential buildings. Poster to be presented at the 2017 Behavior, Energy and Climate Change Conference, Sacramento, CA.
    Luo, Y., & Zhao, J. (2017, July). Learning induced illusions: Statistical learning creates false memories. Talk to be presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. London, UK.
    Yu, R., Osherson, D., & Zhao, J. (2017, July). Alternation blindness in the perception of binary sequences. Poster to be presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. London, UK.
    Tomm, B., & Zhao, J. (2017, July). Scarcity impairs online detection and prospective memory. Poster to be presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. London, UK.
    Zhao, J., & Tomm, B. (2017, July). Attentional trade-offs under resource scarcity. Talk to be presented at the 2017 Human Computer Interaction International Conference, Vancouver, BC.
    Zhao, J. (2017, May). The paradox of accuracy and error in decision-making. Symposium talk presented at the 29th Association of Psychological Science Annual Convention, Boston, MA.
    Tomm, B., Sachdeva, S., & Zhao, J. (2017, May). Scarcity shapes conservation choices and motivations. Poster presented at the 29th Association of Psychological Science Annual Convention, Boston, MA.
    Luo, Y., & Zhao, J. (2017, May). Cognitive biases in the perception of climate change. Poster presented at the 29th Association of Psychological Science Annual Convention, Boston, MA.
    Yu, R., & Zhao, J. (2017, May). Alternation blindness in the perception of binary sequences. Poster presented at the 29th Association of Psychological Science Annual Convention, Boston, MA.
    Tomm, B., & Zhao, J. (2017, May). Resource scarcity impairs visual online detection and prospective memory. Poster presented at the 2017 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Luo, Y., & Zhao, J. (2017, May). Learning induced illusions: Statistical regularities create false memories. Poster presented at the 2017 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Yu, R., & Zhao, J. (2017, May). Category-based updating of object representations. Poster presented at the 2017 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Sachdeva, S., Tomm, B., & Zhao, J. (2017, January). Resource scarcity and environmental conservation: Different pathways to sustainable behavior. Poster presented at the 2017 SPSP Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX.
    Luo, Y., & Zhao, J. (2016, November). Judgment biases in the perception and prediction of non-linear changes. Poster presented at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Boston, MA.
    Tomm, B., & Zhao, J. (2016, November). Scarcity impairs retrospective and prospective memory. Poster presented at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Boston, MA.
    Tomm, B., & Zhao, J. (2016, November). Scarcity impairs retrospective and prospective memory. Poster presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Boston, MA.
    Yu, R., Zhao, J., & Snyder, J. (2016, November). Inhibition of adult neurogenesis impairs learning of spatiotemporal regularities. Poster presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Society of Neuroscience. San Diego, CA.
    Luo, Y., & Zhao, J. (2016, August). Statistical learning creates novel object associations via transitive relations. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Philadelphia, PA.
    Yu, R., & Zhao, J. (2016, August). Implicit updating of object representation via predictive associations. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Philadelphia, PA.
    Tomm, B., & Zhao, J. (2016, August). Scarcity captures attention and induces neglect: Eyetracking and behavioral evidence. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Philadelphia, PA.
    Zhao, J. (2016, August). Perception and prediction of non-linear changes. Talk presented at the Symposium on thinking about non-linear systems at the International Conference on Thinking, Providence, RI.
    Zhao, J. (2016, August). Implicit updating of representations based on statistical regularities. Talk presented at the Symposium on dynamic inference and belief revision at the International Conference on Thinking, Providence, RI.
    Zhao, J. (2016, June). How can behaviour science contribute to sustainability? Invited Keynote at the Environmental Psychology Section at the 77th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Victoria, BC.
    Zhao, J. (2016, June). Linking environmental psychology to the real world: A discussion about the role of psychologists and about current gaps in research and application. Invited Round-Table Conversation at the 77th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Victoria, BC.
    Zhao, J. (2016, June). Resource scarcity: Consequences and interventions. Invited talk at the Executive Symposium on Cognitive Neuroscience in the Real World, at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science, Ottawa, ON.
    Luo, Y., Giammarco, M., & Zhao, J. (2016, June). Identifying and correcting recycling and composting biases. Poster presented at the 77th CPA Annual Convention, Victoria, BC.
    Zelenika, I., & Zhao, J. (2016, June). Comparing the effects of visual prompts and volunteer guidance on waste sorting behaviour. Poster presented at the 77th CPA Annual Convention, Victoria, BC.
    Tomm, B., Sachdeva, S., & Zhao, J. (2016, June). Moral motivations mediate the relationship between perceived scarcity and environmental conservation. Poster presented at the 77th CPA Annual Convention, Victoria, BC.
    Zeng, L., & Zhao, J. (2016, June). Increased accuracy of waste-sorting activities by raising self-awareness with the presence of mirrors and messages. Poster presented at the 77th CPA Annual Convention, Victoria, BC.
    Zeng, L., Moreau, T., Lane, O., & Zhao, J. (2016, June). Sustainable communities field school increases environmental awareness. Poster presented at the 77th CPA Annual Convention, Victoria, BC.
    Zhao, J., & Luo, Y. (2016, June). Resource visibility reduces consumption. Poster presented at the 77th CPA Annual Convention, Victoria, BC.
    Luo, Y., & Zhao, J. (2016, May). Statistical learning creates novel object associations via transitive relations. Talk presented at the 2016 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Yu, R., & Zhao, J. (2016, May). Implicit updating of object representation via temporal regularities. Talk presented at the 2016 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Tomm, B., & Zhao, J. (2016, May). Attentional trade-offs driven by resource scarcity. Poster presented at the 2016 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Reed, J., Yu, R., & Zhao, J. (2016, May). Perceiving order: Visual working memory encoding as a basis for judgment. Poster presented at the 2016 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Wang, Y., Luo, Y., Echeverri, A., & Zhao, J. (2016, May). Visual and numerical representations of dynamic systems. Poster presented at the 2016 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Luo, A., & Zhao, J. (2016, May). Capacity limit of ensemble perception. Poster presented at the 2016 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Zhao, J. (2016, March). How can psychology contribute to sustainability? Insights from the Behavioral Sustainability Lab. Invited Keynote presented at the Sustainability Research Symposium, Vancouver, BC.
    Tomm, B., Sachdeva, S., & Zhao, J. (2016, February). Moral motivations mediate the relationship between perceived scarcity and environmental conservation. Talk presented at the Sustainability Psychology Pre-conference at SPSP, San Diego, CA.
    Scheerlinck, B., & Zhao, J. (2016, February). Asymmetric perceptions of environmental behaviors. Poster presented at the Sustainability Psychology Pre-conference at SPSP, San Diego, CA.
    Tomm, B., Fung, D., & Zhao, J. (2015, November). Scarcity captures attention and induces neglect: Eyetracking and behavioral evidence. Talk presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Chicago, IL.
    Zhao, J. (2015, November). Resource visibility reduces consumption. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Chicago, IL.
    Zerbe, T., DiGiacomo, A., Wu, D., Lenkic, P., Zhao, J., & Kingstone, A. (2015, November). Improving composting and recycling rates in high-density residential buildings: Does convenience really matter? Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Chicago, IL.
    Luo, Yu, & Zhao, J. (2015, November). Identifying recycling and composting biases. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Chicago, IL.
    Wang, Y., Tomm, B., & Zhao, J. (2015, November). Cognitive biases in the perception of climate change. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Chicago, IL.
    Dhaliwal, N., Zhao, J., & Hardisty, D. (2015, November). Green biases: Perceived differences between renewable and non-renewable energy. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Chicago, IL.
    Ebrahimi, G., Wittman, H., & Zhao, J. (2015, November). When nudge backfires: A conflict between intrinsic values and social norm messaging. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Chicago, IL.
    DiGiacomo, A., Kingstone, A., & Zhao, J. (2015, November). The mere presence of a smartphone lowers IQ. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Chicago, IL.
    Whillans, A., Chen, F., & Zhao, J. (2015, November). The upside of flextime: open-ended time facilitates creative insight. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Chicago, IL.
    Tomm, B., Fung, D., & Zhao, J. (2015, November). Resource scarcity enhances memory encoding. Poster presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Chicago, IL.
    Zhao, J., & Wang, Y. (2015, October). Cognitive biases in the perception of climate change. Poster presented at the 2015 Behavior, Energy and Climate Change Conference, Sacramento, CA.
    Whitman, J., Picardo, R., Roberts, K., Zhao, J., & Todd, R. M. (2015, October). Concern about climate change tunes attention to its signals. Poster presented at the 2015 Behavior, Energy and Climate Change Conference, Sacramento, CA.
    Echeverri, A., Chan, K., & Zhao, J. (2015, June). How messaging shapes attitudes towards sea otters as a species at risk. Talk presented at the Annual Meeting of Canadian Association of Geographers. Vancouver, BC.
    Cakal, S., & Zhao, J. (2015, June). How campus environments influence subjective wellbeing. Talk presented at the 2015 International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges. Kelowna, BC.
    Moreau, T., Lane, O., Zhao, J., & Lewis, P. (2015, May). Sustainable communities field School: Innovative education for sustainable habits. Talk presented at the BGCI International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens, St. Louis, MO.
    Luo, Y., & Zhao, J. (2015, May). Stimulus-specific regularities as a basis for perceptual induction. Poster presented at the 2015 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Yu, R., & Zhao, J. (2015, May). Numerosity perception is distinct from mean or sum perception. Poster presented at the 2015 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Cakal, S., Yu, R., & Zhao, J. (2015, May). The perception of multi-dimensional regularities. Poster presented at the 2015 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Zhao, J., & Yu, R. (2015, May). Statistical regularities compress numerical representations. Poster presented at the 2015 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Picardo, R., Whitman, J., Zhao, J., & Todd, R. M. (2015, May). Visual working memory for negative events is weakened by alternation between event types during judgments of trends. Poster presented at the 2015 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Whitman, J., Picardo, R., Roberts, K., Zhao, J., & Todd, R. M. (2015, May). Attentional tuning to events associated with long-term concerns. Poster presented at the 2015 Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Zhao, J. (2014, November). Cognitive and behavioral consequences of time scarcity. Talk presented at the 35th Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Long Beach, CA.
    Zhao, J. (2014, November). Which environmental features causally impact subjective well-being. Poster presented at the 55th Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting. Long Beach, CA.
    Zhao, J. (2014, November). Cognitive burdens of poverty. Talk presented at the 3rd Conference of Poverty, Homelessness and Migration. Sudbury, ON.
    Zhao, J. & Mole, C. (2014, June). The visual impact of statistical regularities. Invited talk presented at the symposium of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology. Vancouver, BC.
    Cakal, S. & Zhao, J. (2014, June). How environmental features causally impact subjective well-being. Poster presented at the 75th Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention. Vancouver, BC.
    Cakal, S. & Zhao, J. (2014, May). How environmental features causally impact subjective well-being. Poster presented at the 26th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention. San Francisco, CA.
    Luo, Y. & Zhao, J. (2014, May). Statistical regularities alter the spatial scale of attention. Talk presented at the Vision Sciences Society 14th Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Cakal, S. & Zhao, J. (2014, May). Statistical regularities shape object perception. Talk presented at the Vision Sciences Society 14th Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Zhao, J. & Turk-Browne, N. (2014, May). The timecourse of the attentional bias to regularities. Talk presented at the Vision Sciences Society 14th Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Yu, R. & Zhao, J. (2014, May). Familiarity wins over novelty: A persistent attentional bias toward regularities. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 14th Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
    Mani, A., Mullainathan, S., Shafir, E., & Zhao, J. (2013, October). Poverty impedes cognitive function. Talk presented at the NBER Development Program and 26th BREAD Conference on Development Economics. Cambridge, MA.
    Mani, A., Mullainathan, S., Shafir, E., & Zhao, J. (2013, August). Poverty impedes cognitive function. Talk presented at the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics Summer Workshop. Palo Alto, CA.
    Zhao, J., Goldfarb, L., & Turk-Browne, N. B. (2013, May). When numbers and statistics collide: Competition between numerosity perception and statistical learning. Talk presented at the Vision Sciences Society 13th Annual Meeting. Naples, FL.
    Zhao, J., & Shafir, E. (2012, November). The consequences of poverty’s distractions. Talk presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Minneapolis, MN.
    Seidl, K. N., Zhao, J., Kastner, S., & Osherson, D. (2012, October). Mapping object recognition in the brain. Poster presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Neuroscience. New Orleans, LA.
    Zhao, J., Crupi, V., Tentori, K., Fitelsen, B., & Osherson, D. (2012, August). Updating: Learning versus supposing. Talk presented at the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Sapporo, Japan.
    Zhao, J., Al-Aidroos, N., & Turk-Browne, N. B. (2012, May). Attention is drawn spontaneously to regularities during statistical learning. Talk presented at the Vision Sciences Society 12th Annual Meeting. Naples, FL.
    Hall, C., Zhao, J., & Shafir, E. (2012, January). Self affirmation and low-income decision making. Symposium at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
    Zhao, J., & Shafir, E. (2011, November). Mental accounting under scarcity: Perceived costs in low-income consumption. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Seattle, WA.
    Zhao, J., & Osherson, D. (2011, July). Detecting deviations from randomness. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Boston, MA.
    Zhao, J., Ngo, N., McKendrick, R. & Turk-Browne, N. B. (2011, May). Statistical summary perception interferes with statistical learning and vice versa. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society 11th Annual Meeting. Naples, FL.
    Zhao, J., & Shafir, E. (2010, November). On the psychology of scarcity: Thinking about financial problems affects cognitive performance. Talk presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, St. Louis, MO.
    White, J. M., Zhao, J., Lee, R., Turk-Browne, N. B., & Osherson, D. (2010, November). Visual cortex detects the amount of structure in novel abstract images. Poster presented at Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
    Zhao, J., & Osherson, D. (2010, August). Descriptive assessment of Jeffrey's rule. Talk presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Portland, OR.
    Zhao, J., & Turk-Browne, N. B. (2010, August). The perception of number from long-term memory. Talk presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Portland, OR.
    White, J. M., Zhao, J., Lee, R., Turk-Browne, N. B., & Osherson, D. (2010, June). Visual cortex detects the amount of structure in novel abstract images. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Barcelona, Spain.
    Zhao, J., & Oppenheimer, D. M. (2009, November). Continuous vs. binary: On the compensatory strategies of judgments. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Boston, MA.
    Zhao, J., & Oppenheimer, D. M. (2009, August). Beyond binary: Limitations of the binary choice paradigm for studying judgment heuristics. Talk presented at the biennial meeting for Subjective Probability, Utility, and Decision Making, Rovereto, Italy.
    Zhao, J., Shah, A. K., & Osherson, D. (2009, July). On the provenance of judgments of conditional probability. Talk presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
    Zhao, J., & Costello, F. J. (2008, July). Computational modelling of switching behaviour in repeated gambles. Poster presented at the Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality in Psychology and Economics, Berlin, Germany.
    Zhao, J., & Costello, F.(2007, May). Computational modelling of switching behaviour in repeated gambles. Talk presented at the 18th Conference in Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Science, Dublin, Ireland.
    Zhao, J. (2006, April). The effects of induced positive and negative emotions on risky decision making. Talk presented at the 28th Annual Psychological Society of Ireland Student Congress, Maynooth, Ireland.
    Xia, F., Wang, H., Fu, X., & Zhao, J. (2005, August). An XML-based implementation of multimodal affective annotation. Talk presented at the 1st Affective Computing Intelligent Interaction Conference, Beijing, China.