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You’ll find below a short list of my written work. Completed texts should have a link to an electronic version. Works in progress are available on request. (Numbers refer to my personal filing system).

  1. Texts with an evaluation committee

  2. Cousineau, D. & Chartier, S. (in press) Outliers detection and treatment: A review. International Journal of Psychological Research. [(41)]

    Cousineau, D. (in press) Using Mathematica within E-Prime, Tutorials in Quantitative Methods for Psychology. 5, 59-67. [(37)]

    Lefebvre, C., Larochelle, S., Cousineau, D. (in press) Determinants of automaticity in visual-memory search tasks: Pitting target-distractor similarity against stimulus-response mapping. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics. [(05)]

    Chartier, S. & Cousineau, D. (in press) Computing Mixed-Design (split-plot) ANOVA. The Mathematica Journal. [(Ch01)]

    Cousineau, D. (2009) Fitting the Three-Parameter Weibull Distribution: Review and Evaluation of Existing and New Methods. IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulations, 16(1), 281-288. [(31)]

    Cousineau, D. (2009) Nearly unbiased estimators for the three-parameter Weibull distribution With greater efficiency than the iterative likelihood method, British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 62, 167-191. [(35)]

    Lacouture, Y., Cousineau, D. (2008) How to use MATLAB to fit the ex-Gaussian and other probability functions to a distribution of response times, Tutorials in Quantitative Methods for Psychology, 4(1), 35-45. [(Y01)]

    Cousineau, D. (2007) Computing the power of t-tests. Tutorials in Quantitative Methods for Psychology, 3(2), p. 60-62. [(38)]

    Cousineau, D., Lacroix, G. L. (2007) Getting parameters from learning data, Tutorials in Quantitative Methods for Psychology, 2, 77-83. [(32) PDF]

    Lacroix, G. L., Cousineau, D. (2007) The introduction to the special issue on "RT(N) = a + b N-c: The power law of learning 25 years later", Tutorials in Quantitative Methods for Psychology, 2, 77-83. [(L04) PDF]

    Cousineau, D. (2007) Implementing and evaluating the nested maximum likelihood estimation technique, Tutorials in Quantitative Methods for Psychology, 3, 8-13. [(34) PDF]

    Hélie , S., Giguère, G., Cousineau, D., Proulx, R. (2006) Using knowledge partitioning to investigate the psychological plausibility of mixtures of experts, Artificial Intelligence Review, 25, 119-138. [(H03)]

    Larochelle, S., Cousineau, D. & Archambault, A. (2006) The role of definitions in categorization and similarity judgments. In C. Lefebvre et H. Cohen (Eds.) Handbook of categorization in cognitive science, Amsterdam: Elsevier. [(S01) last version]

    Cousineau, D. Charbonneau, D, & Jolicoeur, P. (2005) Parameterizing the attentional blink effect, Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. [(21) web site]

    Cousineau, D. (2005) Confidence intervals in within-subject designs: A simpler solution to Loftus and Masson's method, Tutorials in Quantitative Methods for Psychology, 1, 75-78. [(27) PDF]

    Cousineau, D. (2005) The rise of quantitative methods in psychology, Tutorials in Quantitative Methods for Psychology, 1, 1-3. [(28) PDF]

    Hélie, S., Giguère, G., Cousineau, D., & Proulx, R. (2005) Are Mixtures of Experts Psychologically Plausible?, Proceedings of the Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science , Portstewart : Ireland. [(H02) reprint]

    Hélie, S, Cousineau, D. (2005) Mixed effect of training on transfer, Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society, [(H01) final version]

    Cousineau, D. (2005) Learning of an XOR problem in the presence of noise and redundancy, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks [(18) reprint ]

    Cousineau, D., Brown, S., & Heathcote, A. (2004) Fitting distributions using Maximum Likelihood: Methods and packages. Behavior Research, Methods, Instruments & Computer, 36, 277-290. [(16a) last version ]

    Giguère, G., Hélie, S., & Cousineau, D. (2004) Manifeste pour le retour des sciences En psychologie. Revue Québécoise de Psychologie, 25, 117-130. [(G01) last version ]

    Cousineau, D. (2004) Fast fitting of convolutions using rational interpolation. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (Marsha Lovett, Christian Schunn, Christian Lebiere, Paul Munro eds.) Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates, 76-81. [(24) last version ]

    Chartier, S., Cousineau, D., & Charbonneau, D. (2004, August) A connectionnist model of the attentional blink during a rapid serial visual presentation task. roceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (Marsha Lovett, Christian Schunn, Christian Lebiere, Paul Munro eds.) Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates, 64-69. [(Ch01) last version]

    Lacroix, G. L., Constantinescu, I., Cousineau, D., Almeida, R. G., Segalowitz, N., & von Grünau, M. (2004) Attentional blink differences between adolescent dyslexic and normal readers. Brain & Cognition, 57, 115-119. [(L01) last version ]

    Cousineau, D., & Shiffrin, R. M. (2004) Termination of a visual search with large display size effects. Spatial Vision, 17, 327-352. [(08) reprint ]

    Cousineau, D. (2004) Merging Race Models and Adaptive Networks: A Race Network. Psychonomics Bulletin & Review. [(07) web site ]

    Cousineau, D., & Larochelle, S. (2004) Visual-Memory search: An integrative perspective. Psychological Research, 69, 77-105. [(06) reprint]

    Heathcote, A., Brown, S. & Cousineau, D. (2004) QMPE: Estimating Lognormal, Wald and Weibull RT distributions with a parameter dependent lower bound. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments & Computers, 36, 277-290. [(16b) final version ]

    Cousineau, D., Hélie, S., & Lefebvre, C. (2003) Testing curvatures of learning functions on individual and block average data. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computer, 35, 493-509. [(09) reprint ]

    Charbonneau, D., & Cousineau, D. (2003) Factors determining the perception of the taste of coffee: A preliminary study. Technical report 2003-0001. [(C01) web site ]

    Huber, D. E., & Cousineau, D. (2003) A race model of perceptual forced choice reaction time. Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society. [(19) PDF ]

    Cousineau, D., Lacroix, G., & Hélie, S. (2003) Redefining the rules: Providing race models with a connectionist learning rule. Connection Science, 15, 27-43. [(17) web site ]

    Cousineau, D., Goodman, V., W., & Shiffrin, R., M. (2002) Extending Statistics of Extremes to Distributions Varying on Position and Scale, and Implications for Race Models. Journal of Mathematical Psychology. 46, 431-454. [(04) reprint ]

    Cousineau, D. (1999) Analyses et modèles des temps de réponse, de l’apprentissage, et de l’automatisation de la recherche mnésique et visuelle. Unpublished thesis dissertation. [(03) html version ]

    Cousineau, D., & Larochelle, S. (1997) PASTIS: A Program for Curve and Distribution Analysis. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 29 (4), p. 542-548. [(02) web site ]

    Cousineau, D. (1994) Les effets de la consistance et de la catégorie sur l’automatisation. Unpublished master dissertation. [(01) HTML]

    Lefebvre, B., Ivan, C., Cousineau, D., & St-Jacques, C. (1990) Les logiciels d'acquisition des connaissances (Tech. Rep CRIM-90/12-01). Montréal: Centre de recherche informatique de Montréal (Coll. scientifique et technique).

  3. Submitted articles to journals with an evaluation committee

  4. Engmann, S., & Cousineau, D. (in preparation) Townsend bound vs. Diederich bound. [(SE03)]

    Engmann, S., & Cousineau, D. (submitted) Coactivation results cannot be explained by pure coactivation models. Soumis à Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. [(SE02)]

    Engmann, S., & Cousineau, D. (submitted) Comparing distributions: The two-sample Anderson-Darling test as an alternative to the Kolmogorov-Smirnoff test. Soumis à Behavior Research Methods. [(SE01)]

    Cousineau, D., Giguère, G., Lacroix, G. L., Hélie, S. (submitted) EBRW AND LEARNING CURVES: A COMMENT ON NOSOFSKY AND PALMERI (1997). Psychological Review. [(29)]

    Cousineau, D., Lacouture, Y. (submitted) Constructing a group distribution from individual distributions. Soumis à Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. [(25)]

    Cousineau, D. (submitted) Does cognitive psychology lack power? Tests of means when the participants are measured multiple times, Submitted to Psychological Bulletin. [(30)]

    Cousineau, D., & Hélie, S. (submitted) Improving maximum likelihood estimation using prior probabilities, Submitted to Journal of Mathematical Psychology. [(33)]

    Cousineau, D. (submitted) Responding in the absence of information: A race network account (submitted to Acta Psychologica) [(20)]