Western Kentucky University

Psychological Sciences

lab managers

Lab Directors

J. Farley Norman, Ph.D.

J. Farley Norman is a University Distinguished Professor at Western Kentucky University. He earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin (1983), and received his Master's and Ph.D. degrees from Vanderbilt University (1989 & 1990). He subsequently became a post-doctoral fellow at Brandeis University and The Ohio State University. To date, he is author of 71 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals (and 3 book chapters). Dr. Norman's research uses psychophysical techniques to study the visual and haptic systems. In addition, his research program investigates how human perceptual systems are affected by processes associated with aging. He has served as consulting editor of the journal "Perception & Psychophysics". In 2005, Dr. Norman was elected Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS).  Farley.Norman@wku.edu

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Hideko F. Norman, Ph.D.

Hideko Norman received her undergraduate and Master's degrees from Nara Women's University in Nara, Japan. Most of her doctoral research was conducted at Kyoto University; Dr. Norman earned her Ph.D. from Shiga University of Medical Science in Otsu, Shiga, Japan.  To date, Dr. Norman is author of 25 peer-reviewed journal articles concerning vision and haptics.  Hideko.Norman@wku.edu

Graduate Students

Jacob Cheeseman

Jake is a graduate student in the Psychological Science Master's program at WKU.  He earned his bachelor's degree from WKU in 2012. jacob.cheeseman910@topper.wku.edu

Olivia Adkins

Olivia is a graduate student in the Psychological Science Master's program at WKU. She earned her bachelor's degree from WKU in 2014. olivia.adkins735@topper.wku.edu

Undergraduate Students

Andrea Cox

Andrea began doing research in the lab in the Fall of 2014. andrea.cox514@topper.wku.edu

Connor Rogers

Connor began doing research in the lab in the Fall of 2013. connor.rogers787@topper.wku.edu


Graduate Student Lab Veterans

  • Ashley Bartholomew
  • Cory Burton
  • Anna Marie Clayton
  • Charles Crabtree
  • Thomas Dawson
  • Jessica Holmin
  • RaShae Jennings
  • Young-lim Lee
  • T. Ryan McBride
  • Kristina Pattison
  • Sharon M. Payton
  • Shane Raines
  • Heather Ross
  • Elizabeth Wiesemann

Undergraduate Lab Veterans

  • Michael Baxter
  • Amanda Beers
  • Leah Best
  • Alex Boswell
  • Amy Butler
  • Autum Calloway
  • Anna Marie Clayton
  • Charles Crabtree
  • Amy Craft
  • Elizabeth Ferrell
  • Adam Frost
  • Katherine Goforth
  • Laura Hawkes
  • Molly Herrmann
  • Noah Kapley
  • Davora Lamirande
  • Joann Lianekhammy
  • Jennifer Long
  • T. Ryan McBride
  • Brandon Moncrief
  • Elizabeth Mullins
  • Sharon M. Payton
  • Jessica Pyles
  • Shane Raines
  • Cecilia Ronning
  • A. Kate Scott
  • Cassandra Shular
  • Angela Stethen
  • DaSha Stockton
  • Jessica Swindle
  • M. Jett Taylor
  • Kelsey Thomason
  • Sarah Thompson
  • Crystal Walton
  • Gina Zielke

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lab members

 Last Modified 7/29/14