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Jeff Miller

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Professor Jeff Miller has served as the director of the Center for Human Information Processing at UCSD, the director of the Cognitive Science Programme at Otago, and the head of the Psychology Department at Otago.

He has authored over 140 articles in refereed journals, a downloadable book on statistical analysis, and numerous freely available statistical programs. His research has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health (USA) and the Marsden Foundation (NZ), and he is a fellow of the RSNZ.

Jeff joined the Department in 1994. He has over 35 years of university teaching experience, teaching cognitive psychology and research methods at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. His research interests are in cognitive psychology and cognitive psychophysiology, as well as mathematical and statistical models and methods.


Research Interests

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Cognitive psychophysiology
  • Mathematical and statistical models and methods

Find out more about Professor Miller's research interests


Miller, J. (2023). How many participants? How many trials? Maximizing the power of reaction time studies. Behavior Research Methods. Advance online publication. doi: 10.3758/s13428-023-02155-9

Miller, J. (2023). Outlier exclusion procedures for reaction time analysis: The cures are generally worse than the disease. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/xge0001450

Janczyk, M., & Miller, J. (2023). Generalization of unpredictable action effect features: Large individual differences with little on-average effect. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/17470218231184996

Mittelstädt, V., Mackenzie, I. G., & Miller, J. (2022). Evidence of resource sharing in the Psychological Refractory Period (PRP) paradigm. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 48(11), 1279-1293. doi: 10.1037/xhp0001052

Winter, A., Dudschig, C., Miller, J., Ulrich, R., & Kaup, B. (2022). The action-sentence compatibility effect (ACE): Meta-analysis of a benchmark finding for embodiment. Acta Psychologica, 230, 103712. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2022.103712

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