Chad  Dubé

Chad Dubé

Chad Dubé
Associate Professor


Office: PCD 4148
Phone: 813/974-5912



Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2011)
   Dissertation: Binary ROCs and their implications for the measurement of memory
   Advisor: Caren Rotello
M.S., Cognitive Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2009)
   Thesis: Dual-process theory and syllogistic reasoning: A signal detection analysis
   Advisor: Caren Rotello
B.S., Psychology, Eastern Michigan University (2006)
   Advisor: Dennis Delprato


Associate Professor, University of South Florida. August 2019 – Present
Assistant Professor, University of South Florida. August 2013 – August 2019
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University
   Sponsor: Robert Sekuler. July 2011 - August 2013
Adjunct Professor, Babson College. September 2012 - May 2013


  • Recognition memory
  • Alpha oscillations in attention and memory
  • Signal Detection Theory and ROC analysis
  • Visual short-term memory and visual perception
  • Deductive reasoning and decision-making

Specialty Area

CNS (Cognition)

Selected Publications

       FS Accepted on first submission
       GA Graduate student author
       UA Undergraduate student author

GALowry, M., Dubé, C., & Schotter, E. (in press). Evaluating theories of bilingual language control using computational models. Journal of Memory and Language.

GAZepp, J., Dubé, C., & Melcher, D. (in press). A direct comparison of central tendency recall and temporal integration in the successive field iconic memory task. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics.

Bayazi, M.J.D., Nasrabadi, A.M., & Dubé, C. (in press). Frequency specific network effective connectivity: ERP analysis of recognition memory process by directed connectivity estimators. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing.

Dubé, C. (2019). Central tendency representation and exemplar matching in visual short-term memory. Special Issue to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Atkinson and Shiffrin, Memory and Cognition, 47, 598-602.

GATong, K., Dubé, C., & Sekuler, R. (2019). What makes a prototype a prototype? Averaging visual features in a sequence. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 81, 1962-1978.

Dubé, C., GATong, K., GAWestfall, H., & UABauer, E. (2019). Ensemble coding of memory strength in recognition tests. Memory and Cognition, 47, 936-953.

GAMartin, J., Dubé, C., & Coovert, M. (2018). Evaluation of the effectiveness of signal detection theory parameters for measuring cyber-security behaviors. Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 60 (8), 1179-1191.

Trippas, D., Kellen, D., Singmann, H., Pennycook, G., Koehler, D.J., Fugelsang, J.A., & Dubé, C. (2018). Characterizing belief bias in syllogistic reasoning: A hierarchical-Bayesian meta-analysis of ROC data. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. Advanced Online Publication.

Starns, J.J., Dubé, C., & Frelinger, M. (2018). The speed of memory errors shows the influence of misleading information: Testing the diffusion and two-high-threshold models. Cognitive Psychology, 102, 21-40.

GAAnnis, J., Dubé, C., & Malmberg, K.J. (2016). A Bayesian approach to discriminating between biased responding and sequential dependencies in binary choice data. Decision, Advanced Online Publication.