Alen Hajnal, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

The Southern Miss Perception Action Cognition (PAC) Lab is seeking undergraduate members for Spring/Fall 2013.
As a team member you will:
1. Gain valuable experience for grad school
2. learn about research in cognitive psychology
3. Interact with psych grad students
4. Present at conferences

a) at least 1 year left before graduating
b) 3.5 GPA or higher
c) interest in research and graduate school
d) hard working and good team player
e) any major (not restricted to psychology majors)

Contact Dr. Hajnal to apply:

Stephen, D. G., & Hajnal, A. (2011). Transfer of calibration between hand and foot: Functional equivalence and fractal fluctuations. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics.

Shiratuddin, M. F., & Hajnal, A. 3D Collaborative Virtual Environment to Support Collaborative Design. (2011). In: Cheney, A. & Sanders, R. (Eds.), Teaching and Learning in 3D Immersive Worlds: Pedagogical Models and Constructivist Approaches.

Harrison, S. J., Hajnal, A., Lopresti-Goodman, S., Isenhower, R. W., & Kinsella-Shaw, J. M. (2011). Perceiving Action-Relevant Properties of Tools Through Dynamic Touch: Effects of Mass Distribution, Exploration Style, and Intention. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 37(1), 193-206.

Durgin, F. H., Hajnal, A., Li, Z., Tonge, N., & Stigliani, A. (2010). An imputed dissociation might be an artifact: Further evidence for the generalizability of the observations of Durgin et al. (2010). Acta Psychologica, doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2010.09.002

Durgin, F. H., Li, Z. & Hajnal, A. (2010). Slant Perception in Near Space is Categorically Biased. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 72(7), 1875-1889.

Hajnal, A., Abdul-Malak, D. T., & Durgin, F. H. (2010, August 23). The Perceptual Experience of Slope by Foot and by Finger. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0019950

Farkas, A. J., Hajnal, A., Shiratuddin, M. F., & Szatmary, G. (2010). A Proposed Treatment for Visual Field Loss caused by Traumatic Brain Injury using Interactive Visuotactile Virtual Environment. In: Sobh, T., & Elleithy, K. (Eds.) Innovations in Computing Sciences and Software Engineering, Springer: Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 495–498.

Hajnal, A., & Shiratuddin, M. F. (2010). A Pilot Study on Design Performance in a Collaborative Virtual Environment. The International Journal of Learning, 17(3), 509-521.

Durgin, F. H., Hajnal, A., Li, Z., Tonge, N., & Stigliani, A. (2010). Palm boards are not action measures: an alternative to the two-systems theory of geographical slant perception. Acta Psychologica, 134, 182-197.