Vitae

Education

Ph.D., Cognitive and Information Sciences
University of California, Merced
August 2011 - December 2015

Employment

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychological Sciences
University of Connecticut
August 2018 (to begin)

Moore-Sloan Data Science Fellow
Berkeley Institute for Data Science
University of California, Berkeley
August 2016 - present

Postdoctoral Scholar
Institute of Cognitive and Brain Sciences
University of California, Berkeley
January 2016 – present

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

Mentees’ names underlined. Asterisk indicates dual first-author position. Open access articles () are linked below; all other PDFs () are provided for personal use only. Supplementary materials on GitHub () and OSF () for each publication are linked below the citation.

Smith, G. K., Mills, C., Paxton, A., & Christoff, K. (under review). Mind wandering rates fluctuate across the day: Evidence from an experience sampling study.

Paxton, A., & Tullett, A. (under review). Open science in data-intensive psychology and cognitive science.

Paxton, A., Richardson, D. C., & Dale, R. (under review). Seeing the other side: Conflict and controversy increase gaze coordination.

Duran, N., Paxton, A., & Fusaroli, R. (under review). ALIGN: Analyzing Linguistic Interactions with Generalizable techNiques.

Paxton, A., & Griffiths, T. L. (2017). Finding the traces of behavior and cognition in big data and naturally occurring datasets. Behavior Research Methods, 49(5), 1630–1638.

Paxton, A., & Dale, R. (2017). Interpersonal movement synchrony responds to high- and low-level conversational constraints. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1135.

Main, A., Paxton, A., & Dale, R. (2016). An exploratory analysis of dynamic emotion regulation between mothers and adolescents during conflict discussions. Emotion, 16(6), 913-928.

Paxton, A., Rodriguez, K., & Dale, R. (2015). PsyGlass: Capitalizing on Google Glass for naturalistic data collection. Behavior Research Methods, 47(3), 608-619.

Fusaroli, R., Perlman, M., Mislove, A., Paxton, A., Matlock, T., & Dale, R. (2015). Timescales of massive human entrainment. PLOS ONE, 10(4), e0122742.

Abney, D., Paxton, A., Dale, R., & Kello, C. (2015). Movement dynamics reflect a functional role for weak coupling and role structure in dyadic problem solving. Cognitive Processing, 16(4), 325-332.

Abney, D., Paxton, A., Dale, R., & Kello, C.T. (2013). Complexity matching in dyadic interaction. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143(6), 2304-2315.

Tollefsen, D., Dale, R., & Paxton, A. (2013). Alignment, transactive memory, and collective cognitive systems. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 4(1), 49-64.

Paxton, A., & Dale, R. (2013). Argument disrupts interpersonal synchrony. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66(11), 2092-2102.

Paxton, A., & Dale, R. (2013). Frame-differencing methods for measuring bodily synchrony in conversation. Behavior Research Methods, 45(2), 329-343.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Mentees’ names underlined. Asterisk indicates dual first-author position. Open access articles () are linked below; all other PDFs () are provided for personal use only. Supplementary materials on GitHub () and OSF () for each publication are linked below the citation.

Paxton, A., Morgan, T. J. H., & Tanenhaus, M. (forthcoming). Interpersonal coordination of perception and memory in real-time online social experiments. To appear in Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Paxton, A.*, Roche, J.*, & Tanenhaus, M. (2015). Communicative efficiency and miscommunication: The costs and benefits of variable language production. In D. C. Noelle, R. Dale, A. S. Warlaumont, J. Yoshimi, T. Matlock, C. D. Jennings, & P. P. Maglio (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Paxton, A., Roche, J. M., Ibarra, A., & Tananhaus, M. K. (2014). Failure to (mis)communicate: Linguistic convergence, lexical choice, and communicative success in dyadic problem solving. In P. M. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Paxton, A.*, & Dale, R. (2014). Leveraging linguistic content and debater traits to predict debate outcomes. In P. M. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Paxton, A., Abney, D., Kello, C. K., & Dale, R. (2014). Network analysis of multimodal, multiscale coordination in dyadic problem solving. In P. M. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Roche, J. M., Paxton, A., Ibarra, A., & Tanenhaus, M. K. (2013). From minor mishap to major catastrophe: Lexical choice in miscommunication. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Paxton, A., & Dale, R. (2013). Multimodal networks for interpersonal interaction and conversational contexts. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Abney, D., Paxton, A., Kello, C.T., & Dale, R. (2013). Complexity matching in dyadic interaction. In P. Passos, J. Barrieros, R. Cordovil, D. Araújo, & F. Melo (Eds.), Studies in Perception and Action XII. Proceedings from the Seventeenth International Conference on Perception and Action.