Eric Luke Russell

Eric Luke Russell

Eric Luke Russell

Graduate Research Assistant

Visual Attention, Attentional Blink, User Experience

Eric is a graduate student in the Human Factors & Applied Cognition Program. He has interests in user experience research and design and cognitive research. Eric is currently working with Dr. Matt Peterson in the Visual Attention and Cognition Lab, and teaching at George Mason University. His primary research interests involve visual attention and how deficits in attention affect our everyday lives.

Selected Publications

Russell, E. L. (2016). The effects of green space on college student stress and cognitive performance. Maryville College Library.

Courses Taught

PSYC 405-001: Mystery, Madness, and Murder


George Mason University - MA Human Factors Psychology
August 2018 - May 2020
Fairfax, VA

Maryville College - B.S. Neuroscience
August 2012 - May 2016
Maryville, TN

Recent Presentations

Peterson, M. S., Russell, E. L., De Los Santos, E. P. (2019, May). Examining Attention Shifting in Individuals Who Do Not Demonstrate an Attentional Blink. Poster session presented at the Annual Vision Sciences Society Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.

Lott, S., Robert, A., Dreyer, J., McNeely-White, K., Russell, E., Trudell, R. (2018, November). Cognition and Multiple Sclerosis. Poster session presented at the Annual University of Tennessee Research Day, Knoxville, TN.

Russell, E. L. (2016, April). Effects of Low Intensity Exercise on Physiological Arousal and Cognition. Poster session presented at the 62nd Annual  Southeastern Psychological Association Meeting, New Orleans, LA.