Christopher A. Sanchez, Ph.D. Publications
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Refereed Journal Publications: (* = student co-author)

*Naylor, J.S. & Sanchez, C.A.  (in press).  Smartphone display size influences attitudes toward information consumed on small devices.  Social Science Computer Review. pdf

Sanchez, C.A., & *Alley, Z.M.  (2016).  Advertising effectiveness and attitude change vary as a function of working memory capacity.  Applied Cognitive Psychology, 30, 1093-1099. pdf

Sanchez, C.A., & *Khan, S.  (2016).  Disfluent instructor accents in online education and their effect on learning and attitudes towards instruction. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 32, 494-502. pdf

Sanchez, C.A. (2016).  Differently confident: Susceptibility to bias in perceptual judgments of size interacts with working memory capacity. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 78, 1174-1185. pdf

Sanchez, C.A., Ruddell, B.L., Schiesser, R., & Merwade, V.  (2016).  Enhancing the T-shaped learning profile when teaching hydrology using data, modeling, and visualization activities.  Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 20, 1289-1299. pdf

Sanchez, C.A., & *Jaeger, A.J.  (2015).  If it’s hard to read, it changes how long you do it: Reading time as an explanation for perceptual fluency effects on judgment.  Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 22, 206-211. pdf

Sanchez, C.A., & Wiley, J.  (2014).  The role of dynamic spatial ability in geoscience text comprehension.  Learning and Instruction, 31, 33-45. pdf

*Garland, T.B., & Sanchez, C.A.  (2013).  Rotational perspective and learning procedural tasks from dynamic media.  Computers & Education, 69, 31-37. pdf

*Banas, S. & Sanchez, C.A.  (2012).  Working memory capacity and learning underlying conceptual relationships across multiple documents.  Applied Cognitive Psychology, 26, 594-600. pdf

Sanchez, C.A.  (2012).  Enhancing visuospatial performance through video game training to increase learning in visuospatial science domains.  Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 19, 58-65 . pdf

Lauer, C.N., & Sanchez, C.A.  (2011).  Visuospatial thinking in the professional writing classroom.  Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 25, 184-218. pdf

Sanchez, C.A.  (2011). Working through the pain: Working memory capacity and differences in processing and storage under physical pain.  Memory, 19, 226-232. pdf

Sanchez, C.A., & Branaghan, R.J. (2011). Turning to learn: Screen orientation and reasoning with small devices. Computers in Human Behavior, 27, 793-797. pdf

Sanchez, C.A., & *Goolsbee, J.Z. (2010). Character size and reading to remember from small displays. Computers & Education, 55, 1056-1062. pdf

Sanchez, C.A., & Wiley, J.  (2010).  Sex differences in science learning: Closing the gap through animations.  Learning and Individual Differences, 20, 271-275. pdf

Sanchez, C.A., Wiley, J., Miura, T.K., Colflesh, G.J.H., Jensen, M.S., Ricks, T.R., & Conway, A.R.A.  (2010). Assessing working memory capacity in a non-native language.  Learning and Individual Differences, 20, 488-493. pdf

Branaghan, R. J. & Sanchez, C. A. (2009). Feedback preferences and impressions of waiting. Human Factors, 51, 528-538. pdf

Sanchez, C. A., & Branaghan, R. J.  (2009).  The interaction of map resolution and spatial abilities on map learning.  International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 67, 475-481. pdf

Sanchez, C. A., & Wiley, J. (2009). To scroll or not to scroll: Scrolling, working memory capacity and comprehending complex text.  Human Factors, 51, 730-738. pdf

Wiley, J., Goldman, S. R., Graesser, A. C., Sanchez. C. A., Ash I. K., & Hemmerich, J. (2009). Source evaluation, comprehension, and learning in internet science inquiry tasks.  American Educational Research Journal, 46, 1060-1106. pdf

Sanchez, C. A., & Wiley, J. (2006). An examination of the seductive details effect in terms of working memory capacity.  Memory & Cognition, 34, 344-355. pdf

Book Chapters:

Sanchez, C.A. & Wiley, J. (in press). Dynamic Visuospatial Ability and Learning from Dynamic Visualizations. In In R. Lowe & R. Ploetzner (Eds.), Learning from dynamic visualizations: Innovations in research and application. New York, NY; Springer.

Wiley, J., Sanchez, C.A. & Jaeger, A.J. (2014). The individual differences in working memory capacity principle in multimedia learning. In R. Mayer (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning, 2nd edition (pp. 598-622). Cambridge University Press: New York, NY.

Wiley, J., Ash, I.K., Sanchez, C.A. & Jaeger, A.J. (2011). Clarifying readers’ goals for learning from expository science texts. In M. McCrudden, J. Magliano, & G. Schraw (Eds.), Text relevance and learning from text (pp. 353-374). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.

Wiley, J. & Sanchez, C.A.  (2010).  Constraints on learning from expository science texts.  In N.L. Stein & S. Raudenbush (Eds.), Developmental cognitive science goes to school (pp. 45-58).  Routledge Education: New York, NY. pdf

Wiley, J., Sanchez, C.A., & Moher, T. (2005) Educational technology. In J. M. Royer (Ed.), The impact of the cognitive revolution on educational psychology (pp. 231-248). Information Age Publishing: Greenwich, CT. pdf

Refereed Conference Proceedings: (* = student co-author)

*Banas, S., & Sanchez, C.A.  (2011).  Working memory and how it relates to learning implicit website structure.  Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 55(1), 1076-1079.

Sanchez, C.A., Branaghan, R.J., & *Goolsbee, J.Z.  (2010).  Learning from small devices; Deficits in problem solving performance but not factual recall.  Proceedings of the 54th annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 54(1), 1378-1381.

Branaghan, R.J., & Sanchez, C.A.  (2008). Feedback, subjective time estimates, and user satisfaction.  Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 52(1), 1350-1353.

Sanchez, C.A., & Branaghan, R.J.  (2007). The interaction of map resolution and spatial abilities on route learning.  Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 51(18), 1176-1180.

Sanchez, C.A., Wiley, J., & Goldman, S.R.  (2006). Teaching students to evaluate source reliability during internet research tasks.  In S.A. Barab, K.E. Hay, N.B. Songer, & D.T. Hickey (eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Conference of the Learning Sciences.  Routledge Education: New York, NY.

Selected Professional presentations: (* = student co-author)

Merwade, V., Ruddell, B.L., Fox, S., Sanchez, C.A., Brophy, S., & Schiesser, R. (2016, April).  Enhancing Students’ Hydrology Learning through Data and Modeling Driven Instruction. Paper presented at Envisioning the Future of Undergraduate STEM Education: Research and Practice, Washington, D.C., USA.

Sanchez, C.A., & *Alley, Z.  (2016, May).  Working Memory Moderates Attitude Change as a Result of Advertising.  Poster presented at the 28th annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL, USA.

Sanchez, C.A., & *Alley, Z.  (2016, April).  Changes in Subjective Attitudes as a Result of Advertising are Affected by Working Memory Capacity.  Poster presented at the 96th annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Long Beach, CA, USA.

Ruddell, B.L., Sanchez, C.A., Schiesser, R., & Merwade, V.  (2014, December).  Results of Formal Evaluation of a Data and Modeling Driven Hydrology Learning Module.  Poster presented at the 47th annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, California, USA.

Sanchez, C.A.  (2014, November).  Instructor fluency and the biasing of judgments of instructional effectiveness. Poster presented at the 55th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, California, USA.

Sanchez, C.A. (2014, May).  Biasing of Perceptual Judgments by Prior Knowledge is Influenced by Working Memory.  Poster presented at the 26th annual meeting for the Association of Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Sanchez, C.A.  (2013, November).  Perceptual Bias in Size Judgment and its Relation to Attentional Control.  Poster presented at the 54th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Canada.

 *Jaeger, A.J., & Sanchez, C.A.  (2013, July).  How reading affects believing: Perceptually non-fluent text presentations and changes in online processing.  Paper presented at the 23rd annual meeting of the Society for Text & Discourse, Valencia, Spain.

 *Jaeger, A.J., & Sanchez, C.A.  (2013, May).  Judgments affected by perceptual fluency are mediated by reading patterns.  Poster presented at the 85th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

*Garland, T.B. & Sanchez, C.A. (2012, May). Spatial Abilities and Dynamic Visualizations Influence on Learning from Instructional Media. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

*Gutierrez, P.,Sanchez, C.A., & *Garland, T.B. (2012, May). Learning from Analogy-Promoting Diagrams and Text. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

*Sinocruz, J.Q., & Sanchez, C.A. (2012, May). Driving While Under Control: The Effects of Self-Regulation on Driving Performance. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

*Garland, T.B., & Sanchez, C.A.  (2011, November).  Spatial Abilities and Learning Procedural Motor Tasks from Instructional Media.  Poster presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, WA.

*Banas, S., & Sanchez, C.A.  (2011, September).  Working memory and how it relates to learning implicit website structure.  Paper presented at the 55th annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Las Vegas, NV.

Sanchez, C.A.  (2011, April).  Using video games to enhance learning of spatial science concepts.  Poster presented at the 92nd Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Sanchez, C.A., Branaghan, R.J., & *Goolsbee, J.Z.  (2010, October).  Learning from Small Devices; Deficits in Problem Solving Performance but not Factual Recall.  Poster presented at the 54th annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, San Francisco, CA.

Lauer, C.N., & Sanchez, C.A.  (2010, March).  Visuospatial thinking in the professional writing classroom.  Paper presented at the Association of Teachers of Technical Communication Conference, Louisville, KY.

Sanchez, C.A., & Wiley, J.  (2008, July).  Learning from scrolling interfaces: Interactions with working memory capacity.  Poster presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Washington, D.C.

Sanchez, C.A., & Branaghan, R.J.  (2008, May).  Map resolution, spatial ability and route reproduction.  Poster presented at the 20th Annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Sanchez, C.A., & Branaghan, R.J.  (2007, October).  The interaction of map resolution and spatial abilities on route learning.  Poster presented at the 51st Annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Baltimore, MD.

Wiley, J., Sanchez, C.A., Griffin, T.D., & Thiede, K.W. (2007, October). Two routes to improving understanding from expository text: Mental models and metacomprehension. Developmental Science goes to School. Spencer Foundation Conference, Chicago, IL.              

Sanchez, C.A., & Wiley, J.  (2007, August).  Spatial abilities and learning complexscience topics.  Poster presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Nashville, TN.

Wiley, J., Sanchez, C.A., & Griffin, T.D. (2007, July). Designing for Understanding: The Impact of Tasks and Individual Differences on Learning Science from the Web. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text & Discourse, Glasgow, Scotland.

Sanchez, C.A., & Wiley, J.  (2006, November).  The influence of dynamic and staticspatial abilities and learning complex scientific concepts.  Poster presented at the 47th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Houston, TX.

Sanchez, C.A., Wiley, J., & Goldman, S.R.  (2006, June).  Teaching students to evaluate source reliability during internet research tasks.  Paper presented at the 7th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Bloomington, IN.

Sanchez, C.A., Wiley, J., & Goldman, S.R.  (2006, May).  Conducting Research on the Internet: Training Students to Evaluate Source Reliability.  Poster presented at the 18th annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.

Sanchez, C.A., & Wiley, J.  (2006, May).  Dynamic Spatial Ability and Comprehension of Scientific Texts.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.