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David M. Lane
Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Psychology, Statistics and Management
 
e-mail:lane@rice.edu
 
  • B.A. (1971) Clark University
  • M.A. (1973) Tufts
  • Ph.D. (1977) Tulane University
 
Primary Department
   Department of Psychology
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Department of Statistics
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    Websites
     Online Statistics Education: An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study
     Online Statistics: An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study
     Online Statistics: An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study
     Online Stat Book
     Online Stat Book
     
    Research Areas
     Human Computer Interaction Educational Technology
     
    Teaching Areas
     Human-Computer Interaction
    Statistics
     
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles
     

    Chang, Y. A. & Lane, D. M. "Generalizing across stimuli as well as subjects: A non-mathematical tutorial on mixed-effects models ." The Quantitative Methods for Psychology, 12: 201-219.

     
     

    Chang, Y. A., & Lane, D. M. (2016) There is time for calculation in speed chess and calculation accuracy increases with expertise. American Journal of Psychology, 129, 1-9.

     
     
     

    Lane, D. M. "The Assumption of sphericity in repeated-measures designs:
What it means and what to do when it is violated." The Quantitative Methods for Psychology, 12: 114-122.

     
     

    Lane, D. M. & Oswald, F. L. " Do 45% of College Students Lack Critical Thinking Skills? Revisiting a Central Conclusion of Academically Adrift." Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 35: 23-25.

     
     

    Lane, D. M. (2015) Simulations of the sampling Distribution of the mean do not necessarily mislead and can facilitate learning, Journal of Statistics Education, 23,  www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v23n2/lane.pdf

     
     

    Lane, David M. (2013) "The Problem of Too Many Statistical Tests: Subgroup Analyses in a Study Comparing the Effectiveness of Online and Live Lectures," Numeracy: Vol. 6: Iss. 1, Article 7. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5038/1936-4660.6.1.7 Available at: http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/numeracy/vol6/iss1/art7


     
     

    Lane, D. M. (in press) The Problem of Too Many Statistical Tests: Subgroup Analyses in a Study Comparing the Effectiveness of Online and Live Lectures, Numeracy Advancing Education in Quantitative Literacy, 6, 1, Article 7.! DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5038/1936-4660.6.1.7 

     
     

    Pearson, D., Aman, M, Arnold, E., Lane, D., Loveleand, K, Santos, C., Casa, C., Mansour, R., Jerger, S., Ezzell, B., Factor, P., Vanwoerden, S., Enstin, Y., Narain, P., & Cleveland, C. (in press) Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology.

     
     

    Pearson, D. A., Loveland, K. A., Lachar, D., Lane, D. M., Reddoch, S. L., Mansour, R., Cleveland, L. A. (in press). A Comparison of Behavioral and Emotional Functioning in Children and Adolescents with Autistic Disorder and PDD-NOS. Child Neuropsychology.

     

     
     

    Lane, D. M. & Sandor, A. (2009) Designing Better Graphs by Including Distributional Information and Integrating Words, Numbers, and Images, Psychological Methods, 14, 239-257.

     
     

    Executive function in older adults: A structural equation modeling approach, Neuropsychology, accepted

     
     Loveland, K.A., Bachevalier, J., Pearson, D.A., & Lane, D.M. (2008). Fronto-limbic functioning in children and adolescents with and without autism. Neuropsychologia, 46, 49-62.
     
     Designing Better Graphs by Integrating Words, Numbers, and Images: Lessons from da Vinci and Galileo
     
     Tomanik, S., Pearson, D.A., Loveland, K.A., Lane, D.M. & Shaw, J.B. (2007). Increasing the reliability of autism diagnoses: Examining the utility of adaptive functioning. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 37, 921-928.
     
     

    Lane, D.M. & Sandor, A.S. "Designing Better Graphs by Integrating Words, Numbers and Images: Lessons from da Vinci and Galileo." Submitted

     
     

    Loveland, K., Bachevalier, J., Pearson, D.A. & Lane, D.M. "Fronto-limbic Functioning in Children and Adolescents With and Without Autism." Submitted

     
     

    Pearson, D.A., Loveland, K.A., Lachar, D., Lane, D.M., Reddoch, S.L., Mansour, R. & Cleveland, S.L. "A Comparison of Behavioral and Emotional Functioning in Children and Adolescents With Autistic Disorder and PDD-NOS." Neuropsychology, 12 (2006) : 321-333.

     
     

    Skorinko, J.L., Kemmer, S., Hebl, M.R. & Lane. D.M. "A Rose by Any Other Name: Color Naming Influences on Decision Making." Psychology & Marketing, 23 (2006) : 975-993.

     
     

    Lane, D.M., Napier, H., Peres, C. & Sandor, A. "The Hidden Costs of Graphical User Interfaces: The Failure to Make The Transition From Menus and Icon Tool Bars to Keyboard Shortcuts." International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 18 (2005) : 133-144.

     
     

    Lane, D.M., Peres, S.C., Sandor, A. & Napier, H.A. "A Process for Anticipating and Executing Icon Selection in Graphical User Interfaces." International Journal of Human Computer Interaction, 19 (2005) : 241-252.

     
     

    Miller, L.M., Estrera, V., Moreno, J. & Lane, D. "Efficacy of MedMyst: An Internet Teaching Tool for Middle School Microbiology." Microbiology Education, 5 (2004) : May, 13-20.

     
     

    Taber, K.H., Shaw, J.B., Loveland, K.A., Pearson, D.A., Lane, D.M. & Hayman, L.A. "Accentuated Virchow-Robin Spaces in the Centrum Semiovale in Children With Autistic Disorder." Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, 28: 263-268.

     
     

    Pearson, D.A., Santos, C.W., Roache, J.D., Casat, C.D., Loveland, K.A., Lachar, D., Lane, D.M., Faria, L.F. & Cleveland, L.A. "Treatment Effects of Methylphenidate on Behavioral Adjustment in Children With Mental Retardation and ADHD." Journal of the American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry, 42 (2003) : 209-216.

     
     

    Ro, T., Breitmeyer, B., Burton, P., Singhal, N. & Lane, D.M. "Feedback Contributions to Visual Awareness in Human Occipital Cortex." Current Biology, 11: 1038-1041.

     
     Articles
     

    Pearson, D.A., Santos, C.W., Jerger, S.W., Casat, C.D., Roache, J., Loveland, K.A., Lane, D.M., Lachar, D., Faria, L.P. & Getchell, C. "Treatment Effects of Methylphenidate on Cognitive Functioning in Children With Mental Retardation and ADHD." Journal of the Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 43: 677-685.

     
     

    Lane, D., Napier, H., Peres, S.C. & Sandor, A. "The Hidden Costs of Graphical User Interfaces: The Failure to Make the Transition from Menus and Icon Tool Bars to Keyboard Shortcuts." In Press

     
     

    Lane, D.M. & Tang, Z. "An Online Multimedia Resource in Neuropsychology." Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 2 (2003)

     
     Online books
     

    Lane, D. Scott, D.. & Hebl, M. "Introduction to Statistics: An Interactive e-Book." 


    https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/introduction-to-statistics/id684001500?mt=11
     
     Book chapters
     

    Lane, D. M. (2015) Guidelines for Making Graphs Easy to Perceive, Easy to Understand, and Information Rich. In M. McCrudden, G. Schraw, and C Buckendahl (Eds.) Use of Visual Displays in Research and Testing: Coding, Interpreting, and Reporting Data., Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC.

     
     
     

    Lane, D. (2011) Online Statistics Education, in M. Lovric (Ed.) International Encyclopedia of Statistical Science, Springer.

     
     

    Lane, D. (2010) Online Statistics Education, in M. Lovric (Ed.) International Encyclopedia of Statistical Science, Springer.

     
     

    Lane, D. M. (2010) Tukey's Honestly Significant Difference (HSD). In N. J. Elkind (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Research Methods, Sage Publications.

     
     

    Lane, D.M. "Chi Square Test for Independence." Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics (2006)

     
     

    Lane, D.M. "Chi Square Test For Independence." Encyclopedia of Measurement and StatisticsSubmitted

     
     

    Lane, D.M. "WYSIWYG."  (2004) : 824-825.

     
     

    Lane, D.M., Sandor, A. & Peres, S.C. "Sonification." Encylopedia of Human-Computer Interaction (2004) : 669-672.

     
     Book reviews
     

    Lane, D.M. "Statistics without Math." American Statistician, 60 (2006) : 205-206.

     
     Refereed conference papers
     

    Lane, D. Combining the Benefits of the Web and E-Books: An Interactive e-Book in Statistics, E-Learn 2013--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, Las Vegas, NV, United States, October 21-24, 2013.

     
     
     

    Lane, D. Peres, C.  & Jardina, J. Active Methods for Teaching Central Tendency. Poster presented at the United States Conference on the Teaching of Statistics, Raleigh-Durham, NC, May 19th - 21st, 2011. 

     
     

    Pearson, D.A. Santos, C.W., Casat, C.D., Aman, M.G.,  Arnold, L.E., Schachar, R.J., Mansour, M., Loveland, K.A., Lane, D.M.,  Garner, F.I., Ly, P.D., Nguyen, T.D., Parrott, J.J., Atri, A., Reeder, D.J., Roberts, K.C., Jerger, S.W., Factor, P.I., Ezzell, S.,Ye, E., Cavasos, R., Lo, Y., Narain, P., Resendez, W., Vanwoerden, S., & Cleveland, L.A.  Effects of an extended release methylphenidate treatment regimen on cognitive task performance in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and symptoms of ADHD. Paper presented at the 58thAnnual Meeting of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), Toronto, Ontario, October 2011. 

     
     

    Pearson, D.A., Cynthia W. Santos, C.W., Aman, M.G., Arnold, L.E., Casat, C.D., Loveland, K.A., Mansour, M., Lane, D.M., & Ezzell, S. Stimulant treatment is associated with improvements in ADHD symptoms—and not with increased irritability or social problems—in children with ASD with significant ADHD Symptomatology. Paper presented as part of the “Interventions: Psychopharmacology, Predictors, and Other Outcome and Related Factors” session at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), San Diego, CA, May, 2011.

     
     

    Pearson, D. P., Santos,  C. W., Casat, , C. D. Aman, Arnold,  E. A. Mansour, R., Loveland, K. A., Lane, D. M..  Kazimi, I. F., Hess, P. A., Warren, J., Lallande, B. J., Nelson, J. A., M. Peixoto, M. B., Jerger, S. W., Factor, P. I., Ezzell, S., Cleveland . L. A. (2010) Effects of An Extended Release Methylphenidate Treatment Regimen on Behavioral Adjustment In Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Symptoms of ADHD. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) in New York, NY,  October 26-31 2010

     

     
     

    Peres, C., Lane, D., & Griggs, K. R.  (2010) Using  simulations for active learning: The query-first method in practice. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS8), Slovenia, 2010.

     

     
     

    Lane, D.M. & Peres, S.C. "Interactive Simulations in The Teaching of Statistics: Promise and Pitfalls." Procedings of the Seventh Annual Meeting of the International Conference on the Teaching of Statistics (2006)

     
     

    Peres, S.C. & Lane, D.M. "The Effects of Redundant Dimensions and Divided Attention." Proceedings of the 11th Annual International Conference on Auditory Displays (2005)

     
     

    Peres, S.C. & Lane, D.M. "Sonification of Statistical Graphs." Proceedings of the 2003 International Conference on Auditory Display (2003)

     
     

    Sandor, A. & Lane, D.M. "Sonification of Absolute Values With Single and Multiple Dimensions." Proceedings of the 2003 International Conference on Auditory Display (2003) : 243-246.

     
     

    Lane, D.M. & Tang, Z. "Effectiveness of Statistical Training with Computer Simulation." Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, 13 (2001) : 2049-2053.

     
     Conference papers
     

    Lane, D. M. Collaborative Research: Online Statistics Education:  An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study II. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the 117th annual meeting of the American Mathematics Association (MAA), New Orleans, January, 2011.

     
     Other
     

    Lane, D. M. Online Statistics Education: An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study Interactive Demo presented at the Cyberlearning Tools for STEM Education, Berkeley, CA, March, 2011. 

     
     

    Lane, D.M. "Online Statistics: An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study."  (2006)

     
     

    Pearson, D.A., Lane, D.M., Santos, C.W., Casat, C.D., Jerger, S.W., Loveland, K.A., Faria, L.P., Mansour, R., Henderson, B.A., Payne, C.D., Roache, J., Lachar, D. & Cleveland, L.A. "Effects of Methylphenidate Treatment in Children With Mental Retardation and ADHD: Individual Variation in Medication Response." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 43 (2004) : 686-698.

     
     

    Lane, D.M. & Walker, B. "Psychophysical Scaling of Sonification Mappings: A Comparison of Sighted and Visually Impaired Listeners." Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Auditory Display, 7 (2001) : 90-94.

     
     

    Lane, D.M. & Walker, B. "Sonification Mappings Database on The Web." Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Auditory Display, 7: 281.

     
     

    Lane, D.M. & Scott, D.W. "Simulations, Case Studies, and an Online Text: A Web-Based Resource for Teaching Statistics." Metrika, 51 (2000) : 67-90.

     
     

    Lane, D.M. & Tang, Z. "Effectiveness of a Simulation on Transfer of Statistical Concepts." Educational Computing Research, 22 (2000) : 383-396.

     
     

    Osherson, D., Lane, D.M., Hartley, P. & Batsell, R. "Coherent Probabilities From Incoherent Judgment." Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied (in press)

     
     

    Lane, D. M., & Scott, D. W. "Simulations, case studies, and an online text: A web-based resource for teaching statistics." Metrika (in press)

     
     

    Lane, D.M. "The Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics." Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 31: 24-33.

     
     

    Lane, D.M. & Tang, Z. "Effectiveness of a Simulation on Transfer of Statistical Concepts. Educational Computing Research." Educational Computing Research (accepted)

     
     

    Benway, J.P. & Lane, D.M. "Bannerblindness: Web Searchers Often Miss "Obvious" Links." internetworking, 1 (1998/december) : 10.

     
     

    Benway, Panero, J. & Lane, D.M. "Technical Support from the Computer Help Desk: An Application of Psychological Theories of Problem Solving."  (Submitted)

     
     

    Lane, D.M. & Quinones, M. "Toward Resolving the Significance Testing Debate: Electronic Publishing and Editorial Decision Making." Psycoloquy (accepted)

     
     

    Lane, D.M. & Scott, D.W. "Simulations, Case Studies, and an Online Text: A Web Based Resource for Teaching Statistics." Metrika (submitted)

     
     

    Lane, D.M., Perez, Ydalith & Chen, Bernard "Is Interacting with Simulation Better Than Observing One?."  (submitted)

     
     

    Lane, D.M., Perez, Ydalith & Chen, Bernard "Is Interacting with a Simulation Better than Observing One?."  (submitted)

     
    Presentations
     Invited Papers
     

    "Interactive simulations in the teaching of statistics: Promise and Pitfalls.." Seventh Annual Meeting of the International Conference on the Teaching of Statistics, Salvador, Brazil. (July, 2006) With Peres, C.

     
     

    "Dilated Virchow-Robin spaces in the centrum semiovale in children with autism.." 37th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, San Diego. (March 2004) With Taber, K.H., Shaw, J.B., Loveland, K.A., Pearson, & Hayman, L.A.

     
     

    Co Author.  "Methylphenidate treatment in ADHD/MR: Independent Cognitive and Behavioral Response?." 51st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Washington, DC. (October 2004) With Pearson, D.A., Santos, C.W., Casat, C.D., Jerger, S.W., Loveland, K.A., Mansour, R., Faria, L.P., Henderson, J.A., Roache, J.D., & Cleveland, L.A.

     
     

    "Orbitofrontal Dysfunction in Autism." 37th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, San Diego, CA. (March 2004) With Loveland, K.A., Bachevalier, J., Pearson, D.A., Shaw, J.B., Reddoch, S.L., & Welsh, K.D

     
     

    co author.  "Treatment effects of methylphenidate on cognitive performance in children with mental retardation and ADHD: Dose response characteristics." 37th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, San Diego, CA. (March 2004) With Pearson, D.A., Santos, C.W., Casat, C.D., Jerger, S.W., Loveland, K.A., Faria, L.P., Mansour, R., Roache, J., Henderson, J.A., & Cleveland, L.A.

     
     

    "Online statistical education: A multimedia course of study." International Biometrics Society: Eastern North American Region, Tampa, FL. (March, 2003)

     
     

    "Orbitofrontal dysfunction in autism." International Meeting for Autism Research, Orlando, FL. (11/02) With Loveland, K.A., Bachevalier, J., Pearson, D.A., Nagy, E., Shaw, J.B., Reddoch, S., & Dodds, K.

     
     Invited Talks
     

    "Interactive Simulations in the Teaching of Statistics: When and For Whom are They Effective?." Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. (04/14/2008)

     
     Lane, D. M. Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics: Sampling Distribution Simulation (Classics Award Winner). Paper presented at the annual International meeting of MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching, New Orlean, LA, August, 2007.
     
     Lectures
     

    "Online statistical education: A multimedia course of study." ED-MEDIA, Honolulu, HI. (June, 2003)

     
     

    "Treatment effects of methylphenidate on cognitive functioning in children with mental retardation and ADHD." 50th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Miami Beach, FL. (October, 2003)

     
     Other
     

    "The quality issue: Have we degraded statistics education?." JSM-American Statistical Association, Atlanta, Georgia. (8/2001)

     
     

    "Distance Learning in Statistics Courses." Joint Statistical Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana. (August, 2000)

     
     

    "Graphical Interfaces for Statistical Software: Benefits, Drawbacks, and." Interface, Schaumburg, Illinois. (June 9-12, 1999)

     
     

    "The Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics: Simulations, Case Studies, and an Online text." Joint Statistical Meeting, Baltimore MD. (August, 1999)

     
     Posters
     S¿ndor, A. & Lane, D. (2007) Graph use in psychology journals. Poster Presented at the Annual Conference of the Houston
     
     

    "Perception of randomness: Bias, learning and transfer." APA, Washington, DC. (August, 2005) With Minmin Yang

     
     

    Co author.  "Online Statistics: A Multimedia Course of Study." Southwest Teaching of Psychology Conference, (November 2004) With Peres, C.

     
     

    "Multimedi textbook in behavioral neuroscience." ED-MEDIA World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications,, Honolulu, HI. (June, 2003)

     
     Seminar Speaker
     Loveland, K.A., Lane, D.M., & Pearson, D.A. CPEA/STAART Girls with Autism Phenotype Study. Paper presented to the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Seattle, WA, May 2007.
     
    Editorial Positions
     Associate Editor, Numeracy: Advancing Education in Quantitative Literacy. The Berkeley Electronic Press. (2011 - 2013)

     Associate Editor, Numeracy: Advancing Education in Quantitative Literacy. The Berkeley Electronic Press. (2010 - 2010)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. (2010 - 2010)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. (2011 - 2011)

     Associate Editor, Numeracy: Advancing Education in Quantitative Literacy. The Berkeley Electronic Press. (2007 - 2007)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning,. (2007 - 2007)

    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     S. Camille Peres, PhD Software Use in the Workplace: A Study of Efficiency. (2005) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

     Stephen W. Jewell, PhD Visual perception of shape and area in random dot patterns. (2007) (Committee Member)

     Aniko Sandor, PhD The Range Effect: Duration Estimates Increase with Pitch Change. (2007) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

     Krieten Greene, MA Usability of Electronic Voting Interfaces: Sequential Versus Direct Access. (2009) (Committee Member)

     Bryan Campbell, MA Is Straight Party Voting Confusing? Implications for Voting System Usability. (2010) (Committee Member)

     Sebastian Thomas, MA The influence of the tone of feedback prompts on the learning behavior and satisfaction of university students in a multiple cue probability learning task. (2010) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

     Cody Cox, PhD The Role of Age in Causal Attributions for Poor Performance: Target and Rater Effects . (2010) (Committee Member)

     Loan Vuong, PhD The Role of Executive Control in Garden Path Reinterpretation . (2010) (Committee Member)

     Chad Tossell, PhD An Empirical Analysis of Internet Use on Smartphones: Characterizing Visit Patterns and User Differences. (2012) (Committee Member)

     Garrett Grolemund, PhD Tools and theory for improving data analysis. (2012) (Committee Member)

     Sebastian Thomas, PhD The impact of Feedback Tone, Grammatical Person and Presentation Mode on Performance and Satisfaction in a Computer-based Learning Task. (2013) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

     Yu-Hsuan Chang, PhD It Takes More Than Practice and Experience to Become a Chess Master: Evidence from a Child Prodigy and from Adult Tournament Players. (2016) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

     Yu-Hsuan Chang, PhD Chess Expertise; A Study of a Potential Prodigy and Factors Underlying Chess Skill. (2016) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     Merlot Classic Award, Merlot (August, 2007)