Chad Dubé

Chad Dubé

Associate Professor


Office: PCD 4148
Phone: 813/974-5912


Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2011) 
         Dissertation: Binary ROCs and their implications for the measurement of memory
         Advisor: Caren Rotello
  • M.S., Cognitive Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2009)
         Thesis: Dual-process theory and syllogistic reasoning: A signal detection analysis
         Advisor: Caren Rotello
  • B.S., Psychology, Eastern Michigan University (2006)
         Advisor: Dennis Delprato

Professional Experience

Associate Professor, University of South Florida. August 2019 – Present
Assistant Professor, University of South Florida. August 2013 – August 2019
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University
           Sponsor: Robert Sekuler. July 2011 - August 2013
Adjunct Professor, Babson College. September 2012 - May 2013


Recognition memory
Alpha oscillations in attention and memory
Signal Detection Theory and ROC analysis
Visual short-term memory and visual perception
Deductive reasoning and decision-making


CNS (Cognition)


       GA Graduate student author
       UA Undergraduate student author

Dubé, C., & Malmberg, K. (under review). A convergence of theories of mind and brain.

Zepp, J., & Dubé, C. (under review). The perceptual average in visual short-term memory: Neither perceptual nor an average.

Dubé, C. (under review). An information-theoretic approach to the retrieving effectively from memory (REM) model: Statistical information in short-term memory. Memory and Cognition.

Aldegheri, G., Dubé, C., & Melcher, D. (under review) The sampling rate of face processing as measured by the flashed face distortion illusion.

Dubé, C., & Rotello, C.M. (2023). Signal detection theories of recognition memory. To appear in Mickes, L. et al. (Eds.), Learning and memory: A comprehensive reference (3rd ed., pp xx-yy). Elsesier.

Dubé, C. (2023). ROC measures of memory accessibility. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 76(4), 881-887.

GATong, K., Dubé, C. (2022). Modeling mean estimation tasks in within-trial and across-trial contexts. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 84, pages 2384–2407.

GATong, K., Dubé, C. (2022). A tale of two literatures: A fidelity-based integration account of central tendency bias and serial dependency. Computational Brain and Behavior, 5, 103-123.

GALowry, M., Dubé, C., & Schotter, E. (2021). Evaluating theories of bilingual language control using computational models. Journal of Memory and Language. 117, 104-195.

GAZepp, J., Dubé, C., & Melcher, D. (2021). A direct comparison of central tendency recall and temporal integration in the successive field iconic memory task. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 83(3), 1337-1356.