Professors and Lecturers

Dr Myoungju (Jay) Shin

B.Sc.(Hons), PhD

Building 1400 Room 2.14

Jay completed a Bachelor of Science at Otago University, and received her honours and PhD at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Jay’s research interests include: attention, visual perception, memory and learning. Currently, Jay is working on psychological factors associated with frequent media consumption and media multitasking.


  • PSY101 Foundations of Psychology
  • PSY307 Cognition


Shin, M. & Kemps, E. (2020). Media multitasking as an avoidance coping strategy against emotionally negative stimuli. Anxiety, Stress & Coping. 33:4, 440-451.

Shin, M., Linke, A. & Kemps, E. (2020). Moderate amounts of media multitasking are associated with optimal task performance and minimal mind wandering. Computers in Human Behavior. 111, 106442.

Shin, M., Webb, A & Kemps, E. (2019). Media multitasking, impulsivity and dual task ability. Computers in Human Behavior, 92, 160-168.

Peng, M., Adam, S., Hautus, M.J., Shin, M., Duizer, L.M. & Yan, H. (2017). See food diet? Cultural differences in estimating fullness and intake as a function of plate size. Appetite, 117, 197-202.

Edwards, K.S. & Shin, M. (2017). Media multitasking and implicit learning. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 79(5), 1535-1549.

Lynn, J. & Shin, M. (2015). Strategic top-down control versus attentional bias by previous reward history. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 77(7), 2207-2216.

Shin, M.J. & Lambert, A.J. (2012). Effects of varying target luminance and cue luminance on attentional effects of spatial cues. Visual Cognition, 20(9), 1095-1109.

Shin, M.J., Marrett, N. & Lambert, A.J. (2011). Visual orienting in response to attentional cues: Spatial correspondence is critical, conscious awareness is not. Visual Cognition, 19(6), 730-761.

Lambert, A.J. & Shin, M.J. (2010). The hare and the snail: dissociating visual orienting from conscious perception. Visual Cognition, 18(6), 829-838.

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