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Indiana University Bloomington

Richard Hullinger

Dr. Richard Hullinger



rahullin [at] | personal website

office: PYA300B | (812)856-6854


Evolution of attention; genetic algorithms; simulated evolution and the effects of technology on education.

Educational Background

  • 2011 - Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Science, Indiana University Bloomington
  • 1996 - B.S. in Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    B.S. in Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Teaching Award (Graduate Student), Cognitive Science - Indiana University, 2011
  • Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student in Psychology - Indiana University, 2009


  • P101/P102 - Introduction to Psychology
  • P199 - Careers in Psychology
  • P335 - Cognitive Psychology
  • K300 - Statistical Techniques
  • C105 - Brains & Minds, Robots & Computers

Areas of Interest

  • Evolution of Attention
  • Genetic algorithms and simulated evolution
  • The use of technology in undergraduate instruction