Principal Investigator

Associate Professor


Graduate Students

Samantha Joubran
MSc Psychology Neuroscience (expected)

Research interests: I am interested in the interactions between visual working memory, attention and our surrounding environment. In particular, how the surrounding environment impacts the relationship between attention and visual working memory.

Lindsay Plater

PhD Psychology + Collaborative Neuroscience (expected), H.B.A., Psychology Research Specialist with minors in Biology and French.

Research interests: the interaction of attention and memory. Specifically, how long-term memory may bias our visual attention.

Lab Manager

Anna Kazatchkova

HBSc Psychology + HBSc Neuroscience (Expected)

Research Interests: Interactions between attention and other cognitive systems, with a specific interest in how these are affected in individuals with learning disabilities & ADHD (e.g., perception, memory, etc.)

Undergraduate Students

Kirsten DonaldsonBAS, Neuroscience and Psychology (Expected)

Research Interests: interactions between attention and visual working memory

Rachael Vella

B.Sc. Biomed, minor in Neuroscience (Expected)

Research Interests: long-term memory and attentional control settings

Graduate Alumni

Maria Giammarco
Ph.D. Psychology + Collaborative Neuroscience, MSc in Psychology, BA (Comb Hons.) in Psychology & Philosophy

Research interests: The ways in which implicit learning and explicit long-term memory influence the capture of visual attention using behavioural and eye-tracking methodology.

David De Vito
Ph.D. Psychology + Collaborative Neuroscience, MSc Psychology + Collaborative Neuroscience, H.B.Sc Psychology

Research interests: Exploring how inhibition can change the affective value associated with visual stimuli as well as representations held solely in memory.

Blaire Dube
Ph.D. Psychology + Collaborative Neuroscience, M.Sc. Psychology + Collaborative Neuroscience , H.B.A., Psychology

Research interests: How the application of attentional goals may influence our perception of, and memory for, various visual stimuli.

Undergraduate Alumni

Diana Segal | Guelph, H.B.Sc. Anton Marsic | Guelph, H.B.Sc. (expected). Alison Dodwell |Guelph, H.B.Sc. Akshu Valecha | Guelph, H.B.Sc. (expected). Stephanie Rak | Guelph, H.B.Sc. Greer Gillies | Guelph, H.B.Sc Kira Wiens | Guelph, B.A.S Liana Iannucci | Guelph, H.B.Sc Sandra Nyman | Guelph, B.A.S. Alanna Lumsden | Guelph, H.B.Sc. Corey Loo | Guelph, H.B.Sc. University of Toronto M.Sc. Elena Shlepova | H.B.Sc.  Jackson Hryciw | Guelph, H.B.Sc. Krista Miller | Guelph, B.A.H. Guelph University M.Sc FRHD. Kate Turner  | Guelph, H.B.Sc . University of Western Ontario MPH. Jacob Lyndsay-Kolari  | Guelph, H.B.Sc. Rayanne Thompson | Guelph, B.A.S. Johnson & Johnson, Site Service Associate Jenna Cripps | Guelph, B.Sc. April Basciano | Guelph, B.Sc. Toronto Psychometric Services, Psychometrist and Director of Clinical Training Jeremy Marty-Dugas | Guelph, B.A. University of Waterloo, Ph.D. Brendon Samuels | Guelph, B.Sc. Applying to Graduate Programs Andrew Coyne | Guelph, B.Sc. Queens University, M.Sc. (Expected) Elizabeth Infante | Guelph, B.A. University of Guelph, Ph.D. (Expected) Adriana Paoletti | Guelph, B.Sc.