Professor Emeritus of Psychology

BSc (Rensselaer); MSc, PhD (Alberta)

I admit to diverse theoretical and applied interests in vision, ergonomics, and aging. Current work involves how colour affects our ability to see words and shapes; how neural networks transmit information; visual memory; timing factors in perception; and, with the PEI Centre on Aging, various factors affecting seniors’ quality of life.

Recent projects have examined how the perception of colour and shape and visual temporal phenomena and memory for simple patterns relate to underlying brain mechanisms, how fatigue develops during driving; and how legibility of signs can be scientifically measured. Other related interests include statistics; vestibular perception of linear movement; Alzheimer's disease; and comparative psychology.

Recent Publications

What came out of visual memory

Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 2020

Planning an intergenerational shared site: Nursing-home staff perspectives

Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 2016

[Review of the book Driving with music: Cognitive-behavioural implications by Warren Brodsky]

Psychomusicology, 2016

Spatial multiplexing

International Journal of Adaptive, Resilient and Automatic Systems, 2014

Current and future concerns of older parents of sons and daughters with intellectual disabilities

Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009

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