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.
- Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 2020
- Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 2016
- Psychomusicology, 2016
- International Journal of Adaptive, Resilient and Automatic Systems, 2014
- Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
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- Theory: neural networks mediating consciousness
- Ergonomics: - study of fatigue, lighting, and driving
- Vision research: color, memory, legibility of graphics, temporal effects
- Research on aging: quality of life, sensory abilities, and cognitive impairment