Research interests:

Cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, attention and its impairment in clinical populations, mind wandering, and real-world human behaviour.

Handy, T. C., Smilek, D., Geiger, L., Liu, C., & Schooler, J. W. (in press). ERP evidence for rapid hedonic evaluation of logos. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Corbett, J. E., Handy, T. C., & Enns, J. T. (in press). When do we know which way is up? The time course of orientation perception. Vision Research.

Liu-Ambrose, T. Y. L., Nagamatsu, L, Leghari, M. A., & Handy, T. C. (in press). Does impaired cerebellar function contribute to risk of falls in seniors? A pilot study using functional magnetic resonance imaging. Journal of the American Geriatric Society.

Tipper, C. M., Handy, T.C., Giesbrect, B., & Kingstone, A. (2008). Brain responses to biological relevance. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20, 879-891.

Smallwood, J., Beach, E., Schooler, J. W., & Handy, T. C. (2008). Going AWOL in the brain: Mind wandering reduces cortical analysis of external events. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20, 458-469.

Handy, T. C., Tipper, C. M., Schaich Borg, J., Grafton, S. T., & Gazzaniga, M. S. (2006). Motor experience with graspable objects reduces their implicit analysis in visual and motor-related cortex. Brain Research, 1097, 156-166.

Winter 2017

PSYC309A Cognitive Processes - COGNTV PROCESSES Sections

Contribution of cognitive processes to perception, attention, and memory; cognitive development, language, thinking, and creativity.

Winter 2017

PSYC409 Cognitive Neuropsychology Sections

The structure of the mind as revealed by brain injury, neurological illness, and surgical intervention. Topics include attention, memory, language, sense of self, topographic awareness, moral reasoning, emotion, theory of mind, and social awareness.