Research interests: attention, self-relevance, ownership, cognitive psychology, scholarshipof teaching and learning.

Roberts, K. H., Truong, G., Kingstone, A., & Todd, R. M. (Accepted). The blur of pleasure: Appetitively appealing stimuli decrease subjective perceptual acuity. Psychological Science.

Wispinski, N., Truong, G., Handy, T. C., & Chapman, C. S. (2017). Reaching decisions reveal that best-versus-rest processing contributes to the extreme-outcome rule. Acta Psychologica, 176, 32-38.

Truong, G., Roberts, K. H., & Todd, R. M. (2017). I saw mine first: A prior-entry effect for objects with newly acquired ownership. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43(1), 192.

Truong, G., & Todd, R. M. (2016). SOAP opera: Self as object and agent in prioritizing attention. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Truong, G., Chapman, C. S., Chisholm, J. D., Enns, J. T., & Handy, T. C. (2015). Mine in motion: how physical actions impact the psychological sense of ownership. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42(3), 375-385.

Mickleborough, M. J. S., Chapman, C. M., Toma, A. S., Chan, J. H. M., Truong, G., & Handy, T. C. (2013). Interictal neurocognitive processing of visual stimuli in migraine: evidence from event-related potentials. PLoS ONE 8(11):
e80920. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080920

Truong, G., Turk, D. J., & Handy, T. C. (2013). An unforgettable apple: memory and
attention for forbidden objects. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 13(4), 803-813

Hayward, J., Truong, G., Partanen, M., & Giaschi, D. (2011). Effects of speed, age, and amblyopia on the perception of motion-defined form. Vision Research, 51(20), 2216-2223.

Mickleborough, M. J. S., Truong, G., & Handy, T. C. (2011). Top-down control of visual cortex in migraine populations. Neuropsychologia, 49(5), 1006-1015.

Winter 2017

PSYC101 Introduction to Biological and Cognitive Psychology Sections

Introduction to Methods and Statistics, Biopsychology, Learning, Perception, Memory, and Cognition. Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 100 and PSYC 101.

Winter 2017

PSYC207 Contemporary Topics in Biological and Cognitive Psychology Sections

A focus on the interpretation of contemporary research in neuroscience, cognition, perception, memory, and learning.

Winter 2017

PSYC218 Analysis of Behavioural Data Sections

Use of inferential statistics in psychology and conceptual interpretation of data; experimental design (laboratory, field research methods); presentation of data analyses in reports. PSYC 218 excludes credit for a number of other statistics courses in various departments. Please consult the Science Exclusion List (,215,410,414) before registering.

Winter 2017

PSYC309A Cognitive Processes - COGNTV PROCESSES Sections

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