Graduate students and postdocs

Dr. John Grundy

Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, Cognitive Development Lab, York University
Postdoc 2012-2014
PhD student 2007-2012
Research Assistant 2006-2007


Dr. Shannon O’Malley





Evan Harvey

Currently: Research Analyst, INC Research, Toronto
Masters student 2010-2011
Honours Thesis student (4D9) 2008/2009
Individual study student (3QQ3) summer 2007



Stefan Nazar
Stefan Nazar

Currently: Analyst at the Market Research Company Explorer Group.
Masters student 2012-2014




Dr. James Karle

Currently: Instructor of Psychology, St. Francis Xavier University
Graduate student 2004-2011:  Research: Cognitive and perceptual processes involved in learning and expertise in video game playing experts.




Jessica Cohen

Currently:  (Student-At-Law, Hoffler Adler)
Graduate student 2007-2010
Research: Error-processing, learning, and anxiety
Honours Thesis student (4D09) 2006/2007
Individual study student (3QQ3) 2005/2006



Dr. Jennifer Heisz

Currently:  Assistant Professor, Kinesiology, McMaster University
Graduate student 2005-2009:  Research: Processing faces and encoding related information about the person.
Lab Manager 2004/2005
Honours Thesis 2003/2004: Acquisition of face familiarity and progressive amplitude decrease of the N170 ERP Component. Winner of The Abe Black Memorial Prize for outstanding achievement for Honours Thesis.


Dr. Peter Stewart

Currently:  Assistant Professor, Memorial University, Grenfell Campus
Graduate student 2003-2009
Research: Practice, errors, ERN, anterior cingulate, and flow




P. Darren Parker

Currently: Masters of Social Work, University of Toronto
Full-time Research Assistant and Lab Manager 2005/2006.
Summer Research Assistant 2005.
Undergraduate Honours Thesis 2004/2005: Cue probability and the Lateralized Readiness Potential




Willow Fuchs 

Research Assistant : BESA and source analysis (2004/2006)






Cats? What cats?
Dr. Sam Hannah

Currently:  Assistant Professor, University of Saskatchewan
Research projects: Brain correlates of perceptual/conceptual processing
Postdoctoral Fellow 2004/2005 (Allan lab)
Graduate student 1998-2004 (Brooks lab)
Collaborator (Shedden lab)



Demonstrating our fashionable ERP cap
Curt Norgaard

Graduate student.  (1999-2001)
Masters Thesis: Mechanisms of object-based attention: Spreading attention and object segmentation.
Completed a masters in the Department of Biology, McMaster University.
Currently:  Completing a medical degree.



Watching the game
Fil Cortese 

Graduate student. (1999-2003)
Research: Biological Bases of Visual Short Term Memory.





Stephanie Hevenor  

Graduate student. (1995-2000)
Thesis: Laterality of spatial control.
Went on to work as an Imaging Analyst and Research Coordinator, Rotman Research Institute, Toronto.
Currently:  Laboratory Instructor, Nipissing University




The Eens: Maureen and Colleen
Maureen Evans 

Graduate student.  (1996-1998)
Masters Thesis: Processing of global and local stimuli: An ERP study.
Went on to work as a Research Coordinator, Cognitive Neurology, Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto




Ian Marsmann  

Graduate student  (1995-1996)
Went on to study Computer Science, Brock University

Undergraduate Students

Other lab members (pictures unavailable)

  • Jaslyn English (2015-2016)
  • Christian Monti 2015
  • Sean Choi 2012-2014
  • Adam Fontaine 2013
  • Jessica Robertson 2012-2013
  • Raymond Chu 2012-2013
  • Arjun Paliwal  2011-2013
  • Simrran Gohal 2011-2012
  • Nazanin Rajabi  2009-2011
  • Alexandra Kraus 2009-2010
  • Erica Tatham  2009-2010
  • Matthew Mazurek 2009-2010
  • Patrick Giannoulis 2007-2008
  • Amrit Tung 2007-2008
  • Amy Bustamam 2007
  • Amy Tran  2005-2006
  • Leanne Drehmer 2003-2004
  • Lori Giles  2003-2004
  • Vanitha Velayutham  2003-2004
  • Ekta Khemani  1999-2003
  • Jennifer Smith  1999-2000
  • Stephanie Grylls 1996-1997
  • Melanie Paul 1995-1996
  • Alex Kolbasnik  1995-1996
  • Vic Samad 1995-1996
  • Lisa Alfano  1996-1997