My research focuses on the role of sensory systems in decision making and more recently has used alcohol addiction as a model system for understanding problems with decision making.

Areas of Study

  • Cognitive neuroscience

Research Topics

  • Object recognition and categorization
  • Perceptual decision making
  • Functional neuroimaging
  • Sensory integration
  • Visual, somatosensory and auditory perception
  • Priming, adaptation, and perceptual learning

My research is involved with discovering the neural mechanisms underlying human object recognition and representation.

Research Interests

  • visual and haptic perception; object recognition; cross-sensory integration; priming and adaptation; functional neuroimaging

Subject Area

  • Psychological and Brain Sciences
Past Affiliations
Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Psychology
PhD, Western University, Neuroscience, 2001
BS, Western University, Neuroscience, 1996
MS, Western University, Psychology, 1992