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CURRENT POSITION:
Professor, Appointed 1985
Department of Psychology
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
DEGREES AWARDED:
Doctor of Philosophy, Experimental Psychology, 1974
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

Master of Arts, Psychology, 1972
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

U of O
Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, 1969
State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York

SUNYSB
AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST:
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Human Performance, including:
  • Attention
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Word recognition and reading
  • Applied cognitive psychology: eye witness testimony, human factors, performance rhythms
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: top
Visiting Professor, 2002 -
Center for Magnetic Resonance Research
University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois

Visiting Research Scientist, 2001-2002
Rotman Research Institute
Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario

Professor, 1985 - present
Department of Psychology
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Visiting Research Scientist, 1981
Department of Human Information Processing
Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey

Visiting Research Scientist, 1980
Center for Research in Human Learning
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
U of M
Associate Professor, 1979-1985
Assistant Professor, 1974-1979
Department of Psychology
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Dalhousie
Teaching Assistant, 1974
Research Assistant, 1969-1973
Department of Psychology
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
U of O
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:
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Member/Officeholder:
  • International Association for the Study of Attention and Performance, Advisory Council, member 1985-1992
  • Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada, Grants Selection Committee (Psychology), member 1982-1985
  • Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science, Co-founder, Interim Executive 1991-2; President Elect 1992-3, President 1993-4, past President 1994-5; Member 1991-present.
  • Canadian Psychological Association, Section 27: Perception, Learning & Cognition, Founding member and chair, 1990-1
  • Psychonomics Society, member since 1976
  • American Psychological Society, member since 1994
  • American Psychological Association chair of adjudication committee for the 2003 Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contributions to Psychology (Perception & Motor Control)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology, member 1995-1997
  • Cognitive Neuroscience Society, member since 1996
  • Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Young Investigator Award Committee Member, 2002-2004
  • Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Chair, Young Investigator Award Committee, 2003
  • Psychology Graduate Coordinator, 1986-present (excluding sabbatical years)
  • Chair, Senate Committee to review Dalhousie's Faculty of Graduate Studies, 2000-2001
  • Networks of Centers of Excellence: Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network (CLLRnet) Ğ Theme IV: Literacy Theme Co-Leader and member, CLLRnet Research Management Committee, 2002-present

Associate Editor:

  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 1999-present
  • The Scientific World Journals, Cognition; Higher Brain Function, 2002-present

Consulting Editor/Editorial Board:

  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 1977-1998
  • Canadian Journal of Psychology, 1984-8
  • Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1993-present
  • Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 1996-1998
  • Perception & Psychophysics, 1997-present

Responsibilities for which I was honoured to be considered:

  • Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology Editor, Nominated in 1992, but not selected
  • Perception & Psychophysics Editor, Nominated in 1997 & 2002, but not selected
  • Psychobiology (now Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience) Editor, Finalist in 1999, but not selected
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: General Associate Editor, invited 2001
  • NSERC Life Sciences Collaborative Projects Grant Selection Committee, Asked to serve in 1995, but declined
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dalhousie University Dean, One of three Finalist, 2001

Consultant on eyewitness testimony:

  • I have been retained on several occasions to provide advice on perceptual and cognitive factors that might influence eyewitness testimony.
  • I have twice been qualified by Courts in Nova Scotia as an expert witness to testify on such matters.
  • I have been invited to attend, and assist with, the Clinical Law course at the Law School of Dalhousie University when this topic was covered.

Consultant on currency quality:

  • I have won several contracts and been awarded others without competition to assist the Bank of Canada in its studies of counterfeit detection and currency design.
  • My projects with the Bank (see list under Grants and Contracts) have emphasized the efficacy of specific security features that have been embedded in Canadian banknotes, the placement and value of portraits and the salience of, durability of and ease (or difficulty) of counterfeiting the tactility that is carried in intaglio printing.
  • In addition, I have been retained on several occasions to serve as a consultant to the United States Federal Reserve Board to advise them on research related to the monitoring and remediation of banknote quality due to wear and tear.

Consultant/Collaborator on Research Grants:

  • 2005- An Examination for IOR in the Pigeon (Brett Gibson, PI) Department of Psychology, University of New Hampshire) NIH B-Start Application
  • 2005-2006- The role of feedback to facilitate category learning (Deborah Little, Neurology Department, University of Illinois at Chicago, PI) NIMH R03 ~$76,000 (US)
  • 2004- The effects of acute nicotine (Nicorette Inhaler) administration on cognitive function in male and female patients with psychotic disorders: A double blind, placebo-controlled cross over study. (J. Ojiegbe, K. Good, H. Milliken & D. Whitehorn) Dep't. of Psychiatry.
  • 2002- Genotype and Phenotype of Brain Stem Injury in Autism (PI Patricia Rodier, Rochester Medical School) Project (S. Bryson): Behaviors Discriminating Autism in Humans and Animals. NIH: Collaborative Programs for Excellence in Autism
  • 2002- Electrophysiological studies of task switching and executive control. (PI Glenn Wylie) NIMH

Ad Hoc Reviewer:

  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research
  • American Psychologist
  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (MRC, UK)
  • Brain Research
  • Canadian Foundation for Innovation
  • Canadian Journal of Psychology
  • Canadian Psychology
  • Cognition
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Current Biology
  • Current Directions in Psychological Science
  • Emotion
  • European Journal of Cognitive Psychology
  • Experimental Aging Research
  • Experimental Brain Research
  • Harvard University Press (review of book entitled) Attention: The Brain's Art of Mindlfulness by David LaBerge
  • Harvard University Press (review of draft book entitled) Mind, Brain & Education in Learning disorders: The Case Reading edited by K. Fischer, J. Holmes Bernstein and MH Immorino-Yang
  • Heart & Stroke Canada
  • Israel Science Foundation
  • Journal of Biological Rhythms
  • Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition
  • Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences
  • Journal of Memory and Language
  • Journal of Neurophysiology
  • Journal of Neuropsychology
  • Journal of Neuroscience
  • Journal of Vision
  • Memory & Cognition
  • MIT Press (review of proposal and book entitled Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: A Neurochronometrics of Mind by Pascual-Leone & Walsh
  • National Science Foundation
  • Nature
  • Nature Neuroscience
  • Natural Research and Engineering Council of Canada
  • Neuroimage
  • Neuropsychologia
  • Neuropsychologia
  • Neuroscience Letters
  • Oxford U. Press/Maxwell. Past Events and Present Processing (Review of book proposal) by Eric Soetens & Werner Sommer (Eds).
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Psychological Research
  • Psychological Science
  • Psychological Bulletin
  • Psychonomic Bulletin & Review
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Perception & Psychophysics
  • Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
  • Sage Publications Handbook of Implicit Cognition and Addiction by Renout W. Wiers & Alan W. Stacy (Eds)
  • Science
  • Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • Spatial Vision
  • The ScientificWorldJOURNALS
  • Trends in Cognitive Science
  • Visual Cognition
  • Vision Research

Symposia Organized:

  • 1977-8, On the Nature of Thought, Lectures in honour of D. O. Hebb, Dalhousie (w/Jusczyk)
  • 1979 (Aug.) Consciousness in Contemporary Psychology, Dalhousie (w/Pucetti)
  • 1987 (June) Selective attention: New looks at an old problem. Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal. (w/Briand)
  • 1987 (Aug.) Psychological Concepts and Dissociative Disorders, Dalhousie (w/Doane)
  • 1992 (Mar.) The Hebb Synapse: Cells, Circuits and Concepts (w/Fentress)
  • 1994 (Aug.) Converging methods for understanding reading and dyslexia, Dalhousie (w/McMullen)
  • 1998 (Mar.) Present and future uses of functional neuroimaging (working title), Dalhousie
  • 1998 (Apr.) What the brain's neurons can tell the minds' models of mind, Cognitive Neuroscience, San Fransisco.
  • 1999 (June) Understanding "Inhibition of Return" by Mind and Brain. Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science, Edmonton, AB.
  • 2004 (June) Orienting and Inhibition of Return by Monkey and Man. Symposium Introduction, Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science, Saint John's, NFLD.
  • 2006 (June) Experimental Psychology in the Real World, Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science, Saskatoon, SK.
  • 2007 (June) Cognitive Psychology in the real world: A symposium of reviews, Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science, Victoria, BC.
  • 2008 (July) Inhibitory tags that guide orienting, XXIX International Congress of Psychology, Berlin, Germany.

Service to other Universities:

  • External Examiner: Bashinski (MA, Acadia U.)
  • External Examiner: Sahakanian (MA, Acadia U.)
  • External Examiner: Heimonen (MA, Lockhead U.)
  • External Examiner: Harpur (PhD, U. British Columbia)
  • External Examiner: Macquistan (PhD, U. of Alberta
  • External Examiner: Godijn (PhD, U. of Amsterdam)
  • External Examiner: Fenske (PhD, U. of Waterloo)
  • External Examiner: Fecteau (PhD, U. British Columbia)
  • External Member: Prime (PhD, U. British Columbia)
  • Disseration Committee Member: Dorris (PhD, U. British Columbia)
  • Chair, Psychology Department Review Committee: Memorial University
  • External Reviewer: Psychology Department, U. of Toronto @ Mississauga (2005)
  • External Reviewer: Psychology Department, U. of New Brunswick @ Saint John (2005)
  • Seminar Leader: University of Granada, (Feb. 2005)
  • External Reviewer for OCGS: Graduate Programs proposed by the Psychology Department @ Ryerson University (2007)
  • Disseration Co-Supervisory: Techentin (PhD, U. New Brunswick, Fredericton)
  • Master's Thesis Supervisor: Dean (Master of Design, NSCAD University)
THESES: top
  • Klein, R.M. The role of attention in the processing of visual and kinesthetic information. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Oregon, 1974.
  • Klein, R.M. Vision and kinesthesis in the reproduction of patterns. M.A. Thesis, University of Oregon, 1972.
BOOKS: top
  • Fentress, J. & Klein, R.M. (1999) The Hebb Legacy. Wiley.
  • Klein, R.M. & McMullen, P. (1999) Converging Methods for Understanding Reading and Dyslexia. Cambridge: MIT Press
  • Klein, R.M. and Doane, B.K. (Eds.). (1994). Psychological Concepts and Dissociative Disorders. Hillsdale: Erlbaum.
  • Jusczyk, P. and Klein, R.M. (Eds.). (1980). The Nature of Thought: Essays in honor of D.O. Hebb. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum Assoc.
PUBLICATIONS: PDF papers top
  • Klein, R. M. (in press) Orienting and inhibition of return. In M. S. Gazzaniga (Ed.) The Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience, 3rd Edition. MIT Press.
  • Klein, R. M. (in press) On the role of endogenous orienting in the inhibitory aftermath of exogenous orienting. In U. Mayr, E. Awh and S. Keele (Eds.) Developing Individuality in the Human Brain: A feschrift for Micheal Posner Washington DC: APA Books.
  • Klein, R. M. & Ivanoff, J. (in press) Inhibition of return. In L. Itti, G. Rees & J. Tsotsos (Eds.) Neurobiology of Attention Academic Press/Elsevier.
  • Zack, M., Stewart, S. H., Klein, R. M., Loba, P. & Fragopoulos, F. (in press) Contingent gambling-drinking patterns and problem drinker status moderate implicit gambling-alcohol associations in problem gamblers. Journal of Gambling Studies.
  • Elgar, F. & Klein, R. M. (2004) Graduate Dean's knowledge of PhD completion statistics. Higher Education Policy. 17, 325-336.
  • Ivanoff, J. & Klein, R. M. (2004) Stimulus-response expectancies and inhibition of return. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 11 (3), 542-550.
  • Klein, R. M. (2004) On the control of orienting. In M.I. Posner (Ed.) Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention Guilford Press. p.29-44.
  • Klein, R. M., Gadbois, S. & Christie, J. (2004) Perception and detection of counterfeit currency in Canada: Note quality, training and security features. Proceedings of the IS & T/SPIE 16th International Symposium Electronic Imaging: Science and Technology, session on Optical Security and counterfeit Deterrence Techniques V. Volume 5310.
  • Bailystok, E., Craik, F. I. M., Klein, R. M. & Viswanathan, M. (2004) Bilinualism, Aging, and Cognitive control: Evidence from the Simon Task. Psychology and Aging. 19(2), 290-303. News report DailyNews 06/28/2004
  • Christie, J., Klein, R. M. & Watters, C. (2004) A comparison of simple hierarchy and grid metaphors for option layouts on small-size screens. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. 60, 564-584.
  • Losier, B. J. & Klein, R. M. (2004) Covert orienting within peripersonal and extrapersonal space: Young Adults. Cognitive Brain Research. 19, 269-274.
  • Saint-Aubin, J. & Klein, R. M. (2004) One Missing-Letter Effect: Two methods of assessment. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. 58, 61-66.
  • Ivanoff, J. & Klein, R. M. (2003) Orienting of attention without awareness is affected by measurement-induced attentional control settings. Journal of Vision. 3(1), 32-40.
  • Klein, R. M. (2003) Chronometric explorations of disordered minds. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 7(5), 190-192.
  • MacInnes, W. J. & Klein, R. M. (2003) Inhibition of Return biases orienting during the search of complex scenes. TheScientificWorldJOURNAL. 3, 75-86.
  • MacPherson, A., Klein, R. M. & Moore, C. (2003) Inhibition of Return in Children and Adolescents. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 85, 337-351.
  • Saint-Aubin, J., Klein, R. M. & Roy-Charland, A. (2003) Direct assessments of the processing time hypothesis for the missing letter effect. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance. 29, 1191-1210.
  • Dorris, M. C., Klein, R. M., Everling, S. & Munoz, D. P. (2002) Contribution of the primate Superior Colliculus to inhibtion of return. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 14(8), 1256-1263.
  • Hamm, J. & Klein, R. M. (2002) Does attention follow the motion in the "shooting line" illusion? Perception & Psychophysics. 64, 279-291.
  • Hunt, A. R. & Klein, R. M. (2002) Eliminating the cost of task set reconfiguration. Memory & Cognition. 30(4), 529-539.
  • Ivanoff, J., Klein, R. M. & Lupianez, J. (2002) Inhibition of return interacts with the Simon effect. Perception & Psychophysics. 64, 318-327.
  • Kingstone, A., Klein, R. M., Morein-Zamir, S., Hunt, A., Maxner, C. & Fisk, J. (2002) Orienting attention in aging and Parkinson's disease: Distinguishing modes of control. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. 24, 951-967.
  • Klein, R. M. (2002) Hebb, Donald. In L. Nadel (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, London McMillan Publishers Group.
  • Klein, R. M. (2002) Observations on the temporal ccorrelates of reading failure. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal. 15(1-2), 207-232.
  • Klein, R. M. & Dick, B. (2002) Temporal dynamics of Reflexive attention shifts: A dual-Stream rapid serial visual presentation exploration. Psychological Science. 13, 176-179.
  • Stewart, S. H., McWilliams, L. A., Blackburn, J. R. & Klein, R. M. (2002) A laboratory-based investigation of the influence of video lottery terminal (VLT) play on mood and alcohol consumption among regular VLT players. Addictive Behavior. 27, 819-835.
  • Shore, D. I., McLaughlin, E. N. & Klein, R. M. (2001) Modulation of the attentional blink by differential resource allocation. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. 55, 318-324.
  • Christie, J. & Klein, R. M. (2001) Negative Priming for spatial location? Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. 55, 24-38.
  • Handy, T., Green, V., Klein, R. M. & Mangun, G. R. (2001) Combined expectancies: ERPs reveal early benefits of spatial attention that are absent in reaction time. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance. 27, 303-317.
  • Ivanoff, J. & Klein, R. M. (2001) Attending, intending and the importance of task settings (a commentary of Hommel et al.). Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 24, 889-890.
  • Ivanoff, J. & Klein, R. M. (2001) The presence of a nonresponding effector increases inhibition of return. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 8, 307-314.
  • Klein, R. M., Munoz, D. P., Dorris, M. C. & Taylor, T. L. (2001) Inhibition of return in monkey and man. In C. Folk, and B. Gibson (Eds.) Attraction, Distraction, and Action: Multiple Perspectives on Attentional Capture Amsterdam: Elsevier. p. 27-47.
  • Loba, P., Stewart, S. H., Klein, R. M. & Blackburn, J. R. (2001) Manipulations of the features of Standard Video Lottery Terminal (VLT) games: Effects in Pathological and Non-Pathological Gamblers. Journal of Gambling Studies. 17, 297-320.
  • Losier, B. J. & Klein, R. M. (2001) A review of the evidence for a disengage operation deficit following parietal lobe damage. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 25, 1-13.
  • Saint-Aubin, J. & Klein, R. M. (2001) The influence of parafoveal processing on the missing letter effect. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance. 27, 318-334.
  • Shore, D. I., Spence, C. & Klein, R. M. (2001) Visual prior entry. Psychological Sciences. 12, 205-212.
  • Shore, D. I., Stanford, L., MacInnes, W. J., Klein, R. M. & Brown, R. E. (2001) Of mice and men: Using virtual Hebb-Williams mazes to compare learning across gender and species. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neurosciences. 1, 83-89.
  • Spence, C., Shore, D. I., & Klein, R. M. (2001) Multimodal prior entry. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 130, 779-798.
  • Trappenberg, T. P., Dorris, M. C., Munoz, D. P. & Klein, R. M. (2001) A model of saccade initiation based on the competitive integration of exogenous and endogenous signals in the Superior Colliculus. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 13, 256-271.
  • Klein, R. M. (2000) Review of: The autonomous brain: A neural theory of attention and learning, by Peter Milner. Trends in Neurosciences. 23, 444-445.
  • Klein, R. M. (2000) Inhibition of Return. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 4, 138-147.
  • Klein, R. M. (2000) Science, practice and training: Public support of collaboration. Nova Scotia Psychologist. Millenium Issue, 2-3.
  • Klein, R. M. & Shore, D. I. (2000) Relations among modesof visual orienting. In S. Monsell & J. Driver (Eds.) Attention & Performance XVIII: Control of cognivite processes, Cambridge: MIT Press. p. 195-208.
  • McLaughlin, E. N., Shore, D. I. & Klein, R. M. (2000) The attentional blink is immune to mask-ing induced data limits. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 54A, 169-196.
  • Shore, D. I. & Klein, R. M. (2000) Change blindness: The effect of inversion. Journal of General Psychology. 127, 27-43.
  • Shore, D. I. & Klein, R. M. (2000) On the mainfestations of memory in visual search. Spatial Vision. 14, 59-76.
  • Stewart, S. H., Blackburn, J. R. & Klein, R. M. (2000) Against the odds: Establishment of a video lottery terminal research laboratory in a naturalistic setting. The Nova Scotia Psychologist. Spring, 3-6.
  • Taylor, T. L., & Klein, R. M. (2000) Visual and motor effects in inhibition of return. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 26, 1639-1655.
  • Dorris, M. C., Taylor, T. L., Klein, R. M. & Munoz, D. P. (1999) Influence of previous visual stimulus or saccade on saccadic reaction times in monkey. Journal of Neurophysiology. 81, 2429-2436.
  • Everling, S., Dorris, M. C., Klein, R. M. & Munoz, D. P. (1999) Role of primate superior colliculus in preparation and execution of anti- and pro-saccades. Journal of Neuroscience. 19, 2740-2754.
  • Klein, R. M. (1999) The Hebb Legacy. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. 53(1), 1-3 (French translation 4-7) Introduction to a special issue of CJEP guest edited by J. C. Fentress & R. M. Klein.
  • Klein, R. M. (1999) Donald Olding Hebb. MIT Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, p. 366-367
  • Klein, R. M. (1999) Donald Eric Broadbent. MIT Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, p. 95-97.
  • Klein, R. M. & D'Entremont, B. (1999) Filtering performance by good and poor readers. In J. Everatt (Ed.), Attention, reading and dyslexia.
  • Klein, R. M. & MacInnes, W. J. (1999) Inhibition of return is a foraging facilitator in visual search. Psychological Science. 10, 346-352.
  • Klein, R. M. & McMullen, P. (1999) Introduction: The reading brain. In R.M. Klein and P. McMullen (Eds.) Converging Methods for understanding reading and dyslexia, Cambridge: MIT Press. p. 1-22.
  • Taylor, T. L., Klein, R. M. & Munoz, D. P. (1999) Saccadic performance as a function of the presence and disappearance of auditory and visual fixation stimuli. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 11, 205-212.
  • Trappenberg, T. & Klein, R. M. (1999) Generating oculomotor and neuronal behavior in a neural field model of the superior colliculus. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 22, 700-701.
  • Klein, R. M., Schmidt, W. C. & Muller, H. K. (1998) Disinhibition of return: Unnecessary and unlikely. Perception & Psychophysics, 60, 862-872.
  • McCormick, P. A., Klein, R. M. & Johnston, S. (1998) Splitting vs shared visual attention: An empirical commentary on Castiello & Umilta (1992). Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 24, 350-357.
  • Murphy, F. & Klein, R. M. (1998) The effects of nicotine on spatial and non-spatial expectancies in a covert orienting task. Neuroopsychologia, 36, 1103-1114.
  • Shore, D. I., Hall, S. E. & Klein, R. M. (1998) Auditory saltation: A new measure of an old illusion. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 103, 3730-3733.
  • Taylor, T., Kingstone, A. F., & Klein, R. M. (1998) Visual offsets and oculomotor disinhibition: Endogenous and exogenous contributions to the gap effect. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. 52, 192-200.
  • Taylor, T. L. & Klein, R. M. (1998) Inhibition of return to colour: An replication and non-extension of Law, Pratt & Abrams (1995), Perception & Psychophysics. 60, 1452-1456.
  • Taylor, T. L. & Klein. R. M. (1998) On the causes and effects of inhibition of return. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 5, 625-643.
  • Schmidt, W. C. & Klein, R. M. (1997) A spatial gradient of accelearation and temporal extension underlies three illusions of motion. Perception, 26, 857-874
  • Trappenberg, T., Simpson, S., Klein, R.M., McMullen, P., Munoz, D. & Dorris, M.C. (1997) Neural field model of oculomotor preparation and disengagement. Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks (ICNN'97), 1, 591-595.
  • Christie, J. & Klein, R. M. (1996) Assessing the evidence for novel popout. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 125, 201-207.
  • Forbes, K. & Klein, R. M. (1996) The magnitude of the fixation offset effect with endogenously and exogenously controlled saccades. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 8, 344-352.
  • Klein, R. M. (1996) Attention: Yesterday, today and tomorrow [review of Baddeley & Weiskrantz (Eds.) Attention: Perception, selection, awareness and control: A tribute to Donald Broadbent. Oxford U. Press: London.] American Journal of Psychology, 109, 159-171.
  • Losier, B. J., McGrath, P. J. & Klein, R. M. (1996) The effects of methylphenidate on the continuous performance test in chidren with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 37, 971-987.
  • Christie, J. & Klein, R. M. (1995) Familiarity and attention: Does what we know affect what we notice? Memory and Cognition, 23, 547-550.
  • Farmer, M. & Klein, R. M. (1995) The evidence for a temporal processing deficit linked to dyslexia: A review. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 2, 460-493.
  • Klein, R. M. & Farmer, M. E. (1995) Dyslexia and a temporal processing deficit: A reply to the commentaries. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 2, 515-526.
  • Klein, R. M., Taylor, T. & Kingstone, A. F. (1995) Against a role for attentional disengagement in the gap effect: A friendly amendment to Tam & Stelmach (1993). Perception & Psychophysics, 57, 573-577.
  • Klein, R. M. & Pontefract, A. (1994) Does oculomotor readiness mediate cognitive control of visual attention? Revisited! in C. Umilta & M. Moscovitch (Eds.) Attention & Performance XV: Conscious and Unconscious Processing. Cambridge: MIT Press. (p. 333-350)
  • Klein, R.M. (1994) Perceptual-motor expectancies interact with covert visual orienting under endogenous but not exogenous control. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 48, 151-166.
  • Klein, R. M. & Taylor, T. (1994) Categories of cognitive inhibition with reference to attention. In D. Dagenbach & T. Carr (Eds.) Inhibitory processes in attention, memory & language. Academic Press. (p. 113-150)
  • Klein, R. M., Doane, B. K. & Curtis, J. (1994) Demystifying dissociative phenomena. In R.M. Klein and B.K. Doane (Eds.), Psychological Concepts and Dissociative Disorders. Hillsdale: Erlbaum. (p. 1-6)
  • Berry, G. and Klein, R. M.(1993) Motion-induced grouping may not modulate the flanker compatibility effect: A failure to replicate Driver & Baylis. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. 47, 714-729.
  • Kingstone, A. F. and Klein, R. M. (1993) Visual offsets facilitate saccadic latency: Does pre-disengagement of visuo-spatial attention mediate this gap effect? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 19, 1251-1256.
  • Farmer, M. E. & Klein, R. M. (1993) Auditory and visual temporal processing in dyslexic and normal readers. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 682 (Temporal information processing in the nervous system: Special reference to dyslexia and dysphasia), p. 339-341.
  • Kingstone, A. F. & Klein, R. M. (1993) What are express saccades? Perception and Psychophysics, 54, 260-273.
  • Klein, R. M. & Kingstone, A. (1993) Why do visual offsets reduce saccadic latencies? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 16, 583-4. (A commentary on Fisher & Weber's "Express saccades and visual attention")
  • Klein, R. M., Kingstone, A. and Pontefract, A. (1992). Orienting of visual attention. In K. Rayner (Ed.), Eye Movements and Visual Cognition: Scene Perception and Reading. New York: Springer Verlag pp. 46-67.
  • Farmer, M.E., Klein, R., Bryson, S.E. (1992). Computer assisted reading: Effects of whole-word feedback on severe dyslexics. Journal of Remedial and Special Education, 13, 50-60.
  • Kingstone, A. and Klein, R. (1991). Combining shape and position expectancies: hierarchical processing and selective inhibition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 17(2), 512-519.
  • Klein, R. M. (1991) Is consciousness information processing? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 14(4), 683. (A commentary on M. Velmans': "Is information processing conscious?".)
  • Klein, R.M. and Hansen, E. (1990). Chronometric analysis of spotlight failure in endogenous visual orienting. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance. 16(4), 790-801.
  • McCormick, P. and Klein, R.M. (1990). The spatial distribution of attention during covert visual orienting. Acta Psychologica, 75, 225-242.
  • Smith, L.C. and Klein, R.M. (1990). Evidence for semantic satiation: Repeating a category slows subsequent semantic processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 16(5), 852-861.
  • D'Aloisio, A. and Klein, R.M. (1990). Aging and the deployment of visual attention. In J.Enns (Ed.), The Development of Attention: Research and theory (pp. 447-466). North Holland: Amsterdam, 1990.
  • Klein, R.M., Berry, G., Briand, K., d'Entremont, B. and Farmer, M. (1990). Letter identification declines with increasing retinal eccentricity at the same rate for normal and dyslexic readers. Perception & Psychophysics, 47(6), 601-606.
  • Briand, K. and Klein, R.M. (1989). Has feature integration theory come unglued? A reply to Tsal. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 15(2), 401-406.
  • Klein, R.M. & Farrell, M. (1989). Search performance without eye movements. Perception & Psychophysics, 46(5), 476-482.
  • Klein, R.M. and McCormick, P. (1989). Covert visual orienting: Hemifield activation can be mimicked by zoom lens and midlocation placement strategies. Acta Psychologica, 70(3), 235-250.
  • Briand, K. and Klein, R.M. (1988). Conceptual masking in brief visual displays. Canadian Journal of Psychology,42(4), 496-502.
  • Klein, R.M. (1988). Inhibitory tagging system facilitates visual search. Nature, 334(6181), 430-431.
  • Klein, R.M., Briand, K., Smith, L. and Smith-Lamothe, J. (1988). Does spreading activation summate? Psychological Research, 50, 50-54.
  • Klein, R. M. and McInnes, J. (1988). Visual field differences in the processing of numerical stimuli. Brain & Cognition, 7, 247-256.
  • Klein, R.M., and McInnes, J. (1988). Visual field interacts with script type when numbers are presented for an odd/even judgement: A response to Besner and Bryden. Brain & Cognition, 7, 388-393.
  • Briand, K. and Klein, R.M. (1987). Is Posner's beam the same as Treisman's glue?: On the relationship between visual orienting and feature integration theory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 13(2), 228-247.
  • Klein, R.M. & Hansen, E. (1987). Spotlight failure in visual orienting. Bulletin of the Psychonomics Society, 25(6), 447-450.
  • Smith, L., Briand, K. Klein, R.M. and denHeyer, K. (1987). On the generality of Becker's verification model. Canadian Journal of Psychology, 41(3), 379-386.
  • Klein, R.M., Pilon, D., Prosser, S. and Shannahoff-Khalsa, D. (1986). Nasal airflow asymmetries and human performance. Biological Psychology, 23, 127-137.
  • Klein, R.M. and Barresi, J. (1985). Perceptual salience of form vs material as a function of variations in spacing & number of elements. Perception & Psychophysics, 37, 440-446.
  • Klein, R.M. and Smith, L. (1985). Is the emergence of a RVF advantage in the category matching task dependent upon category constancy. Canadian Journal of Psychology, 39(1), 88-99.
  • Klein, R.M., Levy, S. and McCabe, J. (1984). The parameter preferences of acqiured motor programs for rapid, discrete movements: I. Transfer of training. Memory & Cognition, 12(4), 374-379.
  • Shapiro, K.L., Egerman, B. and Klein, R.M. (1984). Effects of arousal on human visual dominance. Perception & Psychophysics, 35(6), 547-552.
  • Klein, R.M. (1983). Non-hierarchical control of rapid movement sequences. A comment on Rosenbaum et al. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 9(5), 834-836.
  • Klein, R.M. (1982). Patterns of perceived similarity cannot be generalized from long to short exposure durtions and vice versa. Perception and Psychophysics, 32(1), 15-18.
  • Klein, R.M. (1982). Psychobiology or Consciousness [Review of Underwood & Stevens (Eds). Aspects of consciousness: Structural issues]. Contemporary Psychology, 27(10), 798-799.
  • Urcuioli, P., Klein, R.M., and Day, J. (1981). Hemispheric differences in semantic processing: category matching is not the same as category membership. Perception & Psychophysics, 29(4), 343-351.
  • Klein, R.M. (1980). D.O. Hebb: An Appreciation. In: P. Jusczyk and R.M. Klein (Eds.), On the Nature of Thought: Essays in Honour of D.O. Hebb (pp. 1-18). Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum Associates.
  • Klein, R.M. (1980). Does oculomotor readiness mediate cognitive control of visual attention. In R. Nickerson (Ed.), Attention and Performance VIII (pp. 259-276). Hillsdale: Erlbaum.
  • Puccetti, R. and Klein, R.M. (1980). Consciousness in Contemporary Psychology: Impressions of a Conference. Canadian Psychology, 21, 179-184.
  • Klein, R.M. (1979). Automatic and strategic processes in skilled performance. In G. Roberts & K. Newell (Eds.), Psychology of Motor Behavior and Sport: (pp. 270-287). Champaign, Ill: Human Kinetics Publishers.
  • Klein, R.M. & Armitage, R. (1979). Rhythms in human performance: 1 1/2-hour oscillations in cognitive style. Science, 204, 1326-1328.
  • Klein, R.M. (1978). Visual detection of line segments: two exceptions to the object superiority effect. Perception and Psychophysics, 24(3), 237-42.
  • Klein, R.M. (1978). Attention and memory: Haste makes waste [Review of G. Underwood's Attention and Memory]. Contemporary Psychology, 23(5), 303-4.
  • Randich, A., Klein, R.M. and LoLordo, V.M. (1978). Visual dominance in the pigeon. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 30(2), 129-137.
  • Klein, R.M. (1977). Chronometric analysis of saccadic eye movement: reflexive and cognitive control. In D. Landers and R. Christina (Eds.), Psychology of Motor Behavior and Sport (pp. 247-254). Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics Publishers.
  • Klein, R.M. (1977). Attention and visual dominance: A chronometric analysis. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 3(3), 365-378.
  • Klein, R.M. (1977). Stereopsis and the representation of space. Perception, 6, 327-32.
  • Klein, R.M. (1977). A piece of action [Review of J. Dickenson's Proprioceptive control of human movement]. Contemporary Psychology, 22(4), 3343-5.
  • Kerr, B. and Klein, R.M. (1976). Kinesiology: Vision, kinesthesis, consciousness and skills. Journal of Physical Education and Recreation, 46-49.
  • Klein, R.M. (1976). Attention and movement. In G. Stelmach (Ed.), Motor Control: Issues and Trends (pp. 143-174). New York: Academic Press.
  • Posner, M.I., Nissen, J.J. and Klein, R.M. (1976). Visual dominance: an information processing account of its origins and significance. Psychological Review, 83(2), 157-171.
  • Klein, R.M. and Kerr, B. (1974). Visual signal detection and the locus of foreperiod effects. Memory and Cognition, 2(3), 431-5.
  • Klein, R.M. and Posner, M.I. (1974). Attention to visual and kinesthetic components of skills. Brain Research, 71, 401-412.
  • Posner, M.I. and Klein, R.M. (1973). On the functions of consciousness. In S. Kornblum (Ed.), Attention and Performance IV. New York: Academic Press.
  • Posner, M.I., Klein, R.M., Summers, J., and Buggie, S. (1973). On the selection of signals. Memory and Cognition, 1, 2-12.
PAPERS SUBMITTED and in PREPARATION: top
  • Butler, B. & Klein, R. M. Inattentional Blindness for Ignored words: comparison of Explicit and Implicit Memory Tasks Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.
  • Christie, J., & Klein, R.M. Does attention cause illusory line motion?. Perception & Psychophysics
  • Dukewich, K. & Klein, R. M. Implications of Search Accuracy for Previous Evidence: in support of Serial Self-Terminating Search. Visual Cognition
  • Eskes, G., MacIsaac, M. E., Ivanoff, J. & Klein, R. M. Parametric Exploration of the Simon Effect across Visual Space. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology
  • Gibson, B. M., Juricevic, I., Shettleworth, S. J., Pratt, J. & Klein, R. M. Looking for inhibition of return in pigeons. Learning & Behavior
  • Ivanoff, j. & Klein, R. M. A speed-accuracy analysis of inhibition of return in go/no-go and choice-RT tasks Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance.
  • Klein, R. M. & Dukewich, K. Does the inspector have a memory? Visual Cognition.
  • Klein, R. M., Christie, J., & Morris, E. Vector averaging of Inhibition of Return. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.
  • Little, D. M., Klein, R.M., Shobat, D. M., McClure, E. D. & Thulborn, K. R. Biological changes during category learning observed by Functional MRI. Cognitive Brain Research.
  • Saint-Aubin, J., Klein, R.M. & Landry, T. Age changes in the Missing-Letter Effect Revisited. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology
  • Klein, R. M., Castel, A. & Pratt, J. The effects of Memory Load on the timecourse of Inhibtion of return. In preparation.
  • Klein, R. M., & Christie, J. On the nature of negative priming for spatial location. Revision in progress. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition
  • Klein, R. M., Briand, K. & Wylie, G. How does covert orienting affect absolute judgements of size and duration?
  • McLaughlin, E. M. & Klein, R. M. Covert orienting in ADHD: A qualitative and quantitative review of the literature.
  • Simpson, S. & Klein, R. M. On the interaction between endogenous and exogenous contributions to saccadic programming.
UNPUBLISHED REPORTS: top
  • Gadbois, S., Klein, R. M. & Christie, J.(2004) Tactile investigation of Canadian counterfeit and genuine banknotes. For the Currency Development Team of the Bank of Canada
  • Klein, R. M., Gadbois, S. & Christie, J. (2003) The perception and detection of counterfeit currency. For the Currency Development Team of the Bank of Canada
  • Klein, R. M., Shore, D. I., MacInnes, W. J., Matheson, W. R., & Christie, J. (2000) Remember that memoryless theory of visual search? Well, forget it!
  • Christie, J. & Klein, R. M. (1998) The relative merits of using simple path and gateway metaphors in Graphic User Interface design. Nortel Technologies Technical Report.
  • Klein, R. M. (1983) Flashcode dissimilarity and human performance. Bell Laboratories Technical Report (deemed proprietary).
  • Klein, R. M. & Christie, J. J. (1997) Accident Risk Associated with Cell Phone Use? [A technical report written for NORTEL Technologies as part of our NSERC supported collaboration (Human information processing in a multi-media environment) with Jeff Fairless.]
  • Coren, S., Klein, R.M. & others. Draft response of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science to the Tri-Council draft "Code of Ethics".
INVITED ADDRESSES: top
  • Klein, R. M. (2004, April) Do they see what they say? Eyewitness testimony. Canadian Bar Association (Nova Scotia) Key developments in the Law of Evidence.
  • Klein, R. M. (2004, June) D. O. Hebb & the Cognitive (R)Evolution. Canadian Society for the Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science. St. John's, Newfoundland.
  • Klein, R. M. (2004, February) On the nature, function and neural implimentation of inhibitory tags that guide orienting. Anatomy & Neurobiology Seminar. Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.
  • Klein, R. M. (2003, October) Eyewitness testimony: Do they see what they say?. Presentation at a Risk Management Seminar offered by Cox Hanson O'Reilly Matheson, Halifax, NS.
  • Klein, R. M. (2003, October) Endogenous modulation of the effect of distractors upon overt orienting. Contribution to workshop: Exogenous and Endogenous Control of the Eye Movements. Amsterdam.
  • Klein, R. M. (2003, July) Orienting and Inhibition of Return. Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience chapter presentations. Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
  • Klein, R. M. (2003, June) The roles of memory in visual search. Keynote address at Visual Search symposium. München, Germany.
  • Klein, R. M. (2003, May) Development and Individuality in the Timecourse of Inhibition of Return. One of nine speakers at a Feschrift conference honouring the contributions of Micheal Posner: Devleoping Individuality in the Human Brain. Eugene, Oregon.
  • Klein, R. M. (2002, November) Dyslexia, dysdrivia and dystennisia: Is it reasonable to expect everyone to read well? Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience chapter presentations. Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
  • Klein, R. M. (2002, November) Static and Dynamic Properties of the Spatial Environment that Affect the Speed and Accuracy of Spatial Responding. Invited Presentation at Computer Science Department at Dalhousie Unversity. Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • Klein, R. M. (2002, August) Linking blinking and binding: A conference overview. (invited converence integration) Dual-task interference and perception-action coupling (sponsored by Volkswagen Foundation. Erice, Sicily.
  • Klein, R. M. (2002, April & May) Studies of attention as a skill. Ontario Institute for studies in Education. Toronto Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario.
  • Klein, R. M. (2002, April) Inhibitory tags: When you see them and why? University of Toronto. Scarborough, Ontario.
  • Klein, R. M. (2002, February) Orienting of attention and inhibition of return. York University, Ontario.
  • Klein, R. M. (2001, December) Attracting Attention Unconventionally. University of Toronto. Erindale, Ontario.
  • Klein, R. M. (2001, March & November) Nature, function and neural implementation of inhibitory tags that direct mental traffic. New York University: SUNY @ Stony Brook; University of Toronto, St. George.
  • Klein, R. M. (2001, February & October) Mind comtemplating mind: An illustrated history. Nova Scotia Institute of Science guest lecture. Halifax, NS; McMaster University.
  • Klein, R. M. (2001, January) Nature, function and neural implementation of inhibitory tags that direct mental traffic. Killam Professor of Science Colloquium. Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia.
  • Klein, R. M. (2000, June) A neural field model of oculomotor and neural behavior: Endo meets Exo in the Superior Colliculus. Presented at an International Workshop on "Control of Cognitive Processes: Exogenous and Endogenous Control of Visual Selection". Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Klein, R. M. (2000, June) Inhibition of return in monkey and man. Presented at an Interdisciplinary Conference and Workshop: "Attraction, Distraction & Action". Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Klein, R. M. (2000, April) Inhibition of return: Been there, done that. University of Waterloo; McMaster University.
  • Klein, R. M. (1999, June) Temporal correlates of reading failure: Symposium integration. Haifa University. Haifa, Israel.
  • Klein, R. M. (1999, June) A collaborative approach to understanding and improving reading performance. Haifa University. Haifa, Israel.
  • Klein, R. M. (1998, October, 1999 June) Inhibition of Return: Who, what, when, where and why. Queen's University, Kingston Ontario; Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheba, Israel.
  • Klein, R. M. (1998, July) Control of attention. Attention & Performance XVIII (Session chair and discussant). Cumberland Lodge, England.
  • Klein, R. M. (1998, May) Focus on cental suditory processing disorders. Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, (Session Chair and symposium moderator). Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • Klein, R. M. (1997, December; 1998, February) Modes of visual orienting. Princeton University, University of Western Ontario, Departments of Psychology.
  • Klein, R. M. (1996, September; October) How does the mind's eye mind the eye? and vice versa. University of Alberta, Department of Psychology; Queen's University, Neuroscience Series.
  • Klein, R. M. & Christie, J. J. (1996, June) Facilitatory and inhibitory processes in perception and action. Nortel Technologies - Industrial Design Group. Nepean, Ontario.
  • Klein, R. M. (1995, November) Cognitive Neuroscience: Research strategies for linking mind and brain. First Annual Dalhousie Neuroscience Institute Retreat. Halifax-Dartmouth.
  • Klein, R. M. (1995, March) Visual orienting: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. Dalhousie University Department of Opthalmology.
  • Klein, R. M. (1995, January, September) Voluntary and reflexive control of visual orienting. Acadia University, Department of Psychology; University of North Wales at Bangor, Department of Psychology
  • Klein, R. M. (1993, May) On the relationships between covert and overt orienting: The view from human performance. Presented at the 3rd West Coast Attention Conference (Attention: Physiology, function, theory and application). Institute of Cognitive and Decision Sciences, University of Oregon.
  • Klein, R. M.(1992, September) On the relationships between visual attention and the programming & execution of saccades. An invited address presented at the National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Klein, R. M. & Pontefract, A. (1992, July). Does oculomotor readiness mediate cognitive control of visual attention? Revisited! Paper presented at the Fifteenth International Symposium on Attention and Performance, Erice, Sicily.
  • Klein, R. M. (1990, March). Visual Orienting. Paper presented at GTE Laboratories, Waltham Mass.
  • Klein, R.M. and Briand, K. (1986, May). Allocating attention in visual space. Paper presented at the Banff Annual Seminar in Cognitive Science (BASICS), Banff.
  • Klein, R.M. (1978, May). Automatic and strategic processes in skilled performance. Distinguished Speaker Lecture presented at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, Tallahassee.
  • Klein, R.M. (1978, August). Does Oculomotor readiness mediate cognitive control of visual attention. Paper presented at the Eighth International Symposium on Attention and Performance, Princeton, New Jersey.
  • Klein, R.M. and Posner, M.I. (1973, September). Attention to visual and kinesthetic components of skills. Paper presented at CNRS International Colloquium on Motor Aspects of Behavior and Programmed Nervous Activities, Aix-en-Province, France.
PAPERS PRESENTED: top
  • Klein, R. M., Joannise, M., Arnell, K., Tannock, R. & Barr, C. (2004, June) Rapid Naming and its component sub processes in young adults and children. 3rd Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network, Montreal, Que.
  • Christie, J. & Klein, R. M. (2004, June) IOR is Sensitive to eye movement Vector independent of stimulation. Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science, St. John's, Nwfd.
  • Dukewich, K. R., & Klein, R. M. (2004, June) The effect of gaze direction on gaze direction when viewing art. Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science. St. John's, Nwfd.
  • Dukewich, K. R. & Klein, R. M. (2004, June) What you do after finding the target can affect finding it. Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science, St. John's, Nwfd.
  • Klages, J. & Klein, R. M. (2004, June) The effect of context and scene removal upon inhibition of return. Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science, St. John's Nwfd.
  • Klein, R. M. (2004, June) Orienting and Inhibition of Return by Monkey and Man. Symposium Introduction: Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science, St. John's Nwfd.
  • MacIsaac, M. E., Eskes, G., Klein, R. M., Shore, D. I. & Harrrison, E. (2004, June) Visual Temporal Order Judgements in Visuo-Spatial Neglect. Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science, St. John's, Nwfd.
  • Sparkes, S. & Klein, R. M. (2004, June) The influence of experimental context on the components of attention in children. Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science, St. John's Nwfd.
  • Klein, R. M., Gadbois, S. & Christie, J. (2004, January) Perception and detection of counterfeit currency in Canada: Note quality, training and security features. Presented at SPIE: Optical Security and Counter Deterrence Techniques V, San Jose, CA
  • Dukewich, K. R. & Klein, R. M. (2003, June) Limiting the number of imspections during a difficult search task: Implicatons for the seriality of search. Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science, Hamilton, On
  • Klein, R. M., Taylor, T., Dorris, M., Munoz, D. & Simpson, S. (1998, June) On the causes, effects, functions and neural implementation of "inhibition of return". Presented at the Annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science (Ottawa, Ontario).
  • Saint-Aubin, J. & Klein, R. M. (1998, June) The influence of parafoveal identification on letter detection accuracy revisited. Presented at the Annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science (Ottawa, Ontario).
  • Boehnke, S, Dick, B., Hancock, J., Klein, R., Larrera, F., Rossy, N., Shoemaker, K., & Stanford, L. (1998, June). To Hebb and beyond. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science (Ottawa, Ontario).
  • Everling, S., Dorris, M.C., Klein, R., & Munoz, D.P. (1998, April). Neural activity in monkey superior colliculus predicts performance in an antisaccade task. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco.
  • Dorris, M.C., Taylor, T., Klein, R., & Munoz, D.P. (1998, April). Neural correlate of inhibition of return (IOR): Visual and motor preparatory signals in the monket superior colliculus (SC). Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco.
  • Simpson, S.D., Klein, R.M., & Trappenberg, T. (1998, April). Simulating oculomotor behavior within a neural field model. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco.
  • Klein, R.M., Simpson, S.D., & Munoz, D.P. (1998, April). Effects of oculomotor preparation within and between hemifields. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco.
  • Spence, S., Shore, D.I., & Klein, R.M. (1998, April). Attention and crossmodal temporal order judgments. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco.
  • Green, V., Handy, T.C., Klein, R.M., & Mangun, G.R. (1998, April). The neural locus of attentional spotlight masking. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco.
  • Shore, D.I., Spence, C. & Klein, R.M. (1998, May). Attention and crossmodal temporal order judgments. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 39(4), S634.
  • Shore, D. I. & Klein, R. M. (1998, June) Exploring the potential link between saltation, reading and perceptual grouping. Presented at the Annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science (Ottawa, Ontario)
  • Trillo, A, Klein, R. M. & Daniels, C. (1997, December) The phantom chest: A study in radiology and visual search. 4th Internet World Congress on Biomedical Sciences (UOEH, Kitakyushu, Japan)
  • Shore, D. I., Hall, S. E., Klein, R. M. & Phillips, D. P. (1997, November) Explorations of spatial illusion during rapid auditory temporal processing. Presented at the Annual meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Philadelphia.
  • Simpson, S. & Klein, R. M. (1997, November) On the interaction between endogenous and exogenous contributions to saccadic programming. Presented at the Annual meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Philadelphia.
  • Klein, R. M., Murphy, F. and Mitchell, D. E. (1997, October) Nicotine reduces the effect of spatial, but not non-spatial, expectancies in a visual attention task. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans)
  • Klein, R.M. & Hamm, J.P. (1997, June) Does attention follow the motion in the "shooting line" illusion? 7th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science. Winnepeg, Manitoba.
  • Schmidt, W.C. & Klein, R.M. (1997, May) Object influences on illusory line motion. Annual Meeting of The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. [Investigative Opthalmology & Visual Science, 1997, S643]
  • Dorris, M.C., Taylor, T., Munoz, D.P., & Klein, R.M. (1997, March) Saccadic reaction times are influenced similarly by previous saccadic metrics and exogenous cueing in monkey. Annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Boston, Mass.
  • Klein, R.M. (1997, March) The role of objects in the fixation offset effect. Annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Boston, Mass.
  • Simpson, S., Trappenberg, T., Klein, R.M., & McMullen, P. (1997, March) Saccadic reaction time as a function of target location probability and the gap effect. Annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Boston, Mass.
  • Taylor, T.L. & Klein, R.M. (1997, March) Auditory and visual gap effects. Annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Boston, Mass.
  • Losier, B.J. & Klein, R.M. (1997, March) Visual orienting in peri- and extra-personal space by patients with stroke-induced parietal damage. Annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Boston, Mass.
  • Trappenberg, T., Simpson, S., Klein, R.M., McMullen, P., Munoz, D. & Dorris, M.C. (1997, June) Neural field model of oculomotor preparation and disengagement. Presented at a joint meeting of IEEE and INNS. San Fransisco?
  • Schmidt, W. O. & Klein, R. M. (1996, Nov.) Inhibition of return under isoluminance.37th Annual meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Chicago, USA.
  • Klein, R. M., Briand, K. & Wylie, G. (1996, Nov.) How does covert visual orieting affect absolute judgements of size and duration? 37th Annual meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Chicago, USA.
  • Frankland, B. & Klein, R. M. (1996, Aug) Using SPSS to address questions of bimodality. 6th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognirive Science, Montreal, Canada.
  • Klein, R. M. & Taylor, T. T. (1996, Aug.) Visual attention and the ocuomotor system. 26th International Congress of Psychology. Montreal, Canada.
  • Dorris, M. C., Munoz, D. P., Taylor, T., and Klein, R. M. (1996, Nov.) Saccadic reaction times are influenced by the metrics of previous saccaes in monkey. Society for Neuroscience. Washington, D.C.
  • Klein, R. M. & Christie, J. J. (1996, April). Comparison of illusory line motion following exogenous and endogenous orienting of attention. Annual Meeting of The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
  • Schmidt, W. C. & Klein, R. M. (1996, April). Gradients, impletion and attention in illusory line-motion. Annual Meeting of The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
  • Klein, R. M. & Christie, J. J. (1995, November) Is negative priming for spatial location due to selective inhibition or object file review? 35th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society. Los Angeles. USA
  • Klein, R. M. (1995, September) On the relationships between overt and covert orienting. Eigth European Conference on Eye Movements. Derby, UK.
  • Forbes & Klein (1995, June) The Magnitude of the Fixation Offset Effect with Endogenously and Exogenously Controlled Saccades. 5th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognirive Science, Halifax, Canada.
  • Klein (1995, June) Converging evidence reveals how overt orienting is facilitated by removal of fixation. 5th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognirive Science, Halifax, Canada.
  • Taylor, Christie & Klein (1995, June) Attention: Splitting the beam with smoke and mirrors? 5th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognirive Science, Halifax, Canada.
  • Christie, J. & Klein, R. M. (1994, November) Novel popout: The true story. 35th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society. Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
  • Christie, J. & Klein, R. M. (1994, June) Does what we know affect what we notice? 4th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognirive Science. Vancouver, Canada.
  • Frame, K., Klein, R. M., and Christie, J. (1993, November) Negative priming for spatial location: A methodological critique and empirical puzzle. 34th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society. Washington, DC. USA
  • Taylor, T., Kingstone, A. F. & Klein, R. M. (1993, July) Visual offsets facilitate saccadic latency: There are two components to this gap effect. 3rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognirive Science. Toronto, Canada.
  • Klein, R. M.(1992, September) On the relationships between visual attention and the programming & execution of saccades. An invited address presented at the National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Farmer, M. & Klein, R. M. (1992, September) The auditory and visual temporal processing abilities of dyslexic and normal readers. Presented at Temporal processing in the nervous system with special reference to dyslexia and dysphasia, a meeting sponsored by the New York Academy of Sciences and the Rodin Remediation Academy, New York City.
  • Durup, J. R. M. & Klein, R. M. (1992, August) Visual attentional bias in trait anxiety. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Klein, R. M. & Pontefract, A. (1992, July). Does oculomotor readiness mediate cognitive control of visual attention? Revisited! An invited address presented at the Fifteenth International Symposium on Attention and Performance, Erice, Sicily, (sponsored by the International Society for the Study of Attention & Performance).
  • Hamm, J., Trillo, A. & Klein, R. M. (1992, June) Visual search of complex scenes: The view from "Where's Waldo?", Presented at the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science, (CSBBCS), Quebec City.
  • Kingstone, A., Klein, R. M., Maxner, C. & Fisk, J. (1992, March) Attentional systems and Parkinson's disease. Presented at, Attention: Theoretical and Clinical Perspectives, The Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre, Toronto.
  • Klein, R. M. (1992, March) Selective Mechanisms in Visual Perception: Towards an Empirically Based Taxonomy. Presented at, Attention: Theoretical and Clinical Perspectives, The Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre, Toronto.
  • Braha, R. & Klein, R. M. (1992, March) Visual word recognition and visual attentional processes in developmental dyslexia: A familial case study. Presented at, Attention: Theoretical and Clinical Perspectives, The Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre, Toronto.
  • Pontefract, A. and Klein, R. M. (1991, November). Does oculomotor readiness mediate cognitive control of visual attention? Revisited! Paper presented at the Psychonomics Society, San Fransisco.
  • Klein, R. M. and Farrell, M. (1991, May). The effect of regional compactness upon regional discrimination time is modulated by oculomotor programming. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS), Calgary.
  • Kingstone, A. and Klein, R. M. (1991, May). Express saccades. Paper presented at the Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Brain, behavior and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS), Calgary.
  • Kingstone, A. and Klein, R. M. (1990, November). Attention and Express Saccades. Paper presented at the Psychonomics Society, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Klein, R.M. and Juckes, T. (1989, October). Can auditory frequency control the direction of visual attention. Paper presented at the Canadian Acoustic Association, Halifax, NS. (Abstract published in proceedings).
  • D'Aloisio, A. and Klein, R.M. (1989, June). Attention and Aging. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax (Abstract published in proceedings).
  • Klein, R.M., Brennan, M. & Gilani, A. (1987, November). Covert cross-modality orienting of attention in space. Paper presented at the Psychonomics Society, Seattle.
  • Klein, R. and Briand, K. (1987, June). Selective attention: New looks at an old problem. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal. (Organized symposium on this topic; abstract published in proceedings.)
  • Klein, R.M., Briand, K. & Hansen, E. (1987, June). Covert visual orienting: Endogenous & exogenous attention mechanisms. Paper presented at the Joint meeting of EPS (Gr. Britain) & CPA, Oxford.
  • McCormick, P. and Klein, R. (1987, June). On the spatial distribution of attention in endogenous covert orienting. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal.
  • Briand, K. and Klein, R.M. (1986, November). Is Posner's beam the same as Triesman's glue? Psychonomics Society, New Orleans.
  • Klein, R.M. and McCabe, J. (1986, June). The parameter preferences of motor programs in acquisition, transfer and repetition. Paper presented at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sports and Physical Activity (NASASPA), Phoenix.
  • Klein, R.M. and Smith, L.C. (1984, November). Hemispheric asymmetries in the subjective lexicon: A critical review. Paper presented at the Psychonomics Society, San Antonio.
  • Briand, K. and Klein, R.M. (1984, June). Spatial orienting of attention affects visual feature integration. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax.
  • Klein, R.M. (1984, June). Stimulating the subjective lexicon: A historical perspective. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax.
  • Smith, L.C. and Klein, R.M. (1984, June). Evidence for semantic satiation. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax.
  • Smith, L. and Klein, R.M. (1983, November). The time course of lexical priming. Psychonomics, San Diego.
  • Smith, L. and Klein, R.M. (1983, June). Semantic priming: A parametric analysis. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association.
  • Klein, R.M. and Barresi, J. (1983). Salience of number and spacing of elements in line stimuli. Paper presented at the Psychonomics Society, San Diego.
  • Levy, S., Klein, R.M. and McCabe, J. (1983). Role of temporal and spatial information in the development of motor templates. Paper presented at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport & Physical Activity, East Lansing.
  • Hansen, E. and Klein, R.M. (1983). Dual task analysis of cognitive control of visual attention. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association, Anaheim.
  • Byra, M., Klein, R.M. and McCabe, J. (1983). Parameters of a motor skill performance in open & closed environments. Paper presented at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport & Physical Activity, East Lansing.
  • Klein, R.M. and Starratt, G. (1980). Explorations of mental size scaling. Paper presented at the Psychonomics Society, San Antonio.
  • Klein, R.M. and Hansen, E. (1979, November). On the relationship between shifts of attention and shifts of gaze. Paper presented at the Psychonomics Society, Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Klein, R.M. and Hansen, E. (1979, April). Shifts of attention & gaze: Evidence for independence. Paper presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida.
  • Coleman, C., Klein, R.M. and McCabe, J. (1979). Variability of practice and schema theory. Paper presented at the International Congress of Physical Education, Alberta.
  • Klein, R.M. (1979). Explorations of mental size scaling. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association, New York.
  • Klein, R.M. and Beebe, J. (1978, November). Mental rotation about varied axes. Paper presented at the Psychonomics Society, San Francisco.
  • Brennan, M. and Klein, R. (1978, June). Individual differences in attention. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal.
  • Klein, R.M. (1978, June). Cognitive control of attention in vision. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa.
  • Klein, R.M. and Harding, D. (1977, June). Hemispheric processing efficiency: a 90 minute cyclic alternation. Paper presented to the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver.
  • Klein, R.M. (1977, May). Chronometric analysis of saccadic eye movements: reflexive and cognitive control. Paper presented at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, Ithaca, New York.
  • Klein, R.M. (1977, April). Stereopsis and the representation of space. Paper presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida.
  • Klein, R.M., Coughtry, G. and Barresi, J. (1976, November). Is reading aloud automatic?: A benefit analysis. Paper presented at the Psychonomics Society, Washington, D.C..
  • Klein, R.M. and Gardner, J. (1976, June). S-R compatibility, reflexes and spatial maps. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, June, 1976.
  • Klein, R.M. (1976, April). Visual detection of line segments: when the object is not superior. Paper presented at the Eastern Psychological Association, New York, New York.
  • Klein, R.M. (1975, June). Attention and visual dominance. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec City.
  • Klein, R.M. (1974). Attention demands during pursuit tracking. Paper presented at the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.
  • Klein, R.M. and Kerr, B. (1974). Visual signal detection and the locus of foreperiod effects. Paper presented at the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.
  • Klein, R.M. (1973). Vision and kinesthesis in the reproduction of patterns. Paper presented at the Western Psychological Association, Anaheim, California.
OTHER SCHOLARLY CONTRIBUTIONS FROM MY LABORATORY: top
  • Smith, L. C. (1984) Semantic satiation affects category membership decision time but not lexical priming. Memory & Cognition, 12, 483-488.
  • Christie, J.J. (1997, June) On the (ethereal, ephemeral) nature of negative priming. Presented at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science. Winnepeg, Manitoba.
  • Shore, D. I. (1997, June) The detection of change in the ON and OFF visual pathways. To be presented at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science. Winnepeg, Manitoba.
  • Christie, J. J. (1998, June) A solely attention-based, negative priming effect: Really!! . Presented at the Annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science (Ottawa, Ontario)
COMMITTEES AND OTHER ASSIGNMENTS: top
2003-2004  Chairman: Graduate Program Committee (Graduate Coordinator)
Chairman: Senate Committee: Tier II CRC in Cognitive Neuroscience
Chairman: In-House Convention Committee
Member: FGS Interdisciplinary PhD Admissions Committee
Member: Faculty of Graduate Studies, PhD Defense Chairs Panel
Member: Clinical Program Committee
Acting Chair: Department of Psychology (for 2-1 week periods)
2002-2003  Chairman: Graduate Program Committee (Graduate Coordinator)
Chairman: Senate Committee to review the Faculty of Graduate Studies
Member: FGS Interdisciplinary Admissions Committee
Member: Faculty of Graduate Studies, PhD Defense Chairs Panel
Member: Search Committee for (molecular) neuroscientist
Member: Committee to review P. McMullen for promotion
2001-2002  Sabbatical 2000-2001  Chairman: Graduate Program Committee (Graduate Coordinator)
Member: FGS Interdisciplinary Admissions Committee
Co-Chairman: Psychology Committee on Adjunct and Cross Appointment
Member: Faculty of Graduate Studies, PhD Defense Chairs Panel
Member: Clinical Program Committee
Chairman: Search Committee for experimental/quantitative psychologist
1999-2000  Chairman: Graduate Program Committee (Graduate Coordinator)
Chairman: Senate Committee to review the Faculty of Graduate Studies
Member: FGS Interdisciplinary Admissions Committee
Co-Chairman: Psychology Committee on Adjunct and Cross Appointment
Member: Faculty of Graduate Studies, PhD Defense Chairs Panel
Member: Clinical Program Committee
Chairman: Committe to review J. Barresi for promotion to Professor
Acting Director: Dalhousie Problem Gambling Laboratory
1998-1999  Chairman: Graduate Program Committee (Graduate Coordinator)
Chairman: Senate Committee to review the Faculty of Graduate Studies
Member: FGS Interdisciplinary Admissions Committee
Chairman: Search Committee for experimental/quantative psychologist
Co-Chairman: Psychology Committee on Adjunct and Cross Appointment
Member: Faculty of Graduate Studies, PhD Defense Chairs Panel
Member: Clinical Program Committee
Member: Gold Medal Selection Committee
1997-1998  Chairman: Graduate Program Committee (Graduate Coordinator)
Member: Senate ad hoc Committee Concerning Appointments, Tenure and promotions
Member: Review committee on the reappointment of D. Santor
Co-Chairman: Psychology Committee on Adjunct and Cross Appointment
Member: Faculty of Graduate Studies, PhD Defense Chairs Panel
Member: Clinical Program Committee
Member: Killam PDF Selection Committee
1996-1997  Chairman: Graduate Program Committee (Graduate Coordinator)
Elected Member: Senate
Member: Senate ad hoc Committee Concerning Appointments, Tenure and promotions
Member: Senate Tenure Review Committee
Chairman: Search Committee for experimental/quantitative psychologist
Co-Chairman: Psychology Committee on Adjunct and Cross Appointment
Member: Faculty of Graduate Studies, PhD Defense Chairs Panel
Member: Clinical Program Committee
Member: Unit Review Committee for the Anatomy and Neurobiology Department (FGS Representative)
Member: Killam PDF Selection Committee
1995-1996  Chairman: Graduate Program Committee (Graduate Coordinator)
Elected Member: Senate
Co-Chairman: Psychology Committee on Adjunct and Cross Appointment
Member: Faculty of Graduate Studies, PhD Defense Chairs Panel
Member: Clinical Program Committee
Member: Senate Tenure Review Committee
Member: Killam PDF Selection Committee
1994-1995  Member: Senate Tenure Review Committee
Member: Tenure Appeal Committee for Dr. Dan Kelly
Chairman: Psychology Graduate Programme Committee
Chairman: Psychology Committee on Adjunct and Cross Appointment
Member: Faculty of Graduate Studies, PhD Defense Chairs Panel
Member: Clinical Program Committee
Member: Committee to solve the quantitative offerings problem
1993-1994  Chairman: Psychology Graduate Programme Committee
Member: Faculty of Graduate Studies, PhD Defense Chairs Panel
Member: Clinical Program Committee
Chairman: In-House Convention Committee
Member: Committee to review P. McMullen's appointment
1991-1992  Chairman: Psychology Graduate Programme Committee
Chairman: Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Committee for T. Juckes
Member: Faculty of Graduate Studies, PhD Defense Chairs Panel
Member: Faculty of Science Tenure and Promotions Committee
Member: Review Committee: Program in Physiology & Biophysics
Member: Clinical Program Committee
Member: Hebb Synapse Symposium Organizing Committee
Chairman: Committee to review adjunct and cross-appointments
1990-1991  Chairman: Psychology Graduate Programme Committee
Chairman: Nominating Committee for Search Committee for Graduate Dean
Member: Faculty Council (Graduate Studies)
Chairman: Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Committee for T. Juckes
Member: Faculty of Graduate Studies, PhD Defense Chairs Panel
Chairman: Committee to review R. Rodger for post-retirement position
Member: Clinical Program Committee
1989-1990  Chairman: Psychology Graduate Programme Committee
Representative: Atlantic Provinces Inter-University Committee for the Sciences, Psychology Subcommittee
Chairman: Nominating Committee for Search Committee for Graduate Dean
Member: Faculty Council (Graduate Studies)
Chairman: Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Committee for T. Juckes
1988-1989  Chairman: Psychology Graduate Programme Committee
Representative: Atlantic Provinces Inter-University Committee for the Sciences, Psychology Subcommittee
Chairman: Nominating Committee for Search Committee for Graduate Dean
Member: Faculty Council (Graduate Studies)
Chairman: Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Committee for T. Juckes
Chairman: Philosophy Department Unit Review Committee
1987-1988  Chairman: Psychology Graduate Programme Committee
Representative
and Chairman:
Atlantic Provinces Inter-University Committee for the Sciences, Psychology Subcommittee
Member: Faculty Council (Graduate Studies)
Chairman: Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Committee for T. Juckes
Chairman: Philosophy Department Unit Review Committee
1986-1987  Chairman: Psychology Graduate Programme Committee
Representative and 
Vice Chairman:
Atlantic Provinces Inter-University Committee for the Sciences, Psychology Subcommittee
1985-1986  Coordinator: Annual In-House Convention
Representative: Atlantic Provinces Inter-University Committee for the Sciences, Psychology Subcommittee
Chairman: Advisory Committee on the Chairpersonship of the History Department
1984-1985  Coordinator: Annual In-House Convention
1983-1984  Member: Psychology Workshop Committee
Member: Psychology Space Committee
Coordinator: Annual In-House Convention
1982-1983  Member: Psychology Workshop Committee
Member: Psychology Space Committee
Coordinator: Annual In-House Convention
1981-1982  Member: Psychology Workshop Committee
Member: Psychology Space Committee
Coordinator: Annual In-House Convention
1979-1980  Chairman: Curriculum Committee, Faculty of Arts & Science
Member: Psychology Undergraduate Program Committee
Representative: Atlantic Provinces Inter-University Committee for the Sciences, Psychology Subcommittee
1978-1979  Chairman: Psychology Undergraduate Program Committee
Member: Psychology Audio Visual Committee
Member: Curriculum Committee, Faculty of Arts & Science
Representative: Atlantic Provinces Inter-University Committee for the Sciences, Psychology Subcommittee
1977-1978  Chairman: Psychology Undergraduate Program Committee
Chairman: Psychology Audio Visual Committee
Representative: Atlantic Provinces Inter-University Committee for the Sciences, Psychology Subcommittee
Representative: Arts and Sciences Committee on Audio Visual Services
1976-1977  Chairman: Psychology Undergraduate Program Committee
Chairman: Psychology Audio Visual Committee
Member: Psychology Computer and Calculators
Representative: Atlantic Provinces Inter-University Committee for the Sciences, Psychology Subcommittee
1975-1976  Member: Psychology Subject Pool
Member: Psychology Graduate Program Committee: Grants and Scholarships
Member: Undergraduate Program Committee
GRANTS AND AWARDS: top
2004-  Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada, Research Tools and Instruments. Eye monitoring for functional MRI studies of cognition. (with D. Westwood, PI, Gail Eskes and P. McMullen) $47,880.
2003-  Bank of Canada (Currency Development Team) How Bank notes are manipulated: Analysis of video-data. with Dr. Simon Gadbois $16,065 (June-August, 2003)
2003-  CLLRNet, Rapid naming and its contribution to reading ability: Cognitive Neuroscience and Genetics (with Arnell, Barr, Joanisse & Tannock), $50,200.
2002-2003  Bank of Canada (Currency Development Team) Perception and detection of counterfeit currency. (with J. Christie, and S. Gadbois) $82,03, Nov. 2002 - April 2003
2001-2006  Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada. Mechanisms of human perception, attention and action. &51,800/yr for 5 years
2001-2005  National Center of Excellence (NCE) Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network (CLLRNet, PI, Don Jamieson, I am one of eight theme leaders). $14,200,000.
2001-2003  CLLRNet. Combined Cross-Sectional/Longitudeinal study of Perceptual and cognitive skills related to language and reading. (with D. Phillips, PI) $71,325 in year1, $40,000 in year2
2001-2003  CLLRNet. Core Facility to support Bilingual Literacy Research. (with J. Saint-Aubin, PI) Approx. $71,325 in year 1 $40,736 in year 2.
2001-2003  CLLRNet. The Missing Letter Effect: A window on the development of First and Second Language Reading Skills (with J. Saint-Aubin (PI) $15,691 in year 1, $20,200 in year 2)
2001-2003  Ontario Problem Gambling Research Center. Contributions of attention mechanism to understanding relations between Disordered Gambling Behavior an Alcohol Misuse.
2001-2002  Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada. Equipment Grant. Laboratory for study of eye movements and cognition ($31,643)
2001-2002  Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation. The role of Peripheral vs. Central visual attention in concussion (with F. Saunders, M. ten Hove and E. VanDenKerkhof, $23,000)
2001-2001  Nova Scotia Gambling Foundation. Devlepoment of a computerized, intergrated test battery for attention (with my graduate student Sandie Sparkes) $4,900
2000-2002  Canadian Institutes for Health Research. Attention and the rehabilitation of hemispatial neglect $123,343 (with G. eskes)
2000-2001  Defence and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine. Exploring the non-randomness of human spatial choice behavior: Phase II. (with my graduate student John Christie, $25,000, from Dec 1, 2000 to March 31, 2001)
2000-2001  QEII Medical Research Foundation. Studies of the attentional disorder in neglect. $15,000 (with G. Eskes)
1999-2000  Defence and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine. Exploring the non-randomness of human spatial choice behavior. (the brainchild of John Christie, $25,000, from Dec.1 '99 to March 31, 2000)
1998-2002  McDonnel-Pew Program in Cognitive Neuroscience. On the relationships between overt orienting and covert shifts of visual attention (administered by Dalhousie, with co-PIs: D. Munoz @Queens U. and J. Sweeney @ U. Pittsburgh, approximately $70,000/year)
1997-2000  Nova Scotia Department of Health. Pathological gambling: Arousal, alcohol and attention (with J. Blackburn=PI, S. Stewart, R. Barnet and P, McGrath; initial funding of $89,013; funding continued).
1997-2001  Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada. Mechanisms of human visual attention, perception and action (with implications for reading and equipment design) ($35,000/year).
1996  Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada Equipment Grant (w/P. McMullen) ($25,575) Non-invasive eye monitoring facility.
1995-1998  Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada Collaborative Projects Grant (administered by Dalhousie, with myself as PI andw/P. McMullen, D. Munoz and T. Trappenberg as co-investigators) Selection of objects by the primate oculomotor system. (approximately $110,000/year)
1995  Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada Equipment Grant (w/P. McMullen) $10,790 for "Cognitive Psychology Laboratory for the 21st Century"
1994  Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada ($5,590), Toronto Hospital for Sick Children's Foundation ($5,820) and National Health and Research Development Program ($6,320) Conference Grants to support an international symposium "Converging Methods for Understanding Reading and Dyslexia", held at Dalhousie, August 1994. (Co-organizer, P. McMullen.)
1993-1997  Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada. Component processes of visual attention ($35,000/year).
1992-1993  Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada. Sabbatical Leave Research Grant, $3,600 - Cognitive Neuroscientific Analysis of Visual Orienting
1990-1993  Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada. Component processes of visual attention ($39,820/year).
1990  NSERCC Equipment Grant ($12,000).
1987-1990 Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada. Covert orienting of visual attention ($24,000/year).
1987  Digital Equipment Corporation ($6,000 in equipment) DECTALK Program Grant to develop and test Automated Reading tutor.
1987  NSERCC Conference Grant ($6,000); NHRDP Conference Grant ($2,800); Grants from the Deans of Arts and Science ($250), Grad. Studies ($500) & Medicine ($500) to support an international symposium "Psychological Concepts & Dissociative Disorders: Reverberation Implications, held at Dalhousie, August, 1987. (Co-organizer Dr. B. Doane.)
1987  Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Equipment Grant ($13,774).
1984-1987 Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada. Studies in human perception, cognition & action ($24,162 per year).
1984  Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada. Equipment grant ($26,000).
1981-1984 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Studies of Human Perception and Cognition ($16,000/year).
1980-1981 Dalhousie Research & Development Fund for the Sciences (with Drs. Barresi and Bryson for Development of computer laboratory system ($6,000, shared).
1979  Dalhousie Research and Development Fund for the Sciences ($1,000.00); Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, ($3,000.00); Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, ($3,000.00); for Symposium on Consciousness in Contemporary Psychology, held at Dalhousie, August, 1979. Co-organizer: Roland Puccetti.
1978-1981  National Research Council of Canada. Cognitive and reflexive control of attention in vision. ($11,000.00/year).
1975-1978  National Research Council of Canada. Automatic processes and the strategic allocation of attention. ($7,000.00/year).
1975  Dalhousie Research and Development Fund for the Sciences. Automated computer laboratory for human and animal research. ($6,000.00, shared with Drs. Cynader and McNulty).
1974  Dalhousie Research and Development Fund for the Sciences. Sensory and abstract codes in motor performance. ($1,000.00).
GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT: top
  • Introductory Psychology
  • Human Information Processing
  • Problems in Experimental Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Human Performance
  • Attention
  • Nature of Thought
  • Cognitive Neuropsychology
  • Psychology of Reading
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Disorders of Attention
  • Methods of psychological inquiry
THESES SUPERVISED: top
2004  Honours  A. Schlein, Powerpoint backgrounds may be pretty but do they impede information processing?
2003  Masters  K. Dukewich, Implications of search accuracy for theories of search rate
2003  Doctoral  W.J. MacInnes, Learning dynamic stereotypes for effective autonomous agents
2003  Doctoral  J. Christie, On the heterogeneity of Negative Priming effects
2003  Doctoral  J. Ivanoff, Speed-accuracy tradeoff assessment of inhibition of return
2002  Doctoral  E. McLaughlin, Cognitive inhibition in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
1999  Honours  A. Hunt, Costs of task set reconfiguration in a saccadic reaction time task
1999  Honours  T. Rafuse, An investigation of Grossberg's Model of illusory line motion in the double primer paradigm
1998  Doctoral  William Schmidt, In defense of gradient theories of illusory lin motion
1998  Doctoral  B. Losier, Line bisection and visual orienting within and beyond arm'sreach in patients with visuospatial neglect
1997  Doctoral  T. Taylor, Generating and measuring inhibition of return
1996 Honours S. Simpson, Saccadic reaction time as a function of target location probability and the gap effect (Co-supervised)
1995 Masters J. Christie, Does what you know affect what you notice?
Honours G. Wylie, Effects of attention on judgements of line extent and duration
1994 Masters K. Frame, Inhibitory mechanisms in selective attention: Perceptual and semantic loci
Masters T. Taylor, Examination of the role of covert attentional movement and saccadic preparation in the gap effect (University Gold Medal winner, "Best Masters Graduate")
1993 Doctoral M. Farmer, A comparison of the sequential processing abilities of dyslexic and normal readers using visual and auditory tasks
1992 Honours J. Christie, Familiarity and visual orienting
1991 Doctoral T. Jonsdottir, Does the positive/negative symptomatological distinction account for the severe neuropsychological impairment in schizophrenia. (co-supervised)
Masters A. Pontefract, The relationship between endogenous covert orienting and oculomotor preparation.
1990 Honours D. McAndrew, The effect of Type A personality and level of difficulty on selective visual attention.
Honours J. Trider, The effect of oculomotor programming and/or movement on the nature of covert orienting.
1989 Doctoral K. Briand, Visual selective attention in filtering and orienting paradigms: Objects versus dimensions.
Masters A. D'Aloisio, Aging and attention: a comparison of three paradigms.
Masters C. Smith, An electro-physiological study of the effects of location expectancy on reaction time and the visual sensory evoked potential. (Co-supervised)
Honours B. d'Entremont, Attentional factors and gender differences in poor readers.
Honours A. Pontefract, The role of inhibition of return in the allocation of attention in visual space.
1988 Masters M. Brennan, Attentional variation as predicted by Type A behavior pattern and cognitive failure.
Honours M. Farrell, Factors that affect the distribution of attention in visual space.
1987 Doctoral E. Hansen, Dual task analysis of cognitive control of visual attention.
Honours S. Lewin, Differential decay of conscious vs unconscious memory with linguistic stimuli.
Honours C. Pollak, Strategic influences on subconscious semantic processing.
1986 Honours Loralea MacLean, The differences between language comprehension and speech production during a concurrent uni-manual task.
Honours Peter McCormick, The effect of marked locations on the spatial structure of visual attention.
1985 Doctoral L. Smith, On semantic satiation.
Honours J. McInnes, Visual field differences in the processing of numerical stimuli.
1984 Masters K. Briand, Illusory conjunctions & Spatial orientation of attention. An Investigation of Triesmans' model.
1982 Honours T. Kelbrat, Hemispheric asymmetry in global/local processing.
1981 Masters L. Smith, Differences in the processing and representation of information by the two cerebral hemispheres in a part-whole matching task.
1980 Masters G. Starratt, Cognitive processes involved in size transformation.
Honours N. Graham, Attention demands of saccadic eye movements.
Honours D. Campbell, The sequential and spatial presentation of high, low and mixed imagery word list.
1979 Honours Douglas Sealy, The effect of stress, feedback, noise level and noise type on proof reading ability?
1978 Honours Roseanne Armitage, Ultradian rhythmicity in hemisphere functioning: A 90 minute cyclic alternation.
Honours John Calcott, The role of efferent readiness in visual attention.
Honours Ruth Evans, Is visual experience important for successful performance on a non visual spatial task?
1977 Masters Jill Gardner, Space, time and the visual cortex: A new stereoscopic depth mechanism. (Co-supervised)
Honours James Beebe, Serial processing of compound mental rotations.
Honours Stephen Belgrave, Hemispheric recognition of words as a function of coding strategy.
1976 Honours Joanne Reid, Recognition memory, attention and coding operations as a function of age.