Faculty

Troy Harker, Ph.D

Title: Assistant Professor

Previous Degrees/Licensing/Training Obtained:
B.Sc., M.Sc. (Lethbridge), Ph.D. (Dalhousie)*

Teaching Interests: neuropsychology; cognitive electrophysiology, health psychology

Research Interests: executive functioning, learning and memory; early brain/biological development; neurodevelopmental/neurodegenerative disorders; spatial/wayfinding behavior; electrophysiological assessment of cognitive functioning (cognitive ERPs)

Selected Publications:

    Harker, K.T., Klein, R., Dick, B.D., Verrier, M.J., Rashiq, S., (In Press). Exploring attentional disruption in fibromyalgia using the attentional blink.  Psychology & Health (available online May 19, 2011).

    Harker, K.T., Connolly, J.F. (2007).  Neurophysiological Assessment of Visual Working Memory: Combining the CVMT with Cognitive Event-Related Potentials.  Clinical Neurophysiology, 118(11):2479-2488.

    Harker, K.T., & Whishaw, I.Q. (2002). Place and matching-to-place spatial learning affected by rat inbreeding (Dark Agouti, Fischer 344) and albinism (Wistar, Spague-Dawley) but not domestication (wild rat vs. Long-Evans, Fischer-Norway).  Behavioral Brain Research, 134(1-2):467-477.

Contact Information: Troy Harker