Recent Presentations

Here are resources and information from our recent presentations:

Hauck, K., Coehlo, L., Copeland, J., Gibb, R., & Gonzalez, C.L.R. (2018). The association between physical activity and executive function and memory in older adults. To be presented at the: Promoting Healthy Brain Aging and Preventing Dementia: Research & Translation Conference, Banff AB, June 20-22nd, 2018.

Coelho, L. A., Schacher, J.P., Scammell, C., Doan, J.B., Gonzalez, C.L.R. (2018). Experience-dependent plasticity of somatosensory maps; evidence from hand perception studies. To be presented at the “Perception and Action in Self and Other” CAPNet/CPS CAN-CAN Satellite Symposium, Vancouver, BC, May 13th.

van Rootselaar, N., Lelekach, M., Beke, C., Li, F., Gonzalez, C.L.R. (2018). To be presented at the “Perception and Action in Self and Other” CAPNet/CPS CAN-CAN Satellite Symposium, Vancouver, BC, May 13th.

Aguilar, D., Blinch, J., Gonzalez, C.L.R. (2018). Exploring the relationship between visuospatial and haptic processing. To be presented at the “Perception and Action in Self and Other” CAPNet/CPS CAN-CAN Satellite Symposium, Vancouver, BC, May 13th.Exploring the relationship between visuospatial and haptic processing (Daniela Aguilar, 2018)

Rodriguez-Bellizia, M., Osimo, S., Korb, S., Gonzalez, C.L.R. (2018) We eat first with our eyes; Detection biases for edibles. To be presented at the “Perception and Action in Self and Other” CAPNet/CPS CAN-CAN Satellite Symposium, Vancouver, BC, May 13th.

Coelho, L. A., Schacher, J.P., Doan, J.B., Gonzalez, C.L.R. (2018). Long-term tool-use changes body representation. Presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society annual meeting, March 24-27; in Boston, MS.

Beke, C., van Rootselaar, Gonzalez, C.L.R. (2018). “Mental tug of war: How does grasping and language affect each other?” Presented at the Research Revealed Undergraduate Research Forum at the University of Calgary, March 16. *Won best presentation.

Lohues, M., Gonzalez, C.L.R. (2018). The Effect of Concussions on Executive Function of Female Varsity Athletes. Presented at the 4th Annual Undergraduate Research in Science Conference of Alberta. University of Lethbridge April 29-30. *Won second best presentation.

Alger, N., Foesier, N., van Rootselaar, Gonzalez C.L.R. (2018). Grasping numbers: How numerical magnitude affects kinematics of reach to grasp actions. Presented at the 4th Annual Undergraduate Research in Science Conference of Alberta. University of Lethbridge April 29-30.

Amatto, A., Coelho, L.A., Gonzalez, C.L.R., Halliwell, C., & Gibb, R.L (2018). Assessment of childhood advancement in executive function by way of an enhanced learning curriculum. International Conference for Healthcare and Medical Students, Dublin, Ireland, February 15-17th.

Robertson, F., Beke, C., Gibb, R., and Gonzalez, C.L.R. (2018). What is executive function? Canadian Spring Conference on Brain and Behavior, Fernie, BC, February 22-24th.

van Rootselaar, N.A., Lelekach, M., Li, F., Gonzalez, C.L.R. Don’t trip on your ski trip, because if you fall, you can’t ski until fall: How nouns, verbs, and manual action affect speech. Canadian Spring Conference on Brain and Behavior, Fernie, BC, February 22-24th.

Coehlo, L., Hauck, K., Copeland, J., Gibb, R., & Gonzalez, C.L.R. (2018). Jive to stay alive: The effect of physical activity on executive function and memory in older adults. Canadian Spring Conference on Brain and Behavior, Fernie, BC, February 22-24th.

Lam, M.Y., Blinch J, Connors, E.M., Doan, J.B., Gonzalez, C.L.R. (2017). Bimanual joint action: correlated timing of “bimanual” movements accomplished by two people. Poster session at the bi-annual Joint Action Meeting, London, United Kingdom July 22-26.

 

Banff Annual Seminar in Cognitive Science (BASICS) – May 5-6, 2017

Stories, Songs and Small Structures: Do different auditory stimuli affect your motor plans? (Clarissa Beke, BASICS 2017)

Pantomime vs. Palpable: Applying Weber’s Law to Haptically-Guided Action (Kris Cormier, BASICS 2017)

Significant Semantics: Interaction of meaningful speech and grasping (Nicole van Rootselaar, BASICS 2017)

Motor Lateralization and Cognitive Abilities (Sean Gaiesky, BASICS 2017)

Hearing what you see: A novel visual-to-auditory augmented reality system (Scott Stone, BASICS 2017)

Detectable Delectables: CFS Reveals unconscious bias toward edible objects (Mariel Rodriguez-Bellizia, BASICS 2017)

Wait, Wait: Don’t tell me… Inaccurate, inconsistent, and improbable self-reports from the Edinburgh-Waterloo handedness questionnaire (Jason Flindall, BASICS 2017)

The missing mitt: Underestimation of hand perception in elite baseball players (Lara Coelho, BASICS 2017)

 

Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Annual Meeting, Neuroscience 2016 in San Diego, California – November 12-16, 2016

On Action Intent: Kinematic dissociation of reach-to-grasp actions (Jason Flindall, SfN 2016)

 

Rovereto Workshop on Concepts, Actions and Objects: Functional and Neural Perspectives – May 5-8, 2016

Functional Specialization – The role of hand-to-mouth actions (Claudia Gonzalez, CAO 2016)

 

Banff Annual Seminar in Cognitive Science (BASICS) – April 29-30, 2016

Spatiotemporal Coupling of Bimanual Reach-to-grasp Movements (Jarrod Blinch, BASICS 2016)

Blind Touching – hemispheric asymmetries in haptically guided reaching (Kris Cormier, BASICS 2016)

Computational model of motion sensitive cells using a neuromorphic artificial retina (Scott Stone, BASICS 2016)

Contributions of Vision and Proprioception to Hand Perception (Lara Coelho, BASICS 2016)

Grasp-to-place Kinematics are Independent of Objective Aperture (Jason Flindall, BASICS 2016)

Listen Up – attention to speech interacts with grasping kinematics (Nicole van Rootselaar, BASICS 2016)