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PhD Student in Cognitive Science, Dalhousie University

PhD student in cognitive science, studying topics in attention like alertness, executive control, and developing gamified tools for measuring cognitive performance. Passionate about teaching, making science practices more open and transparent, and science communication.

Contact: Colin.McCormick@dal.ca

Experience

  • 2022–present
    Instructor of Graduate Statistics, Dalhousie
  • –present
    Open Think Cohort '23, Dalhousie University
  • –present
    PhD Student Researcher in Cognitive Science, Dalhousie University

Education

  • 2020 
    Dalhousie University , MSc in Psychology and Neuroscience, PhD Student

Publications

  • 2022
    Lifestyle factors and their impact on the networks of attention, Applied Cognitive Psychology
  • 2021
    Crossmodal Correspondence Between Auditory Timbre and Visual Shape, Multisensory Research
  • 2020
    Integrating open science in the teaching of cognitive research methods, PsyArXiv
  • 2020
    Comparing Youth Engagement on the AttentionTrip to the Child Attention Network Test, International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction
  • 2019
    On the selection of endogenous and exogenous signals, Royal Society of Open Science
  • 2018
    The independence of endogenous and exogenous temporal attention, Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    The Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship
    Role:
    PhD Student
    Funding Source:
    Canadian Network for Research and Innovation in Machining Technology, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada