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2000 - July 20/22 University of Cambridge Poster Program

Thursday 20 July 4.30-6.30, King’s College

Presenters are asked to be at their posters for at least one hour. We suggest that odd-numbered poster presenters be available from 16:30-17:30, and even-numbered poster presenters from 17:30-18:30.

Pharmacology & neuroscience

1 Heather M Schellinck, Allison Clarke, Richard E Brown and Michael Wilkinson (Dept of Psychology and Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dalhousie Univ, Halifax)

The identification of pheromonal components in male mouse urine which initiate puberty acceleration in female mice

2 M P McFadyen, N Carrey and R E Brown (Depts of Psychology and Psychiatry, Dalhousie Univ, Halifax)

Behavioural and cognitive response to chronic ritalin administration during prepubertal development in mice.

3 M R Penner, M McFadyen, R E Brown and N Carrey (Dalhousie Univ, Halifax)

Effects of chronic and acute ritalin treatment on mouse pup development

4 R A M Brown, S G Walling and C W Harley (Memorial Univ of Newfoundland)

Synaptic release of norepinephrine from the locus coeruleus in vivo increases epsp slope in putative late-phase potentiation in the dentate gyrus.

5 Soyon Ahn, Stan B Floresco and Anthony G Phillips (Univ of British Columbia)

Dopamine efflux in the rat nucleus accumbens during exploratory foraging on a radial-arm maze

6 Tod E Kippin, Veneta Sotiropoulos and James G Pfaus (Center for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology, Concordia Univ, Montreal)

The influence of lesions of the nucleus accumbens and lateral hypothalamus on anxiety and reactivity in the male rat.

7 Steven J Barnes, John P J Pinel, Lee H Francis and Gagan S Wig (Univ of British Columbia)

Conditioning of interictal behaviors by amygdala kindling.

8 P J Blundell and A S Killcross (Univ of York and Cardiff Univ)

The basolateral amygdala (BLA) is involved in sensory and not motivational representations of outcomes.

9 J M Barry, G M Martin, C W Harley and D T Laidley (Departments. of Biopsychology and Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland)

Examination of conditional control of place fields by black/white discrimination

Animal behaviour & cognition

10 V M Afonso and R Eikelboom. (Wilfrid Laurier Univ)

Wheel running, feeding, and weight in weanling and adult male rats

11 Dana Church and C M S Plowright (Univ of Ottawa)

How well do boys do? Colour and pattern recognition by male bumblebees

12 Catherine A Forestell and Vincent M LoLordo (Dalhousie Univ, Halifax)

Why do orally consumed calories fail to condition preferences for relatively unacceptable tastes?

13 J S Cohen, Ann-Marie Simpson, Kim Westlake and Michelle Pepin (Univ of Windsor)

Representations of serial reward patterns in the T-maze by rats

14 Debbie M Kelly and Marcia L Spetch (Univ of Alberta)

Use of geometric and featural cues in a touch-screen environment

Vision & face processing

15 K E Jaskie and P A McMullen (Dalhousie Univ, Halifax)

One or multiple mechanisms underlying orientation-invariant object identification?

16 M E Large, P A McMullen and J Hamm (Dalhousie Univ, Halifax)

A strong test of the role of axes of elongation and symmetry in rotated object identification.

17 Philip Servos, Rieko Osu and Mitsuo Kawato (Wilfrid Laurier Univ, Waterloo, Canada, Kawato Dynamic Brain Project, JST, Kyoto, Japan and ATR Human Information Processing Research Labs, Kyoto, Japan)

The neural substrates of biological motion perception: An fMRI study

18 Jules Davidoff and Elizabeth Warrington (Goldsmiths College, Univ of London and National Hospital, London)

Particular difficulties with mirror images

19 Adam Cooper (Univ of Birmingham)

When two is less than one: A new, object-based visual illusion

20 Robert McIntosh, Chris Dijkerman, Mark Mon-Williams and A David Milner (Univ of Durham, Univ of Utrecht and Univ of St Andrews)

Visuomotor processing of spatial layout in visual form agnosia

21 Daniel Saumier and Martin Arguin (Univ de Montréal & Centre de Recherche and Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal)

Local and global visual processing in normal and impaired face recognition.

22 Chris Kelland Friesen, Walter F. Bischof and Alan Kingstone (Univ of Alberta and Univ of British Columbia)

The effects of face inversion on reflexive attention to gaze direction

Space & time representation

23 Tamsen E Taylor, Christina L Gagné and Roy Eagleson (Univ of Western Ontario)

Producing spatial descriptions: The effect of functional relations and orientation

24 Patricia Boechler and Michael R W Dawson (Univ of Alberta)

How might an artificial neural network represent metric space?

25 M-Y Ho, T-J Chiang, A S A Al-Ruwaitea, S Mobini, C M Bradshaw and E Szabadi (Division of Psychiatry, Univ of Nottingham)

Effects of the 5-HT1A receptor agonist 8-hydroxy-DPAT on performance on two operant timing schedules

26 Laura Mihaita and Robert Rousseau (Univ of Laval, Quebec)

Temporal discrimination and effect of marker duration


27 Chris Olivers and Glyn Humphreys (Univ of Birmingham)

Visual marking is affected by the attentional blink

28 E S Olds, W B Cowan and P Jolicoeur (Wilfrid Laurier Univ)

Visual search keeps track of where the target is not

29 Tracy L Taylor-Helmick and Michael M P W Donnelly (Dalhousie Univ and Vanderbilt Univ, USA)

IOR and the repetition of location, identity, and response

30 Mark J Fenske and Jennifer A Stolz (Univ of Waterloo)

Exogenous and endogenous selection in partial report


31 Juan Lupiáñez, Bruce Milliken and M Jesús Funes (Universidad de Granada, Spain and McMaster Univ)

Strategic influences on the time course of exogenous attentional orienting effects

32 Robert J Houghton, William J Macken and Dylan M Jones (Cardiff Univ)

The influence of non-visual attentional tasks upon the visual motion aftereffect

33 Jason Chan, Alex Simm and Charles Spence (Oxford Univ)

Crossmodal attention and the perceptual load hypothesis

34 Daryl E Wilson, Miya Muroi and Colin M MacLeod (Univ of Toronto at Scarborough)

Allocation of spare capacity: Opposite effects of search load and perceptual load

35 Matthew Brown, Martha Anne Roberts and Derek Besner (Univ of Waterloo)

Is semantic activation in visual word recognition capacity free?

36 Bill Macken and Dylan Jones (Cardiff Univ)

The fate of unattended auditory information

37 Amelia Hunt, Jason Ivanoff and Raymond Klein (Dalhousie Univ, Halifax)

Switch costs without task-switching?

38 Leigh Riby, Tim Perfect and Brian Stollery (Univ of Bristol and Univ of Plymouth)

Dual task performance in older adults

39 Helen Johnson and Patrick Haggard (Inst of Cognitive Neuroscience, Dept of Psychology, Univ College London)

Conscious awareness of stimulus and response in a Posner task.

40 L A McWilliams, S H Stewart, R M Klein, J R Blackburn and R M McInerney (Univ of Manitoba)

Effects of a mildly intoxicating dose of alcohol on various components of attention.

Short-term/working memory

41 Marie Poirier, Josée Turcotte, Gerry Tehan and Kevin Allen (Bolton Inst, Univ of Laval and Univ of Southern Queensland, Australia

The effect of set size and task on error patterns in immediate memory performance

42 Katy J Lobley, Susan E Gathercole and Alan D Baddeley (Univ of Bristol)

Do phonological short term memory and episodic memory contribute to performance on complex working memory span tests?

43 Claudette Fortin, Julie Champagne and Marie Poirier (Université Laval, Québec)

Effect of processing temporal or spatial order in short-term memory on concurrent time estimation

44 Elizabeth A Maylor and Richard N A Henson (Univ of Warwick and Inst of Cognitive Neuroscience, Univ College London)

Aging and the ranschburg effect: No evidence of reduced response suppression in old age.

Long-term memory

45 Josée Turcotte, Sylvain Gagnon and Marie Poirier (Université Laval, Québec, Univ du Québec à Trois-Rivières and Bolton Inst)

Is inhibition induced by the retrieval-practice paradigm?

46 Erin D Sheard and Colin M MacLeod (Univ of Toronto at Scarborough)

Robust false memory effects under conditions of paired-associate learning

47 A D Hughes and R Cabeza (Univ of Alberta)

Effects of interference in an AB-AC paradigm: Event-related potentials of associative recall

48 Carole Peterson and Nikki Whalen (Memorial Univ of Newfoundland)

Five years later: Children's memory for stressful experiences

49 Alison L Chasteen, Denise C Park and Norbert Schwarz (Univ of Toronto and Univ of Michigan, USA)

Aging and goal pursuit: The effects of implementation intentions on prospective memory in older adults.

Causal learning, association & categorisation

50 M E Le Pelley and I P L McLaren (Univ of Cambridge)

Retrospective revaluation in humans.

51 F J Lopez, P L Cobos, A Caño and David Shanks (Univ of Malaga, Spain and Univ College London)

Mechanisms of predictive and diagnostic causal inferences

52 Margo C Watt and Peter J McLeod (Dalhousie Univ and Acadia Univ)

A developmental study of contingency perception and its relation to negative affect

53 R Spiegel (Univ of Cambridge)

Human sequence learning: Evidence for an underlying associative and/or cognitive process

54 F W Jones and I P L McLaren (Univ of Cambridge)

A qualitative dissociation in sequence learning.

55 Mark Suret and I P L McLaren (Univ of Cambridge)

Category creation - association or competition?

56 Jason M Tangen, John R Vokey and Lorraine G Allan (McMaster Univ)

What's in a fingerprint? A PCA approach to fingerprint identification and categorisation

Word recognition and priming

57 John Logan and David Ridgeway (Carleton University)

The effect of phonotactics and neighbourhood density on spoken word recognition in preschoolers

58 William J Owen and Ron Borowsky (Univ of Saskatchewan)

Pseudohomophone base-word frequency and lexicality effects

59 Bahman Baluch and Derek Besner (Middlesex Univ and Univ of Waterloo)

Basic processes in reading: Semantics affects speeded naming of high frequency words in an alphabetic script

60 Martha Anne Roberts, Kathleen Rastle, Max Coltheart and Derek Besner (Univ of Waterloo )

When parallel processing in visual word recognition is not enough: New evidence from naming

61 Glen E Bodner and Michael E J Masson (Univ of Victoria)

Prime validity modulates masked priming

62 Penny A MacDonald, Colin M MacLeod and Ken N Seergobin (McMaster Univ and Univ of Toronto at Scarborough)

Negative priming for homophone and pseudohomophone pairs: Further support for a retrieval-based account of negative priming.

Language, reading, learning disability

63 Chris Fennell and Janet Werker (Univ of British Columbia)

Do "bilingual" infants use fine phonetic detail in word learning tasks?

64 Adam McCrimmon, Andrea N Welder and Susan A Graham (Univ of Calgary)

Preschoolers' and adults' interpretations of familiar and novel adjectives

65 Alice Spooner, Sue Gathercole and Alan Baddeley (Univ of Bristol)

Poor comprehenders can integrate and retain semantic information from heard text

67 Catherine G Penney (Memorial Univ, St. John's)

Case studies in dyslexia

68 Sandra Martin-Chang and Annalena Venneri (McMaster Univ and Univ of Aberdeen)

Dissociating performance in written and oral calculation: Evidence from right hemisphere developmental learning disability

Emotion, autism, individual differences

69 F Dolcos and R Cabeza (Univ of Alberta)

Electrophysiology of emotional memory: Evidence for the valence hypothesis

70 Suzanne Hala, Penny Pexman and Christa Leibel (Univ of Calgary)

Priming the meaning of homographs in children with autism

71 Patricia Cowell, Matthew Howard, Jill Boucher, Neil Roberts, Andrew Mayes and Paul Broks (Dept of Human Communication Sciences, Univ of Sheffield, Magnetic Resonance and Image Analysis Research Centre, Univ of Liverpool and Univ of Warwick)

Multiple neuroanatomical features of high functioning autism: A structural MRI study.

72 Carrie E Sniderman and Louis A Schmidt (McMaster Univ)

Stability of frontal electroencephalogram (EEG) measures and cognitive and affective development in children

73 Antonia Mantonakis and Douglas A Bors (Univ of Toronto at Scarborough)

Differences in reported test anxiety of native vs. non-native english speakers

74 Philip A Murphy, Jeremy M Barry and Peter G Henke (St. Francis Xavier Univ, Antigonish)

Temporolimbic functions: Anxiety, depression and cognitive flexibility in University students

75 Tonya L Stokes and Douglas A Bors (Univ of Toronto at Scarborough)

Raven's advanced progressive matrices test is a measure of 'G': Evidence in support of a single factor model

76 Alick Elithorn, David Jones and Mary Norrish (Children's Hope Foundation, Birkbeck, PRIME)

Motor priming and the cross modality problem