John McDonald

Professor | Canada Research Chair (Cognitive Neuroscience)

Areas of interest

Cognitive & Neural Sciences

Research Interests

Human electrophysiology, attention, multisensory perception, executive function, error processing. 

Selected Publications

Smit, A. N., Michalik, M., Livingstone, A. C., Mistlberger, R. E., & McDonald, J. J. (2020). Circadian misalignment impairs ability to suppress visual distractions. Psychophysiology57(2), e13485.

Tay, D., Harms, V., Hillyard, S. A., & McDonald, J. J. (2019). Electrophysiological correlates of visual singleton detection. Psychophysiology56(8), e13375.

Gaspar, J. M., Christie, G. J., Prime, D. J., Jolicœur, P., & McDonald, J. J. (2016). Inability to suppress salient distractors predicts low visual working memory capacity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences113(13), 3693-3698.

Gaspar, J. M. & McDonald, J. J. (2014). Suppression of salient objects prevents distraction in visual search. Journal of Neuroscience34, 5658-5666.

Hickey, C., Di Lollo, V., & McDonald, J. J. (2009). Electrophysiological indices of target and distractor processing in visual search. Journal of cognitive neuroscience21(4), 760-775.