John McDonald

Canada Research Chair (Cognitive Neuroscience)

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. Psychophysiology, 57(2), e13485.

Tay, D., Harms, V., Hillyard, S. A., & McDonald, J. J. (2019). Electrophysiological correlates of visual singleton detection. Psychophysiology, 56(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 Sciences, 113(13), 3693-3698.

Gaspar, J. M. & McDonald, J. J. (2014). Suppression of salient objects prevents distraction in visual search. Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 5658-5666.

Hickey, C., Di Lollo, V., & McDonald, J. J. (2009). Electrophysiological indices of target and distractor processing in visual search. Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 21(4), 760-775.