Berkley Petersen PhD. Title TBA. FRQNT Doctoral scholarship
2019 – present
Averil Parker PhD. The impact of rhythmic ability on mobility in older adults. NSERC Alexander Graham Bell CGS-D & Miriam Rolland Doctoral Scholarship.
2018 – present
Rachel Downey PhD. Dual-task gait as a function of exercise and cognitive training in healthy older adults. Concordia University Graduate Fellowship.
2016 – present
Laurence Lai PhD. Age differences in dual mechanisms of control in postural recovery. Faculty of Arts and Science Entrance Award.
2014 – 2018
Halina Bruce PhD. Combined exercise and cognitive training to improve mobility in older adults with hearing loss. Hydro Quebec Scholarship, PERFORM Centre Doctoral Fellowship, FRQS Doctoral Scholarship. Neurosychologist, Halifax, NS.
2012 – 2018
Kiran Vadaga PhD. Degrees of proactive and reactive control in inhibitory tasks: Executive functioning in older adults. Concordia Psychology. Tri-Council Vanier Scholarship NSERC. Clinician in private practice, Ottawa, ON.
2011 – 2015
Yana Korotkevich PhD. Effects of age and musical experience on conflict adaptation during finger sequenceing performance. Concordia Psychology. Co-supervised with Dr. Virginia Penhune. FQRNT. Now: Clinical Psychologist in private practice.
2008 – 2014
Lawrence Baer PhD. Kinematic and cognitive aspects of sensorimotor synchronization. Concordia Psychology. Co-supervised with Dr. Virginia Penhune. FQRNT. Clinical intern CAMH University of Toronto, Post-doctoral fellow, Douglas Mental Health University Institute. Now: Staff Psychologist, CAMH Toronto
2008 – 2013
Mervin Blair PhD. The time course of inhibitory processes in sequential action regulation in healthy aging. Concordia Psychology. NSERC. Now: Cognitive Neurology Fellow, Parkwood Hospital, London ON.
2007 – 2011
Kevin Trewartha PhD. Conflict monitoring and motor control during pre-potent response suppression in aging: A behavioral, kinematic and electrophysiological investigation. Concordia Psychology. Co-supervised with Dr. Virginia Penhune. NSERC. Post-doctoral fellow, Queen's University Psychology. Now: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Cognitive and Learning Sciences, Michigan Technical University
2004 – 2010
Sarah Fraser PhD. Fine motor control and aging: A role for executive functions in sequential tapping performance? Concordia Psychology. Co-supervised with Dr. Virginia Penhune. NSERC. Post doctoral fellow UQAM; McGill University Social Work. Now: Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, U Ottawa
2001 – 2005
Judith Levy-Bencheton PhD. A study of age group differences in multiple measures of executive functioning.Concordia Psychology. CRDH Scholarship. Now: Clinical psychologist, Corrections Canada.
Cai Li MA. Dual-mechanisms of control and inhibition in fine motor sequencing. CIHR and FRQS.
2019 – 2021
Berkley Petersen MA. Dual-task balancing in community dwelling older adults with or without sensory impairments. NSERC CGS-M, Concordia Special Entrance Award, PERFORM Centre Graduate Scholarship in Preventive Health Research.
2019 – present
Elnaz Torabinejad MSc (Concordia Electrical and Computer Engineering). Kinematic signatures of young and older adults during anticipation and recovery stages of postural perturbation. Co-supervised with Dr. Habib Benali.
2017 – 2019
Averil Parker MA. The impact of rhythmic ability on mobility in older adults. NSERC CGS-M, FRQNT.
2016 – 2018
Rachel Downey MA [Fast-tracked to PhD]. Dual-task gait as a function of exercise and cognitive training in healthy older adults. CIHR CGS-M, Whitlock Graduate Scholarship.
2014 – 2016
Laurence Lai MA. The effects of exercise and cognitive training on executive functions in older adults. Faculty of Arts and Science Entrance Award
2013 – 2015
Victoria Nieborowska MA thesis. Dual-task walking and listening in a virtual reality environment. Concordia Psychology. Arts and Science Entrance Award.
2012 – 2014
Halina Bruce MA. The interaction of age-related hearing loss and balance in dual-task situations. Concordia Psychology. CIHR, FRSQ. CPA Graduate Thesis Award
2010 – 2012
Kiran Vadaga MA. Varieties of inhibition in sequential performance. Concordia Psychology. CIHR, NSERC.
2009 – 2013
Mai-Linh Dovan MSc. Examining the Effects of Anxiety on Running Efficiency in a Cognitive-motor Dual-task.Concordia Exercise Science. Co-supervised with Dr. Richard DeMont. CRDH Scholarship.
2009 – 2011
Yana Korotkevich MA. Cognitive load effects on motor adaptation in healthy aging. Concordia Psychology. Co-supervised with Dr. Virginia Penhune. FQRNT.
2006 – 2008
Lawrence Baer MA. Movement asymmetry in a sensorimotor synchronization task. Concordia Psychology. Co-supervised with Dr. Virginia Penhune. CRDH Scholarship.
Mervin Blair MA. An investigation of chunking and inhibitory processes in young and older adults using a sequential action paradigm. Concordia Psychology. NSERC.
Gabriela Abbud MSc. Attentional requirements of walking by gait phase. Concordia Exercise Science. Co-supervised with Dr. Richard DeMont. CRDH Scholarship. Physical therapist, Calgary, AB.
2005 - 2007
Kevin Trewartha MA. Age-related differences in kinematic signatures of executive control of pre-potent motor responses. Concordia Psychology. Co-supervised with Dr. Virginia Penhune. NSERC.
2002 – 2004
Sarah Fraser MA. Walking while judging: Cognitive facilitation in young and older adults during the concurrent performance of cognitive and sensorimotor tasks. Concordia Psychology. Co-supervised with Dr. Virginia Penhune. SSHRC.
2000 – 2002
Elise Levinoff MSc. McGill Neurology and Neurosurgery. Co-supervised with Dr. Howard Chertkow. Now: MD Geriatrics, Jewish General Hospital.