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2023 and in press

Rowe, G., Troyer, A., Murphy, K. J., Biss, R. K., & Hasher, L. (2023). Implicit processes enhance cognitive abilities in mild cognitive impairment. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, 30(2), 172-180. [abstract]


Chu, C. H., Quan, A. M. L., Souter, A., Krisnagopal, A., Biss, R. K. (2022). Effects of exergaming on physical and cognitive outcomes of older adults living in long term care homes: A systematic review. Gerontology 68(9), 1044–1060. [abstract/article] [pdf]

Brantuo, M. A., An, K., Biss, R. K., & Erdodi, L. A. (2022). Neurocognitive profiles associated with limited English proficiency in cognitively intact adults. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 37(7), 1579–1600. [abstract/article]

Ali, S., Elliott, L., Biss, R. K., Abumeeiz, M., Brantuo, M., Kuzmenka, P., Odenigbo, P., Erdodi, L. A. (2022). The BNT-15 provides an accurate measure of English proficiency in cognitively intact bilinguals – a study in cross-cultural assessment. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult, 29(3), 351-363. [abstract] [pdf]


Chu, C. H., Biss, R. K., Cooper, L., Quan, A., & Matilus, H. (2021). Development and usability testing of an exergaming platform for older adults residing in long-term care: a user-centered design approach. JMIR Serious Games, 9(1), e22370. [abstract/article] [pdf]


Mo, G. Y., Biss, R. K., Poole, L., Waite, K., Stern, B., & Murphy, K. (2021). Technology use among family caregivers of people with dementia. Canadian Journal on Aging, 40(2), 331-343. [abstract]


Biss, R. K., Rowe, G., Hasher, L., & Murphy, K. J. (2020). An incidental learning method to improve face-name memory in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 26(9), 851-859. [abstract] [pdf]


​Roy, S., Svoboda, T., Issacs, B., Budin, R., Sidhu, A., Biss, R. K., Lew, B., & Connelly, J. (2020). Examining the cognitive and mental health related disability rates among the homeless: Policy implications of changing the definition of disability in Ontario. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie canadienne, 61(2), 118–126. [abstract]


Biss, R. K., Rowe, G., Weeks, J. C., Hasher, L., & Murphy, K. J. (2018). Leveraging older adults’ susceptibility to distraction to improve memory for face-name associations. Psychology and Aging. [abstract] [pdf]

Ngo, K. W. J., Biss, R. K., & Hasher, L. (2018). Time of day effects on the use of distraction to minimise forgetting. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. [abstract] [pdf]

2016 and earlier

Weeks, J. C., Biss, R. K., Murphy, K. J., & Hasher, L. (2016). Face-name learning in older adults: A benefit of hyper-binding. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 23, 1559-1565. [abstract] [pdf]

Biss, R. K., Ngo, K. W. J., Hasher, L., Campbell, K. L., & Rowe, G. (2013). Distraction can reduce age-related forgetting. Psychological Science, 24, 448-455. [abstract] [pdf]

Biss, R. K., Campbell, K. L., & Hasher, L. (2013). Interference from previous distraction disrupts older adults’ memory. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 68, 558-561. [abstract] [pdf]

Biss, R. K., & Hasher, L. (2012). Happy as a lark: Morning-type younger and older adults are higher in positive affect. Emotion, 12, 437-441. [abstract] [pdf]

Biss, R. K., Weeks, J. C., & Hasher, L. (2012). Happily distracted: Mood and a benefit of attention dysregulation in older adults. Frontiers in Psychology. 3:399. [abstract] [pdf]

Biss, R. K., & Hasher, L. (2011). Delighted and distracted: Positive affect increases priming for irrelevant information. Emotion, 11, 1474-1478. [abstract] [pdf]

Biss, R. K., Hasher, L., & Thomas, R. C. (2010). Positive mood is associated with the implicit use of distraction. Motivation & Emotion, 34, 73-77. [abstract] [pdf]

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