Patricia Costello

Ph.D. 2003

Thesis Title:

Spatiotemporal Properties of the Visual System and the Effect of Attention: fMRI and Psychophysical Studies

Current Position:

Professor and Program Director, Department of Psychology, Walden University

Major Advisor:

Sheng He, Ph.D.

Selected Publications:

  • Costello P, Jiang Y, Baartman B, McGlennen K, He S. Semantic and subword priming during binocular suppression. Conscious Cogn. 2009;18(2):375-82.
  • Jiang Y, Costello P, He S. Processing of invisible stimuli: Faster for upright faces and recognizable words to overcome interocular suppression. Psychol Sci. 2007;18(4):349-355.
  • Jiang Y, Costello P, Fang F, Huang M, He S. A gender and sexual orientation-dependent spatial attentional effect of invisible images. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103(45):17048-52.
    Costello P. Discovering Biological Psychology Study Guide” Houghton Mifflin., 2005
  • Richter H, Costello P, Sponheim S, Lee J, Pardo J. Functional neuroanatomy of the human near/far response to blur cues:  eye-lens accommodation/vergence to point targets varying in depth. Eur J Neurosci. 2004;20:2722-2724.
  • Pardo J, Sponheim S, Costello P, Lee J, Han Y, Richter H. Functional neuroanatomy of the human near/far response to blur cues:  Fixation to point targets at different viewing distances.  In Franzen, P., Stark, L, and Richter, H.  (Eds.), Accommodation Vergence Mechanisms in the Visual System. Berlin, Birkhauser Verlag, 1999.
  • Pardo J, Wood T, Costello P, Pardo P, Lee J. PET study of the localization and laterality of lingual somatosensory processing in humans. Neurosci Lett. 1997;234:23-26.
Patricia Costello