Curriculum Vitae

Nestor Matthews, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Denison University
100 South Road
Granville, OH 43023 USA
Voice: (740) 587-5782
e-mail: matthewsn@denison.edu
web: http://www.denison.edu/~matthewsn/index.html


 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

2007 - Present
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Denison University, Granville, OH

2001 - 2007
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Denison University, Granville, OH

1997 - 2001
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Columbia University, New York NY

1997
Ph.D., Experimental Psychology
Brown University, Providence RI

1995
M.Sc., Experimental Psychology
Brown University, Providence RI

1993
B.A., Psychology
Summa Cum Laude With Honors
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison NJ


 

PUBLICATIONS: PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
(Denison University undergraduate student-authors are shown in red)

(20) Matthews, N., Welch, L., Festa, E.K., & Clement, A. (2013)
Remapping Time Across Space
Journal of Vision, 13(8):2, 1-15.
Click here to access JOV article
doi: 10.1167/13.8.2
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 23818678
Articles Citing This Study

(19) Matthews, N., Vawter, M., & Kelly, J.G. (2012)
Right Hemifield Deficits in Judging Simultaneity: A Perceptual Learning Study
Journal of Vision, 12(2):1, 1-14.
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doi:10.1167/12.2.1
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 22303023
Articles Citing This Study

(18) Kelly, J.G., & Matthews, N. (2011)
Attentional Oblique Effect When Judging Simultaneity.
Journal of Vision, 11(6):10, 1-15.
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doi:10.1167/11.6.10
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 21602558
Articles Citing This Study

(17) Reardon, K.M., Kelly, J.G., & Matthews, N. (2009)
Bilateral Attentional Advantage on Elementary Visual Tasks.
Vision Research, 49(7), 692-702.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 19200437
Articles Citing This Study

(16) Strong, K., Kurosawa, K., & Matthews, N. (2006)
Hastening Orientation Sensitivity.
Journal of Vision, 6(5), 661-670.
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doi:10.1167/6.5.11.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 16881797
Articles Citing This Study

(15) Matthews, N., Rojewski, A., & Cox, J. (2005)
The time course of the oblique effect in orientation judgments.
Journal of Vision, 5(3), 202-214.
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doi:10.1167/5.3.5.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 15929646
Articles Citing This Study

(14) Matthews, N., &
Allen, J. (2005)
The role of speed lines in subtle direction judgments.
Vision Research, 45(12), 1629-1640.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 15781078
Articles Citing This Study

(13) Chen, Y., Meng, X., Matthews, N., & Qian, N. (2005)
Effects of attention on motion repulsion.
Vision Research, 45(10), 1329-1339.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 15733965
Articles Citing This Study

(12)
Stanley, R.M., & Matthews, N. (2003)
Invalid cues impair auditory motion sensitivity.
Perception, 32(6), 731-740.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 12892433
Articles Citing This Study

(11)
Saffell, T., & Matthews, N. (2003)
Task-specific perceptual learning on speed and direction discrimination.
Vision Research, 43(12), 1365-1374.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 12742106
Articles Citing This Study

(10) Matthews, N., Meng, X., Xu, P., & Qian, N. (2003)
A physiological theory of depth perception from vertical disparity.
Vision Research, 43(1), 85-99.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 12505608
Articles Citing This Study

(9) Gong, Y., Matthews, N., & Qian, N. (2002)
Model for stochastic-resonance-type behavior in sensory perception.
Physical Review E: Statistical, Non-linear, and Soft Matter Physics, 65.031904, 1-5.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 11909106
Articles Citing This Study

(8) Matthews, N., Luber, B., Qian, N., & Lisanby, S.H. (2001)
Transcranial magnetic stimulation differentially affects speed and direction judgments.
Experimental Brain Research, 140(4), 397-406.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 11685392
Articles Citing This Study

(7) Chen, Y., Matthews, N., & Qian, N. (2001)
Motion rivalry impairs motion repulsion.
Vision Research, 41(27), 3639-3647.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 11712979
Articles Citing This Study

(6) Matthews, N., Liu, Z., & Qian, N. (2001)
The effect of orientation learning on contrast sensitivity.
Vision Research, 41(4), 463-471.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 11166049
Articles Citing This Study

(5) Matthews, N., Geesaman, B.J., & Qian, N. (2000)
The dependence of motion repulsion and rivalry on the distance between moving elements.
Vision Research, 40(15), 2025-2036.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 10828469
Articles Citing This Study

(4) Matthews, N., Liu, Z., Geesaman, B.J. & Qian, N. (1999)
Perceptual learning on orientation and direction discrimination.
Vision Research, 39(22), 3692-3701.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 10746139
Articles Citing This Study

(3) Matthews, N., & Qian, N. (1999)
Axis-of-motion affects direction discrimination, not speed discrimination.
Vision Research, 39(13), 2205-2211.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 10343802
Articles Citing This Study

(2) Matthews, N., & Welch, L. (1997)
The effect of inducer polarity and contrast on the perception of illusory contours.
Perception, 26(11), 1431-1443.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 9616472
Articles Citing This Study

(1) Matthews, N., & Welch, L. (1997)
Velocity-dependent improvements in single dot direction discrimination.
Perception & Psychophysics, 59(1), 60-72.
PubMed - MEDLINE Index # 9038408
Articles Citing This Study

The above-shown 20 articles collectively have been cited 263 times, across 66 peer-reviewed science journals.
Current H-Index (Hirsch Index) equals 10.

 

CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS
(Denison University undergraduate student-authors are shown in red)


(40) Matthews, N.,
Achtman, R., Fenton, R., FitzGerald, B., & Welch, L. (2014)
Dissociating Temporal Order & Simultaneity: A Perceptual Learning Study
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, Submitted December 2013

(39) Clement, A., & Matthews, N. (2014)
Can Attention's Temporal Resolution Be Doubled?
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, Submitted December 2013

(38) Welch, L., & Matthews, N. (2013)
Hemifield Asymmetries in Attention-Based Motion Discrimination
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, 2013, Poster / Abstract # 63.320
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(37) Matthews, N.,
Welch, L., Festa, E., & Clement, A. (2013)
Remapping Time Across Space
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, 2013, Poster / Abstract # 56.455
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(36) Matthews, N.,
Vawter, M., & Kelly, J.G. (2012)
Right Hemifield Deficits in Judging Simultaneity: A Perceptual Learning Study
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, 2012, Poster / Abstract # 56.311
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(35) Kelly, J.G., & Matthews, N. (2011)
Attentional Oblique Effect When Judging Simultaneity: A Perceptual Learning Study
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, 2011, Poster / Abstract # 53.455
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(34) Matthews, N., &
Theobald, S.M. (2011)
Attention-Dependent Hemifield Asymmetries When Judging Numerosity
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, 2011, Poster / Abstract # 53.325
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(33) Ewing, J.R., & Matthews, N. (2010)
Attentionally Dependent Bilateral Advantage on Numerosity Judgments
Association for Psychology Science Abstracts, 2010, Poster Session III -022
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(32) Matthews, N., &
Kelly, J.G. (2010)
Laterality-Specific Perceptual Learning on Gabor Detection
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, 2010, Poster # 26.422, Abstract # 1390
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(31) Kelly, J.G., & Matthews, N. (2010)
Judging Peripheral Change: Attentional and Stimulus-Driven Effects
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, 2010, Poster # 26.314
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(30) Matthews, N., &
Kelly, J.G. (2009)
Bilateral Attentional Advantage in Gabor Detection
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, 2009, Poster # 63.405, Abstract # 1095
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(29) Matthews, N.,
Reardon, K.M., & Uguru, O. (2009)
Perceptual Learning on Melodic Palindromes:
Evidence that Timbre Affects Pitch Memory
Eastern Psychological Association Abstracts, Poster # 24
Poster Session on Behavioral Neuroscience & Perception, Allegheny Ballroom
Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 3:30 - 4:50 PM, Saturday, March 7th 2009
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(28) Matthews, N.
(2008)
Bilateral Superiority in Detecting Gabor Targets Among Gabor Distracters
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, 2008, Poster # 23.407, Abstract # 773
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(27) Matthews, N., &
Reardon, K.M. (2007)
Bilateral and Unilateral Orientation Dynamics
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, 2007, Poster # F7, Abstract # 689
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(26) Matthews, N.,
Reardon, K.M., & Loveland, M.J. (2007)
Pitch Memory For Music Played Backward: A Perceptual Learning Study
Cognitive Neuroscience Society Abstracts, 2007, Poster # D40
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(25) Matthews, N.,
Kurosawa, K., & Strong, K. (2006)
Hastening Orientation Sensitivity
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, p46, B33
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(24) Matthews, N., &
Allen, J. (2004)
The Role of Speed Lines in Subtle Direction Judgments
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, p139, E78
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(23)
Stanley, R.M., & Matthews, N. (2004)
A Comparison of Cues for Auditory Motion Judgments
Cognitive Neuroscience Society Abstracts, p114, C131
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(22) Matthews, N.,
Cox, J., & Rojewski, A. (2004)
The Time Course of the Oblique Effect in Orientation Sensitivity
Cognitive Neuroscience Society Abstracts, p83, B149
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(21)
Saffell, T., & Matthews, N. (2003)
Perceptual Learning Reveals Separate Neural Events
for Speed and Direction Discrimination
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, p80, FR56
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(20)
Buckley, M., & Matthews, N. (2003)
The Effect of Noise-Orientation and Symmetry on Facial Discrimination
Cognitive Neuroscience Society Abstracts, p222, F284
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(19)
Stanley, R.M., & Matthews, N. (2003)
Invalid Cues Impair Auditory Motion Sensitivity
Cognitive Neuroscience Society Abstracts, p117, C277
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(18) Matthews, N., Luber, B., Qian, N., & Lisanby, S.H. (2002)
Non-motor Contributions to Motion Deficits in Schizophrenia
European Conference on Visual Perception
Perception Supplement, p38, 31

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(17) Matthews, N. (2002)
Fine Motion Discriminations at Isoluminance
Vision Sciences Society Abstracts, p138, #392 B3.100

(16) Matthews, N. (2002)
Correlations among Speed, Direction, and Luminance Discrimination Thresholds
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Supplement, 42, #1428

(15) Chen, Y., Matthews, N., & Qian, N. (2002)
Attention Affects Motion Repulsion
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Supplement, 42, #1431

(14) Matthews, N., Luber, B., Qian, N., & Lisanby, S.H. (2001)
Transcranial Magentic Stimulation Differentially Affects Speed & Direction Judgments
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Supplement,41
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(13) Chen, Y., Matthews, N., & Qian, N. (2001)
Motion Repulsion During Binocular Rivalry
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Supplement,41

(12) Matthews, N., Luber, B., Qian, N., & Lisanby, S.H. (2001)
Transcranial Magentic Stimulation Dissociates Speed & Direction Judgments
Cognitive Neuroscience Society Abstracts, p137

(11) Matthews, N., Liu, Z., & Qian, N. (2000)
Contrast Sensitivity and Perceptual Learning on Fine Orientation-Discrimination
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Supplement, 40, s328

(10) Xu, P., Matthews, N., & Qian, N. (2000)
Depth Perception from Vertical Disparity, and Interactions Between Vertical and Horizontal Disparities
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Supplement, 40, s236

(9) Qian, N. & Matthews, N. (1999)
A Physiological Theory for Visual Perceptual Learning
of Orientation Discrimination
Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 25(1)

(8) Matthews, N., Geesaman, B.J., & Qian, N. (1999)
Spatial Pairing Affects Motion Rivalry and Repulsion
Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 25(1), 429.3

(7) Matthews, N., & Welch, L. (1999)
Illusory Contours in Colored "X" stereograms
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Supplement, 40, S809

(6) Matthews, N., Geesaman, B.J., & Qian, N. (1999)
The effect of spatial pairing on motion repulsion
Eastern Psychological Association Abstracts

(5) Matthews, N., & Qian, N. (1998)
An oblique effect in direction discrimination but not speed discrimination
Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 24(2), 551.10

(4) Matthews, N., Liu, Z. & Qian, N. (1998)
Task specific perceptual learning rates
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Supplement, 39, S628

(3) Matthews, N., & Welch, L. (1997)
Illusory contours from luminance, stereo, and motion-defined edges
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Supplement, 38, S203

(2) Matthews, N., & Welch, L. (1996)
The effect of contrast and polarity on illusory figures
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Supplement, 37, S174

(1) Matthews, N., & Welch, L. (1995)
Perceptual learning on direction of motion tasks
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Supplement, 36, S15


 

GRANTS & AWARDS

Denison University Research Foundation
Title: Hastening Visual Attention with Practice
Year: 2011
Award Amount: $7050.00


Denison University Research Foundation
Title: Visual and Auditory Perceptual Learning
Year: 2008
Award Amount: $6,632.00


Denison University Research Foundation
Title: Practice-Based Improvements in the
Temporal Resolution of Orientation Sensitivity
Year: 2005
Award Amount: $5,000.00


Denison University Research Foundation
Title: Learning in Speed and Direction Perception
Year: 2002
Award Amount: $5,065.00


Columbia University: College of Physicians & Surgeons
Frontier Fund
Title: Motion Perception in Schizophrenia
Year: 2001
Award Amount: $5,000.00


National Institutes of Health: National Eye Institute
Grant #F32 EY06969-01A1, National Research Service Award
Title: Dynamic Properties of Orientation Discrimination
Period: 10/1/99 - 9/30/01
Award Amount: $75,068.00


National Institutes of Health: National Institute of Mental Health
Grant #MH15174-22
Title: Neurobiology & Behavior ResearchTraining Program
Period: 7/1/98 - 6/30/99
Award Amount: $22,176.00


 

DENISON SUMMER-STUDENT RESEARCH SUPERVISED


Summer 2012

Student: Andrew Clement
Project: Right Visual Field Deficits on Rapid Serial Visual Presentation (RSVP) Tasks
Award: Anderson-Bowen Research Assistantship
Click Here To Access Denison Conference Poster


Summer 2011

Student: Michael Vawter
Project: Hastening Visual Attention with Practice: A Perceptual Learning Study
Award: Denison University Research Foundation
Click Here To Access Denison Conference Poster


Summer 2010

Student: Sarah Theobald
Project: Visual Hemifields and Perceptual Grouping
Award: Anderson Research Assistantship
Click Here To Access Denison Conference Poster


Summer 2008

Student: Jenna Kelly
Project: The Effect of Laterality-Specific Training on Visual Learning
Award: Anderson Research Assistantship
Click Here To Access Denison Conference Poster

Student: Obiageli Uguru
Project: The Effect of Practice and Timbre on Pitch Memory
Award: Denison University Research Foundation
Click Here To Access Denison Conference Poster


Summer 2006

Student: Kristin Cox
Project: The Song Remains the Same:
Identifying Varations in Musical Key
Award: Anderson Research Assistantship
Click Here To Access Denison Conference Poster


Summer 2005

Student: Kei Kurosawa
Project: Trading Noise for Stimulus Duration in Orientation Judgments
Award: Anderson Research Assistantship
Click Here To Access Denison Conference Poster

Student: Kristen Strong
Project: Hastening Orientation Sensitivity
Award: Anderson Research Assistantship
Click Here To Access Denison Conference Poster


Summer 2003

Student: Jason Allen
Project: Which way did it go?
The effect of speed lines on direction discrimination
Award: Howard Hughes Foundation:
Early Research Experience Scholarship
Click Here To Access Denison Conference Poster

Student: Alana Rojewski
Project: Getting the angle:
The effect of duration on orientation discrimination
Award: Howard Hughes Foundation:
Early Research Experience Scholarship
Click Here To Access Denison Conference Poster


Summer 2002

Student: Margaret Buckley
Project: If you've got the time, you've got the face?
The effect of duration on face discrimination
Award: Denison University Young Scholar
Click Here To Access CNS Conference Poster

Student: Tiffany Saffell
Project: Learning in Speed & Direction Perception
Award: Denison University Research Foundation
Click Here To Access VSS Conference Poster

Student: Raymond Stanley
Project: The effect of a non-sensory process on a sensory function:
Does attention effect auditory motion perception?
Award: Anderson Research Assistantship
Click Here To Access CNS Conference Poster


 

DENISON UNIVERSITY COURSES TAUGHT


2013-2014
Semester I - Psych 340 Sensation & Perception (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester I - Psych 341 Research in Sensation & Perception (Exploratory Research)
Semester I - Psych 200 Research Methods (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester I - Psyc 361 Directed Study - Rachel Fenton '14; Bryn FitzGerald '16

Semester II - Psych 100 Introduction to Psychology (Lecture / Discussion & Lab: 2 sections)
Semester II - Psyc 362 Directed Study - Yiwen Tang '15

2012-2013
Semester I - Psych 200 Research Methods (Lecture / Discussion: 2 sections)
Semester I - Psych 300 The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music (Seminar)
Semester I - Psych 362 Directed Study - Bryn FitzGerald '16

Semester II - Psych 340 Sensation & Perception (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester II - Psych 341 Research in Sensation & Perception (Exploratory Research)
Semester II - INTD 150 - Science & Society Seminar - NERDs Without Borders (Service Learning Course)

2011-2012
Semester I - Psych 340 Sensation & Perception (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester I - Psych 341 Research in Sensation & Perception (Exploratory Research)
Semester I - Psych 370 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (Lecture / Discussion)

Semester II - Psych 100 Introduction to Psychology (Lecture / Discussion & Lab: 2 sections)
Semester II - Psyc 362 Directed Study - Rachel Reed '13; Andrew Clement '13; Meredith Goodrich '14; Michael Vawter '14

2010-2011
Semester I - INTD 150 - Science & Society Seminar - Neuroscience and the Liberal Arts
Semester I - Psych 300 The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music (Seminar)
Semester I - Psych 370 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester I - Psyc 451 Senior Research - Sarah Theobald '11

Semester II - Psych 200 Research Methods (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester II - Psych 340 Sensation & Perception (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester II - Psych 341 Research in Sensation & Perception (Exploratory Research)
Semester II - Psyc 452 Senior Research - Sarah Theobald '11

2009-2010
Semester I - Psych 340 Sensation & Perception (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester I - Psych 341 Research in Sensation & Perception (Exploratory Research)
Semester I - Psych 370 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester I - Psyc 451 Senior Research - Jennifer Ewing '10; Jenna Kelly '10

Semester II - Psych 100 Introduction to Psychology (Lecture / Discussion & Lab: 2 sections)
Semester II - INTD 150 - Science & Society Seminar - The Global Impact of Food Choice:A conversation about consumption
Semester II - Psyc 452 Senior Research - Jennifer Ewing '10; Jenna Kelly '10

2008-2009
Semester I - Psych 340 Sensation & Perception (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester I - Psych 341 Research in Sensation & Perception (Exploratory Research)

Semester II - Psych 200 Research Methods (Lecture / Discussion: 2 sections)
Semester II - FYS 102 Ruining Humor with Science (First Year Seminar)

2007-2008
Semester I - No Courses Taught - Denison University Research Sabbatical
Semester II - No Courses Taught - R.C. Good Fellowship Research Sabbatical

2006-2007
Semester I - Psych 340 Sensation & Perception (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester I - Psych 341 Research in Sensation & Perception (Exploratory Research)
Semester I - Psych 370 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester I - Psyc 451 Senior Research - Kristin Cox '07

Semester II - Psych 200 Research Methods (Lecture / Discussion: 2 sections)
Semester II - Psyc 452 Senior Research - Kristin Cox '07

2005-2006
Semester I - Psych 340 Sensation & Perception (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester I - Psych 341 Research in Sensation & Perception (Exploratory Research)
Semester I - Psych 370 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester I - Psyc 451 Senior Research - Kei Kurosawa '06; Kristen Strong '06

Semester II - Psych 200 Research Methods (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester II - Psych 300-03 The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music (Seminar)
Semester II - Psyc 452 Senior Research - Kei Kurosawa '06; Kristen Strong '06

2004-2005
Semester I - Psych 300-03 The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music (Seminar)
Semester I - Psych 100-02 Introduction to Psychology (Lecture / Discussion & Lab)
Semester I - Psych 100-08 Introduction to Psychology (Lecture / Discussion & Lab)

Semester II - (Pre-tenure Research Leave: No Classes Taught)

2003-2004
Semester I - Psych 200 Research Methods (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester I - Psych 340 Sensation & Perception (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester I - Psych 341 Research in Sensation & Perception (Exploratory Research)
Semester I - Psyc 451 Senior Research - Jennifer Cox '04

Semester II - Psych 200 Research Methods (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester II - Psych 100 Introduction to Psychology (Lecture / Discussion & Lab)
Semester II - Psyc 452 Senior Research - Jennifer Cox '04

2002-2003
Semester I - Psych 100-01 Introduction to Psychology (Lecture / Discussion & Lab)
Semester I - Psych 100-03 Introduction to Psychology (Lecture / Discussion & Lab)
Semester I - Psyc 451 Senior Research - Raymond Stanley '03

Semester II - Psych 200 Research Methods (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester II - Psych 340 Sensation & Perception (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester II - Psych 341 Research in Sensation & Perception (Exploratory Research)
Semester II - Psyc 452 Senior Research - Raymond Stanley '03

2001-2002
Semester I - Psych 340 Sensation & Perception (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester I - Psych 341 Research in Sensation & Perception (Exploratory Research)

Semester II - Psych 300 Perceptual Learning & Brain Plasticity (Seminar)
Semester II - Psych 340 Sensation & Perception (Lecture / Discussion)
Semester II - Psych 341 Research in Sensation & Perception (Exploratory Research)



BROWN UNIVERSITY TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS


1996-1997
Semester I - PY119 Human Sensory Processing (Auditory), Instructor = Dr. Andrea Megela Simmons
Semester II - PY3 Elementary Psychology, Instructor = Dr. Billy Wooten

1995-1996
Semester I - PY119 Human Sensory Processing (Auditory), Instructor = Dr. Andrea Megela Simmons
Semester II - PY9 Quantitative Methods in Psychology, Instructor = Dr. Leslie Welch

1994-1995
Semester I - PY3 Elementary Psychology, Instructor = Dr. Donald Blough
Semester II - PY27 Perception (Visual), Instructor = Dr. Billy Wotten

1993-1994
Semester I - PY120 Animal Learning & Behavior (Lab), Instructor = Dr. Ruth M. Colwill
Semester II - PY9 Quantitative Methods in Psychology, Instructor = Dr. Leslie Welch


 

SCHOLARLY WORKS ON TEACHING & LEARNING


(2) Matthews, N.
(2014)
Flipping the Classroom with Video Lectures
National Institutute for the Teaching of Psychology: Poster #14
Click Here To Access Poster and Handout

(1) Matthews, N. (2013)
Flipping the Classroom with Video Lectures
Talk Presented at Midwest Faculty Seminar: Preparing Future Faculty Session (University of Chicago)
Click Here To Access Slides From The Talk


 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND SERVICE


Professional Society Memberships

Vision Sciences Society

Association for Psychological Science

Society for Neuroscience; Nu Rho Psi (The Neuroscience Honor Society); FUN (Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience)

American Association for the Advancement of Science; Sigma Xi (The Scientific Research Society)


Referee Service

Nature Neuroscience; Journal of Vision; Vision Research; Public Library of Science (PLoS) ONE;

Journal of Neurophysiology; The Royal Society Journals -Biology Letters; Neuroscience Letters;

Neuropsychologia; Brain & Cognition; Attention, Perception & Psychophysics; Perception;

Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience;

Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology; American Journal of Psychology;

The United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation;

Text Book Publishers - Sinaur and Associates; W.W. Norton & Company;


Audio Book Production

(2) Science, Evolution, And Creationism (2008)
Written by the National Academy of Science, and the Institute of Medicine
Audio Book Produced & Read by Nestor Matthews
Denison Student Readers: Jennifer Albertz, Jason Goodspeed, James Maniscalco, Lauren Meyer
Click Link To Hear Now On The National Academies Press Website
Introduction
Chapter 1: Evolution & the Nature of Science
Chapter 2: The Evidence for Biological Evolution
Chapter 3: Creationist Perspectives
Chapter 4: Conclusion and Frequently Asked Questions


(1) Brain Facts: A Primer on the Brain and Nervous System (7th Edition, 2012)
Written by the Society for Neuroscience
Audio Book Produced Nestor Matthews, Read by Nestor Matthews & Brynn FitzGerald
Downloadable at iTunes University and BrainFacts.org

(6th Edition, 2008)
Written by the Society for Neuroscience
Audio Book Produced and Read by Nestor Matthews

5th Edition (2006) Written by the Society for Neuroscience
Audio Book Produced by Nestor Matthews
Denison Student Readers: Jenna Kelly, James Maniscalco, Lauren Meyer


Other Service

Denison University Neuroscience Program Coordinator 2010-2012; 2013-2014

Organizer of the Denison University Brain Bee 2007-2010; 2013-2014

Session Leader for Kids' Tech University 2014

Faculty Advisor For The Denison University Chapter of Nu Rho Psi (The Neuroscience Honor Society) 2007-Present

Faculty Advisor For N.E.R.D (Neuroscience Education & Research at Denison) 2007-2010

Organizer of the Denison University Sigma Xi Chapter "Science Cafes"

Co-organizer of the Great Lakes College Association's Neuroscience Conference

Organizer of Columbia University's 1999-2000 Neurobiology & Behavior Journal Club


Other Sites


Last Updated April 17th, 2014