Lab Publications

Schizophrenia spectrum

Wilkins, L. K., Girard, T. A., Konishi, K., King, M., Herdman, K. A., King, J., Christensen, B. K., & Bohbot, V. D. (2013). Selective deficit in spatial memory strategies contrast to intact response strategies in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders tested in a virtual navigation task. Hippocampus, 23, 1015–1024.

Wilkins, L. K., Girard, T. A., King, J., King, M., Herdman, K. A., Christensen, B. K., & King, J. (2013). Differential viewpoint-independent and viewpoint-dependent memory performance in schizophrenia. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 35, 1082-1093.

Zawadzki, J. A., Girard, T. A., Foussias, G., Rodrigues, A., Siddiqui, I., Lerch, J. P., Grady, C., Remington, G., Wong, A. H. C. (2013). Simulating real world functioning in schizophrenia using a naturalistic city environment and single-trial, goal-directed navigation. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 7, 108.

Girard, T.A., Christensen, B.K., & Rizvi, S. (2010). Visual-spatial episodic memory in Schizophrenia: A multiple systems framework. Neuropsychology, 24 (3), 368-378. Also reprinted in 2014 in Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 1(S), 91-105.

Addington, J., Girard, T. A., Christensen, B. K., & Addington, D. (2010). Social cognition mediates illness related and cognitive influences on social functioning in Schizophrenia-spectrum disorders. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, 35, 49-54.

Imaging &/or Memory

Paleja, M., Girard, T. A., Herdman, K. A., Christensen, B. K. (2014). Two distinct neural networks functionally connected to the human hippocampus during pattern separation tasks. Brain & Cognition, 92, 101-111.

Patel, R., Girard, T. A., & Green, R. E. A. (2012). The influence of indirect and direct emotional processing on memory for facial expressions. Cognition and Emotion, 26, 1143-1152.

Paleja, M., Girard, T. A., & Christensen, B. K. (2011). Virtual human analogs to rodent spatial pattern separation and completion memory tasks. Learning and Motivation, 42, 237-244.

Cognitive Assessment

Girard, T. A., Axelrod, B. N., *Patel, R., & Crawford, J. R. (2014). Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-IV dyads for estimating global intelligence. Assessment, 22, 441-448.

Girard, T.A., Axelrod, B.N., & *Wilkins, L. (2010). Comparison of WAIS-III short-forms for measuring index and full-scale scores. Assessment, 17, 400-405.

Girard, T.A., & Christensen, B.K. (2008). Clarifying problems and offering solutions for correlated error when assessing the validity of selected-subtest short forms. Psychological Assessment, 20, 76-80.

Christensen, B.K., Girard, T.A., & Bagby, R.M. (2007). WAIS-III short form for Index and IQ scores in a psychiatric population. Psychological Assessment, 19(2): 236-240.

Trauma and stress

Patel, R., Spreng, R. N., Shin, L. M., & Girard, T. A. (2012). The functional neuroanatomy of post-traumatic stress disorder: A quantitative meta-analysis. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 36, 2130-2142.

Sleep paralysis and anomalous experiences

Girard, T. A. (2013). The seahorse, the almond, and the night-mare: Elaborative encoding during sleep-paralysis hallucinations? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 618-619.

Wilkins, L. K., Girard, T. A., & Cheyne, J. A. (2012). Anomalous bodily-self experiences among recreational ketamine users. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 17, 415-430.

Wilkins, L. K., Girard, T. A., & Cheyne, J. A. (2011). Ketamine is primary predictor of OBEs associated with multiple substance use. Consciousness and Cognition, 20, 943-950.

Cheyne, J.A. & Girard, T.A. (2009). The Body Unbound: Vestibular-Motor Hallucinations and Out-of-Body Experiences. Cortex, 45, 201-215.

Girard, T.A., Martius, D.L.M.A., & Cheyne, J.A. (2007). Mental representation of space: Insights from an oblique distribution of hallucinations. Neuropsychologia, 45, 1257-1269.

Cheyne, J.A. & Girard, T.A. (2007). Paranoid delusions and threatening hallucinations: A prospective study of sleep paralysis experiences. Consciousness and Cognition, 16, 959-974.

Cheyne, J.A. & Girard, T.A. (2007). The nature and varieties of felt presence experiences: A reply to Nielsen. Consciousness and Cognition, 16, 984-991.

Girard, T.A. & Cheyne, J.A. (2006). Timing of spontaneous sleep paralysis episodes. Journal of Sleep Research, 15, 222-229.


Note: This represents a list of lab publications since 2006 when Dr. Girard started at Ryerson. Dr. Girard and lab members also have additional publications via collaborations with other labs not listed here.