Research

Current Projects

  • Neural basis of time perception across stages of consciousness
  • Time and space
  • Functions of consciousness
  • Decision making in healthy and clinical populations
  • Visual aesthetics and illusions
  • EEG/ERP

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Publications

2019

Isham, E.A.* , Ziskin, E.M.*, Peterson, M., (in press). Limitations of Hoerl and McCormack’s dual systems model of temporal consciousness Behavioral and Brain Sciences

2018

Isham, E.A. (2018). Saving “Free Will” from science. In I. Fredriksson (Ed.), Essays on Consciousness: Towards a New Paradigm (pp. xx).

Isham, E. A., Le, C. H., & Ekstrom, A. D. (2018). Rightward and leftward biases in temporal reproduction of objects represented in central and peripheral spacesNeurobiology of learning and memory153, 71-78.

2017

Isham, E. A., Le, C. H., & Ekstrom, A. D. (2017). Rightward and leftward biases in temporal reproduction of objects represented in central and peripheral spaces. Neurobiology of learning and memory.

Ekstrom, A. D., & Isham, E. A. (2017). Human spatial navigation: representations across dimensions and scales. Current opinion in behavioral sciences, 17, 84-89.

Isham, E. A., Wulf, K. A., Mejia, C., & Krisst, L. C. (2017). Deliberation period during easy and difficult decisions: re-examining Libet’s “veto” window in a more ecologically valid framework. Neuroscience of Consciousness, 3(1).

2013

Isham, E.A., & Geng, J.J. (2013). Looking time predicts choice but not aesthetic value. PLoS ONE 8(8): e71698. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071698

2011

Isham, E.A., Banks, W.P., Ekstrom, A.D., & Stern, J.A. (2011). Deceived and distorted: Game outcome retrospectively determines the reported time of action. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. doi: 10.1037/a0023111. 

Isham, E.A., & Geng, J.J. (2011). Rewarding performance feedback alters reported time of action. Consciousness & Cognition, doi:10.1016/j.concog.2011.08.004. 

Ekstrom, A.D., Copara, M.S., Isham, E.A., Wang, W., & Yonelinas, A.P. (2011) Dissociable networks involved in spatial and temporal order source retrieval. NeuroImage. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.02.033

2010

Isham, E.A., Ekstrom, A.D., & Banks, W.P. (2010). Effects of youth authorship on the appraisal of paintings. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 4,235-246.

Banks, W.P., & Isham, E.A. (2010) Do we really know what we are doing? Implications of reported time of decision for theories of volition. In W. Sinnott- Armstrong & L. Nadel (Eds.), Conscious Will and Responsibility. New York: Oxford University Press.

2009

Banks, W.P., & Isham, E.A. (2009). We infer rather than perceive the moment we decided to act. Psychological Science, 20, 17-21. 

2008

Quiroga, R.Q., Mukamel, R., Isham, E.A., Malach, R., & Fried, I. (2008). Human single-neuron responses at the threshold of conscious recognition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 3599-3604.

2003

Ekstrom, A.D., Kahana, M.J., Caplan, J.B., Fields, T.A., Isham, E.A., Newman, E.L. & Fried, I. (2003). Cellular networks underlying human spatial navigation. Nature, 425, 184-188.