PUBLICATIONS

2022 and in press

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. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1159/000521832 [abstract/article] [pdf]

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. https://doi.org/10.1080/23279095.2020.1760277 [abstract] [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. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1093/arclin/acac019 [abstract/article]

2021

Rowe, G., Troyer, A., Murphy, K. J., Biss, R. K., & Hasher, L. (2021). Implicit processes enhance cognitive abilities in mild cognitive impairment. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/13825585.2021.1998320 [abstract]

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/22370 [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. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0714980820000094 [abstract]

2020

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. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1355617720000429 [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. https://doi.org/10.1037/cap0000211 [abstract]

2018

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. https://doi.org/10.1037/pag0000192. [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. https://doi.org/0.1177/1747021817740808. [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. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13423-016-1003-z [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. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797612457386 [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. https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbs074 [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. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0027071. [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. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00399 [abstract] [pdf]

Biss, R. K., & Hasher, L. (2011). Delighted and distracted: Positive affect increases priming for irrelevant information. Emotion, 11, 1474-1478. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0023855. [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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11031-010-9156-y [abstract] [pdf]