PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

Hassall, C.D, Ferguson, T.D., and Krigolson, O.E. (manuscript in preparation). Feedback processing depends on rate of exploration.

Williams, C.D., Ferguson, T.D., Hassall, C.D., Wright, B., and Krigolson, O.E. (manuscript in preparation). Dissociated Neural Signals of Conflict and Uncertainty Engage Cognitive Control.

Ferguson, T.D., Bub, D.N., Masson, M.E.J., and Krigolson, O.E. (submitted). The role of cognitive control and top-down processes in motor affordances.

Williams, C.D., Ferguson, T.D., Hassall, C.D., Abimbola, W.., and Krigolson, O.E. (submitted). The ERP, Frequency, and Time-Frequency Correlates of Reward Processing: Insights from a Large Sample Study

Krigolson, O.E., Ferguson, T.D., Colino,F.L.,& Binsted, G. and (submitted). Distribution of Practice Combined with Observational Learning has Time Dependent Effects on Motor Skill Acquisition

Ferguson, T.D., Williams, C.C., Skelton, R.W., & Krigolson, O.E. (2019). Reward processing of cues following completion of a spatial navigation task, Cognition, 189, 65-75.

Ferguson, T.D., Livingstone-Lee, S.A., & Skelton, R.W. (2019). Incidental learning and competence in allocentric and egocentric strategies by both men and women in a dual-strategy virtual Morris Water Maze. Behavioural Brain Research, 364, 281-295.

van Gerven, D. J., Ferguson, T.D., & Skelton, R. W. (2016). Acute stress switches spatial navigation strategy from egocentric to allocentric in a virtual Morris water maze. Neurobiology of learning and memory, 132, 29-39.

Non-refereed Contributions

Ferguson, T.D. (2016). Navigational Cognition: What you do and what you show isn’t always all you know. Masters of Science Thesis, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.

Oral Presentations & Invited Talks

Ferguson, T.D. & Krigolson, O.E. (2020). Using EEG to investigate multiple neuromodulatory systems underlying stress & decision making. Oral presentation at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society's 2020 Annual Meeting, Virtual Conference.

Ferguson, T.D., Geneau, M., & Krigolson, O.E. (2020). The effect of mindfulness training on decision making performance in athletes. Talk given at Canadian Sports Institute Pacific, Victoria, B.C.

 

Ferguson, T.D (2019). Theta oscillations as possible neural evidence for correspondence effects. Talk given at Cognition and Brain Science Seminar, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.

Ferguson, T.D (2019). Using EEG to better understand the Brain-Behaviour relationship, Invited talk given for PSYC 351D, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.

Ferguson, T.D (2019). The effect of stress on executive function and decision making, Invited talk given for PSYC 451D, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.

Ferguson, T.D (2018). An introduction to EEG as a research method, Invited talk given for PSYC 351D, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.

Ferguson, T.D. (2018). An investigation of correspondence effects using event-related potentials. Talk given at Cognition and Brain Science Seminar, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.

Ferguson, T.D., Williams, C.C., Colino, F.C., Wright, B., & Krigolson, O. E. (2018). Chronic and acute stress modulate attention and control in a decision-making paradigm. Oral presentation at Northwest Cognition and Memory, Richmond, B.C.

Ferguson, T.D. (2017). Differences in information use revealed by EEG following learning in a multi-strategy navigation paradigm. Talk given at Cognition and Brain Science Seminar, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.

Published Abstracts

Ferguson, T.D., Williams, C.C., Colino, F.C., Wright, B.E., & Krigolson, O.E. (2018). More attention, greater control: Chronic stress correlates with differences in alpha and theta levels. Psychophysiology, 55, S114.

Colino, F.C., Ferguson, T.D., Williams, C.C., Colino, F.C., & Krigolson, O.E. (2018). Learning medical diagnosis: The effect of expectation to teach, Psychophysiology, 55, S76.

Van Gerven, D.J., Ferguson, T., & Skelton, R.W. (2013). The acquisition of spatial and non-spatial navigation strategies in a dual-strategy virtual Morris water maze. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67(4), 300.

Poster Presentations

Ferguson, T.D., & Krigolson, O.E. (2020) Using EEG to investigate multiple neuromodulatory systems underlying stress & decision making. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society's 2020 Annual Meeting, Virtual Conference.

Carey, E. Ferguson, T.D., Williams, C.C., & Krigolson, O.E.  (2020) The accumulation of cognitive fatigue among undergraduate university students. Poster presented at the Making Waves Conference 2020, Victoria, B.C.

 

Toppings, J.L, Ferguson, T.D., & Krigolson, O.E.  (2020) Is stress ruining your life? The effects of acute stress on the neural correlates of decision-making. Poster presented at the Jamie Cassels Undergraduate Research Fair (JCURA), Victoria, B.C.

Gill, G., Ferguson, T.D., Luehr, S., & Krigolson, O.E.  (2019) An Implicit Measure of Cognitive Focus: Evidence from an Oddball Paradigm. Poster presented at the Northwest Cognition and Memory 2019, Victoria, B.C

Trska, R., Ferguson, T.D., Walzak, A., Wright, B., & Krigolson, O.E. (2019), Mobile Based EEG assessment of fatigue in clinical practioners, Poster presentation at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society annual meeting, San Francisco, California

Ferguson, T.D., Williams, C.C., Skelton, R.W., & Krigolson, O. E. (2018). Great, I found it: Evidence for the association of reward with spatial information following navigation with the use of EEG. Poster presentation at the Canadian Association for Neuroscience annual meeting, Vancouver, B.C.

Hammerstrom, M., Williams, C.C., Ferguson, T.D., Colino, F.C., Wright, B., & Krigolson, O. E. (2018). Neural Learning Signals Reflect Task Performance in a Medical Context. Poster presented at the Northwest Cognition and Memory 2018, Richmond, B.C.

Ferguson, T.D., van Gerven, D., & Skelton, R.W. (2015). Most people use both allocentric and egocentric strategies to solve a dual-strategy Morris water maze. Poster presented at the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society, Victoria, B.C.

Ferguson, T.D., van Gerven, D., & Skelton, R.W. (2014). Strategy choice in a new dual strategy virtual morris water maze depends on environmental features, instructions and gender. Poster presented at NorthWest Cognition and Memory, Victoria, B.C.

van Heyningen, T., Ferguson, T.D., van Gerven, D., & Skelton, R. (2014). Low-level stress strongly affects navigational strategy choice in a dual-strategy virtual Morris water maze in both men & women. Poster presented at NorthWest Cognition and Memory, Victoria, B.C.

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Thomas Ferguson

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University of Victoria

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