Dr Haline Schendan

Dr Haline Schendan

School of Psychology (Faculty of Health & Human Sciences)


Research and education in human cognitive neuroscience of vision, memory and learning, neuroplasticity, personality, and personality change, mental well-being, and creativity


Post-doctoral fellow in Cognitive Neuroscience (functional magnetic resonance imaging, neuropsychology), Boston University, Boston, MA, 1998-2003.

Ph.D. in Cognitive Science & Neurosciences, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 1998.

M.S. in Neurosciences, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 1992.

B.A. in Neurobiology, high distinction and high honors, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 1990.

Professional membership

Member of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS)

Member of the Society For Neuroscience (SFN)

Member of the Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR)

Full Member of The Psychonomic Society

Member of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS)


Teaching interests

Office Hours:  by appointment (email a request) or:

Tu 10-11:00, 16-17:00, 

except reading week, which will be by appointment.

Teach on the following modules:

Stage 1:   Psyc 101, 102, 103 Tutorial. Psyc 107PP.

Stage 2:  Psyc 205 Skills Packages.

Stage 3/4:
    Psyc 402 Psychobiology (Cognitive Neuroscience)
    Psyc 403-404 Options in Psychobiology (Cognitive Neuroscience)
    Psyc 406 Psychology Project A (Cognitive Neuroscience)

   Psyc 505 Biopsychology (Cognitive Neuroscience)     
   Psyc 561 Electroencephalography and Event-Related Potential Methods
   Psyc 570 Issues in Cognitive and Brain Science    

Research interests

Cognitive neuroscience of semantic memory, implicit learning and memory, episodic memory, object, face, and spatial cognition, decision-making, mental imagery, mental simulation for grounded (embodied) cognition, vision and action in healthy people across the life span and patients with brain dysfunction using event-related potentials (ERPs), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), lesion methods (patients with brain disorders, transcranial magnetic stimulation), and computational modeling

Research groups

  • Centre for Research in Brain, Cognition and Behaviour (CBCB)
  • Brain


For more information about my research program, please see:
website for HESchendan