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Nadiya Slobodenyuk

Instructor III

Degrees:Ph.D. (Maria Curie-Sklodowska)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 4210
Office:2207 Dunton Tower


My primary responsibilities in the Department of Cognitive Science are related to teaching. I am interested in integrating research into undergraduate curriculum and creating engaging learning environments. I usually teach Methods in Cognitive Science (CGSC 2002), Cognitive Processes (CGSC 3201), and supervise honors projects (CGSC 4909).

My other roles in the department are:

  • Co-op faculty advisor
  • Experiential learning coordinator
  • Co-curricular record coordinator


Research interests:

  • Multisensory perception
  • Perception and action
  • Human-computer interaction
  • AI ethics

Selected publications:

Slobodenyuk, N., Jraissati, Y., Kanso, A., Ghanem, L., & Elhajj, I. (2015). Cross-modal associations between color and haptics. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 77(4), 1379–95.

Jraissati, Y., Slobodenyuk, N., Kanso, A., Ghanem, L., Elhajj, I. (2015). Haptic and tactile adjectives are consistently mapped onto color space. Multisensory Research, 29(1-3), 253–278.

Slobodenyuk, N. (2016). Towards cognitively grounded gaze-controlled interfaces. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 20(6), 1035-1047.