Research Interests:

  • Cognitive and applied developmental neurosciences
  • Cognitive neuropsychology
  • Visual mental imagery
  • Visual cognition and blindness
  • Cross-modal plasticity in the blind
  • Neurocognitive development and environmental factors
  • Early childhood development and education
  • Optimal development of cognitive literacy and numeracy
  • Psychology of haptics  and educational applications
  • Brain-computer interface neuroplasticity in learning and skill development

Research Laboratory
NICER (Neuroscience of Imagination, Cognition, and Emotion Research) Lab.

Amedeo D’Angiulli, PhD Professor, Lab Director

Recent Updates

Series Chief Editor,  “Frontiers in Electro-Physiology & Therapy”, Oak Park, IL: Bentham Science Publishers, 2014 (e-books)
Co-editor, Special Issue Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, “From pollution to neighborhood experience: Current Advances in Socioenvironmental Neuroscience.”
Upcoming invited talk at the ASIP 2015 Annual Meeting of Experimental Biology, March 29, 2015, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, MA. Environmental and Toxicologic Pathology Symposium: Air Pollution and Health Effects: Cognition, Neuropathology, Cardiovascular, and Metabolic Disease -What you ought to know by now!.”


Calderon-Garciduenas, L., Cross, J.V., Franco-Lira, M., Aragon-Flores, M., Kavanaugh, M., Torres-Jardon, R., Chao, C.K., Thompson, C., Chang, J., Zhu, H., & D’Angiulli, A. (2014). Brain immune interactions and air pollution: Macrophage inhibitory factor (MIF), Prion cellular protein (PrPC), Interleukin-6 (IL-6), Interleukin 1 receptor antagonist (IL-1Ra), and Interleukin-2 (IL-2) in cerebrospinal fluid and MIF in serum differentiate urban children exposed to severe versus low air pollution. Frontiers in Neuroendocrine Science, 7,183. doi:10.3389/fnins.2013.00183.
Schibli, K. & D’Angiulli, A. (2013). The social emotional developmental and cognitive neuroscience of socioeconomic gradients: laboratory, population, cross-cultural and community developmental approaches. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 788.
Calderón-Garcidueñas, L., Mora-Tiscareño, A., Franco-Lira, M., Cross, J.V., Engle, R., Aragón-Flores, M., Gómez-Garza, G., Jewells, V., Medina-Cortina, H., Solorio, E., Chao, C.K., Zhu, H., Mukherjee, P.S., Ferreira-Azevedo, L., Torres-Jardón, R., & D’Angiulli, A. (2013). Flavonol-rich dark cocoa significantly decreases plasma endothelin-1 and improves cognition in urban children. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 4, 104. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2013.00104. PubMed PMID: 23986703; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3749371.
Wagner S. L., Forer B., Cepeda I. L., Goelman H., Maggi S., D’Angiulli A., Wessel J., Hertzman C., Grunau R. E. (2013) Perceived Stress and Canadian Early Childcare Educators, Child and Youth Care Forum, 42(1), 53-70.
Maggi S., Ostry A., Roberts W., D’Angiulli A., & Hertzman C. (2013). Paternal work stress and the mental health of fathers and children: A role for urban and rural migration patterns, Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 32(1), 59-78,doi:10.7870/cjcmh-2013-006.
D’Angiulli A, Runge M, Faulkner A, Zakizadeh J, Chan A, & Morcos S. (2013). Vividness of visual imagery and incidental recall of verbal cues, when phenomenological availability reflects long-term memory accessibility. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 1. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00001. PubMed PMID: 23382719; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3563088.
D’Angiulli A, Van Roon PM, Weinberg J, Oberlander TF, Grunau RE, Hertzman C, & Maggi S. (2012). Frontal EEG/ERP correlates of attentional processes, cortisol and motivational states in adolescents from lower and higher socioeconomic status. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 306. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2012.00306. PubMed PMID: 23181016; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3500742.
Calderón-Garcidueñas L, Mora-Tiscareño A, Styner M, Gómez-Garza G, Zhu H, Torres-Jardón R, Carlos E, Solorio-López E, Medina-Cortina H, Kavanaugh M, D’Angiulli A. (2012). White matter hyperintensities, systemic inflammation, brain growth, and cognitive functions in children exposed to air pollution. Journal of Alzheimers Disease, 31(1), 183-91. doi: 10.3233/JAD-2012-120610. PubMed PMID: 22531421.
Holtby, R.C., & D’Angiulli A. (2012). The effects of interference on recognition of haptic pictures in blindfolded sighted participants: the modality of representation of haptic information. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 53(2), 112-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2011.00934.x. Epub 2012 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 22251003.
Calderón-Garcidueñas L, Engle R, Mora-Tiscareño A, Styner M, Gómez-Garza G, Zhu H, Jewells V, Torres-Jardón R, Romero L, Monroy-Acosta ME, Bryant C, González-González LO, Medina-Cortina H, & D’Angiulli A. (2011). Exposure to severe urban air pollution influences cognitive outcomes, brain volume and systemic inflammation in clinically healthy children. Brain and Cognition, Dec;77(3), 345-55. doi: 10.1016/j.bandc.2011.09.006. Epub 2011 Oct 26. PubMed PMID: 22032805.
Calderón-Garcidueñas L, Kavanaugh M, Block M, D’Angiulli A, Delgado-Chávez R, Torres-Jardón R, González-Maciel A, Reynoso-Robles R, Osnaya N, Villarreal-Calderon R, Guo R, Hua Z, Zhu H, Perry G, & Diaz P. (2012). Neuroinflammation, hyperphosphorylated tau, diffuse amyloid plaques, and down-regulation of the cellular prion protein in air pollution exposed children and young adults. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 28(1), 93-107. doi: 10.3233/JAD-2011-110722. PubMed PMID: 21955814.
Maggi S, Roberts W, MacLennan D, & D’Angiulli A. (2011). Community resilience, quality childcare, and preschoolers’ mental health: a three-city comparison. Social Science & Medicine, Oct;73(7), 1080-7. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.06.052. Epub 2011 Jul 22. PubMed PMID: 21835523.
Calderón-Garcidueñas L, D’Angiulli A, Kulesza RJ, Torres-Jardón R, Osnaya N, Romero L, Keefe S, Herritt L, Brooks DM, Avila-Ramirez J, Delgado-Chávez R, Medina-Cortina H, & González-González LO. (2011). Air pollution is associated with brainstem auditory nuclei pathology and delayed brainstem auditory evoked potentials. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, Jun;29(4), 365-75. doi: 10.1016/j.ijdevneu.2011.03.007. Epub 2011 Mar 31. PubMed PMID: 21458557; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3095669.
Maggi S, Ostry A, Callaghan K, Hershler R, Chen L, D’Angiulli A, & Hertzman C. (2010). Rural-urban migration patterns and mental health diagnoses of adolescents and young adults in British Columbia, Canada: a case-control study. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, May 13;4, 13. doi: 10.1186/1753-2000-4-13. PubMed PMID: 20465838; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2877002.
D’Angiulli A, Warburton W, Dahinten S, & Hertzman C. (2009). Population-level associations between preschool vulnerability and grade-four basic skills. PLoS One. 2009 Nov 25;4(11), e7692. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007692. PubMed PMID: 19946366; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2776982.
D’Angiulli A, Lipina SJ, Olesinska A. (2012). Explicit and implicit issues in the developmental cognitive neuroscience of social inequality. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 254. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2012.00254. PubMed PMID: 22973216; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3434357.
Holtby, C. R. & D’Angiulli, A. (2012). The Effects of Interference on Recognition of Haptic Pictures in Blindfolded Sighted Participants: The Modality of Representation of Haptic Information. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, Apr;53(2), 112-118. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2011.00934.x. Epub 2012 Jan 18.
Calderón-Garcidueñas, L, Engle R., Mora-Tiscareño, A, Styner, M, Gómez-Garza, G, Gutiérrez-Castrellón P,  Zhu H, Jewells, V, Romero, L, Monroy-Acosta, M.E.,Bryant, C., González-González, L.O.,  Medina-Cortina, H, & D’Angiulli, A. (2011). Exposure to severe urban air pollution influences cognitive outcomes, brain volume and systemic inflammation in clinically healthy children. Brain & Cognition, 77, 345-355. doi:10.1016/j.bandc.2011.09.006
Calderón-Garcidueñas, L.,  Kavanaugh, M., Block, M.L., D’Angiulli, A., Delgado-Chávez, R., Torres-Jardón, R., González-Maciel, A., Reynoso-Robles, R., Osnaya, N., Villarreal-Calderon, R., Guo, R., Hua, Z., Zhu, H., Perry, G., and Diaz, P. (2012). Neuroinflammation, hyperphosphorilated tau, diffuse amyloid plaques and down- regulation of the cellular prion protein in air pollution exposed children and adults. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 28, 93-107. 
Kirby, M. & D’Angiulli, A. (2011) From Inclusion to Creativity Through Haptic Drawing: Unleashing the “Untouched” in Educational Contexts. The Open Education Journal, 4, (Suppl 2:M6) 133-145.
D’Angiulli, A., & Schibli, K. (2011). Mirror neurons and visuo-motor imagery in children: A meta-analysis of Piaget and Inhelder’s data. Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 31(1-2), 129-143.
Tercedor Sánchez, M.I., Faber Benitez, P. & D’Angiulli, A. (2011). The depiction of wheels by blind children: pictorial metaphors, language and imagery Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 31(1-2), 113-129.
Maggi, S., Roberts, W., MacLennan, D, & D’Angiulli, A. (2011) Community resilience, quality childcare, and preschoolers’ mental health: A three-city comparison. Social Science & Medicine, 73(7), 1080-1087.
Lilian Calderón-Garcidueñas, Amedeo D’Angiulli, Randy J Kulesza, et al. (2011). Air pollution disrupts brainstem auditory and autonomic nuclei and causes delayed brainstem auditory evoked potentials. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 29, 365-375.
Klinger, D., Maggi, S., & D’Angiulli, A. (2011). School Accountability and Assessment: Should We Put the Roof up First. The Education Forum, 75 (2), 114-128.
Kirby, M., Maggi, S., & D’Angiulli, A. (2011). School start times and the sleep-wake cycle of adolescents: A review and critical evaluation of available evidence. Educational Researcher, 40 (2), 56–61. doi: 10.3102/0013189X11402323
Maggi, S., Ostry, A., Callaghan, K., Hershler, R., Chen, L., D’Angiulli, A., & Hertzman, C. (2010). Rural-urban migration patterns and mental health diagnoses of adolescents and young adults in British Columbia, Canada: a case-control study. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 4, 13; doi:10.1186/1753-2000-4-13.
D’Angiulli, A., & Sullivan, R. (2010). Early specialized foster care, developmental outcomes and home salivary cortisol patterns in prenatally substance-exposed infants. Children and Youth Services Review, 32 (3), 460-465.
D’Angiulli, A., Warburton, Dahinten, S., & Hertzman, C. (2009). Population-level associations between preschool vulnerability and grade-four basic skills. PLoS ONE, 4(11), e7692. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007692.
Bokkon, I. & D’Angiulli, A. (2009). Emergence and transmission of visual awareness through optical coding in the brain: A redox molecular hypothesis on visual mental imagery. Bioscience Hypotheses, doi:10.1016/j.bihy.2009.01.009
Li, J., D’Angiulli, A., & Kendall, (2009). Response to Janus et al. The Early Years, 29 (1), 89-92.
D’Angiulli, A. (2009). Is the spotlight an obsolete metaphor of ‘seeing with the mind’s eye”? A constructive naturalistic approach to the inspection of visual mental images. Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 28(2), 117-135.
D’Angiulli, A., Herdman, A., Stapells, D., & Hertzman, C. (2008). Children’s event-related potentials of auditory selective attention vary with their socioeconomic status. Neuropsychology, May 22(3), 293-300.
D’Angiulli, A., Miller, C., Callaghan, K. (2008). Structural equivalences are essential, learned conventions are not: evidence from haptic drawing development in children born totally blind: Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, Feb 2(1), 20-33.
D’Angiulli, A., & Reeves A. (2007). The relationship between self-reported vividness and latency during mental size-scaling of everyday items: Phenomenological evidence of different types of imagery. American Journal of Psychology, 120(4), 293-300.
D’Angiulli, A. (2007). Raised-lined pictures, blindness and tactile beliefs: An observational case-study. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 10 (3 March), 172-177.
Li J, D’Angiulli , A., Kendall G. (2007). The Early Development Index and children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Early Years, 27 (3, October), 221-235.
D’Angiulli A., Grunau, P., Maggi, S., & Herdman, A. (2006). Electroencephalographic correlates of prenatal exposure to alcohol in infants and children: A review of findings and implications for neurocognitive development. Alcohol, 40, 127-133.
D’Angiulli, A., Siegel, L.S., & Hertzman, C. (2004). Schooling, socioeconomic context and literacy development. Educational Psychology, 24(6), 867-884.
D’Angiulli A. (2003-2004). Dissociating vividness and imageability. Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 23(1), 63-78.
D’Angiulli A., & Reeves A. (2003-2004). Probing vividness increment through imagery interruption. Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 23(1), 79-88.
D’Angiulli A. & Maggi S. (2004). The depiction of car light beams in a child born completely blind. Perception, 33, 419-428.
Maggi S., Hertzman C., Kohen D., & D’Angiulli, A. (2004). School proportion of highly competent, neighbourhood socioeconomic characteristics, and class composition. Journal of Educational Research, 98(2), 109-114.
D’Angiulli A., Siegel L., Maggi S. (2004). Literacy instruction, SES and word reading achievement in English language learners and children with English as a first language: A longitudinal study. Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 19(4), 202-213.


D’Angiulli, A., Lipina, S., & Maggi, S. (2014) (Eds.) The social emotional developmental and cognitive neuroscience of socioeconomic gradients: Laboratory, population, cross-cultural and community developmental approaches. Frontiers E-books.

Book Chapters

Faulkner, A., Hellemans, K., Abizaid, A. & D’Angiulli, A. (2014). The neurophysiology of craving and drug-related cues: Evidence from Event-Related Potentials. Honeycutt, James M., Sawyer, Chris R., Keaton, Shaughan A. (eds.) The Influence of Communication in Physiology and Health Status, and it is edited by. New York, NY Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.
D’Angiulli, A., Chavira, M., Rutledge, D. & Stewart, M., (2012). The development of new media literacy and instruction: A review of risks, challenges and opportunities for K-12 students. In E. Williams (Ed.) Critical Issues in Literacy Pedagogy: Notes from the Trenches. San Diego, CA: Cognella/Routledge/University Readers Inc. (pp. 89-126).
D’Angiulli, A.  (2009). Scuole e psicologi in Nord-America: percorsi di formazione, ruoli professionali e approcci d’intervento. In Confalonieri, E., Cannone, S. and Martello, C. (Eds.), Atti del Convegno Psicologi e Scuola: Forme di Intervento e Prospettive Future. Milan: UNICOPLI. pp. 353-383.
D’Angiulli, A.  (2004). Using CAPIN as descriptive framework for blind children’s spontaneous raised-line drawings, In S. Ballesteros, and M.A., Heller (Eds.), Touch, blindness and neuroscience (pp. 251-259). Madrid: UNED Press.
D’Angiulli, A. (2000). Descriptions and explanations in the mental imagery paradigm. In Perron, P., Sbrocchi, L.G., Colilli, P., & Danesi, M. (Eds.), Semiotics as a bridge between the humanities and the sciences. (pp. 315-335). Ottawa: Legas.
Kennedy, J.M., D’Angiulli, A., & Stewart, A. (1995). Passive exploration of tactile pictures is especially effective for children and Optacon users. In J. Ronnberg and E. Hjelmquist (Eds.), Proceedings from the international symposium on communicative disability, compensation and development. Linkoping University Press, Sweden.

Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings

Van Roon, P. & D’Angiulli, A. (2014). Preschooler’s ERPs of online/offline visualizations and embodiment theory. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.
D’Angiulli, A. Frontal EEG Correlates of Attentional Processes, Cortisol and Non-Cognitive States in Preadolescent Children from Low and High Family Socioeconomic Status. Proceedings of the 2013 SRCD Biennial Meeting, April 20, 2013 in Seattle, Washington, USA.
Griffiths, G., West, R., & D’Angiulli, A. (2011). Cognitive modeling of Event-Related Potentials. Proceedings of the 33th Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting, doi:
Kirby, M. & D’Angiulli, A. (2009). Timing (Not Just Amount) of Sleep Makes the Difference: Event-related Potential Correlates of Delayed Sleep Phase, in Adolescent Female Students. Proceedings of the 31st Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting. doi:
 D’Angiulli, A. (2009). Behavioral specificity and vividness in visual mental imagery; Not what you’d expect. Proceedings of the 31th Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting. doi:  ttp://
D’Angiulli, A., Weinberg, J., Grunau, R., Hertzman, C., and Grebenkov, P. (2008). Towards a Cognitive Science of Social Inequality: Children’s Attention-related ERPs and Salivary Cortisol vary with their Socioeconomic Status. Proceedings of the 30th Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting. 211-216.
Grunau R., Cepeda I, Krieger D., Weinberg J, Maggi S., D’Angiulli A., Kershaw P., Goelman H., Hertzman C. (2009) Maternal Stress and Coping in Relation to Cortisol and Executive Functioning in Preschool Children. Proceedings of the Society of Research on Child Developemnt Biennial Meeting, April 2-4, 2009 Denver, Colorado, USA.
D’Angiulli, A. (2007). Why school should start after lunch: School-days sleep deprivation and the neurobehavioural correlates of stroop performance in adolescent girls. Proceedings of the 29th Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting, 1734.
McBurnie, K., Kwiatkowska, M., Matthews, L., and D’Angiulli, A. (2007). A Multi-factor Model for the Assessment of Depression Associated with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Fuzzy Logic Approach. Proceedings of the International NAFIPS’2007 Conference, San Diego, Florida (NAFIPS).
D’Angiulli A. (2006). Blindness, haptic pictures, and tactile beliefs: Preliminary analysis of a case study. Proceedings of the 28th Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting, 1174-1179.
D’Angiulli, A. & Reeves, A. (2006). Analyzing mental image generation data through imputation: Evidence of a visual and an episodic buffer for image-size scaling. Proceedings of the 28th Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting, 2464.
Herdman, A., D’Angiulli, A., Stapells, D., & Hertzman, C. (2006). Children’s brains and socioeconomic status: A selective-attention ERP study. Proceedings of the 28th Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting, 2505.
D’Angiulli A., & Reeves A. (2005). Picture theory, tacit knowledge or vividness-core? Three hypotheses on the mind’s eye and its elusive size. Proceedings of the 27th Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting, 536-541.

Technical Reports

Kirby, M., Maggi, S., & D’Angiulli, A. (2009). Reducing gender gap in education: Recommendations for policy and educational practice. Ottawa Catholic School Board and MISA Professional Network Centre. Ottawa, Canada.
Steward, M., & D’Angiulli, A. (2009). Middle school students and the new media literacy: opportunities and challenges for its use in the curriculum. Ottawa Catholic School Board and MISA Professional Network Centre. Ottawa, Canada.
Kirby, M., Maggi, S., & D’Angiulli, A. (2009). Early versus late start times: Recommendations for policy and educational practice. Ottawa Catholic School Board and MISA Professional Network Centre. Ottawa, Canada.
Maggi, S., & D’Angiulli, A. (2004). Mobile unit for health research: Community consultations. (Tech. Rep. No.1). Kamloops, BC, Canada: University College of Cariboo, Centre for Early Education and Development Studies.

Abstracts and/or Paper Presented

Van Roon, P.M., Veitch, J.A., Wilkins, A., Lehman, B., Burns, G.J., Dikel, E.E., D’Angiulli, A. (April, 2014). Effects of luminous modulation on brain function during the Stroop task.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the World Congress on Brain, Behavior, and Emotions, Montreal, Canada.
Holtby, R., & D’Angiulli, A. (2011). The Effects of Interference on Recognition of Haptic Pictures in Blindfolded Sighted Participants: The Modality of Representation of Haptic Information. 5th International Conference on Memory, York University, York, UK.
Faulkner, A., Froislie, J., Zakizadeh, J. & D’Angiulli, A. (2011). Vivid Visualization predicts Incidental Recall Accuracy of Imagery-Evoking Nouns. 5th International Conference on Memory, York University, York, UK.
Faulkner, A., Comeau, A., Hellemans, K., Abizaid, A., & D’Angiulli, A. (2011). Event-related potential correlates of viewing and imagining aversive and food photos, as determined by electroencephalography. Society for Neuroscience 2011, Washington DC.
Maggi, S., Kirby,M., Callaghan, K., MacLennan, D., & D’Angiulli, A. Gaps don’t happen in a vacuum: The contribution of socioeconomic and regional context on gender differences in achievement-related foundation skills. Socio-economic Conference 2010, Statistics Canada, Gatineau, April, 2010.
Yeh, W-H., Griffiths, G., & D’Angiulli, A. (2010). Compensatory Mechanism and Circadian Preference Related Frontal Cortex Activation in Adolescent: The Relationship to Sleep Pattern and Testing Time Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnins.2010.14.00121
Yeh, W-H., Griffiths, G., & D’Angiulli, A. (2010). Correlation between parent-reported executive functions and EEG response during selective-attention and language tasks in preschool children: An event-related and spectral measurement study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience doi: 10.3389/conf.fnins.2010.14.00082
Griffiths, G., Yeh, W-H., D’Angiulli, A. (2009) Comparison of Executive Function with EEG Response during Selective-Attention and Language Tasks: Event-Related and Spectral Measurement Study. Paper to be presented at the Canadian Society for Life Sciences Research, Ottawa, Canada, November 2009.
D’Angiulli, A. & Lipina, S. (2010). Cognitive Sciences and Child Poverty: Facts and Challenges. Nature Precedings <>
Comeau, Amy, Yeh, Wei-Hsien, Abizaid, Alfonso, Hellemans, Kim, and D’Angiulli, A. (2010). Chopped Arms & Big Macs: ERP Correlates of Viewing and Imagining Aversive and Food Photos. Nature Precedings <>
D’Angiulli, A. and Grebenkov, Pavel (2010). Is the new cognitive neuroscience of social inequality equal? Deconstructing the current neurocognitive research on children’s attention. Nature Precedings <>
Bokkon, I., Kirby, M., D’Angiulli. A. (2009). TMS, phosphenes and visual mental imagery: A mini-review and a theoretical framework. Nature Precedings. DOI: 10.1038/npre.2009.3244.1.
Bokkon, I., & D’Angiulli, A. (2009). The biophysics of TMS-induced state-dependent phosphenes: A molecular mechanism for the visual buffer? [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 31th Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting. doi:
Bokkon, I., Kirby, M., D’Angiulli. A. (2009). TMS, phosphenes and visual mental imagery: A mini-review and a theoretical framework. Nature Precedings. DOI: 10.1038/npre.2009.3244.1.
D’Angiulli, A. & Kennedy, J. (2008). Drawings by blind people who had sight for an extended period. [Abstract]. International Journal of Psychology, 43 (4-3).
Ford, L., Kidd, J., Pedt, S., D’Angiulli, A., Sullivan, R. & Hays, V. (2007). Evaluation of Safe Babies for high-risk infants. [Abstract]. Canadian Psychology,49,75.
D’Angiulli, A. & Siegel, L.S. (2005). Benefits of early literacy-intensive teaching. Literacy Today, 43, 20-21.
D’Angiulli, A., Maggi, S. & Shippam, B. (2005). Mobile Unit for Child Health: A new approach to intervention and prevention in Interior British Columbia. The Early Childhood Educator, Spring, 31-33.
Reeves, A., & D’Angiulli, A. (2003). What does the visual buffer tell the mind’s eye? [Abstract]. Abstracts of The Psychonomic Society, 8, 82.
Stefania Maggi, Matthew Kirby, Kristy Callaghan, David MacLennan, & Amedeo D’Angiulli. Gaps don’t happen in a vacuum: The contribution of socioeconomic and regional context on gender differences in achievement-related foundation skills. Socio-economic Conference 2010, Statistics Canada, Gatineau, April, 2010.
Yeh, W-H, D’Angiulli, A. Compensatory Mechanism and Circadian Preference Related Frontal Cortex Activation in Adolescent: The Relationship to Sleep Pattern and Testing Time. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Rotman Research Institute Conference – The Frontal Lobes, Toronto on March 22nd – 26th, 2010.
Griffiths, G., Yeh, W-H, D’Angiulli, A. Correlation between Parent-reported Executive Functions and EEG Response during Selective Attention and Language Tasks in Preschool Children: An Event-Related and Spectral Measurement Study. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Rotman Research Institute Conference – The Frontal Lobes, Toronto on March 22nd – 26th, 2010.
Griffiths, G., Yeh, W-H., D’Angiulli, A. (2009) Comparison of Executive Function with EEG Response during Selective-Attention and Language Tasks: Event-Related and Spectral Measurement Study. Paper to be presented at the Canadian Society for Life Sciences Research, Ottawa, Canada, November 2009.
D’Angiulli, A. & Maggi, S. Determining misfortune: Allostasis, sociostasis or both? An Orwellian social constructionist approach. Paper presented at the 6th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Critical Health Psychology, July 8th-11th, 2009, Lausanne.
Grebenkov, P. & D’Angiulli, A. Is the new cognitive neuroscience of social inequality equal’ Deconstructing the current neurocognitive research on children’s attention. Paper presented at the 6th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Critical Health Psychology, July 8th-11th, 2009, Lausanne.
Prubant, B., & D’Angiulli, A. Adolescents’ Stroop performance and concurrent ERPs are affected by their sleep cycles: Implications for learning and optimal functioning in school. The 38th Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society. Quebec City, Canada, June 6-8, 2008.
Invited symposium International Congress of Psychology, Berlin, Germany August 2008 D’Angiulli, A. & Kennedy, J. (2008). Drawings by blind people who had sight for an extended period. [Abstract]. International Journal of Psychology, 43 (4-3).
Bokkon, I., Kirby, M., D’Angiulli, A. (2008). TMS, phosphenes and visual mental imagery: A mini-review and a theoretical framework. Abstracts of the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Neuroimaging in Cognition and Behaviour Conference, Montreal, Canada, September.
D’Angiulli, A., Herdman, A., Stapells, D., Weinberg, J., Miller, G., Oberlander, T., Chen, E., Grunau, R., Schonert-Reichl, K., & Hertzman, C. (2007). Socioeconomic status and the neural correlates of auditory selective attention and self-regulation: An event-related potential/cortisol study. 37th Annual meeting of the Jean Piaget Society, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May.
Hertzman, C., Chen, E., Dahinten, V. S., D’Angiulli, A., Irwin, L., & Kinar, K., Lloyd, J.E.V., & Warburton, B. (2006). The use of administrative data for child cohort studies. Poster presented at the International Conference on Child Cohort Studies, St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, UK, September, 2006.
Warburton, W., Hertzman, C., D’Angiulli, A., Chen, E., Dahinten, S., Keely K., & Jennifer Lloyd J. E.V. (2006). The Early Development Indicator and Educational Attainment. Edudata Canada Research Forum, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, May.
Hayes, V.E., Ratanshi, N., Penner, N., McGillis, S., Bhagat, R., Kiviste, L., D’Angiulli, A. Ford, L., George, A., Jamieson, L., Lee Tye, B., Sullivan, R. (2006). Evaluating Support for Foster Parents: The Vancouver Coastal Safe Babies Program. Canadian Public Health Association 97th Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, May.
Oberlander, T., Schonert-Richel, K., Chen, E., Miller, G., Weinberg, J., D’Angiulli, A., Hertzman, C. (2006). Relationships between daily cortisol patterns and peer-nominated behavior in a classroom setting. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, April.
Sullivan, R., Hayes, V.E. Bhagat, R., D’Angiulli, A., Ford, L., George, A., Jamieson, L., Kiviste, L., Penner, N., Preston, B., Ratanshi, N., Robinson, S., Rosenthal, Z. (2005). Evaluating support for foster parents: The Vancouver Coastal safe Babies Program. Poster presented at the FASD National Conference, Victoria, BC February.

Book reviews in scholarly journals

D’Angiulli, A. (2014) Book review of Cattaneo, Z. & Vecchi, T. (2011). “Blind Vision.” MA: MIT Press. Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 33(2), 197-203.
D’Angiulli, A. (2013) Book review of Bednarik, R. (2011). “The Human Condition.” NY: Springer Science. Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 32(2), 197-203.
D’Angiulli, A. (2011). Book review of  West, Thomas G.  “In the Mind’s Eye” by. Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 31 (1-2), 200-205.
D’Angiulli, A. (2011). Book review of Noe, Alva. “Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons From the Biology of Consciousness”. Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 30(3), 355-358.
D’Angiulli, A. (2008). Book review of  Smith, L., Vonèche, J. (Eds.) “Norms in Human Development’, Educational Psychology, 28(5), 597-602.
D’Angiulli, A. (2000-2001). Review of Cornoldi, C. et al. (Eds.) “Stretching the imagination: representation and transformation in mental imagery”, Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 20, 297-302.
D’Angiulli, A. (2008-2009). Review of  Phylyshyn, Z.W.“Seeing and visualizing: It’s not what you think”  Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 29(1), 90-94.
D’Angiulli, A. (2008-2009). Book review of Cognitive modeling edited by T.A. Polk and C.M. Seifert. Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 29(1), 94-95.


Schibli, K., & D’Angiulli, A. (2011). The neuroscience of poverty. Education Canada, 51(2), 17-20.
D’Angiulli, A. Lo ganado y perdido en la traducción visual: efectos de lafacilitación y de la obstrucción léxical en imágenes mentales [Gained and lost in visual translation: Effects of lexical priming and occlusion in mental images] invited talk, June 15, 2009. University of Granada, Spain.
D’Angiulli, A. Is school gonna be cool?What could the learning sciences offer (that would really work) in Interior BC. Seminar given at Univeristy of British Columbia Okanagan. December 2006, Kelowna, BC.
D’Angiulli, A. HELP in building research capacity in Interior BC. Paper presented at the UBC Human Early Learning Partnership Research Days, Green College, Vancouver, BC, May, 2006.
D’Angiulli, A. Size, vividness, and the multiple mind’s eye: A constructive integrative approach to visual imagery. Paper presented at University of Prince Edward Island, Department of Psychology, April 2006.
D’Angiulli, A. Research Activities at the Centre of Early Education & Development Studies: 10-months progress report. Presented at the Research & Practice Symposium, School of Education University College of Cariboo, Kamloops BC, December 2004.
D’Angiulli, A. What a social scientist should know about pre-frontal systems and their development: Executive function, attention, learning & memory. Paper presented at the UBC Human Early Learning Partnership one-day retreat, Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre Vancouver, BC, October, 2004.
D’Angiulli, A. Schools, Homes and Brains: Theory, Data and Prospects for an Applied Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Paper presented at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Subiaco, Western Australia, July 2004.
D’Angiulli, A. It takes a community to make a brain: Steps to a multidisciplinary framework for socieconomic pressure. Paper presented at the UBC Human Early Learning Partnership retreat, Faculty of Human and Social Development, University of Victoria, BC, June, 2003.
D’Angiulli, A. Flowers Far Away, Spinning Wheels, Highbeams and…Other Creative Haptic Contributions to Aesthetics, Art, & Psychology, Invited public lecture, White Cane Week Series, National Gallery of Canada, 8 February, 2009.
Maggi, S. & D’Angiulli, A. Poster presented at Mobilizing Knowledge to Support Student Achievement conference, Algonquin College, Ottawa, May 2008.
Maggi, S., MacLennan, D., & D’Angiulli, A. Trends of Gender Differences in School Achievement In Interior BC: Evidence From The JAKE Database, Theoretical Interpretations And Practical Implications. Workshop held at the Gender and Student Achievement Conference, School District 73, Kamloops BC, October 2007.
D’Angiulli, A. CIHR-funded community-based research workshop, University College of Cariboo, Kamloops BC, June 2004.
D’Angiulli, A. Dad, please don’t forget me in the shopping cart! Paper presented at the Soroptimist Society International, Kamloops BC, May 2004.
D’Angiulli, A. Effects of socioeconomic conditions on brain development and cognition. “Beating the drums of success…Learning together in Partnership” Provincial Training Conference – Health Canada & BCMCFD, Vancouver, BC, February 2003.
D’Angiulli, A. (2008). Review of ‘Norms in human development’, edited by L. Smith and J. Vonèche. Educational Psychology, 28(5), 597-602.
D’Angiulli, A. (2008-2009). Review of “Seeing and visualizing: It’s not what you think” by Z.W. Phylyshyn, Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 29(1), 90-94.
D’Angiulli, A. (2008-2009). Cognitive modeling edited by T.A. Polk and C.M. Seifert. Imagination, Cognition & Personality, 29(1), 94-95.


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