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- Memory and Executive Function
- Parkinsons Disease
- A.B., Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
- PhD, Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
- PDF Dalhousie University; Rotman Research Institute, Toronto, ON
Professor Eskes’ research interests include the impact of healthy and abnormal brain aging on cognitive abilities and daily function. She is currently leading a 5-year $2.8M multidisciplinary project aimed to develop innovative cognitive assessment and rehabilitation tools and software for improving attention and cognition in older adults and in adults with brain diseases or disorders.
- Whitehouse C, Green J, Giles S, Rahman R, Coolican J, & Eskes G. 2019. Development of the Halifax Visual Scanning Test: A new measure of visual-spatial neglect for personal, peripersonal, and extrapersonal space. Apr 16: 1-11 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. doi: 10.1017/S135561771900002X. [Epub ahead of print]
- Ploughman, M., Eskes, G.A., Kelly, L.P., Kirkland, M.C., Devasahayam, A.J., Wallack E.M., Abraha, B., Hasan, S.M.M., Downer, M.B., Keeler, L.,Wilson, G., Skene, E., Sharma, I., Chaves, A.R., Curtis, M.E., Bedford, E., Robertson, G.S., Moore, C.S., McCarthy, J., Mackay-Lyons, M. 2019. Synergistic benefits of combined aerobic and cognitive training on fluid intelligence and the role of IGF-1 in chronic stroke, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, Mar;33(3):199-212. doi: 10.1177/1545968319832605. Epub 2019 Feb 28.
- Champod, A.S., Dickie, K.M. & Eskes, G.A. 2018. The effects of prism adaptation on activities of daily living in patients with visuospatial neglect: A systematic review. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. 28(4),491-514. doi: 10.1080/09602011.2016.1182032
- Jones, S.A.H., Butler, B., Kintzel, F., Klein, R.M. & Eskes, G.A. 2016. The Dalhousie Computerized Attention Battery (DalCAB): Methodology and reliability in young adults. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:823. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00823. eCollection 2016
- MacLean, SJ, Hassall, CD, Ishigami, Y, Krigolson, OE, & Eskes, G.A. 2015. Using brain potentials to understand prism adaptation: the feedback error-related negativity and the P300. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 335-. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00335.
Note: Trainees working in the lab are underlined.
Selected awards and honours
- Women of Excellence in Research and Education Award, Progress Club Halifax-Cornwallis, 2016
- Visiting Scientist to Alberta, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research & Heart & Stroke Foundation, 2008-2009
- Clinical Research Scholar Award, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 2002-2007
- “Brain Fitness: A Prescription for Successful Aging”, Seniors’ College Association of Nova Scotia, November 26, 2013.
- “Gaming and Brain Fitness: Healthy Aging Series”, Halifax Main Public Library, November 22, 2013.
- “Sleep and Aging: Healthy Aging Series”, Halifax Main Public Library, October 11, 2013.
- “Making the Most of Your Memory: Healthy Aging Series”, Halifax Main Public Library, September 6, 2013.
- “Brain Fitness and Successful Aging”, Athenaeum Society, Northwest Cove, NS, April 15, 2012.