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CURRICULUM VITAE

Eve A. Isham


CONTACT INFORMATION
Center for Mind and Brain
University of California, Davis
267 Cousteau Place Davis, CA 95618
eaisham@ucdavis.edu


EDUCATION
2010 Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology
Claremont Graduate University
Advisor: William P. Banks, PhD
2004 M.A., Human Factors & Ergonomics (With Distinction)
California State University, Northridge
Advisor: Jill L. Quilici, PhD
1998 B.S., Cognitive Science and Mathematics Applied Psychology
University of California, Los Angeles

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
2014 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University
of California, Davis
2012- Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis
Courses: Perception and Sensation, First-year seminar Sleights of
Hand, Mind and Brain, Cognitive Psychology and Hollywood
Magic
2010-2014 Post-Doctoral Scholar, Center for Mind and Brain, University of
California, Davis
Mentor: Joy Geng
2006-08 Lecturer, California State University, Fullerton
Courses: Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Psychology Laboratory,
Learning and Memory, Learning and Memory Laboratory
2006-07 Visiting Scholar, Harrington Department of Biomedical Engineering
Arizona State University
Sponsor: Peter Steinmetz, MD, PhD
2005-08 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Pomona College
Supervisor: William Banks
Courses: Perception and Cognition, Introduction to Psychology
1999-2004 Staff Research Associate, Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory,
University of California, Los Angeles
Supervisor: Itzhak Fried
1998-99 Staff Research Associate, Human Cognitive Neurophysiology
Laboratory, University of California, Davis
Supervisor: David Woods
1996-98 Undergraduate Research Assistant
Supervisor: Robert Trelease


PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
2013- Treasurer, Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness
2013, 2014 Northern California Consciousness meeting (Founder/Organizer)


EDITORIALS
2014- KronoScope: Journal for the Study of Time (Editorial Board)
2014- Journal of Psychophysiology (Ad hoc)
2013- Frontiers: Human Neuroscience (Ad hoc)
2013- Neuropsychologia (Ad hoc)
2012- PhilPapers (Categories: Science of Consciousness,
Consciousness & Psychology)
2011- PLoS ONE (Ad hoc)
2007- Consciousness and Cognition (Ad hoc)


AFFILIATIONS
Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (Treasurer, Full Member)
International Society for the Study of Time
Mind Science Foundation
Partners in Power program for Parkinsonians
Psi Chi
Psychonomic Society (Fellow)
Sigma Xi
Society for Neuroscience
The Society of American Magicians
UC Davis Consciousness and Cognition Journal Club (Founder)
Women in Cognitive Science


HONORS AND AWARDS

2014 Mind Science Foundation
2013-15 New Agendas for the Study of Time (sponsored by the John
Templeton Foundation)
2013, 2014 Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Research Grant
2013 UIIP Minigrant, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
2012 Women in Cognitive Science Travel Award to Psychonomics
annual meeting
2012 UIIP Minigrant, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
2012 Gazzaniga Prize Winner for best trainee research on Saving Free
Will From Science
2011-14 Post-doctoral Fellowship, Center for Mind & Brain, UC Davis
2010-11 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Center for Neuroscience, UC Davis
2009 American Psychological Association (APA) Dissertation Award
2008 Hockey Training scholarship
2008 ERP Bootcamp training scholarship, UC Davis
2003-07 Graduate Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University
2004 Irving Streimer Human Factors award
2003-04 Masters thesis grant, California State University, Northridge
1993-98 Unocal Scholarship

REPRESENTATIVE LECTURES

Contextual elements determine the perceived time of intent and action.
Conscious experience of time workshop, Berlin School of Mind and Brain,
Berlin, Germany. October, 2014.

Saving Free Will from Science: Reported Moment of Intention is a Biased
Measure of Consciousness. Distinguished Speaker Series, San Francisco
State University, April, 2014.

Saving Free Will from Science. Plenary Speaker, Toward a Science of
Consciousness meeting, Tucson, AZ, April, 2012.


PUBLICATIONS
Isham, E.A. Wulf, K.A., Wall, T.A. (abstract accepted for a Research Topic in
Perception-Cognition Interface & Cross-Modal Experiences: Insights into
Unified Consciousness.). Philosophical beliefs about free will alter the
perceived time of intent.
Isham, E.A. & Emerzian, B. (under review). Am I late? Maybe. It depends on the
clock.Measuring accuracy and biases in analog and digital clocks during a
temporal awareness task
Isham, E.A., Wall, T.A., & Wulf, K.A. (under review). Confidence without
consciousness: Evidence of implicit temporal awareness for the timing of
self-initiated action.
Isham, E.A. (forthcoming). Saving free will from science. In I. Fredriksson,
Essays on Consciousness. McFarland.
Isham, E.A., & Geng, J.J. (2013). Looking time predicts choice but not aesthetic
value. PLoS ONE 8(8): e71698. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071698.
Isham, E.A., & Geng, J.J. (2011). Rewarding performance feedback alters
reported time of action. Consciousness & Cognition,
doi:10.1016/j.concog.2011.08.004.
Isham, E.A., Banks, W.P., Ekstrom, A.D., & Stern, J.A. (2011). Deceived and
distorted: Game outcome retrospectively determines the reported time of
action. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and
Performance. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0023111
Ekstrom, A.D., Copara, M.S., Isham, E.A., Wang, W., & Yonelinas, A.P. (2011)
Dissociable networks involved in spatial and temporal order source
retrieval. NeuroImage. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.02.033
Banks, W.P., & Isham, E.A. (2011) Do we really know what we are doing?
Implications of reported time of decision for theories of volition. In W.
Sinnott-Armstrong & L. Nadel (Eds.), Conscious Will and Responsibility.
New York: Oxford University Press.
Isham, E.A., Ekstrom, A.D., & Banks, W.P. (2010). Effects of youth authorship
on the appraisal of paintings. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and
the Arts, 4,235-246.
Banks, W.P., & Isham, E.A. (2009). We infer rather than perceive the moment
we decided to act. Psychological Science, 20, 17-21.
Quiroga, R.Q., Mukamel, R., Isham, E.A., Malach, R., & Fried, I. (2008). Human
single- neuron responses at the threshold of conscious recognition.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 3599-3604.
Ekstrom, A.D., Kahana, M.J., Caplan, J.B., Fields, T.A., Isham, E.A., Newman,
E.L.& Fried, I. (2003). Cellular networks underlying human spatial
navigation. Nature, 425, 184-188.


MEETING PRESENTATIONS
Organized by field of research

Timing, Action, Perception, and Consciousness

Isham, E.A. (2014, October). Contextual elements determine the perceived time
of intent and action. Conscious experience of time workshop. Berlin,
Germany.
Isham, E.A., Le, C., Lynch, A., Luck, S.J., Prinzmetal, W., & Geng, J.J. (2014,
July). New evidence for the differences in time perception
during foveal and parafoveal vision. Association for the Scientific Study of
Consciousness, Brisbane, Australia.
Isham, E.A. (2013, November). Dangerous Times: How Timing and Temporal
Reports Threatens Free Will. Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Ontario,
Canada
Isham, E.A., Trice, H., Emerzian, B., & Prinzmetal, W. (2013, November). Time
Flies When You Spatially Adapt to the Right. Psychonomic Society,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Isham, E.A., Wall, T.A., Sareshwala, F., Butler, J., Harlow, I.M., Yonelinas,
A.P.,& Geng, J.J. (2013, July). Quantifying temporal consciousness,
Association for Scientific Study of Consciousness annual meeting, San
Diego, CA.
Isham, E.A. (2013, June). Its About Time! Northern California Consciousness
Meeting, Davis, CA
Isham, E.A. (2012, November). Quantifying Intentionality, Psychonomic Society,
Minneapolis, MN
Isham, E.A. (2012, July). Humbly Saving Free Will, Cognitive Science
Association for Interdisciplinary Learning, Hood River, OR
Isham, E.A., Banks, W.P., & Geng, J.J. (2012, April). Saving Free Will From
Science. Plenary Session on Time and the Brain, biannual meeting of
Toward a Science of Consciousness, Tucson, AZ.
Isham, E.A. (2011, October). Freewill, Intentionality, and Cognitive
Neuroscience. Guest lecturer for Cognitive Psychology, Davis, CA.
Isham, E.A., Disbrow, E.A., et al. (2011, November). Neuropathology of Task
Switching in Parkinsons Disease. Poster session presented at the annual
meeting for the Society of Neuroscience, Washington D.C.
Isham, E.A. & Banks, W.P. (2011, November). Saving Free Will From Science.
Poster session presented at the annual meeting for the Psychonomic
Society, Seattle, WA.
Isham, E.A., Banks, W.P., & Geng, J.J. (2011, November). Perceptual biases in
reading the analog clock influence the perceived time of action: Free will
may not be illusory after all. Poster presentation at the annual meeting for
Object Perception, Attention, and Memory (OPAM), Seattle, WA.
Isham, E.A. (2011, October). Neuroscience and philosophical psychology.
Platform presentation at the annual Center for Neuroscience Scientific
Retreat, Asilomar, CA.
Isham, E.A., Banks, W.P., & Geng, J.J. (2011, August). Representational
Momentum Influences the Perceived Time of Action. Poster session
presented at the annual Bay Area Vision Research Day, Berkeley, CA.
Isham, E.A., Geng, J.J., Disbrow, E.A. (2010, November). Construction of Action
Time. Poster session presented at the annual meeting for the annual
meeting for Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, MO.
Isham, E.A., Banks, W.P., Ekstrom, A.D., & Stern, J.A. (2010, July). Winning is
earlier, losing is later: A temporal illusion. Paper presented at the annual
meeting for Cognitive Science Association for Interdisciplinary Learning,
Hood River, OR.
Isham, E.A., Banks, W.P., Ekstrom, A.D., & Stern, J.A. (2010, June). Game
outcome retrospectively determines the time of action. Paper presented
at the annual meeting for Association for the Scientific Study of
Consciousness, Toronto, Canada.
Banks, W.P., & Isham, E.A. (2009, November). What is the moment of decision
in the Libet paradigm. Paper presented at the annual meeting for the
Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.
Banks, W.P., Isham, E.A., Hokanson, K., & Macellaio, M.V. (2008, May).
Moment of decision in Libet free will paradigm is retrospectively inferred.
Poster session presented at the annual meeting for the Association for
Psychological Science, Chicago, Il.
Banks, W.P., Isham, E.A., Hokanson, K., & Marcellaio, M.V. (2008, April). We
infer rather than perceive the moment of decision to act in Libets
measurement. Plenary Session presented at the annual meeting for the
Toward a Science of Consciousness, Tucson, Az.
Isham, E.A., Hokanson, K.C., & Banks, W.P. (2006, April). Unconscious
processing of unattended words. Poster session presented at the annual
meeting of Toward a Science of Consciousness, Tucson, AZ.


Aesthetic Judgment, Evaluation, and Decision Making

Isham, E.A. & Geng, J.J. (2013, May). Visual fixation parameters predict
decisional outcomes better than preference. Vision Sciences Society,
Naples, FL.
Isham, E.A., Gwinn, R.E., & Geng, J.J. (2012, November). Does Looking Time
Predict Choice-Supportive Bias? Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN.
Isham, E.A., Gwinn, R., & Geng, J. (2012, November) The relationship between
aesthetic choice, values and looking time during a visual aesthetic
decision task. Object, Perception, Attention and Memory meeting,
Minneapolis, MN.
Isham, E.A., Banks, W.P., Ekstrom, A.D., & Geng, J.J. (2011, October).
Aesthetic preference of visual stimuli. Vision Science and Advanced
Retinal Imaging Laboratory Meeting, Sacramento, CA.
Isham, E.A., Geng, J.J., Banks, W.P., Ekstrom, A.P. & Stern, J.A. (2011, July).
Fame and Fortune: External Information Guides Perception. Platform
presentation at the annual meeting for the Cognitive Science Association
for Interdisciplinary Learning, Hood River, OR.
Isham, E.A., Ekstrom, A.D., & Banks, W.P. (2010, April). My kid could paint that:
A bias toward childrens artworks. Paper presented at the annual meeting
for Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.
Isham, E.A. & Banks, W.P. (2008, May). Halo effect and contrast effect in
aesthetic evaluation of visual art. Poster session presented at the annual
meeting for the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, Il.
Isham, E.A. & Banks, W.P. (2007, June). Reverse aesthetic preference for
artworks with different fame status. Poster session presented at the
annual meeting for the Association for the Scientific Study of
Consciousness, Las Vegas, NV.

Other Cognitive Processes

Mineyev, S., Isham, E.A., & Ekstrom, A.D. (2011, April). Binding processes in
episodic memory. Poster session presented at the annual meeting for
undergraduate research, Davis, CA.
Isham, E.A., Copara, M.S., DiQuattro, N.E., Chiang, A., Patel, D., Mineyev, S.,
Aarons, B., Geng, J.J., & Ekstrom, A.D. (November, 2010). Independent
and conjunctive processing of spatial and temporal information in episodic
memory. Poster session presented at the annual meeting for the Society
for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.
Ekstrom, A.D., Isham, E.A., Copara, M., Chiang, A., Patel, D., & Aarons, B.
(2010, July). Independent and Conjunctive Processing of Spatial and
Temporal Information in Episodic Memory. Poster session presented at
the annual meeting for Cognitive Science Association for Interdisciplinary
Learning, Hood River, OR.
Isham, E.A., Baker, C.P., Thorp, C.K., Banks, W.P., & Steinmetz, P.N. (2006,
October). Temporal dependence of single unit responses in human
subjects during object categorization. Paper presented at the annual
meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Atlanta, GA.