Faculty

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David Cann

Education:     
BA (Hons) (Cape Breton University)
MA (The University of Western Ontario)
PhD (The University of Western Ontario)

Office:   EA3049
Phone:  403-440-8541
E-mail:   dcann@mtroyal.ca

TEACHING

  • PSYC 1103  Introduction to Psychology I
  • PSYC 2210 Statistical Methods for Psychology I
  • PSYC 2265 Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYC 3367 Human Memory
  • PSYC 5110 Honours Seminar I
  • PSYC 5120 Honours Seminar II

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • False Memory; Eyewitness Memory; Source Monitoring; Autobiographical Memory; Individual Differences and Memory

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Cann, D. R., McRae, K., & Katz, A. N. (2011). False recall in the Deese-Roediger-McDermott Paradigm: The roles of gist and associative strength. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64(8), 1515-1542.

Cann, D. R., & Katz, A. N. (2005). Habitual acceptance of misinformation and an examination of individual differences and source attributions. Memory & Cognition, 33, 405-417.

Cann, D. R., & Harris, J. A. (2003). Assessment of the Curious Experiences Scale as a measure of dissociation. Personality & Individual Differences, 35(3), 498-499.

SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Hoehn, J. M. & Cann D.R. (April, 2016). Recognition of Word Lists Containing High Gist Content. Poster presented at Research 16: Mount Royal University Psychology Symposium. Mount Royal University (Calgary).  

Pratt, K.J., Cann, D.R. (April, 2015). Once Upon a Time: An Examination of False Memories in Story Recall. Poster presented at Psychology Honours Thesis Poster Day Mount Royal University (Calgary).  

Pratt, K.J., Cann, D.R. (March, 2015). Once Upon a Time: An Examination of False Memories in Story Recall. Poster presented at Student Research Day Mount Royal University (Calgary).  

Cann, D.R., Perrault, L.P., Pratt, K.J. (July, 2014). The Influence of Backward Associative Strength and Gist in the DRM Paradigm when Creating Stories at Recall. Poster presented at Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Sciences (CSBBCS) (Toronto).  

Techentin, C., LaRosee, A., & Cann, D.R. (June, 2013). Hemispheric Processing of Congruent/Incongruent Features of Emotional Speech Sounds and Sarcastic Speech. Poster presented at Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS) (Calgary).

Stirling, P., Cann, D.R. (April, 2012). The Influence of Individual Differences in the Occurrence of Cryptomnesia. Poster presented at Psychology Honours Thesis Poster Day Mount Royal University (Calgary).

Cann, D. R., & Techentin, C. (June, 2010). Examining the role of dissociation and need for cognition in the Deese-Roediger-McDermott Paradigm. Poster presented at Brain Behaviour and Cognitive Sciences Society. Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Cann, D. R., McRae, K., & Katz, A. N. (November, 2007). Schema-based gist and backward associations in false memories. Paper presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Long Beach, California.

Cann, D. R., McRae, K., & Katz, A. N. (November, 2006). Knowledge types underlying false recall in the Deese-Roediger-McDermott paradigm. Paper presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Houston Texas.

Cann, D. R., & Katz, A. N. (November, 2004). Habitually accepting misinformation: Source attribution patterns and individual differences. Poster presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Cann, D. R. (May, 2000). Individual differences and habitual susceptibility to post-event misinformation. Poster presentation at APICS conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia.