Contact Information

PhD candidate

School/Applied Child Psychology

McGill University

e-mail : emma.clark2@mail.mcgill.ca

Research Interests

The relationship between attentional abilities, perceptual IQ, and math proficiency in children and adolescents with a neurodevelopment disorder; far transfer of attention training to math proficiency.

Keywords: Cognitive training, attention, transfer effects, mathematical abilities, learning trajectories

 

Publications

 Journal Articles

  • Clark, E., Tullo, D., & Bertone, A. (2021). Perceptual reasoning skills mediate the relationship between attention and math proficiency in individuals with neurodevelopmental conditions. Research in Developmental Disabilities. doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2021.103880
  • Clark, E., Antoniak, K., Feniquito, A., & Dringenberg, H. (2017). Effects of the GluN2B-NMDA receptor antagonist Ro 25-6981 on two types of behavioral flexibility in rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 319, 225-233.

Conference Oral Presentations

  • Clark, E., Tullo, D., & Bertone, A. (June, 2016). Assessing the Role of Attention and Perceptual Reasoning in Math Proficiency for Students with a Learning Disability. The Canada International Conference on Education, Toronto, Canada.
  • Clark, E., Tullo, D., & Bertone, A. (March, 2016). The Mediational Role of Non-Verbal Intelligence in the Relationship between Attention and Math Proficiency. McGill Education Graduate Student Society Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Conference Poster Presentations

  • Clark, E, Tullo D, Faubert J, Bertone A (2019). Domain-specific training improves math proficiency for children with autism and other neurodevelopmental conditions. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Montreal, Canada.
  • Clark, E, Tullo D & Bertone A (2018). Improving math achievement through attention in students with neurodevelopmental disorders. Poster presented at the annual convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Clark, E, Tullo D & Bertone A (2017). Predicting math achievement from attentional ability and perceptual reasoning in students with autism spectrum disorder. International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), San Francisco, USA.
  • Clark, E, Tullo D & Bertone A. (2016). Assessing the Role of Attention and Perceptual Reasoning in Math Proficiency for Students with a Learning Disability. The Canada International Conference on Education, Toronto, Canada.
  • Clark, E., Tullo, D., & Bertone, A. (2016, April). Describing Math Skills in Students with a Learning Disability via Attention and IQ. Poster presented at McGill’s Human Development Conference, Montreal, QC.
  • Clark, E., Tullo, D., & Bertone, A. (2016, March). Characterizing math ability in students with a learning disability through attention and IQ. Poster presented at La 24ieme Journe?e Scientifique de CERNEC, Saint-Sauveur, QC.
  • Clark, E. & Dringenberg, H. (2015, May). The Role of the NMDA-2B Receptor Subunit in Reverse Spatial Learning. Poster presented at the Ontario Psychology Undergraduate Thesis Conference, London, ON.
  • Clark, E., Kabitsis, P., & Dringenberg, H. (2015, April). The Role of the NMDA-2B Subunit in Reverse Spatial Learning. Poster presented at the Southern Ontario Neuroscience Association, Hamilton, ON.