- Position: Experimental Faculty, Undergraduate Director
- Department: Psychology
- Campus Address: Sloan Hall 212, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Vitae: Curriculum Vitae
John Monahan received his undergraduate degree in mathematics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and his Ph.D. in Psychology with a minor in physiology at Duke University. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Aging and Human Development for two years and taught at Rutgers University for three years before coming to Central Michigan University in 1976.
Dr. Monahan's research interests are in perception and cognition, especially attention. Recent research has included the Stroop phenomenon (interference of words with color naming), visual search, and gender differences in spatial cognition.
Monahan, J. S., Harke, M. A., & Shelley, J. R. (2008). Computerizing the Mental Rotations Test:
Are gender differences maintained? Behavior Research Methods, 40(2), 422-427.
Monahan, J. S. (2001). Coloring single Stroop elements:Reducing automaticity or slowing color processing? Journal of General Psychology.