Diane Filion, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Telephone: (816) 235-1061
Doctoral: University of Southern California (1990)
Physiological measures of attention and emotion; attentional function and dysfunction; aging and psychopathology
Student Research Projects
The psychological significance of Prepulse Inhibition of Startle
American Psychological Society
Filion, D.L., & Poje, A.B. (in press). Selective and nonselective attention effects on prepulse inhibition of startle: A comparison of task and no-task conditions. Biological Psychology.
McDowd, J. M., Filion, D., Pohl, P. S., Richards, L. G., & Stiers, W. (2003). Attentional abilities and functional outcomes following stroke. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 58, P45-P53.
Dawson, M.E., Schell, A.M., Hazlett, E.A., Nuechterlein, K.H., & Filion, D.L. (2000). On the clinical and cognitive meaning of impaired sensorimotor gating in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research,96, 187-197.
Dawson. M.E., Schell, A.M., & Filion, D.L. (2000). The electrodermal system. In J.T. Cacioppo, & L.G. Tassinary (Eds.), Principles of psychophysiology: Physical, social, and inferential elements, 2nd Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Filion, D.L., Seljos, K.A., & Hazlett, E.A. (1999). Behavioral analogies of short lead interval startle inhibition. In M. Dawson, A. Schell, & A. Boehmelt (Eds.), Startle modification: Implications for neuroscience, Cognitive Science, and Clinical Science. Stanford, CA: Cambridge University Press.
Filion, D.L., Dawson, M.E., & Schell, A.M. (1998). The psychological significance of human startle eye-blink modification: a review. Biological Psychology, 47, 1-43.
Filion, D.L., Dawson, M.E., & Schell, A.M. (1994). Probing the orienting response with startle eyeblink and secondary reaction time. Psychophysiology, 31, 68-78.
Filion, D.L., Dawson, M.E., & Schell, A.M. (1993). Modification of the acoustic startle-reflex eyeblink: A tool for investigating early and late attentional processes. Biological Psychology, 35, 185-200.