Todd Horowitz , PhD
Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch (BBPSB)
Behavioral Research Program (BRP)
Research Area: Attention, Visual Perception, Circadian Rhythms
Todd S. Horowitz is a Program Director in the Behavioral Research Program's (BRP) Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch (BBPSB), located in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Dr. Horowitz earned his doctorate in Cognitive Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley in 1995. Prior to joining NCI, he was Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, and Associate Director of the Visual Attention Laboratory at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed research papers in vision science, cognitive psychology, and circadian rhythms. His research interests include attention, perception, and visual cognition.
Dr. Todd Horowitz discusses basic research in perception and attention in the context of cancer control:
Secondary Branch Appointment:
Science of Research and Technology Branch (SRTB)
Current and past BRP mentees include Frank Perna.
Selected Publications and Presentations
Evans, Karla K.; Cohen, Michael A.; Tambouret, Rosemary; Horowitz, Todd S.; Kreindel, Erica; Wolfe, Jeremy M. Does visual expertise improve visual recognition memory?. Atten Percept Psychophys. 2011; 73(1):30-35.
Cohen, Michael A.; Evans, Karla K.; Horowitz, Todd S.; Wolfe, Jeremy M. Auditory and visual memory in musicians and nonmusicians. Psychon.Bull Rev 2011; 18(3):586-591.
Cohen, Michael A.; Pinto, Yair; Howe, Piers D. L.; Horowitz, Todd S. The what-where trade-off in multiple-identity tracking. Atten Percept Psychophys. 2011; 73(5):1422-1434.
Drew, Trafton; Horowitz, Todd S.; Wolfe, Jeremy M.; Vogel, Edward K. Neural Measures of Dynamic Changes in Attentive Tracking Load. J Cogn Neurosci 2012; 24(2):440-450.
Evans, Karla K.; Horowitz, Todd S.; Wolfe, Jeremy M. When Categories Collide: Accumulation of Information About Multiple Categories in Rapid Scene Perception. Psychol. Sci. Agenda 2011; 22(6):739-746.