Staff: Todd Horowitz, Ph.D.
Todd Horowitz, Ph.D.
Todd S. Horowitz, Ph.D., 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 more than 70 peer-reviewed research papers in vision science and cognitive psychology. His research interests include attention, perception, medical image interpretation, cancer-related cognitive impairments, sleep, and circadian rhythms.
View Dr. Todd Horowitz's presentation "How do we measure attention? Visual cognition meets neuropsychology", which was recorded for the June 2020 virtual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society:
Current and/or past BRP mentees include Melissa Trevino.
- Visual perception
- Sleep and circadian rhythms
Selected Publications and Presentations
- Horowitz TS, Trevino M, Gooch IM, Duffy KA. Understanding the Profile of Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairments: A Critique of the Meta-Analyses. J Natl Cancer Inst 2019 May 25.
- Horowitz TS, Suls J, Trevino M. A Call for a Neuroscience Approach to Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment. Trends Neurosci 2018 Aug; 41(8):493-496.
- Horowitz TS. Prevalence in Visual Search: From the Clinic to the Lab and Back Again. Japanese Psychological Research 2017; 59(2):65-108.
- Wolfe JM, Horowitz TS. Five factors that guide attention in visual search. Nat Hum Behav ; 1(3):0058.
- Horowitz TS, Rensink RA. Extended Vision for Oncology: A Perceptual Science Perspective on Data Visualization and Medical Imaging. Oncology Informatics 2016:287-303.