- Ph.D., University Of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
- M.A., Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
- B.A., Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
- Communication and Aging
- Perceptual changes with age and how they influence cognition
- Changes in auditory selective attention in aging
- The interaction between cognition and perception in aging
COURSES FOR 2010-2011
- PSYC 2006: Childhood Development
- PSYC 2007: Adult Development
- PSYC 2907: Perception
- PSYC 3705: Cognition
Schneider, B. A., Parker, S., & Murphy, D. R. (in press). A model of top-down gain control in the auditory system. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. Accepted December 17, 2010.
Murphy, D. R., Schneider, B. A. & Bailey, H. (2010). Channel capacity for absolute identification of tonal duration: The effects of age. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics,72, 788-805 Click Here to Download PDF of this document, Click here to download PDF of erratum published in May 2010.
Van Gerven, P. W. M., & Murphy, D. R. (2010). Aging and Distraction by Irrelevant Speech: Does Emotional Valence Matter? Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 65B, 667-670. doi:.1093/geronb/gbq048
Guerreiro, M. J. S., Murphy, D. R., & Van Gerven, P. W. M. (2010). The role of sensory modality in age-related inhibitory decline: A critical review. Psychological Bulletin, 136, 975-1022. doi: 10.1037/a0020731
Murphy, D. R., Schneider, B. A, Speranza, F, & Moraglia, G. (2006). A comparison of higher-order auditory processes in younger and older adults. Psychology and Aging, 21, 763-773.
Murphy, D. R., Daneman, M., & Schneider, B. A. (2006) Why do older adults have difficulty following conversations? Psychology and Aging, 21, 49-61
Schneider, B. A., Daneman, M., & Murphy, D. R. (2005). Speech comprehension difficulties in older adults: Cognitive slowing or age-related changes in hearing? Psychology and Aging, 20, 261-271.
Parker, S., Murphy, D. R., & Schneider, B. A. (2002). Top-Down Gain Control in the Auditory System: Evidence from Identification and Discrimination Studies. Perception & Psychophysics, 64, 598-615.
Murphy, D. R., Craik, F. I. M., Li, K. Z. H. & Schneider, B. A. (2000). Comparing the Effects of Aging and Background Noise on Short-term Memory Performance. Psychology and Aging, 15, 323-334.
Schneider, B. A., Daneman, M., Murphy, D. R., & Kwong See, S. (2000). Listening to discourse in distracting settings: The effects of aging. Psychology and Aging, 15, 110-125.
Murphy, D. R., McDowd, J. M., & Wilcox, K. A. (1999). Inhibition and aging: Similarities between younger and older adults as revealed by the processing of unattended auditory information. Psychology and Aging, 14, 44-59.