Victoria A. Kazmerski

Associate Professor of Psychology

Program Chair, Psychology
Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Research Interests


Blasko, D. G., & Kazmerski, V. A. (2006). ERP Correlates of individual differences in the comprehension of nonliteral language,Metaphor and Symbol, 21 (4), 267284.

Katz, A., Blasko, D., & Kazmerski, V. (2005)Saying what you don't mean: Social Influences on language processing. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 13, 186-189.

Kazmerski, V., Blasko, D., & Dessalegn, B. (2003).ERP and behavioral evidence of individual differences in metaphor comprehension. Memory & Cognition, 31 , 673-689.

Torgerson, C. N., Blasko, D. G., Kazmerski, V. A. & Cornwell, J. (2003). Scaffolding Students from Knowing to Applying: Using COR to Teach Observational Research Methods. Interactive Multimedia Electronic Journal of Computer-enhanced learning . Accessible at:

Kazmerski, V. A., & Blasko, D.G. (1999). Teaching observational research in introductory psychology: Computerized and lecture based methods. Teaching of Psychology, 26, 295-298.

Friedman, D.,  Kazmerski, V., & Cycowicz, Y. (1998). Effects of aging on the novelty P3 during attend and ignore oddball tasks. Psychophysiology, 35 (5), 508-520.

Blasko, D. G., Kazmerski, V. A., Corty, E. W., & Kallgren, C. (1998). Courseware for Observational Research (COR): A new approach to teaching naturalistic observation. Behavior Research Methods and Instrumentation, 30 (2), 217-222.

Kazmerski, V. A., & Friedman, D. (1998). The scalp topography of P3b in early Alzheimer's disease. Journal of Psychophysiology, 12, 127-143.

Kazmerski, V. A., & Friedman, D. (1997). Old/new differences in direct and indirect memory tests using pictures and words in within- and cross-form conditions: Event-related potential and behavioral measures. Cognitive Brain Research, 5, 255-272.

Kazmerski, V. A., & Friedman, D. (1997). The effect of multiple presentations of words on the ERP and reaction time repetition effect in Alzheimer's patients and young and older controls. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Neurology, 10(1), 32-47.

Kazmerski, V. A., Friedman, D., & Ritter, W. (1997). The mismatch negativity during attend and ignore conditions in patients with Alzheimer's disease, and young and older controls. Biological Psychiatry, 42(5), 382-402.

Friedman, D., Kazmerski, V. A., & Fabiani, M. (1997). An overview of age-related changes in the scalp distribution of P3b. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 104, 498-513.

Lovrich, D., Cheng, J., Velting, D., & Kazmerski, V. (1997). Auditory ERPs during rhyme and semantic processing: Effects of reading ability in college students. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 19(3), 313-330.

Other Interests
Spending time with my family, traveling, hiking

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