Thomas E. Myers

Courses Taught at Queensborough Community College:
SS 570 Psychology of Aging
SS 510 Introductory Psychology
SS 510-PNET- Introductory Psychology- Partial online format


Additional Teaching at other colleges
Queens College, CUNY
PSYCH 107 Statistics for the Behavioral Science (Lecture and computer laboratory section)
PSYCH 101 General Psychology
PSYCH 213W Experimental Psychology
PSYCH 215 Developmental Psychology: Adolescence
St. John’s University, Queens, NY
PSYCH 2150 Introduction to Physiological Psychology
PSYCH 3280 Cognitive Psychology
PSYCH 2030L Statistical Methods in Psychology- Laboratory Section
LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York
SSY 240 Developmental Psychology
Duke University’s Talent Identification Program (TIP)
Introductory Neuropsychology
Touro College School of Health Sciences-
 FE 615 Biostatistics


Research Interests & Experience
Neuropsychology of emotion, theory of mind, self-awareness.
Evolutionary Psychology
Brain imaging- Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), Electroencephalography/Event Related Potentials (EEG/ERP)


Clinical/Neuropsychological Experience/Training
 Neuropsychological Evaluation Experience
-NYU Langone Medical Center, Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center
-Neuropsychological Associates, Patchogue, NY 2007-2008
-NeuroRehabilitation and Neuropsychological Services, Massapequa Park, NY 2007-2008
-Long Island Neuropsychological Consultants, Great Neck, NY 2005-2008           
-Jefferson University Hospital for Neuroscience, Epilepsy Center, 2004-2005


Cognitive Rehabilitation
-Common Ground Alliance, Plainview, NY
-St. Johnland Head Injury Rehabilitation Unit, Kings Park, NY 2006-2007


Short-term counseling
-Queens College Counseling Center
-Middle Earth Counseling Hotline, University at Albany, SUNY 2001-2002


Psychiatric Inpatient Experience
-Jamaica Hospital Medical Center- Inpatient Psychiatry Services, Jamaica, NY Fall, 2005
-Capital District Psychiatric Center, Rehabilitation Department, Albany, NY Fall, 2002


Professional Affiliations and Memberships
Lifetime Honorary Member of Psi Chi
American Psychological Association
National Academy of Neuropsychology
New York State Psychological Association
New York Neuropsychology Group


Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications
Bender, H.A., Teague, E.B., Myers, T.E., & Borod, J.C. (2010). Review of the Neuropsychological Assessment of Neuropsychiatric and Neuromedical Disorders, Third Edition. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 25(7), 687-688. doi: 10.1093/arclin/acq054


Coben, R. & Myers, T.E. (2010). The Relative Efficacy of Connectivity Guided and Symptom Based EEG Biofeedback for Autistic Disorders.  Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 35, 13-23. doi: 10.1007/s10484-009-9102-5


Coben, R., Linden, M., & Myers, T.E. (2009). Neurofeedback for Autistic Spectrum Disorder: A Review of the Literature. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 35, 83-105. doi: 10.1007/s10484-009-9117-y


Coben, R. & Myers, T.E. (2009). Sensitivity and Specificity of Long Wave Infrared Imaging for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal of Attention Disorders. 13(1), 56-65. doi: 10.1177/1087054708329778


Coben, R. & Myers, T.E. (2008). Connectivity Theory of Autism: Use of Connectivity Measures in Assessing and Treating Autistic Disorders. Journal of Neurotherapy, 12(2/3), 161-179. doi: n10.1080/10874200802398824


Platek, S.M., Fonteyn, L.C.M., Izzetoglu, M., Myers, T.E., Ayaz, H., Li, C., & Chance, B. (2005). Functional near infrared spectroscopy reveals differences in self–other processing as a function of schizotypal personality traits.   Schizophrenia Research, 73(1), 125-127.  doi:10.1016/j.schres.2004.09.024


Platek, SM., Raines, D.M., Gallup, G.G., Jr., Mohamed, F.B., Thomson, J.W., Myers, T.E., Panyavin, I.S., Levin, S.L., Davis, J.A., Fonteyn, L.C.M., & Arigo, D.R. (2004). Reactions to children’s faces Males are more affected by resemblance than females are, and so are their brains. Evolution and Human Behavior, 25(6), 394-405. doi:10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2004.08.007


Platek, S.M., Myers, T.E., Critton, S.R., & Gallup, G.G., Jr. (2003).  A left-hand advantage for self-description: the impact of schizotypal personality traits. Schizophrenia Research, 65, 147-151. doi:10.1016/S0920-9964(02)00494-2 


Platek, S.M., Critton, S.R., Myers, T.E., & Gallup, G.G., Jr. (2003). Contagious yawning: The role of self-awareness and mental state attribution. Cognitive Brain Research, 17(2), 223-227. doi:10.1016/S0926-6410(03)00109-5 


Platek, S.M., Critton, S.R., Burch, R.L., Frederick, D.A., Myers, T.E., & Gallup, G.G., Jr.  (2003). How much resemblance is enough? Sex difference in reactions to resemblance, but not the ability to detect resemblance. Evolution and Human Behavior, 24(2), 81-87. [Feature Article]. doi:10.1016/S1090-5138(02)00117-4 


Book Chapters
Bush, S.S. & Myers, T.E. (2010). Pick’s Disease. In J. E. Morgan, I.S. Baron & J. H. Ricker (Eds), Casebook of Clinical Neuropsychology (pp. 606-618). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis/Psychology Press.
Bush, S.S. & Myers, T.E. (2011). Moyamoya Disease. In Noggle, C.A., Dean, R.S., & Horton, Jr., A.M.  (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders. New York:  Springer Publishing Co.
Bush, S.S. & Myers, T.E. (2011). Kawasaki Disease. In Noggle, C.A., Dean, R.S., & Horton, Jr., A.M.  (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders. New York:  Springer Publishing Co.
Bush, S.S. & Myers, T.E. (2011). Dementia Pugilistica. In Noggle, C.A., Dean, R.S., & Horton, Jr., A.M.  (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders. New York:  Springer Publishing Co.


Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.