Reza Habib | Psychology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Liberal Arts

Reza Habib

Director of University Core Curriculum; Associate Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Reza Habib

Office: Life Science II 271B
Phone: (618) 453-3535


Dr. Reza Habib received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Toronto in 2000 working with Dr. Endel Tulving. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Rotman Research Institute in Toronto. He joined SIU as an assistant professor in the Fall of 2003. Dr. Habib 's research interests include brain imaging (fMRI) and statistical methodology, and long-term learning and memory.

Ph.D., University of Toronto

brain imaging; long-term learning and memory; pathological gambling

PSYC 310: Cognitive Psychology
PSYC 489: Seminar - Selected Topics (Cog Neuro)
PSYC 522: Experimental Design and Analysis
PSYC 524: Multivariate Methods of Psychology

Graduate Advisees
Alicia Olechowski
Tara Webb

Representative Publications:

Bergdahl, M., Habib, R., Bergdahl, J., Nyberg, L., & Nilsson, L.-G. (In Press). Natural teeth and preserved cognitive function in humans. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology.

Herlitz, A., Thilers, P.P., & Habib, R. (In Press). Endogenous estrogen is not associated with cognitive performance before, during, and following menopause. Menopause.

Habib, R., Nyberg, L., & Nilsson, L-.G. (In Press). Cognitive and non-cognitive factors contributing to the longitudinal identification of successful older adults in the Betula study. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition.

Schott, B. H., Sellner, D. B., Lauer, C.-J., Habib, R., Frey, J. U., Guderian, S., Heinze, H.-J., & Düzel, E. (2004). Activation of midbrain structures by associative novelty and the formation of explicit memory in humans. Learning and Memory, 11(4), 383-387.

Düzel, E., Habib, R., Guderian, S., & Heinze, H.-J. (2004). Four types of novelty-familiarity responses in associative recognition memory of humans. European Journal of Neuroscience, 19(5), 1408-1416.

Chau, W., Habib, R., & McIntosh, A. R. (2004). Multi-modal imaging data analysis with partial least squares. Brain and Cognition, 54(2), 140-142.