Gail Moroschan
  • Sessional Lecturer
  • Office: BS-P222B
  • Phone: 780-492-5689
  • Email:
Teaching
  • Psyco 104 - Basic Psychological Processes
  • Psyco 105 - Individual and Social Behavior
  • Psyco 371 - The Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • Psyco 475 - Biological Bases of Behavior
Teaching Assistantships
  • Psyco 357 - Language Processing
  • Psyco 413 - Design and Analysis of Experiments in Psychology
  • Psyco 431 - Theory and Practice of Psychometrics
  • Psyco 458 - Advanced Topics in Cognition
Research Interests
  • Neurological foundations of language processing. Brain injury resulting in language deficits (aphasia). Phonological processing interactions with semantics (such as abstract vs. concrete concepts). Phonological influences on reading ability.
Selected Publications
  • Westbury, C., Shaoul, C., Moroschan, G., & Ramscar, M. (2016). Telling the world's least funny jokes: On the quantification of humor as entropy. Journal of Memory and Language, 86, 141-156.
  • Westbury, C. & Moroschan, G. (2009). Imageability x phonology interactions during lexical access: Effects of modality, phonological neighbourhood, and phonological processing efficiency. The Mental Lexicon, 4(1), 115-145.
  • Moroschan, G., Hurd, P.L., & Nicoladis, E. (2009). Sex differences in the use of indirect aggression in adult Canadians. Evolutionary Psychology, 7(2), 146-159.
  • Moroschan, G., Westbury, C., Clarke-Davidson, C. M., & Binder, J. R. (2008). Correlates of frontal lobe function: Verbal fluency, phonologicial load, and abstract word processing. Sixth International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Banff, AB. October 10, 2008.
  • Moroschan, G. & Westbury, C. (2006). A picture is worth a thousand sounds?? Interactions of imageability and phonology in semantic tasks. The Mental Lexicon Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC., October 10-13, 2006.
Awards and Recognition
  • Graduate Student Teaching Award, Faculty of Science, 2013
  • QEII Doctoral level Graduate Scholarship (2009/2010)
  • QEII Doctoral level Graduate Scholarship (2008/2009)
  • QEII Doctoral level Graduate Scholarship (2007/2008)
  • Provost Doctoral Entrance Award (2005-2007)