Ewa Niechwiej-Szwedo

Associate Professor

Dr. Niechwiej-Szwedo completed her graduate work at the University of Toronto and joined the University of Waterloo in 2012. Her research program is grounded in systems neuroscience and focuses on discovering the fundamental mechanisms involved in the central nervous system control of eye and hand movements across the lifespan. She has expertise in the field of visuomotor neuroscience, including gaze behaviour, hand-eye coordination, motor skill development and learning.

Graduate Supervision:

Accepting graduate students

Selected Publications:

  • Niechwiej-Szwedo E, Meier K, Christian L, Nouredanesh M, Tung J, Bryden P, Giaschi D. Concurrent maturation of visuomotor skills and motion perception in typically-developing children and adolescents. Developmental Psychobiology. 2020 Apr;62(3):353-367. doi: 10.1002/dev.21931.
  • Niechwiej-Szwedo E, Colpa L, Wong AMF. Visuomotor Behaviour in Amblyopia: Deficits and Compensatory Adaptations. Neural Plasticity. 2019 Jun 9; 2019:6817839. doi: 10.1155/2019/6817839. eCollection 2019.
  • Ayala N, Niechwiej-Szwedo E. Effects of blocked vs. interleaved administration mode on saccade preparatory set revealed using pupillometry. Experimental Brain Research. 2020 Nov 3. doi: 10.1007/s00221-020-05967-9.
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