C.V.

Education

2019-present Postdoctoral research fellow, Department of psychological Sciences, Birkbeck University of London. Supervised by Prof. Martin Eimer

2013-2018 PhD student, Cognitive Psychology Program, School of Psychological Sciences, Tel Aviv University. Supervised by Prof. Dominique Lamy.

2010-2012 M.A., Cognitive Psychology Program, School of Psychological Sciences, Tel Aviv University. M.A. Lamy.

2007-2009 B.A., School of Psychological Sciences, Tel Aviv University.


Academic Awards and Scholarships

2019 – Scholarship to participate in ERP boot camp, U.C. Davis

2018 – Newton International Fellowship, awarded by The British Academy

2018 – Science communication workshop for excellent PhD students

2018 – Scholarship awarded for distinctive scholarly achievements towards the Ph.D. degree.

2018 – Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Seal of Excellence

2017 – Student award for excellent talk, Asian Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV).

2016 – Scholarship awarded for distinctive scholarly achievements towards the Ph.D. degree.

2014 – Scholarship awarded for distinctive scholarly achievements towards the Ph.D. degree.

2012 – Scholarship awarded for distinctive scholarly achievements towards the M.A. degree.

2010 – Excellence Scholarship awarded for achievements towards the B.A. degree.


Teaching Experience

2017-2019: Lecturer.

Department of Psychology, Interdisciplinary Center, Hertzelia, Israel.

“All colours of the rainbow: Research of sexual orientation and gender identity” (undergraduate students, 60 participants)

2017: Lecturer.

School of Psychological Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

“Analysis of Variance and Computer Applications” (undergraduate students, 250 participants);

2015-2019: Lecturer.

Department of Psychology, Interdisciplinary Center, Hertzelia, Israel.

“Multivariate Statistics” (undergraduate students, 65-70 students) at the international psychology program (English speaking students).

Certificate of excellence in teaching: 2017.

2012-2019: Teaching Fellow.

School of Psychological Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

“Analysis of Variance and Computer Applications” course (undergraduate students, 40-60 participants).

Certificates of excellence in teaching: 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017.

2012-2015: Head Teaching Fellow and Course Coordinator.

Department of Psychology, Interdisciplinary Center, Hertzelia, Israel.

“Multivariate Statistics” (undergraduate students, 30-40 students) at the international psychology program (English speaking students).


Other Research-Related Experience

2011-2012: Lab Manager and Programmer

Prof. Dominique Lamy’s research laboratory.

2008-2009: Research Assistant

Institute of National Security Studies (INSS).

2007: Non-Commissioned Officer

(Regular military service in the Manpower Directorate, Israeli Defense Force). Head of research projects.

Honorably discharged (Brigadier General 2007 award for excellence) at the rank of Staff Sergeant.

2004-2007: Job analyst and professional psychology researcher

(Mandatory service in the Manpower Directorate, Israeli Defence Force).


Academic presentations

Conference Talks

2019. Stereotype Deduction: Resolving the Paradox of Invisible Prejudice towards Bisexuals. Psychology of Sexualities Annual Conference, London, UK.

2018. Dissociating attentional shifting and attentional engagement: behavioral and ERP evidence. The annual meeting of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.

2017. Temporal selection revisited: what processes are disrupted by the attentional blink? The Asian Pacific conference on Vision (APCV), National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan.

2016. Response-selection: the role of dimension relevance. Potsdam Workshop on Embodied Attention, University of Potsdam, Germany.

2015. Capture and engagement of attention during the Attentional Blink. The annual meeting of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.

2015. Threatened masculinity: The negativity of Heterosexual men towards Gay parenting. The Annual conference of the Women and Gender Studies Forum, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

2012. The stereotypes of Bisexual Men and their gender-based origins. The Annual conference of the Women and Gender Studies Forum, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Poster Presentations

Zivony, A., Allon, A., Luria, R. & Lamy, D. (2018). Dissociating attentional shifting and attentional engagement: behavioral and ERP evidence. Annual meeting of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.

Zivony, A. & Lamy, D. (2017). High level visual processing is not spared from the attentional blink. Annual meeting of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.

Zivony, A. & Lamy, D. (2017). High-level visual processing is not spared from the attentional blink. Annual meeting of the Visual Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Zivony, A. & Lamy, D. (2016). The role of salience in attentional capture and attentional engagement. Annual meeting of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.

Zivony, A., Machloof, V. & Lamy, D. (2015). Attentional Engagement is Contingent on Conscious Perception. “(Un)Consciousness: A Functional Perspective” workshop, Jerusalem, Israel.

Zivony, A. & Lamy, D. (2015). Dissociation between Attentional Capture and Attentional Engagement: an Attentional Blink study. Annual meeting of the Visual Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Zivony, A. & Lamy, D. (2014). Revisiting the on-time effect: Shorter exposures to static stimuli increases perceived velocity in apparent motion. Annual meeting of the Visual Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Zivony, A. & Lamy, D. (2014). Shorter exposures to static stimuli increase perceived velocity in apparent motion. Annual meeting of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.

Zivony, A. & Lamy, D. (2012). Attentional Engagement is Not Sufficient to Prevent Spatial Capture. Annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Benoni, H., Zivony, A. & Tsal, Y. (2012). Attentional Sets Interact With Load But Not With Dilution. Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Zivony, A. & Lamy, D. (2011). Engagement cannot prevent capture by peripheral distractors. Annual meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics, Ra'anana, Israel.

Benoni, H., Zivony, A. & Tsal, Y. (2011). Attentional sets do not impair the effect of dilution in selective attention. Annual meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics, Ra'anana, Israel.

Colloquium, seminars and invited talks

Harvard University, Caramazza lab, Cambridge (2018)

Ben-Gurion University, Cognitive Psychology Colloquium, Be’er Sheva (2018)

Tel-Aviv University, Perception and Psychophysics course, Tel-Aviv (2018)

Tel-Aviv University, Introduction to Cognitive Psychology course, Tel-Aviv (2017)

Tel-Aviv University, Cognitive Psychology Colloquium, Tel-Aviv (2016)

The Center for Academic Studies, Or Yehuda (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016)