Porac, C. (In press). Laterality: Exploring the enigma of left-handedness. San Diego, CA: Elsevier.
ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN REFEREED JOURNALS
Porac, C., Grus, C., & Cope, C. (2011). Considering graduate study. Graduate Study in Psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, vii–x.
Porac, C. (2009). Hand preference and skilled hand performance among individuals with successful rightward conversions of the writing hand. Laterality, 14, 105–121.
Porac, C. (2009). Mary Henle (1913–2007). American Journal of Psychology, 122, 111–113.
Searleman, A., Porac, C., Alvin, J., & Peaslee, K. (2009). Manipulating the strength of the Ponzo and horizontal-vertical illusions through extraction of local cue information. American Journal of Psychology, 122, 383–394.
Porac, C. (2008). Survivor: Left-handedness. A review of Roth, M. (2005). The left stuff: How the left-handed have survived and thrived in a right-handed world. New York: M. Evans and Company, Inc. 238 pp. Laterality, 13, 390–392.
Porac, C., & Martin, W.L.B. (2007). Cross-cultural comparison of pressures to switch left-hand preference: Brazil versus Canada. Laterality, 12, 273–291.
Martin, W. L. B., & Porac, C. (2007). Patterns of handedness and footedness in switched and nonswitched Brizilian left-handers. Cultural effects on the development of lateral preferences. Developmental Neuropsychology, 31, 159–179.
Porac, C., & Searleman, A. (2006). The relationship between hand preference consistency, health, and accidents in a sample of adults over the age of 65 years. Laterality, 11, 405–414.
Porac, C., Searleman, A., & Karagiannakis, K. (2006). Pseudoneglect: Evidence for both perceptual and attentional factors. Brain & Cognition, 61, 305–311.
Searleman, A., Porac, C., Defoe, C., & Hetzel, B. (2005). Altering Mueller-Lyer illusion magnitude using figural additions at the wing-shaft intersections. The American Journal of Psychology, 118, 619–637.
Searleman, A., & Porac, C. (2003). Lateral preference profiles and right shift attempt histories of consistent and inconsistent left-handers. Brain and Cognition, 52, 175–180.
PAPERS PRESENTED AT TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS
Porac, C. (2015, May). Left-handedness and mortality risk. The elimination hypothesis after 25 years. Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.
Porac, C. (invited talk) “Exploring the enigma of left-handedness.” University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand (2015).
Porac, C. (2013, August). Fostering interdisciplinary work in psychology. Continuing Education Session sponsored by the APA Board of Educational Affairs. American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.
Porac, C. (2013, August). A network of women psychologists in the early 20th century as revealed in letters to June Etta Downey. American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.
Porac, C., & Ziems, S.M. (2013, August). APA members as experimental participants in the work of June Etta Downey (1875-1932). American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.
Porac, C. (invited talk) “The continuing enigma of left-handedness”. The Center for Mind, Brain and Culture, Emory University, Atlanta, GA (2012).
Porac, C. (invited talk) “Left-hand preference and age: Elimination vs. modification.” Emory University, Graduate School of Public Health. Atlanta, GA (2012).
Porac, C. (2011, August). Handwriting analysis and handedness classification: The work of June Etta Downey (1875–1932). American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. (accepted)
Porac, C., Searleman, A., & Dunbar, A. (2009, March). Centroid extraction and line length judgments in the Mueller-Lyer illusion. Eastern Psychological Association, Pittsburgh, PA.
Searleman, A., Porac, C., Alvin, J., & Horton, K. (2008, March). Manipulating the Strength of the Ponzo Illusion: Centroid Extraction versus Functional Fovea. Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
Searleman, A., Porac, C., Horton, K., & Alvin, J. (2007, November). Influencing the strength of the Horizontal/Vertical illusion. Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.
Porac, C., & Martin, W.L.B. (2007, June). Pattern of hand and foot preference in switched and non-switched Brazilian left-handers. Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, ON. Abstract: Canadian Psychology, 2007, 48: 2a, 65.
Porac, C. & Searleman, A. (2005, November). The Poggendorff illusion: Rectangle fill alters illusion magnitude. Psychonomic Society, Toronto, ON.
Porac, C., & Martin, W.L.B. (2005, August).Switching left-hand writing: Patterns in Brazil versus North America. American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
Porac, C., & Searleman, A. (2005, June). Hand preference consistency and health in adults over the age of 65 years. Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, PQ. Abstract: Canadian Psychology, 2005, 46: 2a, 247.