Current Students

 

Matthew Scult

Entered Program in: 2012
Department Declared: Psychology and Neuroscience
Mentor: Timothy Strauman 

 

Mai-Anh Vu

Entered Program in: 2012
Department Declared: Neurobiology
Mentor: Alison Adcock & Kafui Dzirasa    
 
 

Dianna Amasino

Entered Program in: 2013
Department Declared: Neurobiology
Mentor: Scott Huettel  
 
 

Ben Geib

Entered Program in: 2013
Department Declared: Psychology & Neuroscience
Mentor: Roberto Cabeza and Marty Woldorff
Research Description: Quite broadly stated, I'm interested in the brain's ability to represent information. How is it that we are able formulate and manipulate internal representations of the outside world? Moreover, what networks are responsible for maintaining and manipulating these abstractions? While I've yet to limit myself to a single domain, my current research is focused on metacognition and my future plans involve delving into memory systems. The former deals with the manipulation of internal states and latter deals with the permanent or temporary internalization of external information. 
 
 

Charlie Giattino

Entered Program in: 2013
Department Declared: Psychology & Neuroscience
Mentor: Marty Woldorff
Research Description: I'm interested in the neural basis of consciousness, an admittedly ambiguous term that has two main definitions in a neuroscience context. One definition refers to the continuum between deep sleep and vigilant wakefulness - not a trivial difference as far as our subjective experience is concerned. The other refers to our perceptual awareness of the world around us - sights, sounds, etc. While interested in both aspects, my current focus is on the latter, with a special emphasis on attention as a selection mechanism for what we become aware of.
 
 

Eleanor Hanna

Entered Program in: 2013
Department Declared: Psychology & Neuroscience
Mentor: Kevin LaBar and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
Research Description: Broadly, I am interested in the neural and physiological correlates of emotions in the social context, particularly the emotion of disgust. I draw on behavioral, psychophysiological and imaging methods to answer questions about the basic nature of these emotions as well as their effect on other types of cognitive-affective processes, such as moral judgment and emotion regulation (particularly in the context of psychiatric disease). 
 
 

Taylor Jackson

Entered Program in: 2013 
Department Declared: Psychology & Neuroscience 
Mentor: Alison Adcock 
 


Shawn Willett

Entered Program in: 2014
Department Declared: Neurobiology
Mentor: Jennifer Groh
 
 

Natasha Parikh

Entered Program in: 2014
Department Declared: Psychology & Neuroscience
Mentor: Kevin LaBar and Felipe De Brigard
 
 

Samuel Brudner

Entered Program in: 2014
Department Declared: Neurobiology
Mentor: Richard Mooney
 
 

Luka Ruzic

Entered Program in: 2014
Department Declared: Psychology & Neuroscience
Mentor: Scott Huettel and Felipe De Brigard
 
 

Jane Tandler

Entered Program in: 2015
Department Declared: Neurobiology
Mentor: Don Lo and Henry Tseng
 
  

Khoi Vo

Entered Program in: 2015
Department Declared: Psychology & Neuroscience
Mentor: Scott Huettel and Marty Woldorff
 
 

Brenda Yang

Entered Program in: 2015
Department Declared: Psychology & Neuroscience
Mentor: Beth Marsh
 
 

David Murphy

Entered Program in: 2015
Department Declared: Psychology & Neuroscience
Mentor: Jennifer Groh
 
 

Divya Subramanian

Entered Program in: 2015
Department Declared: Neurobiology
Mentor: Marc Sommer
 
 

Zachary Monge

Entered Program in: 2015
Department Declared: Psychology & Neuroscience
Mentor: Roberto Cabeza and David Madden
 
 

Matthew Bachman

Entered Program in: 2016
Department Declared: undeclared
Mentor: undeclared
 
 

Kelsey McDonald

Entered Program in: 2016
Department Declared: undeclared
Mentor: undeclared
 
 

Matthew Stanley

Entered Program in: 2016
Department Declared: undeclared
Mentor: undeclared
 
 

Alex Stine

Entered Program in: 2016
Department Declared: undeclared
Mentor: undeclared
 
 

Peter Whitehead

Entered Program in: 2016
Department Declared: undeclared
Mentor: undeclared
 
 

Leonard Faul

Entered Program in: 2017
Department Declared: undeclared
Mentor: undeclared
 
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Lifu Deng

Entered Program in: 2017
Department Declared: undeclared
Mentor: undeclared
 
 

Abigail Hsiung

Entered Program in: 2017
Department Declared: undeclared
Mentor: undeclared
 

Eva Gjorgieva

Entered Program in: 2017
Department Declared: undeclared
Mentor: undeclared
 

Joshua Stivers

Entered Program in: 2017
Department Declared: undeclared
Mentor: undeclared

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