Brooke N. Macnamara, Principal Investigator

Primary Labs

Skill, Learning, and Performance Lab

Bilingualism and Communication Performance Lab

Research Interests

– Skill acquisition/expertise

– Individual differences in cognitive abilities

– Working memory

– Bilingualism and complex communication

 

Kyle LaFollette, Graduate Student

Primary Lab

– Affective Neuroscience Lab

Research Interests

– Computational cognitive modeling

– Decision making

– Learning and memory

– Performance under threat, pressure, and fear

 

Doroteja Rubez, Graduate Student

Primary Lab

– The ALERT Lab

Research Interests

– Executive functions

– Risk and protective factors to socioeconomic adversity

– Cognitive development across the lifespan

– Early intervention

Mariel Barnett, Graduate Student

Primary Lab

Skill, Learning, and Performance Lab

Research Interests

– Academic achievement

– Performance under pressure

– Individual differences

– Learning, skill acquisition, and expertise

Graduate Research Assistants

Elyssa Barrick

 

Post-Bac Research Assistants

Essence Leslie

Alexandra Valocchi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Elise Rolston

Jaylene Vazquez

Lauren Himmel

Radha Patel

Madison Peebles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hayley Latta

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notable Alumni

 

Post-docs

 

David J. Frank, Assistant Professor

Current Position

– Assistant Professor at University of Texas A&M Commerce

Research Interests

– Learning and skill acquisition

– Strategies and performance

– Metacognition

– Aging

 

Graduate Students

 

Anne Kotynski

Current Position

– Evaluation Specialist at NASA

Research Interests

– Emotion and Motivation

 

 

 

 

Michael King

Current Position

-Human Factors Engineer at Quantum Improvements Consulting

Research Interests

– Attention

– Visual search

– Working memory

– Spatial ability

– Intelligence

 

Amanda Merner, Graduate Student

Primary Lab

– Affective Neuroscience Lab

Research Interests

– Emotion Regulation

– Executive Function

– Neurodegenerative diseases

 

 

Huangqi Jiang, Graduate Student

Primary Lab

Skill, Learning, and Performance Lab

Research Interests

– Cognitive Control

– Decision Making

– Cognitive Aging

 

 

 

Research Assistants/Lab Managers

 

Victoria Sisk, Graduate Student

Current Position

– Graduate student at University of Arizona

Research Interests

– Attitudes and beliefs

– Social influence

– Implicit theories

– Social psychological interventions

– Decision making

Megha “Tani” Maitra, Graduate Student

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Current Position

– SLP for Chicago public schools

Research Interests

– Cognitive Rehabilitation

 

 


Jonathan Daniels

Current Position

– Ph.D. student at Princeton University

Research Interests

– Cognition

– Intelligence

– Computational Cognition

Bao Ho

Current Position

– Ph.D. student at Bowling Green State University

Research Interests

– Industrial-Organizational Psychology