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First NameLast NameLabResearch ProjectGraduation Date
JudyKimBedny"Visual" knowledge in the absence of visual experienceSummer 2020
GiuliaElliBednyI see what you mean: The role of sensory experience in shaping the cognitive and neural basis of conceptsSpring 2020
JulianaPopovitzMysoreMultidimensional Approach to Investigating Neural Mechanisms of Anxiety Outcomes Following Traumatic Brain Injury in MiceSpring 2020
MichelleDiBartoloCourtney“Can't Let it Go”: The Persistence of Cue-Driven Reward-Seeking Despite Goal-Related ConsequencesFall 2019
TammyTranGallagherThe Influence of Objects-in-Context in the Lateral and Medial Entorhinal CortexFall 2019
ShipraKanjliaBednyPreservation and Plasticity in the Neural Basis of Numerical Thinking in BlindnessFall 2018
RitaLoiotileBednyEvidence for Extreme Cortical Flexibility: Higher Cognitive Functions in "Visual" Cortices of Blind IndividualsFall 2018
CorbinCunninghamEgethThe Dark Side of Attention: Inhibition of Distractor Information Facilitates AttentionSummer 2018
Jinjing (Jenny)WangFeigensonNumerical Approximation in Early Development: Effects of Experience on a Core Cognitive SystemSummer 2018
Michaela (Ela) WarneckeMossAdaptations to changes in the acoustic scene of the echolocating batSummer 2018
FeitongYangFlombaumThe Formats of Position Representations in VisionSpring 2018
NinadKothariMossOrienting in 3D Space: Behavioral and Neurophysiological Studies in Big Brown BatsFall 2017
FelipeSchiffinoHollandPearce-Hall Attention for Learning Parameter: Memory SubstratesSpring 2017
MarkSchurginFlombaumFrom Short-Term Tolerance to Long-Term Recognition in Human Visual MemorySpring 2017
StephanieLealYassa/EgethEmotional Modulation of Episodic Memory and Translational Applications to Aging and Depression-Related Cognitive ImpairmentSummer 2016
Zhe (Kitty)XuYantis/CourtneyThe Neural Basis of Cognitive Control of Movement InhibitionSummer 2016
ZhengMaFlombaumThe Prevalence of Correspondence Computations in Visual ProcessingSpring 2016
BeauAlwardBallAnatomical specificity of the action of testosterone in relation to the regulation of birdsong and the underlying neuroplasticityFall 2015
OnurIyilikciBallInteractions between the medial preoptic nucleus and mesolimbic reward pathways in the regulation of sociosexual behaviors.Fall 2015
Yi-ShinSheuCourtneyCognitive Control of Abstract Task RulesFall 2015
JudithAsemHollandSpatial strategy selection in the submerged T-mazeSummer 2015
TashinaGravesEgethThe Role of Learning in Resistance to Capture by Physically Salient Irrelevant SingletonsSummer 2015
HragPailianHalberdaCosts of Manipulating Information in Visual Working MemorySummer 2015
Spontaneous and Learned States of Preparatory Attentional ControlSummer 2015
AimeeStahlFeigensonThe Role of Surprise in Early LearningSummer 2015
JeffreyMayseGallagherThe Role of the Basal Forebrain in Cognitive InhibitionSpring 2015
XiaomoChenStuphornThe Functional Role of Supplementary Eye Field Underlying Value-based Decision MakingFall 2014
Value-driven attentional capture: Exploring the influence of reward history on involuntary attentional selectionSummer 2014
DarkoOdicHalberdaObjects and Substances in Vision, Language, and DevelopmentSummer 2014
MelvinRouseBallTestosterone Induction of Male Typical Song and Associated Neural Plasticity in Adult Female Canaries and European StarlingsSummer 2014
Gi YeulBaeFlombaumCorrespondence Computations in Visual CognitionSpring 2014
Hee YeonImHalberdaAn Exploration of Ensemble Visual Processing through Perception, Attention, and MemoryFall 2013
StephenChangHollandThe Neural Basis of Autoshaped Lever PressingSummer 2013
AmyClements-StephensSheltonCharacterizing Visual-Spatial Processing within a Dorsal/Ventral FrameworkSpring 2013
AmySpiegel (Stocker)GallagherHippocampal Interneuron Integrity in a Rat Model of Neurocognitive Aging and Voluntary ExerciseSpring 2013
SarahStamperFortuneMaking Sense: Weakly Electric Fish Modulate Sensory Feedback via Social Behavior and MovementSummer 2012
CarolineMontojoCourtneyRule and Item Information in Working MemorySpring 2012
ArnoldBakkerGallagherThe functional significance of increased hippocampal activity in older adults at risk for Alzheimer's diseaseFall 2011
StevenMarchetteSheltonObject properties and spatial references: variability, cue strength, and selection prioritiesFall 2011
Selection and representation of multiple items in working memory by infantsSummer 2011
JeffreyMoherEgethThe role of explicit inhibition in attention and visual searchSummer 2011
TylerStevensonBallThe social and photoperiodic regulation of Gonadotropin Releasing-Hormone-1Spring 2011
Yu-ChinChiuYantisMoment-by-moment tracking of attentional fluctuation in the human brainFall 2010
BenjaminTamber-RosenauYantisNeural Mechanisms of Cognitive Control in Short-Term MemoryFall 2010
HayleyKleitz NelsonBallComparative Approaches to the Study of Dopamine and Male Sexual Motivation: What Can Japanese Quail (Coturnix Japonica) Teach Us?Summer 2010
AdamGreenbergYantisUncertainty as a Guiding Principle in the Strategic Allocation of Attention to ObjectsSpring 2010
EzequielGalarceHollandCue-induced Changes in Motivation for Food: The Effect of Cues Associated with Scarce Foods on Food Procurement and ConsumptionSpring 2009
CarlyLeonardEgethCapacity Limits and the Attentional BlinkSpring 2009
Jean-MarieMadduxHollandThe Roles of Rat Medial Prefrontal Cortex Subregions in Attention for Action and Attention for LearningSpring 2009
MichaelMcDannaldHollandThe Behavioral and Neural Mechanisms Underlying Conditioned SuppressionSpring 2009
MichaelSaddorisGallagherComplementary Roles for Gustatory Cortex and Basolateral Amygdala in the Encoding of Sensory Specific Associative Outcome RepresentationsSpring 2009
JenniferZoshFeigensonBeyond "What" and "How Many":   An Investigation of Working Memory for Objects in InfancySpring 2009
ToddKelleyYantisLearning to attend: effects of practice on information selectionSpring 2008
Yoh YokoOkadoStarkThe reconstruction of true and false memoriesSpring 2008
CharlesPickensHollandThe role of mediodorsal thalamus in devaluation tasksSpring 2008
SeemaSayalaCourtneyThe effects of working memory practice on information representationSpring 2008
NaohideYamamotoSheltonModality dependence and independence in human spatial memorySpring 2008
BrockKirwanStarkOvercoming interference: pattern separation processes in the medial temporal lobeSpring 2007
MelaniePalomaresEgethNormal and abnormal development of visuospatial integration: a perspective from Williams SyndromeSpring 2007
ChristinaCastelinoBallBehavioral and noradrenergic regulation of context-dependent immediate-early gene (zenk) expression in male zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata)Spring 2006
MichaelProulxEgethTop-down and bottom-up processes in visual searchSpring 2006
JenniferRothCourtneyControlling the contents of working memory: updating and maintaining items from different sourcesSpring 2006
JohnSerencesYantisVoluntary and stimulus-driven attentional control in human cortexSpring 2006
KatherineHelmGallagherForebrain regulation of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function: role in aging and neurodegenerative diseaseSpring 2004
AndrewLeberEgethOn the maintenance and switching of attentional setSpring 2004
TakehikoNakamaYantisAnalysis of Execution Costs for QuickSelect.Spring 2004
JosephSalaCourtneyActive maintenance and the binding of information during working memorySpring 2004
JenniferSartorBallThe role of variation in singing behavior in the regulation of seasonal neuroplasticity in European starlingsSpring 2004
SarahShomsteinYantisMultimodal control of selective attention: the role of parietal cortex during attentional shiftsSpring 2004
StaciBilboNelsonThe neuroendocrine-immune axis in Siberian hamsters: proximate mechanisms underlying seasonal changes in sickness behavior and immune functionSpring 2003
ElizabethJohnsonJusczykWord segmentation during infancy: the role of subphonemic cues to word to boundariesSpring 2003
MelanieSoderstromJusczykThe acquisition of inflection morphology in early perceptual knowledge of syntaxSpring 2003
JosephCastoBallDevelopment and hormonal regulation of sex differences in the song system of European starlings: Sturnus vulgarisSpring 2002
DerrickParkhurstNeiburSelective attention in natural vision: using computational models to quantify stimulus-driven attentional allocationSpring 2002
RobertRauschenbergerYantisWhen something old becomes something new: spatiotemporal object continuity and attentional captureSpring 2002
LarenceBeckerEgethAttending over space and objectsSpring 2001
DeborahDrazenNelsonNeuroendocrine mechanisms underlying seasonal changes in immune function and energy balanceSpring 2001
DeborahDuffyBallEndocrine-immune interactions and the relationship with courtship behavior in European starlingsSpring 2001
RuthTincoffJusczykInfants' attention to phonemic and nonphonemic vocalizations and its role in word learningSpring 2001
BarryVaughanYantisGone but not forgotten: characteristics of the occluded scene1998
AnneHillstromYantisRepetition effects in visual search1995
DouglasJohnsonYantisRepresentations and item-specific learning in lexical decision1992
TobyMordkoffYantisA unified model of visual attention1991