Past Summer GRAs

2017 Winners:
 

  • Lifeng Jin, Help training better doctors: deep paraphrase detection with semi-supervision for virtual patients      
    • Home Department: Linguistics, Advisor: Dr. William Schuler
    • Visiting Department: Computer Science and Engineering, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Eric Fosler-Lussier
  • Zack JonesProcessing indexical phonetic variability in children
    • Home Department: Linguistics, Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Clopper
    • Visiting Department: Psychology, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Laura Wagner
  • Katherine MillerChildren’s Perceptual Capabilities with a Near Accent and a Distant Dialect
    • Home Department: Speech and Hearing Science, Advisor: Dr. Rachael Frush Holt
    • Visiting Department: Psychology, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Laura Wagner
  • Ramprakash Srinivasan, A Common Neural Basis for Production, Recalling and Perception of Facial Actions in Humans
    • Home Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Advisor: Dr. Aleix Martinez
    • Visiting Department: Psychology, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Julie Golomb
  • Jordan VaskoParameter Optimization for a Technique to Segregate Speech from Noise for Individuals with Hearing Loss
    • Home Department: Speech and Hearing Science, Advisor: Dr. Eric Healy
    • Visiting Department: Computer Science and Engineering, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Deliang Wang
  • Ying YuThe Veridicality of Human 3D Shape Perception
    • Home Department: Psychology, Advisor: Dr. Alex Petrov
    • Visiting Department: Philosophy, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Declan Smithies
       

2016 Winners:
 

  • Lucia Bennetti, Musical Scoundscapes of Deaf Infants
    • Home Department: Music, Advisor: Dr. Eugenia Costa-Giomi
    • Visiting Department: Otolarynology, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Derek Houston
  • Brittney CarterTesting an Advanced Technique to Derive Speech Band Importance Functions
    • Home Department: Speech & Hearing Science, Advisor: Dr. Eric Healy
    • Visiting Department: Eye and Ear Institute, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Federick Apoux
  • Jordan ProxA Biological Brain Pacemaker for Selective Neuronal Pacing in the Hippocampus Ex Vivo
    • Home Department: Neuroscience, Advisor: Dr. Min Zhou
    • Visiting Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Liang Guo
  • Brittney Schirda, A Multilevel Examination of Trait Mindfulness and Emotion Regulation in Multiple Sclerosis
    • Home Department: Psychology, Advisor: Dr. Ruchika Prakash
    • Visiting Department: Neurology, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Michael Racke
  • Lindsay WarrenburgEvaluating Emotional Perspective Induced by Music Listening
    • Home Department: Music, Advisor: Dr. David Huron
    • Visiting Department: Psychology, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Lisa Libby
  • Xiao WuInvestigate the Neural Substrates of Phonological Access by Using an Artificial Language
    • Home Department: Psychology, Advisor: Dr. Zhong-Lin Lu
    • Visiting Department: East Asian Language and Literature, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Marjorie Chan
       

2015 Winners:
 

  • Daniel Berman, Topographic Maps of Depth in Human Visual Cortex
    • Home Department: Psychology, Advisor: Dr. Julie Golomb
    • Visiting Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Aleix Martinez
  • Ellen DosseyEffect of Social Biases on Phonetic Imitation
    • Home Department: Linguistics, Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Clopper
    • Visiting Department: Psychology, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Laura Wagner
  • Tarek FarouniDecoding the Pixels of Face Image from the Voxels of fMRI BOLD Activity Patterns
    • Home Department: Psychology, Advisor: Dr. Zhong-Lin Lu
    • Visiting Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Aleix Martinez
  • Ramprakash Srinvasan, Understanding Facial Expressions of Emotion - A Functional Neuro-Imaging
    • Home Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Advisor: Dr. Aleix Martinez
    • Visiting Department: Psychology, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Julie Golomb
  • Caitlyn TrevorAnimated Performance: "Better" Music Means Larger Movements
    • Home Department: Music, Advisor: Dr. David Huron
    • Visiting Department: Design/ACCAD, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Maria Palazzi
  • Yongchen WangHighly Efficient Acoustic Neural Stimulation Enabled by Piezoelectric Zinc Oxide Nanowires
    • Home Department: Biomedical Engineering, Advisor: Dr. Gunjan Agarwal
    • Visiting Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering & Neuroscience, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Liang Guo
       

​2014 Winners:
 

  • Claire ArthurCan Distractors Inhibit a ‘Chills’ Response to Music?
    • Home Department: Music, Advisor: Dr. David Huron
    • Visiting Department: Psycholog, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Andrew Leber
  • Evan JaffeA Novel Word Space Model for Measuring Semantic Similarity
    • Home Department: Linguistics, Advisor: Dr. William Schuler
    • Visiting Department: Computer Science and Engineering, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Eric Fosler-Lussier
  • Kodi WeatherholtzThe Bounds of Flexibility in Spoken Word Recognition: Cross-talker and Cross-system Generalization of Perceptual Learning for Speech
    • Home Department: Linguistics, Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Clopper
    • Visiting Department: Psychology, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Mark Pitt
  • Hyungwook YimGenetic and Neural Basis of Episodic Memory Development
    • Home Department: Psychology, Advisor: Dr. Vladimir Sloutsky
    • Visiting Department: Pediatrics, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Christopher Bartlett
  • Sarah Yoho, Improving Extraction of Speech from Noise Using a Novel “Variable-LC” Technique
    • Home Department: Speech and Hearing Science, Advisor: Dr. Eric Healy
    • Visiting Department: Computer Science and Engineering, Visiting Advisor: Dr. DeLiang Wang
       

2013 Winners:
 

  • Claire Arthur, Investigating Talent as a Factor of Music Appreciation
    • Home Department: School of Music, Advisor: Dr. David Hurron
    • Visiting Department: Psychology, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Andrew Leber
  • Nathan Condit-SchultzRhyme and Rhythmic Organization in Poetry and Rap
    • Home Department: School of Music, Advisor: Dr. David Hurron
    • Visiting Department: Linguistics, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Mary E. Beckerman
  • Alisha JanssenCognitive Training for Relapsing- Remitting Multiple Sclerosis: Broad Transfer to Executive Functioning Attention and Manual Dexterity
    • Home Department: Psychology, Advisor: Dr. Ruckika Shaurya Prakash
    • Visiting Department: Neurology, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Aaron Boster
  • Qingyang YanThe Development of Perceptual Dialect Categories from Childhood through Adulthood
    • Home Department: Linguistics, Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Clopper
    • Visiting Department: Psychology, Visiting Advisor: Dr. Laura Wagner
  • Hyungwook YimDevelopmental Mechanisms for Episodic Memory

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