Announcing the 2022 CCBS GRA Recipients

March 30, 2022

Announcing the 2022 CCBS GRA Recipients

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The Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences is proud to announce our 2022 Summer Graduate Research Award recipients. 

At the Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences (CCBS), we are committed to supporting student research during both undergraduate and graduate careers. Every year, we award Summer Graduate Research Awards to a select group of graduate students who demonstrate academic excellence in the field of cognitive and brain sciences. This annual program fosters interdisciplinary collaboration across the Ohio State University.

Many thanks to all of the graduate students for their thoughtful proposals. The CCBS review committee was impressed with the high degree of scholarship demonstrated by this year's applicants. The following students were awarded summer funding:

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Jingyi Chen

Project Title: Modeling language acquisition from speech with neural networks

Home Dept: Linguistics, advised by Micha Elsner

Visiting Dept: Computer Science and Engineering, advised by Eric Fosler-Lussier

 

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Zachary Lookenbill

Project Title: A Game of Musical Telephone: Using Iterated Learning to Understand the Transmission of Musical Tempo

Home Dept: Music, advised by Daniel Shananhan

Visiting Dept: Communications, advised by Robert Bond

 

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Christopher Holt

Project Title: Investigating the linguistic bias in speech-language pathologists with three dialects

Home Dept: Speech & Hearing, advised by Robert Allen Fox

Visiting Dept: Psychology, advised by Laura Wagner

 

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John Ross

Project Title: Encoding Flexibility and Attentional Constraints on Socioindexical Perception

Home Dept: Linguistics, advised by Cynthia Clopper

Visiting Dept: Psychology, advised by Laura Wagner

 

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Jessica Stark

Project Title: Exploring the Roles of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Episodic Memory and Cerebral Blood Flow in Healthy Older Adults

Home Dept: Psychology, advised by Scott Hayes

Visiting Dept: Clinical Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, advised by Deb Kegelmeyer

 

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Anita Shankar

Project Title: Inflammation-Related Neural Correlates of Cognitive Function in Older Adults

Home Dept: Psychology, advised by Ruchika Prakash

Visiting Dept: Psychiatry, advised by Jan Kiecolt-Glaser

 

Congratulations to our past and present awardees! To learn more about the CCBS Summer GRA program and this year's recipients, click here

Questions? Email ccbs@osu.edu