Summer GRA Winners Announced!

March 19, 2014
The Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences areas of research: Learning/Memory, Perception, Language, Decision Making

Summer Graduate Research Award Winners Announced!

The Center of Cognitive and Brain Sciences, together with participating faculty and departments, held its annual Competition for the Summer GRA in the Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences. GRAs will be awarded to each of the following recipients for Summer 2014!

Congratulations to the following recipients:

Claire Arthur

Proposal: Can Distractors Inhibit a ‘Chills’ Response to Music?

Home Department: Music

Advisor: Dr. David Huron

Visiting Department: Psychology

Visiting Advisor: Dr. Andrew Leber

Evan Jaffe

Proposal: A 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 Weatherholtz

Proposal: The 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 Yim

Proposal: Genetic and Neural Basis of Episodic Memory Development

Home Department: Psychology

Advisor: Dr. Vladimir Sloutsky

Visiting Department: Pediatrics

Visiting Advisor: Dr. Christopher Bartlett

Sarah Yoho

Proposal: 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