Summer Graduate Research Award Winners Announced!

April 8, 2015
The Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences areas of research: Learning/Memory, Perception, Language, Decision Making

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 2015!

Congratulations to the following recipients:

Daniel Berman

Proposal: 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 Dossey

Proposal: Effect of Social Biases on Phonetic Imitation

  • Home Department: Linguistics
  • Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Clopper
  • Visiting Department: Psychology
  • Visiting Advisor: Dr. Laura Wagner

Tarek Farouni

Proposal: Decoding 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 Srinivasan

Proposal: Understanding Facial Expressions of Emotion - A Functional Neuro-Imaging Study

  • Home Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Advisor: Dr. Aleix Martinez
  • Visiting Department: Psychology
  • Visiting Advisor: Dr. Julie Golomb

Caitlyn Trevor

Proposal: Animated Performance: "Better" Music Means Larger Movements

  • Home Department: Music
  • Advisor: Dr. David Huron
  • Visiting Department: Design/ACCAD
  • Visiting Advisor: Dr. Maria Palazzi

Yongchen Wang

Proposal: Highly Efficient Accoustic 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