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Current Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Brice Kuhl

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology.  Brice received his Ph.D. from Stanford University, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at Yale University.  After three years as an Assistant Professor at NYU, he moved to the Department of Psychology at UO in fall 2015.

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Postdoctoral Fellows

Zhifang Ye

Zhifang received his PhD from Beijing Normal University where he used fMRI and machine learning algorithms to investigate the characteristics and behavioral consequences of neural pattern reinstatement during episodic memory retrieval. He is interested in understanding the neural mechanism of memory representation transformation during memory retrieval, new learning, and over time.

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Research Associates

Nicole Dudukovic

Nicole received her Ph.D. from Stanford University. She is an instructor in the Department of Psychology and the Clark Honors College. Nicole focuses on interactions between attention and memory and is interested in applying memory research to other fields, particularly education.

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Graduate Students

Maxwell Drascher

Max is a sixth year graduate student at University of Oregon. He graduated from Skidmore College where he worked with Hugh Foley.  Afterwards he worked as an RA at UMASS Boston and most recently worked as a Lab Manager for Andrew Conway conducting research on cognitive control and working memory. He is interested in cognitive control, memory, perception, and statistics.

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Yufei Zhao

Yufei Zhao is a fifth year graduate student who graduated from Beijing Normal University where she studied Psychology. She was an RA in Gui Xue’s Brain and Learning Sciences lab. She is interested in memory, learning, and fMRI technique.

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Wanjia Guo

Wanjia is currently a fourth year graduate student in the lab. Prior to this, she was a research assistant at Stanford, working with Anthony Wagner and Beth Mormino investigating healthy aging with fMRI and PET. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she worked with Brad Postle studying visual short-term memory.

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Anisha Babu

Anisha is a second year graduate student in the Kuhl Lab. She received a B.S. from The Ohio State University, where she worked with Julie Golomb. Anisha is interested in using behavioral and fMRI techniques to study the transformation of visual information from perception to long-term memory, and how memory may be distorted in the process.

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Affiliated Graduate Students

Lindsay Rait

Lindsay is a third year graduate student working with Dr. Sarah DuBrow and Dr. Brice Kuhl. She graduated from Cornell where she worked with Dr. David Smith, and afterward, she was a lab manager at Yale with Dr. Nick Turk-Browne. Lindsay is interested in using fMRI to explore the role of the hippocampus in memory processes.

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Peeta Li

Peeta is a third year graduate student working with Dr. Hutchinson and Dr. Kuhl. He received his BA from Washington University in St.Louis, where he worked with Dr. Todd Braver and Dr. Julie Bugg on cognitive control and prospective memory. Peeta is interested in using multivariate fMRI approaches to study the interaction between memory and cognitive control.

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Nathan Young

Nathan is a second year graduate student working with Dr. Hutchinson and Dr. Kuhl. He graduated from Arizona State University with majors in English, Psychology, Neuroscience, and a minor in Philosophy. As an undergraduate, Nathan’s research focused on value-directed memory recognition using behavioral and EEG methods. He is currently interested in how contextual factors such as value, curiosity, and attention contribute to learning and memory in the brain.

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Lab Managers

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Subin Han

Subin graduated from Johns Hopkins University where she studied Cognitive Science and Psychology with a minor in Applied Mathematics & Statistics. She is interested in memory, and its interactions with perception and other cognitive processes.

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Paul Keene

Paul graduated from the University of Chicago, where he studied Psychology and Neuroscience. He was an RA in the Awh/Vogel lab studying the relationship between attention and working memory. He is interested in memory and learning.

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Undergraduate RAs

Savannah Auster

Savannah is a fourth year Human Physiology student with a minor in Psychology at the University of Oregon. Her goal is to further her education in graduate school by earning her masters in Clinical Mental Health. She is strongly dedicated to learning more about the mind and takes great interest in how memories are represented in the brain.

Hannah Crazyhawk

Hannah is a third year psychology student in The McNair Scholars Program. Hannah’s goal is to pursue a research career in theoretical neurophysics. She hopes to gain further insight into the neural correlates of adverse childhood experiences and how that trauma affects hippocampal place cells.

Lab Alumni

Robert Molitor

Robert was a postdoc in the lab for 1.5 years. He is now a research specialist at Experis.

Yingying Wang

Yingying was a postdoc in the lab for 1 year. She is now part of the Department of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences at Zhejiang University.

Nicole Long

Nicole was a postdoc in the lab for 3 years. She is now a PI for The Long Term Memory Lab at the University of Virginia.

Ghootae Kim

Ghootae was a postdoc in the lab for 2 years. He is now a senior researcher at the Korea Brain Research Institute.

Franziska Richter

Franka was a postdoc in the lab for 2 years, supported by a DAAD German Academic Exchange fellowship, and is now the PI for The Brain and Memory Lab at Leiden University.

Serra Favila

Serra was a graduate student at NYU and is now working as a postdoc at Columbia University.

Avi Chanales

Avi was a graduate student at NYU and has accepted a data science job at the Wall Street Journal.

Hongmi Lee

Hongmi was a graduate student at NYU and is now working as a postdoc at Johns Hopkins University.

Alexandra (Alex) Tremblay-McGaw

Alex joined the lab as lab manager after completing her undergraduate studies at Skidmore College. She is now the Lead Clinical Research Coordinator in the Biobehavioral Pediatric Pain Lab at Stanford University.

Sarah Sweigart

Sarah joined the lab after completing her undergraduate studies at the University of Delaware as the lab manager. She is now pursuing her Ph.D. at UC Davis.

Rosalie (Rosie) Samide

Rosie joined the lab (at NYU) after completing her undergraduate studies at Haverford College as the lab manager.  She is now pursuing her Ph.D. at Boston College.

Isabella Facanha

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Ania Grudzien

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Alex Bui

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Ian Stack

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Joey Lim

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Qadry Collins

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Emily Carlson

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Hana Taha

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Yu Wang

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Zoe Chamness

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Elle Meyer

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Alexia Andres

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Krista Wurscher

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Ariel Back

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Ireland Johnson

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Matt Briones

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Taylor Herman

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Maija Sands

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Amanda Stebritz

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Ashima Oza

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Nyaab Bakshi

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Zara Chaudhury

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