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Current Lab Members

Brice Kuhl

Principal Investigator

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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Alexandra (Alex) Tremblay-McGaw

Lab Manager

Alex Tremblay-McGaw graduated from Skidmore College where she studied Psychology and Economics. She was the lab manager in Daniel Peterson’s Learning and Memory Sciences Lab. She is interested in studying memory integration.

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Nicole Dudukovic

Research Associate

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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Serra Favila

Graduate Student

Serra is a sixth year graduate student at NYU, supported by an NSF graduate student fellowship. She was an undergrad at Stanford and subsequently worked as lab manager at Stanford in Anthony Wagner’s lab. Serra is using fMRI pattern analysis to study how our experiences are encoded and retrieved while minimizing interference.

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Avi Chanales

Graduate Student

Avi is a fifth year graduate student at NYU and was a lab manager for 2 years before that. He completed his undergrad studies at U Penn where he worked as an RA in Sharon Thompson-Schill’s lab. Avi is using fMRI pattern analysis to study when overlapping experiences become integrated and when they become differentiated.

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Maxwell Drascher

Graduate Student

Max is a third 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

Graduate Student

Yufei Zhao is a second 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

Graduate Student

Wanjia is currently a first 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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Emily Carlson

Undergraduate RA

Emily is a third year General Science major in the Clark Honors College. She is interested in the connections between memory and the visual system and is planning to pursue a career in optometry.

Ireland Johnson

Undergraduate RA

Ireland is a first year biology major in the honors college. After she earns her degree, She intends on working in the medical field as a neurosurgeon.

Ania Grudzien

Undergraduate RA

Ania is a third year psychology major in the Clark Honors College hoping to pursue a career in medicine. She is interested in learning more about memory in the context of medical decision making, biases, and heuristics.

Ariel Back

Undergraduate RA

Ariel is a fourth year psychology major in the honors college who is interested in cognitive neuroscience and is looking to learn more about brain imaging, analysis, and memory, which will be beneficial for her senior thesis.

Lab Alumni

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 senior researcher at the Korea Brain Research Institute.

Hongmi Lee

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

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.

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.

Matt Briones

Undergraduate research assistant

Taylor Herman

Undergraduate research assistant

Maija Sands

Undergraduate research assistant

Amanda Stebritz

Undergraduate research assistant

Ashima Oza

Undergraduate research assistant

Nyaab Bakshi

Undergraduate research assistant

Zara Chaudhury

Undergraduate research assistant

Elle Meyer

Undergraduate research assistant

Alexia Andres

Undergraduate research assistant

Krista Wurscher

Undergraduate research assistant