People

Graduate Students

Alice Atkin

Atkin, Alice
aliceatkin@ualberta.ca
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Interests: My research uses psychophysiology and electrophysiology to investigate decision making and cognitive control.

Supervisor: Anthony Singhal

Linzy Bohn Bohn, Linzy
BS P-533
(780) 492-5843
linzy@ualberta.ca
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Interests: My program of research explores time disorientation in Alzheimer's disease, and how this in turn impacts social goals, social activity preference, and the processing of emotional information.

Supervisor: Roger Dixon

Andres Camacho Camacho, Andres
BS P-545
(780) 492-5325
camacho2@ualberta.ca
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Interests: Individual differences in cognitive abilities in animals and the evolution cognition.

Supervisor: Lauren Guillette

Kim Campbell Campbell, Kimberley
BS P-537
(780) 4925844
ki6@ualberta.ca
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Interests: I am interested in understanding the chick-a-dee call of black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus). Specifically, I want to identify which features within the call identify the sex of the caller.

Supervisor: Chris Sturdy

Sucheta Chakravarty Chakravarty, Sucheta
BS P-531
(780) 492-5361
sucheta@ualberta.ca

Interests: Reward based learning, application of Reinforcement Learning models in brain and behavioural data, gambling and cognitive control, single trial classification of EEG. 

Supervisor: Jeremy Caplan

Jenna Congdon Congdon, Jenna
BS P-539
(780) 492-7862
jcongdon@ualberta.ca
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Interests: My research interests focus on learning, language, and memory (i.e., cognition) in animals. Specifically, I am interested in chickadee neurophysiological, behavioural, and vocal responses to predator threat.

Supervisor: Chris Sturdy

Devraj-kizuk, Sayeed
BS P-531
(780) 492-5361
sdevrajk@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Kyle Mathewson

 

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BS P-255
(780) 492-5262
cdonoff@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Anthony Singhal

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BS P-319F
(780) 492-6681
stdougla@ualberta.ca
Supervisor: Don Kuiken
Photo Unavailable Drouin, Shannon
BS P-533
(780) 492-5843
sdrouin@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Roger Dixon

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Du, Karen (Yu)
BS P-549
(780) 492-7886
du5@ualberta.ca
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Interests: Currently I am working on projects of spatial cognition under supervisions of Dr. Mou and Dr. Spetch. I am interested in how human use different cues in environment to navigate and how this ability originated and developed.

Supervisor: Marcia Spetch, Weimin Mou

Tristan Eckersley Eckersley, Tristan
BS P-545
(780) 492-5325
teckersl@ualberta.ca
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Interests: The evolution of cognitive abilities in animals, specifically learning.

Supervisor: Lauren Guillette

Photo Unavailable Elke, Jonah
BS P-241
(780) 492-3834
selke@ualberta.ca
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Interests: Neural correlates of attentional control; The role of mind-wandering in childhood cognitive development; The relationship between mind-wandering and executive control processes in childhood and adulthood.

Supervisor: Anthony Singhal, Sandra Wiebe

Shichen Fang

Fang, Shichen (Freya)
BS P-351
(780) 492-0036
shichen2@ualberta.ca
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Interests: Trajectories and predictors of change in psychosocial development during the transition to adulthood; Between-persons differences and within-person changes in subjective maturity, as indicated by subjective age; Trajectories of happiness from late adolescence to adulthood, based on the Edmonton Transitions Study.

Supervisor: Nancy Galambos

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Farley, James
BS P-537
(780) 492-5844
jfarley1@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Pete Dixon

Photo Unavailable Fedor, Brittany
BS P-117
(780) 492-2936
bfedor@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Fred Colbourne

Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute

Photo Unavailable Fjellner, Kennedy
BS P-117
(780) 492-2936
kfjellne@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Peter Hurd

Photo Unavailable Gumnur, Vrushali Rao
BS P-319E
(780) 492-7447
gumnur@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Sandra Wiebe

Photo Unavailable Harati Mokhtari, Parastoo
BS P-117
(780) 492-2936
haratimo@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Chris Westbury

Hauer, Brandon
BS P-443
(780) 492-5260
behauer@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Clayton Dickson

Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute

 

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BS P-541
(780) 492-7872
heanoy@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Norman Brown

Photo Unavailable Irvine, Taylor
BS P-117
(780) 492-2936
ti@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Peter Hurd

Saira John John, Saira
BS P-319E
(780) 492-7447
saira1@ualberta.ca

Interests: How peer relationships change in early childhood and how contextual factors (e.g., classroom environments, family socialization practices) might contribute to these changes among ethnically diverse children.

Supervisor: Wendy Hoglund

Photo Unavailable Kershaw, Christine
BS P-339
(780) 492-5616
kershaw@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: David Rast

Kathryn Kincaid Kincaid, Kathryn
BS P-553
(780) 492-7889
kincaid@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: David Rast

Photo Unavailable Kluger, Felicitas
BS P-531
(780) 492-5361
kluger@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Jeremy Caplan

Connor Lambert Lambert, Connor
BS P-545
(780) 492-5325
ctlamber@ualberta.ca

Interests: The evolution and development of cognitive abilities in animals; see my website for more information: https://ctlambert.weebly.com/

Supervisor: Lauren Guillette

Photo Unavailable Leahy, John
BS P-359
(780) 492-1355
jleahy@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Kim Noels

Photo Unavailable Lee, Hajin
BS P-339
(780) 492-5616
hajin@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Taka Masuda

Photo Unavailable Lei, Xuehui (Kate)
BS P-545
(780) 492-5325
xuehui1@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Weimin Mou

Photo Unavailable Leota, Joshua
BS P-347
(780) 492-0136
leota@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Kyle Nash

Liddle, Lane
BS P-117
(780) 492-2936
lliddle@ualberta.ca

Interests: Promoting recovery from stroke. Mechanisms of injury and repair following brain injury. The electrophysiological sequelae of stroke. Using animal models of stroke, my lab aims to reduce death and disability following stroke using an array of behavioural, biochemical, and histological techniques. Human cognition and attention, comparative cognition

Supervisor: Fred Colbourne

Photo Unavailable Lou, Man-Tou
BS P-357
(780) 492-5645
mantou@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Kim Noels

Photo Unavailable Ma, Angela
BS P-553
(780) 492-7889
acma@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: David Rast

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Meghji, Zemina
BS P-443
(780) 492-5260
zemina@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Clayton Dickson

Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute

Photo Unavailable Montenegro, Carolina
BS P-541
(780) 492-7872
cmontene@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Chris Sturdy

Photo Unavailable Moukhaiber, Ryan
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moukhaib@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Jeremy Caplan/Anthony Singhal

Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute

Photo Unavailable Olafson, Danielle
BS P-531
(780) 492-5361
dmolafso@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Kyle Mathewson

Photo Unavailable Ouyang, Yunzhu
BS P-339
(780) 492-5616
youyang@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: David Rast

Juana Park Park, Juana
BS P-547
(780) 492-5846
juana@ualberta.ca
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Supervisor: Christina Gagne

Jeffrey Pisklak Pisklak, Jeffrey
BS P-535
(780) 492-5261
pisklak@ualberta.ca
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Supervisor: Marcia Spetch

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BS P-319E
(780) 492-4774
lpredy@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Sandra Wiebe

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BS P-537
(780) 492-5844
bprokop@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Fred Colbourne

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BS P-549
(780) 492-7886
yyqi@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Weimin Mou

Photo Unavailable Richard, Vickie
BS P-357
(780) 492-5645
vickie1@ualberta.ca
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Interests: My research interests center around meaning-making practices and communication across personal differences. I am most keenly interested in the development of conflict through its expression and embodied experience, and am seeking novel conflict resolution strategies.

Supervisor: Cor Baerveldt

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BS P-531
(780) 492-5361
drobles@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Kyle Mathewson

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BS P-533
(780) 492-5843
runac@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Sheree Kwong See

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BS P-255
(780) 492-5262
jscanlon@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Kyle Mathewson / Anthony Singhal

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BS P-347
(780) 492-0136
ascott2@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Jeff Schimel

Erin Scully Scully, Erin
BS P-539
(780) 492-7862
escully@ualberta.ca
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Interests: My interests are looking at the sensory systems of the avian brain. I study both behavior and comparative aspects of neuroscience.

Supervisor: Chris Sturdy

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BS P-541
(780) 492-7872
wservice@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Chris Sturdy

Photo Unavailable Sharp, Michael
BS P-347
(780) 492-0136
msharp1@ualberta.ca

Interests: My research is rooted in an experimental existential psychological framework, which I use to examine the various relationships amongst our existential concerns, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors.

Supervisor: Jeff Schimel

Photo Unavailable Sheldon, Sarah
BS P-549
(780) 492-7886
ssheldon@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Kyle Mathewson

Photo Unavailable Shillabeer, Evan
BS P-347
(780) 492-0136
shillabe@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Cor Baerveldt

Photo Unavailable Shokrkon, Anahita
BS P-319G
(780) 492-0972
shokrkon@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Elena Nicoladis

Photo Unavailable Stone, Scott
BS P-547
(780) 492-5846
sastone@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Anthony Singhal

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BS P-553
(780) 492-7889
syfers@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: David Rast

Photo Unavailable Thibeau, Sherilyn
BS P-357
(780) 492-5645
thibeau@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Roger Dixon

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BS P-218
(780) 492-7804
ehmig@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Anthony Singhal

Daphne Vrantsidis Vrantsidis, Daphne
BS P-359
(780) 492-1355
vrantsid@ualberta.ca

Interests: I am interested in how environmental factors - in particular, parenting and poverty - affect the development of children's executive function.

Supervisor: Sandra Wiebe

Ward-Flannagan, Rachel
BS P-443
(780) 492-5260
wardflan@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Clayton Dickson

Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute

 

Photo Unavailable Wilkinson, Cassandra
BS P-537
(780) 492-5844
cmwilkin@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Fred Colbourne

Photo Unavailable Wispinski, Nathan
BS P-255
(780) 492-5262
nathan3@ualberta.ca

Interests: I am interested in how people make decisions, such as which of two chocolate bars they would prefer. Recently I have been using neuroimaging, computational models, and motion tracking to investigate the interaction between decision making and motor control.

Supervisor: Anthony Singhal

Ying Shan Doris Zhang Zhang, Ying Shan (Doris)
BS P-359
(780) 492-1355
ydz@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Kim Noels

Brenna Zatto Zatto, Brenna
BS P-319G
(780) 492-0972
zatto@ualberta.ca

Interests: The developmental patterns of children’s internalizing problems (depression, anxiety, somatization) and the relation between these problems and behavioral (e.g., emotion regulation) and contextual (e.g., teacher-child relationship quality) factors.

Supervisor: Wendy Hoglund

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BS P-349
(780) 492-1355
xijia1@ualberta.ca

Supervisor: Kim Noels