Research

Key Studies on a Wide Range of Human Brain Functions


We study a wide range of questions in cognitive neuroscience including perception, attention, memory and motivation. Our research is conducted on both normal young adults, older adults, and clinical populations. This wide range of techniques allow us to explore issues ranging from cognitive aging to functional connectivity.

A central focus of the research conducted in our lab is the integration of different neuroimaging methods including fast optical (EROS), optical spectroscopy (NIRS), functional MRI (fMRI) and evoked potentials (ERPs). By combining different methods, we get a more complete picture of the physiological events that occur in the brain during information processing. Optical methods, which record both neuronal signals (EROS) and slower signals related to hemodynamic activity (NIRS), play a pivotal role in this endeavor. This wide range of techniques allow us to explore issues ranging from cognitive aging to functional connectivity. Click on the icons below to learn more about our ongoing research. Click on the icons below to learn more about our ongoing research.

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If you’re excited about research and innovation such as using imaging technology to manipulate brain activity, you belong with our group. We know talented researchers like yourself have options, but this is the place you need to be if you’re interested in cognitive neuroimaging.

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