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Graduate Students

Jordan Ackerman

Computational linguistics, corpus analysis, interface design

Camila Alviar

Language, gesture, embodiment

CIS Graduate Student Chanuwas Aswamenakul

inequality, social hierarchy, culture and evolution and emergent social dynamics

Lab Affiliation:
Marghetis, Smaldino
Brandon Batzloff

Social systems dynamics, applied cognitive science, behavioral climate crisis research, science communication, cognitive sociology

Lab Affiliation:
Spivey
CIS Graduate Student Ellis Cain

language usage and change, natural language processing, cognition

Lab Affiliation:
Ryskin
Sam Cerey

Human-computer interaction, motor learning/control, cognitive resource limits, complex systems

Lab Affiliation:
Balasubramaniam
Joshua Clingo

Consciousness, Meaning, Well-being, Agency, Self, Belief, Emergence, Embodied Cognition, AI

Lab Affiliation:
Jennings, Holbrook
Daniel Comstock

Cognitive neuroscience, dynamics, music cognition, EEG, time-frequency analysis

Alexander Dayer

Perception, action, philosophy of mind, skill

Lab Affiliation:
Jennings
CIS Graduate Student Richard Ellks

UX research, language, attention

Lab Affiliation:
Ryskin
Ben Falandays

Cognitive semiotics, mental representation, 4EA cognition, cultural evolution

Lab Affiliation:
Yoshimi, Spivey, Smaldino

Perception, Speech

Morgan Fleming

distributed cognition, human-computer interaction and cognitive ergonomics

CIS Graduate Student Shan Gao

cognition, evolution, and culture: cognition across cultures; cultural evolution of religion and language; cognitive bases of religion

Lab Affiliation:
Marghetis, Smaldino
Ketika Garg

Cognitive search, foraging dynamics

Lab Affiliation:
Kello, Smaldino
Mariel Grace Gonzales

crossmodal perception, audiovisual illusions

Helia Hosseinpour

Decision-making, risk and uncertainty, visual cognition and emotions

Lab Affiliation:
Padilla
Zunaira Iqbal

Neurolinguistics, AV speech perception, bilingual language processing

CIS Graduate Student Ayonna Jones

social cognition, implicit / explicit biases, child development, comparative cognition

Lab Affiliation:
Aguirre–Munoz, Marghetis, Jennings
Jaskanwaljeet Kaur

Motor control and learning; dynamical systems; cognitive aging; and human-computer interaction

Lab Affiliation:
Balasubramaniam
Umesh Krishnamurthy

Human-computer interaction, technology and cognition

Emilio Lobato

Science denial, pseudoscience, conspiracy theories, human-robot interaction, social cognition

Butovens Médé

music cognition, language-music interaction, dynamical systems

Lab Affiliation:
Kello, Balasubramaniam
Tim Meyer

Gamification, cognitive science, computation

Cody Moser

Cultural evolution, evolutionary approaches to behavior, innovation, cross-cultural trends, agent-based models

Lab Affiliation:
Smaldino
Benjamin Nguyen

Communication, complexity, data science, dynamics, embodiment, emergence, gesture, language

Lab Affiliation:
Spivey
Alexandria Pabst

Cognitive aging, memory, motor control, musical cognition

Lab Affiliation:
Balasubramaniam
CIS Graduate Student Dennis Perez

Information processing, machine learning, vision science, computer vision

Lab Affiliation:
Noelle
Alejandro Pérez Velilla

Evolution of social structure/hierarchy, collective decision-making, group political strategies

Shannon Proksch

Music cognition, embodiment, interpersonal dynamics, emotion

Adolfo Ramirez

Complexity Matching, Search, Deep-Learning with EEG

Lab Affiliation:
Kello
Alejandra Santoyo

Language-music interaction, Multisensory processing, EEG

Lab Affiliation:
Backer
Daniel Schloesser

Joint action, dynamical systems

Sara Schneider

prosodic convergence, interaction, performance, infant speech development

Lab Affiliation:
Kello
Shadab Tabatabaeian

Creativity, embodied cognition, eye tracking

Ayme Tomson

Numerical cognition, natural language processing, dynamical systems, psychophysics

Lab Affiliation:
Spivey, Matlock
Matthew Turner

Interface design, computation, corpus analysis

Phenomenology, Representation, Consciousness, Philosophy of Mind, Time Perception, Neural Architectures

Lab Affiliation:
Noelle, Jennings