Emily is interested in the nature of conscious experience and the neural representations that underlie perception. Before coming to UW-Madison, she received her Ph.D. from the Department of Psychology at Yale and then spent a year as a Visiting Researcher at the Donders Institute in the Netherlands. Before Yale, she studied spatial cognition as a research assistant at the University of Pennsylvania and received her B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Jessie is a first year from Chicago, IL. In the lab, she is researching object recognition and priming of object features. She plans to pursue a degree in Electrical Engineering and hopes to use her mathematical and scientific knowledge to give back to society.
Holly is sophomore studying Neurobiology and Global Health in hopes to be a Physician’s Assistant. In the lab, she is looking at the effect of motivation and reward on sustained attention.