Principal Investigator

Emily J. Ward [CV]
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

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 Hwang
Research Assistant

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 Wegenger
Research Assistant

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.