P&N and CNAP First Year Festival 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
FY Festival 2019

Congratulations to first-year graduate students in Psychology & Neuroscience and the Cognitive Neuroscience Admitting Program for the completion of a successful First Year Festival! This year's poster presentations were held on Friday, April 5th in the new P&N gathering space in 236 soc-psych. For those who missed the festival, links to all poster presentations are included below, listed by area.


Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience Program

Erin Campbell, Predicting Spoken Language Outcomes in Children with Hearing Loss: It’s Complicated

Mikella Green, Individual Differences in Neural Sensitivity to Health Messages Associated with Behavior Change

Morgan Taylor, Functional Neural Signal Variability Increases with Age During Decision Making

Clinical Program

Carina Fowler, Cortisol Response to Stress, Hippocampal Volume, and Depressive Symptoms in Young Children

Savannah Johnson, Parenting Practices in Liberia: Describing Discipline Behaviors and Relationship Quality

Sage Lachman,  A Randomized Controlled Trial of an mHealth Pain Coping Skills Training Intervention Designed for Patients Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Cognitive Neuroscience Admitting Program

Pranjal Gupta, Superior Colliculus Population Activity During Delay Period of Audio-Visual Localization Task

Audrey Sigi-Liu, Evidence for Context-Sensitive Adjustments in Cognitive Flexibility

Kevin O’Neill, Are Causal Judgements Graded?

Allie Sinclair, Neural Mechanisms of Episodic Memory Reconsolidation: A Role for Prediction Error

Rachael Wright, Combining Multivoxel Neurofeedback and Cognitive Reappraisal to Control Fear

Wenxi Xiao, Neural Code Comparison of the Sensory and Motor Periods in Primate Superior Colliculus Neurons

Developmental Psychology Program

Jared Vasil, Effects of ‘We’ – Framing on Preschoolers’ Helping, Commitment, and Sharing

Systems and Integrative Neuroscience

Janai Williams, Menopause Exacerbates and Exercise Mitigates Cognitive Decline in a Female Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease

S. Aryana Yousefzadeh, NMDA Receptor Agonists and Antagonists Microinjected into the Dorsolateral Striatum Modulate the Speed of and Internal Clock

Social Psychology Program

Fernanda Chardulo Dias De Andrade, “Before I exercise I feel… dread:” Self-control and individual experiences with Physical Activity







Photographs by Yuexuan Chen