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Email Faculty Advisor: Kari Hoffman
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Neuroscience
Email Faculty Advisor: Bruce Compas
Clinical Science

Risk and resiliency factors influencing the development of internalizing disorders.
Email Faculty Advisor: Thilo Womelsdorf
Neuroscience
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(615)-343-4564
Faculty Advisor: David Lubinski
Quantitative Methods

talent development, STEM innovation, profound giftedness, eminence
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Hobbs 311
Faculty Advisor: Bruce Compas
Clinical Science

Understanding and developing interventions for youths at risk for anxiety and depression; the role of stress, coping, and executive function in interventions for these populations.
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309 Wilson Hall
Faculty Advisor: Jo-Anne Bachorowski
Clinical Science
Email Faculty Advisor: Rene Marois
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Neuroscience
Email Faculty Advisor: David Zald
Clinical Science
Email Faculty Advisor: Autumn Kujawa
Faculty Advisor: Kathryn Humphreys
Clinical Science

I am broadly interested in the neurobiological and behavioral effects of family-level and environmental stressors, and its relationship on child outcomes.
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517 Wilson Hall
Faculty Advisor: Isabel Gauthier
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
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6153225596
Wilson Hall 517
Faculty Advisor: Isabel Gauthier
Faculty Advisor: Thomas Palmeri
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Neuroscience

Individual differences in tactile and visual object recognition, neural networks, computational modeling
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Hobbs 201
Faculty Advisor: Jonathan Lane
Developmental Science

Social Cognitive Development
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Faculty Advisor: Gavin Price
Neuroscience
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615-322-5522
Faculty Advisor: Bunmi Olatunji
Clinical Science

The role of sleep in the etiology, maintenance, and treatment of anxiety disorders
Email Faculty Advisor: Sean Polyn
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
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Hobbs 301
Faculty Advisor: Elisabeth Dykens
Clinical Science

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and comorbid psychopathology
Email Faculty Advisor: Frank Tong
Faculty Advisor: Alexander Maier
Neuroscience

Research on visual perception in both macaques and humans, especially in lateral geniculate nucleus.
Email Faculty Advisor: Sarah Brown-Schmidt
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience

Representation of linguistic knowledge in mind, neural architecture of the language system, language and other cognitive functions
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Hobbs 201
Faculty Advisor: Bethany Rittle-Johnson
Developmental Science
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Wilson Hall 226
Faculty Advisor: Antonia Kaczkurkin
Clinical Science
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Faculty Advisor: Jeffrey Schall
Neuroscience
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Jesup 204
Faculty Advisor: Georgene Troseth
Developmental Science
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Faculty Advisor: Sarah Brown-Schmidt
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience

psycholinguistics, pragmatics
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Hobbs 203
Faculty Advisor: Joe Rodgers
Quantitative Methods

Kinship Modeling; Individual Differences
Email Faculty Advisor: Jonathan Lane
Developmental Science
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615-322-6613
Faculty Advisor: Bruce Compas
Clinical Science

My research focuses on understanding stress and coping in at-risk children as well as the development and implementation of preventative interventions for these populations.
Email Faculty Advisor: Sean Polyn
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
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Hobbs 208
Faculty Advisor: Joe Rodgers
Quantitative Methods
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615-343-6970
309 WH
Faculty Advisor: Andrew Tomarken
Clinical Science
Email Faculty Advisor: Duane Watson
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Email Faculty Advisor: Rene Marois
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Email Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Trueblood
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience

I am interested in understanding cognitive mechanisms for decision making by modeling learning, inference, and generalization. I am also particularly interested in Bayesian models of the mind.
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Faculty Advisor: Thilo Womelsdorf
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Neuroscience
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Hobbs 311
Faculty Advisor: Bruce Compas
Clinical Science

Understanding stress and its impact on children and families; developing, implementing, and evaluating preventive interventions that serve this population.
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615-343-1486
205 WH
Faculty Advisor: David Zald
Clinical Science

I am broadly interested in neural correlates of latent factors of psychopathology, with a focus on brain network topology
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Faculty Advisor: Sean Polyn
Faculty Advisor: Lisa Fazio
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
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615-322-5527
313 WH
Faculty Advisor: Sohee Park
Clinical Science
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207 Hobbs
Faculty Advisor: Daniel Levin
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Email Faculty Advisor: Megan Saylor
Developmental Science

language development, cognitive development, word learning, memory
Email Faculty Advisor: Frank Tong
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Email Faculty Advisor: Antonia Kaczkurkin
Clinical Science
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615-343-5476
Wilson 312
Faculty Advisor: Bunmi Olatunji
Clinical Science

Exposure, anxiety, OCD, emotions
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Hobbs 201
Faculty Advisor: Megan Saylor
Developmental Science
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Hobbs 425
Faculty Advisor: James Booth
Developmental Science

How language influences math development.
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615-322-5522
312 Wilson Hall
Faculty Advisor: Bunmi Olatunji
Clinical Science

Intolerance of uncertainty, exposure therapy, anxiety, emotion
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Hobbs 214
Faculty Advisor: Kristopher Preacher
Quantitative Methods

Mediation analysis, latent variable modeling
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Faculty Advisor: Sohee Park
Clinical Science
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience

Schizophrenia, Self concept, Cognition, Social cognition, Interoception, Peripersonal space
Email Faculty Advisor: Jeffrey Schall
Neuroscience
Email Faculty Advisor: David Cole
Clinical Science
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Faculty Advisor: Amy Needham
Developmental Science
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Jesup 002
Faculty Advisor: Daniel Levin
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Email Faculty Advisor: Frank Tong
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Neuroscience
Email Faculty Advisor: Alexander Maier
Neuroscience
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Hobbs 310
Faculty Advisor: Bruce Compas
Clinical Science

I am interested in parent-child communication, coping, neurocognitive function, and medical traumatic stress in pediatric populations, such as families affected by childhood cancer and congenital heart disease
Faculty Advisor: Sun-Joo Cho
Quantitative Methods
Email Faculty Advisor: Judy Garber
Clinical Science

familial factors influencing adolescent depression; treatment and prevention
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309 WH
Faculty Advisor: Timothy McNamara
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
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615-322-7207
204 Jesup
Faculty Advisor: David Cole
Clinical Science

Adolescent depression, peer victimization, online social support
Email Faculty Advisor: Joe Rodgers
Quantitative Methods

Quantitative methods, flynn effect, child behavior problems
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615-322-8517
Wilson 631
Faculty Advisor: Gordon Logan
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
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Faculty Advisor: Autumn Kujawa
Clinical Science

Mood disorders, emotion and reward processing
Faculty Advisor: Lisa Fazio
Developmental Science
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615-343-8720
Hobbs 310
Faculty Advisor: Bruce Compas
Clinical Science

Cognitive Function, Coping, & Communication in Pediatric Populations
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(615)775-7628
Hobbs 207
Faculty Advisor: Craig Smith
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Quantitative Methods

I study the finer details of the appraisal processes in emotion experiences.
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(615) 322-6019
Faculty Advisor: Kari Hoffman
Neuroscience
Email Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Trueblood
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
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Hobbs 214
Faculty Advisor: Sonya Sterba
Quantitative Methods
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Faculty Advisor: Steven Hollon
Clinical Science
Email Faculty Advisor: Kathryn Humphreys
Clinical Science
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Jesup 308
Faculty Advisor: Amy Booth
Developmental Science

Early literacy, achievement gaps, parent-child interaction
Email Faculty Advisor: Kathleen Hoover-Dempsey
Developmental Science
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615-322-6613
311 Hobbs
Faculty Advisor: Bruce Compas
Clinical Science

Neurocognitive function, risk for psychopathology, and the development and implementation of interventions in at-risk pediatric populations
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Hobbs 301
Faculty Advisor: Judy Garber
Clinical Science

Etiology & Prevention of Depression
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Faculty Advisor: Georgene Troseth
Developmental Science

Research surrounding how children interact with and learn from symbolic media.
Email Faculty Advisor: Isabel Gauthier
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
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Hobbs 301
Faculty Advisor: Judy Garber
Clinical Science

Prevention of depression and other psychopathology in offspring of depressed parents, intergenerational transmission of depression
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411B Wilson
Faculty Advisor: Thomas Palmeri
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Neuroscience

Visual perception and attention; computational modeling; cognitive neuroscience
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Hobbs 201
Faculty Advisor: Megan Saylor
Faculty Advisor: Duane Watson
Developmental Science

language development; word learning; language production; cognitive development
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310-694-6450
311 Wilson Hall
Faculty Advisor: Sohee Park
Clinical Science

My research focuses on socio-emotional deficits and bodily self disturbances in the schizophrenia spectrum.
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Wilson Hall 313
Faculty Advisor: Thilo Womelsdorf
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Neuroscience
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Hobbs 207a
Faculty Advisor: Bruce Compas
Clinical Science

Understanding the mechanisms of actions in interventions for youth with anxiety and depression; specifically, the role of stress, coping, and executive functioning in these populations
Email Faculty Advisor: Andrew Tomarken
Clinical Science
Quantitative Methods
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HOBBS 425
Faculty Advisor: James Booth
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Developmental Science

language brain specialization with development
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313 Wilson Hall
Faculty Advisor: Jon Kaas
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Neuroscience
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612 655 9336
605 Wilson Hall
Faculty Advisor: Jeffrey Schall
Faculty Advisor: Alexander Maier
Neuroscience

Microcircuitry of Visual Attention and Adaptation
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615-322-5593
Wilson Hall 429
Faculty Advisor: Jo-Anne Bachorowski
Clinical Science

Social cognition and emotion, social ability, individual differences, and patient-provider interactions
Email Faculty Advisor: Suzana Herculano
Neuroscience
Interdisciplinary
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615-343-8720
Hobbs 310
Faculty Advisor: Bruce Compas
Clinical Science

Interested in the impact of social-environmental stress and parenting on psychological and cognitive development in pediatric populations
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Hobbs 214
Faculty Advisor: Kristopher Preacher
Quantitative Methods

multilevel modeling; multilevel structural equation modeling (MSEM); family systems psychology
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Hobbs 302
Faculty Advisor: Gavin Price
Interdisciplinary
Educational neuroscience; Numerical and mathematical cognition; Learning and memory
Email Faculty Advisor: David Cole
Clinical Science

Transdiagnostic processes associated with self-harm behaviors