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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Faculty List

Cognitive Neuroscience

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Jennifer Beer

Associate Professor

beer@mail.utexas.edu  |  (512) 471-3224  |  SEA 3.208

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  Social neuroscience, self, emotion, and social cognition

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Bharath Chandrasekaran

Assistant Professor

bchandra@mail.utexas.edu  |  (512) 471-2035  |  CMA 4.120A

Education   

Ph.D., Purdue University

Interests

  Auditory cognitive neuroscience; neurobiology of speech perception; learning and brain plasticity, multimodal imaging

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Jessica Church-Lang

Assistant Professor

church@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-475-7009  |  SEA 3.230

Education   

Ph.D., Washington University at St. Louis

Interests

  brain networks, development of task control, development of reading, developmental disorders, neuroimaging

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Jarrod A Lewis-Peacock

Assistant Professor

jalewpea@utexas.edu  |  (512) 232-2149  |  SEA 2.222

Education   

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Interests

  Interactions between memory, attention, and learning; neural decoding & neurofeedback

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W. Todd Maddox

Professor

Maddox@psy.utexas.edu  |  (512) 475-8494  |  SEA 5.226

Education   

PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

Interests

  Cognitive neuroscience of classification, decision-making and attention; translational applications to normal aging, neurological and clinical disorders

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Russell Poldrack

Adjunct Professor

poldrack@utexas.edu  |  (512) 850-6189  |  SEA 5.238

Education   

Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Interests

  Cognitive neuroscience of learning and memory, decision making, and executive control

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Alison R Preston

Associate Professor

apreston@mail.clm.utexas.edu  |  (512) 475-7255  |  NHB 3.352

Education   

Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests

  Cognitive neuroscience of memory, High resolution functional neuroimaging techniques exploring memory processing and interactions with other cognitive processes such as perception, attention, emotion, and decision making

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David M Schnyer

Professor and Department Liaison for Medical Affairs

schnyer@utexas.edu  |  (512) 475-8499  |  SEA 5.246

Education   

Ph.D., University of Arizona

Interests

  Cognitive neuroscience of memory, Implicit, explicit and metamemory processing explored in normal and memory disordered populations utilizing behavioral and neuroimaging methodologies

Alex Valadka

Adjunct Professor

ABValadka@seton.org  |  (512) 324-8300  |  1400 N I-35, Ste 300, Austin, TX 78701

Education   

M.D., University of Chicago

Interests

  Neurosurgery, neurotrauma and critical care

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