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List of Faculty with Graduate Student Recruitment and Primary Mentoring Roles

Only the faculty listed below may serve as the primary advisors (directors of first and second year research projects, dissertations). Graduate applicants: On the graduate application's "departmental questions," you may only list these faculty as those that you'd like to work with.

Jeffrey Alberts
John Bates
Bennett Bertenthal
Geoffrey Bingham
Heather Bradshaw
Joshua Brown
Jerome Busemeyer
Thomas Busey
Jonathon Crystal
Brian D'Onofrio
Joseph Farley
Peter Finn
Emily Fyfe
Preston Garraghty
Jason Gold
Robert Goldstone
Julia Heiman
William Hetrick
Edward Hirt
Andrea Hohmann
Amy Holtzworth-Munroe
Thomas James
Karin James
Michael Jones
Dan Kennedy
Anne Krendl
John Kruschke
Cary Lai
David Landy
Lorenzo Lorenzo-Luaces
Hui-Chen Lu
Ken Mackie
Mary Murphy
Sharlene Newman
Ehren Newman
Robert Nosofsky
Brian O'Donnell
Franco Pestilli
David Pisoni
Anne Prieto
Aina Puce
Robert "BJ" Rydell
Dale Sengelaub
Richard Shiffrin
Linda Smith
Eliot Smith
Olaf Sporns
Peter Todd
Richard Viken
Stanley Wasserman
Cara Wellman
Meredith West
Chen Yu

 

 
Jeffrey  Alberts

Jeffrey Alberts
Professor

alberts [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 326 | (812)855-3309

lab: Animal Behavior Lab
ABL | (812)855-0470

 

Ontogeny of species-typical behavior; maturation of sensory and physiological processes; development of learning and memory

 
John Bates

John Bates
Professor

batesj [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 146 | (812)855-8693

lab: Social Development Lab
PY A304 | (812)855-6961

 

Development of children's behavior problems and competencies; family interaction processes; child temperament, social, cognitive and affective characteristics; socioeconomic variables

 
Bennett Bertenthal

Bennett Bertenthal
James H. Rudy Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences

bbertent [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 371 | (812)856-0958

lab: Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
PY A124

 

Perceptual, motor, and cognitive development; Action observation and execution; Perception of biological motion; Implicit and explicit knowledge

 
Geoffrey Bingham

Geoffrey Bingham
Professor

gbingham [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 322 | (812)855-4322

lab: Perception/Action Lab
PY A326 | (812)855-1544

 

Perception/Action, Visual Event perception, Optic flow, Space perception, Motor coordination and Control, SFM and shape perception, Visually guided reach-to-grasp.

 
Heather Bradshaw

Heather Bradshaw
Associate Professor

hbbradsh [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: MSB2 116 | (812)856-1559

lab: Bradshaw lab of Lipid Neuroscience
MSBII 146 | (812)855-0652

 

Cannabinoid pharmacology, Neurobiochemistry, and Lipidomics

 
Joshua Brown

Joshua Brown
Associate Professor

jwmbrown [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 336 | (812)855-9282

lab: Cognitive Control Lab
PY A216 | (812)856-1846

 

Develop computational models of brain circuitry involved in cognitive control; test computational model predictions with fMRI; investigate the neural bases of cognitive impairment in psychopathology, especially substance abuse and schizophrenia, using fMRI and computational modeling

 
Jerome Busemeyer

Jerome Busemeyer
Provost Professor

jbusemey [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: PY 328 | (812)855-4882

lab: Decision Research Laboratory
PY A300G | (812)856-4678

 

Dynamic, emotional, and cognitive models of judgment and decision making; neural network models of function learning, interpolation, extrapolation; methodology for comparing and testing complex models of behavior; measurement theory with error contaminated data

 
Thomas Busey

Thomas Busey
Professor
Associate Department Chair

busey [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: PY 330 | (812)855-4261

lab: Visual Perception and Electrophysiological Lab
PY 291 | (812)855-5649

 

Visual perception; recognition memory; face recognition EEG analysis of face and object perception; mathematical modeling techniques applied to above domains

 
Jonathon Crystal

Jonathon Crystal
Professor
Director, Program in Neuroscience

jcrystal [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: MSB2 224 | (812)856-2246

lab: Comparative Cognition Laboratory
MSBII 274 | (812)856-6917

 

Comparative Cognition, episodic memory, metacognition, time perception, circadian rhythms, learning and memory, disorders of memory (e.g., Alzheimer's)

 
Brian D'Onofrio

Brian D'Onofrio
Professor
Director of Clinical Training

bmdonofr [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 134 | (812)856-0843

lab: Developmental Psychopathology Lab
PY 239 | (812)856-2588

 

Developmental Psychopathology; behavior genetics; family systems; children

 
Joseph Farley

Joseph Farley
Professor

farleyj [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: MSBII 218 | (812)855-6828

lab: MSBII 242 | (812)855-8142

 

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of learning and memory; neurobiology of behavior; Excitable membranes/ion channels; neurobiology of nicotine abuse and addiction; molecular bases of signal transduction; computational models of neuronal excitability

 
Peter Finn

Peter Finn
Professor

finnp [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 156 | (812)855-9548

lab: Biobehavioral Alcohol Research Laboratory
PY 235 | (812)855-7798

 

Cognitive and motivational processes in substance abuse and dependence; decision-making; working memory; and self-regulatory processes that contribute to behavioral disinhibition and personality-risk for substance abuse

 
Emily Fyfe

Emily Fyfe
Assistant Professor

efyfe [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 351

lab: Coming Soon!

 

Cognitive development; math cognition; learning and transfer; problem solving

 
Preston Garraghty

Preston Garraghty
Professor

pgarragh [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: PY 320 | (812)855-9679

lab: PY A412 | (812)855-6722

 

Electrophysiological, neuroanatomical, and neurochemical analyses of adult neural plasticity in cortical and subcortical structures, particularly with respect to the contributions of gonadal and stress hormones; Neuroanatomical, neurochemical, and behavioral analyses of animal models of autism; Secondary interests include sensory system development and comparative neuroanatomy

 
Jason Gold

Jason Gold
Professor

jgold [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 352 | (812)855-4635

lab: Vision Lab
PY 237 | (812)856-0365

 

Sensation and Perception; Psychophysics

 
Robert Goldstone

Robert Goldstone
Chancellor's Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences

rgoldsto [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: PY 338 | (812)855-4853

lab: Percepts and Concepts Laboratory
PY 290 | (812)855-9211

 

Conceptual and perceptual learning; computational models of thought; visual cognition and pattern recognition; analogical reasoning, judgment, and decision making

 
Julia Heiman

Julia Heiman
Professor

jheiman [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: PY 160 | (812)855-7686

lab: Sexual Psychophysiology Lab
PY 353 | (812)856-7216

 

Human sexuality

 
William Hetrick

William Hetrick
Professor
Department Chair

whetrick [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 126 | (812)855-2620

lab: Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience Center
PY A208 | (812)855-5025

 

Cognitive neuroscience of schizophrenia and related psychological disorders; Clinical translational psychopathology approaches to understanding risk factors and "illness" mechanisms using both human and animal models; Temporal processing, cerebellar function, and brain micro-state measures of cognitive discoordination; Methods utilized in the lab include fMRI, EEG, ERPs, rTMS, EMG, and clinical-neuropsychological assessment.

 
Edward Hirt

Edward Hirt
Professor

ehirt [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 340 | (812)855-4815

lab: Hirtlab: Social Psychology of Motivation and Performance
PY A220 | (812)855-5596

 

Mental depletion; Social cognition and social judgment; self-protective strategies, particularly self-handicapping; hypothesis testing; mood effects, intrinsic interest and creativity; social identity and allegiance, particularly fanship; reconstructive memory

 
Andrea Hohmann

Andrea Hohmann
Professor
Linda and Jack Gill Chair of Neuroscience

hohmanna [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: MSB2 220 | (812)856-0672

lab: MSB2 254 | (812)856-3523

 

Mechanisms of pain, novel pain therapies

 
Amy  Holtzworth-Munroe

Amy Holtzworth-Munroe
Professor
Director of Graduate Studies

holtzwor [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 148 | (812)855-8159

lab: Family Relationships Lab
PY A224 | (812)855-7895

 

Marital violence, divorce mediation, other interventions with high conflict divorcing parents, and studies of the effectiveness of such programs

 
Karin James

Karin James
Associate Professor

khjames [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 154 | (812)856-0659

lab: Cognition and Action Neuroimaging Lab
PY A104 | (812)856-7237

 

Action and perception interactions during learning; development of object recognition; effects of handwriting on cognitive development, perceptual expertise, gesture processing and active learning in adults

 
Thomas James

Thomas James
Professor

thwjames [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: PY 158 | (812)856-0841

lab: Perception and Neuroimaging Lab
PY 293 | (812)856-1926

 

Visual and haptic perception; object recognition; cross-sensory integration; priming and adaptation; functional neuroimaging

 
Michael Jones

Michael Jones
W. K. Estes Professor

jonesmn [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: PY 370 | (812)856-1490

lab: Cognitive Computing Laboratory
HK 300 | (812)855-5604

 

Computational models of memory and language; dynamics of knowledge and language acquisition; categorization and concept learning; attention in reading and visual navigation; artificial intelligence; specifically swarm intelligence

 
Dan Kennedy

Dan Kennedy
Assistant Professor

dpk [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY367 | (812)855-1169

lab: Social Brain Lab

 

Social neuroscience; autism spectrum disorders; social perception; eye tracking; brain connectivity; functional MRI

 
Anne Krendl

Anne Krendl
Assistant Professor

akrendl [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 363

lab: Neuroscience of Mind and Behavior Lab
PY 398 | (812)856-8007

 

Social neuroscience; social cognition & aging; impression formation; stigma; stereotyping & prejudice; stereotype threat; functional MRI

 
John Kruschke

John Kruschke
Professor

kruschke [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: PY 364 | (812)855-3192

lab: PY 243 | (812)855-8694

 

Science of moral judgment, Bayesian data analysis

 
Cary Lai

Cary Lai
Professor
Linda and Jack Gill Chair of Neuroscience

carylai [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: MSBII 150 A | (812)856-4998

lab: MSBII 150 | (812)856-5239

 

Developmental neurobiology, the use of transgenic mouse models to study nervous system function

 
David Landy

David Landy
Assistant Professor

dlandy [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 353

 

Computational and theoretical approaches to formal reasoning, mathematical cognition and perception, numerical reasoning, distributed cognition

 
Lorenzo Lorenzo-Luaces

Lorenzo Lorenzo-Luaces
Assistant Professor

lolorenz [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

 

Psychotherapy for depression: outcomes, processes, and moderators; intersection of stepped care and personalized medicine for depression; history and classification of major depressive disorder; treatment of bipolar II depression

 
Hui-Chen Lu

Hui-Chen Lu
Professor
Linda and Jack Gill Chair of Neuroscience

hclu [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: MSBII 122 | (812)856-9663

lab: Lu Laboratory
MSBII 146 | (812)855-8645

 

Development of neural circuitry, particularly in the neocortex - Activity-dependent remodeling and mis-wiring in autism, dyslexia, schizophrenia, and congenital epilepsy - Neuroprotective strategies

 
Ken Mackie

Ken Mackie
Professor
Director of Gill Center

kmackie [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: MSBII 120 | (812)855-2042

lab: MSBII 142 | (812)856-2684

 

Regulation of CB1 cannabinoid receptor signaling; regulation of endocannabinoid production; Role of endocannabinoids in synaptic plasticity; novel cannabinoid receptors

 
Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy
Associate Professor

mcmpsych [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 355 | (812)855-4581

lab: Mind and Identity in Context Lab
PY 386

 

Self and social identity threat; Stereotype threat; Stereotyping and prejudice; Intergroup dynamics; Interracial interaction and friendship; Organizational lay theories; Structural and psychological barriers for underrepresented groups

 
Ehren Newman

Ehren Newman
Assistant Professor

ehnewman [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: PY 347

lab: Newman Lab

 

Systems Neuroscience, Learning and Memory, Circuits, High-density electrophysiology, Optogenetics, Neural rhythms, Theta & Gamma Rhythms, Acetylcholine, Neuromodulation, Neural information processing, Modeling of neural circuits

 
Sharlene Newman

Sharlene Newman
Associate Professor
Director of Imaging Research Facility

sdnewman [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 362 | (812)856-0839

lab: Cognitive NeuroImaging Lab
PY 289 | (812)856-1776

 

fMRI of language processes, problem-solving and planning

 
Robert Nosofsky

Robert Nosofsky
Distinguished Professor and Chancellor's Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences

nosofsky [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: PY 342 | (812)855-2534

lab: Categorization and Memory Lab
PY 240 | (812)855-8416

 
Brian O'Donnell

Brian O'Donnell
Professor

bodonnel [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 150 | (812)856-4164

lab: PY A204 | (812)856-4676

 

Event-related potential abnormalities in schizophrenia and related disorders; disturbances of early stage vision in schizophrenia and affective disorders; event-related potentials and risk for alcoholism

 
Franco Pestilli

Franco Pestilli
Assistant Professor

franpest [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

lab: Pestilli Lab

 

Functional MRI, Diffusion MRI, Tractography, White matter, Attention, Motivation, Reading, Vision, Psychophysics

 
David Pisoni

David Pisoni
Chancellor's Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences; Distinguished Professor
Director of Speech Research Lab

pisoni [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 366 | (812)855-1155

lab: Speech Research Lab
PY 186 | (812)855-1768

 

Psycholinguistics, speech perception, production and synthesis, perceptual development; spoken language comprehension, voice I/O technology, human factors; hearing impairment, cochlear implants, individual differences, and multi-modal perception of speech

 
Anne Prieto

Anne Prieto
Associate Professor

aprieto [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: MSBII 222 | (812)855-4642

lab: Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience Lab
MSBII 277 | (812)856-5316

 

Molecular cellular basis of neuronal plasticity; learning and memory; functions of receptor tyrosine kinases in the central nervous system signal transduction; developmental neurobiology; neuronal and glial differentiation; functional roles of cell adhesion molecules and extracellular matrix proteins in morphogenesis

 
Aina Puce

Aina Puce
Eleanor Cox Riggs Professor

ainapuce [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 144 | (812)856-0417

lab: Social Neuroscience Lab (EEG/TMS)
PY 189 / 190 | (812)855-1274

 

Social cognition; nonverbal communication; multisensor processing; functional MRI; electroencephalography; eye tracking; transcranial magnetic stimulation

 
Robert

Robert "BJ" Rydell
Associate Professor

rjrydell [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 351 | (812)855-7608

lab: Social Cognition Lab
PY 236-238 | (812)856-7141

 

Social Cognition; Attitude Formation, Representation, and Change; Impression Formation; Stereotype Threat

 
Dale Sengelaub

Dale Sengelaub
Professor

sengelau [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 372 | (812)855-9149

lab: Sengelabs: Motoneuron plasticity, therapeutics, and development
PY A408 | (812)855-6461

 

Development of the nervous system; plasticity of neural structure and function

 
Richard Shiffrin

Richard Shiffrin
Distinguished Professor and Luther Dana Waterman Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences

shiffrin [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: PY 350 | (812)855-4972

lab: Memory and Perception Lab
PY A320 | (812)855-0626

 

Short and long term memory; attention Stages of information processing; retrieval and forgetting; mathematical computer simulation; neural network models

 
Eliot Smith

Eliot Smith
Distinguished Professor

esmith4 [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: PY 354 | (812)856-0196

lab: Socially Situated Cognition Lab
PY A316 | (812)856-1350

 

Role of intergroup emotions (emotions experienced with respect to one's collective self as a group member) in prejudice and intergroup relations; New conceptualizations of cognition as situated and embodied and their implications for social cognition; Connectionist or neural network models in social psychology; Social cognition in general, particularly the nature of mental representations of persons and groups and their effects on social judgments, including person perception and stereotyping

 
Linda Smith

Linda Smith
Distinguished Professor and Chancellor's Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences

smith4 [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 368 | (812)855-6052

lab: Cognitive Development Lab
PY A140 | (812)855-8256

 

Perceptual and cognitive development in infancy and young children, the development of visual object recognition, word learning.

 
Olaf Sporns

Olaf Sporns
Distinguished Professor, Provost Professor, Robert H. Shaffer Chair

osporns [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 360 | (812)855-2772

lab: Computational Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
PY A308 | (812)856-5986

 

Computational and cognitive neuroscience; connectomics; network models of the human brain; brain networks across the computational models of brain dynamics; embodied cognitive science

 
Peter Todd

Peter Todd
Professor

pmtodd [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: PY 369 | (812)855-3914

lab: Adaptive Behavior and Cognition Lab
HK 330 | (812)856-0715

 
Richard Viken

Richard Viken
Professor

viken [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 152 | (812)855-1697

lab: PY A230 | (812)855-9232

 

Antisocial behavior; social interaction; family process; behavior genetics; alcohol use and abuse

 
Stanley Wasserman

Stanley Wasserman
Rudy Professor of Statistics, Psychology, and Sociology

stanwass [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: PY 349 | (812)856-7828

lab: PY 294

 

Applied statistics; social networks

 
Cara Wellman

Cara Wellman
Professor

wellmanc [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: MSBII 202 | (812)855-4922

lab: Wellman Lab
MSBII 246 | (812)855-1769

 

Stress effects on corticolimbic morphology and function; transgenic models of psychopathology

 
Meredith West

Meredith West
Professor Emeritus

mewest [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile

office: PY 348 | (812)855-9597

lab: Animal Behavior Farm
PY A112 | (812)855-1297

 

Development of behavior in animals and humans with a particular interest in how learning and species-typical experience affect ontogenetic and/or phylogenetic processes

 
Chen Yu

Chen Yu
Professor

chenyu [at] indiana.edu | faculty profile | personal website

office: PY 346 | (812)856-0838

lab: Computational Cognition and Learning Lab
PY A108 | (812)856-1920

 

Cognition; Development and Learning; language learning; embodied cognition; coordinated behavior; computational modeling; Multimodal Interaction.