Congratulations to SLEIC Dissertation Award Winner Dominick DiMercurio II!

Dec 5, 2019

Dominick DiMercurio II, a graduate student in Communication Sciences and Disorders under Dr. Chaleece Sandberg, received a Dissertation Award for his project, "Testing conflicting theories of semantics by constructing neuroinformatic networks of keywords using fMRI data". Congratulations Dominick!

A recent paper on white matter and age-related phonological deficits

Apr 8, 2019

Check out this recent paper published by SLEIC researchers Sara Troutman and Dr. Michele Diaz. This paper looks at the relationship between white matter in the brain and age-related phonological deficits. Using a Picture-Word Interference (PWI) task with 18 younger and 19 older healthy adults, they…

Research on functional connectivity within face processing network by SLEIC researcher Daniel Elbich and Dr. Suzanne Sherf

Feb 28, 2019

Daniel Elbich, Dr. Suzanne Scherf, and their collaborators have recently published work on functional connectivity within face processing network. In this paper, young adults were scanned with fMRI as they viewed movies of faces, objects, and scenes. During face processing, they observed…

Review on Graph theory approaches to functional network organization in brain disorders by SLEIC researchers Dr. Michael Hallquist & Dr. Frank Hillary

Oct 1, 2018

Dr. Michael Hallquist and Dr. Grank Hillary recently published a review paper about Graph theory approaches to functional network organization in brain disorders. In this paper, they conducted a review of clinical network neuroscience, summarizing methodological details from 106 resting-state …

Research on diminished neural network dynamics in mild cognitive impairment and brain disorders by Dr. Frank Hillary's Lab

Oct 1, 2018

Einat Brenner, a graduate student in clinical psychology, Dr. Frank Hillary, and their collaborators have recently published work on diminished neural network dynamics in amnestic mild cognitive impairment. In this paper, they use dynamic connectivity modeling and graph theory to identify unique…

Research on neural signatures of inhibitory control in bilingual spoken production by SLEIC researchers Dr. Eleonora Rossi, Dr. Michele Diaz & colleagues

Aug 16, 2018

SLEIC researchers, Dr. Eleonora Rossi (who is now an Assistant Professor at California State Polytechnic University), Dr. Michele Diaz and other colleagues recently published a study on neural signatures of inhibitory control in bilingual spoken production. The goal of this event-related functional…

Research on neural basis of the interaction between language production and cognitive control by SLEIC researchers Haoyun Zhang, Anna Eppes & Dr. Michele Diaz

Jun 6, 2018

SLEIC researchers Haoyun Zhang, Anna Eppes, and Dr. Michele Diaz have recently published a paper on Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience. This paper investigates the extent to which language production and cognitive control interact and their neural bases, and how task difficulty…

Research on the influence of perceptual similarity and individual differences on false memories in aging by Dr. Nancy Dennis’s lab

Feb 22, 2018

Dr. Nancy Dennis, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology, and her student Indira Turney have published a paper on Neurobiology of Aging, investigating how both controlled, systematic differences in perceptual relatedness between targets and lures and individual differences in true…

Research on neural basis of memory errors in older adults by SLEIC researcher Christina Webb & Dr. Nancy Dennis

Feb 22, 2018

Christina Webb, a graduate student in cognitive psychology, and Dr. Nancy Dennis have recently published a paper investigating the role of schemas on true and false memories in older adults. They found that true memories were supported by the typical retrieval network, and activity in this network…