CAN Lab was out of the lab again on Saturday presenting their work at the LUROP Undergraduate Research Symposium. Kelly Brandstatt, John Molony, and Leonidas Skiadopoulos presented their work collaborative work with Sean McCarty and Stephanie Hare on insight in problem solving. Nirav Patel presented his Provost Fellowship project with graduate student Dan Wendell on the neural correlates of political ideology. Miraj Chokshi presented his Provost Fellowship project designed to look for the neural correlates of similarity processing. Brian Sweis presented his Carbon Fellowship work on stress and memory in the spoken paper session, and then his honors thesis project on inhibitory processing in analogical reasoning during the poster session. Matt Kmiecik presented his Provost Fellowship work using EEG to study verbal analogy. Lab members Brian Sweis and Margaret Rusch both won best poster awards, while lab co-director Bob Morrison won the Langerbeck Award for Undergraduate Research Mentoring.
CAN lab members Kelly Brandstatt, Stephanie Hare, Matt Kmiecik, John Molony, Leo Skiadopolos, Brian Sweis and Dr. Bob Morrison presented their work along with thousands of other scientists at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, held in Chicago for the first time this year.
Matt Kmiecik and Brian Sweis joined more than 300 students from throughout the midwest to present their research at the Chicago Area Research Symposium held on March 3 and the Chicago Holiday Inn. Lab member Kelly Brandstatt was part of a group from Loyola which helped organize the symposium. In addition lab members Krishna Bharani, Val Flores, Vanessa Raschke, Arie Zakaryan and Becky Silton leant a hand with judging, while Bob Morrison gave the keynote address at the conclusion of the day.
Above left: Matt Kmiecik presents is poster at CAURS. Above right: Val Flores, Vanessa Raschke, Arie Zakaryan and Dr. Becky Silton served as judges. Below: Dr. Bob Morrison gave the keynote address.
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