Karina selected for a LINK award for Summer 2020!

The LINK Award, sponsored by Brown University, provides $4,000 in funding for summer research opportunities that allow students to develop knowledge specific to a career and valuable work skills. With this funding, Karina will be working as an undergraduate RA in the lab (currently remotely), continuing research and data analysis on our decision-making project. TheContinue reading “Karina selected for a LINK award for Summer 2020!”

EMaC Lab gets a Strategic Investment Pool Award to purchase a co-registration setup!

Growing out of our collaboration with Martín Antúnez Garcia and Harcio Barber last Fall, the University of South Florida has awarded us funds to purchase a permanent co-registration setup! We will be acquiring an EyeLink 1000Plus eye tracker and an ActiChamp/ActiCap EEG system. Get ready for more awesome eye tracking, ERP, and co-registration research comingContinue reading “EMaC Lab gets a Strategic Investment Pool Award to purchase a co-registration setup!”

Check out Alex Sciuto's virtual walk-through of his poster at CUNY 2020!

This year’s CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing was held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. That means that Alex’s video walk-through of his poster (and the poster and the transcript) is available in perpetuity for your viewing pleasure at this link https://osf.io/u9ypv/. His project, which is also his honors thesis, investigates the factors that determine whetherContinue reading “Check out Alex Sciuto's virtual walk-through of his poster at CUNY 2020!”

Check out Sara Milligan's virtual walk-through of her poster at CUNY 2020!

This year’s CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing was held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. That means that Sara’s video walk-through of her poster (and the poster and the transcript) is available in perpetuity for your viewing pleasure at this link https://osf.io/umzvx/. Her project, which is also her masters thesis, explores the factors that influence howContinue reading “Check out Sara Milligan's virtual walk-through of her poster at CUNY 2020!”

EMaC Lab gets a Humanities Summer Institute Research Grant!

More good news for Dimitri’s honors thesis project and our lab’s collaboration with the Language and Memory Aging (LaMA) Lab under Dr. Brennan Payne at the University of Utah! The Humanities Institute at USF has awarded us a summer grant to help support the project, which investigates prediction violations in music and language, and whetherContinue reading “EMaC Lab gets a Humanities Summer Institute Research Grant!”

Dimitri Brunelle Awarded Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Grant!

Congratulations to Dimitri on receiving the Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Grant (Spring 2020) to fund his honors thesis project! He applied to travel to the Language and Memory Aging (LaMA) Lab under Dr. Brennan Payne at the University of Utah to collect EEG data alongside the behavioral data from the EMaC Lab. His project investigatesContinue reading “Dimitri Brunelle Awarded Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Grant!”

Here’s a video of our “boundless bull”, Anna Marie!

A lifelong artist, Anna Marie Fennell knows the transformative power art can have in someone’s life. That’s why the USF psychology major plans to work as a mental health counselor, using expressive arts therapy to help those in need. And while she’s been focused on research and her academic success, Anna Marie has maintained herContinue reading “Here’s a video of our “boundless bull”, Anna Marie!”

Alex Sciuto Awarded Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Grant

Congratulations to Alex on receiving the Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Grant (Fall 2019 round) to fund his honors thesis project! His project investigates how visual clarity and sentence constraint influence readers’ reliance on top-down and bottom-up processing. He is using a combination of RSVP and an eccentricity manipulation of a target word, and asking participantsContinue reading “Alex Sciuto Awarded Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Grant”