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Post-doctoral research associates

Prado_Round      CNRS

Jerome PradoTenured Research Scientist, Laboratory sur le Language – le Cervaeu et la Cognition, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

Bitan_Round      Haifa

Tali Bitan, Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Haifa University

Berteletti_Round    Galludet

Ilaria Berteletti, Assistant Professor, Program in Educational Neuroscience, Galludet University

Bolger_Round      Maryland

Donald Bolger, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Maryland – College Park


Chris Brozdowski, Neuroscience Data Engineer, Data Joint, Houston

Burman_Round     NorthShore

Douglas Burman, Project Manager for fMRI, Department of Radiology, NorthShore University HealthSystem

Chou_Round     Taiwan

Tai-Li Chou, Professor, Psychology Department, National Taiwan University

Cooke_Round     Illinois

Gillian Cooke, Research Development Manager, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, University of Illinois – Champagne Urbana

Demir-Lira_Round      Iowa

Ozlem Ece Demir, Assistant Professor, University of Iowa

Desroches_Round       Winnipeg

Amy Desroches, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Winnipeg

Gullick_Round NewYork

Margaret Gullick, Research Scientist, Center for Human Services Research, Albany NY

Hammer_Round      Illinois

Rubi Hammer, Research Associate, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois – Champagne Urbana

McNorgan_Round       Buffalo

Chris McNorgan, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Buffalo

Pellicioni_Round       Alabama

Macarena Suárez-Pellicioni, Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Alabama

Voss_Joel_Round      Northwestern

Joel Voss, Assistant Professor, Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University

Wang_Jane_Round       DeepMind

Jane Wang, Research Scientist, Google DeepMind, London

Weiss-Zruya_Round      Washington

Yael Weiss-ZruyaResearch Scientist, Institute for Brain and Learning Sciences, University of Washington.


Brianna Yamasaki, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Emory University

Doctoral students

Blumenfeld_Round        SanDiegoState

Henrike Blumenfeld, Associate Professor, School of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, San Diego State University

Brennan_Round      Colorado

Christine Brennan, Assistant Professor, Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, University of Colorado – Boulder.

Cao_Round     MichiganState

Fan Cao, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Michigan State University.

Cone_Round      RawsonSaunders

Nadia Cone, Director of Academic Technology, Rawson Saunders School – Austin.

Deng_Round      ChineseAcademy

Yuan Deng, Associate Professor, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Gao_Round      BeijingNormal

Yue Gao, Graduate Student, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning, Beijing Normal University

Lee_Round TsingHua

Shu-Hui LeeAssistant Professor, Department of Psychology, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Li_Yanyan_Round      ChineseAcademy

Yanyan Li, Assistant Professor, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Melissa-Randazzo_Round      Adelphi

Melissa A. Randazzo, Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences And Disorders, Adelphi University

Li_Liu_Round       BeijingNormal

Li Liu, Associate Professor, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning, Beijing Normal University.

Strid_Round       NorthernIllinois

Evar Strid, Associate Professor, Department of Literacy Education, Northern Illinois University


Jin Wang, Post-Doctoral Scholar, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University

Younger_Round       UCSF

Jessica Younger, Postdoctoral Scholar, Neuroscape, University of California San Francisco

Full Time Project Coordinators


Emily Algert, Medical Student, New York Medical College


Jordan Bigio, Medical Student, Northwestern University


John Binzak, PhD Student, University of Wisconsin – Madison


Hannah Cweigenberg, Workforce Development Specialist, Back on My Feet Austin Chapter


Clara Ekerdt,  PhD Student, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Dan Devor, American Sign Language Interpreter, Bridges Deaf and Hard of Hearing


Yasuaki Harasaki, Medical Student, Northwestern University


Stephanie Herrin, Medical Student, University of Cincinnati


Alyssa Lucio, User Experience Research Coordinator, Google

Marisa Lytle, Doctoral Student, Pennsylvania State University, State College


Kathy McGroarty-Torres, Institutional Review Board Coordinator, Northwestern University


Jennifer Minas, Technical Research Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Rachna Mutreja, Market Research Project Manager, RDA Group


Madeleine Reisgorzog, Teacher, Casa Montessori Child Development Center


Christine Saenz, Clinical and Behavioral Research Associate, Dell Medical School

Angela Scruggs, Licensed Professional Counselor and Nationally Certified Interpreter


Rachel Watkins, Audiologist, Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Ruth Zajicek, Clinical Research Associate, Total Child Health

Undergraduate honors students


Kristin Allison, Lateral dominance for music and word “rhyming” in novice and skilled musicians


Neha Awati, Multimodal integration and auditory modulation during reading


Kathleen Barlo, An investigation of letter-sound and sound-letter consistency effects across ability


Brynn Carlson, Neural specialization of semantic and phonological processing in four-year-old children


Jimmy Cheon, Effective connectivity during a phonological judgment task in children


Daniel Choi, Arithmetic processing in children and adults


Sarah Corbridge, Spatial and verbal working memory networks with immediate and delayed reward in typically developing children and adults

Juilin Dai, Mechanisms linking reading skill and anxiety symptoms


Nick Davenport, A neurological basis for differences in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder subtypes


Jordan Fox, Children learning to read an artificial script


Sweta Ghatti, Using semantic and syntactic specialization to predict growth in oral language


Emily Gilley, The neural substrate of selective attention and response inhibition deficits in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder


Jayla Gray, Orthographic and phonological consistency effects in cortex differ in children with and without reading disability during spoken language processing


Stephanie Herrin, Investigating the effects of phonological awareness and semantic knowledge on the development of morpho-syntactic skills


Patricia Huie, The effect of intra- and cross-modal tasks on music chord position and tonality judgments


Kaitlin Kohlenbrener, Psychophysiological interaction between primary visual cortex and fusiform gyrus during visual rhyming in children


Grace Man, The role of neural numerical representations in arithmetic skill.


Rucha Mehta, Neural processing of mathematical processing

Jake McDermott, The role of the left inferior frontal gyrus in morphological processing


Caralynn Nowinski, Attention deficit disorder, electroencephalography, and intelligence/achievement: Is there a relationship?


Eugene Park, Effective connectivity of orthographic and phonological consistency effects in children


Nicole Pedroarena, Learning to read reorganizes the oral language network only in alphabetic writing systems


Amit Vira, Connectivity during phonological processing in the visual modality: Psychophysiological interaction of superior temporal gyrus and other regions in the language network


Stephanie Voss, The relation of crossmodal letter processing in reading skill


Rishi Zaveri, Orthographic and phonological cortical priming effects in children during spoken language processing