LAB NEWS

Student Conference Presentations

UW Parkside Student Showcase, 2019: Holly Ambruso and Megan Schulte presented their research on auditory gist perception, Maritza Esqueda-Medina presented her research on the plasticity of auditory memory, Trevor Gott presented his research on consumer psychology, Autumn Hamilton and Cortney Becker presented their research on the neural correlates of empathy, and Milton White presented his research on auditory gist perception.

 

Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, 2019: Holly Ambruso and Megan Schulte presented their research on auditory gist perception, Autumn Hamilton and Cortney Becker presented their research on the neural correlates of empathy, and Jeremy Wilbourn, Martiza Esqueda-Medina, and Amber Carleton presented their research on the enhancing effect of attention.

 

UW System Research in the Rotunda, Madison, 2019 Trevor Gott was one of six students selected from Parkside to present his research on consumer decision making

 

Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, 2018: Maggie McMullin and Simmi Bharwani presented their research on auditory gist perception, Amber Carelton presented her research on auditory memory, Jeremy Wilbourn presented his research on the enhancing effect of attention, and Simmi Bharwani presented her research on virtual reality and empathy

 

UW System Posters in the Rotunda, Madison, WI Jeremy Wilbourn was one of six students selected from Parkside to present his research on the enhancing effects of attention

National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Edmond, OK Amber Carleton presented her research on auditory memory, and Jeremy Wilbourn presented his research on the enhancing effects of attention

 

Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, 2017:  Maggie McMullin and Simmi Bharwani presented their research on auditory gist perception, and Amanda Marks presented her research on echolocation and auditory memory

 

Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, 2017:  Maggie McMullin and Simmi Bharwani presented their research on auditory gist perception, and Amanda Marks presented her research on echolocation and auditory memory

 

UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, Stevens Point, 2017 & UW – Parkside Undergraduate Research Showcase, 2017 Simmi Bharwani presented her research on virtual reality and empathy, Maggie McMullin presented her research on auditory gist perception, and Amanda Marks presented her research on echolocation and auditory memory

 

National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Memphis, 2017:  Maggie McMullin presented her research on auditory gist perception, and Amanda Marks presented her research on echolocation and auditory memory

 

Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, 2016:  Michele Gloede presented her research on the fidelity of auditory and visual memory gloede_gregg_psychonomics_16Samantha Noll presented her research on hemispheric differences in change deafness psychonomics_sam_16_final

UW System Annual Posters in the Rotunda Showcase, Madison, 2016: Michele Gloede presented her (now published) research on auditory and visual memory

 

UW Parkside Student Research Showcase and UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, 2016:  Victoria Ferstein presented her research on false memories, and Samantha Noll presented her research on chronic headphone use and perceptual abilities

 

Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting Chicago, 2016:  Victoria Ferstein presented her research on false memories, and Michele Gloede presented her research on the fidelity of auditory and visual memory representations

 

Auditory Perception, Cognition, and Action Meeting, Chicago, 2015:  Rachel Boraca presented her research on musical expertise and change deafness, and Kacy O’Haver presented her research on hemispheric differences in change deafness

 

Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, 2015: Michele Gloede presented her research on auditory and visual memory

 

Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2015:  Amel Alchaar presented her research on religious beliefs and decision making, Kacy O’Haver presented her work on hemispheric differences in change deafness, and Michele Gloede presented her work on auditory and visual memory

Grants

  • Summer 17: Amanda Marks received a $1500 research grant from Psi Chi to conduct her research on echolocation and auditory memory.
  • Summer 17: Jeremy Wilbourn received a $2000 research grant from the College of Natural and Health Sciences to conduct his research on the neural correlates of attentional enhancement.
  • Spring 17: Samantha Noll received a $2900 Psi Chi undergraduate research grant to conduct her research on how deprivation of a sensory modality affects the organization of neural circuitry in the brain.

URAP Awards

Congrats to the URAP (Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program) Research Award Recipients

  • Maritza Esqueda-Medina, Spring, 2019
  • Trevor Gott, Spring, 2019
  • Amber Carleton, Spring, 2018
  • Jeremy Wilbourn, Spring, 2018
  • Jeremy Wilbourn, Fall 2017
  • Simmi Bharvani, Spring, 2017
  • Amanda Marks, Spring, 2017
  • Amanda Marks, Fall, 2016
  • Samantha Noll, Fall, 2016
  • Brittney Fair: Spring, 2016
  • Samantha Noll: Spring, 2016
  • Victoria Ferstein: Fall, 2015
  • Kacy O’Haver: Spring, 2015
  • Rachel Boraca: Spring, 2015

Alumni Updates

  • Amber Carleton is now a Ph.D. student in the Cell and Developmental Biology Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Ransford Botchey was recently accepted into a Master’s of Science in Nursing program at Rush University 
  • Simmi Bharvani is now a graduate student in the Anesthesiology Assistant Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin 
  • Michele Gloede is now a Ph.D. student in the Counseling Psychology program at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Amanda Marks is now a Ph.D. student in Physiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Maggie McMullin is now a Ph.D. student in Experimental Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Victoria Ferstein was recently accepted to the Master’s in Social Work program at the University of Illinois at Chicago