THE PEOPLE

Dr. Melissa Gregg

Dr. Melissa Gregg

Director

Melissa Gregg is an Associate Professor of Psychology and director of the Perception, Cognition, and Neuroscience Lab at the University of Wisconsin – Parkside. She earned her Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from SUNY, Stony Brook in 2010. After completing her Ph.D., she spent three years conducting postdoctoral research in the Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she received a grant from the Army Research Office to conduct her research. Dr. Gregg conducts research on plasticity of the sensory systems, the psychological and neural mechanisms underlying natural auditory scene perception, long-term memory for sounds, and auditory scene analysis.

Megan Schulte

Megan Schulte

Lab Manager

Megan is a senior at UW-Parkside. She is a Psychology major, and her future plan is to become a clinical psychologist. She is in the process of obtaining a human measurement and research certificate, a neuroscience certificate, and a community engagement certificate.

Nadia Goldstar

Nadia Goldstar

Student

Nadia is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, majoring in Applied Health Science. Her interest in Neuroscience began when she was a high school protégé at a Neurobiology laboratory. Inspired by this experience, she decided to join PCNL to gain breadth in the field of research and apply knowledge obtained from psychology classes. 

Autumn Hamilton

Autumn Hamilton

Student

Autumn is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside pursuing bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Psychology as well as a certificate in Neuroscience. She added on her Psychology major after discovering her interest in many areas of psychology, however, her main areas of interest are neuroscience and neuropsychology.

Brieanna Muzzy

Brieanna Muzzy

Student

Brieanna is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Certificate in Mental Health Skills. She has interests in many areas of psychology, however, her main areas of interest are developmental psychology and neuroscience. After graduation, she plans on going on to graduate school to pursue a career in psychology research.

Grace Vorpahl

Grace Vorpahl

Student

Grace is a senior at the University of Wisconsin Parkside. She is a Psychology major and a Biology minor. In the future she plans to go to medical school while continuing to pursue her interests in the many different areas of psychology.

Jaquelin Zaragoza

Jaquelin Zaragoza

Student

Jaquelin is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside pursuing a bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Spanish  with a concentration in Neuroscience a minor in Medical Spanish and a certification in Mental health skills. After graduation, she hopes to enter a Ph.D program in cognitive neuroscience.