Associates

MindCORE Associates are post-doctoral scholars and graduate students at the University of Pennsylvania with emerging or established records of research on topics connected to mind and brain, and who are mentored by MindCORE faculty. To become a MindCORE Associate, please click here.

 

Ada Aka
Graduate student – Departments of Psychology and Marketing
Human memory, judgments and decision making

 

Kristin Brethel-Haurwitz
Postdoc – Department of Psychology
Empathy, social decision making

 

Stephanie Bugden
Postdoc – Department of Psychology
Mathematical cognition, learning disability, number word learning, cognitive neuroscience

 

Eugen Dimant
Postdoc – Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE)
Experimental behavioral economics, behavioral ethics, crime economics, migration, norms

 

Megan Healey
Graduate student – Department of Neuroscience
Language comprehension, language impairment in neurodegenerative disease

 

Stacey Humphries
Postdoc – Department of Neurology and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
Neuroaesthetics, concepts, actions, language, gesture

 

Yoed Kenett
Postdoc – Department of Psychology
Creativity, semantic networks, memory, high-level cognition

 

Anna Leshinskaya
Postdoc – Department of Psychology
Learning, semantic memory, concepts

 

Zhengang Lu
Postdoc – Department of Psychology
Cognitive neuroscience

 

Anne Park
Graduate student – Department of Psychology
Early life adversity, brain development, self-control, reward processing, emotion regulation

 

Kristopher Smith
Graduate student – Department of Psychology
Social preferences, moral cognition, cooperation, and culture

 

Ursula Tooley
Graduate Student – Department of Neuroscience
Early environmental impacts on functional brain network development, plasticity & learning, curiosity

 

Steven Weisberg
Postdoc – Department of Neurology
Spatial cognition, navigation, fMRI

 

Yosiane White
Graduate student – Linguistics
Lexical processing, dialect processing, bilingualism

 

Clifford Workman
Postdoc – Department of Neurology
Moral psychology, moral neuroscience, moral learning, neuroaesthetics, neuropsychiatry

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