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Training Committee Awards $10,000 to Support Trainee Research
In response to a call for proposals announced in February, 2008, the TDLC training committee awarded $10,000 in small grants to support trainee research and collaboration. Below is a list of awardees and funded projects:
Researchers Award
Project
J. Acuña, Gedeon Deak, Andrea Chiba
SIN, IMS
$1300Cross-network collaboration to study infant social attention and emotion regulation
Pouya Bozorgmehr, Christopher Kanan, Garrison Cottrell
PEN
$1000Source localization of environmental sounds
Leanne Chukoskie, Terry Sejnowski, Andrea Chiba
SMN, IMS
$1200Cross-network collaboration to study neuronal correlates of search behavior in rats
Kaya de Barbaro, Gedeon Deak, Andrea Chiba
SIN, IMS
$1000Cross-network collaboration to study effects of stress-mediated vigilance on cognition and perception in infants
Janet Hsiao, Garrison Cottrell
PEN
$1100Visual expertise in Chinese character perception
Adrienne Moore, Andrea Chiba, Jaime Pineda, Scott Makeig
IMS, SIN
$1100 Brain response to emotional faces in typical adults and ASD (autism spectrum disorder) patients.
Suzy Scherf, Marlene Behrmann, Jim Tanaka
PEN
$1600The relationship between visuoperceptual organization and face processing in children
Ying Wu, Howard Poizner, Seana Coulson, Andrey Vankov
SIN, SMN
$1000Cross-network collaboration to study the time course of co-speech gesture integration
Doug Yovanovich, Virginia de Sa, Terry Sejnowski
SMN
$700
Subjective experience of time and perceptual processing