Past Honors Theses


  • Leanne Sturman: "Foveal and Peripheral Processing of Emotional Faces in an Attentional Blink Task" (PDF) (Presentation)


  • Desiree Chu: "Parietal Cortex and Hippocampal Contributions to Rule-Based Spatial Fragmentation" (PDF)
  • Alyssa Ioannou: "The Role of Imitation in Social Cognition of Bottlenose Dolphins" (PDF)
  • Shuying Yu: "Role of the Hippocampus and parietal cortex in Rule-Based Environmental Fragmentation" (PDF)


  • Michael Belcher: "Exploring Serial Decision Bias in a Parole Context" (video)
  • Wednesday Bushong: "Influence of Form and Motion Information on Biological Motion Prediction" (video)
  • Danielle Jacques: "Iconic Reference by Combinatoric Structuring of Signature Whistles in Bottlenose Dolphins" (video)
  • Akila Kadambi: "Unconscious Processing of Complex Social Biological Motion" (video)
  • Amanda Kelley: "Mechanisms of Novel Verb-Argument Construction Acquisition" (video)
  • Andrea Nishimi: "Exploring the Effects of Metaphorical Gesture on Comprehension and Memory" (video)
  • Emon Shakoor: "Correlational EEG study between love, attachment, and the mirror neuron system" (video)


  • Katherine Anne Albrecht: "Effect of Tone Duration on Detection of Pitch Contour Alerations" (PDF) (video)
  • Shelby Anne Cohantz: "Hippocampal Mapping of Environmental and Route Spaces" (PDF) (video)
  • Ram Anand Dixit: "Cognitive Ethnography of Nurse Triage at a Health Clinic" (PDF) (video)
  • Maria Noelle Valila Florendo: "Social Effects of Form and Motion on Cues of Attention" (PDF) (video)
  • Akash Sarang Jagannathan: "Effects of Mindfulness Meditation on Emotional Reactivity ans Self-Association with Emotional Stimuli" (PDF) (video)
  • Melody Sun Kim: "Designs on Mobility: Contexts and Use of Mobile Phones Among the Homeless Adult Community" (PDF) (video)
  • Yasmine Firenze Kotturi: "Basal Forebrain's Role in Procedural Learning" (PDF) (video)
  • Daniel Abraham Maryanovsky "Blocking Effects in Semantic Access" (PDF) (video)
  • Lucas Medeiros De Paula: "Priming Experiment Investigating Lignuistic Aspect and Construals of Infinity" (PDF) (video)
  • Edward Nguyen: "Electrophysiological correlates of Unconscious Biological Motion" (PDF) (video)
  • Ashley Noelle Reese: "Lateralized Eye Use in Bottlenose Dolphins at the Brooksfield Zoo, Chicago" (PDF) (video)
  • Rebecca Ann Roseman: "Compuational Cross-Linguistic Comparison of Emotion Detection in Linguistic Utterances (PDF) (video)
  • Kendall Maureen Youngstrom: "Learning with Interruptions: Representing Past Computer Activity for Recall of Learned Procedures" (PDF) (video)
  • Sandra Anne Zerkle: "How does Iconicity Affect Sign Learning?" (PDF) (video)


  • Sarah D'Angelo: "The Transition to Digital: Documentation Practices In Early Childhood Development" (PDF) (video)
  • Radhika Gosavi: "Embodied Cognition and Sex Differences in Single versus Combined Tasks During Visual Tracking and Emotion Recognition" (PDF) (video)
  • Julie Avanzino: "Individual Differences in Speed of Auditory Processing and Language Comprehension and Production in Young Children" (PDF) (video)
  • David Welch: "Hierarchical Neural Networks" (PDF) (video)
  • Matthew Wynn: "Verbal Self-Instuction and Differential Cognitive Styles: Evidence from Task Switching Paradgms" (PDF) (video)


  • Alric Althoff: "Online Tensor Factorization for Feature Selection in EEG" (PDF) (video)
  • Matthew Hong: "Multimodal Cues For Desktop Workspace Interaction: Microanalysis of Active Reading Behaviors" (PDF) (video)
  • Sofia Jimenez: "The effect of language ability on speaker identification" (PDF) (video)
  • James McCloskey: "Multi Input Sensing Table" (PDF) (video)
  • Jeremiah Palmerston: "Mapping of Self-Motion Information in the Posterior Parietal Cortex" (PDF) (video)
  • Clarice Robenalt: "Event Memory in Spanish-English Bilinguals" (PDF) (video)
  • Rana Tabrizi: "Examining auditory preferences in children with autism" (PDF)
  • David Tingley: "Analysis of Basal Forebrain and Parietal Cortex Neurons During a Selective Attention Task" (PDF) (video)
  • Jennifer Wu: "Spatial Representation of Sequential Time in Mandarin - English Bilinguals" (PDF)


  • Klee Bragger: "Manipulating Space - Time Mapping" (PDF)
  • Angela Chan: "Biological Motion as a Cue for Attention" (PDF)
  • David Conant: "Features of Social and Geometric Images and their Effects on Eye Gaze Patterns in Toddlers with Autism" (PDF)
  • Amanda Legge: "Representing Audio Narrations of Photos" (PDF)
  • Kristin Muench: "Word Learning Under Accent Variability in Monolinguals and Bilinguals" (PDF)
  • Eric Weiss: "Emulating Brightness Illusions with Factored 3-Way Boltzmann Machines" (PDF)
  • Garlen Yu: "Intelligent Adaption Across Space" (PDF)


  • Jake Feldman: "Empathy and the Mirror Neuron System: An Electroencephalographic Study" (PDF) (video)
  • Brendan Jonesrebandt: "Event Segmentation in the Wild" (PDF) (video)
  • Nastasha Tan: "Less May Mean More: Understanding How Different Life-Logs Support Our Memory for the Past" (PDF) (video)