Mentoring Future Generations!
Research Interests: Multisensory processing, development and plasticity, developmental disabilities
Has been known to: herd cats... in both the figurative and literal sense.
Research Assistant II (Lab Manager)
Research Interests: Multisensory processing and developmental disorders
Has been known to: keep the lab together.
Assistant to the Director
Responsibilities: oversees the calendars and travel for Mark Wallace along with coordinating all Neuroscience seminars and student travel.
Has been known to: juggle multiple projects while keeping a smile on her face.
Andrea Hillock Dunn
Assistant Director of Pediatric Audiology
Research Interests: multisensory processing, development, and plasticity
Has been known to:perform renditions of America's favorite red monster, Elmo.
Joseph J. Schlesinger, M. D.
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Research Interests: multisensory integration, human factors, aural perception, temporal precision, alarm development, patient monitoring, and medical education.
Has been known to: not have any music from this century on his iPod.
Research Assistant Professor
Research Interests: using multisensory integration to clarify the nature of developmental disorders and to predict long-term outcomes
Has been known to: get caught binging on candy and Diet Coke at all hours of the day.
Research Interests: multisensory processing across the lifespan, neuroimaging, behavioral and neural variability
Has been known to: make decisions based on the availability of food.
Research Interests: Spatio-temporal mechanisms underpinning auditory-visual integration across space.
Has been known to: speaks 7 different languages.
Juliane Krueger Fister
Research Interests:functional connectivity of the anterior ectosylvian sulcus and its effects on behavior and perception
Has been known to: talk too loud.
Research Interests: Multisensory integration in the awake and behaving cat, auditory development and plasticity
Has been known to: have reaction times three standard deviations faster than normal.
Research Interests: Multisensory integration and deficits in developmental disorders
Has been known to: repeatedly win debates about college football with colleagues.
Research Interests:Multisensory integration and processing in awake and behaving animals, coding and functional connectivity in the brain
Has been known to: run from lab to lab across campus multiple times a day.
Research Interests: multisensory processing, autism spectrum disorder, somatosensory and auditory processing, neuroimaging, and psychophysics
Has been known to: have wacky hairstyles.
Matt De Niear
Research Interests: perceptual learning, multisensory plasticity, and neuroimaging of clinical populations
Has been known to: argue about the pronunciation of words like coffee and dog.
Research Interests: electrophysiology and multisensory processing in patients with cochlear implants.
Has been known to: experiment.
Research Interests: the relationship between sensory processing and functional deficits in Autism Spectrum Disorder and typical development.
Has been known to: know everything about fish tanks.
Graduate Student Personal Website
Research Interests: Spatio-temporal proprieties of multisensory (audio-somatosensory, visuo-somatosensory, and audio-visual) integration across space (depth primarily).
Has been known to: Write super generic Research Interest statements.
Research Interests: Multisensory plasticity in autism, multisensory processing and feedback learning.
Has been known to: make YouTube videos in an attempt to get famous.
Mentor: Matt De Niear
David Curtis Wegener
Research Interests: Various forms of autism spectrum disorders, multisensory processing and learning.
Has been known to: have the best Snapchat game in all the land.
Mentor: Matt De Niear
Research Interests: Multisensory integration in language acquisition; neuroanatomical bases of mental disorders.
Has been known to: speak German and hoard Mentos.
Mentor: Juliane Krueger Fister
Research Interests:Neuroanatomical basis of multisensory integration and its relationship to ASD; Pharmacological and optogenetic effects on multisensory processing.
Has been known to: Steer conversations to wild tangents ranging from current events to fun facts.
Mentor: Justin Siemann
Research Interests:Feedback learning in autism spectrum disorders.
Has been known to: spontaneously burst into dance when music starts to play.
Mentor: Matt De Niear