Lab Alumni

Adrienne2Adrienne Wendling

Adrienne graduated in 2013 with a major in Biology.  During her time in the lab, Adrienne worked on a project examining speaker-specific perceptual tuning of speech. She is currently working toward a medical degree with the Uniformed Services (Navy) Medical School

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Laina LusLainak

Laina Lusk graduated in 2013 with a major in neuroscience. During her senior year, she completed an honors thesis with Dr. Mitchel on visual cues to speech segmentation. In this study, she adapted a previous study to include a Tobii T60 eye tracker and the Social Responsiveness Scale (SRS). She worked as a research assistant in the developmental neuropsychology lab at the Geisinger-Bucknell Autism and Developmental Center. She is currently in a graduate program in genetic counseling at Emory.

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Chris PaineChris Paine

Chris graduated in 2014 with a B.S. in Neuroscience.  Chris is currently a content developer at Doctella, a tech startup helping patients navigate the medical system.

 

 

 

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DukePicIan Wellington

Ian graduated in 2015 with a BS in Neuroscience. Ian’s honors thesis was on the relationship between sub-clinical autism traits and multisensory integration, as well as whether this relationship is moderated by stimulus domain. He is currently at medical school at the University of Maryland.

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Misha PatelMisha

Misha graduated in 2015 with a BS in Neuroscience. While in the lab, Misha worked on a year-long independent study where she tested the benefits of vision on speech perception at different distances. She is currently in a Masters of Biomedical Sciences degree at The Commonwealth Medical College, with plans to pursue medical school in the future.

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Sara GirmaySara

Sara graduated in 2015 with a BS in Neuroscience. She is currently an Associate Scientist of Neurobiology and Translational Imaging at a biotech/pharmaceutical company known as Biogen Idec in Cambridge, MA.

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Alexis

Alexis Mook

Alexis graduated in 2015 with a BA in Psychology. Her honors project was on cross-modal perception of attraction and whether facial and vocal cues were integrated when we make attractiveness judgments. She is currently working as a research assistant in Dr. Heather Kleider-Offut’s laboratory at Georgia State. She is interested in pursuing graduate programs in legal psychology.

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Carson Quigley

CarsonCarson graduated in 2016 with a dual degree in Biomedical Engineering and Psychology. While a member of the MSP lab, Carson coordinated a project on medication label design with the Shooter lab in Mechanical Engineering. She is currently working in lovely Jacksonville, FL.
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Sarah Shochat

SarahSarah graduated in 2016 with a BS in Neuroscience. While in the lab, she worked primarily on studies examining the mechanism of extracting word boundaries through visual speech. She currently holds the record for creating the most obnoxious stimuli. She is in a nursing program at Emory.

 

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