Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour

Neurotechnology and Neuroplasticity Lab

CURRENT LAB MEMBERS

Sue Becker Sue Becker
Principal Investigator
Research interest: computational and empirical studies of learning, memory and plasticity.
http://www.science.mcmaster.ca/pnb/department/becker/sb.html
https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=WWVIu0EAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Suzanna_Becker/contributions

Yarden Levy Yarden Levy
Psychology MSc candidate (RCT stream), co-supervised by Margaret McKinnon.
Exercise, neurofeedback, emotion, memory, mood disorders
Email: levyy1 (at) mcmaster (dot) ca
Isaac Kinley Isaac Kinley
Psychology MSc candidate.
mTBI, concussion, high impact sport, mood, cognition, EEG measures of intrinsic brain networks.
Email: kinleyid (at) mcmaster (dot) ca
Nadia Wong Nadia Wong
Psychology PhD candidate, co-supervised by Hongjin Sun.
VR studies of spatial cognition.
Email: wongnp (at) mcmaster (dot) ca
Saurabh Shaw Saurabh Shaw
Neuroscience PhD candidate, EEG, fMRI, neurofeedback, intrinsic brain networks.
Email: shaws5 (at) mcmaster (dot) ca
Lauren Smail Lauren Smail
PNB PhD candidate, co-supervised by Ranil Sonnadara.
Sensory substitution for proprioception of prosthetic limbs
Email: laurensmail1995 (at) gmail (dot) com


Honours thesis students

Rocelyn Uy
           Project: Impact of running and neurofeedback on mood and cognition
Christiana Kiervan
           Project: Using simultaneous EEG and fMRI to derive EEG measures of intrinsic brain networks
Michael Balas
           Project: A BCI-controlled gaming device using spatial attention
Anthony Be
           Impact of past and current drinking and sleep patterns on mood and cognition
Evan Cvitcovic
           Impact of past drinking patterns and periods of abstinence on mood and cognition
Aleeza Sunderji
           Impact of past episodic future thinking on drinking attitudes and delay discounting
Connor Pires
           High impact sport, mTBI, concussion, mood and cognition in varsity athletes
Antoaneta Todorova
           EEG indicators of intrinsic brain networks
Tatiana Gayowsky
           EEG indicators of intrinsic brain networks


Undergraduate project students

Sarah Eshafi
           Project: Lit reviews: spatial auditory displays and sensory substitution
Lauren Iafrate
           Project: High impact sport, mTBI, concussion, mood and cognition
Jordan Stevenson
           Project: Impact of excerise and neurofeedback on mood, cognition and VO2max
Raluca Petria
           Project: Impact of excerise and neurofeedback on EEG measures of intrinsic brain networks
Rie Montgomery
           Project: Impact of alcohol consumption and sleep patterns on mood and cognition
Morgan Porteous
           Project: Impact of episodic future thinking on attitudes toward blcohol consumption
Emily Smith
           Project: Impact of episodic future thinking on attitudes toward blcohol consumption
Helen Ma
           Project: Impact of neurofeedback on intrinsic brain networks
Ali Howidi
           Project: Machine learning, EEG-fMRI data fusion
Selena Singh
           Project: Computational modelling
Alex Pleava
           Project: Computational modelling
Matt Doel
           Project: Computational modelling
Shawniya Alageswaran
           Project: Computational modelling