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
Kiret Dhindsa Kiret Dhindsa
Computational & Engineering Science PhD candidate
Brain-computer interfaces and neurofeedback.
Email: kiretd (at) gmail (dot) com
Website: http://www.kiretdhindsa.com
Laura Keating Laura Keating
Neuroscience PhD candidate, co-supervised by Margaret McKinnon.
Effects of diet and exercise on mood and cognition.
Email: scuttle (at) mcmaster (dot) ca
Craig Hutton Craig Hutton
Psychology PhD candidate
Effects of stress, nutrition and exercise on behaviour, neurogenesis, and brain-derived neurotrophic factor in ageing, Alzheimer's disease and depression across cells, mice and humans.
Email: huttoncp (at) mcmaster (dot) ca
Nadia Wong Nadia Wong
Psychology PhD candidate, co-supervised by Hongjin Sun.
VR studies of spatial cognition, brain-computer interfaces.
Email: wongnp (at) mcmaster (dot) ca
Saurabh Shaw Saurabh Shaw
MiNDS Neuroscience PhD candidate, EEG, fMRI, neurofeedback, resting state network activity.
Email: shaws5 (at) mcmaster (dot) ca
Jessica Connolly Jessica Connolly
MiNDS Neuroscience MSc candidate, co-supervised by Margaret McKinnon.
Impacts of exercise, neurofeedback, and mindfulness training on mood and cogntion.
Email: connoj1 (at) mcmaster (dot) ca

Honours thesis and project students



Top row: Richard, Gurleen, Herry, Kristen, Nicole, Braeden. Bottom row: Allison, Gabi, Melanie, Nikita
Melanie Lysenko
BSc 2017
           Hons thesis project: Assessing diet-exercise interactive effects on cognitive and mental health in the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Ageing
Allison Mizzi
BSc 2017
           Hons thesis project: Impact of yoga exercise versus visualization and relaxation on mood and cognition
Kristen Marszalek
BSc 2017
           Hons thesis project: Neurofeedback training, alpha asymmetry and mood regulation
Braeden Terpou
BSc 2017
           Hons thesis project: Neurofeedback training, alpha asymmetry and mood regulation
Herry Patel
BSc 2017
           Hons thesis project: Impact of current and past binge drinking, with or without a period of abstinence, on mood and cognition
Nikita Puri
BSc 2017
           Hons thesis project: Interactive effects of binge drinking and exercise on mood and cognition
Nicole Ramseyer
BSc 2017
           Hons thesis project: Effects of a complex dietary supplement on mood and cognition in Alzheimer's model mice
Zain Patel
BSc 2017
           Hons thesis project: Effects of a complex dietary supplement on mood and cognition in Alzheimer's model mice
Rachel Hung
BSc 2017
           Hons thesis project: Effects of a complex dietary supplement on mood and cognition in Alzheimer's model mice
Kripa Thomas
BSc 2017
           Hons thesis project: Effects of a complex dietary supplement on mood and cognition in Alzheimer's model mice
Gurleen Kaur
BSc 2017
           Hons thesis project: Effects of a complex dietary supplement on mood and cognition in Alzheimer's model mice
Kayla Esser
BSc 2017
           Hons thesis project: Effects of a complex dietary supplement on mood and cognition in Alzheimer's model mice
Miriam Krzyzewska
BSc 2017
           Hons thesis project: Effects of a complex dietary supplement on mood and cognition in Alzheimer's model mice
Gabrielle Herman
           Project: Multi-sensory brain-computer interfaces
Richard Filc
           Project: Impact of yoga exercise versus visualization and relaxation on mood and cognition
Christine Wang
           Project: Deep RBM models of hippocampal coding
Isaac Kinley
           Project: Deep RBM models of hippocampal coding
Salvatore Vivona
           Project: Computational models of ERP responses to expected and aberrant stimuli
Hajer Nakua
           Project: Impact of current and past binge drinking, with or without a period of abstinence, on mood and cognition
Mary Boulos
           Project: Impact of current and past binge drinking, with or without a period of abstinence, on mood and cognition
Rama al-Atout
           Project: Impact of current and past binge drinking, with or without a period of abstinence, on mood and cognition
Judith Tran
           Project: Effects of a complex dietary supplement on mood and cognition in Alzheimer's model mice