Indiana University Bloomington

Neuroscience
Neuroscience

Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience

Randall D. Beer

Randall D. Beer
Cognitive Science Program
Embodied, situated and dynamical approaches to behavior and cognition, evolutionary robotics, computational neuroscience, theoretical biology

 

John Beggs

John Beggs
Department of Physics
Information processing in networks of cortical neurons.

 

Bennett Bertenthal

Bennett Bertenthal
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Dr. Bertenthal's research examines the origins, development, and basic processing mechanisms involved in action understanding.

 

Joshua Brown

Joshua Brown
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Dr. Brown's research examines the neural basis of cognitive control of behavior, using a combination of fMRI and computational modeling.

 

Thomas Busey

Thomas Busey
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Visual perception; recognition memory; face recognition EEG analysis of face and object perception; mathematical modeling techniques applied to above domains.

 

Joseph Farley

Joseph Farley
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Mechanisms of nicotine addiction: desensitization and upregulation of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChR). Alzheimer’s disease: mechanisms of beta-amyloid peptide modulation of voltage-  (e.g., Kv1.1) and ligand-dependent (alpha-7 nAChR) ion channel activities.

 

Peter Finn
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Cognitive and motivational processes in substance abuse and dependence; decision-making; working memory; and self-regulatory processes that contribute to behavioral disinhibition and personality-risk for substance abuse.

 

William Hetrick
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Brain-behavior relationships in psycho-pathology.

 

Andrea Hohmann

Andrea Hohmann
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Functional roles of the brain's own cannabis-like (endocannabinoid) system in the nervous system; mechanisms of pain and analgesia; mechanisms of action of drugs of abuse; novel therapeutics.

 

Karin Harman James

Karin Harman James
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Learning and development of object recognition, using pschophsyical and fMRI techniques.

 

Thomas W. James

Thomas W. James
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Neural mechanisms of human object recognition.

 

Michael Jones

Michael Jones
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Computational synthesis of neuroimaging data; Biologically informed cognitive models; Clinical applications of computational models

 

Daniel P. Kennedy

Daniel P. Kennedy
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences,
The social brain and it's dysfunction; autism.

 

Anne Anne Krendl
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Social neuroscience; social cognition & aging; impression formation; stigma; stereotyping & prejudice; stereotype threat; functional MRI.

 

David Landy David Landy, Ph.D.
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Computational and theoretical approaches to formal reasoning, mathematical cognition and perception, numerical reasoning, distributed cognition.

 


Emilia Martins

Emilia Martins
Department of Biology, Research Lab
Behavior, Evolution, and Genomics and Bioinformatics

 

Brian O'Donnell

Brian O'Donnell
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Cognitive and neural mechanisms affected by schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

 

Franco Pestilli

Franco Pestilli
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Functional MRI, diffusion MRI, tractography, white matter, attention, motivation, reading, vision, psychophysics.

 

David Pisoni David Pisoni
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Psycholinguistics, speech perception, production and synthesis, perceptual development; spoken language comprehension, voice I/O technology, human factors; hearing impairment, cochlear implants, individual differences, and multi-modal perception of speech

 

Ben Ramsden
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences,
Organization and function of cerebral cortex at submillimeter scale; methods and technologies in neuroscience; brain sciences education.

 

William Shofner

William Shofner
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Research Lab
Auditory psychophysics and neurophysiology.

 

Olaf Sporns

Olaf Sporns
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Research Lab
Cognition and behavior examined using computational neuroscience