Thackery Brown, Ph.D.

Thackery received his Ph.D. in Psychology from Boston University under the mentorship of Dr. Chantal Stern, and completed his postdoctoral training at Stanford University with Dr. Anthony Wagner. He is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at Georgia Institute of Technology, a member of the Center for Advanced Brain Imaging (CABI) and Georgia Tech Neuroscience, and a Network Scholar of The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience.





Qiliang He, Ph.D.

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Postdoctoral Researchers

Omar Zeid, Ph.D. 

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Estibaliz Herrera, Ph.D.

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Graduate Students

Paulina Maxim, B.S.

Doctoral Candidate in Cognition and Brain Science (Psychology)

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Yiren Ren, M.S.

Master’s thesis: Cross-modal schema effect of music pairing on shape sequence acquisition

Doctoral Candidate in Cognition and Brain Science (Psychology)

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Jaida Long, B.S.

Doctoral Candidate in Cognition and Brain Science (Psychology)

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Jancy Liu, M.S.

Doctoral Candidate in Economics (Economics)

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Simin Nasiri, B.S.

Doctoral Candidate in Architecture

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Lab Manager

Yiran Li, B.S.

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Research Assistants

Zoe Altizer – Neuroscience

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Katie Davis – Architecture

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Jyotleen DeWal – Neuroscience

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Megan Kemp – Psychology

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Lucy Niu – Neuroscience

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Felipe Oliveira – Neuroscience

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Ashley Salen – Psychology

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Kevin Thompson – Neuroscience

  • kthompson303 at

Vanessa Vargas – Neuroscience

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Rida Ahmed – Psychology

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Christian Spalding

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Luke Braun

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Zahra Nurbhai

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Lea Varghese

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Gabriella Lewis

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Gracie Kelly

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Gabriel Sanchez

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John Currier

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William Buxton

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Lab Alumni

You can find a list of our lab alumni here


Featured Image

Some of the crew at Pizza & Bowling lab social, January 2023
Some of the crew, Fall 2021