People

John Jonides : Daniel J. Weintraub Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

John Jonides

jjonides@umich.edu

Daniel J. Weintraub Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Education

  • B.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1969
  • M.Ed., Johns Hopkins University, 1971
  • M.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1972
  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1975
    CV

Research Interests

  • Memory
  • Executive processes
  • Training of cognitive processes
  • Training of working memory

Current Projects

  • Studies of cognitive and brain mechanisms of executive processing
  • Studies of retrieval mechanisms in short-term memory
  • Studies of the influence of motivation on cognitive control, memory, and cognitive training
  • Studies of working memory and transcranial direct current stimulation

Outside Interests

  • Jogging
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Movies
Tessa Abagis : Graduate Student

Tessa Abagis

tabagis@umich.edu

Graduate Student

Education

  • B.A., Boston University, Psychology & Neuroscience, 2013
  • Ph.D. Candidate, Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • CV

Research Interests

  • Attention and distractibility
  • ADHD
  • tDCS/TMS/brain stimulation
  • Neuroimaging

Current Projects

Currently I am conducting studies of distraction in people with and without ADHD. Ultimately, I aim to develop ways to mitigate interference from external distractors by employing brain stimulation and manipulating task demands on perceptual load.

Outside Interests

  • Traveling
  • Cooking
  • Reading
Michelle Evans : Lab Manager/Study Coordinator

Michelle Evans

mmevans@umich.edu

Lab Manager/Study Coordinator

B.A. Psychology, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Research Assistants

  • Fatima Almusawi
  • Paige Baal
  • Kallie Bernas
  • Anthony Edgar
  • Maya Eter
  • Tamar Grode
  • Alexandra Kritzmacher
  • Nathan Lwo
  • Arushi Mahajan
  • Anisha Moorthy
  • Elijah Rachlin
  • Clara Steeby

Recent Collaborators

Martin Buschkuehl : Research Scholar

Martin Buschkuehl

mbuschkuehl@mindresearch.net

Research Scholar

Susanne Jaeggi : Associate Professor; University of California, Irvine

Susanne Jaeggi

smjaeggi@uci.edu

Associate Professor; University of California, Irvine

Benjamin Katz : Assistant Professor; Virginia Tech

Benjamin Katz

katzben@vt.edu

Assistant Professor; Virginia Tech

Ethan Kross : Professor of Psychology; University of Michigan

Ethan Kross

ekross@umich.edu

Professor of Psychology; University of Michigan

Previous Collaborators

Post Docs

  • Marc Berman
  • Martin Buschkuehl
  • Susanne Jaeggi
  • Katherine Krpan
  • Derek Evan Nee

Grad Student Alumni

Lab Alumni

  • Michaela Andrini
  • Courtney Behnke
  • Patrick Bissett
  • Christopher Cargill
  • Catherine Cherny
  • Gina Choe
  • Nicole Ciraulo
  • Katelyn Colter
  • Lauren Davis
  • Mona El-Hout
  • Alexa Erickson
  • Avneet Grewal
  • Laura Hieber
  • Avery Katz
  • Alexa Korbakes
  • Sue Li
  • Jennifer Lindner
  • Lucy Ma
  • Sally Nagia
  • Ola Nowakowska
  • Christina Oska
  • Katie Sarkesian
  • Zachary Schildcrout
  • Hannah Schwimmer
  • Thea Senger
  • Sheebani Talati
  • Neha Thawani
  • Kirti Thummala
  • Kerry Traub
  • Marie Yasuda
  • Chelsea Zabel