Nov 2016: Congratulations to Natalie Steinemann for successfully defending her PhD thesis "Perceptual decision making in humans: Neural correlates along the sensorimotor hierarchy," and thanks to her committee: Lucas Parra, Marom Bikson, Jacek Dmochowski and Mike Shadlen.
Oct 2016: New paper by Gebodh, Vanegas and Kelly accepted for publication in Brain Topography: "Effects of stimulus size and contrast on the initial primary visual cortical response in humans"
Sept 2016: The lab welcomes M.E. students Daire Corley-Carmody, Hannah Craddock, Ronan McCormack, and Killian McManus who will conduct their final-year research projects with us for the year.
Aug 2016: Simon has been awarded a Career Development Award from Science Foundation Ireland for research on the integration of reward information into perceptual decision making.
Jul 2016: Kieran Mohr has just been awarded an IRC PhD fellowship to join the lab
Jul 2016: New paper published at The Journal of Neuroscience, “Abstract and Effector-Selective Decision Signals Exhibit Qualitatively Distinct Dynamics before Delayed Perceptual Reports”
May 2016: UCD M.E. students Lisa Sherin and Eoin Brady, and B.E. student Gavin Foran successfully defend their final project theses for research conducted in the lab
May 2016: Natalie Steinemann has just published the first paper from her PhD thesis, “Tracking neural correlates of successful learning over repeated sequence observations” in the journal NeuroImage.
Jan 2016: New paper accepted at Current Biology, Loughnane et al, “Target selection signals influence perceptual decisions by modulating the onset and rate of evidence accumulation”
Jan 2016: Postdoc Nicolas Langer has just started his own gig in University of Zurich, as an Assistant Professor
Dec 2015: Congratulations to CCNY student Nigel Gebodh for successfully defending his Masters thesis, “Characterization of the effects of stimulus size and contrast on the initial afferent response in human primary visual cortex.”
Feb 2015: Isabel Vanegas has just published her second paper in the lab, “Electrophysiological indices of surround suppression in humans,” in Journal of Neurophysiology.
Jan 2015: The lab relocated to Dublin!