Cognitive Psychology Students

Michelle Cheng
Interests: Theory of mind and language
Advisor: Alan Leslie
Program: Cognitive Psychology
Email: mailto:msucheng@gmail.com
Christina Boyce-Jacino
Interests: Childrens cognitive and social cognitive development
Advisor: Judith Hudson
Program: Cognitive Psychology
Email: mailto:meng.zhang0904@rutgers.edu
Nathan Destler
Interests: Visual shape recognition from a computational modeling perspective
Advisor: Jacob Feldman, Manish Singh
Program: Cognitive Psychology
Email: mailto:nathan.destler@rutgers.edu
Nic Kleene
Interests: Computational models of visual perception, visual search and eye movements
Advisor: Melchi Michel
Program: Cognitive Psychology
Email: mailto:nk374@rci.rutgers.edu
Kimele Persaud
Interests: Influence of prior knowledge on recall of naturalistic episodic memories
Advisor: Pernille Hemmer
Program: Cognitive Psychology
Email: mailto:kjg117@eden.rutgers.edu
Gwendolyn (Johnson) Rehrig
Interests: Lexical semantics of verbs, the organization of verbs in the lexicon, the syntactic properties of verbs, and how events as perceived or experienced by observers correspond to verbal events.
Advisor: Karin Stromswold
Program: Cognitive Psychology
Email: mailto:gwendolyn.rehrig@rutgers.edu
Talia Robbins
Interests: Influence of belief updating on medication adherence
Advisor: Pernille Hemmer
Program: Cognitive Psychology
Email: mailto:talia.robbins@rutgers.edu
Ji-Hye Ryu
Interests: Consciousness and voluntary/spontaneous actions
Advisor: Elizabeth Torres
Program: Cognitive Psychology
Email: mailto:jihye.ryu@rutgers.edu
Yelda Semizer
Interests: Mechanisms of visual working memory and attention, statistical summary representations, and eye movements
Advisor: Melchi Michel
Program: Cognitive Psychology
Email: mailto:yelda.semizer@rutgers.edu
Ruth Sher
Interests: The effects of sensory-motor integration on voluntary and involuntary movement
Advisor: Elizabeth Torres
Program: Cognitive Psychology
Email: mailto:ruthymsher@gmail.com
Neha Sinha
Interests: Long term memory retention; long term effects of reading comprehension on performance on related questions and exams
Advisor: Arnold Glass
Program: Cognitive Psychology
Email: mailto:nehasinha132@gmail.com
Gala Stojnic
Interests: Cognitive development, the intersection between theory of mind and language
Advisor: Alan Leslie
Program: Cognitive Psychology
Email: mailto:gs623@scarletmail.rutgers.edu
Shuqi Yang
Interests: Numerical representation in young children, conceptual change in mathematics and intuitive physics.
Advisor: Rochel Gelman
Program: Cognitive Psychology
Email: mailto:sy336@eden.rutgers.edu