Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory

Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory

Our goal is to gain a better understanding of human prefrontal cortex functioning and neuroplasticity development to improve recovery from brain injury.
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Our Projects

Take a look at a few of the projects we work on everyday.

The Vietnam Head Injury Study (VHIS)

Research Project

Community Mobility & Cognition in Stroke Patients

Research Project

Executive Function and Social Cognition

Research Project

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Selected Publications

Childhood socioeconomic status predicts cognitive outcomes across adulthood following traumatic brain injury.

OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between childhood socioeconomic status (SES) and the level and rate of change in intelligence scores throughout adulthood following traumatic brain injury (TBI). METHODS: In this longitudinal study we tested 186 patients with TBI and 54 healthy controls from the Vietnam Head Injury Study. Childhood SES was determined for each participant based on parental educational attainment and occupational prestige. General intelligence was initially assessed pre…

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Biological and cognitive underpinnings of religious fundamentalism.

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Machiavellian tendencies increase following damage to the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex.

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