Cognitive Neuroscience Research

The Division of Cognitive Neuroscience focuses on epidemiologic, neuropsychological, cognitive experimental and neuroimaging approaches to cognitive function across the life span. There is an emphasis on normal and abnormal aging and neurological conditions.

Areas of Research

  • Cognitive experimental and traditional neuropsychological battery-based studies of cognition and metacognition
  • Multimodal structural and functional brain imaging
  • Genetics, CSF and blood measures
  • Cognitive reserve
  • Influences on brain health and cognition including literacy, education, ethnicity, culture, social networks, sleep hygiene, physical activity, nutrition, lifestyle, personality
  • Innovative image processing and analytic approaches
  • Cognitive and exercise interventions

Associate Research Scientists

  • Miguel Arce, PhD
  • Patrick Lao, PhD
  • Jet Vonk, PhD