Julia Strand (B.A., Tufts University; PhD., Washington University in St. Louis) teaches courses including Introduction to Psychology, the Psychology of Spoken Words, and Sensation & Perception. Her research focuses on how humans are able to turn sensory information about speech into meaningful representations. Topics of research include how cognitive abilities influence language perception, what traits of words promote easy recognition, how word recognition abilities change with age, and how visual information (seeing the talker) influences language processing.
Naseem (B.A., Carleton College) is the current lab manager of the Perception Lab. He is interested in environmental psychology, speech perception, and open science. Naseem also enjoys riding his bike, being outside, watching Netflix, and not taking himself too seriously.
Emmett hails from a small town in Southern Minnesota called Northfield. He isn’t quite sure what he wants to major in yet, but is interested in cognitive science, languages, international happenings, and music. When he’s not pursuing any of these things, he enjoys spending his time running, and also walking.
ZhaoBin is a potential psych/cog sci/comp sci/maths/stats major. He lives in Singapore. He is constantly exploring diverse interests. For now he is most interested in artificial intelligence. He likes doing yoga and running in the arb.
Binny is a Nigerian born and raised student who lives in Houston Texas. She is interested in studying Political Science and loves to learn new languages. She also loves to cook and try new foods! She is interested in diverse disciplines that involve an active engagement.