People

Principal Investigator

Current Post-docs &
Graduate Students
Current Research Assistant
  •  Susie Turkson
Former Graduate Students
Former Post-doctoral Researchers
Former Research Assistants
  • John Molony
  • Kelsey Blomeke
    (Notre Dame Clinical Psychology Graduate Program)
  • Kate Murray
    (UCSD Neuroscience Graduate Program)
  • Michael Levitt
    (Graduated with Honors, 2002. Medical Student, Loyola University)
  • Sara Polis
    (Research Coordinator, University of Chicago)

Paul J. Reber, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director of Brain, Behavior & Cognition
Brain, Behavior, and Cognition; Cognitive Psychology

Office: Cresap 308
Phone: (847) 467-1624
E-mail: preber@northwestern.edu

Ben Reuveni

  Brain, Behavior, & Cognition Department of Psychology Northwestern UniversityOffice: Cresap 309 Email: reuveni@u.northwestern.edu Current Research My research has two main avenues of focus. The first aims to characterize the nature of Implicit and Explicit memory systems interactions both behaviorally and neurologically with the goal of developing effective training methods that allow expression of both systems where …

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Jen C. Whitman

Jen’s lab page…  

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Kati Gigler

Kati Gigler Brain, Behavior, & Cognition Department of Psychology Northwestern University Office: 309 Cresap Email: kathryn.gigler@u.northwestern.edu Research Interests I am interested broadly in memory plasticity and, more particularly, in the extent to which this plasticity remains present in older adults. My research interests therefore include both the laboratory-based and real-world expression of cognitive decline associated …

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Kelsey Thompson

  Brain, Behavior, & Cognition Department of Psychology Northwestern University Office: Cresap 309 Email: kelseythompson2012@u.northwestern.edu Current Research Interests: I am interested in the implicit learning process and how it happens in the brain. Contributing towards this understanding, my first year research focused on the effects of ego depletion on implicit skill learning and the mechanisms …

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Michael S. Cohen

Postdoctoral Researcher Department of Psychology Northwestern University Office: Cresap 309 E-mail: michael.cohen@northwestern.edu Research Interests: Michael’s work focuses primarily on how people strategically vary their encoding processes, either as a result of differing value between items, or based on what they know about the relative effectiveness of different strategies. His dissertation work at UCLA used fMRI …

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Paul J. Reber, Ph.D.

Professor, Psychology & Communication Sciences and Disorders (courtesy) Northwestern University Head of the Brain, Behavior and Cognition Program at NU Psych Link to Faculty page at Northwestern University Psychology Department A Wordle based on my current CV (Aug 2011) which seems like a surprisingly good snapshot. Professional interests My research focuses primarily on memory throughout …

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Samantha Wootan

Brain, Behavior, & Cognition Department of Psychology Northwestern University Office: Cresap 309 Email: samanthawootan2017@u.northwestern.edu Publications Wootan, S.S., Mroczek, D.K., & Reber, P.J. (in prep) Working memory training: challenges to comprehensively measuring transfer. Wootan, S.S., & Leding, J.K. (2015) Need for cognition and false memory: can one’s natural processing style be manipulated by external factors? in press.  Leding, …

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