Start of the Spring Semester

The CORE Lab is very excited to be back at work in the spring semester. Our teams are working on a wide variety of exciting projects! It is great to see all our lab members at our weekly lab meetings back in person (with some Zoom members as well) and meet some of our new research assistants who will be collaborating with us this semester. We are enthusiastic to foster our environment of creativity, curiosity, and intellectual engagement this semester within our lab and with the community at large!

Above is a photo from our lab meeting this week, where we discussed anthropocentric biases in teleological thinking, led by our wonderful grad student, Catie.

Introducing our New Research Assistants!

We are excited to welcome our new undergraduate research assistants who will be working on teams at the CORE lab this semester. We know these talented and dedicated students will be a great addition to our community!

Ella Hanley

Research Interests: Behavioral Neuroscience, Neurological Diseases and Disorders, Learning and Cognition, Disparities in Public Health

Favorite Childhood Book: Magic Tree House: Blizzard of the Blue Moon


Reshika Sai Devarajan

Research Interests: Mental Health, Cognitive Development, Cultural Impact on Cognitive Processes, and Rural Health Disparities

Favorite Childhood Book: Nancy Drew and the Secret of the Old Clock


Paramjai Sandhu

Research Interests: Clinical Psychology & Cross-Cultural Psychology

Favorite Childhood Book: Lord of the Flies

Nithya Sastry

Research Interests: Biology

Favorite Childhood Book: Anything by Rick Riordan


Annika Toivonen

(returning and joining a team this semester!)

Research Interests: Social Cognition, Personality, Developmental Psychology

Favorite Childhood Book: Falling Up by Shel Silverstein

We are excited for a great semester back at the CORE lab, and are extremely grateful for all our new and returning members. Keep updated with us at our Instagram and Twitter below!