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Prof. Sebastien Helie, Principal Investigator

Sebastien Helie is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences and the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (by courtesy). Dr. Helie also serves as the Associate Director of the Purdue Life Sciences Imaging Facility, and as Co-director of the Center for Research on Brain, Behavior, and NeuroRehabilitation (CEREBBRAL). He is a senior member of the International Neural Networks Society (INNS) and was awarded the 2012 INNS Young Investigator Award. His research interests include, among others, computational cognitive neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, categorization, automaticity, rule learning, sequence learning, skill acquisition, intuition in decision-making, creative problem solving. Dr. Helie can be reached at shelie@purdue.edu.


Graduate students

Pierson Fleischer

Pierson is a PhD Candidate in the Mathematical and Computational Cognitive Science graduate program in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University. Before joining the Laboratory for Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, Pierson completed a BS in Computer Science and an MS in Cognitive Science at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His research interests are related to computational cognitive neurosience. Pierson can be reached at pfleisch@purdue.edu.


Pallavi Mishra

Pallavi is enrolled in the Mathematical and Computational Cognitive Science graduate program in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University. Before joining the Laboratory for Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, Pallavi completed a BS in Information Technology from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology and an MS in System Design and Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research interests are related to cognitive science, computational intelligence, and connectionist networks. Pallavi can be reached at mishra40@purdue.edu.


Zahra Sajedinia

Zahra is enrolled in the Mathematical and Computational Cognitive Science graduate program in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University. Before joining the Laboratory for Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, Zahra completed a BS in Computer Science at the Shahid Beheshti University and an MS in Computer Science at Memorial University. Her research interests are related to problem solving, the role of glia cells in synapse computation, and computational cognitive neurosience more generally. Zahra can be reached at zsajedin@purdue.edu.


Farzin Shamloo

Farzin is enrolled in the Mathematical and Computational Cognitive Science graduate program in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University. Before joining the Laboratory for Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, Farzin completed a BS in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Tehran. His research interests are related to computational cognitive neurosience. Farzin can be reached at fshamloo@purdue.edu.
 

Undergraduate research assistants

Madison Fansher

Madison is majoring in Psychological Sciences at Purdue University. Her research interests are related to computational cognitive neuroscience. Madison can be reached at mfansher@purdue.edu.


Julie Taylor

Julie is majoring in Psychological Sciences at Purdue University. Her research interests are related to computational cognitive neuroscience. Julie can be reached at taylo477@purdue.edu.



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