Welcome to the home page of the Cognitive Neuropsychology Lab at USciences. The site describes ongoing research related to neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience at USciences. This includes our clinical neuropsychological research associated with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and heart failure as well as basic research on human cognition and cognitive electrophysiology.
(L to R: Spring 2016 Lab Photo of Megan Strowger, Ciara Nestor, Kelly Cucculo, Lauren Mace, Sara McHugh-Grant, Darren Friedman, &
Stephen Moelter, Ph.D.
SHUT Skates, Spitfire Wheels, and Thunder Truck Co.
Sara McHugh-Grant, B.A, Health Psychology Graduate Student
Sara is a Master's student currently working on finishing her thesis. She received her Bachelor's degree from Penn State University where she studied Psychology. Her research interests include understanding how sleep hygiene is associated with cognitive performance and brain electrophysiology. Sara manages the EEG-ERP laboratory at USciences and works at the University of Pennsylvania Sleep Center. Upon graduation she plans to attend a Ph.D program in Clinical Psychology.
Lisa D'Errico, B.A, Health Psychology Graduate Student
Lisa is a Master's student who joined the lab in 2016. Lisa received her Bachelor's degree from Bucknell University where she studied Psychology. Her research focus is in memory in healthy young adults and in people at risk for Alzheimer's disease.
Jon Spector, B.A, Health Psychology Graduate Student
Jon is a Master's student who joined the lab in 2016. Jon received his Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Gwynedd Mercy University. Jon's research interest are in memory, lateralization of brain function, and mental illness.