• The Cognitive Neuroscience of Stress Lab is located in the Department of Psychology at Saint Louis University
  • We are interested in how psychological stress affects attention, learning, memory, social cognition and decision making.
  • We use neuroendocrine (cortisol), autonomic nervous system (heart rate variability, skin conductance, pupil diameter), somatic muscles (EMG), and eye-tracking methodology to examine how stress affects cognition.


An example of output from the eye-tracker. "Hotter" colors indicate areas of longer gaze duration.