Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Q: Favorite fun-fact about the brain?
A: All of Psych 370! Sensation and Perception is full of fun facts that make up the startling truth that perception is a construction meant to enable you to act in a way that provides reasonably good odds of surviving reality. But it's not reality itself. At all.
Q: Favorite book about the Brain?
A: My favorite is "The Beautiful Brain," a compilation of Cajal's drawings published last year. That won't surprise my students– I'm a huge Santiago Ramon y Cajal fan.
Q: When I am not teaching awesome Neuroscience Classes I like to…
A: I like to paint. I'm teaching myself bass guitar. I also zealously guard my status of "Favorite aunt" to my 8 nieces and nephews.
Q: Describe Neuroscience in one word…
Q: Favorite super hero?
A: Whichever superhero my 4 year old nephew is pretending to be. That's usually Batman. Which means that I'm assigned the role of Batgirl or The Penguin, depending on the moment.