How does the brain transform experiences into memories, and how does memory influence experience? We study how attention and perception affect what we remember, and

how memory can in turn guide our attention, perception, and goal-directed behavior. 

the latest news

How do dynamic threats affect our ability to navigate in an efficient way? Check out Brian's new preprint in our Publications page — an exciting collaboration with Kevin Ochsner and the SCAN lab!

Congrats to Hannah and Halle, who just had a  "Journal Club" review published in The Journal of Neuroscience! You can find it on our Publications page.

Congratulations to Mike, who was just awarded an NIH NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship (F31)! This will support his work on perceptual curiosity.

Congratulations to Caroline, whose paper was just published in eLife! In a collaboration with Chris Baldassano, we discovered hierarchical anticipatory signals in the brain! The paper is posted on our Publications page.

our philosophy

We like to do good science and have fun. At the same time, but also separately.

We are strongly committed to providing a positive, supportive lab environment. To learn more, read our lab manual.