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

Congrats to Nick and Monica! Their work on how nicotine affects hippocampal attention and perception is now available on bioRxiv. See our publications page for the link!

Congrats to Nick, whose paper was just accepted at the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience! We show that hippocampal damage impairs rapid perceptual processes that benefit from attention. Check out the paper in our publications page.

Congrats to Eren, whose paper was just accepted at eLife! We found that the hippocampus and mPFC prepare for upcoming attentional states. To read more, check out the paper in 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.

Columbia University

Department of Psychology

406 Schermerhorn Hall

1190 Amsterdam Avenue

New York, NY 10027