People

Eve Isham, Ph.D. - Principal Investigator

Dr. Eve IshamDr. Isham's research interests include the behavioral and neural basis of time perception across  different states of consciousness, functions of consciousness, and action-based decision-making. Dr. Isham is also interested in aesthetic experiences, perceptual illusions, and the science of magic. She is a member of the UA Evelyn McKnight Institute, Cognitive Science GIDP, and serves as the Treasurer for the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness.   

 

Sara Lomayesva - Research Assistant

Sara graduated from the University of Arizona's Neuroscience and Cognitive Science program in May 2018 with an emphasis on Cognition. Her research interests range from the effects of solitary confinement on neural oscillations, to the effects of depression and anxiety on the perception of time and volition, to Dark Triad personality development and ethology. Sara enjoys boxing, drumming, and cuddling with her cat, Cerebellum (Bella), when she's not in the lab.

 

Xinyu Wei - Research Assistant

Xinyu WeiXinyu is currently completing her MA in Philosophy at the University of Arizona. Her research interests include issues at the intersection of cognitive science, philosophy of mind, and experimental philosophy, such as the problem of dual process modeling and how it works in perception and memory. In her free time, Xinyu enjoys snowboarding, hiking, and playing guitar.

 

 

Nora Rady - Honors Thesis Student

Nora RadyNora is an senior Honors student graduating in May 2019. She is currently conducting research on consciousness and decision-making for the completion of her Honors Thesis. Nora’s research interests include neurobiological mechanisms of consciousness, disorders of consciousness and understanding neurological components of mental disorders . In her free time, Nora enjoys spending time with her puppy, Heidi.

 

 

Hannah Gaffney - Undergraduate Research Assistant

Hannah GaffneyHannah is an Honors student graduating in May 2020 with a BA in Psychology and minor in Adolescents, Community, and Education. Her research interests include consciousness and perceptions of time and space. In her free time, Hannah enjoys cooking, volunteering, and being involved in various clubs on campus.

 

 

 

 

Steven Horkey - Undergraduate Research Assistant

Steven Horkey Steven is a Neuroscience & Cognitive Science Major with a minor in Computer Science. His research interests include consciousness, perception, and the philosophy of mind. In his free time, he enjoys meditation, making music, hiking, and personal development.

 

 

 

ALUMNI

LARA KRISST | KEVIN LE | CAMILLE MEJIA | MELISSA VILLACARTE | KRYSTAL WULF |TIFFANY WALL | HUNTER TRICE | SEZER ISUF | BEN EMERZIAN | FARHAN SARESHWALA | JOSEPH BUTLER | SANDRA MINEYEV | RACHEL GWINN | SUKHMANI CHAUHAN | JESSICA STERN | JESSE HUSTON | ELIJAH ZISKIN

COLLABORATORS

ARNE EKSTROM, University of Arizona | BILL BANKS, Pomona College | BILL PRINZMETAL, UC Berkeley | BRUCE BRIDGEMAN, UC Santa Cruz | DALE BERGER, Claremont Graduate University | JOY GENG, UC Davis | ITZHAK FRIED, UCLA | PETER HOGENSON | RICK HILL | RODRIGO QUIAN QUIROGA, University of Leicester | TARA MCISAAC, A.T. Still University 

Interested in joining us?

We are accepting graduate students for Fall 2019.  Please contact Dr. Isham at eaisham@email.arizona.edu.

Undergraduate research assistants and honors thesis students are also welcome. Please contact our lab manager at uacatlab@gmail.com for more information.