Members

 
Dr. Nicola Grissom
Dr. Nicola Grissom is an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department.  Originally from Hawai'i, she obtained her undergraduate degree at Reed College in  Portland, Oregon, her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and conducted her postdoctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.  Sushi is her primary reinforcer. 
 
Graduate Students
 
Cathy ChenCathy Chen - Cathy graduated from Carleton with a Bachelors in Psychology in 2017 and will be joining the Psychology PhD program and NeuroGOAL lab this fall. Her primary reinforcers are naps.
 
 
 
 
 
Technicians
 
Sylvie BindasSylvia Bindas - Sylvie graduated from Grinnell College in 2018 with a Bachelors in Psychology and French  and a minor in Neuroscience. She worked as a technician in the lab for the summer of 2017, and has returned for 2018-2019. Her primary reinforcer is frosted animal crackers.
 
 
 
 
Nadia CopelandNadia Copeland - Nadia graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelors in Psychology, English, and Biology. Her favorite reinforcer in Beaver Tails.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maddison VailMaddison Vail - Maddison is a junior at Marquette College, where she is majoring in Biomedical Sciences with a minor in Neuroscience. She is working as a technician in the lab for the summer of 2018. Her favorite reinforcer is extra-toasted cheez-its.
 
 
 
 
 
Undergraduates
Kyle SchroederKyle Schroeder - Kyle was the recipient of a College of Liberal Arts Dean's Freshman Research & Creative Scholars Award in 2017, and has continued work in the lab since.
 
 
 
 
 
Aleksey Mason-BradachAleksey Mason-Bradach - Aleksey began volunteering in the lab during the summer of 2017. She will be graduating from the University of St. Thomas in 2019 with a major in Neuroscience and a minor in Family Studies. Her favorite reinforcer is chocolate chip cookies.
 
 
 
 
Abby HellerAbigail Heller - Abby will be graduating from the University of St. Thomas in 2019 with a major in Neuroscience. Abby's favorite reinforcer is blueberry poptarts. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sarah WarnerSarah Warner - Sarah will be graduating from the University of Minnesota in 2019 with a major in Neuroscience and a minor in Public Health. Her favorite reinforcer is coffee. 
 
 
 
 
 
Destiny WeaverDestiny Weaver - Destiny will be graduating in 2020 from the University of Minnesota with a major in Neuroscience and a minor in Health Psychology. Her favorite reinforcer is burritos.
 
 
 
 
 
Former Members
Megan Warwick - Graduate Program in Neuroscience Rotation Student (2017)
Timothy Monko - Graduate Program in Neuroscience Rotation Student (2017)
Gianna Honcharuk - Undergraduate Lab Technician (2017)
Ashley Eknes - Undergraduate Lab Technician (2017)
Adriana Cushnie - Graduate Program in Neuroscience Rotation Student (2018)
Michelle Chu - Undergraduate Lab Technician (2018)
Emilie Gasparini - Undergraduate Lab Technician (2018)
Jack Leschisin - Undergraduate Lab Technician (2018)
Jake Jeong - Lab Manager (2018)