Cognitive Science Undergraduate Program Director and Associate Research Professor, Psychology
Mimi is a neuroscientist whose research is about systems and behavioral neuroscience with an emphasis on auditory plasticity/stability and perceptual functions in humans, non-human primates, rodents, and songbirds across the lifespan and pathologies. Along with that her focus also includes effects of stress and epigenetic influences on sensory and sensorimotor learning and memory, and as well as modelling of infant vocal learning.
Assisting Teaching Professor
Ryan is a neurolinguist who researches how language is represented and implemented by the brain. He is interested in the shape of language, how we learn, and what kinds of computations the brain can do. He is also passionate about science communication and maintains a YouTube channel for videos about language, the mind, the brain, and cognition: https://www.youtube.com/@LanguageofMind