The Lab at Western

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Ryan A Stevenson

Dr. Stevenson is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Brain & Mind Institute at the University of Western Ontario. His research focuses on sensory perception across the lifespan, specifically how changes in sensory perception influence cognitive processes such as speech perception. This work includes research with neurotypical populations and special populations including individuals with autism spectrum disorders and cochlear implant users. He uses behavioural measures, advanced neuroimaging techniques (fMRI and EEG), and neuropsychological measures to approach this research from multiple perspectives.

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Samantha Schulz

Sam is a Master’s Student in Developmental Psychology.  She completed her BSc in Health Studies with a Minor in Psychology at the University of Waterloo. Now, she studies in the Stevenson Lab at the University of Western Ontario. She is currently investigating the effect of hypersensitivity on repetitive behaviours in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Other interests of hers include playing ultimate frisbee, snowboarding, and anything else outdoors!

 

 

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Laura Griffith

 

Laura is a third year undergraduate student in the Honors Specialization Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience program. At the lab, she is interested in learning more about sensory perception in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Outside the lab, she loves doing anything adventurous and playing with her dog.

 

 

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Zack Cohen

 

Zack is an undergraduate student completing a Bachelor’s of Science, Honors Specialization in Psychology at Western University. Zack is interested in extending his knowledge about sensory perception in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Outside the lab, he enjoys all things hockey and is a huge Toronto Maple Leafs fan.

 

 

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Tyler Dalal

 

Tyler is an undergraduate student pursuing a Honors Specialization in Psychology at Western University. In the lab he is interested in looking at Schizophrenia and the belief systems that accompany this disorder. Outside of the lab he enjoys powerlifting and soccer.