Lab Affiliates


Emily Cohen-Shikora, Ph.D

Emily graduated from Bates College in 2007 with a degree in Psychology and then worked at Montana State University on an NSF-funded grant for Keith Hutchison before heading to Washington University for graduate school. While in graduate school, she worked in Dr. Dave Balota's Cognitive Psychology Lab exploring cognitive aging, language processing, and attentional control. After defending her dissertation on visual word identification in aging, she worked for a year at the Teaching Center at Washington University before rejoining the Psychological and Brain Sciences Dept. as a Lecturer, where she now teaches Introductory Psychology, Psychological Statistics, and Experimental Psychology. She has been collaborating with Dr. Bugg on projects related to cognitive control and aging since 2014.

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Blaire Weidler, Ph.D

Blaire graduated from Davidson College in 2010 with a degree in Psychology. She recently earned a PhD from WashU under the guidance of Dr. Abrams and is currently a post-doc at the University of Toronto. In addition to her primary research examining visual perception and its interaction with action, she collaborates with the CCA lab on projects related to the flexibility of cognitive control (e.g., how any why can multiple control settings be maintained simultaneously).

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