Psychology

Recent Grant Funded Projects

Kris Anderson

Principal Investigator, The impact of gender on alcohol use in peer drinking contexts (R15) National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism, 2022-2025.

Co-Investigator, Diversity Supplement (Postdoctoral Trainee: Tracey Garcia, Ph.D.), Facilitating Adolescent Self-Change for Alcohol Problems, National Institute of Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, 2014-2016.

Co-Investigator, Administrative Supplement to Facilitating Adolescent Self-Change for Alcohol Problems (Women’s Health Initiative), National Institute of Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, 2014-2015.

CEIS Fulbright Award, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 2013-February 2014.

Principal Investigator, Peer Influences on Collegiate Drinking Behaviors, Science Research Fellowship (Student Collaborator: Bianca Valcarce), Reed College. 2013.

Principal Investigator, Portland Site, Project Options (R01; PI: Sandra A. Brown), National Institute of Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, 2012-2016.

Principal Investigator, Social Information Processing in College Drinking Situations, ABMRF: The Alcohol Research Foundation, 2008–2010.

Principal Investigator, Cognitions in Youth Substance Use Relapse Contexts (R21), National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, 2006-2010.

Consultant, Genetics of Adolescent Antisocial Drug Dependence (R01), (PI: Sandra A. Brown), National Institute on Drug Abuse/COMRAD, 2008-2012.

Enriqueta Canseco-Gonzalez

Principal Investigator, M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust: Electrophysiological dynamics of cross-modal plasticity in the lateral occipital complex due to sensory substitution training. 2013-2014.

Jennifer Henderlong Corpus

Principal Investigator, Profiles of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivations: A Developmental Approach, The Spencer Foundation, 2010-2011.

Paul J. Currie

Principal Investigator, M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust: Brain Ghrelin Signaling in Anxiety-Like Behavior.

Principal Investigator, M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust: Anxiogenic Effects of Ghrelin: Interaction with Urocortin, Cannabinoid, and Serontonergic Mechanisms.

Principal Investigator, Biologene Pharma Grant: Assessment of the Effects of JPJY on Energy Expenditure in Rats.

Co-Investigator, Novo-Nordisk Grant: Mechanisms Underlying Weight Gain Inhibition by Insulin Detemir.

Tim Hackenberg

Principal Investigator, NIH Grant: An Animal Model of Gambling in a Laboratory-Based Token Economy, 2020-2023.

Kathryn Oleson

Principal Investigator, Creating and Managing Productive Discomfort in the College Classroom, American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grant, 2016-2017.

Michael Pitts

NSF – Cognitive Neuroscience (2018-2022)
Collaborative Research: RUI: Isolating neural mechanisms of perceptual awareness from post-perceptual processes (Award ID: BCS-1829458)
Role: PI (Co-PI: Michael Cohen; Post-bac researcher: Kevin Ortego)

NSF – Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) (2020-2022)
Bifurcation dynamics around the threshold of conscious vision
Role: PI (REU students: Clay Steinhilber, Maxwell Bennett, Angelica Nicolacoudis, Lucy Allison, Isabella Montano)

Templeton World Charity Foundation (2022-2024)
Bifurcation dynamics in a no-report paradigm
Role: PI (Co-PI: Michael Cohen; Post-bac researcher: Cole Dembski)

Templeton World Charity Foundation (2022-2024)
Triangulating neural correlates of consciousness
Role: PI (Co-PIs: Aaron Schurger, Liad Mudrik)

Templeton World Charity Foundation (2020-2023)
Accelerating research on Consciousness: An adversarial collaboration to test contradictory predictions of Global Neuronal Workspace and Integrated Information Theory
Role: Center PI (Co-center-PIs: Lucia Melloni, Liad Mudrik)

Templeton World Charity Foundation (2019)
Pilot study for a novel paradigm to study consciousness
Role: collaborator (PI: Liad Mudrik)

Templeton World Charity Foundation (2018-2019)
Game development and pilot study for an experiment on consciousness
Role: PI (Co-PIs: Lucia Melloni, Liad Mudrik)