Lab Members

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Ben Hayden

PI

Ben received his Ph.D. from the University of California Berkeley and was a post-doctoral fellow at Duke University. In 2009, he was the Outstanding Young Investigator for the Society for Neuroeconomics. Since then, his research has been featured twice in Senator Tom Coburn's Wastebook, a government publication highlighting worthless science.

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Brianna Sleezer

Post-doc

Brianna received her Ph.D. from the University of Rochester and was a postdoctoral research associate at Cornell University. She now works as a science/medical writer and data analytics consultant for clients throughout the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and academic sectors.

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Ben Voloh

Post-doc

Ben received his PhD in Psychology from Vanderbilt University. He studies how neural state transitions drive behavioral transitions during exploration in free movement.

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Indirah Conover

Technician

Received B.A. in Neuroscience from Carthage College

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Roberto Lopez Cervera

MD/PhD Student

Roberto earned a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of California, Santa cruz.

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Tyler Cash-Padgett

Graduate Student

Tyler received his B.A. in neuroscience and philosophy from Johns Hopkins University. He studies the neuronal basis of decision making and cognitive control.

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David Maisson

Graduate Student

David received his BA in Psychology from Cal State Uni, Northridge. He received is MS in Neuroscience from the University of Delaware. He studies how neural state transitions drive behavioral transitions during free exploration.

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Matthew Maple

Technician

Matthew is a fourth-generation Gopher and joined the Hayden and Zimmermann labs as a Researcher after receiving his B.S. and M.B.S. from the University of Minnesota

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Priyanka Mehta

Graduate Student

Priyanka received her bachelor's degree in Cognitive Science from UCLA. She will be starting a faculty position at UW Superior in Fall 2021.

Collaborators

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Becket Ebitz

Université de Montréal

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Sarah Heilbronner

University of Minnesota

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Alex Herman

University of Minnesota

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Ruben Moreno Bote

Université Pompeu Fabra

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Hyun Soo Park

University of Minnesota

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John Pearson

Duke University

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Sashank Varma

Georgia Tech

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Seng Bum Michael Yoo

MIT and IBS

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Jan Zimmermann

University of Minnesota