Post-Doctoral Research Fellows

Ahren Fitzroy

Ph.D in Neuroscience and Behavior from UMass Amherst (2013), Postdoctoral fellowship at Northwestern University (2013-2015)

Research Interests: Interested in how auditory learning shifts from transient changes in listening to more durable changes in the auditory system, from initial attentional modulation of cortical perception through sleep-dependent memory consolidation and eventually long-term changes in the auditory brainstem and cortex.  
Position:

Postdoctoral Research Associate,  Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, UMass Amherst (PI: Rebecca Spencer)
Postdoctoral Research Associate / Visiting Lecturer, Department of Psychology and Education, Mount Holyoke College (PI: Mara Breen)

Ahren Fitzroy Website Link
Bethany Jones

Bethany Jones

Research Interests:  I am interested in the neural processes by which sleep changes memory representations and how factors such as aging and emotional salience affect these processes.
Position:

May 2013-present, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Cognition and Action Lab (PI: Dr. Rebecca Spencer), Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Paula J. Moura

Paula J. Moura

Ph.D.: General Physiology

Research Interests: Project focuses on how circadian signals are integrated with steroid signals to initiate the preovulatory surge of luteinizing hormone release.
Position:

Jully 2009-present Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (Laboratory of Sandra Petersen) University of Massachusetts Amherst

David Ross

David Ross

Research Interests: Working on combining computational and imaging methods to constrain and advance models of visual recognition and memory.
Position:

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences (PI: Dr. Rosie Cowell)