Big summer!

It has been a busy summer at the Neuroplasticity Lab – too busy for frequent updates. Here are some highlights: In May, Dr. Martin gave an invited talk at SISSA in Trieste, Italy for the launch of the International Manifesto of Trieste for women in science, highlighting her work in creating the Women in Cognitive […]

Graduating seniors awards and honors

From the Martin Lab – Graduating senior Rebecca Federman received a Fulbright to spend a year in  Spain. From the TSCAN lab – Graduating senior Serena Bradler won the William C. Howell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research and Scholarship. Serena also graduated with both departmental honors and distinction in research.


Simon received an NSF CAREER grant from the Cognitive Neuroscience Program at the NSF (BCS- 1752751). He will be continuing research using representational similarity analysis to connect computational theories of reading with neural data and developing teaching materials for linking data from cognitive neuroscience and theory from cognitive science. CAREER awards are one of the most […]

Braille Conference @ Rice

Dr. Fischer-Baum is co-organizing a symposium on braille literacy at Rice March 8-10, with Robert Englebretson from Linguistics and Cay Holbrook from University of British Columbia. The conference is funded by Scientia and includes an impressive array of international speakers. More information about the conference here and the conference was features in Rice news.