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Dan Denis, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology


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Antonio Martinez-Tlatenchi
Department of Psychology
Clinical Program

Antonio's research focuses on stress and emotional memory with a focus on neuroendocrine systems. Specifically, he is interested in how stress-response related hormones, such as cortisol and testosterone, influence underlying memory formation systems. His clinical interests revolve around how dysregulation in stress hormone systems may contribute to maladaptive memory formation processes often seen in psychological disorders such as PTSD.

Antonio's current project investigates the joint effects of testosterone and cortisol (i.e., Dual Hormone Hypothesis) on emotional memory formation, cognitive appraisal, and other cognitive processes.


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Sara Y. Kim
Department of Psychology
Cognition, Brain, and Behavior Program

Sara's primary interests relate to sleep and episodic memory, particularly episodic and emotional episodic memory, with secondary interests in states of emotional arousal (e.g., acute stress). Her current research examines 1) the effects of stage-specific characteristics (e.g., sleep spindles) on episodic memory, including investigations into ecologically valid measures of episodic memory, and 2) the mechanisms underlying preferential consolidation of emotional information during sleep.


Carissa DiPietro
Department of Psychology
Cognition, Brain, and Behavior Program


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Chaz Rich
Department of Psychology
Clinical Program



Sara Alger

Sara Alger, Ph.D.
Researcher, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research


Tony Cunningham

Tony Cunningham, Ph.D.
Psychology Intern, VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System
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Enmanuelle Pardilla-Delgado

Enmanuelle Pardilla-Delgado, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar, Familial Dementia Neuroimaging Lab,
Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School


Stephen Mattingly

Stephen Mattingly, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Notre Dame


Alexis Chambers

Alexis Chambers, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, North Central College