Nichole Bouffard, Junior Specialist
I recently graduated from UC Davis with a B.S. in Psychology. During my senior year I worked as undergraduate RA in Dr. Arne Ekstrom's Spatial Cognition Lab. While working in the lab I completed an honors thesis which was an investigation of the efficacy of a temporal scaffold in the spatial-based memory mnemonic known as the method of loci. My other research interests include the role of brain regions such as the hippocampus in advanced cognitive processes as well as its influence on memory through interactions with the prefrontal cortex.
While working as junior specialist in the DML I hope to further my skills in programming and techniques such as fMRI and EEG.