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McCandliss Lab: academic year and summer opportunities

Bruce McCandliss, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute)
Funding Sponsor: 
Dr. Bruce McCandliss
Contact Email: 
angiemw@stanford.edu (Angie Wang)
Funding Deadline: 
March 1, 2020 - 11:59 pm

Research topics: The Educational Neuroscience Initiative brings together elementary school education and neuroscience research to understand how the brain changes with learning.

Techniques: We use EEG and behavioral methods with children and adults.

Website: https://edneuroinitiative.stanford.edu

Seeking undergrads for: Academic year, Summer

Required skills: Coursework - Basic coursework in Neuroscience, Psychology, and/or Research Methods

How to apply: Contact Angie Wang (angiemw@stanford.edu)

Project information: Students will join one or more ongoing projects investigating early literacy, math, and executive function. Students will assist with EEG and behavioral data collection at Stanford, and at K-8 partner schools (must be willing/able to travel to study site in Menlo Park, CA on weekdays between 8:30am-5pm). Duties may also include participant recruitment, behavioral assessment scoring, data entry, data analysis, stimulus development, and literature reviews.