New Findings of Reduced Visual Adaptation in Individuals High in Schizotypal Traits Accepted for Publication

Our manuscript entitled, ‘Altered short-term neural plasticity related to schizotypal traits: Evidence from visual adaptation’ was accepted in Schizophrenia Research. In this paper, we show that individuals high in schizophrenia-like traits show evidence for reduced adaptation in the visual system. These findings are suggestive of altered short-term plasticity being related to schizotypal traits, which may have […]

New Findings of Pupil Responses in Individuals Diagnosed in Schizophrenia Accepted for Publication

Our manuscript entitled, ‘Reduced pupil dilation during action preparation in schizophrenia’ was accepted at the International Journal of Psychophysiology. In this paper, we show that individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia show less dilation of the pupil as they are preparing to respond. Less dilation was associated with more difficulties in motivation and less interest in social […]

Lab Receives New Grant to Study Disruptions in a Sense of Self in Individuals Experiencing Psychosis

Our lab recently received a $1.5 million dollar grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to understand why individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder experience psychosis. More specifically, we are testing whether faulty signaling between regions of the brain that are involved in producing movement and regions of the brain involved in sensation. […]