Graduate Students – IDEA lab

PI: David Washburn, Ph.D.

For more information, visit the IDEA lab website.

Maisy Bowden – Ph.D. student

Maisy graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University with a B.A. in psychology and French. As an undergraduate, she was involved in several welfare studies for animals in captivity, primarily at the St. Louis Zoo and Louisville Zoo. Her research interests fall under the umbrella of evolutionary psychology and comparative cognition, especially regarding statistical learning and other learning strategies, and how prior experience may affect those strategies. Maisy is a 2CI University Doctoral Fellow in Primate Social Cognition, Evolution & Behavior.

Antonio Salamanca – Ph.D. candidate

Antonio is a doctoral candidate in the Cognitive Sciences program at Georgia State University. His research focuses on executive attention and metacognition. His primary research lab is the Individual Differences in Executive Attention (IDEA) Lab under the direction of Dr. Washburn, but he also works on human-factors projects with Cox Communications, designing experiments to study the user experience.