Environmental Neuroscience Lab Members


Marc G. Berman

Marc Berman is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Chicago. He received his B.S.E. in Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE) from… Read more
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Stephen van Hedger

I received my PhD in Psychology from the University of Chicago in 2015. My research broadly examines the cognitive and neural mechanisms of auditory learning. Recently, I have begun… Read more

Kyoung Whan Choe

I completed my PhD in the laboratory of Dr. Sang-Hun Lee at Seoul National University in 2015, investigating the role of primary visual cortex during perceptual decision-making. My research interests lie in cognitive/educational neuroscience and… Read more

Hiroki P. Kotabe

I received my Ph.D. in Psychology (Department of Psychology) and Behavioral Science (Booth School of Business) from the University of Chicago in 2016. I take an integrative approach to… Read more

Carlos Cardenas-Iniguez

I am a fifth-year graduate student in the Integrative Neuroscience program. I received a BS in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2009. After… Read more

Ivo Gyurovski

Ivo joined the department of psychology as a doctoral student at the University of Chicago after completing his Masters in psychology at the College of William and Mary. His… Read more

Omid Kardan

I am a graduate student in the Integrative Neuroscience program working with Dr. Marc Berman at the Environmental Neuroscience Lab. I have a BSc. in Electrical Engineering – Bioelectric… Read more

Kim Lewis Meidenbauer

I am a graduate student in Integrative Neuroscience working with Dr. Marc Berman. I received my B.A. in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2012, where I worked… Read more
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Elliot Layden

Elliot received his Bachelor’s degrees (Neuroscience, B.S. & Biology, B.S.) from Indiana University Bloomington and his Master’s degree (Psychology, M.A.) from The University of Chicago. Broadly, Elliot’s research interests… Read more

Kathryn Schertz

I have a B.A. in Cognitive Science from the University of Pennsylvania. I am interested in how time in natural environments affects cognitive processes, including attention restoration, cognitive fatigue,… Read more

Jaime Young

I am interested in studying decision-making relative to human hypocrisy, especially as it relates to cognitive dissonance and its underlying neural mechanisms. I’ve worked in a neurology lab studying… Read more
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Jason Steinberg

I received my Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Minor in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2015. As an undergraduate I… Read more

Lena Woo

I am a third year biology major concentrating in neuroscience. My research interests lie in the intersection of psychology, neuroscience and behavior. Read more

External Collaborators


Lab Alumni

  • Lisa Sprute
  • Will Woods
  • Lillian Li
  • Daniel Hayes
  • Patrick Williams
  • Nicole Timur
  • Francisco Meyer
  • Steven Porter
  • Frank Ibarra
  • Ishaan Guptasarma
  • Hank Grier
  • Mike Sepke