Search Funded Grants

Search Results: 32
Search Criteria: Year: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 Category: Understanding Human Cognition Type: Scholar Award

Grantee / ResearcherGrant Details

Carnegie Mellon University
Anna V. Fisher, Ph.D.
Elucidating developmental change in the structure of semantic knowledge and inductive reasoning
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2014
$600,000
USA

Colby College
Jennifer Coane, Ph.D.
Integrating new and prior knowledge in semantic memory
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2015
$600,000
USA

Colgate University
Bruce C. Hansen, Ph.D.
Understanding early visual codes and their relative contribution to rapid perceptual inference
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2015
$600,000
USA

Harvard Medical School
Jan Drugowitsch, Ph.D.
The approximate computations underlying decisions based on perceptual evidence
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2016
$600,000
USA

Johns Hopkins University
Justin Halberda, Ph.D.
How biology and experience shape mathematical thought
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2014
$600,000
USA

Knox College
Daniel Peterson, Ph.D.
How does retrieval shape memory? Exploring the retrieval practice effect
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2015
$600,000
USA

Massachusetts General Hospital
Brian L. Edlow, M.D.
Brainstem modulation of human consciousness
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2016
$600,000
USA

Massachusetts General Hospital
Ken Solt, M.D.
Reanimation and Cognitive Recovery from General Anesthesia
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2014
$600,000
USA

Mount Holyoke College
Mara Breen, Ph.D.
Exploring auditory imagery through reading
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2015
$600,000
USA

New York University
Todd M. Gureckis, Ph.D.
Self-directed learning: Understanding the interactions between decision making, learning, and memory
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2014
$600,000
USA

Occidental College
Andrew Shtulman, Ph.D.
The roles of intuition and reflection in understanding science
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2015
$600,000
USA

Pomona College
Shlomi Sher, Ph.D.
The rational construction of preference
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2015
$600,000
USA

Princeton University
Kanaka Rajan, Ph.D.
Integrative theory of memory and cognitive processes
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2016
$600,000
USA

Radboud University Nijmegen
Floris P. de Lange, Ph.D.
Priors in perception: How foreknowledge changes neural computations
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2013
$600,000
The Netherlands

Stanford University
Lisa Giocomo, Ph.D.
Components and computations for building adaptive cognitive maps of space
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2016
$600,000
USA

Stanford University
Daniel Yamins, Ph.D.
Building richer computational models of visual cognition
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2016
$600,000
USA

Stanford University
Surya Ganguli, Ph.D.
The emergence of cognition from the biophysics of neurons and synapses
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2014
$600,000
USA

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ayelet Landau, Ph.D.
Rhythmic sampling: A domain-general principle in the architecture of attention
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2016
$600,000
Israel

The University of Edinburgh
Sharon Goldwater, Ph.D.
Understanding synergies in language acquisition through computational modeling
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2013
$600,000
United Kingdom

The University of Western Ontario
Jessica Grahn, Ph.D.
Moving to the beat: The relationship between rhythm perception and movement
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2014
$600,000
Canada

Università degli Studi di Milano
Marcello Massimini, M.D., Ph.D.
Consciousness and brain complexity: From theory to practice
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2013
$600,000
Italy

University of California - San Diego
Adam R. Aron, Ph.D.
A stopping circuit for human self control
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2013
$600,000
USA

University of Cambridge
Dénes Szücs, Ph.D.
Cognitive and emotional background of mathematical development: The role of working memory and executive attention in context
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2013
$600,000
United Kingdom

University of Oxford
Mark Stokes, Ph.D.
Stability of mind in a dynamic brain: Neural principles of working memory for flexible human cognition
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2014
$600,000
United Kingdom

University of Oxford
Roi Cohen Kadosh, Ph.D.
New frontiers to improve learning, cognition and neuroplasticity
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2014
$600,000
United Kingdom

University of Oxford
Timothy E. Behrens, Ph.D.
Cortical mechanisms underlying human behavioural control
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2013
$600,000
United Kingdom

University of Richmond
Cindy Bukach, Ph.D.
BEYOND CATEGORIES: Understanding the factors underlying category specificity in the brain
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2015
$600,000
USA

University of Texas at Dallas
Gagan Wig, Ph.D.
A complex networks approach for understanding age-related cognitive decline
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2016
$600,000
USA

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Genevieve Konopka, Ph.D.
Elucidating the molecular evolution of human cognition
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2016
$600,000
USA

University of Toronto
Morgan D. Barense, Ph.D.
Seeing is remembering: Probing the common representations underlying memory and perception
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2013
$600,000
Canada

Wellesley College
Jennie E. Pyers, Ph.D.
Understanding the unique relationship between language and human cognition
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2015
$600,000
USA

Williams College
Nathan Kornell, Ph.D.
Improving self-regulated learning
Program: Understanding Human Cognition

2013
$600,000
USA