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Diego Pafundo

Post Doc with Sandra Kuhlman
Carnegie Mellon UniversityBiological Sciences Address MI 187
Research Description

Functional role of inhibition on the processing of visual information in mouse.

David Pane

Director of Computational Resources Phone: (412) 268-7108 Fax: (412) 268-5060
Carnegie Mellon UniversityCNBC Address MI 115G

Andrew Papale

Post Doc with Mac Hooks
University of PittsburghNeurobiology Address BST W1410
Research Description

Determine specific cell types and synaptic change involved during learning and execution of a motor cortex dependent skilled reaching task

Puja Parekh

Graduate Student with Colleen McClung
University of PittsburghCNUP

David Paulsen

Post-doc with Beatriz Luna Phone: (412) 383-8168
University of PittsburghPsychiatry Address Loeffler Bldg Room 110
Research Description

Neurocognitive development; decision-making, motivation, adolescent risk-taking, substance abuse

Nicholas Pavlovsky

Graduate Student with Aaron Batista
University of PittsburghBioengineering Address BST3 4079

Thomas Pearce

Post Doc with Rob Turner
University of PittsburghNeuroscience Address BST3 4079
Research Description

Studying the corticothalamic motor circuitry for control of voluntary arm movements.

Marta Pecina

Assistant Professor Phone: (412) 246-5831
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University of PittsburghPsychiatry Address 100 N. Bellefield Ave. Website: http://www.psychiatry.pitt.edu/node/9823

Research Topics:  Affective / Clinical, Characterization of Neural Circuits

Research Description

Neuroimaging predictors of treatment responses in depression

Cedric Peirs

Post Doc with Rebcca Seal Phone: 412-294-3246
University of PittsburghNeurobiology Address BST3 6068
Research Description

Neural circuits underlying touch and pain

David Evan Pence

Graduate Student with Edouard Machery
University of PittsburghHistory And Philosophy of Science Address CL 1017

Charles Perfetti

Professor Phone: 412-624-7071 Fax: 412-624-9149
Photo of Charles Perfetti
University of PittsburghPsychology Address LRDC 644 Website: http://www.lrdc.pitt.edu/people/researcher-detail.cshtml?id=308

Research Topics:  Language & Reading, Learning & Memory

Research Description

My research program addresses language and reading processes, from word processing through comprehension, studied in English and comparatively across languages. The research includes cognitive (behavioral) studies, ERPs, EEGs, and collaborative research in fMRI and MEG. The general goal is to achieve a richer view of language processes by the combination of methods. Projects include 1) Text comprehension studied with ERPs to expose readers word-to-text integration processes. 2a) Universal and writing-system specific components of reading. Comparisons across languages and writing systems expose what is general and specific in reading; 2b) Learning to read a second language in a new writing system. 3) New word learning, especially the processes by which the meanings of new words become integrated into the mental lexicon.

Susan Perlman

Assistant Professor Phone: 412-624-4139
Photo of Susan Perlman
University of PittsburghPsychiatry Address Loeffler 121 Website: http://www.lcbd.pitt.edu

Research Topics:  Affective / Clinical, Characterization of Neural Circuits, Developmental Processes, Diseases & Disorders, Executive Control & Memory, Methods Development

Research Description

Neurodevelopment of emotion

Erik Peterson

Post Doc with Mark Wheeler
University of PittsburghPsychology Address LRDC 617
Research Description

Using a combination of MVPA (machine learning applied to fMRI data), simulation, and formal models of categorization to better understand the intersection of perceptual decision making and memory.

Andreas Pfenning

Assistant Professor Phone: (412) 268-5518
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Carnegie Mellon UniversityComputational Biology Secondary Department Biological Sciences (CMU) Address Gates-Hillman Center 7711 Website: http://www.pfenninglab.org/

Research Topics:  Diseases & Disorders, Language & Reading, Motor Control

Research Description

Genomics of neurological disorders and behavior

Mary L. Phillips

Professor Phone: 412-383-8206 Fax: 412-383-8336
http://www.wpic.pitt.edu/research/neg/default.htm
University of PittsburghPsychiatry Address Loeffler Bldg 305 Website: http://www.wpic.pitt.edu/research/neg/default.htm

Jyotsna Pilli

Post Doc with Alison Barth
Carnegie Mellon UniversityBiological Sciences Address MI 183
Research Description

Mapping and identifying cold-responsive neurons in insular cortex of mice.

Tara Pirnia

Graduate Student
Carnegie Mellon UniversityCNBC

David Plaut

Professor Phone: (412) 268-5145 Fax: (412) 268-2798
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Carnegie Mellon UniversityPsychology Secondary Department Computer Science (CMU) Address BH 245N Website: http://www.cnbc.cmu.edu/~plaut

Research Topics:  Developmental Processes, Diseases & Disorders, Language & Reading, Sensation & Perception

Research Description

Computational modeling of reading, language and semantics

Michael F. Pogue-Geile

Professor Phone: (412) 624-8818 Fax: (412) 624-5407

Alexander Poplawsky

Post Doc with Seong-Gi Kim Phone: (412) 383-6696
University of PittsburghRadiology Address McGowen 155
Research Description

Direct detection of neural magnetic fields with magnetic resonance technology.

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