About me
I'm currently a joint postdoctoral researcher at Army Research Labs (Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD) and Syntrogi, Inc. (San Diego, CA). I received my PhD from the University of California, Irvine in 2009. Since then, I have been investigating cognitive aspects of visual processing with several methods (e.g., TMS, EEG, fMRI, MEG) and several analytic techniques. This page is a snapshot into my current research and is constantly evolving, so check back for updates! See the links to the left for my publications and other research-related material.

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A short summary
As a cognitive neuroscientist, stated broadly, I ascribe function to brain matter. I have integrated current neuroimaging techniques (measuring blood flow, electrical activity, or injected electrical activity into brain) with behavioral measures to challenge existing theories of functional processing of specific brain regions, and developed a research program that uses innovative strategies and converging measures to answer critical questions that are foundational to the field of cognitive neuroscience as a whole. The research program I developed involves summarizing whole-brain networks (constrained by the nature of biological systems) using novel analytical approaches and attempting to understand the cognitive processes (e.g., attention, visual perception, decision making, motor control) coincident with modulations within these networks.