Emily Fyfe is the director of the LEAD Lab at Indiana University. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Her research is in cognitive development with a focus on the development of mathematics knowledge and problem solving. Her primary goal is to understand how children think and learn about math, both independently and with instructional guidance. For more information check out her CV or contact her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collin Byers is the LEAD Lab manager. He graduated from Indiana University in 2019 with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Educational Studies. He has a particular interest in cognitive, educational, and social psychology.
Lillyanna Faimon is a senior majoring in Cognitive Science. She is interested in how to utilize creativity to not only help foster learning in STEM fields but to create better learning environments as a whole.
Zoe Fifer is a sophomore at IU studying Biology and Chemistry, with additional interest in Psychology. She has interest in abnormal psychology and variation of cognitive processes across individuals.
Elsie Gasaway is a sophomore majoring in psychology. She is interested in childhood mental illness and eliminating the stigma that surrounds it.
Taylor Guba is a sophomore majoring in Jewish Studies and Cognitive Science with a focus in Linguistics. She is interested in the inner workings of the learning process and how it connects to understanding language.
Kyler Moore is a senior majoring in Psychology. He is interested in clinical psychology, wanting to evaluate interventions for youth and young adults who have mood and anxiety disorders.
Nathalie Plum is a senior majoring in creative arts therapies through the Individualized Major Program, with a second major in Psychology and a minor in creative arts therapies. She hopes to combine interests in comedy, drama, and performance to create counseling and educational interventions.
Tori Vance is a junior majoring in Psychology with a focus in childhood development. She has an interest in how children’s strengths factor into their development throughout their lifespan.
Olivia Weed is a sophomore double majoring in psychology and criminal justice. She is interested in working with juveniles in the criminal justice system who have mental illnesses.
Nicholas Vest (lab manager 2017-2019); Alicia Macchione (undergraduate researcher (2017-2019); Alex Hartburg (undergraduate researcher 2018-2019); Elise Berclaz (undergraduate researcher 2018-2019); Greg Bond (undergraduate researcher 2019); Audrey Fried (undergraduate researcher 2019); Mariah Kelley (undergraduate researcher 2017); Alyssa Unger (undergraduate researcher 2017); Prabhjot Chahal (undergraduate researcher 2017-2018); Amanda Nafe (undergraduate researcher 2017-2018); Bret Schreckenghaust (undergraduate researcher 2017-2018); Kimberly Torpocco (undergraduate researcher 2018); Shelby Tow (undergraduate researcher 2017-2018)