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Spatial Cognition Lab

Principal Investigator

Meredith Minear, PhD

Research Interests:

  • Spatial Cognition
  • Uses of VR/AR/MR in Research & Education
  • Individual Differences
  • Working Memory & Fluid Intelligence


Graduate Students:



Mikaela Priest, M.A.

Research Interests:

  • Reevaluating gender differences in spatial abilities using immersive virtual reality and eye-tracking
  • Studying the neural correlates of mental rotation using EEG/ERP methods
  • Examining the link between spatial ability and the underrepresentation of women in STEM
  • Evaluating the relationship between implicit gender biases and spatial performance

Tesalee Sensibaugh, M.S.

Research Interests:

  • Individual differences in navigation ability
  • Spatial navigation strategies
  • Cognitive aging



   Lab Manager: Ken McClureKen







Adrian   Lead Programmer: Adrian Barberis







Lab Dog: Freya






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