Ilaria Amato

Graduate Student

Email: ude.sionilli@2aairali
Lab Phone: 217-300-1464

Ilaria Amato received her B.S. in Psychology from Endicott College and is currently pursuing an M.S. Degree in Psychological Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Broadly, her research interests revolve around the effects of fitness on cognition and brain structure. She is also interested in understanding how lifestyle factors may affect age-related changes and impart cognitive reserve.

Evan Anderson

Graduate Student

Email: moc.liamg@2nsrdnaE
Lab Phone: 217-300-1464

Evan Anderson completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois with a B.S. in Psychology. He is a member of the Neuroscience program and is a first year graduate student in the Decision Neuroscience lab. Evan’s background is in computer science and cognitive psychology. He is interested in the neural mechanics which underlie choice and decision, and he uses computational modeling and neuroimaging techniques to better understand how they are implemented within the brain.

 

Mickeal Key

Graduate Student

Email: ude.sionilli@2yeknm
Lab Phone: 217-300-1464

Mickeal Key is a Ph.D. student in the Decision Neuroscience Lab at the Beckman Institute. Her background is in molecular genetics and experimental psychology. Her research interests revolve around how health status, lifestyle factors, and genetic contributions affect cognitive control and learning throughout the human lifespan.