Welcome to the
Sleep Neuroscience & Cognition Laboratory
Translating Human Sciences from the Laboratory to Everyday Life
Our overarching philosophy is to understand the basic processes supporting cognition and to translate that knowledge to promote health and flourishing across the adult lifespan. Within this philosophy, we have two lines of inquiry:
The National Science Foundation awarded a 5-year CAREER grant to study sleep and STEM learning (read more here) and a 3-year grant to study sleep restriction and creativity using fMRI (read more here). Contact Dr. Scullin if you’re interested in applying for a positions as a post-baccalaureate research assistant in 2022 (or click here for application page).
Extra credit incentives reverse poor sleep habits during finals week (top) and writing a to-do list at bedtime decreases difficulty falling asleep (bottom).
Extra Credit Incentives Reverse Poor Sleep Habits During Finals Week
2020 Awards to Trainees
Congratulations to Chenlu Gao for wining an APA Dissertation Award and Psi Chi Research Grant! Congratulations to Kyla Fergason for winning an URSA grant for her thesis and to Nathan Cumberbatch and Vincent Bozinov on being named McNair Scholars!
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Impact of Sleep Loss on Creativity Processes and Educational Learning