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 positions as a post-baccalaureate research assistant, graduate student, or post-doctoral fellow.
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
2019 National Awards to Trainees
Congratulations to Nikita Chapagain and Taylor Terlizzese for winning the SRS Infographic Contest! Congratulations to Chenlu Gao for her Top 3 presentation at the APA Convention and abstract awards from APS and SRS!
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Impact of Sleep Loss on Creativity Processes and Educational Learning