Allyson Mackey, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of California, Berkeley
B.S., Biological Sciences, Stanford University

Jasmine Forde
Research Specialist
B.S., Neuroscience and Psychology, Temple University



Katrina Simon
Research Specialist
B.S., Human Development, Cornell University

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Anne Park
Graduate Student, Psychology
B.A., Psychology and Biological Sciences, Cornell University


Sydney Robinson
Student Research Assistant
B.A., Psychology, University of Rochester



Ursula Tooley
Rotating Graduate Student, Neuroscience Graduate Group
B.S., Neuroscience, University of Arizona

Undergraduate Research Assistants
Jessica George
Aparna Ramanujam
Leah Sorcher

Past Research Assistants
Anna Meaney
Connor Kendzora
Andrea Gomez

We are currently looking for undergraduate students who would like to join our team, please e-mail your CV and cover letter to

If you are interested in joining the lab as a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow, please e-mail Allyson Mackey at

Current Opening:
Professors Emily Cooper (Dartmouth College) and Allyson Mackey (Univ. of Pennsylvania) are currently seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work on perceptual and cognitive neuroplasticity in humans. Click here for more information.