Sophie Kelly

Quick Navigation Biography sokelly@chapman.edu Sophie Kelly is a Television Writing and Production Major from Kansas City, Missouri. She joined the Brain Institute as a videographer in 2022, and loves to learn new things about psychology through the filmmaking process. Outside of videography, she is a Film Music minor, and enjoys Read more…

Amy Whitmarsh

Quick Navigation Biography whitmarsh@chapman.edu Amy Whitmarsh is a health sciences major with a neuroscience minor, who is planning to graduate in fall 2022. She has been a research assistant with the Brain Institute since spring 2021. While doing research, Amy has focused on EEG and the use of the float-pod. Read more…

Martha Shaw

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Director mshaw@chapman.edu Martha graduated from Chapman University in May of 2021 with a BA in Psychology and a BFA in Screen Acting. She began working at the Brain Institute as a research Read more…

Kelsy Hua

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Director khua@chapman.edu Kelsy Hua is a double major in business administration and graphic design at Chapman University. She is currently one of the graphic designers for the Brain Institute. Kelsy hopes to Read more…

Marie-Christine Nizzi

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Director Roskies Lab mnizzi@fas.harvard.edu My research focuses on resilience and the sense of self. I am interested in understanding what enables certain persons to better integrate life changing events or diagnoses into Read more…

Mathieu Landry

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Director mathieu.landry2@mail.mcgill.ca Dr. Mathieu Landry completed his Ph.D. in cognitive neuroscience at McGill University. Broadly, his research explores how cognition (e.g., attention, anticipation, executive control) shapes consciousness (i.e., how we subjectively experience Read more…

Tomáš Dominik

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Director tomasdominik01@gmail.com Dr. Dominik received his Ph.D. in December 2019 after defending a dissertation thesis pertaining various aspects of Libet’s experiment. His interests lie in the overlap between psychology, psychophysiology and neuroscience Read more…

Tian Lan - Biomedical Engineer

Tian Lan

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Biomedical Engineer tlan@chapman.edu Tian Lan is a biomedical engineer with the Brain Institute. He holds an M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from UC Irvine. He oversees the equipment and experiments at the Brain Institute.  Read more…

Uri Maoz - Assistant Professor

Uri Maoz

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Assistant Professor maoz@chapman.edu C.V. Dr. Uri Maoz joined Chapman University in 2017 as an Assistant Professor of Computational Neuroscience at Crean College and at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Brain and Behavioral Sciences. Read more…

Amir Raz - Director

Amir Raz

Quick Navigation Biography Founding Director, Professor raz@chapman.edu C.V. Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Founding Director of the Brain Institute at Chapman University, and Professor in the Department(s) of Psychiatry (Psychology, Neurology and Neurosurgery) at McGill University (Canada). His research spans the cognitive neuroscience of attention, Read more…