Aaron Schurger

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Director schurger@chapman.edu C.V. Dr. Schurger’s research is focused on uncovering the distinction between conscious and non-conscious neural information processing and on the neural mechanisms of volition and self-initiated action. He uses a Read more…

Jake Gavenas - Graduate Research Assistant

Jake Gavenas

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Director gavenas@chapman.edu Jake is a PhD student with the Brain Institute and Chapman University’s Computational and Data Sciences program. He graduated from UCLA in June 2017 with a B.A. in Psychology and Read more…

Isy Barrett

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Director isyjbarrett@gmail.com A recent grad of Chapman University with a BFA in Animation and Visual Effects, Isy is an illustrator, animator, and graphic designer for the Brain Institute who is interested in Read more…

Jackson Gregory

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Director grego145@mail.chapman.edu Jackson is a recent graduate from Chapman University with a major in psych and a minor in philosophy. He joined the Brain Institute as an undergrad researcher in summer 2018. Read more…

Ori Garibi

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Director garibi@chapman.edu Ori is a Freshman at Chapman University majoring in Computer Engineering. He is working on developing the VR Driving Simulator, by creating a Unity environment where users can drive a Read more…

Emma Chen

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Director emchen@chapman.edu Emma Chen is a sophomore at Chapman University majoring in Health Sciences and minoring in Neuroscience. She is involved in the EEG biofeedback, microdosing, and TMS-agency projects. Her research interests Read more…

Caitlyn Chavez - Graduate Research Assistant

Caitlyn Chavez

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Graduate Research Assistant cachavez@chapman.edu Caitlyn is a PhD student at the Brain Institute and MLAT lab in Chapman University’s Computational and Data Sciences program. She graduated from UCSB in June 2016 with Read more…

Natalie Richardi

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Director richardi@chapman.edu Natalie Richardi is a Junior Health Science major and psychology minor at Chapman University. She began at the Brain Institute in Fall 2019 studying mood induction, emotion, and the use Read more…

Brittany Katcha

Dr. Raz is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Brain Institute… Quick Navigation Biography Director katcha@chapman.edu Brittany Katcha is an undergraduate student at Chapman University, and is originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She first came to Chapman as a biology student interested in medicine, but soon after Read more…

Gilana Pikover

Quick Navigation Biography gpikover@chapman.edu Gilana is majoring in Biology and minoring in Psychology at Chapman University. She began working at the Brain Institute as a Research Assistant and is now working as the Lab Manager alongside her research. She is currently studying pupillometry and machine learning as they relate to Read more…