Lab Meetings

For the Spring 2017 Semester, our meeting will be at 8:00 am every Tuesday in room 444 Moore.

Goals for the term

  • Learn R and R Markdown

Next Meeting: March 14, 2017

  • Katie’s report on Paperpile
  • Read and discuss (Rick, Daved, Michael leads)
    • Warren, W. H. (2009). How do animals get about by vision? Visually controlled locomotion and orientation after 50 years. British Journal of Psychology, 100(S1), 277–281. https://doi.org/10.1348/000712609X414150
  • No meeting 2017-03-21

Spring 2017 Lab Meeting Minutes

Fall 2016

  • 2016-10-25
    • Attending - Rick, Andrea, Amber, Alyssa, Sam, Michael O., Shivani, Michelle
    • Agenda
      • Discuss figures for moco behavioral child and adult data
      • Discuss Child Study Center talk
  • 2016-10-11
    • Attending - Rick, Andrea, Amber, Daved, Michael O., Katie, Hifzah, Alyssa, Michelle
    • Agenda
    • Action Items
      • Write Biography in Markdown Format for lab website - Markdown Cheatsheet
        • Incorporate at least one link and send to lab gmail account
        • Michael D., Daved, Alyssa
  • 2016-09-27
  • 2016-09-13
  • 2016-08-30
    • Attending - Rick, Andrea, Daved, Michael O., Sam, Shivani, Michelle, Katie, Auburn, Alyssa, Hifzah
    • Agenda
      • Overview of lab meetings and projects for the semester.
      • Required Training: Complete by 9/15/2016
        Send all Certificates of Completion to the lab gmail account
        • Clery Act Training
          • Daved, Sam, Shivani, Michael D., Michelle, Alyssa, Hifzah
        • Building a Safe Penn State: Reporting Child Abuse
          • Daved, Sam, Shivani, Michael D., Alyssa, Hifzah
        • IRB CITI Training
          • Complete both Modules: Biomedical and Social Science
          • Sam, Alyssa, Hifzah
        • Watch Epilepsy Video
          • Michael D. - Need to Schedule
          • Katie, Auburn, Hifzah - Today 10:30am Room 449
          • Alyssa - Today after lab meeting Room 449
        • Background Check Completion Date
    • Action Items
  • 2016-08-23
    • Attending - Daved, Michael O., Sam, Shivani, Michelle, Katie, Auburn, Alyssa, Hifzah
    • Agenda
      • Introductions
        • Andrea Seisler, Lab Manager
        • Returning Lab Members
          • Daved, Michael O., Sam, Shivani, Raya, Michael D. Michelle, Karina, Katie, Auburn
        • New Lab Members: Alyssa and Hifzah
      • Highlights of active projects
      • Did everyone get their background clearances completed? These are required to participate in data collection. If not, please see Elaine Prestia (140 Moore) to see what you still need.

      • Required Training: Complete by 9/15/2016 Send all Certificates of Completion to the lab gmail account
      • If you have trouble logging in for the Clery Act or Reporting Child Abuse Training, please email learning@psu.edu to have your account reset.

      • Gather Contact information: PSU ID, PSU email, email for calendar invitations, phone

      • Lab participation
        • Volunteer or Credit?
          • If participating in lab for Credit, the psych 494 form must be signed by Dr. Gilmore and returned to the Psychology Advising Office (125 Moore) by Friday 8/26/2016 or you will be charged a late fee.
        • How many hours per week?
          • 2 credits = 6 hours
          • 3 credits = 9 hours
    • Action Items
      • First students for paper assignments - Sam, Shivani, Alyssa, Hifzah
      • Interested in learning
        • coding (e.g. R, SPSS)
        • MRI data collection/analysis
        • post ideas for papers to discuss

Spring 2016

Fall 2015

  • 2015-11-17
    • Agenda
      • Discuss Wattam-Bell, J., Birtles, D., Nyström, P., von Hofsten, C., Rosander, K., Anker, S., … Braddick, O. (2010). Reorganization of Global Form and Motion Processing during Human Visual Development. Current Biology, 20(5), 411–415. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2009.12.020
      • Discuss Braddick, O., Atkinson, J., & Wattam-Bell, J. (2011). Chapter 6 - VERP and brain imaging for identifying levels of visual dorsal and ventral stream function in typical and preterm infants. In J. A. and G. M. I. Oliver Braddick (Ed.), Progress in Brain Research (Vol. 189, pp. 95–111). Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-53884-0.00020-8
  • 2015-11-10
    • Agenda
      • Shivani leading discussion of Bourke, P., & Shaw, H. (2014). Spontaneous lucid dreaming frequency and waking insight. Dreaming, 24(2), 152–159. http://doi.org/10.1037/a0036908.
    • Attending
      • Rick, Raya, Andrea, Jun, Shivani, Michelle, Michael, Daved
  • 2015-10-20
    • Agenda
      • Sam leads discussion of De Araujo, T. B., Silveira, F. R., Souza, D. L. S., Strey, Y. T. M., Flores, C. D., & Webster, R. S. (n.d.). Impact of video game genre on surgical skills development: a feasibility study. Journal of Surgical Research. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2015.07.035.
  • 2015-10-13
  • 2015-10-06
    • Agenda
      • Jun leading discussion of Czerniak, S. M., Sikoglu, E. M., Navarro, A. A. L., McCafferty, J., Eisenstock, J., Stevenson, J. H., … & Moore, C. M. (2014). A resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging study of concussion in collegiate athletes. Brain imaging and behavior, 9(2), 323-332. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11682-014-9312-1
    • Attending
      • Daved, Michelle, Rick, Jun, Shivani, Michael, Sam
  • 2015-09-29
    • Attending
      • Michelle, Daved, Raya, Andrea, Jun
    • Agenda
  • September 22, 2015
  • September 8, 2015
    • New meeting location in 444 Moore
      • Must leave by 8:50a.
    • Attending
      • Daved, Raya, Michelle, Rick, Michael, Sam, Shivani, Andrea
    • Agenda
      • Schedules
      • Training
      • Lab mtg presentations
    • Action items
      • Bios by next meeting, email to Andrea. Andrea has tutorial.
      • No lab meeting next week, Tuesday 9/15
      • Michelle will present on 9/22. Jun on 10/6. Shivani 11/10. Sam 10/20.
  • September 1, 2015
    • Andrea will investigate (ask Elaine) moving meeting to 444 Moore.
    • Introductions
      • Andrea Seisler, Lab Manager
      • Sam Pai, 3 credits 494
      • Daved Fouad
      • Raya Willoughby, 2 credits 494
      • Shivani Patel
      • Jun Oh
      • Michael O’Neill
    • Highlights of active projects
      • Optic Flow
        • Infant motion coherence (MOCO) EEG
        • Child motion form (MOFO) EEG
        • Child motion form (MOCO) behavior
        • Infant motion statistics
      • Symmetry
        • Adults’ sorting behavior
      • Databrary
    • Action items
      • Clery Act training (Andrea will send link).
      • Get added to psubrainlab Google calendar (send Andrea your email).
      • Register for PSYCH 494 credit.
      • Watch epilepsy video in lab.

Spring 2015

  • January 22, 2015
  • January 29, 2015
    • Jun, William, Michael, Sam and Rick attended.
    • Jun will lead a discussion of the following paper: Irimia, A., Goh, S.-Y. M., Torgerson, C. M., Stein, N. R., Chambers, M. C., Vespa, P. M., & Van Horn, J. D. (2013). Electroencephalographic inverse localization of brain activity in acute traumatic brain injury as a guide to surgery, monitoring and treatment. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, 115(10). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clineuro.2013.08.003
    • Discussed using Markdown for student bios. Markdown Help.
    • Discussed logo contest.
  • February 5, 2015
    • Jun, Michael, Shivani, Andrea, Rick
    • Discussed bios on GitHub, child abuse reporting training, lab photo scheduling, epilepsy video.
  • February 12, 2015
    • Sam, Jun, Michael, William, Shivani, Andrea, Rick
    • Sam will present the following paper: Dawson, N., Morris, B. J., & Pratt, J. A. (2015). Functional brain connectivity phenotypes for schizophrenia drug discovery. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 29(2), 169–177. doi:10.1177/0269881114563635
    • Rick will be out next week
  • February 19, 2015 - No Meeting this Week
  • February 26, 2015
  • March 5, 2015 - No Meeting this Week
  • March 19, 2015
  • March 26, 2015
  • April 2, 2015
  • April 9, 2015
  • April 16, 2015
  • April 23, 2015 - End of semester celebration at The Waffle Shop
  • April 30, 2015 - No Meeting!