Research Assistants Team

Photo of Avery Turner Avery Turner

Avery is a senior studying psychology and political science.  Her research interests are women’s reproductive health and addiction. She plans to get a PhD in Clinical Psychology, and  become a professor, running a lab that studies maternal addiction and helps support moms in their recovery.

Photo of Faith Collins Faith Collins

Faith is one of our senior RAs, with a B.S. in Psychology, 2019 at University of Oregon and currently holding a post-baccalaureate position. Her interests include using computational methods and multimodal imaging to study the dynamic and physiological differences in how our brains distinguish and represent the concept of self from other individuals. She plans on pursuing a PhD in the field of Social Cognitive Neuroscience to further study the self-other distinction. She is often found in a coffee shop, and is obsessed with finding waterfalls.

Photo of Fan Yang Fan Yang

Fan graduated from UO in Spring 2019 with a departmental honor in psychology. Overall, he is interested in brain regulations and neuronal behaviors under the influence of psychopathology and he wrote his honor thesis in BELco. investigating time-frequency dynamic of theta oscillation between depressed and non-depressed individuals. By the way, he loves Froyo at an extreme amount!

Photo of Mackenzie Mattos Mackenzie Mattos

Mackenzie is a Senior Psychology student who is going on to do her Masters and PhD in Neuroscience in Germany. Her research interests lie in neurodegenerative diseases and animal intelligence. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, playing video games and photography.

Photo of Meghan Ramirez Meghan Ramirez

Meghan is a senior at the University of Oregon studying psychology and minoring in anthropology and sociology. Her research interests are in the therapeutic benefits of sound and how they can be used as treatment for individuals with traumatic brain injuries. Meghan is currently part of ongoing research with The Center on Brain Injury Research and Training as well as with the Brain Electrophysiology Lab.

Photo of Shijing Zhou Shijing Zhou

Shijing graduated with both a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Japanese from University of Oregon in 2019. She have a strong interest in graduate programs that investigate the links between cognitive neuropsychological mechanisms and psychopathology. She'd  like to research developmental mechanisms of severe mental illness to make contributions to develop evidence-based prevention and intervention programs. Besides psychology, She is also passionate about Japanese Lolita fashion.

Photo of Yuhan Wu Yuhan Wu

Yuhan is interested in the social and developmental psychology study, especially the study involved and focused on Asian adolescence groups. She's currently a senior undergraduate student, and in her free time, she likes to watch films and drink hot tea.