Lab News

  • Jarrod and Tracy’s research on forgetting featured in KXAN TV spot

    Jarrod and Tracy were interviewed by KXAN, a local NBC news affiliate, about their research on directed forgetting that was recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience. To read more, check out the news story here, including a 2-min segment that aired on March 11, 2019: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/ut-researchers-look-to-unlock-the-power-of-...

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  • Tracy and Jarrod’s directed forgetting study published in JNeuro

    Tracy and Jarrod’s article entitled “More is less: increased processing of unwanted memories facilitates forgetting” is now in press at the Journal of Neuroscience! This study uses fMRI and machine learning methods to show new evidence that intentional forgetting involves an enhancement of memory processing in sensory cortex to achieve directed for...

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  • Allison wins VSS graphics competition

    One of the LewPeaLab grad students, Allison Bruning, entered and won the annual Vision Sciences Society’s graphics competition. As the winner of the Program Cover Competition, the image she designed will be the VSS 2019 Program cover. Be on the look out for her graphic design at this year’s conference in May!

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  • Jarrod publishes in Neuropsychologia with Marie Banich from CU Boulder

    Jarrod recently published Turning down the heat: Neural mechanisms of cognitive control for inhibiting task-irrelevant emotional information during adolescence with Marie Banich in the journal, Neuropsychologia. The abstract is below. One major question in the cognitive neuroscience of cognitive control is whether prefrontal regions contribute to control ...

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