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M.Sc. Lorilei Alley

Doctoral Candidate

Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen 
Fachbereich 06, Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft
Abteilung Allgemeine Psychologie
Otto-Behaghel-Strasse 10F
D-35394 Gießen

Campus: Building F2, Room 336
Phone: +49(0)641 / 99-26233
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Research Interests
  • Perception of Objects, Material, and Shape
  • Neuroimaging & Eye Tracking
  • Motion Perception & Kinematics

  • Education
    2015 - Present University of Gießen
    Proposed Thesis: "Neo's Spoon and Newton's Apples: Prediction of rigid and non-rigid deformations of materials"supervisor: Dr. Katja Doerschner

    2013 - 2015 M.Sc., Cognitive Neuroscience, Universita degli Studi di Trento (Rovereto, Italy)
    Thesis: "Effect of Occipital tRNS in Task-Irrelevant Perceptual Learning (TIPL)", supervisor: Dr. Lorella Battelli, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)

    2009 - 2013 B.A. Psychology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick
    Program: Individualized Major in Cognitive Science

    Additional Training
    Summer Schools
    2014 Summer School: Perceptual organization: Interdisciplinary approaches and research skills, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium Dr. Johan Wagemans
    Lab Visits
    2014 - 2015 12-months @ Center for Neuroscience & Cognitive Systems, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Rovereto, Italy Supervisors: Drs. Lorella Battelli & Martijn vanKoningsbruggen
    2014 3-months @ NIH/NIMH Section on Learning and Plasticity (SLaP), National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA Supervisor: Dr. Christopher I. Baker
    2012 3-months @ The Johns Hopkins University, Vision Sciences Group, Baltimore, MD, USA Supervisors: Drs. Jonathan Flombaum, Justin Halberda, & Hrag Pailian

    Peer-reviewed Publications
    [1] Alley, L.M., Schmid, A.C., Doerschner, K. (2017). Neo's spoon and Newton's apples: Prediction of rigid and non-rigid deformations as cues to material properties. [In-Prep]

    Conference Talks
    [1] Alley, L.M., Schmid, A.C., Doerschner, K. (2017). Neo's spoon and Newton's apples: Motion of rigid and non-rigid deformations as cues to material properties. Annual meeting of the Vision Science Society (VSS), St. Pete Beach, FL, USA

    Conference Posters
    [5] Alley, L.M., Schmid, A.C., Doerschner, K. (2016). Neo's spoon and Newton's apples: Motion of rigid and non-rigid deformations as cues to material properties. Society for Neuroscience (SfN), San Diego, CA, USA

    [4] Alley, L.M., Pailian, H., Halberda, J. (2012). The Cost of Manipulating Representations in Visual Working Memory. Poster Presentation Day, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

    [3] Alley, L., Rathakrishnan, V., Harman, C., Kourtev, H., Kugel, A., Haladjian, H.H., Aks, D.J. Pylyshyn, Z.W. (2011). Tracking objects and tracking our eyes during disrupted viewing. Annual meeting of the Vision Science Society (VSS), Naples, FL, USA

    [2] Aks, D.J., Alley L., Rathakrishnan, V., Kourtev, H., Haladjian, HH., Pylyshyn, Z.W. (2011). When vision loses its “grip” on tracked objects: Lessons from studying gaze-to-item dynamics. Annual meeting of the Vision Science Society (VSS), Naples, FL, USA

    [1] Alley, L.M., Rathakrishnan, V., Harman, C., Kourtev, H.V., Kugel, A., Haladjian, H.H., Aks, D.J., Pylyshyn, Z.W. (2011).Tracking objects and tracking our eyes during disrupted viewing.Rutgers Undergraduate Research Symposium, New Brunswick, NJ, USA