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Joan Ballard

Please provide a brief description of your research interests

General: Clinical and Cognitive Neuropsychology; Applied Behavioral Analysis; Functional Neuroimaging. Specific: Factors affecting Sustained Attention; Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) research on sustained attention, working memory, and response inhibition

Are you looking for student research assistants for the upcoming semesters?

No

What years do you prefer students to be?

Sophomores and Juniors

In what aspects of your research are student assistants involved (e.g. data collection, data analysis, hypothesis formation, literature reviews, writing)?

Data collection, data analysis, hypothesis formation, literature reviews, writing.

What skills are you looking for in student research assistants?

Some knowledge of neuroanatomy. Computer skills (SPSS, UNIX or R, Excel, and/or AFNI). Scientific writing skills. Sincere interest in brain-behavior relationships.

Is there anything else you would like to say?

Roll Tide.