September 6, 2018

John is visiting Harvard!!

John is visiting Harvard to collaborate with colleagues and give a talk on his work on face processing. Continue Reading
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September 4, 2018

JER Gives Talk and Institute for Mind and Brain

JER is giving a talk at the IMB about work on face processing and the brain Continue Reading
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August 9, 2018

News update

We have updated our sites and are adding news Continue Reading
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May 1, 2018

Maggie presented a paper at INSAR

Maggie presented a paper at the annual meeting of INSAR in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Continue Reading
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May 1, 2017

Wanze got a job

Wanze finished his PhD work and now is a postdoc working at Harvard University Continue Reading
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May 26, 2016

Maggie Paper at ICIS

ICIS Presentation: The cortical sources of face sensitive ERP components in infancy
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May 26, 2016

Maggie Paper at ICIS

ICIS Presentation: Neural correlates of face processing associated with risk of autism spectrum disorders in infancy
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May 26, 2016

Wanze Paper at ICIS

ICIS Presentation: The Relation between Infant Covert Orienting, Sustained Attention and Brain Activity
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May 26, 2016

JER Paper at ICIS

ICIS Presentation: Brain changes in response to faces in the first year  
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January 17, 2016

News Update

Hey everyone!! It has been a while since we have put news on our site. We have been working hard...
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November 1, 2015

We Made The Cover!!

Recently, one of our publications had a figure which made the cover of Developmental Neuroscience. Fillmore, P.T., Richards, J.E., Phillips-Meek,...
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July 4, 2014

Nicki Paper at ICIS

ICIS Presentation: Neural Correlates of Face Processing in Infants at Risk for Autism and Infants with Fragile X Syndrome
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January 1, 2014

Nicki is leaving us

Nicki Zieber has left the lab. Nicki has medical issues and is back in Kansas with her family. We wish...
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October 1, 2013

Bill Campbell Retires

Bill Campbell joined our lab in 2000, but we sadly said our good-byes due to his retirement at the end...
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August 15, 2013

Michelle is Moving On

On August 15th, Michelle will leave the University of South Carolina and start her new position as Assistant Professor of...
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August 1, 2013

Wanze new experiment

project title: Effects of Short Interstimulus Invervals (ISIs) on Infant Sustained Attention and Correlated Event-related Potentials (ERPs) - Description of...
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August 1, 2013

The USC Infant Lab Reaches a Milestone

In a recent study the USC Infant Lab included Will Amick, a 2 year-old, which was a 2nd generation participant....
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July 31, 2013

Building updates

Bill: We moved into our new building in February, 2013. On the whole we are very happy in the new...
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July 26, 2013

Nicki attends the Sackler Summer Institute in New York

Recently, Nicki was fortunate to be able to attend the Sackler Summer Institute at Weill Cornell Medical College in New...
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July 15, 2013

Nicki’s latest paper

Nicki's paper titled "Perceptual Specialization and Configural Face Processing in Infancy" has been accepted into the Journal of Experimental Child...
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July 10, 2013

Michelle Dissertation Defense

Michelle successfully defended her dissertation entitled: "The Impact of Age and Executive Function on Susceptibility to Misinformation." Abstract: The current...
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July 1, 2013

First Chinese children MRI brain templates in the world have been created!

This summer John and Wanze are working together on the Chinese MRI templates project and they are about to finish...
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June 26, 2013

Nicki attends summer school in Maryland

Nicki recently attended the Maryland Neuroimaging Center's Summer Institute at the University of Maryland, College Park. It was organized by...
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May 13, 2013

JER is Going To Italy!!

John has had two papers accepted for the Society for Psychophysiological Research conference in Firenze, Italy, October 2013. One paper...
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May 10, 2013

Joe Schmidt Presents EEG/ERP during Reading

Joe Schmidt presented our work at the Vision Sciences Society annual meeting. Joe, Steven Luke, John Henderson, and John Richards...
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April 18, 2013

We Went to SRCD

This April the Infant Lab participated in the biennial meeting of SRCD (the Society for Research in Child Development) in...
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April 17, 2013

SRCD Conference

SRCD is happening! John, Nicki Zieber, Michelle Phillips, and Bridgette Tonnsen all have posters that are being presented at the...
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April 5, 2013

Nicki HDC

Nicki presented at the Psychology Department's Hard Data Cafe on April 5th. She gave a talk titled Infants' Perception of...
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April 2, 2013

Data Blitz at IMB

The "Data Blitz" was held at the Institute for Mind and Brain this week. John Richards presented an overview of...
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March 23, 2013

South East Neuroscience Conference (SENC)

Wanze: I presented a paper at the SENC conference, "The Construction of Brain Templates for Chinese Children and Adolescents from...
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March 15, 2013

Nicki’s paper accepted to CD

Nicki's manuscript titled "Infants' Perception of Emotion from Body Movements" was recently accepted by Child Development. This paper reports the...
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February 26, 2013

ERP Mini Boot Camp

Prof. Steven Luck (UC Davis) conducted a mini-ERP Boot Camp at the University of South Carolina on February 25, 26,...
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February 1, 2013

Kelsey Smith

Kelsey Smith is a student in the Clinical-Community Psychology graduate program, and one of the "Behavioral-Biomedical Interface Program" students (BBIP)....
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November 1, 2012

Institute for Mind and Brain

University of South Carolina establishes the Institute for Mind and Brain. The Institute for Mind and Brain capitalizes on research...
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September 16, 2012

Effects of Short Interstimulus Invervals (ISIs) on Infant Sustained Attention and Correlated Event-related Potentials (ERPs)

Wanze Xie: This is my qualifying project mentored by Dr. John Richards. The main idea of this project is that...
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September 1, 2012

Chinese MRI Children Brain Templates

Wanze Xie, John, and Kang Lee are working on a on a project to create brain templates and atlas for...
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August 16, 2012

Wanze Xie joins the lab

Wanze Xie: I joined the "JERLAB" in the fall, 2012. A milestone in my life. I am staring to learn...
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June 1, 2012

“Practice Makes Perfect” University Gets A Mock MRI Scanner

A little practice never hurts, right? Even when conducted research! Everyone knows getting a MRI can be a little tricky...
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March 1, 2012

Michelle HDC

Michelle gave a talk at the USC Department of Psychology Hard Data Cafe in March of 2012 on the development...
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October 30, 2010

JER Named AAAS Fellow

AAAS named John Richards a fellow. Richards was recognized for contributions to the study of infant attention, with specific reference...
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September 1, 2006

SAY CHEESE!!! Lab Purchases Geodesic Photogrammetry System

Our lab acquired this system to assist with localizing sources of electrical activity in the brain. The machine contains 11...
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