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Kristen Quigley

Neuroscience Undergraduate Student

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I am a Cognitive Neuroscience Undergraduate Student at the University of South Dakota, with an expected graduation date of May 2022. My post graduate goals include working towards a PhD in Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology or Neuroscience, which will allow me to achieve my dream of becoming a professor. 

Research Interests

  • Effects of anxiety on athletic performance

  • EEG recording

  • Concussion research

    • The long-term effects of concussions​

    • Improving concussion treatment

  • Cognitive performance

  • Neurofeedback training

 

Experience

Research Experience

Primary Investigator                         

January 2021-Present

Peterson Lab at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD

Supervisor: Dr. Doug Peterson

Project Titles: Development of a Self-Contained Wearable EEG, Neurofeedback Training for Athletic Performance, Post-Concussion Survey 

Undergraduate Research Assistant 

January 2021-Present

Memory and Attention Laboratory at the University of South Dakota

Supervisor: Dr. Timothy Ricker

Project Title: Visual Working Memory Creation

Leadership Experience

Arts and Sciences Program Ambassador

May 2021-Present

University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD                 

International Student Ambassador      

May 2021-Present

University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD    

Assistant Swimming Coach      

September 2019 - Present

Indigenous Team Ontario in Toronto, ON

Student Athlete Peer Mentor

August 2019-May 2021

University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD