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Kristen Quigley

Neuroscience Ph.D. Student

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I am a Neuroscience Ph.D. Student and Graduate Researcher at the University of Nevada, Reno, with an expected graduation date of May 2027. Prior to attending UNR, I received my B.S. in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of South Dakota in May of 2022.

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

  • Neuropsychological Assessment

Experience

Research Experience

Graduate Researcher

Neuromechanics Lab at the University of Nevada, Reno

June 2022-Present

Supervisor: Dr. Nicholas Murray

Primary Investigator

Peterson Lab at the University of South Dakota

January 2021-May 2022

Supervisor: Dr. Doug Peterson

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

 

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Memory and Attention Laboratory at the University of South Dakota

January 2021-May 2022

Primary Investigator and Supervisor: Dr. Timothy Ricker

Project Titles: Visual Working Memory Creation, Physiological Measurement of Time and Interference Effects in Working Memory

Leadership Experience

Arts and Sciences Program Ambassador

May 2021-May 2022

University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD                 

International Student Ambassador      

May 2021-May 2022

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