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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 plans include working towards a PhD in Integrative Neuroscience, as well as a MS in Kinesiology, at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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

Primary Investigator

Peterson Lab at the University of South Dakota

January 2021-Present

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-Present

Primary Investigator and Supervisor: Dr. Timothy Ricker

Project Title: 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