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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 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

 

Experience

Research Experience

UDiscover Summer Scholar               May 2021-August 2021

University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD   

  • Lead a funded neuroscience research project under the guidance of a faculty mentor

  • Learned the basic functions of various EEG recording and analysis software

Undergraduate Research Assistant      January 2021-Present

Memory and Attention Laboratory at the University of South Dakota

  • Organized and analyzed data in R-Studio

  • Conducted research experiments with in-person participants

Leadership Experience

Arts and Sciences Program Ambassador

University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD                 May 2021-Present

International Student Ambassador      

University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD                 May 2021-Present

Student Athlete Peer Mentor

University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD          August 2019-May 2021