Emma Shaw

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Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health

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Emma Shaw received a B.A. in Psychology and Biology from The College of New Jersey in 2012. She then continued her studies in Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience at George Mason University, where she received a M.A. in 2015. Currently, she is a Ph.D. student in the Neuroscience and Cognitive Science program and works through a collaboration with Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Her research interests are focused on utilizing the EEG/ERP technique to 1) understand the neural underpinnings of adaptive cognitive-motor behavior and 2) investigate the effects of cognitive workload on performance in individuals with amputation (lower and upper limb) as they perform ecologically valid tasks.