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Audreyana Jagger

Doctoral Student, Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Audreyana Jagger

Hometown:

Baltimore, OH

Undergraduate Institution:

Wittenberg University, B.S. in Psychology

Current Program:

Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Ph.D

Year of Matriculation:

2013

Research Interests:

Resting state fMRI, EEG, functional connectivity,  executive functioning, using imaging techniques to assess interventions and outcomes for neurodevelopmental and childhood psychiatric disorders

Presentations:

Jagger, A. C., Olechowski, A., Larson, J.&  Kibby, M. Y. (2015). Support for a Similar Etiology of ADHD and Reading Disability. Poster Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

Olechowski, A., Jagger, A. C.,& Kibby, M. Y. (2015). Gray Matter Abnormalities and Working Memory Correlates in Children with ADHD and Developmental Reading Disorder. Poster Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

Jagger, A. C., Casher, G. A., Lee, S. E., Vadnais, S. A. & Kibby, M. Y. (2014). A survey of

motor dexterity and constructional praxis in children with ADHD and developmental dyslexia. Poster Presented at the Association of Psychological Science Annual meeting in San Francisco, CA.

Casher, G. A., Jagger, A. C., Lee, S. E., Kibby, M. Y. (2014). Subtype Analysis of Working

Memory in Childhood ADHD. Poster presented at the Association of Psychological Science annual meeting in San Francisco, CA

Dyer, S. M, Lee, S. E., Klaver, J.M., Vadnais, S. A., Beyes, L. A., Constance, J. M., Jagger, A.

C., Casher, G. A. & Kibby, M. Y. (2014). Parent-rated hyperactivity predicts reduced superior frontal coretx volume in a mixed sample of children. Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society's annual meeting in Seattle, WA

Vadnais, S. A., Lee, S. E., Klaver, J., Constance, J. M., Beyes, L.A.,  Jagger, A. C.,  Casher, G.

A. & Kibby, M. Y. (2014). Volumetric Differences in the Inferior Frontal Gyrus Predict Verbal Short-Term Memory Performance. Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society's annual meeting in Seattle, WA

Jagger, A., & Zembar, M. J. (2013). The effects of phoneme instruction on pre-literacy skills

and phonemic awareness in preschool children. Poster presented at Midwestern Psychological Association Psi Chi Conference's annual meeting in  Chicago, IL

Jagger, A., Henderson, C., Rose, N., Pederson, C. (2011). The effects of childhood abuse on

amygdala volume.  Poster presented at Midwest/Great Lakes Undergraduate Research Symposium in Neuroscience at the College of Wooster in Wooster, OH.

Teaching Experience: 

TA- Effects of Recreational Drugs, Introduction to Neuroscience, Introduction to Child Psychology

Guest Lectured- Sensation and Perception, Introduction to Child Psychology and Introduction to Neuroscience 

​What Attracted Me to SIU: 

The ability to collaborate with many of the friendly faculty and students and the chance to really take charge of my own education.