Psychology Students Receive Research Awards
April 18, 2017
Kayci Vickers, a neuropsychology doctoral candidate in the Applied Neurotechnologies Lab was awarded a grant from the Council on Brain Injury in support of her dissertation entitled “The Impact of Compensatory Strategies Recommendations on Consistency in Adherence after Traumatic Brain Injury”. Her project aims to understand the impact of imposed structure and strategy use on adherence to at-home, behavioral regimens.
Jillian Tessier is a second year doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at Drexel University under the mentorship of Maria Schultheis, PhD. Her master’s thesis, entitled “Vocational Multitasking Ability in TBI: Is Sleep a Contributing Factor?” has been funded by the Council on Brain Injury. This project examines the contributions of multitasking ability and sleep quality to vocational functioning after traumatic brain injury.