Jeff Zacks, PhD

Edgar J. Swift Professor and Chair, Psychological & Brain Sciences

My lab studies comprehension and memory in complex, naturalistic domains including movie watching and story reading. Our methods include functional neuroimaging and behavioral assays in humans across the lifespan, and computational modeling.

Research keywords: event cognition; cognitive neuroscience; functional MRI

Basic information

Mentoring statement:Not provided.
Some former postdocs’ career outcomes:Christopher A. Kurby (2007-2009; currently Professor at Grand Valley State University)
Jesse Q. Sargent (2009-2012; currently Associate Professor at Francis Marion University)
Heather Bailey (2009-2013; currently Associate Professor at Kansas State University)
David A. Gold (2012-2014; currently Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and Clinical Neuropsychologist at Western Hospital, Toronto)
Christopher N. Wahlheim (2014-2016; currently Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
Lauren L. Richmond (2013-2018; currently Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University)
David Stawarczyk (2017-2019; currently Associate Professor at the University of Liege)
Matthew M. Bezdek (2017-2022; currently senior data scientist at Elder Research, Inc.)

Postdoc openings within the next year

Number of postdoc positions:1
Postdoc eligibility:U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents
Current Visa-Holding Trainees in the U.S.
International Trainees Outside the U.S.