Cassie Eng

Ph.D. Candidate at Carnegie Mellon University with a focus in Developmental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience
Program in Interdisciplinary Education Research (PIER) Training Fellow
Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC) Training Fellow
Email: cassonde@andrew.cmu.edu

Prior Research at Virginia Tech

Developmental Science, NIH Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) Scholar

Cognition, Affect, & Psychophysiology Lab

Advisor: Dr. Martha Ann Bell

Virginia Tech
  • Behavioral & corresponding brain electrical activity (EEG) during working memory, attention, inhibitory control, emotion regulation, and temperament tasks of mothers and children
  • Mathematical problem solving, arithmetic calculation, verbal fluency, reading comprehension, and mother-child dyad social interaction data collection with 9-year-olds

Prior Research at Penn State

Advisor: Dr. Sheri Berenbaum

Penn State
  • Investigated the relation between synthetic hormone doses in oral contraceptives and cognitive abilities
  • Researched children exposed to high levels of androgens due to congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)