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

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)