OUR TEAM AT UCONN

CORE RESEARCHERS

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Dimitris Xygalatas, Principal Investigator

Dimitris is an Associate Professor in the departments of Anthropology and Psychological Sciences. His research primarily focuses on cultural practices that soothe, excite, unite and divide humans, such as ritual, sports, and music.

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Christopher Manoharan, Graduate Researcher

Chris is a graduate student in the Anthropology Department at UConn.
His research focuses on sufi theology and rituals, which he studies in his field site in Turkey.

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Lana Delasanta, Graduate Researcher

Lana is a doctoral student in the Center for the Ecological Study of Perception & Action at the Department of Psychological Sciences at UConn, where she is affiliated with the dyscord lab and the Music Dynamics Lab. Her research focuses on music cognition, group synchrony, physiological arousal, and how music affects people socially, physiologically, and emotionally.

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Matthew Jané, Graduate Researcher

Matt is a doctoral student in the Behavioral Neuroscience program at the Department of Psychological Sciences, where he is affiliated with the Chrobak Lab. His research focuses on meta-analysis and statistical modeling of sensory discrimination and cognitive abilities.

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS

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Graduate Researchers

Michelle Reed
Michelle Reed
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Gabriela Baranowski Pinto
Gabriela Baranowski Pinto
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Vitor Profeta
Vitor Profeta
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Peter Mano
Peter Mano
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Siddhesh Kulkarni
Siddhesh Kulkarni
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Martin Lang
Martin Lang
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ALUMNI

Undergraduate Researchers

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