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Megan Kelley

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Megan Kelley


Megan is a PhD candidate in the Yale Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program working in the Brain Function Lab with Dr. Joy Hirsch. The lab utilizes multimodal data collection techniques including functional near infrared spectroscopy, electroencephalography, and behavioral measures to study the neural circuitry for recognizing and processing real human faces during naturalistic interaction. Megan's research focus in particular is on human robot interaction and the features of robot design and behavior which may simulate social processing that is akin to the processing of other people. She is interested in the Human-robot interaction and the role of social processing in mental illnesses.