Nicholas Hubbard, B.S.
Grad Student, Research Assistant
Nicholas Hubbard is a Ph.D. student, research assistant, and study coordinator working with Dr. Rypma. He received his Bachelor’s of Science from Michigan State University, where he studied Psychology. For the past 5 years, his work has focused on higher order cognition in various populations. This work has been utilized to better understand both the nature of mental disorder as well as better inform researchers on the associated cognitive processes. Currently, Nicholas is pursuing projects examining fluid cognitive abilities in persons with: Depression, Gulf War Syndrome, and Multiple Sclerosis. These studies integrate both cognitive/neuropsychological testing and functional imaging, to aid researchers in better understanding the interactions between neural mechanisms and cognition.