Brain & Language Lab

Gabby Toups

Gabby is a master’s student in DePaul’s MA/Ph.D. Psychological Sciences program and a current member of the Brain & Language Lab. Originally from New Orleans, LA and a graduate of Louisiana State University, Gabby is excited to begin her second year here at DePaul. She is interested in a variety of topics surrounding cognition, the brain, language and behavior. She is currently working on two projects looking at the language of conspiracy theories and how they function in the left and right hemispheres of the brain. 

Abbie Van Nuland

Abbie Van Nuland
Abbie is a graduate student in DePaul’s MA/Ph.D. Psychological Sciences program and a member of the Brain & Language Lab. After completing her masters in Experimental Psychology, Abbie is excited to continue her research at DePaul. She is interested in a variety of topics including cognitive neuroscience, language, data analysis and visualization, and research methods.

Riley Trulove
Will Trulove

Riley is an undergraduate student at DePaul University planning on getting their degrees in Computer Science and Computational Neuroscience with double minors in Data Science and Biology. Their current research focuses on the intersection between chemistry, physics, and cognitive neuroscience in analyzing student understanding of energy across fields. After their graduation in 2022, they plan to attend graduate school to attain an M.D./PhD to research PTSD in the intersection of genetics and neuroscience while practicing medicine.

Isabel Uribe

Isabel is currently an undergraduate at DePaul University majoring in Neuroscience. She has previously done research as a part of Cognitive Psychology and Organic Chemistry labs, as well as participating in Biomechanics Engineering research. As she continues to explore different areas of research and pursue higher education, she hopes to earn a combined MD/PhD degree.


Emily Mosher

Emily was an undergraduate student from the Psychology BS program at DePaul University. She was a research assistant and lab manager in the Brain & Language Lab for several years and is currently completing a post-bacc at Boston University. She is continuing to assistant in research on the hemispheric processing of anagrams and other insight problems in the lab.

Andriana Christofalos