Graduate Students

Hannah Jones


Graduate Student
Entry Year: 2015-2016
Faculty Mentor(s): Melissa Sturge-Apple

496 Meliora Hall
Fax: (585) 273-1100
hannah.jones@rochester.edu

Research Overview

My current interests are in how interparental conflict in high-risk settings (low SES) influence children's developmental outcomes. I am also interested in investigating maternal executive functions, and how EF can influence parenting in high-risk contexts.

Selected Publications

Posters and Presentations

  • Van Dyke, J.A., Jones, H.R., Frost, S.J, Molfese, P.J., Johns, C.L., Kush, D., Bontrager, M., & Mencl, W.E. (2014). Naural basis of sensitivity to interference during sentence comprehension. Poster presented at the Neurobiology of Language Conference, Amsterdam, Germany, 28 August.
  • Johns, C.L., Braze, D., Molfese, P.M., Vandyke, J.A., Kush, D., Magnuson, J.S., Tabor, W., Mencl, W.E., Jones, H.R., & Shankweiler, C.P. (2014). Structural MRI reveals correlations between individual differences in language-related cognitive abilities and thickness of language-relevant cortical area. Poster presented at the 21st annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 4 April.

Current Work (In Progress)

  • Jahn, A., Jones, H.R., Johns, C.L., Kush, D., Bontrager, M.L., Frost, S.J., & Van Dyke, J.A. Neural basis of conflict resolution in encoding and retrieval interference.
  • Van Dyke, J.A., Matsuki, K., Jones, H.R., Molfese, P.J., Jahn, A., Johns, C.L., Kush, D, & Bontrager, M.L. A Random Forests analysis of the relationship between reading-related skills and white matter tractography.

Teaching

  • Teaching Assistant: PSY 171 - Social and Emotional Development, Fall 2015

Professional Honors and Awards

  • 2013: magna cum laude: Southern Connecticut State University
  • 2012-2013: Member, Psi Chi: Southern Connecticut State University