Welcome!

Research in the Hwang lab focuses on the cognitive, neural, and developmental dynamics of cognitive control. You can learn more about our work by reading the research page or publications. We are affilated with the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, and the Cognitive Control Collaborative, a "superlab" initative that brings together researchers that share a common interest in cognitive control.

We are located at 355W PBSB, 340 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52242.

Our research is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and the Iowa Neuroscience Institute.


Announcements

  • We have funding for a postdoc. If interested please email a cover letter and CV to Kai.
  • We are hiring a clinical research assistant to assist our ongoing patient studies.
  • Lab Members


    Kai Hwang, Ph.D.
    Lab Director
    Assistant Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences
    Email: kai-hwang@uiowa.edu
    Kai is a faculty member of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Psychiatry, the Neuroscience Graduate Training Program, the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, and the DeLTA Center.


    Evan Sorenson
    Scientific Programmer





    Juniper Hollis
    Lab Manager & Post Baccalaureate Research Fellow
    Email: juniper-hollis@uiowa.edu




    Stephanie Leach
    Ph.D. Student, Psychological and Brain Sciences




    Xitong Chen
    Ph.D. Student, Psychological and Brain Sciences






    Alumni

    Dillan Cellier
    Dillan was the first person to join the lab. After two producitve years as our do-it-all lab manager, she is now a graduate student at UCSD.