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Mike Starrett

(pronounced “stair-it”)
Psychology Ph.D. Candidate, University of Arizona
mjstarrett@email.arizona.edu

Cognitive neuroscience of spatial cognition, navigation, learning, memory, and attention. Virtual reality application development and research solutions. Data science and problem solving with programming. Learn more About Me here.

I fully support efforts to end racial injustice and inequality in academia and society at large.


Education

2018 – Present
University of Arizona
Ph.D. Psychology | Minor: Cognitive Science

2015-2018
University of California, Davis
M.A. Psychology (Transferred)

2007 – 2011
University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.A. Psychology

Research Experience

2012 – 2015
Associate Research Specialist (Lab Manager)
Postlab
Principle Investigator: Brad Postle, Ph.D.

Technical Skills

Programming Languages

MATLAB, R, C#, Python, bash

Software

Unity 3D (SteamVR, VRTK, Landmarks*), MATLAB (EEGlab, Fieldtrip, PsychToolBox), R (various packages), MPlus, SPSS, Git
* Moderated software (github.com/mjstarrett/)

Hardware

EEG (Nexstim, Brain Vision), TMS (Magstim, Nexstim), Head-mounted displays (Oculus DK2, Oculus Quest, Oculus Go, HTC Vive), Omnidirectional treadmills (Cyberith Virtualizer (Elite (2)), KatVR Kat Walk), Eye tracking (Pupil Labs, Tobii Pro)

Department of Psychology
University of Arizona
1503 E University Blvd, Bldg 68
Tucson, AZ 85721