The Team


Dan Blustein

Dr. Blustein is an assistant professor of Psychology at Acadia University. When he isn't conducting research he enjoys tidepooling with his threenager, playing basketball and volleyball (when COVID allows), and experimenting in the kitchen. More information can be found here: https://www.danblu.com

Aidan Fisk

Aidan is the lab's virtual reality guru and Unity programmer. He is a computer science graduate from Acadia University, with a specialization in game development. When he isn't conducting research or programming, he enjoys playing dungeons and dragons, cooking, and board game nights with his friends.


Jenna Floyd

Jenna is a psychology undergraduate student at Acadia University. When she isn’t conducting research she enjoys playing video games, drawing, listening to music, and skating.

Lincoln Inglis

Lincoln is a psychology undergraduate student at Acadia University. When he isn't conducting research, he enjoys playing golf, participating in theatre, playing guitar, and spending time with his three dogs.

Joy Ndirangu

Joy is a computer science undergraduate student at Acadia University. When she isn't conducting research or programming, she enjoys spending time with close friends, trying out different recipes, and drawing/painting.



Racheal Steele

Racheal is a psychology and biology undergraduate student at Acadia University. When she isn’t conducting research, she enjoys listening to music, trying new recipes, and hiking with friends. After her upcoming graduation, she will be starting her Master's degree in Neuroscience at the University of Calgary in September 2022!

Logan VanOostrum

Logan is a computer science undergraduate student at Acadia University. When he isn’t conducting research or programming, he enjoys playing hockey and soccer, fishing, playing video games, and hanging out with friends.

Affiliated students

Oscar Ortiz Angulo - Kinesiology MSc candidate - University of New Brunswick

London Bielicke - Computer Science undergraduate - Rhodes College

Emily Blaum - Neuroscience undergraduate - Rhodes College

Carlos Salas - Computer Science undergraduate - Rhodes College

Collaborators

Dr. Anne Sophie Champod - Associate Professor of Psychology - Acadia University

Kyla Harris - Nurse Practitioner, Acute Stroke Unit - Valley Regional Hospital

Dr. Jacqueline Hebert - Associate Professor of Medicine - University of Alberta

Dr. Jacqueline Leonard - Professor Emeritus of Elementary and Early Childhood Education - University of Wyoming

Dr. Betsy Sanders - Associate Professor of Computer Science - Rhodes College

Dr. Jon Sensinger - Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering - University of New Brunswick

Dr. Ahmed Shehata - Postdoctoral Research Fellow - University of Alberta

Dr. Jack Tsao - Professor of Neurology - University of Tennessee Health Science Center/VA Medical Center

​Katie Wilson - Project Engineer - University of New Brunswick

Lab alumni

Leif Henrichs - Acadia University - 2022 - Directed Study

Thanuka Mabulage Don - Acadia University - 2022 - Coop

Brittney Stone - Acadia University - 2022 - Directed Study

Cierra Stiegelmar - University of Alberta - 2019 -2020 [affiliate]

Noah Mesa - Neuroscience - Rhodes College - 2018 - 2020

Erin Kuylenstierna - Neuroscience - Rhodes College - 2019 - 2021

Carolyn Maslanka - Neuroscience - Rhodes College - 2019 - 2021

Parker Hill - Psychology - Rhodes College - 2021

Kelley Parsons - Neuroscience - Rhodes College - 2019-2020

Luis Alfaro - Computer Science - Rhodes College - 2018-19

Dmitry Vyakhirev - Computer Science - Rhodes College - 2018-19