Salvador R. Vazquez

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Graduate Student Researcher

Salvador is a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. His interests lie at the intersection of education, psychology, and neuroscience. His research focuses on the impact the social environment has on students’ cognitive function and in turn, their ability to study and learn in educational settings. Under the mentorship and training of his advisor, Dr. Jennie Grammer, Salvador uses electroencephalography (EEG) to investigage underlying neural processes of attention, working memory, and cognitive control during learning tasks. He is a proud Bruin having received both his B.A. and M.A. at UCLA and has taught as a teaching assistant for the psychology, education, and psychiatry departments. His goal while working at EPIC is to develop and update workshops on pedagogy that promote inclusivity and diversity in college classrooms.