Rachel Ryskin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cognitive & Information Sciences. She wants to figure out what cognitive processes and computations enable humans to understand each other. In particular, she studies how learning and context-specific predictions help the human mind and brain deal with the noise and ambiguity present in everyday communication.
Check her personal website for an up-to-date list of publications.
Postdoc in Brain & Cognitive Sciences, 2016-2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
PhD in Cognitive Psychology, 2010-2016
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BS in Cognitive Science, 2006-2010