Drexel Laboratory for Adaptive Cognition


Chris R. Sims, Ph.D.

Chris received a B.S. in computer science from Cornell University (2003), followed by a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2009. After completing his Ph.D., Dr. Sims held a postdoctoral research position at the University of Rochester (in the Center for Visual Science, and Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences), and joined the faculty at Drexel University in 2013. Dr. Sims's primary research interest lies in understanding how cognitive, perceptual, and motor resources are organized and coordinated towards the efficient achievement of goals in the world. Dr. Sims pursues this research using a multidisciplinary approach, combining computational modeling and behavioral experiments.

Rachel Lerch (graduate student)

Rachel obtained her B.S. in Psychology from Kutztown University, and joined the Ph.D. program in the fall of 2014.