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Alexandra K. Wright

Postdoctoral Researcher
Research Area: Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Neuroscience


Neuroanatomy and its relationship to brain function, cognition, and evolution

Representative Publications

Wright AK, Theilmann RJ, Ridgway SH, Scadeng M (2017). Diffusion tractography reveals pervasive asymmetry of cerebral white matter tracts in the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Brain Struct Funct, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00429-017-1525-9.


Wright A, Scadeng M, Stec D, Dubowitz R, Ridgway S, St. Leger J (2017). Neuroanatomy of the killer whale (Orcinus orca): a magnetic resonance imaging investigation of structure with insights on function and evolution. Brain Struct Funct. 222(1):417-436. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00429-016-1225-x.


Wright AK, Ponganis KV, McDonald BI, Ponganis PJ (2014). Heart rates of emperor penguins diving at sea: implications for oxygen store management. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 496:85-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps10592.


Honors

2011-2014   National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP)

2007   National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF REU)