Alexandra Walker,
Research Assistant



Alexandra walker is a research assistant in the S.C.O.R.E Lab. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Duquesne University, and a Pre-Medical Post Baccalaureate certificate from Georgetown University. She is currently working towards her Master of Health Science in Mental Health at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.


Research

  • Language performance over time in conjunction with neuroimaging
  • Longitudinal changes to language processing and emotional prosody following stroke
  • FLAIR hyperintense vessel rating to predict deficits and penumbra in acute stroke
  • Digital solutions for suicide prevention in adolescents

Publications

Stockbridge, M. D., Walker, A., Matchin, W., Breining, B. L., Fridriksson, J., Hillis, A. E., & Hickok, G. (2020). A double dissociation between plural and possessive ā€œsā€: Evidence from the Morphosyntactic Generation test. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 1-8.
Meier, E. L., Sheppard, S. M., Goldberg, E. B., Head, C. R., Ubellacker, D. M., Walker, A., & Hillis, A. E. (2020). Naming errors and dysfunctional tissue metrics predict language recovery after acute left hemisphere stroke. Neuropsychologia, 107651.
Suarez, A., Saxena, S., Oishi, K., Oishi, K., Walker, A., Rorden, C., & Hillis, A.E. (2020). Influence of age, lesion volume, and damage to dorsal versus ventral streams to viewer- and stimulus-centered hemispatial neglect in acute right hemisphere stroke. Cortex. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2019.12.030