People in the Numerical Cognition & Inference Lab

Current Lab Members

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Natalie Obrecht, Primary Investigator

Dr. Obrecht is interested in how people make inferences and reason (c.v.).


Yomary Collazo, Research Assistant



Previous Lab Members

Maitry Mahida

Master’s student Public Health Policy and Management at New York University; Outstanding Academic Achievement and Research Award 2018

Urvi Patel

Master's student in Forensic Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

Marwa Shoaib

Public Health graduate student at Rutgers University

Mike Grella

Samantha DiMeglio

Psy.D. graduate student at Nova Southeastern University; Outstanding Academic Achievement and Research Award 2015

Diana Perez


Lisa D'Argenio


Keith Cruz

Graduate student in Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling

Nichole Vanderhoof


Ezana Taddese

 Cognitive psychology PhD student at Washington State University

Billy Mercedes


Brandon Sinisi

 PsyD student at SUNY Albany

Stacey Delos Santos

 Communication Disorders student at William Paterson

Maitry, Urvi, Yomary R S Day 2019 2

Yomary, Maitry, and Urvi presenting research at Explorations 2019.

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Urvi presenting her research at the 2019 meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association.

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Marwa and Maitry at Research & Scholarship Day.

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Maitry presenting her research at Research and Scholarship Day 2017

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SJDM reunion dinner 2016

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Lab Wars 2016: Tapas Edition

Michael and Maitry presenting at Explorations 2016: Research, Scholarship and Creative Expression at William Paterson University


Rutgers reunion dinner in honor of Dr. Gretchen Chapman, SJDM 2014


Sam presenting her thesis at APS

 Billy presenting his work (with Ahmad's help) at Research and Scholarship Day, 2013

Brandon's independent study research