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Raymond Viviano

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Cognitive Neuroscience
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051 Knapp Building
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Raymond Viviano is currently a PhD student in the Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience research area of the Department of Psychology as well as a pre-doctoral trainee within the Institute of Gerontology.  

Research Focus
  • Characterizing the structural and functional characteristics of the brain in healthy older adults with subjective memory complaints.
  • Application of machine learning algorithms to neuroimaging data.
Areas of Expertise
  • Functional magnetic resonance imaging data analysis
  • Python programming 
  • Linux system administration 
Courses Taught
Psychology 1010 Lab
  • PhD Student in Psychology at Wayne State University, Detroit MI, (2015 - Present)
  • B.S. Neuroscience, Psychology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI, (2013) 
  • Damoiseaux, J.S., Viviano, R.P., Yuan, P., & Raz, N. (2016). Differential effect of age on posterior and anterior hippocampal functional connectivity. Neuroimage, 133, 468-476.
  • Viviano, R.P., Raz, N., Yuan, P., Damoiseaux, J.S. (In Prep). Dynamic Patterns of Resting State Functional Connectivity are Associated with Age, Metabolic Risk and Cognitive Performance in Healthy Adults.


  • Viviano, R.P., Raz, N., Yuan, P., Damoiseaux, J.S. (2016, June). Resting State  Functional Connectivity Dynamics in Healthy Aging. Presented at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping Annual Conference, Geneva, CH.