Jessica Hayes

Jessica Hayes

Doctoral Student in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience

Jessica Hayes

Bio Sketch

Jessica is currently a PhD student in the Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience area of the Department of Psychology and a pre-doctoral trainee at the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University.


B.S. Psychology, Wayne State University

Research Focus

  • Characterizing functional differences in the brain during successful memory formation between healthy older adults with and without subjective memory complaints.

Office Location

057 Knapp

Research Project Link

Courses Taught

  • Fall 2017: PSY 1010 Introductory Psychology Lab
  • Winter 2018: PSY 3993 Laboratory in Experimental Psychology

Office Phone

(313) 664-2671

Honors and Awards

  • Thomas C. Rumble University Graduate Fellowship, 2018-2019
  • Betty J. Neitzel Summer Research Award, 2018


  • Gothe, N. P., Hayes, J. M., Temali, C., & Damoiseaux, J. S. (2018). Differences in Brain Structure and Function Among Yoga Practitioners and Controls. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 12, 26.
  • Hayes, J. M., Tang, L., Viviano, R. P., van Rooden, S., Ofen, N., & Damoiseaux, J. S. (2017). Subjective memory complaints are associated with brain activation supporting successful memory encoding. Neurobiology of Aging, 60, 71-80.

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