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Svetlana V. Shinkareva

Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
University of South Carolina

Office: Barnwell 515
Phone Number: (803) 777-6189
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Dr. Shinkareva has received her Ph.D. in quantitative psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She completed her post-doctoral training at Carnegie Mellon University working with Drs. Marcel Just and Tom Mitchell. Dr. Shinkareva's research focuses on the development and application of quantitative methods to neuroimaging data. Her current interests include applying machine learning methods to fMRI data to study the neural basis of semantic knowledge representation.

Representative Publications:

Shinkareva, S.V., Malave, R.A., Just, M.A. & Mitchell, T.M. (2012). Exploring commonalities across participants in the neural representation of objects. Human Brain Mapping, 33, 1375-1383.
Shinkareva, S.V., Malave, V.L., Mason, R.A., Mitchell, T.M., & Just, M.A. (2011). Commonality of neural representations of words and pictures. Neuroimage, 54, 2418-2425.
Shinkareva, S.V., Mason, R.A., Malave, V.L., Wang, W., Mitchell, T.M., et al. (2008). Using fMRI brain activation to identify cognitive states associated with perception of tools and dwellings. PLoS ONE 3(1), e1394. doi10.1371/journal.pone.0001394.
Mitchell, T.M., Shinkareva, S.V., Carlson, A., Chang, K.M., Malave, V.L., et al. (2008). Predicting Human Brain Activity Associated with the Meanings of Nouns. Science, 320, 1191-1195.
Shinkareva, S.V., Ombao, H.C., Sutton, B.P., Mohanty, A., & Miller, G.A. (2006). Classification of functional brain images with a spatio-temporal dissimilarity map. NeuroImage, 33, 63-71.