Jessica Hayes

Jessica Hayes

Doctoral Student in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience


Jessica Hayes

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.

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  •  Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuroimaging, Aging, Subjective Memory Complaints


  • B.S. Psychology, Wayne State University

Awards and grants

  • Thomas C. Rumble University Graduate Fellowship, 2018-2019 

  • Betty J. Neitzel Summer Research Award, 2018

Selected publications

  • 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.

Courses taught

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