Michael T. Bixter is a postdoctoral researcher in the Cognitive Aging program. His research interests include decision making, cognitive aging, and social networks. His current research focuses on social influences on decision making in younger and older adults. In particular, the focus of the current research is on decisions that involve delayed consequences.
Lyndsie is a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in the Human Factors and Aging Lab. Her research interests including cognitive function, exercise and physical activity, and aging adults. Her current research focus examines how various aspects of the physical activity context (the cognitive and motoric complexity of the activity as well as the degree to which social engagement occurs during the activity) influence cognitive function in older adults with a goal of promoting functional autonomy and successful aging for older adults.