2021
Alumni (Fellow)

Margot Bjoring

Jefferson Scholars Foundation Fellow
Charlottesville, Virginia
Degrees:
B.A. Rice University (2009)
M.A. University of Virginia (2018)
Ph.D. University of Virginia (2020)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Professional Sectors:
Administrative/Management
Business Development
Psychology

Bio:

Margot’s dissertation, “Perception and Neural Representation of Auditory Restoration in the Songbird,” investigates the mechanisms by which speech is heard in noisy environments using song perception by zebra finches as a model. Her research has been funded by fellowships from the National Science Foundation and the U.Va. School of Data Science in addition to the Jefferson Scholars Foundation.

Thesis Description:

Perception and neural representation of auditory restoration in the songbird

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