Entry Year


Major Area of Study



Emily Kappenman, PhD



Research Interests

Wendy is interested in how disturbances in sensory processing interact with abnormalities in cognitive and emotional processes in psychotic and affective disorders. She uses a wide range of ERP components (e.g. MMN, P300, ASSR) in her research and is highly interested in EEG/ERP data processing and analysis.

Representative Publications
  • Light, G. A., Zhang W., Joshi Y. B., Bhakta, S., Talledo, J. A, Swerdlow N. R. (2017). Single-Dose Memantine Improves Cortical Oscillatory Response Dynamics in Patients with Schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology. doi:10.1038/npp.2017.81

  • Young, J. Y., Bismark, A. W., Sun Y., Zhang W., Mcllwain M., Crootendorst I., Light, G. A. (2016). Neurophysiological characterization of attentional performance dysfunction in schizophrenia patients in a reverse-translated task. Neuropharmacology, 42(6):1338-1348. doi: 10.1038/npp.2016.268.