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WAI Faculty & Staff

Shawn Bolin, MS
Research Specialist


Contact Information

Phone: 608-829-3313
Mailing address: Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute, UW School of Medicine and Public Health, 7818 Big Sky Drive, Suite 215, Madison, WI 53719

Role at the WAI

Shawn is responsible for neuropsychological testing of participants in the WRAP study.


Current WAI Projects: Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention (WRAP)



Bachelor of Science, Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



Prior to joining the WAI, Shawn managed the Human Memory Lab in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Davis. At this lab Shawn coordinated academic studies on the encoding and retrieval processes of human memory, working with both college students and patients with memory impairment. Shawn also managed the Human Perception and Performance Lab at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was responsible for coordinating academic studies that focused on the relationship between the brain and mind in the areas of executive control, visual cognition, cortical plasticity and driver distraction.