CRANBURY: Student gets hands-on experience with neuroscience techniques

Alex Mitko, the son of Donna and John Mitko of Cranbury and a senior at Hamilton College, spent the summer as an intern at the Boston Attention and Learning Lab. A neuroscience major at Hamilton, he is a graduate of Princeton High School. This summer Mr. Mitko took the principles he’s learned as a neuroscience major at Hamilton into an internship with the Boston Attention and Learning Lab (BAL Lab), a cognitive neuroscience lab located in the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Jamaica Plains, Boston. The BAL Lab conducts research that focuses on “the cognitive and neural mechanisms of attention, as well as the potential for enhancing attention abilities through cognitive training.” Through previous research with Assistant Professor of Psychology Alexandra List, he had collaborated with Dr. Michael Esterman, one of…


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