The MACS team is made up of
Jacqueline Maye, M.S.
Jacqueline Maye, M.S., is a neuropsychology graduate student in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Florida. She received her bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. Under the mentorship of Dr. Michael Marsiske at UF, her master’s research examined relationships between cognitive and sensorimotor functioning in elderly adults. Her primary research interests involve cognitive aging and interventions targeted at delaying cognitive and functional decline in older adults.
Michael Marsiske, Ph.D.
Michael Marsiske, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions. He also serves as the department’s Associate Chair for Research. He holds a joint appointment in the Department of Psychology at the UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Dr. Marsiske has served as a principal investigator on the NIH-funded study ACTIVE, which examined long-term cognitive training effects on elders’ everyday function, and he collaborates on several other federally funded studies and centers at UF. Marsiske is also the Training Director of a NIA-funded predoctoral training program (T32) entitled “Physical, Cognitive and Mental Health in Social Context.”
In his research, Dr. Mariske focuses on older adults’ ability to maintain and improve cognitive performance due to training interventions and practice, and older adults’ everyday problem solving abilities and their relationship to basic cognitive and intellectual performance.