- Research Program Mentor
PhD Doctor of Philosophy candidate
Clinical Neuroscience; Applications of Neuroimaging; The Emotional Human Brain: Integrating Neuroscience and Psychology
Mindfulness training in high school students improves interoceptive awareness, reduces anxiety and rumination
For this project, students would perform a combined experiment and literature review investigating the effects of mindfulness meditation on behavioral wellness. Students would be able to function as their own research subjects and track changes in their physical and mental health using an application. Students would be mentored on how to use statistical programs to analyze their data and create figures for potential publication.
A picture is worth a thousand words: A Visual Display of Neurological Disease
For this projects, students would be asked to create infographics that describe a neurological or psychiatric disease of interest. These graphics should describe nervous system function at any level (molecular (e.g., genetics), cellular or systems (e.g., brain regions).