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Stephanie

PhD Doctor of Philosophy candidate

Expertise
Clinical Neuroscience; Applications of Neuroimaging; The Emotional Human Brain: Integrating Neuroscience and Psychology

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

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).

Coding skills

Python, Matlab and R

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