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Paia A

- Research Program Mentor

Industry expert


Psychiatry (specifically developmental), neurobiology/neuroscience, theater (especially theater for young audiences or production)

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.

Improving mental health of children of low-income urban communities

This examines the effects on adolescent mental health of growing up in a low-income, urban neighborhood. Reviewing community statistics and scientific literature, it is important to consider how environmental stressors can contribute to the community's well-being. Ultimately, there are several facets to incorporate in our understanding, but evidence-based interventions for adolescent mental health and increasing mental health education can help promote well-being in urban settings.

Coding skills

Python, MatLab, RStudio - beginner

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