I am a cognitive neuroscientist studying how people make decisions. How do our experiences shape our choices, especially when those choices involve consequences that unfold over time? To answer my research questions, I take an interdisciplinary, “neuroeconomics” approach, combining experimental paradigms from psychology and behavioral economics with methodological techniques including neuroimaging, computational modeling, psychophysiology, and pharmacology. Currently, as a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, I am examining the role of memory in economic decision-making across adulthood.
I earned my Ph.D. in Psychology at New York University, and my B.A. in neurobiology at Harvard University.