Jessica Watson is a fourth-year Clinical Psychology PhD student at Palo Alto University with an emphasis in Neuropsychology. She is currently a neuropsychological assessor through Stanford's Brain Development Project, conducting behavioral and cognitive testing for research projects. Prior to this, Jessica was a Research Assistant at the Stanford Center for Neuroscience in Women's Health. Jessica belongs to the BRAIN lab at Palo Alto University. Her most recent research involves the lab?s pediatric sport concussion program, examining the frequency of ?abnormal? (i.e., low) scores in baseline tests of healthy youth to differentiate between statistical and clinical significance. She is working towards completing her dissertation, which examines the level of consensus across psychologists regarding assessment practices.
Honors & Awards
Edith Kaplan Scholarship recipient, National Academy of Neuropsychology, Women in Leadership Committee (2018)
Education & Certifications
MS, Palo Alto University, Clinical Psychology (2018)
BS, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Statistics (2015)