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I am a neuroscientist in the Division of Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. I use a variety of imaging modalities -including EEG, fNIRS and fMRI- to examine the healthy brain as well alterations in neural function in individuals with known genetic, psychiatric and medical conditions. Across many studies, I combine neuroimaging data with genetic, hormonal, symptom, environmental measures to provide a more comprehensive understanding of of the brain and its relation to behavior. My current projects include the study of adolescents with (1) sex chromosome aneuploidies, (2) type 1 diabetes, and (3) Fragile-X syndrome. Moreover, I'm examining the neural basis of imposter syndrome and stereotype threat in women. I deeply value the process of acting on curiosity, learning from challenges, and applying creative solutions to both highlight and address gaps in our understanding of the brain and cognition.