Chelsea Cox completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles in June of 2014. Before becoming a Staff Research Associate at the Laboratory of Molecular Neuroimaging in June 2014, she worked as an undergraduate research assistant in the UCLA Addictions Lab, the Stanton Stress and Coping Lab, and the UCLA Teaching and Learning Lab. She is now currently working on the Reduced Nicotine Cigarette study for daily smokers between the ages of 18-25. This study examines how the acute effects of nicotine yield affect subjective measures such as withdrawal and craving, as well as the neural biomarkers of attention, executive function, craving and its regulation. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, baking, and spending time with friends. She plans on applying to a graduate school Ph.D program in the next two years.
K. Lunny, S. Bujarski, T. Rohrbaugh, J. Jun, C. Cox, S. Manukian, Y. Quezada, B. Skagen, R. Green, J. Nguyen, K. Radstrom, L. Ray (2014). The relationship between alcohol use and methamphetamine use in a community sample of regular methamphetamine users. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Bellevue, WA. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38, S1