Investigators

Gregory A. Miller
Keyword: schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, emotion, brain connectivity
Carrie Bearden

Keywords: Adolescent brain development, psychosis, neurogenetic disorders, neurodevelopment, resting state functional connectivity, bipolar disorder, at-risk, prospective longitudinal

Robert Bilder

Keywords: Cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, neurogenetics, positive applied neuroscience, creativity, dimensional models of psychopathology, RDoC

Alison Burggren

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, high-resolution MRI, cannabis, medial temporal lobe

Michelle Craske

Keywords: Anxiety, depression, positive and negative valence systems, RDoC, PTSD, affect labeling, emotional responses.

Naomi Eisenberger

Keywords: Social neuroscience, social rejection, social connection, social pain, inflammation

Adriana Galvan

Keywords: Adolescent brain development, fMRI, mesolimbic circuitry, cognitive control, affective processing

Dara Ghahremani

Keywords: Self-control, cognitive flexibility, impulsivity, addiction, marijuana, nicotine, methamphetamine, prefrontal cortex, dopamine, breathing, mindfulness, parasympathetic nervous system, adolescents

Keith Holyoak

Keywords: Mathematical cognition, analogy, causal reasoning

Katherine H. Karlsgodt

Keywords: schizophrenia, cognitive neuroscience, connectivity, development

Barbara Knowlton

Keywords: Learning, memory, habit, cognitive control

Hakwan Lau

Keywords: Conscious perception, metacognition, visual attention

Agatha Lenartowicz
Keywords: Neuroimaging, multimodal, multivariate, attention control, attention deficits, ADHD, attention connectivity, network, attention training
Matthew Lieberman

Keywords: Social neuroscience, social cognition, default mode network, affect labeling

Edythe London

Keywords: Substance abuse, stimulants, smoking, resting state functional connectivity, risky decision-making, inhibitory control, emotion regulation

Paul Macey

I study the brain in people with sleep-disorders, particularly obstructive sleep apnea, linking physical and psychological symptoms to where and how the brain is affected. Currently, I am looking at these influences in males and females separately, and assessing the impact of interventions for sleep apnea and high blood pressure. I study functional, structural, and chemical aspects of the brain.

Sarah McEwen

Keywords: Schizophrenia, cognitive training, exercise, first-episode, psychosis, neuroplasticity, cognition, longevity, memory training, aging, mobile technology, health

Martin Monti

Keywords: Disorders of consciousness, coma, vegetative state, language, arithmetic cognition, music cognition, reasoning, (f)MRI

Joseph O'Neill

Keywords: Obsessive-compulsive disorder, cognitive-behavioral therapy, magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Nader Pouration

Keywords: Neuromodulation, Parkinson's disease, therapeutic targeting

Lara Ray

Keywords: Addiction, alcohol, methamphetamine, medication development, cue-reactivity

Jesse Rissman

Keywords: Episodic memory, working memory, attention, cognitive control, reasoning, prefrontal cortex, hippocampus, connectivity, multivariate pattern classification, cognitive aging, psychopathology

Claudia Sanmiguel

Director of the Ingestive behavior and Obesity program at the UCLA Center for Neurobiology of Stress.

Main interest: the role of brain control on satiety/hunger signals and ingestive behavior in health and in obesity. topics for current projects at the Staglin: effect of bariatric surgery on brain activity/structure related to satiety/hunger and ingestive behavior.

Gary Small

Dr. Gary Small’s research focuses on the early detection and prevention of age-related cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease and related condition. His group has developed novel brain imaging (MRI, PET) tools that are useful on combination with genetic risk measures and other biomarkers in identifying people at risk for dementia years before symptoms emerge.

April Thames

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, neuroimaging, neurocognition, fMRI, methamphetamine, relapse, marijuana use, DTI

Danny Wang

Keywords: Perfusion, MR angiography (MRA), cerebrovascular disease, dementia, pediatrics

Cindy Yee_Bradbury
Keywords: Schizophrenia, attention, inhibitory processing, emotion, stress