Lindsay Olson

Lindsay Olson

Doctoral Student in SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology

Lindsay is a PhD student in the Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology at SDSU and UC San Diego. She received her BA in Psychology from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington where she studied the effects of socio-economic status on adolescent identity development. After graduating, she studied pragmatic language use in children with ASDs as a research assistant at Oregon Health & Science University. Lindsay completed a pre-doctoral research fellowship at the Marcus Autism Center at Emory University where she used eye-tracking to study early social development in infants at heightened familial risk for developing ASDs. She is interested in early social and brain development and how experiences influence the course of brain development.

Bosi Chen

Bosi Chen

Doctoral Student in SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology

Bosi is a PhD student in the Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology at SDSU and UC San Diego. After graduating from New York University with B.A. in Psychology and Economics, Bosi worked as a Research Associate at the NYU Child Study Center to study neural mechanisms underlying autism and ADHD in children and adolescents. Currently, Bosi is jointly working with our lab and with Dr. Marty Sereno, Director of SDSU Imaging Center. Her current research interests include neural correlates of restricted and repetitive behaviors, a core symptom of autism.

Cynthia Ibarra

Cynthia Ibarra

Masters Student in Psychology, San Diego State University (SDSU)

Cynthia is a Master’s student in Psychology at SDSU. She graduated from the University of California, Riverside with a B.S. in Psychology. As an undergrad, she investigated the role of interactive media and individual differences in children’s cognitive development. She is interested in examining the neural mechanisms underlying social processing in children with ASD.

Tiffany Wang

Tiffany Wang

Doctoral Student in Experimental Psychology at UC San Diego (UCSD)

Tiffany is a PhD student in the Psychology department at UC San Diego (UCSD). After graduating from UCSD with a B.A/B.S in psychology and biology, she worked with Dr. Aubyn Stahmer at the Child and Adolescent Services Research Center on ways to deliver evidence-based practices into community settings. Tiffany is jointly working with our lab, as well as with Dr. Leslie Carver’s Developmental Neuroscience Lab at UCSD. She is interested in identifying biological or behavioral markers in infants and toddlers at risk for autism.

Juliana Lucena

Juliana Lucena

Undergraduate Student at University of San Diego (USD)

Juliana is an undergraduate student at the University of San Diego, majoring in Behavioral Neuroscience with a minor in Biomedical Ethics. She joined SCANgroup in February 2018 and is currently working on the Toddler MRI study. In the future, she hopes to pursue a postdoctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and work with children with behavioral disorders.

Tamae Sugiura

Tamae Sugiura

Post-Baccalaureate Research Assistant

Tamae graduated from the University of San Diego with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in German. She joined SCANgroup in June 2018 and is assisting with the Toddler Project. Tamae plans to pursue a graduate degree in speech and language pathology.