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Friedman, Naomi P Assistant Professor

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  • Dr. Friedman's research is focused on specifying the mechanisms (both neural and genetic) underlying individual differences in executive functions –– the higher-level cognitive processes that regulate lower-level processes and thereby enable control over thoughts and actions –– and their relations to everyday self-regulation as well as various forms of psychopathology. She uses a variety of approaches, including twin studies, neuroimaging, and computational modeling.

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  • executive functions, intelligence, working memory, cognitive abilities, individual differences, self regulation, behavioral genetics, twin studies, neuroimaging, neuroscience, computational modeling

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