Meet our four new research assistants Shane, Nancy, Polina and Malena! By visiting our members page you can learn more about them and their research interests.
Lize received her PhD in Psychology at Ghent University in Belgium in 2014, investigating the influence of being imitated on empathy for pain, with a focus on the neuroscience of self-other representational mechanisms. She then went on to do a postdoc exploring these mechanisms and basic social cognition in women with a history of early stress trauma. She is currently a research fellow at the BAND lab working on group cohesion and the effects of oxytocin.
Mayté received her PhD in Social Psychology from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in 2011. She then went on to do her postdoctoral work at the University of California, Davis, where she developed a line of researched aimed at examining the effects of experiences with early caregivers on the ways individuals react to threats, focusing on social threats.
Dr. Woolley participated in a live webcast on New Brain Treatments for Psychiatric Illness on Wednesday, July 15. He and UCSF co-worker Dr. Daniel Schlosser discussed the use of technology and digital programs to strengthen patients' functioning in areas such as motivation and social cognition. Watch a recording of the webcast at the link below.