ADHD Research | Marissa Pighin | TEDxTeslaSTEMSchool

Marissa has taken her diagnosis with Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and turned it in to the basis for her research. She studies brain function and how it differs from ADHD brains.

Marissa is a senior undergraduate in the Department of Psychology honors programme at the University of Washington. She is currently conducting her own research at the Cognition & Cortical Dynamics Laboratory, under Dr. Chantelprat. This involves EEG neurofeedback to increase reading retention in healthy people. Marissa hopes to graduate with her B.S. in 2016. Marissa plans to graduate in the spring of 2016 with her B.S. in Psychology. She will submit her honors thesis for publication after completing it. Marissa has extensive experience in many areas, including participant recruitment, training and experimental design. She also has QEEG, leadership skills, as well as other skills that she gained from her years of work. Her knowledge of EEG, QEEG and neurofeedback literature is exceptional. Marissa is a young, passionate woman who wants to pursue a Ph.D. in cognitive neuroscience. She hopes to continue her career and research.

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