I'm interested in understanding the way in which health-related factors, including aerobic fitness, body composition, and nutritional intake, affect hippocampal-dependent memory during childhood, with the goal of developing lifestyle interventions that will improve learning and memory abilities. To do this, I utilize behavioral, eye-tracking, neuropsychological, and neuroimaging techniques.
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