Christina Maher

Christina is an MSc Cognitive Neuroscience student at UCL. She is interested in the influence of stress and uncertainty upon human decision making, information seeking, and learning. Before joining the Affective Brain Lab, she obtained a BS in Psychology: Behavioral Neuroscience and Health Studies from Fairfield University during which she conducted research apart of the Mood and Personality Disorder Research Program (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) and Barts Research Centre for Women’s Health (Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry).

PUBLICATIONS
Maher, C.,
(in press). The Benefits of Mindfulness for University Students.
Maher, C., (submitted, under review). A Neurofeminist Approach to Clinical Psychology: Understanding Gender in Mental Health Disorder Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS & POSTERS
Maher, C., (April, 2020) The Benefits of Mindfulness for University Students. Poster presented at the 2020 Fairfield University Innovative Research Symposium (virtual, April 2020).
Maher, C., Karnes, J., Smith, E., McClure, M., (December, 2019). Childhood Trauma and Social Cognitive Deficits in Individuals with IPV and BPD. Poster presented at the Fairfield University Sigma Xi 2020 Research Symposium (virtual, April 2020) and at the 2020 Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting (virtual, June 2020).