Pooja is a second-year graduate student in the UCLA Clinical Psychology program. She completed her B.S in Biological Sciences and her B.S in Psychology at the University of Maryland, College Park, and subsequently completed a research assistantship at UC Davis exploring neural correlates of aggression in early psychosis. Her current research focuses on the interaction of developmental processes and illness-related processes as they relate to decision-making and reward-processing in adolescent psychosis, using both biological and behavioral methods.

 

 

Pooja Patel
UCLA Clinical Psychology
ppatel15@ucla.edu