Carolyn Amir is a Neuroscience Doctoral Student at the University of California, Los Angeles studying substance use and neuropsychiatric disorders. Carolyn received her B.A. from Boston University, where she studied psychological & brain sciences and Japanese language & culture. She then worked in the laboratory of Dr. Lauren Atlas at the National Institutes of Health before pursuing her PhD in Neuroscience at UCLA.
I believe tools like MRI & EEG are crucial to answering components of unsolved questions in human cognitive neuroscience.
Psychological & Brain Sciences
Japanese Language & Culture
Neural mechanisms of pain & addiction
In order to alleviate pain & addiction, we first must fully understand their mechanisms.
Can we build reliable models to understand and predict human thought, experience, & behavior?
How can we modulate brain mechanisms to affect cognition and subjective experience?
2018 - 2020
National Institutes of Health
FAES courses including Machine Learning and Deep Learning for Healthcare Image Analysis
University of California, Los Angeles
Neuroscience Interdepartmental Program