Giorgia Picci

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Institute for Human Neuroscience

I am interested in understanding effects of childhood adversity on structural and functional brain development. In particular, I am interested in how maltreatment and trauma influence neurodevelopment in adolescence and emerging adulthood, and how particular resilience factors may impede poor outcomes. I primarily use MRI methodologies as well as genetics to address my research questions.


B.A. - Psychology, Minor Women & Gender Studies, George Mason University (2012)
Ph.D. - Developmental Psychology, Neuroscience, , Pennsylvania State University (2018)
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