Research Area Specialist Associate
Division of Neurobehavioral Research, Department of Psychiatry
The University of Texas
Health Science Center at San Antonio
Aimee is currently working as a Research Associate on two studies of youth at risk for development of substance use involvement: Consequences of Adolescent Substance Use on the Development of Impulse Control (R01-DA026868) and Relating Brain Maturation to Impulse Control and Substance Use Involvement (R01-DA033997). Additionally, Aimee works on an adult study of central nervous system characteristics of persons at risk for alcoholism (R01-AA019691).
Prior to joining the NRLC, Aimee worked as an undergraduate research assistant with
Dr. Travis Crone on:
the effects of social comparison and self-evaluation threat on experiences of schadenfreude,
the embodied effects of high heels on perceptions of power,
and how individuals perceive religious relationships.
Prior to joining the team at the UTHSCSA NRLC, Aimee worked as a Trainer Consultant for Taurus Training in Austin, TX.
There she used classical and operant conditioning models to design behavioral intervention plans for dogs with fear- and anxiety-based behavior problems and facilitate structured play interactions to teach dogs appropriate social behaviors.
- Moral Agency
- Evolutionary Psychology
- Existential/Postmodern Philosophy
|2012||B.S.||Psychology||University of Houston Downtown, Houston, TX|
- Wilderness exploration
- Science fiction