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Amaris Maydon, B.A.

 

Research Area Specialist Associate

Division of Neurobehavioral Research, Department of Psychiatry
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Biographical Sketch

Trinity

Currently, Amy works as a Research Associate on the CAMBIO program provides treatment to teens who have problems with marijuana, alcohol, and other drugs.  Prior to joining the NRLC, she was a Research Associate and the Lab Coordinator for the Clinical Cognition Laboratory at Trinity University.  There Amy assisted in the design and implementation of experiments that examined the effects of negative memory suppression on subsequent implicit and explicit behaviors.  Other projects sought to simulate and oppose the process of rumination through repeated retrieval of emotional information.  Currently, her research interests concern the cognitive processes that enhance the transfer of knowledge and skills across time and context.

 

Research Interests

  • Cognitive processes underlying mood-congruent memory biases in depression
  • Effects of negative memory suppression on subsequent behavior
  • Cognitive processes that promote information transfer across time and context.

 

Education

2016 B.A. Psychology Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

Interests

  • Hiking
  • Scary Movies
  • Cooking


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