Research Area Specialist Intermediate
Department of Psychiatry
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Jessica is a Research Area Specialist on a longitudinal study on impulsivity in adolescents with family histories of substance abuse.
Prior to working at the NRLC, she worked as a Research Assistant in the Culture and Contemplation in Education Lab at Portland State University. Research included studies on the development of self-regulation in children and adolescents, as well as on mental health and well-being in teachers. On these studies, Jessica carried out tasks related to collecting survey, behavioral, observational and physiological data. She was also project coordinator for the Empowering K through Third Grade Teachers Study, examining the impact of mindfulness-based programs on students and teachers.
- Risk and Resilience in Adolescent Development
|2014||M.S.||Applied Psychology||Portland State University, Portland, OR|
|2009||B.A.||Psychology||University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN|
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