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Jennifer O'Brien

Assistant Professor


  • Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology

Research Interests

  • Research Areas: Human perception, attention, and decision-making. Dr. O'Brien's research focuses on the fundamental mechanisms behind perception, attention, and decision-making in healthy adults and in changes to these systems during normal and abnormal aging using both behavioral and neurophysiologicial methods. She is especially interested in the integral role that motivational value has in the way we perceive and attend to stimuli in our environment.