ACE Project second-year Graduate Student, Benjelene Sutherland, in the Cognitive Neuroscience program, was awarded the Spring and Summer 2022 Edward and Rita Girden Cognitive Neuroscience Scholarship. This scholarship is eligible for enrolled psychology students and applies towards travel support to conferences to present their research. Students can receive up to $1,000.00 for national and $1,500 for international conferences. The award will cover part of her travel expenses for this year’s Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) conference held in Glasgow, Scotland, June 19-23, 2022. This conference will share the latest research in human brain mapping. She will be the first/presenting author of her on-going research project: “The association of amygdala-insula functional connectivity and sleep via negative affect among teens.”

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