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Researcher | Research Overview

The overarching goal of Dr. Mathias' research is to understand the nature of cognitive dysfunction associated with psychotic disorders in adults and children. This work involves (1) the development of novel measures of cognitive abilities and their application to individuals with psychosis and unaffected controls; (2) precise characterization of cognitive deficits via computational modeling; (3) longitudinal assessments to characterize fluctuations and developmental changes in cognition; and (4) quantitative genetic analysis of cognitive phenotypes.

 

Researcher | Research Background

Dr. Mathias received his PhD in Psychology from the University of York, UK. He held postdoctoral positions at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany, Boston University, and Yale School of Medicine. He was also briefly a visiting scholar at the University of Minnesota. He is now junior faculty at Boston Children’s Hospital with a joint appointment at Harvard Medical School.

 

Researcher | Publications