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Monica Luciana, Ph.D.

Monica Luciana, Ph.D., is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Psychology and a founding member of the UMN Center for Neurobehavioral Development and received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University Minnesota. She conducts longitudinal studies of brain and behavioral development in adolescents using personality measures, cognitive tests, and brain imaging techniques. Funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, she co-directs the Twin Hub of the NIH-funded ABCD Consortium as well as the consortium’s workgroup on neurocognition.

The speaker has indicated no conflicts of interest.