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cropped-arnett_anne.jpgAnne B. Arnett, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who completed her graduate training at the University of Denver, and post-doctoral training at the University of Washington. Dr. Arnett conducts research on cognitive, neurophysiological, and genetic factors associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). When she is not working, Dr. Arnett enjoys skiing, biking and camping with her family.

 

Candace Rhoads, M.A. is a doctoral student in the School Psychology program at the University of Washington. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Arizona and a Master of Arts in Developmental Psychology from San Francisco State University. Candace’s research interests and training focus on cognitive and behavioral assessment with children. In her free time, Candace likes to read, go kayaking, and spend time with her loved ones and two dogs.

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Tara Rutter, M.S. is a third-year doctoral student in Clinical Psychology at Seattle Pacific University. Her research interests include emotion regulation across modalities, stress-related gene expression and behavior, and the socioemotional development of children with neurodevelopmental disorders. She is particularly interested in how stressors effect the physical and mental health of neurodiverse children and adolescents. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, going to local concerts, and writing poetry.

 

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Ruqian (Daisy) Ma, M.A. is a doctoral student in the School Psychology program at the University of Washington. She graduated from Boston College with a MA in Developmental Psychology and a MSW in Social Work. Daisy has a particular interest in using neuroimaging and behavioral methods to investigate early brain development, functioning and social interactions in typically and atypically developing populations. Daisy is also very passionate about adapting culturally competent interventions and treatment methods into other cultural backgrounds. Outside the lab, Daisy likes to play with her guinea pig and cats, read, cook, camp, travel, and attend concerts.

 

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Katherine Wadhwani is currently an undergraduate at the University of Washington working toward a BA in Psychology and a BS in Neurobiology. During her undergraduate career, Katherine has also interned at the university’s Social Cognitive Development Lab studying implicit bias and the Bernier Lab researching Autism Spectrum Disorder. A Southern California native, Katherine enjoys trips to the beach, volunteering at her local animal shelter training pets, binging old music, and anything involving art.