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Office of Neuroscience Research > Neuroscience Calendar > NIAC Guest Lecture: Kirsten Gilbert (WashU Psychiatry)

NIAC Guest Lecture: Kirsten Gilbert (WashU Psychiatry)

"Preschool Performance Monitoring and 'Overcontrol':  Prediction of adolescent brain volume and onset of OCD"


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When: Friday, May 11, 2018 at 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: NIL Large Conference Room 2311 (Medical Campus, 4525 Scott Ave.)

Kirsten Gilbert is a licensed clinical psychologist. She completed her undergraduate at Stanford University, her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Yale University, and a postdoctoral fellowship at Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine with Dr. Joan Luby and Dr. Deanna Barch. Dr. Gilbert’s research examines how ‘too much self-control,’ in the form of heightened performance monitoring and ‘overcontrol’ develop in young children. She is interested in understanding when overcontrol may be adaptive or may contribute to psychopathology, (e.g., anxiety) in young children and adolescents. Kirsten also studies the development of reward processing/positive emotional functioning in young children exhibiting overcontrolled tendencies. Kirsten uses behavioral, EEG/ERP techniques, and parent-child observational data in her research.

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