Jennifer Willford, PhD, Associate Professor
Office: Vincent Science Center, 309-F
Office Hours: Fall 2018 - MWF 1:00-2:00; M 3:00-4:00; T 10:00-11:00
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BS: Interdisciplinary Neuroscience, Muskingum University
MS: Experimental Psychology, University of Kentucky
PhD: Experimental Psychology, Behavior and Neural Studies, University of Kentucky
Post-doctoral Fellowship: Psychiatric Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
Program Areas: Behavioral Neuroscience; Neurobehavioral Teratology; Neuroimaging; Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology and Neuroscience
Research Interests: Prenatal drug exposure effects on cognition and brain function, Effects of parenting behavior and environmental exposure on social-emotional brain development
- Willford, J.A., Singhabahu, D., Herat, A., Richardson, G.A. (2018). An examination of the association between prenatal cocain exposure and brain activation measures of arousal and attention in young adults: An fMRI study using the Attention Network Task, Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 69, 1-10.
- Willford, J., Smith, C., Kuhn, T., Weber, B., Richardson, G. (2016). Review of current neuroimaging studies of the effects of prenatal drug exposure: brain structure and function. In W. Meil (Ed) Recent Advances in Drug Addiction Research and Clinical Applications, InTech, doi: 10.5772/63389.
Willford, J.A., Richardson, G.A., Day, N.L. (2012) Sex-specific effects of prenatal marijuana exposure on neurodevelopment and behavior. Lew, Michael (Ed); Kestler, Lisa (Eds), Gender differences in prenatal substance exposure. Decade of behavior., (pp. 121-136). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association.