Rebecca Shields

Rebecca Shields

Major Professor: David Hessl


Interests Biological, Cognitive, Health & Mental Health

Life Phases: Early Childhood, Middle Childhood

Research Profile


Narrative of Research Interests: 
I am broadly interested in the psychobiological basis of neurodevelopmental disorders, specifically autism and fragile X syndrome. I’m interested in investigating neural and biological abnormalities in neurodevelopmental disorders, and how those abnormalities might relate to the etiology and symptomatology of these disorders.