Three Minute Thesis Award Winner

 

Grad Student Naomi Wallace looking at brain activityNaomi Wallace has won the 2018 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) award for he research presentation titled, “Developing Brains and Biological Clocks.” Naomi is an ARCS PhD student in Neuroscience in the College of Veterinary Science. She earned her BS in Psychology with a concentration in cognitive neuroscience from the University of Denver, and completed an undergraduate senior thesis on the relationships among socioeconomic status, sleep problems and mental health in 8- to 10-year-old children. She spent a semester abroad in Maastricht, The Netherlands, where she was able to learn more about positive psychology and the philosophy of science. Read her story.