Post Baccalaureate Research Assistant
Research Interests: Early sensory and motor biomarkers for children with ASD
Jingwen has been a research assistant at BDIL since June 2017. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University in August 2015 with a B.A. in Psychology and Biology and department honor in Psychology, where she worked on research on emotional regulation, physiological psychology, cognition, and memory. Before joining BDIL, she worked as an Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapist in Boston with individuals with ASD aged 14-19 years. She has also worked on researched investigating if the emotional mother-child connectedness built through soothing touch, odor exchange and other physical contacts could lower risk for Autism in pre-term babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and pre-school children at Columbia University Medical Center. She aspires to pursue a Clinical Psychology Ph.D. degree with a special interest in Neuropsychology.