Doctoral Student, SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology
Research Interests: Multi-modal neuroimaging in autism spectrum disorders; Quality of life, outcome, and psychological well-being
Maya studies the neural substrates of Autism Spectrum Disorder using neuroimaging methods such as fMRI, DTI and MRS. Her research seeks to identify neural mechanisms that are linked to positive outcome and psychological well-being in this population during key stages of life. Maya joined BDIL in August of 2016 as a doctoral student in SDSU/UC San Diego’s Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. She received her B.S. in psychology from the University of Washington in 2014, and then worked closely with individuals with autism, sensory processing challenges, depression, and anxiety as a research technologist at the Kleinhans imaging lab at the University of Washington.