Alecia D. Dager, PhD

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Adolescent Psychiatry; Alcohol Drinking; Brain; Cognition; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Marijuana Smoking; Psychiatry

Research Summary

My work uses MRI brain scans to examine brain functioning and thinking abilities in alcohol and drug users, especially among adolescents and young adults. Alcohol and drug use are common in adolescents and young adults, but it is unclear how such use might affect the developing brain.

Specialized Terms: Addiction; Brain; MRI; Cognition; Adolescence; Alcohol; Marijuana

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Contact Info

Alecia D. Dager, PhD
Mailing Address
Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center
200 Retreat Ave., Whitehall Building

Hartford, CT 06106