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Elizabeth Goldfarb, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology; Director, Cognitive Neuroscience of Affect, Memories and Stress (CAMS) Lab, Psychiatry

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Elizabeth Goldfarb, PhD



Dr. Goldfarb is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology and member of the Wu Tsai Institute. She completed her PhD in Psychology: Cognition & Perception with Dr. Elizabeth Phelps at New York University and a postdoctoral fellowship in the Departments of Diagnostic Radiology and Psychiatry with Dr. Rajita Sinha at Yale. Her research investigates different forms of learning and memory, how stress changes which parts of our experiences we remember, and the impact of memory on later behavior.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    New York University, Psychology: Cognition and Perception (2017)
  • BA
    Bard College, Psychology and Creative Writing (double major) (2010)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Young Investigator AwardNational Institutes of Health/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism2023
Rising Star AwardAssociation for Psychological Science2022

Professional Service

Memory Disorders Research SocietyMember2022 - Present

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