Elise Cummings

Postgraduate Associate

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Elise Cummings


Elise graduated from Swarthmore College in 2019 with a B.A. in neuroscience. As an undergraduate, she was involved in clinical psychology, neurobiology, and social neuroscience research. For her honors thesis, Elise helped to identify neural and behavioral biases in empathy for stigmatized versus non-stigmatized individuals in pain. She received the Solomon Asch Award for the best independent research in psychology at Swarthmore for her thesis. Currently, Elise is a Sara S. Sparrow Fellow in Clinical Neuroscience. After graduation, Elise hopes to attend graduate school for neuroscience, and ultimately pursue a career that involves both research and clinical work.

Education & Training

  • BA
    Swarthmore College, Neuroscience (2019)

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