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Jason W Griffin, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate in the Child Study Center

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Jason W Griffin, PhD


Jason Griffin, PhD, is a Hilibrand Postdoctoral Fellow at the Yale Child Study Center in the McPartland Lab. He completed his doctoral training at Pennsylvania State University, where he spent multiple years developing a computer-based intervention designed to improve social perception in autistic adolescents. As a cognitive neuroscientist, his research seeks to understand how visual attention and neural processes underlie social perception in autism. With a healthy dose of computational and statistical modeling expertise, Jason aims to integrate computational, clinical, and neuroscience methodologies in enhance translational impact of his research. His work has been funded by numerous intramural awards, including the Alumni Association Dissertation Award and the RGSO Dissertation Support Award, for which he was given the Distinguished Scholar Medal. He also serves on the Early Career Committee for APA Division 3: Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Science.

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  • PhD
    Pennsylvania State University, Cognitive Psychology (2022)

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