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Stephanie Towns, PsyD, ABPP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology; Training Director, Neuropsychology

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Stephanie Towns, PsyD, ABPP

Research Summary

Dr. Towns is interested in exploring the relationship between sleep and cognition in patients with a variety of neurological diseases. Sleep quality is a determinant of patient quality of life and cognitive presentation that is often overlooked by their care providers. Dr. Towns hopes to improve our ability to improve cognition in patients with a variety of conditions by illuminating the role sleep quality plays in cognitive symptoms and neurological conditions in general.

Research Interests

Cognition; Sleep

Selected Publications

  • Psychopathy traits are associated with self-report rating of executive functioning in the everyday life of healthy adultsLantrip, C., Towns, SJ., Rother, RM., Isquith, P. (2016). Psychopathy traits are associated with self-report rating of executive functioning in the everyday life of healthy adult. Personality and Individual Differences. 101: 127-131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2016.05.051