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Reed, Neustadter awarded competitive fellowships to present research at Austen Riggs Center

August 29, 2018

Erin Reed and Eli Neustadter, Yale School of Medicine students who conduct research with Yale Department of Psychiatry faculty and researchers, have been awarded competitive fellowships for the conference, “DUALITY’S END: Computational Psychiatry and the Cognitive Science of Representation” Sept. 28-30 at the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, Mass.

Both will make presentations on their Yale research. The title of Reed's research is "Paranoia and Belief-Updating: A Failure to Learn About Learning in the Face of Change." Neustadter will present on, “Embodied Inference and Plasticity of the Bodily Self in Borderline Personality Disorder: Examining the Impact of Borderline and Psychotic Traits on Illusory Body Ownership.”

As Austen Riggs Scholars in Computational Psychiatry and the Cognitive Science of Representation, Reed and Neustadter will receive an honorarium, conference registration, travel, lodging, and the opportunity to participate in interactive sessions with the conference speakers and organizers.

The conference will feature presentations and panel discussions by Yale Department of Psychiatry faculty Alan Anticevic, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, and Sarah Fineberg, MD, PhD, Instructor in Psychiatry.

Registration for the conference is available at this link.

Submitted by Christopher Gardner on August 29, 2018