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Ligia Antezana



Ligia is a clinical research assistant working on the Study of Executive Functioning and Attention, which focuses on the brain and genetic basis of attention difficulties and problems with repetitive behaviors in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). She graduated with honors from Temple University in May 2013 with a degree in psychology and a minor in neuroscience research. Ligia helped with a literature review about early brain overgrowth in ASD at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and was a student volunteer at the Center for Autism Research, mainly working on fMRI analyses.

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