Instructor of Principles of Cognitive Neuroscience
Dr. Alan Ceaser is a mental health clinician and cognitive neuroscientist. His research involves studying brain function during complex cognition for individuals with psychotic illness. Dr. Ceaser served as a postdoctoral fellow, along with Jong Yoon, in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis in 2015. The goal of his research is to better understand the neural mechanisms of complex cognition, such as working memory and executive control, particularly in the context of psychiatric diseases like psychosis, and to translate this work to improve treatment outcomes and functioning of individuals with psychotic spectrum disorders.