Susan Rivera, Center for Mind & Brain

Susan Rivera is a professor of psychology and uses behavioral, neuroimaging and structural techniques to study cognitive and affective processing.

Rivera's Neurocognitive Development Lab at the Center for Mind and Brain investigates the complex relationships between the brain and behavior in the development and creation of symbolic thought in infants and children. 

As a member of the UC Davis Mind Institute, she also contrasts neurocognitve development in typically developing children with atypically developing children, such as those with fragile X syndrome and autism. 

Learn more about Susan Rivera at her faculty webpage.