Congratulations to Claire Kaplan: 2016 Travel Award, Society for Research on Psychopathology

Congratulations to Claire Kaplan, who was honored with a travel award by the Society for Research in Psychopathology for her poster entitled ‘Understanding the neurobiology of fear and anxiety.’ This a huge honor only given to the top 5% of posters at the meeting. Claire’s project leverages a combination of multiband functional MRI and a novel MultiThreat Countdown task to characterize the neural systems engaged by certain and uncertain threat.

You can view the poster here and read some related papers here and here. The task was adapted from earlier fear-potentiated startle work by Hefner, Curtin and colleagues.

This work was supported by the University of Maryland, NSF, and NIH.