Dr. Dima Amso received her PhD from New York University in 2005. She immediately joined the faculty in the departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neuroscience at the Weil Medical College of Cornell University, specifically in the prestigious Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology. Since 2010, Dr. Amso has been a member of the faculty of the department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences at Brown University. Her research examines the development of attention, memory, and executive functions in development, with a special emphasis on how environmental variables shape these trajectories. She has authored numerous scientific publications on the topic and is on the editorial board of three international journals. Dr. Amso holds multiple awards from the National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute for General Medical Sciences, Brown University’s Norman Prince Neuroscience Institute and the Brown Institute for Brain Science, and is a recipient of the James S. McDonnell Scholar Award.