Jazlyn Nketia

Graduate Student

Jazlyn (she/her) is currently completing her dissertation research at Columbia University. She graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.A. in Psychology with Minors in Philosophy and Neuroscience in 2016. During her time at UMD, she was also a Ronald E. McNair Scholar. Jazlyn holds a M.S. in Cognitive Science and is currently a Cognitive Science PhD candidate in Brown University’s Cognitive, Linguistics, and Psychological Sciences department. She is currently working on multiple projects that examine the impact of childhood experiences on working memory development, and is particularly interested in the relationship between socioeconomic status and working memory performance in preschool aged children in different testing environments. When she is not in the lab, she enjoys listening to podcasts and audiobooks, long walks, and spending time with friends and family.