About The Author

Morgan Botdorf is a doctoral student in the Cognitive and Neural Systems program of Psychology at the University of Maryland, College Park and NSF Fellow. She also received her Master of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland. Morgan’s research interests include brain and cognitive development in early childhood. Specifically, she is interested in how structural and functional changes in the brain relate to the development of memory in young children. She is also interested in how factors, such as early life stress and parenting, influence brain and cognitive development.