Emily is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Minnesota in the personality, individual differences and behavior genetics program area of psychology.

Emily’s research focuses on exploring the genetic and cognitive causes of human intelligence in addition to its associated outcomes. Her current projects include an experimental study of the association between cognitive ability and reaction time, and an adoption study of IQ with a cohort of now-adult families. In addition to teaching and research at the UMN, Emily is a professional scientific illustrator who specializes in research-based representations of prehistoric animals.

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