Emily is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Minnesota, where she earned her Ph.D. in the personality, individual differences and behavior genetics program area of psychology in January 2021.

Emily’s research focuses on exploring the genetic and cognitive causes of human intelligence in addition to its associated outcomes. Her current projects include several experimental studies of the associations between cognitive ability, reaction time and skill acquisition and biological annotation for a new GWAS of mathematical ability. In addition to teaching and research at the UMN, Emily is a professional scientific illustrator who specializes in research-based representations of prehistoric animals.

Please click here to visit Emily’s website, or see her Google Scholar page, books, and popular science articles.