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Adam Brown is a clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Research Program in the Department of Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine. He carries out experimental studies drawing on behavioral and neuroimaging techniques to further elucidate the underlying mechanisms of fear and anxiety in psychiatric disorders, and in particular, in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. He is currently conducting research on how disruptions in memory and future thinking may play a central role in one’s ability to recover from traumatic stress. He also conducts research on the impact of traumatic stress on self-efficacy, temporal self and social appraisals, and self-identity. He received his PhD in clinical psychology from the New School for Social Research and completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in the Functional Neuroimaging Laboratory at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He was awarded a 2010 Australian-American Fulbright Senior Scholarship in which he worked at University of New South Wales and the Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science. He currently lectures as a Guest Faculty at Sarah Lawrence College and is Honorary Faculty at the Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science. He serves on the Editorial Board of Memory Studies and recently co-edited Memory and the Future: Transnational Politics, Ethics, and Society.

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