Dr. Blackford is a developmental psychologist.
She is interested in understanding how temperament and personality shape psychosis.
Dr. Jennifer Blackford has been a member of the faculty since 1999. In 2006, she began her independent research career and is a member of the Psychiatric Neuroimaging Program. She uses fMRI and genetics methods to understand how temperament confers risk for anxiety, depression and psychosis.
Neural and genetic substrates of temperament; temperamental risk for psychiatric disease; fmri; amygdala; serotonin; simulation studies of novel statistical methods.
For more information see: Blackford Lab