Daniel E. Gustavson, PhD

Instructor of Medicine

Dr. Daniel E. Gustavson is a cognitive psychologist and an Instructor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Gustavson’s research interests focus on cognitive changes across the lifespan, including genetic and environmental associations with mental health and self-regulation. Specifically, he studies cognition using longitudinal twin studies, with a strong focus on cognitive aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Gustavson is a collaborator of the Vanderbilt Memory and Aging Project

Dr. Gustavson completed his doctoral degree in cognitive psychology at University of Colorado Boulder and a postdoctoral fellowship at University of California. He joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2020.