I am a dual US-Israel citizen of the world. Daughter of an African American father and an Israeli mother. I grew up in Jerusalem, acquired my BA in psychology at Tel Aviv University, and PhD in neuroscience at Stanford University Medical School. I then did a brief postdoc at UCSF in the MEG laboratory in the Radiology Department, with Prof. Srikantan Nagarajan, and a longer one in the Psychology Department UC Berkeley with Prof. Allison Harvey. After which I spent nearly three years as a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan, in the addiction research center (UMARC), primarily working with Prof.'s Robert Zucker and Prof. Jon-Kar Zubieta.
I moved back to Israel in 2011, and have been teaching and doing research in psychology.