50 minutes | Sep 30th 2019

Dr. Jamie Edgin

Dr. Jamie Edgin is an associate professor studying cognition and neural systems in the department of psychology at the University of Arizona. Her research includes studying how sleep influences memory and learning in children with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as down syndrome and autism. In this episode, we talk about how she went from aspiring musician to woman scientist, and why sleep is such an important part of human cognitive health.