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Jill Grose-Fifer
Position: Assistant Professor
Campus Affiliation: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., 1989, Vision science, University of Aston in Birmingham, U.K
Training Area: Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience|Clinical Psychology @ John Jay College|Psychology and Law
Research Interests: Developmental cognitive neuroscience and cognitive neuroscience of memory and decision making
Research Focus: Neuroscience

Jill Grose-Fifer is a Neurophysiologist with research interests that center on the use of the EEG to explore sensory and cognitive function across the lifespan. She came to John Jay in 2007, after holding research appointments at Columbia University, City College, CUNY and Brooklyn College, CUNY, and adjunct teaching appointments at Barnard College and NYU Her current research focuses primarily on adolescent brain development with a view to better understanding increased risk-taking in this population. Other collaborative research projects include using the EEG for deception detection, and investigations of emotional face processing in adolescents. She is also interested in developing and assessing pedagogical innovation, and she is currently a member of the John Jay Learning Community Faculty. She was the recipient of a John Jay Distinguished Teaching Prize in 2009. Dr. Grose-Fifer has a faculty appointment in the Forensic Psychology subprogram at the CUNY Graduate Center. She teaches and mentors both clinical and experimental Forensic Psychology doctoral students.