Benjamin W. Nelson

Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology, University of Oregon

Ben is a fifth year doctoral student in clinical psychology at University of Oregon. His current research interests focus on 1) how relational experiences interact with physiological pathways to influence the onset and maintenance of psychopathology and subsequent physical health outcomes (i.e., inflammation and biological aging) and 2) quantifying digital phenotypes through the use of mobile and wearable technologies in order to measure affective behavior in real-time, continuously, and unobtrusively.

Experience

  • 2013–present
    Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology, University of Oregon

Education

  • 2013 
    University of Oregon, M.S./Clinical Psychology

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Graduate Student Research Grant
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    Center for the Study of Women in Society
  • 2014
    1440 Award
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    Mind and Life Institute

Honours

National Science Foundation Honorable Mention, Mind and Life 1440 Award, Center for the Study of Women in Society Graduate Student Research Grant