Social Neuroscience in Health Psychology

Meet Our Team Member

Julia Talavera


Julia joined the SNIHP lab in the Spring of 2023. As one of the lab’s psychometrists, she conducts research participant visits and carries out the study’s neuroimaging and cognitive testing components. Before the SNIHP lab, Julia was a study coordinator at the UCLA Neuroimaging and Addiction Treatment Lab. Julia is interested in studying the intersection of neuroscience and the social determinants of health in communities . After graduating from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science, Julia began working with different diverse populations to understand how social factors affect lifestyles. Julia plans on attending graduate school and studying public health.

Julia loves her dog, Tommy.