Lily Carroll is a research assistant at the Autism Center, working under Dr. Adriana Di Martino. Lily earned her Bachelor of Science in Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience from Virginia Tech, with minors in French and Language Sciences. At Virginia Tech Lily worked in The Speech Lab and the i-Language, Environment, Attention, and Parenting Lab, and was involved in child development and psycholinguistic research at all stages of development. Additionally, Lily spent a summer working at Children’s National Medical Center for their Developing Brain Institute, where she used structural imaging to investigate the relationship between congenital heart disease and corpus callosum growth. In the future Lily hopes to pursue a doctoral degree in psychology or linguistics with a special focus on language acquisition, particularly as it relates to neurodevelopmental disorders. Lily is excited to work under Dr. Di Martino and contribute to the work of the Autism Center and Child Mind Institute more broadly.
- BS, Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience, Virginia Tech