Abby Waugh

Postgraduate Reseach Assistant

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Abby is a Postgraduate Research Associate in the Courage Lab at Yale. Abby is a 2020 graduate of Yale College where she majored in Neuroscience, and a 2021 graduate of the Yale School of Public Health where she earned her MPH. She conducted her undergraduate research in the Crowley Lab, which was an analysis of neural correlates of risk avoidance in anxious adolescents. She now works with the Courage Lab on similar projects, using EEG to better understand threat detection, risk avoidance, and anxiety in children and adolescents.