7th International Conference on Addictive Disorders and Alcoholism
Laura Silva Abello
Florida Atlantic University, USA
Laura is a young Colombian neuroscientist who attended medical school at a prestigious Colombian university, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and further on continued her studies as a Neuroscientist at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, USA. Laura is starting her career as a cognitive Neuroscience researcher, pursuing her passion by investigating on her area of interest; Sociopathy and Psychopathy. Currently she works as at a research laboratory, Laboratorio Interdisciplinar de Ciencias y Procesos Humanos (LINICPH), which is part of the Social Science Faculty at a respected university, Universidad Externado de Colombia, where she forms part of the Social Neuroscience research group. She is an active member of COLNE organization (Colombian school of Neuroscience). Additionally, she is developing a study on The relationship between Mirror Neurons and Sociopathy and the underlying cerebral changes by analysis of FMRI with Dr. Heath King from Yale University.