Laura Martin, PhD
Laura Martin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Population Health and the Director of the Cognitve Neuroscience Unit at Hoglund Biomedical Imaging Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Her research focuses on the cognitive neuroscience of self-regulation, reward processing and decision making. Specifically, she utilizes cognitive neuroscience tools to understand how the brain influences health behaviors, such as smoking and eating, and how the brain can be changed through health behavior interventions. Her research is funded by the American Cancer Society and National Institutes of Health. Dr. Martin facilitates neuroimaging research by providing technical expertise to investigators and trainees interested in adding neuroimaging to their research programs.