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Arielle Baskin-Sommers
Assistant Professor in Psychology and Psychiatry, Yale University

Arielle Baskin-Sommers is a licensed clinical psychologist and assistant professor of psychology and psychiatry at Yale University. Her work has been published in Neuron, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, and Biological Psychiatry, among others. She lives in New York City, NY.

Written by Arielle Baskin-Sommers