Jennifer C. Britton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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Dr. Jennifer Britton is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and is affiliated with both the Child Division and the Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Division. Dr. Britton directs the BRAIN (Bridging Research on Anxiety, Innovations, and Neuroscience) Group.


2005Ph.D. Neuroscience, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1999B.E. Biomedical and Electrical Engineering, Vanderbilt University

Professional Experience

2018 - Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
2014 - 2016Director of MRI Facility, University of Miami, Coral Gables
2012 - 2018Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
2008 - 2012Post-doctoral Fellow, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD
2005 - 2008Post-doctoral Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital, Boston, MA

Highlighted Publications

Evans, T.C. & Britton, J.C. (2018). Improving the psychometric properties of dot-probe attention measures using response-based computation." Journal of Behavioral Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. 60: 95-103.

Gold, A.L., Shechner, T., Farber, M.J., Spiro, C.N., Leibenluft, E., Pine, D.S., Britton, J.C. (2016). Amygdala-cortical connectivity: Associations with anxiety, development, and threat. Depression and Anxiety. 33(10): 917-926.

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Anxiety, Development, Adolescence, Emotional Flexibility, Fear/Safety Learning, Avoidance, Attention Biases, Functional Neuroimaging