Ashley Carroll’s Bio

Ashley M. Carroll, M.A.


University of Virginia Health System                                                                                                              

Department of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences

Division of Perceptual Studies                                                                                          

P.O. Box 800152                                                                                                                          

Charlottesville, VA 22908-0152

Phone:  434-924-2281

Fax:      434-924-1712




2016          M.A. in Applied Psychological Research, The Pennsylvania State University

2013         B.A. in Psychology, Wright State University,  Summa cum Laude, University General Honors


Research Interests

  • Altered states of consciousness
  • Physiological correlates of psi
  • Mindfulness
  • Death-bed visions and after death communication



Kujawa, A., Carroll, A., Mumper, E., Mukherjee, D., Kessel, E., Olino, T., …, and Klein, D. (in press). A longitudinal examination of event-related potentials sensitive to monetary reward and loss feedback from late childhood to middle adolescence. International Journal of Psychophysiology

Kujawa, A., Kessel, E. M., Carroll, A., Arfer, K., Klein, D. N. (2017). Social processing in early adolescence: Associations between neurophysiological, self-report, and behavioral measures. Biological Psychology, 128, p. 55-62.



2016-2018        Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA        

  • Research utilizing electroencephalography (EEG) and event-related potential (ERP) methodologies to investigate emotional processing in pediatric internalizing and externalizing psychopathology and to improve intervention for emotional and behavioral disorders
  • Analysis of ideal ERP methodologies in identifying neuromarkers of developmental psychopathology


2016-2017        Lehigh University—CARE Study Branch, Harrisburg, PA

Utilization of physiological assessment to improve understanding of mother-infant bonding during stress in low socioeconomic families

2015-2016        The Pennsylvania State University, Middletown, PA

Assessment of cognitive phenotypes of stimulus independent thought, personality factors, and disposition for mindfulness in young adults and how these constructs effect overall well-being

2013-2014        Wright State University, Department of Pediatrics

Survey research pertaining to parent health literacy, and the parent-pediatrician partnership in child health care



2016                   Visiting Fellowship—Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)

Massachusetts General Hospital/Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2016                   e-Prime Software for Building Behavioral Experiments

Michigan State University