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Psychology Outstanding Thesis Award Recognizes Concussion Research

Graduate Psychology students conducting research in a lab
Psychology graduate student Anne Mozel '19 MS

VILLANOVA, Pa. – Villanova's Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences honored master's graduate Anne Mozel '19 MS with its Ingeborg and Byron Ward Outstanding Thesis Award for her work, "Distraction and Top-down Attentional Control After Adolescent Concussion," under the direction of Professor Charles Folk, PhD.

This award recognizes an outstanding thesis project by a graduating master of science student each year. Mozel is currently a Clinical Research Assistant at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Injury Research and Prevention, working on concussion-related projects.

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