Dr. Rebecca Bevans is a professor and a researcher. She uses her PhD in cognitive neuroscience and her Master’s in child development to teach undergraduate and graduate psychology courses. Her passion for psychology is only rivaled by her passion for her family. When her son’s behavior became disruptive and problematic she used her knowledge and education to find the cause. Today she will be talking about her family’s difficult and emotional journey to finding answers and living dye free.
Rebecca Bevans received her Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience and a Master’s degree in Human Development from the University of Nevada, Reno. She is an expert in how physiological states can affect psychological perception. She teaches several undergraduate psychology courses at Western Nevada College including Child Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, Research Methods, Abnormal Psychology, and Introduction to Psychology. She also teaches graduate courses for Southern New Hampshire University. She is the President of Brain Matterz, a Nevada non-profit with the focus on brain disorder research and education. Her greatest position is being a wife and mother.
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