Sarah Aghjayan

Sarah Aghjayan is a Ph.D. student at the University of Pittsburgh in the joint Clinical and Biological Health Psychology Program and a member of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition. She graduated from the University of Vermont in 2014, where she studied Psychology, Studio Art, and American Sign Language. Sarah’s research interests include the effects of exercise on brain plasticity and cognitive function in aging populations; more specifically, she would like to examine the association between cardiorespiratory fitness and working memory. When she’s not in the lab, Sarah is an ice cream aficionado, enjoys snowboarding, and cheers on the New England Patriots.