Dr. Lauren Friedman received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Central Florida. She completed her clinical internship and post-doctoral fellowships at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Friedman is an Assistant Professor within the Department of Psychology at ASU, director of the Hyperactivity Executive dysfunction and Attention Problems (HEAT) Lab, and holds a concurrent appointment at the Research and Education Advancing Children’s Health (REACH) Institute. Her research centers on understanding the etiology of childhood ADHD to inform interventions for the disorder. She examines the cognitive processes contributing to the core symptoms and functional deficits associated with ADHD through both experimental and meta-analytic techniques. She uses this knowledge to optimize behavioral interventions for youth with ADHD using novel treatment adaptations and approaches.