Academic Title
Major Area(s) of Study
Associate Professor UC San Diego Neuropsychology
Address 619-543-7795 140 Arbor Drive (MC 0851), San Diego, CA 92103


Graduate Institution

Fordham University

Research Description

Broadly, Dr. Gooding’s research interests focus on the impact of neurological disease on cognition and behavior. She has previously been involved in investigations utilizing cognitive rehabilitation techniques to improve neuropsychological status in individuals with epilepsy, schizophrenia, and early Alzheimer’s disease. Her current interests include: 1) improving post-operative functional recovery in individuals who have undergone epilepsy and brain tumor surgeries; 2) cross-cultural neuropsychology; and 3) normative studies.

Representative Publications
  • Gooding, A., Cole, J.R., & Hamberger, M.J. (2018). Assessing naming in non-native English speakers with Epilepsy. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 24(10), 1057-1063.

  • Gooding, A., Brown, D., Osborn, K., & Sunderaraman, P. (2018). The trainee leadership blueprint: Opportunities, benefits, and a call to action. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 32(2), 263-283.

  • Gooding, A.L., Choi, J., Fiszdon, J.M., Wilkins, K., Kirwin, P.D., Van Dyck, C.H., Devanand, D., Bell, M.D., & Rivera Mindt, M. (2015). Comparing three methods of computerised cognitive training for older adults with subclinical cognitive decline. Journal of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 26, 810-21.


Marc Norman, PhD