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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

J. Daniel Ragland, Ph.D.

Dr. Ragland

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
UC Davis Imaging Research Center
4701 X St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

Dr. Ragland is a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at UC Davis. He uses behavioral, functional neuroimaging, and electrophysiology methods to identify brain networks responsible for specific aspects of learning and memory, and to test the impact of psychotic disorders on these brain systems and memory functions, with the goal of identifying relative strengths and weakness to guide development of cognitive enhancing interventions. Dr. Ragland serves on the editorial boards of Biological Psychiatry, Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, Schizophrenia Research and Treatment, Faculty of 1000 Medicine, is a recipient of the EJLB Young Investigator Award, the Hoffman Trust NARSAD (now Brain & Behavior Research Foundation) Independent Investigator Award, and has received funding through the NIMH and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.


B.A., Psychology, Earlham College, 1984
M.A., Psychology, American University, 1987
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, American University, 1991