Kathryn E. Demos, PhD , is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Brown University Medical School and the Weight Control & Diabetes Research Center. Dr. Demos received her Ph.D. in Psychological and Brain Sciences from Dartmouth College in 2008. Her primary research focus is in functional neuroimaging of reward processing and self-regulation in obesity, weight loss, and weight control. Dr. Demos is broadly interested cognitive neuroscience and specifically how the brain is involved in eating behavior, food decisions, and cognitive control. Dr. Demos has been awarded grants from the NIH and other institutions to study how brain activity may change through behavioral treatment and successful weight loss.