Ezra Wegbreit, Ph.D.

Ezra Wegbreit

Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychology

Ph.D., Psychology, Northwestern University

Graduate Teaching Certificate, Northwestern University

B.S., Psychology and B.A., Philosophy, Virginia Tech (dual degree)

Division: Social & Behavioral Sciences
Eddy Hall 206
  • Wegbreit, E., Weissman, A. B., Cushman, G. K., Bojanek, E., Kim, K. L., Leibenluft, E., & Dickstein, D.P. (2016). Reversal-learning deficits in childhood-onset bipolar disorder across the transition from childhood to young adulthood. Journal of Affective Disorders. 203:46-54. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.05.046. Epub 2016 May 26. PMID: 27280962.
  • Wegbreit, E., Weissman, A. B., Cushman, G. K., Puzia, M. E., Kim, K. L., Leibenluft, E., & Dickstein, D.P. (2015). Facial emotion recognition in childhood-onset bipolar I disorder: An evaluation of developmental differences between youths and adults. Bipolar Disorders. May 8. doi: 10.1111/bdi.12312. PMID: 25951752
  • Wegbreit, E., Cushman, G. K., Puzia, M. E., Weissman, A. B., Kim, K. L., Laird, A. R., & Dickstein, D. P. (2014). Developmental meta-analyses of the functional neural correlates of bipolar disorder. JAMA Psychiatry, 71(8):926-35. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2014.660. PMID: 25100166.
  • Wegbreit, E., Franconeri, S., & Beeman, M. (2014). Anxious mood narrows attention in feature space. Cognition and Emotion. 29(4):668-677. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2014.922933. PMID: 24901246.
  • Wegbreit, E., Suzuki, S., Grabowecky, M., Kounios, J., & Beeman, M. (2012). Visual attention modulates insight versus analytic solving of verbal problems. Journal of Problem Solving, 4(2), 94-115. PMID: 24459538. PMCID: PMC3897204.
  • Wegbreit, E., Ellis, J. A., Nandam, A., Fitzgerald, J. M., Passarotti, A. M., Pavuluri, M. N., & Stevens, M. C. (2011). Amygdala functional connectivity predicts pharmacotherapy outcome in pediatric bipolar disorder. Brain Connectivity, 1(5), 411-422. PMID: 22432455. PMCID: PMC3604767.
  • NIMH Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Brown University Alpert Medical School
  • NIMH Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Harvard University Medical School
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate - University of Illinois at Chicago