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Mary-Frances O'Connor


Mary-Frances O’Connor, PhD is an associate professor of psychology at The University of Arizona, where she directs the Grief, Loss and Social Stress (GLASS) Lab, investigating the effects of grief on the brain and the body. O’Connor earned a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Arizona in 2004, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in psychoneuroimmunology at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. Following a faculty appointment at UCLA Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, she returned to the University of Arizona in 2012. Having grown up in Montana, she now lives in sunny Tucson, Arizona. Her book is "The Grieving Brain: The Surprising Science of How We Learn from Love and Loss."

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Book:
The Grieving Brain
The Surprising Science of How We Learn from Love and Loss
Science / Medicine / Technology
HarperCollins Publishers
January 2022
ISBN 9780062946232
256 pages

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