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Jahla Osborne

Jahla Osborne is a doctoral candidate in the Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience area of the Psychology department. Her research centers around Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Particularly she is focused on understanding distractibility within ADHD. Currently, Jahla is interested in exploring the intersection between ADHD, metacognition, and incarceration. In particular, she is focused on evaluating the impact of a metacognitive self-control training intervention in a sample of formerly incarcerated adults. Jahla is also interested in neuroimaging, executive functioning, and cognitive training. Jahla also has a second line of research that focuses on prenatal experiences and perinatal outcomes (Osborne & Bailey, 2021Bailey & Osborne, 2023).


Jahla earned her B.S. in Psychology with a concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Denver in 2018. Additionally, she competed as a Division I Student-Athlete on the Women’s Basketball team during her undergraduate career at the University of Denver.