Olivia Tasheuras

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Olivia Tasheuras is a doctoral student in KU's Clinical Psychology program and a student of Dr. Richard Yi in the Behavioral Health Research Group. She is interested in decision-making processes of justice-involved youth. Specifically, she is interested in how delay of gratification and impulsivity characteristics may relate to these processes and risk-taking behaviors. She is also interested in studying how these factors evolve as dynamic factors, how they relate to recidivism, and how they may be used to inform assessment and intervention development, particularly risk assessment.