Negin is a doctoral student in the Cognitive Science department at UC Irvine. She received her B.S. in Computer Science from Iran and her M.A. in Psychology from University of California, Riverside. Negin's research interests entail the effect of sex hormones on sleep-related memory consolidation and learning. Negin has also investigated the effect of napping on memory formation in older adults. A list of Negin’s peer-reviewed manuscripts and abstracts can be found in her Google Scholar web page..