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2017         Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Clinical Psychology at Queens College

                 The Graduate Center – City University of New York (CUNY), New York, NY

                 Thesis: Spatial/Relational Learning and Memory Deficits Associated with                         NMDAR Autoantibodies in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus


2015         Masters of Philosophy (M.Phil.), Psychology

                 The Graduate Center – CUNY, New York, NY


2014         Masters of Arts (M.A.), Psychology

                 Queens College – CUNY, Flushing, NY

                 Thesis:  The Development of Inhibition, Attention, and State Regulation:                           Relations to Hyperactive/Impulsive and Inattentive Behavior Change from                          Preschool to School Age


2008                Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

                        Stony Brook University – State University of New York (SUNY)



NYS Psychologist License (# NY-022927)


Supervised clinical training

Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellow

Long Island Neuropsychological Services, LLC


Clinical Neuropsychology Intern

Neuropsychology Division of the Department of Behavioral Health

Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI


Clinical Neuropsychology Extern

Payne-Whitney Westchester


Clinical Neuropsychology Extern

Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology

Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), New York, NY


Clinical Neuropsychology Extern

Counseling Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), New York, NY


Clinical Psychology Extern                                                                          

Queens College Psychological Center (QCPC)

Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, NY


Research Experience

Graduate Research Assistant                                                                                  

Queens Affective Neuroscience Laboratory

Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, NY


Graduate Research Assistant          

Queens College Preschool Project (QCPP)                                                                

Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, NY


Graduate Research Assistant                                                                      

Non-pharmacological Interventions for Preschool ADHD (NIPA)

Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, NY

Teaching Experience

Adjunct Instructor                                                                                                    

Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, NY

Department of Psychology

Course Taught: Introductory Statistics Laboratory


Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Mackay, M., Vo, A., Tang, C., Small, M., Anderson, E., Ploran, E., Storbeck, J., Bascetta, B., Kang, S., Aranow, C., Sartori, C., Watson, P., Volve, B., Diamond, B., Eidelberg. (2019). Metabolic and Microstructural Alterations in The SLE Brain Correlate with Cognitive Impairment. The Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight, [Epub]. Doi:10.1172/jci.insight.124002

Hunt, S., Root, J.C., Bascetta, B.L. (2013).  Effort Testing in Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder:  Validity Indicator Profile and Test of Memory Malingering Performance Characteristics.  Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, [Epub]. doi:10.1093/arclin/act069

Symposia (Presented):

Kang, S., Storbeck, J., Watson, P., Bascetta, B., Rosenbach, N. (2015, September). Cognitive Abnormalities in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Investigating Spatial and Relational Memory. Presented at the 13th Annual Neuropsychology Research Day, Queens College, New York.

Bascetta, B.  (2012, September).  Relations of Inhibition, Attention, and State Regulation to ADHD Symptom Continuity from Preschool to School Age.  Presented at the10th Annual Neuropsychology Research Day, Queens College, New York.


Poster Presentations:

Kang, S., Rosenbach, N., Watson, P., Storbeck, J., Bascetta, B. (2016). Attentional Engagement Underlies Rey Complex Figure Test Performance in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Poster presented for the 44th Annual International Neuropsychological Society Research Conference.

Bascetta, B., Kang, S., Storbeck, J., Mackay, M., Diamond, B. (2015).  An Inside Peek: Preliminary Data on Spatial/Relational Learning and Memory in a Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Cohort. Poster Presented at All-Psychology Research Day, The CUNY Graduate Center, New York.

Cohen, D., Bascetta, B., Storbeck, J.  (2014).  Assessing Switch Cost in Two Computer-Based Tasks.  Poster Presented at Queens College Regional Sigma XI Conference Annual Meeting, Queens College, New York.

Bascetta, B., O’Neill, S., Marks, D., Halperin, J. (2011).  Remittance of ADHD from Preschool to School Age: The Contribution of Effortful Control.  Poster Presented at American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CACAP) Joint Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.

Apanasyuk, A., Bascetta, B., Bolka, E., Brewster, A., Gutnikevich, O., Hoeppner, E., Martin, R., Nagai, M., Plummer, K., Puglisi, S., Rosmond, C., Seah, A., Senderov, I., Shoar, R., Taverares, J., McNamara, I., Robinson, J.K. (2008, May).  Survey of the Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) Population on Stony Brook University Campus: Preliminary Findings.  Poster presented at the Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities (URECA), Stony Brook, New York, United States.


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