Rebekka Matheson, Assistant Teaching Professor

Department: Psychology


Office: 1030 KMBL

Phone: 801-422-2954


Rebekka Matheson graduated from the Neuroscience Center at BYU in 2006. She went to medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, where her clinical work emphasized neurology, psychiatry, and addiction medicine. In addition, she took graduate courses in the neurosciences through the colleges of Neurobiology & Anatomy and Pharmacology & Physiology. In years out for research between the course and clinical years of medical school, she researched the neuroanatomy of reward circuitry and deep brain stimulation for psychiatric disease.


  • Medical Doctor in Medicine from University of Rochester, 2013
  • Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from Brigham Young University, 2006

Research Interests

Cognitive and behavioral neuroscience; addiction; pedagogy of science

Professional Affiliations

  • American Medical Association