Nofar Shemen

January 1, 2020 | By Sabrina Kestenbaum
Nofar Shemen

Nofar is a Technical Analyst at Joy Ventures, where she leverages the expertise acquired during her academic and research pursuits. Before joining Joy, Nofar earned her master’s degree from Weizmann Institute of science in computational and cognitive neuroscience. She led an independent research project focusing on the effect of internal body states on decision-making and brain activity, practicing statistical and predictive methods, signal processing and building reinforcement learning models.

Prior to her master’s degree, Nofar graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and biology. During this time, she conducted a two-year research project on clinical neuroscience, investigating the effects of chronic hypertension on the outcome of repetitive mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). Nofar participated in an Honors Mentorship Program, in addition to a year of voluntary work as a personal tutor for children in need from a domestic violence shelter.

Sources of Joy: great food, preferably accompanied by an outstanding TV show.”

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