Laiene Olabarrieta Landa is a Professor in the area of Psychobiology (Department of Health Sciences) of the Public University of Navarre. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology (2012) and her PhD in Psychology (2017), with Cum Laude and International mention, at University of Deusto. Previously, she was a postdoctoral researcher (Juan de la Cierva-Formation Scholarship) in BioCruces Bizkaia Health Research Institute (Barakaldo) and psychologist in Suspergintza (Bilbao) organizing memory workshops to promote active aging among older adults. She has the National Accreditation of Expert Psychologist in Clinical Neuropsychology granted by the General Council of Official Associations of Psychologists.
Since 2011 she has been involved in research, her areas of interest are focused on neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation in children and adults, brain injury (mainly traumatic brain injury and stroke) and bilingualism. She is author and co-author of 2 books and an edited monographic issue, 23 book chapters and 36 published articles (mostly JCR), with numerous poster and oral presentations at national and international conferences. She has participated in 5 research projects, highlighting two which aimed to standardized 13 neuropsychological tests used both in children-adolescents (6-17 years old) and adults (+18 years old) in Spain and several countries from Latin America. She has been the editor of the online and free access journal "Revista Iberomericana de Neuropsicología" and member of "Neurolagun, Amigos de la Neurociencia - Neurozientziaren lagunak" association.