Noam Schiff earned a BA in Psychology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she worked with Prof. Shlomo Bentin on neurological research pertaining to perceptual priming and holistic data processing in facial recognition. She subsequently attained a Ph.D. in English literature from Brandeis University. She is currently enrolled in a MA program in Clinical Psychology at Bar-Ilan University, where she also teaches at the department of English Literature and Linguistics. Noam’s research focuses on the relationship between physical fitness and negative-symptom severity among patients suffering from schizophrenia. Noam is a sports-enthusiast who enjoys practicing martial arts, Yoga, Acro-yoga, as well as long-distance biking (touring), hiking, and weightlifting.