Tandra Allen leads the social cognition project studying pediatric and adult populations with social difficulties such as autism, schizophrenia, and other spectrum disorders. In past roles, she has provided brain injury education to area school districts and administrators. At the Center for BrainHealth, Tandra administers assessments and intervention that promote social skills across daily living. The intervention that she oversees includes virtual technology which allows the practice of various social situations to help train the brain to react and respond effectively. Her study also incorporates the use of EEG and fMRI scans with adult participants as an additional measure for social emotion.