Acacia is a sophomore majoring in Psychology with a minor in Social Science Quantitative Data Analytics. After graduation, she plans to pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology to become a pain psychologist. She is interested in learning about mental health and chronic illness. In her free time, Acacia enjoys working out, spending free time with friends, and reading.
Adeline is a senior at MSU majoring in Psychology and Business. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and work towards becoming a practicing clinical psychologist. Her research interests primarily lie in psychopathology and cognition. During her free time, you might catch her traveling, spending time outdoors, going to the movies or hanging out with friends.
Anum is a freshman in Lyman Briggs College currently planning on majoring in Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience. She is passionate about mental health, specifically in adolescent care, and is interested in learning more about the mind-body relationship as she continues her studies. Outside of academics, she is an avid reader, skier, and enjoys cooking and baking!
Ben is a fifth-year student double majoring in Psychology and Neuroscience with a Cognitive Science minor. After graduation, he plans to attend an MD/PhD program with the hopes of becoming a psychiatrist and neuropsychologist. As a scientist, he wants to research how the brain gives rise to the mind and use this knowledge to inform innovative clinical practice. In his free time, Ben likes to listen to music, play piano, ride his longboard, and hit the gym.
Feng is currently a junior majoring in Psychology and Philosophy at MSU. He is interested in the field of cognitive psychology and clinical psychology because he is curious about the mind and the ways of affecting it. After graduation, he would like to attend graduate school and help to consult people in the future. In his private time, he likes to sing, play the guitar, and dance.
Genevieve is a Senior at MSU majoring in physiology. She has a great interest in learning and is curious about understanding the inner workings of the human body and mind. After undergrad, she is planning to attend medical school and pursue a career in Emergency Medicine. During her free time, she likes to find ways to be active and express herself through arts, crafts, dance, and sports.
Jason is a senior at MSU studying neuroscience and psychology with minors in bioethics and cognitive science. In the future, he plans to attend graduate school to become a clinical psychologist. He is particularly interested in researching the treatment of mental illness and trauma. In his spare time, he is likely teaching biology, playing video games, spending time outdoors, watching an awful scary movie, or hanging out with his friends and cat.
Jenny is a senior at MSU majoring in Psychology with minors in Cognitive Science and Human Behavior and Social Services. After graduation, she aspires to pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology to administer research and/or practice clinically. She is primarily interested in researching novel interventions for psychopathology (e.g., PTSD, anxiety, depression). She hopes to narrow down those interests through her experience working as an RA. During her free time, she likes to go hiking, dance, and cook.
Jillian is a senior majoring in Psychology with minors in Cognitive Science and Bioethics. She plans to pursue a Psy.D. in clinical psychology, with a focus on trauma related psychological disorders. In her free time, Jillian would prefer to be skiing out west, but when that isn’t possible, she enjoys reading and watching The Crown.
Kayla is a current third-year student majoring in Psychology with two minors in Human Behavior and Youth and Society. After graduation, She plans to go to graduate school in hopes to study and research the treatment of mental disorders. In Kayla’s spare time, she enjoys baking, traveling, and hanging out with friends.
Kristie is a senior double majoring in Psychology and Mathematics with minors in Data Science and Quantitative Data Analytics. She’s interested in developmental psychopathology, and hopes to be able to research more targeted interventions for treating mood and other mental disorders in children and adolescents. After graduation, she hopes to pursue her Ph.D., but for now, you’ll catch her baking, collecting houseplants, gaming, and watching quality garbage movies.
Lauren is a junior majoring in Psychology with a minor in Human Behavior and Social Services. In the future she plans to obtain her PhD in clinical psychology and start her own therapy practice. Lauren’s research interests include understanding how mental health has physical impacts on the body and stress. Lauren is very passionate about increasing access and equity for mental health services. Lauren enjoys reading, watching MSU sports, and spending time outdoors.
Lauren is currently a sophomore pursuing a B.S in Neuroscience and a minor in Bioethics. After graduation, she plans on attending medical school and pursuing a career in ophthalmology or psychiatry. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, hiking, and photography.
Libby H. is currently a junior double majoring in Neuroscience and Criminal Justice. After graduation, she plans on attending medical school and pursuing a job as a trauma surgeon! When she’s not studying for classes, she is either reading a good book or working at Sparrow as a Medical Scribe!
Libby R. graduated from MSU in May 2020 with degrees in Human Biology & Psychology. She is currently taking a gap year before applying to clinical psychology Ph.D. programs. Currently, she is interested in anxiety & depression research. In her free time, you can find her playing with her two puppies, listening to true crime podcasts, or hiking!
Ling (she/her) is a first year DO medical student at MSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. She graduated from MSU in 2019 with a BS in Psychology and was a member of the Clinical Psychophysiology Lab throughout her undergraduate career. She ultimately hopes to apply her experience and knowledge to her practice as an osteopathic physician.
Megan is a junior majoring in Psychology with a minor in Human Behavior and Social Services. She is interested in clinical psychology and more specifically, anxiety-related mental health disorders within adolescents and adults and the different treatment options for anxiety disorders. After graduation, she hopes to go to graduate school and pursue a master’s or Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology. In her free time, Megan loves spending time with her family playing board games, watching The Office, and supporting her brother who is a professional esports gamer!
Natalie is a current sophomore at Michigan State University and is majoring in Human Biology with a minor in Business. After graduation, she plans to attend medical school with the goal of pursuing a career in medicine as a pediatrician. In her free time, Natalie likes to listen to music, cook, and hang out with friends.
Nick is a senior at MSU studying Neuroscience and Psychology. He is passionate about caring for the youth while focusing on family/social support systems and how mental health care differs cross-culturally. After graduation, he plans on attending graduate school as he pursues a career in mental health, focusing on being a practitioner. In his spare time, he enjoys being involved in his campus ministry, learning dishes he can’t pronounce, and training Judo.
Sean is a sophomore majoring in Psychology with a minor in Leadership of Organizations. His research interests involve anything pertaining to sports psychology and also adolescent’s with anxiety and depression. After graduation, he plans to pursue a career in I/O psychology or sports psychology. In his free time, he enjoys all sports but mainly hockey, traveling, and his dog.
Sydney is currently a junior studying human biology and a minor in bioethics. After graduation, she plans on attending medical school with a hope of one day becoming a physician who can make a significant impact on the patients she will be treating. When she is not busy with school she loves to travel, hang out with family, read and work out!
Vikshita is a freshman at MSU majoring in Physiology. After graduating, she plans on attending medical school. She is interested in how the brain functions, specifically the physiology behind the treatment of mental health using music. In her free time, she likes to sing, draw, bake, and dance.
Zac is a junior with a double major in Physiology and Psychology. He is interested in how habits of physical health (exercise, sleep, diet, mindfulness, etc.) influence mood regulation and overall cognitive performance. After graduation, he plans to attend medical school to become a physician. Outside of school, his favorite things to do are golf, go to the gym, and spend time outdoors with friends.