Emily grew up in the bay area and graduated from Stanford University in 2012 with a B.A. in Psychology. Emily was an undergraduate research assistant in the lab and started as a part-time research assistant in August of 2012. Emily also worked part-time in the Carstensen Life-span Development Lab for one year, before getting hired full-time in the Gotlib lab. As a research assistant, Emily coordinates the adult fMRI studies and runs fMRI scans on adults and adolescents. In the future, she plans to pursue graduate school in Clinical Psychology. Outside of lab, Emily enjoys riding horses, watching TV, walking her dog, and volunteering at the Humane Society.