Jenny Wicks is a first-year PhD student in the Department of Psychology. Before coming to Brandeis, she worked at MGH in the Pediatric Psychopharmacology department, primarily conducting research with children who have ADHD. Previously, she completed her BA in Psychology at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. Her research interests include executive functioning, psychological well-being, empathy, and stress. Other interests include dogs, singing, and making jewelry.
Aly is a second year PhD student in the Department of Neuroscience. Before coming to Brandeis, she got a BA in neuroscience at Middlebury College where she conducted research on the learning and problem-solving capabilities of the California two-spot octopus. Aly works jointly in the Cope Lab and the SIM Lab, and her research interests include mental health, motor resonance, and the use of EEG as a tool for gaining insight into brain networks underlying behavior. Aly also loves ultimate frisbee, hiking, cooking, baking (especially with lots of chocolate), board games and crossword puzzles.
Hannah Singer is masters student in the Department of Psychology. Before coming to Brandeis, Hannah worked for three years in the field of Marketing and Advertising. Hannah is excited for the challenges to come working in a new field, and hopes to eventually pursue a PhD. Her research interests include looking at how anxiety and depression affect food behavior. In her free time, Hannah rows on a competitive women's team, plays with her dog and reads anything she can get her hands on.