Jessica received her B.A. from the University of Michigan in psychology with a minor in applied statistics. Her current research focuses on the effects of emotional and cognitive distraction on working memory processes. Additionally, she is interested in emotional regulation, stress management, and the development of cognitive styles. She intends to pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and eventually work with children and adolescents with depressive and trauma-related disorders.
In her free time, she enjoys painting, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.