Ranya is the lab manager of the Cognitive and Affective Neuropsychology Lab. She received her B.S. from the University of Michigan in Biopsychology, Cognition, & Neuroscience with a minor in Art & Design. Her current research interests include the effects of emotional and cognitive distraction on working memory processes. She intends to pursue a graduate degree in clinical psychology. In her free time she enjoys painting, reading, and spending time with family and friends.