Jessica is the lab manager of the Cognitive and Affective Neuropsychology Lab. She 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, early childhood development and education. She intends to pursue a graduate degree in social work and eventually work with young children and families.
In her free time she enjoys painting, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.