People

Claire Armstrong

Claire Armstrong

Undergraduate Student

Claire is a third year student from Abingdon, Virginia studying psychology. In the lab, she is working with Christina to investigate long-term impacts of Montessori education and the impact of...

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Riya Baphna

Riya Baphna

Undergraduate Student

Riya is a fourth year student from Singapore. She is majoring in computer science and psychology, and she is interested in how the brain and human mind approach and interact with technology. She is...

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Abha  Basargekar

Abha Basargekar

Graduate Student

Abha is a third year graduate student, originally from Navi Mumbai, India. She received her BA in psychology from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai and an MA in elementary education from Tata Institute...

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Ian Becker

Ian Becker

Graduate Student

Ian is a fourth year graduate student. He grew up in the Twin Cities area Minnesota where he learned to appreciate humidity, cold, and the beauty of driving past farm fields.

He graduated in...

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Christina  Carroll

Christina Carroll

Graduate Student

Christina is a second year graduate student, originally from Stony Brook, NY. She received her BS in Psychology from Michigan State University. She taught middle-school science and social studies on...

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Nishimwe Divine

Nishimwe Divine

Undergraduate Student

Nishimwe Divine is a third year from Stafford, VA majoring in psychology and minoring in public policy. She is interested in studying the effects of children's environments on their mental and...

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Sanchia Fernandes

Sanchia Fernandes

Undergraduate Student

Sanchia is a third year undergraduate student from Chantilly, VA, majoring in Psychology. In the lab she is working with Abha looking at how children learn number concepts and students' motivation to...

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Mackenna Gordon

Mackenna Gordon

Undergraduate Student

Mackenna is a third year undergraduate from Annandale, Virginia pursuing a major in psychology. She is interested in studying how various school and classroom settings aid or hinder child development...

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Noelle Hagy

Noelle Hagy

Undergraduate Student

Noelle is a third year undergraduate student from Herndon, VA, majoring in Psychology. In the lab, she is working with Abha to investigate the psychological effects of Montessori educational methods...

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