Lauren is a graduate student in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior. She is currently investigating different mechanisms and behaviors as a result of associative learning and memory consolidation in mice. Lauren received her B.S. in Behavioral Neuroscience at Florida State University. While at FSU, she was an undergraduate research assistant in an Evolutionary Psychology lab investigating sex differences in relationships and attachment styles. She has a passion for the integration of neuroscience and psychology and is interested in exploring more about the neural pathways underlying learning, memory, and social interactions. Outside of the lab, Lauren enjoys reading, spending time outdoors, and catching sunsets.