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Position Title
Undergraduate Research Assistant (3rd year), Psychology and Spanish


Catherine is a third year psychology and spanish double major at UC Davis and joined the lab in summer 2021. She previously worked as an RA on a research paper delving into shyness and latinx culture. She is interested in autism and emotional development in kids, as well neurobiology. She is planning on applying to grad school in the fall 2021 to obtain a masters degree in psychology and eventually pursue a PsyD in child clinical psychology, hoping to work with underserved communities. She previously spent a lot of her time outside of school working as a behavior technician and currently volunteers at a senior care home in her hometown. During her free time, she loves to read, find new recipes to bake for her friends, and stargazing.