Varun joined the lab in Fall 2022 as a cognitive science major with a computational emphasis. He is interested in learning how to bring technical skills to the field of psychology, and is excited to work with experiments and data using programming languages like R and Python. In the past, Varun has worked with elementary school aged children as a tutor, and is passionate about finding ways to effectively support their education. In the future, Varun plans on continuing to pursue research, and hopes to attend graduate school to further study cognitive science and related disciplines. In his free time, he likes to travel and compete in video game tournaments, listen to Taylor Swift, and spend time with his dog.