Erin graduated from James Madison University in 2010 with a BS in Psychology and a minor in Biology. She went on to earn an MA in Psychology, with a concentration in Biopsychology, from George Mason University. While earning her Masters, she taught several undergraduate psychology and neuroscience courses and participated in an externship at a neuropsychology practice conducting assessments. Her research background includes five years of animal and human subjects research, including research on the role of metals in Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety, and depression. Erin’s research interests involve the neurocognitive correlates of healthy versus pathological aging in an elderly population.