Current Students

Ashley Pritchard

Ashley Prichard, MA, Doctoral Student


Ashley joined the lab in July, 2015 as a student in Emory University's Neuroscience and Animal Behavior program within the psychology department. She earned her Master's degree in psychology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2014 and her bachelor's degree in psychology from Christopher Newport University. She currently studies the neural mechanisms underlying perception and decision-making in dogs using awake fMRI.

lauren aulet

Lauren Aulet, MA, Doctoral Student


Lauren is a graduate student at Emory University in Stella Lourenco's Spatial Cognition Lab. She also collaborates with the labs of Daniel Dilks and Gregory Berns. As an undergraduate, she studied psychology, philosophy, and cognitive science at SUNY Geneseo where she conducted research with Jeffrey Mounts and Ganie Dehart. Her current research examines the link(s) between number and space, incorporating multiple techniques (behavioral and functional imaging), developmental populations (infancy, childhood, and adulthood) and now species (human and canine).

raveena chhibber

Raveena Chhibber, Lab Technician

Raveena joined the lab in January 2017. She performs fMRI analyses using Multi-Voxel Pattern Analysis (MVPA) and assists with fMRI scans for the Dog Project.  She graduated from Emory University in 2018 with a major in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology (NBB) and a minor in Anthropology.

Kate Athanassiades

Kate Athanassiades, Undergraduate Student

Kate joined the lab in January 2017. She is an undergraduate research assistant helping with fMRI analysis, fMRI scans, and coyote diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) for the Dog Project. She is enrolled in Emory University's School of Nursing program.