B.S., Cognitive Science and Psychology, UC San Diego, 2016
Shuying Yu received her B.S. from the University of California, San Diego in 2016, with a double major in Cognitive Science and Psychology. She gained a breadth of research experience as an undergraduate, ranging from topics in systems neuroscience to clinical neuropsychology. She completed an Honors Thesis in Psychology with Larry R. Squire, Ph.D. and an Honors Thesis in Cognitive Science with Douglas A. Nitz, Ph.D. Those experiences shaped her current interest in conducting research on learning and memory from a cognitive neuroscience standpoint. She wishes to pursue research that has implications for advancing clinical, public, and women's health. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, drawing, watching movies, and taking long walks at the beach.