Ying Lin is a Research Assistant working half time for Dr. Nora Newcombe and half time for Dr. Liz Gunderson. She received a B.A. in Behavioral Neuroscience and Japanese from Colgate University in 2015. While at Colgate University, she studied abroad in Japan for one semester. During her senior year she completed a thesis examining the role of gesture in the perception of implicit and explicit racism. In addition to her neuroscience thesis, she also completed a Japanese honors thesis that analyzed the characters of Mishima Yukio’s novels using theories of psychoanalysis. She plans to pursue a Ph.D in the field of Psychology, but is not sure in which specific area yet.