“At a younger age, it appealed to me because I felt it would help me fully understand myself, friends and family better,” she said. “The field of psychology appeared somewhat magical, because it entails attempting to truly understand human nature—how we as a species think, feel, act; why we think, feel, act certain ways.
“I’ve learned that psychology is much more than just talking about your feelings. There is a heavy research and science aspect, as well.” The fascination with that aspect drew her to major in the subject and led her to an internship at Butler Hospital in Providence, R.I., where she worked last summer and during winter break this January. [Read more...]