Sarit is a second year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at UCLA. She received her B.A. in Psychology from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya in 2016. Subsequently, Sarit spent two years as a research assistant at Yale University in Dr. Hal Blumenfeld’s lab. There, she worked with both epilepsy patients and the general population studying conscious perception, attention, and cognition using behavior and neurophysiological techniques. Sarit’s current research interests include understanding the development and maintenance of social and emotional cognitive abilities in adolescents.