Laurel is a sophomore at William and Mary, majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in Public Health. This is her first year doing research as a part of the SNaPP Lab's Lab Experiments Team. She will be focusing on analyzing physiological data from the Contentions Interpersonal Political Interactions project. Laurel is particularly excited to investigate more into why political conflict is so difficult and how this connects to physical effects. Outside of the lab, Laurel is on the Club Swim team, is the treasurer of Public Health club, and is in the process of becoming a brother of Alpha Phi Omega.