Emily Gonzalez joined Project Zero in 2016 while she completed her Master’s at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She received her Ed.M. (2017) in Mind, Brain, and Education, as well as her B.S. from Wheelock College (2015) with a double major in Elementary Education and Interdisciplinary Math and Science Studies. During her teacher training, Emily discovered her passion for cognitive neuroscience and its impact on learning, leading her to the MBE field. Emily is now working as a research assistant on the EcoXPT project. She works with the PI and research staff to develop and carry out studies in school settings, assists in the management of researchers, and oversees the collection and management of data.