Ash Stenger

Position title: Summer 2023 Research Assistant


Pronouns: they/them/theirs

I am a rising West High School senior with a strong interest in psychology and neuroscience, particularly the impact the brain has on human behavior. I received the opportunity to work in a lab through the MMSD high school Science Research Internship program, and selected this one after hearing Jenny Saffran’s contribution to the Wisconsin Union Theater event “Music and the Mind.” I’ve loved developmental psychology since puzzing over my peers’ behavior in middle school, and I am extremely grateful for the chance to see psychology research in action. I hope to continue learning about the subject as an undergraduate and pursue an academic career in neuropsychological research.