Research Staff

Lab Managers

Shannon Duncan (Lab Manager)

Shannon holds a BA in Psychology from Marist College and a MS in Neuroscience from Teachers College at Columbia. Her previous research experience includes working at the Emotion and Language Lab at Marist where she worked on projects investigating the psychophysical relationship between cursing and pain tolerance. For her undergraduate thesis, she conducted an experiment on the association between binge eating and compulsive buying behaviors in college students. She worked as a research assistant at CDS from 2014 to 2016. Her research interests include risky behavior, health decisions, consumer behavior, impulsivity, choice architecture, decision-making process tracing and neuroeconomics. 

Brian Huh (Lab Manager) 

Brian holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Harvard University. He studies decision-making, behavioral science, and neuroscience with a focus on consumer behavior. Other interests include the intersection of affective and social psychology in neuroscience. Past research appointments are research assistant and faculty aide at Harvard in the Affective Neuroscience & Development Lab with Leah Somerville (2013-15) and the Mental Control Lab with Daniel Wegner (2011-13). Brian also spent summers at Stanford as a research collaborator in the Psychophysiology Lab with James Gross (2013), and interned at the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business for Ayelet Fishbach, Oleg Urminsky, and Abigail Sussman in the behavioral science and marketing unit. He is an avid runner, sailor, and traveler. He hopes to visit space one day.