Shannon Duncan (Associate Director)
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. Her master's thesis explored the ability of choice architecture, implied endorsement and query theory to change workplace wellness program uptake. She worked as a research assistant at CDS from 2014 to 2016, and co-lab manager from 2016 to 2017. Her research interests include risky behavior, health decisions, consumer behavior, impulsivity, choice architecture, decision-making process tracing and neuroeconomics.