Shannon Brady
Lab Manager

Hi! My name is Shannon. I also started out in the lab as a research assistant, but after graduating from UCLA with a B.A. in Psychology, I became the lab’s manager. I am very interested in studying neurodevelopmental disorders and mental illness and hope to pursue further education in graduate school. I enjoy working with children of all ages and hope to become a clinical child psychologist.


Bryan Nguyen
Lab Technician

Hi, I’m Bryan. I originally started out as a research assistant in the lab and after graduating from UCLA with a B.S. in Cognitive Science, I became the full-time lab technician. I’m responsible for the technical execution of our lab’s studies, such as creating stimuli, programming experiments and writing scripts for processing data. I also work in the UCLA Jeste Lab, where I’m a research coordinator for The Autism Biomarkers Consortium for Clinical Trials (