Yoseph is an incoming graduate student from March 2021 and currently working as a full-time research assistant at the CCS Lab. Previously, he was working as a research technician at Center for HOPE under Dr. David Wetter and Dr. Christopher Fagundes at Rice University, investigating the behavioral process of quitting smoking among African-American/Black population. He earned his B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Neuroscience from Rice University with magna cum laude. He’s interested in the field of cognitive and clinical psychology. Broadly, he’s curious about how human mind works. However, he’s especially interested in utilizing computational modeling and neuroimaging techniques to gain a greater insight into individual markers of prevention/treatment methods for individuals with addictions. He later hopes to pursue a doctorates degree in psychology to continue his academic / research journey.