Rachael Rice received her undergraduate degree from Bard College in Psychology and is working on her Masters' in Early Education and Special Education. After graduation, she worked in New York City as a 2nd Grade Lead teacher in an Integrated Co-Teacher Classroom. She is currently working on the project of Neurocognition of Literacy in Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing at Vanderbilt University. She plans to apply her knowledge and skills gained from the Brain Development Lab to pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical Neuropsychology. When she is not working, she enjoys baking, cooking, and crafting at home, as well as going to her local ceramic studio to make pottery. She also enjoys traveling and going for hikes/adventuring outside whenever she can.