Priya Koushik is a research assistant in the early childhood development program area. She graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a BS in psychology. During her undergraduate career, she worked as a research assistant for the Psychology Clinic at the University of Maryland, which sparked her interest in clinical psychology. Priya is passionate about developmental psychology, and her research interests include prenatal development, cognitive and behavioral development during early childhood, and early care and education. She is excited to learn more about early childhood development and grow as a researcher.