Casey Brown, MA, is a doctoral student in clinical science at the University of California, Berkeley. She has published numerous peer-reviewed research articles and chapters on the topics of emotion and social relationships. Her doctoral research focuses on socioemotional impairments in psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders. She is a recipient of the National Institute of Mental Health's Affective Science Predoctoral Training Grant, the Association for Psychological Science's Junior Scientist Award, and a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Predoctoral Fellowship. She recently began her clinical internship at the University of California, San Francisco. Originally from Virginia, she received her Bachelor’s degree in cognitive science and psychology from the University of Virginia.