Lab managers and technologists


Briana Ermanni

Briana graduated from Michigan State University in 2017 with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Bioethics. As an undergrad, she was a research assistant in Dr. Emily Durbin's Child Emotions Lab and primarily worked on the Michigan Longitudinal Study. Currently, she works as a Lab Manager in the CAT Lab coordinating the iTRAC study and hopes to continue her education eventually onto the doctoral level in developmental psychology.

Norbert Promagan

Norbert graduated from Brown University in 2015 with an Sc.B. with honors in Cognitive Neuroscience with a focus on child development. During his time at Brown, Norbert worked in the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, where he eventually completed his honors thesis studying visual attention and learning in infants. Norbert currently coordinates the LANTS project and assists with data collection on multiple other projects in the CAT Lab.


Dara Tucker

Dara graduated from Tulane University in 2018 with a B.S. in Neuroscience and Psychology. While at Tulane, she worked in the Learning and Brain Development Lab with Dr. Julie Markant, studying the interaction between attention and memory throughout development. Dara now serves as a lab coordinator in the CAT Lab and hopes to attend graduate school in psychology in the future.