Kaiqi is a full-time research assistant in the CAN lab. He graduated from New York University (B.A.) with a major in Psychology and a minor in Music, and Teachers College, Columbia University (M.A.) with a major in Clinical Psychology and a concentration in Neuropsychology. His research interests center around the neuro mechanism of stress and its effect on daily functioning such as craving and emotional regulation. In his free time, he enjoys listening to and composing classical music, playing tennis, making coffee and tea, and reading random news/articles.