Jacob graduated from Connecticut College with a Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience and minors in Statistics and Sociology. As an undergraduate he assisted with Professor Jeff Moher’s cognitive research on attention and distraction. His studies there were focused on identifying physiological markers of lapses in attention. As a research assistant in the Dystonia and Speech Motor Control Lab, Jacob is involved in clinical trials attempting to better understand and treat laryngeal dystonia. In the future, he plans to pursue a Ph.D and further his career in neuroscience research.