Shaina Garrison graduated from Washington College in 2010 with Honors in Psychology. She currently serves as Graduate Assistant to Dr. Thomas Toppino and is conducting a master’s thesis under Dr. Irene Kan on the subject of aging and emotional memory. After receiving her M.S. in Psychology in May of 2013 from Villanova, she hopes to continue studying the role of aging in cognition and aspires to gain admission to a doctoral program to study cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience. She wishes to thank Dr. Steven Krauss for providing her with the opportunity to write this paper.