Mia Carter (she/her) is a junior at Ball State University studying Psychology. She has minors in Spanish, Psychology of Human Development, and Counseling. This is Mia’s first year working in the P2 lab. She will be assisting Colette Delawalla with her thesis, “Positive and Negative Urgency: To Lump or to Split?: An Investigation into Affect Specific Impulsive Behavior.” She is excited to get hands-on experience with research in an area she finds intriguing as well as gain valuable skills in a unique setting that will help her to thrive in graduate school and beyond. In addition to Mia’s involvement in the lab, she is the vice president of Ball State’s Mortar Board chapter and is involved with many clubs on campus. Post graduation, Mia plans to attend graduate school to obtain a Master’s degree in either Counseling Psychology or School Counseling. Ultimately, Mia would like to work as a counselor in either a school setting or in a hospital physical rehabilitation unit.

Academics aside, Mia enjoys spending time with friends and family, listening to music, watching movies, reading, and traveling to new places.