Lauren Raycraft is a third-year graduate student in the Behavioral Neuroscience program. She graduated from Michigan State in 2016 with an Honors Bachelor of Science in Psychology, as well as minors in: Nutritional Science, Women and Gender studies, Health Promotion, and Bioethics. Lauren’s research interests focus on the neuropeptide Melanin concentrating hormone and its role in learned food intake. Recently, she has expanded her research to explore aspects of interval timing as they may relate to feeding behaviors. Outside of the lab, Lauren is an avid runner, and also enjoys playing the occasional alumni chukker with the MSU polo team