Irene Valentiner graduated from the University of Toronto with an honours BSc. in Psychology with high distinction. She is passionate about neuropsychology and joined the SMART lab to expand her research interests and learn more about the relationship between music and science. Currently, she is assisting with a study examining the effects of choir singing and musical training in older adults’ perception and cognition. In her spare time, Irene enjoys learning new languages, exploring the city and traveling.