Katlyn completed an MA in the SMART lab in 2013 on the the influence of facial averaging on facial mimicry responses. Katlyn continues to be affiliated with the lab but as of 2013, her primary affiliation is the Stress & Healthy Aging Research (StAR) Lab under the supervision of Dr. Fiocco. Her dissertation will investigate the efficacy of music in mitigating  stress-related responses in older adults.