Kendra Seaman is a Postdoctoral Scholar at Duke University, funded by T32 AG000029-41 through the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development.  She works on her research in the Motivated Cognition and Aging Brain Laboratory under the direction of Gregory Samanez-Larkin and with David Madden in the Brain Imaging and Analysis Center.  Her research examines the intersections of learning, motivation, and decision making across the adult life span using a variety of behavioral, modeling and neuroimaging techniques. Prior to earning her Ph.D. in Applied/Experimental Psychology at The Catholic University of America, she served as a Teach For America corps member, teaching science at Frick Middle School in Oakland, California, and as a teacher and department chair at KIPP DC: KEY Academy in Washington, DC.