Laura Thomas went to Wellesley High School in Wellesley, MA. She then went to Vassar College where she majored in psychology. She almost became a professional flutist, but decided to go study the brain instead. After living in New York City for two years she went to Duke University for graduate school in cognitive neuroscience. There she discovered her love of college basketball, go Blue Devils! She has a sweet rescue dog named Chewy who she calls a distinguished gentleman, since he’s around 15 years old and has an adorable gray face.