Kory Hardcastle is a Research Assistant for the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Outreach, Recruitment, and Education (ADRC ORE) team and the Native-Controlling Hypertension and Risk through Technology (Native-CHART) project. After graduating from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology, Kory served as an AmeriCorps VISTA member at the Child Abuse Prevention Center in North Highlands, CA. Kory moved back to Washington after completing his service term to be closer to family and because his partner was accepted into the MPA program at the University of Washington (UW). He aspires to attend graduate school at the UW and obtain a PhD in Developmental Psychology after gaining more experience at Partnerships for Native Health. His research interests include the Theory of Mind and how caregiver attachment styles influence psychosocial development.