Prior to joining Prime Time, Stacey studied clinical psychology in Portland, Oregon where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Marylhurst University. Stacey then moved to Florida to study experimental psychology at Florida Atlantic University where she earned a Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology from Florida Atlantic University. She joined a research lab and performed independent research for several years. Her research focused on how people visually process objects in real-life scenes. While attending Florida Atlantic University, she also assisted in teaching several undergraduate courses including statistics, human memory and biological bases of behavior.