Core Experimental Psychology Faculty
Core Experimental Faculty & Research Areas
Social psychology. Evaluation of social conduct and in the processes by which negative evaluations of people and their behavior is translated into judgments of blame and the imposition of sanctions. Dr. Alicke is currently accepting new graduate students.
Judgment and decision-making, reasoning processes, multivariate categorical analysis, diagnostic testing, mathematical psychology.
Current research involves workplace mistreatment and employee health and well-being. Dr. Dhanani is currently accepting new graduate students.
Research and teaching interests include basic and applied topics in judgment and decision-making (Lens model analysis, calibration, mathematical models of judgments and choices, inter-temporal decisions, nutrition judgments and food studies); psychometrics and statistics. Dr. Gonzalez-Vallejo is currently accepting new graduate students.
Research interests include exploring relationships between work and non-work life, with a focus on well-being and health behaviors. Dr. Johnson is currently accepting new graduate students.
Research interests include the areas of motivated social cognition and social judgment and decision-making, and counterfactual thinking - the generation of imagined alternatives to reality. Dr. Markman is currently accepting new graduate students.
Pain, health, affective and social neuroscience; relations between autonomic nervous system, physical and emotional pain, and social behavior; psychophysics, social pharmacology, statistics.
Research interests include stress, relationships, psychophysiology, and health. Dr. Peters is currently accepting new graduate students.
Research focuses on social identity and intergroup relations - in particular, how members of minority and majority groups perceive and respond to threats from one another. Dr. Rios is currently accepting new graduate students.
Research interests include the role of goals and feedback in motivation and learning, the role of beliefs in goal processes. Dr. Vancouver is currently accepting new graduate students.
Research interests include cognitive research with focus on the development of mathematical and computational models of concept learning and categorization behavior. Dr. Vigo is currently accepting new graduate students.
Research interests include rumination and worry, stress and coping, sleep, cortisol, and effects of interpersonal and cognitive processes on physiology and health. Dr. Zoccola is currently accepting new graduate students.
Contributing and Emeriti Faculty
These faculty are not accepting graduate students.
Human cognition and memory, artificial intelligence, statistics.
Research interests include organizational turnover and human resource systems.
Research interests include the problem of how people come to organize and comprehend the information contained in another person's ongoing stream of behavior.
Research interests spoken word recognition, vowel mutability, and the mental lexicon.