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Experimental Psychology Faculty Research Areas

Core Faculty

Mark D. Alicke

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.

Bruce W. Carlson

Judgment and decision-making, reasoning processes, multivariate categorical analysis, diagnostic testing, mathematical psychology.

Lindsay Y. Dhanani

Current research involves workplace mistreatment and employee health and well-being. Dr. Dhanani is currently accepting new graduate students.

Claudia Gonzalez-Vallejo

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.

Ryan C. Johnson

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.

Keith D. Markman

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.

Dominik Mischkowski

Pain, health, affective and social neuroscience; relations between autonomic nervous system, physical and emotional pain, and social behavior; psychophysics, social pharmacology, statistics.

Brett Peters

Research interests include stress, relationships, psychophysiology, and health. Dr. Peters is currently accepting new graduate students.

Kimberly Rios

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.

Jeffrey B. Vancouver

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.

Ronaldo Vigo

Research interests include cognitive research with focus on the development of mathematical and computational models of concept learning and categorization behavior.

Peggy Zoccola

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.

Francis S. Bellezza

Human cognition and memory, artificial intelligence, statistics.

Rodger W. Griffeth

Research interests include organizational turnover and human resource systems.

G. Daniel Lassiter

Research interests include the problem of how people come to organize and comprehend the information contained in another person's ongoing stream of behavior.

Danny R. Moates

Research interests spoken word recognition, vowel mutability, and the mental lexicon.

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