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R. Thomas
Boone

Professor

Psychology
Liberal Arts 363

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Faculty

Andrew
Revell

Associate Professor

Psychology
Liberal Arts 367

Research

Research Interests

  • Cognitive aging
  • Neuropsychology
  • Remediation of cognitive decline and potential gene-environment interactions
  • Measurement of normal versus pathological changes with age and mental health
  • Developmental characteristics in parenting and healthy development

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Anna
Schierberl Scherr

Assistant Professor

Psychology
Liberal Arts 390

Research

Research Interests

  • Health behavior change
  • Enhancing treatment outcomes for eating disorders and obesity
  • Clinical training

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Amy
Shapiro

Professor

Psychology
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Research

Research Interests

  • Epistemology and erroneous belief
  • False memory
  • Educational technology

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Brian
Ayotte

Associate Professor

Psychology
Liberal Arts 347

Research

Research Interests

  • Health behaviors
  • Social support
  • Relationships
  • Health attitudes

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Elizabeth
Richardson

Associate Professor

Psychology
Liberal Arts 384

Research

Research Interests

  • Adolescent non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI)
  • Equine and other animal-assisted therapies
  • Youth health risk behaviors and behavior change
  • Mindful parenting

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Gary
Pace

Full Time Lecturer

Psychology
Liberal Arts 396K

Research

Research Interests

  • Antecedent Control Procedures
  • Severe Behavior Disorders
  • Treatment Integrity

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Heloisa
Alves

Full Time Lecturer

Psychology
Liberal Arts 358

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Jennifer
Fugate

Associate Professor

Psychology
Liberal Arts 386

Research

Research Interests

  • Facial expressions
  • Emotion
  • Social categorization
  • Language
  • Embodied cognition

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Joshua
Masse

Associate Professor

Psychology
Liberal Arts 387B

Research

Research Interests

  • Externalizing Childhood Behaviors
  • Evidence-Based Treatments
  • Treatment Dissemination and Implementation
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Kevin
Holden

Part Time Lecturer

Psychology
Liberal Arts 357

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Mahzad
Hojjat

Professor

Psychology
Liberal Arts 366

Research

Research Interests

  • Transgression and Forgiveness in Friendship and Romantic Relationship
  • Interethnic Dating/Marriage
  • Resilience and Satisfaction in Close Relationships
  • Competition in Friendships

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Mary
Kayyal

Full time Lecturer

Psychology
Liberal Arts 396J

Research

Research Interests

  • Emotion Perception
  • Emotion and Moral Judgments
  • Development of emotion categories across cultures

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Patrice
Hartnett

Full Time Lecturer

Psychology
Liberal Arts 388

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Rowland
Barrett

Full Time Lecturer

Psychology
Liberal Arts 357

Research

Research Interests

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Self-injurious behavior

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Raina
Lamade

Assistant Professor

Psychology
Liberal Arts 366

Research Website

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Robin
Arkerson

Associate Professor

Psychology
Liberal Arts 363

Research

Research Interests

  • Developmental psychopathology
  • Emotional development
  • Affective physiology
  • Development of aggressive behavior
  • Social relationships in childhood

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R. Thomas
Boone

Professor

Psychology
Liberal Arts 363

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Trina
Kershaw

Associate Professor

Psychology
Liberal Arts 359

Research

Research Interests

  • Transfer in educational settings
  • Creativity in engineering design
  • Insight problem solving
  • Individual differences
  • Skill learning and transfer

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Ted
Powers

Professor

Psychology
Liberal Arts 361

Research

Research Interests

  • Personality
  • Motivation
  • Autonomy support

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