Mary Kayyal

Full time Lecturer

Psychology

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Education

2014Boston CollegePhD
2009Boston CollegeMA
2006Boston CollegeBA

Teaching

  • Statistics in Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Culture and Emotion

Teaching

Courses

Introduction to study in the disciplines of the College of Arts and Sciences. This course is designed to increase student success at college. The overall goal of the course is to facilitate a smooth transition to college life by engaging students in a structured curriculum of academic and life skills enhancement while, at the same time, encouraging the development of enduring relationships between students, faculty and advisors, and classmates. To accomplish this goal, the content of the class includes: locating and utilizing campus resources, the importance of co-curricular activity on campus, goal setting and time management skills, writing skills, test preparation and taking skills, critical and creative thinking skills, and career and major/minor exploration.

Introduction to the College of Arts and Sciences. This course facilitates a smooth transition to college life through academic and life skills enhancement and the development of enduring relationships between students, faculty and advisors, and classmates. Topics include utilizing campus resources, the importance of co-curricular activities, time management, reading and notetaking, information literacy, and career and major/minor exploration.

Introduction to the College of Arts and Sciences. This course facilitates a smooth transition to college life through academic and life skills enhancement and the development of enduring relationships between students, faculty and advisors, and classmates. Topics include utilizing campus resources, the importance of co-curricular activities, time management, reading and notetaking, information literacy, and career and major/minor exploration.

An introduction to analysis of quantitative data in psychology, including probability, descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, analysis of variance and data analysis by computer.

An introduction to analysis of quantitative data in psychology, including probability, descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, analysis of variance and data analysis by computer.

An introduction to analysis of quantitative data in psychology, including probability, descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, analysis of variance and data analysis by computer.

An introduction to analysis of quantitative data in psychology, including probability, descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, analysis of variance and data analysis by computer.

An introduction to analysis of quantitative data in psychology, including probability, descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, analysis of variance and data analysis by computer.

Fundamentals of research methodology in psychological research including literature review, hypothesis generation, design, measurement, statistical analysis, ethics and APA format writing style. Emphasis on the selected cognate content areas of social and personality psychology.

Advanced seminar usually offered for one semester on a special topic. Check course schedule for special topics seminars. Examples of special topic courses recently offered include: Human-Computer Interaction, Psychopharmacology.

Teaching

Online and Continuing Education Courses

An introduction to analysis of quantitative data in psychology, including probability, descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, analysis of variance and data analysis by computer.

Research

Research Interests

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

Select publications

Kayyal, M.H. & Russell, J.A. (2013).
Language and Emotion: Certain English-Arabic Translations Are Not Equivalent
Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 32, 261-271.

Kayyal, M.H. & Russell, J.A. (2013).
Americans and Palestinians Judge Spontaneous Facial Expressions of Emotion
Emotion, 13, 891-904.

Kayyal, M.H. & Widen, S.C. (2013).
Monsters and Growling Dogs: A Dual-Source Theory of the Child's Concept of Fear
Psychological Topics, 2, 367-382.

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