Psi Chi

Steven Kirsh

What is your general area of specialty or interest?

Media Violence.


What are your specific research interests?

Effects of violent video games, movies, etc. on the processing of affective information.


What are your current active research projects?

Effects of media violence on the recognition of positive and negative emotions.


Would you be willing to work with students as assistants with your research projects at this time?

Absolutely.


If yes, how many?

5


Do you prefer to choose your research assistants yourself or are you willing to be approached by students?

I'm willing to be approached.


In what aspects of your research are student assistants involved (e.g. data collection, data analysis, hypothesis formation, literature reviews, writing)?

Creation of stimuli, data collection and data entry. Occasional opportunities to do own research projects.


Are there any special comments/instructions you would like interested students to know about you, your projects, or what you are looking for?

RAs must have an overall GPA of 3.0