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- Psychology Day
What is your general area of specialty or interest?
The development of psychopathology.
What are your specific research interests?
-- The effects of child abuse and neglect on school performance
-- Risk for the development of PTSD
-- The human stress response
What are your current active research projects?
-- The effect of anxiety on cognitive performance
-- The correlates and consequences of victimization
-- New projects constantly being discussed, planned, and carried out
Would you be willing to work with students as assistants with your research projects at this time?
If yes, how many?
The size of our lab typically ranges from 10 to 15 students. Openings depend on the needs of specific projects.
Do you prefer to choose your research assistants yourself or are you willing to be approached by students?
Interested students should e-mail me to set up an interview.
Are there any special comments/instructions you could like interested students to know about your, your projects, or what you are looking for?
I prefer students who have completed Research Methods (PSYC 251).
In what aspects of your research are student assistants involved (e.g. data collection, data analysis, hypothesis formation, literature reviews, writing)?
The Center for Human Development and Adapation is a teaching lab. Students are involved in all phases of the research process including:
-- development of ideas and generation of hypotheses
-- development of research design and measurement protocol
-- collection of data
-- data analysos
-- presentation of findings at conferences and in manuscripts